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I Need My Alone Time

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    I Do Well During The Day, But At Night ...

    At night I definitely NEED some alone time.It's not like this for me every night because of course, it depends on what I did that day.
    SunFlowerSunrise SunFlowerSunrise 18-21, F Dec 30, 2012

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    Alone But Not Lonely

    My alone time is very important to me. Especially after an evening with dinner or overnight guests. I like to have people around but lately a whole lot seem suffocating. To some I may appear antisocial when I escape to our front veranda for solace and fresh air when I'm cooking...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 13, 2012

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    MiAlai MiAlai 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 22, 2014

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    bella4028 bella4028 18-21, F May 9, 2014

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    My Time For Escape

    I am usually doing multiple things at once. Texting, chatting, reading, writing, working, helping out my mom, taking care of my responsibilities, etc. Sometimes I just need a break to do one thing at a time and be care free unapologetically :) There is not a more freeing feeling...
    CelticKarma CelticKarma 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 30, 2013

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    **** my entire life..

    . I'm gonna flip... Seriously. Why me... Why Was I made so ******* ugly?!!! Why haven't I already died.. Why can't I just not exist.. Idek what I'm saying anymore.. I'm ****** up..
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 7 Responses Jan 21

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    What impact does it have on people not to be

    able to find you at all? I'm sort of in that space. I'm deleting everything, all my social networks. To sort of re-group and then come back in a few months. I want to lose weight and find happiness. Is this dramatic of me to delete myself though? I just don't wanna be tempted to...
    marthabenzis marthabenzis 22-25, F 1 Response May 4, 2014

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    Howls From The Hills

    Yeah on some days I need my alone time from the world and everything in it. I'm not always like that but most of the time I am, I just like being away from everybody and their BS. Sometimes I just sit in the dark and listen to some good music while sipping on some cold beer, I...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Mar 4, 2013

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    not from any specific person,

    but in general. well actually, basically just time away from my family. But my friends also put a tole on me every so often. I need to have my alone time, my "me" time... I found myself putting so much energy into making sure everyone else was okay, that I didn't have any...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 21

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    I really enjoy and think its positive.

    I definetely love meditation and reading at a park. Makes me feel amazingly happy
    daddyinasuit2 daddyinasuit2 22-25, M a week ago

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    ...even though I'm lonely sometimes.
    Shaman1985 Shaman1985 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    I need the time just to balance myself, pray, think and empty my mind after a long day. If I don't have some alone time, I get cranky! Then peeps leave me alone...lol! Jk.
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    I find a lot of comfort in the ability to know I can be happy by myself. Yes, one of my other experiences is the fear that I'll be single forever (thanks, Disney) ... but I still...
    leftnwrite08 leftnwrite08 26-30, F 10 hrs ago

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    I think i can't stay with anyone for longer than half of the day, after this time i need some time to spend alone to clean my mind from all this world rubbish i have to listen...
    leuconoe leuconoe 31-35, M Jan 14

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    So I was talking to this guy for a while and we both liked each other. He came over to my house a few times and hung out but we weren't really dating. We wanted to eventually but...
    smileyryley smileyryley 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    Where is the time going? People speak of the right time for this, the right time for that...For example, the right time for that first kiss, the right time to buy a house, the...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    So tonight my friend took me to a party and I literally could've died because someone started shooting and I was actually right in front of them. They pointed the gun at me but...
    CalderReed CalderReed 13-15, M 2 hrs ago

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    70th post...Well here I am, first day of 2015, sitting in my lounge, typing on laptop, and crying like my heart is breaking. I don't even know what happened, it happened so fast...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 1

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    Honestly, I have no idea how to begin my story or why I'm writing this. Let's just say that it's about time that I vent all my loneliness onto something, even on an empty space on...
    TheMisanthropeOtaku TheMisanthropeOtaku 18-21, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    This all has been so traumatic for me. I'm 26 years old and the father of this baby is 31. I have one child, he has no children. We were together for 5 years. When I had my...
    Brokenwings03 Brokenwings03 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hi there! Right now, I'm currently 18 turning 19 in July. I'm also attending my first year of college of right now. I have a perfect family (two parents is what you'd call a...
    musicbox809 musicbox809 18-21 Jan 17

