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I Am Living Alone and Like It That Way

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 32 People

    Didnt Think I Could Do It

     Well folk's just to tell ya at first I didnt think I could... But have lived on my own now for two years after being married thirty eight year's.... I guess we really never know what we can and cant do in life till we have to do it.... I will admit the first year of being...
    pinkunicorn pinkunicorn 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 18, 2008

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    Just The Way I Like It!

    I value my peace and quiet, thank you very much.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M Nov 25, 2011

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    I Live Alone

    I have lived alone now for over 5 years & I love it! I can pretty much do what I want & could never imagine sharing my home with anyone again. People always ask me if I get lonely but I never have, maybe I just love my freedom & space way too much!
    pitstopbunny pitstopbunny 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 18, 2008

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    Living Alone

    Living alone is great really. I lived on my own from 18 to 29 then made a very horrible mistake. The biggest mistake in my life so it seemed. I got married and for 11 years felt so miserable thus ended up departing the relationship. That was the greatest thing I did and was very...
    honey624 honey624 56-60, M Mar 30, 2011

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    QUEEN of the Castle

    I belive that this is the best time of my life!  The kids are on their own, my special fella lives in his own house, and I can read, walk around nekkit without someone patting or pinching me, watch CNN until they repeat their shows then turn it to Discovery Channel without...
    mysticsovereign mysticsovereign 56-60, F 5 Responses Aug 26, 2008

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    To Those Who Struggle Between Independence And Company.

    Living alone, and loving it. I've been reading this book, by Barbara Feldon.. I first got it when I was trying to enlighten my mind and decide whether or not to stay in an relationship which I finally decided to leave, not cause of my desire to break free but because of how...
    ravenge ravenge 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 6, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    well, i am living alone for 2 years now. just me, cant seem to find anybody interested in any kind of relationship. everybody wants a person who can travel, do those things i...
    turnpike1971 turnpike1971 41-45, M Nov 26

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F Dec 14

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    I like helping people, and being someone they can turn to without the fear of judgment. But at times I find people who get a bit too close to me. I to them am someone with enough...
    onewhosupplants onewhosupplants 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Am-Lonely/5249647 Please read this
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F a week ago

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    I'm 22 years old and I'm terrified about living alone. I grew up with lots of siblings. In my country, extended families were very coomon and I was part of one. I've never had...
    gethro gethro 22-25, M Dec 12

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    I feel so alone, like the seed of a dandelion floating through the air with no direction to go. The wild thoughts running through my mind, The dark emotions I face behind the...
    xxbrokenlinkxx xxbrokenlinkxx 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Living alone is great. But it also comes with a price. I have to do all the jobs that my parents have done for me, including grocery shopping, cooking, cleaning, doing laundry...
    rustyengineer rustyengineer 18-21, M Dec 9

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    All parents damage their children. It cannot be helped. Youth, like pristine glass, absorbs the prints of its handlers. Some parents smudge, others crack, a few shatter childhoods...
    FrostyBlu FrostyBlu 36-40, M 3 Responses Nov 25

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    Will I always be that woman who you leave there crying in bed.. Begging you to stay. You kiss me.. Wipe my tears away, and tell me not to cry, that you'll be back.. Because I'm...
    EmmaParsons EmmaParsons 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    Sometimes i feel alone. Like no one understands me. Im like like most kids my age. They get to go out all the time, i have to constantly be at the doctors. Im too young to be...
    PCOSstrength PCOSstrength 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 28

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    Thats right, i did nothing for thanksgiving, went out browsed the town to see what i wanted for christmas. and now christmas is rolling around. i look at the tree that my brother...
    HakuZail HakuZail 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 2

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    I like way the speedo name is written on the backside. Great marketing !
    Ozfriendlyman Ozfriendlyman 46-50, M 3 Responses Dec 4

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    Years ago, I was lonely and living in a new city and signed up for a dating site. I was looking for anyone; love, friendship, sex, or drugs, it didn't matter. I met many people...
    UrbanArtFan UrbanArtFan 26-30, T 9 hrs ago

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    Never get tired of doing little things to others, because sometimes those little things may mean so much to them. That's why I won't get tired of sending my little to you. Don't...
    rogi4u rogi4u 36-40, M 20 hrs ago

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    When I was younger, I used to like being around crowds, and people. Now these days I do not like crowds, or being around people. I like to just be left alone. I do not want sex...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M 13 hrs ago

