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I Am Living Alone and Like It That Way

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 32 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 6 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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    and it was super awesome!! XD the salon was one of the best parts lol, getting my hair done took 2 hours because i was getting it curled and it is super long! (down to my hips) and...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 4 Responses 7 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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    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 a week 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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    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 18 hrs ago

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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 3 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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    So I will be home alone today and tomorrow. I've been bored and only been alone like 15 minutes so I want people to give me dares or challenges. (I won't post or take pics) but...
    katies007 katies007 16-17, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    There I sat, across the table from him in my favorite Indian restaurant...waiting for the wonderful to begin. He had nothing to say to me here...in my favorite place...where the...
    SouthernMamasita SouthernMamasita 36-40, F 2 mins ago

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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 1 day ago

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    You know you re alone when you have no one else to eat with
    wildjerry95 wildjerry95 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    Sometimes I think that there is no purpose to continue to live on this world. Let alone, this universe, this reality. I hope I'm not the only one who gives in thought about what's...
    Xemplefied Xemplefied 26-30, M 13 hrs 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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    Aside from dressing, I'm an otherwise normal guy. I want so badly to find an amazing attractive woman that loves, appreciates, and supports all parts of me. Words cannot describe...
    Machiavellian Machiavellian 26-30, M 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    waking up in a house by myself, i do it so often. i just feel like ive isolated myself
    DeonGrey DeonGrey 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    Okay so a guy friend of mines that's going through a divorce has gotten his wife pregnant yet again. I've known him for two years and in those two years he's complained non-stop...
    dirtydarkness dirtydarkness 26-30, F 2 Responses 36 mins ago

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    I never feel amything for anyone. I have been on a few dates with people amd they have gotten angry when I dont feel for them what they feel for me. My friend thinks that I am...
    mgkatie mgkatie 18-21, F 13 mins 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 Apr 18

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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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    A quote that became a motto for me I even repeated it to a guy. his response was less then charming. "I can guarantee you that at this moment, there is not another woman that...
    favestril favestril 41-45, F 7 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 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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    "Little Talks" Hey! Hey! Hey! I don't like walking around this old and empty house So hold my hand, I'll walk with you, my dear The stairs creak as you sleep, it's keeping me...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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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