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I Enjoy Spending Time Alone

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 430 People

    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, 2015

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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!!
    SocialHermit SocialHermit 41-45, F Apr 9, 2015

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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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    bohemiangroove bohemiangroove 31-35, F Aug 13, 2012

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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 really do. I have a lot of mates and could be with company all the time. But I'm most comfortable when alone, it gets boring and I start doing random things or nothing at all...
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