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I Am Happier Single Than In a Relationship

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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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    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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