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I Get Scared Being Home Alone At Night

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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'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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    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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    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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    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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    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 really enjoying this! It's been two straight long weeks of being home alone, my roommates are out of town. And it makes me happy knowing I don't have to clean up after their...
    SunshineAnderson13 SunshineAnderson13 22-25, F 16 hrs ago

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    April 8, 9 and 10, home alone in Hertfordshire England. Would be nice to have some company ;)
    BedfordAdam BedfordAdam 41-45, M 5 Responses Mar 30

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    The things I do when I'm home alone: - read out loud - sing out loud - talk to myself out loud - eat - clean - scream - ________ And that one other thing that cannot be mentioned...
    SunshineAnderson13 SunshineAnderson13 22-25, F 9 Responses Apr 12

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    I smoke pot and play with my clot and watch lesbians scissor on **** when I'm home alone ;)
    Sharnice2017 Sharnice2017 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am naked when I'm home alone
    TexasDan1 TexasDan1 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    As much as I crave to get out and "experience life," often there's nothing that makes me happier than simply being home and witnessing the daylight shift. I would love to have my...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    The term homebody has been said a few times. My aunt started saying it as if she made it sound like it's frowned upon. It may be to others but I just like having the comfort of...
    Xemplefied Xemplefied 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Hi all Why ?because I be no family or friends. I'm In a relationship. Married for 10 yrs to a Hispanic. I have no other family and the thought of us breaking up terrifies me. I'm...
    jrtfox jrtfox 51-55, F 22 hrs ago

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    It has been almost four years now. I fight myself not to be jaded and cynical about.the.idea of being in a good relationship. All I want is trust, but.that is a rare thing. I am...
    chaotica1973 chaotica1973 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm alone now and I love it! Guess what I'm doing! ;) :*
    ItIsMe69 ItIsMe69 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    Netflix, YouTube, and audible books... you can never be alone when you have Captin Kirk or Watching Chibi/Anime faces across your screen/mangas (well you can but hopefully you know...
    Chibiiiii Chibiiiii 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    it can be fun to be alone, but it can also be boring, anyone wanna chat? im here :)
    DeonGrey DeonGrey 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    Well sign me up for a naughty week cod I'm all alone for a week tomoz. So gunna just chill wearing what I want and do what I want all week
    Morninglory69 Morninglory69 26-30, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    im all alone for awhile and working out of town
    mjfuoco mjfuoco 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I'm an old lady stuck in a 28 year old body. I love, love, love staying home on the weekends. My favorite things to do: -Read -Take a hot, bubble bath -Work a puzzle -Watch scary...
    vintagesoul87 vintagesoul87 26-30, F 10 Responses Apr 12

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    anime and xboxps4 are my favs
    leahaha leahaha 16-17, F Mar 30

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    This is far more preferable, going out is too much of an effort.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 3

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    It's Pohela Boishakh here.The first day in Bengali calendar.Everybody is out there celebrating.I haven't even left my room. I find my bed more comfortable:)
    dreamydoc dreamydoc 22-25, M a week ago

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    Any girls who r single and ready to mingle
    troymoss troymoss 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    i have everything i need here....so yea :)
    thoughtless17 thoughtless17 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Don't care for driving, and, to be honest, I kind of like texting, email, (etc.) better than dealing with people face to face.
    Ewashere Ewashere 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I raid the fridge and use up aaall of the hot water ;) ;) or something like that
    deleted deleted 26-30 20 Responses 2 days ago

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    When people leave without saying bye, it hurts me, means they don't care for you
    aka10 aka10 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I was wearing my headset when I saw a shadow walked in front of my room (My parents still at my grandma's place, so I'm home alone). Then the shadow stopped in front of my door and...
    supernerd22 supernerd22 16-17, M 3 Responses Apr 9

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    So this is now week 6 and 4 days tomorrow that we've had no contact with one another. 4 months since we've seen each other. I feel like I could just die. I miss him soooo much...
    ArizonaCheater ArizonaCheater 46-50 5 Responses Apr 9

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    Been having a very stressful few weeks so my emotions have been crazier then normal. Yesterday I had a good time seeing an old school friend. Today I awoke remembering I'm home...
    NicoNever NicoNever 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 29

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