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

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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 2 Responses Oct 6, 2008

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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 4 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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    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 2 Responses May 19, 2012

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    Another Reason To Be Forever Single

    Long story short, for four years, I been talking to this man. He wanted to see me (he lives out of state) and I was ready to see him but then basically just told me that I am NOT independent because I live with my parents. And he also told me that I am too much drama. He was the...
    peacefullover peacefullover 22-25, F 7 Responses May 13, 2013

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    Men Are Aliens From Another Planet

    I never had a boyfriend and I don't truly have the desire for one. I had too many experiences with men from bullying and when I was in my early 20s. This one guy only wanted to have sex with me and treated me like a total retard and guy #2 kept asking me for money and was...
    peacefullover peacefullover 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 30, 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 3 Responses May 23, 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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    I don't need a man ,I need a hero .. Whenever I go on a relationship or have a crush on someone He turns out to be different than what I want in a guy !! So yes men are all the...
    ludee94 ludee94 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I don't need, 'I understand' stuffs or whatever, I just need help. In fact, I'm very confused and can't get along with my life if I don't get rid of my confusion. Second, I don't...
    00Wieme00 00Wieme00 16-17, F Mar 23

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    My experiences shape my beliefs. If you have been where I have, you understand. If you haven't, you can try, but if you don't agree with me, that's ok. I don't need anyone's...
    dasLicht dasLicht 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Yesterday. I found a suicide note in my bfs workout room. I know he's been upset for a while. But I never thought he would consider this option! I've never snooped, I don't have...
    blabla1717 blabla1717 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I have huge dreams that are beyond the normal "go to college, get a job, have a wife and kids".I fall for girls easily, or sometimes I don't fall for them but I indulge in flirting...
    sc1701 sc1701 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    Save your sympathy for the symphony blow some wind for me. don't cry for me don't sigh for me don't wonder why for me. Don't drop your tears in my beers based on your fears. If I...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M Apr 11

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    I can't lie, I use to smoke weed and do ecstasy when I was in middle school. I learned from my mistakes that it was only wasted money. I don't like the feeling anymore I don't care...
    lexix0 lexix0 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Well not that I don't have any, i do have a number of friends I'm close to. It's just that it's really hard for me to get close to someone. I try to be sincerely nice all the time...
    littlederps littlederps 18-21, F Apr 7

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    that is the last thing I need... so run along
    KortneeAnne KortneeAnne 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    But if you need someone to talk to, look no further :)
    Zaran7 Zaran7 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    It's not hard for me to get satisfied from people, actually I tend to be too innocent in this matter and it usually ends up with me getting hurt but again I can take too little...
    PiecingMeBackTogether PiecingMeBackTogether 18-21 Apr 4

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    'Cause I for one am sick and tired of being told I'm not good enough. I am. You are. It's time we stopped believing the crappy lies we're told.
    pinksonicscrewdriver pinksonicscrewdriver 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I am pleased to know such a anticonsimerism by act.
    Childofagnome Childofagnome 70+ 2 Responses Mar 21

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    It's totally inappropriate, so stop it. Even if you think your life is going better or worse than mine, of think you are a better person or a better Christian, and even if you are...
    Buckley4U Buckley4U 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Not appropriate at all. Even if I sent you my picture and you consider me to be weak-minded on account of my thin face or lack of aging signs. Even if you think you have a lot of...
    Buckley4U Buckley4U 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    not knowing how to express yourself is the biggest hurdle in making friends. unluckily for me, expressing myself has never been a skill of mine.
    maggieee5086 maggieee5086 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 23

