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I Am a Loner

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 5

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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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    I prefer it that way,

    you cant get hurt in any way its always been hard for me making friends so why go through the stress and indignation of it all!
    wolfy35 wolfy35 31-35, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    thatnobody21 thatnobody21 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 15, 2015

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    Last night, I jumped in my car,

    and just drove around. I went to a random apartment complex, and having to drive slow over the little speed bump things, I was able to take a glance inside people's apt windows that they had open. Some people were cooking, some were watching tv, and one lady was mopping the crap...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 22-25, F 7 Responses May 13, 2015

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    I don't have friends really.

    .I have a lot of acquaintances. When people say they "struggle to make friends" I'd like to say it was the same for me but truly I've created my friendless zone. Friends hurt you..friends take work and drain you emotionally. I'm not much good at it to be honest. Far better to...
    GalateaSpheres GalateaSpheres 36-40, F 10 Responses Jun 11, 2015

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    I am not a people person,

    nor do I like people. I like being around close family in bursts but not others. I prefer to be alone. I love cats, in whom I'm very close to. I can sleep with my cat beside me and feel completely comfortable. For people, I'll respect them and be polite, but I don't want to be...
    lovecatsnothumans lovecatsnothumans 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    I don't know why I prefer to be alone.

    It is comforting. It is not lonely at all. I enjoy the silence. A lot of noise is uncomfortable and I get away from it after some time. I prefer the sounds of waves reaching the shore than the mindless words people often speak. The waves make more sense. Nature wants nothing of...
    WearOutKyd WearOutKyd 26-30, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Just up bored looking at the posts on here.

    I'm usually a loner now and as recently as last year I felt like I'd never find a true friend because there's just not many trustworthy people left in the world and most people are selfish. But I actually found one that's been here for me while it's been hard and I really needed...
    TedInstead TedInstead 22-25, M Jan 13

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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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    To be with you, that'd be lovely.

    But, to be alone in the dark with the music going, well that's even better.
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 4, 2015

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    CyanideY CyanideY 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    Seriously, I can't wait till the day I'm

    sitting in my own house, living alone with my own car, a little money in my pockets and in the bank. Come and go as I please. Come home to nothing but my pets, my peace, quietness and freedom and then look around and smile and actually say to myself, "I made it."
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 22-25, F 8 Responses Oct 28, 2015

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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 21 Responses Aug 12, 2011

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    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Aug 12, 2015

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    I'm a loner in the sense

    that I don't have any friends or family. I have 4 kids but I'm estranged from the wider family & my ex husband. I hated my life with them around & people think being a loner is lonely but it isn't. It just means you don't have to deal with conditional love.
    selina1986 selina1986 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 17

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    In my chaotic lonelines there is no place

    for liars fakes jealousy hypocrisy selfishness or any wrong filthy thing only the absolute beauty of chaos THIS IS THE REAL WORLD OF THE ONLY REAL ONE KING FROM THE GREY ANGELS WITH NO RULES NO SUPERIORS NO LIMITS NO ADJUSTMENTS JUST BE THE ONE WHO I WANNA BE AS A RE-BORN...
    Egolikeme69 Egolikeme69 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 21

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    I miss my mom so much she is gone

    for two weeks and I don't know why I can't Handle it I'm very stressed and I'm staying with grandma
    scott7656 scott7656 13-15, M 3 Responses Dec 1, 2015

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    paulosgood paulosgood 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 16

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    I have a sister who is social

    and smart and sporty. Even though I'd never tell her I'm so jealous of her. She has so many friends and I have just a couple. That's never bothered me too much but.. I with I had a big group of friends who just totally understood me, you know?
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 22, 2015

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    ayiraartistf ayiraartistf 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 29, 2015

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    Tonight, I'm thinking: My bedroom,

    my awesomeness bed, candles, spaghetti and watching The Lord of The Rings. Oh, and fortune cookies for dessert! The Life and Times of A Loner.
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 22-25, F 13 Responses Oct 17, 2015

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    I just realized that I dont really have any

    close friends.. I have friends but I hardly talk to them and I have a few online but we usaully stop talking. I can make friends easily and enjoy talking/being with them but they never last long. At times i feel sad that I dont have any but at the same time I feel proud because...
    58maria85 58maria85 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 14

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 4, 2014

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    I'm always alone and I always drive people away

    no matter how hard I try to not do it. I always end up alone and it ******* sucks.
    keelay9947 keelay9947 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 9, 2015

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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 feel like an alien.

    i don't feel like i connect well with others. i don't feel like others connect with me. i don't feel like other people see the world i see. and i'd rather sit alone with my vision, than let it go to join the mass.
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M 5 Responses Apr 30, 2015

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    My favorite thing to do is think

    and be alone, which is not to say I don't sometimes also enjoy and need companionship with others or that I am not sociable or charming (I am usually).
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 13, 2015

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    Disclaimer: This is all opinion.

