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I Am Single Again, And I'm Ok

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    When I married my husband in 2003,

    I never imagined I would be saying those words again so soon. I am single again. They are pretty haunting words after the past 6 years of going through his illness. And, I didn't imagine that I could say that I'm ok. But, I am. Each day I make myself get up, I get stronger. He...
    andimann andimann 41-45, F 6 Responses Apr 5

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    I'm Divorced...

    I'm divorced and things are working out okay. I had a slow start, financially, but things a going in the right direction and I'm doing okay.
    callmebill callmebill 51-55 Nov 2, 2012

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    Healing.

    i didn't want to see the disappointment the look on your face the crack in your voice when you beg me to stay i didn't want to tell you the words i knew would break your heart the things that i tried to keep hidden from you, hidden from me locked away to avoid what i knew...
    annalea annalea 22-25, F Aug 24, 2011

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    Broke up with the BF just

    after New Years. I want a man I can build a home with. He wasn't willing to do that, so I left. I've learned I'm very codependent...so I'm taking some time off from dating to work on my own issues in therapy. So that my next relationship works a lot better. I am a bit lonely, I...
    TheMorrigan TheMorrigan 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 7

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    One Day At A Time

    Hi to all,   I have never been on this site before.  And I like it so far!  About me, well I am a single mom. I have been divorced, re-married, and now I am going through a separation.  I tell you, this is not fun at all.  I have three kids from...
    liketotalk liketotalk 31-35, F 2 Responses May 15, 2010

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    It's Been Almost 2 Years...

    Since I left my now ex-husband.  I've been single since.  I have my moments when I wonder if I did the right thing by leaving and divorcing him.  Then I think back and I try to remember the good times.  They were so few and far between that I realize we weren't ever a true...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 27, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    As I stated before, I’m the author of six published books; five under my name and one under a pen name. The truth of the matter is I haven’t released anything since 12/2013. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 13

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    I feel so fvcking helpless and sad and here's why. Everything. School starts tomorrow & i'm in shock. Summer really did go by , but then again it's only a couple weeks long. For me...
    ThePrettyOnee ThePrettyOnee 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am a 32 year old woman. I have been single for 7 years. I have only had one "serious" boyfriend and since then all I have experienced is heartbreak. Disastrous dates, no real...
    firecracker1 firecracker1 26-30, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    ---WARNING: Venting piece, don't read if you don't want to--- I've realized that after 5 years of depression, I can't do this anymore. I can't. I'm done trying to hold onto a...
    00SecretGarden00 00SecretGarden00 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    Five years or more of being single I don't think I'm ready to date again cuz I've lost my touch, don't flirt, I don't think I'm pretty either and I'm abit deaf too. Hearing men...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F Aug 2

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    I'm so glad I'm single. People are so hard to deal with. LOL
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I'm single as a pringle. Let's get to know eachother and start mingling.
    rickyfoo rickyfoo 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    I've had and intense experience about online communication from a couple of years ago, so I can't believe I'm here. Did I learn anything? I'm older now, and know what to say, what...
    quietorloud quietorloud 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I'm at a very strange point in my life. At one point I had everything sorted I was married and settled with my wife and we were planning on starting a family together. But then we...
    hopelessdreamer83 hopelessdreamer83 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    Beings talk to me. I dnt know why but they do. I've seen the unexplainable. I've had dreams about lost loved ones. On the morning my grandma died she came to me before I woke up...
    phenom0086 phenom0086 26-30, M Aug 1

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    Most people never miss something till it's gone. Today was just another day. My mind never shutting down, keeps me busy. As I was hanging up laundry (yes I do my own laundry, I'm...
    Barefootonthebeac Barefootonthebeac 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 2

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    "Be yourself, unless it's being sad, because nobody wants to be around a sad person." "Fake it 'till you make it" I've been faking it for almost seven years, and for seven years...
    MichaelBayArea MichaelBayArea 22-25, M Aug 4

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    Ive been friends with this guy at school for more than 6 months now. I was dating someone else when we met but I've been single for 4 months now. We talk almost everyday and I can...
    Moelyn95 Moelyn95 18-21, F Aug 11

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    I feel unhappy I feel lost I feel stressed I feel angry I have anxiety I have regrets I feel mislead I feel misguided I feel depressed I feel misunderstood I feel so many...
    XOmysteriousgirlXO XOmysteriousgirlXO 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    My day today was great, I did so many things I forgot , I had my neighbor to put all the cords up to his play station and his Xbox, they have been down since he passed my son and I...
    streets718 streets718 56-60, F 1 day ago

