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I Am Single and Happy and Don't Need a Man

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    Selfishly Single

    I grew up listening to all the classic fairy tales and old-school Disney, where girls grow up to be princesses and eventually meet and marry their prince. For every girl there was a boy, for every Barbie there was a Ken (even if Mattel markets otherwise). I always wondered what...
    minutemaid511 minutemaid511 18-21 2 Responses Feb 17, 2011

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    The Group's Name Says It All

    I'm single, happy and proud that I am. Why should women (and many men) feel that they must have a partner to be fulfilled? I no longer feel this way. I used to feel that I had to stay married or I had to find a man or my life would be wasted. What rot! Every person in this world...
    GraceandLucy GraceandLucy 41-45 1 Response Oct 6, 2008

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    Awakening29 Awakening29 26-30, F Aug 3, 2014

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    I'm silage I'm happy

    and I sure as he*l don't need a man
    Bonjovi11 Bonjovi11 13-15, M 4 Responses Feb 16

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    Well im back and single now

    for four months, At the start i thought i would be in a mess, missing my ex and being alone in this big house however its been a total pleasure .. everything seems to be calm and im calm too the cats are happy, the house has a nice feel to it .. im in the garden pottering...
    prettypoppie prettypoppie 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 11, 2014

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    just got dumped by a girl

    who told me she was ready for a same sex relation ship! so im like **** relationships right now
    LGBTeen LGBTeen 18-21, F 1 Response May 20

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    Men Are Nothing But Trouble

    I don't need a man, to make me happy.  I'm doing quite fine as a single woman.  I have a lot of friends who are guys.  I did fall in love with a man, when I was in college.  He seemed sweet, at first, but than he turned out to be a real jerk.  He was also...
    Sid1977 Sid1977 31-35, F 2 Responses May 23, 2008

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    I am not the kind of girl

    who requires a man in her life. If I can't be happy with a man I will be without one.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 16

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    tnt2015 tnt2015 31-35, F May 20

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    This Is Another Reason I Am Still Single

    I am glad the number of members in here are this small !!!!
    CBRguyspanks CBRguyspanks 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 25, 2012

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    Single, Happy and Content With My Choices

    First off: I am a 44 yr old female with 2 daughters. One is 22 in her last year of college and the other is 10 and  a honor roll student. Now I dont take all the credit for this because both of them make and are still making capable decisions and choices about who they want...
    christieluv2209 christieluv2209 41-45 2 Responses Aug 6, 2008

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    Men are mere mortals

    who are not worth going to your grave for - Shirley Bassey
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 3, 2014

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    Love It

    I enjoy being single I can be my self and I enjoy it when I'm in a relationship I always put his needs before my own and often feel like I'm cornered
    87dolphin 87dolphin 22-25 1 Response Jan 21, 2013

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    I hate people say to me ''Awww,

    why are you single??hon,you will find someone soon.'' Especially i dislike if men says'' i enjoy being single''is oh okay.. But if women says same thing,people look at me like i am desparate. Plus I am not just saying..i really don't feel need to have relationship with someone...
    JerryJerryA JerryJerryA 31-35, F Feb 16

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    PendulEmPlum PendulEmPlum 18-21, F 2 Responses May 20

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    I Need Advice From People In This Group- You Are In The Place I Want To Be

    I'm 62 and my very long marriage ended about 3 yrs. ago. I have 2 daughters in their 20's whom I'm very close to. My marriage had a lot of problems, anger, emotional abuse, infidelity, disagreements about how to raise the kids...it got worse until it was intolerable. So I'm...
    TransitofVenus TransitofVenus 61-65, F 1 Response May 19, 2012

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    I'm a woman who is pretty content in life.

