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I Get Scared Being Home Alone At Night

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    im so happy i m alone at home !!!! wht could i do playing with mum makeup ? cooking ? what ! i need suggestions !
    imane666666 imane666666 13-15, F Jul 3

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    So used to a house full of noisy kids and hateful husband. When I have 2 hours to my self, alone at home, it's absolute bliss.
    kathleen83 kathleen83 31-35, F Jul 11

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    I can just deflate and relax and do whatever and be as loud as I want without having to worry about everyone else.
    WintersSoldier WintersSoldier 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    I just can't sleep by myself :( awake for no reason....
    Mysticme Mysticme 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I like relaxing , after working everyday, I enjoy having time to myself , i always have liked being home even when I was in my 20's . I do enjoy Goin out sometimes it's nice if I...
    uniqeuliv uniqeuliv 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    i am gonna be home alone because my dad is going on a business trip to russia and my mum is going with him so i am going to have the house to myself for 3 days i am so happy...
    blondie1998 blondie1998 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 30

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    I'm always home alone lol while my family works and everything, i have the house to myself for 12 hours.
    hornewrecked hornewrecked 16-17, F Jun 30

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    Why would I go out when all my friends are right here? Why use up energy when I can lay down and relax? I spend so so much time home alone anyway, so Imma used to it :P
    InternationalDarkness InternationalDarkness 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    For some reason I've always felt like being alone is like being rejected. Sure being alone for a while is okay sometimes but I don't like to feel like I have no one I don't like...
    ggil93 ggil93 18-21, F Jul 11

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    It depends, actually. When I always stay home, I find that I won't feel the drive to go out. But if I go out, it will almost seem like I don't have a proper home. haha! It all...
    malipatient malipatient 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    Right now it's just me, my little brother, and my dog in the house. We hear footsteps coming from the basement. I tell my brother it's just people running on the sidewalk, because...
    MyNameIsDeath MyNameIsDeath 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 24

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    Being at home is where I feel the most comfortable. My Mum is mostly against this, but she's also somewhat happy about this me staying inside as I'm not "In some park smoking...
    KMargatroid KMargatroid 16-17, F Jul 7

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    Do i like getting out?: Yes i do enjoy being outside, I like to hike,swim, go camping, and run. but when i get out, i am outside training.I'm not one to go to a party or a dance...
    addictedtoweightlifting addictedtoweightlifting 18-21, M Jul 7

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    Sometimes staying in alone can be the best decision, that way not only do you save money but you save yourself the hassle of trying to find a way home, or bumping into someone you...
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M a week ago

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I would rather stay at home then go out. It is peaceful at home and there is usually nobody to bother you. Then again, I do not have much time to go out. The life of a teacher is a...
    Wattouat Wattouat 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I'm not much of a people's person . I'd rather be home eating and watching pretty little liars then go out and be someone I'm not.
    emoniemm emoniemm 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    Staying at home on a rainy day watching movies and cuddling on the sofa, with a lot of junk food...best lazy day ever.
    Daisymay77 Daisymay77 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm a 15 year old girl and my cousin and I have been best friends a long time but just recently I was almost asleep when I felt him grab my butt, he then continued to grope me. I...
    Fighter99 Fighter99 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 15

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    I herd foot step above my room. Funny thing is all that's up there is the roof...
    BryanaMarie94 BryanaMarie94 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    Some things change as you get a little older. Your choice of "fun" definitely alters from your teens to your 20's, and again from your 20's to your 30's. Now that I'm in my 40's...
    Beaver318 Beaver318 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Yep, that what I did for a while.
    wt00r wt00r 26-30, M Jul 7

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    I have a Jackal and Hyde character on here. When I've had a drink I get all sexual and dirty. But that's not the real me. Yes I am sexual but not in the dirty old man way I've been...
    watjusthappened watjusthappened 41-45, M Jul 10

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    My ball* are just so full they could explode!
    watjusthappened watjusthappened 41-45, M Jul 11

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    [Girls only!] Girls, talk to me
    jessicakiss jessicakiss 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Well, Afraid of what i might do. Its hard just to stay silent, even distractions dont help, I just find my mind whirling and my thoughts turning against me. Am i mad? Even worse. I...
    prettybrowneyes1993 prettybrowneyes1993 18-21, F Jul 10

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    I really hate being sick. I have been sick since Thursday night. The other night I was rushed to ER they gave a shot and some antibiotics. To yesterday afternoon I was on EP...
    SummerLove16 SummerLove16 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am very comfortable being nude alone and around my family and friends. I love my body as well and the compliments made by my family and friends. I have been a nudist since my...
    femalenakedathome femalenakedathome 41-45, F 5 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    So when I'm home alone or taking a walk in the dark outside, I'm always afraid of being kidnapped or raped for some reason, and people who are aware of it happening to men too, don...
    thedaydreamer1020 thedaydreamer1020 26-30, F 2 days ago

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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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    Okay so I need some advice here because this problem is actually making me really upset. So I have this huge group of 'friends' (girls and boys) and in the past 6 months, I have...
    Lovingchocolate14 Lovingchocolate14 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 27

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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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    Home alone :))))) I can't do whatever I want
    TxVANITY TxVANITY 16-17, F 24 Responses Jul 3

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    Home alone today, it nice and sunny about 18*C so I was able to get in some nude time, I did some house work and even gave the pool a clean. I have just put some clothes on to go...
    candywhite26 candywhite26 56-60, M 2 days ago

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