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I Am Living Alone and Like It That Way

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    Just The Way I Like It!

    I value my peace and quiet, thank you very much.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M Nov 25, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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

    For some reason I've always felt like being alone is like being rejected. Sure being alone for a while is okay sometimes but I don't like to feel like I have no one I don't like...
    ggil93 ggil93 18-21, F Jul 11

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    I just graduated highschool and I'm not going to college I got sick of my mom bitching all the time about working more and so I left I'm living in a motel right now but I'm almost...
    GinaL18 GinaL18 18-21, F 10 Responses Jul 16

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    it's weird .. even though I've lived by myself with me and my dad for 14 years , until now I suddenly feel really lonely Maybe it's because I miss my friends form school since I'm...
    lonelybeast1346 lonelybeast1346 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I am living with my parents and I'm 34 years old. After graduation, I had tried to do my post graduation in computers, but I was finding it difficult to finish the course, I wasn't...
    Saiyuri23 Saiyuri23 31-35 a week ago

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    I just moved to a new apartment. Living alone is definitely a new experience. I don't really know what to think of it. The first night was kind of creepy and I was definitely...
    Blahshoda Blahshoda 22-25, F Jul 17

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    As long as I can remember I have always been the one that everyone picked on and made fun of. Because of that I learned to withdraw within myself and keep everything inside, never...
    chadjunk chadjunk 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    I always use to think that I loved to be alone and have time to myself. So much so, that if I ever met anyone who thought or felt the opposite, I'd basically view as weak. But...
    SweetKrazyChill SweetKrazyChill 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I sometimes wish I had no one to love, no friends and no one breathing down my neck. People claim to love me and care about me but all they give me is judgement and a need to...
    Awakening29 Awakening29 26-30, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    So don't get me wrong, I have a boyfriend who loves me and I love him. We hang out almost everyday and he's the sweetest most caring guy I've ever met but some nights i sit in bed...
    confused557 confused557 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    Okay, so here goes. I have people I can talk to but yet I still feel so alone in life. I have a boyfriend but he works a lot and we have to keep our relationship a secrete. This...
    sademptynothing sademptynothing 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    Efforts for My Spiritual Education along with Works for God Towards Humanities Benefit on Hearing Truths Never Taught in the Religions of Man Worldwide. http://timesofroubles.webs...
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble 56-60, M 1 hr ago

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    I have been living in this town of nearly 300,000 people for the last 4 years - and i do not have ANY friends. I have tried making friends by joining classes of various interest...
    icr8art icr8art 46-50, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I'd cook you a nice dinner and pour you a glass of white wine. I'd enjoy listening to you converse while your eyes look into mine.I'd serve you dessert and some coffee or milk,I'd...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M 1 hr ago

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    so earlier this year i got married .. yeay! means first holiday with my husband and planning on making new tradition for us and in the future for our kids too... but ofcourse...
    nonazakiyah nonazakiyah 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Chapter 6 : The Speaking Voice A W Tozer. In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. John 1:1 An intelligent plain man, untaught in the...
    churinga churinga 70+, M a week ago

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    That's Okay. Why do I want to be a part of a homogenised lump that can not think or feel as individuals? I forgive those who have been hurt or cajoled into living acceptably. I am...
    TheWomanWhoDid TheWomanWhoDid 36-40 7 hrs ago

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    It was one year on Monday since we buried my Granny. Most would have had a hard enough time with just that, but my Granny raised me for the first almost 4 years of my life. It was...
    Momma1985 Momma1985 26-30, F Jun 26

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    My MIL is a tetraplegic. She was in a car accident and she damaged her c-6 and c-7 vertebrae. She is now wheel chair bound. I know starting a story about how I am unhappy living...
    Natesbabydoll Natesbabydoll 26-30, F Jul 3

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    I have 23, and for first time in my live im complete alone, me for my hand dissapoint every one who i love, one time and again... My options are basically living in humilliation...
    durudu durudu 22-25, M Jul 14

