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I Am Used To Doing Everything Alone

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 318 People

    Only Child

    I am very use to doing most things alone since I am an only child. I had no one to help me when Mum was out & dad was at work.
    rennie23 rennie23 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 25, 2013

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    Whatever...

    As much as I wish my friends would support me more often, I know they have their own problems to deal with.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 3, 2012

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    Did Not Use To Be That Way

    it use to be my GF then wife very young was right beside me help if we were working on the house or cleaning the house we did it with each other if we got in a fight with others kids she was right beside me covering my back i loved her very much she was very much a brat but...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M 1 Response Jan 4, 2012

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    This is so depressing.

    I've been trying so hard to be loved by people but it seems it's so hard to get the people I like love me. I do things alone. I feel that it's never going to change. I feel il be alone til im old. I feel that im not good enough for somebody. I feel im not lovable at all. Am I...
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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    That Doesn't Mean I Like It

    It just means I'm used to it. I can go to a movie theater by myself. I can eat out at a fancy restaurant or a fast food place alone. I can walk around the mall on my own. That's me the majority of the time. I guess I don't necessarily have to like it all the time. As long...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 3, 2012

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    No Family

    After the police found out that my father had been hitting me, I was put into foster care. That happened when I was 10. All of my foster parents gave up on me. They all said I was too rebelious and out of control. What did they expect? I was beaten and bullied my whole life. They...
    MayaMitchell MayaMitchell 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 4, 2013

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    After a while of people not wanting to do

    anything with you unless they need you, you get used to being left out and have to get stuff done on your own. It's alright though it can only making you stronger
    FutureMARSOCMarine FutureMARSOCMarine 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 4, 2014

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    I get overwhelmed if there are other people in

    the room, and having the house to myself is ideal! I focus better and feel more comfortable if there's no people around. Not sure why this is?
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Oct 24, 2014

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    It's not so much as i like it but i have no choice. My fiancé is far away n my friends r always busy, so i do things alone. Like today i was craving a cheese cake n am out to have...
    ZisMeAt25 ZisMeAt25 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Here lately I have realized that I have to be my own bestfriend. I have been in a relationship for 6 years so I am having to get used to be alone again and its all new to me. My...
    savvvvvv savvvvvv 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 8

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    I used to have a best friend. He's still there and still in my life but he has changed so much I feel like we are now worlds apart. We used to chat so freely about everything and...
    misscry misscry 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 17

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    Hi..I am 25 f from India. I haven't posted any personal experience/thought anywhere online yet. I almost despise the idea of letting people who know I am. Here I am doing exactly...
    puntermuniya puntermuniya 22-25, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    My wife Bonnie passed away from a very rapid form of cancer 7 months ago, Sept.23rd 2014, after being diagnosed only 52 days earlier. As devastating as her death was at the time...
    ronzbee ronzbee 61-65, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Isn't it sad when you get hurt so much that you can finally say "I'm used to it"
    philex2014 philex2014 13-15, F 13 hrs ago

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    17 years old never had a girlfriend, never been kissed, and still a virgin. Forever alone.
    abe15 abe15 16-17, M 2 hrs ago

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    I do believe everything happens for a reason. My dad died when I was about 5 or 6 and I only have one memory of being with him. But I'm thankful because...
    searching4him searching4him 16-17, F 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I let him in and he destroyed me. So basically, I'm writing this right now because I feel the need to speak out about what I went/am going through. As most painful heartaches...
    LittleMissDuck LittleMissDuck 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Black magic isn't a fake thing, most will never encounter it but most encounter people who drain their energy. That is what occultists refer to as dark magic. a noteworthy author...
    verndewd verndewd 41-45 Apr 4

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    So a few nights ago (on Monday) I decided to drink. I do have a problem but I was drinking responsibly (School is out this week and I didn't work the next day. It was my weekend...
    FallenAngel1997 FallenAngel1997 16-17 1 Response Apr 9

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    My husband and I have been married for 7 years. The past two years it seems like we are room mates. He even sleep in the living room instead of our room. We go on doing our...
    Brokenbipolar Brokenbipolar 31-35, F Mar 27

