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I Am Scared Of Living Alone

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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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    I can't live at someone else's tempo. It's always either too slow or too fast for me.I tend to fluctuate at the precipice of...
    KurMujun KurMujun 36-40 12 hrs ago

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    I feel like Iam living alone in the world like in a movie or something ppl around u yet I feel alone u want to laugh but at some point. Some ppl did hurt u that u can't forget but...
    jack912 jack912 22-25, M Aug 30

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    I am scared to sleep. My bf touches me in my sleep. I wake up terrified and unsure what to do. Last time I jumped awake. He says I woke him up from me jumping awake... It scares...
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    I was dating this guy who had a really bad temper. Sometimes he was fine, others times, he was in a bad mood. The first time, he went off on me in a public, after a minor...
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    My good friend told our school SAC counseled about me worrying him and that he wasn't sure if I'm okay. I didn't go to school today but I'm scared to go in tomorrow because what if...
    kelsey0616 kelsey0616 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    I don't want to seem like one of those people who is constantly winging about everything and who is always negative about everything, but i need to get it out there because its...
    behappy4 behappy4 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I travel alone at least three times a month and always far away. I flirt a little and show too much skin, maybe sneak down to the ice machine wearing only my panties or have room...
    janie35 janie35 31-35, F 5 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I have come to realize that I am alone because I like it. Instead of trying to fight it and be "normal", I am going to accept it. I cannot be someone I am not. I simply don't enjoy...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 3 hrs ago

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    The necessary PREREQUISITE for liking Australia. It is strange about the Chinese. Do they come from mainland China? Did they experience harsh communist rule before "fleeing" to...
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    Sometimes I forget what is the point of living. As a nine year old, I started cutting & as I grew older as teen my self-harm techniques have developed. I have attempted suicide...
    greensanctuary greensanctuary 22-25, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    If it's a living thing, then how has it not been given a chance to live?
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    So I have an older sister that moved to the other side of the country a few years ago.. She's a year older than me and it's because our family decided to split up. She lives with...
    ravenzewolf ravenzewolf 13-15, F Sep 8

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    I'm scared. I'm scared that I'm gonna be alone. Lately I've been feeling like I'm slowly going insane. I can't seem to focus on anything, and I can't find peace in anything. I...
    avehrp avehrp 22-25, M Aug 22

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    I am so scared of people, you have no idea! Everytime someone I don't know comes up to me I start to get very fidgety and scared. When the dreaded "hello" comes I either try to...
    IcedOverHeart IcedOverHeart 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    Sometimes when plans fall through with my friends and I'm really disappointed, I say to myself bitterly and petulantly, "Fine, I'll just get drunk at home alone then instead." Of...
    CatalinaVanilla CatalinaVanilla 26-30, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Staying alone for too long has finally started taking its toll on me.
    HrushikeshB HrushikeshB 22-25, M 8 hrs ago

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    Laughter is all around me, coming from me, and I can see the faces of my friends. It's a good night. We're all at dinner together, debating the stupidest of subjects like world...
    Skollon Skollon 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I'm Terrified Of Dying . I Have Had Anxiety over this . Thinking about dying makes me question why I'm here I. The first place if I'm just going to die . I'm scared . What if I don...
    MbVG MbVG 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    Hi my name is Jaime I am 29 years old and in 2006 I was diagnosed with a very rare kidney disease called Gittleman's Syndrome its so rare that not very many people in the United...
    GSwife1313 GSwife1313 26-30 Sep 4

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    I am scared of the dark..sometimes. I don't mind it if I'm talking with someone or if I have someone with me but, when I'm alone I get scared. I always let my thoughts get out of...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    Who wouldn't want to regress. In a world where 9 times out of 10, you cannot control anything. Things can just happen out of nowhere when you think times are good, then it all...
    LittleGirlCrissy LittleGirlCrissy 18-21, F Sep 13

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    I'm scared of what I've become. It seems life or whatever circumstance has turned me into an emotionless honest cold *******. It's gotten so bad to where there's not a day that...
    Alex6619 Alex6619 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I feel like if i show how alone i feel i would end up screaming in a room full of people or just speeding up to the end and die already to end the torture. It cant keep going on...
    Noahn85 Noahn85 26-30, M Aug 27

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    I am 49 years old I am in the middle of my second failed marriage I have been disabled since I was 38 years old but did manage to hold my head above water until recently I have 3...
    smitttyd smitttyd 46-50, M Aug 29

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    I've been married for almost two years now and we have been together for almost 5 years though. And we have a daughter and I feel ever since she was born I've been viewing things...
    Stephaniestephens17 Stephaniestephens17 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    I am turning 32 on September 30th and it scares me. My life isn't where it should be right now. I am still going through a painful breakup and I thought at this age I would have...
    whoateyourheart whoateyourheart 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I await the day You hurt me more, this time a hurt that I can't easily forget, nor accept. Slowly, I feel your taking my Heart and crumbling piece by piece in your tight embrace...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Having such a hard time figuring out what is next in my life. I want so bad to be independent from the finical aspect to the relationship part, something about feeling alone...
    Froggy420 Froggy420 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am not a social person to go out side and talk to someone. Let alone a guy I was the person in high school that you never knew because I had no friends. And I am not joking...
    BrainLoading BrainLoading 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Sometimes I just want to be alone and watch the kinds of movies I want to watch, not have to share my food, or compromise on anything. I've been living with people my entire life...
    RayvenJ RayvenJ 22-25, F Aug 24

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    Some-days, I feel that I am the loneliest person in the world. Now, that “in the world” feeling may be a bit of hyper-collegiate over-dramatisme, of latent-teenage psychopathy...
    Newydd Newydd 18-21 Sep 11

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    Since I was a young child I didn't see eye to eye with almost everyone in my family. The only person I trusted was my brother, my sister and parents never treat me with respect so...
    ozziegirl88 ozziegirl88 13-15 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've never felt more depressed in my life. I can't talk to any of my family. The one person I love the most is telling me I should move away. I'm alone all the time. Nothing makes...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Going alone! Thats a horrible thought for me... I wont move out unless im going to live with someone else but never on my own no way! I would feel so lonely living on my own plus...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I Love Being Alone. Meaning no bf, is a warm feelings for me. Even if you're living with a gentle kind roommate. Loneliness does not despair the emptiness inside me. I'm a...
    DiscoNight1970s DiscoNight1970s 46-50, F Aug 26

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    If I died, nothing special would happen. The world would still be exactly the same as it is except with one less person who will be replaced without anyone knowing. I don't need...
    Although Although 13-15 4 Responses Aug 26

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    I've been feeling quite depressed for a while now. I'd stopped talking to people about my problems. At one point I was opening up to people about way too much and I really regret...
    ozboybrian ozboybrian 26-30 3 Responses Aug 29

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    How come no one can just love me and stay with me why does everything have to be so complicated I hate having the feeling I'll never be loved by anyone I hate sitting here blaming...
    jackdahliamurder jackdahliamurder 18-21, M Aug 30

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    Right now I just feel like I'm in such a dark place right now. Ever since my dog died 2 months ago I've found it so hard to be happy. I'm 17 I just graduated from high school, I...
    PlatinumMillenium PlatinumMillenium 16-17, M Sep 5

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    I hate living with pcos, I hate that I don't know anybody with the severity of my condition who I can speak to, I hate that my doctors look at me as if i'm just lying and lazy when...
    FedUp888 FedUp888 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago