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I Am Lonely Yet Content By Myself

Shall we revel in our solitude together? 135 People

    Want To Be Missed

    I've been divorced for almost a year.  I have a sense of peace in knowing that I am no longer responsible for someone else's happiness or unhappiness depending on how you look at it.  I have a very fulfilling life.  Blessed to have a beautiful, healthy daughter and the most...
    Mahal1023 Mahal1023 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 5, 2011

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    Revel By Myself

    Well I sincerely wish I hadn't allowed life to keep me from this site, I didn't expect to see anyone else say that they were content by themselves yet struggled with being alone.  Naturally now I feel guilty that I hadn't posted anything for you all to read....   I'm...
    dooder85 dooder85 26-30, M Apr 8, 2008

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    I used to be social but

    now i hardly go out anymore, yes i'm lonely at times but i'm content by myself, no drama i have to worry about. I just mind my own business..
    NightMagic367 NightMagic367 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 6

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    I find it quite absurd

    when I have people displaying their (pseudo) concern prying all over my lonely life. There's a difference between being lonely and being alone. I find solace in being alone, la la la.
    SanaeaB SanaeaB 18-21, F Feb 17

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    I Have My Days....

    Most good, some a little sad. I left my husband a year ago. I lived on my own for a long time before I met him, so it's not virgin territory for me. I'm still relieved to be away from the stress. I used to hate going home, now I never want to leave. I have a lot to be grateful...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 12, 2013

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    Is It Too Late?

    I am nearly 67 years old (not quite decrepit) and have been widowed for exactly 3 years. I enjoy my own company... but I don't want to be alone 24/7.I have two grown children and three young grandchildren. But they have their own lives; I do not want to intrude when not invited.I...
    seniordreamer seniordreamer 66-70 3 Responses Dec 16, 2012

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    The Grand Design

    I sometimes can't help but believe that I am destined to wander this world alone. My company is of the best kind; or so i'm told. Wherever I go I am loved by many, sometimes all. Whenever I travel I am always alone. I sometimes believe my loneliness is the balance that allows...
    Remand Remand 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 8, 2012

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    Why..do..i..exist

    i..find..people..hard..work.....and..mostly..i...have..been..alone....i.do...not..have..the....general.....everyday..people..in..my..life....you..know..family..members..popping..in.....helping..out.....giving..a.toss...whether..i..sleep....eat..or......do..extreme..sports....in...
    psychicprayer psychicprayer 36-40 16 Responses May 1, 2012

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    Is There Anyone Out There?

    Hello?  Hello?  Where are you?  Would you come over and spend some time with me?  Would you like to get together and do something enjoyable to pass the time just for a little while? I really would like some company right now.  I'm here...
    PiscesDream PiscesDream 41-45, F 7 Responses Feb 23, 2008

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    Hate It!

    I am always always alone!!! It drives me crazy. My husband is always gone working or in the bush. I usually B**** about it but I look forward to having time alone. I wish I had more friends and went out more, but I'd hate having people calling and showing up all the time, or...
    RyliesMom RyliesMom 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12, 2011

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    Life As It Is.

    -I'm really posting this to get everything off of my chest.- I've come to realize that I wasn't born to be happy. I wasn't privileged enough to have a good family, or a great home. I didn't grow up with a want to become the next best physician, or the greatest astrophysicist. No...
    Taldaris Taldaris 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 19, 2012

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    Life with AvPD is such hell. Life this way is a living oxymoron, a bad joke played by the universe, yes, I have been pranked. To feel so damn lonely yet have a driving need for...
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    You know its sad..............so many posts and status updates about being lonely, yet very few people are honest enough to put themselves in a position to end the loneliness.
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    Please forgive me if this post is extraordinarily long. I'm well aware that anyone out there shouldn't be asked to sit through this, but I would really appreciate it if someone did...
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    I'm officially lonely. 2 years into high school and I'm still lonely .The only 4 people I know in the entire school just see me as their last choice . 2 of my "friends" definitely...
    harryshyuna harryshyuna 16-17, F 8 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    AmazonGirl AmazonGirl 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    persephone1407 persephone1407 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    One of my favourite sayings is "you may feel lonely, but it doesnt mean that you are alone" ... Yep thats me everyday
    Unstableteen Unstableteen 13-15, F 9 hrs ago

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    Yep this is me right now,.. Feeling seriously lonely!! (Uurgh,..It's not even something that you can try running away from)
    Shyb1 Shyb1 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I spend about 90% of my time by myself at the moment. It's odd because I am uncomfortable around almost everyone and yet crave human contact at the same time. Sometimes I'll just...
    thenewboy87 thenewboy87 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    Tonight I am feeling lonely. As I am spending this evening by myself, all alone.. I wish it wasn't this way. I wish I could be out among friends, having fun, enjoying myself, or at...
    Eir89 Eir89 36-40, F 20 Responses Aug 23

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    Watching from the inside, behind a mask That never leaves my soul Trying to remain on this happy heart I cherish The moments where it just is and will be Endeavour to bring me to...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 4 Responses Sep 11

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    Is there something wrong with me? All I ever wanted was to love someone with all my heart. Life hasn't been too kind to me. Everyday i wake up imagining Every night i sleep...
    WelcomeTheSilence WelcomeTheSilence 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 25

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    Chelsea21216 Chelsea21216 18-21, F Sep 7

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    HUMAN2BME HUMAN2BME 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    MakaWoksapa MakaWoksapa 51-55, M 7 Responses Sep 2

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    I have accepted myself, not in a way that I know myself therefore I should change everything to fit in the society and #yolo. No not that, but simply I have accepted that, me, who...
    anon152 anon152 13-15 4 days ago

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    Does the loneliness ever go away? I was searching for a person to be my landing *****, my home away from home. I thought that person could be a friend or a boyfriend, but now I'm...
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    illneverbenormal illneverbenormal 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Dwipayana Dwipayana 26-30, M 1 day ago

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