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I Am Happier Single Than In a Relationship

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 18 People

    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I am a 32 yr. old gentleman who is tired of being single. I have been this way for 13 years now. Just wanting someone who can accept me for me since I am disabled.
    Pittfan82 Pittfan82 31-35, M 2 hrs ago

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    I really do take relationships seriously all that lying cheating betrayal stuff isn't me because I was taught at a young age not to become like my uncles only wanting women for sex...
    Sladetgx57 Sladetgx57 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I love interacial relationships...it makes me happy that people are so open to other races other than their own race
    DestinyG143 DestinyG143 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    I have come to accept this is my life. I would like to get married but every time I think about my life I just can't see it happening. But still I feel it's better to be alone than...
    ReallyTallDwarf ReallyTallDwarf 31-35, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    That moment when you realize your single and forever alone
    trew5432 trew5432 13-15, M 7 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend promised me he'd take me to the US because he knows it is my biggest dream. And when we were out with his friends a few weeks ago, one of them told me that my...
    fosterpaste fosterpaste 18-21, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    My wife goes out often. Friday night she said she may or may not be coming home, its her night. she told me nothing of the happenings, just that she could sleep out, we'll see...
    ugolliii ugolliii 36-40, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I am new to the single parent scene and although I do not have custody i sympathize with the struggles. I never wanted to be a single parent. I loved my wife but she felt...
    Emergingsoul Emergingsoul 36-40, M 9 hrs ago

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    I met this really tall guy who was a friend of my friend. This guy and I stayed at my friend's house when my friend and my brother went to go pizza. He and I talked for two hours...
    lucretiainthenight lucretiainthenight 16-17, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Ever since my ex broke up with me I've felt like this.. I just want a guy in my life. :/ I'm good looking and have a good personality but I'm very shy and never really talk to guys...
    turkishgirl98 turkishgirl98 16-17, F 30 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I've been with my love for 4 going on 5 months and the only way I could be happier is if he was here with me. He's the most amazing , interesting and kind hearted person. Which...
    soulpool20 soulpool20 22-25, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I do enjoy the freedom of being single but there are moments where I see people together and wish I wasn't. 😕
    XiJONNYBiX XiJONNYBiX 18-21, M 14 hrs ago

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    I think that the best kind of relationship is being in a relationship with your self cause honestly I've learned so much about my self then I ever did like back then I used to all...
    TannerOscar TannerOscar 16-17, M 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Many years ago I was in the military, and I met this girl, and fell in love with her. She could catch an attitude in a split second! I wouldn't even know where it came from! One...
    mrey429 mrey429 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    I have no trust and that is ok I stay single because of that. I am not ready for another relationship and I am sick of seeing everywhere I look happy relationships like its the be...
    ChloeNicole96 ChloeNicole96 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've been single for awhile now, but most of my friend aren't jerks about being in relationships when I'm single, and most of them still make time to hang out with me despite being...
    Spyro93 Spyro93 18-21, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I was always so sure I was in it forever. willing to put the work in. loved being a wife! loved my family. can't always predict how the other shoe will fall though. takes two...
    infinitymdc79 infinitymdc79 36-40, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    ive been single for 2 years now, not had a real relationship for a lot longer than that. I struggle talking to people and have mental health issues too, maybe at the minute I...
    chemming chemming 26-30, M 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I believe I am to be single for the rest of my life. I have no interest in dating, let alone getting married for the 2nd time. I have grown afraid of starting a romantic...
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T 6 days ago

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    I just need to get this off of my chest. I wasn't in love with my boyfriend when we became a couple. I am a very difficult person to be interested in because I don't believe that...
    chumbal chumbal 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    HI im a single guy looking for a relationship if anyone wants to talk call me or text me 214-516-0153 or if you have instagram or snapchat my name is patoazul459 THANKS
    CARLOSYRN CARLOSYRN 13-15, M a week ago

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    I'm willing to compromise but I will not settle . I love myself too much for that
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I have been married 41 years. The first 15 were good. I stayed married for many reasons. Always the children or what I had accomplished. One thing then the other. Time went on and...
    Christmas74 Christmas74 56-60, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    You know the feeling when things align perfectly in your life that it seems to be "destiny"? Well for me, my education and career just fell into place so easily, that I am...
    808bc4bbs 808bc4bbs 26-30, M Aug 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...
    alicacc11 alicacc11 26-30, F Aug 19

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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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    I am a single gay in US, I have genital herpes for 2 years. I have had a couple of failed relationships because  of herpes. Thanks to http://gayherpesdating.net/, I...
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    It would have to be an online relationship because even if I was willing to let the world know that I feel like I'm female deep inside, I don't think anyone who knows me in real...
    mickitg mickitg 41-45, T 3 Responses Aug 16

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    Don't you dislike that people automatically assume if you are single you are unhappy. What stupid person thinks that? I'd rather be single and happy then be happy in a relationship...
    Tattooheartxd Tattooheartxd 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 14

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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...
    allisoncc11 allisoncc11 26-30, F Aug 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...
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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...
    allisoncc11 allisoncc11 26-30, F Aug 13

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    I have been feeling blue and hopeless about getting in a good relationship so I just want to tell my story here and hope that anyone can give me some encouraging words. Thank you...
    ella003 ella003 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Not by choice either, I am just always cheated on or dumped or passed on for someone else. I would love to be in a relationship for more than 5 months, but that never happens. To...
    Staryskies94 Staryskies94 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 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...
    eioncc11 eioncc11 26-30, F Aug 12

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