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I Am Scared of Being Alone

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

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

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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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    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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    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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    for the last year I have had two people

    who actually cared about me and made me feel special. My best friend and my boyfriend. recently my boyfriend broke up with me and that was really scary for me because I never thought that Id ever be able to love someone like that again and honestly I still dont but it was like...
    mandifizzy mandifizzy 16-17, F Nov 2, 2015

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    Hello everyone, I am in the same boat you are

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    lonetraveller24 lonetraveller24 26-30, F Dec 10, 2014

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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 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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    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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    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, 2015

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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, 2015

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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, 2015

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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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    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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    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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    my life is sooooo bore

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

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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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    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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    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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    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 18-21 1 Response Apr 9, 2015

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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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    Is it really so bad to be scared of being alone

    when you know that your most scary side comes out when you are? I don't want to hurt, so I don't give myself that chance. Most of my life, I've been there for others... now I'm broken and facing the end... who's there for me when I just can't be strong anymore?
    LoneSouls LoneSouls 31-35, F Jan 28

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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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    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, 2015

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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, 2015

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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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    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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    veronicaL veronicaL 41-45, F 2 hrs ago

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    I've posted here before but I still feel the same but today is a different day. And I still feel alone. I started a new job and I feel like everyone there hates me and I know that...
    Elexxa Elexxa 22-25, T 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Although, it's weird because I have a boyfriend. We just can't spend the day together because he's over 2500 miles away from me. We haven't really been the couple to go all out on...
    lunarrose123 lunarrose123 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I don't know who I am. My ten year relationship just ended. My partner woke up one day 6 months ago and told me she wanted to leave. I was in shock, our families were taken by...
    malaiseguy malaiseguy 31-35, M 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    This makes me pull into myself and distrust them. I can't seem to love and just love anymore... I dont want my grandmother to die. I know one day she will have to. I see her...
    Backspaceblogger Backspaceblogger 26-30 19 hrs ago

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    I love to be alone sometimes. There's many things that you can do by yourself and you can't do when someone around you. So being alone is not bad all the time. But''i feel alone...
    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx 31-35, F 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    i recently broke up with my now ex. and im kinda glad to be alone on Valentine's day. but yeah.
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 16-17, F 21 hrs ago

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    I used to always want to be in a relationship, and to have the stereotypical romantic valentine's day date with my significant other. I got that two years ago from a relationship...
    lcambron01 lcambron01 22-25 1 day ago

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    I don't have to be able too much of it is not the same as it was. A few years ago today my phone is the only thing that is the most recent. The fact is that you are not in a...
    TheAvenue TheAvenue 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I would really like to become fat. Not out of peer pressure, or because others might find it sexy, but just because i think it would be amazing to play with my jiggly belly. To a...
    freddy4000 freddy4000 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am an introvert and like being alone but miss the idea of being in a relationship. I've just never been successful with them and have for the last 5 years or so been single and...
    Anontymous30 Anontymous30 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    Sometimes I like the peace and freedom of being alone and unbothered but then other times I'm a prisoner of my own hell with no one to vent to but my notebook.
    JerseyKid732 JerseyKid732 31-35, F 6 Responses