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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 5 days 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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    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 3 hrs ago

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    I'm shocked and traumatised by the treatment I had by the mental health professionals in Middlesbrough ... What happened to me was beyond my expectations and imaginations and I did...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F Mar 27

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    Alone, alone, alone!!! Being alone is like punishment. It is not exactly like living alone at home without any people, but it means that you are living alone yourself mentally...
    ryyyy123 ryyyy123 26-30, F Mar 25

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    I'm so shocked and traumatised by the treatment I had by the mental health professionals in Middlesbrough ... What happened to me was beyond my expectations and imaginations and I...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I like living alone, although i'm not entirely alone as I have 2 cats. I have always had to look after my Mum, Dad, and brother and it's good now that my brother is older he has...
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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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 guess I learned some things that probably scared and scarred me for life. My mom always tells me "You're gonna be living alone in a forest in a cabin filled with cats" and my...
    Chibiiiii Chibiiiii 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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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 6 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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    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 2 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 2 days ago

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    Weak & powerless I want to let the whole world know that the reason or the cause for all my sufferings and ordeals in life were caused by my own family who do not sound like my...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 25

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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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    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 21 hrs ago

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    17 years old never had a girlfriend, never been kissed, and still a virgin. Forever alone.
    abe15 abe15 16-17, M 1 hr ago

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    I feel so alone, I don't like this feeling. I want to be happy
    savannaholivia1 savannaholivia1 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I believe this is extremely sexy.A woman looks so enticing when she packs on extra weight.I would love to be with a woman that becomes so comfortable with being with me.That she...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    For as long as I can remember, my birthday to me was just another day. Nothing that I think too much about. I'm just living.
    UnbalancedHero UnbalancedHero 16-17, M 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    My first one was last night. It started off as me and my female friend(I'm a girl too). We were both really bored so we asked some guy we somewhat knew to come over. Little did we...
    vball313 vball313 13-15, F 1 hr 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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    UPON CONSIDERATION... Thanks to all my readers and especially 'Sheerdesire' for the reflections. I'm back in my 12" Mini's and tights (pantyhose)...... I have no intention of going...
    dambust3r dambust3r 46-50, M 1 hr ago

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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 a week ago

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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 a week ago

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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 4 days ago

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    I am freaking out, I am witnessing how I lose myself So this week it was my first time going to college. I expected it to go terribly, with me wanting to escape and feel...
    AZChomp644 AZChomp644 18-21, M 6 hrs 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 1 Response 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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    My husband and I have been married for 7 years. The past two years it seems like we are room mates. He even sleep in the living room instead of our room. We go on doing our...
    Brokenbipolar Brokenbipolar 31-35, F Mar 27

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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 6 days ago

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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 6 days ago