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I Think I Am Afraid of Being Alone

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    I depend on love because of all those who haven't showed me any. I can last a few days without it but afterwards i miss them and go crazy. Some say i'm clingy but i dont think so. Some even take advantage of my need. I do my best to leave those who i know aren't good for me...
    desertedangel desertedangel 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 21, 2009

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    Alone But not single which I think hurts more. Knowing they're 4 hours and 300 miles away... And not being able to do anything for them. It hurts. It really does.
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    It's me again, the girl who no one cares about. The girl who's friends forget she exists. The girl who just wants to be loved by the people she loves. The girl who desperately...
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    I've been telling myself that for over 3 years and I'm still working on it. Don't want to say I failed… I really should get used to being alone all the time.
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    I love to be alone sometimes. There's many things that you can do by yourself and you can't do when someone around you. So being alone is not bad all the time. But''i feel alone...
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    I used to always want to be in a relationship, and to have the stereotypical romantic valentine's day date with my significant other. I got that two years ago from a relationship...
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    I don't have to be able too much of it is not the same as it was. A few years ago today my phone is the only thing that is the most recent. The fact is that you are not in a...
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    I am an introvert and like being alone but miss the idea of being in a relationship. I've just never been successful with them and have for the last 5 years or so been single and...
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    Sometimes I like the peace and freedom of being alone and unbothered but then other times I'm a prisoner of my own hell with no one to vent to but my notebook.
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    I'm afraid, ok? I admit it, I'm afraid, Afraid of what you may ask? I don't know, Afraid of knowing, Afraid of having the chance to get hurt, That's why I never let people come...
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    I used to be afraid of being alone but I realise you have to be happy with your lot and being alone because being in a relationship will not bring long lasting love and the...
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    as long as i can remember i have seen myself living moments which have long swept away from my hands. i though like to think that i care about myself and that i want to achieve and...
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    Being alone is great but sometimes, it is very lonely.
    AllAboutL AllAboutL 70+, F 1 Response a week ago

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    LORENZO DEBUNCKED .. In all the years I have ever chatted in social forums I have only ever once met someone. I gave in to her after a year and a half of frequent and intense...
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    i sometimes accepted the fact that i will live my life being alone. i am in a complicated situation where it is nearly impossible to find that want for me. i just hope one day that...
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    It's hard for me to be alone,i need support and attention lol and just to feel im a worthwhile person I need validation,apparently constantly.Don't feel like going into it now but...
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    My husband works all the time. We had an agreement that he would be home on the weekends to spend time with his family. Now he tells me he isnt coming home this weekend. Im tired...
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    I love being alone in my own room but I hate I when no one texts me back and the thoughts get to me and then I start getting scared and try to silence the voices or I just blow up...
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    i feel like people with anxiety/depression are left without a rope in terms of working society. It debilitates me in a way that i never knew the full scope of until now. Every job...
    Outoforbits Outoforbits 22-25, M Feb 2

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    Until I left for college when I was 17, I had this weird tendency to look out the window of my bedroom at the market by the street near our house, to see if the stores were closed...
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    Some days i feel like i've just given up, i have no ways of meeting people and no friends where i live. Its maddening, i have to be stoned 24/7 just to block out the feeling of...
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    Sometimes you just need that solitude
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    Being alone doesn't necessarily mean being lonely. I love to spend time away from others to focus on myself. I love to discover parts of myself I never knew existed. Be kind to...
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    I don't preferably like being alone, but I can function with it. I like cuddling because it soothes all the dark thoughts in my head and I can be at peace.
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    I don't like waking up and everybody is gone :/ Even if the people who were here aren't nice, I just feel like I've been left.
    TheGirlYouNeverKnew TheGirlYouNeverKnew 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    Except I already have. The best friends I managed to keep throughout high school and some college...they are all gone. Of course, I blame no one but myself. I had a best friend in...
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    I don't fear being alone at all. In fact sometimes I prefer it. I get things done without someone critiquing what I am doing. I'm not expected to reply to nonsense. I don't have to...
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    Being alone is too hard for anyone, we can be around many people but still that don't change anything cos only one person can will enough if this person love you back the same way...
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