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I Am Comfortable With My Own Company

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    To Think, To Mull, To Write - I live in the southern suburbs of a large southeast Asian city. Housing styles vary, mine being one built on the old terrace model from the UK...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M Aug 26, 2012

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    Sometimes I enjoy being alone, especially after having to be social at work or some get togethers with friends. I like to just unwind and read a book or listen to music and not...
    Eir89 Eir89 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 7, 2013

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    Short And Sweet - I've had to look at myself from the outside in and from the inside out. Separating myself and dissecting myself, has cost me my sanity and accepetance by those...
    confessionsofaqueen confessionsofaqueen 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 2, 2013

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    I Love Being Alone - Some of the best times I've ever had have been when I'm by myself. I moved alone to a place I'd never been before a year and a half ago, and I've often found...
    blueflame111 blueflame111 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 30, 2011

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    Love Being In My Own Company - I think that, being Clairsentient, I find time alone to be not just enjoyable, but a necessity of my life... When around people I feel their energies...
    Hoob Hoob 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 24, 2010

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    My Aim - to be okay with just me to not seek distraction too much in others, in romance but to be happy sitting reading listening to music sewing, even to just be...
    pumperstiltsken pumperstiltsken 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 1, 2010

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    My Own Pumpkin To Sit On Than A Crowded Couch - For countless years, growing up through childhood and even joining religion, which I recently broke free from - there was such a...
    soliare soliare 26-30, M May 14, 2012

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    Logo - I do feel OK with my own company (I even have a trademark) and looking like the lady in this group's logo would definitely help me to feel more comfortable...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 22, 2010

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    Can Get Lonely - I am comfortable being on my own but I think excessive time spent alone has led me to not want to be.
    CourtGatekeeper CourtGatekeeper 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2010

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    To everyone I may be nothing. I see how I don't fit in with what is "cool" and while I may be no one important when I close my eyes and enter my own world I'm awesome.
    solojo solojo 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    I am completely ok with being by myself. In fact I need it sometimes to work things out properly.
    Manders27 Manders27 16-17, F Feb 20

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    Marriage - I will always be  my closest friend
    BreezyPockets BreezyPockets 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 22, 2012

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    I'm Lucky For It - I can enjoy a day or two alone without yearning for the company of others no problem . Time spent with my little boy , even better than other adults . I get...
    WisestFool WisestFool 41-45, M Jan 26, 2012

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    If you can't stand to spend time with yourself, how can you expect anyone else to want to spend time with you?
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 26

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    The Chapters Of My Life Are As Follows….. - My oh my, where to begin this sad and woeful tail of lust, death, disaster and intrigue? At the beginning maybe?! ….Well I guess...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 18, 2011

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    I love being out with everyone and being in the middle of all the hustle and bustle and things, but I also love to just be alone with my thoughts. I love to be alone and play my...
    KT98 KT98 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    I Am Comfortable With My Own Company Reply.... - i am  very comfortable in my own company others would  bother me  if i was around them to long... i love people however...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 18, 2011

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    Now then. I wanted 100 experiences, and I want ed to remove the least important one when I goth there, and this is 101. When I watch my son, he absolutely craves company, and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 1

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    L've Learned To Be My Own Best Friend. - I'm from a very small town so I was alone alot. Then I eventually wanted friends but I did'nt really know how. To make things worse I have...
    Will1275 Will1275 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 4, 2013

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    Life has made me see my best friend is "myself". I understand all my feelings and am the only living soul, around me, who remembers my life, specially before I was in my 30's. When...
    planar76 planar76 61-65 3 Responses Feb 5

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    Plus Non Living Things - Like books,libraries,shopping bags,random stuff..they are all better than human company...atleast they dont use u ,hurt u ,throw u away and be hypocrites...
    Alonewoolf Alonewoolf 22-25, F Oct 15, 2010

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    Me My Perfect Companion - I have learnt that in life I have grown to appreciate my perfect companion She understands me so well She is quiet when I need it She inspires when the...
    Coconutpalm Coconutpalm 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 20, 2013

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    My Company Is The Best Company - I love when I'm by myself, there's no one to judge me I can do what I want and not feel bad about it. My alone time gives me time to think and...
    humbleme humbleme 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 18, 2011

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    I feel bad when people bore me so I then start feeling like I'm obligated to laugh at their jokes and nod to their long dragging stories. If there is a person out there who is...
    samfxw samfxw 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    I Am Who I Am - Are other people who they say they are? Very seldom do I find people are who they tell me they are, it may take a while to find out that they are someone different...
    brokerichard brokerichard 56-60, M 4 Responses Feb 7, 2012

