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    A Seperate Peace - I have to get away and be by myself sometimes. I like to just think and enjoy being alive without having to entertain someone or be responsible for...
    shadowgirl shadowgirl 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 20, 2008

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    I have to get out, I need space, it helps cope with all the pressure if life, A boat, a Rod, and the Ocean, what more could a man want in life
    Freddie61 Freddie61 51-55, M Mar 12

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    Shutdown... - When i really, really feel like my life and mind's been overcrowding, i like to take a retreat, take a backseat, and try to pause (but i can't do that a whole lot now...
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F Feb 27, 2009

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    Every Now and Then - I am mostly introverted, but a lot of the time i crave other peoples company. When i was little i would have tantrums after school because i couldn't...
    jasminjane jasminjane 18-21, F Mar 17, 2009

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    To Rejuvenate - i think it is necessary and that everyone should do this. it might offend people who think that they are being a nuisance to us but it is not so. a lget away once...
    madamoiselle madamoiselle 16-18, F 1 Response Jun 27, 2008

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    This Is True. - Sometimes i do isolate myself to get away from everyone. It is normal for me to not answer the phone and even not answer the door..lol sometimes i just can't. My...
    frosti frosti 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 16, 2009

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    Now and Again - I like to get away every so often I like to go where it's quiet and I can relax and their will be no interuptions. I bring my cell phone but only for emergency use...
    princessv71 princessv71 31-35, F Apr 6, 2009

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    I feel amazing in the company of people who I get along with really well. But even if we're close friends it very much overwhelms me to spend too much time together. Even as a kid...
    kittensnot kittensnot 22-25 Mar 7

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    Because I Screw Things Up - People irritate me. Don't get me wrong there's some good people out there. Some smart intelligent people with morals and an understanding about the sad...
    Girlonwire Girlonwire 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 1, 2011

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    Dream On!! - I dream of spending one day by myself without any interruptions but for me thats a nono. To get away from it all would be heaven but its very difficult when so many...
    RESCUE RESCUE 61-65, F 1 Response Jan 1, 2009

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    I Just Want To Get Away Sometimes - I am just so tired of the hussel and bussle... I am tired of busting my *** trying to find a job,  of trying to figure out how to fill...
    mikealpotter mikealpotter 18-21, M Mar 31, 2010

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    Even Away From My Dog - I really like to be alone sometimes. I dont understand whenever people say they get bored alone. I have never experience such a thing. I get really pissed...
    dolcelina dolcelina 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 27, 2009

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    The Cabin - I used to love to just get away once and a while. I live in the city and sometimes I just want to get away from the sound, and people. My friend's parents actually owns...
    shellzz shellzz 18-21, F Jun 6, 2012

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    I Value My Alone Time. - recently i have felt that i have no privacy WHATSOEVER.  i need to get out of this house. they are always around. ALWAYS. who ya talkin to? where ya...
    LittleLady LittleLady 19-21, F 2 Responses Nov 27, 2007

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    Every now and again, it feels like the people around me are just too dense to listen. This could be from their actions or their words, but either way, I usually just stumble off to...
    TheTogaedHail TheTogaedHail 18-21, M Mar 7

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    Right Now - i do. i tend to isolate myself because of this. and then i complain that i'm lonely. lovely.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 28, 2009

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    I Need To - I have to. If I don't, I feel like I can't function properly. I'm irritable and so sick of being around the same people, doing the same things, day in and day out. It...
    Sinaname Sinaname 26-30 Oct 24, 2012

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    Time Out - Work has been hectic The pressure mounting up like a boiler machine I am passionate and hardworking yet I feel Im about to cave in The endless hours and the negavtivity...
    Coconutpalm Coconutpalm 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 20, 2013

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    Out Of Town - I like to go out of town and sow some wild oats once or twice a year to make me feel alive
    Dada5744 Dada5744 51-55, M Feb 27, 2013

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    I Wish I Could Get Away Once In a While... - Now, it's not that I'm overloaded with work or I'm looking after a sick family member, so really I guess I have no excuse. It's just...
    CrystalAir CrystalAir 18-21, F May 26, 2009

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    ... - I don't like to be alone too much, but sometimes I love to take an afternoon, or a Saturday, and just hang out in my dorm room and read/watch tv by myslef.  In fact, I...
    psychonrm12 psychonrm12 18-21 1 Response Apr 13, 2009

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    Leave Me Alone - I'm a very social person. I'm shy, so I don't go out and mingle well. But I love being around happy people. I was at a jazz fest lately, and even though I talked...
    CagedRaven CagedRaven 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 25, 2009

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    Appreciate Solitude - We live in a multi-tasking society.  There seems to be constant sensory overload, at work, at home...everywhere you turn. Once in a while I need to back...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 6, 2009

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    It Makes People Think I'm Anti-social And Weird - I often need time alone away from everyone else. I struggle to get through a day without this "special time". On family occasions...
    dominatedgirl dominatedgirl 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 13, 2011

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    Alone Time - I enjoy time alone everyday.  I have always had a need for alone time.  I now spend that alone time in more positive ways.  It is a good feeling to be...
    Pat598 Pat598 46-50, F Jul 24, 2008

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    Sigh - I feel like no one understands me and this make me feel so alone  Although I know this probably isn't true since we all share a common bond of humanity. Still I feel...
    blissextinction blissextinction 26-30, F Feb 1, 2010

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    Introverted? - Whenever I do personality tests, I seem to fall in the category of 'introvert' by their definition. One of the indicators of introversion according to the Myers...
    fellum fellum 46-50, F Jan 1, 2009

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    All By Myself - I require time alone each day, in which I get away from my apartment, my work and go for a walk - usually it is along the river towpath close to where I live. ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 28, 2008

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    Mentally, I already have a place away from everything. My own personal world that nobody would understand lol. My physical place away from everything would be a deserted island...
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    I'm in my late 20's, and have been in the midwest my entire life. I decided a few months ago to get away from everything, start over, and take a job on the West Coast. The city...
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    Whether it be a lonely cottage in the woods or a vacation to a foreign country. I need a place to get away from everything for just a little while. Somewhere that makes time feel...
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    But is it possible? Can you really stay away from stupid people? I try. I try so hard but they find me!
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    I walk around with a smile on my face and treat everyone with respect and kindness. Once I'm alone it turns straight to depression and I think about suicide and ending my life to...
    musicnote13 musicnote13 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    THE EASY WAY OUT… The amount of times when I just wanted to walk and leave home… I think it can be easily done but then again I got nowhere to go so I would have to find...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I like to dream about my fantasy world . I hide my feelings with a lot of people that are close to me and it's just the way i am. I also am going through a break up. Ugh i hate...
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    Often times I just think of escaping reality just want a place far away to just relax and think about everything and not have the influence of everything on me. Just get away...
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    I've hidden it from people a long time and now my family knows, but few of my friends know. I guess I'm so used to hiding it because now I try to get help, I seem fine or I really...
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    I did it again... I let someone in, Expecting them not too hurt me. Everything was fine.. Until that moment.. That moment Of impact when everything hits. It sinks in you. It hurts...
    audralina09 audralina09 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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