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I Fear Being Alone Yet I Am Alone

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    Always Alone

    Sometimes when I'm alone at home, I'll sit and wonder...why I'm always alone? It seems like there's alot of people around me, but when I really need someone to lend me a shoulder or just sit and listen to me talk, I can't think of anyone. I hate the feeling of being alone. The...
    purplestar11 purplestar11 18-21, F 3 Responses May 29, 2009

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    I Am Drifting

    Fear is what holds us back from being happy. I fear being alone. It is holding me back from going to college. I know that I need to leave this town. There is nothing for me here. But I am scared that if I leave I will not be able to meet anyone and make new friends. I am so...
    alyssakayart alyssakayart 18-21, F Oct 18, 2013

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    I Am Physically Alone.

    I have lots of great people here on EP.  So, I am not alone as far as not having anyone to talk to, but I am alone in the physical sense.  I have spoken about two sentences aloud today.  No one has touched me in days.
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 6, 2009

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    Omg!...i Don't Have A Story...

    ..I just feel alittle better knowing that...I 'm Not Alone.... In the Fear Of Being Alone.And How do we change that?
    UkoodBMyn UkoodBMyn 56-60, M Sep 10, 2011

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    I have never been what you would call 'popular' or have never been the centre of attention.  I gain friends and then lose them very quickly and never find out the reasons why/?  Was it something I said? Did? Do Currently have no one that I can really call a proper...
    stargazer86 stargazer86 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 21, 2009

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    A Christmas to Remember

    A Christmas To Remember             This will not be the kind of Christmas Story you remember with sweet thoughts of sugar plums dancing in your head.  Quite the contrary, this is a Christmas Story gone sour and how I cope...
    Dopaminelover Dopaminelover 41-45, M Sep 6, 2009

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    A Christmas to Remember

    A Christmas To Remember             This will not be the kind of Christmas Story you remember with sweet thoughts of sugar plums dancing in your head.  Quite the contrary, this is a Christmas Story gone sour and how I cope...
    Dopaminelover Dopaminelover 41-45, M Sep 6, 2009

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    Being alone is my biggest fear.
    alyssabay alyssabay 13-15, F Jul 18

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    I left school in May after finishing my GCSE's meaning i am currently had/having all of May,June,July and August off for a summer. My sister still goes to school all day and both...
    SilkyDoughnut SilkyDoughnut 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    15 yrs ago my grown daughter was going through a rough time & wanted to move from CA. She needed my help. I quit my job of 15 yrs, cashed out my pension & moved her, 7 yr old...
    usedup61 usedup61 61-65, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Some girl I'm seeing has said we are moving to quick and she needs a break... And also just wants to be alone.. I don't know what to do?
    Shaunbuckley097 Shaunbuckley097 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    I live with my boyfriend but still have my flat. I often wonder, do I stay with him because I'm scared of being alone? Why can't I just go back to my own flat? Do I need to? Should...
    Bluesrain Bluesrain 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Everytime I'm alone with my mind I start overthinking and once I start overthinking I think about self harming and suicide and just being alone I can't deal, whenever I'm left...
    imamascaradeball imamascaradeball 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I like being alone. I just don't like being left alone with my thoughts. Especially if I'm feeling down.
    sara2016 sara2016 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    It's not really about being alone but more about being the only one trying to maintain my relationships. I find myself being the first to text anyone. They never go out of their...
    savannah764253 savannah764253 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I hate being alone. But its even worse whe youre surrounded by people and you still feel alone and empty. Im trying really hard to be happy but its so hard.
    patric5678 patric5678 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 4

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    No matter how nature built us, making us needing company, we are also made to discover ourselves and ponder on certain things that many times, they cannot be shared with anyone but...
    DestinyAuthor DestinyAuthor 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    Half of me despises being alone, because eventually the loneliness goes away and Im left with this apathetic view towards life that makes it hard to give a damn about anything...
    seabassep seabassep 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    Nothing beats being alone. You can do whatever you want without anyone having a say at it's nice.
    kieshi kieshi 13-15, F Jul 8

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    boyfriend emotionally/verbally abusive. cheated again tonight. just want to be happy again but afraid of being alone
    Stoller Stoller 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I was always alone before him. He became my everything, and I sacrificed so much for him... He was the first love I have ever had. Then things fell apart, and I despised him for...
    walker13sl walker13sl 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I have to admit, I am alone almost all the time. Besides my family, I rarely talk to people. Since I started college, I haven't made any friends. It could be that I am a bit...
    EyeOfLight EyeOfLight 18-21 3 days ago

