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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 22-25, 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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    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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    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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    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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    I have a big fear of growing old, like I have younger cousins & I always count the years between us & calculate, when there my age, how old will I be! It haunts me when I try...
    Beatit12 Beatit12 13-15, F Mar 21

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    I'm scared of growing old. That means more responsibilities, leaving home, losing my parents and dieing. I wish I can stay a kid forever. I'm scared to die and lose my parents.
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    Sometimes I just want to be alone, I want to sit down my back on the wall, away from all the distractions, away from everything. I don't know why, maybe because I don't want to...
    UnrequitedLove8 UnrequitedLove8 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 23

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    I want to live alone where I can howl at the moon without there being the presence of people to give me feelings of self consciousness. Where I can be angry, happy, or sad, and...
    LaurenJFisher LaurenJFisher 22-25 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm scared that I'm only going to get married when I'm old because I'm so fussy right now lol and that I'm going to look like a wrinkly baked potato in my wedding photographs hahaa...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 21

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    I married out of need. When my ex dropped the pregnant bomb I freaked. Not cause of that, but cause I really didn't love her that much. At the time . Then she said it was twins. So...
    IyaAveer IyaAveer 41-45, M Mar 20

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    BRUNO MARS LYRICS "Talking To The Moon" I know you're somewhere out there Somewhere far away I want you back I want you back My neighbors think I'm crazy But they don't...
    KortneeAnne KortneeAnne 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Free. From expectation and expecting. From disappointing and disappointment. From hope and hurt. From you and me. Poison. The mountains call for me. Free to exist in my mind...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 2

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    But I think it takes a strong person to remain alone when they feel like they haven't met the right one yet. It would be easier to settle. Don't do this because in the long run you...
    mrvitous26 mrvitous26 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    AgeMeet.com, a website specifically designed for older man younger woman relationships and older woman younger man relationships. AgeMeet.com is the world's first, largest and most...
    fionacc12 fionacc12 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I forged new ground today, making it a point to indulge in meaningless Facebook drama for upwards of a quarter hour...many faces did I gaze up, stopping at those most fair and...
    windynight54321 windynight54321 31-35, M Apr 1

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    I feel like id rather die than try to live alone.
    BiO811HazarD BiO811HazarD 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Wow I would be better off alone then having ppl to talk to then I don't have to worry if I made them mad n all that I think that's what I'm going to do just be by myself from now...
    lovesmakeup lovesmakeup 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I guess technically I'm not, since I have family and friends. But I want to find, you know, The One! Oddly enough, the best way to find such a person is to not try and find them...
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M Mar 25

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    My family is away at the moment and it's so perfect right now. I can walk around in whatever I want and sing out loud and I actually clean up after myself more for some reason. My...
    LordSphinx LordSphinx 13-15 Mar 31

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    I want to be in a relationship. I don't want to feel hideous or ugly or feel rejected at all. I want to feel like someone wants to get to know me, that someone wants to be with me...
    lotstodeal lotstodeal 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I feel like I'm always going to be single, I waisted so much time on a boy who treated me like ****, I'm 15 he was 19. He was so abusive, physically, emotionally, I just want...
    koolsox koolsox 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am tired pleasing every one, i just need to go to place where no one knows me.. and i can do what ever i want... and there is no one to stop me.
    SomeoneDown SomeoneDown 18-21, M 22 hrs ago

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    But I'm so nervous and I feel I will just get lost or snatched lol , anyone have any advice on travelling solo?
    Irishlady20 Irishlady20 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I just wish I could just forget what my friend said to me in a text it hurts that he thinks that I'm hurting cuz of it some reason I can't stop thinking about it I hate myself it...
    lovesmakeup lovesmakeup 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am somewhat afraid I will end up alone because I know that when I get bored in relationships I get bored and there is usually no going back...until I've alone for a few months...
    windynight54321 windynight54321 31-35, M Apr 4

