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I Don't Want a Boyfriend

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    Cannot Be Bothered

    Whilst I lust after guys, the idea of having a permanent person always there sort of freaks me out. I like knowing that I can do what I want when I want and without negotiation. The way I see it I have friends and as long as there are friends, I can have enough human company. I...
    Cynanthrope Cynanthrope 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 2, 2010

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    Never Had One, But Saw The Carnage...

    While love appeals to many, and indeed is sometimes considered most important, romantic love is not for me. I''ll love my friends as friends, and my family as family, and the like; however, seeking a mate is something I hold no desire for. I have seen it hurt those close to me...
    Laughingwolf Laughingwolf 16-17, T 5 Responses Jul 22, 2010

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    I'm just scared. I don't want to be like my mom.

    I don't want a boyfriend. Okay well, maybe, I do. A little bit. I just want to feel like someone is there for me or something. I don't know. I suck at this department. I'll be a hypocrite for saying that I don't have an 'ideal' guy. I actually do. My definition of an...
    stupidsht stupidsht 16-17, F 2 Responses May 4, 2014

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    So Annoying

    alright, so a few weeks ago, i met this guy at school. i developed a crush on him, as i do with a lot of boys. then, last week, he asked me out. i was happy and stuff at first. the date went okay, and we are kinda "going out" now. ive never had a boyfriend before. i should be...
    r548 r548 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 6, 2011

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    THIS Is My Story...kind of

    In the beginning of 2005 I got divorced and started seeing someone new...he was a guy I'd known for 9 years.  We went to high school together and I'd always known he liked me.  Things started off amazingly...I was very much in love with him within 3 months and vice...
    tinythesp tinythesp 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 6, 2008

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    Just Not For Me

    I just don't see myself with anyone. I'm not a pessimistic, but I'm not a romantic either. My aunt called a couple weeks ago, and she went "So, with anyone?" I reply no. She goes "Well you're looking though, but it'll take some time" Or something along those lines. I go "Eh, I'm...
    Purples Purples 18-21 Feb 3, 2010

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    I Don't Want To Love Cuz I'm Lonely ...

    I'm about to be 15 ... Most of my friends have boyfrieds .. i don't want one , cuz I dont want to fall into their games .. they drop u like toys when they're bored . I prefer to wait until I grow up and become more wise ... and the most important is to "love when you're ready...
    Lamlooom98 Lamlooom98 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 29, 2012

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    I Dunno If I Don't

    Umm....I don't know if I'm too much paranoid sometimes.   I don't want a BF,because I don't think I can afford that. L-bomb...? A boy I knew sent a message to me then called in the semi-midnight...I didn't even answered. What's more...I typed:"Dude,I'm sleeping now...
    Zinniqe Zinniqe 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16, 2008

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    •-• I got to make a shout out

    for all the random people that have messaged me so far. And plz don't take this the hard way or think that im a ***** or something awful. I just need to say this though. Once upon a time I had a boyfriend and we were going out for 9 months. Some **** went down with his family...
    Shadoevines Shadoevines 13-15, F Feb 20, 2014

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    Well..

    I'm 21 and i still have so much growing to do, i think back to when i was 18 and i'm totally different, I doubt anybody could keep up with my rapid growth and change. Also i don't particulally want to explain everything i do and think to another person! I don't really...
    lovephilosophylife lovephilosophylife 18-21, F Mar 21, 2008

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    ....

    ...At least not another one.   I already have a great one and don't think I can handle more than one. he keeps me busy enough.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 22, 2010

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    If a potential 'Mr. Right' comes along,

    sure I'll give it a go. But I'm perfectly content, right now, by myself. Is that so bad?
    glitched glitched 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 4, 2014

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    I Dont!!!

    Every girl i know (almost) is saying "I really want a boyfriend" i completely understand how they feel coz i always feel the same....then i find a guy who it doesn't work out with and i finally realised that either im gay (which surprisingly is possible) or that...
    lifenotknife lifenotknife 22-25, F Feb 10, 2008

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    Just Not Passionate

    This is a fairly recent topic in my life. I guess I searched out this site because none of my friends have replied to my texts. This site has helped alot for making me decide what steps to take next. First, I suppose I should share with you all my story. I am a teenage girl who...
    Junobunn Junobunn 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 23, 2013

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    I'm Just Not Ready.

    Im just starting to get things moving in my life and as much as I have thought that having a love interest might be nice, it's just not what I am looking for right now or for quite awhile. I have had my fair share of romantic attachments, I flirt with guys but I wouldn't be...
    bubblegum84 bubblegum84 26-30, F Mar 10, 2010

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    A Silly Girl Who Wants To Fall In Love

    I'm a silly girl my self I love games and wish to fall in love but now that I'm growing up and going to high school soon hearing about how boys plan to have sex at 14 or 15 makes me scared and shy I don't want a boy firend and if I do get one I don't plan on having sex ..sex...
    Bittersweet46 Bittersweet46 18-21, F Aug 20, 2013

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    I've Been Dysfunctional...

