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I Need Space

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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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    blue951 blue951 26-30, M 5 days ago

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