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    I am currently living with my mom and I hate it. I know hat living with your parents again sucks once you have moved out but this is really bad. I lived with my dad before I moved...
    LameyC LameyC 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I don't feel like I can wait any longer. It's not like relationships are hard for me to find, but I don't want to waste my time with someone I'm not meant to be with. Being a...
    ashalew ashalew 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I read here in this experience about people who don't want to have children because being a parent isn't for them or it's just how they feel about the matter, which is fine...
    charlie4edwards charlie4edwards 16-17, F Apr 9

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    I really am scared of growing old I'm nearly 35 but in my head I still feel like a teenager occasionally I have a reality check and it scares me, I look at what I have done with my...
    Nic34brit Nic34brit 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    1. My boyfriend 2. Rain 3. Nighttime 4. Amy Winehouse's music 5. The thought of having children later 6. Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches 7. Open mindedness 8. Water 9. Books 10...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Mar 27

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    i envy them....i want to grow old with someone like that too :)
    eternallight351 eternallight351 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    I don't try to spend too much time thinking about love but it's hard not to. I can't help but watch movies and wish I had someone to give love to and receive love from. I love...
    lolabaybee lolabaybee 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    My future girlfriend, soul mate, best friend and wife is the most important person in my life. I love her more than I ever dreamed I could love anyone. I will realize that I didn't...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M Apr 1

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    This was something I thought was a phase, but the more I grow older, the more I realize that I truly would find more peace without being in a marriage. I'm going to turn 23. Today...
    franny21 franny21 22-25, F Apr 9

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    This is my experience with love and doubt (read on- it's not all rainbows and butterfly's, there's a twist). I welcome all of your feedback (and ridicule) and would love to know if...
    HopefulLovelyLioness HopefulLovelyLioness 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    This is something I think about every now and then. I have PCOS which doesn't make it impossible to have children but in some women it can cause infertility. So I have adjusted to...
    hayleyRebeccaE hayleyRebeccaE 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm still waiting for that special person to come into my life and sweep me off my feet. I want to feel wanted. I want to be loved. I want to be someone's reason to smile. I want...
    judeame judeame 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I want to be Emm in blue lagoon so bad! Richard is so sexy!😏 and I'd love to grow old in an island like that!😊
    allisonslim allisonslim 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Too much pressure from work, from social norm, from evil people, from growing old. I want to run away and live a simple life.
    Ssslm Ssslm 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I've been doing some traveling. To where you ask? If I told you you wouldn't believe me. I hardly believe it myself. Remember as children, how we used to dream? And the way we...
    lunalovegood93 lunalovegood93 18-21, F a week ago

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    I'm a teenager girl and I had a fight with my best friend almost three months ago, I wasn't feeling well that day and she didn't understand it, but I was just sad and all I wanted...
    sthelse sthelse 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    I dream everyday of a place where I'm alone. The thought doesn't scare me anymore, I yearn for it. It's not to make me happy, because I've gone to a place where I don't think happy...
    imkristi imkristi 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I am currently a student and prefer being alone and being productive rather than going out and getting blitzed or studying in a public area with many distractions. Beyond this, I...
    ak5323 ak5323 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Perhaps I want the old days back again and they'll never come back, and I am haunted by the memory of them and of the world falling about my ears. 😔
    mySweetestMistake mySweetestMistake 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    I want to be alone, not feel alone
    skyleryounger skyleryounger 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    I go to school. I work. I work out. I have a couple friends. I'm away from my family. I recently was cheated on and left the guy I was dating for two years....I am picking myself...
    fairytale24 fairytale24 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    It is a known fact that more and more younger women are attracted to older men, but why do young girls want an older man? (older man does not mean old man, it is a relative concept...
    Nacy1990 Nacy1990 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    My husband told me last April that he no longer loved me as a wife I prayed he would change his mind he told me in July he wanted to be alone and move Out I prayed he changed his...
    klynnplayen2 klynnplayen2 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    1. I have 2 children 2. I'm married 3. I have 3 dog 4. One of my dogs has 3 legs 5. I put on a fake smile a lot if times lately 6. I had my daughter when I was 14 7. I had my son...
    brokenbecauseofhim brokenbecauseofhim 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 3

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