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

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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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    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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    As a test to this I will share with you my current mental state.. Pleasantly stoned, drink/smoke in hand, and chilling out at home alone. Does this make me weird or less than? Who...
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    How it happens, I don't know, but we find ourselves, two strangers, in a hotel room. It's a boutique downtown hotel, inexpensive but chic. Outside, the city teems in the stifling...
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    am just passionate but really would love to have someone amazing here to have life with,tired of being alone
    fredreckmax fredreckmax 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I love being in my room by myself, listening to music, reading and writing. But I get lonely. I feel like everything has been taken away from me. My two little cousins were taken...
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    it's so fun to be alone sitting in my papasan chair by my desk on my phone looking up buzzfeed Something about being alone makes me feel so peaceful. I'm the only person who I...
    SleepingOwl0o0o0 SleepingOwl0o0o0 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    So here goes a long story. I'm a 20 year old guy (about to turn 21 in December). I have always gone through life being incredibly self-consious and lacking in confidence/self...
    Shah190 Shah190 22-25 2 days ago

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    When I'm alone I can think about what I want to do with my life. I can just cry and it makes me feel better. Sometimes the only person who can make me feel better is myself
    RatchetGurl101 RatchetGurl101 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Why? Because when I was younger I was always with someone. I'm left at home with my cat & I'm not scared because I have him. But when no animal or human was around me, I then...
    MyNameIsNotKnown MyNameIsNotKnown 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    what i mean as alone i mean. no friends and no boyfriend. after sitting back and watching all the things my sister has been going through discourges me from having any type of...
    Aeril Aeril 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I prefer to be in the company of myself rather than having to fake social norms like feeling bad about what happens to other people. I like to be in solitude, where I can be...
    Lilyfire1 Lilyfire1 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I just want to know I'm loved, respected, honored, cherished, appreciated, & being told the truth & never have to doubt it
    Nae82 Nae82 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    It's great living by yourself without someone else; not having to share a bathroom, leaving doors open, listening/hearing the music you want, leaving things wherever/whenever...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    I've been in my room for three days. not meeting anyone my dad saying I might be crazy if go on doing this. but please, give me some time. Its a hard life phase for me now. I just...
    jalanyanglurus jalanyanglurus 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    berntoblack berntoblack 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    i like to stay in bed a few hours more and go to bed earlier so i can dream and imagine, a life that i want. a life thats impossible
    baeleaves baeleaves 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It's so...peaceful. It's the way I rejuvenate and cope with myself. I focus on my own energy and body in order to better understand what I'm thinking and going through. It's a way...
    Jthecat Jthecat 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm supposed to be the one in my family who never complains of causes trouble and I feel constantly overlooked because of it.Im tired of being the one with no friends who always...
    ST1997 ST1997 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    being alone is better than having any company ...most ppl u chill with will probably just give u crap or annoying the living **** out if u .....being alone is better than anything...
    Rae203466 Rae203466 16-17, F a week ago

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    Hey there! I'm looking for other military girlfriends , because my boyfriend is deployed right now and it's pretty hard.... It would be nice to find other girls who are in the same...
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    moretotheeyes moretotheeyes 18-21, F Jul 22

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