I 'd Rather Stay Home Alone Than Going Out

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    I'm going to my partners house on Halloween

    and they're coming with me to my siblings fashion show the next day. Yet I feel like cancelling everything and just staying home, I haven't been in the best mood due to some thoughts. I just don't want to be around anyone for a while. I want to lay down all day and just sort and...
    carazami carazami
    Oct 29, 2015

    8:33.. Laying in bed.

    Life of someone that has to work at 4:30am.
    amberrey1 amberrey1
    22-25, F
    Jul 29, 2015

    Going out is overrated.

    This is my ideal day: Don't change out of PJs all day, don't leave the couch, stay on the computer all day, watch TV, and eat pizza.
    ADawnS ADawnS
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Oct 22, 2014

    I don't know as staying home alone without

    thinking much about why people stare at me. I am just fed from everyone stare at me and think that i have a perfect life. I enjoy going out but without having people all over stare and keep like ignore their looks. It is just i am a suicidal who would be dead if not thinking...
    sensitiveguy36 sensitiveguy36
    36-40, M
    Jul 22, 2015

    I had my fair share of bar hopping

    and being out with friends. I've gotten to the point to where time by myself just feels so good.
    groundcraze groundcraze
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Dec 11, 2014

    Netflix, YouTube, and audible books.

    .. you can never be alone when you have Captin Kirk or Watching Chibi/Anime faces across your screen/mangas (well you can but hopefully you know what I meant)
    Chibiiiii Chibiiiii
    22-25, F
    Mar 29, 2015

    I really want to go to my works Holiday Party,

    but I am the only single person. I feel like it will be really awkward when everyone else is married or dating someone. This is the only part of being single that I don't like.
    nurselife88 nurselife88
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Dec 5, 2015

    I've never understood the concept of being

    socially engaged in life, somehow it just feels very.. time consuming.. For instance I'd rather stay in my room writing manga, learn more things to do with the pencil and guitar and just thinking about life, much more than wearing a fake smile infront of people who doesn't care...
    MartinTheFirst MartinTheFirst
    2 Responses May 26, 2015

    yup that's me most definitely :) especially

    if you have someone fun to be with :) i hate going out to crowded places .
    ddanny80 ddanny80
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jul 7, 2015

    Of course, indoor activities are much fun.

    ..Dancing in bedPlaying footsies while chattingAnd more intimate wordplay(uhhhmm...ahhhh....ohhhh)Hush....Forgot to say, ALONE WITH SOMEONE. ;)
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jan 6, 2015

    I would rather stay home

    than go out, not because I'm antisocial or depressed. I just prefer it, even if ive got a bunch of people over doin what we do goin out, drinking, hangin out, smokin, etc. Or even at a friends house that way. i just prefer to hang out in private! the drinks and food and fun is a...
    AnnyOnimous AnnyOnimous
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 29, 2015

    I am an introvert. I am going to be dragged to

    a party Saturday. Then I'm going to be accused of refusing to have fun and refusing to live a life. Then I'm going to think that they could have invited someone else or gone by themselves, so they brought this on themselves. I guess I'll just skate around the rink for a few...
    goagainsttheflow goagainsttheflow
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Jan 29, 2015

    but why would you go out

    when home has wifi, netflix, blanket forts, and all your favorite foods?
    lerlyblandor lerlyblandor
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Jul 9, 2015
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses May 28, 2015

    True. And I worry what

    that says about me. Am I missing out? Is life passing me by? And so what if it does? I like where I am.
    icDavey icDavey
    61-65, M
    2 Responses Jan 23, 2016
    FalseSeaDog FalseSeaDog
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Oct 17, 2015

    I don't understand the general idea of going

    out. Or maybe it's some people who don't understand that going out is not for everyone and it's not a crucial element of a human's life. I've actually been kind of socially "bullied" about not being very outgoing. I admit it- I always spend the best quality time with myself, I...
    ListenerTalker ListenerTalker
    26-30, F
    9 Responses Mar 30, 2014

