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I Get Scared Being Home Alone At Night

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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'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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    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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    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 watch/read scary things at night

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

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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 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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    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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    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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    Oh **** that. So what if I get attached? what if he leaves me? what if I get heartbroken? Am I really going to live the rest of my life fearing the consequences ? If that's the...
    psychicfrost psychicfrost 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Leave it to me to be the only one to write a book in this group. I over complicate things a lot. Call it OCD, I just like having things done thoroughly, I like to thoroughly...
    realsweetbaby realsweetbaby 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    This is going to be very long winded and I'm posting this because I need to vent and need to know who else is going through something similar and how they're handling it. Here goes...
    Kristy37 Kristy37 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I know I'm a lot to handle. Truly. I get that. I even attempt to tone it down. Or HAVE Attempted, at any rate. Cuz I don't think I CAN, anymore. And it's all his fault...
    AdoraGel AdoraGel 31-35, F 4 hrs ago

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    "She found home between his arms"
    AnyaW AnyaW 13-15 4 hrs ago

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    Moving slowly as to not wake her sleeping father, the figure slips out from the soft covers and leaps to her feet. She twirls once, then again for good measure, and quickly...
    TheCuttlefish TheCuttlefish 13-15, M 5 hrs ago

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    i honestly wish i was crazy. i probably am. it all started a few years ago. a fire had burned down my house and the only thing that had survived it was a doll i made. naturally i...
    selselsky selselsky 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    I've never had many friends, if any at all. Most of the "friends" I've made in the past only hung out with me since there was no one more interesting around at the time, and didn't...
    Apocalypticcandy Apocalypticcandy 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I feel so alone, I am in a horrible relationship that I have chosen to paint a beautiful picture on the outside of so none of my friends or coworkers know what I truly deal with on...
    Wishful2388 Wishful2388 26-30, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    sleep isn't the issue, if I was in bed nightly with a woman, there wouldn't be much sleep going on by me...I'd have to nap when she leaves the house daily... 
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 8 hrs ago

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    been alone gave me time to think about thing i have done good or......
    ghayasMalik ghayasMalik 18-21, M 11 hrs ago

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    F,20. I have just dropped out of a very good Uni, it was at the end of term and rent was payed up so I wasn't forced to tell anyone or move back home until I was picked up for...
    Suzanne1994 Suzanne1994 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    Idk why my sister keeps on waking up in the middle of the night saying someone is calling me and then she laughs and falls back asleep like nothing happened
    IsMyStory IsMyStory 16-17, F 13 hrs ago

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    The sirens blared, the sky turned a strange yellow, rain poured soaking flooding, and I could hear the strong winds. Tornado sirens are an audible reminder of mortality. I hate...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    So I guess I'm alone here tonight... With these cows... The people in my house started arguing and they all left to stay at a different place tonight... ( ._.) It all escalated so...
    Knixveus5 Knixveus5 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    so every summer I go visit my mom for two months before school starts. well for those who remember I did a really dumb thing this past January, and to add to my already painful...
    LoveLessOne97 LoveLessOne97 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    i get nervouse around alot of people and then it makes going out not very much fun. i prefer to stay home alone or with someone else that i care for just hanging out spending...
    ForgetableMe ForgetableMe 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I won't be home alone this afternoon or tonight so please don't call me on my bedroom phone or my cell phone
    paulieo1060 paulieo1060 22-25, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    i dont wanna be homeless. I have a health condition that can be fixed if i have extra cash. Its just low testosterone, but it can make you weak and tired easily if not addressed. I...
    awesomeguy3125 awesomeguy3125 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    thanks for everything and i wanna tell you that it goes right and my boyfriend came back and we were wonderful together he understands me well and we talked about our marriage and...
    Exita Exita 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Sometimes I force myself out though, but halfway through the night I always realize that I'm 10x happier just spending the night in with my boyfriend. I hate that if I don't go out...
    genericidiot genericidiot 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Yes. I do school at home, yes, my mother is my teacher. I've gotten so much **** for being homeschooled, one of my friends made a comment and it was like "wow, youre homeschooled...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I like being home alone because I have the whole place to my self and I can just walk around Naked
    Vswagger Vswagger 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am right now so anyone wanna join?
    Msmmorgan1 Msmmorgan1 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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