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I Am Scared Of Living Alone

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 94 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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 6 Responses Feb 7, 2011

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    When I was 10 years old I remember hating myself for being so young. I wanted so badly to be worth something. It's funny how ******* much I wished I wasn't weak. if only i was...
    idsetmyselfonfireforyou idsetmyselfonfireforyou 18-21, M 12 mins ago

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    I'm both right now. But I'd rather be this way than being around somebody and not feeling any different to my feelings being alone.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 48 mins ago

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    What's new? Some people were born to be alone so people who are not can look brighter.
    Nyx935 Nyx935 22-25, M 1 Response 58 mins ago

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    because dreaming is so much better compare to this living hell called earth I've been tossed into at birth.
    Nyx935 Nyx935 22-25, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    It's hard being alone I suffer loneliness because I'm a carer and have been since a child, it's hard to not long for a soulmate. The one I want is difficult and reckless with my...
    Angeleyez99 Angeleyez99 31-35, F 6 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I have Arachnophobia, my heart will start pounding and ill start sweating when i see one, If one crawls on me or is near my i will literally jump and scream like a little girl...
    tommosuk tommosuk 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I've finally reached a point in my life where my lonely has become my happy! I actually WANT to be alone. :-D
    PoeticJustice097 PoeticJustice097 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    The privacy wasn't there. The communication was awful. I often wonder what made them want to be parents in the first place. In my baby book they wrote what they hoped I'd be. I...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I feel that I have no one in this world. I don't want to sound like I'm whining but am so alone and I don't know what to do with myself anymore.
    thissworld thissworld 18-21, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    In general, and specifics. living day to day can be adventurous, but i need some stability and a secure income. i do get so tired of being alone and not being able to keep up with...
    KMB5 KMB5 51-55 16 hrs ago

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    It's difficult to find reasons to live, but very easy to find reasons to not die. The worst feeling is that of not wanting to live, but not having the capability to die, either...
    RadiantOpal RadiantOpal 18-21, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I see the way that you look when you hear his name I see his picture up in your frame And you refuse to admit you still miss him but it's okay You're a tower of strength when you...
    debonaireash debonaireash 18-21, M 22 hrs ago

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    I see the way that you look when you hear his name I see his picture up in your frame And you refuse to admit you still miss him but it's okay You're a tower of strength when you...
    debonaireash debonaireash 18-21, M 22 hrs ago

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    I am scared of being alone in the dark. There are times when I'm about to sleep in my room and I just can't shrug off that weird feeling, I turn on all the lights (not just the...
    irmacoll irmacoll 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I finally feel comfortable on my own. my mom moved to Alabama the end of April. so I spent a month at my old place just me and the dogs it was OK kinda lonely but I got a 20 day...
    missy420 missy420 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    It is my birthday today, and I just feel so empty. I hid from my mother to cry earlier because I feel so empty and alone. I don't know what to do with my life, and don't really...
    SoftlyShoutingErol SoftlyShoutingErol 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Sooo today I was told by a family member they think I'll end up on my own, this shocked and scared me a little her reasoning was that I'm independent. but just because I'm...
    Dreamer248 Dreamer248 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Sure do if your home and living by yourself, liquor is cheaper too because you buy the whole bottle and last for days months? who knows. But your not alone if your in the bar, the...
    Oceandock19 Oceandock19 41-45, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    I literally just had a weird spasm thinking about death.. didn't help that i was watching clips from P.s I love you.. and it got me thinking... I don't know exactly what it is...
    cupcakes1995 cupcakes1995 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I am not sure how I feel to be alone. Meaning to live alone. The fact is, I never lived alone. I left my parents house when I was 18, but I moved for study to Prague and rented for...
    tripwithzip tripwithzip 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I'm not living, I'm existing, and I'm just barely existing. I really haven't changed much from birth to now. As far back as I can recall, I was always avoidant, dumb, and alone...
    astateofdisarray astateofdisarray 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Leave it to me to be the only one to write a book in this group. I over complicate things a lot. Call it OCD, I just like having things done thoroughly, I like to thoroughly...
    realsweetbaby realsweetbaby 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    i honestly wish i was crazy. i probably am. it all started a few years ago. a fire had burned down my house and the only thing that had survived it was a doll i made. naturally i...
    selselsky selselsky 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I have felt pain and betrayal and I'm so afraid to feel it again.. It's like once you been hurt, you're so scared to get attached again. Like I have this fear that this person I...
    Pinaybarbie Pinaybarbie 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have a brother who is 17 years old. He is leaving for college next summer and he constantly tries to hang out with me. This doesn't seem bad but it is to me. He has never tried...
    Sydneynicole24 Sydneynicole24 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    so every summer I go visit my mom for two months before school starts. well for those who remember I did a really dumb thing this past January, and to add to my already painful...
    LoveLessOne97 LoveLessOne97 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    i dont wanna be homeless. I have a health condition that can be fixed if i have extra cash. Its just low testosterone, but it can make you weak and tired easily if not addressed. I...
    awesomeguy3125 awesomeguy3125 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm so scared at what I'm becoming. I sent messages to old friends, no reply and I realise what a freak I must be if my past friends want nothing to do with me. There's a darkness...
    JamesAlcock JamesAlcock 18-21, M a week ago

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    In the past I was just so scared and just didn't want to tell or burden anyone with my problems or feelings.. But then I met her, and it changed in a way, I did still keep some...
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    I have still been alone a lot. The girls ether find a way to use me to get back at an ex or just lie to my fave probably because I don't look like all those amazing *** guys out...
    Calmestv1rus Calmestv1rus 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 27

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    losing your first love.... she was my everything. i still think about her everyday. we were only together for a short time but it felt like a lifetime. I met her family. her...
    henryvu123 henryvu123 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    I am 16 years old. 2 years ago, my family and I attended this church gathering. My friends and I played at a nearby playground. And suddenly there was this guy. My first impression...
    wchubb wchubb 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I feel so unexperienced, such a pathetic little person in this huge world. My parents have made me scared of a slight change or challenge, I am a home rat, sitting and waiting for...
    Lltenti Lltenti 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I'm an introvert so it's rather normal for me to love being alone. But I'm going to be living on my own next year for uni and I'm scared to death of being alone there.
    notarikon notarikon 16-17 1 Response Jun 24

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