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I Am Floating Alone Through Life

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    I used to hate this feeling. I still do, but as of recently I started to like being alone. Its sort of hard to explain. I think to sum it up I'd rather feel alone now, than be...
    bananaloc bananaloc 22-25, M 4 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Don't look for company........You are born alone and shall die alone......... be alone in life too !!!
    aarti2000 aarti2000 16-17, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I think it's best for me to just be alone, no one likes me anyway, so I'll just be alone and then just live my life I guess, having no one will get lonely, but it'll be best...
    Fred363 Fred363 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    I am Alone. In life we are forced to be social. Our sanity depends on it, and even our confidence. Humans aren't lone wolves, they fight together as a pack of brothers or sisters...
    TheChosenOne32 TheChosenOne32 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 13

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    September 30. Not a Victim. You are not a victim. How deeply ingrained our self-image as a victim can be! How habitual our feelings of misery and helplessness! Victimization can...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    Of course I have. Everyone has made mistakes in their lives. It is impossible to go through life and get everything right on the first try. It just doesn't happen.
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    As I stand in complete darkness I hear screams and cries. I shake not knowing where I am at. While I stand there I feel warm wetness slowly work its way from my wrist to my hand. I...
    XxOutOfLovexX XxOutOfLovexX 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    Ever since I can remember I was different. Not in the sense where different is always good. I mean, different's good sometime. But, no one around me saw that. I thought that I...
    kiebuttery kiebuttery 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I somehow feel I missed out on life. That in many times, situations and places I just missed out on something terrific through fear. Fear of what? Failure, ridicule, exposure...
    nunos nunos 51-55, M 4 hrs ago

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    She dances methodically through her life to a rythem that's become familiar and a dance that's become expected.  She often thinks of her mistakes and feels the weight of regret...
    MamaKat27 MamaKat27 41-45, F Sep 1

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    Laughter is all around me, coming from me, and I can see the faces of my friends. It's a good night. We're all at dinner together, debating the stupidest of subjects like world...
    Skollon Skollon 18-21, F Sep 17

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    In an occasional space of rarity the stillness in my aloneness comforts me. Listening to the sound of my own soft breathing and rhythmic heartbeat brings a tranquility to my...
    MRH1978 MRH1978 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    i can't do this anymore im soo alone i just wanna die i hate this :'( i grew waay to fast i'm 17 but i'm waay more mature then my age level, i grew up way to fast to look after...
    catsrule5678 catsrule5678 16-17, F 5 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    When I was 16, my boyfriend beat and raped me. Afterwards, I asked, "Why did you do that?" and he said, "To make you feel dirty so you won't be a **** anymore."I thought I loved...
    InnerGuidance InnerGuidance 26-30, F 13 Responses Sep 7

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    Ok this a long text to my husband I felt like I needed to let this out. Excuse my language also, I only do it when I'm mad. I ******* spend 42 hours in the hospital 42 trying...
    Melissa0326 Melissa0326 18-21 1 Response Sep 20

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    Having a sense of being alone has been with me always. I am an only child. When I was a child I had one, perhaps two friends. I didn't have sports or other interests. The solitary...
    softgreenhourglass softgreenhourglass 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 6

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    I have been doing so much writing as of late, I find that it helps me focus on the here and now. I write about my day, my goals, dreams, desires...I write about so much. I have...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Yeah i feel alone but hopefully it wont be like this forever. Friends don't last forever either or so i think. Yup loneliness feels really awful. ;-;
    Theguy0298 Theguy0298 16-17, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I'm in desperate need of company, the way I'm living is getting more and more unhealthy. I don't go to school, I have no job and I don't have any friends who I speak to regularly...
    caraacakes caraacakes 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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    I always feel like I have to 'deal' with people. And when I'm alone, I don't have to worry about anyone around me, like if I'm going to offend someone by accident. And I never do...
    unicornbombz unicornbombz 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Yep ... I've been through too much to not take what I've learned from past mistakes and apply them to my life. Why would I choose unhappiness for myself? Being alone does not...
    StarLily71 StarLily71 41-45, F 6 Responses Sep 8

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    Dreams of moments past are just that dreams Yet when they speak to you in volumes repetitively It's hard not to get lost in their meaning and story once more I see many a scenario...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 11

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    Need to hide this here a while - lending ou my laptop (basic summary of my life from my point of view) I was bullied in school. Every single one. The first by a teacher which of...
    prettybrowneyes1993 prettybrowneyes1993 18-21, F Sep 1

