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

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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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    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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    Somehow it always comes as a surprise to me that I'm going to be alone for the rest of my life. I have to be. This is the life I chose. It's what suits me the best. It's what I...
    stashd stashd 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have a group of friends and we are all different lets say take one person from every clique and put them in a group we have fun we love each other and I don't want to loose them...
    freespirtXoXo freespirtXoXo 18-21, F Aug 2

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    As an introvert, I enjoy being alone sometimes. Being around people for long periods of time can be quite exhausting. I like having time to myself to reflect on things and be alone...
    Sapphire14 Sapphire14 18-21, F Aug 13

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    I love being alone. I enjoy the peace and quiet. I enjoy being able to think without someone assuming I'm doing "nothing" and thinking it is okay to interrupt me. Most of all, I...
    ghostofacheerfulowl ghostofacheerfulowl 36-40, F a week ago

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    I think its called monophobia. The fear of being alone. I've always just thought that it was normal, that feeling you get when you're alone. I found out recently it wasn't...
    NyBrid NyBrid 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    University is both an amazing an incredibly scary place. It's a place where everyone questions themselves yet accepts everyone around them, which can make you feel very alone at...
    AlliterationAnonymous AlliterationAnonymous 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    My husband works out on the road for two weeks at a time and come homes for two days then leaves out again. We talk for a total of ten minutes a day about nothing so we don't...
    LilDrgnFly LilDrgnFly 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    Now don't get me wrong, I love/NEED my me time, or I go a little crazy, and I don't mind being alone. I can do all kinds of stuff by myself and have more than enough fun, but...
    beautyfromthis beautyfromthis 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I enjoy being alone sometimes. Like right now i'm alone and loving it. I need that time to unwind and just relax without noone else around.
    strawberry38 strawberry38 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I Love Being Alone. Meaning no bf, is a warm feelings for me. Even if you're living with a gentle kind roommate. Loneliness does not despair the emptiness inside me. I'm a...
    DiscoNight1970s DiscoNight1970s 46-50, F 6 days ago

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    I've always hated it since I was a kid being alone even though publicly I like to have somebody with me but be independent aswell even though I'm shy I always like to be around...
    Cloclo1234 Cloclo1234 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    At high school, I may have a lot of people around, but at the end of the day, I have no friends, family I love but, I want to connect with a person outside of my group. I'm sad and...
    GravelTack19 GravelTack19 13-15, M Aug 6

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    Since I was very young, I always find myself not fitting into a group. I don't like the awkward moment that I can feel the others not interested to talk to me and I may need to...
    Zbabe Zbabe 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    Sometimes I just want to do nothing or hear anything. Just sit and do my things. Like what I do now. Peaceful and quiet.
    sashimi9 sashimi9 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    I was feeling okay about this break up, but now two days have past and I'm so lonely. I don't get texts, I don't get calls. There's no one to cuddle with and make my terrible days...
    shammypurry shammypurry 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I just want a friend. Someone who I have things in common with. My best friend from high school and I have nothing in common any more. She's a lawyer and just looks down on me for...
    jaisikae jaisikae 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    one of my friends from last year called me and left voicemail out of blue. I haven't seen him in a year almost. I feel bad that his father died, and he had to take care of wills...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Aug 24

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    I really do enjoy being away from people most of the time. Sometimes even when I'm lonely, I want to find a place where I can be by myself.
    Friability Friability 18-21 5 days ago

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    I hate being close to someone. When i get close to someone i get this feeling that i don't want to lose them, but the truth is in the end, everyone leaves. Whether its because of...
    EthanNail EthanNail 16-17, M Aug 15

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    Don't mean in the relationship way...I'm a military brat moving has always been my way of life from one place to another go go go only problem I'm Having with it is I'm always...
    teardrop12 teardrop12 26-30, F Aug 15

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    I don't know how many of you can relate to this, but it's like I could be in a room full of people and still be alone... I feel like I can no longer integrate after all I've been...
    AylaOatmeal AylaOatmeal 22-25, F 10 Responses Aug 13

