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I Am Single and Don't Know Why

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    Maybe I offend the delicate sensibilities of the female gender at large, maybe I am too nice, too good or too honest and open. I really could not tell you why I am still single. Some would say I am aggressive, whereas I would call it ambitious and determined. Others will say - I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Feb 7, 2010

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    BasicallyRUN BasicallyRUN 22-25, T Jun 23

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    I Don't Know Why...

    There's a common thought that if your thirty-whatever years old, never married, single and have no kids, there must be something wrong with you.  Well, that's me, and that's probably a bunch of people on here too, I don't know. I feel so sad I'm off to see my doctor...
    Candle13 Candle13 36-40, F 6 Responses Oct 5, 2009

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    I Just Want To Love You

    I want to be there for you, I promise I won't abandon you I want to be the one who picks you up and takes you out on dates, we can go anywhere you want to it really doesn't matter to me I want to show you off to the world, because you're amazing and worth more then anything...
    LivinInTheClouds LivinInTheClouds 18-21, F Oct 28, 2012

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    I've been single for

    so long now and I don't understand why. Anytime I talk to a guy or date a guy it never goes anywhere. It seems like every guy I have any interest in just wants to talk and not get serious or have a title. There are a few guys I have talked to/dated for months and months (one...
    shaycay shaycay 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    Worst Holiday

    Valentines day. I mean honestly I know that it's not just about your significant other. It's about everyone you love; friends, family, etc.. But it is absolute torture having to walk around ALL DAY and see the lovey dovey stuff happening between couples. It's like "Dude. Stop." I...
    LivinInTheClouds LivinInTheClouds 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 12, 2013

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    Fed Up

    i,m fed up of being single i,m a nice guy and i dont know why i,m going through this people telling about i dont need one but i do need onei mean i have never had a gf and it really annoys me when people tell me to wait. wait WHAT 7 f------- years what do i do because i have...
    Shyboy123 Shyboy123 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 12, 2011

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    I am 18, a bit nerdy: Comic books,

    Anime, Star Trek, and a whole bunch of other stuff. I am not selfish and am very open minded to anything, I am not discriminative and get along with people, I am not overly loud but tell jokes and get a laugh out of people to hide my insecurity about my little over weight (12...
    olivertoy olivertoy 22-25 1 Response Jun 16

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    what am i to do

    I am single and i dont know why. I've always been told "you're too pretty to be out here by yourself" or "where your man at". And i would always kindly reply "i dont know" *shrugs*. Every guy that i've had previous relationships with always fell in love (first) and i would go...
    macy4 macy4 22-25, F Sep 28, 2012

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    I'm a good guy. I'm nice,

    I'm caring, I'm funny, I'm giving, I'm living, I can be intimate, I don't crave sex 24/7, I love kisses, tight hugs, and cuddling, I give all I am if I love you, and lastly, I've been told somewhat frequently I'm not too bad looking by friends, and insanely damn hot by ex...
    GreenManley GreenManley 18-21, M 4 Responses Jun 16

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    I'm single always have been always will be no

    girl wants me they never have will. I'm forever alone but look on the bright side more money in my pocket.
    superabe11 superabe11 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 16

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    My Dear Friend Just Joined This Group...

    Let's turn this around and share what we know and fix. I can't join this group cause I -know- why I am "single" (but I wear the rings.... long story). Nobody has anything in common woth me. That's probably your problem too... So what's the neggst step yall?
    ILoveMarie ILoveMarie 36-40 Jul 17, 2010

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    Am Single Am Lonely ; I Fall For The Wrong People

      I don't know why am here i guess i just needed to talk to someone that doesn't know me. someone that woud listen without judging/ I am single again and it hurts. every body is getting engaged or married while am singl once again. Ok I mean for me am fine without marriage...
    foufame foufame 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 22, 2013

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    He's Just Not That Into Me

    This post might make me seem conceited but I promise you that I am not. Just noting my good points and venting. Anyway, here goes nothing... I've been single for a year and a half. Prior to that I had been in a long term, four year relationship. My ex broke it off by ignoring my...
    vbunny vbunny 26-30, F Sep 27, 2011

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    Want To Know

    I would love for people to tell me upfront what they want to accomplish rather than leave me hanging and disappointed;all it leads to is future discouragement. If they don't want to communicate to let me know and not forever wondering.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M Mar 12, 2013

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    I Don't Know Why...

