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I Dislike Waking Up Alone

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    To Really Feel Alone...

    To really feel alone is to wake up in the morning and roll over to just feel the empty spot beside you..  The spot is often cold and the pillow is empty..  After years of sleeping with someone and being able to touch them and then suddenly nothing, it is hard.  I...
    CaliGirl3 CaliGirl3 36-40, F 43 Responses Mar 8, 2009

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    Alone Or Not

    I dislike waking up alone.  I dislike waking up with someone. I JUST HATE WAKING UP.  PERIOD.
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 1, 2009

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    I Miss Someone

    Being in a long distance relationship with someone is hard. I miss that person most when it's night time, and I could be there, hugging her and falling asleep in each other's arms. Instead I sleep alone, and wake up a long. Hope it won't be too late before I make...
    ritchflynn ritchflynn 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 9, 2009

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    His Only Purpose

    I dislike waking up alone so much that I have a boyfriend I dont like one bit but I dont have to wake up alone.
    Octakiaviv Octakiaviv 36-40 Sep 7, 2012

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    So Cold...

    In Oct-November last year after almost 6 years of waking up alone....I woke up with him. I left him over there (had no choice) and came back here. I HATE not having someone in bed with me in the morning, it's so sad. I'm so cold...all I can do to feel alive is heal everyone...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 7, 2009

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    And All This Over a Girl ..hmmmmm

    I have a girl but she is not here... right now. I care a lot about her. From the moment we met, i felt something. Light. A flash of something special that... i had to quickly write about, and made me feel creative and inspired. Well it was always going to be difficult. Things...
    ritchflynn ritchflynn 22-25, M Jun 14, 2009

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    I Need Mornin' Kisses ...

    The mornin' time should be the great beginning of the day ... Sadly I still have to wake up alone until X'mas .. as my bf will fly 6000 miles for me and Im gonna be in his arms .. again I love kissin' in the mornin' .. I'll feel loved all day and it makes my day so beautiful...
    DollyDiva DollyDiva 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 8, 2009

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    Actually I Do This Every Morning...

    I've never had a significant other so I guess I don't hold any melancholy...I don't really know what it's like to cuddle up to someone lol.. But I do hate sleeping alone because I'm afraid of the dark. Stupid post, I know.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25 12 Responses Nov 1, 2010

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    Sorry,,,your Not Alone !!!

    I live alone with my cat why in the country 45 miles from Jacksonville florida,,,,,,,,,Id love to have a girlfriend near me,,,,k
    tammylynngirl58 tammylynngirl58 26-30 May 13, 2009

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    Mornings Are The Hardest

    18 years... 6570 days, give or take a few. That was how many mornings I woke up with her by my side, and almost has many as I took the feeling of her skin against mine for granted. it had been there the morning before and I knew that it would be there the next day... at least...
    Falcran Falcran 41-45, M Dec 9, 2011

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    It Suxx!

    I don't like waking up alone one bit. It Suxx, but I've done it a lot lately rather than waking up with someone I don't really have feelings for. Ah, but this is only temporary and that empty place in my bed will be no longer.
    zillaron zillaron 51-55, M 3 Responses Jun 24, 2009

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    It Was Nice to Have a Lover to See Smile As I Awake.

    A core image that will always be there.  I know it may become a reality again - I have confidence in myself and my fellow humans that it will.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 5, 2009

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    All I Want Is Somebody To Love

    All I am looking for is a serious relationship and I don't understand why it doesn't happen. I've met so many people the last couple of years, but I haven't found true love. I consider myself someone easy to get along, and everybody says I'm pretty. I have plenty of friends who...
    TheLastRomantic TheLastRomantic 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2012

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    I'd Rather Not Sleep...

    it's 5:44 in the mornin and I havent slept yet... that's how i dislike waking up by myself. 
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 13, 2012

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    Roberta 2

    Roberta 2 As many of you know from past post we were different then other kids our own ages. I think sometimes even in our own time we did not belong. Think part of the problem of not being able to go on with my life and the loss of Roberta is how her death happened and it...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M May 25, 2011

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    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 1 Response May 30

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    Been Doing It For 10 Years

    Except for the last two weeks. Now I'm back to waking alone. I hate it, I reach out for him and find only emptiness. My heart breaks... tears fall.... Terrible way to start the day. sigh
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 24, 2009

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    I Go To Bed And Hope....

    That I have been in a nightmare for the last 6 years, that when I wake up in the morning my life will be the life I thought I would have had the life with Apollo I always wanted and part of me to this day wishes I had. But I wake up in the morning in a bed all alone I wake up to...
    Starbuck82 Starbuck82 26-30, F Nov 15, 2011

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    Long To Hold You

    My arms ache to reach around you. I wake up from a dream with love in my heart as you populate it. My eyes open and my heart skips a beat as thoughts of you flow through my mind. I feel a pang in my heart as i realize you are not next to me and a small shiver runs through my soul...
    CaptainJackass CaptainJackass 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 1, 2010

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    Waking Up Alone

    ALONE & FORGOTTEN BUT SO POPULAR, EYES OPEN TO SEE NOBODY, TO FEEL NOBODY BUT THE SHEETS AND PILLOW, TO SOMETIMES FEELING LIKE TO COOK BUT FOR WHAT, FOR WHO. TO WANT TO LAUGH SMILE & SHARE A WORLD UNISON JUST ME & HER. SOMETHING SO EASY IS MADE SO HARD BY THE LOOSERS...
    PASSIONATE426 PASSIONATE426 22-25, M Dec 26, 2009

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    I Hate Even Going to Bed... Knowing.

