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I Am Scared Of Living Alone

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    Not Sure Why I Joined This Group

    i guess, i used to be scared of living alone. i used to wonder, what would happen if I went for years without ever touching another person, would I become bitter, woudl I forget how to be around others, would i go so far into my shell I'd forget the way back out, or be afraid to...
    Musical Musical 36-40, M 1 Response May 21, 2010

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    I Don't Want To Be Alone.

    I was in a two year relationship with a guy I was completely in love with. We talked about growing old together and getting married, everything that I could possibly want. I have a great guy who loves me, and wants the same things from life as me. I never been happier. I had the...
    imgettingthere imgettingthere 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 1, 2011

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    More So Now Than Then

    When I was young, my parents got a bit over excited at my brothers intelligent level. To say it didn't irritate me would be a lie. But it always seemed like they were so focused on him and I had trouble making friends so alot of time I spent alone and it hadn't bothered me. As I...
    doritos1254 doritos1254 26-30, M Jun 5, 2011

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    For some reason I've always felt like being

    alone is like being rejected. Sure being alone for a while is okay sometimes but I don't like to feel like I have no one I don't like being lonely I need someone with me even if it's just in the next room I know that there is someone with me. Being alone in this empty house is...
    G992 G992 18-21, F Jul 11

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    Just Me And My Cat

    Right now I am living with my roommate, but in July he is leaving. I am not only worried about the financial part of it, but the solitude part of it. If I could hang out with the girl I know here, that would be refreshing, but we haven't talked in a long time. And I changed my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 13, 2010

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    Sick

    I am so so tired right down to every pore that I feel nauseous and actually retched a few times in the shower. Im living alone at the moment and I get scared so easily and I just can't sleep. I deliberately stay up as late as I can in an attempt to numb my brain because its...
    jellibeanz jellibeanz 26-30, F 8 Responses Feb 7, 2011

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    I am not really scared but I would love to be living with my guy.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F Apr 22, 2010

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    well, i am living alone for 2 years now. just me, cant seem to find anybody interested in any kind of relationship. everybody wants a person who can travel, do those things i...
    turnpike1971 turnpike1971 41-45, M Nov 26

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    Hi, I don't know why I feel like crying right now; but I've just felt so incredibly lonely lately. Not to say that I am alone, I actually have an over-active social life, I just...
    DearDarkness DearDarkness 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    I'm 22 years old and I'm terrified about living alone. I grew up with lots of siblings. In my country, extended families were very coomon and I was part of one. I've never had...
    gethro gethro 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Living alone is great. But it also comes with a price. I have to do all the jobs that my parents have done for me, including grocery shopping, cooking, cleaning, doing laundry...
    rustyengineer rustyengineer 18-21, M Dec 9

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    I hate waking up everyday knowing that I'm going to have to deal with people and listen to yet another fight. When I'm upset I can't even depend on my mother to make sure I'm okay...
    speaklikeachild speaklikeachild 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    I'm so scared of it somedays. People treat old people like a disease or like they are a joke. Just because of their outward appearance. Especially teenagers. It makes me so sad...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Nov 24

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    I have lived in Australia for over 12 years and I know somethings are good here but I overall hate this place. I live in Sydney. My country is not very good either but I do not...
    kkkkt kkkkt 41-45, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Imagine you give up your life for the man you love, relocate for him to another continent. When you move in you find out that he has been sleeping with his Ex behind your back...
    Astriabirdy Astriabirdy 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 7

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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 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    Emotionally I have always been alone. throughout my life I was always surrounded with friends and family. I tried to share my emotions with other people, but then I realized that...
    idontknowwhatiwant idontknowwhatiwant 26-30, F Nov 27

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    To Be Honest I Am Scared. I don't think about it much as I employ mindfulness in my daily life, staying in the NOW, so my thoughts don't wander. It helps. But, when I lie in bed at...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 3 Responses Dec 4

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    I don't know what to do ....I'm scared, I feel trapped and alone. I need to talk to someone I have suicidal thoughts and I don't know how to stop them. my mom wants to put me in a...
    bitchybrandi bitchybrandi 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    At a certain age we all begin to wonder who we really are. I remember the first time I found myself alone, lost and completely forgotten. My best friends had decided I was no...
    Helenabby Helenabby 18-21, F Nov 24

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    Well, I'll try to keep this as short as possible.. I live with my mother who is bi-polar/schizophrenic and i do my best to take care of her and provide the things she needs but...
    Volumes Volumes 22-25, M Nov 28

