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I Like to Be Alone With My Thoughts Sometimes

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    Sometimes i need time out to try an sort things

    out in my mind. It can be so over powering, and completly draining. So i try an blank everything out just for a little while
    karntel karntel 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2013

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    It is! Just being yourself

    and alone thinking about it! Sometimes I sit I'm the park, plan of how to find a solution to fix it.
    beejek beejek 41-45 Aug 14

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    My ex wants to be "best friends" When my ex

    talks bout her new gf it's kills. I just turn off all my notifications and play sad music all night All I wanna do is be alone😭
    jia2405 jia2405 13-15, F Apr 11

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    My family is here from out of town

    but I just want to stay in my room upstairs. I'm feeling anti social and I just want some alone time. But of course that makes my mother think that I am depressed. So it goes.
    okjackie okjackie 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    I often like to relax & think about stuff.

    A variety of stuff. Too much stuff.
    KMargatroid KMargatroid 16-17, F Jul 7

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    Perhapes I Just Like Being Alone.

    I am always left asking both myself and others, "What is love?" We are all familiar with the readily stated cliches: Trust, honesty, mutual care, interest in shared likes, devotion, loyalty. They exist because there is truth in each of them. I do believe a loving...
    sharonsub sharonsub 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 12, 2013

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    Most of the time; I just can't stand it

    when someone will message me being all happy and **** like "Hey :)" and I'm just there glaring at the screen and ignoring them. Then they put "Hello?" And I'm still ignoring them and then they say "Anyone there?" And I'm getting even more annoyed that they ant just take the hint...
    WeCouldBeDead WeCouldBeDead 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    I always want to be left alone.

    . maybe a bit too much.
    Am3917 Am3917 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 13

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    All the time, more like it.

    I love people, but being alone to just think about everything and nothing is a beautiful thing.
    BoredNerd BoredNerd 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 11

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    Ilovecharlie Ilovecharlie 16-17, M Jun 4

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    In My Darkest Hour

    Let me start off by saying I like to be alone most of the time with my thoughts. Usually when I'm feeling down or feeling at my worst. I like to sit alone and try to think about where am I going and what am I doing with my life. I'm at that point in my life were I'm trying to...
    TheTopDawg TheTopDawg 26-30, M 4 Responses Dec 21, 2011

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    Sometimes, I like to be alone,

    just alone, without nay gadget, locked myself in the room, close the window, just me alone in quietness. I find it relaxing. I can think about many things, My past, my present, and what would I do in the future, what I want and what I don't want. I can focus on it. But it only...
    TulipsLover TulipsLover 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    I'm a bit of an old soul

    and most people my age are ignorant to the darkness. I try to explain things to others but they simply don't understand. It's not their fault, they just haven't experiences the hell that I have. It's just easier to let my thoughts eat me away than to throw them at people to just...
    drearyaching drearyaching 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2013

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    Alone on my 21st birthday,

    just feels like a bigger reminder that my youth is being wasted alone in my room...but I know I chose this, because I truly like being alone and didn't put in the effort to meet people. That makes me feel a bit hopeful that maybe if I put in the effort things will be better...
    giantnapkins giantnapkins 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 5

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    But it's not healthy

    for me. I have social anxiety and worry too much about everything. Thinking about bad stuff only makes a minor issue, to a major one. That often happens to me, since I'm single and don't have anyone around making me think about positive stuff. It's so easy to fall into that well...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M Aug 9

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    Being alone is cathartic

    for me. I can access those bits of my mind that would otherwise cause me stress with others around. The downside is that I push people away because they don't understand how someone could be alone and be fine and (gasp) happy. What to do. What to do...
    themerp themerp 18-21, F Jul 31

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    Sometimes, id rather be alone

    than go out with my friends when im having some problems of my own. I just want to curl up in my bed and reflect rather than talking it out to someone who can possibly knock me out of my senses.
    biel68 biel68 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    My dad asks why I like to lock my myself up in

    my room a lot and this is what I say to him: I like it in there. But what I really wanna say: "I can't stand ******* people anymore, there ********."
    TheGuy147 TheGuy147 16-17, M Oct 5

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    diepu diepu 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Its perfectly fine if you hear voices,

    its also perfectly fine if you answer the voices... Its only getting mildly out of hand when you stop the voice mid sentence and say: "wait, what!?"
    iamFrightened iamFrightened 18-21, M 1 Response May 9

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    I love to go on long runs not only

    for the exercise, but the time that it gives me to ponder on my thoughts, decisions, and how to make things better. Truly soothes the soul!
    endurancegirl86 endurancegirl86 26-30, F Feb 5

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    I hate being interested in someone

    because by the end of the day it hits me that I'll never be able to be with them.
    WeCouldBeDead WeCouldBeDead 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    I'm My Own Best Friend

    Sometimes I think that I might as well be loner. I love sitting and thinking about things. It's not that I don't like hanging out with my friends and stuff...but sometimes you just need to have time out. I have a very vivid imagination and when I sit and start thinking, I think...
    jasmine239 jasmine239 19-21, F 6 Responses Sep 15, 2007

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    It's been a tough week

    so far. I just want to be left alone with my thoughts today.. 😒
    SleepyRose22 SleepyRose22 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    When I'm alone, that's

    when I can truly think and be myself. That's when my mind is fully open and I can meet my full potential. I write my best poems and draw my best drawings when I'm completely alone. I don't lose my train of thought and everything turns out more beautiful that way. But the best...
    LoveandLoss17 LoveandLoss17 16-17, F Jul 31

