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I Am Terrified of Growing Old Alone

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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...
    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...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Sep 30, 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 22-25, M 1 Response 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...
    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...
    OliviaHart OliviaHart 26-30 5 Responses Mar 13, 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...
    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...
    PunkCowgirl PunkCowgirl 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 23, 2009

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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...
    egt2bu egt2bu 56-60 29 Responses Feb 8, 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...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 17, 2011

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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...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 56 Responses Jul 20, 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...
    candygirl189 candygirl189 18-21, F 2 Responses May 6, 2013

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    I have a big fear of growing old, like I have younger cousins & I always count the years between us & calculate, when there my age, how old will I be! It haunts me when I try...
    Beatit12 Beatit12 13-15, F Mar 21

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    I'm scared of growing old. That means more responsibilities, leaving home, losing my parents and dieing. I wish I can stay a kid forever. I'm scared to die and lose my parents.
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    When we were growing up we were spanked bare by both parents in front of our siblings until puberty, when we reached puberty we just told a parent (boys told dad, girls told mom...
    KirstyAJohnson KirstyAJohnson 31-35, F 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Hello everyone, I'm quite new to this but I'm just going to start to write a story about myself. I think it's going to be quite long. And it's only one aspect of me of many- I have...
    Taurini Taurini 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I was 15 years old when I first began following the old ways. My parents were southern progressives, which wasn't uncommon in Georgia at the time, and they supported progress and...
    TheDaken TheDaken 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    I am so sad all the time. My marriage is falling apart. We are in my late mother-in-law's house in a small town and neither of us have found jobs. I used to be successful but my...
    slmb slmb 36-40, F Apr 3

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    Marriage over? Check. Zero love life? Check. Hopelessly dead-end career? Check. Fear of failure limiting dreams? Check. Self-loathing? Check, check, and check. I'm posting this to...
    Kronk23 Kronk23 36-40, M Apr 1

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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    I just found out that my roommate was spanked growing up! We were teasing him at dinner because his parents came to visit him last weekend and we (the 2 other roommates) thought...
    ofjndj ofjndj 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 24

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Hello to anyone who would read this... I am married and I would say happily. I've got 5 beautiful children. One is married and four live with me at home. My wife is as beautiful...
    Spanishfantasy Spanishfantasy 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    Hi all, apologies for my bad English, it's been a while. So my story is a bit different than most love affairs with married men here. I am now 30 years old. About 6 months ago I...
    highnlow highnlow 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    What is age? How do you define your life's progression? Is it by the greying of the hair, the weakening of the limbs, or by the arbitrary measurement of time with years? I am...
    costascova costascova 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Society has long become more open to the idea of older men younger women relationship. Younger women are more vibrant, more full of life and that energy can spill over onto you...
    BB0729 BB0729 31-35, F Mar 19

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    I consider myself to be a well educated person and scientifically I know zombies can't exist. Psychologically, the thought of them taking over keeps me on alert ALL the time. It...
    cjkord cjkord 31-35, M Mar 21

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    It's just so ******. I have panick attacks and cry when i see them, it's so embarassing and awful. I avoid walking on the street at night whenever i can, and when don't have a...
    juliegreen2 juliegreen2 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    I am somewhat afraid I will end up alone because I know that when I get bored in relationships I get bored and there is usually no going back...until I've alone for a few months...
    windynight54321 windynight54321 31-35, M Apr 4

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    "We come alone,and alone we die" ~ MATD The more I try to reach out to people the more convinced I am that I am meant to be alone.A lot of times the pain of reaching out only to be...
    SparklyRain SparklyRain 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    The only person I truly connect with lives hundreds of miles away, and it's difficult to express myself through the phone. I feel extremely fragile and I can't talk to anyone...
    yesdni yesdni 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    So I was just talking to my best friend about how I feel right now. I'm sad and frustrated and scared and not in the best place lately. For no good reason. She said she's sorry...
    Mikesmithg1 Mikesmithg1 16-17, M Mar 31

