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I Am Scared Of Living Alone

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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...
    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    jivelord jivelord 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    sometimes i feel that im alone in this world. People tend to come and go in life and i never know who will be the one to leave next :( I feel like i am by myself most of the time...
    okzion okzion 16-17, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    im scared to get attatched because i was raised through tough love by a single father, i didnt have a mother, and every time i was close to someone, i get deep, and somehow...
    vf702 vf702 22-25, F 4 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    It's still fresh in my memory when I was a kid, I could imagine living all by myself when I grow up rather than having a family on my own or having a child without a husband. Long...
    Sunset27 Sunset27 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 29

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    I just heard stuff that sounded a lot like whispering, coming from my living room. The only other person home is my little bro, so I thought he might be up, but I didn't know why...
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    In my house there is my elder sister , me ,my mum & my ah ma. I always felt very alone when I am with them at home or outside. But they captured alot of attention to my sister. cos...
    Peiting Peiting 16-17, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I don't want to be around people. I hate everyone. I just want to be all alone in a nice isolated corner of the world. And yet, I am afraid of feeling lonely...
    dinosoar0216 dinosoar0216 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    If you happen to see me on a couch, reading, sitting on my laptop blasting music like I'm trying to drown in it or furiously mashing buttons on my 3DS, DO NOT BOTHER ME. I've...
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F 23 mins ago

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    It really is no use at all, is it? No Australian will ever stand and admit that we are correct in our posts about them. Their culture is the most shallow in the World, and they...
    tonino60 tonino60 51-55, M 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I'm a jr high school and have been living with herpes for a little over two months now. I was devestated.. I feel so disgusting and worthless now. I don't know how to tell my...
    howtostartnow howtostartnow 16-17, F 1 Response May 17

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    I will be turning 23 this month and I've still never been in a relationship. I'm so lonely. I live by myself in a very remote area and I don't have enough money to move, I've lived...
    batjokes batjokes 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    When I picked my mood for this, I thought lonely would be the obvious choice. I spend a lot of time at work, it's very stressful. When I leave work I come home and even though I...
    brian275 brian275 26-30, M May 2

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    my parents go to my aunt's son marriage, and they will stay there for 3 days, they told me that my brother will accompany me at home. but just then my brother told me that he got...
    alfhyraawal alfhyraawal 16-17, F 1 Response May 16

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    The most scariest things is love.... I like being alone no body love me and i don't try to be love... In any relationship i never try to love him or get too attract to anyone's...
    plecea plecea 26-30, F May 6

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    I am so glad I found this forum. I am glad I am not the only one living the Australian lie (not Australian dream). I am born and grew up in Malaysia to Chinese parents. Everybody...
    malaysianinoz malaysianinoz 26-30, M 9 Responses May 4

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    I ended up on this board while researching moving to TN due to a job offer. I think the comments here are hilarious. Basically, the grass is always greener (you know the rest). I...
    generalstratos generalstratos 41-45 1 Response May 6

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    Share a safe and private place for people living with herpes to meet and date someone in the same boat. The world's leading and 100% confidential online community for people living...
    leslovingJenny leslovingJenny 31-35, F May 12

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    Most of the time. Ever since I was abused I have tended to hide in my room whenever I'm home. When I lived with my dad I only ever saw him and his wife twice a day at the very most...
    boklenHolley7 boklenHolley7 16-17, F May 13

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    I'm here, but i'm no where near living. There should be some where i'm going. This life has to lead me some where. But right now i'm so scared and don't know where to start any...
    cagedinside cagedinside 18-21, F May 14

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    I cannot describe it, I just do. And I know it's not completely normal to want to be alone, and by alone I mean really just by myself, just me. It's because I feel like the people...
    Mstootiredtocare Mstootiredtocare 18-21, F May 15

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    I'm scared of failure.... of ending up like most of the rest of my family. I mean, I don't hate their way of living, it's just that I don't like it that they just gave up any small...
    Sil833 Sil833 18-21, F May 16

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    And I'm afraid that one day, the people around me would start to see me for who I really am - stupid and devoid of character. All my life, people have always seen me as that "role...
    heymarie heymarie 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I want to experience love but I'm scared of it too.. I'm almost scared of guys because once upon a time all I knew was rejection and guys chasing me trying to have sex. No one's...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 14

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    I'm to scared to let anyone get close to me it's just I been hurt so much by people I rather be alone then be with anyone close to me or anything
    red4uchiha red4uchiha 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Life is spiraling downward and despite all my efforts to make happen all that needs to happen to get things back on track, it's getting harder and harder to keep afloat and stay...
    LaGentilleDame LaGentilleDame 31-35, F 1 Response May 1

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    I don't wanna die alone with my many cats and old lady crackers :(
    GEMWASHERE GEMWASHERE 13-15, F 2 Responses May 2

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    Tiny ones, big ones, they are all the same for- they are pretty to look at from afar, but scary as hell when they are either on my property or coming at me... It's funny how when I...
    Sil833 Sil833 18-21, F 1 Response May 19

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    i am feeling scared, empty, and alone. she says " she loves me", but doesn't want to show it. I used to bring her flowers and leave her little hidden notes, but at some point they...
    EmptinessAlone EmptinessAlone 41-45, M May 19

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    I'm in the part of my life where facing big problems is something that I can't handle alone anymore. In the past, I used to think is a good thing to fight and deal with your...
    silence99 silence99 26-30, M 1 Response May 5

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    Ways I like to wind down/award myself after a long day: -- Music + hot coffee + paint through the night -- Find somewhere quiet + play on my ukulele -- Go for a long walk + amuse...
    girlwithhat girlwithhat 22-25, F May 7

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    This is like shouting out on a boat in the pacific ocean. I fear even worser, like attempting to shout while floating by the planet Jupiter. Absolute desolation. No ones stayed in...
    ice902 ice902 18-21, M 1 Response May 9

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    I wish everything and everyone would stop for two seconds and just go away. I'm tired... I'm so tired of this life's bullshit; this world's bullshit. I want it all to stop. The...
    WinterIncandescence WinterIncandescence 16-17, F May 14

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    My sister is making my life a living hell, after she found out I smoked weed. My mom doesn't wanna talk to me about anything relevant not important but expects me to be informed...
    Zineq Zineq 16-17, F 1 Response May 15

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    I have decided, after really thinking it through and weighing the pros and cons, to divorce my husband of 9 years. I am not happy and I just can't imagine living this way for the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 12 Responses May 15

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    I feel alone even though I'm in a relationship. I feel like our relationship has lost the liveliness and that jolt of being in love. We hardly see each other and there are no...
    EsteeVonne EsteeVonne 22-25, F 1 Response May 16

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