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I Am Learning to Be Alone

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    This is day #1 on my own without my ex boyfriend. Even when we broke up back in October, we still hung out every day. This time, I must learn to distract myself with other things...
    londonqueen londonqueen 22-25, F Mar 16

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    Practise Makes Perfect - All my life I've wanted to be alone. The older I get though the more I realize that the world just isn't big enough for one person to be alone. I've spent...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 3, 2011

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    After 7 Years Together I Am Alone and Don't Even Know Who I Am. - So I met my ex-girfriend when I was 18 and was with her for seven years. I am now 25. I was with with her all...
    chrisnz chrisnz 22-25, M 5 Responses Jun 4, 2009

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    So I've finally come to accept that I don't care about forming any kind of relationship or keeping them with anyone new. People have come and gone I simply don't care anymore. Most...
    fuqlife fuqlife 22-25, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I am 26 and never had emotional or romantic relation wiyh anyone. I kept myself alone. I even do not understand if somebody flirts with me.
    tubix tubix 26-30, F 5 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I do think i will always be alone because i tend to get overlookd for girls who are more outgoing and flirt
    Sparkles4Soul Sparkles4Soul 22-25, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    15 years old. Girl. I've been cutting for 3 years now and I don't know how to Talk to you. I don't know who you are but Thanks for Reading since nobody Talks to me or tries to...
    2wrp 2wrp 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    15 years old. Girl. I've been cutting for 3 years now and I don't know how to Talk to you. I don't know who you are but Thanks for Reading since nobody Talks to me or tries to...
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    I am a tom boy kinda girl.. but so what!! i love myself now n don't care what others think of me.. i love to try out new things ...so what if others don't like it. i love to deal...
    90colors 90colors 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    My Japanese learning stemmed from my love for anime and wanting to watch it without subtitles. The more I learned Japanese and the culture behind the language the more interested...
    Kingme1234 Kingme1234 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    I decided that I'd teach myself how to play the guitar a little over a year ago and have found it fun, challenging, and therapeutic at times. I just zone out and focus on making my...
    mcicero5 mcicero5 31-35, F Apr 7

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    Today I had yet another deep conversation with my acting professor. He told me how I should just ignore people's judgements and go past that, how I shouldn't be afraid to be myself...
    Realitea Realitea 18-21, F Mar 18

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    140326-1731 Okay, this is probably silly, but as I mentioned to someone else somewhere else earlier today, some things just need to come out of a person, and such needings and...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M Mar 26

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    Pretty much about everything, sometimes when im alone in my bed i wonder for crazy things like flowers or things in the sky and i search about them.
    FunnyEnglish FunnyEnglish 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Apart from my first language i.e Spanish, I can speak English and little of French. Since my love for world cinema, I watch a lot of foreign language movies and get fascinated by...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F Mar 24

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    I don't think I will ever grow tired of learning or being a student. Of course, eventually I want to receive my university degree and pursue the career I am working towards, but...
    Sapphire14 Sapphire14 22-25, F Mar 25

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    After my divorce that turned my world upside down, leaving me with little to no money, without my kids sent me on a downward spiral that was coming to an abrupt ending until I met...
    DC0813 DC0813 22-25, M Mar 28

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    Learning it. Never knew learning a language could be so hard! The only plus Is a crush in that class, and he helps me. So maybe Spanish isn't that bad?
    Jaycie82 Jaycie82 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Honestly, I think the most learning I could get right now would not come from any kind of book, nor any school or teacher. I've had more than enough advice on how I *should* live...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't love studying,I hate studying. I like learning, learning is wonderful :)
    Mary0710 Mary0710 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I have never played a stringed instrument before, so learning to play the ukulele has been a challenge, but fun! I have been playing for about a month now, and can play a few songs...
    ashlee2184 ashlee2184 26-30, F Mar 18

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    Learning Spanish oral exam😎
    Jordy94 Jordy94 18-21, M Mar 18

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    I self taught myself the piano, and then ukulele. Now onto guitar! The guitar is actually pretty similar to the ukulele, or for me anyway. It's a lot of fun learning songs. Once...
    HawaiianPunchz HawaiianPunchz 16-17, F Mar 22

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    Everyday I gain more confidence and become more accepting of the way God has made me. I am learning to embrace my flaws and accept my mistakes. I am grasping a deeper understanding...
    TryingToLoveLifeNow TryingToLoveLifeNow 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I love learning about God and all that he has created and his associations. I love Heaven because it is God's home and I love him. I love spirits and angels of God and their home...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I got put into the special education program at my school because I have a learning disability. I cant understand math's, graphs, and anything to do with numbers. I've always...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am learning to let go and free myself.. To look at things from a different perspective and question everything, everyone. I am searching inside of me for inner peace that cannot...
    0silence0 0silence0 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I speak Arabic (my mother tongue) French, English and now learning Italian ;) Any Italians in here?
    Beyrouth Beyrouth 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have to stop blaming the people around me for my unhappiness. Granted, a bit of it may be their fault. But that bit, however minuscule, is because of human flaws and cannot be...
    JelliDreams JelliDreams 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I married out of need. When my ex dropped the pregnant bomb I freaked. Not cause of that, but cause I really didn't love her that much. At the time . Then she said it was twins. So...
    IyaAveer IyaAveer 41-45, M Mar 20

