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I Am Living Alone and Like It That Way

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 32 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    although I have children and stepchildren and stepgrandchildren, a husband, and at least 1 real friend, I feel so alone like no one understands me or even wants too. Would I be...
    mamabear36 mamabear36 36-40, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Seven - Chapter Ten If Kelly hadn't encountered that stranger on the public road, I would have waited until after dinner before bringing up the subject...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Feb 12

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    I don't just feel alone- I am alone. Like, always. In the past half year, majority of social interaction has been with my family, and I've barely left the house in the last five...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 31

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    Most social situations end up with me being alone or wanting to go home. Many of the times I've gone out, I'd end up with the wrong crowd- people who do drugs and drink, despite it...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 9 Responses Feb 16

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    I really don't mind going out in nature, but I hate being in the midst of social drama at a bar. there is a calmness in being alone. a way to still the mind and body. to cleanse...
    simplyafriend simplyafriend 41-45, F Feb 16

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    Jesus flipping Christ, do I. Like way too much to handle.
    junipersun21 junipersun21 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    I used to think one day we'd tell the story of us, How we met and the sparks flew instantly, People would say, "They're the lucky ones." I used to know my place was a spot next to...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    Had a miscarriage at 8 weeks and after a few weeks I'm back again with him. I don't know whats wrong with me. I don't know why I still tolerate everything that he does. Tried my...
    Myoneandonlylove Myoneandonlylove 41-45, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I have been divorced for 8 years and he cannot stop living in the past and it has caused us not to have a relationship because I'm forced to relive all the things he thought I...
    OleSkoolChick OleSkoolChick 46-50, F 42 mins ago

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    I have two teens at home and they of course are the most important but I still feel very isolated and alone. is it because things have turned so techy, nobody knows how to meet the...
    oopsusernameistaken oopsusernameistaken 36-40, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I feel so alone. I know I'm only 20, but I hate the feeling that ill never find love. I have been in two relationships and they both were bad. I not that girl that is all...
    brittanynichole23 brittanynichole23 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    The real struggle is to live , to keep going no matter how many times you get knocked down . It's hard to keep fighting . I attempted before , if it wasn't for my kid and my family...
    Shaadoww Shaadoww 36-40, F 5 hrs ago

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    I feel so alone at times. I don't like crowds. So I avoid parties, malls and try to stay away from where people may gather. I feel so lonely when I don't know anyone and no one...
    planter715 planter715 51-55, M 17 hrs ago

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    Actually I don't like history. In fact a lot of it sickens me. Here's some of my countries history.Germany was slow to win a place in the sun but quick to turn it into a hell on...
    YBlah YBlah 41-45 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Hey.it hurts...it hurts...like hell. i wish all the pain and fear would just disappear Then i scream... why don't you understand i said i don't wanna see anything i don't wanna...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 9 hrs ago

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    I like to be alone at home at times. It gives me time to be myself and relax. I can also enjoy other things by myself.
    planter715 planter715 51-55, M 9 hrs ago

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    I live alone. So yes, when I have a glass of wine when I curl up with a good book, I drink alone.
    DonnaDomm DonnaDomm 26-30, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I regret never taking a creative writing class in college, I had to take literature classes instead for the humanities requirement. So I figured I would subscribe to a creative...
    awaywego4 awaywego4 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    I am so glad to find this forum and know that I am not alone. I hate Australia as I am bored out of my mind here. I came to Australia excited and with high expectations from my now...
    Boredinaustralia Boredinaustralia 26-30 12 Responses Feb 14

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    "One of the most tragic things about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We dream of some magical rose garden over the horizon - instead of enjoying the roses...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    It is said that charity begins at home. Working on this principle we decided to raise our kids in cloth free milieu, like ourselves. My wife appreciated and loves staying without...
    friendsfriend friendsfriend 41-45, M Feb 14

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    Women especially treat me like a little boy because of the way I look. I have done a lot of things in my life. Travelled the world, bought a house and BMW at 21, worked as a film...
    JohnnyMcCrea JohnnyMcCrea 31-35, M 6 hrs ago

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    well, he isn't an ex, but he's a guy who has been in love with me for a little over 2 years or so. we used to be really good friends, but then he started to get really weird and...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Seven - Chapter Three "What's for supper,Mother?" I asked, trying to get on a neutral topic. "Irish stew," Mother replied, lifting off a lid to stir a...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Feb 7

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    Too much time spent with people wears me out, but too much alone time makes me miss people. Achieving a good balance is key for me.
    infjlife infjlife 26-30, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Hello, this is my first time posting on this site so sorry if I sound a bit awkward. Anyway I was wondering if anyone had any advice to a novice padder on how to make a fat suit...
    KasseanaTheGreat KasseanaTheGreat 18-21, T Feb 3

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    My best alone time is when I can get into the bush and remove my clothes and enjoy nature as she should be. Sadly these times are few and far between, but I also think that this...
    Brian1953 Brian1953 61-65, M 5 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone Macro shot of a daffodil in my kitchen
    shuga15 shuga15 22-25, F 11 hrs ago

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    I would love to have a conversation male or female don't matter just a conversation with a human would be nice I'm a 29 year old loner not by choice honestly just people are so...
    iLuV2 iLuV2 26-30, M 8 hrs ago

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    I believe some people don't admit to touching themselves because they are embarrassed or something, but I'm not afraid to admit it. I love doing it and try to do it when I'm alone...
    ILoveHentai1993 ILoveHentai1993 18-21, F 12 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Don't look for someone who will solve all your problems. Look for someone who won't let you face them alone.
    OneAlphaWoman OneAlphaWoman 31-35, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Real Talk he's stalking me and idk what to do. I can't even call the police . It's annoying. We dated 2 years ago for 2 weeks which I regretted from start to finish and now he don...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Whenever I'm alone and horny, I do it. It feels amazing and I can't get enough of it :)
    FloridaGirl1993 FloridaGirl1993 18-21, F 15 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    well am having mom and dad problem and they are not together and my Dada said I can not go outside for the rest of my life and I need my best friends at the moment and my mom...
    myranda27 myranda27 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Thinking about deleting my EP account....i feel like i need to...idk for sure....
    anderlr anderlr 13-15, M 41 mins ago

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    Honestly, I have no idea how to begin my story or why I'm writing this. Let's just say that it's about time that I vent all my loneliness onto something, even on an empty space on...
    TheMisanthropeOtaku TheMisanthropeOtaku 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 27

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    PLEASE DON'T JUDGE ME FOR THIS POST, I AM ASKING FOR ADVICE, IF YOU HAVEN'T BEEN IN THIS SITUATION THERE IS NO WAY YOU CAN UNDERSTAND IT! I HAVE 2 YOUNG STEP DAUGHTERS AGES 6 AND 8...
    xbeautifulx xbeautifulx 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    February 18, 2015 I dreamed one night that I attended some youth retreat or camp somewhere in Bagiuo, Philippines. Right now I’m 22 yrs old and in my dream at that time I...
    ErinAnsiell ErinAnsiell 22-25, F Feb 18

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    I am a lesbian living in a small town of ALL straight people. I have accepted being alone forever, I just wish there was another way...
    WeepingWillow27 WeepingWillow27 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    Being alone isn't so bad. I love me and value my own time. I don't need the validation of someone else to know how lucky I really am. I have my friends, I have my family, but at...
    RuffledRainbows RuffledRainbows 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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