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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...
    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 22-25, M Nov 25, 2011

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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...
    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...
    pitstopbunny pitstopbunny 41-45, 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...
    honey624 honey624 56-60, M Mar 30, 2011

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    My entire life I thought my family was here for me. I've made mistakes and lots of them, but they always let me know they had my back even if I was stupid but they forgave me...
    BlessedMommy08 BlessedMommy08 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I am afraid that I'll end up alone. That I will be one of those people, that are eventually living alone, and I disappear, and than weeks later they find my dead body rotting away...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 21

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    I've been living alone for 4 months now after me and my wife separated. The past week has been busy and keeping me occupied. But today has been a hard day. I very much miss seeing...
    jxsingle67 jxsingle67 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    The best way to be happy with someone is to learn to be happy alone. That way the company will be a matter of choice.. Not necessity.
    bluemoon2121 bluemoon2121 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 27

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    I feel alone like if I went away forever then they might notice then I talk no one hears me or I speak to talk to myself I feel this way everyday what to do ?
    Lovewitholeheart Lovewitholeheart 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    Living the best way I can
    miakajones2001 miakajones2001 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I wish I had more alone time, I need to be alone like 6 days out of 7 to be truly happy
    roxygirl577 roxygirl577 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I know there are a lot of people who feel this way and it seems to be getting worse as the years go on. It's not that I don't want to live because I do. I want to live more than...
    kpax81 kpax81 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Hell Above Pierce the Veil Up! I cannot spend another night in this home I close my eyes and take a breath real slow The consequence is if I leave I'm alone But what's the...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    As I lay here thinking about everything and everyone, I can't help but wonder what I was to either of them. 7 years of talking almost 24/7 completely meaningless, and what does...
    Alexdrunkunc Alexdrunkunc 18-21 Apr 5

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    i have a good family, just no friends. sometimes i feel so alone like i could never make friends
    jeannelle22 jeannelle22 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 23

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    I have very little friends and my family is no help .... They make me feel like **** ... well my friends don't but they do not know all of me .... And my grandma isn't proud of me...
    emmawinterfrost emmawinterfrost 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My last boyfriend, JJ, was 19, i'm 15, we were really good friends for about 6 months, we would stay after school until about 8 pm, and have what seemed to be endless conversation...
    foolishlylovingthee foolishlylovingthee 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 24

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    I feel like me and my friends are not that close anymore. I think me being depressed is kind of annoying them, or just boring them. Everytime they talk to me I'm never really in...
    unfaiir unfaiir 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Feel so alone, like i have nobody to even speak to. Nobody cares about me.. What should i do? Having a lot of thoughts that I know i will end up regretting..
    Amburxo Amburxo 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    So I've finally come to accept that I don't care about forming any kind of relationship or keeping them with anyone new. People have come and gone I simply don't care anymore. Most...
    fuqlife fuqlife 22-25, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I want to go to so many places. I want to visit Ireland, for the atmosphere and community spirit. I would also love to meet Rachel Allen, my favourite chef. I want to visit...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I feel like I don't have anyone to talk to. I want to tell someone but I also don't want to put the burden on them by telling them my problems. I wish I had someone I could talk to...
    ejc018 ejc018 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    Latey, I've been feeling like my whole life has been a big joke and I've been being played from day one. My family was a joke. They didn't even want me. So I ended up in group...
    franhigg franhigg 41-45, F Apr 3

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    I stopped eating at school. I don't know why but i just never went to my locker and ate at breaks, but when i get home i stuff my face with all this food like i usually do. I eat...
    ILYBlackVeilBrides ILYBlackVeilBrides 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    One day my husband took his mom to a doctor's appointment. When he took her back home, to his sister's house where she had been living for six months, most of her belongings were...
    Lumps1love Lumps1love 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    I want to take the experience of one particular mistake, go back in time to before I made it, and use that memory of the experience to stop me making it. Doing that would stop all...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I've often been told that I am "weird" and "unusual". I take this to mean I am interesting. I say weird things and I do have an interesting perspective on things. I take a new look...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    I been friends with a girl for about 3 years. We text almost every single day, but recently I feel as if my feelings for her are growing. We both listen to the same music, she's...
    wulfartic wulfartic 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    Kinder,Kirche, Kuche (Children, Church, Kitchen) Part Three - Chapter Twenty -Two We began our search next morning. Robert made a few phone calls - first. to Philadelphia and...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Apr 5

