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I Am Living Alone and Like It That Way

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 32 People

    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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    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 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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    I feel like Iam living alone in the world like in a movie or something ppl around u yet I feel alone u want to laugh but at some point. Some ppl did hurt u that u can't forget but...
    jack912 jack912 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    As an introvert, I enjoy being alone sometimes. Being around people for long periods of time can be quite exhausting. I like having time to myself to reflect on things and be alone...
    Sapphire14 Sapphire14 18-21, F Aug 13

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    Sometimes I just want to be alone and watch the kinds of movies I want to watch, not have to share my food, or compromise on anything. I've been living with people my entire life...
    RayvenJ RayvenJ 22-25, F Aug 24

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    smallsimplelove smallsimplelove 18-21, F Aug 13

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    I live without other humans at least, I have two cats, and a fish. I have just recently started living alone, sometimes it's scary, especially at night, but sometimes I prefer it...
    xhet xhet 18-21, T 1 Response Aug 7

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    I'm hiding behind my video games staying inside the house all day and sleep a lot. I'm hiding from the world...not knowing what to do anymore. I'm stuck in this lonely phase hoping...
    Supershoes24 Supershoes24 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    Lonliness is the worst feeling I hate that even tho I have friends that I feel no one really knows me and just feeling so alone like no one is there for me or cares I'm tired of...
    Daletheloner Daletheloner 18-21, M Aug 18

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    Paul18nj Paul18nj 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    i feel alone.....i have a brother and grandmother and a wonderful boyfriend who love me to death.. but i feel alone like something is missing out of my life....i still feel alone...
    momoayami momoayami 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    Ryan1208kzi1 Ryan1208kzi1 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    my family pumps me full of antidepressants saying its just a placebo, they block out my voice, they're never home, and if I ever speak of this to anyone they send me to a...
    jose616 jose616 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    I have my family who I dedicate my life to... I've had people say they love me. I have moments that make me smile.... But no matter what, I feel so alone. Like a hole in my chest...
    Arr762 Arr762 18-21, M Aug 9

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    I've only been home alone three or four times in my life because my family has a lot of people and there is almost always someone else home. When I'm home alone, I get this...
    iiArial iiArial 18-21, F 37 mins ago

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    September 2. Detaching with Love with Children. "It's one thing to let go of my husband and let him suffer the consequences. But how do I let go of my children? Isn't it different...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 36 mins ago

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    September 2. Detaching with Love with Children. "It's one thing to let go of my husband and let him suffer the consequences. But how do I let go of my children? Isn't it different...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response 36 mins ago

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    This is not a poem. Neither it is a novel story or some sort of anecdote. This is a simply advice from the author to anyone who thinks that his or her life is not worth of living...
    Craney1 Craney1 31-35 Aug 18

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    yeah my ex cheated on me so its better to be alone :)
    berealistic811 berealistic811 26-30, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Nothing right now can cheer me up. Depression hit me in the chest today. It hurt so damn much, I didn't speak, eat or even participate in today's activities. I lost my friends...
    HayellsDorion HayellsDorion 13-15, F 53 mins ago

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    I wish I could just move out and live on my own with weekly checks from them or something. There are many reasons for this, but that would take days to explain so i will just give...
    Dev4444 Dev4444 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    Sucks going to bed alone,gets a lil lonely
    Dwgrlg Dwgrlg 36-40, M 59 mins ago

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    My husband Johnny and I have been together for 2 years, married for a year and a half. We met through his older brother 2 1/2 years ago and started talking as friends. Neither one...
    ashleymarcia ashleymarcia 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Its 7:40pm... Dad is at work. Jake is at football practice and im laying in bed. My dad has been home. Its good and bad. In the morning. Dad wakes up. And when hes leaving for work...
    KovusShame KovusShame 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Especially that they duped me into leaving a blooming business and a comfortable, independent life overseas and coming back to the States to live with them. As soon as I'd...
    FryMorgan FryMorgan 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Everyone expects me to be little miss perfect. I have always been the strong one in my family complex. My sister is bipolar and was diagnosed when she was only 10. I was 8 years...
    marie3195 marie3195 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    I've been feeling quite depressed for a while now. I'd stopped talking to people about my problems. At one point I was opening up to people about way too much and I really regret...
    ozboybrian ozboybrian 26-30 1 Response 4 days ago

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    How come no one can just love me and stay with me why does everything have to be so complicated I hate having the feeling I'll never be loved by anyone I hate sitting here blaming...
    jackdahliamurder jackdahliamurder 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Have you ever heard of a guy who has 5 acquaintances and 0 friends? well you are now. If you had an experience that made you dont want to make friend ever again, I tell you this...
    North18 North18 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 2

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    Gets really tiring sometimes living this way. Im married but i feel like we have nothing in common, i cant seem to carry on a conversation with people longer than a few messages...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I have always felt some sort of loneliness in my life but for the past 6 months, i have really started to feel extremely lonely and depressed about where my life is headed. i have...
    anonymouspersonami anonymouspersonami 13-15, M Aug 8

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    Moving on from a Long Distance Relationship, this friend of mine (soft butch) who is living in the same country as mine is being flirty. I tried to respond in a flirty way but she...
    levi22 levi22 26-30 Aug 12

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    I remember a time not so long ago, when I danced while bathed in sunlight and made every day an adventure; without fear or reservation, I lived my life the way life is supposed to...
    thisangelslife thisangelslife 31-35, M Aug 12

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    “on this day, you read something that moved you and made you realise there were no more fears to fear, no tears to cry, no head to hang in shame, that every time you thought you...
    vikiii vikiii 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    Tysonlk318 Tysonlk318 31-35, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I like to keep to myself and I rather just chill in my room alone than in the living room with my roommates. People just assume that I'm rude or mean but really I just like keeping...
    LacedYoung LacedYoung 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    Not in the way most people would expect. As i've been going through teenage emotional spells, i often find myself questioning the essentialy point of living. these trivial life...
    a1uM1nuM448 a1uM1nuM448 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    A lot of the time like everday I feel so alone and like no one understands me or cares about me. They just use me and don't really care to get to know me. I think and believe, I'm...
    MysteriousRose MysteriousRose 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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