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    I wont give up on my marriage just yet, but I feel like I need to take a stance about the issues that I am having. I am neglected, cant remember the last time I got a hug from my...
    cravebee cravebee 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    the thing is im lonely when im not alone. when im on my own, i shed the several walls i have up at any time and let my guard down. When im alone, i can wear shorts and a tank top...
    FreeJazz FreeJazz 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    It seams the more and more gifts and things I develop, the further away I am from other people. I don't talk to people very often... Because they just don't understand. They may...
    Destinyyy Destinyyy 16-17, F Jul 14

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    This will sort of be a stream of consciousness vent. I don't feel totally comfortable writing this here. Putting out my problems on the internet like this for strangers to read but...
    fibrodoodle fibrodoodle 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I hate spending time by myself.. Don't get me wrong there are times when I need alone time,but I only want this time to happen by my own doing not by people being too busy to...
    1eyeliner1 1eyeliner1 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I'm lying awake at 4 a.m. terrified at the thought of being destined to be alone. I've been in three long-term relationship that all ended terribly. None of them will speak to me...
    Soltanto Soltanto 18-21, F Jul 15

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    I want to experience relationships. I have crushes and everything but I'm afraid I won't ever get to date someone in my high school life because of my race. My school is pretty...
    SincerelyMYlife SincerelyMYlife 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Last night while trying so hard not to hear my sister talking happily with her boyfriend on the phone, a thought came to me. Maybe I should consider staying in a hotel for some...
    girlon3rdfloorsuite9 girlon3rdfloorsuite9 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    There she is again. My sister. Talking on the phone with her boyfriend. I feel so alone.
    girlon3rdfloorsuite9 girlon3rdfloorsuite9 26-30, F Jul 4

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    Ok I'll be the first :) I am anti social I prefer my own company and I like to sit in silence. I like myself to it's easy to be alone with myself. That's not to say that I never...
    screwedntattooed screwedntattooed 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I just had this epiphany that I really wish I wouldn't have had. Ever since I was little people have been leaving me. At 4, my mom and older brother and sister moved away. My mom...
    Jgil99 Jgil99 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    sometimes you need to be alone I just grab my beats and go for a walk and listening to my music is when I am at absolute peace
    DBsw1990 DBsw1990 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 8

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    I've always been alone and I've gotten use to it. When people are around me and it's loud I get mad and have to get out of there before I burst.
    SarahTheZombie SarahTheZombie 13-15, F Jul 13

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    Occasionally I like to be alone
    LoganAdele LoganAdele 13-15, F Jul 13

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    July 30, 2014 will be the International best Friends Day. feel a little bit jealous from the others because they are already planning on what they will do on that date. but me...
    kiminion14 kiminion14 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    Y am I always alone I just want an answer
    lilybird18ee lilybird18ee 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    Every time im left alone with my thoughts, im eaten alive. I hate myself too much too handle
    kaseys14 kaseys14 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I show off that I'm independent and don't need anyone in my life but to be completely blunt, I don't want to be alone anymore but I feel like there's no one there for me
    sammy1524 sammy1524 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Well...I'm all alone now :/
    pop482999 pop482999 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    No poem this time just broken hearted lonlyness. I hate living without being in a loving relationship. I feel lonley to the point of not even caring for the only 2 people I resist...
    darkreality68 darkreality68 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    I always have people telling me that they're there for me and then when I fall, they're not. Is it too much to ask for someone to truly be there for me?
    puttingupbarriers puttingupbarriers 13-15, F Jul 1

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    Broke up with my ex bf...only because of distance and that was it. Makes it harder because there was nothing wrong with us as a couple. I miss him like crazy :(
    geo14 geo14 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 2

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    You know what sucks about having online friends? U know theyre there but they dont try to talk to u. The green dot by their name on Facebook. They tweet and retweet on Twitter. The...
    AngelBornInHell AngelBornInHell 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    Why does it feel like I'm begging him to care about me and love me? I loved him deeply. I deserve to be loved, too, don't I?
    girlon3rdfloorsuite9 girlon3rdfloorsuite9 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    The Fourth of July carnival was on for 3 days and nobody wanted to come with me and everyone's asking me why i don't want to go and its so ******* hard not to cry in front of them
    jacithepanda jacithepanda 13-15, F Jul 4

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