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I Am Scared Of Living Alone

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 94 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    jrtfox jrtfox 51-55, F Apr 20

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    I'v always been a loner,hermit,not much interested in people around me,except my family obviously.Living alone for past 10 years now,never felt the "need" to be with someone.Got no...
    somerandomguyfromspace somerandomguyfromspace 31-35, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I hate people. I gotta pretend to care because of business. Living alone doesn't scare me. Getting kids and married are so annoying. I enjoy living by myself not being annoyed by...
    sfdrboy sfdrboy 22-25, M 4 Responses Apr 6

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    i am a retired NAVY VET. after my deployment in 2010 my wife has been distant we never make contact with each other and i sleep in a separate room now. when we met everything was...
    desperateformywife desperateformywife 36-40 4 Responses Apr 18

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    Was my last session today with my counsellor shes gone on holidays for 4 weeks i no doesnt seem long but it feels like forever. I dont no wat to do she was the only one i have to...
    lillynicole lillynicole 22-25, F 4 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    The great actor Orson Welles said: We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment we're not alone. The...
    talkinaftermidnight talkinaftermidnight 36-40, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I am surprised at the gullibility of everyone posting on this forum. People who love living in Australia, and people who hate living in Australia. Regarding the Australians in...
    tonino60 tonino60 51-55, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I went home with a guy I have met a couple of times and we had fun together. There were some ahem intimate moments. based on my past experiences, men usually don't want anything to...
    Ljturn Ljturn 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    Loneliness and solitude may seem the same to some but if you think clearly one reflects the pain of being alone and the other the glory of being alone...
    CindersAndSmokes CindersAndSmokes 26-30, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I'm scared of everything lately. I'm scared of living. I'm terrified of dying, which I suppose is why I stay. The fear of death and what's after is more overwhelming than the fear...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    So a few nights ago (on Monday) I decided to drink. I do have a problem but I was drinking responsibly (School is out this week and I didn't work the next day. It was my weekend...
    FallenAngel1997 FallenAngel1997 16-17 1 Response Apr 9

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    I know physically I'm not alone I have a great mom and dad by my side and my daughter and sometimes my boyfriend/baby daddy. But there's times I feel alone, I feel rejected. Not...
    ox97 ox97 18-21, F Mar 30

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    And the power they hold. They are capable of horrors far greater than most creatures alone posses. Their insanity, abilities, sadism, terrorism, murders, sociopaths.... It's what a...
    TundraIvy TundraIvy 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    My boyfriend and I live together along with my mom and brother. It is great always having him around to help me. He will comfort me when I get sad or scared. Even where there are...
    cherrypie54552 cherrypie54552 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    At age 54 now and have been technically alone since '97. I've had friends and even some lovers but nothing that appears to be permanent so a month ago I basically switched off...
    tastyfrzz tastyfrzz 46-50 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    It's not that I necessarily think this pessimistically. It's just that by my logic, I'm the only one who will ever completely understand my thoughts and feelings, and everybody...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 5 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    i have only 3 friends i feel so alone i dont know what to do :(
    baileylovescats baileylovescats 22-25, F 5 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Well.. It's a little emberrasing. But it's true. Not everytime but mostrly I get scared. I'm old enough to have my own place, but the thoughts about being home alone at night...
    CallMeAmy CallMeAmy 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    Not scared.. terrified. I stay up all night worrying. I worry if someone gets in a car. I worry when it rains. When I was in elementary school I would purposely make myself sick...
    DeIuxedEdition DeIuxedEdition 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Yeah...i'm scared to get attched. 'Cos i'm not ready to be loved and love. I was bleeding while people grew up and tasted their youth enough again and again. How jelous..i never...
    Theykillme Theykillme 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    What's the point in living? Life sucks. Too much stress. Idk what's wrong with me or if I should be scared, but I can't really give much of a damn about my family. I'm not self...
    XxFirepawsxX XxFirepawsxX 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I'm scared of letting people into my life again and I'm scared of being in a relationship. I dont know if i could ever trust that person and know they truly care for me. To be...
    Ifeeluberish Ifeeluberish 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    I put myself through a lot and even lost myself, I haven't became who im supposed to be ,always wanting to find someone i can grow with because im scared to be alone. I finally...
    moondesires moondesires 18-21, F Apr 13

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    Feeling stuck in the present. Every since my spiritual awakening my memory has been acting funny. I am now stuck in the present. What I mean is my memory doesn't work like it...
    softrevas softrevas 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 8

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    Excuse my grammar pls ...my husband is the sweetest guy I've ever know he's everything I wanted ...but I feel like a burden to him..I love him dearly that's why I'm leaving him..I...
    sadwife82 sadwife82 31-35, F 6 Responses Apr 6

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    I'm afraid the ocean as well...And yet I'm living right on the beach for four months for my internship. I grew up in the desert and that's all I've known for 25 years, so living...
    perkypup6260 perkypup6260 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    I'm so scared right now.. I just want to cry.. I'm all alone in a unknown place... I have no one to protect me or keep me safe and I feel so vulnerable right now :/ it would be so...
    Catho Catho 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    Just letting everyone know that when I applied to migrate to Brazil, my applicaiton took only three months to be approved, and processed. The Brazilian government accepted my...
    ketir ketir 31-35, M 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I was wearing my headset when I saw a shadow walked in front of my room (My parents still at my grandma's place, so I'm home alone). Then the shadow stopped in front of my door and...
    supernerd22 supernerd22 16-17, M 3 Responses Apr 9

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    Need to go back to school tmr... I juz recovered but can barely stand for a minute I'm scared to travel 2h alone... What if I juz collapse?
    clstar clstar 18-21, F Apr 19

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    Go away tornadoes!!!! :( I'm alone! And scared! Boooo
    whatsmystory whatsmystory 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Sometimes I think that there is no purpose to continue to live on this world. Let alone, this universe, this reality. I hope I'm not the only one who gives in thought about what's...
    Xemplefied Xemplefied 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    As much as I've felt alone for so long... It's probably what I need. I need to get away from the same routine, from the same faces. I need to depend on myself this time. I need to...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I'm scared of growing old alone
    sayanglina sayanglina 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 30

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    I'm home alone once again and i'm trying so hard not to think of any of the scary movies that i watched in the past...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 9