    I suppose I'm partly shy,

    and partly happy with my own company. I don't really have close friends and am happy to sit in my room playing with the computer or reading or whatever. Why do people think this is weird behaviour? I just don't like noisy clubs or bars
    helloitsjayne helloitsjayne
    22-25, F
    4 Responses May 15, 2015

    I just love staying at home

    when all are outside, the feel of freedom it brings, random ideas start popping up. Sleep all day, no intrusion, watch tv nobody there switching to another channel, being a hindrance between you and your favorite shows, be glued to the PC but none bothers, take bath midnight...
    RainSerenedrops RainSerenedrops
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Oct 25, 2014

    I'm an old lady stuck in a 28 year old body.

    I love, love, love staying home on the weekends. My favorite things to do: -Read -Take a hot, bubble bath -Work a puzzle -Watch scary movies -Watch Disney movies -Pretty much movies in general -Drink a glass of wine -Cuddle with my pets -Make a nice dinner for myself...
    deleted deleted
    6 Responses Apr 12, 2015

    there is way to much hype about going out,

    I would much rather stay home make a few drinks and watch movies while snuggling on the couch :)
    daniellefeather28 daniellefeather28
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Dec 31, 2013
    BeccaK1 BeccaK1
    18-21, F
    17 Responses Aug 21, 2014

    Its Cheaper And I Can Have A Smoke

    Im only 25yo but prefer to stay home and have a night in rather than go for a night outWhen i see drunken idiots fighting and fools who cant handle there alcohol not to mention the price of drinksCabs to get homeNo smoking allowed anywhereI much prefer a night IN where i can...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Sep 15, 2013

    especially if your friends go to all the same

    places and there is only one person you want to hang out with and she never comes out :(( also it is cosy and secure, I don't have to worry about looks
    bisadandhormonal bisadandhormonal
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jul 11, 2015

    Once I am out, I am positive,

    fun and everyone loves me. But I am actually an extroverted introvert and I appreciate my time home alone to relax and be with myself.
    Sewmuch2do Sewmuch2do
    41-45, F
    Feb 16, 2015

    Granted I always complain

    or state I'm lonely. But going out is to nerve wracking for me. Yes I'll do ocassional walk along river or local water hole. But if more the 5 people are in there time for me to leave and come home. Tired of society and all their bs.
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses Feb 10, 2015

    Sometimes I force myself out though,

    but halfway through the night I always realize that I'm 10x happier just spending the night in with my boyfriend. I hate that if I don't go out a certain amount that I'll be mocked for having no life.
    genericidiot genericidiot
    18-21, F
    Jun 26, 2015

    This is far more preferable,

    going out is too much of an effort.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Apr 3, 2015

    I like getting dressed up

    and going out. But canceling plans is just as exciting sometimes.
    OnTheEquinox OnTheEquinox
    18-21, F
    Nov 3, 2015

    My husband and kids have left to go hang out

    with the rest of the family. I chose to stay home. I'm taking this time to collect my thoughts, take a long bubble bath, have a glass of Moscato and finish off the Hershey's creme pie that has been calling my name! I've missed my kids but damn I'm enjoying this quiet time. I...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Nov 28, 2015

    When I'm alone I can be my weird authentic self

    without having to worry about people passing judgement. Besides, crowds make me nervous and I don't like many people lol.
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Jul 27, 2014
    Gie5 Gie5
    13-15, F
    4 Responses Oct 29, 2015

    It's better than hanging out with your "friends"

    who smoke and drink at the age 16. I'm smarter than that.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jul 11, 2015

    I love my room and my bed!

    I spend most of my time minus a f/t job in my room. no need to impress anyone, I already have a fiance that had seen me when I first wake up. I don't like social gatherings, movies, walks or anything like that. I use my phone a lot to keep in contact. if I do hang out...
    kareenmarie kareenmarie
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 30, 2015

    Ehh.. well I have always been a shy

    and indoors person. I don't know why, even as a kid, I never liked playing outside in the mud or anything.. i only used to go out if i had the company of a family member, usually my mommy, auntie or cousins or my friends.. And I have always sucked at outdoors stuff and sports...
    AnnaIsMe6 AnnaIsMe6
    18-21, T
    3 Responses May 13, 2015

    Don't get me wrong, I like going out.

