Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Get Scared Being Home Alone At Night

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 85 People

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    Home alone all day tomorrow I just hope I can poop because if I can there's going to be poop in my boxers all day and it's going to be such a great experience so I really really...
    Mushypanties12 Mushypanties12 18-21 2 Responses Feb 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have a day off of work and I am home alone. I can do whatever!! Clean, cook and dance around without anyone in my way.
    angeleye6448 angeleye6448 46-50, F 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I like to be alone at home at times. It gives me time to be myself and relax. I can also enjoy other things by myself.
    planter715 planter715 51-55, M 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Most social situations end up with me being alone or wanting to go home. Many of the times I've gone out, I'd end up with the wrong crowd- people who do drugs and drink, despite it...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 9 Responses Feb 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    And I'm home alone today........
    secretlife88 secretlife88 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    going to be home alone tonight so boring
    mazoo mazoo 46-50, M Feb 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Once I am out, I am positive, fun and everyone loves me. But I am actually an extroverted introvert and I appreciate my time home alone to relax and be with myself.
    Sewmuch2do Sewmuch2do 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I think the more I've been home, the more I become immune to just being alone.. I realize that being around people isn't everything.. I mean, I'd be lying if I said that it didn't...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's Friday night...everybody's going out but I'd rather just stay home and enjoy doing absolutely nothing.
    myluvzdivine myluvzdivine 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    One of those nights I do not want to spend the nite alone
    QueenOrange QueenOrange 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I really don't mind going out in nature, but I hate being in the midst of social drama at a bar. there is a calmness in being alone. a way to still the mind and body. to cleanse...
    simplyafriend simplyafriend 41-45, F Feb 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Of course I enjoy going out with some friends every now and then. But most of the time I prefer being at home. Safe and secure, a place where you don't have to deal with other...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm an introvert. Always have been. My husband and I are total opposites here. He is a socialite. I feel awkward in a group of people small or large people that I don't know. He...
    Allie9273 Allie9273 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My friend just invited me over to hang out with her before work, she was going to go in late, shes salary and can go in whenever. So I get here and see she texted me while I was...
    MaxSinner MaxSinner 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's snowing....leave me alone people who are going out.
    Reznin Reznin 18-21, M Feb 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I tend to have more fun while alone than going out to a party or such. I have the ability to keep myself amused with my own company. A computer and internet does help though!!!!
    Brian1953 Brian1953 61-65, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I do like to hang with friends, but after I feel so drained. I sometimes try to push myself to hang out more but id rather just stay home. I love just hanging out with myself and...
    littlejxoxo littlejxoxo 26-30, F Feb 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Granted I always complain or state I'm lonely. But going out is to nerve wracking for me. Yes I'll do ocassional walk along river or local water hole. But if more the 5 people are...
    Averageguy41074 Averageguy41074 36-40, M 5 Responses Feb 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm not one to go out around a lot of people would rather stay home and hold you in my arms and have you to myself .
    Wildman43055 Wildman43055 46-50, M Feb 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't see what all the hoppla is about going out. My sister often tries to get me to go out to this bar or that and I just don't enjoy myself. Give me a nice bottle of wine...
    beenhereb4 beenhereb4 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    doesn't mean I want to sit home watching b-rated movies or your video games. I want to cuddle, kiss, feel desired..... making out like teenagers on the couch. maybe a few fun and...
    simplyafriend simplyafriend 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Sometimes I feel like I just want to be alone, but what actually I want is to hold, hug someone close to me in time of lonely,frustration etc.. So I can hear you echo of you voice...
    WalkerJoe WalkerJoe 26-30, M Feb 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    ...at least in this weather! It's been snowing for a week, and then just as the snow starts to melt we got freezing rain! Plus, can you say wind chill?
    jleeb98 jleeb98 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    You're gone and I've gotta stay high all the time.
    DeGustibus DeGustibus 26-30, M 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The big Party is in less then 2 hrs and I'm just now waking up and I'm super sick omg I hope my sister can go in my place instead :(
    IsMyStory IsMyStory 16-17, F 10 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I really want to know why afer every time I feel "loved" it has to go away in a flash of seconds, I'm tired of feeling like nothing, ever time I feel pain, I just stop breathing...
    rozsyie rozsyie 16-17, F Feb 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Yesterday, I took a pregnancy test and discovered that I am pregnant. There was someone who posted something telling me that I should not be getting pregnant, but instead, focusing...
    JanaElisabeth JanaElisabeth 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Last night at 2 something in the morning i decided to watch a horror film. My three kids were deep asleep in bed. My visiting sister was asleep on my couch, so that left my mum and...
    queenofhearts15 queenofhearts15 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    my mom left a few hours ago and i have NO idea where she went this late at night or when shes coming back. if something happened to her i woulnd't be able to tell anyone where she...
    LunarDream LunarDream 16-17, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Yes I'm alone sometime's & I feel so scared being alone. I've lot of friend's and everyone's busy with there life as for myself I feel like life hate's me I don't belong here...
    billyaldo billyaldo 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I spent it home alone with cant watching anime And It Was Awesome!
    CosplayPotato CosplayPotato 13-15, F Feb 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So, now I get to Firday's beat, tired and glad to hang around the house which is no big deal because I work out of the house. A couple weeks ago I feel asleep on the couch early...
    steverick steverick 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Literally the only thing I miss about being with someone is being held at night. Having someone there. It's one of the best things humans can do for each other...just to be there...
    AntiveninKiss AntiveninKiss 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel