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I Am Scared of Being Alone

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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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    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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    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 Oct 8, 2014

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    spiteyourface spiteyourface 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 16, 2014

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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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    I am having an anxiety attack.

    I don't know what to do anymore. Why am I like this? What's wrong with me? Want to know my biggest secret, the one I've been hiding...sometimes I think it would be easier if I just wasn't alive anymore. I can't live in fear like this
    Tiffanyportelli Tiffanyportelli 22-25, F Jan 25

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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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    So a few nights ago (on Monday) I decided to

    drink. I do have a problem but I was drinking responsibly (School is out this week and I didn't work the next day. It was my weekend). I drank about half a 26 of Captian Morgons with my friend and than she passed out. I continued to drink and decided to go for a walk, and that...
    FallenAngel1997 FallenAngel1997 16-17 1 Response Apr 9

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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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    Like deathly afraid .

    I'm really afraid that one day I'm gonna wake up and noone be around .
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F Jan 26

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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 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 15, 2014

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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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    lonetraveller24 lonetraveller24 26-30, F Dec 10, 2014

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    I believe I've met my soulmate,

    and I'm so afraid of losing him. He's the only person who I can connect with on a deep level and the only person who's able to help me through depression and anxiety, and I help him through his problems. We're so young and I'm so afraid of losing him... Being without him means I...
    helloo12121 helloo12121 13-15, F Jul 7

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    I'm terrified of being alone,

    but the worst part is that I know I deserve to be =/
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 11, 2014

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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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    I literally have this horrible fear

    that I'm going to end up being alone for my whole life. I'm 19 and practically nobody has expressed interest in wanting to be with me and it's tearing me apart slowly.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 26

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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, 2014

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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 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 29, 2009

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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 36-40, M 6 Responses May 7, 2014

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    I was home alone and went to get in the shower,

    and my phone rang with an unknown number just as I was stepping the shower. I should be freaked out right?
    Tiffanyportelli Tiffanyportelli 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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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 16-17, 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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    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...
    stabbedtoceasersalad stabbedtoceasersalad 18-21, F Jan 4, 2013

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    my life is sooooo bore

    because of alone
    mechsaravanan mechsaravanan 22-25, M Dec 9, 2014

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    lisa1996 lisa1996 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 9, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    Being able to sit and listen only to the sounds of the world around you and slow down your thoughts almost to a stop is one of the most enjoyable things.
    Ril3y Ril3y 22-25, M 9 hrs ago

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    This is how I feel a lot of the time..
    Singingbutterfly Singingbutterfly 13-15, F 20 hrs ago

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    As a test to this I will share with you my current mental state.. Pleasantly stoned, drink/smoke in hand, and chilling out at home alone. Does this make me weird or less than? Who...
    MaryflockingPoppins MaryflockingPoppins 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I usually listen to music and work on my stories when I'm alone because when I'm around people they always interrupt me, so I try to get as much alone time as I can.
    MrMenShow MrMenShow 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I love being in my room by myself, listening to music, reading and writing. But I get lonely. I feel like everything has been taken away from me. My two little cousins were taken...
    AnonymousJSS AnonymousJSS 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    it's so fun to be alone sitting in my papasan chair by my desk on my phone looking up buzzfeed Something about being alone makes me feel so peaceful. I'm the only person who I...
    SleepingOwl0o0o0 SleepingOwl0o0o0 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I hate being single, I need to know someone is always there. Anyone else?
    CuriousGirlll CuriousGirlll 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    When I'm alone I can think about what I want to do with my life. I can just cry and it makes me feel better. Sometimes the only person who can make me feel better is myself
    RatchetGurl101 RatchetGurl101 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Why? Because when I was younger I was always with someone. I'm left at home with my cat & I'm not scared because I have him. But when no animal or human was around me, I then...
    MyNameIsNotKnown MyNameIsNotKnown 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    what i mean as alone i mean. no friends and no boyfriend. after sitting back and watching all the things my sister has been going through discourges me from having any type of...
    Aeril Aeril 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I like to be alone a lot and that's the one thing that was really fun today. i also got to practice my contortion. So that was fun. I almost have my chest stand and my middle...
    FlexibleAbby FlexibleAbby 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I prefer to be in the company of myself rather than having to fake social norms like feeling bad about what happens to other people. I like to be in solitude, where I can be...
    Lilyfire1 Lilyfire1 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    It's great living by yourself without someone else; not having to share a bathroom, leaving doors open, listening/hearing the music you want, leaving things wherever/whenever...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    I've been in my room for three days. not meeting anyone my dad saying I might be crazy if go on doing this. but please, give me some time. Its a hard life phase for me now. I just...
    inspirit05 inspirit05 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I enjoy cooking just for me and watching a good movie alone. I hate when I'm in the same room with someone and feel completely alone, this only seems to happen when I'm in some...
    berntoblack berntoblack 46-50, F