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I Need Space

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    Always Someone

    There's almost always someone around me. Sure, they have their reasons to keep track of me, but I need some space. I have to have my alone time. There's almost always someone close to me when I'm at home. I would really like to have some time for myself. Just to be alone. Just to...
    bluecupcakes bluecupcakes 18-21, F Jan 14, 2013

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    My parents don't let me go anywhere

    for more then 4 hours until I gotta go back to the house -_- they nag me everyday and tell me what I'm not. I need some space away from them. I've always been with them and I just wanna go on a whole week away from them just chilling out until I come back and everything could...
    cozybunny264 cozybunny264 13-15, F Mar 10

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    Alone Time

    i rarely get alone time,,,,but i love it! ...the time to read a book, or watch what i want on the tv..to eat when i like and what i like...to breathe...and take in things around me...to just be.
    forachange forachange 36-40, F Jan 14, 2013

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    I Need Some Space

    I was just married and I love my husband and have no problem sharing my space with him but we still live at home and even though we technically have a small part of the house to our selves I feel more and more that I hate the rest of my family being in it and I just want them to...
    fae430 fae430 22-25 Dec 29, 2010

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    It's Not That I Want To, Its More Of I Need To...

    Sometimes you're this perfect person, that I just want to be around every waking moment. then there are times when you become this heartless person that I don't know. you show you care when were in each other's presence other than that were just friends. which is what we really...
    taleijahrae taleijahrae 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 16, 2013

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    I Rarely Get It

    Space that is. All morning long at work, I get very little space as I care for very young children. I love kids, but they don't give you much space. Then the rest of the day I am with my two small kids. My daughter especially is always on me, like a cat. I love that she...
    deleted deleted 26-30 13 Responses Apr 2, 2011

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    Second Chances

    Sometimes giving someone a second chance is giving them an extra bullet for the gun because they missed you the first time. BE careful BREAKUPS Aren't Always Meant To Make Up, Sometimes They Happen To Give You A Chance To WAKE UP
    forachange forachange 36-40, F Feb 28, 2013

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    I Am So Happy He's Starting A New Job.

    My boyfriend and I have lived together since before we started dating. While it has been AWESOME we have also worked together for the past year. We work at different locations, but we work alone so we are often on the phone with each other. We carpool. We both have the same 4...
    PotoAndKoto PotoAndKoto 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 23, 2013

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    Of Course, I Need My Space!

    You know....I really took freedom for granted when I was single and without a child. Now I have a baby to take care of, and I tell you I need some me time. I need some away-from-everybody-and-every-breathing-thing- time! I can become pretty mean when I don't get my...
    iluvunot iluvunot 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 29, 2009

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    Bubbles!

    I'll stay within my bubble, and you stay within yours, kay?
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 26, 2011

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    Space In Ep Too

    There are times when you have to take a break, and break from EP is no exception. A break from work (holidays). Break from family (not a family break), break from society, etc and of course break from my ex... what ever the reason be, it gives time to gather our thoughts and...
    HardingP119 HardingP119 36-40, M Jan 23, 2013

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    I Always Thought I Needed Space

    I have always been one of these people. I definitely need my alone time, and do not know how some people can just constantly be around others all day long and not seem to have an issue with it. I think me being an only child has a lot to do with this. I recently started dating...
    UnderneathThaStarz UnderneathThaStarz 22-25 1 Response Apr 3, 2011

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    Idle Thoughts About Feeling Free

    I want to know what it would be like to not have to share a bed with anyone for several weeks. I want to sprawl out and sleep in the middle of a big bed, and sleep under a heavy quilt to keep me warm. I want to be lulled to sleep with music playing. I want to leave the...
    ModLulu ModLulu 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 7, 2011

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    I love my family. My husband is awesome kids

    are typical teens. Life is good. But lately I feel like I just need space. Time alone. Not like move out or leave but like a few days of no one needing or wanting me for anything. They love me but I feel like they are depleting my energy and I need to find a way to replenish...
    recycledknowledge recycledknowledge 36-40, F Feb 17

