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I Think the Internet Is Isolating Us

The internet is isolating us more and more from each other 62 People

    The Internet Tool - There is something interesting about using the interent to communicate that the interent is providing a barrier of sorts to communication.
    k1nudey k1nudey 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 23, 2008

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    So since the start of my relationship with my bf I was nervous about constantly messaging him and talking because I felt like I'd get sick of him. It took a whole year and it...
    carebare124 carebare124 18-21 Feb 24

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    The Internet Has Good And Bad Qualities - the internet definitely isolates pople. but that fact also adds to its good quality: it allows communication between people that are...
    assyrianpride assyrianpride 18-21, M Jan 8, 2013

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    GeneratiON Y - yes I think the internet is isolating us very much but this is the generation now with myspace facebook yahoo and even experience project its easier for people to...
    PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD 18-21, F Dec 11, 2010

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    Stand Apart, Not Alone - "We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone, alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in...
    PiscesDream PiscesDream 41-45, F 7 Responses Oct 19, 2007

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    Double Edged - I was on the internet while my girlfriend watched TV in the other room. It was around 10:00 p.m. when the power went out.  Suddenly there was nothing to do...
    CopperCoil CopperCoil 36-40, M 5 Responses Apr 21, 2008

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    This Is Disturbing To Me - I have always had a fear of going back into the future or starting things over. Even if I could do it better the next time around. I think it is because...
    assyrianpride assyrianpride 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 9, 2013

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    Honestly, this is something that obviously during my lifetime wont change but I am lucky enough to have been in a generation (probably the last) that wrote notes in class, went to...
    missquietriot missquietriot 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    Some Books For You - http://www.bowlingalone.com/   In a groundbreaking book based on vast new data, Putnam shows how we have become increasingly disconnected from family...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2010

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    I am addicted to the internet. Haha. I'm constantly on social media, browsing and doing other things.
    DanielleCaylen DanielleCaylen 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    Right after I got my iPod in 2010 I was hooked. Have gone through three apple products and my 2 phone internet is life!!!!
    kellycrosbie13 kellycrosbie13 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    So yesterday kinda got me thinking about something i always felt but never actually thought too much about. I realized that no matter how many people I find around, no matter what...
    anonymouslyherenow anonymouslyherenow 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    ... and sometimes I hate it. It consumes time and maybe I should use some of my "Internet time" to be more productive. But on the other hand... I love it. Internet is a whole...
    ListenerTalker ListenerTalker 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    things were better off before the internet. I think that the world was not meant to be so connected. I admit I do enjoy the internet a lot but things were better before it. also...
    Returnoflordtyrant Returnoflordtyrant 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    Yup... I remember life before the internet. I was already 26 years old before we first got connected in 1998. Before that it was just the BBS service online. In many ways, the...
    Cristofori Cristofori 41-45, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    The trolls as there known are everywhere.. I was on the internet from the beginning and the computer went from being $3000.00 to its everywhere and on your phone.. Well it opened...
    AgingGracefully AgingGracefully 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    My parents get so freaking angry at me because of that! I'm always on internet and I don't know why it is so annoying to them. Gosh... -_- I don't bother them when I use the...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F Mar 20

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    I do believe that internet friends are real, but they are limited. They can't really see you at your worst and they can't be there as fully for you as a person who is really there...
    Mattie1203 Mattie1203 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I would always imagine what it's like to have...INTERNET FRIENDS! I mean people say its really no different to having physical friends... that sounded out of place :p. Anyways, I...
    Happystar3901 Happystar3901 13-15, F Mar 19

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    Internet Relationship-people say that it won't last but I personally think that it might be more intimate than a FTF relationship. I've been dating this guy from Chicago and he's a...
    BisexualGirl95 BisexualGirl95 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Find the internet depressing really! Men. I'm an old fashioned woman who believes in real love and yet the net is full of men posting pics of their privates and asking sex...
    EnglishEmpress EnglishEmpress 41-45, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    It was a dark and cold time... All hope seemed lost... But then, rising out of the ashes, came the internet! And along with it all the horrible people from the dark times. But hey...
    seasalticecream seasalticecream 16-17, M 3 Responses Mar 17

