I Live Alone and Like It

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 56 People

    All Hail.

    Living alone is a financial luxury I allow myself and never begrudge. Oh the joy of not feeling anxious as you head home, wondering who is in a bad mood. Finding everything where you left it. Looking appalling and not caring. Painting house parts in colours no one else would...
    Samerac Samerac
    8 Responses Aug 4, 2010

    I kind of like living alone there's no one to

    ***** or complain at you or tell you what to do much less how to do it or when to do it , I can wear what I want or I can wear nothing at all I can do what I want when I want with no rhyme or reason I don't have to ask anyone's permission or get anyone's approval for anything...
    highonheels45 highonheels45
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Mar 4, 2016

    Should I Fess Up?

    After many years of moving around from one sublet to the next and then living with partners and never really feeling "at home", I finally have my own condo. I've lived here for just over a year and I'm finally getting things how I want them. It's only a studio but it's perfect...
    artdeco artdeco
    2 Responses Jan 13, 2011


    I have no friends and I almost never interact with my family, so technically I live alone with my family waiting to be 18. But even then, I plan on living alone for life. No girl and no kids. Awesome. Please Comment
    exodusattack exodusattack
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 31, 2011

    I dont like it all the time .

    . . But I have been married in the past And I have lived with lovers and friends And mostly I lived with my children when they were young. But now I do not want to live round anyone else . . .I just dont have the give in me I used to have . . . I am like a rubber band Over...
    dispossessed dispossessed
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Apr 17, 2014

    Just me and my cat. And

    now my fish. I do get stir crazy sometimes but I love the freedom of not having to impress anyone. Or wear clothes.
    Nihnox Nihnox
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 4, 2014
    snowmoon123 snowmoon123
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Oct 28, 2014

    I have lived by myself

    since my son moved out at 18. I love my independence and privacy. I love knowing that i run my own ship and no one can kick me out of my own house. I love having the power to do whatever i want when i want and i don't feel lonely when alone, i feel blessed actually. Sometimes...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Aug 4, 2014

    I feel hated when others tell me what to do

    so I decided find myself to be safe alone
    Conker64 Conker64
    18-21, M
    Jun 19, 2015

    My Friend!

     My friend, have lived in the same house for over 40 yrs, she out lived her parents, brother and her husband, who all lived there with her!,.  Now she lives alone with only her cats for company! and she loves it!,. She says to me, ''she's her own boss', she...
    welshbabe welshbabe
    46-50, F
    6 Responses Jan 19, 2010

    Love It Actually

    I love living alone...I used to have roommates but I couldn't stand having people around all the time. Now I come home and relax without having to worry about who's waiting for me and what they expect me to say, do or be.  
    eekimateacher eekimateacher
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jan 19, 2010

    First Time Alone

    I'm living alone for the first time. I've been in the apartment for just over a month & there have been more good times than bad. I'm in quite a central spot and my friends can visit often, lots of shops and I'm close to my work. It used to get me down, but I'm seeing it was...
    beloe beloe
    22-25, M
    Oct 1, 2012
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