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I Am Living Alone and Like It That Way

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 32 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Hi all Why ?because I be no family or friends. I'm In a relationship. Married for 10 yrs to a Hispanic. I have no other family and the thought of us breaking up terrifies me. I'm...
    jrtfox jrtfox 51-55, F a week ago

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    I realized I should not hate God. Well I hated Him for awhile but I guess I cannot hate God for a long time. There are so many things that I dont understand in this world. And so...
    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I'v always been a loner,hermit,not much interested in people around me,except my family obviously.Living alone for past 10 years now,never felt the "need" to be with someone.Got no...
    somerandomguyfromspace somerandomguyfromspace 31-35, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I hate people. I gotta pretend to care because of business. Living alone doesn't scare me. Getting kids and married are so annoying. I enjoy living by myself not being annoyed by...
    sfdrboy sfdrboy 22-25, M 4 Responses Apr 6

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    i am a retired NAVY VET. after my deployment in 2010 my wife has been distant we never make contact with each other and i sleep in a separate room now. when we met everything was...
    desperateformywife desperateformywife 36-40 4 Responses Apr 18

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    and it was super awesome!! XD the salon was one of the best parts lol, getting my hair done took 2 hours because i was getting it curled and it is super long! (down to my hips) and...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 10 Responses 2 days ago

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    I often feel this way. Alone. Like I don't have anyone really close to me.. I hate feeling this way. Hopefully it will change soon
    CallMeAmy CallMeAmy 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    In two years I will have my associates degree and I'll be a qualified nursing assistant , and honestly at this point I just want to get my own place and be by myself , get a dog...
    Purpletears17 Purpletears17 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I used to have a best friend. He's still there and still in my life but he has changed so much I feel like we are now worlds apart. We used to chat so freely about everything and...
    misscry misscry 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 17

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    Not necessarily alone. Not saying that i won't have a relationship or close friends...i just think as if I'll die FEELING alone. Like i didn't have proper friends or a proper life...
    LessOne LessOne 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    It's not so much as i like it but i have no choice. My fiancé is far away n my friends r always busy, so i do things alone. Like today i was craving a cheese cake n am out to have...
    ZisMeAt25 ZisMeAt25 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    So I will be home alone today and tomorrow. I've been bored and only been alone like 15 minutes so I want people to give me dares or challenges. (I won't post or take pics) but...
    katies007 katies007 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    So I will be home alone today and tomorrow. I've been bored and only been alone like 15 minutes so I want people to give me dares or challenges. (I won't post or take pics) but...
    katies007 katies007 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    The great actor Orson Welles said: We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment we're not alone. The...
    talkinaftermidnight talkinaftermidnight 36-40, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    This is people in general. There seems to be a real lapse in how people behave towards each other. Almost as if we don't know how to act towards each other anyway. No manners...
    smileymostly smileymostly 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    I am surprised at the gullibility of everyone posting on this forum. People who love living in Australia, and people who hate living in Australia. Regarding the Australians in...
    tonino60 tonino60 51-55, M 57 mins ago

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    I know physically I'm not alone I have a great mom and dad by my side and my daughter and sometimes my boyfriend/baby daddy. But there's times I feel alone, I feel rejected. Not...
    ox97 ox97 18-21, F Mar 30

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    Loneliness and solitude may seem the same to some but if you think clearly one reflects the pain of being alone and the other the glory of being alone...
    CindersAndSmokes CindersAndSmokes 26-30, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Does anyone wanna hear a story? It's copyright but I'm happy to share! It's not too good but I try, so enjoy I guess!😄 Pothcrome unplugged Story Chapter 1 *Whiirrrrrrrrrr...
    Penelton Penelton 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Sometimes I think that there is no purpose to continue to live on this world. Let alone, this universe, this reality. I hope I'm not the only one who gives in thought about what's...
    Xemplefied Xemplefied 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    At age 54 now and have been technically alone since '97. I've had friends and even some lovers but nothing that appears to be permanent so a month ago I basically switched off...
    tastyfrzz tastyfrzz 46-50 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    It's not that I necessarily think this pessimistically. It's just that by my logic, I'm the only one who will ever completely understand my thoughts and feelings, and everybody...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    As I'm not a white woman living in Britain I suffer greatly from discrimination and racism and it is intimidating and humiliating to be living around a race of people who...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    As much as I've felt alone for so long... It's probably what I need. I need to get away from the same routine, from the same faces. I need to depend on myself this time. I need to...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    For the first time in almost 10 years. I feel like I am going to explode from the stress that is starting to be released from being built up all that time. I had to walk on egg...
    ChasingTheDreams ChasingTheDreams 26-30, M Apr 18

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    Round Here Chapter One Part one (ROUGH DRAFT) 14,431 people. That's the population of Chacksville, Louisiana. I imagine this place is equally your home as it is mine. Different...
    rydermatherne rydermatherne 18-21, M Apr 16

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    Round Here Chapter One Part One (ROUGH DRAFT) 14,431 people. That's the population of Chacksville, Louisiana. I imagine this place is equally your home as it is mine. Different...
    rydermatherne rydermatherne 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 18

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Eight - Chapter Nineteen I walked ahead of Jock after shaking my arm loose as we approached the house. I walked up on the front stoop,feeling funny all...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F 6 days ago

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    All I need is Love. I need to feel loved. I want to feel that Im special. I need to be told sincerely that Im beautiful. That I dont have to prove anything to anyone. That Im...
    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    I feel like I'm dying. I somehow manage to go through my daily routines but I no longer feel like there's a reason for me breathe. I feel like I'm just existing, not living; and...
    ILoveWeights ILoveWeights 26-30, M Mar 29

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    The worst kind of pain is to be all alone and without someone who truly Loves you. The worst timing of all is when you know that one who you love can't love you anymore because...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Apr 15

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    Just letting everyone know that when I applied to migrate to Brazil, my applicaiton took only three months to be approved, and processed. The Brazilian government accepted my...
    ketir ketir 31-35, M 3 Responses Apr 7

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    Hi, I'm a 21 year old medical student living abroad, I was diagnosed with bipolar nearly 3 years ago, and before that I struggled a lot. I let it get quite far before my family...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Gallipoli. Frankly I am tired of hearing about this. Tired of the endless obsession regarding the deaths of people from 100 years ago. The way the Aussies go on about it, you...
    Spankerr Spankerr 51-55 14 Responses Apr 19

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    Hi..I am 25 f from India. I haven't posted any personal experience/thought anywhere online yet. I almost despise the idea of letting people who know I am. Here I am doing exactly...
    puntermuniya puntermuniya 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 19

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    i cant help feeling so alone my two older brothers left to vagas to start there lives an i feel like they left me behind i used to live in fontana california but my mom moved an...
    eryk1234 eryk1234 13-15, M Apr 19