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Do you ever worry that you will be alone forever?

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IsaD

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Do you ever worry that you will be alone for the rest of your life?
Sometimes I think no one will ever want me because I have schizophrenia
 
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Not really. I’ve not been free (only for 1 week) since I was 13, I’m now on my second marriage and I’m nearly 50! I find the madness seems to attract girls. I’m fun to go out with when my psychosis is in full flight, or they have some idea that they can fix me!
 
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I spent my 20's and 30's being single but I'm giving a dating app a go for my 40's but if it doesn't work out this decade then there's always my 50's or 60's. I'd like to believe my time will come at some point.
 
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Hopefully I'll find someone too
 
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There's always www.nolongerlonely.com which is a dating site for people with mental difficulties, it hasn't got many people from my area on it but you might have better luck.
 
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When I think about loneliness I remind myself that usually when I go out I can't wait to get back to my comfortable safe home.
 
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My plans include getting a beagle and maybe fostering if i am allowed. I won't be alone.
 
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Women have passed me by. All women run from me,you would think that because I am disabled that some one would have compassion and want to help take care of me, but no.
 
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When I think about loneliness I remind myself that usually when I go out I can't wait to get back to my comfortable safe home.
I feel the same. I have Social Anxiety instead of Schizophrenia. It's like, if I did get a chance to date, I'd start to feel uncomfortable. It gets overwhelming when there is a large group gathering, and people get rowdy. It feels as if they are much more trendy than I am, and that they don't accept me for being more reserved. I never feel that I get enough respect, and I am embarrassed if a woman shows interest in me, because I feel like they EXPECT me to act the same as the popular types.
 
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Do you ever worry that you will be alone for the rest of your life?
Sometimes I think no one will ever want me because I have schizophrenia
I sometimes feel as though I'm going to be alone for the rest of my life. I'm 50 years old, I can't see why anyone would want me. Sometimes it's hard.
 
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I would like a relationship again. It's been 17 years since I got divorced. My children are grown up. So no reason to put someone off of me. I know that I'm not ready for a relationship though. There are things about me that I would like to change. Before becoming involved.
 
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@IsaD I am never really alone, given all the experiences I have because of my mental ill health. I hope you find someone :) .
 
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I would miss the companionship, but when you have it, you can find it suffocating. If I were to become single, I would stay single. If I entered a relationship again, it would be a friends with benefits type arrangement. I find relationships suffocating. Me and my present wife are different, we both do our own things, but she’s one in a million! I would miss the sex, but I don’t have problems finding partners for that.
 
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No one knows what the future holds, so worrying about this doesn't do any good to be honest. Whether it's friends, family or a partner, when you feel you're ready, you can go and try to find those people you want in your life. Less time worrying, more time trying to make it happen - you'll thank yourself for it later!x
 
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I used to have this feeling in the past, that I don't want to be left alone and scared that I won't be surrounded with people. But now after I have been diagnosed with schizophrenia and taking the anti-psychotic medications; I feel nothing.
 
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