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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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    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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    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 41-45, F Feb 17, 2014

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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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    girlfriend left me today saying she needs space.

    ***** you can have the whole galaxy
    trentoy trentoy 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 13

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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.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 4, 2014

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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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    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 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 16, 2013

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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 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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    Bubbles!

    I'll stay within my bubble, and you stay within yours, kay?
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 26, 2011

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    Sometimes, You Just Need To Get Away From Me

    When I was growing up, I used to think I wanted a large family.  A loving husband who was devoted only to me, lots of children, dogs and cats, friends who came over all the time...just a bustling household.Now that I've matured, and mostly since I've been out of a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 17, 2010

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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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    Am i needed. or is it like the people say and i am just a waste of space and need to die?
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    I'm lost in thoughts I'm so lost in my feelings it's hard to say but I can't find my space I need someone that cares someone that really wants to know me for me in and out and I...
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    when I look out of car windows at all the open space of the trees and the fields all passing by it's all so free and natural. then I feel awfully chained down and trapped by school...
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    nicholajns6 nicholajns6 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    By the end of busy long and exhausted day I just want to be alone. I'm listening in to my tunes and enjoying my space. does anyone feel like that.
    Awesomegal81 Awesomegal81 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    Things are the same as it was before, it's no use expecting anything different. Hah. Misunderstood. Indeed? What in the air can convey your words directly to a person? How does...
    AB2WUS AB2WUS 22-25 Mar 30

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    she said you took you space for the weekend now you can stay away im not gonne carry on the same way well I have to remind my self I wasnt kicked out of paradise
    sirpercival sirpercival 46-50, M Apr 11

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    I have a difficult time making decisions and deciding what to do..... Maybe you can help me decide.... Three years ago I moved from North Carolina to a small rural town in...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 36-40, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    I need a break. I can't do this anymore. I've lived my whole life being dictated by how someone else is coping as to how much freedom I can have. Abusive childhood, abusive...
    random3hugs random3hugs 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    This morning, like he has every morning for the last decade, my 86-year-old grandfather picked a fresh wild flower on his morning walk and took it to my grandmother. This morning...
    cluemisa cluemisa 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    I just don't do as well on my own as I pretend to... so that is why I need a guiding star, a sun in my sky - a woman that perfectly well can stand strong on her own two legs, but...
    maboroshi maboroshi 26-30, M Apr 19

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    As much as I've felt alone for so long... It's probably what I need. I need to get away from the same routine, from the same faces. I need to depend on myself this time. I need to...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Life... she has gotten very serious. Very fast. What happened? I am 23, finished my Honors degree at university and working as a Business Analyst and Project Manager. Needless to...
    skapie19 skapie19 22-25, M Apr 9

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    I need you by my side. I need to hear your relaxing voice. I need to see your gorgeous smile on your breath taking lips. I need to see your beautiful eyes. I need you in my life...
    msb2015 msb2015 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 16

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    All nite I think about you Dreaming of our future together Boy was I wrong Your true colors showed And I didn't like what I saw Tried to overlook it Didn't work so You had to go U...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 17

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    You were so patient and understanding. You cared for me, and I felt so special. You accepted my flaws and all my stuff and I always felt supported and cherished. I am certain I...
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    Hi! Good day! I just want to ask a big help. I'm hopeless right now cause we don't know where to go or to ask some help cause there's no one could help us right now. We need a big...
    angelaalisha angelaalisha 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    There are things in life that I wish for - a better life, more time with my close ones, getting fit etc. Yet my laid back attitude is working against me, with me doing nothing and...
    HappieStinger HappieStinger 41-45, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Me and my friend are in our 30s, so can anyone please explain why I needed a confrontational text over why I turned my facebook off? He's gay and married, but for some reason he...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I am, and I'm not. I had to get blood work today at one of my doctors offices. (Nothing worse then surprise blood work by the way). There's just something about blood work...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    It really gets me some times how so many TG's and CD's want to show off their under wear to me. I don't care what kind of panties you have, there just panties and I really don't...
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