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I Like Being Alone Sometimes

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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 roomie's kitten is there, too] watching tv.. i like that i can sit alone and not feel lonely. one of my favourite...
    BarNapkinPoet BarNapkinPoet 22-25, F Oct 16, 2007

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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 all need a break from our friends and family... I think it's great that they WANT to hang out with me, I feel very lucky! But jeez, give it a...
    slowrewind slowrewind 21-25, F 1 Response May 6, 2007

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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 never want to be around people. I just like being alone.
    Inlovewithtecher Inlovewithtecher 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 26

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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 like being around people sometimes because then i would have to force myself to talk to them. yes... I am a shy person but Sometimes I...
    London182 London182 16-18, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2007

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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 effects wont be the same, probably a day or three instead.... But hours with the family for a day? I need days to recuperate...
    Naxxaras Naxxaras 16-17, F Mar 6

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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 pencil and paper, or through tears. Many disapprove of my need to be alone, but I honestly don't think they realize...
    Destati Destati 18-21, F Oct 25, 2012

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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 people, on the contrary, I believe humanity is at the heart--good, and there are a select few people in my life who I love...
    universekid universekid 18-21, F Apr 7, 2008

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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 demanded to do things or to spend my time.  It's very annoying.
    Bonjourchic Bonjourchic 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 28, 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 minds my own business and keeps to himself, and most of the time I prefer to be left alone because I like it that way...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 29, 2013

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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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    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 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 lot of time around people. So yes, I very much so love my alone time!! 😌
    fight2staypositive fight2staypositive 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 26

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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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    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 have a way of chosing being alone a bit too often, and start to isolate myself from people in general ..... and then comes EP (lol) a...
    AlwaysRemembers AlwaysRemembers 41-45, F May 5, 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 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.  I need my quiet time to be sane.   Too much quiet time is bad as well.  It's important to strike a balance.
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton 36-40, M 3 Responses Jun 28, 2007

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    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F Feb 8

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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 disrespectful to her when she is talking to me. Those times I am usually still in my pj's and have to then take a shower so that I can visit...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 21, 2012

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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 watching tv. I'm not a big talker so I like not having to say anything for most of the day. I like being able to crank up the...
    nicoleal20 nicoleal20 46-50, F Jul 14, 2008

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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 this point in a moment) it's because many of my hobbies and past-times require solitude.  I don't like to have the thoughts of other...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 Apr 15, 2011

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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 made no difference who they were or if i knew them, i simply needed to be around people. it was also during this time in my life that...
    AbbyNormal AbbyNormal 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 28, 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 newspaper or going online to check the news websites, & writing my to-do lists & sometimes a journal entry. It...
    spirituallover spirituallover 21-25, F Aug 5, 2007

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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 certainly does not happen often these days, but to have a day or 2 on my own is so refreshing for me. I can eat when I...
    funguy1977 funguy1977 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 26, 2012

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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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    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....

    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, she must be mad at me..." No, this is not the case, sometimes I just feel so overwhelmed by others that I need my own...
    Deadlynightshade5 Deadlynightshade5 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 26, 2013

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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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    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 having to do things for another person which I would never bother to do for myself. It also drives me crazy when he...
    fatcow fatcow 36-40, F Jan 21, 2008

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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 and enjoying the peace and quiet of a house to myself. There is nothing more realxing than peace. It also...
    angeliceyes11 angeliceyes11 18-21, F May 18, 2011

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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. Gives you space to think. Im not saying you should go lock yourself in a room alone, but take time out every now and then...
    brogan16 brogan16 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 16, 2011

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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 love being weird and crazy. It's very entertaining.
    emipurple emipurple 18-21, F Nov 21, 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 being with my thoughts. Feeling wholesome by myself and loving my own company. Whenever i'm alone at home, if i have...
    nicorley nicorley 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 23, 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 projects…be it reading, writing or on this site reading and writing.  Spending time on here and putting my trains of thought onto a...
    smebro smebro 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 17, 2007

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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 quiet. Use to I couldn't stand to be alone. I always needed some sort of company. Now I'm around my 8 month old all...
    Luci Luci 21-25, F Jun 28, 2007

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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 sometimes don't want to be surrounded by anything or anyone but serenity
    Lennont Lennont 16-17 1 Response Oct 29, 2013

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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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    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 and for myself but had to cut way back.  Then, at 36, I had a baby.  I seriously have not had 4 hours in a row to...
    noexcuses noexcuses 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2007

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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 being in big crowds. Its beneficial if I just need time to think or if I'm trying to do homework. Especially if my parents are arguing...
    Smileeboo Smileeboo 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I like being left alone, but not the feeling of loneliness. I like to sit by myself in class and separate myself from my friends. If they come to me I try to move or politely tell...
    justalittledifferent justalittledifferent 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    I use the time to recollect my thoughts and reflect upon my day. I like to use my time to get things done or procrastinate. I love being around my family and friends just not all...
    fgarci04 fgarci04 18-21, F Mar 27

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    I'm 16 & I live a constant battle of wanting to be alone but not being lonely. Im antisocial and I only have 5 friends. I 'suffer' from anxiety and depression & I attend therapy. I...
    immortalMermaid immortalMermaid 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    This is so stupid, but I'm so tired of guys only talking to me simply with the aim of having sex with me, or starting up a relationship. Neither of which I want. I wish that if...
    fjkfkdospaps fjkfkdospaps 18-21, F Mar 25

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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...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M Mar 29

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    Boyfriend? What is that? food???
    NefelibataAggression NefelibataAggression 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I hate it other times. It's really unstructured and pathetic and meaningless at times. I'm sad right now. That is all.
    whisperingpipes whisperingpipes 22-25, F Mar 30

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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...
    KateMost KateMost 13-15, F Apr 13

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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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    They say you have to love yourself and being alone with yourself before you can truly appreciate life and love other people. I have been stuck in an unhappy relationship for two...
    narwhal92 narwhal92 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    I feel stupid for trying to seek out other people who could tolerate me, but I miss the sense of companionship. Lately, I kind of need it. It sucks being used to being alone, then...
    Sinaname Sinaname 26-30 Apr 4

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    So this is kinda hard to talk about. But my friends are leaving for two weeks because of easter break. They are all at places they don't have Internet (or they are not online...
    2wrp 2wrp 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I don't even know why? Im ok with being alone I even needed at times a break from people,but after a while of not talking to the people im close to or care about I start to get...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Being Alone is the suckiest feeling in the world!!! I would be stuck to someone 24-7 if I could.... People say it's not healthy.... But I say, it's the way I'm made!! I hate being...
    DeeDee32 DeeDee32 31-35 Apr 11

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    All my friends end up leaving me and finding new ones . All the guys that say they care about me don't. My family doesn't understand me. I'm so afraid of being alone but I already...
    sammylynn333 sammylynn333 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Being alone has is so miserable at times. I just relieve myself to feel better
    magellan81 magellan81 31-35, M Mar 28

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