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I Dont Want to Grow Old Alone

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    My greatest fear is being alone, I'm going back to school in a couple of days, and I know it sounds strange but I'm hoping I will find my dream girl. The person that I can share my...
    slimvince slimvince 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I always see people with friends laughing and I want it too. I want someone to talk to and understands me. Someone I can talk all day long with. Someone that would take me to party...
    Mahrhindha Mahrhindha 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    I act like I enjoy being by myself and in most cases I do but I don't want to be alone and living by myself forever. I have a fear that my entire family is going to die and I'm...
    Randumbdude Randumbdude 13-15 Jan 9

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    I have always wanted an older sister or brother I have a younger brother but he always upsets me and we don't get on, I have always wanted an older sibling and it just makes me...
    Ifykhan122 Ifykhan122 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I withdraw when I have a lot on my mind...I just want to be alone with my thoughts. Most people don't understand why I won't talk about it...they say talking about it will help...
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don't care what anyone says I have always wanted an older brother ever since I was little and I still really want one sooooo bad. But I guess it's too late for that lol
    Alexlovesmusic Alexlovesmusic 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Ever since I got back to school I've been feeling content with loneliness. I have quick little conversations with everyone just to be friendly and any other time I have a reason to...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 16-17, F Jan 7

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    I would like to vent, please. I have the most wonderful boyfriend in the world and he makes me so happy. But when he's gone, I'm so alone. I feel like I have no real friends; no...
    KitHuntington KitHuntington 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    God. Help me. I feel so alone. It kills me every now and then. I want to live another life but I don't and I can't leave my current. I can't lose everything. That'll be the end of...
    MargoRothSpiegelman MargoRothSpiegelman 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Today, i was wondering on how the future will be, and i know im not gonna be alone, i know i will find "The One" soon, but im working on myself hard, working out, eating right...
    EnigmaticCasper EnigmaticCasper 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I wish I had an older brother, so I didn't have to deal with my parents quarrels by myself. It'd be nice, if I had an older brother to help me deal with my two annoying younger...
    XxFirepawsxX XxFirepawsxX 13-15, F Dec 30, 2014

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    Alone doesn't always have to be lonely.
    hxlils hxlils 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    How is it that everyone else can find the person they want to be with but I can barely find a guy to be friends with?
    shellbelle1121 shellbelle1121 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    It is weird its like sometimes I purposely get in to fights with people I like(which is very few). In the middle of these fights I keep telling myself I'm not mad why am I yelling...
    zombiflowers zombiflowers 16-17, F Jan 4

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    I am a combat vet. When I got out of the army I could not relate to people. I lived in the forest and on the street. I had no money and almost starved to death. I was found by...
    mickeymic mickeymic 46-50, M Jan 10

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    Sometimes, I get so overwhelmed and stressed out I want to bust out of my skin. I want to run away so nobody has to deal with me and my emotional state.
    Floo64 Floo64 22-25, F Jan 20

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    I get so depressed and although I want to talk to people, I hate spreading negativity and then I worry that they will talk bad about me. Sometimes I just really wanna let off some...
    Mizpoppy Mizpoppy 26-30, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I can't accept that life is short. I can't accept that... It's hard. You just want to grab someone you love and tell them how much you love them and how much they mean to you...
    undeadsuperhero undeadsuperhero 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm so lost right now, I don't want to live anymore...
    EyelessGlitch EyelessGlitch 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I feel so depressed. Can someone talk to me?
    Unknown1239 Unknown1239 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 5

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    Its my biggest fear :( its annoying really :(
    MorticansDaughter98 MorticansDaughter98 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    Please! People can be exhausting!! Doesn't matter WHO they are!!! Whether physically or emotionally, you cope with their demands most of the time. But every now and then it's good...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jan 20

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    Even a minor accident to just to get away seems great
    Babypuncher454 Babypuncher454 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Hi there! Right now, I'm currently 18 turning 19 in July. I'm also attending my first year of college of right now. I have a perfect family (two parents is what you'd call a...
    musicbox809 musicbox809 18-21 Jan 17

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    I don't know if this has happened to anyone else, other than me. One ordinary day, while I sat in English class, in school. I began to look around the room, at all of the different...
    Mencrytoo Mencrytoo 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 15

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    i want to live alone with no contacts.. arabs sociaty is cruel to girls .. yes in few months i'll be 25 years old .. yes i've been through relationships short ones ( nothing...
    emy90 emy90 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    underneath the smile below the laughter I had waited for a while I even stayed after I walked and crawled a mile or two but just everything doesn't matter I can't hide my tears my...
    Poeticdeaths Poeticdeaths 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    if there is one thing i have noticed in my "travels", it's that people hate to be SEEN. they hate to be WITNESSED doing what it is they do, being who it is they...be. unrelated...
    foldedunfolding foldedunfolding 31-35, F Jan 13

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    I do wish I had a younger sister.. I'm the youngest of four with no connection to my siblings.. I wanted someone to love as a siblings and share special moments with, as I grow...
    BlowpopYum BlowpopYum 22-25, M Jan 17

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    I sometimes wonder! My folks separated the summer I moved up to secondary(high)school. I had a medical condition at the time that made me feel out of place anyway. But I suddenly...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    Hello, I am 27 years old closet BI guy and looking to get married with a girl. I have a masters degree and I am a working professional living in Midwest USA. I am looking for a...
    indianmaverick indianmaverick 26-30, M Jan 14

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    Hello, I am 27 years old closet BI guy and looking to get married with a girl. I have a masters degree and I am a working professional living in Midwest USA. I am looking for a...
    indianmaverick indianmaverick 26-30, M Jan 14

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    Hello, I am 27 years old closet BI guy and looking to get married with a girl. I have a masters degree and I am a working professional living in Midwest USA. I am looking for a...
    indianmaverick indianmaverick 26-30, M Jan 14

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    Hello, I am 27 years old closet BI guy and looking to get married with a girl. I have a masters degree and I am a working professional living in Midwest USA. I am looking for a...
    indianmaverick indianmaverick 26-30, M Jan 14

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    Hello, I am 27 years old closet BI guy and looking to get married with a girl. I have a masters degree and I am a working professional living in Midwest USA. I am looking for a...
    indianmaverick indianmaverick 26-30, M Jan 14

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    Hello, I am 27 years old closet BI guy and looking to get married with a girl. I have a masters degree and I am a working professional living in Midwest USA. I am looking for a...
    indianmaverick indianmaverick 26-30, M Jan 14

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    And if I believed that this life is all we have, and if I didn't know from first hand experience that good looks create almost more problems than they solve. As I age, I find...
    candichest candichest 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Lonely: feeling of being alone. I thought i hate lenghty afternoons as you can read my past stories but now i chose to stay alone in our home. I want to be alone for a moment and...
    etude etude 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    sometimes i want to be alone. i just want to make myself drawn in my world. 'cos i feel so lonely in group of people. how long it will last...for escaping from abuser. i'm...
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 13

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