    But I'm really just A total home body lol.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Nov 28, 2015

    There's no place like home.

    I don't like crowds, but I love people, its just easier and more comfortable at home, more casual, less dressy.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response May 26, 2015

    I don't want to go outside today.

    But I have some things I need to get accomplished or my abusive wife will belittle me, verbally bash me, make me feel worthless. I struggle with bipolar, anxiety and PTSD.
    bipolarPeter bipolarPeter
    31-35, M
    2 Responses May 9, 2015

    I'd rather stay home alone watching movies,

    playing video games, and eating food. now all I need is someone to be alone with ha
    gavin0 gavin0
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Oct 29, 2015

    Anyone who's in this group knows the refuge

    being home alone provides. That serene perspective on life. The calm before the storm that's just beyond. The freedom one gains is beyond comfort. Damn near euphoric. And the options seem so endless. I could read a book. Play guitar at my amps Maximum volume. Watch a movie with...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Jul 31, 2014

    I'd rather stay home

    and watch a movie on the sofa and snuggle, rather than having to go out and socialize.
    AlaiahMay AlaiahMay
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Mar 26, 2014

    My Favorite Thing Is Being Cuddled Up In My Blankets With A Good Book.

    I'd much rather do that at night than go out to a party or to watch a movie. I have a lot of anxiety, so even going somewhere with my closest friend is intimidating. Going out takes so much effort, you have to look nice, smell nice, act nice. I'd rather just be at home...
    universesoul universesoul
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Nov 3, 2013

    What a awkward day,first unexpected visit from

    company CEO that of course,turned into a meeting,lots of people in the room,couldn't find a reason to escape.Later small party I managed to slip away and finish my shift.Went into a club to see today's route,they were having some kind of meeting as well,walked away.Tried to have...
    somerandomguyfromspace somerandomguyfromspace
    31-35, M
    2 Responses May 12, 2015

    Sometimes I just feel like it's too much work

    to get ready to go somewhere and I would rather just relax and sit on the couch. And then I have my days I want to be anywhere but home... like a beach or something. So my wanting to stay home is more out of just pure laziness lol
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jun 23, 2014

    The things I do when I'm home alone: - read out

    loud - sing out loud - talk to myself out loud - eat - clean - scream - ________ And that one other thing that cannot be mentioned. Right now when I'm home alone, my roommates are gone, you!!! And I'm just here singing out loud at the top of my lungs! lmao:-)
    Sunshineh13 Sunshineh13
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Apr 12, 2015
    deleted deleted
    1 Response May 18, 2015

    All I have is just I love her

    and I wish I can be her hero. She deserve much sacrifices I'm gonna give, and she will be much more if she let me seated alone 😢 I'm not a perfect but I see you are. ❤️
    Modyf Modyf
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Sep 19, 2015

    read books on wattpad,

    while listening to music and not letting anyone bother me..
    Gie5 Gie5
    13-15, F
    Nov 3, 2015

    when ever my family goes out they will come

    into my room say they r goin out and i will all ways say no when they ask if i wanna come
    hater2610 hater2610
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Jul 25, 2015

    Well, I would rather be with someone I care

    about, but I don't have that option right now. I guess I am more of a homebody at any rate.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 28, 2015

    me: is it free me: are you paying me: will

    there be food me: do i have to pay me: will there be food me: *stays home*
    Angelcum Angelcum
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Nov 16, 2014

    So you're telling me normal people go out,

    get drunk, talk about superficial things with friends and go to the mall to look at things they can't afford? Yeah you do that I'll sit at home and play video games. At least that's more real then then that shite lol
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Oct 28, 2014
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