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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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    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 8 Responses Feb 7, 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 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    As an introvert, I enjoy being alone sometimes. Being around people for long periods of time can be quite exhausting. I like having time to myself to reflect on things and be alone...
    Sapphire14 Sapphire14 18-21, F 6 days ago

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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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    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...
    Craney1 Craney1 31-35 1 day ago

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    I know this is a bit different but my elderly dog who has been a major part of my life has two growths on his body and I can't afford to take him to the vet and I'm really scared...
    idiotheque idiotheque 18-21, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I've to admit that every one Constance resorts personnel have just been so kind and welcoming that it's because of them it's really worth looking at being...Junior and Senior...
    Wava2173rd Wava2173rd 31-35, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Most of time, I'm happy. But sometimes I feel very scared and unstable. I am trying my best to recognize what's given to me and appreciate what I have. Maybe I'm trying too hard...
    Emily712 Emily712 31-35, F Jul 28

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    Living in a small town makes it hard for some folks to meet decent dating material. But I live in a big city bustling with single people from all ages and let me tell you, it doesn...
    Bellamae Bellamae 41-45, F Aug 8

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    I remember a time not so long ago, when I danced while bathed in sunlight and made every day an adventure; without fear or reservation, I lived my life the way life is supposed to...
    thisangelslife thisangelslife 31-35, M Aug 12

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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 4 days ago

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    I live with my boyfriend but still have my flat. I often wonder, do I stay with him because I'm scared of being alone? Why can't I just go back to my own flat? Do I need to? Should...
    Bluesrain Bluesrain 26-30, F Jul 27

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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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    It sux being here alone wit no one to tlk to...hate being alone...just lookn for sumone to make me feel good
    tonystarkz tonystarkz 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    I was drawing Tuesday night.. And I was listening to music I do that so I don't get scared. I used to be afraid to go in my own room. me and Jake used to sleep with dad every...
    KovusShame KovusShame 13-15, F Jul 24

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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 4 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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    It was seemingly always painful, living with my controlling, demanding mother. I would dream of running away, even if it meant living on the streets. What child dreams of such...
    walker13sl walker13sl 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    I used to be scared f rain when I was little because they brought in a dark atmosphere but now I like them if they're alone. I am scared of thunderstorms m, especially severe ones...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Aug 5

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    Imagine a single flower for our soul and with each encounter of our potential find in a perfect soul mate they pick a petal from us. They disappear with apart of us, our petal...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I feel that my friends only need me when they are down. When they are happy, they will ignore me and forget me. I am lonely and I am scared that I will always be alone.
    skykhai48 skykhai48 16-17, M Jul 27

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    I have the day off today, something I look forward to but also dread. My friends are all too busy recently to do anything. I am frantically thinking of something to do as I really...
    Crystalcastle Crystalcastle 22-25, F 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I can't sleep most nights anymore, I know I'm young but I still can't see a point in living. I guess I'm scared. At the end of our lives there is nothing? So why don't we just jump...
    pusheen123 pusheen123 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    i think im deafly afraid of being alone i cant tell which is worse my fear of being alone or homeless.I just know id be scared.The world is a dangerous place for a woman if you...
    Passionfruit3 Passionfruit3 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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    So I'm going to write and write to my heart's content right now, and I hope that it comes out somewhat cogent. My editing of this story is going to be meager, as it is with most of...
    foldedunfolding foldedunfolding 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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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 8 hrs ago

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    Yes I'm alone and it's fine ! I have been in **** for 4 years and at the end I knew that I'm okay with being alone but I know I'm not lonely and This amazing site showed me many...
    FlawlessGuy FlawlessGuy 18-21, M Jul 22

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    I can't be alone , I don't have my boyfriend anymore and I feel so empty , my mums the closest person to me but I'm house sitting my dads place for 2 weeks I've been having panic...
    guessitsjustmexo guessitsjustmexo 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 26

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    I woke up and not one person was home I felt so lonely no one is texting me back and I'm scared for some odd reason I like being alone but I like being alone when people are...
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 29

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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 am gay and I am so shy it is unreal. I'm too scared to date anyone... Heh like I could get anyone. I'd love to meet a nice guy who I could share stuff with and be my complete...
    holyflapjacks holyflapjacks 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 28

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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 5 days ago

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    I've been married for 17 years. He has help me to raise children from my first marriage and we have 1 of our own. He has medical issues that have lowered his sex drive. This...
    CrazyKatLady CrazyKatLady 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    My last boyfriend cheated on me 15 times I kept going back to him cause I felt like I'll be alone forever if I left him he made me feel like he was the only guy on this planted...
    tamaraiwannaknow tamaraiwannaknow 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    My science teacher was a kind looking man with blue eyes and a soft smile. I used to admire him, becuase he seemed to be the happiest man on Earth. I would always raise my hand...
    Teenager1421 Teenager1421 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    I'm not gonna lie.. It bothers me. It doesn't quite scare me, but every time I think about it my stomach drops a little, I feel anxious. I'm young, but I never went through that...
    TheRisingPhoenix TheRisingPhoenix 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 29

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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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