Post

I Am Newly Single

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 145 People

    She Just Walked Away

    A t first we would text almost all day, and at night, we would talk for five or six hours about anything that crossed our minds. I think I miss that the most. It didn't last very long, but I grew so close to her. After a few weeks it felt like I knew her for years. Then we met...
    AlwynMordoux AlwynMordoux 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 16, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    The Right Decision

    I have been with my husband since I was 16yrs old, I am now 42. We were married when I was 18 he was my first. We have always has sexual tension...he wants it, I don't... But I always made the adjustments to keep us together. Well fast forward to a year and a half ago, I told my...
    Lovleyinpink Lovleyinpink 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 25, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Off The Market For 12 Years, Back On For 6 Months

    Hello! Just got out of a 12 year marriage with my unfaithful, abusive Marine. I started profiles on dating websites and have yet to meet any one that really interests me. Well, I did, but he turned out to be still married! :-( I cancelled all my dating website memberships...
    the16thdae the16thdae 31-35, F Apr 25, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    It'S.....Complicated

    My boyfriend well ex boyfriend and I just broke up at the end of december....we had been dating for about 4 years. Our biggest issue was that we were both too jealous. .. well he was jealous I just didnt trust him worth a damn. The trust issues started about a year or so into the...
    uncontrollable uncontrollable 18-21, F 11 Responses Jan 31, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Being Single Is Not All It Cracked Up To Be

    So im newly single after an 8 year abusive and pretty much deranged relationship Where to start? This isnt as freeing as i would of thought.. Everything feels so empty. Feel like im going to die a crazy old lonely lady with a house full of cats (i dont even like cats!) Sigh...
    bleakness bleakness 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 16, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Want To Sow My Wild Oats!

    I just agreed with my boyfriend (I guess he's still technically my boyfriend?) to take break for the next three months. But I don't think I need that much time to realize I don't want to get back together. At 27, I'm realizing I missed out on a lot of the fun that comes with...
    OmBeauty OmBeauty 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 6, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Hope Your Happy

    You will never ever find another woman like me and you lost me. I was the best thing that came into your life and you blew it with bullshit. So good luck to you and the person that can deal with you like I did
    unforgettable77 unforgettable77 36-40, F Jan 25, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Confused.

    tonight i really feel like writing. I broke up last week with my girlfriend from 8 months. I left everything to follow her to a whole different town, with no friends and nothing to do. we lived together and now it's over. i can't seem to forget her but i dont know if i'm...
    maureenmayhem maureenmayhem 22-25, F May 11, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    We Became A Statistic.

    My boyfriend and I started dating in December of 2010. I was a senior in high school. We both planned to go to college the following year. I went to a school in Massachusetts and he went to school in Vermont. We told ourselves that we could last through college, and we would...
    813emg93 813emg93 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 10, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Time For Fun

    I've been in a strenuous relationship for the past 3 years with a bloke who I though was my soul mate but things couldn't have been further from the truth. For two years I did everything he told me to, I completely changed from being a fiery red-head to a quiet, bumbling idiot...
    wildredheadchick wildredheadchick 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 11, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    And struggling with it.

    I'm coming out of a sexless marriage and my trickle of affection has officially run dry. I miss holding hands, I miss cuddling, I miss kisses and long conversations, I miss planning for the future with someone. I feel very alone.
    Aldeha1979 Aldeha1979 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 11

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Defining Myself

    I tell you it's over... to accept it. It is what it is and there's no going back. WHY would I go back to that, to you? You tell me it's not over....it'll never be over....you'll love me forever and will never give up hope. Yet my hope is gone. Vanished. My love is numb...
    LG76 LG76 36-40, F 34 Responses Oct 8, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Love Being Si

    Recently divorced and love being single. Searching for someone to have fun with. Good ole country girl
    Iowagirl67 Iowagirl67 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 29, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Heart Is Broken Again

    Originality i dated a woman 6 years older then me it lasted for 3 years until one day she came home and said she thinks i am not mature enough. That could have been ok but i found out she was sleeping with the guy who drove me to work. So in one fell swoop i lost my job (not...
    sock747 sock747 22-25, M Apr 26, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    The Fun Of Singledom

