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Wed Mar 14, 2012, 08:52 PM

How do you manage to get enough "alone time" in a relationship? [View all]

us introverts DO manage to have relationships, yes indeed.
What works for you in terms of getting enough solitude/distance/privacy, etc?

or
what is not working?
How do/can you balance the sharing-togetherness glue of a relationship with the vitally needed space and alone time?


I am lucky in that Mr. dixie and I both seem to need the same balance, which is to say that we spend most of the day apart from each other, much as we did when we were both working outside the home, but the fears of retirement being too confining never materialized, since we actually found a house that allows for "half mine, half yours" space!Close enough to holler if we need each other, far enough apart that our music and movies and putter time is not distrubed.

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dixiegrrrrl Mar 2012 OP
cbayer Mar 2012 #1
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cbayer Mar 2012 #3
dixiegrrrrl Mar 2012 #4
cbayer Mar 2012 #5
AndyTiedye Aug 2012 #6
dixiegrrrrl Aug 2012 #7
AndyTiedye Aug 2012 #8
no_hypocrisy Sep 2012 #9
MadrasT Sep 2012 #10
dixiegrrrrl Sep 2012 #11
MadrasT Sep 2012 #13
no_hypocrisy Sep 2012 #12
MadrasT Sep 2012 #14
no_hypocrisy Sep 2012 #15
dixiegrrrrl Sep 2012 #16
FLyellowdog Sep 2012 #17
MadrasT Sep 2012 #22
Alduin Sep 2012 #18
dixiegrrrrl Sep 2012 #19
Alduin Sep 2012 #20
dixiegrrrrl Sep 2012 #21