I Live a Quiet and Simple Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 141 People

    Its Easier

    I have been a widower for 17 years and live on my own.It gives me plenty of time to read, write, cook and do domestic jobs. Also keeping life simple means that I am never in debt and don't buy anything extravagant. However I make plenty of time to go out and meet people so that...
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    Jan 5, 2013

    I Suppose This Is A Bit Of A Goal And It Is True As Well

    What I have found out is if I don't plan for the unexpected, a simple life can turn not to simple.  However I think as you make choices in life to learn and understand how your choices can make a simple and rewarding life, then this is the best thing.  I have had times when I...
    mariekharaz mariekharaz
    Mar 28, 2011

    Love My Life This Way!!

    i've always just preferred the quiet simple life, cos as most of you that know me on here will know, that im a loner, so i really do prefer to keep my life quiet and simple!! whenever i do go on the odd night out or so, and i see people getting drunk and falling out with one...
    cowshed123 cowshed123
    36-40, M
    1 Response Oct 6, 2010

    How It Should Be....

    I enjoy being by myself most of the time. It is so that I can learn things. I can study different things. I like to take long walks by myself to get away. I used to live in the city but now I live in a lot smaller city than the one I did stay at. I don't always like a crowd. It...
    pearls37 pearls37
    22-25, F
    Dec 16, 2012


     I was a little hesitant about joinging this group and writing this story.  Many would argue that because I always have metal blaring, that I can't possibly live a quiet life....lol!!!   But , besides the music ( which I f*****g love , BTW!!), I really do live...
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor
    56-60, F
    5 Responses Jan 9, 2010

    I Choose to Live a Simple Life

    Many times in my life, I experienced drama a nd chaos and had too much going on. I used to not like being alone and would seek out people and places just so I could feel whole and comforted. As I matured, I finally figured out how much I like spending time alone...reading a book...
    freckles8114 freckles8114
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jan 11, 2009


    The extravaganza is in my head. Oh yes, once in a while I throw a partybut exuberance is just a state of mind.My needs are small and common to all.I only always tried to live as if I had it all.My wealth cannot be stolen becauseit is not outside of me.  I am invisibly,endlessly...
    moreandless moreandless
    56-60, M
    Sep 10, 2011

    the rush & nose  in the distance,

    stop signs,& finish lines on the minds of the hard worker ,the fresh  fall sent  flows  through  my sliding  glass door,mixed  with the sent of my morning  breath  & feminine scent as i rest comfortably  on my overpriced  sofa,i smile  in my minds eye over~bit visible...
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    Oct 6, 2015

    Simple Life

    I have lived in the streets of LA selling blood plasma to eat and have worked at the US Postal Service making 75k+ a year. I have lived in many states and a couple of foreign countries.I liked the fast paced city life when I was young.From my teens to my late 30s mostly.I now...
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow
    51-55, M
    Apr 16, 2011

    I'm Just That Guy

    I'm just that guy that's just "around." They see me emerge from the cabin up onto the deck each morning for a cigarette as I start my day and contemplate what needs to be done next. They see me in the convenient store for my usual beverages and snacks or over at the bar for a...
    JustAFriendlyNinjaKiss JustAFriendlyNinjaKiss
    22-25, M
    1 Response Aug 15, 2012

    Finding My Nirvana

      I have been on the journey to a quiet and simple life for 3 years now.  I love nothing more than the feeling of  peace in my soul.  There are so many things in life that can add drama and angst...I control what I can and have found that being peaceful...
    c6hug c6hug
    41-45, F
    Jan 10, 2010

    Quiet And Simple Is Just How I Like It!

    I've always been taught that people should live within their own means. Call it a country-esq lifestyle but I believe that enjoying the company of good friends and family is far more enjoyable than going to the biggest night club filled with celebrities. Reading books, traveling...
    rajiv123 rajiv123
    22-25, M
    Dec 6, 2010

    Warm sun, sea breeze,

    blue sky, mellow waves, golden sand, green forests, mountain air...you get the drift?
    seabreezn seabreezn
    46-50, M
    1 Response Sep 23, 2014
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