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I Am Living Alone and Like It That Way

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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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    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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    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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    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 like living alone, although i'm not entirely alone as I have 2 cats. I have always had to look after my Mum, Dad, and brother and it's good now that my brother is older he has...
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    I guess I learned some things that probably scared and scarred me for life. My mom always tells me "You're gonna be living alone in a forest in a cabin filled with cats" and my...
    Chibiiiii Chibiiiii 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I don't mean this in a lonely hearts sort of way where i cry into my pillow and long for a hug. I like hugs and i dont get nearly as many as I would like, but it is not a serious...
    MrWinstonSmith MrWinstonSmith 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Alone, alone, alone!!! Being alone is like punishment. It is not exactly like living alone at home without any people, but it means that you are living alone yourself mentally...
    ryyyy123 ryyyy123 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Today it was in the radio, and for the first time I actually listened to what was being sung. Altho, I probably heard it 50 times or so in the past and present. and it was very...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Mar 2

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    after a few failed relationships where I just knew they were the one and everything was fine till years added in the truth, I would rather be a spinster. I have 5 wonderful...
    fbizzle fbizzle 26-30, F Mar 15

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    THE STAR she was living alone when she died, lying on the couch on her side. she had pics of her ex. she had a shepherd named Rex. she almost looked mystified. she had been an...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Mar 17

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    although I have children and stepchildren and stepgrandchildren, a husband, and at least 1 real friend, I feel so alone like no one understands me or even wants too. Would I be...
    mamabear36 mamabear36 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 27

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    i just feel so alone.. like no one really understands how i feel.. how depressed i am.. how much pain there is..:(
    portalatin portalatin 16-17, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Well, Who's That, Then? For a whole stack of reasons such as my developmental difficulties that have left me functionally more a child it's more a case of being being able to have...
    Joanne0chan Joanne0chan 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago

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    heartbreaking soul aching no relief for this. Stuck in a world of darkness surrounded by emptiness. Filled with agony rage frustration too much too bare alone. Breaking falling...
    missy5414 missy5414 36-40, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Weak & powerless I want to let the whole world know that the reason or the cause for all my sufferings and ordeals in life were caused by my own family who do not sound like my...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm a first year college student, living a few hours away from my family. I gotta say.. It sucks being alone. Now I live in an apartment on campus, with 3 roommates but the...
    Trey1231 Trey1231 18-21, M Mar 13

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    Didn't die. The concoction didn't work even when topped up everything in double fold. Now I'm at work and thinking of the next way to do this.
    BlueSkysAreCold BlueSkysAreCold 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Especially when these people are close to you, be it friends, or in-laws. In my case its the ol' bad in-law story. I've fallen in love with a very good man and he's in love with me...
    Msprissy Msprissy 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    I love manga and anime so living here is like being in heaven. I went to the One Piece tower yesterday..
    ciphonnn ciphonnn 22-25, M 12 hrs ago

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    It's kind of funny seeing how many foreign people come to Australia everyday as students, workers, migrants, etc with the expectation of a "better life", seeing beautiful beaches...
    lifetripz lifetripz 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I don't feel like living any longer. I'm not loved by anyone at all.
    IllusionaryGentleman39 IllusionaryGentleman39 18-21, M 2 Responses 26 mins ago

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    There I was, all alone, about to leave this world of pain and torture. Was I making the right decision or was this just all an act based on my feelings from years past and present...
    Becca7799 Becca7799 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    I should be sad. If I was happy that would make me some kind of psychopath. I have learned to be calm. I can still smile and genuinely laugh. Sometimes, I believe I'm going to...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    It's 4am and I'm imaging there's a girl laying next to me in my bed. That's how alone I am. I don't like what love does to people but I do miss the company of it. It got so bad I...
    Omegared14 Omegared14 22-25, M 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I just feel like people and life have wronged me so much. I have tried to be the best person that I can be, to be kind to strangers and people that I know at all times. I pick up...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M Mar 15

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    I'm such a loser. I don't even know that how to talk to other people. I don't know what's wrong with me. I feel like I'm a living CORPSE.
    MysticPrince MysticPrince 22-25, M 12 hrs ago

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    I isolate. I have PTSD. I'm not just saying that, it's my therapists diagnosis. She says that's why I spend so much time alone, why I don't trust easily, why I work so much. I'm...
    veiledsadness veiledsadness 51-55, F Mar 6

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    CostumedSkeleton CostumedSkeleton 22-25 Mar 16

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    If we are universal travelers ,I do believe this is the only earthly place they feel we can stay , My theory as crazy as is sounds. We come from a place with no emotions , bodies...
    angeleyes2820 angeleyes2820 36-40 4 days ago

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    We're just two lost souls living in a fish bowl year after year.
    jbea46 jbea46 51-55, F 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    I was blessed with a special treat this early morning in the form of fog. I've always been captivated by the mysterious and seductiveness of this event. The way it shrouds the...
    FightingPhoenix FightingPhoenix 41-45, M 5 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    I read on the internet that Australia has the highest rate of drug addiction in the world. Look at people like former afl footballer Ben Cousins. I wonder why? Is it because of...
    nonaustralian nonaustralian 41-45, M 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    dont get me wrong if you meet that special someone fine but you can find your own happiness alone if certain things make you happy
    Beutifulman1970 Beutifulman1970 41-45, M 4 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    If you are able to think critically and stand for something, you are living. If you are uninformed and stand for nothing, you are barely existing.
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 5 hrs ago

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    I'm scared I'll finally crack soon. People who are alone don't live as long.
    IllusionaryGentleman39 IllusionaryGentleman39 18-21, M 56 mins ago

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    I've been alone for many years.The reasons to why are numerous.Life responsibilities and health issues kept getting in the way of living, in a relationship, with a woman. Things...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 18

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