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I Am Cool With Spending A Lot Of Time By Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 181 People

    Too Much

    there is too much of everything these days.  Over stimulated by people, places, and things.  I like not being around people.  I like just hanging out alone and reading or watching a movie or eating lunch.  I don't need to "be with someone" all the time. ...
    Parthenopeaigle Parthenopeaigle 36-40, F Apr 20, 2010

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    Its hard to believe I'm really starting to

    enjoy my own company. I'm on a little holiday by myself and thought it would be a disaster as soon as I bought the tickets... But it's turned out to be a great little adventure, iv got to know myself much better over the last few months. End result, I think I'm very lucky to...
    andthisonetime andthisonetime 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 28, 2014

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    Me And Myself Get Along

    I'd rather be alone then be with someone that I do not like.
    Jonnn Jonnn 18-21, M Apr 23, 2010

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    Better Being Alone

    i am far better being alone..nonsense conversations, useless gossips, deceitful compliments, none is real..everyone are just co dependent with each other..sympathetic gestures none is real, it only makes them feel better among themselves cause they know theres more pathetic and...
    marshy17 marshy17 22-25, F May 29, 2012

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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 huge pressure to be with people all the time always doing things "a bunch of busy bodies". Which when i tried to engage I felt torn because as much as...
    soliare soliare 26-30, M May 14, 2012

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    Me!

    I've grown to realize that I'm the only person who won't judge me and I'm the only person who I don't have to put up walls with I'm the only person who understand me
    unicorncat unicorncat 18-21, F Nov 13, 2013

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    Quiet Peace And Solitude

    I sometimes like the quiet solitude away from everyone else. I don't have to be surrounded by people all the time to be happy.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 16, 2010

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    I adore my wife and totally agree w her having her bf she enjoys and is comfortable with. She has said she would let me have a gf if they got along and the lady knew i wasnt...
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    And I see in my minds eye all the memories , the times I wronged someone and failed them and never set things right , all my debts and bad credit. Like the Lady i am for myself...
    MsOracle MsOracle 66-70, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I LOVE fishing, camping and boating....I get so happy when summer is finally here...:) My fav place is Lake Tenkiller... Beautiful clear water... Nice and cold.. Tall cliffs to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 6

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    I love spending time on my own; I love to draw, read, write in my diary, and just watch my favourite programs on TV. I'd love to find somewhere nice to go walking alone, so I can...
    BexBaby84 BexBaby84 31-35, F 4 Responses May 11

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    Looks change, a person's personality can change somewhat. Even what they like to do and don't like to do, even their favorite things and hated things haha but what I rather fall in...
    EurydiceKallos EurydiceKallos 18-21, F 1 Response May 8

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    1.I believe in the value of Honor and Loyalty 2.I'm prone to being a cynic but I much prefer being and idealist 3.I love playing Games of all kinds 4.I geek over Superheroes 5.I...
    Unknown3455 Unknown3455 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 29

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    1)I love science and I'm a nerd by nature 2)I love books more than movies 3)I have a tough time opening up to others. 4)I love food and I'm an excellent cook 5)I love serving...
    feliciaohorouhurakoriandr feliciaohorouhurakoriandr 22-25, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I am comfortable spending time alone. This doesn't mean that I can't enjoy time with others but sometimes I can do things easier without having to divide my attention. For example...
    SandyDandy1968 SandyDandy1968 46-50, F 1 Response May 4

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    I vented earlier and I regret putting that much info out there. My husband got me pregnant after knowing him only weeks. We had a long distance relationship for a year first. You...
    Canibehonest Canibehonest 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I'm having some marital problems and for the last year I don't know if my husband and I are just in a temporary crisis or whether we'll get through it. We split up for a little...
    shoogabonbons shoogabonbons 36-40, F 2 Responses May 5

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    I have no problem with you being you. I have no problem with you being religious or atheist, gay, straight, male, female or anything in between or outside of those boxes. I don't...
    JSUNJ JSUNJ 36-40, M 1 Response May 11