    I don't need a man to make my life "complete." I'm a woman on a mission to become more successful in life, travel more, live such a way I like, and I like being positive. I don't need a man to tear me down or being supported; I already have a support system. Men are just an...
    PeaceBatman PeaceBatman 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 3, 2014

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    I don't mind because of various reasons like the pain experienced I've been through, the way reality works, i don't wish to grow up, and if I have an accident, I think it will...
    lily36912 lily36912 16-17, F 50 mins ago

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    why would anybody try to make themselves feel better with Satan's drink, when they know its only going to make things worse
    AlejandroRijo AlejandroRijo 22-25, M 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    People never understand why I don't want to drink and always pressure me and question me.I used to, but would end up feeling dizzy and violently ill the next day. My stomach is a...
    Megs89 Megs89 26-30, F 16 hrs ago

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    I'm so tired hearing about kids my age and even much younger having boyfriends, thinking they really grown. I don't care if you're a teenager. Just because you're a teenager doesn...
    JesusismySaviour JesusismySaviour 16-17, F 22 hrs ago

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    Most of the time I am completely comfortable and better sober which Is why I don't drink because alcohol does not make me any more comfortable then I am. it just makes me very...
    NoUsernameInserted NoUsernameInserted 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I just try and be nice to people and do good things. If a religion helps you, fine. But I don't need it in my life.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    Allah makes me happy that's even richer then the richest !!
    Billyaldo Billyaldo 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    I never could understand why people can't have a good time with out getting filthy drunk
    GuyFromTennessee GuyFromTennessee 41-45, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I feel..that if you really love someone? you don't need to get married to prove that. I find that kinda stupid? lol I will never get married. marriage doesint last? nor does...
    Muffin19 Muffin19 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    But then again, who really does? I think my first panic attack was caused as a kid being surrounded by too many people which made me completely freak out, resulting in me wanting...
    crepesaredelicious2 crepesaredelicious2 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I've never been drunk. I have never done drugs. My father is very strict. Growing up, I was legitimately scared of him. I still am. He is particularly sensitive about alcohol...
    Storiesnotforthefaintofheart Storiesnotforthefaintofheart 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    coz I am ok without it. .and I am happy that I am not addicted....and..seriously..those who takes them. I think they should know how to live a better lyf
    gaziraisa gaziraisa 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Don't need or want one. Public transport here is good, I prefer to sit back and read a book. Driving would just stress me out.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    When you don't feel happy, I'll love you LOL! When you feel lonely and sad, you can think about the new place you want to go, the country you want to travel to and the good things...
    HappyOrUnhappy HappyOrUnhappy 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    I think that wanting to live constantly self-medicating with pot, alcohol or other drugs is like wanting to ride your bicycle only with training wheels.
    whitebirch999 whitebirch999 66-70, M 4 days ago

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    in my opinion drugs and booze for fun does make you dumb, it narrows your view of the world and what it can be.
    Karinamvedo Karinamvedo 18-21, F 24 Responses 5 days ago

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    I don't really get it. My friends and I have fun without it, but ever since I started dating my boyfriend last year, it's like he can't go out with his friends without getting...
    WeArePilots WeArePilots 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    yesterday I had got really high and drunk because I tried to have fun that was the worst feeling in my life
    justicechild justicechild 13-15, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    Why do people say drugs and alcohol when alcohol IS a drug? It's like saying fruit and pears,
    whitebirch999 whitebirch999 66-70, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm having fun just like that people ask me why I'm so happy i normally would say "I don't drink and smoke" but most times i'm happy only when i lost a friend that is close to me...
    anezah anezah 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I just need your love to be happy :)
    anezah anezah 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I don't need drugs or booze to have fun. I have a natural high haha. oh. and I have the Jesus high
    shadewolf7 shadewolf7 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Listening to Arise Eden singing Hallelujah - amazing simply amazing Listen to her on YouTube
    ElaineH123 ElaineH123 70+, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I just want to snapchat :D . Add me : jovan.giles
    JovanGee JovanGee 18-21, M a week ago

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    I feel this very strongly. If you won't be here for me when I need you and I'm at my worst, you will never get anything from me again that isn't cold courtesy. I will never forgive...
    DeGustibus DeGustibus 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    They are poison to your neurons. Stay younger, stay healthy, stay smarter by not using drugs and drinking alcohol
    PrestoAgitato PrestoAgitato 13-15, M 5 Responses a week ago

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