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I Get Scared Being Home Alone At Night

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    Night Time = Flip Out Time For Me!

    At night, I am always scared. The Story: Seriously. Wen i was younger i was SO scared i wud actually pace the hallways. I always had to sleep with my parents otherwise i wudn't be able to sleep. i finally got over my fear for a while and i cud sleep alone in my own...
    916b 916b 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 19, 2008

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    After 2 Attempted Breakins Inside A Very Short Space Of Time I'm Petrified...

    I live alone and inside the past few weeks I've had 2 attempted breakins during the night.  The 1st time I only found out when I went to leave the house the next morning and the 2nd time I had been sleeping on my sofa scared to go to bed, they were making a much bigger and...
    eenymo eenymo 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 29, 2011

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    I Hate The Night Alone

    this time two years ago i loved being alone havin my own space and slept fine by my self i would even walk at two in the morning home and not even turn around ever since iv been with my partner that i met a year and half ago i cant sleep properly enless im with someone and a year...
    Aliciaewers Aliciaewers 18-21 1 Response Oct 2, 2011

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    Scared Literaly To Death..

     I never was home alone at night until almost a month in 2 more days me and my husband live together and we had my father living with us but he recently passed almost a month ago as I said and now I'm home alone for 12 hours almost every night and I'm absolutely scared out...
    BabyTurtle006 BabyTurtle006 22-25 3 Responses Oct 7, 2010

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    Its Has Happened, It Can Happen Again

     It’s daylight hours, I have my phone and everything, but I keep on jumping at every little noise! It doesn’t help that it’s so windy today and all the leaves keep scratching against my stinking window! An that’s another thing; there’s too many...
    Iamscared1594 Iamscared1594 16-17 1 Response Apr 1, 2009

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    Big Scary House: My Fears

    My house is huge and far away from other houses. I'm a teenage girl. I'm so paranoid at night whenever I'm alone. These are the thing I'm scared of:-seeing scary people looking through my window.-monsters in the closet-spiders and bugs -going to the bathroom because what if I...
    TheWeirdoGirl TheWeirdoGirl 13-15, F Jun 1, 2012

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    Sccared X

    i am frightend and anxious every single night i panic i take kalms as i dont want to go back on anti depressants i cant talk to no one even my doctor as they dont seem intrested and take me seriously this is a living nitemare xx
    lilpinkhunnybunny lilpinkhunnybunny 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 24, 2010

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    I'm Scared When I'm Alone

    I'm quite young, early teens, and I live out in the middle of no where in a huge house. My parents clean the local school and our car recently buggered out so we have one car, 3 seats. So now when my parents go to work they take my sister and I stay home. I'm really scared...
    ScarletSnake ScarletSnake 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 2, 2013

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    I Live Alone

    I live alone in a government housing complex that is rife with drugs and violence.  I do not communicate with the people around me and my house has been broken into 4 times in 12 mths.  Sometimes when i wake up my lock is unclicked and only the chainlock is preventing...
    Stormii1 Stormii1 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 3, 2010

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    Wen Im Home Alone

    wen i get scared becuz i had this scary dream that this man was out side my window and he killed my aunt. i am very scared to be hme alone
    jhavanniah jhavanniah 13-15, F Jun 12, 2012

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    Not So Much...

    Scared. More anxious, apprehensive and in defense-mode. Paranoia. I've done things like check to make sure all the windows are shut and locked tight. I've kept pets in my personal enviroment to alert me to anything or anyone doing something that it has no business to be doing...
    Neur0ticism Neur0ticism 18-21, F Jun 19, 2008

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    Can't Sleep

    Unhappy tonight- too scared to sleep :( We've had an attempted break in already and another incident, so I'm really nervy.
    ElizabethSlug ElizabethSlug 22-25 1 Response Aug 15, 2008

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    What Now!

    for the most part i feel safe at home its relaxing, i have my dog, and the Internet. but as each day comes to an end i feel alone, no one to talk to, no one to keep my mind occupied. just the same old haunting what if theory, I'm always thinking something is going to happen to me...
    petooo petooo 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 2, 2009

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    Through The Eyes Of An Ocd Person

    It's 3:03 at night. Mother, father, and all the siblings are asleep wandering through the realm of dreams. You are fixed in a state of the stark night's reality. You tiptoe over nameless substances, lurking, littering your room, to steal a glance out the ebony window...
    Naliruns Naliruns 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 21, 2011

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    I'm not a big fan of the night club or bar scene.With the right woman in my life,staying at home than going out wouldn't be at all boring.I would enjoy her company with pleasure in...
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    Going out is a hassle and 9/10 times it leaves me dissatisfied. Went to hang out with a friend's house. The first time in months I'd gone somewhere aside from home after school...
    pancaekes pancaekes 13-15, F Dec 10

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    I love going out, but I'd prefer staying home. I don't need to get ready, or put makeup on. I can just put a messy bun on, and stay in my pajamas. Plus, I love the quietness...
    HellaNella HellaNella 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 26

