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    Stay Away Then There Will Be No Pain - The farther away my heart is from my mind the better....I can like you without caring about you :/
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 23, 2013

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    I Keep Myself Somewhat Distanced From People Because... - Most of my experiences with people fail to fulfill. There are many reasons for this but a popular one is that people don't...
    lunaloveegood lunaloveegood 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 3, 2013

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    I'D Rather Not But... - I've been hurt too much in the past. Maybe one day, I'll fully open up.
    mrjonesmcr mrjonesmcr 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 25, 2013

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    Though Not For Selfish Reasons - Hello all, all my life since I was a small child I tended to keep myself distanced from people. I had very few friends at school, not because I was...
    Mal9093 Mal9093 56-60, M 2 Responses Nov 26, 2010

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    No One To Hurt!! - I have got to a point in life where i look back and see i am a bad person when i am ill esp when i am manic because i just let out all these words not worrying...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F Oct 2, 2013

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    I've Built the walls up so high that it turned into a maze and I lost myself ... Will I ever be found? Is anyone even looking? Hah they don't even know I'm Lost they are too...
    Br0KenWhisper Br0KenWhisper 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2013

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    Distance - For me distance gives a sense of security. The closer I get to someone the more it hurts when they leave.
    imlostinthis imlostinthis 22-25, M Sep 18, 2013

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    Always Kept My Distance - I've always kept my distance from people, not always intentionally but looking back i never really got to close to anyone. I had plenty of "good" friends...
    lifesagamble lifesagamble 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 9, 2010

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    My Best Friend - As I get ready to leave on a honeymoon my best friend messages me to say "hope you have a good trip and ill miss you" I thought nothing about it and replied i'll...
    dans0impact dans0impact 22-25, M Sep 14, 2013

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    Sometimes people are just to much. Sometimes I need to be locked away to where the world doesn't see...a space just for me and the loves I hold close only to enter.
    samisez101 samisez101 31-35, F Feb 19

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    Easier To Breathe - If not lonely I find myself breathing easier when people don't know my story. The more people now the more I hold my breath and hope to God they don't 'spill...
    ThinkingLight ThinkingLight 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 14, 2012

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    When Do We All Start This? - Look around and see the world for falling apart. We are drained and chained down to our instincts. Unable to break free we are sitting here taming...
    Tarxarin Tarxarin 18-21, M Aug 31, 2012

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    Same Four Walls - grr i wanted to join this group by either ep is messing up on me or my computer is leading me to the brink of insanity. anyway! the tite of this group is perfect...
    TheUsedMisfit TheUsedMisfit 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 31, 2010

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    I Wouldn'T Expect You To Understand. - I don't expect people to understand this story. Most people are not like me. I enjoy loving a girl I have never met, I like thinking one day...
    Ahurley94 Ahurley94 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 13, 2013

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    I used to be extremely Anti-social. But as I got older I needed a job and working forced me into socializing with people. After a while I was comfortable with talking to people if...
    lFrostBitel lFrostBitel 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 26

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    It's hard to find relatable people in a town like this
    rue139 rue139 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2013

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    Another Day In My Life (part II) - My shift is almost over. It's been kind of a long day here at work. Today seemed busy at work and a lot to topics were discussed here at the...
    novembernovember novembernovember 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 28, 2011

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    Why Im A Loner "with A Heart" - i love my family more then anything. and i really appreciate my friends for what we have all been through. but i have this problem that i know...
    westonn6 westonn6 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 22, 2012

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    Distance Is A Must.. - I have got really bad with doing this, i guess i am just tired of being hurt or rejected that i have to distance myself somewhat. I don't want my heart to be...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 29, 2013

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    Perhaps I Am Too Distant Nowadays... - I used to be a rather social creature, though I was never really comfortable in groups or crowds--my social skills came naturally--yet always...
    eMonkey eMonkey 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 13, 2012

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    The Feeling Of Loneliness - I know the feeling of loneliness. I have been through that part. But now I know the feeling of how to cope with the sense of loneliness. In the past...
    middlechild274 middlechild274 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 13, 2011

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    Well I guess in the broadest sense that's not really true, it's where and how I choose to live that keeps me away from most folks. I live in the mountains with my best friend Dave...
    Manfromthemountain Manfromthemountain 56-60, M Feb 3

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    Walking By Myself - I’m not the biggest fan of people, to be rather frank. I prefer to be on my own than be in a large group of people and it suits me just fine though. Well, not...
    Floydess Floydess 18-21, F 11 Responses Mar 21, 2011

