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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Jul 19

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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 Jul 23

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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 6 Responses Jul 19

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    The memories that you once loved are the memories that bring so much pain. Some are easy to forget but then some remain. They just hang around waiting to come out of no where. It...
    joyfullady joyfullady 31-35, F 3 days ago

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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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    Assisted Living slidell is devoted to providing residents with a living environment that conserve their pride and liberty.For expertise care rely on us. 
    leonjill leonjill 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    It was my first journey to the USA with my friend. We planned to stay at his uncles place in Melbourne, Florida. It seemed very awkward in the beginning that I was going to spend...
    meetmuchhala95 meetmuchhala95 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    Does anyone else just feel so alone in this world right now? If so, please tell me.
    Satina2014 Satina2014 16-17, M 3 hrs 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 Jul 18

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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 5 days ago

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    So I'm going to write and write to my heart's content right now, and I hope that it comes out somewhat cogent. My editing of this story is going to be meager, as it is with most of...
    foldedunfolding foldedunfolding 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It was seemingly always painful, living with my controlling, demanding mother. I would dream of running away, even if it meant living on the streets. What child dreams of such...
    walker13sl walker13sl 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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 a week 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 Jul 20

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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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    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 Jul 23

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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 Jul 21

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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 Jul 22

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    This site is way too straight-laced. I should be able to relate a story as it happened, without "violating" stupid and archaic "community guidelines." Thanks to these idiots, I...
    KurtPantyboi KurtPantyboi 56-60, M 3 Responses 3 hrs 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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    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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    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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    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 Jul 21

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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 1 Response Jul 24

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    I feel so depressed sometimes I dnt even know the reason why i am sad.I feel so differant like lost,alone even if everything is fine but im not happy inside and i feel like its...
    hopElesLife hopElesLife 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I don't even know where to start mainly because all my life I've been an outcast. When I was young my real father left me and so my mom worked a lot to keep food on the table and...
    Arwenlethena Arwenlethena 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    ever since moving house for university ive felt alone, living with my dad doesnt feel right, i dont feel welcome, and lost my girlfriend because she got bored of me i guess...
    DeonGrey DeonGrey 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    It seams the more and more gifts and things I develop, the further away I am from other people. I don't talk to people very often... Because they just don't understand. They may...
    Destinyyy Destinyyy 16-17, F Jul 14

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    If I tell anyone I know that I pretty much always feel lonely, I'll probably be smacked in the face and get called dramatic. I just moved to a new city recently, so I guess now I...
    0hman 0hman 16-17, F Jul 21

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    Its a long story of how I ended up where I am in my life. Most of the story can't be published because of the new EP publishing guidelines... I'm pretty sure that probably sums up...
    HotBoxDatRocks HotBoxDatRocks 22-25, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    This is the first time I am sharing my story. Exactly as I said before, I feel like I live in Hell. Hell on Earth, that is. Now, let me tell you why. First of all, I have a large...
    Mymin Mymin 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    The new materialistic, super-aggressive bogan.I suspect that it may actually get worse in Austraylia because of the limitations and inherent contradictions within multiculturalism...
    boganbait boganbait 46-50, M 5 Responses Jul 14

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