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    Probably has to be one of the worst feelings in the world....feeling alone when it's actually ppl that says their there for u but actually not or don't always wanna here your drama...
    XCrAzYBeAuTiFulX XCrAzYBeAuTiFulX 16-17, F Aug 6

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    There is some time I don't mine be alone. But there is time I wanted to go out with some one and have fun. That is what I miss. That is what I am looking for some one to go out and...
    Ladypanda Ladypanda 51-55, F Aug 22

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    I like to keep to myself and I rather just chill in my room alone than in the living room with my roommates. People just assume that I'm rude or mean but really I just like keeping...
    LacedYoung LacedYoung 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    Just left an abusive relationship for the second time . I lived with him for a year . 80% of the time he is my best friend and 20% my nightmare. I've gotten spit on, thrown against...
    leaom22 leaom22 22-25, F Aug 14

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    Intimacy is what I want most, but what I fear even more. The older I become, the more afraid I become, and the more sadder when I realize every person around me knows what it's...
    MichaelBayArea MichaelBayArea 22-25, M Aug 15

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    I want people who can make me feel special
    katelve katelve 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    “I wanted a perfect ending. Now I've learned, the hard way, that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing...
    nealbrute nealbrute 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    It's like there's an empty hole in my body waiting to be filled in order to carry on through life. Most of the time that hole is being filled with my ex boyfriend. Terrible, I know...
    Ashleyjoan Ashleyjoan 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    And it makes me wonder what is wrong with me
    MissAnnaLee MissAnnaLee 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    am home alone so wanting a girl to skype with and talk about gaming ' airsoft or geeky stuff really
    scottishbigguy scottishbigguy 22-25, M Aug 10

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    I love being intimate and being playful, lots of teasing, experimenting see what else feels good, I can show her new things to try and she can teach me new methods too is such a...
    dymx28 dymx28 26-30, M 11 hrs ago

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    So my boyfriend has been in jail for 2 in a half years. He has 4 in a half left. I honestly don't know how to deal with this. Yes, I have done it for 2 years but its just now...
    burrchris2012 burrchris2012 18-21, F Aug 14

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    I hang around my house day after day doing absolutely nothing. i convince myself that this is the way i want to live, that i enjoy being alone, but after a couple of hours of being...
    livingwithdepression livingwithdepression 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 22

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    My sister in law called me today and said they are going camping this long weekend and asked if my daughter can joined them ( their kids are around my daughter's age). I honestly...
    Curlyhairsheila Curlyhairsheila 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I want to begin this by saying that I was once a completely normal girl. I grew up in a house with a yard, two parents who were hard workers and a lazy pet dog. I never got into...
    Naivegirl0963 Naivegirl0963 26-30, F 7 hrs ago

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    Lonely life in highschool (Popularity and crave of belonging): Hey everyone. My name is Corrine and I was in 9th grade for the school year 2013-2014. Life was hard for me during...
    RynCori RynCori 13-15, F Aug 19

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    and now I'm a bona-fide self-loathing anorexic. Thanks to society's overbearing pressure to look good, and a lifelong lack of physical compliments, I've dropped nearly 145lbs...
    CloseButNoGuitar CloseButNoGuitar 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    The peace and quiet, the freedom to do what i want without being told not to. I love being alone at home
    Anth9012 Anth9012 22-25, M Aug 11

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    So yes we'll I got a depression and I'm only 17 it's really hard for me I feel that I am alone no one wanna talk to me or with me I don't have any friends i got the depression in...
    martin1340 martin1340 13-15, M Aug 14

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    My husband and I met a year and a half ago and fell in love super fast. When we started dating he said he was divorced and had a son who was 6. I found that cute. Being a teacher...
    expressmom expressmom 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 24

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    I don't mind being alone, I just hate feeling lonely. I've gotten myself involved in some poor relationships because settling sounds better than being alone. That's not the truth...
    PixieStixs PixieStixs 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    Eh, I say I don't but I wouldn't mind it. Then I realize that my fertility is questionable for one. My uterus and hormones hate me. For real. Two, I am ALWAYS in dire straits. I...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My spirit loves it. I feel so peaceful and happy when I'm in nature. I like the trees, the grass, the flowers, the birds and animals...all except the bugs :) but if they leave me...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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