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

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 54 People

    Awakening29 Awakening29 26-30, F Aug 3

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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

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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

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    This Is Another Reason I Am Still Single

    I am glad the number of members in here are this small !!!!
    JEEPWRANGLERGUY95 JEEPWRANGLERGUY95 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 25, 2012

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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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    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 3 Responses Aug 6, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    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 3 Responses Jun 11

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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 thought of old friends whom we kept in touch with. I asked one friend to look me up and she ignored me. My other friend told me that she was chosen to see her. I was angry cuz...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F Sep 26

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    You know...I used to think that I could never live without you. That no matter what, I needed you. But you know what? I got a reality check. I CAN live without you. I DON'T need...
    Snow1353 Snow1353 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Its really funny, but the only time I remember this is when im high. Specially when im on alcohol. I find drugs and alcohol to be more of a nuisance, specially in the long run. I...
    slipdasystem slipdasystem 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 17

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    Green Day I heard it all before So don't knock down my door I'm a loser and a user so I don't need no accuser To try and slag me down because I know you're right So go do what you...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Oct 16

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    Don't like it when, people add me then won't talk to me at all. I don't need fans, I have plenty of them and they are call "My Friends" xD
    RandomDudeFriend RandomDudeFriend 18-21, M Oct 17

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    Why do people have to do drugs or get drunk to have fun? I don't need that. A guy offered me a cigarette and I refused it. Why? Because I was only 11 when he did that. But I was...
    HandaGabriella HandaGabriella 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 28

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    Never done drugs, never intend to. Also I don't need booze for fun. I can have loads of fun without it. Alcohol only kills the fun.
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M 6 Responses a week ago

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    I have tried all manner of drugs in my time. I started young and continued. I also used to have a major drinking problem when I was young. But now I have been cleen for the last...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 4 Responses Oct 17

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    I used to have too much fun, drinking alcohol. It got to the point, I couldn't make it to work, reliably. My life spiraled out of control. Thanks to a 12 Step Program, I was able...
    Luvhugeuptop Luvhugeuptop 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 9

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    Since I quit drinking, I don't get invited out by my coworkers anymore...good riddance! All I need in my life is Borderlands 2, Skittles and Coffee!!!!
    LilBoyBluu LilBoyBluu 22-25, M 6 Responses Sep 28

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    I think people who take drugs are losers. I don't have a problem with people drinking alcohol, but getting drunk only makes you look dumb. It's embarrassing to see someone like...
    jerseyjade jerseyjade 16-17, F 7 Responses Sep 26

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    I remember the feeling of looking at people who indulge in drowning themselves in alcohol and thinking, "I just don't get it anymore." Whats hard however is when your spouse is...
    destinationanywhere destinationanywhere 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 17

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    I don't get why I get mocked and ridiculed just by avoiding drugs, alcohol and smoking.
    RevSnowfox RevSnowfox 26-30, M 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    My story is both simple and complicated at the same time, but I will try to explain it as best as I can. I claimed the title Straight Edge in 2012, but was drug and alcohol free...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 25

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    So many people think it is cool or normal to drink and do drugs these days when they go out or have fun. It worries me how normal this has actually become. If you’re not into...
    chloeforever chloeforever 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 26

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    I do not need drugs, alcohol, or cigarettes to have fun in my life. I am a wholesome woman without that garbage in my life.
    debbielovescruises debbielovescruises 41-45, F 7 Responses Sep 26

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    Need? Nope. But I have been known to enjoy a nice drink.
    don0063 don0063 51-55, M 2 Responses Oct 6

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    I just need a sincere hug 2 hv fun... ;-)
    dukedom4ever dukedom4ever 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 11

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    Nor do I need any in real life. I'm sure you guys understand. When you are alone you are free! You aren't bothered by anyone and you get to do what you want and be your real self...
    20CoolerPony 20CoolerPony 13-15, M a week ago

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    I drink on occasion and do drugs frequently but I never want to get to a place where I can't have a fun experience without being high. Whenever it starts getting like that I quit...
    zclimber zclimber 18-21, M 5 Responses Oct 17

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    I really dont know if the problem is myself -_-
    kiarababesss kiarababesss 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    If there's anyone in the Toronto area who's into Hardcore music or old school pop punk (like Descendents) who would like to start a Straight Edge (or non edge) band, start a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 25

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    last night i folded and got drunk and high it was just ok ive felt much better through deep meditation. To be frank i just felt dizzy and i wanted to nap. before last night i wasnt...
    zackattack38 zackattack38 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 27

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    I would not put a thief in my mouth to steal my brains! -Mattie Ross 'True Grit'
    khewster khewster 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 29

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    Just a makeout buddy and privacy is good for me.
    CollinDawg CollinDawg 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 5

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    Just a nice girl to hang with and maybe abit more ;)
    mixedraceboy95 mixedraceboy95 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 5

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    Dancing on a random song, eating like hoggers,playing cricket n football are way to better things to have fun in life
    ashley98194 ashley98194 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 6

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    Nope my fun includes junk food movie and video games half the time not the best decision to do but yeah.
    Squigglesxo Squigglesxo 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    Out here in the country, there's plenty of parties to be had. But at these parties there's so much drugs and alcohol. I've been to one or two and its really awkward being one of...
    CooperJames01 CooperJames01 16-17, M 9 Responses Oct 11

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    I always thought I'd never end up having anything to do with drugs. Whenever life gets a little dull, I'd pop some Vicodin or xanas. I've been hanging around with this girl lately...
    BeatTheBest BeatTheBest 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 11

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    I recently had a medical issue from drinking too much and smoking too much. I quit both cold turkey. I went out for the first time after being sober and tobacco free and had a...
    dragthewaters4 dragthewaters4 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 13

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    ...but they sure as hell help :P
    IgnasiXavier IgnasiXavier 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 14

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    It takes awhile to recoup. Plus who wants to spend money right...
    cottonbreeze cottonbreeze 41-45, F Oct 16

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    Well.......I do:D
    rosedemon rosedemon 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 17

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    who the hell invented drugs and alcohol?
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have been with my husband for 6 years. Nothing was ever normal. He is a recovering alcoholic for the past year. Once he stopped drinking many smaller issues started sprouting...
    emotionalshreds emotionalshreds 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 14

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    I have been told to have many things. Bipolar disorder, psyhotic feautures, MDD, ADHD, generalized anxiety, ect ect.Honestly I believe I'm just who I am and i don't need a title...
    alstroemeria alstroemeria 13-15, F 1 Response