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I Am Scared Of Living Alone

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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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    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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    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 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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    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 live without other humans at least, I have two cats, and a fish. I have just recently started living alone, sometimes it's scary, especially at night, but sometimes I prefer it...
    xhet xhet 18-21, T 1 Response Aug 7

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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...
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    yeah my ex cheated on me so its better to be alone :)
    berealistic811 berealistic811 26-30, M 1 Response 45 mins ago

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    This is not a poem. Neither it is a novel story or some sort of anecdote. This is a simply advice from the author to anyone who thinks that his or her life is not worth of living...
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    This Sounds Really Odd... But Im Sitting In My Living Room Alone & It Feels Like Someone Is Watching Me Whenever I Turn My Back... It's Really Creepy. I Hope Im Not Home Alone...
    Eriannaa Eriannaa 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    I can't sleep. I can't get over the pain of knowing my partner is depressed and is pushing me away. I don't know what else to do. I so desperately want to feel loved. I need to...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Aug 11

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    I have always felt some sort of loneliness in my life but for the past 6 months, i have really started to feel extremely lonely and depressed about where my life is headed. i have...
    anonymouspersonami anonymouspersonami 13-15, M Aug 8

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    I was thinking about leaving EP again, so that I can focus on my writing projects, without distracting myself on here so much. However, something happened tonight that changed my...
    FrozenGuy FrozenGuy 51-55, M 3 Responses Aug 16

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    All my life, Ive been alone. My father killed himself while I was a child, causing my mom into a depression. I was alone at night. Never comforted, never feeling loved or wanted. I...
    JustPlainScared JustPlainScared 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    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 4 days ago

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    Saturday I am going I have the house for myself for nine days. I'm not scared to be alone. I don't know what I am going to do. Honestly I have been feeling suicidal lately and I...
    DontCallMeSunshine DontCallMeSunshine 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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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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    I've been reading a book about how big corporations are screwing up pretty much everything to do with the planet; and we the people don't actually know and/or care. Learning about...
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M Aug 10

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    So I am an amateur photographer, with hopes and dreams that I can one day somehow make a living from this thing I love so much... But I am riddled with self doubt and fear of...
    Kiyalee Kiyalee 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Hello :) Spiders scare the living life out of me. I'm one of those people who don't kill spiders or any living thing, but that doesn't stop me from being terrified of them...
    farahway farahway 16-17, F Aug 2

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    Life in Korea was an amazing experience, which cannot be duplicated. I hope to return sometime and possibly live their once again in the future. The place is beyond words in beauty...
    TransientDude TransientDude 26-30, M Aug 3

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    I am wondering what's the point in living, I have suicidal thoughts now and then. it just doesn't seem to ever really stop, you know? All the pain can stop for a while, but then it...
    dominiquekillz dominiquekillz 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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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 5 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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    I love lightning but am scared of thunder. when I was three my dad left me home alone in a bad storm so he could go get plastered. I woke up to thunder shaking the house violently...
    briannarenee briannarenee 18-21, F Aug 10

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    I had and still have family issues. Through the years i seen love die. Everyone fights and blame other people for their problems. All these years i been broken so bad that i dont...
    whitefeather5 whitefeather5 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    I have a group of friends and we are all different lets say take one person from every clique and put them in a group we have fun we love each other and I don't want to loose them...
    freespirtXoXo freespirtXoXo 18-21, F Aug 2

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    Everyone Don't be sad I'll make you smile Don't doubt your looks I'll tell you you're beautiful Don't be scared I'll cover your eyes Don't think you're alone I'll be by your...
    smilebigalways smilebigalways 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I Hate Being Alone. I Hate Feeling Alone. I Think People Are Ignoring Me. I Was Having 3 Good Conversations. And Suddenly They Stopped Talking To Me. I Asked My Mom If She Was...
    Eriannaa Eriannaa 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    Begged & borrowed to pay for my attorney, appt tomorrow, my life is changing so quickly, for the first time in 14 years I have to stand completely alone, emotionally I have been...
    Froggy420 Froggy420 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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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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    I like to keep to myself and I rather just chill in my room alone than in the living room with my roommates. People just assume that I'm rude or mean but really I just like keeping...
    LacedYoung LacedYoung 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I wish I could just move out and live on my own with weekly checks from them or something. There are many reasons for this, but that would take days to explain so i will just give...
    Dev4444 Dev4444 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    A lot of the time like everday I feel so alone and like no one understands me or cares about me. They just use me and don't really care to get to know me. I think and believe, I'm...
    MysteriousRose MysteriousRose 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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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 6 days ago

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    Although Although 13-15 4 Responses 6 days ago

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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 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Especially that they duped me into leaving a blooming business and a comfortable, independent life overseas and coming back to the States to live with them. As soon as I'd...
    FryMorgan FryMorgan 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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    I was diagnosed with HSV almost exactly a year ago and I dealt with it the only way I knew how- I hid from it. After a few unsuccessful relationships (I never told any of these...
    tinaandrea13 tinaandrea13 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    But the thought of living without love is scarier. No matter what comes my way I know I have the love of God and my family. Everything is going to be okay.
    missquietriot missquietriot 26-30, F Aug 10