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    I want to practice self-love, but I am a fig tree - I look tough on the outside, but I am easily overtaken by insects and harsh weather. I have read many different versions of...
    ThQnOfHrts16 ThQnOfHrts16 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 15

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    I have often thought about the meaning of life, and have not really found any. First, let me apologize for any seemingly-snobbish moments, my intention is to reach out to...
    puppychair123 puppychair123 18-21, M Sep 17

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    "I don't believe everything happens for a reason. But I still search for reasons anyway. It's like I don't want to admit that maybe everything really is totally random...that...
    TheMaverickWoman TheMaverickWoman 36-40, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I can't cope at all and I'm really struggling everyday to even make it out of bed. My life is a complete mess and even calling it a life is a joke! It started on June 10th when I...
    pocahontus1311 pocahontus1311 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I've been feeling so alone lately for a week now I'm like battling depression of not being good enough. I went through something like this last winter n now it's back . I just...
    youngadult14 youngadult14 13-15, F Sep 6

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    I was miserable all throughout childhood and I thought maybe my life would get better when I was a teenager and looked forward to that. I was depressed and had anxiety all...
    chilipeppasforever chilipeppasforever 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    (A very present grief) Two weeks after his 49th bday, my husband passed away. So soon, so sudden; in our house. There was just him and me (our son was in college); it happened at...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 11 Responses Sep 12

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    I haven't been the best of friends with myself. I know I've let myself down and that I'm harder on myself than most believe I should be But that's the price you pay when you have a...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 12

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    I didn't know that GRIEF felt like paralyzing fear. The only activity I was comfortable doing then was going to church. I had to. I remember, one afternoon, while hearing the...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    (Very long rant) I have absolutely nobody to talk to. I have no friends, my boyfriend never wants to talk about **** like this, most of my problems include family so I can't talk...
    Urquizza Urquizza 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    Back in July, i moved away from my home of 10 years. My mother got engaged and is getting married, she also moved to the same place. I suppose you can say i followed her. I am...
    missrng missrng 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 14

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    One time a guy named Tex was brought in to get the band some bookings. Tex was a fat little tick of a man, with- I lie to you not- a blatantly penciled- on moustache. There was...
    cabla39 cabla39 56-60, M 5 days ago

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    And I am trying to come to terms with and accept that fact. I'm 41 and have only had one serious relationship. Aside from that 4+ year span, I've been on maybe a dozen dates in...
    duggrr duggrr 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    I feel like I'm living a nightmare Everything isn't going how I saw it Nothing is the same anymore Sleep non-existent Waking hours I feel zombiefied I fight the urge to dig deep...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 11

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    Yup! My stupid life! I can't do anything right. At this moment I kinda get why people would rather be dead. I get it! Im finding it hard to just type this right now through my...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 11

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    September 13. Times of Reprogramming. Recovery is not all-tiresome, unrewarded work. There are times of joy and rest, times when we comfortably practice what we have learned...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Sep 13

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    Do you ever feel as though you aren't one of the rest? I've always had the sentiment that i've been placed on this planet as some project or experiment. Like, i'm just kind of here...
    josha202 josha202 26-30, M 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    OK, so I am one of the few who has passed from this side of life, to the other and back again. My story took place when I was but 20 years old off the island of Oahu. I had been on...
    QuickandtheDead QuickandtheDead 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 12

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    Being a Christian, I have always felt that God has a plan for all of his children. That being said, I feel that I must add that regardless of what you may believe in, or what deity...
    daisygrey daisygrey 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 15

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    It makes no difference the state of mind I find myself in For everything points to a rather lonely existance I adapt as best I can to be who I want within my limitations Yet...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 22

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    I know that it is often looked down upon or not understood, but I cherish my alone time. I can process my thoughts, relax, read, whatever I want to do, because my time is my own...
    sweetie8403 sweetie8403 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Seriously, falling in live and love I general has stolen most of my life... The fights, the arguments, mistrust, the putting people before yourself all the time... No thank you...
    Saltyseahorse Saltyseahorse 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Not ideologically, nor by intelligence(Ha!), or through purposeful isolation. I'm simply alone. Alone and worn out. Tired. Exhausted, really. All I want is a little rest. To close...
    LoopedMe LoopedMe 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    I do everything and go everywhere alone. Last month i was on a trip to sweden with my coworkers. When the bus tour was over i just walked off. Went to drift on the streets to...
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M Sep 11