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I Dont Want to Grow Old Alone

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    It's The Dream................

    But knowing my luck in life, of course I will....................... Why the hell would anyone want to spend time with me................................
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 13, 2009

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    Old And Lonely

    Wish my mum had told me when I was still young and eligible to find a good man I can marry so I won't be "old and lonely" as I am now.  I am 53years old now, never married legally, a single parent of two children and lonely all of the time.  If I had known how lonely life would...
    shellkiss shellkiss 51-55 2 Responses Sep 25, 2011

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    Lone But Not Alone

    I don't mind spending my life as a lone person with a significant other, however, I do not want to be Alone.  To me they are very different things. To be lone means you select few people for your inner circle and don't worry beyond that, you spend your time in solitude and...
    AbbyNormal AbbyNormal 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 11, 2007

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    Me And The Cats

    I'm betting there won't be a husband, so I'll be the "crazy cat lady". They're more dependable anyway...and loving!
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Nov 12, 2009

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    End Of A Relationship At 61

    After 15 years living with a woman I have come to the conclusion that the relationship is over and I now live with an unfeeling stranger in my home. Not something that came on suddenly but has been a growing realization for the past 3 - 4 years. Many things coming to a head for...
    seigar seigar 61-65, M 2 Responses Dec 21, 2009

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    Already Old and Alone

    Never thought I'd end up my age and be alone but here I am...no man, no children, no job, no life.... it all stinks.  Spend 99% of my time completely alone.  Never would have thought I'd have  a lonely empty life but here I am.  I'm sure I'll...
    tessieann tessieann 51-55, F 5 Responses May 29, 2007

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    The World Fails To See The Wonderful Person I Am

    I left an abusive relationship in 1999 when i found i was pregnant and have been alone since. the baby was born with cancer and passed away in 2001. Since then as result of the abuse degenrative athritis has taken toll on my body. I ;ole many have slowly put on wieght and am...
    littlebit3359 littlebit3359 51-55 3 Responses Jan 16, 2011

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    StevenBoyd897 StevenBoyd897 16-17, M 1 hr ago

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    Calgary Olympic Park-Canada Day. I'll be there!
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    I really miss it. I'm not saying the company name or anything like that because I don't want this to be used against me since I am currently looking for work... and I hope no one...
    Johnviolinist823 Johnviolinist823 22-25, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Sooo today I was told by a family member they think I'll end up on my own, this shocked and scared me a little her reasoning was that I'm independent. but just because I'm...
    Dreamer248 Dreamer248 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I want an older man to take it but I don't know how to ask someone :(
    DirtyDaisey DirtyDaisey 13-15, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I want somebody to understand All of me... I want somebody to just be there.
    fantasticlouiee fantasticlouiee 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    I am not sure how I feel to be alone. Meaning to live alone. The fact is, I never lived alone. I left my parents house when I was 18, but I moved for study to Prague and rented for...
    tripwithzip tripwithzip 26-30, F 15 hrs ago

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    What can older men possibly expect from me anyways? I'm only a teen with little life experience. It's not like I could really have a chance with them. That's why I changed my...
    DostoevskyForever DostoevskyForever 18-21, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I really love old people, especially couples. I think they're cute, and they make me smile super big. Sometimes I don't mind the thought of growing old, because I have a feeling...
    queenofthesun queenofthesun 18-21, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    Having that feeling of just running away from everyone ..hoping to never be found and live my life In peace..not being hurted by no one..depending only on myself just be happy...
    chari1975 chari1975 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    i want someone to feel for me as i feel for them. i feel so alone. i just with others could see how much i care and how much i truly feel for them. :
    ForgetableMe ForgetableMe 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    Have you ever lisent a song and realized, "wow this song expressed what I feel!"? But then you realized, this song... Really is how I feel and I used to feel, and the lyrics, you...
    Healinghate Healinghate 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Forget about me it's what I deserve
    kidLeftInTheDark kidLeftInTheDark 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    but alone doesn't quite describe it. It's more like wanting to be free of responsibility and free floating in a space abyss. I hate that my actions have consequences. I hate...
    filorosa filorosa 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    Sometimes I just want to be alone
    Blackbelt4ever Blackbelt4ever 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I dont want to get married or have children. I wish i was good at writing so that i could get all these thoughts and ideas out, and make them vivid and inntresting for like minded...
    eddcha eddcha 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I just found out I can't have kids. I feel hollowed out and dazed. I've always wanted a big family. I don't know why this would happen. What a cruel joke to be played! Family is...
    sierraladeirdre sierraladeirdre 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I want to find love someday and get married adopt kids and grow old together
    Vswagger Vswagger 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    So before I kinda just wanted everyone to stay away from me. I was destructive and broken and I didn't want to cause any collateral damage and while I'm still kinda like that, I...
    valeryxo valeryxo 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I actually prefer to be alone than to be with a large quantity of people surrounding me. The noise and the presence of a crowd makes me really uncomfortable. I would rather stay in...
    Cheiyn Cheiyn 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    im so use to being but myself but im scared because i like it but i dont want to be alone anymore im scared ill never find someone who cares
    Bmohunter Bmohunter 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Im to young to be having children but when i grow older and i get financially settled and stuff, i want a little girl. I plan on naming her Ayla. Sometimes im holding a baby and...
    alliebuggy alliebuggy 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I enjoy my alone time. But its the loneliness and lack of connection or intimacy is the ****** side of the coin. In time maybe ill find one to share and grow old with.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 23

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    I sometimes just want to myself and maybe someone will talk me out of being alone and dramatic
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    Is there any older someone that will gives me so much love without sex ?? And will hugs me, protects me, looking after me, and growing old in a house until dead. Who would do fun...
    iWantABrother iWantABrother 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 22

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    Please just once in this world, before I die, At this time or ever it doesn't happen for me, I never know a subject very well to know what I am talking about (sarcasm), if you ask...
    vvonderwoman vvonderwoman 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 21

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    Will I become forgetful or worse forgotten? This is quite hilarious. Three sisters ages 92, 94 and 96 live in a house together. One night the 96-year old draws a bath. She puts...
    novembermoon novembermoon 41-45, F 6 Responses Jun 21

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    Are you afraid of growing old? I am. But it will be more bearable if you don't have to sleep alone. Hope this little story makes you smile. An older couple was lying in bed one...
    novembermoon novembermoon 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 21

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    I kinda want a bf around 13-15 Who really cares about me, loyal, and i just want to feel wanted and not alone
    clarizzlexrowe clarizzlexrowe 13-15, F 7 Responses Jun 21

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    This is a tough one for me. I am unhappy - not miserable - but it seems that being alone would be worse. Especially when what I really want is more intimacy, friendship and...
    icDavey icDavey 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 18

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    Yes, I want to be alone every time. 'Cause being alone makes me happy. Why? because when I'm alone I don't even have to compare myself to others,I don't even have to take the crowd...
    GlenLovesGod GlenLovesGod 13-15, M Jun 16

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    If they let me. And can tolerate my lust. And never fear my rages.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jun 16

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    i am in love with someone from last 5 years. i am suffering from strong sadness from last 5 years. because of falling in love i have become so different from other people. i feel...
    sukhrajhappy sukhrajhappy 22-25, M Jun 16

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    By old, I mean 80s or 90s old. During a parade, I saw a lot of old people get off of a bus to watch it. A lot of them were crippled and could barely walk. And a lot of them...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 15

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    I feel irritated and prickly. I want to be alone but I want to turn my brain off so I can just be with nothingness until these feelings pass.
    bethany444 bethany444 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 15

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