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    Crowds make me feel uncomfortable and a variety of simultaneous sounds exhausts me. I much rather hang out with one or two friends at home. But even being alone with a good beer...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 23

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    I love being alone at my desk so I can think.
    CaliginousHeart CaliginousHeart 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 4

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    I had my fair share of bar hopping and being out with friends. I've gotten to the point to where time by myself just feels so good.
    groundcraze groundcraze 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 11

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    I'm all about going out and having a good time, but I also love to just chill at home watch a good movie and just relax with family and good friends.
    AlexisH94 AlexisH94 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 6

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    i do because simply put, i find people generally annoying. i don't like people standing too close to me, i don't like crowds, i don't like people noise- screaming, laughing...
    iridescenteyes iridescenteyes 26-30, F Nov 23

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    How come society makes us feel bad for thinking out the box when all the time it's made up to control us. Come play at secreterotica . com it's sexy, fun the groups and library are...
    YouKnowItMakesSense YouKnowItMakesSense 31-35, M Nov 28

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    i'm trying to get laid before i finish college..,who is with me?
    babylonkush babylonkush 70+, M 1 Response Dec 9

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    how tall is 180cm? when i tell girls online that i am just 180cm which i did the maths and is approximately 5ft 11inc.. they were like wow i am so tall, but to me i dont think i...
    babylonkush babylonkush 70+, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am terrible with this! I am constantly changing my schedule, stating I am either working late or completely forgot about other arrangements. When in reality, the only reason...
    cassandrawilkinson cassandrawilkinson 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I hate being home alone. I'll go out with friends and family and have a blast but in the end I'm alone in my room. sometimes it irritates me and I make a quick decision to go out...
    Spiritm Spiritm 26-30, M Nov 22

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    Moved to a new country 5 months ago for a job with a few others. All of them left me and I'm still here because i don't know what I want to or can do next, but I'm scared of being...
    Woosah Woosah 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    I sometimes wonder if God is testing me. I know, it might be an odd thought but it's something I think about while I lie awake at night. Darkness just envelops me and I want to...
    gamerboy2001 gamerboy2001 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 2

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    Absolutely inescapable self bondage! So these days, I have been tying myself to the bed in a special way and I can say it is quickly becoming my favourite position! It is a spread...
    lockedheels lockedheels 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 9

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    What are your symptoms??? I wanted to stay home last night, yesterday was a long day, but I went into the hospital emergency room. I guessed I would be left in the waiting room...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    So being alone is something I love yet hate? I like to be alone because it'll leave me to my own thoughts, but the silent kills as well where my overthinking just jumps in. So...
    daniebravo daniebravo 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    Home alone what to do what to do I have a few hours by myself 😏
    Jusjellybean Jusjellybean 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 6

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    This is what happens when you leave my friend and I home alone.... Then we went and ******** outside. Then danced to inappropriate songs. Yep, enjoying our teenage years!!
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Dec 6

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    Today I'm home alone all day! I took a nice long, hot bath, then did something I've never done before: I ran outside naked, through the woods behind my house, across a clearing...
    chauncey25 chauncey25 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    last friday to avoid being home by myself, i went for an hour walk in the cold -5c. not sure what to do this friday. so challenging.
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 28

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    Considering a week ago a man twice my age told me twice he wanted to take me out tonight, and I accepted because, well, no one has offered to take me out before, I still sit here...
    UglyBetsy UglyBetsy 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 29

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    I'm a very sexual and crave physical touch, passion, and pleasure with the one I love. This does not apply to being so alone that I cheat because of less frequent than I dream...
    LienOnYourDreams LienOnYourDreams 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 5

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    The bright side to being homeschooled is that you can do more than one day's worth of school in one day, I've been doing around three to four so I'll be on summer break around...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 5 Responses Dec 11

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    Years ago, I was lonely and living in a new city and signed up for a dating site. I was looking for anyone; love, friendship, sex, or drugs, it didn't matter. I met many people...
    UrbanArtFan UrbanArtFan 26-30, T 4 hrs ago

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    I really feel for you. I know what it's like. I spent a large portion of my life having this irrational fear. I was afraid to go to bed at night. I was afraid to go to sleep. I...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 14 hrs ago

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    At a certain age we all begin to wonder who we really are. I remember the first time I found myself alone, lost and completely forgotten. My best friends had decided I was no...
    Helenabby Helenabby 18-21, F Nov 24

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    Emotionally I have always been alone. throughout my life I was always surrounded with friends and family. I tried to share my emotions with other people, but then I realized that...
    idontknowwhatiwant idontknowwhatiwant 26-30, F Nov 27

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    To Be Honest I Am Scared. I don't think about it much as I employ mindfulness in my daily life, staying in the NOW, so my thoughts don't wander. It helps. But, when I lie in bed at...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 3 Responses Dec 4

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    You may mess up, but you are not a mess up. You may make a mistake, but you are not a mistake. You may screw up, but you are not a screw up. You may fail, but you...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    When I was younger, I used to like being around crowds, and people. Now these days I do not like crowds, or being around people. I like to just be left alone. I do not want sex...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M 8 hrs ago

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