    I really hate going to bed... knowing in the morning... i'll wake up alone... knowing that the size of my bed... wouldn't allow for more than one person... and the size of my room wouldn't allow for a bigger bed...   I long to move out of my parents' house.... long for a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 12, 2009

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    :-(

    One in the bed sucks but two in the bed is just ducky.  If I have to wake up alone please let me snooze a little longer so that I can enjoy us walking hand in hand through my dreams.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 26 Responses Mar 6, 2009

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    Me To

    When my wife left me I still left her side of the bed open. I didn't want to be divorced. I was so lonely.
    PHARTZ PHARTZ 61-65, M Mar 29, 2013

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    Understand All Those Feeling

    After 6 years of being with my first love and all the things we shared with each other, even at that young age, we knew we wanted to spend our lifes with each other even when other said it would never work, We worked hard to make our dreams come true hand then even many adults...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M 4 Responses May 16, 2011

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    It's Just Horrible

    we've been together 5 months...and spent 98% of that time together. i expect him to be there when i wake, now. and it's just awful when he's not there and is replaced by a cold space in my bed.
    jasminjane jasminjane 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3, 2009

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    Not Totally Alone... But....

    When I wake up, technically, I am alone. No mate next to me. I have never experienced that ever in my life, yet. The last time I had shared a bed with someone, was my sister, when we were little. =p But, I'm not totally alone... I do have my stuffed animal. Or sometimes my cat...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 14, 2009

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    Adjustments

    I hate my new job the hours are horrible, and my hubby works midnights so I go all week without waking up to him, and never see him! Is there a quick fix to getting over this situation, so I can adjust?
    Zitromf103 Zitromf103 31-35, F Oct 30, 2012

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    It's actually weird, I used to have loads of friends(99% fake friends) so I wasn't alone and yet I was lonely, now a year on I have no friends in real life so I'm alone and yet I'm...
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    I've been alone sense my wife passed away in 2005 I can't find anyone that wants to even do lunch or dinner not even talk to me unless they want something But to talk n maybe meet...
    doc63caring doc63caring 61-65, M 2 hrs ago

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    I always have enjoyed my alone time. Its a great pleasure to sit and think, imagine or simply re-group. Like a lot of us on here, I also enjoy my alone time simply pleasure myself...
    JoshC63 JoshC63 51-55, M 4 hrs ago

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    I am a 28 year old woman who has been married for almost a year and a half. Before getting married, we were together for about 3 years. We moved in together only a few months after...
    bonusoceans bonusoceans 26-30, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    As a test to this I will share with you my current mental state.. Pleasantly stoned, drink/smoke in hand, and chilling out at home alone. Does this make me weird or less than? Who...
    MaryflockingPoppins MaryflockingPoppins 31-35, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    it's so fun to be alone sitting in my papasan chair by my desk on my phone looking up buzzfeed Something about being alone makes me feel so peaceful. I'm the only person who I...
    SleepingOwl0o0o0 SleepingOwl0o0o0 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I wonder if the friends and family around me can tell I feel alone. Can they read the pain on my face, or how forced my smiles are. Do they notice.... I'm not really alone at...
    asabatino asabatino 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    So here goes a long story. I'm a 20 year old guy (about to turn 21 in December). I have always gone through life being incredibly self-consious and lacking in confidence/self...
    Shah190 Shah190 22-25 2 days ago

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    I always feel so alone. I am surrounded by family and friends who love me, but I still feel lonely. Physically I'm not alone, but mentally I am. It scares me. I don't want to feel...
    WolfsLullaby WolfsLullaby 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have a large family and a lot of friends but I'm basically alone. I'm just kind of lost I guess. I have my kids but it's different cause they need me, one day they too will be...
    reynanv reynanv 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've finally accepted that I am alone and will probably be alone forever. I have transsexual feelings and I don't think there is another female that will ever love me again. So I...
    happycrab happycrab 18-21, T 4 days ago

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    As a black woman, admitting this to myself, realizing that this is something I truly feel and taking steps to attend to this matter is a hardship. I hate to admit to such a thing...
    Nevermorn8 Nevermorn8 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Being can sometimes be destructive ... You and your thoughts ... Dont let ur mind wander too far and it does get out ... Leave ... Watch some funny clips ... Call a friend...
    rb47 rb47 36-40, F a week ago

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    i dislike people. everyone. i don't see the point in life at all. all i want to do is be alone all the time. i know i have to deal with others but i cant stand it. i don't even...
    danielfrost1995 danielfrost1995 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 24

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    I was watching world war z alone.. after watching at cinema alone, I took out my bike from parking alone. stop at red traffic light alone. I'm anxious for nothin, I thought people...
    inspirit05 inspirit05 22-25, F Jul 23

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