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I Need To Spend Some Time Alone

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 4 People

    I really need to get away from everybody and everything just for a couple of days or more, I need to allow myself to pull myself together.. (I can't believe I used "relapse...
    PiecingMeBackTogether PiecingMeBackTogether 18-21 1 Response Sep 8

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    I think it can be viewed as a personality flaw to admit that you like spending time alone. We live in a society that celebrates being an extrovert and being as social as possible...
    Kikiface22 Kikiface22 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Being alone is when I truly feel like I can be myself. No judgements, no one needing me, no one annoying me. I'm on my schedule, my time, I can do what I please. It's just so hard...
    Li1981 Li1981 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    At lunch I always sit alone but yesterday some kids came and talked to me, so I wasn't alone for once
    JalenFrankie616 JalenFrankie616 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I know that it is often looked down upon or not understood, but I cherish my alone time. I can process my thoughts, relax, read, whatever I want to do, because my time is my own...
    sweetie8403 sweetie8403 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm a homebody, no doubt about it. I go to parties but I get bored easily. I love to stay home by myself and curl up with some hot chocolate and read some John Grisham.
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I want lots of attention and physical company from my man i am ******* sick of being alone!!
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    I had a child with a girlfriend when I was 19 years old but unfortunately things didn't work out between us and we split up. A year later I left my home country and travelled...
    Ikike Ikike 31-35, M a week ago

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    I play an online game with my some friends I have never met in person. (This isn't an MMORPG game. We actually have to talk to each other as real people, not characters.) I plan to...
    Teiru Teiru 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 12

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    If I didn't need it to study, it wouldn't be on most of the day.
    Iancharles Iancharles 18-21, M Sep 11

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    can someone be of help to me?
    piema1 piema1 26-30 5 days ago

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    I try not to be resentful or wallow in the past but I do think what if... Once in a while I will wish I had known something I know now so I could've made better decisions. If I...
    cinaflower cinaflower 41-45, F Sep 22

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    I am my own best friend. I have to be
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I'm always at home 24 hours a day and i don't like going out there! Just me, computer, phone and internet :D
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    That's how it's always been and always going to be because no one wants to talk to me or include me in anything anyway ;P
    Fred363 Fred363 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    And I took this picture, while gardening this morning.
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    But will they let me Been here a year. Found enemies. And barriers. Am disgusted by both. Disgusted that i can be framed. And we can be corraled. By egos and...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 11

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    Moon coming up over hills on overpriced phone camera.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 11

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    Moon came up almost full but now cant see what may be milky way.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 11

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    I want to be with nature. But am not able to. Want to flow with the waves of a river. Want to be at the peak of a mountain and still rise up more. Want to flow free like air.
    vin123123 vin123123 31-35, M Sep 12

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    Live in the DC area - new to the area, from FL looking to make more friends and camp/hike out now that winter is coming.
    Swimrguy86 Swimrguy86 26-30, M Sep 12

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    People often ask me what I am gonna do over the weekend and I hate this stupid question. It is because I don’t know! I don’t make lots of plans to spend the entire weekend...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 13

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    It all started out ordinarily. As I started in college, I got in class with this girl named Rosalina. She was this cute/nerdy type, often talking about games and anime. She was the...
    Zeddion Zeddion 18-21, M Sep 20

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    My life is a little bit overloaded these days, and while it is rewarding, it is also disappointing that I don't have more time for some of the fun things in my life - like this...
    shoehorny shoehorny 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 19

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    I work around people all day, so sometimes when I get home I turn off my phone, close the curtains, light some candles, and spend some time with myself!
    artofpleasure artofpleasure 36-40, F 7 Responses Sep 5

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    23 Things Why Spending Time Alone Is Awesome! by Jamie Varon, a Thought Catalog West Coast Producer, a writer and a coffee lover. 1. A weekend in which you have no plans, no...
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F Sep 7

