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I Am Living Alone and Like It That Way

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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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    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 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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    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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    well, i am living alone for 2 years now. just me, cant seem to find anybody interested in any kind of relationship. everybody wants a person who can travel, do those things i...
    turnpike1971 turnpike1971 41-45, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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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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    All parents damage their children. It cannot be helped. Youth, like pristine glass, absorbs the prints of its handlers. Some parents smudge, others crack, a few shatter childhoods...
    FrostyBlu FrostyBlu 36-40, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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    Sometimes i feel alone. Like no one understands me. Im like like most kids my age. They get to go out all the time, i have to constantly be at the doctors. Im too young to be...
    PCOSstrength PCOSstrength 16-17, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I did post this comment a few weeks ago, but somehow I deleted it accidentally. Therefore, I am posting it again. A MESSAGE TO AUSTRALIANS! Stay away from this forum. Do not...
    sickness18 sickness18 56-60, M 37 mins ago

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    November 29. Step Twelve. The Twelfth Step says that having had a spiritual awakening, we try to carry this message to others. Our message is one of hope, love, comfort, health...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 17 mins ago

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    November 29. Step Twelve. The Twelfth Step says that having had a spiritual awakening, we try to carry this message to others. Our message is one of hope, love, comfort, health...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 16 mins ago

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    no ill never stand for my life to get this low again! no way no how!
    PsychoBitch69 PsychoBitch69 31-35, F 1 hr 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 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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    THE SEVEN FOUNDATIONAL BIBLICAL TRUTHS There are seven foundational biblical truths that uphold and enhance our belief in the truth of God’s glorious Family Plan for the...
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble 56-60, M 5 days 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 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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    I just can't be any different. Over the last ten or fifteen years I have changed so much. Where once I was confident, now I am awkward. I used to have lots of friends, now I...
    unluckE unluckE 31-35, M 2 hrs ago

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    It's all i do when I'm sad bored happy depending on my mood I get my ideas from pictures on websites and I draw that pic then I draw what I wanna draw in diffent way
    VampireLoveBite VampireLoveBite 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    Regret is a funny emotion. Its really trivial if you sit down and think about it, but at the same time it won't let you sleep. Its the hot burning sensation of self loathing as you...
    MsLizBethBennet MsLizBethBennet 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr 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 3 days 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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    I am a 21 year old college student. I have a narcissistic personality disorder, but am seeing a counselor and dealing with it day to day.My family has supported me my entire life...
    Anon0ne Anon0ne 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Feeling so **** today. I have a cold and my husband didn't even ask me how I was feeling when he got up, he just got the Internet and went through to the living room to check...
    Jenezebel Jenezebel 26-30, F 2 days ago

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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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    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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    NOTE: Please do not let the length of this post deter you from reading. It is worth every moment. :) I did something very recently that was mindbogglingly idiotic, imbecilic, and...
    andrewphysics andrewphysics 18-21, M Nov 7

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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 1 Response Nov 18

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    mid 50's woman with grown kids and alone, in a new home me and my sweetheart bought, so very far away from him. i am an artist, so i work alone and now, i am finding myself...
    buddagirl buddagirl 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    I wish i knew how to break free of this existence. Its been this way for years. I know im not the only one here. But it sure feels that way. I can talk to people, but its not...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 30

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    Living in Australia and having to deal with the filth you meet on a daily basis is really hard. I know I am here as well. I have learnt to cope with it by simply treating them like...
    4019775s 4019775s 36-40 1 Response Nov 9

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    i spend almost all my day alone, even though i am living with my family (9 total). we share a very small house, but no one talk to me, sometimes, i feel stressed and depressed...
    reem1991 reem1991 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 10

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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 Nov 20

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    So, there is something I've been holding onto for months... Something that happened to me, and I don't really know how to talk about it, not that I really have anyone to talk about...
    TheZEEMan TheZEEMan 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Every day it feels like the physical burden I'm carrying just gets heavier. Occasionally, it feels like I'm not carrying it, but when I remember I am, it hits me all over again...
    kwrc kwrc 16-17, F Oct 30

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    Australia 2015. 1. The most "Over Priced" country in the World. If the general cost of living (especially Real Estate) is taken into account, and if the overall wages and...
    sickness18 sickness18 56-60, M 5 Responses Nov 5

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    After that dressing up with my cousin for a photo, i started feeling jealous of what girls used to wear. They always have more dresses to wear. All so comfy and cosy... In my...
    priyacbe2k1 priyacbe2k1 31-35, F Nov 8

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Two - Chapter Twelve Daddy still slept a great deal...but his "awake periods" were slowly getting longer and longer. He began to argue over taking the...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    I'm not a writer, sometimes I lack common sense, and other times I make no sense at all. If you still with me for the nect few minutes though I only hope that it gives you some...
    InfinitelyCurious InfinitelyCurious 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 12

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