    Take it with a grain of salt. _____________________________ I spend lots of time in the forests alone, or just anywhere. I find it hard to change.. I like people, but I'm always alone. It's odd, a choice. I used to think being a loner was cool. But I wasn't one at that time...
    ecofox ecofox 22-25, M 4 Responses May 13, 2015

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    I've always been a loner.

    I think that's just the way I am and no amount of trying to be different will ever change the real me. I've tried to be outgoing and socialize but I'm not being true to myself. I have a few friends, I love them and I respect them. They also know that I like my own space and do...
    AnAngelSmile AnAngelSmile 36-40, F 8 Responses Mar 10, 2015

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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 9 Responses May 28, 2014

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    I always feel like I annoy people

    so I usually stay to myself and don't bother others. A lot of things I say get taken the wrong way and I'm missunderstood. I should stop talking. :(
    saraslife saraslife 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 23, 2015

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    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 1, 2015

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    I seriously couldn't sleep last night,

    a lot of stuff on my mind, so I've been up all night and morning. All 7 of my roommates are home this morning which is unusual, so I get up and get dressed and leave. I can only deal with my roommates all at once in doses and if I had stayed there, I would had over dosed. So I...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 22-25, F 8 Responses Aug 29, 2015

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    If i register myself

    as an organ donor will somebody come for my heart? :)
    JennaRee JennaRee 13-15, F 17 Responses Jul 1, 2015

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 11, 2015

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    Ever since I was in elementary I've been a

    Loner, tried having "friends" haha yeah right, didn't work out No such thing as friends.......not going to even ask the question "Is it me or could I have done something, you know why Im not going to ask...BECAUSE I DON'T Care.... Recently I have been trying to do things...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 11

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    So while my roomates are out being little

    social extrovert butterflies ( rolling my eyes ) I have the whole place to myself, and I just cooked me up a fat, awesome Brazilian burger that I'm going to enjoy with a 72 inch flat screen TV all to myself and chop it up with some of you awesome EP people! This is the life...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 15, 2015

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    Honestly, I've never "fit in" anywhere.

    However, I'm no longer apologetic about my lack of a social circle. I'm intelligent, decent, and my family understands me. At this point, that's good enough.
    PassiveActivist PassiveActivist 70+, F 7 Responses Jan 12

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    Who Has Seen The Wind?

    Who has seen the wind? Neither you nor I. You see now, it's invisible; to the naked eye. Who has seen the wind? It hides but shows it's there. Seek guidance from the sky- and watch the clouds pass by. Take a look up at the tree tops and see the leaves, they flow. Look down...
    zainshah1 zainshah1 26-30, M Dec 10, 2015

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    It's so hard to relate to people,

    I wish I had friends..😔
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses May 15, 2015

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    Hi guys! So I am 28 and i've been always a

    loner. At first when I was a teen I would try to make friends and its not that I can make friends but I long for real friendship, the life time kind of friendship, time passed and I still look for it in people but it is very rare to find I wander why. Today I kind of got used to...
    Camehashi Camehashi 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 5

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    No matter how many people I meet,

    I always end up alone. So it may just stay this way, and I guess that's not as bad as it seems.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 5, 2015

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    I am a loner, I need no friends

    or family members. I live by the saying "your born alone you die alone "
    RagingWhirlwind RagingWhirlwind 22-25, F 10 Responses Sep 15, 2015

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    Today i went walking,

    didn't care where my feet lead me. Was having a bad day. Wind up in some neighborhood with cute little houses. Sat on the sidewalk, and just watched these leaves fall from this tree. It was beautiful, they just kept falling. It's cloudy outside, had my iPod going. I was...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2014

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