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I Like Being Alone Sometimes

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    Time To Think - When I'm alone, there's so much on my mind, it's scary. However, at the same time, it gives me a chance to be able to release my emotions, whether it be through...
    Destati Destati 18-21, F Oct 25, 2012

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    It's Good to Be Alone Once In a While. - Being alone can be great =) Being lonely, not so much. It drives me crazy when people ask me day after day to come hang out, because we...
    slowrewind slowrewind 21-25, F 1 Response May 6, 2007

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    I am a lady who likes her alone time, i love socializing, but i need my alone time every once in a while!
    wishfullthoughts wishfullthoughts 18-21, F Mar 19

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    Sometimes I Like Being Alone - I usually like to have time alone when I'm upset or I feel like I want to cry. I also like being alone after a long day of being hovered over or...
    Smileeboo Smileeboo 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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    Alone time is always nice(: helps me reflect on my life... Plus, for my job(s) I am constantly around people, I am a server and a hairstylist and they obviously both require a...
    fight2staypositive fight2staypositive 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 26

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    When I'm Alone - I like to be alone when I am a busy person. Disturbing me is not a good idea when I'm studying, reading, or working on computer. It will make me have a fit.
    dave0903 dave0903 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 4, 2010

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    Every Once In Awhile I Just Wa... - every once in awhile I just wanna have a lone time.
    bodukescowgrl bodukescowgrl 21-25, F Jun 28, 2007

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    The Healing Power of Solitude - as a young person i was unable to be alone for any length of time.  i felt the need to be surrounded by people every waking moment.  it...
    AbbyNormal AbbyNormal 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 28, 2007

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    Good For Your Soul. - I heard a friend say the other day, that there is a difference between hiding, and spending time with oneself. Its true. Spending time on your own is good...
    brogan16 brogan16 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 16, 2011

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    Socialized with family for a day or two? Expect me to crawl under a rock for 3-6 days and spend time as alone as I can. Unless the socializing only went on for an hour. Then the...
    Naxxaras Naxxaras 16-17, F Mar 6

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    So Do I - I'm alone a lot, but I have to admit that after a while I get lonely and bored.
    MySweetLord MySweetLord 36-40, F Aug 22, 2009

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    I Like Being Alone Sometimes!! - Well howdy Celainn :) so we meet again!! I, too, like being alone sometimes, actually I NEED to be alone sometimes BUT sometimes i fear that i...
    AlwaysRemembers AlwaysRemembers 41-45, F May 5, 2007

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    All By Myseeeeeaaaaalf, Don't Wanna Be... -   A lot of the time I am the only person who understands me. So I do spend a lot of time to myself, always busy with mental...
    smebro smebro 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 17, 2007

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    Captured Hours - I need a few hours spread around each day to be alone in order to be comfortable & happy. I like to have my morning coffee & breakfast alone reading the...
    spirituallover spirituallover 21-25, F Aug 5, 2007

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    My Kind of Alone - either being alone in my room messin around on my computer, cleaning, making jewelry.. doing SOME kind of crazy art project.. or alone in the living room [ok, my...
    BarNapkinPoet BarNapkinPoet 22-25, F Oct 16, 2007

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    Only Sometimes - Usually I prefer to be around people important to me. Sometimes, I need to be alone or I will do or say things that I should not when I am around them.
    emipurple emipurple 18-21, F Nov 18, 2013

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    I Grew Up An Only Child So I&#... - I grew up an only child so I'm used to my alone time.  Sometimes having people around is just too much.  I feel like I'm being...
    Bonjourchic Bonjourchic 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 28, 2007

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    I Have to Have Alone Time Or I... - I have to have alone time or I go crazy.  When I was in rehab the worst part was the lack of privacy.  There was always someone around...
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton 36-40, M 3 Responses Jun 28, 2007

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    Not Adjusting - I lived alone for several years and although I have been cohabiting with my SO for over a year now, I still haven't adjusted and frequently find myself resenting...
    fatcow fatcow 36-40, F Jan 21, 2008

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    It's Fun - Sometimes I love being alone, so I can do very crazy, weird things. Sometimes I prefer to be around people important to me, and do some crazy things around them. I...
    emipurple emipurple 18-21, F Nov 21, 2013

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    Time For Yourself - I admit, I love being on my own. People are different where some people crave human interaction all the time, I'm more than happy to have a few days solo. It...
    funguy1977 funguy1977 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 26, 2012

