Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Hate Being Alone With My Thoughts

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 235 People

    It Drives Me Insane

    I need something to preoccupy my brain. I can't stand just sitting there alone with my thoughts. I'm not one for watching tv but if it can stop me from thinking too much then I do it. When I'm alone my mind starts to wander into very bad places. I start to think of the negative...
    HanaNoMizu HanaNoMizu 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Tornado Brain

    My mind depresses me far too often. I am much more negative than I am positive. Even though I am very successful and driven to achieve, I am very hard on myself so I never get to appreciate it. Its so difficult because my thoughts on my failures and past never stop. Being with...
    shesokay shesokay 18-21 May 17, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    On The Trail

    I ride and race mountain bikes. To train for this requires that I spend a long time riding my bike on an often deserted trail. When I am totally alone at home , I usually listen to music while doing homework and when I'm done I watch TV or play videogames. When I'm on a bicycle 5...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 12, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Hollow Shell

    I hate being alone. Whenever i am my mind wanders, and not to the usual 'happy place' as some people call it, but to every mistake and failure I have ever made. It eats away at my soul , taking a little peice of my happiness as it goes. If I'm left alone too long i become a...
    CyanideKisses CyanideKisses 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 3, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Medicine.

    Lately, my girlfriend and I have been going through some problems. Not between ourselves, but the world. Her mother does not like me, and has taken away any means of communication from my girlfriend, and moved her 239 miles away from me. I suffer from Anxiety, and without her I...
    nofaithinman nofaithinman 18-21, M Jan 30, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    It isnt that I have bad thoughts,

    its just that I think about to much when im alone. And start worrying about meaningless things.
    Disqualify Disqualify 16-17, M Dec 18, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I honestly hate my thoughts sometimes more

    than anything in this world and wish there was something I could do to get rid of them. I can go through a normal day and some annoying random thought can go through my head. I honestly wish my thoughts would leave me the **** alone because sometimes they can be extremely...
    michael198121 michael198121 26-30 Sep 10, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Being Alone Sucks

    I wake up at like 6. Dads already gone to work, mom and brother are still asleep, leaving me downstairs ...... Alone. Me by myself with my thoughts. I could have happy thoughts one moment ..... Then it could change to crappy thoughts..... Then that could quickly change into...
    stripesANDsunshine stripesANDsunshine 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    .....

    I live in a four bedroom house alll alone. I turn my music up so I don't get to deep in tought. I think that is pretty much the only thing that saves me some days.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 30, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    New Years Eve

    people say demons walk the earth on halloween, i say they are wrong.... true demons the ones that possess power to hurt us walk the earth around new years eve. i lay here in the dark my december playing and they swing at me.... for 25 seconds i forget my age and believe that next...
    sashafierce sashafierce 31-35 1 Response Jan 2, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Mind Is Stuck On Repeat.

    Well it's 4am again. Surprise I am terrified to put my phone/computer down or turn the tv off, if only someone would talk me to sleep. I have these horrible feelings of guilt I can't control but lately I can't stop replaying this horrible image from my head. It was only a few...
    MissMay06 MissMay06 22-25 Nov 26, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    As much as I hate being alone with my thoughts,

    I'm terrified to talk about certain things. I don't want to scare people away. I have certain people in my life that I trust, but I'm terrified of having them drop me once they hear the f*cked up thoughts in my head. I just don't know what to do anymore...
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 27

    Your Response

    Cancel

    How do you run away from the things

    that are in your head?
    SunshineAnderson13 SunshineAnderson13 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 16, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Think

    Me, generally, I'm an extremely happy person! I'm always smiling and loving and enjoying my life. I love life, it's amazing. I love being around people and people love being around me so it works out. But when I am left alone, especially at night. I don't know something comes...
    coolkitten1 coolkitten1 13-15 2 Responses Nov 19, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Don't Want To Think Something Bad

    I have spent a lot of my young years alone. It lead me to be a bitter sad person with bad intentions. I use to self harm and think the worst of myself. Well, I have done a complete turn around on those actions and feelings. However I still have a small bad thought when I spend to...
    Tara277 Tara277 26-30, F Nov 19, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I started dating this kid who's really nice

    and good to me. We didn't have sex until a week after he asked me to be his gf . Let's just say I was very disappointed with the sex, now I'm kinda turned off . I thought I was doing the right thing by waiting, but now I'm stuck with someone that I'm turned off intimately with...
    leaom22 leaom22 22-25, F Oct 12, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    This is the worst for me.

