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I Am Living Alone and Like It That Way

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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...
    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...
    pitstopbunny pitstopbunny 41-45, 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 22-25, M Nov 25, 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...
    mysticsovereign mysticsovereign 56-60, F 5 Responses Aug 26, 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...
    honey624 honey624 56-60, M Mar 30, 2011

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    Well I'm now a thirty-four year old disabled man I have been alone for about fourteen year's myself, to say the least it has been a tough go at trying to connect with any woman...
    deepwaterscorpio34 deepwaterscorpio34 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 16

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    I am afraid that I'll end up alone. That I will be one of those people, that are eventually living alone, and I disappear, and than weeks later they find my dead body rotting away...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 21

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    I've been living alone for 4 months now after me and my wife separated. The past week has been busy and keeping me occupied. But today has been a hard day. I very much miss seeing...
    jxsingle67 jxsingle67 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    The best way to be happy with someone is to learn to be happy alone. That way the company will be a matter of choice.. Not necessity.
    bluemoon2121 bluemoon2121 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 27

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    I feel alone like if I went away forever then they might notice then I talk no one hears me or I speak to talk to myself I feel this way everyday what to do ?
    Lovewitholeheart Lovewitholeheart 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    Living the best way I can
    miakajones2001 miakajones2001 31-35, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I wish I had more alone time, I need to be alone like 6 days out of 7 to be truly happy
    roxygirl577 roxygirl577 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I know there are a lot of people who feel this way and it seems to be getting worse as the years go on. It's not that I don't want to live because I do. I want to live more than...
    kpax81 kpax81 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Hell Above Pierce the Veil Up! I cannot spend another night in this home I close my eyes and take a breath real slow The consequence is if I leave I'm alone But what's the...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    As I lay here thinking about everything and everyone, I can't help but wonder what I was to either of them. 7 years of talking almost 24/7 completely meaningless, and what does...
    Alexdrunkunc Alexdrunkunc 18-21 Apr 5

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    i have a good family, just no friends. sometimes i feel so alone like i could never make friends
    jeannelle22 jeannelle22 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 23

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    I have very little friends and my family is no help .... They make me feel like **** ... well my friends don't but they do not know all of me .... And my grandma isn't proud of me...
    emmawinterfrost emmawinterfrost 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My last boyfriend, JJ, was 19, i'm 15, we were really good friends for about 6 months, we would stay after school until about 8 pm, and have what seemed to be endless conversation...
    foolishlylovingthee foolishlylovingthee 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 24

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    I feel like me and my friends are not that close anymore. I think me being depressed is kind of annoying them, or just boring them. Everytime they talk to me I'm never really in...
    unfaiir unfaiir 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Feel so alone, like i have nobody to even speak to. Nobody cares about me.. What should i do? Having a lot of thoughts that I know i will end up regretting..
    Amburxo Amburxo 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    From my blog written in 2011 when I was in Madrid It’s been eight months since I have been in Madrid and I am no way closer to understanding things here. Houses are spotless...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    Strange New World: I had a burr up my *** and wanted to go out and party. I had been dating a handsome drug dealer and he had been going out with a lot of women who wanted him...
    Chelebub Chelebub 51-55, F 1 hr ago

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    140416-1508 Tell yourself it is all right, like you sang it to them back in those days when they fit so snug in your arms, swaying together to sleep across the living room floor...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M 4 hrs ago

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    It's not in a 'i'm too good for people' kind of way, its just that i don't feel any connections to them. I don't like relationships that are entirely based on small talk and i hate...
    grungehippy grungehippy 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I love it, i can sing very loud, walk around naked, hang in the living room (i spend most of the time in my bedroom, so i don't have to speak with anyone), eat whatever i want...
    juliegreen2 juliegreen2 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Steve It's raining and he's waiting outside he's soaking wet but I'm not letting him in no matter how wet he gets no matter how long he stands there I will not let him in.He has a...
    iwanttobeafashionesigner iwanttobeafashionesigner 22-25, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    For years I was the one wishing all the time, and regretting and wondering why my strange little life was the way it was. It all came to one answer. CHOICE. I had to pray for it...
    AnneRegan AnneRegan 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    Hello I'm a 18 year old Persian girl from Belgium all the problems began when I was 1 and a half years old, I lost 4 fingers in an accident in the eyes of my mother and got...
    musawing musawing 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 16

