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I Am Not Afraid of Being Alone

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    I feel very much alone at the moment. There are always people around of course, but everyone knows that's not the point is it?We all know the cliche about being alone in a crowd.  Well, we can be very much alone in any relationship, whether it's with family or with superficial...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 4 Responses Aug 17, 2012

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    Who Needs People?

    Humans are just full of heart ache and devistation, and i say who needs them...I have been lonely 99.3% of my life, and they never treated me as though i was one of them, so why not give it back to them 10X more?  I enjoy being alone, because then people are not all up in...
    Godzirra7377 Godzirra7377 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 6, 2010

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    I used to be afraid of being alone

    when i'm at school. I needed friends, i needed at least someone. But i realized that when i'm alone i feel more at ease. People would ask me, "why are you by yourself?" Before i would be ashamed about it, but now i love it. I have my friends, but i prefer to be by myself. I love...
    Dapperness Dapperness 18-21, F Feb 16

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    Who Cares?

    I really would rather be alone anymore than with people that are only interested in using me.  I used to be the type of person who was so afraid of losing friends and needed so badly to be accepted that I would kiss people's ***** to get them to stay in my life.   ...
    patchworkofmistakes patchworkofmistakes 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 6, 2010

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    Have Been Alone

    and it is not that scary.i just would rather have someone to talk to.but it is hard for me to open up.so ,i am alone.and at times it has it`s advantages.but for the most part,it is torture.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Oct 7, 2009

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    The Difference Between Need & Want

    I am not afraid to be alone for long periods of time. Long, meaning years. Alone meaning in a relationship, living with others,that sort of 'alone' . I have grown up with a huge family, -both extended and siblings- and it's not that I am tired of them. I love them to death , they...
    ImmoralSophistication ImmoralSophistication 18-21, F Aug 16, 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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    It's not the solitude that scares me.....I just like having you there :-)

    I have been pretty self sufficient for quite some time. When I decided to leave my husband in 2006 I saved pennies and dollar bills just to have some money that would cushion me when I actually left in 2007. My job allows me to provide a pretty ok life for them *phew Thank God...
    MegJgeM MegJgeM 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 22, 2009

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    I'm Used To It

    Did you have a mom and dad who spent more time in the home than in the bar? How about an uncle or aunt that cared about you, perhaps a grandparent or several?   Friends, neighbors growing up? I grew up alone. No friends that didn't move away, my grandparents on either side were...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 12, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I have a pretty demanding job, young child and a partner who barely comes near me despite the effort I make. When I'm alone I feel so much better like the stress just vanishes and...
    friendlygent friendlygent 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 8

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    I hate being home alone. I'll go out with friends and family and have a blast but in the end I'm alone in my room. sometimes it irritates me and I make a quick decision to go out...
    Spiritm Spiritm 26-30, M Nov 22

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    So being alone is something I love yet hate? I like to be alone because it'll leave me to my own thoughts, but the silent kills as well where my overthinking just jumps in. So...
    daniebravo daniebravo 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    I moved to Texas 12 years ago, and rarely have I spent the holidays alone. I have traveled to see family or been with friends but I still feel alone or like I am crashing someone...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M Dec 7

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    I'm in a new school and making friends can be hard 😭 i made new friends but i don't even know if they like me 😭 i'm so lonely during lunch and i have no one to hang around...
    nimra1296 nimra1296 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    I am so tired of being alone. sometimes I wonder if being with someone just to be with someone is better than waiting for "the one". what if the one never comes along and I wasted...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M 3 Responses Nov 25

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    I enjoy company , I enjoy spending time with my family and chatting with friends , but I absolutely love being alone . I feel perfectly content spending time by myself maybe...
    Sjenka Sjenka 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I don't like being alone, But it's the only thing I'm familiar with, The only thing that hasn't left. I can't seem to quiet my mind, Nor ignore this uneven hollow. In this...
    shadowweep shadowweep 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 21

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    I had only 3 or 4 relation ships my whole life. For 98% of my life I been alone. I never liked it, Never chose it, Never thought I would not be married by now. I have always...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M Nov 23

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    Idk why but I'm terrified of being alone right now
    relapsing14 relapsing14 13-15, F Nov 26

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    It's nice when I'm left to my thoughts. I feel like they swirl around me like butterflies. I touch them, feel them, understand them, and then I'm at peace. Sometimes they are a...
    alric alric 16-17, F Nov 29

