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I Am Cool With Spending A Lot Of Time By Myself

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 days ago

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    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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    At the park with my 4 ur old daughter she has such emagination always i joyous her time playing pretend with mommy it's fantastic to see my daughter explore and in joy her time. I...
    Janisoneluv Janisoneluv 26-30, F Oct 9

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    I have recently started college again 20 years old,and married to the love of my life. I have chosen to become a nurse I hope everything works out well im not going to give up...
    hitomisnow1 hitomisnow1 18-21, F Oct 17

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    Why time goes by so fast? why so cruel? No matter how much time I spend with him, I start to miss him way before he leaves. Any moment is special if he's there with me. The smell...
    lisqbansil lisqbansil 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Had a great walk this morning. Geese honking overhead, and wildlife on the path. What a great morning.
    gmeza98 gmeza98 51-55, M Oct 5

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    1. I like Pop music a lot 2. I'm a cinephile 3. I have abandonment issues 4. I like sleeping with my window open 5. I like living in a peaceful serene place 6. I have a southern...
    anonymoussouthernbabe anonymoussouthernbabe 16-17, F 18 hrs ago

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    Always have. Never had many friends growing up, so i depended on the outdoors to keep me entertained. I'd go for walks, swimming in the lake, feeding the fish until it was too cold...
    endofalldays endofalldays 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    1. I have made mistakes in my past and will continue to, but each time learning from each and everyone. Remember no one is perfect! 2. I'm very caring I love helping people 3. I...
    sarahrose1994 sarahrose1994 18-21, F a week ago

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    1. I love animals 2. I have a big army family 3. I love spending time alone 4. I hate fuss 5. I'm scared that I'm never going to be good enough for anyone 6. I have been...
    lmarie20 lmarie20 18-21, M Oct 6

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    I would go back to that first time you told me how much spending time with your friends meant to you. I would listen to what you were saying and I would not blow it off so quickly...
    overtherainbow47 overtherainbow47 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 7

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    I have just gotten engaged after 4 months of dating (may seem fast, but when you know...you know). I am an NT woman. I have dated many men in my life, and married once too. I wasn...
    bddthatsme bddthatsme 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    Usually spending time on project, "Do nothing with your life", which pretty much consist of looking at cats on the internet and eating some crisps :3
    marmosets marmosets 13-15, F Oct 11

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    Decidedly middle aged that's for sure. But I do feel young at heart. Always up for a laugh and love spending time with youngsters
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Breaking up with a guy you've been dating for 3months Well at first I thought I was ready for a relationship and then last week I call him my exes name which has made me realise I...
    Ffirebrand Ffirebrand 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 19

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    have you messaged me? if so, we got along. if we had no common interests we just keep light contact, whatever. but I give people the benefit of the doubt and unless I think you're...
    smokingrocks1 smokingrocks1 56-60, M Oct 20

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    My boyfriend is ruining his life with weed. People say that it's not addictive but I only have to look at him to see that's not true. He wastes all his money on it, we've been...
    someonelikeyou9 someonelikeyou9 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 7

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    Me and this guy have talked for a year on and off. Out of the blue he stops talking to me. And talks to everyother girl!!! He's a player indeed.I wasn't too clingy, I kept it cool...
    johnsonj68 johnsonj68 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 22

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    Gosh ! A day like today would have been cool with you . Making love and just cuddling you and squeezing you tight . Not missing you :)
    LT167 LT167 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    If love to have a bf that was cool with me ******* other guys.
    Ladyay11 Ladyay11 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 18

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    1] I find it difficult to come up with things about myself on the spot so this should be interesting 2] I'm a scorpio - I find that I fit my sign perfectly 3] I have bad dreams...
    crystalballer27 crystalballer27 22-25, F Oct 7

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    I know this is hilarious and all, but this is so true for me. One example is my closet. I have this thing where it takes me an hour to get dressed to go through the drive-thru, and...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    One of the most stressful things in my life is time constraints. Time is a strange concept. One I have struggled to grasp for much of my life. Thinking about this today. Going...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I think I am starting to come to terms that I'm not gunna find someone to be in a relationship with any time soon... Or well it doesn't matter I'm to busy chasing dragons anyway!
    Youmeansomething Youmeansomething 18-21, M Oct 3

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    I feel like a burden to my family. I feel like I don't want them to do anything for me bc they want something back. They think if the give financially or in other ways it will help...
    SacredMelody SacredMelody 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 5

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    And the worst was an ex who was a spoilt brat. When I had asked didn't he want to work towards getting a mortgage to have security and make his parents proud, he responded- "I'm...
    Whinny00 Whinny00 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 19

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    US, September 29, 2014: It remains a mystery as to why, and how, thousands of Muslims––some of them women too––from the West, have covered such a long distance to join ISIS...
    valha11a valha11a 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 3

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    I ******* hate it!!!! I hate being single!! I hate to think what am I going to do with my weekends now!!! I hate to think that he is going to move on faster than me!!! I hate not...
    jordyca jordyca 36-40, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Here's a long story. I am a freshman in college and I am also a lesbian. I have had a girlfriend, let's call her Jen, for almost 2 years. Jen is my best friend and I can't imagine...
    Dashtoaster Dashtoaster 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    I just...I don't know what to do anymore it's been so long since we last talked, the last time i saw him was last month when my friend Zira died. It's been over a month. Eric and...
    AriaDream AriaDream 13-15, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    So I've always smoked pot. It's like an adventure. You toke up and wham! Never know what comes next. Things are fun. Things are at ease. Stuff makes sense. I think about life and...
    kemmer kemmer 31-35, F 13 hrs ago

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    Around 13-14 or so, hit puberty, start seeing childhood friend from church in a different way. She only got prettier as time went on, and I tried on more than one occasion to go...
    fgcujames fgcujames 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    ...and I don't know what I should do. I know I'm not her *best* friend but I am one of many - she has many she considers true best friends and her BFF is her sister - but in my...
    themissmoxie themissmoxie 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Some observations from my first weekend of my vacation.... Even on the rainiest of days, there's nothing better than spending the day in the Adirondacks with an old friend. The...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    My naked yoga experience I turned the corner and immediately saw old pinkish balls dangling 10 feet in front of me. There was a man about 60 years old in the downward dog position...
    everywonknows everywonknows 31-35, M 10 hrs ago

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    Have you ever chatted with someone here or on other social media for like everyday and you become so attached? I did. It was great but we don't talk anymore. He got disappointed...
    langleav langleav 31-35, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    It's a good job I can! We held an event today at our local junior school for Halloween, and among the things there for the kids to play on (well and the adults too, if the truth...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M 8 hrs ago

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    If I could go back in time I think I will tell myself to save all the money I can don't waste any of it don't spend any of it and I will make myself work out everyday just so I...
    kumaroo kumaroo 18-21, F 16 hrs ago

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    I am obsessed with the song "cool" by Gwen Stefani. It's my jam
    sprout0711 sprout0711 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I am such a picky sleeper. I wake up very easily and my body temperature goes up when I sleep. I go to sleep most nights with the fan on and blankets snug and comfortable but in a...
    DizzyGreenEyes DizzyGreenEyes 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I find gender dysphoria can be very hard to cope with. I cringe at being called Mister. I feel sick when someone mentions the word 'man'. To be shoehorned into a gender role that I...
    tesseract49 tesseract49 18-21, T 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Living with my sister and brother in law since 2009. My sister invited me to stay at her house. I have lost everything I owed to bankruptcy, due to an accident at work. As I...
    justmepat1954 justmepat1954 56-60 Oct 6

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