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I Am Scared of Being Alone

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    Are Memories Enough?

     I think most people are scared that they might end up being alone, I know I do. I try to think that even if I end up alone someday, that I'll have lots of memories that will keep me going. Knowing that I've lived a good life, that I've helped people and been helped. But...
    jrabbit1321 jrabbit1321 46-50, F 6 Responses Mar 29, 2009

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    14 Scared of Being Alone

    I'm a 14 year old girl and terrified of being alone especially in bed. I get in bed start thinking of fantasies or stories were I'm with a guy or girl and were just talking, then I start crying they help me through it or we have sex gentle passionate sex. Once that ends...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 12, 2008

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    Married and Alone

    I am a 23 year old married mother of 1.   Now i guess you are wondering where the alone comes in. Well my husband is a touring musician who went on the road when our daughter was 6 days old. He comes home once every few months and I am scared of being alone. I am doing...
    Marriednalone Marriednalone 22-25 1 Response May 21, 2008

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    Unprotected

    Everytime I wake up from sleep, I feel alone. I feel alone all the time. With everyone around me, 16 girls in total, I am alone. Because none of them is by my side. We are a group, but there are circles within circles. And I have no circle. Because I was never clever enough...
    prisonbreaktempt prisonbreaktempt 18-21, F Jan 4, 2013

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    I'm lying awake at 4 a.

    m. terrified at the thought of being destined to be alone. I've been in three long-term relationship that all ended terribly. None of them will speak to me. It's awful to think that I have a knack for getting guys who loved me with all their heart to hate me. Now, I've met...
    Soltanto Soltanto 18-21, F Jul 15

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    spiteyourface spiteyourface 16-17, F Nov 16

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    I'll Be Alone When They're Gone

     I am in my early 40's and have never had a relationship. I still live with my parents who are getting up in years and when they go, I'll be completely lost. I have a very hard time coping with life as it is and when they go I think it will be more than I can take.
    futurescared futurescared 41-45, M Feb 6, 2008

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    i think sometimes i mite end up loosing my best

    friend ,boyfriend i feel he will never come back to me after his deployment. we will just go are separate ways.and someone else will have him and i will be sad and lost and confused at the same time.!!!! I Am Scared of Being Alone!!!!
    CHRISBABYGIRL4EVER CHRISBABYGIRL4EVER 22-25, F Feb 24

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    Me and my boyfriend fight alot .

    If I'll break up im scared of being alone , and scared that I'll never find somebody like him.
    Liekeslife Liekeslife 18-21, F Feb 22

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    I just got dumped. Ha.

    Do I get a refund of my virginity? Stupid 16 year olds nowadays...I told myself I'd never be one of em'.
    spiteyourface spiteyourface 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    Loveless and Lonely

    I fear being alone.  Alone.  Just the word- it raises hairs along my neck.  I am afraid of the dead silence and emptiness of loneliness.  I recently got out of a relationship (which you can moniter my downfall in my blog).  Today was the worse day ever...
    Jannay Jannay 16-18, F 1 Response Dec 19, 2007

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    Terrified

    I'm 58, have been married and divorced 3 times.  My kids are grown and on their own.  I'm alone.  I get so anxious I feel sick.  I just moved to a new place and last night there was a neighborhood meeting.  I made myself go.  Before I went I almost...
    cjanis001 cjanis001 56-60, F 3 Responses Aug 8, 2007

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    I Didn't Realize My Fear Until Just Recently.....

    While I value having time to myself to do things I enjoy like shopping at the outlets near me or going to get a pedicure or something like that I do have a fear of being alone for long periods of time. As strong as I am in my personal life there is this nagging fear of being...
    MegJgeM MegJgeM 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 29, 2009

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    Am I The Only One?

    I have been dating a married guy for 1 year 11 months and his wife knows. His wife doesn't mind me being with him she never  gets jealous because I tell her that if she wants him then she can have him. I am madly in love with this guy he means the world to me. But what...
    forgetaboutme forgetaboutme 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 1, 2010

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    After 13 years of marriage,

    I am getting a divorce. Everyone tells me that I am a nice, funny and good looking guy and that I will be fine, but the thought of being alone terrifies me to no end. I am determined not to let this feeling get the best of me, but it is a very hard thing to do. I know that lots...
    startinglifeagain startinglifeagain 31-35, M 6 Responses May 7

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    Scared Of Being Home Alone

    I am 17 years old and I live at home with my parents in NY. When I was a kid I use to love being home alone. I would always tell my family to take their time and not too rush home. But over the last year or so, I started begging my parents not to leave me alone. I don't know...
    MsSammiiJo MsSammiiJo 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 13, 2009

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    Is This Really The New Definition Of Friendship?

    When did it become okay for friends to have strong opinions about my diet, lifestyle and marriage? I grew up in a world where you supported your friends no matter what, and the only grounds for dumping a friend was if they were unpleasant directly to YOU. Nowadays, it seems the...
    MaxineR MaxineR 36-40, F Oct 7, 2012

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    Once Upon A Time...

    There was a time I was that girl who jumped from guy to guy. I was so scared of not being with someone. I hated being in the house alone or being in bed alone. Ever since I left my husband, I have been so empowered and want nothing more than to be independent. Don't get me wrong...
    Laughtereverafter Laughtereverafter 26-30, F 11 Responses Apr 16, 2011

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    Afraid Of Being Alone....

