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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.... 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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    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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    i havent lived at home since i graduated high school. i suppose i could just go out and rent a place, but i wouldnt be saving a single penny. eventually, ill be moving, so i guess...
    blahblah2789 blahblah2789 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 31

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    its a Saturday and im alone as always except this week my bestfriend came into town for her bfs birthday. So we went to the mall fr abt 2 hrs bt then her bf came and she went with...
    Tristechica22 Tristechica22 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 25

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    "It is a paradoxical but profoundly true principle of life that the most likely way to reach a goal is to be aiming not at the goal itself but at some more ambitious goal beyond it...
    MrRubberDuck MrRubberDuck 61-65, M 1 Response Oct 24

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    I do not like when I pour too much energy into people instead of making my own life better. I do this and have done this all my life . I feel like God wants me to do this but the...
    Howtobeme Howtobeme 51-55, F 18 hrs ago

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    I'm living with a Difficult father I've been looking and searching 8 months, i finally got a job (part-time) but i still get treated like I'm 8 yrs old by parents and relatives...
    Storyboard0241 Storyboard0241 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    im tired of living, in a world of cheaters, liers, users, abusers, what's there to be happy about? When ppl can backstab you with a smile while shaking your hand in friendship, or...
    GoldGuard GoldGuard 31-35, M 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    November 20. Wants and Needs. So many of us have been brainwashed to think that we can't have what we want in life. That is the belief of the martyr. It is born of deprivation and...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    November 20. Wants and Needs. So many of us have been brainwashed to think that we can't have what we want in life. That is the belief of the martyr. It is born of deprivation and...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 16 hrs ago

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    Did you know that most people just live, with no reason for living? Like many others in the world, and like many of EP I suffer from Depression and anxiety. I don’t know why and...
    thatonegirlnamedrenae thatonegirlnamedrenae 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I love to be alone..it's like the the universe inside
    diepu diepu 18-21, M 13 hrs ago

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    You can’t say that the moment when your brought into this world is going to be good. Hey my mom had me when she was sixteen, and she tried charges the guy who she got pregnant by...
    Brandon15shawana Brandon15shawana 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    This is a little long, sorry...it's important to me though. A little context: I am a 23 year old girl that just graduated from college in May. I just accepted a new job and I need...
    svd91 svd91 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    Hello, I am 23years old, 2 daughters with my boyfriend 6 year old and a 2 year old..... I ran away with my boyfriend when I was 16( boyfriend was 23).... At that time... I only...
    livelaughlove310 livelaughlove310 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    I love being home alone. :) If you've read my profile, you probably know I'm a nudist. But I really only get to go naked when I'm home alone. Going out is fun too but that requires...
    tgf12 tgf12 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    i do,i mean my parents have been married for 21 years,but they both fight alot,my mom is frustrated most of the time,so after what i've seen happening between them,i realized i'm...
    PhilAnselmo12 PhilAnselmo12 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 25

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    I am a fairly introverted, creative, intelligent, independent, and empathetic young woman. I take pride on being all of those things. I love art and music, and express myself...
    zsigginz zsigginz 18-21, F Oct 29

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    Day 15: Yesterday, or Tuesday. I took a shower, so there's that. I love feeling clean. My hair is shiny and I smell good and I feel not ugly. I was mentally prepping where my...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 6 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    What is the point of living? I'm alone, completely. I have $6 in change in my purse, my bank account is overdrawn by $700, and I owe more than $10,000 in regular loans, and $30,000...
    chumiloons chumiloons 46-50, F 6 Responses Oct 20

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    I feel the same way as all of you, that no one listens or takes me seriously or even if they do they're pretending and full o crap, even my supposed good friends and family...
    Aybawt Aybawt 31-35 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    This is yet another proof of how vile the Australia mentality really is. https://au.news.yahoo.com/nsw/a/25563673/man-charged-over-attack-on-86-year-old/ Absolutely shocking and...
    MRR007 MRR007 22-25, M 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I feel this way, but I realized many key aspects these couple of days. I attended a Placebo concert, their music is amazing but the live performance was insane!! so cool...
    sjyul sjyul 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 24

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    This is something that my friends just cannot understand. I'm not saying that there is a right or wrong way to be. We are all different. Some people can be happy with just about...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    "We want, like the devils of old, to be let alone in our sin."~William Lloyd Garrison
    BloodofAmara BloodofAmara 16-17, F 11 hrs ago

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    Please remember that you are not alone, if you need to talk to anyone please feel free to message me.
    mig33 mig33 16-17, M 2 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend left for Warped Tour without me so I sat alone in my room and drank.
    ajskyler ajskyler 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    I love women, I love living as a woman, but I am not one. I am living with the unfulfilled need to live as a woman, and the desire that arose in me whenever I met a woman that I...
    leftaalone leftaalone 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I love women, I love living as a woman, but I am not one. I am living with the unfulfilled need to live as a woman, and the desire that arose in me whenever I met a woman that I...
    leftaalone leftaalone 22-25, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I can't go to Wal-Mart, concerts, or malls, etc... without having a group of friends with me. I feel alienated, and at anytime they're going to come after me. I need others...
    EmptyLaugh EmptyLaugh 22-25, M 14 hrs ago

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    My wife has now left and I'm home alone. Finally I can shed these pants and put on a skirt. I was able to put on panties and a slip earlier, so it was easy to shed the trousers...
    sharonwoods sharonwoods 51-55, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I've done it before. I live in the country and I can go in the woods in my backyard. So if I'm home alone, sure, I'll go for a walk in the woods wearing nothing but shoes. Hey, I...
    tgf12 tgf12 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    Living in Australia, is like living in a horror movie. In the beginning of your tale, you move into a "beautiful" house, with the belief that you are "privileged" and "lucky". Nice...
    silvioh silvioh 18-21, M 7 Responses Oct 31

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    Anglo-Australians! I don't have to agree with your way of thinking, and your way of looking at "Living in Australia". You have not suffered anywhere near as much as I have...
    sickness18 sickness18 56-60, M Nov 12

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    This is a sort of follow up from my last story. I have regularly been wearing the tights my sister gave me (in private of course). I obviously got a pack of three from her but I...
    Kyle2000 Kyle2000 13-15, M 9 hrs ago

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    So this guy has liked me since he met me, I started kinda liking him a week ago. I told my friend who is also his friend on Monday." If he says he thinks I'm cute tell him I think...
    Sarahjessica95 Sarahjessica95 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    I go to sleep alone. I wake up alone. I eat alone. I drive to work alone. I come home alone. I'm working at a job I used to love. Its my first employment of many to last well over...
    slait slait 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 20

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    So I keep seeing posts here about those who hate living in Australia are just spouting crap and how there are no "real" experiences in this group. So here is my experience. I...
    Aussiemerk Aussiemerk 36-40, M 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    It was like Mark had lost his... He looked up when he realized the truth. He HAD lost his mind there for a second. Completely. Abd just because he seemed like his normal self...
    EbbyLeve EbbyLeve 16-17, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I was talking about how It would be nice if my boobs were a little bigger and these guys I don't even know came up and they were like "a lot of guys like smaller boobs better. I...
    sunflowerpet sunflowerpet 18-21, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I guess we all have different conceptions of people, some might see you as the pretty girl, some as the funny one, and some might just see you as the one who is not worth it. But...
    CarolinaS1 CarolinaS1 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Two - Chapter Four I was a bored, average student in the upper grades. I was not a "pet" of any of the lay staff or nuns. Although they were pretty...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Nov 4

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