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I Am Used To Doing Everything Alone

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    That Doesn't Mean I Like It - It just means I'm used to it. I can go to a movie theater by myself. I can eat out at a fancy restaurant or a fast food place alone. I can walk...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 3, 2012

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    No Family - After the police found out that my father had been hitting me, I was put into foster care. That happened when I was 10. All of my foster parents gave up on me. They all...
    MayaMitchell MayaMitchell 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 4, 2013

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    Whatever... - As much as I wish my friends would support me more often, I know they have their own problems to deal with.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 3, 2012

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    After a while of people not wanting to do anything with you unless they need you, you get used to being left out and have to get stuff done on your own. It's alright though it can...
    FutureUSMCMarsoc FutureUSMCMarsoc 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    Only Child - I am very use to doing most things alone since I am an only child. I had no one to help me when Mum was out & dad was at work.
    rennie23 rennie23 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 25, 2013

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    If you want to leave, then leave. Just don't come back. If you come back the pain and regret is worse then it is while you are gone.
    TealMarie TealMarie 16-17, F Mar 18

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    Four months ago...My love left me alone ,he said that he loves me but he don't want to keep going anymore. Is that love? . He said that he needs a break till my birthday and he...
    unknown159231 unknown159231 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Four months ago...My love left me alone ,he said that he loves me but he don't want to keep going anymore. Is that love? . He said that he needs a break till my birthday and he...
    unknown159231 unknown159231 18-21, F Apr 7

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    Four months ago...My love left me alone ,he said that he loves me but he don't want to keep going anymore. Is that love? . He said that he needs a break till my birthday and he...
    unknown159231 unknown159231 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I feel stupid for trying to seek out other people who could tolerate me, but I miss the sense of companionship. Lately, I kind of need it. It sucks being used to being alone, then...
    Sinaname Sinaname 26-30 Apr 4

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    lost- I'm beyond high right now and have been awake for days on end smoking and shooting up meth, like always. my arms are numb from missing my veins. my whole body feels warm...
    addictionbarbie addictionbarbie 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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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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    Well finally I thought of sharing something after thinking for a while because I am sure I am not the only one who go through some thing like this. I am from a mix family Russian...
    PB90210 PB90210 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    I'm depressed. And it's really obvious because I changed so much. I used to be really fun and energetic. I was happy and hyper all the time. But I experienced things that I couldn...
    lvyrusl lvyrusl 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I am afraid that I'll end up alone. I have loved and been loved. But sometimes love just isn't enough. Not when you push that person away... When you push them away so much that...
    maraselene maraselene 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    My entire life I thought my family was here for me. I've made mistakes and lots of them, but they always let me know they had my back even if I was stupid but they forgave me...
    BlessedMommy08 BlessedMommy08 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    Is it me? Everything is crumbling. Nothing makes sense. Relationships are broken. Bonds that should be permanent are severed, leaving behind ragged edges of frayed cord. I know I...
    Missjayne1 Missjayne1 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I have been tortured and harrassed by kids all the way from elementary school first grad through up to 8th grade. I don't know why and I could never figure out why. The kids used...
    RachelRosieanne RachelRosieanne 16-17, F Mar 29

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    I am getting so sick of other people. I'm sick of being mistreated, I'm tired of fighting, I'm tired of trying to salvage relationships. I don't know what it is that I'm doing...
    GettingOverShit GettingOverShit 18-21, F Mar 26

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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...
    2wrp 2wrp 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    Not that you can't be both alone and unhappy, but I have found that other people can make me a lot more miserable than I make myself. I can be sad a lot of times, in general...
    lookwhaticando lookwhaticando 22-25, F Mar 19

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    I used to be a Christian. I used to be a Jesus freak. Someone who would die for their faith. Who there life was defined by their faith. My friendships, were with people in the...
    Anonymousboy777 Anonymousboy777 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 26

