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I Am Living Alone and Like It That Way

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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

    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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    well, i am living alone for 2 years now. just me, cant seem to find anybody interested in any kind of relationship. everybody wants a person who can travel, do those things i...
    turnpike1971 turnpike1971 41-45, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    i havent lived at home since i graduated high school. i suppose i could just go out and rent a place, but i wouldnt be saving a single penny. eventually, ill be moving, so i guess...
    blahblah2789 blahblah2789 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 31

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    All parents damage their children. It cannot be helped. Youth, like pristine glass, absorbs the prints of its handlers. Some parents smudge, others crack, a few shatter childhoods...
    FrostyBlu FrostyBlu 36-40, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Will I always be that woman who you leave there crying in bed.. Begging you to stay. You kiss me.. Wipe my tears away, and tell me not to cry, that you'll be back.. Because I'm...
    EmmaParsons EmmaParsons 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am a 21 year old college student. I have a narcissistic personality disorder, but am seeing a counselor and dealing with it day to day.My family has supported me my entire life...
    Anon0ne Anon0ne 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Three - Chapter Ten I frowned as Jock came back to the gate. He was carrying two burlap sacks over his shoulders. All Mother had asked for from him was a...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F 8 hrs ago

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    Sometimes you realize life is not what you thought. There's a moment on it when you have to let go people that dont meant to be on it, and you start thinking on what you lived, on...
    belleom belleom 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I started writing a suicide note the other day. I'm still working on it. But I honestly don't get why we are all here. I just think life isn't as meaningful as we make it out to be...
    barbee0 barbee0 13-15, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    It is Happy We Killed Native Americans For America day again! Let's have some tofurkey. Gluten free. Peaceably, before I slaughter you with my advanced weaponry. And so it begins...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I am sick of revolving my life around people who never treat me the same back! I have got to a stage in my life where I am happier to be alone then to put up with people who will...
    littleflowerx littleflowerx 16-17, F 10 hrs ago

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    My life is so upside down, I fear for my own safety and sanity. I left my wife for a girl, I was wrong, I know this.. I left on promises that her feeelings were real, I told my...
    lerz2000uk lerz2000uk 31-35, M 54 mins ago

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    Though I am classified as an introvert (and still show strong signs of it on days that I'm left alone for too long), I still like meeting people. I make a conscious effort every...
    Truthseeker18 Truthseeker18 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    Emotionally I have always been alone. throughout my life I was always surrounded with friends and family. I tried to share my emotions with other people, but then I realized that...
    idontknowwhatiwant idontknowwhatiwant 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    Did you know that most people just live, with no reason for living? Like many others in the world, and like many of EP I suffer from Depression and anxiety. I don’t know why and...
    thatonegirlnamedrenae thatonegirlnamedrenae 16-17, F Nov 16

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    You can’t say that the moment when your brought into this world is going to be good. Hey my mom had me when she was sixteen, and she tried charges the guy who she got pregnant by...
    Brandon15shawana Brandon15shawana 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 14

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    This is a little long, sorry...it's important to me though. A little context: I am a 23 year old girl that just graduated from college in May. I just accepted a new job and I need...
    svd91 svd91 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    what's the point of living when you're useless? unwanted, untalented, worthless, fat, ugly, disgusting, society trash, waste of space? you know, i think of myself a lot worse than...
    roseinsurvival roseinsurvival 13-15 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    If you've noticed my posts, you may know I have quite a number of photographs are from the same place. Yes. My room. This is actually the view from my room's window. :) Taking...
    EasyOrange EasyOrange 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    I am a fairly introverted, creative, intelligent, independent, and empathetic young woman. I take pride on being all of those things. I love art and music, and express myself...
    zsigginz zsigginz 18-21, F Oct 29

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    The time my friend Freddie became a girl part 3 ?Put them on now!? ?Make me!? That was the wrong thing to say, Kirsty was definitely being serious when she said she?d do it...
    Jaitheboy Jaitheboy 13-15, T 11 hrs ago

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    THE SEVEN FOUNDATIONAL BIBLICAL TRUTHS There are seven foundational biblical truths that uphold and enhance our belief in the truth of God’s glorious Family Plan for the...
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble 56-60, M 3 days ago

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    I don't understand why most of the people choose the jobs that they dont even like just to earn lots of money, i mean they are going to spend the half of they're life working at...
    TheWiseRedOwl TheWiseRedOwl 13-15, F 11 hrs ago

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    “Workers in an upholstery business demanded a wage hike to cushion the high cost of living.
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 4 hrs ago

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    This is something that my friends just cannot understand. I'm not saying that there is a right or wrong way to be. We are all different. Some people can be happy with just about...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 9 Responses Nov 16

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    I love women, I love living as a woman, but I am not one. I am living with the unfulfilled need to live as a woman, and the desire that arose in me whenever I met a woman that I...
    leftaalone leftaalone 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 14

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    I love women, I love living as a woman, but I am not one. I am living with the unfulfilled need to live as a woman, and the desire that arose in me whenever I met a woman that I...
    leftaalone leftaalone 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 14

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    My sister always has the family over for thanksgiving. I used to work until 3pm on Thanksgiving. She always served dinner between 1 and 2 so I got leftovers. Now that I work 3-11pm...
    fiftysomthin fiftysomthin 46-50, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Alone for Thanksgiving. But I do have pumpkin pie and football, so it's all good.
    Sicarium Sicarium 36-40, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    At home I enjoy natural living and find myself a part of nature. Being alone in my apartment no problem in living so. Some of my friends know it. Usually on weekends they visit me...
    neezee neezee 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Living in Australia, is like living in a horror movie. In the beginning of your tale, you move into a "beautiful" house, with the belief that you are "privileged" and "lucky". Nice...
    silvioh silvioh 18-21, M 8 Responses Oct 31

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    Anglo-Australians! I don't have to agree with your way of thinking, and your way of looking at "Living in Australia". You have not suffered anywhere near as much as I have...
    sickness18 sickness18 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 12

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    I sing in the car when I'm driving alone and when I'm in the shower.
    Imtoosexy42 Imtoosexy42 41-45, F 14 hrs ago

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    I feel like no one will ever care about me again... and because of these thoughts I started cutting. again...
    rainbowpanda12 rainbowpanda12 13-15, M 39 mins ago

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    Feeling so **** today. I have a cold and my husband didn't even ask me how I was feeling when he got up, he just got the Internet and went through to the living room to check...
    Jenezebel Jenezebel 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    November 27. We can Trust Ourselves. For many of us, the issue is not whether we can trust another person again; it's whether we can trust our own judgment again. "The last...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 16 hrs ago

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    November 27. We can Trust Ourselves. For many of us, the issue is not whether we can trust another person again; it's whether we can trust our own judgment again. "The last...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 16 hrs ago

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    I guess we all have different conceptions of people, some might see you as the pretty girl, some as the funny one, and some might just see you as the one who is not worth it. But...
    CarolinaS1 CarolinaS1 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Two - Chapter Four I was a bored, average student in the upper grades. I was not a "pet" of any of the lay staff or nuns. Although they were pretty...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Nov 4

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    NOTE: Please do not let the length of this post deter you from reading. It is worth every moment. :) I did something very recently that was mindbogglingly idiotic, imbecilic, and...
    andrewphysics andrewphysics 18-21, M Nov 7

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    Intolerance, bigotry and racism are all signs of low intelligence and this entire thread is nothing more than a festival of hate. As an educated white Australian from a privileged...
    EmperorJulian EmperorJulian 46-50, M 5 Responses Nov 9

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