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I Am Too Scared Of Being Alone To Leave

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    Finally I got a scholarship to study abroad.

    I am soooo happy. But this morning it just hit me. I have to leave home and fly 4000 km to be in a new country. I have to take care of myself and study. It is very exciting and very scary at the same time. I am sure many of you have been there. Help me.
    Onamika Onamika 31-35, F Jan 8

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    Sometimes I Want To Run Away From Home, But I Just Can't

    I thought my life was hard. That my parents don't understand. They hear me, but they don't LISTEN. I am sometimes driven to run away. I would, but my dog. I love him so much. I would take him with me, but he wouldn't understand why  "mom and dad" aren't coming with us. If I...
    RoguePredator45 RoguePredator45 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 30, 2012

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    Well.. It's a little emberrasing. But it's true. Not everytime but mostrly I get scared. I'm old enough to have my own place, but the thoughts about being home alone at night...
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    I am extremely tired of being alone. Loneliness truly sucks. Being alone with my own thoughts too much has definitely started to eat away at me.
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    I love being on my own. There was a period during my past when the majority of my time alone was spent moping in depressive thoughts or indulging in terrible habits. However...
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    I'm starting to enjoy solitude more. I like being alone with my own thoughts and not have to deal with people. We went runner at gym class to prepare for our annual 5km run and I...
    ErenBombastic ErenBombastic 13-15, M 2 Responses Apr 14

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    I like being alone.. all the time. people irk me. I'd rather be alone and feel comfortable than be around many people and feel out of place.
    niicolledani niicolledani 18-21, F Apr 1

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    I don't mind being alone, but I hate the feeling of not having any one... I guess I'm used to it. So many years of being excluded in my class.
    adriana0102 adriana0102 16-17, F 18 hrs ago

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    I find it relaxing being alone or antisocial . people say its not healthy but how can that be? You dont have to deal with people hurting you or walking all over you. Its really a...
    paytonolivia paytonolivia 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    As much as I hate being alone with my thoughts, I'm terrified to talk about certain things. I don't want to scare people away. I have certain people in my life that I trust, but I...
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    I'm scared of letting people into my life again and I'm scared of being in a relationship. I dont know if i could ever trust that person and know they truly care for me. To be...
    Ifeeluberish Ifeeluberish 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    I was with my cousin a few minutes ago, but she maybe thought that I wouldn't care if she went with my grandma to the market for an hour. She didn't even told me, she just went. I...
    imandynation imandynation 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm home alone once again and i'm trying so hard not to think of any of the scary movies that i watched in the past...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 9

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    Lots of my friends here know I live alone now since my wife's untimely death at 58 years old in November of 2014, so I am alone. Unlike many people in society, I have no close...
    severalanimals severalanimals 56-60, M 11 Responses Apr 2

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    why be with others they cause **** ... the ones you lobe leave and nothing seems right your right back to that depressed feeling., the feeling that makes u feel like ur heart just...
    DarkKnights10 DarkKnights10 16-17, F Mar 27

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    What's the point of even trying anymore, everyone leaves me anyway.
    blinkon12 blinkon12 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    i like beig alone when im with nature or when i want to be alone with my thoughts but i hate being lonely when im with people and no ones with me xp
    kyanitestone186 kyanitestone186 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 12

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    I don't hate people, but I believe I am happier alone. I have more fun by myself and feel less judged. Even though I have friends and it's a preference to be alone sometimes I get...
    sh19 sh19 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I'm pretty much always sitting alone at home by myself. I barely have any friends, but when I do see them, I still feel alone. I guess I just want to find a soulmate but that seems...
    KidNova45 KidNova45 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    I enjoy solitude, but sometimes it's too much and I feel like destroying furniture. I will just sit in my room and think about how much fun people outside are having while I...
    unirainy unirainy 18-21, F 16 hrs ago

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    I accepted I should be alone a long time ago. It was difficult to adjust for a while but eventually something inside me 'clicked' and the connection was made from my brain to my...
    wallofnight wallofnight 61-65 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I like doing things or play games alone but I don't like it if someone doesn't give a **** about me. I just need someone to be with me.
    SadistX SadistX 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    Home alone today. My Dad is so excited for another birthday that he hasn't even made an effort to celebrate or do anything for mine. I haven't had a birthday with him in years, so...
    Bobbiin Bobbiin 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    Good thing the dog started destroying things. It was too quiet
    Gwall1234 Gwall1234 36-40, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I prefer to be alone. It's been this way for at least 8 years. I've been a lone wolf since I was 6 and I still am to this day. I tried making friends but they would either bore the...
    TheBloodySerenity474 TheBloodySerenity474 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 28

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    I love people, don't get me wrong I am a total people person. But I also like myself and hanging out with just me is so important. You get to watch your dumb shows and be quiet...
    GeekGirl92 GeekGirl92 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    So lonely and fed up of being on my own.. I miss that feeling of having someone to love you and be there when you need a friend :(
    hanep1 hanep1 18-21 1 Response Apr 7

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    yes Alone you can do what you want
    mobil2424 mobil2424 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    Loneliness definitely gets to me a lot these days. I see different people regularly but I am not exactly close to these people so I still feel very alone.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    I don't mind having friends at all. It's just a lot of work to maintain our friendship, ya know? I keep my distance a lot. A lot of my friendships have been formed online and...
    UnbalancedHero UnbalancedHero 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 19

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    It charges by batteries. Being around people all the time is exhausting. It gives me a chance to read a good book, or draw in peace.
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 16-17, T Mar 27

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    I enjoy being with other people but I think it's important to be able to sit with yourself and your own thoughts. A time to reflect and regroup.
    abscuramma abscuramma 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Every guy that I like ends up being unavailable and I'm tired of it. Everyone is going to prom with their boyfriends and I'm gonna be sitting at home. Why can't someone on this...
    Briana98 Briana98 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I hate always being left out. I hate how my friends always make plans right in front of my face and never invite me, and then they go and post about it all over the web to rub it...
    clamsbeestrees clamsbeestrees 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I don't know why I was in such a rush to be in a relationship.. I can barely handle being friends with other people :')
    WeirdToBeProud WeirdToBeProud 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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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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    I Just Want A Good Person To Walk Into My Life And Give/Show Me What I've Been Missing
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    i just want someone to sit with me but to shut the **** up
    kittycat1598 kittycat1598 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 11

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    I love to just lie under the blanket with my hood over my head, and reflect on the day's events.
    blindangel92 blindangel92 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 16