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I Want To Find Peace With My Past, Peace In Being Alone

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    Finding Peace Day By Day

    I feel like at my age I should have or at least want more from life... I feel like at my age I should be married or in a commited relationship... I feel like at my age I should have a career or be pursuing one... I feel like at my age I should not have made the mistakes I have...
    RockinRoxanneRussianRoulette RockinRoxanneRussianRoulette 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 11, 2011

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    Peace

    I have enough peace with my past as I am going to get. As for the other I know we humans are social creatures and need each other, but maybe I am strong enough to find peace anyway.  
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M Feb 15, 2011

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    Just A Thought..

    I always feel like i need to get away. By myself. to just think & relax. I wish I had that one unknown spot that no matter what i'm always alone. I never have time to think about what's going on in my life, i never seem to have time to just sit down and cry for awhile. I need...
    1boy1girl2hearts 1boy1girl2hearts 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 1, 2011

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    It's nice when I'm left to my thoughts. I feel like they swirl around me like butterflies. I touch them, feel them, understand them, and then I'm at peace. Sometimes they are a...
    alric alric 16-17, F Nov 29

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    I moved to Texas 12 years ago, and rarely have I spent the holidays alone. I have traveled to see family or been with friends but I still feel alone or like I am crashing someone...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M Dec 7

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    I Being Alone Well, I guess he'll make it official tomorrow. Hubby went berserk because he broke into my laptop and found an email I had sent to an ex boyfriend I ran into here...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F 7 Responses Dec 7

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    I like my little bubble I made, where all my favorite things are and I like being alone with them for a long time before eventually socializing
    emilylightning16 emilylightning16 22-25, F Dec 8

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    I used to be so insecure about myself that I was so devastated when my friends start ignoring me. Three months later , I'm okay now with being alone. I've learnt to be tough, to...
    Amaze16 Amaze16 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Today I went on a walk by myself. It may not seem much to some people, but it's a big deal for me. My dad was visiting my stepmom's family with her, my boyfriend was busy (see...
    LolaSparks LolaSparks 22-25, F 17 hrs ago

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    I am turning 23 tomorrow and I don't have a single clue of what I want to do with my life. I work because I have to fend for myself but I don't like my job at all. I work...
    thewildkind thewildkind 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 19

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    I don't want to live with my "family" anymore. I put the quotes around family because I no longer consider them to be that. They do not respect me as a human being, they treat me...
    xxbrokengirl98xx xxbrokengirl98xx 16-17, F Dec 1

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    I had a plan and knew what I was going to do, now I don't know what I am going to do with it. part of me wants to to with the plan I had and leave, and part of me wants to keep...
    imgivingupnow imgivingupnow 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Hey. I'm a new member here, and I was browsing through this website, looking for my old posts. I couldn't find any, so I decided to rewrite my past, in case anyone's interested. I...
    Madgiddypig Madgiddypig 13-15, F Dec 15

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    So, I am a 31 year old man, and seem to carry the baggage of a dozen people. Recently, it has become a huge issue and have become so isolated that I have decided that this might be...
    balexan balexan 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    It’s the question that’s been haunting me and that I’ve been avoiding, consciously or otherwise, for the past several years. Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem like I’ve...
    metaphylosopher metaphylosopher 22-25, M Dec 5

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    I don't care how much you'd say you want to left alone I'd rather be with someone than alone by far
    Chewbacca47 Chewbacca47 16-17, M Dec 9

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    What irritates me the most about my husband, is the fact that he won't let me hold his phone. I can not stand that! if I even glance at it, he gets mad. It ****** me the **** off...
    openlycurious openlycurious 18-21, F a week ago

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    I am so sorry about this, but I feeling very alone and sad right now. If anyone is online and sees this please help me. I don't want to go something I will regret. I am sorry.
    Scaredmonster Scaredmonster 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    My caregiver, Ariel, her mom just left. She's got to travel down to Monterey and it will be raining down in the Bay Area heavier then it is up here. And with my mom and dad gone...
    ed54 ed54 51-55, M Nov 30

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    People ask me if I'm seeing anyone. like I'm somehow flawed by being single. Honestly I can't be bothered to really look for love. Even though I might want to start a family...
    Cojaby Cojaby 26-30, F Dec 9

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    Normally I don't usually walk alone though the forest part to get to my house but I did it at pure night time. It's scary though cause I hear noises in the bush and I scream and...
    julia2002 julia2002 13-15, F Dec 13