    I was married for two years. I loved and still love my wife, but the relationship made me miserable, and we ultimately parted ways. I have no interest in marriage again...I can definitely see myself doing an LTR eventually. However, for now, I am enjoying my newfound...
    Hoofdpijn Hoofdpijn 22-25, M Jun 1, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Pain Transitions To Peace

    It's been a few weeks, but only a few days since the real and ultimately final deal. After 3 years of living together, it happened so fast I became physically dizzy for a while. I have now been through 3 different hotel rooms in the span of that time, this one is just a mirror...
    JoeExperiences JoeExperiences 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 16, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Processing

    Being newly single -- oh, who am I kidding, it ended about eight months ago and I kept a death grip on it til I moved to a different city -- seems to be an ongoing process. I find myself constantly sorting things out, wondering what was real and imaginary, if it was even love at...
    lolasinn7 lolasinn7 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 16, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    It happened yesterday.

    And it was mutual. And to be honest, I don't feel bad. For the past month or two, I hadn't felt the same about him, and after this whole long talk, we agreed to end it. He said that I can think things through, and he hopefully he can become my boyfriend, but I'm not sure about...
    EmoSakurachan EmoSakurachan 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 7

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Who wants to be my friend hope

    who ever wants to be it's cute loving and single and fit and ages off 15-16
    tamara33 tamara33 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 7

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I was in a relationship with an amazing guy

    for 3 years...I made a surprise visit to him 2 months ago to find him and my cousin having sex in his bed...I left his place instantly and I have not talked to him or my cousin since...it hurts...I loved him and he just threw my heart in the ground and stomped on it
    JazzyBaby321 JazzyBaby321 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    coldchiln coldchiln 22-25, M Mar 23

    Your Response

    Cancel

    CASTING: ROCKY RELATIONSHIPS!

    Is your relationship on the rocks, and you have to make a decision whether or not to try and make it work or break it off? Is it stagnant and you need help fixing it to make it work, or else you will have to make a clean break? Have you been keeping something from your partner...
    tinaeisnernews tinaeisnernews 22-25, F Jan 15

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Up until last month my partner

    and I had been together for four and a half years. It's really hard to adjust back to a life caring for only yourself after so many years of having someone by your side every day. I cry a lot now.
    byroniouscat byroniouscat 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 15

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My girlfriend broke up with me today.

    To be honest I'm kind of relieved. I missed being single.
    Scal92 Scal92 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 15

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Please Tell Me Being Single Is As Great As I Think!

    I am trying my best to enjoy this new season in my life. I have so many plans, like becoming a certified fitness trainer for example. I loved taking care of my family and my partner but now, It's time to start living my dreams... I don't want a boyfriend, per se, I just want to...
    inmyveryhumbleopinion inmyveryhumbleopinion 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Now What?

    So I am separated and on good terms with her.  We've been talking about it for a while and now it is done.  We got married when I was 20 and she was 21.  It was rocky from the start.  Now 14 years later I am now separated and will enter the dating...
    CalebnStLouis CalebnStLouis 34, M 3 Responses Nov 23, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    i am newly single and i don't really know

    why i am on this site. i don't really want to meet anyone new right now but i am also craving attention!
    bonff bonff 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 23

