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I Need to Be Alone Sometimes

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    Alone Sometimes....

    i think that sometimes we need a little time to ourselves,a little me time if you like.its all too easy to get lost in our work or to forget that we need to look out for ourselves,you need to keep track of your own well being.i dont condone loneliness or being alone all the time...
    clayantony clayantony 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 17, 2010

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    Adjusting

    I used to be so comfortable with being alone...being able to do whatever I wanted, being able to think freely without distraction, no one around me to control the situation or make me watch something I didn't want to watch on TV. I even enjoyed it. But after adjusting to...
    TwistedVixen TwistedVixen 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 3, 2010

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    Shhhh.....

    I really need to not hear anyone. No sounds, just silence and peace. When my thoughts become too frantic and emotions run too high I just need total silence and space. I feel a need for clarity that noise can't allow. To sit in silence and lay my troubled thoughts out so I am...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 2, 2009

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    Just to Be.

    Not alert, or , yet, not oblivious; just alone.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 19, 2009

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    Clear The Cobwebs

    Some times I just need to be alone to clear things out. The day to day stuff gets all jumbled up and I can't think straight.
    Openrange Openrange 41-45, M Oct 9, 2012

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    Bound

    Shutting people out is what I do best.  I never realized how depressed I really was until I started dreaming about guns and knives, and how I was going to kill myself.  So I started taking antidepressents which don't do much.  They help a little but I still...
    Neveah Neveah 16-17, F Jun 27, 2008

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    Alone But Not Lonely

    At times I enjoy spending time alone, like today. It allows me the space to get in touch with my true feelings and just feel them without anyone trying to figure me out or inundate me with their agendas for me. Today was quiet but it opened me up to see and feel where I'm at and...
    Owleeeeease7 Owleeeeease7 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 27, 2012

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    Alone Time

    oh my yes everyone needs to have the alone time to much togetherness makes one very grumpy and then you can say things that you dont really mean its just your tired of never having time for yourself to do what you want to do when you cant if your not alone. It is a time just for...
    silvercoins4 silvercoins4 66-70, F 1 Response Jun 23, 2008

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    I Believe That Everyone Needs This... Sometimes...

    I think that to function well as a human being, we all need to be alone sometimes. I don't think it's strange to feel that need, or should I say that I assumed it was a totally natural feeling to want to be alone sometimes. Now that I think about it, are there really people who...
    Buks Buks 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 25, 2008

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    Doesn't Everyone?

    I'm pretty sure everyone has times when they just need to be alone. I know I just had a day like that yesterday. I was tired of talking to people constantly and I just needed a break. It's nice to take a break on your own., catch up on a good book.
    Melody08 Melody08 18-21, F Mar 20, 2008

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    I Am...

    feeling really overstimulated today. We had more than 20 people over to our house yesterday for Christmas, and I don't do well with crowds. I've been running myself ragged for the last few weeks trying to prepare the house (which was a MUCH bigger task than it should have been...
    chasinghappiness07 chasinghappiness07 22-25, F Dec 24, 2012

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    I can't be with people 24/7.

    I need to be alone sometimes. I don't mind eating alone, or go to to the movies alone, it's okay for me. I have people that I love very, very much, but they are not exception to this. I just need it. You have people you love, but that doesn't change the fact that you need air to...
    Airlangga Airlangga 18-21 1 Response Mar 5, 2014

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    Even I Do

    i really love and appreciate all of you. you've all been so caring are always there for me when i'm down and depressed. but even i need to be alone sometimes. sometimes i just need to sit in the dark and cry or something, maybe put on some angry music and hit the punching bag so...
    CaptainJackass CaptainJackass 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 2, 2011

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    Alone

    Since I was a kid I liked to be alone in my room reading or watching tv.  Even on Saturdays when my parents went shopping I use to stay at home.  Even now I like and I need to be alone for some hours I can't imagine being with my partner 24/7.  I usually say that...
    jc2009 jc2009 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 19, 2009

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    1hour Daily!

    I follow this religiously. I get disturbed when I don't spend this 1hour alone. No matter what you do you should definitely allow you to discover you. >>I think about what I want to do today >>what I need to change >>how I can be better today It...
    tenderfoot1 tenderfoot1 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 18, 2008

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    I Need to Be Alone Sometimes

    I need to be alone smetimes, because I am an artist. I focus better when I don't have a whole lot of noise when i am writing.
    OptPower OptPower 26-30, M 3 Responses Dec 14, 2008

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    How Can I Make This One Work?

    "Wherever there have been powerful societies, governments, religions, or public opinions -- in short, wherever there was any kind of tyranny, it has hated the lonely philosopher; for philosophy opens up a refuge for man where no tyranny can reach: the cave of inwardness, the...
    hbeat hbeat 31-35 2 Responses Jan 26, 2009

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    Being Alone A Necessity Sometimes

    There are times when I feel like I need to be alone, whether it be to regroup, rethink, reinvent or retire.  I find this time to be necessary and precious to me as I don't get a lot of alone time anymore.  I get irritated when people think that I am antisocial just...
    Miluna Miluna 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 2, 2010

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    We All Need It

    There comes a time when we all need to be alone, time to think, time to gather our thoughts, or merely just sit somewhere and let our minds go blank from the world.  @ times I feel so trapped, confined and almost locked into my life that all i want to do is run as far...
    AngelMercyless AngelMercyless 31-35, F 1 Response May 1, 2010

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    Quiet Time....

