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I Enjoy Spending Time Alone

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 325 People

    bohemiangroove bohemiangroove 31-35, F Aug 13, 2012

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    It's a requirement and commitment I have with

    myself. After being surrounded by so many people during the day, time alone is a way rejuvenating and grounding.
    NorthSouthEastWest NorthSouthEastWest 26-30, F Apr 10

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    Time With Me Alone Was Awesome

    Today I went to the super market n went driving even stop to have some coconut water by the savannah and I enjoy n miss spending time with me . Lone time with me is something I don't get often and need to have more.
    Mahaliajackson Mahaliajackson 31-35, F Nov 3, 2013

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    I Rather Be Alone

    at times i start to feel like i'm losing it. like i'm the crazy one. perhaps i've gained their hatred? perhaps i've earned this loneliness. why my family insist on finding an excuse to fight with me? to hate me?. i don't want to fight nor will i give in to their childish attempts...
    veronica4ever veronica4ever 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 14, 2011

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    I need time every day to myself.

    Hard to do when you're husband is out of work again. I can't get things done!!
    AmyOnEP AmyOnEP 41-45, F Apr 9

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    I just had a fun evening with my children... Lots of smiles and laughs. May we treasure these moments always.
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    brian275 brian275 26-30, M May 2

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    I am comfortable spending time alone. This doesn't mean that I can't enjoy time with others but sometimes I can do things easier without having to divide my attention. For example...
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    chaos321 chaos321 18-21, M Apr 28

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    lifespadawan lifespadawan 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    drycleaners drycleaners 46-50, F 3 Responses May 9

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    girlwithhat girlwithhat 22-25, F May 7

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    Amzypamzy Amzypamzy 18-21, F May 6

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    Yes. OMG, yes. This doesn't mean I don't enjoy being around people; in fact, I'm incredibly social, it's just I need my space. And a lot of it. #sorrynotsorry
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