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    Imagine there's no heaven It's easy if you try No hell below us Above us only sky Imagine all the people Living for today... Imagine there's no countries It isn't hard to do...
    Xplictt Xplictt 22-25, M 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I have just stumbled upon something lovely (I can't recall where I found it), but I wanted to share it with you all: 1 You cannot change what you refuse to confront. 2 Sometimes...
    obscureriddle obscureriddle 22-25, F Dec 8

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    I'm so tired of feeling like this. I thought after high school I would stop feeling this way but I was wrong. Co workers talk about the way I dress and look. I'm not even ugly. I'm...
    rosethornsforever rosethornsforever 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 12

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    Hello everyone. :) Hope you are having a nice day and I wish you great Winter Holidays.. I guess I should start with telling that I am a very sensitive person, lets say over...
    AnnaLeah94 AnnaLeah94 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    THE SEVEN FOUNDATIONAL BIBLICAL TRUTHS There are seven foundational biblical truths that uphold and enhance our belief in the truth of God’s glorious Family Plan for the...
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble 56-60, M Nov 23

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    Limp Bizkit "Boiler" Looks like I'm gonna do everything myself Maybe I could use some help but hell, You want something done right, you gotta do it yourself Maybe life is up and...
    wickedlilangel69 wickedlilangel69 31-35, F Dec 13

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    Lately, I just keep thinking about dying, like I did a few years back. Things just feel so hopeless and I'm tired of feeling like this.
    meadowes meadowes 18-21, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Wednesday, 10 December 2014 A message to people who hate living in Australia! Let's try this way of thinking for a short time frame. I have already started to do it myself...
    sickness18 sickness18 61-65, M 2 Responses Dec 10

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    I'd like to apologize to the guys who may read this post- in fact, you may just want to skip over this one LOL but to the women, I'd really appreciate your help: I am 20 and...
    Degrassi94 Degrassi94 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    I don't feel like anyone understands or even cares :/ I'm majorly depressed about everything and get so overly sensitive over everything. It will never go away, I'm sympathetic and...
    Mimi94x Mimi94x 18-21, F Nov 29

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    LIFE BORES THE **** OUT OF ME. I feel extremely apathetic to basically everything. I have been diagnosed with depression and I am currently on medication. All my life I have had a...
    chelsieshay2626 chelsieshay2626 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    I am pregnant by my kids father.. We are together we live alone with our other two kids and I am a few months pregnant. I can't seem to tell anyone.. My family (which isn't big at...
    jussme91 jussme91 22-25, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I love to sing when I'm alone but I can't sing when other people are around
    Runawaywithme123 Runawaywithme123 16-17, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Four - Chapter Eleven It was the wettest May in recent memory. If it wasn't actively falling rain, it was misting or oppressively just damp. Jock didn't...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F 6 hrs ago

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    I'm so alone. I can't wait when I'll fnd my soulmate.. :(
    ItsSusan ItsSusan 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    If you don´t have anyone to spend Xmas with...you´d be most welcome at my place...just wish I could bring you over here and make you feel well and accompnaied... There is always...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I like to help people, i find it, so, idk, fulfilling. like my life is in total ruins but i still get on here, read experienced and try my best to help, even if its just letting...
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 9 hrs ago

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    At home I enjoy natural living and find myself a part of nature. Being alone in my apartment no problem in living so. Some of my friends know it. Usually on weekends they visit me...
    neezee neezee 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I've been married alittle over 3 yrs with the woman I feel in love with 20 plus yrs ago. We had a really rough 2 yrs because of alot of things and even though we are getting away...
    heartbroke73 heartbroke73 41-45, M Dec 11

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    I am a 21 year old college student. I have a narcissistic personality disorder, but am seeing a counselor and dealing with it day to day.My family has supported me my entire life...
    Anon0ne Anon0ne 18-21, M Nov 27

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    Update: I feel much better, thanks to my mom and peanut butter-smothered rice cakes. In case you didn't catch the comment, basically I passed out in the kitchen right in front of...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 29

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    Okay so I'm a little (very) confused and need you guys' opinions and thoughts. Well I have my eye on this really cute guy at school and he's tall, dark and funny and seems so sweet...
    eleanorxx eleanorxx 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    It is sad, I live in a society where girls are brought up in such a way that their only dream becomes to get married and have kids. Regardless of all the changes that happened to...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 3

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    Unchanging Impulse! (this is not a one-on-one debate with people who "Love Living In Australia) I did say that I will not talk to them on a face to face basis. People who "Love...
    sickness18 sickness18 61-65, M 3 Responses Dec 14

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    I hate waking up everyday knowing that I'm going to have to deal with people and listen to yet another fight. When I'm upset I can't even depend on my mother to make sure I'm okay...
    speaklikeachild speaklikeachild 16-17, F 4 days ago

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