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    Older Men Like Younger Women as they are more vibrant, spontaneous and full of life. A survey of 2000 adults showed that only one percent of women preferred a relationship with a...
    likeyoungerwomen likeyoungerwomen 31-35, F Mar 31

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    Older Men Like Younger Women as they are more vibrant, spontaneous and full of life. A survey of 2000 adults showed that only one percent of women preferred a relationship with a...
    likeyoungerwomen likeyoungerwomen 31-35, F Mar 31

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    Older Men Like Younger Women as they are more vibrant, spontaneous and full of life. A survey of 2000 adults showed that only one percent of women preferred a relationship with a...
    likeyoungerwomen likeyoungerwomen 31-35, F Mar 31

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    Older Men Like Younger Women as they are more vibrant, spontaneous and full of life. A survey of 2000 adults showed that only one percent of women preferred a relationship with a...
    likeyoungerwomen likeyoungerwomen 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Older Men Like Younger Women as they are more vibrant, spontaneous and full of life. A survey of 2000 adults showed that only one percent of women preferred a relationship with a...
    likeyoungerwomen likeyoungerwomen 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    AgeMeet.com is the #1 Age Gap Dating Site for younger women older men dating . It is Free to post & browse 550,000+ active members. We have been in the online dating business for...
    fionacc11 fionacc11 26-30, F Mar 21

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    AgeMeet.com is the #1 Age Gap Dating Site for younger women older men dating . It is Free to post & browse 550,000+ active members. We have been in the online dating business for...
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    My mother was very mentally abusive to me and my brother growing up. She was physically and mentally abused by her stepfather growing up and in turn treated my younger brother and...
    NYSPANKER NYSPANKER 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I just don't know what to do anymore. I'm sick and tiered of this and idk. Ever since I was little my older sister who is 4 years older than me has fought with my parents. Mainly...
    RuinedGirl RuinedGirl 13-15 1 Response Mar 29

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    I do it alone. No friends to help me. Please allow me to define what a friend is in my book: someone who knows the real you, and is willing to support you through everything...
    PhindingPhronesis PhindingPhronesis 16-17, M Mar 30

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    I've been living alone for 4 months now after me and my wife separated. The past week has been busy and keeping me occupied. But today has been a hard day. I very much miss seeing...
    jxsingle67 jxsingle67 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    how can i get my old best friend back!? we stopped talking last year because i met a guy and she didn't like him and was telling me not to fall for him. i should have listened...
    katiebrooks005 katiebrooks005 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I cant say I'm liking the 'growing up' part. Not right now, atleast. I'm coming to terms with certain things, and preparing myself to face the real world. I have always been a...
    MetalheadIntro MetalheadIntro 13-15, F Apr 8

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    Society has long become more open to the idea of older men younger women relationship. Younger women are more vibrant, more full of life and that energy can spill over onto you...
    BB0729 BB0729 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    Society has long become more open to the idea of older men younger women relationship. Younger women are more vibrant, more full of life and that energy can spill over onto you...
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    Society has long become more open to the idea of older men younger women relationship. Younger women are more vibrant, more full of life and that energy can spill over onto you...
    BB0729 BB0729 31-35, F Mar 19

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    I was never sick as a child-actually, quite the opposite. I was strong, rambunctious, energetic, and was constantly getting in to this I wasn't supposed to. Lol. So, fast forward...
    RustyJames2130 RustyJames2130 31-35, F Mar 23

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    It's horrible seeing children not acting like ... Well, children. I see 10 year olds in mini skirts and heels, with iPhones, joining Facebook and having 'boyfriends' and it breaks...
    xMina97x xMina97x 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I am 22 years old and I have no idea what it's like to be in a romantic relationship with someone. I've never dated, held hands, or kissed anyone in that way. I've been interested...
    Najjap Najjap 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I hate my older sister. I am a 15 year old korean girl. I had a decent life, and I have decent friends. I even have a boyfriend I really admire, but there's somebody who's always...
    mymood mymood 13-15, F Mar 30

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