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I Like Being Single

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 457 People

    A New Beginning.

    I have recently broke up with my long term boyfriend, and I am actually happy. I have spent the last 2 years being miserable and now I feel free, free from the drama the never ending arguments and same everyday scenarios. Am now focusing on my future and things I want to do...
    emotionalgirl92 emotionalgirl92 18-21, F Aug 5, 2013

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    How to be perfect......

    Perfection.....that's all what we want. But some people keep on saying that nobody is perfect and no one can be perfect. But for me all of us can be perfect....perfect in our own way. I consider myself as perfect because of my imperfections. Acceptance of the things that you don...
    JohnStaceyLee JohnStaceyLee 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 12, 2012

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    Yes I Do!!!!!

    I like being single but of course every now and then I yearn for that one love. :) When I start something with someone a month or so I want to dump them and be single. There's just so much freedom and that is something that I love. :) .
    lorena1 lorena1 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2011

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    Single

    I like to get to know the person but as far as ever getting into a relationship ... that will never happen. I don't like the thought of your significant other cheating on you. I like staying single because you don't have to worry about your emotions stuck with them and want to be...
    HatEWithiNMe HatEWithiNMe 16-17, F Jun 23, 2011

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    Its Just Too Hard Sometimes

    being single is frigin AWESOME! so much more fun than relationships - i know they r good and all, but im young - im living it up! the seriousness can come later - i have tried and it fails when all i wanna do is have fun and he cant commit anyway - so why NOT be single...
    unexpected unexpected 16-18, F 2 Responses Jul 1, 2007

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    I hate when people ask me

    if I a boyfriend and why I've never had one. I don't know I just never had. It's not like you just go out and get one. They just assume since I'm attractive I'm desirable but not really, no guys talk to me. There's lots of reasons and I don't want to explain it all so I just say...
    bexk bexk 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 8

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    Decisions, Decisions...

    Okay, here's the deal; I have technically been "single" for 31/2 years. Before that, I wasn't exactly single for several years. It seemed I went from boy to boy and was never able to be content by myself. Four years ago, the idea of being single terrorfied me. It was a scary loss...
    WomanReclaimingSelf WomanReclaimingSelf 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3, 2011

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    Dwelling In Those Memories

    I still recollect some of past memories,I usual try not to, recollect it. But sometimes,before going to sleep I usually just go back to miss him. Even though it hurts, even though it pains but it's still,there in me. May be yeah, I still do love him, it's all still in me,deep...
    Kylie18 Kylie18 18-21, F Nov 13, 2013

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    I actually love being single.

    Cause I can just be my goofy self when I talk to my guy friends..who are my only friends and I don't have to worry about anything except myself
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F Mar 21

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    I Think I Want To Stay This Way

    Granted, I've never been in a romantic relationship, so I don't have one to compare to being single. But no one in my family - and I mean NO ONE - has had any long-lasting relationship. Some were good and just ended after a few weeks, but most were awful. When I see all the drama...
    BelleofApril BelleofApril 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2013

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    Zilch

    I have absolutely no interest in getting into a relationship. I had a few offers this year. All of the men were nice, good looking as well. I just could not do it. Something about it just grosses me out. I know I am a very odd girl. I have NO desire for kids. I am pretty sure I...
    walkingon walkingon 22-25 2 Responses Aug 11, 2012

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    Freedom Is In Knowing What You Want

    It is so hard for me when in a realationship to think about "What I want".I am always thinking about what is best for the "Other".Being single has allowed me to experience the freedom to think about and do the things that I want! This is not selfish....this is being independent...
    peterpeterthepumpkineater peterpeterthepumpkineater 46-50, M Mar 27, 2011

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    I always felt that I need someone else

    and so I would search hi and lo for Mr.Right or rather Mr.Right now. I was raised in a farming town where you married your high school sweetheart and life started then and there. Maybe go to college or have kids. That didn't happen for me and I was so depressed I was going to...
    EnchantingMinx EnchantingMinx 22-25, F Feb 3

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    Single Seems To Be The New Standard For Our Generation.