    I dated the same man for 11 years. We were never married, and to be perfectly honest we were both afraid of the idea, having seen so many marriages around us fail. I loved this man very much, and for many years things were fine. It wasn't until my mother died, that things became...
    SlobberDog SlobberDog 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 22, 2011

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    Not At All

    Yes I need my space sometimes but I have to have people around me.  I hate being alone.  I love having a husband.  I am so afraid of losing him sometimes.  It terrifies me of the thought of being alone.  I don't like being alone in a dark room at night...
    rondat rondat 41-45, F Jan 13, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I am so tired of being alone. sometimes I wonder if being with someone just to be with someone is better than waiting for "the one". what if the one never comes along and I wasted...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I am not a victim...everyone's circumstances are both self-dictated and the result of other people's words or actions. I have been "alone" for about three years now after the end...
    AntiquitusBlue AntiquitusBlue 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 15

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    I hate being home alone. I'll go out with friends and family and have a blast but in the end I'm alone in my room. sometimes it irritates me and I make a quick decision to go out...
    Spiritm Spiritm 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I'm going though a separation with my wife right now. We're still in contact with one another, but she's been telling me about how much she enjoys being alone. I, on the other hand...
    aimless1too aimless1too 31-35, M Nov 1

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    I'm in a new school and making friends can be hard 😭 i made new friends but i don't even know if they like me 😭 i'm so lonely during lunch and i have no one to hang around...
    nimra1296 nimra1296 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I like being alone..."Less people, less drama" My books, music, movies, and school work keep me busy and locked away in my room all day every day. Only leaving in search of food...
    mstv1112 mstv1112 13-15, F Nov 3

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    been feeling like a homebody lately. wanting to be alone but at the same time I wish I had someone or something to keep me intertain and not feeling this way. but I think being...
    madame311 madame311 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    I don't like being alone, But it's the only thing I'm familiar with, The only thing that hasn't left. I can't seem to quiet my mind, Nor ignore this uneven hollow. In this...
    shadowweep shadowweep 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I had only 3 or 4 relation ships my whole life. For 98% of my life I been alone. I never liked it, Never chose it, Never thought I would not be married by now. I have always...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    I hate being alone in the darkness, too. Not even the music I listen/sing to helps. I'm sick of having no friends, and being surrounded by people who I can't even muster the...
    SmuleanKingdomHearts07 SmuleanKingdomHearts07 16-17, F Nov 2

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    If that's what people expect from me, I'm really fine with it. Hate everything. I shouldn't have got close to anyone.. At times I do feel being alone is much better than being...
    amazingmoment90 amazingmoment90 18-21, F Nov 11

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    So I know my other stories have been depressing and mostly me being so negative saying I'll never find love, or that happiness of a relationship.. well that's true, but it's just...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 16-17, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I feel like I've worn out talking to my current friends about my problems but I have nowhere to go to and I try not to do it often. I always stress them out after a point and they...
    polyglotparrot polyglotparrot 13-15, F Oct 26

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    Hate where I live only a few people atu ally like me and I get beat up a lot ... I got beat up today I was alone when it happened officially scared
    relapsing14 relapsing14 13-15, F Nov 15

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    I have to thing to do next week: it's like a Citizen Day you have to go if you want to pass exams etc. It's outside of school and I will probably not know anybody. It lasts an...
    nowherewego nowherewego 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    I have devoted my life to helping and loving people and it seems that I grow to love them and help them find happiness and then they don't need me so that leave me and I'm just...
    painmaskedwithasmile painmaskedwithasmile 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm doing charity work for Christmas because I'm scared I'll get real negative thoughts on those unforgiving days
    xxperience xxperience 26-30, M 5 Responses Nov 7

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    Ok I have been married for almost 18 years. For much of the marriage, it has been quite Rocky and at times I suspected he was cheating. About 6 years ago I had my proof. I stayed...
    boys9292 boys9292 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    i have friends, i really do. some of them i can relate to so well and others i just wanna punch half the time. but i can never be truthful with them. they only know half my story...
    LoveLessOne97 LoveLessOne97 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    For the most part I enjoy being on my own. I'm a nurse who works on a busy neurology unit, so I get my fair share of socializing and stimulation from people at work. When I get a...
    nurseling nurseling 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 30

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    I'm sitting alone in the brisk November air in the middle of the wrong part of Saint Louis at 12 am and I missed my last bus home. I think to myself of all the people I can't call...
    KelseyLeigh123 KelseyLeigh123 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 3

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    I'm constantly flipping between thinking everyone is sick of me and not wanting to be alone, so I guess I come across weird when I'm around people. Maybe it's because I grew up...
    princessloki princessloki 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    I want to be alone with a girl that likes to be alone : )
    SoloDolo707 SoloDolo707 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 9

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    There's something odd about being 22. It's a year where you've reached a social maturity, having passed the legal age of 21. By now, you and your friends reach a mutual...
    RoxannaM RoxannaM 22-25, F a week ago

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    Circumstances that have occurred within the past few months have really pushed me to want to be alone for awhile. I realized the person I want to be with treated me less than what...
    NeverForgeIt NeverForgeIt 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    its a Saturday and im alone as always except this week my bestfriend came into town for her bfs birthday. So we went to the mall fr abt 2 hrs bt then her bf came and she went with...
    Tristechica22 Tristechica22 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 25

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    It's not just loneliness. It's the fact that I'm ******* alone. I can't wander around this earth looking for someone that's not there. I just need someone.
    madsgrammar madsgrammar 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    Not all the time, but learning to be alone is good. There is nothing more freeing or empowering than learning to love your own company.
    TryingToLoveLifeNow TryingToLoveLifeNow 18-21, F Oct 27