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7 Special Personality Traits Of People Who Like To Be Alone


Are You one of those people who like to be alone? If yes then you tend to enjoy a lot of time on your own. Of course, you do have friends. But you like spending time alone and  It’s not because you dislike people, you just like being alone and there’s nothing wrong with that. As a loner, you also tend to have a higher standard for friendships. And you have very less need for peer and acceptance.  Here are the 7 special personality traits of people who like to be alone:

 Value Time

The extremely important thing for any loner is time. A loner respects and values time more than anything else. They know it very well that time is the most valuable asset to a successful and fulfilling life. They will do everything in their power to not be late, never waste someone else’s time, and will never allow someone to waste your time. Such types of people avoid fake behavior and do not invest their time on false love and fake people. With the help of self-awareness, they develop a huge level of self-respect. They only invest in people who respect their time the way they respect theirs. And it makes their friendship incredible.


Many people choose to ignore their thoughts and emotions. But people who like to be alone choose to embrace these feelings. They become fully aware of their habits and behavior. Self-awareness is very important and difficult to achieve. A loner always knows himself/herself better than anyone else. Self-awareness helps them to understand people around them in a better way.  Even at their worst time when they continuously get depressive and discouraging thoughts, they get through it because they are aware of their behavior.


Loners usually have very strong will power and they are well prepared for tough situations. As a result of their alone behavior, they have developed unbeatable focus and will power.  It’s not to say that they don’t get overwhelmed by stressful situations, but instead of getting caught up with distractions, they choose to spend some time alone and recharge. During this precious time that they spend alone, they find ways to cope up with the things and seek solutions.


Even though the loners spend most of the time alone, this doesn’t make them rigid and close-minded. On the contrary, they are extremely open-minded and are always up for new ideas and opportunities. Being alone doesn’t mean that they will spend their entire life in the bedroom. They are always open to exploring and going on new adventures. However, others need to make sure that they give you alone time before you go anywhere that involves several people.

Clear Boundaries

People who like to be alone always have boundaries but these boundaries are healthy boundaries. Loners are people with strong values. They Never feel alone and they believe in themselves. They have drawn boundaries for them. They respect their boundaries and will let others know if they are about to cross them. They already know the fact that if you can’t be faithful to yourself first, you can never be faithful to anyone.

Aware Of Weaknesses and Strengths

Are you aware of your weaknesses and strengths? Loners are more than aware of what their strengths and weaknesses are. However, they also know that there is always room for improvement. Despite knowing that they have imperfections, they still hold their heads high to show others that it is okay to have flaws.

Very Empathetic

You can consider loners among the most empathetic people in the whole world. They can feel and sympathize with others on the same level as they’re on. Feeling everyone else’s sorrows and despair is a very intense curse, but since loners are very empathetic, it is easy for them to find the bright side in almost any negative circumstance. They would rather find a solution to whatever conflict is making someone upset.


Even at the worst times in life, loners still, find a way to love themselves no matter what happens to them. Of course, there will be times where they don’t find themselves perfect, ready, or experienced yet to do some of the things they really like to. But still, they love every piece of themselves. They always find room for improvements and embrace all their perfections and imperfections. They embrace their inner child and find time to reconnect to keep the inner child alive.

Final Words:

You can consider yourself extremely unique individual if you possess any of these special personality traits. And though there are many other great qualities that separate loners from the rest of the people but these ones stand out the most when others are looking for a genuine personality. Do you like to be alone? Which of these personality traits do you have?

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