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I Am Terrified of Being Alone and Forgotten

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    I feel that, as humans,

    we all try to achieve something. We all try to make our mark, provide a piece of ourselves to the public world and hope that piece touches someone. Whether through love, passion, intellect, aggression, inspiration. We all have that one thing that we look back on and say "yes, I...
    JohnCCT JohnCCT 18-21, M Feb 12, 2014

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    This is what I fear most.

    Dying and then becoming a forgotten memory. Lost, no purpose, then dead and long forgotten. No mark in history, no prodigy to carry on the family name. And it hurts to think that, that could be my future. Dying alone, with no mark. :'(
    Drifter15 Drifter15 18-21, M Jan 8, 2014

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    I've finally reached a point in my life where my lonely has become my happy! I actually WANT to be alone. :-D
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    is that weird? i like being social a little bit, if i can. but in the end i like being alone, or at least around people who had more of my interests.
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    still up.. still up writing... I can feel the pain, I can feel loneliness, I can feel bitterness. I can feel the awfulness, I can feel the heartbreaking within my chest, why...
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    This means away from EVERYONE. So yes, I have periods of not talking to anyone at all to talking to everyone I meet. It's either one or the other. I've always been this way and I...
    SylenaEverlasting SylenaEverlasting 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    been alone gave me time to think about thing i have done good or......
    ghayasMalik ghayasMalik 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    love the calmness of being alone until I miss the company of mankind
    muradgh muradgh 18-21, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    And people don't understand that. I like it. I don't do it cuz i'm sad or smthin. I sit around alone in my room sometimes because i need some me time. And they nag me to go out and...
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    All my life I've had to pick myself up when I felt completely shattered. People who were supposed to be there for me used me. All I want is to not feel alone all the time. I want...
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    DarianM DarianM 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I'm an introvert so it's rather normal for me to love being alone. But I'm going to be living on my own next year for uni and I'm scared to death of being alone there.
    notarikon notarikon 16-17 1 Response Jun 24

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    Yess this is my fear.. i know for a fact ... i'll be alone
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    I love being alone.....most of the time. But every once in a while, I wish I had a boyfriend or friend to hang out with. I've been having these feelings more and more lately...
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    I enjoy being along but that's just b/c I hate the vast majority of people! Wise up and chill out you fools! You suck! So, yeah, I get lonely. Every now and then there's some folks...
    Mossonarock Mossonarock 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 24

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    Alone again, alone again, alone again... Alone.
    stephane28 stephane28 26-30, F 16 Responses Jun 24

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    I do like being alone, but then another part of me is terrified by it! And Iโ€™ve been left alone for a very long time. Even when there are people around me, I still feel...
    JadeKnight JadeKnight 26-30, T Jun 24

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    I actually prefer to be alone than to be with a large quantity of people surrounding me. The noise and the presence of a crowd makes me really uncomfortable. I would rather stay in...
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    im so use to being but myself but im scared because i like it but i dont want to be alone anymore im scared ill never find someone who cares
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    Funny I have many employees that see me as the outgoing wheeler dealer boss. None of them would know that I really dont like being around people and experiance loneliness, regret...
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    I enjoy the freedom of being able to do what ever I want when I'm alone, but I don't like it when I'm doing something I like to do, but have to do it alone...
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    I enjoy solitude, but when I hear the other tenants in the building around me throwing parties and interacting with people, it makes me feel lonely. But, if I'm in a roomful of...
    Lynessence Lynessence 31-35, F Jun 23

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    I enjoy my alone time. But its the loneliness and lack of connection or intimacy is the ****** side of the coin. In time maybe ill find one to share and grow old with.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 23

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    Recently separated, and I like it. Too much stress and negative energy, was fighting a losing battle. I am ok being alone
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    when I'm alone with my thoughts it gives me time to think about things
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    It's very calming when I'm alone, I sometimes prefer being alone just for the silence, but at times I don't like it due to me ending up with thinking about stuff I rather not or am...
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    I wish I wasn't so alone, & had someone to appreciate. That would be nice!๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŒนโค๏ธ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ
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    I like being alone but this is not one of those times so anyone want to talk?
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    Sometimes I like time to myself,but it wouldn't hurt tone able together of the house once in awhile
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    I don't think anyway relates to this because there is no groups on it but I miss being alone and I love being alone I don't know why I feel so much better when it's just me having...
    Babygirl3799 Babygirl3799 16-17, F Jun 17

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    I'm so sick of being alone this **** sucks so bad
    master338 master338 22-25, M Jun 17

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    Wish there was someone for me.
    Gwall1234 Gwall1234 36-40, F 6 Responses Jun 16

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    I like being alone for a lot of reasons. But I miss him. We talked every day. And now we don't talk at all
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    listenerneverheard listenerneverheard 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 14

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    I hate not having no one to talk to or even be around. Is it too much to ask for an honest friend...one that not just gonna be friends till the end of the season. I sit in my room...
    LonerToMost84 LonerToMost84 16-17, M Jun 14

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    Im 19 years old girl ! my parents still never let me to go out with friends for movies or even for lunch ! i hate staying at home and i dont even feel like im in staying in house...
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    Tbh this is my life. Does any one else experience this?
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