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I Am Living Alone and Like It That Way

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 32 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I am a married man in name only,my `wife ` totally ignores me and goes out of her way to be nasty and argumemtative, athough we live in the same house I kep out of her way.neithr...
    paul000000 paul000000 61-65, M 5 days ago

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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'm physically tired- can't get enough sleep I'm mentally tired- as I can't get enough brakes from home or work at the moment I'm emotionally tired- as I keep giving but don't get...
    AN76 AN76 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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 Dec 19

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    http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Am-Lonely/5249647 Please read this
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F Dec 14

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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 Dec 19

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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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    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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    People always bleat on about relationships...but in fact a relationship takes two to work. I thankfully have found my life partner and we are blissfully happy. If your with the...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 5 hrs ago

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    : What would you name your future daughter? oooh well I have a few in mind, but I'll share one which Lyla 2: Do you miss anyone? not right this moment. But maybe soon. 3...
    wonderland63893 wonderland63893 16-17, F 12 hrs ago

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    Seven Limericks on Little Lucy Little Lucy just liked to get stoned, but she didn't like to do it alone; she'd assemble the gals, who were all her best pals, and arrange a...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 1 Response 4 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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    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 6 days ago

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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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    “A WOMAN SHOULD HAVE …. enough money within her control to move out and rent a place of her own even if she never wants to or needs to… A WOMAN SHOULD HAVE …. something...
    abrokenlittlegirl abrokenlittlegirl 46-50, F 13 hrs ago

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    Being brought up in a conservative family, i wasn't used to skinship. Hugs was always awkward for me, let alone any kind of kisses. I was from a mixed(coed) primary school so not...
    Shimmerz479 Shimmerz479 13-15, F 5 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 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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    There are an exuberant plethora of posts where people express that they have been hurt in some way, and then get defensive when someone tries to relate. Hmm. Perhaps if you want...
    dreamingoptimist dreamingoptimist 22-25, F 2 Responses 34 mins ago

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    The most wonderful thing has happened my wife and I relocated to sw Florida moved into our dream home and are really loving it here😃 However that's not why I'm writing it's...
    Tammi5157 Tammi5157 46-50, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Don't communicate with rude people;they are better left alone.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I was once sad and lonely, Having nobody to comfort me, So I wore a mask that always smiled; To hide my feelings behind a lie. Before long, I had many friends; With my mask, I...
    goldenlord52 goldenlord52 13-15, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    "I become attached to people I shouldn't. I distance myself from the people who matter. I am bad with people. I am good at being alone. But I hate being lonely." -P.P
    Flawlless Flawlless 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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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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    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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    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 Dec 18

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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 4 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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    People walk by me. I feel like a shadow or a ghost. Everyone passes through me without second thought. I never thought it would be this way in a huge city chalked full of people...
    lon3lygam3r lon3lygam3r 26-30, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Alone without anyone around... Just alone with my thoughts... I am better off this way... I don't do good with any kind of relationship... Every time I grow close with someone they...
    BeautifulEvilEyes BeautifulEvilEyes 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I laid on the couch looking at the ceiling. I could faintly make the silhouettes of the Christmas tree and all of its decorations in the living room. I hear the parents slightly...
    xxblasianxx xxblasianxx 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Sunday, 30 November 2014 A MESSAGE TO AUSTRALIANS! Stay away from this forum. Do not appear on it, and do not post any comments on it whatsoever. You have no place and no...
    sickness18 sickness18 61-65, M Nov 29

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    December 2. Putting Our Life on Hold. We cannot afford to put our needs on hold, waiting for another person to fulfill us, make our life better, or come around and be who and what...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Dec 2

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    December 2. Putting Our Life on Hold. We cannot afford to put our needs on hold, waiting for another person to fulfill us, make our life better, or come around and be who and what...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Dec 2

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    Saturday, 13 December 2014 A Message To All And Sundry! This forum has become home to a boxing ring. Those who "Hate Living In Australia" (like myself) and those that "Do Not...
    sickness18 sickness18 61-65, M 1 Response Dec 12

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