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I Am Happier Single Than In a Relationship

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    Might Be True For Me Too

    I just turned 30 and ended a relatively short relationship (1 year and 8 months) that felt more like a long-term marriage. We made very big steps together very quickly like moving in together and making a long distance move. When I look back on previous relationships, I do...
    esthersigne esthersigne 26-30 May 28, 2012

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    Amen to That

     Relationships are too much work ... I cant  deal with the beginning of them plus im to self conscious and i have this horrible trust issue . So im better off .. which makes me happy to realize this about myself .Maybe one day ill meet someone but if not ill settle for...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F Jan 4, 2008

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    Not Quite Sure What Is Going On.

    Well, here I am again. In a relationship. This time it is so much different! Usually I am completely obsessed by my relationships, they where my happiness. They defined me as a person. I count down the days where I would see their face and be too ******* needy. EUGH! cringe...
    blurredlines21 blurredlines21 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 18, 2013

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    I Am Starting to Believe...

    that I am happier single than in a relationship.. I am 39 years old. At age 30 I broke up with my boyfriend of the time and promised to give myself a year away from dating, sex, etc. Just take a year of time to get to know myself better and to be free. Well, that one year turned...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 7, 2009

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    i met the love of my life almost 6 years ago. he was the sweetest gentle sensitive man. he proposed 6 months in and i honestly thought my dreams were coming true. i was the...
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    Me and my boyfriend have been together for a year and a half. He moved an hour away to begin the police academy 3 months into our relationship. We had our rough moments with the...
    Levi8a Levi8a 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I am absolutely happy with my single status. It is no harm until I vent out my frustion on others. And I don't. And I don't blame others either for my being single.
    hiddentears hiddentears 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    I was a single father after my divorce. I raised my two kids alone with no help from their mother. So I honestly understand how hard single mothers have to work to keep it all...
    thebustierthebetter thebustierthebetter 46-50, M 9 hrs ago

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    I've been with my boyfriend for 3 1/2 years, we have a 2 1/2 year old son. He is my high school sweetheart and my best friend. I love him as a person, my boyfriend and as the...
    TonTon6 TonTon6 18-21, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    chavacc11 chavacc11 26-30, F 20 hrs ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    chavacc11 chavacc11 26-30, F 20 hrs ago

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    I know what I am looking for when it comes to looking for a lifetime partner. I do get scared of being single and alone forever, that thought does kill me, but on another note I...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    I use to adore being single til someone came along and washed that all away. For me, being single has always been a comfort. Relationships take a lot of work and effort on both...
    plusisamust plusisamust 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am trying to be kind, not a Nice Guy. The world has enough of those. I've gotten rid of a lot of Nice Guy Syndrome since my teens and twenties. No more expecting to "win" a...
    jdhammer84 jdhammer84 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    “He’s changed,” is the line I was told for many, many years. I’ve learned last year that he has not changed. Matter of fact, he’s acquired more negative ‘aspects.’ I...
    OlivePhire OlivePhire 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    tessaccaa tessaccaa 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    tessaccaa tessaccaa 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    By the age of two my mother and I were on our own. My father was an abusive *****. Not sexually abusive. He was just a violent and unstable kind of guy. Too much for my mother to...
    FriendlyBryan FriendlyBryan 46-50, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    no more anxiously awaiting you to text me back. no more fighting over you talking to other girls that you say you'll stop talking to. no more wondering why you lie. being...
    daydreamer27 daydreamer27 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm single for so many reasons. The number one reason is because I'm petrified of the bad that some relationships can cause. Another reason is because I know I'm young and that...
    Outline Outline 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    To all of you who know, and to those that don't know, I recently got out of a relationship - a sort of trial relationship. I learnt a lot about myself and the nature of...
    KilljoyKitty KilljoyKitty 18-21, M 9 Responses 5 days ago

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    I ****** up, I ruined the best chance I had at relationship. Today started so well, I woke up at 4 in the morning to be with her, as with her as I could be since she lives in...
    itscake itscake 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    chriscc11 chriscc11 26-30, F Jul 21

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    chriscc11 chriscc11 26-30, F Jul 21

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    chriscc11 chriscc11 26-30, F Jul 21

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    being single has alot of it's great benefits! freedom to choose, act without the approval of another.
    amymayoral01 amymayoral01 51-55, F Jul 20

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    U & Me forever this way www.nidhisuraj.com There are so many Love Stories in this world. Few stories become so famous but few are unsaid and been buried with time. Few...
    evan003 evan003 18-21, F Jul 20

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    I don't like the idea of giving up on her but sometimes enough is enough.
    seejayzee seejayzee 46-50, M 4 Responses Jul 20

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    me too totally I am so much better off by myself
    SpiritWolfe741 SpiritWolfe741 41-45, F Jul 19

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    I think it is more of a case of making someone else unhappy whether married or in a relationship.
    DARRIN001 DARRIN001 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    Why Am I Sill Single? It is a question I am getting as I now enter middle age. I just think that I am one of the most selfish people I have ever met. There is no one telling me I...
    DARRIN001 DARRIN001 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 19

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    Why Am I Sill Single? It is a question I am getting as I now enter middle age. I just think that I am one of the most selfish people I have ever met. There is no one telling me I...
    DARRIN001 DARRIN001 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    It's so ****** up that singles are looked down upon all because being single isn't considered "normal." We are considered as lonely and depressed. I call that bullshit. How can you...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I like the freedom being single gives me, it's the regular physical contact with someone that I miss..... I am just not a one night stand girl. But I would rather be single than...
    Oliviaa92 Oliviaa92 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    ultacc11 ultacc11 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    ultacc11 ultacc11 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    aylinacc11 aylinacc11 26-30, F Jul 16

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    I know most people hate being single , and so do I. Not to sound arrogant but I know that its not because of my looks nor my personality . My situation in in makes it hard for me...
    Thomasjay Thomasjay 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    As it pains me to write this, there are truly days where this is true. Yes, I love my wife, but being rejected, feeling rejection isn't something one can get over easily and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jul 15

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    well im 32 and never dated. i want a relationship but theres a weird part of me. im a demisexual i dont lust like everyone else im probably partly asexual as well. for me its more...
    screechowl83 screechowl83 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    susancc12 susancc12 26-30, F Jul 13

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...