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    I've always been very tall especially for my age (5 foot 9) and I've always felt a lot bigger than all of my friends, not just height wise but also weight wise. About a year or so...
    lozzyhs lozzyhs 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    My name is Zack. I'm 15. I didn't come to EP to meet gay teen boys. I came to EP to seek advice on whether to get hormone shots for my delayed puberty. I had a gf, but she dumped...
    zakkattakk zakkattakk 13-15, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    Well, I just read a lot of stories... I have a few myself. Ive been waiting to share these guilty stories for years.. And now i finally can. I'm only 15, and i've made mistakes...
    ihateusernames16 ihateusernames16 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    I'm obsessing again. I need to let go.
    BlackEyedBean BlackEyedBean 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Well I had a full day of preys, and talking to my son like always and with them both I never feel that alone, just imagine spending your years with the spirits, now I know my son...
    streets718 streets718 56-60, F 3 days ago

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    So where do the new identity begins?, when you learn your new feelings you experience, when you can except their deaths, I'm still working on that to, but I know I can't keep...
    streets718 streets718 56-60, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    When, inside I'm screaming, I'm not a very social person, I choose not to be, social. That is. I've had bad experiences with people, so I only keep a close few. But lately, all I...
    lucidity91 lucidity91 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    You Know They Don't Love You Back When... Symptoms of Lovesickness One Broken Heart Too Many Unwiped Tears That E m p t y Feeling Pain. Lots and lots and lots and lots...
    melXlo melXlo 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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    I admit, I gave too much too soon. The guy and I fooled around a little (not all the way but plenty) and the next day he didn't call. When I texted him I said I thought you'd...
    Shalisha42 Shalisha42 46-50, F Jul 31

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    Basically the only way I can explain how I feel is, There will be periods when I'm happy and just completely hyper and I feel completely fine and nothing bothers me and I feel...
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I kinda started a friends with benefits situation with my ex boyfriend. We broke up and he started dating again but then realized that we have better sex so we hooked back up for a...
    jgala90 jgala90 22-25, F Aug 8

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    I really want to experiment...sexually speaking. I'm bi-curious. But I'm scared. I'm surprised I'm not traumatized from my past experiences tbh. I feel like I'm cursed, anything...
    closedwindow closedwindow 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I just joined..I'm recently going through a breakup a few weeks ago I lived with my ex, I received a text message from him..he was out in the field for a couple weeks, he'd call me...
    Denise13190 Denise13190 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    I don't enjoy the career path I chose. I'm not that good at it either. I'm 32 and have no clue what to do with myself. 3 years ago I started college. My plan was to get an...
    Roxvox Roxvox 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    When I allow the liquor to do the thinking, stupid/bad things sometimes happen: Like when I was camping 3 years ago. I decided to go chop some wood, after I had around 11 beers...
    DeathstalkerScorpion DeathstalkerScorpion 22-25, M Jul 28

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    I just thought I'd let you guys know things are a lot better for me now. The guy I've talked about in the past is back and we're best friends, almost dating again. My beautiful...
    NatG124 NatG124 16-17, F a week ago

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    My sons Anniversary is in 3 more months, the starting of my third year, has it been this long? but it seems like yesterday, still excepting my second year I'm finding it still hard...
    streets718 streets718 56-60, F 3 days ago

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    I have a big smile on my face right now, I don't know who you new people are yet but I have a feeling I'll get to know you all, Lance you made me smile, thank you, I hear my sons...
    streets718 streets718 56-60, F 2 days ago

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    I am in the millitary in singapore. In here they call it national service. Every singaporean citizen who turns 18 automatically will recieve a letter stating that you are supposed...
    AravinZiltoid AravinZiltoid 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    Own property have masters degree know electrical and have a good career but being single not married with kids yet while everyone my age is doing it makes me feel unsuccessful
    Nymarlboro Nymarlboro 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    The first night i met this guy he was drunk & all over me but me knowing he had a girl friend i pushed him away. Just a few days after them breaking up me & him hungout again for...
    pinkk44 pinkk44 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    she said she doesn't believe that going to happen. lol... I kind of do feel like its true. Forever alone.
    Idreamtowaketofindthefate Idreamtowaketofindthefate 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    I think I have the best ***** ever lmao super hairless and pretty
    tamaraiwannaknow tamaraiwannaknow 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    Isn't it funny ? When you purposely hurt someone by saying mean things and acting so cold because you want them to go away but they keep coming back. And you did it again because...
    chanceux chanceux 16-17 1 Response Jul 31

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    who would've thought that id be able to love again. but it's true. it's happening. and it's amazing.
    Katelynann30 Katelynann30 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    Would anyone be upset if they seen they boyftiend history on fb and he had been looking up girls he knows but he don't have them on Facebook ..?? I got really upset and he go rid...
    kayloulou kayloulou 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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