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I Am Scared of Being Alone

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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...
    Marriednalone Marriednalone 22-25 1 Response May 21, 2008

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 12, 2008

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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...
    MsSammiiJo MsSammiiJo 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 13, 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...
    forgetaboutme forgetaboutme 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 1, 2010

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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...
    prisonbreaktempt prisonbreaktempt 18-21, F Jan 4, 2013

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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...
    cjanis001 cjanis001 56-60, F 3 Responses Aug 8, 2007

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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...
    futurescared futurescared 41-45, M Feb 6, 2008

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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...
    MaxineR MaxineR 36-40, F Oct 7, 2012

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    I Don'T Want To - I don't want to be... Since it has been my worst fear. It's my worst fear to not have anybody and be alone for the least of my life. I have my mom to keep me...
    Goslyn Goslyn 31-35, T Jun 30, 2013

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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...
    MegJgeM MegJgeM 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 29, 2009

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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...
    rondat rondat 41-45, F Jan 13, 2008

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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. ...
    Jannay Jannay 16-18, F 1 Response Dec 19, 2007

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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 1 Response Feb 22

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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...
    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...
    SlobberDog SlobberDog 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 22, 2011

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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...
    CHRISBABYGIRL4EVER CHRISBABYGIRL4EVER 22-25, F Feb 24

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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...
    jrabbit1321 jrabbit1321 41-45, F 6 Responses Mar 29, 2009

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    I don't even know why? Im ok with being alone I even needed at times a break from people,but after a while of not talking to the people im close to or care about I start to get...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F Apr 5

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    I married out of need. When my ex dropped the pregnant bomb I freaked. Not cause of that, but cause I really didn't love her that much. At the time . Then she said it was twins. So...
    IyaAveer IyaAveer 41-45, M Mar 20

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    Hello everyone, I'm quite new to this but I'm just going to start to write a story about myself. I think it's going to be quite long. And it's only one aspect of me of many- I have...
    Taurini Taurini 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    They say you have to love yourself and being alone with yourself before you can truly appreciate life and love other people. I have been stuck in an unhappy relationship for two...
    narwhal92 narwhal92 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    I feel stupid for trying to seek out other people who could tolerate me, but I miss the sense of companionship. Lately, I kind of need it. It sucks being used to being alone, then...
    Sinaname Sinaname 26-30 Apr 4

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    Alone is a very scary word. I'm afraid of being alone forever not only in the relationship aspect but friendship too. I've had friends come and go all the time. Lost some when I...
    93rp 93rp 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    There are many times during my life where I've done things, gone places, spent hours, with people at times when I'd rather have not. Back during these times I think there was a...
    EnglishGentleman1984 EnglishGentleman1984 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    Being Alone is the suckiest feeling in the world!!! I would be stuck to someone 24-7 if I could.... People say it's not healthy.... But I say, it's the way I'm made!! I hate being...
    DeeDee32 DeeDee32 31-35 4 days ago

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    I mean, sure.. everyone feels this way at one time or another... & i know things will eventually get better but right now it really sucks being alone. I'm not complaining about not...
    kaseyynicholee kaseyynicholee 16-17, F Mar 17

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    I don't really know if its the idea of not having anyone care about you or just the fact that there isn't anyone around you can turn to when you need a shoulder in a single moment...
    GvKr GvKr 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    All my friends end up leaving me and finding new ones . All the guys that say they care about me don't. My family doesn't understand me. I'm so afraid of being alone but I already...
    sammylynn333 sammylynn333 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Being alone has is so miserable at times. I just relieve myself to feel better
    magellan81 magellan81 31-35, M Mar 28

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    I enjoy being alone but sometimes I want company but, there's never the type of people I want to be around cause they're all stuck up and stupid and doing stupid stuff and looking...
    Loveisupsetting Loveisupsetting 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I Dont Like Being Alone, It's A Part Of Time That Lets My Brain Wonder.. It Brings Me Down Sometimes. I Just Need Someone In The House Or Somewhere With Me So I Can Focus On A...
    KateMost KateMost 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    There's nothing I want more than to share a loving relationship with someone. My greatest fear in life besides being unsuccessful, is to end up alone. I barely can make friends...
    jackieTL jackieTL 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I'm scared I won't meet anyone now I have a child
    charljm charljm 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    Well I'm now a thirty-four year old disabled man I have been alone for about fourteen year's myself, to say the least it has been a tough go at trying to connect with any woman...
    deepwaterscorpio34 deepwaterscorpio34 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 16

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    I've been abandoned by my own parents as a child. I went to stay with family members, but they didnt want me also, and I ended up being a foster kid by the age of six. I've been...
    CallMeNiesha94 CallMeNiesha94 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    Supposedly I have a significant other but I feel more alone when he's around. We have nothing in common but the kids. He is rarely here and when he is, we're in separate rooms. We...
    SingleLizAgain SingleLizAgain 41-45, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I m just down DOWN i feel like im nothing :( am alone all the time hangin out alone go to coffes alone :( need a sincere company
    typic1990 typic1990 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am a lady who likes her alone time, i love socializing, but i need my alone time every once in a while!
    wishfullthoughts wishfullthoughts 18-21, F Mar 19

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    This is so stupid, but I'm so tired of guys only talking to me simply with the aim of having sex with me, or starting up a relationship. Neither of which I want. I wish that if...
    fjkfkdospaps fjkfkdospaps 18-21, F Mar 25

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    I use the time to recollect my thoughts and reflect upon my day. I like to use my time to get things done or procrastinate. I love being around my family and friends just not all...
    fgarci04 fgarci04 18-21, F Mar 27

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    days like these i feel empty and alone ...i have one friend she lives around the corner shes married with kids so a pretty full life ..i have a fook buddy whom i see maybe once a...
    psychicprayer psychicprayer 36-40 3 Responses Mar 27

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    Society has long become more open to the idea of older men younger women relationship. Younger women are more vibrant, more full of life and that energy can spill over onto you...
    BB0729 BB0729 31-35, F Mar 19

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    I feel like I'm going to die alone because no guy wants me at all. It's either I'm fat or I'm ugly or they just don't like. I have a big heart and a great personality.
    brittanycheyane brittanycheyane 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 22

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    It always seem like I'm alone, I always have a feeling of loneliness hovering over me and I don't know why.
    dontfeartheripper dontfeartheripper 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Nights can be the most depressing times for me as well as the most relaxing because I'm all alone In my room with the lights off and my electronics. Nobody can interrupt me .
    teenprobs66 teenprobs66 16-17, F Mar 30

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    I'm unsure on how to start this post off. I feel alone in all of my endeavors. In everything I do, there's always a bit of melancholy waiving hello at the door. I guess I do this...
    Allissaxxx Allissaxxx 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    i don't understand why .....why am i always alone TT why can't i have friends.......true friends.....why is my university life so miserable ......what have I done wrong
    fatdude123 fatdude123 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Being in company with no one but yourself brings you comfort. You can talk to old friends, sing and make stories with them. They give you advice on how to handle the pain, how to...
    L0nelyWanderer L0nelyWanderer 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    I just hate the feeling of when I'm with a friend or someone I care about and they have to leave for any reason...I start to feel very heartbroken, though I don't show it on the...
    SarahBear907 SarahBear907 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    Having time to myself and doing what I want feels good at times. If it happens too much, then the feeling of loneliness sets in. I want to and trying to be more social, but it gets...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M Mar 29

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    This has been a fear of mine my whole life. My parents were present but so much pain went unresolved. Mom cheated on my dad and created my 1/2 brother then divorced dad to marry a...
    71Steve 71Steve 41-45, M Mar 16

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