    According to an article discussing the life of singles in US at this time, an impressive 49% of the population is single and enjoys single life. They were saying that fifty years ago when women were financially dependent on men there used to be a great focus on people getting...
    Agrippina Agrippina 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 17, 2012

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    I tried dating once and I felt the opposite of

    whole; empty and overwhelmed. Maybe I haven't found the right person yet, but my standards are impossibly high and I'm a lithromantic. The only thing I am scared is not being able to share lasting memories with another person in the future. But that's what friends and family are...
    autumnkyary autumnkyary 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    Being in a relationship is hard work.

    It takes a kind of commitment that can only be fulfilled if you truly love the other person. And I'm not capable of that. I have yet to find someone for whom I will only have eyes for. And until that day, I think I'll remain as I am.
    kalila37 kalila37 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    No Interest In Relationships

    I had a very serious relationship some years ago... I was deeply in love. It unfortunately ended, and since then I've remained single. At first, it was merely because I didn't think myself suitable for relationships. I was an emotional wreck, and I felt it would be a great...
    de1eted de1eted 13-15 3 Responses Sep 30, 2010

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    Singlehood

    After a bad breakup, being single can be quite fun after all.
    BellaFairy BellaFairy 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 7, 2012

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    Thanks, But I'll Pass...

    I love, love, LOVE being single!! I think it's the best thing in the world!! You see I think most people would benefit from being single, you know the ones i'm talking about. The girls or boys either one, that identify themselves with they type of girl/boy they go out with. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 6, 2012

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    Empowered

    I was hurt a lot. I used to think women couldn't hurt other women in this way. I knew break ups could be hard but I did not know any woman had the audacity to take advantage of another, to manipulate and purposefully cause harm. I thought we were all part of a sisterhood. I don...
    youngmiss youngmiss 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2008

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    Just Me !!!!

    I've been single for a really long time,guess thats why i've got used to it.I feel safe being single.Once when i was into relationship,it was pain,it was hard.I got into relationship coz my all friends were in it.So i did it b'coz everyone eles did.I though i might grow up love...
    Kylie18 Kylie18 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19, 2011

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    At 38 I Am Just Learning This.

    I have been in a relationship since I was 16, just with a lot of different people. Serial Monogamist to the core. I was married at 26 divorced at 30, have lived with I think 4 or 5 other men in long term relationships. After this last one ended after a year and a half of hell I...
    prncesspain prncesspain 36-40, F Mar 27, 2011

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    You ain't even my girl,

    do you just how you like it ;)
    Lucky1217 Lucky1217 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    So you can stop all the flirting cause I'm not

    interested. + I don't care for long distance either. (¬_¬)
    LiyaR LiyaR 18-21, F Apr 10

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    My horse or a boyfriend?

    That's not hard- horse all the way! This is why I'm single, I'd pick my horse over you any day.
    eque5trian eque5trian 13-15, F Feb 24

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    A Blessing In Disguise

    This story is not so much about me,but about anybody who feels left because he or she is the only sibling in his or her family who doesn't have a significant other in their life.Chances are you have a sibling who has divorced their husband or wife or broken up with their...
    ultrasensitive ultrasensitive 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 10, 2013

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    Gay, Single And Not Looking

    My last relationship ended 5 years ago and at that point I decided that pursuing long term relationships (amd making them work when you have one) is just too much effort. I made a decision to stay single and so far I haven't regretted it for a moment.
    bent65 bent65 46-50, M Oct 23, 2012

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    I hate it when people ask "Why are you single?

    " I don't know why I hate it when people ask but I do. Do they automatically believe you're single because no one wants you or whatever they assume. I'm single over choice, I'm a picky person. They have to be mature yet not too serious. They have to be respectful and prove that...
    ImChelsea ImChelsea 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 13

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    I've Been Single For Years By Choice!

    I love being single, it's easier, and less stressful. I have no interest in relationships at all, it's not that I'm asexual it's just I'm not interested in being in a relationship with anyone. Many of my friends are either getting married (I've been to 2 weddings in the past 2...
    oddandunusualguy oddandunusualguy 18-21, M Aug 27, 2013

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    Being single isn't that bad.

