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Left on your own in the jail of your mind

Electric shocks preferable to being left alone with your own thoughts, study suggests
posted by prize bull octorok on Jul 3, 2014 - 58 comments

The unparalleled delights of escaping notice

"Maybe I am extra aware of it because I am currently visiting with my parents, and they have a tendency to shout to each other between floors, and I have a tendency to regress, and suddenly, just as when I was a teenager, all I want is to have some space of my own, where I can read, and think, in private."
posted by holmesian on Apr 24, 2014 - 30 comments

Flipping the mute button of life

Silent retreats’ rising popularity poses a challenge: How to handle the quiet.
posted by Brandon Blatcher on Dec 13, 2012 - 24 comments

Don't Have to Ask Permission if I Want to Go Out Fishin'

Being Alone. A good discussion on the upside of solitude, including cites to some research experiments. It's even on a single page.
posted by not_that_epiphanius on Mar 20, 2011 - 68 comments

Far, Far, Away

Get away from it all. [more inside]
posted by phrontist on Jun 30, 2009 - 9 comments

Why I'm Alone

Why I'm Alone: "People ask me why I'm still alone, and why I don't seek to date much, eight years after my husband died. I thought about it the other day, and came up with a few of the reasons."
posted by Brandon Blatcher on Mar 28, 2009 - 195 comments

Yeah, it's been awhile.

"I didn't intend to go without sex for a decade and a half. But celibacy isn't something you necessarily plan."
posted by Brandon Blatcher on Dec 9, 2008 - 161 comments

Being alone and dead as an acceptable lifestyle choice

Life and death of an urban recluse Odd and beautiful newspaper story.
posted by Free word order! on Mar 11, 2008 - 41 comments

Isolation in America

Are we getting lonelier?
posted by digaman on Jun 23, 2006 - 135 comments

Resources and reflections on hermits and solitude

The Hermitary, a website about being on your tod. Don't miss the blog.
posted by ceiriog on Oct 12, 2003 - 10 comments

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