Are You Scared of Being Alone?

January 10, 2013  |  


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From YourTango

A 28-year-old woman sat on my couch today wanting to discuss one thing and one thing only: how could she avoid being alone forever. Christy was newly single and fearing the worst of her future. Her two favorite aunts, both in their 60s, never married.

Her mother was only briefly married to her father, divorcing before Christy’s second birthday. She was surrounded by smart, beautiful, educated women who had never found true love and it scared her to death to think she would follow in their footsteps.

This is probably the biggest fear most single women have today. Ironically, it is the fear itself that ends up keeping them from finding a good partner and having a healthy relationship.

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  • BriA

    I will admit that as a single. 27-year old woman, that I am. You see so many people finding the one and you wonder “whats wrong with me?” And for me, its not even about a biological clock b/c I dont have a desire to have children. I just want companionship.

  • MLS2698

    Nope. Been single/alone/no relationship for over six years. It feels sooooo good to work on me!

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  • bluekissess

    I don’t want to get all religious but with God I’m never lonely. I’m sure it’s someone out there just for me. Having patience is the toughest battle I fight with.