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I Like to Be Alone With My Thoughts Sometimes

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    Solitude Such A Beautiful Thing

    I love to be alone, although I am not a loner. I just enjoy quite moments to myself, silence can be so therapeutic. I can spend hours and hours in solitude and it feel so damn good. It's like a drug for me, I have to have it. I can reflect on life experiences, dream about...
    angelaquarius angelaquarius 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 20, 2012

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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 Works For Me

    One of my favorite places to be is outdoors. I can spend hours outside working in the yard where time just seems to stand still. I hear the birds singing, observe nature, but a very rewarding part about being outside is that it gives me time to think. I am alone with my thoughts...
    CuriousAngelina CuriousAngelina 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 19, 2013

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    If you can't trust your own opinion

    who can you trust:P I'm alone with my thoughts so much and it's a relief
    noahjoah123 noahjoah123 18-21, M Mar 19

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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 witchโ€™s home is filled with soft music and candle light, the dogs snore. My body is tired but my mind isnโ€™t ready for sleep, my spirit is at peace. An alert black cat named Salem...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 25, 2012

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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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    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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    Sometimes.

    Only on occasion where nothing is plaguing me... Have you ever been completely alone, just sitting there with no music, no anything. Just you and you're thoughts? Its not as calming as i once thought. Their can be a lot going on in there. Its kind of hectic... chaotic, frantic...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 15, 2011

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    Being Dump

    In my dating life I experienced many ignores, rejections and breakups but as for being dump I went through it for just one time and it hurt. The heartbreaks of being dumped hurts like nothing else in the world of losing love.! Because it eats at your self respect, self esteem and...
    xuan1218 xuan1218 36-40, F 12 Responses Apr 6, 2011

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    Hmm, listening to Bon Iver

    and relaxing alone. Makes me feel like everything's still, such a beautiful moment, yet I want to cry. Why?
    jennamajenna jennamajenna 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 27

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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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    KingRichardI KingRichardI 36-40, M Feb 7

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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.
    alaskacephale alaskacephale 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 11

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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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    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F Feb 5

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    I know my boyfriend hates this about me.

    But he doesn't know he hates it. I don't really blame him. Sometimes I truly do just shut down and zone out and think about something or just allow myself to feel and mellow out. And I know it's very perplexing from the outside looking in. The poor guy has never been able ton...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 7

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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...
    WeWereNeverAlive WeWereNeverAlive 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 12

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Sanctuary- Hey you in the back,

    yeah you. Quit your snickering. To the rest of you, good evening. This'll just be me rambling a bit. There comes a time when one just wishes to be left alone. Not because one is angry. Just that solitude can be a comforting thing. To me, there is nothing better then having a...
    yourguardingangel yourguardingangel 18-21, M Mar 12

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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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    Like thinking and reflecting on life,

    meditation clears the mind it takes like 10 min. It depends on the person, a clear mind is nice for a new day.
    KingRichardI KingRichardI 36-40, M Jan 27

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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 22-25, F Apr 8

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    It's been a tough week

    so far. I just want to be left alone with my thoughts today.. ๐Ÿ˜’
    TearfulNights22 TearfulNights22 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    Sang-froid' (sang-frwa')

    I don't usually worry much, though problems and obstacles are always present on my way. Why worry? The sky won't fall tomorrow. There's always a solution under that enormous sun, something to do to overcome. Problems are part of my daily living, it is the...
    thesixpathsofpain thesixpathsofpain 22-25 1 Response Oct 31, 2010

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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 1 Response Jun 26

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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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    ๐Ÿ‘€ only sometimes just those times

    where you kinda actually do wonna be alone and juss ketchup on you thoughts... ๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ŒโœŠ๐Ÿ˜Š
    DangBobby DangBobby 16-17, M Jan 26

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    I have to be alone with my thoughts sometimes

    or during the day ill go crazy or just stop talking.
    AriesNinja AriesNinja 18-21, M Feb 3

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    Why happiness so shortlived Its elusive even

    before I could sink in it. Why life standstill at interrogative halts only Why canโ€™t peace and happiness only hold my fingers and lead me through rest of my days . Am I really scared to face life or is it truly our incapabity to manage things . Why? Why? Why? Am scared of my...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 Feb 15

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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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    The Morning Silence

    I woke up very early this morning after a restless night of sleep. It felt good to just listen to all of the different sounds a quiet house makes.... Do you remember those? Have you listened lately? We are usually in such a hurry in the mornings getting ready for work or too...
    CuriousAngelina CuriousAngelina 46-50, F 6 Responses Oct 27, 2013

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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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    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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    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 1 Response Oct 10, 2012

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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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    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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    Nothing like being alone in your thoughts.

    It's a great way to escape for a while.
    TeethTheSizeOfPianoKeys TeethTheSizeOfPianoKeys 18-21, M 1 Response May 28

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    When I express my inner thoughts,

    someone always goes to someone and says something. Which wasn't needed.
    Shand001 Shand001 13-15, M Feb 17

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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 alone๐Ÿ˜ญ
    jia2405 jia2405 13-15, F Apr 11

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    To think and be able to allow emotions to

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

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    When people say "This comes from the heart"

    does it really? Or does it just come from your conscious
    Heuristic Heuristic 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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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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    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 15 Responses Jan 31, 2010

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    Ilovecharlie Ilovecharlie 16-17, M Jun 4

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    I love driving out to somewhere secluded

    and just standing there and thinking. I don't see how people could not think deeply about themselves for a bit, it helps with coming up with conclusions
    JMA787 JMA787 16-17, M Jan 29

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    Lately I just seemed lost in my own thoughts;

    unfortunately these thoughts are killing me! I just can't seem to stand myself anymore! & I literally feel like I'm driving myself crazy. Also, I have so much bottled up on the inside but I have no idea how to let it out! I'm just miserable & I don't know what to do. I can't...
    CoffeeCookie CoffeeCookie 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Every time im left alone with my thoughts, im eaten alive. I hate myself too much too handle
    kaseys14 kaseys14 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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