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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    living alone for the last few months has made me realize that I am a chicken lol. I hate it and all the sounds from the apartments around me freak me out.
    keke8714127 keke8714127 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm physically tired- can't get enough sleep I'm mentally tired- as I can't get enough brakes from home or work at the moment I'm emotionally tired- as I keep giving but don't get...
    AN76 AN76 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 25, 2014

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    And by liked, I mean as in feelings. I get on these chat apps called chatous and meowchat and almost every guy and a few girls I talked to started to like me because of either my...
    NaNaJene NaNaJene 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    I often feel like I would end up living alone in a small apartment with 5 cats and 3 more on the way. Not such a bad idea actually.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    A Loner's Lament my heart is frozen in my chest, and this condition I think best. I lost at love, now I love not, for this is how my love's been blessed. a hollow man have I...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Jan 16

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    Grey Eyes: A Memoir When Sage Martin was 3 years old her mother brought her to the United States for the first and last time. Within a year her mother was dead and her mother's...
    TenThousandSorrows TenThousandSorrows 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    dinner alone. living alone plus no family is pretty hard conbination. just saying. ...it was too yum haha
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F a week ago

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    I don't know what to do. Because of the holidays I was busy and couldn't talk to my best friend...the only one who cares to talk to me on a regular basis and now that I can finally...
    KeiKeiChan KeiKeiChan 18-21, F Dec 29, 2014

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    WHEN All the "other" Females around you (Women) ARE wearing Pants INSTEAD of Dresses, I Guess THAT separates the "girls" from the "women". It is Easier to 'Capitulate' to the...
    desireindisguise desireindisguise 56-60 1 Response Jan 11

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    I think people who prefer to be alone like me is the strongest peoples they don't need the company of people to go on with life I enjoy being alone
    jovorrism jovorrism 16-17, M Jan 13

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    As of today I'm officially 26 pounds away from 300. It's been a long road going back and forth and I've kept to myself a lot along the way. I love feeling all the fat I carry. It's...
    AspiringSSBHM AspiringSSBHM 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    As of today I'm officially 26 pounds away from 300. It's been a long road going back and forth and I've kept to myself a lot along the way. I love feeling all the fat I carry. It's...
    AspiringSSBHM AspiringSSBHM 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    Wow! where do I start? I don't feel like spell checking sorry... Mom died when I was 32 days old. Dad died at 9, raised by grandmother, she died at 89 in 2001, a 16 year old...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 4

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    Sunday, 25 January 2015 Australia Evil Day! Day of Infamy! For all those deluded people who "Love Living In Australia", I enunciate the ensuing truth: Anglo-Australian history...
    sickness18 sickness18 61-65, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    They say that everything happens for a reason and that everyone has a purpose on this earth but i find that really hard to believe. Most of my life i been good to people but me...
    TheWorldVsJ TheWorldVsJ 26-30, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    The hidden secret of life I mean. I myself don’t know what I mean. I have a huge trusting problem. The problem is not that I don’t trust anyone but that I trust EVERYONE. I...
    avnn avnn 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    not from any specific person, but in general. well actually, basically just time away from my family. But my friends also put a tole on me every so often. I need to have my alone...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I joined a sports team after my best friend 'a' suggested it. The girl, who all these feelings are about is the female captain of said sport. Our team is 9 girls with 'a' on the...
    Arebwonders Arebwonders 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I am writing this incase anyone else finds themselves in a similar situation . . . Please do not worry about me, I have been free of this relationship for 7 years now. I am a lot...
    elimarie7 elimarie7 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    II The Blessedness of Possessing Nothing Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.—Matt. 5:3 Before the Lord God made man upon the earth He first...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M Jan 14

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    if any of you ever feel alone any of you can talk to me if you ever feel alone remember people thay feel alone look down to the ground ...but if you lift your head no matter where...
    marcell1379 marcell1379 18-21, M 17 hrs ago

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    I get so depressed and although I want to talk to people, I hate spreading negativity and then I worry that they will talk bad about me. Sometimes I just really wanna let off some...
    Mizpoppy Mizpoppy 26-30, F 8 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    "Long ago, becoming a training priest was recognized as a way of living, and I think that considerable numbers of the priests were people who had troubles that prevented them from...
    PanicTheManic PanicTheManic 22-25 Dec 28, 2014

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    I love being alone and like not hanging around other people because I feel comfortable enough to do things by and for myself, but the times I do get lonely I get kinda sad but then...
    jynx1 jynx1 18-21, F 19 hrs ago

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    You start of alone and end up alone .
    Hysentheprettyboii Hysentheprettyboii 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    When I was a child growing up, I tried often to get my parents' approval, and it was always through my art--mostly drawing. My parents didn't care about anything artistic. They...
    benglishtea benglishtea 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    Instructions for a Bad Day, by Shane Koyczan " There will be bad days. Be calm. Loosen your grip, opening each palm slowly now. Let go. Be confident. Know that now is only a...
    BetterWithThree BetterWithThree 18-21, F Jan 5

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    I miss you. I miss the way you used to look at me. I miss everything about you. I feel so alone without you. I am so tired of living without you. I miss your touch, and lying next...
    Tmystic Tmystic 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 15

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    I deserve no sympathy. I deserve not to love or be loved. I deserve to be alone. I've one mistakes in the past with my ex that I could never forgive myself for. I've hit her before...
    lostloveangel lostloveangel 18-21, M Jan 3

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    There's a family friend named Derek*. He's 30 and I've known him for 10+ years. However, I haven't seen him in almost a year. He moved to Georgia after a job transfer but he comes...
    Hfms99 Hfms99 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 9

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    There's a family friend named Derek*. He's 30 and I've known him for 10+ years. However, I haven't seen him in almost a year. He moved to Georgia after a job transfer but he comes...
    Hfms99 Hfms99 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    The Big Dipper Chapter 28 Tessa's POV “It can't be this hard to come up with an answer.” Billy said. “But it is.” I agreed. “There's so many things to consider.” I...
    awesomefallenangel13 awesomefallenangel13 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Single and alone, it was a huge change which I never signed up to go through. Every single day, I go out into the big scary world, and I live my life without him. I would go...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 7 Responses Jan 9

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    realizing all of a sudden that you have lost so many important people in your life slowly is probably one of the most painfullest things ever. there were memories, insiders...
    unknownana unknownana 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    1. I am very quiet and always love to be with someone who does the talking for us. 2. I hate to be alone with very loud people who can't stop talking. 3. I am super skinny and...
    interstellartraveler interstellartraveler 22-25, F 16 hrs ago

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    I am having an anxiety attack. I don't know what to do anymore. Why am I like this? What's wrong with me? Want to know my biggest secret, the one I've been hiding...sometimes I...
    Tiffanyportelli Tiffanyportelli 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    The Big Dipper Chapter 16 August 14th, 2012 10:43 pm Tessa’s POV *Hey, it’s Skylar. Go screw yourself* “Hey, it’s Tess.” The words spewed from my mouth, barely coherent...
    awesomefallenangel13 awesomefallenangel13 13-15, F Jan 16

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    Emigrate to Australia ? The purpose of my posts on this forum is two fold. Firstly, I would like to do what I can to help prospective migrants hear another perspective on...
    Spankerr Spankerr 51-55 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Like two blooming flowers I’m a seed in the arms of soil, May I bloom or be dead like a coil, I let destiny to choose the way, Didn't know about that rainy day, Once, in a...
    ElliasA ElliasA 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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