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I Am a Loner

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    So I'm so not a comedian in class I had no idea

    I told a pretty funny joke. Teacher asked what is alcohol and I answered a bottle of fun. Everyone started laughing and I had no idea why. It took a minute to realize I did something funny.
    Untrustworthy117 Untrustworthy117 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 1, 2014

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    Being Alone In Peace Is Seventh Heaven!

    I have always been a private person, but also a caretaking type and the kind of friend who likes a close relationship and not much of the going-out-in-groups stuff. I know a lot of people but don't think of myself as having a lot of friends because I am not in touch with people...
    girlcapitol girlcapitol 51-55, F 20 Responses Jul 12, 2010

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    I Like It

    My perfect life would be to live in a log cabin in the woods, on a lake. With a husband or without. IDC. For work, I would do something with telecommunications and just work from home. It would be legal to have my car windows completely blacked out all over so that no one could...
    looklife looklife 18-21, F 10 Responses Jun 14, 2012

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    And I love being one,

    there is no better friend than myself.
    MysteryAbove MysteryAbove 70+ 5 Responses Feb 27

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    Since I left my first primary

    and until I joined my tertiary studies, I had no friends. I had more enemies, because of judgmental people.
    Profweird Profweird 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    epilepsy restricts you from

    so many things lately got this thing of undergoing hypnosis and past life regression but can't go why because i have epilepsy..overweight..short-heighted and to top it all i have epilepsy now...why am i in the bad books of god..don't know what i have done or suffering for...
    Isabella1994 Isabella1994 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    Perks of being a loner?

    1) Don't have to exercise my lips (that's tiring too ya know) 2) I can dance all I want with no one watching 3) I can walk in my house naked all day everyday :D 4) A combination of 2 and 3 ^_^ Hello everyone, I'm The Lone Turtle :D
    ThatGuyEveryoneHates ThatGuyEveryoneHates 18-21, M 5 Responses Dec 8, 2014

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    jellyrolls34 jellyrolls34 18-21, F Mar 23

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    I wish I could start fresh somewhere.

    New me. New identity and everything.
    CBlaze22 CBlaze22 18-21 6 Responses Jan 20

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    Life is just boring as hell

    and it's been like this for years. I don't understand why some people flourish socially and others completely sink.
    IllusionaryGentleman39 IllusionaryGentleman39 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    There's Nothing Wrong With Wanting to Be Alone...is There?

    I am a very introverted person and simply don't like to have too much company. Sure there are people I talk to, some of them I consider to be friends, but after all I'm rather alone. I can feel rather drained if too many people are around me. i spend most of my free time to...
    ittooktoolong ittooktoolong 22-25, F 31 Responses Jul 9, 2007

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    I guess i kind of am now.

    I moved schools and i dont know one there. To say its ok to be a loner would be sounding like a narcissist. I am not one who enjoys his own company. So far my dog is my only friend lol. :'( so sad
    Yungneechie Yungneechie 13-15, M 4 Responses Feb 3

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    I seriously have no friends

    and what lil family I do have, we don't socialize with each other. I enjoy being a loner. I can go out and have a whole conversation with a homeless person, a kid or a total stranger and I'm good. I don't need friends.
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 6, 2014

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    I am 18 and I've never had a best friend

    or a boyfriend. It gets really lonely not having someone close sometimes. I really thought I would've been used to it by now.
    theloveofmylife2 theloveofmylife2 18-21, F 8 Responses Feb 13

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    imdifferent97 imdifferent97 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 7

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    I'm a weird kind of loner.