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    I’m tired of being alone, no one to share my feelings with. I need a touch, a worm smile, sharing my emotions and honest conversation about whatever the moment is about at the...
    1KindBuddy 1KindBuddy 66-70, M Jan 3

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    When I was a child growing up, I tried often to get my parents' approval, and it was always through my art--mostly drawing. My parents didn't care about anything artistic. They...
    benglishtea benglishtea 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    There came a time I just needed to distant myself from really close friends and family. No one was understanding me and since I am a pretty sensitive person. I'd pick up on there...
    tantralad tantralad 22-25, M Jan 10

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    There is deep peace that comes from realizing that you're happy without the people you thought you couldn't live without . I've been stubbed in the back by those I needed most . I...
    Tristee Tristee 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    "...love is patient, love is kind..." I've been sitting here with a million thoughts racing trough my head and I've only just begun thinking. One of my thoughts came to me while...
    SincerelyA SincerelyA 22-25, F Jan 10

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    I have been very lucky in this life of mine. Or is that even true? My world always appears so full of light. The outer rims of my soul like burning torches of fire in the night...
    Loverofpeace Loverofpeace 36-40, F 10 Responses Jan 13

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    I just got this from some website :P 1. How do you define honesty? The quality of being honest. Truthfulness, sincerity, fairness. 2. What is your biggest fear or worry? I suppose...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I am writing this incase anyone else finds themselves in a similar situation . . . Please do not worry about me, I have been free of this relationship for 7 years now. I am a lot...
    elimarie7 elimarie7 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I feel a little lost in this world I try a little noise and choke I've honestly never felt this alone Oh, I just need someone I need a little room to breathe You're making this...
    Luchs Luchs 41-45, M Jan 3

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    It's always there, creeping around the corner... threatening me, trying to take hold. it closes in slowly, on my home sweet home. it creeps, it crawls, infecting my mind with...
    HakuZail HakuZail 18-21, M Jan 1

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    We come in this world alone and we most certainly go out alone as well. I've learned that most of the time when people say "I want to be here for you in your darkest hour" or...
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    hello everyone. So I have a major problem... well, perhaps you won't find it as important as I do, but I really hope someone will take some time and read this. I am a sophmore in...
    loneeeelyinlove loneeeelyinlove 16-17, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hi. My name is chuck. On September 5, 2014 I received a call from my ex wives boyfriend as I was finishing my work day telling me that I needed to get there now! My son had...
    Nicholas1998 Nicholas1998 41-45, M 14 Responses 1 day ago

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    Pretty much I think about it every day how my life is going to go.. I always think how I'm going to live alone with maybe a dog Ya I know I have all my life but when I think...
    Alonzoisgay Alonzoisgay 13-15, M 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Wow! where do I start? I don't feel like spell checking sorry... Mom died when I was 32 days old. Dad died at 9, raised by grandmother, she died at 89 in 2001, a 16 year old...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 4

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    This is the first time something like this is happening and I have no clue how to deal with it. I've been spending time alone more than usual and people just don't seem to...
    delusi0nal delusi0nal 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 12

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    This year's was the most disappointing year I've ever had. let's start with valentine's day, haven't been wished a happy valentine's day in a long time. No big deal right? Its a...
    Simiyes Simiyes 26-30, M Jan 1

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    72nd post. I know what he is trying to do. He is trying to come back. To get me to call him and tell him I'll change and ask for him back. I'll explain. I sent him a text yesterday...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I deserve no sympathy. I deserve not to love or be loved. I deserve to be alone. I've one mistakes in the past with my ex that I could never forgive myself for. I've hit her before...
    lostloveangel lostloveangel 18-21, M Jan 3

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    So, to make a long story short I've been through a lot of ups and downs with my bf since we've been together a little over a year. Lately it's like anything I do makes him snap at...
    silarial silarial 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I feel like I am always giving more than I can. I try to fix everyone without taking the time to fix myself. I am attracted to people who have many problems. I don't know why, I...
    SkyDean SkyDean 16-17, F Dec 31, 2014

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    This is partly why I've joined this group. I'm 18 and recently moved into my own apartment. It gets so lonely sometimes. I have friends and all but I don't want to have to need to...
    dipeelee dipeelee 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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