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I Am a Loner

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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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    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 11, 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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    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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    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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    thatnobody21 thatnobody21 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 15, 2015

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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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    Period. I really am. Some people may not

    understand, and I guess they mean well with all the advice to go out more - but to me, they are just like birds attempting to advise a fish to leave that cold water and try flying for once. We are simply too different... I've always enjoyed doing things on my own. And I really...
    AndSto AndSto 26-30, M 5 Responses Jun 26, 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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    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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    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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    In the past I didn't like being a loner.

    For some time now I love that I'm a loner. I'm comfortable being a loner. I'm independent and I like my privacy. I'm happy with not having friends. My ideas, opinions, thoughts, values, and beliefs can be different from others because I formulate my own without receiving...
    joahola98wj joahola98wj 26-30, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I'm perfectly capable of being social.

    I love to go out and have fun, but there are those days when all I want to do is hide in a small room and just think.
    Alessadae Alessadae 18-21 1 Response Dec 23, 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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    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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    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 1, 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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    I have a boyfriend, but well

    that is all. I have always felt so ''different'' from other kids. Even when i used to have friends, i never really felt that i fitted in there.. I think the last time i really had a friend was when i was around 12. I just really want to have at least one friend but i am...
    LibriArte LibriArte 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 17, 2015

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    Hello friend. I miss you far more

    than you can imagine. Do you miss me too? I wonder who you remember me as. That person? That friend? As a best friend by any chance? Cuz that's who we were supposed to be. High priority for eachother. I'm sorry for who I am I'm sorry for being logical. I'm sorry for having an...
    stabbedtoceasersalad stabbedtoceasersalad 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2015

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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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    “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 7 Responses Feb 11, 2014

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 5

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    CyanideY CyanideY 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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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 3 Responses a week ago

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    I have been a loner my entire life.

    From childhood, through adulthood - though I do have (and have had) a handful of friends. I don't make new friends on my own easily, if at all. I definitely cherish (and am grateful for) the few, close friends that I do have. -They have helped me so much, & are such amazing...
    carriewolf12 carriewolf12 26-30, T Jan 23

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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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    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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    ayiraartistf ayiraartistf 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 29, 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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    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 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 Feb 2

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    its soooo much fun i dont have to deal with

    drama and other stuff that doesnt help me get my college degree faster
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jun 3, 2015

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    and I am about sick of being alone.

    I drove home slow today. Walking into an empty house yields only the echos of my own footsteps. The cackles of my kids that once filled the room, are but a memory filling the silence of my mind.
    deadpoetzombiedude deadpoetzombiedude 41-45, M 3 Responses Jan 21

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    And it's ok to be a loner.

    Not everyone is alike and everyone doesn't need special social skills or to fit in. I like being alone. I find the more people im around or whenever I let to many people into my "proverbial" circle...all hell breaks loose. It's good to be alone.
    myreality1 myreality1 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 1

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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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    paulosgood paulosgood 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 16

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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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    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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    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'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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    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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    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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    I feel so out of place,

    everywhere I go. I'm always that person left out or just there. It's like I don't belong. Today I went to go watch avengers with my friends and it was 5 of us. 2 of my friends sat together, and the other 2 sat together, and me? I was in the middle like alone. Like I enjoyed the...
    PreparedForHell PreparedForHell 18-21, M 3 Responses May 4, 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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    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