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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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'm a teenager girl and I had a fight with my best friend almost three months ago, I wasn't feeling well that day and she didn't understand it, but I was just sad and all I wanted...
    sthelse sthelse 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    I used to have a freind on Ep, who I was very close too. For me its very difficult to trust people with my heart. I have to assess the person three times over before they get that...
    23kk23 23kk23 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I really miss it. I miss the relief, the sting, this kind of pain mixed with relief.. its an indiscribable feeling and I miss everything about it.. I keep thinking about it, a part...
    PiecingMeBackTogether PiecingMeBackTogether 18-21 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I have quite the story to tell I hope you brought your patience. I have been experiencing supernatural encounters first hand since age 5. I first encountered a residual haunting of...
    TheGreyChronicles TheGreyChronicles 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    Used to have friends I could talk to forever Used to love being surrounded by people Used to love dancing, swimming, chilling Used to love my family especially my sister Used to be...
    Radjad Radjad 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    My mom recently kicked me out of her life and I'm exiting her life completely. She didn't like the fact I was different or was interested in women and when confronted about what...
    AikaMelodia AikaMelodia 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    "You come to me with scars on your wrist You tell me this will be the last night feeling like this I just came to say goodbye I didn't want you to see me cry, I'm fine But I know...
    Kelloggz90 Kelloggz90 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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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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    Storm girl-This is a story about a girl who used to go to my school who loved the wind a lot. The day was forecasted to have a massive storm roll in that day. I was both excited...
    windyhairlover windyhairlover 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I came into this world with 3 sisters and 3 brothers but one brother passed away in 2007. I also have 3 half sisters and one half brother who are 25 years younger than me...even...
    markpaul69 markpaul69 41-45, M Apr 6

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    I'm not going to go into much of the background, but the experience is something I've kept inside of me and is dying for a release. It began when everyone around me became so fed...
    borderlinesymmetry borderlinesymmetry 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I don't know when, how and more so, why, I started isolating myself from everyone that used to matter to me. I just stopped caring. The people I used to respect and feel carefree...
    chaarmaine chaarmaine 16-17, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Alone is a very scary word. I'm afraid of being alone forever not only in the relationship aspect but friendship too. I've had friends come and go all the time. Lost some when I...
    93rp 93rp 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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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'm a swimmer. so it was really hard to find areas to cut that would not be visible. i used to cut my fingers and my wrists. i would cover them with bracelets. one day when i was...
    punkpanda3 punkpanda3 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I've been "alone" pretty much my whole life. It's awesome. No girlfriend, ever. 1 hook up. i used to dwell on it but now its really not that big if a deal. Besides, girls are just...
    datsyuk24 datsyuk24 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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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 7 hrs ago

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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 believe in this so bad that I took the decision to end our marriage. I did everything possible to make it work and be happy. At times I do feel alone buy wouldn't have it any...
    newlifejuliana newlifejuliana 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 21

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    I don't know what I'm doing with my life. And that scares the hell out of me. I am told constantly to be better in every area of life, yet I can't be. I can't be perfect...
    monsterchic monsterchic 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    Just for fun I again used both my real name and my username Wraithorn. Again I received rather similar results. The first is for Wraithorn, although i must say that i do not...
    wraithorn wraithorn 41-45, M Mar 26

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    I used to be to overly obsessed with materialistic endeavors and open to anyone and almost everything, after being used for this I have changed dramatically and no longer intend to...
    Life1sinteresting Life1sinteresting 18-21, M Mar 29

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    Well, it was nine years ago this month that I lost my husband. It was 2003, he had been ill for 4 months and we were in the hospital for most of that time. The seasons changed...
    blondiej blondiej 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    They say you have to love yourself and being alone with yourself before you can truly appreciate life and love other people. I have been stuck in an unhappy relationship for two...
    narwhal92 narwhal92 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    Came to realize a few things but I still feel lost; like I'm living through the motions of life just to live. For so long I've held on to the baggage of my past. Too many times I...
    halfdead25 halfdead25 26-30, F Apr 4

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    I'm sorry I'm not who you want me to be. I'm sorry I'm weak. I'm sorry I can't always pick myself up when I fall. I'm sorry that I'm there for you, every minute of every hour...
    loveyourselfalwaysxx loveyourselfalwaysxx 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I don't understand why this is happening. I finally had the courage to pull myself out of the dark. I noted that I was doing so much better. I felt strong. And now look at me...
    BeautifulMistake21 BeautifulMistake21 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 18