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I Need "Me" Time to Recharge

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 262 People

    I Need To Meditate

    i recharge by doing meditation i am currently in a Meditation class i have been meditating for nine months now it helps me
    nbphelps nbphelps 31-35, M Sep 8, 2011

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    Escapism.

    Thought I'd share my story here too, originally in a comments section of this community (which I'm so glad exists): I'm by nature a social person I love being around people and conversing, going out and doing social activities. But that's just one side of me. Sometimes I...
    HalcyonGeisha HalcyonGeisha 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 27, 2009

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    Of Course I Do..

    All the time. I can't stay around other people for too long before I get emotionally and physically exhausted lol, they just wear me out. My 'me' time always consists of music (like Paramore, t.A.T.u., or Evanescence), drawing/painting, and alot of thinking. Often I'll turn my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 27, 2010

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    Me Time

    I am incredibly shy... I can tolerate being around other people, but after a little while I get overwhelmed, and I have to be by myself. Some people think I am rude, because all of a sudden I will pretty much just run away. But I am not rude, I am just afraid of people. People...
    JulieJu JulieJu 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 29, 2013

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    I Don't Dislike Other People But...

    It's been hard for my spouse, my friends and some members of my family to understand but there are times when being around too many people where I have to make or listen to conversation for too long makes me shut down. I'm sociable, likeable, easy to get along with. I'm not...
    IndigoSpirit IndigoSpirit 41-45 Feb 18, 2010

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    Doesn't Everyone?

    I really really do not like the way my life is going right now. At the present time the amount of "me" time I get is ZERO! The husband never leaves the house, he is ALWAYS home. I go out to work, but that is not "me" time since I have to be there and I have to be around other...
    katnipkitkat katnipkitkat 41-45, F Jul 28, 2012

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    Time-out!

    After a work week like i had.. all i want, need is to have a ME time. I have served, cleaned, cared for everyone, things, responibilities, chores, whatever! My four legged kids are needing my attention... and all i wish is ... to do as i want for me. ..and that is to sit still...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 2 Responses Apr 21, 2012

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    Recharging The "me" Battery

    Sometimes I just like to get away from everyone and leave myself some time to think. I can't handle it if I can't keep to myself for one time a day. It would be kind of painful. Sometimes it's like a side effect, I start crying. Sometimes I don't know why, sometimes I do. But it...
    freedomallgone freedomallgone 16-17, F 7 Responses Nov 26, 2009

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    When I met this guy I was still married. I was looking to get out of my marriage, and my attraction to him was a good reason to force my own hand. We first slept together a week...
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    I just need time for myself. Everything is just making me overwhelmed with life. Got school, then family, the whole moving from another place, Theater, and there are just people...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F Sep 1

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    My gf of a year and I have had a very rocky and confusing relationship. We broke up about 2 weeks ago and had no contact for about 2 weeks. During this time she reached out to me...
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    My gf of a year and I have had a very rocky and confusing relationship. We broke up about 2 weeks ago and had no contact for about 2 weeks. During this time she reached out to me...
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    My gf of a year and I have had a very rocky and confusing relationship. We broke up about 2 weeks ago and had no contact for about 2 weeks. During this time she reached out to me...
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    My gf of a year and I have had a very rocky and confusing relationship. We broke up about 2 weeks ago and had no contact for about 2 weeks. During this time she reached out to me...
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    My gf of a year and I have had a very rocky and confusing relationship. We broke up about 2 weeks ago and had no contact for about 2 weeks. During this time she reached out to me...
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    My gf of a year and I have had a very rocky and confusing relationship. We broke up about 2 weeks ago and had no contact for about 2 weeks. During this time she reached out to me...
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    When my wife and I first met, we were both in loveless relationships. A simple handshake in late 2005 took us down a complicated road of friendship, love, loss, love again...
    overtherainbow47 overtherainbow47 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 19

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    I heard about EP and I thought it might help me, because nothing else has. I'm currently 16 years old living in Matthews, North Carolina. I've always been the kind of kid that put...
    Justjonathan Justjonathan 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 17

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    I met this really great guy. He loved me with all his heart but I didn't even cared to notice that or like I don't used to appreciate him that much.. I don't know what was actually...
    Choppss Choppss 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    This is the second thing I needed to vent about because I realized how long the other story was. My other problem is that everyone expects too much out of me. My main cause out...
    Shinook26 Shinook26 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    Lie lie lie. I hate you. Stay away. No, I won't. You need me. Leave me. I ain't up for that. You run away dear. I ain't your dear. No, you are darkness I embrace. Run away bitcch...
    deltaofvenus deltaofvenus 70+, M Sep 5