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    I just have deep passion for multiple people but the one person I always end up having the deepest emotions for is someone I can't be with. It's an inappropriate bond that I can't...
    Gabbysam Gabbysam 16-17, F 1 Response May 16

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    sometimes I want to scream at tumblr feminist that I'm not saying women owe me jack diddly **** but that it ******* hurts to be ignored [9:55:16 AM] fireinthedawn: after all this...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 2 Responses May 13

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    So... (1st post!) my husband... I love him but he's so damn annoying it's scary.i often wonder if I made a mistake in marrying him and that we should just live separately and have...
    Kdm0809 Kdm0809 26-30, F 1 Response May 3

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    The heading pretty much says it all. I have a kind heart and I'm looking to interact with people like myself.
    lifesafrodisiac lifesafrodisiac 36-40, F 6 Responses May 3

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    Fell in love with someone online, didn't asked for it, wasn't looking for it, even when we started talking she asked me if i was talking to others girls and i told her no, because...
    viperguy96 viperguy96 18-21, M 2 Responses May 7

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    I'm new to this and I need to get this feeling out. So here I go. Second Grade is where it started. Mrs. Holston's class. I walked into that class not knowing what to...
    AtheistChrist AtheistChrist 13-15, M 2 hrs ago

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    I'm 36 and nothing is more enjoyable than an evening spent on the floor building Legos with my 3 kids. I don't care how old you are or how cool you think you might be, nobody can...
    Jonsey3 Jonsey3 36-40, F 3 hrs ago

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    It all started wen i got introduce to my gf's cousin (X). I knew he was married. X had this thing in him dat attracted me. He showered me with so much care & concern. He always...
    chocoholics chocoholics 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    I lost both of my grandmas within 2 months of each other back in 2012. Well my Grandma Maryanne who I was closest with went first actually. Not saying I loved my other grandma any...
    goatonicon goatonicon 36-40, M May 7

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    I am having hard time starting conversations or meeting people, it is even worse when I am expecting someone to talk to me . Maybe it is just my lack of experience in that field...
    LFSomething LFSomething 22-25, M 3 Responses May 2

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    yeah I'm a male, it's not that i was born in the wrong body, but i see guys being rude all the time. that's why i gave meself a girl name and i use that one online, i also act like...
    MarisaMarisa MarisaMarisa 16-17, M 1 hr ago

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    i cry myself to sleep because all the pain i suffer each day. i wont let people see me when im sad or angry or anything that they would upset them. they don't need to suffer or...
    kat29emo kat29emo 18-21, F 37 mins ago

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    I feel it every day. It found a way to infiltrate my mind, conquering my feelings and my heart. Darkness. It’s like it just started to make me crumble away, taking what lightness...
    L1TLL3MY5T3RY L1TLL3MY5T3RY 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    Yes...I am touching myself to the thought of you and it feels so effin' good. Mmmmmm If only...
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    So I met this guy when we were 18. I kinda liked him, but I was on the fence about it, and in my snobby 18 year old wisdom, decided he wasn't worth another thought when he ditched...
    Supersyncsteph Supersyncsteph 31-35, F 1 Response May 19

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    Hi people. I'm now here so don,'t hate on me,OK. Just a little bit about myself, I'm 15 female last time I checked. I have probably the coolest mom in the world. Her name is...
    LICKMENOW14 LICKMENOW14 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I was walking down the hallway leading to our canteen and noticed a girl looking at my direction. First I ignored her because I wasn't sure if im the one she was looking at but...
    Penshoppe00 Penshoppe00 18-21 1 Response May 5

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    This has been a problem for quite some time now, im 19 years turnbung 20 on in a month, i should have a great life, my parents have money, i have friends, i dony see myself as ugly...
    lifeaintshit lifeaintshit 18-21, M May 11

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    Any athletic 15-18 M looking for a good time with an athletic 16 F over message hmu
    babbbbyyy babbbbyyy 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    I'm just so sick of spending all my thoughts thinking,wishing and hoping that my existence would end. My only problem is the I can't bring myself to end my life whilst my mum is...
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