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I Prefer a Reclusive Life

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    Life As A Recluse

    Hey guys    I dont know what lead me to write this, perhaps a need to express my innermost feelings reguarding life. I long to live as a recluse. My dream is not riches and secular attainments. I only desire to live in a house up in the hills of san diego close to...
    Billionaire10 Billionaire10 31-35, M 4 Responses Mar 6, 2010

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    I Am Timid, Reclusive, And Quiet

    Where to begin...people say I'm quiet and timid and I have tried to be more outgoing and talkative but it doesn't work. I was diagnosed with being bipolar and so now I take mood stabilizers and antipsychotics. I used to hear voices that would say nasty things to me and so I went...
    dshalo dshalo 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 30, 2011

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    Loneliness Is My Best Friend

    Hi, I live a life on my own and perhaps in the beginning it was hard. I found at a very early age that whenever we used to go down to the coast for holidays. I would dart off down to the rocks and spend endless hours playing in the rock pools in my imaginary world. Whether this...
    jaguarWild jaguarWild 46-50 Apr 1, 2012

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    Becoming More Reclusive By The Day

    Hello,To be honest I don't really know why I am writing this. I guess part of me is searching for some answers. I think I am becoming a recluse or a hermit. Or whatever the correct term is, and I don't know how to change what is happening.I've always been quite a shy person, and...
    reclusivebookworm reclusivebookworm 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 3, 2011

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    More Semi-reclusive Than Reclusive

    A lot of the stories I've read on this site depict people who are recluses but do not really wish to be. I do and I am and have more or less been semi-reclusive most of my adult life. During the time that I interacted *very* socially with other people, I did so because...
    Retiree2003 Retiree2003 66-70 4 Responses Apr 8, 2011

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    I Have My Modern Cave

    Lately I have begun to isolate and not call people. I've disconnected my home phone and rarely answer my cell phone. I find that I save money and by not having to entertain others I can have no faults that can be depicted as good or bad. I like being alone. I don't have to deal...
    Micayla Micayla 61-65, F 5 Responses Jan 26, 2009

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    If there's something I'd put on the list 21st Century First World problems it's the presumption that you should share as of right all your personal details with complete strangers...
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    I can make my own money... I prefer to be loved, not bought. I don't like the idea of being dependent on someone. It feels like a cage to me.
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    Family is not an important thing. It's everything. The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each others life.
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    Money has always place little importance to other things in life
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 28

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    - Set boundaries. - Learn to say no. - Learn to say yes. - Always find time to dance and express yourself, feel the music. Don't worry if you can't, learn. Who cares who's...
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    I admire people who have nothing but positive energy with them all the time. I wish I had that positivity in my life...they are always happy.
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    I don't make mistakes. I prefer to call them strategies of lesser value.
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    orchidangel orchidangel 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    MYLIFEMYVIEW180 MYLIFEMYVIEW180 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Life is a song - sing it. Life is a game - play it. Life is a challenge - meet it. Life is a dream - realize it. Life is a sacrifice - offer it. Life is love - enjoy it.
    menna44 menna44 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I really do. Life is great, full of wonder. It is gregarious, full of sorrow. Live is exciting, full of discoveries. It is mundane, full of redundancy. Life is beautiful, full of...
    stupendusdude stupendusdude 46-50 3 Responses Mar 26

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    I want to warn people strongly: stay on the paths already paved in tradition or stay on the ONE path you have chosen and do not let anyone kick you off it. I can not stress this...
    QuestionMarks QuestionMarks 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    myownbox myownbox 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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