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    Being Alone - Being as young as I am in my secluded home, you learn to enjoy your company and my dog. I enjoy my dog mostly because he enjoys being around me and I enjoy being...
    Brenton8Sumters Brenton8Sumters 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 13, 2012

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    I Love Myself So Why Wouldn'T I? - Pretty much my title said it all, plus I'm very sarcastic and I love making jokes to myself especially if I'm working. Make time fly with the...
    brittlo94 brittlo94 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2013

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    A Fine Balance - It is being with friends that makes me appreciate and enjoy my solitude; my time to be alone and enjoy my own company. And it is time spent alone that makes me...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 1 Response Apr 8, 2013

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    Always Busy. - I am seldom bored. I always have things to do and if not I make things to do. I spend a lot of time with other, socialism, work play. I am naturally sociable and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 8, 2012

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    Introverted Not Socially Anxious - I used to believe I suffered social anxiety. I don't think that is the case. Anxiety in general, sure, but that is different. Socially, I am...
    luminousrising luminousrising 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 14, 2012

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    A Place In Me - I am an independent woman. I am alone, single...but not lonely. I am introvert wall flower....but can bloom as an extrovert on occasion, before I find shade again...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 16, 2012

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    This Song Really Says Alot :) - Anyone get to this point ever?
    HittingTheRoad HittingTheRoad 51-55, M Nov 19, 2013

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    Peaceful, Rewarding Work - Although I've left this life behind for the most part, I still remember the peaceful solitude of moving cattle from a summer pasture. Just me, my...
    Stephen1967 Stephen1967 46-50, M 3 Responses Jan 17, 2013

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    It's A Very Good Thing - This is so important for every person.  I love living alone. As to the idea of someone being here and I'd have a tizzy, I don't know.Alone is good and...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 2 Responses Aug 9, 2011

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    Took A While... - I'm the only child of a single working mom.  I spent a lot of time by myself growing up.  For a long time I hated to be alone and often spent time with...
    imabear imabear 51-55, F 7 Responses Jul 7, 2010

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    I don't think you can be a good friend to someone else until you are comfortable dealing with yourself.
    mwessley mwessley 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    Me, Myself, And I - I grew up the eldest of 5 daughters so I was constantly in the company of my younger sisters. I almost never had time alone at home so I constantly craved...
    afdragon afdragon 31-35, F Dec 15, 2010

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    I Find Loneliness Is A Good Time For Tidying Up! - I have so many things in my mind at once, there is hardly enough room! I like to find lonely times when I can tidy up my memories...
    Anuledroan Anuledroan 18-21, F Jan 25, 2013

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    Single And Loving It - Being single gives you time to deal with you. Don't have to worry about shaving my legs or wearing fancy panties. I am lay in bed all day and not worry about...
    Nuevahoja Nuevahoja 31-35, F Mar 4, 2012

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    Since I was a child, I have always been really comfortable being alone. I've always had great friends but really enjoy my own company. I feel happiest walking in the woods with my...
    izzi75 izzi75 36-40, F Mar 25

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    My, Myself And I - Being alone is better than having to deal with ignorant people –well at least in my opinion anyway…. I love being in my own company! I have quit time...
    Norra Norra 16-17, F Dec 21, 2012

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    I am very comfortable with my body. I have a perfect body with busty breasts, curves, shaved, toned, and long legged too.
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    I am comfortable in my own skin being a gay guy that likes other guys that are gay. If you have a problem then maybe your questioning your sexuality and a bit uncomfortable xx
    JRyanNYC JRyanNYC 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    I love sitting at My desk in my favourite cardigan and play on the computer with a mint tea in one hand and occasionally staring out the window
    peachicus peachicus 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    It took a while... But I think I got there. I used to be full of shame and it caused me to go into a depression. No one else really cared. But I had to make my own peace with...
    pablobravotx pablobravotx 26-30, M 4 Responses Apr 3

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    I use to be a very self conscious girl but I grew out of it and love and embrace my own body
    kellycrosbie13 kellycrosbie13 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am bisexual :) yup proudly presented. Haha. I am comfortable as a bisexual myself, even though sometimes I still judge myself for being a little different. Well, self-esteem...
    bubblyeater bubblyeater 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 24

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    As ambiguous as it appears to be. I am comfortable.
    weskeralbert weskeralbert 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 5