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    Sometimes I Just Need Space

    My first husband was a very distant person.  I had more space than I needed.  He kept his feelings to himself, so it was difficult to guage if he was upset, angry or even try to work out any problems when he just would not open up. I spent a lot of years as a very...
    weareonespirit weareonespirit 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 16, 2009

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    I love people who are sweet

    and who are lovely.... However, EP guys please DON'T message me too much. I'm the type off person who's quite difficult. I need a lot of space. Please respect that or I will block you. Thanks.
    Rosesanddiamonds Rosesanddiamonds 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    I Dont Know Why I Feel Like This :(

    I hate it. Times like this i hate myself. Hes an amazing guy, so why did i feel this way tonite? I didnt want them there, yet it was like i did. Maybe thats why...i wanted him to hold me or something but he wasnt. He wasnt acting very lovey or anything. So like an insecure child...
    BellaVara BellaVara 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2009

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    I've had a thing with this girl for a month. Then 2 weeks ago I asked her to be my girlfriend(I'm lesbian) and now she just seems to be clingy, like she always want to be with me...
    crazykim17ily crazykim17ily 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    It's like I'm in a bubble when I space out. I can't hear anything, see anything. someone could be standing right in front of me screaming in my face and I wouldnt even notice.
    jinxxypoo134 jinxxypoo134 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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    Ever since I was young boy I have always been fascinated by outer space. I used to write plenty of short fiction in grammar school with spaced based themes. Loved Carl Sagan’s...
    ProgressNotPerfection ProgressNotPerfection 41-45, M Mar 20

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    I believe that we all need time alone. To gather our thoughts and just be. I have learned to value those moments when I get to have time to myself to do things I may not normally...
    Jerseygirl72 Jerseygirl72 41-45 Mar 25

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    I don't do it to be rude, although it might seem like it. But usually, it's because whatever you're talking about has gone past the point of what I understand, and I don't want to...
    JennilynnCeleste JennilynnCeleste 31-35, F Mar 25

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    When I’m stressed or in emotional pain, I need physical comfort. A hug, a gentle kiss, a compassionate touch. But my man, he’s the complete opposite…When he’s stressed and...
    dragonflEYEfly dragonflEYEfly 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Let me just start off with some background. I have been a Christian girl all my life, my dad left when i was 11 this rlly took a toll on me, i needed my father's love. i needed him...
    Porcelian Porcelian 16-17, F 20 Responses Mar 29

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    He's been dating her for like a week while I'm with the sick kid, he told me he slept with her. - I wasn't ready to see him let alone hear this- I was still accepting him with...
    Stargasm Stargasm 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    For as long as I can remember, I've felt a strong need to share my life with someone special. Now, for the first time, I just need to be alone. I don't want to meet anyone, chat to...
    Iamhere4me Iamhere4me 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    Short history: We are long distance. We have been in an online relationship for a couple of years and we just met face to face last fall. We are on a break now, that I initiated...
    Selvmo Selvmo 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 29

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    So in the space of a few minutes I have heard two peices of bad news which I didn't need to hear. I found out my step dad died, ok we was never close and hardly ever got on but I...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Hello all, so i think i posted about it already. If not, then, here is a reminder. So my girlfriend of almost 3 years ended our relationship not long ago. I havent been doing very...
    Lonelyboy984 Lonelyboy984 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Do you do naughty things and get away with them? Do you feel that you need to get on track and stay there? I have helped women get on track and help them stay there. I worked...
    aspanker43232 aspanker43232 61-65, M 3 hrs ago

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    I try to pay attention , but I usually don't notice , when I space out ! I just happens .
    RubieeCeee RubieeCeee 16-17, F Apr 3

