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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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    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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    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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    Welp, I can go ahead and cross another relationship out of the books. I'm so terrified of relationships but I catch myself in them often because I'm more terrified of the thought...
    sweetdeedee sweetdeedee 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Being single VS being in a relationship...wow a tricky one for sure.Btw these two 'categories' are the only ones i know of, thus being married, divorced, or widowed i wont talk...
    Hisinfernalmajesty5 Hisinfernalmajesty5 26-30, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    And have been so for 13 years. My last relationship lasted 4 months. Was very young still then, but it was really nice. I wonder how it would be to be in a relationship today...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I've never had a serious relationship. But when I was fifteen, a sophomore in high school, I dated this guy I really like but was a year older than, a junior. After about three...
    KellerKing13 KellerKing13 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    He's absolutely amazing. when I look at him i don't see a guy who likes me. I see the man who I wanna wake up to every single day of my life. he tells me exactly how he feels every...
    JordanAlexander0513 JordanAlexander0513 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    I never thought that love would find me again. but it was until I was about to give up that I found the love of my life. I love her so much it's amazing. I met her here on Ep and...
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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...
    Junecc11 Junecc11 26-30, F 4 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...
    Dianecc11 Dianecc11 26-30, F 4 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...
    Dianecc11 Dianecc11 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I have been seeing a man 33 years older than I am biologically. We have fallen deeply in love and we do not want to live life without each other in it. I do not believe there is...
    mamaML22 mamaML22 18-21 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Mittsie Mittsie 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Relationships are overrated. Being single, you have a lot of advantages, especially when it comes to money, but I won't get into that. You also get to make your own life decisions...
    JK7448 JK7448 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Had an experience with this girl who I talked to for about one year and six months, we talked everyday for hours, we wanted to meet in real life. I found a hidden facebook account...
    SpanishCristian SpanishCristian 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I just broke up with a a guy because I wasn't getting what I was putting into the relationship. I want to be with someone who wants more than sex, more than a shallow friendship. I...
    justbnatural justbnatural 18-21, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm 17, and I already know I want a polyamorous relationship. I know I can love more than one person at once, and I would really love to be in a triad. I'm currently single, so...
    HellaFuckingRad HellaFuckingRad 16-17, T Jun 25

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    I first met him at a street crossing, we were both on bikes going to the same direction to work. At the time he worked with my little sister at McDonald's while I worked as an...
    LeeWalker06 LeeWalker06 18-21, F Jun 23

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    I don't know what to do. This is my first real relationship and it started when I was 17, I think it took a lot of time for me to figure out how deeply wrong this relationship...
    mdmrmdmr mdmrmdmr 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    I have been in numerous relationships where I just felt like it was draining the life out of me. There was no love, really no feelings at all. Like there was distance between us...
    ForgetableMe ForgetableMe 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    single and happy. all my friends are in a relationship and I want to wait until I'm older cause they're in and out of relationships and I want one that will last a while
    beckjpeg beckjpeg 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    would prefare to remain single than to have a love life with confusion
    matina10439 matina10439 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 19

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    I am quite content being single, Enjoying the lifestyle that comes with, companionship can be found within other avenues other than jumping into the 'relationship bandwagon'. I'm...
    Traveller96 Traveller96 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 17

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    I'm in a relationship with someone I love. It was a perfect relationship except for one small thing. Which isn't really that small and keeps growing all the time. My partner's...
    deathshark deathshark 31-35, T 2 Responses Jun 17

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    Its a couple months till i am 27 and i have never been in a relationship. All of my friends and family have a significant other in their life and i always get asked where is my...
    DragonKing223 DragonKing223 22-25, M 3 Responses Jun 15

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    I'm 28 and I feel empty with no feelings at all. I long for and desire a long term relationship but every guy I've met has only hurt me in one way or another. Now im just numb to...
    imafreakyfemenist imafreakyfemenist 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 15

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    RANT TIME. (Super long!) Nothing hurts more than when someone you care about walks out of your life without saying anything or giving any clues that they're leaving. Or when they...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 15

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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...
    jamiacc11 jamiacc11 26-30, F Jun 15

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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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    Than with someone who is not right for me. And I feel does not fit into my life or my long term plans. I don't want to feel another piece of me have to be hidden or suppressed or...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F Jun 13

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    When I evaluate my relationship I recognize that it has all been for her, the choices built have made an effort to mildew me into another person, I take a look at myself and do not...
    William4295ssr3 William4295ssr3 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 13

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