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    I have made friends on here but im alone still.. Made fun of at school.. An only one 'friend' who tells me she will stand up for me and stay with me but ends up ditching me...
    Sourr Sourr 16-17, F Dec 15

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    I thrive off of the emotions of people around me. Im emotionally unstable by myself but when im with people i know people that care about me, im stable, feeling what they are...
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M Dec 17

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    It isnt that I have bad thoughts, its just that I think about to much when im alone. And start worrying about meaningless things.
    Disqualify Disqualify 16-17, M Dec 18

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    I have terrible stage fright and it's a bad thing for a singer because your full presence is required to be there for everything to work. Sometimes my knee will noticeably tremble...
    palabok palabok 31-35, M Dec 5

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    i live on my own and it gets really lonely sometimes. i see family fairly regularly, but i dont have many friends, either online or irl. and its not like i dont have things to fill...
    nathinitup nathinitup 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    This is just a rant if you wanna call it that. This might be easier to understand if you've read "I am at wits end" story on my profile. I am just trying to survive here. No...
    turnpike1971 turnpike1971 41-45, M Nov 30

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    How do you run away from the things that are in your head?
    miseriae316 miseriae316 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 16

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    This is the worst for me. That's when I think of every horrible thing I've been trying to forget my whole life. I love when people can make me forget about these horrible things.
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Dec 16

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    If I have learned anything over the last several years, it's that finding peace within myself is my best bet for any kind of lasting peace or happiness. I can't wait for the...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    With this departure that gave me another life to breathe in. It was not fulfilling for I am breathing without my left lung. How long has it been? Few days? To me, it was simply...
    JinxRaven JinxRaven 16-17, F a week ago

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    This is my new years resolution. To be happy and at peace with my life. To work on being more open and positive. Yeah, lose weight blah blah blah. Although, that too I will work on...
    Nitram13 Nitram13 18-21, F 13 mins ago

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    This could be fun, why not? Feel free to tell me what you think of this :D 1) Name: Daniel Burnett 2) Male or Female: Male 3) Were you named after anyone? No, not to my...
    DanBurnett DanBurnett 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    Since me and my ex girlfriend broke up I could not find another like her . We being six years together . Those those were the best years ever I had in my life. I want to fall in...
    manwarkhn manwarkhn 41-45 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Before my birth my Mom was told no heartbeat can be found ,your child has died and we need to remove the fetus ,,Mom said no ,,,I want my Mom and her friends to pray ,,they did...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 29

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    I have been in love twice in my life. Years ago there was a girl I loved. But I had to love her from afar and never told her. We never dated because religion was separating us and...
    ManinNY ManinNY 41-45, M Dec 7

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    I have been in love twice in my life. Years ago there was a girl I loved. But I had to love her from afar and never told her. We never dated because religion was separating us and...
    ManinNY ManinNY 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    I've always preferred being alone. No one to yell at me, no one to worry about. I don't really fancy large crowds much.... I feel caved in, and claustrophobic. I like being alone...
    BENDrowned BENDrowned 18-21, F Nov 28

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    I'm going to tell a story, so prepare for a lengthy read. Read it if you like, or not, I just need to write it down. I'm going to start at a very important part of my experience...
    soulrebel78 soulrebel78 36-40, F Nov 30

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    Background: It's easy to forget we are creatures of habit. It's great to have a job, car, money along with all the basic essentials of a balanced lifestyle. But for a moment, start...
    holidaygrudge holidaygrudge 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    Masking the pain in a smile, gesture, that others see I hide in the darkest hours at night Seeking, finding comfort in a song Melody making me move like no other These feelings I...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Thank you god for today, you had been give me an amazing blessing and important moment for my growth. Once before i was very sad and feel tremendous pain because of my blindness...
    blackravencat blackravencat 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 12

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    Warning, this is long, but I feel as though I have to tell the full details of the story. Even if no one responds, I just need the catharsis of letting it all out for once...
    sketchit sketchit 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    Hi, my name is Laura and I'm 21 years old. Two years ago (start of 2013) I moved from my hometown in NSW, Australia, to South Australia to start university. I'm a musician and...
    Lesmall Lesmall 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I hear You "men" complain a lot. Ive heard You cry about Mens heath Issues.Yet I never see Any one doing any thing but bash feminist. I think If You realy cared We Wouldsee thinks...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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