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I Am Living Alone and Like It That Way

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Will I always be that woman who you leave there crying in bed.. Begging you to stay. You kiss me.. Wipe my tears away, and tell me not to cry, that you'll be back.. Because I'm...
    EmmaParsons EmmaParsons 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    At home I enjoy natural living and find myself a part of nature. Being alone in my apartment no problem in living so. Some of my friends know it. Usually on weekends they visit me...
    neezee neezee 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    So I know my other stories have been depressing and mostly me being so negative saying I'll never find love, or that happiness of a relationship.. well that's true, but it's just...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 16-17, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I can be surrounded by a group of people, but still be by myself. I feel I can't share any of my personal problems with any of my friends, and all I wanna do is curl up in my bed...
    SweetcakesJr SweetcakesJr 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 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 Nov 16

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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 Nov 14

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    I am dying to travel. Travel outside the country I'm currently living. Yes, I've explored my country with my family and trust me it was fun but it wasn't fulfilling. It's one of...
    oliviapalm oliviapalm 18-21, F 6 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I'm 21 and I agree with those who have told me that I'm immature. Reading stories on EP make me realize that even though my life is difficult I have it better (and worse) than...
    In100years In100years 18-21 1 Response 12 hrs 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 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...
    lifelesspie lifelesspie 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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    I am so tired of being alone. sometimes I wonder if being with someone just to be with someone is better than waiting for "the one". what if the one never comes along and I wasted...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble 56-60, M 1 day ago

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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 9 Responses Nov 16

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    I am standing at a crossroads. Trying to decide what the next step should be. I'd like to make a change in my life. In fact, the burning desire for change is fueling my every...
    meowmermaid meowmermaid 36-40, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I like older guys. I am all alone and bored please msg me and we can chat
    kiarathelady111 kiarathelady111 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I come from a small family. My boyfriend has a huge family. They're all really nice, but I dont look forward to social gatherings like he does because I also avoid small talk. It's...
    PriyaSoul PriyaSoul 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    I get so angry and upset sometimes I don't like taking it out on people, so I leave and walk away crying I'm usually a happy bubbly person. I try to help everyone before me...
    yeahis18 yeahis18 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I like to take my dog for a walk. He really enjoys the fresh air and so do I. It gives me an excuse to get away from the house and be alone for while. I always feel refreshed...
    Peter123 Peter123 41-45, M 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 Nov 14

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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 3 Responses Nov 14

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    im alone nothing to get but im still ambitious
    ali719 ali719 18-21 4 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 8 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 1 Response Nov 12

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    thts what it feels like every good friendship i have somehow someway it ends and i cant take another one of my closest friends leaving me but it happened again and now i am dead...
    warriorwolf1818 warriorwolf1818 16-17, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Home alone and bored. Any ladies want to chat?
    lilyqueen88 lilyqueen88 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    My sister and brother are going to be with my dad. (Divorced, was abusive towards me.) My mom is going to her boyfriends house for dinner with his family. Looks like I'll be...
    Annaelaine Annaelaine 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Forced to wear very high stiletto pumps! Probably my biggest of all my fantasies is having my girlfriend find out about my love of high heels (wearing them myself I mean) and...
    lockedheels lockedheels 31-35, M 1 hr 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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    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Nov 4

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    andrewphysics andrewphysics 18-21, M Nov 7

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    Intolerance, bigotry and racism are all signs of low intelligence and this entire thread is nothing more than a festival of hate. As an educated white Australian from a privileged...
    EmperorJulian EmperorJulian 46-50, M 5 Responses Nov 9

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    iam alone in this world yet i was born with a twin i hate my life im so tired of living day to day feeling like im only going through the motions ive had a pretty hard life yet it...
    muchlovelost muchlovelost 22-25, F a week ago

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    By nature I'm a social person. I like to be around people, talking to them, hanging out. A lot of times through texting, I text how I feel. I text the way I am feeling. I've always...
    nottheaveragegirl nottheaveragegirl 16-17, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Unicorn1039 Unicorn1039 16-17, F Oct 28