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    First of all. Money, to me, is only a resource that allows me to live where I live, buy food, gas, etc. I have been rich, I have not had a cent to my family name, yet money never...
    RegicideJester RegicideJester 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    So.......for the past few months I have been in a relationship with my best friend from college and her husband, Last night we all went out for supper and they dropped a bombshell...
    nic1976 nic1976 36-40, F a week ago

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    I don't really even know where to begin, but I do know that this is the way I feel. I don't feel like I have anyone in my life who lifts me up or encourages me. I have lost pretty...
    amwatts93 amwatts93 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 5

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    I need advise on how do I get divorce without hurting my wife and kids.. My wife is good human being .. It's just that nothing happens the way I wanted my married life to go.. It's...
    lovencare lovencare 46-50, M 2 Responses Sep 18

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    Three weeks have passed and it feels like a decade has gone by. I can't believe that it is only three weeks since my twin sister moved to Argentina, where she will be staying for a...
    auem0312 auem0312 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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    I have been with my boyfriend for over a year and have helped him everyday with anxiety problems and ocd even when he has anger outbursts and says terrible things i stuck by him...
    hannah7656 hannah7656 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    I am stucked between a hard place and a rock. I fell in love with this guy and everything was going great . Until he told me just a few weeks ago that he still had feels for his EX...
    Fanteyzhuh Fanteyzhuh 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    Maybe one of the things I have come to dreed the most about living alone, and spending time alone. I remeber it first was a premium, "Yes!" all those things I could do on my own...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Sep 6

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    I am so alone and I hate it! Growing up my family moved a lot and during my whole childhood I had been to 8 different schools and I've never had any friends to play with. I...
    lon12 lon12 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 21

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    I don't know how it got to this. I guess somehow gradually. I used to be fun and social. But since I don't have many close friends, every summer I spend at home sitting inside all...
    flowywinds flowywinds 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm a loner, but I don't think that's a bad thing. I have a large family I hang out with a lot, and a couple good friends, but I spend most of my free time alone, willingly...
    PastaBanana PastaBanana 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 16

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    It’s been a while since I sat down and wrote down my feelings. Yes, I wrote a diary, but it didn’t seem to bring back the creative part of me. I’ve got so many feelings in me...
    different33 different33 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    One of the things my mother used to do in order to assert control over me was to abandon me. She did it regularly. She didn't start until I was old enough to be able to take the...
    itsu526 itsu526 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    Am I wrong for getting bent out of shape when no one sang happy birthday to me during my birthday? I mean everything I did was what everyone else wanted to do. I didn't want to go...
    Shinook26 Shinook26 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    Ok I really need help on this one please and thank you. How does a man call and text you everyday to ask for you to come hang out,hold ya tight and not let go,kiss ya so softly...
    mouse2816 mouse2816 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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    I have this one guy bestfriend, we are super close and he loved this one girl but this girl is so jealous whenever he see me with this guy cause you know they loved each other. But...
    saffaismail saffaismail 16-17, F Sep 5

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    I am a 30 yo male married for 7 years with my wife (28yo) for 12 years. we have 2 small children (6&4) together. I have been having an affair for approx. 4 months now with a woman...
    DIWK14 DIWK14 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 10

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    I often feel insecure and vulnerable, and really when I act out, all I need is some genuine love and support. It's hard being so alone all the time in thought and deed. I don't...
    WinterIncandescence WinterIncandescence 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    sometimes I get up in wht I think is a bad mood which c an lead to a bad day ..those times I really need to b left alone or ill take my temper out on someone. thrs no actual reason...
    prettyflamingo prettyflamingo 41-45, F Sep 16

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    I mean, we've got all these little twerps running around spending more time worrying about their own ''swag'' and how much money they can score off their parents than getting a job...
    Roninturnedmartyr Roninturnedmartyr 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I love her so much. But she has feelings for someone else. I haven't stopped crying sense Saturday. Actually writing this right now my eyes are watery. I went back to school today...
    NotTheRealMe99 NotTheRealMe99 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 2