Succulents can survive indoors for small amounts at a time. Succulents are desert plants, meaning they are used to getting a lot of sun. If you have your succies indoors or in a shaded place for too long you will notice it starting to stretch. When your plant stretches, the spacing in between the leaves get bigger and the succulent grows tall very quickly. As it is ‘stretching’ to the find the sun. You can prevent this by popping your succulent out in the sun a few times a week.