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I Am Terrified of Growing Old Alone

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    When you grow up who do you want to he like? That's a Blue Jay in the picture by the way..he's hidden, can you see him? 2 things for your consideration today..
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    I feel so incredibly, overwhelmingly lost right now. Today is my birthday, and my Dad forgot. Everyday it seems I just spend the time wondering if I should kill myself today or...
    katalina22 katalina22 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    And if I believed that this life is all we have, and if I didn't know from first hand experience that good looks create almost more problems than they solve. As I age, I find...
    candichest candichest 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 28

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    Why Grow Up? by Susan Neiman, and Juvenescence by Robert Pogue Harrison – review We worship youth – and at the same time respond to idealism with the injunction ‘Grow up...
    sogdianrock sogdianrock 51-55, M Feb 7

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    What's wrong with this old man??!! He is walking in front of me and passing by like more than one time! Come on old man stop it! You are getting my admirer jealous, and I hate to...
    DawnSahour DawnSahour 26-30, F 7 hrs ago

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    Most kids who grew up as "red diaper babies" grew up happy, well and safe. Most followed their parents into the CP when the CP existed (the CPUSA died in 1989). After WWII, the CP...
    Brainyblonde Brainyblonde 66-70, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    So i'm 21 years old and i've never really had a boyfriend. I've been on dates before but they've never gone any further and it's always my fault. I'm terrified, no - petrified of...
    bobthespider bobthespider 18-21 6 days ago

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    In my experience very few twenty three years old men can hold an intelligible conversation with me, they just want me to take off my panties. I guess it was the guys I used to...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 6 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I'm 44 and he is 70 but he is experienced and successful and we share the same interests but I'm afraid of what other people will think especially the future he is older but he is...
    Bella70 Bella70 41-45, F 6 hrs ago

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    I feel as though I have nobody right now, I feel so alone, even though I know I'm not. So many friends have turned against me, and I just feel completely lost. People want me to...
    thewayhesmiles420 thewayhesmiles420 16-17, F Jan 31

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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...
    angiestong angiestong 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days 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...
    angiestong angiestong 26-30, F 2 days 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...
    Doriatong Doriatong 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days 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...
    Doriatong Doriatong 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Any older woman on here who likes a wild teen ;)
    WILDamdYOUNG96 WILDamdYOUNG96 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    Im so afraid. Its the one thing that scares me the most. i have a hard time holding on to people. I just, drift away. Growing up i was isolated and i went through a lot. And it...
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 30

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    growing up i never had anyone i could open up to so i kept everything in. it never really bothered me to hold everything in but lately it feels like it all just wants to come out...
    arias831 arias831 22-25, M Feb 15

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    Well, the title does say a lot. I have a huge crush on an older guy. He's seven years older than me. Gosh... And it's growing every day (my crush for him). I really do like him...
    CoteofNewLondon CoteofNewLondon 16-17 1 Response Jan 31

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    I hate getting on airplanes. I hate the fact that you're up the air and there is no way to get down unless you crash or the pilot takes you to your destination point. I feel so...
    Ra1na Ra1na 18-21, F Feb 3

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    Am Terrified Of Needles............
    goodnites1011 goodnites1011 22-25, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm always alone since childhood...that child you saw in the corner everyone avoiding your reading his sorrows since I was brought into this world I've accepted the fact that I...
    heavydutyfoo heavydutyfoo 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 4

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    I'm over 30, and have never even held hands with someone not in my family. I function well, though. My problem is it's difficult always being alone for a number of practical...
    ewopjg ewopjg 31-35 2 Responses Feb 11

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    This all has been so traumatic for me. I'm 26 years old and the father of this baby is 31. I have one child, he has no children. We were together for 5 years. When I had my...
    Brokenwings03 Brokenwings03 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    Many young women today are a bit tired of the usual relationships that they have with men of their age. This is why it is no surprise nowadays that we see a lot of Younger Women...
    celinecc11 celinecc11 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 2

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    Im 13 years old and now im 44kg. Do you have any tips?
    MrSom MrSom 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 14

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    I was a member here but left recently. I missed my old friends with whom I shared stories and anecdotes. I am quite genuine in this project and speak the truth and would appreciate...
    opaquelady opaquelady 36-40, F 10 Responses Feb 16

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    I am 16 years old, and I weigh 540 pounds. I am almost immobile, and soon I will be immobile completely. I eat about all day every day, and I don't intend to stop.
    Alistair2 Alistair2 16-17, M 3 Responses Feb 18

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    I had little responsibility growing up. My only regular chore was dishes after supper, which I actually sort of enjoyed. I'd watch the sun setting out the window and the birds in...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My mom made me make this account. I am 15 years old I get spanked by my mom, and my name is Alex. I am supposed to answer any questions about my spankings for part of my punishment...
    Alex7856 Alex7856 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am a 16 year old guy and i want to grow my hair long. It is currently like 3 inches, a little wavy and light brown/ dirty blond. I think it may look good if I grow it long like...
    jameslames4 jameslames4 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I'm growing my hair long but idk if girls will like it
    siddoney01 siddoney01 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 6

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    I have been for several years now. I'm 5ft7 and my hair reaches my lower back, idk when I'm going to stop growing it, I love my long hair it's kind of like my signature now. I had...
    kaylasaurus kaylasaurus 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    Mother says the marks I have on my body and my dimples mean that I've waited for someone in my past life for 200 years enduring some form of unspeakable torture. Let me explain...
    Fuzzies Fuzzies 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 11

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    I am 27 years old male. i am very afraid of the idea that I will never find my true love and being alone for the rest of my life. I have dated a few women, but they don;t work out...
    manesh515 manesh515 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 12

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