    There's a common thought that if your thirty-whatever years old, never married, single and have no kids, there must be something wrong with you.  Well, that's me, and that's probably a bunch of people on here too, I don't know. I feel so sad I'm off to see my doctor...
    Candle13 Candle13 36-40, F 6 Responses Oct 5, 2009

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    "Too Together..." Um, Ok

    That's what I've had people say to me, that I'm too "together" for guys and they're intimidated. I've had people say to me that men are intimidated when a woman is smarter than them or when she shows that she's independent. To me, that's completely insane. But I suppose that's...
    Susannahjade Susannahjade 22-25, F 1 Response May 1, 2013

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    What is a long term relationship?

    I've been single since forever.. Basically my whole life save for one month and a week. I remember back in high school always wanting to date but I either fell for the guy who was the player or who was just not interested in me. And guys have liked me but I'm just so picky...
    renbrooks521 renbrooks521 18-21, F Dec 19, 2013

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    Bahaha I Know Why.

    Pshhh.I think a lot of us know why, but refuse to come to terms with it.Personally:-I'm fat-I have no self worth-I'm ugly-I'm too needy-I  live in the middle of nowhere-I'm VERY shallow-I'm immature-Did I mention I was fat?
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 37 Responses Mar 23, 2011

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    Nonetheless A Born Gentleman (vent)

    Why is it that in my generation, I have to be penalized for being a gentleman. At least thats what it seems. I've heard of what girls were "looking" for, usually Im the one they come and tell after they've had a fight with "john or hakeem". No offense to the johns or hakeem's out...
    RevolutionarySoul RevolutionarySoul 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 2, 2012

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    I Feel Like I Should Quit Looking For My Soul Mate

    I don't understand why life can be so silly! I have been blessed in some ways and yet feel like I have also been cursed. I fell so in love in high school and married my high school sweetheart. I gave him a son and daughter. We were married for 13 years, however, i discovered he...
    Gator2 Gator2 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 29, 2012

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    Well Actually I Do Know Why

    http://www.help4aspergers.com/pb/wp_a58d4f6a/images/img244154ad237783e339.JPG^ that's why. I don't have everything on the list but enough of them to keep men away. :)I'm not bi-polar or battle depressionI don't normally like talking about feelings/ emotional issues. (not a good...
    wack1985 wack1985 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 31, 2011

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    I am not single. I've been in a relationship

    with myself for the past 15 years.
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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    I'Ll Love Later

    People don’t much understand why, To love I am not willing to try. They keep on insisting me to take the bite, Of the apple that brings passion and delight. Urging me that to men I should never be choosy, Just avail on what they offer and never be bossy. Pushing me to attract...
    LG077 LG077 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 8, 2013

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    I'm pretty sure most of you have felt this way at least once in your life. You know, that point when you just have this bothersome feeling that you can't quite decipher. As for me...
    malipatient malipatient 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I often feel like I want to walk away from everything...just pick up and leave. I have lots of things in my life to be thankful for so it doesn't really make sense to me. People on...
    StoneWall77 StoneWall77 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Because my mom is doing it to me right now and I dont Like it at forcing me to go to church like I have no say an my religion or if I believe and god or not. To me honest I don't...
    vertffy vertffy 16-17, F Jul 21

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    I can't even drink a beer since I tried to drink a beer. That taste didn't suit me. Then I decided like I'll never trying to drink a beer. Bc that tastes ******* bad. From those...
    Skutaro2 Skutaro2 18-21, M Jul 6