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    I am depressed, suicidal, and I feel like I have nothing left to live for. I'm in college and I get bad grades due to social anxiety disorder, so I can't pay attention due to fear...
    iPlasticFantastic iPlasticFantastic 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 21

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    My name is Emily. And, I need help. I've been struggling with this for years now. Whether it was coming to terms with it or simply being able to tell someone. I am in pain...
    stellersjay stellersjay 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    have anyone ever tried eating alone all the time? that feeling sucks man .. last time i usually eat at home so i don't worry about eating alone and stuff but now i am living in a...
    fatdude123 fatdude123 18-21, M Apr 5

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    I am somewhat afraid I will end up alone because I know that when I get bored in relationships I get bored and there is usually no going back...until I've alone for a few months...
    windynight54321 windynight54321 31-35, M Apr 4

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    “I would not like to live in a world without cathedrals. I need their beauty and grandeur. I need them against the vulgarity of the world. I want to look up at the illuminated...
    Daveokay Daveokay 22-25, M Apr 5

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    I'm a 39-year-old woman, married for 11 years I have not had sex with my husband in more than three years. My story is so pathetic. At first it was only a few months and then it...
    Roxie1130 Roxie1130 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    I am feeling , I am so alone. All my shadows choke me by placing me into a corner. It is dark and I only see an ugly person in the mirror.. Why am I crying? Because I was not mean...
    Jackie192019 Jackie192019 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 24

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    Hello, been a member of this site for a while and have never posted before. I am around 40 and have been living with Dysthymia for 20 years now. I guess I'm looking for someone...
    Broken73 Broken73 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    I don't fit in anywhere, but here I felt accepted. In real life I'm the type that judges myself a lot and all because I can't accept the person I am. So as a result I crave for...
    GrumpyGrouchy GrumpyGrouchy 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    I hated the wind. My wind would rush to all the horrible things that could be breaking into my house. I lay there awake again that night. It sounded as if a herd of cattle was...
    ThorsonOfEarthHammer ThorsonOfEarthHammer 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Kinder, Kirche, Kuche (Children, Church, Kitchen) Part Three - Chapter Forty-Three When we got home, both of us were sweaty and exhausted. I began to run a bath for Bobby and...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F 16 hrs ago

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    I want to change the world, although it's only the idea of it. I want to help people, even though I don't know if I can manage it. I want to be pretty, so tell me...how do I feel...
    MadW0rld MadW0rld 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Hi - so I have been living with CES for four years without diagnosis. I have recently been diagnosed. The diagnosis came with a penalty. In order to take all of the tests I...
    Sunshine537 Sunshine537 26-30, F Mar 31

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    Hi - so I have been living with CES for four years without diagnosis. I have recently been diagnosed. The diagnosis came with a penalty. In order to take all of the tests I...
    Sunshine537 Sunshine537 26-30, F Mar 31

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    I'm here with my mother, who I can't stand for very valid reason's, looking sfter here mother. It's done me a favour, but I ow her nothing. My boyfriend is younger, understanding...
    Outbornmotor Outbornmotor 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I was sexually abused/potentially raped when I was about 7 or 8. Shortly after that, I attempted suicide. My attempt fell short after I was caught by my mother, she took the knife...
    KatKatastrophy KatKatastrophy 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    So this is really for anyone and everyone who's thought about suicide at some point. Try and talk to someone, don't be alone or when it gets really bad it'll be too late and you'll...
    kathryn5272 kathryn5272 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I always feel so alone, even though I have great friends and a living family, I just feel like I can't talk about ANYTHING to anybody, it's making me feel so empty inside
    samthefreak samthefreak 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 30

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