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    Latey, I've been feeling like my whole life has been a big joke and I've been being played from day one. My family was a joke. They didn't even want me. So I ended up in group...
    franhigg franhigg 41-45, F Apr 3

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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYouBackground: Some believe, mainly Jews and Christians, that Isaac (peace be upon him) was the son that was to be...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M 10 hrs ago

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    But needs must and sometimes I need to let out the spare room for the dosh. I realised long ago that I only share well with those I'm in a relationship with, barely even then...
    xSCARx xSCARx 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    One day my husband took his mom to a doctor's appointment. When he took her back home, to his sister's house where she had been living for six months, most of her belongings were...
    Lumps1love Lumps1love 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    Sometimes I feel like I am living my life through Katy Perry songs, at the moment it's flicking between, "part of me" and "your hot then your cold".
    Bunny2014 Bunny2014 31-35, F 11 hrs ago

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    I feel like I owe my old friends an apology. I feel like I’m the reason a lot of my past relationships haven’t worked out. I feel like I’m always wasting time...
    moorelove3168 moorelove3168 18-21 6 hrs ago

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I am 33 and am pretty sure that I will end up alone. I have no friends outside of my family who actually try to talk to me. I have not had a boyfriend in 3 years. I have not been...
    FaeKid FaeKid 31-35, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Kinder,Kirche, Kuche (Children, Church, Kitchen) Part Three - Chapter Twenty -Two We began our search next morning. Robert made a few phone calls - first. to Philadelphia and...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Apr 5

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    Well, I don't know how to start because I never really talked about it before. I'm German and I met my husband here in Germany. He's a son of a soldier and we fell in love. I've...
    stellaEM stellaEM 22-25, F 11 hrs ago

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    “Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.” W...
    lonelytone lonelytone 31-35, F 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I am depressed, suicidal, and I feel like I have nothing left to live for. I'm in college and I get bad grades due to social anxiety disorder, so I can't pay attention due to fear...
    iPlasticFantastic iPlasticFantastic 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 21

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    My name is Emily. And, I need help. I've been struggling with this for years now. Whether it was coming to terms with it or simply being able to tell someone. I am in pain...
    stellersjay stellersjay 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    I don't share my thoughts because I think it will change the minds of people who think differently. I share my thoughts to show the people who already think like me that they're...
    Muggsy3 Muggsy3 26-30, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    have anyone ever tried eating alone all the time? that feeling sucks man .. last time i usually eat at home so i don't worry about eating alone and stuff but now i am living in a...
    fatdude123 fatdude123 18-21, M Apr 5

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    I was on the phone with a friend today. We've known for a very long time. I think she's the only one I "talk" to regularly. And when I say that, I mean, have on the phone. I don't...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I am somewhat afraid I will end up alone because I know that when I get bored in relationships I get bored and there is usually no going back...until I've alone for a few months...
    windynight54321 windynight54321 31-35, M Apr 4

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    “I would not like to live in a world without cathedrals. I need their beauty and grandeur. I need them against the vulgarity of the world. I want to look up at the illuminated...
    Daveokay Daveokay 22-25, M Apr 5

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    Your body is not a thank you card for a nice dinner. It is not a currency or a bargaining chip exchanged for love and kindness. It’s your home and yours alone, and you decide who...
    juniper12 juniper12 22-25, F 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    A home is not a thank you card for a real estate agent. It is not a currency or a bargaining chip exchanged for a legal document. It’s your home and yours alone, and you decide...
    flipper1966 flipper1966 56-60, M 8 hrs ago

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    Kinder, Kirche, Kuche (Children, Church, Kitchen) Part Three - Chapter Forty-One We took a long way around, but eventually we had to pull up in front of the school. When Bobby...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F 6 hrs ago

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    I wrote this when I was having a really tough time and was beginning to think I was going mad lol... ok so maybe I am just a little.. PLEASE Please shut up and leave me alone Why...
    liberosis liberosis 41-45, F 3 hrs ago

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    THE SKYLARK. by Liberosis I saw a lark sitting upon a tree, he turned and said" do you knoweth me?" I...
    liberosis liberosis 41-45, F 3 hrs ago