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    I Being Alone Well, I guess he'll make it official tomorrow. Hubby went berserk because he broke into my laptop and found an email I had sent to an ex boyfriend I ran into here...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F 7 Responses Dec 7

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    I like my little bubble I made, where all my favorite things are and I like being alone with them for a long time before eventually socializing
    emilylightning16 emilylightning16 22-25, F Dec 8

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    I'm terrified of being alone, but the worst part is that I know I deserve to be =/
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I thrive off of the emotions of people around me. Im emotionally unstable by myself but when im with people i know people that care about me, im stable, feeling what they are...
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 23 hrs ago

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    I am ready to have friends hang out but im afraid its too late..meh :(
    Darlinghton Darlinghton 18-21, M Dec 2

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    Ok I have been married for almost 18 years. For much of the marriage, it has been quite Rocky and at times I suspected he was cheating. About 6 years ago I had my proof. I stayed...
    boys9292 boys9292 41-45, F Nov 20

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    So I know my other stories have been depressing and mostly me being so negative saying I'll never find love, or that happiness of a relationship.. well that's true, but it's just...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    So, I am a 31 year old man, and seem to carry the baggage of a dozen people. Recently, it has become a huge issue and have become so isolated that I have decided that this might be...
    balexan balexan 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    I so cherish my alone time. I need it to function. I never feel more alone in this world then when I am out and surrounded by people. I feel so much better when I am alone. That's...
    wanion wanion 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Circumstances that have occurred within the past few months have really pushed me to want to be alone for awhile. I realized the person I want to be with treated me less than what...
    NeverForgeIt NeverForgeIt 16-17, F Nov 21

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    I don't care how much you'd say you want to left alone I'd rather be with someone than alone by far
    Chewbacca47 Chewbacca47 16-17, M Dec 9

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    I can't go through life very much longer feeling this alone all the time.
    TheNateAust TheNateAust 18-21, M Nov 18

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    Strange yes it is, but very true. I don't know how or why other then my childhood making me this way. I was alone and secluded from all family and friends for 3 years of my life...
    Sheismybestfriend Sheismybestfriend 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 18

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    I am so sorry about this, but I feeling very alone and sad right now. If anyone is online and sees this please help me. I don't want to go something I will regret. I am sorry.
    Scaredmonster Scaredmonster 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    My caregiver, Ariel, her mom just left. She's got to travel down to Monterey and it will be raining down in the Bay Area heavier then it is up here. And with my mom and dad gone...
    ed54 ed54 51-55, M Nov 30

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    I'm so bored of being bored because being bored is boring. -,- Can someone please talk to me *puppy face*
    RebeccaMontero RebeccaMontero 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 6

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    my life is sooooo bore because of alone
    mechsaravanan mechsaravanan 18-21, M Dec 9

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    I have a boyfriend but I'm still lonely we fight to much. even when he is around I am alone
    chococatalatte chococatalatte 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    Normally I don't usually walk alone though the forest part to get to my house but I did it at pure night time. It's scary though cause I hear noises in the bush and I scream and...
    julia2002 julia2002 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I have made friends on here but im alone still.. Made fun of at school.. An only one 'friend' who tells me she will stand up for me and stay with me but ends up ditching me...
    Sourr Sourr 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I just like no disturbance. Like all the time to myself. Do whatever I want, but sometimes I like company whenever I feel like it. I hate it when others see I'm doing something or...
    gnarlyaf gnarlyaf 18-21 Nov 22

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    I hate being single around the holidays ugh
    adeechloe adeechloe 13-15, F Nov 27

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    Im a 19 year old male virgin, and have kissed only a few girls in my life. Im socially secluded now, due to bad experiences in high school. (getting ****** over by so called...
    AussieOwner AussieOwner 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    People ask me if I'm seeing anyone. like I'm somehow flawed by being single. Honestly I can't be bothered to really look for love. Even though I might want to start a family...
    Cojaby Cojaby 26-30, F Dec 9

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    I enjoy my own company but when I want someone around they are pretty much like "screw you selfish *****"! Can't blame them. I really believe in karma. It is a *****.
    spaceylibra spaceylibra 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    No one to talk to , no body , just me and my music and play games all relaxing (: No voice or anything saying a word ^-^ My head is clam
    neoncloud neoncloud 16-17, M Nov 28

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