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I Am Cool With Spending A Lot Of Time By Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 157 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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