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I have a life but sometimes like being a loner-is this weird?! watch

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    So yeah I do have a life-I have a few friends and am invited to parties yet instead of going out with my friends like normal teens would do during their summer, sometimes I just love sitting at home and watching television. Or reading books. If a friend invites me out, I'll go-but begrudgingly. The main circle of friends I hang out with though are mostly my friends' friends and I suppose I have a large family so I like being alone a lot but then sometimes I despair about the fact that I don't have enough friends in general or mates who are my friends without being my best friends' friends (who I wouldn't have chosen to hang out with had I not met my best friend). Is this weird and does anyone else feel like this?

    p.s. I'm 18 btw, with uni in Sept.
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    Yes, I do feel this way as well. Sometimes when I'm in a certain mood all I want to do is lay in bed with some decent music or iPlayer, or go for a drive. Nothing unusual about it at all
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    I dont think its a problem at all, as long as you have a good mix of alone time and socialising.
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    No. Perfectly normal!
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    If thats what you want to do, we cant argue with it. I have recently preferd my own company to the company of others and i think we all need some time to ourself. Dont worry about it
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    No... but obsessing about it is.
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    If you spend some time looking after your internal self then your external self will have more to contribute when you are in the mood. If that makes you seem like a bit of a loner to some people then so be it- as long as it isn't to your overall detriment. It's important to do things that you like when you go out and the people who you will most get along with will probably will enjoy their own company from time to time as well. Also, there have been times that I have had to go out on my own and do things that I enjoy such as seeing a particular film in a cinema because I didn't know anybody else who wanted to see that particular film. I don't regret those times at all- even if it felt a bit awkward at the time it made me stronger.
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    I could have written that. I've decided I like my own company as well as that of others. Sometimes it would be nice to feel like I had more friends than I did, though I really shouldn't complain... my best two or three are fantastic. I sometimes wonder how I got them.
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    I'm the same. I prefer my own company and if asked out I do the who "I can't be bothered!"...then again I could just be lazy
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    (Original post by Chiko 1001)
    Yes. Sometimes when I'm in a certain mood all I want to do is lay in bed with some decent music or iPlayer, or go for a drive. Nothing unusual about it at all
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    I'm somewhat like this, although when I'm alone I generally hate it and want to be in the company of others, yet when I am then I just long for solitude. It's pretty ******* annoying
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    It isn't weird.
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    Nope, perfectly normal, I'm exactly the same My brother's the complete opposite, he has to be with friends pretty much 24/7, he can't seem to stand solitude
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    I like having my own space/being alone a lot of the time. You're lucky that you like your own company - it would suck to need other people around you
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    Im the same...no worries!
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    I think it's weird to be otherwise.
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    Yes.
    Kill yourself.
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    I used to be the same darling. It's quite good, being alone. It shows you don't need the dependance of others.
 
 
 
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