    That's when I think of every horrible thing I've been trying to forget my whole life. I love when people can make me forget about these horrible things.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F Dec 16, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    Home alone today. My Dad is so excited for another birthday that he hasn't even made an effort to celebrate or do anything for mine. I haven't had a birthday with him in years, so...
    Bobbiin Bobbiin 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hate always being left out. I hate how my friends always make plans right in front of my face and never invite me, and then they go and post about it all over the web to rub it...
    clamsbeestrees clamsbeestrees 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I dont know but I miss one of my abusive ex's hes been there for me when no one has been and he makes me happy. But i'm afraid he'll abuse me again like he did in the past? help? i...
    Unknowngirl2015 Unknowngirl2015 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Loneliness.......it suck, but i have to make myself use to it cause always gonna happen to me. Whether I want it to or not. I had to force myself to get use to it because of that...
    Unknown1047 Unknown1047 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    And suddenly I find myself understanding the nature of people in transit. They are all headed somewhere and some people get lost. If we do meet along the way, we could maybe share...
    Alyyeska Alyyeska 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have been really depressed for the past 6 months. I can't talk to anyone because I don't know anyone, and well, I just don't know how to reassess my emotions. It's almost to the...
    SSD206731 SSD206731 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Good thing the dog started destroying things. It was too quiet
    Gwall1234 Gwall1234 36-40, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am extremely tired of being alone. Loneliness truly sucks. Being alone with my own thoughts too much has definitely started to eat away at me.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Just a regular high schooleI Virgo girl. A twelveth grader who wants to go to university. Finally, I decided to share my little feelings on here because if I don't, I think I will...
    AliceEdn AliceEdn 16-17, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    i like beig alone when im with nature or when i want to be alone with my thoughts but i hate being lonely when im with people and no ones with me xp
    kyanitestone186 kyanitestone186 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have been rejected by women all my life and have no friends. I hate my life. I hate it so much. I have to get used to being alone forever and try to be happy with the fact that I...
    atr7887 atr7887 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't mind being alone, but I hate the feeling of not having any one... I guess I'm used to it. So many years of being excluded in my class.
    adriana0102 adriana0102 16-17, F 15 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was with my cousin a few minutes ago, but she maybe thought that I wouldn't care if she went with my grandma to the market for an hour. She didn't even told me, she just went. I...
    imandynation imandynation 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am with one of the BIGGEST liars ever. I have been with him for over6+ years. I hate it. Back when we were younger I broke up with him because he was a liar. I guess I thought...
    giggles1469 giggles1469 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It started like a routine boy-girl thing. He sought me out, started to chat online. I found him interesting so started chatting with him too. We exchanged numbers, started to talk...
    evagould evagould 31-35 4 Responses Apr 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    To me isolation is a fear I can't stand being alone or I will start to panic,I kinda need to be by someone at all times or I will freak out
    AlexShy13 AlexShy13 13-15, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't hate being black but I hate what being black comes with. Especially as a black female. I hate that we're seen as the most unattractive. I'm tired of seeing "I date/am...
    Alluded Alluded 18-21, F 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I like being alone.. all the time. people irk me. I'd rather be alone and feel comfortable than be around many people and feel out of place.
    niicolledani niicolledani 18-21, F Apr 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've been a stepmom now for about 2 years to a now 4 year old. When I first met my now husband, things were great between me and the child. However as he and I got more involved...
    tcap422 tcap422 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So, people can annoy me. Especially when I desire to be alone with silence. people say silence is golden and yes, yes it is. But when a cousin comes, and talks loudly to online...
    Pride49 Pride49 22-25, M a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Don't you hate it when you think you found the one but it ends up not like you expected I hate being lied , I hate being cheated on I wish I could fine someone special but I will...
    Vammy1d Vammy1d 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's no fun. It's not life... sleeping alone without a woman to cuddle with... It's so sad... at this ripe age... I have to go through this... but then it's fated I guess... I hope...
    CoolDad59 CoolDad59 51-55, M Apr 14

    Your Response

    Cancel