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I Am a Loner

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     I love you;I can’t tell you;I

    don’t even know who you are;But I want you to know;I blow a kissIn the spring of dayAnd it flies in breeze of dark night;Like dancing dandelion seedsoff they go….Northern bound to the heavens stageLost in the dark of distant night;It is my kiss given;To find loving...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 2 Responses May 23

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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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    “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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    Sometimes i think i am better off a loner,

    at least in real life. Cos then i do not have to put up with peoples bulls*hit and constant drama, or risk being stabbed in the back -.-
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M 5 Responses May 20

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    I am an introvert who doesn't go out much

    and being close to 40 without a wife I pretty much spend my time alone. Online game friends, a pen pal, or even followers on a social sites have been a good part of my emotional life. When I lost my first follower on an American site, I felt big grief. I felt like I had written...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M 2 Responses May 16

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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 5 days ago

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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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    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 18-21, F 9 Responses May 13

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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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    These last few months has made me EXTRA proud

    to be a loner, and the farther I can get away from everyone the better I'll be. I have NEVER in my young life witness so many WEAK PEOPLE! People scared to open their mouths, always wants to be depressed. Rather be a follower than a leader. Don't know how to stand up to...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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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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    Basically, im awkward,

    sometimes i say the wrong things, im not too good with small talk, and at times, i can really make a fool of myself. im looking to talk to someone who can also be awkward and just wants to connect with someome who is like them. I'm a guy, 20, and idc if you're a guy or girl.
    LustFREAK26 LustFREAK26 18-21, M 1 Response May 3

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    I have always been the loner

    since I was little my sisters never wanted to play with me and when they they would play game where they would run away from me and I would try to chase them but I was fat so I couldn't so they would laugh at me so I got to the point where I stop coming out of my room unless I...
    KaylaDem33 KaylaDem33 18-21, F 4 Responses May 10

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    I'm a social vegan, I avoid meet.

    So HA! *Goes and listens to Motley Crew*
    TrippingKitty TrippingKitty 26-30 2 Responses May 30

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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

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    ayiraartistf ayiraartistf 22-25, F 7 Responses Jan 29

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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 6 Responses Jun 26

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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

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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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    i maybe a loner but not lonely just love to

    spend quality time with myself...sound weird but that's who I AM.
    alx99 alx99 36-40, F 5 Responses Jun 9

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    I feel more comfortable to spend most the time

    alone, I like people but it gets tiring after awhile. :/
    SunsetOvercast SunsetOvercast 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 8

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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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    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 1

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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'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

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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 7 Responses May 28, 2014

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    ImJustANobody ImJustANobody 26-30, M 4 Responses Jun 27

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    Its been 4 or 5 years

    since ive had a girlfriend i have a younger brother that has a girlfriend and most of my friends to and i give the girls that i like hints that i like them and i dont know how to ask people out well i do butt my brains says know i just think to much about it and i dont know how...
    dman380 dman380 13-15, M Jun 1

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    Well I wake up.. Eat,

    Sit in the sun,go to the store come back eat again shower eat again,again watch tv till 1am then go to bed then repeat the next day :( Maby I need a job am so pathetic :v
    00Broken00 00Broken00 18-21, F 1 Response May 14

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    I just want to be left alone 24 hours a day.

    I don't have to deal with anyone else's bullshit nor rely on anyone. I've done everything on my own for 17 years, now leave me the **** alone for 17 more.
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 1 Response May 30

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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 6 Responses Jun 3

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    I wouldn't consider myself a loner necessarily.

    .....I mean I got my family......and I mean I only have allies and acquaintances right now but who cares......that's still someone. I've had true friends in the past and I know I can still make some new ones today and tomorrow.
    lonewolf2323 lonewolf2323 18-21, M May 8

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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 was born alone now sitting alone,

    will probably die alone. I don't want a boyfriend I just want someone I can call someone I can hug laugh with share food with and run away with whatever I just want someone who won't give up on me.
    00Broken00 00Broken00 18-21, F 4 Responses May 5

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    I have very little or no friends in real life

    circles. Most are just acquaintances. I am a loner. I Walk alone, eat alone, have fun times alone. And this situation is beyond my control. It has come to be a natural occurrence. I seem to have this invincible wall around me. It seems I built it gradually, brick by brick, over...
    Significant Significant 26-30, F 12 Responses Apr 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

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    Ever since I was born I always been a Loner,

    of course I had make som friends in my life but never that kind of friends who are so called real "friends". More like that kind of friends who think is amusing to have someone to joke around with, black mailing you, lie and hurt you both emotionally and physically. I'm maybe a...
    Chichikun10 Chichikun10 18-21, M 1 Response May 19

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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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    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 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 14 Responses Jun 11

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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 5 Responses May 4

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    i love being a loner.

    my family dont understand, like when I want to go to the store or some place, they will say can I go with you? its like no i want to be alone.
    penpalwriter penpalwriter 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 10

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    I've gone to school everyday

    for 12 years.. And I've been no one.. Just a loner.. Just someone that's broken. Unable to be put back together with glue or tape. I feel useless because no one loves me.. I come home and everyone ignores me and treats me like ****... I've never felt real love.. No ones really...
    JustThatTypicalWhiteGirl JustThatTypicalWhiteGirl 18-21, F 5 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    I honestly don't like to talk to people

    who aren't close friends, and I the amount of close friends I have, I can count with only both of my hands. A lot of my acquaintances happen to be a bunch of immature, stuck-up, ignorant and selfish jerks. They judge me for the littlest things about me, like preferring old...
    TheGuyWithChocolatePie TheGuyWithChocolatePie 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 18

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    I live alone. About 90% of my awake,

    non- working time, I am home, alone, just me, God and the dog. About 90% of that time, I spend on the computer. About 90% of my computer time is spent on EP. I have no problem with any of the above. Allow me to share an observation: The more extroverted you are in "real life...
    gingershuman gingershuman 41-45, M 4 Responses Jun 20

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    It's who I am. No matter how many times I try

    to be outgoing and make a lot of friends. Deep down I enjoy being around very few people if not just myself. I have ALWAYS been a loner and it's helped me be successful in school and be myself. I've never been one to follow a crowd or try and be someone I am not.
    IllusionaryGentleman39 IllusionaryGentleman39 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 9

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