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I Get Scared Being Home Alone At Night

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    being home alone is the best thing ever
    darkprinsus darkprinsus 13-15, F 2 Responses May 4

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    i'm home alone, u know what that means....i can sob uncontrollably without any disruptions
    darkprinsus darkprinsus 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 27

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    No rules means more fun!!! Gonna dance my *** off tonight!!!
    totorolover totorolover 13-15, F 1 Response May 7

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    I got the house to myself tomorrow from 8-5 :)
    alfalfalouf alfalfalouf 13-15, M 2 Responses May 8

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    my parents go to my aunt's son marriage, and they will stay there for 3 days, they told me that my brother will accompany me at home. but just then my brother told me that he got...
    alfhyraawal alfhyraawal 16-17, F 1 Response May 16

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    I would rather stay home than go out, not because I'm antisocial or depressed. I just prefer it, even if ive got a bunch of people over doin what we do goin out, drinking, hangin...
    AnnyOnimous AnnyOnimous 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 29

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    Movies, take-out, video games, blaring music that doesn't have Mickey Mouse on the cd cover...a night on the town can't hold a candle to a night on the couch.
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 2 Responses May 7

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    Ehh.. well I have always been a shy and indoors person. I don't know why, even as a kid, I never liked playing outside in the mud or anything.. i only used to go out if i had the...
    AnnaIsMe6 AnnaIsMe6 18-21, T 3 Responses May 13

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    I have never been a party person I geuss its the way I was raised. It disgusts me knowing that girls get pregnant at such a young age ... Don't ven get me started on the drinking...
    OrochimaruSama92 OrochimaruSama92 22-25, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    i hear it from girls how guys they haven't even got to know send them pictures of their dicks. Don't they know that for most girls its a turn off, not a turn on. I know that if I...
    SpankMyWilly SpankMyWilly 31-35 5 days ago

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    please i don't want to go out with you...it would be happier if I'm home...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 29

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    What a awkward day,first unexpected visit from company CEO that of course,turned into a meeting,lots of people in the room,couldn't find a reason to escape.Later small party I...
    somerandomguyfromspace somerandomguyfromspace 31-35, M 1 Response May 12

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    as soon as my parents leave I get started
    DaddysLittleCumBucket DaddysLittleCumBucket 18-21, F 14 Responses Apr 30

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    I love my room and my bed! I spend most of my time minus a f/t job in my room. no need to impress anyone, I already have a fiance that had seen me when I first wake up. I don't...
    kareenmarie kareenmarie 36-40, F Apr 30

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    I don't want to go outside today. But I have some things I need to get accomplished or my abusive wife will belittle me, verbally bash me, make me feel worthless. I struggle with...
    bipolarPeter bipolarPeter 31-35, M 1 Response May 9

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    I like to explore new ways to pleasure myself and my boyfriends. Today I tried rubbing ice on my c l i t. Gosh, I almost instantly got an o r g a s m.
    tionnacurious tionnacurious 22-25, F 2 Responses May 13

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    I like to explore new ways to pleasure myself and my boyfriends. Today I tried rubbing ice on my c l i t. Gosh, I almost instantly got an o r g a s m.
    tionnacurious tionnacurious 22-25, F 12 Responses May 13

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    I suppose I'm partly shy, and partly happy with my own company. I don't really have close friends and am happy to sit in my room playing with the computer or reading or whatever...
    helloitsjayne helloitsjayne 18-21, F 4 Responses May 15

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    Yay. So much freedom :D love it when everyone goes away for the weekend
    joeyc773 joeyc773 18-21 May 15

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    it's been a year since the last time i got out . think u school i realy do.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    I have to stay till im doing good. Dumb cords everywhere. Ugh i want to get out of here
    paperangel15 paperangel15 16-17, F 1 Response May 16

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    Tiny ones, big ones, they are all the same for- they are pretty to look at from afar, but scary as hell when they are either on my property or coming at me... It's funny how when I...
    Sil833 Sil833 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Most of the time. Ever since I was abused I have tended to hide in my room whenever I'm home. When I lived with my dad I only ever saw him and his wife twice a day at the very most...
    boklenHolley7 boklenHolley7 16-17, F May 13

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    my story is about something I would watch on tv never thought I would be a part of this drama. I was a victim of a murder for hire plot a few years back by my own brother. His...
    notagain4me notagain4me 51-55, F May 16

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    I love being tied up, and left alone. It makes me feel being hostage. It's something I love being. I will always try to get loose. I sometimes have dreams abput being kidnapped...
    jennamorrisongirl jennamorrisongirl 18-21, F 2 Responses May 12

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    So I thought I was home alone, so usually when I am home alone, I don't like clothes. This one time I had all my clothes off and I was sitting on my bed on my phone. Suddenly I...
    MrAwesomeNiceGuy MrAwesomeNiceGuy 13-15, M 1 Response May 8

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