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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    For those of you that feel alone and think being in a relationship will make you happy, keep on reading… Up until recently, I have been in long term relationships for the past...
    TrailrunnerMN TrailrunnerMN 31-35, M 10 hrs ago

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    I am 17 years old for a week now. I been liking guys older than me since I was 11 years old. I like guys who were 16 to 17 years old but when I was 12-16 years old I like guys 18...
    XxCuTiE14xX XxCuTiE14xX 16-17, F 13 hrs ago

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    I love being at home and alone so I can be at peace, and I don't have to act to please others. So I can be free of of others judgements, lack of acceptance, and anger. So I don't...
    criticalminded criticalminded 36-40, F 14 hrs ago

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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 May 6

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    Ever since I started getting crushes, they have always been older men. I remember being 13 and having crushes on men that were 30 and up. Haha. I'm almost 19 and I would not mind...
    MuscleCarBabe69 MuscleCarBabe69 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Im terrified of social situations most of the time and prefer to be home but I feel lonely a lot. I need deep conversation and people i can connect with, but as I mature, my...
    TrystiBishop TrystiBishop 16-17 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have some friends but I feel utterly different from them apart from us all being blood and flesh humans. I tried opening up but sometimes I feel that people just want to talk...
    gracijela gracijela 22-25, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    This is seriously the worst birthday ever. Nothing tragic happened. I know for some, their birthdays could have been worst.. But... I think I deserve to be happy on my birthday...
    AmyL0ve AmyL0ve 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    i am 15 years old boy i am looking for an older sister please email me at kavehreasco@yahoo.com
    ThePhantomDeathReaper ThePhantomDeathReaper 13-15, M 1 hr ago

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    since my best friend past away it seem like i am alone in this town. Every day I look out my window and see people in groups and it makes me very more lonnier
    snowcop snowcop 46-50, F 2 Responses 39 mins ago

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    I retaliated against a bully got sent to prison for 9 years and have been out of prison for 3 years now. I'm now 29 and everything has changed so much. I find it hard to read...
    gabriel700 gabriel700 26-30, M 15 mins ago

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    Im 17 years old dating 40 year old. No he is not a ********* and no he is not rich.he is not very attractive looking and he has 3 kids. He has the custody of only one. He has had...
    spicy7 spicy7 22-25, F 6 days ago

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