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I Am Terrified of Growing Old Alone

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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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    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'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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    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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    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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    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 30 Responses Feb 8, 2009

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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 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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    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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    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 22-25, F 2 Responses May 6, 2013

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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 46 Responses Jul 20, 2010

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    I love to be alone sometimes. There's many things that you can do by yourself and you can't do when someone around you. So being alone is not bad all the time. But''i feel alone...
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    i recently broke up with my now ex. and im kinda glad to be alone on Valentine's day. but yeah.
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    Getting old has it's compensations, but also it's drawbacks. For the last few years or so I have been in transition and it hasn't been easy. But one lady a few years older than me...
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    My mum passed away when I was 20, leaving behind my 17 & 8 year old sister as well. I brought my 8 year old sister up since then & always took on the role of mum to both when...
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    I am in 13 years old and in the 7th grade and there is this group of 6th grade girls at school that I am absolutely terrified to go near. They are all a year younger than me but...
    youngandenergetic youngandenergetic 13-15, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm a 15 year old sissyboy who secretly wears his 17 year old sisters bra panties bikini lingirie tights leggings dresses skirts tank tops gowns heels lipstick skinny jeans heels...
    sissyboyteen sissyboyteen 13-15, M a week ago

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    When my husband abandon me I felt so alone..when my son come to my world..it changes..but he is growing now..again I feel afraid I'll alone
    chapa2016 chapa2016 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    All my life had problem to interact with people. I remember I skipped many classes at Secondary school and University. I had to hear my father telling me over and over again how...
    mmorgam mmorgam 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    When I was in third grade, just before my family and I moved out west, my mom took my sister and I to Disney World in Florida. WE went to Universal studios and Animal Kingdom as...
    LittleMsGreenEyes LittleMsGreenEyes 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am forever to be alone through life. My marriage is in taters due to my husband cheating with men, many times over. I haven't left yet, but its coming, I know that I can not...
    Raffta Raffta 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 1

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    I value my time alone. I HOARD IT! It's bad when you look forward to being sick so you can be alone. I live with three other people: my mother, my sister and her daughter. Oh...
    matahari1 matahari1 61-65, F Jan 27

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    growing up I was never really punished or spanked and now a days I'm a mouthy brat who has to have her way or I throw a fit like 5 year old but I want to change... but how????
    Tashababyy90 Tashababyy90 22-25, F 18 Responses Jan 27

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    I am terrified of ending up alone. I don't relate to many people my age..., most can't even imagine themselves settling down and starting a family. I feel alone most of the time...
    tiffanyandasaltshaker tiffanyandasaltshaker 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 24

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    I'm a 15 year old sissyboy I secretly wear my 17 year old sisters cloths tank tops bra panties lingerie dresses gowns bikini tights leggings yoga pants skirts and definitely make...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 20

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    kimcc11aa kimcc11aa 26-30, F Jan 20

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    As a Disciplinarian I've disciplined ALL ages from 17 to 67 male and female. we're all humans and we all get out of hand sometimes and need to be punished and back in line. I do...
    emusic8 emusic8 26-30, M 6 Responses Jan 18

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    I wanna make you smile whenever you're sad Carry you around when your arthritis is bad All I wanna do is grow old with you I'll get your medicine when your tummy aches Build you a...
    HerTrueKing HerTrueKing 22-25, M Jan 15

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    My wife of 25+ years wants to Divorce me AGAIN after serial separations, Legal Separation that was reversed, and a Divorce which I talked her out of. I am the one pursuing to save...
    chiefpointingatthesun chiefpointingatthesun 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 14

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    I keep being hurt by people. As much as it hurts, and as much as I know it will continue to hurt for sometime... I need to remember that I'm worth more than that. I don't deserve...
    rememberthegirl rememberthegirl 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 13

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    mikaccaa mikaccaa 26-30, F Jan 12

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
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