    I've managed to create a persona at school, in which I am a totally indifferent, closed off loner, who speaks only when I know it will be both really funny and ambivalent about my true emotions. So, this has made me a weirdly attractive loner; a kind of strange oddity that...
    someoneandstuff someoneandstuff 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 26, 2013

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    “As a child I felt myself to be alone,

    and I am still, because I know things and must hint at things which others apparently know nothing of, and for the most part do not want to know.” ― C.G. Jung, The famous Swiss psychiatrist, I have my answer, I am in good company! As an introvert I love living inside my...
    venusdi venusdi 70+, F 8 Responses Feb 11, 2014

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    I'm so alone. No family

    or friends. I don't mean to complain but gosh it would be nice to be surrounded by positive people who love me.
    AmericanPie91 AmericanPie91 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 31, 2014

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    ayiraartistf ayiraartistf 22-25, F 8 Responses Jan 29

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    Why I'M Proud Of Being A Loner ...

    We're psychotics, serial killers, child molesters, disturbed neurotics .... at least according to society. People disrespect what they don't understand, and most people don't understand the loner's love for solitude. I'm proud of being a loner because I don't need other people to...
    LunaAle LunaAle 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 8, 2013

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    Sometimes I want to be away from the noise

    and chaos. I can actually have a good time watching a movie alone. I love my family, but I love "me" time too
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 13, 2014

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    Realizing that being a loner isn't

    that bad. We learn more about ourselves then most people. It's something so mysterious about that to me...
    CBlaze22 CBlaze22 18-21 3 Responses Jan 28

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    Loner For Life, Proud And With No Regrets

    Right now I am in the middle of a vacation from my job, 26 straight days off with pay.  What is the best part of this, besides free money of course? The fact that I can spend many days hibernating at home, not having to lay eyes on any human being. Yes, I am a loner, it may...
    deepintheheart deepintheheart 41-45, M 20 Responses Aug 12, 2011

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    I like being alone. When I'm alone I don't

    have to be anybody, I can just be happy.
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 9

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    "I hate "fun" people.

    I hate group work, because it makes me feel out of place. I hate break time because it emphasizes how isolated I am from everyone else. And I hate people in cliques because it feels like they're advertently rejecting me."
    illiy illiy 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 6, 2014

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    Some people just are

    and there is nothing wrong in the fact. Dont we all like our own company at times. It takes strength to be a 'loner' as you have to be happy with yourself in order to do it. The problem can arise when you are a loner for emotional reasons such as being hurt too much by...
    AX5625 AX5625 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 3, 2014

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    Why I Am a Loner--as Much As I Understand It

    Update, November 1, 2007: While all of what I wrote is true, a few things happened recently that have me rethinking it.  I have good reason to think there is a lot to like in some people, and maybe a little to like in just about everyone.  So I'm giving people another...
    freeeedom freeeedom 51-55, F 6 Responses Aug 4, 2007

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    I'm an only child, so I'm used to being on my

    own. I like other people, don't get me wrong. It's just I feel perfectly fine hanging out by myself. I don't need anybody, but it's nice once in a while to be around others, outside my family I mean. I had best friend after best friend abandon me when I was a kid, which I...
    dgrantmhs dgrantmhs 31-35, M Mar 16

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    Why do you think people look down on loners?

    I was working on some calculations in my Bio lab, and didn't realise that I was the only one working alone until the T.A. came over to check on me. Ordinarily, she doesn't even look in my direction, so it seemed strange, then I realised, and every time I looked up there was...
    theloveofmylife2 theloveofmylife2 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    CBlaze22 CBlaze22 18-21 3 Responses Jan 31

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    Here's what drives me crazy: It is a

    dog-eat-dog society, yet mainstream society is at the same time relentlessly social. I have for the most part given up on people. Most people do not have my best interests in mind, and even well-meaning people can be rather annoying. I'm aware that human interaction is a...
    atpeacewithme atpeacewithme 31-35 7 Responses Feb 28

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    I barely have any friends.

    .. I have 10 friends... It is kinda sad... But I'm always happy
    Lala188 Lala188 18-21, F 8 Responses May 28, 2014

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    I'm in college I only have a few friends.

