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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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    So I typed in "feeling lost in my 20's" on google and this app popped up. Basically, I do love being sociable and having a good Chin wag but working in London with weird hours...
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    When I picked my mood for this, I thought lonely would be the obvious choice. I spend a lot of time at work, it's very stressful. When I leave work I come home and even though I...
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    I love being at home and alone so I can be at peace, and I don't have to act to please others. So I can be free of of others judgements, lack of acceptance, and anger. So I don't...
    criticalminded criticalminded 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    Being Alone gives you time to actually figure out who you are inside and find the true meaning of life it's kinda lets you see the world from the outside
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    Sometimes I guess I like being alone. It's almost like I need it. But other times it's toxic. Like being alone with myself is dangerous. Thoughts and feelings emerge from places...
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    I like being alone. It lets you gather your thoughts, think about life, study certain topics, and best of all, you don't have to deal with peoples annoying bullsh*t.
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    I am tired of being alone and married. I do everything by myself. he will not go with me even to the store all the way down to the birth of my grandson. I travel alot and I'm...
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    A few weeks ago I stopped talking to all of my "friends". Honestly, I have never felt better in my life. At lunch, I have time to relax, listen to music and draw instead of forcing...
    willowwisper willowwisper 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Seriously? Why in the world cannot people leave one another alone to their own beliefs, culture, and lifestyles?? So tired.SO much negativity and hatred in this world for us,people...
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    Hi, a day or two ago a friend on EP asked me to describe to her how I interact with nature when I fly ( Hang Gliding) and she specifically asked about mountains and the air. So I...
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    I'm in the part of my life where facing big problems is something that I can't handle alone anymore. In the past, I used to think is a good thing to fight and deal with your...
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    I've been really, really happy finally getting the time I so desperately needed to introvert and focus on myself. This included some pruning of the friendship/acquaintance tree...
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    It felt like everything negative in my life was starting to get a grasp around my throat; my friends, my family, and my ex-girlfriend. Didn't start that way. The year was 2012 and...
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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Theixco Theixco 18-21 May 11

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    All my life I have never had anyone to talk to in my family, my sister got all the attention all the time, which has ultimately made me the person I am today, which is a very bad...
    JillianAourello JillianAourello 26-30, F 1 Response May 19

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    It's harder to decide when I'm aware that I prolly might not have a chance to live. I'm too lost. I dunno if it's worth deciding at this point. I've had to leave to several other...
    PartyGuy21 PartyGuy21 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Kdm0809 Kdm0809 26-30, F 1 Response May 3

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    Although technically he's not even my boyfriend yet ._. *sigh*... Its just that.. its so difficult to talk to him when he's upset. Why is it me that often has to calm down first...
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