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Story

    Hey. I am just out of a 22 year relationship, my one and only in my life, I met my husband when I was 20, and he left me after he had an affair. I have never lived alone until 6 months ago. The hardest party is the loneliness. There has been days when I haven't spoken to...
    bigessexgirl bigessexgirl 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 11, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I can handle being alone. But having a majority of my friends in relationships is making me feel super lonely. I see how happy they are and I want the same. I want to be happy. I...
    kiara95 kiara95 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So. I'm single. Newly that is. 7 months and back to square one.
    justjosue007 justjosue007 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Difficult week but thankful for my girls. I thought I was breaking this week but the bit that's a mom is unbreakable so I survived picked up the pieces and decided my hubby is...
    Sunrise13 Sunrise13 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Well things are degenerating. Hubby invited mrs l out with girls again on sat. I was angry that once again my girls weren't getting any alone time with him We ended up meeting to...
    Sunrise13 Sunrise13 31-35, F Apr 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Love to wear wrestling singlets. I love the way wrestling singlets feel against my body. It feels like a second skin and love the way it feels when I rub my bulge through the...
    ichixy ichixy 26-30, M Apr 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's horrible to say, the consequence is if I leave I'm alone.. but what's the difference when you beg for love? I've been with my fiancé/boyfriend for about 3 years now and...
    krorenae krorenae 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Sometimes I feel so alone you know? I've been single for 2 years. I mean If you look at it my way? That's a pretty long time. Sometimes being single is good but not for too long. I...
    xnonixxx xnonixxx 16-17, F Mar 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am a single teenage girl. Since middle school my friends have ALWAYS had boyfriends, but I never saw why. I never saw any reason (besides hormonal changes) to pursue a...
    ChangingFate36 ChangingFate36 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've been single for awhile now, and which most days doesn't completely bother me to be honest. My life is in a relatively decent spot at the moment, no debts, not many obligations...
    travelingthinker travelingthinker 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am 23-years-old and I am a dedicated bachelor/single. I prefer to say dedicated bachelor because I feel being "single", at least from a Western society, is not by choice and that...
    SirBlasian411 SirBlasian411 22-25, M 5 Responses Mar 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My great grandmas single. My grandmas single. My moms single. I'm doomed to repeat history. I think I'm going to get "forever alone" tatted across my forehead so everyone can know...
    NeeverForget NeeverForget 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    These are various reactions I get from people when I tell them I have never had a boyfriend: 1.Tia: “ Santos cielos, nunca has tenido un novio?!!” Internal response: Is it...
    life14 life14 18-21, F 8 Responses Apr 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    You know it is funny when you realize that you will always be single Plenty of people insult me by telling me that I am just being... well whatever or that they are shocked or...
    ForgottenMale ForgottenMale 26-30, M Apr 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have been single since January 2013, I belong to this group. I have single friends on EP and, I have to say I am tired to read the whining about the single life. Especially...
    CantatriceChauve CantatriceChauve 31-35, F 16 Responses Apr 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Just contact me if you are a single mom above the age of 25 years and we can get to know each other. Am a black guy, single father whose 30 years old.
    evankaregi evankaregi 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    (NOTE: This is mostly a rant, or a kind of journal entry that I felt I needed to type to relieve some stress. Please keep that in mind if you decide to read on) Hm...So, the end...
    Drag0nMaster Drag0nMaster 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    You can do what you want! You're absolutely free. Party until the world ends. Plenty of time for yourself. Think! Being single doesn't have to mean being lonely. You can enjoy your...
    FreakTurtle FreakTurtle 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've always been the single one in my friends and even when my friends turn single they get a new boyfriend sooner or later. Whenever they are with their boyfriend I kind of just...
    ImChelsea ImChelsea 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Well i finally think i am starting to feel comfortable with being single ! Its only taken 4 years :-) . I am carving out a decent and good life . Yes i miss the warmth of anothers...
    eccentrix12 eccentrix12 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So this is the first time I'm telling anyone about why I'm single, it was 2 years ago I was out walking which I usually did and I met this guy he followed me and asked me to meet...
    Justwannasing91 Justwannasing91 22-25, F 8 Responses Mar 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've been single my entire life. I did have times where guys do try and ask me out and stuff. One guy out of maybe lets say 4 had realllllllyyy tried but in the end i messed...
    Lalafancy Lalafancy 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Single and would love to stay like for the last 5 years or so. Team single , don't care .
    Acesha16 Acesha16 18-21, F Mar 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have been single for sometime now and would like to meet a nice fellow. For friendship first and then maybe more. I am looking for men in my age group, that are not married and...
    elainefw55 elainefw55 51-55, F Mar 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm single ✌️ I'm not really looking but I'm not turning people away either. I would like for my next relationship to be with a girl though. I guess it's good that I go into...
    alexis05 alexis05 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am not a single mother. I am not as strong or as brave or as amazing as you beautiful Ladies. But my sister is. And I have been with her through her whole experience. She is my...
    CindyRose93 CindyRose93 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've been single for almost 2 years. Yup. Doesn't bother me one bit. Who else hS been single as long or longer than I have?
    AmericanPie91 AmericanPie91 22-25, F 40 Responses Mar 31