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I Have A Habit Of Locking Doors Even If I Am Home Alone

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    Doggy8083 Doggy8083 18-21, M Jan 20

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    Better Safe Than Sorry

    I am a reader, and I've read many times in magazines about people not locking their doors, then surprise surprise, there is an intruder in their house. I do not want that to happen to me, so I lock my doors. Call it paranoid, I call it being safe!
    Pebbles1982 Pebbles1982 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 1, 2012

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    blondie1998 blondie1998 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 30

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    I'm always home alone lol while my family works and everything, i have the house to myself for 12 hours.
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    So used to a house full of noisy kids and hateful husband. When I have 2 hours to my self, alone at home, it's absolute bliss.
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    Why would I go out when all my friends are right here? Why use up energy when I can lay down and relax? I spend so so much time home alone anyway, so Imma used to it :P
    InternationalDarkness InternationalDarkness 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    im so happy i m alone at home !!!! wht could i do playing with mum makeup ? cooking ? what ! i need suggestions !
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    I like relaxing , after working everyday, I enjoy having time to myself , i always have liked being home even when I was in my 20's . I do enjoy Goin out sometimes it's nice if I...
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    Sometimes staying in alone can be the best decision, that way not only do you save money but you save yourself the hassle of trying to find a way home, or bumping into someone you...
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M Jul 17

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    Some things change as you get a little older. Your choice of "fun" definitely alters from your teens to your 20's, and again from your 20's to your 30's. Now that I'm in my 40's...
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    Wattouat Wattouat 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    It depends, actually. When I always stay home, I find that I won't feel the drive to go out. But if I go out, it will almost seem like I don't have a proper home. haha! It all...
    malipatient malipatient 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Being at home is where I feel the most comfortable. My Mum is mostly against this, but she's also somewhat happy about this me staying inside as I'm not "In some park smoking...
    KMargatroid KMargatroid 16-17, F Jul 7

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    Staying at home on a rainy day watching movies and cuddling on the sofa, with a lot of junk food...best lazy day ever.
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    Yep, that what I did for a while.
    wt00r wt00r 26-30, M Jul 7

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    My ball* are just so full they could explode!
    watjusthappened watjusthappened 41-45, M Jul 11

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    I can just deflate and relax and do whatever and be as loud as I want without having to worry about everyone else.
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    Goliath2014 Goliath2014 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 4

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    What happens when I'm left home alone and hungry? I make grilled cheese and French fries.. Now if only I could find the bottle opener and I could get into my wine
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    I have no idea why I am always alone maybe its because I get in everyones way sorry I just wanted at least someone to see this and think I am really here well whoever passes this...
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