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    My internet friends mean so much more to me. Like I can tell them anything and they understand. Plus I usually find them with a common interest so it's like we found each other but...
    xXAliCatXx xXAliCatXx 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    My "study" time is basically all wasted on the Internet- I'm supposed to spend 30-40 hours a week doing independent study but I'm lucky if I do 3-4; I end up watching YouTube clips...
    mblo2984 mblo2984 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    I'm alone most of the time don't have too many friends... I spend a lot of my days in bed or campus, I don't talk a lot and I'm very shy around people, I have this habit of...
    LadyMayah LadyMayah 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    How we think affects our daily lives. When we think, we attract. Yes it's true. Have you ever read THE SECRET? it's where everything lies on what they call as The Law of Attraction...
    imerosiie imerosiie 18-21, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Alright guys this is my experience from earlier chatting. I'm tired sick of people who judge others for not sharing the same opinions and calling them bad names. Thinking you are...
    HarmBlackstar HarmBlackstar 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    This is the sort of situation I never thought I would get into. I thought I was too old and too smart to make the mistakes I'd seen my friends go through in their early twenties...
    bewareofpity bewareofpity 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    Well at least I think my nipps are. I've got inverted nipps. I don't know what to think of them or what anyone else will think. I'm meeting up with someone soon and I'm scared that...
    LazyCatEmma LazyCatEmma 18-21, F 6 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    There's nothing more frustrating . I'm used to such fast internet ! When's its slow it Biggs me so much .
    lunaluna13 lunaluna13 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    Internet relationships are much more successful than FTF relationships in my opinion because online relationships actually require you to build some type of trust and COMMUNICATION...
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M Mar 21

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    I do LOL. I have made many great internet friends here though :-)
    cityfolk cityfolk 13-15, F Mar 22

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    Darn right . I have had a lot of rude people bother me on the Internet most of them where adults. Very sad.
    REALWORDS823 REALWORDS823 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I may be young but I DO remember the times before internet. I hardly used the computer and my entertainment came from TV/Video games. OR riding bikes XD Being poor in the 90s...
    Ruru88 Ruru88 18-21, F Mar 24

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    God dammit! The internet's too slow!!!!😱😱😱😱😱😱
    reading27 reading27 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Internet can some times be a waste of time
    Littlemonster77777 Littlemonster77777 13-15, F Mar 29

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    I am so addicted to the internet and to my computer in general. I first started to do online shopping. All of a sudden I was doing lots of research for others and personal...
    birthdaypartyforme birthdaypartyforme 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Hours in front of huge volumes of encyclopedia britannica EVERY book report or project. I do reminisce about the simple times before hand in my younger years but.. I'm so happy...
    nicohan nicohan 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I found the boyfriend of my dreams on pof. And somedays feels like he just showed up on my doorstep. I believe that a person may find love on the internet if you just give people...
    lonewolfxo lonewolfxo 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    There's so many things I did before the internet, that I don't do now. I remember writing letters to my pen-pals, listening to music on records, 8 tracks, then later the cassette...
    hellcat88 hellcat88 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    They're very important. People like sharing their opinions on topics and being rude towards them is horrible. How come when you're in person and you share your opinion, people will...
    UndeadMassacre UndeadMassacre 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Internet friends are the best <3
    01sparkly 01sparkly 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I have a few friends that I made through playing World of Warcraft. I could definitely use some more friends. Internet friends are great, but I'd like some more real world ones. XD...
    kaelanii kaelanii 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I have been chatting and listenting to music with someone on the internet for a while now. I have no idea whether im being catfished, scouted, under surveillance (oh wait the nsa...
    eggeye74 eggeye74 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Anyything yo want, you need? Internet is the largest libarary :)
    mslech mslech 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I am a believer of psychic abilities and the paranormal, but more often than not psychics are full of ****. There was one internet psychic in particular that I confided in several...
    Tears3 Tears3 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    This is a major pet peeve. I hate when people think they can predict things about me or they "know me sooo well". All the people who REALLY know me (and I wouldn't say that's a lot...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Mar 23

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    I think this website is dangerous for teens and children. There are so many predators on the internet & they can hide behind an 'anonymous' account here & chat with these minors...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    Adele rocks! Go Sista!There's a fire starting in my heart,Reaching a fevered pitch and it's bringing me out the dark.Finally, I can see you crystal clear,Go ahead and sell me out...
    SaucyMama SaucyMama 46-50, F 8 hrs ago

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    Think I might have an addiction to social network sites and wanting to become friends, maybe more with lesbian women.
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F Mar 23

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    Over my many years of meeting people on the Internet , there's one friend that I have kept in touch with on a regular basis. Now what I find is a Shame is that there are people...
    L0nelyWanderer L0nelyWanderer 16-17, M Mar 25

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    1. My boyfriend 2. Rain 3. Nighttime 4. Amy Winehouse's music 5. The thought of having children later 6. Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches 7. Open mindedness 8. Water 9. Books 10...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Mar 27