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I Am Learning to Be Alone

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 39 People

    Because, I Know, Itll Make Me Strong

    I hate being alone, to know no one is there to comfort me...to support me. Im tired of being alone, so tired of being alone. Im losing whats left of my dignity and Im just trying to keep my head down instead of screaming for someone. Ive met other people, who tell me they've been...
    ConLocura ConLocura 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2010

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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 so that I do not go crazy. I need to enjoy my time alone. I have already: -been on this website a lot -read part of a book -gone to work...
    londonqueen londonqueen 22-25, F Mar 16, 2014

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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 the way through college and we seemed to have a healthy loving relationship. I was always a good boyfriend to her - supportive, friendly, outgoing with her friends...
    chrisnz chrisnz 22-25, M 5 Responses Jun 4, 2009

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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 a lot of time alone and it's crippled my interpersonal skills. I have to practise so I can live the rest of my life keeping...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 3, 2011

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    But its not a bad thing, its easier to be away from people. People are petty,sensitive complicated. Maybe someday i'll meet someone whom I can be myself with. But until then am...
    huttuh huttuh 18-21, M 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Being home alone..... is Happiness 😊
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    i think it my destiny to walk this life alone they say every one has perfect match i yet to find mine yet
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    I Love learning Japanese I'm currently learning the Language and definitely slow at it...cuz I'm self learning. One thing I like in learning Japanese is Counting, It's fun I wish I...
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    When I go to parties, I do not spend my time with people my own age, instead I strike up conversations with people who are in their 70s and 80s. I discuss philosophy, science, art...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 3

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    Today is a bad day for spanish class... I have the absolute worst sub, I am in spanish one and she talks like we are in college and yells at us for asking her to clarify words we...
    myahLynn03 myahLynn03 13-15, F 1 Response May 13

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    I would like the best of both worlds. I would love have the company of someone I can be comfortable enough to be with at times and hold hands,and not speak or both be doing...
    Susiedisney Susiedisney 56-60, F 2 Responses May 23

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    First of all, everyday I'm learning a foreign language: English... (for me it is, as my first language was Spanish..) I'm learning how to speak French... but I don't feel so...
    Sil833 Sil833 18-21, F May 18

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    mrsOrochester mrsOrochester 31-35, F 6 Responses May 26

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    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F May 5

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    MissDeefee MissDeefee 18-21, F 2 Responses May 8

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    I think I am the trivia queen. Anything useless and unimportant is a piece of gold to me. apart from that, I met a person that I really liked but had to let go of him. He was...
    HiljaKorhonen HiljaKorhonen 18-21, F 6 Responses May 10

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    I am going to focus my mind on study of English and Japanese, I want to be fluent at these two languages, and hope one day I can pick up French. My anxiety sometimes just stop me...
    Ami6 Ami6 41-45, F May 12

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    geeklane geeklane 18-21, F May 26

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    That is probably the reason why I like school XD But I also love to explore by my self and learn new stuff. The world is full of learning and understanding and I want to learn much...
    Julia1600 Julia1600 16-17, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Mimi and Nikita, my instructors, were visibly buzzing with good vibes, and it was nice to see that they were particularly observant of the group today. They bask in their well...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am learning French in my university besides doing PhD. It's a 2 yr diploma course. It's going to be almost 1yr and till now I can't say a thing in French. My teacher says...
    miru1 miru1 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I forgot who I am, and spent so long building up these walls. Little did I know, the isolation hurt more than the fight. So, I'm breaking them down. I'm learning who I am with each...
    Ellytheoutcast Ellytheoutcast 13-15, F 21 hrs ago

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    Well, I don't just feel alone. I am alone. Since I was young, I had no one but my toys and I had to sneak out just to see real kids of my age. When I gotten older, I've gotten used...
    Releign Releign 22-25, F 3 Responses May 16

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    Laying beside someone, they're sleeping though...so I'm alone Talking to friends, but they all left me...so I'm alone Wishing I had a real family, but I don't...so I'm alone...
    Kaylee444CanBurnInHell Kaylee444CanBurnInHell 18-21, F May 3

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    For those of you that feel alone and think being in a relationship will make you happy, keep on reading… Up until recently, I have been in long term relationships for the past...
    TrailrunnerMN TrailrunnerMN 31-35, M 2 Responses May 24

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    I am alone in this. I am their last hope in this family full of failures. I have high ambitions. I have the courage. I want to be great. But I am alone in this. I want to make...
    barelythere701 barelythere701 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I thought you came back, but you didn't...so I'm alone I thought someone would talk to me, but no one did...so I'm alone I hoped that I wouldn't be alone tonight, but it's stupid...
    Kaylee444CanBurnInHell Kaylee444CanBurnInHell 18-21, F May 3

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    i hate when people say i dont wanna die alone even if your surrounded by people your the one thats dying just you your alone when you shower your alone go to the bathroom your...
    poopmaster1960 poopmaster1960 51-55, M 2 Responses May 5

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    Because I'm too toxic at times and is very dependable on others and I'm not good at anything but making smoothies. I'm terrified of those I find attractive and don't like those...
    Nual Nual 22-25, F 1 Response May 6

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    Um. I usually don't get all personal here but I just like to write down how I feel and it makes me feel better. Some people might not read this and you don't have to. I just want...
    BeautifulDayDream BeautifulDayDream 22-25, F 12 Responses May 9

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    All my life I have been so alone. I have family but I don't tell them about my depressive thoughts and emotions because it will upset and hurt them. But I am alone, with only my...
    HollowHeart17 HollowHeart17 18-21, F 3 Responses May 12

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    I KNOW that I'll never truly be alone because God is always holding my hand. But I do feel alone VERY often and that's just the truth. I occupy my mind as much as possible...
    kayblue kayblue 36-40, F 4 Responses May 20

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    Mostly because im alone in my head. Of course people feel alone. Youre born alone and you die alone. The journey through life and death is by yourself no madder if someone is by...
    darkskies7 darkskies7 18-21, F 3 Responses May 22

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 25

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    bleeyy bleeyy 13-15, F May 5

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    There is some kind of comfort that comes with having the free air and the quiet to do with what I please. There are so many options. I could embrace the silence and sit with my...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 1 Response May 5

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    I don't need to be with someone to be happy so I am not going to be with someone I don't love. This doesn't apply to dating them I am going to say, because dating is meant for...
    EurydiceKallos EurydiceKallos 18-21, F 1 Response