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    Being Alone At Times Is Healthy

      I have always been a thinker.  I believe that true thinking cannot be accomplished with other people around you.  Even Jesus withdrew from the crowds to be alone.  In recent months I spent an extended time period recovering from ...
    tillygraywriter tillygraywriter 61-65, F 17 Responses Jan 31, 2010

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    I feel like when I am with people

    for too long my mind starts to become disorganised. I have to concentrate when I'm with people, make the effort to socialise which is to the detriment of my mind if that makes any sense. After a while I find it exhausting and I just need time by myself to process the day. I...
    evie96 evie96 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    Yes like today I was thinking about yesterday's

    incident... My feelings were really hurt about that.. :(
    zy7a zy7a 18-21, F 2 Responses May 26

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    It´s a cold, windy almost rainy night here.

    .. home alone and writing... listening to some Celtic music, lovely and so romantic...lit a couple of scented vanilla canles and the room smells beautifully...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    Maybe Too Much.

    I really like living inside my own head. I enjoy my dreams and thoughts. I am my own best friend, when I'm not too busy being my own worst enemy.
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F 2 Responses Oct 27, 2012

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    ronnkron ronnkron 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 3

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    When I write there is usually a swirl of words

    playing with me and saying "pick me"....so being by myself helps me to slow everything down to a stand still. Then I can play solitaire with my brain and figure out what words need to come out
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M Oct 11

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    Nothing like being alone in your thoughts.

    It's a great way to escape for a while.
    MusicJunkie6794 MusicJunkie6794 18-21, M 2 Responses May 28

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    My recent retreat time was really useful.

    I have found though that I get overwhelmed with the sheer amount going on in life, and thereby distracted. It definitely helps me to be alone with my thoughts sometimes. I am seriously looking at the option of making a routine that gives me quiet, uninterrupted time alone every...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 7

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    the person that can make u the happiest,

    can so easily make u feel the saddest..
    XxSxarletxX XxSxarletxX 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    Can I please just have a quiet night of

    internet, reading, and being lazy? Nope. There are 5 people in this house and all of them want to be my friend all of the time. I can't even complain! Ugh!
    2JustBe 2JustBe 26-30, F Oct 18

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    Sometimes

    Sometimes I just love to be able to think without anyone around. Just sometimes.
    Tryandseewhathappens Tryandseewhathappens 13-15, F Jan 7, 2013

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    It's so many people in this world

    but yet I....walk alone.
    Flowerpush Flowerpush 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 12

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    Why I Love You

    I love you because your open and honest, not afraid to share the most intimate details. I trust you. I love you because you know what to say to melt my heart, and I can feel yours. I need you. I love you because you touch me and make me feel alive, you and only you do this to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 10, 2012

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    ~Wet Wind~

    It is midnight, I raise my east window, to find that it is raining hard out there tonight. This witch’s home is filled with soft music and candle light, the dogs snore. My body is tired but my mind isn’t ready for sleep, my spirit is at peace. An alert black cat named Salem...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 56-60, F 2 Responses Apr 25, 2012

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    To be honest, I don't like addressing my

    emotions, showing affection often, or even care enough to admit when something hurts me. I rather be alone with my thoughts. This is how I fix me. Please don't take it personally if I don't respond to messages, texts, emails, phone calls, etc. I'm seeking inner peace. You can't...
    PixieStixs PixieStixs 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    The Uncurbed Tears...

    Intense feelings born in my heartWalking through the something that has crossed usIn a strong wind that has passed and distancedA change is foreseen, an altered route  Movements of the earth altered in the painTroubled ocean turning into a riverSad sun crawling to the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jan 15, 2010

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    Most of the time actually.

    I always avoid people.
    CM04 CM04 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    To think and be able to allow emotions to

    dwindle in your head I love it
    JustKeepSpinning JustKeepSpinning 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    In this time, i really like being alone.

    Driving alone at night and turn up the music!
    daneean daneean 18-21, F Aug 8

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    Sometimes I just feel the need to escape.

    I often need a break from the outside world and enjoy just laying in peace to think.
    photographer97 photographer97 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    I get so angry and upset sometimes I don't like

    taking it out on people, so I leave and walk away crying I'm usually a happy bubbly person. I try to help everyone before me. Sometimes I just can't because what i been through and experienced but I use that to help others.
    yeahis18 yeahis18 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Alone With My Thoughts

    i have the need often to be alone with my thoughts..i like it because it relaxes me and gives me the chance to clear my mind and find solutions to my problems...!but sometimes it s no good because i loose my concetration
    demiceli demiceli 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 27, 2012

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    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F Feb 5

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    Effort

    Today Ive been thinking about effort all day. As I speak with friends it keeps popping up in my head. How important effort is for all of us. I never thought about it a lot but it stuck with me today. We can have many desires and many wishes. We can have talents and skills that...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2012

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    It Feels Good.......refreshing!

    i like to be alone with my thoughts sometimes it really helps me calm down...im a very enthusiastic and forgiving person..but on the whole very active and cheerful..i love to cheer up sad people and to help out when i feel like..having fun all the time..being jolly.but sometimes...
    drneeti drneeti 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 13, 2009

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