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I Am Terrified of Growing Old Alone

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 30, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    I work in the shipping department of a small to medium sized manufacturing warehouse. A month ago I spent my lunch break flying paper airplanes in a big open space in the...
    bb662 bb662 26-30, M Apr 9

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    Alone in everything I do just don't understand why life has to be so hard and lonely on top of it all. Millions of people in the world and I'm still alone.
    Ifyouaskme Ifyouaskme 46-50, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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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...
    dalidacc11 dalidacc11 26-30, F Apr 21

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    Yesterday I got a speeding ticket on my way to my brothers house. I wasn't worried about the ticket, because it really was my fault. I was however, terrified of what my brother...
    withano withano 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    4 years ago, I met a sweet lady with whom I had everything in common. She had a tough life, riddled with abusive relationships, and illnesses that affected her in mind and body...
    AndyCLec AndyCLec 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    I'm a male in my 30's. Growing up, I always had crushes on girls (and Women). I'm fact, my first "girlfriend" was in kindergarden. She and I would sit against the lockers during...
    SagittariusBlunt SagittariusBlunt 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 22

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    Because I'm too toxic at times and is very dependable on others and I'm not good at anything but making smoothies. I'm terrified of those I find attractive and don't like those...
    Nual Nual 22-25, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    The term homebody has been said a few times. My aunt started saying it as if she made it sound like it's frowned upon. It may be to others but I just like having the comfort of...
    Xemplefied Xemplefied 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 18

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    I live abroad(for last 10 years),but few mts /yr.live in USA.Recently,upon my Son(the only child of mine),and wife,paid a brief visit to USA,this time staying with them(13 nights...
    shirinmaghami shirinmaghami 70+, F Apr 23

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    I wasn't the oldest and wasn't the baby so I was pretty much ignored growing up.
    sanntay7334 sanntay7334 46-50, F Apr 8

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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...
    caraccaa caraccaa 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Once again my fear of commitment wins. I'm terrified of being in a relationship or marriage without that "in love" feeling. I'm terrified of being with someone who used to try hard...
    KJPKelsey KJPKelsey 18-21, F Apr 20

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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...
    dalidacc11 dalidacc11 26-30, F Apr 21

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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...
    bettycc11 bettycc11 26-30, F Apr 24

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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...
    bettycc11 bettycc11 26-30, F Apr 24

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    I watch/read scary things at night so I would be terrified
    FuRyEU FuRyEU 13-15, M Apr 10

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    You never know what a person goes through.... You just don't. They cover it up with a smile, they "act" like everything is normal when everything is going on in their heads. They...
    xxblasianxx xxblasianxx 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 22

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    Ok, my first post may have been a bit harsh. Allow me to explain my stance on this a little more tactfully...Keep in mind it has been almost a decade since I was 13. First things...
    Missdrakerss Missdrakerss 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 14

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    Never felt this lonely. Ever feel like no one understands you? Ever feel like your always the person taking care of ppl and no one seems to help you? Like your almost invisible...
    goofy1988 goofy1988 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 24

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    When I picked my mood for this, I thought lonely would be the obvious choice. I spend a lot of time at work, it's very stressful. When I leave work I come home and even though I...
    brian275 brian275 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    B came home from school one day, and as I asked her about her day she informed me of kids in her class "dating"... WHAT IN SAM'S HELL!!!! HOLY FUDGMACICLE PIE!! - B, 10 year olds...
    Orchidspetals Orchidspetals 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 24

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    This situation took place at my mother's hosted event, which had happened to be a large wedding shared between two backyards... Quite frankly, the setting was beautiful, and I...
    FlourescentMarie FlourescentMarie 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    I love the history of old things. I love how, way back when, they cooked over fireplaces and did everything by hand. I love how everything was made from scratch and there wasn't an...
    DreamCloud17 DreamCloud17 18-21, F Apr 12

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    I love old TV shows !!!!! Here's a random list of my fav shows 50s -60s I love Lucy Hazel Father knows best Leave it to beaver Bewitched 70s Eight is enough Jeffersons...
    Dollfan32 Dollfan32 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 13

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    Hi this is my first blog on this site....my name is Richard i live in south Africa and im 21 years old......i life with my parents and work as a waiter ....i love my job and is...
    Richard103 Richard103 18-21 1 Response Apr 15

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    Hi, Today I feel really alone, I think this is because of where life has led me to. My mother died a year ago, I have got over the worst of that but my father, who is 80, but...
    Ladytina42 Ladytina42 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 19

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    No matter how many people I see or speak to or meet. No matter how many different times and different ways my friends and my family tell me and show me they love me and they're...
    FemaleBorderlineSociopath FemaleBorderlineSociopath 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I feel like I was pushed to grow up and punished for being a kid. I used to get into trouble for being bad when I was really just trying to get attention. I was left alone, told I...
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 16-17, T 1 Response Apr 8

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    I did two things for the very first time today. I went out (to work) wearing a lace thong, the first time I've ever been out of the house wearing anything feminine, I've had the...
    Imjustbrowsing Imjustbrowsing 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 13

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    Finding myself and growing is far more important, and I am myself. When things fail I have get up and dust off and rebuild and grow. I am and I will always be who I am, as much as...
    Orchidspetals Orchidspetals 36-40, F 6 Responses Apr 18

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    Concerns about Mold in Florida SchoolsUnfortunately, Florida is a great incubator for mold, with high humidity and plenty of rain almost year round, mold can’t help to grow...
    deepakrajput deepakrajput 22-25, M Apr 27

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