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I Want to Be By Myself

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    I Want to Be Left Alone, and I Have No Idea Why!

    So I am a 34 year old male. I had a good life by most standards. I had a beautiful wife and daughter. I had a nice house and my wife and I made pretty good money. All of the sudden about 3 years ago, I developed some sort of deppresion. I wanted nothing to do with anything...
    jg0093dcs jg0093dcs 31-35 2 Responses Jun 8, 2009

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    I Want To Be By Myself God Dammit

    24 yr old male, born introvert here... asher roth's song, 'be by myself'  basically sums up my story.    silence is golden, loose lips sink ships. introverts unite.   pzzz
    deiniolexos12 deiniolexos12 22-25, M Apr 10, 2010

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    Will I Ever Surrender And Accept That Life Is Good?

    A few nights ago, after watching a play performed by my college mates in campus, I decided I wanted to go home on foot because the night look so beautiful and the dark sky was so clear.... and because I just didnt feel like talking to anyone or be surrounded by people, not that I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 9, 2011

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    For all my childhood, teen and my young adult life I tried to please everyone and not get anyone mad at me. I then realized that I wasn't pleasing myself and I was mad at myself...
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    1. To be in love with someone who love me more than I love him 2. Being accomplished at a job I m passionate about 3. Look beautiful everyday 4. Being able to eat whatever I...
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    Even when I set myself on fire why do I always feel invisible. Everyday I try to look my best even though inside I'm such a mess
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    it's never too early to be putting myself out there, i know that much. but it keeps nagging me...is there really someone out there? i thought my soon to be ex wife was the one...
    dllahsram dllahsram 26-30, M 9 hrs ago

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    Speak to me those words I want to hear Let them leave longing in my ears Touch me in those secluded spots in my mind Make me yearn for more all of the time Drown me in your warm...
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    mrsOrochester mrsOrochester 31-35, F 57 mins ago

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    Clothed Clothed 41-45, M Apr 29

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    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F May 3

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