I Need "Personal Space" Sometimes

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    This is the biggest piece of me

    that seems to get in the way of my relationships. No matter how I explain, no matter how far in advance I warn them, no one ever understands when it happens. When I need personal space it is more then just "give me a few minutes". I get in these moods that last days where I don...
    EliRose03 EliRose03
    22-25, F
    Jul 18, 2015

    A Little Goes A Long Way

    I am with my kids all day long.  I sometimes miss my old job where I had a commute.  That time was "my time".  I never realized how therapeutic it is to just be alone, I miss that.  Now, when I try to have some alone time, it offends people.  Maybe one...
    silentwellofsorrow silentwellofsorrow
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Mar 23, 2010

    Back Off

    I am pretty uncomfortable with people invading my personal space... I have too many issues to let anyone that close. I suppose that if I didn't have intimacy issues, I'd like to be close to people? I dunno.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 20, 2011

    Im Very Respectful Of Other Peoples Space

    I don't like to bug people and I'm not one to crowd others much.  I like to give people space ...I am a person who needs space myself.I like time alone to think and piece together my thoughts etc.  I don't mean to shut people out its just that I am not one to crowd family or...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals
    36-40, F
    Mar 17, 2012
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