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    Do you think it seems like my boyfriend is committed and making an effort in our relationship? My boyfriend and I have been together for a year and three months. It's been pretty...
    kissmyax kissmyax 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 11

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    these may or may not be my last words the world may or may not remember them death may or may not be the answer for once in my sad abysmal life my greatest waist of time i just...
    Ericsoftpaw Ericsoftpaw 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 20

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    I have been living with depression, anxiety and PTSD as long as I can remember. I recently found a letter I had written my Mom when I was 9, saying I wish I was never born and my...
    shelach84 shelach84 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    One of the things my mother used to do in order to assert control over me was to abandon me. She did it regularly. She didn't start until I was old enough to be able to take the...
    itsu526 itsu526 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    I think my mum has a stubborn way of thinking, she for most of the time thinks that it is only her way that works, even in the silliest matters, like for example, I like to eat my...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Sep 9

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    Always here for anybody who needs someone to listen or talk to! Feel free to message me any time!
    thefurthestthing thefurthestthing 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 21

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    I've got so many feelings and desires, but nobody to express them to! I wanna hold a deserving man tightly around the waist and caress him gently where ever he so desires. I wanna...
    WinterIncandescence WinterIncandescence 16-17, F Sep 22

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    "Lament" **Before I get started writing this post, I'd like to mention this is going to be rather personal about me & Chris's relationship thus far. With everything that's been...
    XxxFallenAngelxxX XxxFallenAngelxxX 22-25, F Sep 9

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    i hate my loser little brother. he called me one day and said, let's start a business together, wont get into the details, but it required money. i was elated cuz ive always just...
    blue951 blue951 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Being alone is when I truly feel like I can be myself. No judgements, no one needing me, no one annoying me. I'm on my schedule, my time, I can do what I please. It's just so hard...
    Li1981 Li1981 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I dont really know how to say this. Im just afraid my friends would judge me by my problems. I love my family so much i wish i could be with them all the time. I have serious...
    Username5679 Username5679 22-25, M 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    In two days it will be 10 months with my boyfriend who I basically have been dating for over a year. Not counting our break though. And close to our 6 month mark my friends told me...
    lonelygirl3011 lonelygirl3011 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    My husband of 2 years, and I have been together for 13 years. In the beginning he cheated on me several times, but I am still finding it hard to trust him to this day. How do I get...
    mck4485 mck4485 31-35, F 9 Responses Sep 2

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    1. I'm a proud mommy of 3. 2. I'm 100% Lez & proud. 3. I was raised my my awesome grandparents! 3. I am a month away from receiving my associates degree in Business Management. 4...
    LetMeBeYourFemme LetMeBeYourFemme 31-35, F Sep 3

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    Hello, Well Iam married with kids. I started having an affair with my friends brother. It's been going on for three years. It's getting confusing when he tells me it time To end...
    bittersweety bittersweety 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 15

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    good thing my workplace is near a mexican restaurant. So when i am upset at work, i could always have my break at the restaurant. What more? They have this mojito that tastes so...
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I take my personal space quite seriously. And it's been on my mind a lot lately; so much so that I joked about it with a new EP friend today. The reason it's been on my mind so...
    SaraBee1995 SaraBee1995 18-21, F 14 Responses Sep 10

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    I'm that kind of person that'll always remember your name, I may just say Hi and start some random conversation about apples or flip flops you know. And let me tell you, I'm a very...
    spash spash 18-21, F Sep 20

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    I have a major problem on this website. Certain men tend to stumble upon my profile and they find me interesting. They message me and have normal, decent conversations with me at...
    TheFrozenOne TheFrozenOne 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I use to get mad at people who would say something "s3xual" must've happened between me and my brother. after reading one of my questions / experiences on how he treats me or after...
    veronica4ever veronica4ever 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I've always been the one to compliment and build others up, to that I've always said in most conversations that I've found the other person attractive, male and female alike, not...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 8

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    I have this inherent sadness inside me and i feel it has been in me since time immemorial , ages , I miss living in a family I miss my gramma , parents , i miss viditin my...
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F Sep 10

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    My mom gives me corner time a lot. she says to cool me down and stop being annoying. I hate it.
    sofiaaaaaaa sofiaaaaaaa 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 19

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    Been at work since 5 and am bored as hell someone hit me up and help me waste time
    ridge76 ridge76 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Why does this always happen to me!? Every time school starts back up someone has to start drama about me! I'm sick and tired of it!
    kleopard88 kleopard88 13-15, F Sep 2