I Am Alone In a Crowd

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    There is something very therapeutic about going

    out to a bar/restaurant kind of establishment by one's self, having a few drinks alone, and eating a meal. I notice eyes on me when I do. I sense the speculation... that I am meeting someone that hasn't yet arrived.... that I am waiting for someone else to justify my own...
    mydreamsonly mydreamsonly
    36-40, M
    Dec 5, 2015

    Another Obscure Entry In the Glorious Internet Annals

    The one time I joined a community for lonely people, I found myself in a freakish sect bent on all the things a typical internet community is bent on: admiring being admired. From what I can see at this point, this will be no different. What can I say? People ignore me...
    Asaang Asaang
    3 Responses Oct 30, 2008

    Sitting in a restaurant/bar with a vibrant

    atmosphere. Waiter was late bringing my beer so I am gulping it down to get that feeling before my food arrives. Something about a little buzz enhances the flavor of food so much. Perhaps I should have ordered food after ordering drinks but it's getting late and I was...
    mydreamsonly mydreamsonly
    36-40, M
    Sep 4, 2015

    At the Byron Nelson surrounded by

    hundreds/thousands of people I don't know. Sad just want to have fun.
    Alamodave Alamodave
    46-50, M
    May 16, 2014

    This happened today, I'm alone in a crowd.

    My school organized a cross country run today and it's compulsory for all student so yeah I was there. After the run I was ALL ALONE. My friends have their own friends and my best friends have their own friends and I was like a kid who lost her mother in the shopping mall. The...
    Planetweird Planetweird
    18-21, F
    Apr 17, 2014


    .....not such bad labels. I spend my working days in a crowded busy noisy place....so many people..so many faces...so many words....but where is the connection...oh yes, that connection is to myself...accepting my feelings, my doubts,
    texdutch texdutch
    56-60, M
    1 Response May 15, 2015

    It is amazing how much more intense the flavor

    from food is when you're u see the influence of alcohol. Dinner is coming.... ;)
    mydreamsonly mydreamsonly
    36-40, M
    Sep 3, 2015
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