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    The worst kind of pain is to be all alone and without someone who truly Loves you. The worst timing of all is when you know that one who you love can't love you anymore because...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    It was just about dawn outside. She was still slightly fuzzy from spirits and dancing and from the house and the man whose bed she had crept away from. She was scared to go home...
    Author1980 Author1980 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 8

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    Most days I wake up and I call my parents since they don't call me. I think they are still trying to build my independence. But I've always been a bit of a loner you know? :( When...
    SpiritualBunny SpiritualBunny 26-30, F Apr 17

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    I'm going to SMILE like nothing's wrong, PRETEND like everything's all right, ACT like its all perfect, even though inside it really hurts!!!It really hurts when you expected so...
    syedanazia syedanazia 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    It is hard to stay positive when you are surrounded by so much negativity. I just read this somewhere and I think it is so true. Negativity is something that I have battle my...
    TCL009 TCL009 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    I used to be a sweetheart I used to be kind, I used to be independent, I used to have my own mind. I used to like to smile, now all my smiles are fake I used to have great...
    criimson criimson 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    I 25 years old and still trying to figure my life out. The things that makes this hard to accomplish is feeling like I have no body to talk to and welling to help with out judgment...
    Whoknew89 Whoknew89 22-25, M Apr 16

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    The person I used to be. I can´t even really remember who that was? I see pictures of it and I see the things I used to write and the way my mind worked. I know that was me. But I...
    xBambi xBambi 22-25, F Apr 5

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    even though i have friends and a girlfriend that i talk to everyday and spend time with almost everyday ... i always feel extremely alone at the end of the day,like something huge...
    antonelidatsmyname antonelidatsmyname 22-25, M 5 Responses Apr 15

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    I am in the process of shutting down all my accounts. Although, I will probably leave my ep and Gmail open so there is a record of everything in case anyone needs it for any reason...
    ZakaryJosephJones ZakaryJosephJones 36-40, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    just change the title to - i feel alone and i'm crying would be accurate for me right now... was just on the phone to a guy i'm dating who asks me why i feel alone and then rubs...
    cupcakes1995 cupcakes1995 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    I have been blessed with an amazing husband and we have 4 beautiful children... but my alone time keeps everything in check. I need time just soaking up my own thoughts, enjoying...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 27

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    It was just another day. I used to be a librarian, but now I find myself doing technical support for Nintendo. I work 13 hour shifts just to make ends meet all the while caring for...
    Romanidancer Romanidancer 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 28

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    I know physically I'm not alone I have a great mom and dad by my side and my daughter and sometimes my boyfriend/baby daddy. But there's times I feel alone, I feel rejected. Not...
    ox97 ox97 18-21, F Mar 30

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    I miss how things were about 2-3 years ago... it was just full of so much laughter, fun, adventure and excitement... Never really knew what to expect every day. Now everything is...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F Mar 31

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    and with nobody to call you in the day. and i hate my parents and want to live alone but cannot. I want somebody to call me and freedom from hell forever even after life on Earth...
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F Mar 31

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    I put trust into my last marriage and i don't think I could ever trust again .I really do think I am just meant to be alone I started talking to Tim and I started to trust again...
    monica0215 monica0215 51-55, F 9 Responses Mar 31

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    Looks do not define a person the do not define you, looks are just a little of how special you are, you should never judge a person by their looks, they could be the kindest and...
    nathchalk97 nathchalk97 18-21, M Apr 6

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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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    4 years ago, I met a sweet lady with whom I had everything in common. She had a tough life, riddled with abusive relationships, and illnesses that affected her in mind and body...
    AndyCLec AndyCLec 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    I feel so alone. My boyfriend has depression and it's putting a lot of distance between us. We used to be so close and practically inseparable but the depression has changed him so...
    abkat12 abkat12 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 15

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    I have scoliosis. It's basically an illness that causes your spine to curve into an 'S' shape. And I also have flat feet. I don't really know how others would react if they have...
    Avelynlim Avelynlim 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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