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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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    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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    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...
    ggil93 ggil93 18-21, F Jul 11

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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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    Saiyuri23 Saiyuri23 31-35 Jul 19

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    I just moved to a new apartment. Living alone is definitely a new experience. I don't really know what to think of it. The first night was kind of creepy and I was definitely...
    Blahshoda Blahshoda 22-25, F Jul 17

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    it's weird .. even though I've lived by myself with me and my dad for 14 years , until now I suddenly feel really lonely Maybe it's because I miss my friends form school since I'm...
    lonelybeast1346 lonelybeast1346 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I show off that I'm independent and don't need anyone in my life but to be completely blunt, I don't want to be alone anymore but I feel like there's no one there for me
    sammy1524 sammy1524 16-17, F 12 hrs ago

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    I want to die but don't want my kids to suffer. I hate my life and just want to die but I don't. OMG. I don't want to hear any diatribes about how selfish it is cuz I'm aware ok? I...
    hysgirl hysgirl 31-35, F 3 Responses 41 mins ago

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    Hopefully one day soon I can sing this song whole heartedly and it will be true: WHITESNAKE "Here I Go Again" (Selection of Lyrics) I don't know where I'm going But, I sure know...
    Awakening29 Awakening29 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    I just want my "friends" to leave me alone and stop asking me to go out with them. I wish they would just understand without me having to tell them how I feel; I don't have the...
    emmacla emmacla 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I am living a very lonely life. I am insanely introverted, and really quiet. I do not fit in with people my age, as I oppose the late night partying and the alcohol consumption and...
    lon3lygam3r lon3lygam3r 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I'm scared, I know this sounds stupid, but I've been thinking about my dead cat, and reading creepypastas, and I can't sleep.. It's 3:57 AM and I'm exhausted, but freaked out.
    GlassRabbit GlassRabbit 13-15, F 11 hrs ago

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    2 years ago, when I was 18, I was raped by a male coworker. I was heavily intoxicated, half passed out on my couch, and I had just been dumped a few hours before that. He texted me...
    kishatatme kishatatme 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I am scared of the dark because when I watch scary movies the ghost are always in the dark
    dancerwithheart dancerwithheart 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    When I was at my dad's house after my neighbor died I was watching tv then the tv screen showed his face in the snowy thingy when there's no signal and yeah I am just scared of...
    dancerwithheart dancerwithheart 13-15, F 57 mins ago

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    I don't know what's wrong with me. Just all of a sudden be become paranoid. It's been going on for almost two weeks. I feel watched, I feel like any second something is going to...
    secretlyfelix secretlyfelix 18-21, F Jul 5

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    I live with my boyfriend but still have my flat. I often wonder, do I stay with him because I'm scared of being alone? Why can't I just go back to my own flat? Do I need to? Should...
    Bluesrain Bluesrain 26-30, F 19 hrs ago

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    I feel so alone right now 😔
    babylove142 babylove142 18-21, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Well...I'm all alone now :/
    pop482999 pop482999 18-21, M 9 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I just lay on my back in a dark room, motionless and completely silent. I stare at the dark ceiling and feel how the tears crawl down my temples and travel further down...
    OpenlyHonestly OpenlyHonestly 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I find it rather comforting to be alone than to feel like a fish out of water in clubs or bars. Serenity >> Chaos
    szchwakovpf szchwakovpf 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    Most definitely I would. Being alone isn't all bad, as I'm learning to accept.
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    I'm alone most days in this house. I don't have many friends because they moved away after we graduated. I am stuck here doing the same things everyday, like a robot. But unlike a...
    DiamondNikki12 DiamondNikki12 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I was drawing Tuesday night.. And I was listening to music I do that so I don't get scared. I used to be afraid to go in my own room. me and Jake used to sleep with dad every...
    KovusShame KovusShame 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Widowed too young I lost my husband 7 years ago raised our daughter alone. Now she is growing up and she wants to hang with her friends and I cling to her as it was just the two...
    liandon liandon 36-40 Jul 17

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    Chapter 6 : The Speaking Voice A W Tozer. In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. John 1:1 An intelligent plain man, untaught in the...
    churinga churinga 70+, M Jul 18

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    Imagine a single flower for our soul and with each encounter of our potential find in a perfect soul mate they pick a petal from us. They disappear with apart of us, our petal...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I feel that my friends only need me when they are down. When they are happy, they will ignore me and forget me. I am lonely and I am scared that I will always be alone.
    skykhai48 skykhai48 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    I can't sleep most nights anymore, I know I'm young but I still can't see a point in living. I guess I'm scared. At the end of our lives there is nothing? So why don't we just jump...
    pusheen123 pusheen123 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    i think im deafly afraid of being alone i cant tell which is worse my fear of being alone or homeless.I just know id be scared.The world is a dangerous place for a woman if you...
    Passionfruit3 Passionfruit3 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Hey, so I'm 14 years old and it's summer break now. For a lot of people my age it's fun but not for me. The only thing I do is sitting alone in my room. When I see other girls...
    xxxnoa xxxnoa 13-15, F 54 Responses Jul 2

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    My MIL is a tetraplegic. She was in a car accident and she damaged her c-6 and c-7 vertebrae. She is now wheel chair bound. I know starting a story about how I am unhappy living...
    Natesbabydoll Natesbabydoll 26-30, F Jul 3

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    Shouting in silence ,the words i could never say everybody looks and laughs at you and to them you are just another object with which they play !!!! Filled with the emptiness that...
    AdventureHunter AdventureHunter 13-15, F Jun 29

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    Everyone needs me to be strong, but I just want to fall apart. I want to just sit in someone's lap and cry. I want someone to show me I am loved. I am broken and I want to know...
    SaphiraJane SaphiraJane 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    So I'm going to write and write to my heart's content right now, and I hope that it comes out somewhat cogent. My editing of this story is going to be meager, as it is with most of...
    foldedunfolding foldedunfolding 31-35, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I am an Australian who discovered this site today. At first I was quite disgusted, but after reading many I have to agree with most of what is said. It's sad, but true, this...
    hideeho hideeho 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    Yes I'm alone and it's fine ! I have been in **** for 4 years and at the end I knew that I'm okay with being alone but I know I'm not lonely and This amazing site showed me many...
    FlawlessGuy FlawlessGuy 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I can't be alone , I don't have my boyfriend anymore and I feel so empty , my mums the closest person to me but I'm house sitting my dads place for 2 weeks I've been having panic...
    guessitsjustmexo guessitsjustmexo 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Have you ever shared a cup of hot chocolate with a loved one, or laughed so hard you cry afterwards, or seeing the smile on a little kids face when you give them a little attention...
    Mi5h Mi5h 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    Apparently I suck at relationships. How the hell will I ever settle down and build a family when I can't even have a stable, functional relationship with men? I want to feel love...
    Soltanto Soltanto 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Sometimes I am so lonely and so scared of being alone it feels like I can't breathe. It feels like I watch everyone else being together and happy but I'm stuck on the other side of...
    elphaba2309 elphaba2309 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 30

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    I'm the kid in the back of the classroom but I'm scared of what people think of me I'm a geek I have braces and glasses and I'm really tech savvy and I read a lot so I'm wondering...
    aliecat01 aliecat01 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    It's not really about being alone but more about being the only one trying to maintain my relationships. I find myself being the first to text anyone. They never go out of their...
    savannah764253 savannah764253 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I don't really know what I'm scared of. Maybe everything. I feel I'm not normal. I never talked to anyone about my feelings. When I wanna cry, I do so without anyone seeing or...