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I Am Scared Of Living Alone

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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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    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 8 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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    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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    living alone for the last few months has made me realize that I am a chicken lol. I hate it and all the sounds from the apartments around me freak me out.
    keke8714127 keke8714127 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    All my life I've been alone found it hard to mingle and make new friends even be in and hold relationships. I wasn't exactly the popular kid in school got bullied a lot.. The only...
    mustangkid2021 mustangkid2021 18-21, M Jan 13

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    dinner alone. living alone plus no family is pretty hard conbination. just saying. ...it was too yum haha
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F Jan 18

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    I often feel like I would end up living alone in a small apartment with 5 cats and 3 more on the way. Not such a bad idea actually.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago

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    At this point in life it's just hard to be happy anymore. All my life consist of now is struggle, drama, sadness, school, and pain. I haven't been happy in months and anything...
    ArtisticLife ArtisticLife 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    This all has been so traumatic for me. I'm 26 years old and the father of this baby is 31. I have one child, he has no children. We were together for 5 years. When I had my...
    Brokenwings03 Brokenwings03 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Since my early childhood I have been the "black sheep" of my family being insulted, left out & called many awful names being human bullied by my older siblings while my mom allowed...
    bubblysunshine bubblysunshine 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    Wow! where do I start? I don't feel like spell checking sorry... Mom died when I was 32 days old. Dad died at 9, raised by grandmother, she died at 89 in 2001, a 16 year old...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 4

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    I am probably one of the most ambitious person you will ever meet. I have so much goals I know for a fact I am going to accomplish in my lifetime but I'm running out of time. I'm...
    onetouchpop onetouchpop 22-25, M Jan 18

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    I am really scare and depressed .I may be smiling in the outside but in the inside i am just slowly breaking and falling apart .Last year since I gotten depression it really hit me...
    Appolo123 Appolo123 16-17, M Jan 21

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    i'm scared. i am scared to count on him. he doesnt take care of himself. i cant change that. but we need to help each other. will it work? i will be alone in the apartment most of...
    kpl2014 kpl2014 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    not from any specific person, but in general. well actually, basically just time away from my family. But my friends also put a tole on me every so often. I need to have my alone...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 21

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    Im scared im going to be alone for a long time im scared that i will never get to experience alot of sexual things i have been a lonely person i just dont know how to flirt or pull...
    Mustangkid2020 Mustangkid2020 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    You know that thing where, for days and weeks, and maybe even longer, you are strolling along in life, thinking and maybe even knowing that I think I might be doing more than okay...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    They say that everything happens for a reason and that everyone has a purpose on this earth but i find that really hard to believe. Most of my life i been good to people but me...
    TheWorldVsJ TheWorldVsJ 26-30, M 4 Responses Jan 19

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    I was born normal, just like every one else. When i was about 11ish I began to notice I different. Most kids around my age like hanging out, talk about sports tv shows, the works...
    blacknight2345 blacknight2345 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    My dad's not bad at all. But somehow I'm terrified of him. He gets mad but he doesn't yell, he's not abusive but he's kind of strict I guess. Only a little. But I get paranoid...
    nonymousee nonymousee 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    When I was a child growing up, I tried often to get my parents' approval, and it was always through my art--mostly drawing. My parents didn't care about anything artistic. They...
    benglishtea benglishtea 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    I miss you. I miss the way you used to look at me. I miss everything about you. I feel so alone without you. I am so tired of living without you. I miss your touch, and lying next...
    Tmystic Tmystic 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 15

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    Separate beds My boyfriend is a super light sleeper and his body also twitches a lot. He tosses & turns, overheats and just can't sleep. So He sleeps in another bed. I respect...
    AsteriasAura AsteriasAura 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    i prepare for dying alone. this is not just saying. 'cos l am so alone. no family. noone. and before hurt again..i have to prepare for hurting...don't say anything like you know...
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F Jan 2

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    I was home alone and went to get in the shower, and my phone rang with an unknown number just as I was stepping the shower. I should be freaked out right?
    Tiffanyportelli Tiffanyportelli 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    I'm scared to get close, and I hate being alone, I long for that feeling to not feel at all, the higher I get, the lower I'll sink, I can't drown my demons they know how to swim...
    mcrxforever mcrxforever 13-15, F Jan 8

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    i'm always feeling alone. i am the one my family keeps secrets from and runs circles around me. i wish i felt more loved but i don't i feel small and alone. i'm afraid to make...
    minibird minibird 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 14

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    I literally have this horrible fear that I'm going to end up being alone for my whole life. I'm 19 and practically nobody has expressed interest in wanting to be with me and it's...
    Raewyn95 Raewyn95 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I'm home from school and my dad is busy and my best friend is busy and I feel scared and lonely...like a deep emptiness in my heart...like something is missing.its like Everytime I...
    xxangellynnxx xxangellynnxx 16-17, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I am writing this incase anyone else finds themselves in a similar situation . . . Please do not worry about me, I have been free of this relationship for 7 years now. I am a lot...
    elimarie7 elimarie7 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    II The Blessedness of Possessing Nothing Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.—Matt. 5:3 Before the Lord God made man upon the earth He first...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M Jan 14

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    I deserve no sympathy. I deserve not to love or be loved. I deserve to be alone. I've one mistakes in the past with my ex that I could never forgive myself for. I've hit her before...
    lostloveangel lostloveangel 18-21, M Jan 3

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    I hate living in this hell hole with my parents. They are super strict! They control over what I watch, hear,do. They don't let me do nothing !!! I hate this !!! I wish I could...
    Changeme8 Changeme8 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    I act like I enjoy being by myself and in most cases I do but I don't want to be alone and living by myself forever. I have a fear that my entire family is going to die and I'm...
    Randumbdude Randumbdude 13-15 Jan 9

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    realizing all of a sudden that you have lost so many important people in your life slowly is probably one of the most painfullest things ever. there were memories, insiders...
    unknownana unknownana 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    The truth is all I feel is pain, I have been planning to end my life since I lost my parents when I was eleven..then my ex commits suicide and leaves me here alone on this earth...
    SleepwalkingToDeath SleepwalkingToDeath 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    I feel like I'm going to end up all alone. I'm going to be living by myself in an apartment with 6 dogs and only have my career. While everyone around me is going to be married...
    itslala840 itslala840 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am an anxious person when it comes to relationships, whether they are familial, romantic or platonic. The closer I am to somebody, the more I fear of making mistakes. In the past...
    crystalhaze crystalhaze 18-21, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Some People are afraid to love because they might get hurt... But we are totally fine living day by day not knowing if a gamma burst out in space may occur and life as we know it...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    When i was 2 or 3 im not sure how old but i was raped by a guy my mom used to see. My mom brother this guy and i were sitting in our livingroom in ouur apartment. Well this guy got...
    harlemwildcatbaby harlemwildcatbaby 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 13

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    I was married to a beautiful woman at the age of 22, and was divorced 10 years later because she cheated on me with multiple men. I remarried and had two wonderful children with...
    Tevscom Tevscom 51-55, M Jan 13

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    I hate when people have those extremely loud train horns for their car. It scares the living crap out of me and I feel like im reborn on the inside. I get really pissed off at...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 16-17, F 6 days ago

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