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    I can't believe I'm actually writing a story while sober! Anyhow, I just realized something. I actually ENJOY drinking alone. I've always thought I drink alone due to circumstances...
    Forget2Trust Forget2Trust 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 31

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    Marriage over? Check. Zero love life? Check. Hopelessly dead-end career? Check. Fear of failure limiting dreams? Check. Self-loathing? Check, check, and check. I'm posting this to...
    Kronk23 Kronk23 36-40, M Apr 1

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    I am somewhat afraid I will end up alone because I know that when I get bored in relationships I get bored and there is usually no going back...until I've alone for a few months...
    windynight54321 windynight54321 31-35, M Apr 4

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    have anyone ever tried eating alone all the time? that feeling sucks man .. last time i usually eat at home so i don't worry about eating alone and stuff but now i am living in a...
    fatdude123 fatdude123 18-21, M Apr 5

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    To Those Who Have Ever Felt Alone: If you have ever felt alone, let me tell you one thing, you are NOT alone. I've been there, and a lot of others have too. The fact that many of...
    Canonomousjay Canonomousjay 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    "We come alone,and alone we die" ~ MATD The more I try to reach out to people the more convinced I am that I am meant to be alone.A lot of times the pain of reaching out only to be...
    SparklyRain SparklyRain 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I've always felt like an outsider even when I'm with my close friends or family. I feel like I never fit in which leads to me always dealing with this constant state of lonely that...
    sfortzallie18 sfortzallie18 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I have a clique of friends, consisting of 7 ppl including me. So right, everyone has their own pair and I'm always always alone. My best friend, F, is also in the clique but...
    Planetweird Planetweird 16-17, F Mar 28

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    So I was just talking to my best friend about how I feel right now. I'm sad and frustrated and scared and not in the best place lately. For no good reason. She said she's sorry...
    Mikesmithg1 Mikesmithg1 16-17, M Mar 31

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    Why did I create this group? Because watching others dine alone is something that's always bothered me. I know there are some that enjoy being alone...I cant say I haven't enjoyed...
    xXxsilvermistxXx xXxsilvermistxXx 26-30, F Apr 4

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    Unworthy- I've never made being in a relationship a priority. I spend most of my time alone. even as a kid, I had no problem being by myself. I suppose it's because I was forced...
    addictionbarbie addictionbarbie 18-21, F Mar 19

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    I choose to spend any spare time I have alone, in my room. The house phone is permanently full of messages and has been for a couple of years. The mobile is switched off except...
    eatdrinkshrinkme eatdrinkshrinkme 46-50, F Mar 20

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    Another Friday night drinking alone :P well not really alone because I have the bottle lol :D Does anyone on here drink alone as well?
    DefineLines DefineLines 18-21, M Mar 22

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    Hello everyone, I'm quite new to this but I'm just going to start to write a story about myself. I think it's going to be quite long. And it's only one aspect of me of many- I have...
    Taurini Taurini 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I don't know d reason behind it but i like to be alone. Some people try to follow me as i look smart and descent but soon disappoint as i don't open up and try to keep in corner. I...
    esteem29 esteem29 26-30, M Mar 22

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    Sometimes I feel so alone, I know I shouldnt really say this because I'm still 16 but... I've never had a boyfriend at all, well maybe you'd think that my physical appearance is...
    yayeuh123 yayeuh123 16-17, F Mar 24

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    Almost always. No exaggeration. And the few times I'm not alone I'm with people who don't want to be around me and make it very clear. And then there's him. He wants to be around...
    osotired osotired 16-17, F Mar 25

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    I no longer live with my mom. My dad is in jail. My grandparents are someplace else.. I'm alone. I no longer have a girlfriend, I don't really go out, and I'm just.. Depressed...
    Budd11 Budd11 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I do it alone. No friends to help me. Please allow me to define what a friend is in my book: someone who knows the real you, and is willing to support you through everything...
    PhindingPhronesis PhindingPhronesis 16-17, M Mar 30

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    I feel alone and am alone. I can't feel the presence of the people around me anymore, it's like no matter how many people is around me. I still feel alone. I tried telling but they...
    xxrara xxrara 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I dream everyday of a place where I'm alone. The thought doesn't scare me anymore, I yearn for it. It's not to make me happy, because I've gone to a place where I don't think happy...
    imkristi imkristi 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 31