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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 for the last few months has made me realize that I am a chicken lol. I hate it and all the sounds from the apartments around me freak me out.
    keke8714127 keke8714127 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    A Loner's Lament my heart is frozen in my chest, and this condition I think best. I lost at love, now I love not, for this is how my love's been blessed. a hollow man have I...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Jan 16

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    I often feel like I would end up living alone in a small apartment with 5 cats and 3 more on the way. Not such a bad idea actually.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    Grey Eyes: A Memoir When Sage Martin was 3 years old her mother brought her to the United States for the first and last time. Within a year her mother was dead and her mother's...
    TenThousandSorrows TenThousandSorrows 22-25, F Jan 20

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    dinner alone. living alone plus no family is pretty hard conbination. just saying. ...it was too yum haha
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F Jan 18

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    WHEN All the "other" Females around you (Women) ARE wearing Pants INSTEAD of Dresses, I Guess THAT separates the "girls" from the "women". It is Easier to 'Capitulate' to the...
    desireindisguise desireindisguise 56-60 1 Response Jan 11

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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 22 hrs ago

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    I think people who prefer to be alone like me is the strongest peoples they don't need the company of people to go on with life I enjoy being alone
    jovorrism jovorrism 16-17, M Jan 13

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    Jesus flipping Christ, do I. Like way too much to handle.
    junipersun21 junipersun21 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Wow! where do I start? I don't feel like spell checking sorry... Mom died when I was 32 days old. Dad died at 9, raised by grandmother, she died at 89 in 2001, a 16 year old...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 4

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    They say that everything happens for a reason and that everyone has a purpose on this earth but i find that really hard to believe. Most of my life i been good to people but me...
    TheWorldVsJ TheWorldVsJ 26-30, M 4 Responses Jan 19

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    I made the decision to be alone, instead of staying with the wrong person. Now I'm laying in bed, in my new apartment, feeling completely alone. I never thought being alone would...
    kelly65876 kelly65876 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    The hidden secret of life I mean. I myself don’t know what I mean. I have a huge trusting problem. The problem is not that I don’t trust anyone but that I trust EVERYONE. I...
    avnn avnn 16-17, F Jan 21

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    not from any specific person, but in general. well actually, basically just time away from my family. But my friends also put a tole on me every so often. I need to have my alone...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 21

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    I joined a sports team after my best friend 'a' suggested it. The girl, who all these feelings are about is the female captain of said sport. Our team is 9 girls with 'a' on the...
    Arebwonders Arebwonders 18-21, F Jan 21

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    II The Blessedness of Possessing Nothing Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.—Matt. 5:3 Before the Lord God made man upon the earth He first...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M Jan 14

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    Has anybody out there ever had or ever felt that just b/c you were going through something or some things that people started to treat you differently? Why is it that sometimes...
    OpenMan44 OpenMan44 41-45, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    When I was a child growing up, I tried often to get my parents' approval, and it was always through my art--mostly drawing. My parents didn't care about anything artistic. They...
    benglishtea benglishtea 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    Instructions for a Bad Day, by Shane Koyczan " There will be bad days. Be calm. Loosen your grip, opening each palm slowly now. Let go. Be confident. Know that now is only a...
    BetterWithThree BetterWithThree 18-21, F Jan 5

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    I miss you. I miss the way you used to look at me. I miss everything about you. I feel so alone without you. I am so tired of living without you. I miss your touch, and lying next...
    Tmystic Tmystic 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 15

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    I love fat girls who show off their fat in public. Here's a story. Happened just this morning! Just this morning I went to the mall to check out some shoes at Foot Locker and I...
    iloveflabbiness iloveflabbiness 18-21, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I deserve no sympathy. I deserve not to love or be loved. I deserve to be alone. I've one mistakes in the past with my ex that I could never forgive myself for. I've hit her before...
    lostloveangel lostloveangel 18-21, M Jan 3

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    There's a family friend named Derek*. He's 30 and I've known him for 10+ years. However, I haven't seen him in almost a year. He moved to Georgia after a job transfer but he comes...
    Hfms99 Hfms99 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 9

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    There's a family friend named Derek*. He's 30 and I've known him for 10+ years. However, I haven't seen him in almost a year. He moved to Georgia after a job transfer but he comes...
    Hfms99 Hfms99 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    Ever since I was a lad of 5 I have loved trains, the way they look, the way they sound, the way you could travel on them for so cheap. Nowadays the sound of air horns still excite...
    PinkFloydFan1337 PinkFloydFan1337 16-17, M 10 hrs ago

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    The Big Dipper Chapter 28 Tessa's POV “It can't be this hard to come up with an answer.” Billy said. “But it is.” I agreed. “There's so many things to consider.” I...
    awesomefallenangel13 awesomefallenangel13 13-15, F Jan 23

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    All my responsibilities are complete. I'm going to head down to local watering hole and tie one on alone. I'll be on here if anyone wants to chat.
    MichaelS41074 MichaelS41074 36-40, M 4 hrs ago

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    Well as usual i'll look at other people kissing and having fun with their love. I will wish you a great relationship and to be together forever... as for me ... i'll just sit here...
    Potchii Potchii 22-25, M 5 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Yet another Valentine's Day where I'll be all alone. I hate Valentine's Day! It's just a stupid Hallmark holiday....
    Animefan92 Animefan92 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Single and alone, it was a huge change which I never signed up to go through. Every single day, I go out into the big scary world, and I live my life without him. I would go...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 7 Responses Jan 9

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    realizing all of a sudden that you have lost so many important people in your life slowly is probably one of the most painfullest things ever. there were memories, insiders...
    unknownana unknownana 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    I really want to know why afer every time I feel "loved" it has to go away in a flash of seconds, I'm tired of feeling like nothing, ever time I feel pain, I just stop breathing...
    rozsyie rozsyie 16-17, F 12 hrs ago

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    I love this place, my own personal thinking spot when I need to be alone.
    Nuggets09 Nuggets09 18-21, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Feels good blasting music, watching totally spies, playing online, and relaxing.. I like having nobody around to bother me and I can be at peace :)
    LilLexi16 LilLexi16 16-17, F 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    My FAKE Mother... Obviously, you can conclude that she is not my biological Mother. My Mother was killed and had her identity stolen by an INDIAN genocide. This morning, this...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    ...but if I don't know someone then I'll make them use one (or more) because I don't want to end up with an STI / STD. Knowing someone isn't a good safe way but it works for me...
    igivefreelove igivefreelove 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    What is wrong with today's generation of boys? This Guy just sent me a message saying that we need to talk, and that can't talk anymore if I can't give him head, and that's he's...
    alxvii alxvii 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Why I like wearing girls clothes? Those who read my story "My first time" (http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/When-I-First-Dressed-As-A-Girl/2768800) know that I was five...
    ToShareStories ToShareStories 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    The Big Dipper Chapter 16 August 14th, 2012 10:43 pm Tessa’s POV *Hey, it’s Skylar. Go screw yourself* “Hey, it’s Tess.” The words spewed from my mouth, barely coherent...
    awesomefallenangel13 awesomefallenangel13 13-15, F Jan 16

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