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I Am Living Alone and Like It That Way

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 33 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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    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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    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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    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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    Hi friends I am new here. I wanted to share my life experiences with someone. I feel bad the way my life is going ahead. My parents have started resenting me because i completed...
    emotionallydriven emotionallydriven 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    This is my story about my friendship with a narcissist. In my first semester in college, I had the pleasure of meeting what I initially thought was a cool girl and we quickly...
    TarikP TarikP 18-21, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I'm at my church, alone. And I'm sitting in the office, and I heard one of the classroom doors slam 0.0 and there is no one is the building. Eeeekkk!
    FindingFate FindingFate 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    I would love to go like at least 90% raw. I have anemia - iron deficiency. Hate to take tablets. I would love some tips how to live raw and stay ok. Looking for tips on net. Today...
    tripwithzip tripwithzip 26-30, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I like my gf and me do it regularly. To have it in turns...and also in different models. I tie her and let her enjoy, then she does hers. Once she began when I was not ready...
    keynaz keynaz 26-30, M 4 hrs ago

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    i don't know why i am feeling this way.but really i am sad, i am alone, im depressed and i am nothing..i may have this smile that fools everyone, but i cannot fool myself. at the...
    fayefaye28 fayefaye28 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    There's this tree in my backyard, it's huge. I spent so many years of my childhood playing in that tree. I had my first kiss on a swing under it. Some of my happiest memories...
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I feel so alone.. I was married 18 years he cheated, we divorced (2005) he married her they moved 2000 miles away. I am left caring for our handicapped son who I had to place in...
    windsculpted windsculpted 51-55, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    first time out: i have been out a few times in the past but allways when i was sure i nobody could see me, or atleast nobdu would be albe to se my face from the distance, but then...
    bodylower bodylower 36-40, M 6 hrs ago

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    i wished my crush was with me but i felt alone ... i thought someone special will be there for me to wish me but as i always say i hate expectations and no one came
    Dreck007 Dreck007 18-21, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    So this guy and I met briefly a while ago and before we ever went on a date, we would text and he was always very cheerful, taking part in the conversation but would then sort of...
    beulewis beulewis 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    It has been a while since I posted an experience, but I feel the need to get this off my chest. I consider myself a very passionate person. When I love, it's deeply and I would do...
    sb8990 sb8990 22-25, F 4 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    To the one beneath me..Cant you read ..This page is called "I Hate Living In Australia" ..Its a place for people to come here and tell there story about why they hate living in...
    vladdyy vladdyy 31-35, M 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    One thing I always said about life in the back of my mind 'if there's nothing right then there's nothing left' I am realising that now lately as I feel I have sunk my quality of...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I HONESTLY think things need to be resolved better than this, because I still hate myself, and I have a feeling you are still scared, and that is what needs to change here. I don't...
    Ambititer Ambititer 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    Sure do if your home and living by yourself, liquor is cheaper too because you buy the whole bottle and last for days months? who knows. But your not alone if your in the bar, the...
    Oceandock19 Oceandock19 41-45, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    my mom found out I was gay while searching through my phone. she saw all the text messages between my girlfriend (who is a grade higher then me) and I and my ex (who said she...
    cjayy19 cjayy19 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am not sure how I feel to be alone. Meaning to live alone. The fact is, I never lived alone. I left my parents house when I was 18, but I moved for study to Prague and rented for...
    tripwithzip tripwithzip 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I'm not living, I'm existing, and I'm just barely existing. I really haven't changed much from birth to now. As far back as I can recall, I was always avoidant, dumb, and alone...
    astateofdisarray astateofdisarray 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Leave it to me to be the only one to write a book in this group. I over complicate things a lot. Call it OCD, I just like having things done thoroughly, I like to thoroughly...
    realsweetbaby realsweetbaby 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Waiting here counting down for Six to three wishing I cold still be there beside her then Hand & Hand to see her crooked smile at me with that glance of love her sparkling warm...
    rainyraven rainyraven 31-35, T 3 days ago

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    I cut myself so bad! And last week I was at church camp and was feeling alone like none loved me and so I tried to commit suicide but someone caught me! So now I'm just custom...
    tessalol52 tessalol52 13-15, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I don`t know what I`m going to say,but I had an argue with my parents just a minute ago.I didn`t like to write that down in my notebook diary cause I was afraid someone would read...
    kianamk kianamk 13-15 4 days ago

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    I have a brother who is 17 years old. He is leaving for college next summer and he constantly tries to hang out with me. This doesn't seem bad but it is to me. He has never tried...
    Sydneynicole24 Sydneynicole24 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Terror on Extension 29 Twenty-Two - Michael/Eileen/Bonnie Duke Holding my daughter's warm slim hand firmly, I walked into the living room. The police officers - one officer and...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F 5 days ago

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    I am a 21 year old female still in school and still living with my parents. My parents have always and still are very strict with us kids. I am the middle child of 3. Anyhow I...
    sorerear21 sorerear21 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't know why but I'm always the last choice or completely ignored. Me: "Yeah you can come to my house when it's midnight. No problem. I'll make sure you're happy before I...
    Lcy2472 Lcy2472 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Emphasis of the 'feel'. I'm not saying they actually don't. I had to move back home after finishing an art degree so I could build up my career to go freelance. It's been hard...
    EleanorPainting EleanorPainting 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I'm an introvert so it's rather normal for me to love being alone. But I'm going to be living on my own next year for uni and I'm scared to death of being alone there.
    notarikon notarikon 16-17 1 Response Jun 24

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    I do like being alone, but then another part of me is terrified by it! And I’ve been left alone for a very long time. Even when there are people around me, I still feel...
    JadeKnight JadeKnight 26-30, T Jun 24

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    I do like to be alone with my thoughts, especially near mid-night. It was a hobby of mine. But then this hobby can enable my heart to tremble when I remember the nights I used them...
    JumpingTomatoes JumpingTomatoes 18-21 Jun 24

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    i suffer from social anxiety and stuff i feel supressed of being able to express my self so i be quiet all the time and this been doing on for years my family knows i have anxiety...
    socialanxiety101 socialanxiety101 26-30, M Jun 23

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    they say, it is better to feel pain than feel nothing at all... they say, being passionless alone is not living... but is living in pain and sorrow is living at all? i used to...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 2 Responses Jun 22

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    I don't no what the point of living is anymore. I'm always going to be alone. be when you have a disability nobody wants me. I hate my life
    kev1254 kev1254 26-30, M 6 Responses Jun 20

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    One has to have some pity for the average Aussie (read - bogan). Economically they are not all that viable or competitive. Socially they are inept and awkward. Linguistically they...
    boganbait boganbait 46-50, M 7 Responses Jun 20

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    Terror on Extension 29 Thirteen - Bonnie/Eileen/Karen Duke "I -" That was the only word out of David's mouth. Suddenly, a huge floodlight flashlight shone into the interior of...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Jun 18