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    This will sort of be a stream of consciousness vent. I don't feel totally comfortable writing this here. Putting out my problems on the internet like this for strangers to read but...
    fibrodoodle fibrodoodle 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    (Note-I know I am NOT alone, there are many like me, and worse than me. This is simply the BEST topic to post this story under) I'm not really living. I'm just killing time. I...
    GlamGasm GlamGasm 22-25, T 1 day ago

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    Everyone needs me to be strong, but I just want to fall apart. I want to just sit in someone's lap and cry. I want someone to show me I am loved. I am broken and I want to know...
    SaphiraJane SaphiraJane 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    Today I realized how much I enjoy helping people and how there are so many people out there who don't want to help people. I'm struggling with my chemistry class and I asked...
    thisisausernametoo thisisausernametoo 18-21 7 hrs ago

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    I've been married for 17 years. He has help me to raise children from my first marriage and we have 1 of our own. He has medical issues that have lowered his sex drive. This...
    CrazyKatLady CrazyKatLady 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Three Profound Quotes From Arakawa Under The Bridge "First, we are born in the same galaxy. Born of the same species. Our lifetimes overlap. The meetings between humans are so...
    Kyroe Kyroe 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    Well...yes.I have travelled since birth and seen a variety of lives and experiences.I was a very stimulated child with culture and cultures,history,books...and awesome mother <3...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Shouting in silence ,the words i could never say everybody looks and laughs at you and to them you are just another object with which they play !!!! Filled with the emptiness that...
    AdventureHunter AdventureHunter 13-15, F Jun 29

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    I am feeling so alone, no matter how many people are really around me. I have 2 kids and a partner. I also live in a house with my family, a total of 8 people. I feel I need more...
    Krissysheart Krissysheart 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I get depressed a lot, and I've learned to just accept the fact that I'm going to be depressed. It still takes it's toll on me, though, and it can get quite painful. It started as...
    BloodMoonWolfbane BloodMoonWolfbane 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I know I put the experience title as such above, but at the moment I would put myself on the borderline of not liking his actions and/or just not caring any longer for him...
    Paintbrushes Paintbrushes 16-17, F Jun 27

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    When i was little my mom and dad got a divorce,well soon after my dad found a nice women and married her,my mom did the same. When i would get in trouble with my step mom she would...
    Dps1 Dps1 13-15, M Jul 1

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    My life is very complicated. My daughter is disabled and sit in wheelchair. She goes to school for disabled kids. Since shes away, i sleep till lunch at home. I developed this bad...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Yes I'm alone and it's fine ! I have been in **** for 4 years and at the end I knew that I'm okay with being alone but I know I'm not lonely and This amazing site showed me many...
    FlawlessGuy FlawlessGuy 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Ever since I was little I have had no friends. As a kid being lonely was quite easy because I was too young to understand or even care about loneliness. It wasn't until middle...
    living96 living96 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Have you ever shared a cup of hot chocolate with a loved one, or laughed so hard you cry afterwards, or seeing the smile on a little kids face when you give them a little attention...
    Mi5h Mi5h 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    8 years ago I was living with my dad in Venezuela , he was really violent , he used to hit me and my sister all the time, my mom said she send us to live with him because she was...
    Vonnefaneyte Vonnefaneyte 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I am currently in a long-term relationship, and it's my partner, his best friend and me. While we all get a long, I don't know how much longer I can live with them both. Before we...
    honeyblossom23 honeyblossom23 22-25, F Jul 11

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    I am living a very lonely life. I am insanely introverted, and really quiet. I do not fit in with people my age, as I oppose the late night partying and the alcohol consumption and...
    lon3lygam3r lon3lygam3r 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    My whole life has been nothing but horrible struggle and things getting worse and worse. Bullied all growing up, kept trying to get by and ignore people, go to college with funding...
    tmac543 tmac543 26-30, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's seems that everyone that I once knew are now all having kids or are in relationships or living life with joy. I'm happy for them but at times, It makes me feel so depressed...
    JourneeBlue JourneeBlue 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Back to the street where we began Feeling as good as lovers can, you know Yeah we're feeling so good Pickin’ up things we shouldn’t read It looks like the end of history as we...
    MiaSnider MiaSnider 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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