    Actually I quite like it. I didn't spend almost 2 decades under my parent rule just to leave and have to answer to someone else. No thank you. I like being on my own. I like having a friend with benefits. I like not having to worry about anyone but myself. I can't deal with the...
    VerucaRose VerucaRose 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    There are so many things I want to do

    that I could not do if I were tied up in a committed relationship. Relationships have so many rules and are too much work, esp. for something so temporary. When I meet my other half (best friend), he will be the last bf I'll ever have.
    Amsch95 Amsch95 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I enjoy my own company.

    I'm successful in my own life and life's easier when I'm single. No one to worry about besides my kids. No pressure to move in with anyone, get married. I can go home and put on comfy's and do nothing else, I can go out when I want, where I want. Call me selfish, but I'm happy...
    Spankie1 Spankie1 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 15

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    No Room For Romance

    No dramatic story about disappointment or broken hearts. I just like being single. I am fairly confident around people, but I do like my alone time. I don't feel like I have room or want for a romantic relationship. Maybe someday, but not now.
    Bob57 Bob57 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 27, 2008

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    Don't Care

    I'm single and i don't really care, i have amazing friends that aren't really interested either and some girls just get so worked up about being single and i don't understand why sometimes!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 10, 2013

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    Single and Loving It.

    I like being single!  In my twenties I constantly worried about meeting someone to share my life with.  I concentrated on my career instead of on my relationships though.  I am now 35 and realizing that I actually like being single.  I am a new christian (1...
    Shereli Shereli 31-35, F 2 Responses May 18, 2007

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    Im Not Single

    but i miss those days so much.
    Canadianwithirish Canadianwithirish 16-17, F Apr 10, 2013

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    Really??

    I don't like it.lol.I mean, I like partying. I like doing my own thing. I enjoy focusing on myself. And I could never deal with a guy who's really jealous, because I like having a good time and don't like being stuck in one place.But I also think that those people who have...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F Nov 1, 2011

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    Yes being single is great.

    Relationships are overrated.
    XVGlitters XVGlitters 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    Single.and I Like It

    Well,as I see I'm not the only one who like being alone.I don't really know how to explaine my attitude.I just can't imagine myself having a boyfriend.I mean real boyfriend,with all those sweet kisses in the moonlight and romantic words.To start with,I've never really been in...
    LuciaBlack LuciaBlack 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    Some days, I love it! It's just me being independent. Other days, I wish I could share my time with someone. Today though......It's "I cherish my independence day"! Lol. :D
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    It's horrible to say, the consequence is if I leave I'm alone.. but what's the difference when you beg for love? I've been with my fiancé/boyfriend for about 3 years now and...
    krorenae krorenae 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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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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    I've been single my entire life. I did have times where guys do try and ask me out and stuff. One guy out of maybe lets say 4 had realllllllyyy tried but in the end i messed...
    Lalafancy Lalafancy 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I am actually okay with being single but sick of all the comments that come with it . U are single because u don't compromise , because you set high standards , because you don't...
    yellowribbonflower yellowribbonflower 31-35, F Apr 4

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    Why is it that people flirt and hit on me but then I say my feelings and end up hurt. What is it about me that people don't like. I've been trying to figure it out for years and I...
    nicolecote nicolecote 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 20

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    It is what it is. I am sick of being single. pretty much all throughout high school i pretty much never had a girlfriend. at least longer than two weeks in 4 years. I wasnt really...
    ouslecas0 ouslecas0 18-21, M Mar 25

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    i am so tired of being single
    amiya55 amiya55 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 21

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    I hate being single sometimes
    billyaldo billyaldo 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    tired of being single , its boring 😞😭
    yourlittlemsft yourlittlemsft 16-17, F Mar 30

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    Afraid of being single for ever
    Maddya Maddya 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    Being single SUCKS and I'm tired of feeling lonely
    jpr606361 jpr606361 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I hate being single and feeling alone all the time, I just want somebody to love me.
    pardz pardz 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I'm tired if being single. While everyone else has boyfriends
    ashleyrocksxoxo ashleyrocksxoxo 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Well I'm actually bisexual. I kinda like being like this because I get along great with straight guys. If anyone is single, you can message me and I might give you my number.
    henrijay henrijay 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 20

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    Hello everyone, I'm quite new to this but I'm just going to start to write a story about myself. I think it's going to be quite long. And it's only one aspect of me of many- I have...
    Taurini Taurini 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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