    Let's say two or three that will hang out with me. Lately, they haven't been hanging out with me. I"m in my dorm room alone and I only go to the library or computer lab which sucks. I wish I had a car or could see my old friends. I tried to be friend the girls next door but I'm...
    trulyspoken trulyspoken 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    I tend to be alone, but not always by choice,

    unfortunately. I mean, I get along with most people and people don't mind having me around, but I often inadvertently prevent myself from interacting with others. I'm just so quiet and awkward that I don't usually initiate conversation and/or get involved; I keep my distance...
    Blue707 Blue707 16-17, M 4 Responses Mar 1

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    Man Of Stone, Walks Alone

    I should really stop doing this, because it doesn't really make me feel any better about anything going on in my life; but at the same time, I find myself addicted. I enjoy viewing people's photos on Facebook, or trolling through Photobucket for public albums. I see all these...
    TheDarkTower TheDarkTower 31-35, M 10 Responses Jan 25, 2012

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    Loners,

    Why is it that people who have been rejected, chewed up and spit out, gutted by "friends", "family" and the world make the best and most loyal friends? I had a crappy childhood. Friends, they came and went. I'm an introvert and just could never keep up with social games, the...
    paintedblue paintedblue 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 8, 2013

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    I dint like many people,

    most I find annoying and boring. When I do find someone I like, they always leave. So Ive given up on people.
    TheLoneHowl96 TheLoneHowl96 18-21, M 5 Responses Feb 28

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    I Enjoy My Time Alone

    I don't feel like I have to be someone else. I don't have to talk. I don't have to pay attention to what someone else is saying. I can wear my pj's all day. I don't have to answer silly questions or laugh at corny jokes. When I am alone I no longer feel lonely. I feel relieved.
    nicoleal20 nicoleal20 46-50, F 14 Responses Apr 24, 2008

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    Its really hard for me to make group of friends

    especially in college..am in my third year"almost" but still am always alone it sucks cuz i like some company someone who cares
    leen94 leen94 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    But , not alone, I like to Party

    once in awhile, but, I like to be Home, I have a very Nice Condo, and I love spending time in it. I like to meet new People , and often have Friends over to visit. But, there are times when Its just nice to be alone. :-}
    Tanyalife2 Tanyalife2 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 6, 2014

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    These are supposed to be the best tears of my

    life, but I feel like I'm in prison
    CBlaze22 CBlaze22 18-21 1 Response Feb 17

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    Isolated from the crowd,

    Is this my life? A pain I bare, this world and it's cruelty, will I blend into the background once again? Unnoticed, transparent, people pass me one by one. Left in thee open, by those who put me there. Face to face, eye to eye, still unable to see me. Is this my fate for...
    Cooper802 Cooper802 18-21, M 4 Responses Feb 5

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    Since being promoted at my job,

    I'm having to deal with a lot more people than I did before. Naturally, this leads to more social interactions. What really upsets me about the whole thing is that now more people are trying to be friendly with me. I know most won't be able to relate to this, and I don't expect...
    GiantKaiju GiantKaiju 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 18

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    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 28

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    Not much to say... I was considered someone

    'normal' time ago. But things got messed up, parents didn't care, friends weren't there and i got betrayed several times...It hurted back in the days, till i became what i am today.Today, loneliness is my friend, I feel more relaxed and in peace alone than in a group being...
    TheLonelySoul12 TheLonelySoul12 18-21, M Mar 4, 2014

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    At lunch in school, I skip

    and just go to the restroom to playing games for 20 minutes. I don't have any friends to sit with and not will I ever want to sit with anyone I don't know. I am a LOSER and I embrace it. I've never kissed anyone, I've never dated anyone, I've never been cool. I am going to die...
    AnotherWasteofLife AnotherWasteofLife 16-17, M 3 Responses Feb 15

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    No matter what I do, I'm alone.

    If I'm out with a giant group of friends, I just feel alone. I enjoy being in my room by myself most of the time. I often times distance myself from people.
    WhisperingGrass WhisperingGrass 16-17, F Mar 16