    There are times when i really need to verbalise what I am thinking - what i am feeling...i thrive on it and those around me can at times get overloaded with my emotions and my over analysis of everything.... But there are other times - when i am really struggling with something...
    Flugelblues Flugelblues 31-35, F 2 Responses May 10, 2008

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    Sometimes It's Gotta Be About Me

    I enjoy being around my family and friends, but I just have to have my alone time every day or I snap in two!  One of my favorite hobbies is reading.  I have to have quiet and peace in order to read.  If I don't get my share of reading time I feel on the edge. ...
    Luvbooks Luvbooks 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 11, 2008

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    I Adore All My Friends.

    but there comes a time when yes a person needs to go through personal issues all by themselves. and my time has come. i love everyone on here very much. we will talk soon.
    PTMAN PTMAN 51-55, M 6 Responses Jan 2, 2010

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    Silence

    I love to be among my friends. Even when they are down or in distress I like their company. I also like my beloved to be around. and I don't want to live without her. But when I'm concentrated or creative I want to be alone and evaporate. The presence of even the radio becomes...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M Jul 5, 2010

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    I Find It Hard to Find Time...

    i like being alone, in fact i need it sometimes, if something is bothering me, i need to find a quiet place and think, sometimes i feel overburdened by the demands people make on me i need to get away from this, and if im alone i am away from all that for even a short period of...
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M Mar 29, 2008

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    I guess sometimes is forever.

    I'm scared of people. I don't really want to go.. close. I don't wanna get close to people because every single time, I'm the one who ends up getting hurt. I want to drown myself in books. And music. And the activities which include 'me' and no one else. But sometimes, it hurts...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 24

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    Shimmering Waters

    march on a floating boat and look out towards the sea. it is quiet because you are alone but not completely. you look down in the water and see a wave of colorful fish passing you by, there glimmering scales shining in the sun. for this boat adventure you have taken two soft...
    MoonFlower28 MoonFlower28 16-17, F Sep 4, 2012

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    Sometimes when I'm alone I'll act out entire scenes by myself and make them as realistic as possible. I'll create characters and do random things as the character would. Just what...
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    I just needed to get away from everybody today. Luckily my dad is out of town so I'm over at his place in the solace of his apartment. :)
    TheGirlYouNeverKnew TheGirlYouNeverKnew 18-21, F 2 Responses May 2

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    Sometimes you make me feel I am so special..but there are times that I feel like I am just nobody ..that I have to remind you that i exist. 😕
    SweetEclair SweetEclair 36-40, F 1 Response May 11

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    When I get into my bed. But on a night like this, when I'm really tired and it's cool, my sheets are cool. It feels so good. I love my bed. It's a king memory foam bed which I have...
    lostinspace3 lostinspace3 51-55, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Hahaha My bro Edward jut gave me the weirdest look & he laught when he heard me talking to myself..
    BrutallyHonest13 BrutallyHonest13 22-25, F May 2

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    mostly because I'm saying what the **** is wrong with this person!
    ShadowofanAnglophile ShadowofanAnglophile 36-40, F May 2

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    I have never had a real relationship if only been fake or just they don't want to talk to me anymore I'm a loner and always will be
    ridleyswaq ridleyswaq 13-15, M 1 Response May 11

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    I've never found the courage to see if anyone feels the same way as me..
    payt0n payt0n 13-15, F 2 Responses May 11

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    I have shame in my self, therefore I hide from others.
    Kisstopher Kisstopher 31-35, M 1 Response May 12

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    I don't think I'm cut out for this world.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 14

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    Someone please msg me make me happy im feeling really down
    roachboyy420 roachboyy420 13-15, M May 15

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    I used to have an imaginary friend to talk to, but she left me for someone "more interesting"! Now I have to talk to myself!
    slimmmerman slimmmerman 41-45, M 4 days ago

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    Some people think I am weird cause there are times that I just want to be alone, and get mad if I can't, but then again I don't understand how people want to constantly be around...
    FFPower FFPower 22-25, M 1 Response May 16

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    Sometimes I just want to be alone, but then I realize that if I do that I will have no one to share the great memories I have and no one to tell stories to, I won't have anyone to...
    JustAnotherFangal JustAnotherFangal 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    LONG STORY (based on me): *Names and locations have been changed to protect privacy* Okay guys. This is been bothering me for about 2 years now... I don't know what to do and I...
    tloz6996 tloz6996 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    I've been crying all night... I can't really take this depression anymore, I cant take whats going on now, I wish she wanted me, I wish I had a life, I wish I didn't have...
    FFPower FFPower 22-25, M 4 Responses 23 hrs ago

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