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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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    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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    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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    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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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    kerencc12 kerencc12 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Had this girl named ashley hit me up on facebook ... She sounded like one of those desperate girls . Haha she would say " i need a guy like that " or " im single" in every convo we...
    1492Savagery 1492Savagery 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Because there is a type of loneliness with someone else that exceeds the loneliness all by yourself.
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    I honestly don't know if I'll ever get married. I've seen people I love get married either just for the sake of it, or so they won't be lonely. and it just doesn't seem to do any...
    EFairy EFairy 22-25, F a week ago

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    My husband obviously doesn't trust me. I went to search for a friend on Facebook and discovered the names of 2 men in my recent search history that I knew in a strictly platonic...
    mowglimarie mowglimarie 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Yeah I could much say the same thing Relationships never last with me And I have no problem being single I would rather stay single than be in a relationship
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    And I like it. :) It's much easier to be single than to deal with the drama of a relationship.
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T a week ago

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    I'm single because that's how I'm happy. i'd rather be single than with someone that's wrong for me.
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    December 19. Work Roles. How easy it is to dive into roles at work. How easy it is to place other people in roles. Sometimes, this is necessary, appropriate, and expedient. But...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 17 hrs ago

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    I have been with my gf for almost a year. We met in college (while we were both with other people) but knew that we wanted to be together. We have since changed our lives to be...
    bw27237 bw27237 36-40, F 8 hrs ago

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    I am in a 1446 km LDR. It all began on 4 January. A few days after New Year’s Eve, my life had returned to the normal routine of study, boring days and stress when someone added...
    Chiara92 Chiara92 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    "Wait for the man who does what he says and isn't afraid to express how he feels. A man who is clear about what he wants in a relationship, has dwelt with his past, and is...
    sunnywinter sunnywinter 41-45, F 4 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    ill never be on a relationship and ill never be in one I'm 17 and still single and I've never had my first kiss either what is life
    jstaples534 jstaples534 16-17, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I've always hated the way so many people want to put value on you as a person based on if you've had a relationship or not, or how many you've had. People have this idea that if...
    AllStarcrushNate AllStarcrushNate 26-30, M 6 Responses Dec 6

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    I have been so heartbroken thinking about him so much since the past week and especially last night. I thought I would be dreading to come today and that I would have to fake a...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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    When most girls at my age like guys that are young and similar to them, I seem to fall for guys that are older... many of them who would never like me back, or those who morally...
    ils11 ils11 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    10yeargap.com focuses on younger women dating older men and it encourages age gap marriage. 10YearGap.com is not a sugar daddy site. Single women are attracted to older single men...
    JessieFay JessieFay 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 2

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    10yeargap.com focuses on younger women dating older men and it encourages age gap marriage. 10YearGap.com is not a sugar daddy site. Single women are attracted to older single men...
    JessieFay JessieFay 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    10yeargap.com focuses on younger women dating older men and it encourages age gap marriage. 10YearGap.com is not a sugar daddy site. Single women are attracted to older single men...
    JessieFay JessieFay 31-35, F Dec 2

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    10yeargap.com focuses on younger women dating older men and it encourages age gap marriage. 10YearGap.com is not a sugar daddy site. Single women are attracted to older single men...
    JessieFay JessieFay 31-35, F Dec 2

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    10yeargap.com focuses on younger women dating older men and it encourages age gap marriage. 10YearGap.com is not a sugar daddy site. Single women are attracted to older single men...
    JessieFay JessieFay 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    Being a twin and surviving the singleton world can be very difficult. One of the most difficult is trying to have a relationship with a singleton when you are an identical twin...
    twin3399 twin3399 26-30, F Nov 21

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    My first relationship was when I was in 8th grade. The relationship was more of a one-sided love. I loved him more than he loved me. We broke up a few months after we entered high...
    Alekz2816 Alekz2816 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Sometimes I'm so happy and he makes everything seem perfect then other days I just can't seem to cope. We have been together over a year, we aren't/have never been s3xually active...
    mysteryteen mysteryteen 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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    this year has been full of hardship for me,yet its been life changing..I get lonely a lot but I try to think good positive thoughts. I work come home and hang with my dog who is an...
    Duke87 Duke87 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 28

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    ~20 Years Later~ . So, that guy I dated when I was 16-17 yrs old and again when I was about 20-23 yrs old (cause I thought he might had changed during that time but didn’t...
    OlivePhire OlivePhire 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 20

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    Yes I am!! Sometimes I do get lonely, especially after one of those days, or when I am feeling a bit blue and a hug would make it all better! That said I am not in a hurry to...
    GingerGirl46 GingerGirl46 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    So this is new... Something that a lot of people probably don't hear a lot and to be fair, I don't know why it is either... But here it goes... I have been in 4 relationships so...
    sancarn sancarn 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 25

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    It seems I am on the larger end of the age gap relationship. I am 38 and he is 72. Yes you read that right. That is a HUGE age gap I know. Does it matter to me? Not in the...
    vic43731 vic43731 36-40 2 Responses Dec 4

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    There are plenty of things keeping me down and lately I've felt like I'm still going down. But what must be focused on are the single things that make you feel better because that...
    ilikepolarbears22 ilikepolarbears22 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Fifth grade graduation. It's sort of bittersweet isn't it? Watching us running around as naive as we were. You going to the camera yelling, "I PASSED I PASSED" and me laughing in...
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F Dec 4

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    Single mothers are looked down upon for being in a relationship? Not all single mothers are looking for a guy, to replace daddy. Single mothers need love too. What's wrong with...
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78 31-35, F 5 Responses Dec 9

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    I'm convinced that I will be perpetually alone; but it's not a bad thing. I like being alone and can make myself happier than any other human.
    kcarr642 kcarr642 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Is being single a curse? At times we can't share that single emotion with someone and it's kinda scary… for me. I know I have a family to share emotions with, but there are...
    BlackBunny17 BlackBunny17 16-17, F 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I am. And will be. I can't trust anyone enough to be in a successful relationship. Right now, i'm interested in nobody. And i realized that usually when i am interested, i may like...
    white701 white701 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 22

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    December 5. Difficult People. Few things can make us feel crazier than expecting something from someone who has nothing to give. Few things can frustrate us more than trying to...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Dec 5

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    So like the title says ^ I'm pregnant and single...I'm 21 and my fiancé and I were going to get married in a few weeks but we broke up and now I'm just pregnant and single :/ I'm...
    scarlettroses scarlettroses 18-21, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    People are always saying "How are the ladies not all over you?", or "How are you not married already?" or "How is it that you are still single?" or some variation of those How do...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M 1 hr ago

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    Life Update. Long time no see. I took some time off here to focus on my life and figure out some things. Lot's happened since I last was on here. First off, as the title would...
    smirkie93 smirkie93 18-21, F Nov 24

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    These last few days I've been the happiest because my bf came down. He does very much come down when he can. (We don't drive) we are at the end of high school. Last year in...
    vaashapenin vaashapenin 16-17, F Nov 26

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    December 2. Putting Our Life on Hold. We cannot afford to put our needs on hold, waiting for another person to fulfill us, make our life better, or come around and be who and what...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Dec 2

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    The Great **** Debate: My boyfriend and I are in a serious relationship and plan to marry. We don't live together yet, so there are some unknowns as far as permanent domestic life...
    Pinkamina Pinkamina 26-30, F 7 Responses Dec 2