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

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 72 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Feb 16

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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 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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    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, 2014

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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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    Awakening29 Awakening29 26-30, F Aug 3, 2014

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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 4 Responses Feb 16

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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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    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 17

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    Once again I am friended by someone who approached me first and once again for reasons unknown to me I have the plug pulled on me....fine...I don't need you in my life, I didn't...
    RestlessWarrior1 RestlessWarrior1 46-50, M 2 hrs ago

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    I had a talk with a friend about this. I don't want to post pictures on here because I don't trust the internet. But I kept letting people talk me into it. No more! I don't...
    y2kgirl y2kgirl 18-21, F 12 Responses a week ago

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    Don't Need Drugs and Alcohol to Have Fun
    hope1022 hope1022 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 12

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    It's a real shame. Drugs have caused hell for my life, alcohol and pills particularly. No, not me using them, I learned my lesson from the unfortunate hell that my mother went...
    themingowman themingowman 36-40, M Apr 7

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    Whoever says they need drugs and alcohol to have fun are clearly stupid. Why would you need these substances to have fun? Besides, both drugs and alcohol can kill you if...
    NeoxExor NeoxExor 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    if you don't like what i bring to the table, I'm not afraid to eat alone.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F Apr 16

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    Don't get me wrong, I do make fun of others, but it's not for self-esteem. It''s to establish eh pecking order.
    karlmartink karlmartink 36-40, M 1 hr ago

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    my previous post was not favoured by many but I'd like to tell you guys a story. my family once knew a boy aged 5 who lost his mother due to drugs. evidently this woman killed...
    anniethe27th anniethe27th 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    all you need are good friends and a good idea. The rest comes automatically
    Nickgermany Nickgermany 46-50, M 3 Responses Apr 1

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    Not needed but I'd like to try drugs. Just for experience's sake.
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Not needed but I'd like to try drugs. Just for experience's sake.
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 3 Responses Apr 3

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    Yes, who needs drugs and alcohol when we have chocolate? Ahah :D
    iwillsavethenature iwillsavethenature 18-21, F 14 Responses Apr 5

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    I once went to a friend's house thinking we were going to play a game that we do every week, but when I got there, they were one guy short of being able to play. It was the friend...
    MarimbaJake MarimbaJake 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    After always being there for others, you would expect people to return the favor, unfortunately it seems to be nothing but one way traffic.........
    scottie1974 scottie1974 41-45, M 4 Responses Apr 16

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    But I could use some of your cold hard cash
    Aagatha Aagatha 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I have never been into either illegal drugs or drinking alcohol in my lifetime. I do take prescribed medications and never OD or give them to others.
    maryannelamb maryannelamb 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I'm an 18 year old in high school and I've never had alcohol or smoked (drug /"plant" or cigarettes ) due to seeing what it could do at a young age. I'm part of a small group at...
    KeithK902 KeithK902 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I've been clean and sober for 11 years nearly. Best thing I've ever done. Alcohol ruled my life taking over every day. Now I'm free to be me.
    fron62 fron62 51-55, M 8 Responses Apr 3

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    drugs **** your life up and cause you and your family pain. I hate them and would do anything for them to be off this earth forever
    anniethe27th anniethe27th 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    The wearing and wetting of Diapers
    bobby57 bobby57 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 18

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    People get married because they are in ‘Love”. This is a four letter word that people use to describe their strong desire for each other. Many look at this for hope, while for...
    Byeluv Byeluv 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    But that does not mean I don't support them. or respect them. These days there are a number of police here in America (U.S.) that have gotten out of hand. When a man is running...
    AceWarbringer AceWarbringer 31-35, M Apr 13

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    I honestly don't know how much I can take. Yea, no. I'm not gonna kill myself. I've been dealing with so much pressure, stress, and anxiety that I don't know how much longer I can...
    cuterthxnyou cuterthxnyou 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    I'm so happy that i found this group. Yup.I don't drive and i don't even have license. People ask me why?at your age?you still don't have? They look me like i'm crazy. And i...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Why she doesn't listen to me, when I talk to her about her life , I just want her to be happy , to lives free because right now she lives a miserable life , she's so tired she can...
    lenagh lenagh 16-17, F Apr 14

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    I have an addiction experience, and in my place, this is a very strange thing.... So, I couldn't tell anyone here about my addiction. I have told this to some people who can be...
    Muramasha Muramasha 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I've always been a loner. Ever since I was a child I remember not wanting to play with others. I do just fine by myself and really don't need people around me. In high school I...
    Clumsy25 Clumsy25 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Ok, so where do I begin? 7 years ago I met a man