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I Enjoy Spending Time Alone

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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 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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    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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    As much as I've felt alone for so long... It's probably what I need. I need to get away from the same routine, from the same faces. I need to depend on myself this time. I need to...
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    Yesterday my bf came over to visit me and baby. I haven't seen him in almost two weeks! :(But he lives far and works two jobs now.He bought me a Subway sandwich,rubbed my belly and...
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    I wanna share about my experience being an introverts for the past 3 years I've found myself that I'm an introverts and i proud of it i like being alone, spending time alone, i...
    michelle1203 michelle1203 18-21, F Mar 27

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    I'm starting to enjoy solitude more. I like being alone with my own thoughts and not have to deal with people. We went runner at gym class to prepare for our annual 5km run and I...
    ErenBombastic ErenBombastic 13-15, M 2 Responses Apr 14

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    I love being on my own. There was a period during my past when the majority of my time alone was spent moping in depressive thoughts or indulging in terrible habits. However...
    Sapphire14 Sapphire14 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    A couple months ago I moved to St. Louis with mother to start homeschooling and speed up my high school career. I had a boyfriend back home who I loved more than anything. He and I...
    mtaywools mtaywools 16-17, F Apr 7

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    This girl I spent my time with, is really acting like a *****, so I'm spending most of my time alone in school,I feel kinda awkward and don't know how to spend my time, but that's...
    crazcat97 crazcat97 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 15

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    I thoroughly enjoy being naked alone or with others. I am a nudist wife and a nudist parent to my 6 sons. They go nude with me as well and enjoy it too.
    maryannelamb maryannelamb 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Laying down on a bed, spending time watching movies or tv shows, occasionally gaming on PC or table games like Monopoly or cards, walking around my room and feeding my addiction on...
    KimKarlsson KimKarlsson 16-17, M Mar 30

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    But I'm not a loner, I have loads of friends an meet people all the time, but I do need my own space and as much as I love spending time with people I do need a few days to myself...
    carrington65 carrington65 31-35, M Apr 3

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    I spend an inordinate amount of time alone due to anxiety, depression, introversion, HSP, etc. Part of me craves that alone time; the other part has a desperate need to connect...
    Intotheunknown Intotheunknown 46-50, F 7 Responses Apr 2

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    Sometimes? More like all the time. Alone please I do it at work while walking around the house. Even while I'm writing this story my lips are moving. Yes I'm a great...
    holehearted79 holehearted79 31-35, F 8 Responses Apr 12

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    I mean who doesn't everyone needs that time alone by themselfs to think life thru
    caiseyi caiseyi 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    I've been alone as long as I can remember. I mean at first it was solitude and I immensely enjoyed it. I always put it down to my independent nature and that I just didn't feel the...
    Aiisx19 Aiisx19 18-21, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    This morning, like he has every morning for the last decade, my 86-year-old grandfather picked a fresh wild flower on his morning walk and took it to my grandmother. This morning...
    cluemisa cluemisa 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    i have been talking to people all day, just grasping at that little bit of communication and company. but it does nothing for me. i feel so alone, so much that i end up looking at...
    LoveLessOne97 LoveLessOne97 16-17, F 14 hrs ago

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    I am so alone it hurts me. I came to loneliness long time ago as i moved to another country. I never found anyone new and i just let myself down and i dont think i ever come out of...
    tokyo60s tokyo60s 31-35, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    people kind of get the wrong idea about introverts I think, I mean I'm an introvert yetI love talking and making jokes and stuff, I just need to be alone so I can recharge..
    fawnathewolf fawnathewolf 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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    So a few nights ago (on Monday) I decided to drink. I do have a problem but I was drinking responsibly (School is out this week and I didn't work the next day. It was my weekend...
    FallenAngel1997 FallenAngel1997 16-17 1 Response Apr 9

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    I need help.. I've been doing a lot of research on mental illnesses to see which best describes what ever the **** is wrong with me. But I seem to fit in so many different ones and...
    DepressingKayla DepressingKayla 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Just had an AHA moment as to why I am alone ALL the time and probably always will be...
    gemgirl14 gemgirl14 41-45, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Lol it's so funny but sometimes makes me cry.. I think I'm losing my mind,I just can't be alone after my first special someone became an ex I just can't be alone.. I' shall join...
    Sophiakhan1 Sophiakhan1 18-21, F 10 mins ago

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    Everyone's teaming up, and here I am, listening to BVB... alone
    OtakuAndEmo OtakuAndEmo 13-15, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    My Dying Bride has gotten me through the loneliness and depression more times than I can count
    Deadvampyrinadeadworld Deadvampyrinadeadworld 31-35, M 6 hrs ago

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    Living in brisbane Australia and looking to find nudist friends to hang out with.I'm wearing a shirt now cause it's starting to get cool but I'm naked most of the time.
    eldubya04 eldubya04 56-60, M 16 hrs ago

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    Every Monday now and if I could wear them all the time I would I love being in them there jus the best :) I'm now sitting in a nappy which is completely full and I love it :) xx
    joshw222 joshw222 22-25, M 12 hrs ago

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    I wonder how many of us feel this way yet for many reasons have to......... or do...... stay with someone they don't love, or who does not love back? So what is love? It can...
    Walkby Walkby 56-60, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    My wife Bonnie passed away from a very rapid form of cancer 7 months ago, Sept.23rd 2014, after being diagnosed only 52 days earlier. As devastating as her death was at the time...
    ronzbee ronzbee 61-65, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    its good to see I'm not alone in feeling this way. it's sad people who judge and don't understand that being alone is a choice made by myself when I realized that I am much happier...
    2batinman 2batinman 46-50, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    I enjoy making love with my husband because its the best feeling in the word he just knows how to make me feel good, he kisses me just right and is all about pleasing me! just gets...
    sheshee87 sheshee87 26-30, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    The one thing I enjoyed today, Was family. I truly enjoyed time with my family today and as nice as it was to see them, It dawned on me.. How families can disconnect yet stay so...
    MisssValentine MisssValentine 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    Am Cool With Spending A Lot Of Time By Myself
    hope1022 hope1022 22-25, M Apr 12

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    I have been blessed with an amazing husband and we have 4 beautiful children... but my alone time keeps everything in check. I need time just soaking up my own thoughts, enjoying...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 27

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    This feeling really sucks... Like I just feel so alone and abandoned by everybody around me. Not only that, I feel like nobody understands my feelings and my emotions. Nobody likes...
    xNickDavidx xNickDavidx 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    I am the kind of person who likes to be alone most of the time. I do have friends but I am not the social butterfly that a lot of other girls my age tend to be. I am quiet and shy...
    chloe41399 chloe41399 13-15, F Apr 16

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    The Strokes - Someday  In many ways, they'll miss the good old daysSomeday, somedayYeah, it hurts to say, but I want you to staySometimes, sometimesWhen we was young, oh man...
    AltF4 AltF4 22-25, M Apr 19

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    I do enjoy helping others very much - hence I recently joined EP. The problem is that I get such crazy messages that I'm not sure if some of them are really true or if they are...
    BeKind444 BeKind444 41-45, F 10 Responses