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    Well todays been spacey nd well im single now
    Sillylilwolf Sillylilwolf 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    But there's no one to give me one. I have personal space issues so I feel awkward initiating hugs and accidentally tense up whenever someone else initiates. So I rarely get hugs...
    NekroNomikon NekroNomikon 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 23

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    There are many goods on World of Warcraft, and of course too few products place to ensure they are most. The bigger your degree, the greater area you need. It may be quite...
    bnsshop13 bnsshop13 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I'm 23 years old and I live in my mothers house because I currently can't afford my own place. My boyfriend and I are planning on finding our own place and it can't come soon...
    blackksunshine blackksunshine 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Anyone can you message me but girls please? I need to stay awake.
    Enoch88 Enoch88 22-25, M 12 hrs ago

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    I've always thought I was a pretty okay guy. A cut above average. But maybe that isn't so true after all. I made the choices that got me to where I am today. I had an awesome...
    sirloinsteak sirloinsteak 22-25, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Daddy needed to make his sissy boi a little princess!
    PrettySissyBoiTG PrettySissyBoiTG 26-30, T 11 hrs ago

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    I need more friends on here. Not just people who add me because they think I sound like a good toy. I want someone to talk to and get to know. I want a friendly friend so hit me up...
    SammyLovesChu SammyLovesChu 18-21, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Hi, I am Sharon and I need to lose weight. I find it pretty hard to do this on my own so I think it's easier to have someone to talk to every day and tell what you ate and motivate...
    Iwantobeskinnyx14 Iwantobeskinnyx14 41-45, F 1 hr ago

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    Cars are THE BEST in transportation... You wanna know why?? Cause where I live, I live off a damn highway in country-like Iowa, so guess what? If I go any damn where I have to...
    Ruru88 Ruru88 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I guess it's my own fault for making less effort with my friends since I got a boyfriend, but they weren't the sort of friends I could share things with anyway. I need a friend who...
    worthlesslife97 worthlesslife97 16-17, F 2 Responses 32 mins ago

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    i need helpi need helpi need helpi need helpi need helpi need helpi need helpi need helpi need helpi need helpi need helpi need helpi need helpi need helpi need helpi need helpi...
    mm60907 mm60907 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I probably have some kind of abandonment issues. I’ve always put my worth in boys. I don’t know how to stop. They’ve always been something that I think has to be essential in...
    somethingorother585 somethingorother585 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    How do I believe my wife after what I have found I am going to post two as she says "Stories" I have found over the last week about her and her co-worker. The first one I found was...
    mcanant8 mcanant8 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 10

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    you to be the girl. I needed you to want to be my everything, since you already were mine. I needed you to want to talk, to come over, to put the smile back on my face since...
    Alexdrunkunc Alexdrunkunc 18-21 Mar 24

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    I need help! Please! I need someone to depend on! I need someone to be able to text and talk to! I need someone badly!!! Please females I need help!
    Somethingawful Somethingawful 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 25

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    Hey guys... I figured out how to feel better about myself, and be happier and I'd like to share it with you all. (I am aware this might all sound very hippie like...but I'm just...
    xxersabooxx xxersabooxx 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    I just need to vent. I do not need anyone to respond I do not want anyone to say it's ok or everything is fine I just need to vent vent vent and get it ALL out. So this morning I...
    funsnowgal funsnowgal 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I hate needles!! Omg, today I went to the doctor and he said "um you might need a spinal tap next time you come in." I freaked out. I was crying and sobbing uncontrollably. It's...
    Addictivethickness Addictivethickness 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    hi everyone. need advice. see I am a adult baby and because i have sounded like I m a girl due to my natural voice, being called a girl in my earlier school years, loving the...
    babyglp babyglp 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    Desperately need a friend... I'm sorry this is a long background story but this is the abbreviated version. I'll try to make things clear. It may just come off as shallow, whiny...
    ArtsyPatrick ArtsyPatrick 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 21

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