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I Worry About Being Alone

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    Recently I haven't had much luck in the relationship area. I just got out of a relationship about a month ago, and have yet to be in one since. I like being single don't get me wrong. Its so much fun going on dates and all, but I still catch myself wondering if I will find that...
    dreamer234 dreamer234 26-30, F 7 Responses Jun 15, 2009

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    It seams the more and more gifts and things I develop, the further away I am from other people. I don't talk to people very often... Because they just don't understand. They may...
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    I don't like it when people worry about me.. It adds a burden to me.. I start feeling too responsible for their feelings Don't get me wrong I like people caring for me and what...
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    I'm not obese or anything but with me being a short person everything that I eat sticks and goes straight to my stomach and behind. I would like to lose at least 15 lbs. Health...
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    When I don't have anything to worry about, I worry that I'm not paying close enough attention to see someone that needs help and then I worry about them.
    tastelesscharm tastelesscharm 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    I am fine. Seriously I really am. There are more important people to worry about than me. Instead of worrying, just be there. Because sometimes all you can do is to be there, and...
    ElizaKate ElizaKate 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    Half of me despises being alone, because eventually the loneliness goes away and Im left with this apathetic view towards life that makes it hard to give a damn about anything...
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    I left school in May after finishing my GCSE's meaning i am currently had/having all of May,June,July and August off for a summer. My sister still goes to school all day and both...
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    I always use to think that I loved to be alone and have time to myself. So much so, that if I ever met anyone who thought or felt the opposite, I'd basically view as weak. But...
    SweetKrazyChill SweetKrazyChill 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 29

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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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    I especially worry about my mom. She is in her 50s, which normally would be no big deal, but several people in her family have died young from heart disease, including her father...
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    The fear of being alone as I am now overwhelms me. I become bored and agitated but most of all, when there's someone there suddenly I realise how sad and alone I am and pounce to...
    ellze ellze 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    Yup.. not worried at all, since I am all sexy *feels cocky* :P No, actually it is not about being sexy, I just think that I look younger than my age anyway, so it will take longer...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    DestinyAuthor DestinyAuthor 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    I actually worry about my whole appearance. Im scared of what people think of me. WHY DOES EVERYONE HAVE TO BE SO JUDGEMENTAL!
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    Nothing beats being alone. You can do whatever you want without anyone having a say at it's nice.
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    Being alone is my biggest fear.
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    AnnaRose46 AnnaRose46 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    the thing is im lonely when im not alone. when im on my own, i shed the several walls i have up at any time and let my guard down. When im alone, i can wear shorts and a tank top...
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    Want to win lottery. Just to not worry for awhile. But not much luck yet. Sigh.
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    It is literally my worst fear nothing can compare to it that feeling that no one needs you or wants you around and they just leave you behind alone and you know what it has already...
    Nightfang109 Nightfang109 13-15, M Jun 25

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    If I'm ever alone, I instantly try and find something or someone to be with. Sometimes I get my wish and sometimes not. Luckily, I've never had any suicidal thoughts, just the...
    jamierhoden jamierhoden 16-17, M Jun 29

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    You know what sucks about having online friends? U know theyre there but they dont try to talk to u. The green dot by their name on Facebook. They tweet and retweet on Twitter. The...
    AngelBornInHell AngelBornInHell 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    There she is again. My sister. Talking on the phone with her boyfriend. I feel so alone.
    girlon3rdfloorsuite9 girlon3rdfloorsuite9 26-30, F Jul 4