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    Dating is weird for me because I have never done it before. I have been in several relationships, none of which started out with dating. All of them started out as friendships and...
    YoucancallmeJuliet YoucancallmeJuliet 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    I have always loved the idea of someday finding the perfect guy for me and getting married in some fairy tale scenario. But as I got older and watched relationships around me fail...
    ariel2891 ariel2891 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    There are so many careers that I don't believe you don't need a college degree for, honestly.
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I really hate spending time with my husbands mother and sister . They come across as very superficial, and I literally feel exhausted from trying to make conversations with them...
    Ajbean Ajbean 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I just need a hug, Hi I'm new, first posy, not sure how this works, nut trying. I need someone to talk to, but I don't need sympathy or help. I just want to feel wanted. I just don...
    xXlonebrushpupXx xXlonebrushpupXx 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 26

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    I miss the city sometimes because in my brain there these pretty places that are so clean where all the people are awesome. I also want to go to hangout festival and become a beach...
    timeaftertimeisnogood timeaftertimeisnogood 31-35, M Apr 1

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    I don't think many women do. I certainly will hold the door open for a man or woman, especially if they're considerably older than me. It's not something I even really think about...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    It is official...I went to the men's Sunday school class as usual today. All college educated, successful, wealthy and retired. I explained new career isn't working out and needed...
    1490wayb 1490wayb 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    I have been told some of the most random things on here. Guys will send me a message to look at their wife, tell me about how they saw their daughter do this or that, helped some...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M Apr 2

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    I don't think will, I know I won't. If that's all you have, your pretty damn one dimensional, abusive, and boring as hell. I don't need nor want those people as friends. I didn't...
    TanTwink TanTwink 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I've decided already. I don't need love or hope or pride or sadness. I want to be a person of logic and I want to get rid of the excess and unneeded pain and waste of having...
    sorrowfulmind sorrowfulmind 18-21, M Mar 24

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    Not even sort of. There was a time when I did, but then I thought long and hard about it, and you know something, I DON'T need her. Life is too short to waste on people like that!
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M Mar 31

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    I'm a natural beauty, don't need no makeup to be a cutie :)
    mrij mrij 22-25, F Apr 12

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    She's consuming me again. It's funny how somebody, who you haven't seen or talked to in months, can have such a profound effect on you. They don’t have to do a single thing and...
    MrTimothyMcNeil MrTimothyMcNeil 18-21, M Apr 10

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    SUMMARY We were best friends for a while, but then he started traveling a lot. Every other week he was gone and that's when we stopped getting along. Now, he is always going out...
    Marvilles Marvilles 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 6

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    Where do I begin. This whole story being my life is quite a long loopy one, and if anybody has the energy to read this and respond, I thank you - in return I will just cut to the...
    spiderchris spiderchris 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't believe in evolution. The theory sounds intelligent when propounded by leading scientists, but in the end it all falls flat to a laughable extent. Well, where to start...
    darkanddesolate darkanddesolate 16-17, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't feel connected. I can speak and act and pretend, but I don't feel it. And I don't know what connected feels like. Not really. I can't keep a relationship. I've lost...
    RichardQ RichardQ 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    About 8-9 months ago, I was headed up the ladder with my career. I was managing a baby store, getting ready to take it over or move higher when I began to have seizures. They...
    DebbieCakes38 DebbieCakes38 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    It was at my 1st year of secondary education. I was nervous for I know nothing about the new school I'm in. Then all of the new student get to stay in gymnasium for some...
    Jayvee16 Jayvee16 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I've never been "daddy's little girl" and I don't think I ever will. I can never seem to get along with my father in any way at all. I have three sisters, and they don't help that...
    mcsunshine09 mcsunshine09 13-15, F Mar 22

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    Hello guys, I hope you're all doing well. I sort of hesitated about the idea of posting my experience here but I decided to do so. I sort of think that I have been a schizoid my...
    Bloodyshrines Bloodyshrines 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I'm a 16 year old girl. My whole life I have been trying to make my parents proud, but I've never been able to socialize properly with kids my age, I was always numb or upset...
    AGirlSearchingForAnswers AGirlSearchingForAnswers 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    We met because I started working at a university in a new city and he was my supervisor. After two weeks there we slept together and I became pregnant with twins. When I told him...
    valkyriebird valkyriebird 36-40 Apr 3

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