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I Live By Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 89 People

    Me, Four Walls and the Cat.

    As I have related before in many stories I am alone for up to 19 hours a day in a one bedroom shoebox with my cat, Motley, in Australia. I want to go "home" to the USA and eventually be bi-coastal. There I have better wheelchair access and most of my chosen family...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 1, 2009

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    The Key To My Happiness...was Me :-)

    It's an odd thing when a feeling epiphany strikes your life. You can be monotonously going along in one direction, allowing all lifes **** to rain down on your head. You can tell yourself it's what you deserve, it's karma, it's your destiny. You can get quite comfortable in a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jun 22, 2010

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    Good And Bad

    It can be so great at times having the ability to do what I want and not having a lot of responsibilities along with less stress. Other times, I feel so alone like there is no one else like me or that people won't accept me for who I am.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M Apr 1, 2013

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    Love Opthers As Much You Loving Yourself......................... Lord

    I am a nice gentleman with faith, soul, and big heart. I am social and having been blessed.standing by the poor. I live in Las Vegas and Oregon. I am honest, intelligent, loyal, easy going, romantic, soft-spoken with sense of humor. I respect every one. I care about homeless...
    romee59 romee59 51-55 Dec 9, 2010

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    In a Way

    SOMETIMES I WISH I LIVED BY MYSELF. UNFORTUNATELY I DONT REALLY. IN A WAY THOUGH I DO. THERE ARE OTHERS HERE IN THE HOUSEHOLD. MOST DAYS  WE ALL IN DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE HOUSE. WE CROSS EACH OTHERS PATHS MOSTLY IN THE TOO SMALL KITCHEN THATS JUST BIG ENOUGH FOR ONE.THERES...
    kathtlb kathtlb 61-65, F 1 Response Dec 1, 2008

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    Pretty Much

    I live alone except for the occasional weekend night when one of my kids sleeps over, but they are getting older and that doesn't happen to much. It's quite at times, but rarely lonely. In the summer I have my friends that I cycle with so that takes a chunk of time and in the...
    loopnscc loopnscc 46-50, M Sep 14, 2011

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    Doug’s Song

    What do tigers dream ofWhen they take a little tiger snooze?Do they dream of mauling zebrasOr Halle Berry in her cat women suit.Well don’t you worry your pretty ******** headWere going to get you back to Tyson and your cozy tiger bed.And then were going to find our best friend...
    beatnikbee beatnikbee 51-55, M Feb 27, 2012

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    Rattling Around

    Until five years ago I’d always lived with other folk – family or friends. Then they all upped and left.  Since then I’ve had a lodger or two, for short periods, and my daughter came to live when she left University a year early, but only for a while.Since then I’ve had...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 1 Response Aug 10, 2012

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    For The First Time...

    I am approaching 40 and this is the first time I am living by myself. Partially. 3 to 4 days a week, I have my son so he makes up for the quiet nights and lonely days. It's nice to have my own space, do anything I want, decorate however I want. I realized that I like the...
    AGeminisTwin AGeminisTwin 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 22, 2010

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    Lucky?

    I came home early from work this afternoon and you know what I did?...I called out 'Is anyone home?'...of course nobody answered. I live by myself. It gets to a point that the air inside my home becomes so still that I feel forced to walk through it, just to shift the dust...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Sep 22, 2009

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    Not only do I want to live in a Yurt, I actually live in a Yurt! Me and my family made our Yurt ourselves. With an old Singer foot-pedalled sewing machine. My dad still has pain in...
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    I do not currently live in California, but it is my goal to move their within the next 6 months preferably. I don't know anyone who lives there, but I know it would help so much to...
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    Is identity crisis a part of growing up or something, because I really do hate not understanding myself. It's like I don't even know who I really am, what do I love, what do I fear...
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    can't remember if I've posted here b4 but whatever. I live in the tri-county area of Missouri. just bought my first home and getting ready to move to Lebanon Mo.
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    You... You are the one I want to see as my eyes slowly awaken each day. I want to run my hands across your chest, down your stomach to feel you awaken with the same desire as in...
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    EVERYDAY I WAKE UP AND WANT TO STAY IN BED ALL DAY. MY FACE MAKES ME FEEL ILL. MY LIPS ARE UNEVEN, I HAVE BAD SKIN, AND UGLY DARK BROWN EYES WITH SAGGY EYE BAGS. MY BOTTOM TEETH...
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    I live my life by this one piece of advice. I'm not the judge and jury and I can only speak to my personal journey. Enough said.
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    I lived off interest until 2008, when we all know what happened to interest rates back then. I had CD accounts in 18 different banks worldwide and my average was about 4% when I...
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    I am in my mid thirties. I have two daughters who live with me. I just finished going through my second divorce, and my heart is pretty broken. Just two weeks prior to her walking...
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    My new husband was a single child and lived a sheltered life. We have only been married a few weeks now, and since he comes from a religious family, we lived strictly apart until...
    bakeddolores bakeddolores 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My new husband was a single child and lived a sheltered life. We have only been married a few weeks now, and since he comes from a religious family, we lived strictly apart until...
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    I feel like I lost who I am, but I can't figure out where. I need to find myself, I'm tired of being emotionless and watching everyone around me succeed and live their life. I feel...
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    I'm my own worst critic. I'm my own worst enemy. I hate myself more than I could ever hate another human being. I know that this isn't a healthy way to live. I know I need to...
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    This is how I feel today. I don't like who am right now. I wish I could leave part of myself behind. I don't know how else to explain it. I have to live with myself all the...
    strawberyblond strawberyblond 70+, F 1 Response Jan 30

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