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I Am a Loner

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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 Jan 31

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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 3 Responses Feb 3

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    Finding Myself

    When I was in my early 20s, I had a period where I was confused about everything. Life, love, you name it, I was confused. So I packed a few things in my pickup and headed to the mountains. I lived in Utah at the time and knew of a great place. There was a mountain road that...
    stankadiddlehopper stankadiddlehopper 51-55, M 19 Responses Apr 10, 2012

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    I put my trust in the love within.

    The love within is true.
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M Jan 18

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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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    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 do have Friends but I would say each of them

    has best friends and I'm only a person they know just don't get why I struggle so much to have any girl friends I haven't got the best social skills I just feel so different to everyone and over try sometimes which makes situations worse!
    daisyloo2 daisyloo2 18-21, F Jan 20

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    While most of my peers are searching

    for potential spouses on campus I eagerly look forward to the comfortable home I will create for myself once I have my degree. Just me,myself,and sweet solitude! I don't participate in extracurricular activities or go out on the town and the absolute highlight of my day is when...
    Joha0505 Joha0505 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 9

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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 7 Responses Feb 13

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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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    Shealyee Shealyee 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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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 3 Responses Feb 5

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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 3 Responses 6 days ago

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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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    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm not even sure if I want to be.

    Sometimes I love it, sometimes I hate it. I like to have time to myself and enjoy the little peaceful things in life, like going on a walk to do some photography or reading all day in my room. But I hate that I feel as though I have nobody to turn to, nobody to see or hang out...
    Kiwijee Kiwijee 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 19

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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 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 11, 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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    I accept im a loner. Im a loner by choice.

    I had friends but slowly stopped talking to them. I sometimes wonder where i would have been if i never stopped talking to my friends. I like to be alone. But sometimes it gets lonely.
    TonyMontanah TonyMontanah 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 8

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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 3 Responses 5 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Feb 15

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    CBlaze22 CBlaze22 18-21 2 Responses Jan 31

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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 1 Response Jan 26

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    Most of the time, yes.

    However I have a few friends. I'm just not a very social person and I wish I was.
    Gabrielaaaa99 Gabrielaaaa99 13-15, F Jan 16

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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 46-50, F 6 Responses Aug 4, 2007

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    I don't have friends anymore.

    The friends I used to have are just now fond memories. Although I do have a great family, a stupendous boyfriend, his family and friends, and awesome co-workers. So I'm fine with being "friendless" because I know that this is just a small chapter in my life and I'm positive...
    morningsunshine420 morningsunshine420 18-21, F Jan 23

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    The materialistic things

    that people in general are concerned about do not interest me in an obsessive way. I am seeking more meaning about the mysteries of life but it is extremely difficult to find people with a similar take on life as far too many seek nothing beyond erotica and also even in an...
    harmony226 harmony226 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 24, 2014

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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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    well, im a loner for years

    now I also believe I have social anxiety. I feel like I never fit in with anyone in my family only talk to my parents and siblings. I have no friends but im ok with that I sometimes wish I can live a lone in a house in the woods and only come out when I have to go shopping. I...
    heavyj18 heavyj18 18-21, M Jan 15

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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 1 Response Feb 4

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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 Feb 17

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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 2 Responses Feb 18

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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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    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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    Best Vacation

    My favorite vacation is to drive away, find a cheap-but-decent motel with some shopping & restaurants nearby, and enjoy being alone.  Some of my friends can't understand this.  For example, last year I drove upstate to a small town.  I told my friends and co...
    Rusj Rusj 56-60 27 Responses Jul 11, 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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    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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    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 5 Responses 6 days ago

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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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    Loner Stoner!

    Well, due to a lot of past problems and bad problem management (due to my age), my brain was a big hay wired mess. I did things that i now realize that i shouldn't have done only because I myself would find them a little messed up later on. Well..... Im a loner now. Its not like...
    billz270 billz270 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 4, 2012

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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 18-21, F 31 Responses Jul 9, 2007

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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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    ayiraartistf ayiraartistf 22-25, F 7 Responses Jan 29

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