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I Get Scared Being Home Alone At Night

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 134 People

    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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    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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    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 4 Responses Feb 24, 2010

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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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    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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    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 1 Response Jun 1, 2012

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    Well.. It's a little emberrasing.

    But it's true. Not everytime but mostrly I get scared. I'm old enough to have my own place, but the thoughts about being home alone at night, fears me sometimes. I'm a grown up, so it should't be a problem, but it is. I've had some pretty bad experiences with being alone at...
    CallMeAmy CallMeAmy 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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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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    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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    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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    I watch/read scary things at night

    so I would be terrified
    FuRyEU FuRyEU 13-15, M Apr 10

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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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    I'm home alone once again

    and i'm trying so hard not to think of any of the scary movies that i watched in the past...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 9

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Why? Because when I was younger I was always with someone. I'm left at home with my cat & I'm not scared because I have him. But when no animal or human was around me, I then...
    MyNameIsNotKnown MyNameIsNotKnown 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    There's been something on my mind for awhile... Ok, more then awhile, it happened last summer. But before I get into anything else I just want to say that this is probably going to...
    xxJaydaxx xxJaydaxx 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    We took a road trip to Houston for a few days since I'll be going away to college in a couple of weeks. :c Anyways, we went on a ferry while stopping by Galveston, & driving back...
    nycgirl19 nycgirl19 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I can't stand being trapped inside at night when the whole world is mine outside. My favorite thing is just sitting by the water or somewhere with a view at night. Peaceful...
    jackm81 jackm81 16-17, M 4 hrs ago

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    I get so angry when random people knock on my door. It creeps me out because it always happens when I'm home alone. In my opinion, if you didn't tell me you're coming over, don't...
    healedbydamage healedbydamage 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Every time I ask my parents for something I feel guilty. I'm very frugal because my teachers once told us that children where very expensive to take care of, as a result I was...
    Hellooreopie Hellooreopie 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Being alone isn't technically lonely, but when you have no choice BUT to be alone it definitely feels odd and lonely. I feel as if school is the only get away I have. Even my home...
    anon0109 anon0109 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am a 15 year old girl. I am the oldest in my family and i just finished 10th grade. I do ok in school but i got bullied by the older girls. I have a few friends but they're...
    Dunyyax Dunyyax 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Especially at night....its not always safe.I only stop when i have to.And at only well lit places
    usernameagain9 usernameagain9 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    Warning this is a rant about how much I hate my life. All the way through middle school I was bullied and to cope with that I cut my self....a lot. I also attempted suicide and...
    shybutfunky shybutfunky 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    About five years ago I lived downtown in a major city in the US. I’ve always been a night person, so I would often find myself bored after my roommate, who was decidedly not a...
    InvinsibleViper InvinsibleViper 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    for the next 3 weeks. This is getting to be a habit!
    GAnative67 GAnative67 51-55, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't show atleast I try not to but just thinking about going back in 48hours how these 2 months changed everything and still at night I get these nightmares that are breaking me...
    milind3012 milind3012 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    when ever my family goes out they will come into my room say they r goin out and i will all ways say no when they ask if i wanna come
    hater2610 hater2610 13-15, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I can turn the music up and play what I love to hear all night long. No schedule to follow, eat and sleep when I want to. I know totally selfish but I do enjoy it. 8)
    softspokenman softspokenman 41-45, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    alone time is awesome. home alone time just gets me horny. clothes come off and things happen.
    happycruiser22 happycruiser22 41-45, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    like i am at this very second ;)
    AnaDoll17 AnaDoll17 22-25, F 12 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don't know as staying home alone without thinking much about why people stare at me. I am just fed from everyone stare at me and think that i have a perfect life. I enjoy going...
    sensitiveguy36 sensitiveguy36 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    Maybe I'm just having a moment but I miss being home right now. I've been away at camp since June 18th and I don't go home until August 17th. At first it was fun because I didn't...
    colormepnk colormepnk 13-15, F a week ago

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    My parents are separated and I live with my dad. My two younger sisters live with my dad every other week. My dad took my sisters on vacation and my mom is in a different part of...
    thisbeautyunknown thisbeautyunknown 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Cannot stand the dark. I sleep with the hall light on every night. Every night. My husband is a very patient man, he allows this even though I can tell it bothers him. I think...
    insight00 insight00 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I wrote earlier about being homesick for California. The thing is, I'm not sure where I'm homesick for. My family moved across the country TO California right before my senior year...
    Alexakay Alexakay 41-45, F Jul 20

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    i didnt used to be scared of it, maybe its just scared of dying alone
    awesomeguy3125 awesomeguy3125 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    I love to wet my pants,then I will sit in them ALL evening.I'll put a pair of boxers over the pants,and continue to pee little bits at a time.
    Hubby7 Hubby7 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    I am about to become homeless. I never been so desperate, worried. I have been living with my mother for awhile now, taking care of her, as her health has been declining. Now, she...
    CoolDude2244 CoolDude2244 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Well guys after five weeks of being homeless and sleeping in the Walmart parking, I finally got enough money together to get myself a room to rent. This will be my second night...
    ac5225 ac5225 36-40, M Jul 17

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