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    If it weren't for the fact that alcohol taste like.. Alcohol.. Than yeah I would get drunk everyday, but I hate THAT certain taste of alcohol. It's way to strong and I just can't...
    DesrayMinqez DesrayMinqez 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Why do girls always go or the bad guys and not the good ones???? I hate the girls who goes for the bad guy. It makes me sick
    whatupdoc54 whatupdoc54 18-21, M 6 Responses Jul 21

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    Maybe the bad guys are cooler than the good guys :p
    Alimax11 Alimax11 22-25, M Jul 21

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    I honestly don't know why I got this, maybe just cause I'm bored? Maybe I like reading? Maybe I like being comforted by others? I don't know why I'm here but I'm kinda glad I am...
    yungleen yungleen 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I just don't know anymore. I'm tired of lying to myself and being someone I'm not. I don't know if I should shut out the internet and go camping to clear my mind but I really need...
    haileemattis haileemattis 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    So I'm a trans guy, female to male, and only one who knows this my psychologist. I still don't know how they haven't discovered it... My friends, family, almost everyone knew that...
    LeoThePandaHero LeoThePandaHero 16-17, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've dealt with an abusive father for most of my life. My biological dad nearly killed my mother on several separate occasions and my step dad had not only been physically violent...
    alexmarie214 alexmarie214 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I started crying today, thinking about my absent dad. I'm in his country, the whole reason I came was to come find him. The last time I saw him I was 15. He didn't recognize me...
    paolacastillo paolacastillo 26-30, F Jul 17

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    30 years old and I never took things seriously, all I want/ed is a life of success doing what I love doing. I wish I could go back and try to retrace when and where this period...
    duplexoutlet duplexoutlet 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 7

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    so I met this guy online on a chatting site in 2012. He was 17, I was 16. We hit it off really well and he eventually asked me to be his girlfriend. I agreed. The only problem was...
    shay328 shay328 18-21, F Jul 7

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    I have so much to be thankful for that anyone on the outside would not understand why I feel the way I do. Nothing fulfils me, nothing makes me happy even those things that I think...
    StoneWall77 StoneWall77 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have been talking to this guy named Warner close to 3 years. We would only Skype, text (rarely), and message on Facebook because he lives in another country. I know that people...
    alyjrose alyjrose 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    When I was 17, I got pregnant with my oldest. He was a premature baby, so I got little to hardly any time to bond with him the first 3 months of his life. I spent 6 days a week...
    Krissysheart Krissysheart 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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    Why would I believe it could work? The same issues apply. The same women are a priority in your life. And that woman is not me. At least the crazy people that were in my life...
    Freebabyy Freebabyy 46-50, F Jul 12

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    If you're already plus size and also healthy, then that's great. But I don't understand why people would want to force feed themselves and gain a bunch of weight. I think it's...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Jul 21

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    I gave in and took three anti anxieties instead of just one. I'm not high. I'm in the lowest low I can imagine. Why do I do this to myself. I could have gone through my day without...
    NoraDysphoria NoraDysphoria 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Ok, so I guess I'm just a bit scared, and I don't know how as well. My mum is a Christian, and I'm not sure how that'll affect her reaction and thoughts on me being bi...(like 75...
    loveyourselfalwaysxx loveyourselfalwaysxx 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I have some pretty strong opinions and beliefs about some things. I have lived for 43 years, and have been reading for about 40 of them. I love to educated myself about things I am...
    RaverFan RaverFan 41-45 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I have no clue what career I want to pursue although I have Ideas but I haven't made up my mind yet. I love biology and I sort of conquered chemistry this year although it was...
    l212 l212 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    As a kid my parents were never the affectionate type, never said 'I love you', never hugged or kissed each other let alone us kids. I wouldn't say I had a bad childhood as we had a...
    megannicole1996 megannicole1996 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm trying to be positive, trying to find a hobby to keep myself occupied, but it's not working. It probably doesn't help that its the start of the summer holidays and my son is at...
    russianpenguin23 russianpenguin23 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It's that fact that everyone doesn't want to admit but experiences no matter what. I don't know. I feared this yet I expected it, it's a life that I live in. I'm in the unknown and...
    AnEverWonderer AnEverWonderer 16-17, F Jul 1