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    Moved to a new country 5 months ago for a job with a few others. All of them left me and I'm still here because i don't know what I want to or can do next, but I'm scared of being...
    Woosah Woosah 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    At home I enjoy natural living and find myself a part of nature. Being alone in my apartment no problem in living so. Some of my friends know it. Usually on weekends they visit me...
    neezee neezee 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    Sunday, 30 November 2014 A MESSAGE TO AUSTRALIANS! Stay away from this forum. Do not appear on it, and do not post any comments on it whatsoever. You have no place and no...
    sickness18 sickness18 61-65, M Nov 29

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    Wednesday, 10 December 2014 A message to people who hate living in Australia! Let's try this way of thinking for a short time frame. I have already started to do it myself...
    sickness18 sickness18 61-65, M 2 Responses Dec 10

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    I'm so tired of feeling like this. I thought after high school I would stop feeling this way but I was wrong. Co workers talk about the way I dress and look. I'm not even ugly. I'm...
    rosethornsforever rosethornsforever 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm really anxious because I skipped my period for the month of November, and while I normally do have irregular periods (I didn't get my period in August either) things are...
    ryan2496 ryan2496 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    When I was really young--like 11-15 I would get up in the morning jump on 10 speed and ride my bike around in the middle of the night. I was in a low-crime area. I would go up...
    robertsnj robertsnj 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    I fell for a people-pleaser. The problem is, he doesn't seem very interested in ME. He mostly avoided me when we were seeing each other (except the very beginning of course) and...
    elevating elevating 36-40, F Nov 25

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    Idk why but I'm terrified of being alone right now
    relapsing14 relapsing14 13-15, F Nov 26

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    my life is sooooo bore because of alone
    mechsaravanan mechsaravanan 18-21, M Dec 9

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    I have a boyfriend but I'm still lonely we fight to much. even when he is around I am alone
    chococatalatte chococatalatte 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9

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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 2 Responses a week ago

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    iam alone in this world yet i was born with a twin i hate my life im so tired of living day to day feeling like im only going through the motions ive had a pretty hard life yet it...
    muchlovelost muchlovelost 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    I don't feel like anyone understands or even cares :/ I'm majorly depressed about everything and get so overly sensitive over everything. It will never go away, I'm sympathetic and...
    Mimi94x Mimi94x 18-21, F Nov 29

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    for the past few years every few months I get creepy phonecalls/texts from a guy I don't know. he always calls from a different number. and never tells me his name. he says he...
    allymacc allymacc 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    In May of 2013, the 23rd to be exact, my entire world flipped upside down. I guess I should start with the week before so you aren't confused. It was just a few weeks since Mom...
    JaneEbony JaneEbony 18-21, F Dec 4

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    I am 21 years old and never exchanged mutual feelings with another person. I have only been seriously interested in two guys, the first was someone who has lead me on but never...
    Bethmk4 Bethmk4 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I don't want to be this person. I feel bad as though I have trapped you with me in this craziness. If I knew how messed up I am, I would have warned you. I love you, I know you...
    vault101 vault101 26-30, F 10 Responses Nov 18

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    I love the beginning stages of a relationship where you've just met someone, you don't know if they like you like that yet and so you get to flirt with them meanwhile until one of...
    EngulfingBreeze EngulfingBreeze 22-25, F Nov 21

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    I am afraid of relationships. So much so I have learned that it prevents me from having relationships. Even if I have met someone and we are planning to do something, I'll cancel...
    VarianWrynn VarianWrynn 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 26

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    It makes me feel free but sometimes I get scared like, if someone or something wants to grab me any moment now :3
    sarahkittyxxx sarahkittyxxx 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    I have just come to realize I have PTSD, everything scares me. I give off this tough bullshit act but I am just preparing for a car to hit me again. I don't want to leave my room...
    perilousindenvers perilousindenvers 18-21, F Nov 30

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    I just heard the loudest thunder I've ever heard in my life. It shook the house. Scary as hell! It's being alone that makes it scary. No one to cling to. Aw.
    Peacepuppy Peacepuppy 22-25, F 6 Responses Dec 3

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    I've found this as a problem, When I was 13, I dated this guy (yeah.. I only dated him because my friends said to, I never really liked him) but anytime we would be alone I would...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 9

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    Usually when there's a storm, I curb up into a little ball and huddle into myself at the corner. I'm used to getting through things like this alone.
    ICanLoveAgain ICanLoveAgain 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 10

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