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I Dont Want to Grow Old Alone

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    im mad REAL MAD........ *Paris Jackson*
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I really enjoy laying in bed alone & listening to music with the lights off
    apathy090 apathy090 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I hate everyone
    rosegogy rosegogy 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    It'd be simpler. I wouldn't have to worry. I wouldn't have to be concerned about how I'm acting or how they're taking things. I wouldn't have to act happy to avoid questions and...
    Elliearellano Elliearellano 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    It's scary yes. Even for a Girl like me who's only in her 20's losing independance losing Strengthy youth and beauty slowly But you can always reduce aging by adapting to a healthy...
    FrostyElsie FrostyElsie 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm afraid of waking up in my twenties and still being held back by my insecurities. Why am I still not making any progress of becoming the best I can be, that I desire to be...
    pajpaja pajpaja 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    being alone is better than having any company ...most ppl u chill with will probably just give u crap or annoying the living **** out if u .....being alone is better than anything...
    Rae203466 Rae203466 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    i hate being old. they just can't understand me. i wanda live forever young and i don't wanda think about what old people should think. it scaried me a lot.
    shirosuki shirosuki 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days 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 4 days ago

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    you never know what happens after death, and plus I like how things are now and ageing means things change and its scary and to hard for me to accept.
    DeathBear8130 DeathBear8130 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    My soul wants to wander and sit on a cloud and see the sun rise, away from humanity and the blue earth and nearer to the sky, stars and heavens...
    F1KAY F1KAY 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I'm not that independent so I'm scared how my life will turn out
    Gill1998 Gill1998 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I wish I could disappear to a cabin in the mountains for a few days with a good book, a couple puzzles, and the entire series of Rescue Me.
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I feel so happy when I'm alone... WHY? I'm so weird...
    GZPJ GZPJ 13-15, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My ultimate dream. But not meet her when I'm nearly old, someone I can grow and share my life and every last part of myself with and grow old together and inspire he world with...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    I have to stop trying to connect with other people so hard instead of leaving myself laying there feeling sorry for myself and start connecting with my self and of course with my...
    Miriamjen Miriamjen 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Most of the time not some... Tired of feeling alone and caring for others who can;t love or care for me the same...
    EternityF EternityF 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    sometimes i feel like getting on a plane and going somewhere by myself
    Aeril Aeril 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Im just so tired of having my heart broken I can't trust anybody with my heart ever again.
    jadensimms jadensimms 16-17, M 3 Responses 5 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 5 days ago

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    I feel as though Gretta Garbo had the right idea.......
    SvenaAlskad SvenaAlskad 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I Don't want to go. I don't wanna travel or go to the beach in the summer. I don't think thats fun. I'am uncomfortable in social situations, Especially strangers. After a year...
    pedermn97 pedermn97 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I love being young and looking good. I love being able to run fast and do so many things. I know we have to age but I don't want to. I will start to loose hair, get wrinkles, and...
    AlphaSigmaFuror AlphaSigmaFuror 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I just don't get myself. 'It always depends'. I can be the most aloof loner you'd ever know or the most annoying and talkative girl. I don't understand myself. Sometimes, I want to...
    IAmJustMyself IAmJustMyself 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    sometimes I need to be alone .. I find peace in silence
    ranaamr ranaamr 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Right now I wish I could just hide and be alone....but my problems will still be here if I come back. Sometimes it's so hard that I have to put everyone else before me as running...
    tootiness tootiness 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Sometimes, i need the alone time. i need the time to sit and ponder, pray, cry, understand.....when i get like this people who love get worried. i try to explain, i'm hurt, or i...
    lifealwayschanges lifealwayschanges 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    No one knew, but one day my friend found out because I was really sick and I was in the hospital and he came to visit me. My mom was at a friends and I wanted to be "alone." So...
    Gabbysam Gabbysam 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Ive never really felt lonely, until now. For some reason. I usually enjoy being by myself because its less stressful, but lately Ive been doing things all day long, and havent...
    moretotheeyes moretotheeyes 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    just hate who I've become & for this I've lost people I loved so much. I'd rather die right now on some real shittt cuz I can't stand seeing myself like this.
    itllkillme itllkillme 18-21, F Jul 21

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    I'm afraid to grow old due to more people dying and the physical effects of it, but I'm also afraid to die because at the same time I also want to live a long, healthy life and...
    Emsickles Emsickles 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    I love white woman I'm single and Available hit me up!!!
    dj4545 dj4545 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    Sometimes having some peaceful, lonely time is the best way to cure a messy mind
    peediethings peediethings 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I am currently involved with a 31 year old, im 19. I want to be with him more than anything, he has a child who is six. I am worried about the judgement i will receive. Does anyone...
    AshleyN2014 AshleyN2014 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    I just want to be alone. That's the only way, I'll learn on my own without anyone's interference and stupid influence.
    Nayab101 Nayab101 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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