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I Am Terrified of Growing Old Alone

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    One Of My Few Bigger Fears

    One of my worst nightmares is ending up alone. You see, people - so far - have had a tendency of leaving me when I'm not valuable enough for them anymore. Aaaand I don't handle being alone very well....at all >.<
    peanlo peanlo 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 23, 2011

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    I Am Scared Of Being A Bag Lady On The Streets

    an old bag lady homeless and sad sack I believe this is my future already. nothing can save me from it its all due to the trouble I have caused others wanting things
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 17, 2011

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    Looking In the Mirrow

    It has been almost 5 years.  I don't want to grow old alone.  My hubby died almost 5 years ago.  The time has flown by faster then I can believe.  I want to share my life with someone.  I don't know hot to meet people .  The Internet has not worked...
    egt2bu egt2bu 56-60 29 Responses Feb 8, 2009

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    You Don'T Love Me Anymore

    You don't love me anymore, you left without saying a word no sound, no motions nothing but the tears streaming down your face. What did I do wrong? Why did you leave me? I don't understand I hate myself I cry out for you do you hear me? Does it hurt when you breathe too? Because...
    candygirl189 candygirl189 18-21, F 2 Responses May 6, 2013

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    Only Child

    I am 30 years old.  I have only had 3 real boyfriends in my life.  One lasted for 3 years, one lasted for 6 months, and one is long distance that is still ongoing. I would like to get married ot my current boyfriend, but we need to live in the same place for awhile...
    OliviaHart OliviaHart 26-30 5 Responses Mar 13, 2010

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    Anguish

    "A dream is a wish your heart makes When you're fast asleep In dreams you lose your heartaches. Whatever you wish for, you keep And the dreams that you wish Will come true".                           ...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 56 Responses Jul 20, 2010

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    I Am Scared To Be Alone And I Am Getting Old I Am Scared

    I look all the time for some one .And be alone every year scared me .I don't know what to do .I am scared to die alone.And I don't have family .Then I am scared and every one that are really not your friend.But you talk to .Say don't worry..But you still down in your heart you...
    ladywolf123 ladywolf123 51-55, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2011

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    The End Of The Road

     I am terrified that no matter how hard i try i will never find someone i can grow old with. I fear that my dreams of living a simple life with a loving husband and a couple of kids will never come true.  that somehow i was over looked when i was placed on this huge yet...
    PunkCowgirl PunkCowgirl 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 23, 2009

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    Maybe

    Although I'm fine with the idea of growing old alone, a part of me is more than terrified that I'd grow old without my soul-mate by my side.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 30, 2011

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    I'M So Lonely...

    I'm so lonely Lord, why have you put this curse on me. I get good grades, I have good looks, I try to do my best. But, Why Lord, Why, have you put this love-sadness / loneliness curse on pore 17year old me.. I know I have all my life to find the perfect girl. But because you gave...
    Feb 1, 2013

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    Old Alone

    Someone I know constantly says this.  I feel bad for this person cause I don't think this person should worry growing old alone since he has lots of people who love him and are behind him.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Sep 30, 2011

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    My Choice?

    I love a man much older than me. Some say that is my choice, but love is an emotion and emotions are often involuntary, so do I have a choice. He is 26 years older than me and I will always be there for him. He says he doesn't fear death, just being sick and alone. He will never...
    ravenfox ravenfox 41-45, F 5 Responses Dec 22, 2009

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    I read a nice quote that sums it up nicely: Being adult doesn't mean that you can make decisions, but that you must make decisions
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    It is in the nature of time to pass. That is why we have memories!
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    I'm alone. It's an ongoing battle between hate and love. I love the feeling of being self-dependent and having my own voice but at the same time I feel lonely because I have no one...
    ImagineA ImagineA 16-17 4 days ago

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    I have seen how it is when you start to grow up. You get more responsibilities and some of them can be good but there are others like paying for insurance, paying for bills and all...
    Culinaryman23 Culinaryman23 22-25, M 49 mins ago

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    I was really scared of growing up before my 18th birthday,I figure it will be ok after my birthday, my b-day was two days ago and now I am terrified :(
    theanja1 theanja1 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My best friend growing up had a father who would periodically travel out of town for his job. When this happened his mother liked to have the kids friends(he had two sisters) stay...
    eli1601 eli1601 61-65, M 2 Responses Jul 30

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    Lately, I feel so alone all the time. I feel like no one understands me or cares about me. I'm surrounded by people who say they love me and that their my friends. But if they were...
    Mackieboo Mackieboo 16-17, F 5 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Recently one of my best friends and I have been getting in fights a lot, and I'm terrified that we won't be friends anymore because of what happened today. We both used our mutual...
    alecsaf alecsaf 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism Feb of this year. I started with Levothyroxine but my body was sensitive to it so in april my dr switched me to .5 of synthroid . at first I was...
    lauryn14 lauryn14 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    Honestly I've lived life like a kid for 17 years never even thought about being an adult in any depth Now all of a sudden it's smacked me hard in the face and I'm terrified of...
    michaelnutty25 michaelnutty25 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 2

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    My boyfriend sucks at trying to make me feel better when I'm upset. 6 of my best friends are moving to different states. I know it's apart of growing up and am happy they have all...
    KrisMiss KrisMiss 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 13

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    I feel so alone right now.. I just want someone to talk to, I can't take this anymore. The broken life I've grown accustomed to is falling apart.. I should be glad since I'm...
    BulletForMyBlackVeil BulletForMyBlackVeil 13-15, F Jul 29

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    Gosh I am terrified of the night. My sister went away for 5 weeks and I hated sleeping upstairs alone. Seeing her bed empty gave me the creeps and I'm was so afraid something...
    MiniMe57 MiniMe57 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Hi This is Billy,from Dallas, I just have got the news that one of my old nice friends named Martin has been sick on their trip abroad and now is in hospital, he is not good at all...
    Bill199500 Bill199500 16-17, M 1 hr ago

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    I'm so scared of them. I'm afraid that they're all beasts who just want sex from people. I get really scared if I'm alone with a man or in a crowd. There's only a few men I...
    CrystalViolet7 CrystalViolet7 13-15, F Jul 31

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    Feeling very alone as I walked out from the train station feel like a zombie walking out with no feelings. Even buying a drink is without emotions , it is just passing the money...
    asianahyang96 asianahyang96 16-17, M Jul 23

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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 know I'm too young to say something like this but, yeah, I would rather be alone than with someone I don't love. The reason I'm saying this is for the past eight or so months, I...
    EvanescentIridescent EvanescentIridescent 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Many of the private businesses had owners who wouldn't work for anybody else. Enter into the scene a cabinet maker with a wife and three kids on the verge of bankruptcy and later...
    Kickingnscreaming Kickingnscreaming 56-60, M Jul 30

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    Their experience and authoritative nature is a real turn on for me. I think growing up without a father figure means I always look for that as an attribute in the opposite sex. I...
    Mannz Mannz 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 10

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    It's hard to write this because I still haven't been able to accept this about myself. But, I am without a doubt terrified by the person I am. I try to hide that I've never been...
    hollowman10 hollowman10 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    Like I will scream like a little girl if I see one. I am terrified of them, see when I was 6, my family lived in Louisiana, and a spider crawled up my pants and bit my nuts. they...
    DracovNasser DracovNasser 18-21, M Jul 31

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    I'm only a teenager, but sometimes I just can't get it out of my head that one day it will just be absolutely nothing and I'll be dead, and I almost feel like crying. I'm terrified...
    bearwhitethenerd bearwhitethenerd 70+, F 1 Response Aug 1

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