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    I Perfer to Be Alone Sometimes - I am the complete opposite of my friends sometimes. One of my friend goes insane if he's alone for 5 mins. I myself, perfer to be alone. I don't...
    London182 London182 16-18, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2007

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    Odds Are Against Me - There's about a 98% chance I WON'T be alone!
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 22, 2007

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    I Miss It Very Much - For 30 years, I had all the time in the world and could spend it any way I wished.  Then I got married.  Still could manage to have time by myself...
    noexcuses noexcuses 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2007

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    All By Myself - Sometimes I just like being left alone to my own thoughts, I was never really one of those out there type personality type people. I'm just a laid back guy that...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 29, 2013

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    I appreciate my alone time. I usually spend it with reading or watching my series.
    GigiBlue GigiBlue 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 26

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    Me, Myself, And I - Sometimes I like not being bothered by anybody. No friends or Fam. Just leave me be. I want to be alone with me, myself, and I.
    AwesomeAngel AwesomeAngel 22-25, F May 30, 2012

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    Restricted Zone, Please Step Back - To be honest, I like to spend a lot of time on my own.  It's not necessarily that I don't like the company of other people (I'll come back to...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 Apr 15, 2011

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    I like sitting next to tree and reading a book. I like laying in the grass and looking at the clouds. I like to do many things alone. I think I have a social anxiety because I...
    Inlovewithtecher Inlovewithtecher 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 26

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    Sometimes.... - Sometimes I wish people would just leave me alone.I like being alone and able to reflect on things, sometimes for long periods of time. Often people think, "Oh...
    Deadlynightshade5 Deadlynightshade5 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 26, 2013

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    Feeling Centered - I secretly enjoy being alone sometimes in a world where people drown themselves with company for avoidance. Being alone sometimes means having time to focus and...
    nicorley nicorley 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 23, 2007

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    Right Now - i just want to be alone now, it's okay actually. gives myself sometime to think over the things... i guess i have nothing more to write.
    LovelessAdvocate LovelessAdvocate 22-25, F Jul 23, 2010

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    Alone Can Be Good - I love this time during the day when no one is home. It's just the cat and myself and while she goes somewhere to sleep, I spend time online blogging, or...
    nicoleal20 nicoleal20 46-50, F Jul 14, 2008

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    I Stay In My Room A Lot..... - Even when we have company. My mom doesn't like it and then calls me out so that I have to come out and answer her so that I am not being...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 21, 2012

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    God Yes!! ... - God yes!! Especially since I rarely am alone. It lets me wind down and do something for myself. I can relax and give my brain a rest for a while in the peace and...
    Luci Luci 21-25, F Jun 28, 2007

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    Peace - I just need some peace in my life sometimes. In a house with 3 other siblings the environment feels pretty negative alot. I like going to my dads house where it is just me...
    angeliceyes11 angeliceyes11 18-21, F May 18, 2011

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    All At Sea- Jamie Cullum - This is a really good song, anyone in this group should go look it up on iTunes. :)  I feel this way every so often. It is not because I hate other...
    universekid universekid 18-21, F Apr 7, 2008

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    There are times when the best company in the entire world is my own.
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F Feb 8

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    Sometimes I Just Want To Run Away - Theres times when i just want to run far away into the woods and be alone and just feel at peace and stay there forever.. I like to be alone and...
    Lennont Lennont 16-17 1 Response Oct 29, 2013

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    Having time to myself and doing what I want feels good at times. If it happens too much, then the feeling of loneliness sets in. I want to and trying to be more social, but it gets...
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    Just turning of the media, and creating my own with my instruments , screaming my thoughts , that's a life for me.
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    I Dont Like Being Alone, It's A Part Of Time That Lets My Brain Wonder.. It Brings Me Down Sometimes. I Just Need Someone In The House Or Somewhere With Me So I Can Focus On A...
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    I enjoy being alone but sometimes I want company but, there's never the type of people I want to be around cause they're all stuck up and stupid and doing stupid stuff and looking...
    Loveisupsetting Loveisupsetting 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I married out of need. When my ex dropped the pregnant bomb I freaked. Not cause of that, but cause I really didn't love her that much. At the time . Then she said it was twins. So...
    IyaAveer IyaAveer 41-45, M Mar 20

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    Alone is a very scary word. I'm afraid of being alone forever not only in the relationship aspect but friendship too. I've had friends come and go all the time. Lost some when I...
    93rp 93rp 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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