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Late, Lonely Nights

I hate sleeping alone. I've been alone now for 26 years. For the first 17 it was by choice, and I don't think it bothered me then to spend so much time alone. I was busy raising my children. But now......oh how I hate it! I've been wanting to reverse my single condition for so long now, but no takers so far. I end up staying up so late at night, because I just hate going to bed alone. My bed is empty and lonely and I just can't sleep till my body is extreemly exhausted. I hate going to bed alone, and I hate waking up alone.

CagedRaven CagedRaven 46-50, F 5 Responses Jul 24, 2009

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before i had my children i lived alone with my dog, god i loved her and she adored me.i used to feel very unsafe at night so id let her sleep beside me and id cuddle her.it saficed

Thanks Oldnwise for your comment. That is what I miss too, hearing someone breathing or even snoring beside me.

I've been living aalone since the early 90s...and celebate as well...but I do miss being able to just cuddle up with someone and listen to them breathing when they fall asleep in my arms.....I have a body pillow...lol

I have lots of pillows......lol

I can count on one hand how many times I've slept curled up with a man in my bed (or in his) over the last 26 years. Many nights I sleep on the couch watching a movie till I drift off, just to avoid going to bed alone. It's awful for the person who really doesn't want to be alone.