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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Yes I'm alone sometime's & I feel so scared being alone. I've lot of friend's and everyone's busy with there life as for myself I feel like life hate's me I don't belong here...
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    I found out last night that my husband has been on face book ,I haven't talked to him in over a year now . And he has been posting on his page that he is happy and that's all good...
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    BushMaster243 BushMaster243 16-17, M Feb 15

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    I don't know what to do... So I moved to a new country and going to a new high school. It's my first week this week and the fourth day, they know I'm new but no one has come to...
    HeyHer1234 HeyHer1234 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    hello ep friends...like everyone else, i would just like to share you a love letter to a guy i like. its a bit bittersweet but because i dont know where to find someone who will...
    lalaangel lalaangel 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    To live... The two hardest words I've ever had to face. People always tell me that I need to live a little but it's harder than it looks. I can't live without forgiving and...
    Vagabond01 Vagabond01 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    I am so glad to find this forum and know that I am not alone. I hate Australia as I am bored out of my mind here. I came to Australia excited and with high expectations from my now...
    Boredinaustralia Boredinaustralia 26-30 13 Responses Feb 14

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    Being alone isn't so bad. I love me and value my own time. I don't need the validation of someone else to know how lucky I really am. I have my friends, I have my family, but at...
    RuffledRainbows RuffledRainbows 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    I'm scared of what my future holds. I have fallen ill with so many health problems in the past 2 years, each year I discover another one and I hate to think of what it will be...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 11

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    It is said that charity begins at home. Working on this principle we decided to raise our kids in cloth free milieu, like ourselves. My wife appreciated and loves staying without...
    friendsfriend friendsfriend 41-45, M Feb 14

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    I miss being held when I needed it... But I often remind myself not to get close... Cause I'm scared that history will repeat itself... And I'll be left alone.... Again...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M Feb 25

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    I hate living in a small town. I don't hate all small towns, I love the cool artsy villages full of artisans and independent studios and cafes. I don't even mind the country. But I...
    LowFidelity LowFidelity 31-35 5 days ago

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    I am scared. I've been sexually, physically, and mentally abused by a family member along with being bullied at school. This is the cause f my anxiety. I can't handle rough housing...
    CorieLynn CorieLynn 13-15 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    So yesterday I had a problem with a girl and I told a teacher about it and he pull both of us aside and solved the problem. I felt like it was not really solved because it was...
    cassett cassett 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Life has hardened me so much. So much so, that I could rarely feel anything now, other than emptiness & sadness. That feeling I couldn't replace it with anything, even as I try to...
    Josua070 Josua070 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't make a lot of money. My has an phone are getting shut off because my roommate moved out awhile ago and I can't make ends meet. When I loose phone I will prob loose my job...
    need2Bcontrolled83 need2Bcontrolled83 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 7

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    I like the peace. On the rare occasion when i dont have to worry about anyone else in the room. I hate having to hide myself from others. By myself is the only time i get to be...
    Xychorite Xychorite 16-17, M Feb 11

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    im so alone i have nobody. nobody understand i just feel so terrible all the time and its scares me i dont know what to do anymore. the title says it all.
    ErIng9971 ErIng9971 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    my mom left a few hours ago and i have NO idea where she went this late at night or when shes coming back. if something happened to her i woulnd't be able to tell anyone where she...
    LunarDream LunarDream 16-17, M 4 Responses Feb 23

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    Sooooo Im originally from Northern, CA bay area. I have traveled around, been in the Navy and lived in several good size cities. I am divorced and remarried. I moved to a small...
    djones1977 djones1977 36-40, F Feb 16

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    My biggest fear is never finding myself. Being swallowed up by outside influences and living a life created for regular people with regular minds. Never finding out what I'm...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 12

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    Another boring and successfull day, had my work for the dole induction then went to the doctor and got except for 2 months with a med certifi. I just couldnt stand it, the 3 bus...
    everycolour101 everycolour101 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 19

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    honestly I have little of a life and living in New Jersey that doesn't fly... I'm afraid of being judged more then anything
    RatxInxAxCage RatxInxAxCage 18-21, M 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I know you scared You should ask us if we scared too I know you scared Me too I know you scared You should ask us if we scared too If you was there Then we'd just knew you cared...
    LoneLegend LoneLegend 16-17, M Feb 25

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    Hello. i know some of you out there experience the same. I haven't really made any new ones, I get nervous talking to people and also I get scared of getting close to people...
    obyys obyys 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 7

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    To much afraid to be hurt again is better be alone for me. I cant love anymore
    MilenaLena MilenaLena 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 18

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    I've posted on here before and lately shy away from this sort of thing because when I am feeling down and need some sort of encouragement it tends to turn around and slap me while...
    LaGentilleDame LaGentilleDame 31-35, F Feb 24

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    I think I'm done. With this battle. I work as a hospice and have easy access to the means. I am alone and tired.
    dave70a dave70a 41-45, M Feb 24

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    my biggest fear is feeling lonely and bring lonely. I'm scared that I will be by myself and nobody with want to be around me. I'm myself. idk why I feel lonely
    JayTheU JayTheU 18-21, M a week ago

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    I went to eat with my cousin naomi after school today to help her with the whole break up issue and when we were waiting for my cousin Rosie she brought CHRIS ALONG! Even though...
    ChildOfHarmony ChildOfHarmony 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My partner and I have been together almost 2 years now. They have been seriously tough we have had more downs then up even before we started dating. I am madly in love with him and...
    SecretAbby SecretAbby 18-21, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago