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I Am a Different Person When Alone

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    The Fun Time - When I am alone and no one is around. I am the person I truly am. I sing, I dance, I laugh and I cry. But when others are around me I cant be that person, I'm just...
    JAX112 JAX112 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 26, 2009

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    The Vulnerable Me! - I am easily emotionalized whenever sitting alone watching a movie on my computer or listening to a song. It all becomes much more personal and unbinding for...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 8, 2011

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    Crazy - I loose control over myself when alone, so I give life to my hidden madness. My sick state, my disfigured face of rage, guilty, pain, happiness, and wish of die.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 20, 2013

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    Enemy of own self- This side of me tends to contradict every move I make but this side of me is just what i needed because this, makes my life a little bit interesting.
    MylifeasMae MylifeasMae 18-21, F Mar 27

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    Too Much - When I am alone, I think too much.  I think about all the things that's wrong with this world. I think about my inability to have children. I think about my boyfriend...
    ImNotGood ImNotGood 31-35, F Apr 8, 2011

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    My Friends Don't Know Me - Yeah, so I've always been quite lonely and sad until recently, and I was surprised how easy it was to be happy around them. My nickname is Happy because...
    felicity6 felicity6 13-15, F Jul 19, 2012

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    Not in a bad way but I am different. I feel disillusioned by life at the moment. Very saddened and numb at the fact I have experienced a lot of let downs and hurt by the people I...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    Wanna Cry When Alone - i'm happy with other people. i crack a lot of jokes..   i am the clown in our group..   but when i'm alone, i wanna cry..  ...
    MeglioBlue MeglioBlue 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 22, 2010

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    I'm Only My Complete Self When I'm Alone. - This is so true of me, I can't even say. This is not me saying I'm not myself when I'm around other people or my friends, this is saying...
    JigsawLo JigsawLo 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 2, 2009

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