    I don't know where to start... I have craved having a boyfriend at certain times in my life, primarily because I wanted to "fit in" and be normal. However, when I find myself in relationships (which have always ended quickly), I compromise who I am in order to make the...
    periola periola 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 27, 2011

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    I Have a Related Experience.

    titled "I do not want a boyfriend." I chuckled to myself upon seeing this group. Guess the "don't" is more popular than the "do not", huh? loobiesa, I formed mine first! Sigh. (it's okay, I have respect for individuality. Was it the logo?) My...
    Yknot Yknot 22-25, F Feb 10, 2008

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    I feel like I am too selfish of a person to have kids... I will always be this way. Sure, I may look out for others and take a leadership role, but I will forever do things for...
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    Guys I need some help and some advise. Be kind please I'm very fragile. 6 weeks ago my boyfriend and best friend of two years left me. Heartbroken doesn't even begin to cover it...
    Lostnemo Lostnemo 18-21, F 2 Responses May 4

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    When I met my boyfriend I thought he was the most perfect person ever! We couldn't be more in love! But now I can't stand him. He's so passive and stupid I can't stand it. I have...
    MilkAndCereal MilkAndCereal 31-35, F 15 hrs ago

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    I never have wanted kids and never will. I am not a children person can not stand kids. But what annoys me sooo much is when people say " you're still young you'll have them one...
    epsarah94 epsarah94 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I know I should eat but I just don't want to. I'm hungry but I don't want to eat and I know that's wrong. I just don't want to eat until I'm a bit lighter I don't know if I make...
    SefysMommy SefysMommy 16-17, F Apr 28

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    I don't want a choir singing sad songs or a preacher yelling at people telling them not to be sad all the while bringing up reasons they should be. I want people that considered me...
    IndecisiveLateBloomer IndecisiveLateBloomer 18-21, F May 17

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    when i don't want to i don't pick up calls except of from my parents...MIL..or hubby :) ..so who ever is calling me ..they need to wait for that time when i want to gossip ;)
    dauntless82 dauntless82 31-35, F 1 Response May 3

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    I'm so afraid that I'll grow up to live a boring and lack luster life just like some of my family members. I don't want to be broke forever. I don't want to get stuck in a dead end...
    VerucaRose VerucaRose 26-30, F 1 Response May 19

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    I did try it for a bit about 5 years ago and realized it wasn't for me. My boss is a witness and seems disappointed that I don't go to meetings with her or practice a lot of the...
    LulaZee LulaZee 31-35, F 22 hrs ago

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    I don't want to talk to my parents, they live their lives in a sea of hatred and condemnation. I want to live among loving, forgiving people. I told my mom I was diagnosed with...
    aileen2 aileen2 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    I disagree with this because EP yes is 17+ which is mature age, but the reason people don't want minors on here is so that the perverts don't troll all of them. Maybe EP should...
    lovelymoon11 lovelymoon11 18-21, F 1 Response May 6

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    My mom let my baby sister be my birth control. My little patience and need for control really messed me up. Over the past two years I've really mellowed out though. I still don't...
    TheRisingPhoenix TheRisingPhoenix 16-17, F 1 Response May 14

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    I suffer with depression and anxiety. Also Trichotillamnia, life is not good for me. I really have never enjoyed it and just don't want to be here..Too scared to kill myself but I...
    ShilohD ShilohD 46-50, F 1 day ago

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    i don't want to talk to man for a while..due to biggegt fear.... Just leave me alone.please... Woman are welcome... good night
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 28

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    if you don't want to be a parent then get a hysterectomy/vasectomy. it's that simple.
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    Minors Have NO Place on EP! In the last 24 hours I have observed (then flagged and blocked a jrPervTard) who was creating child p0rn. I do not think this person who is legally an...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 13 Responses May 6

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    8 years ago I had a guy friend his name was zen. will zen was a very nice guy super cute respectfull. then **** happened n he fall in love wth me started to call me daily asking to...
    candles700 candles700 22-25, F 1 Response May 8

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    I wrote a longer post about this before, but I saw this link recently and had to share it. People often act shocked and call me "selfish" when they find out that I don't want kids...
    pixieowl pixieowl 26-30, F 6 Responses May 12

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    I'm an actual Mess........ so I've 6 months off for college where we have to do work experience. It's getting closer and closer and I'm not organised. The reason is because I want...
    BeeKay20 BeeKay20 18-21, F May 12

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    I'm pretty sure if I don't want them by now, I will never want children. Hell, I can barely stay on top of my two cats. I typically won't date someone with kids, but it's not...
    aderth60 aderth60 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    My boyfriend broke up with me the other day because he wants kids and I don't. It really sucks. I wish he would change his mind.
    BrittaniBear BrittaniBear 18-21, F 7 Responses May 17

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    I do feel comfortable enough with my cycle to predict with certainty when I am fertile and when I am not so I definitely won't think of any other control birth bullshit (sorry...
    Aurelielavraie Aurelielavraie 31-35, F 4 Responses May 17

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    When my parents had my oldest sister they use to hide there drinks and did t want her to see them drinking with me the last chills at the house They drink all the time They leave...
    sonnybd sonnybd 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    well, be aware. Getting help online can become addictive. I'm 36 now and I've been using the internet actively since 2002. I used to go through depression a lot. And then I'd seek...
    molde molde 36-40, M May 2

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    Recently having to remove myself from a toxic relationship , I sacrificed everything for someone to help them, we grew close emotionally physically but on the side she had apparent...
    Renevatio Renevatio 22-25, M May 8