I Know What It's Like to Be Alone

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    Being Alone Can Be Nice

    but when you're always alone and you don;t always want to be completely alone, then you become lonely. and it's the lonliness that is the real problem. i don't get real lonliness anymore, but i still feel lonely sometimes when i'm alone or even when i'm not. if you undertsand...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark
    31-35, F
    May 2, 2008


     I live alone, although I did get a kitten a few weeks ago. She's cute, but a pest too.  I sometimes wonder if I should have got her.  Up until lately, I didn't feel lonely. I get my fill of the public while I'm at work. It's kind of nice to come home to quiet...
    UncleDevilShow UncleDevilShow
    41-45, M
    Feb 26, 2008


    "I know what it's like to be alone", I am a single parent of my 7 year old daughter, i never planed her life to be this way i had 5 years of her fathers emotional abuse that has left deep scar's but has made me a stronger person apart from the depression and ptsd...
    Feflower Feflower
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jun 10, 2007

    Do I Need to Have Love At This Age?or Stay Alone?

    i just understand that it is very difficult when you love someone...it's a very confusing feeling...i am an international student who live far away from my family...before i departed my family and my lovely country, my parents told me to study hard, don't let anyone change you...
    secretgirl secretgirl
    1 Response Feb 27, 2008

    I Know How It Feels....

    I know how it feels to be in your twenties and watching everyone around you having a great time. Of seeing them all take for granted the fact that they have friends and a great social life, of always having someone there and always having someone to call on. I know the feeling...
    deleted deleted
    May 31, 2011


    Father figure, shot to peices, father should be erased out of that. Figure. Thats all you are, ever have been. Kick you when your down is an understatment of the grandest remark. Empathy isnt in your vocabulary, doubt you know the meaning. let alone understand the feeling. my...
    Altruism Altruism
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 24, 2008

    I Know What Its Like To Be Alone, In A Marriage And Out!

    After 32 years in a marriage I tried like hell to work ,4 kids and 4 grandchildren I left. knowing I deserved better! I knew it wouldnt be easy and I knew it wasnt going to be a walk in the park. But I had a positvie attitude that I was and am a survivor and could get thru...
    livelaughloveoutloud livelaughloveoutloud
    Feb 12, 2012


    As a younger man, I spent a lot of time alone. It made me want to know and understand people and eventually, I got married after finding a wonderful person who actually "got" me. The thing is, to be alone is not  bad, but to be lonely, even in a room full of people...
    geovoice geovoice
    36-40, M
    May 30, 2007
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