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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    It's normal to feel alone your whole youth? Going 21 this year... this is going to pass?!
    queenobody queenobody 18-21, F 1 Response 36 mins ago

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    I always feel this way. Sometimes I like being alone, I'm not overly social, but it's too much. And naturally, when I need people, they aren't around so I have to get through...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I am 35 and I have been alone for my entire life. I have a brother and still have both parents, but I am still alone. I have never had a relationship, at least one that lasted...
    Shattered80 Shattered80 31-35, M 4 hrs ago

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    Sometimes when I just play games or even watch T.V I feel alone and I love it to some extent but I do wish I had someone to play games with that I love or just chill with I guess...
    maddawgaether maddawgaether 16-17, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Well, not me, but if you are young n busty and keep growing up there, I'd really like to meet you! Check out my profile! and my blog even! http://bustybabesofep.tumblr.com/
    ILuvBustyTeens ILuvBustyTeens 41-45, M 9 hrs ago

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    i'm always alone, like everything is far from me, there's no friend to talked to, there's no memories of happiness,
    AlexandraSandy AlexandraSandy 26-30, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Ok first, do not judge me... I have always been attracted to older men, ever since I began experience arousing thoughts. I was very sheltered but still always fantasize about...
    naughtyprincessbaby naughtyprincessbaby 18-21, F 4 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Ok first, do not judge me... I have always been attracted to older men, ever since I began experience arousing thoughts. I was very sheltered but still always fantasize about...
    naughtyprincessbaby naughtyprincessbaby 18-21, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Ok first, do not judge me... I have always been attracted to older men, ever since I began experience arousing thoughts. I was very sheltered but still always fantasize about...
    naughtyprincessbaby naughtyprincessbaby 18-21, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Ok first, do not judge me... I have always been attracted to older men, ever since I began experience arousing thoughts. I was very sheltered but still always fantasize about...
    naughtyprincessbaby naughtyprincessbaby 18-21, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Ok first, do not judge me... I have always been attracted to older men, ever since I began experience arousing thoughts. I was very sheltered but still always fantasize about...
    naughtyprincessbaby naughtyprincessbaby 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    Ok first, do not judge me... I have always been attracted to older men, ever since I began experience arousing thoughts. I was very sheltered but still always fantasize about...
    naughtyprincessbaby naughtyprincessbaby 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    Ok first, do not judge me... I have always been attracted to older men, ever since I began experience arousing thoughts. I was very sheltered but still always fantasize about...
    naughtyprincessbaby naughtyprincessbaby 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    Ok first, do not judge me... I have always been attracted to older men, ever since I began experience arousing thoughts. I was very sheltered but still always fantasize about...
    naughtyprincessbaby naughtyprincessbaby 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    Ok first, do not judge me... I have always been attracted to older men, ever since I began experience arousing thoughts. I was very sheltered but still always fantasize about...
    naughtyprincessbaby naughtyprincessbaby 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    My 16 year old daughter is making my life hell right now because I am dating a wonderful new man. She has not met him, but she hates him already and she does everything in her...
    jilly1970 jilly1970 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My mom and dad had very busy jobs when I was younger so I would spend long periods of time home alone. Responsible for my lunch, entertainment, etc.. So I guess just growing up...
    Justwondering223 Justwondering223 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am a 15 year old girl. I am the oldest in my family and i just finished 10th grade. I do ok in school but i got bullied by the older girls. I have a few friends but they're...
    Dunyyax Dunyyax 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I feel alone. I'm 17 years old and I was raised on all the things. I absolutely love them, I love comedy like but Abbott and Costello, Laurel and Hardy ext... the bulk of these...
    Heyabbott1234 Heyabbott1234 16-17, M 1 Response 6 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...
    astrudcc11 astrudcc11 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I'm going off to school in just a few weeks. I'm not going to be able to pay for it myself so I got on this site where older guys can talk to girls my age and help them out with...
    deleted deleted 26-30 16 Responses 6 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...
    tessaccaa tessaccaa 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I've told people for more years than I care to remember that I may grow old, but I refuse to grow up. lol
    flirtingjoe flirtingjoe 61-65, M 1 Response Jul 23

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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...
    chriscc11 chriscc11 26-30, F Jul 21

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    I know it sounds silly but I am actually terrified of spiders. I know that spiders are much smaller than I am but there is just something about them that really scares me...
    ericawalker ericawalker 13-15, F Jul 19

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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...
    ultacc11 ultacc11 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 16

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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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