10 Weird Things We Do When We're Alone
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10 Weird Things We Do When We're Alone

Don't deny it. You pick your nose, too.

10 Weird Things We Do When We're Alone

We all have this image of ourselves that we uphold when we are out in public. No matter if we are with friends, families, or strangers, we all have an identity that is different than when we are with ourselves. We do things very differently when we’re alone. Some things are more normal, while others...not so much.

1. Talk to yourself

If you don’t talk to yourself, you’re lying. We have a continuous conversation with ourselves in our heads and when we’re by ourselves, we’re more prone to be vocal.

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2. Do a complete body check in the mirror

I work out and I like to see how my body is progressing therefore, from time to time, haha who am I kidding, I actually look at myself in the mirror ALL THE TIME. To build your body, to take care of your body, you have to KNOW your body. So yes, looking at yourself, checking yourself out may be weird, but we all do it when we’re alone because when we’re alone we can look at all regions of our body with again, no judgment. Unless you body shame yourself, like me.

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3. Smell yourself/ clothes

If you’re like me, which hopefully most of you are, because I would feel completely awkward if no one else did this either, but I smell myself. So, I hope you smell yourselves too. We contemplate if we should or should not take a shower. I often think, “ I didn’t do anything today, I still smell good, so I’ll skip the shower today.” I also smell my clothes. If I wear a piece of clothing for a couple hours and didn’t really do anything, I smell my clothes to reaffirm that they don’t stink and I will wear it again. There’s no point in washing it if it doesn’t smell...right? It’s just of waste of time...and if you’re a college student..it’s waste of time and money. Laundry is expensive. LOL.

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4. Sing at the top of your lungs

It’s like I’m having a concert in my own room. I grab my hairbrush, and sing into it like there’s no tomorrow. There are no limits to what kind of music either. One moment I’ll be singing a classic Brittney tune and the next moment I’ll be rapping like I’m the new Slim Shady. During this whole process, I think I’m actually good, but in reality I probably sound like a dying whale. Oh well, we’re by our lonesome right? I’m going to sing how I want and when I want.

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5. Dance like nobody’s watching

This is a judgment free zone. So while I’m jamming out to my own concert, I can be following it up with intermission dance marathon. Here, I practice my twerking skills. I drop it low as I want, and literally convince myself that my hips don’t lie. You probably won’t be seeing me showing off my dance moves on the actual dance floor, but just know that I practice when I’m alone.

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6. Toot with no remorse

It’s a normal body process and when we’re by ourselves, we are more open to in better lack of terms “let it all out.” Not going to lie, sometimes the smells and noises that come out of us are pretty surprising. I’ll often giggle at the expense of my own actions. Yeah, I’m weird, but aren’t we all?

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7. Pick your nose

It’s gross. We do it when we’re alone. Enough said. Eating it on the hand, ew that's just gross.

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8. Eat uncontrollably

We eat pretty politely while in front of people unless we’re REALLY comfortable right? So if you were raised right, most of us have some sort of table manners. When we’re alone, there are no rules, regulations, or standards to uphold. So, I literally INHALE my food. I shovel it in. Sometimes I don’t even chew my food. Yes, it gets THAT bad. I indulge in my chocolate and candies and I am not judged whatsoever. I might feel like crap afterwards, but it feels great to eat whatever I want, in the amount I want, and how I want. I’m such a pig. I know.

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9. Go on stalking rampages

HAHA, DON’T DENY IT. How do you think we find out all the gossip to talk about. Those late nights, we wonder what are exes are up to, who are so called best friends are hanging out with. There’s so much to learn about people on social media. It’s for the world to see, so we might as well creep. Doing it alone, again no judgment on how much dirt you can dig through.

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10. Get into Drake feelings

We portray ourselves as very strong individuals during the day, but when we are by our lonesome, we get into the feels. We start listening to Drake and try to evaluate the purpose in our lives. We question why are exes never called or why are new boys are ignoring us. We wonder why nothing is going our way. We criticize are whole entire lives. It just happens. So we cry. It happens.

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Being by yourself is almost like a process. We're so hyped with energy in the beginning and as you spend more and more time alone, the energy dwindles down until there's nothing left. We all do these things when we're alone because we are comfortable. Nobody's watching to judge us. So might as well be weird.

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