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    I have trust issues and bad situations with family. I would love to love everyone but that just doesn't work for me
    richierich22 richierich22 16-17, M Jan 7

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    I Don't Like It - That wouldn't be true to say I enjoy it. I need it though. I need emotional truth and depth, to a point that is unspeakable. It's complicated to be like that.
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 27, 2013

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    I grew up with parents who never had a happy married life. Because of that, there was always negativity and stress inside my house. They were overprotective, conservative, fussy...
    sociopathiccharm sociopathiccharm 22-25, F Feb 3

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    I think it's sort of ironic that loneliness is unattractive. No one is drawn to a lonely person. So loneliness builds inertia.
    DiveIntervention DiveIntervention 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 22

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    Just Me - It's nice when there's no person to judge you, hurt you, or falsely love you. It's just you. No words describes better than I. I just want to be. It's nice to just get...
    IAmIExist IAmIExist 18-21, F Nov 19, 2012

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    You Just Get Hurt... - I've learned in life to keep myself distanced from other people. I used to be more open - though I was never what you might call an "open book" because I've...
    bluebell78 bluebell78 31-35 1 Response Aug 19, 2012

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    I Have Found That Even With All My Years Of Life Experience - I have found that even with all my years of life experience, I still am very easily upset. I am making it a goal to...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 2 Responses Aug 24, 2011

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    The Computer Screen Gives Me A Feeling Of Safety - I do not feel exposed or vulerable. The computer screen is my bodyguard.
    AbbeyLanr AbbeyLanr 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 9, 2012

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    Towering Wall With A Moat - I have a lot of friends but i find that i tend to tell them a controlled amount about myself. Most of them tend to just accept it but some people dig...
    CowgirlMagic CowgirlMagic 18-21, F Sep 7, 2010

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    For The Time Being. - It feels safe.Being betrayed will do that.I thought she was a close friend.And I've never used that term loosely.
    thealphabetpeople thealphabetpeople 41-45, F Oct 26, 2013

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    I Try Keep Myself Distanced To People - Not because i wan't to be alone but because I'm not confident around them, and maybe that's the reason why I'm finding difficulty giving a...
    aljada aljada 18-21, F Oct 23, 2013

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    Odd Balance - I like being alone but I hate being lonely. I like socializing, making people laugh, bonding, but I don't like keeping friends. I distance myself from people just...
    Girlonwire Girlonwire 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 28, 2011

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    My habit of keeping a comfortable distance from the people around me has put me in a frustrating situation. Many of you probably do the same because all of us has been hurt in the...
    trappedinwonderland trappedinwonderland 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 13, 2013

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    I Prefer To Be Alone - I have never felt comfortable around people. I used to have a real problem with people talking to me, especially if I don't know them. I have worked long and...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40 4 Responses Apr 10, 2013

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    Depression And Anxiety - Not Getting The Help Needed... - Hi, im 33 years old and suffer from depression,anxiety and panic attacks. I have had these problems on and off since...
    brighteyes79 brighteyes79 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 16, 2012

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    Distance - The reason why I keep myself distant from people is so I won't be hurt when they screw me over because I have come to expect that I will be screwed over by everyone I...
    iLostMySoul iLostMySoul 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 16, 2011

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    I find it interesting to sit/stand in a corner in a room full of people and watch them interact with each other. I can not stand to be in large crowds at all. I prefer the wide...
    Ranchsavvy16 Ranchsavvy16 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Who I Am - My freinds pass me up for a better offer. Sometimes I feel I'm just imagining it all. I feel like a pest to others so I try to stay away. It can be hard especialy scince...
    Ritzillia Ritzillia 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 10, 2011

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    If I feel myself liking you and wanting more of you. I'll gradually keep my distant. I may say a quick,"Hello there." and just walk off. I know it may sound bad, but my nature is...
    hazellmo0n hazellmo0n 18-21, F Feb 28

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    Thankful Thursday! - It's thankful Thursday and I wanted to share a positive and uplifting story to get us through the rest of the week. Today, I'm in a great mood. I forced...
    novembernovember novembernovember 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 6, 2011

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    Socialization - I'm being forced to go to a party for at least an hour. I was told since I don't socialize with people, then I will be forced. I think the idea is stupid. I was...
    Weakfreak Weakfreak 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 23, 2013

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    I like to watch and observe people from afar. I don't trust so easily. I like to feel people out first.
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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