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I Live By Myself

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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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    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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    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 3 Responses Jan 1, 2009

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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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    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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    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 2 Responses Dec 1, 2008

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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 4 Responses Jun 22, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Well I'm currently on vacation someplace very tropical with my kids and extended family…awaiting the arrival of my hubby who always works who will be joining us for a few days...
    Jane1024 Jane1024 36-40, F 14 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    At risk of being hated, I admit I know the refuser's side. I was a virgin when I married the first time, ignorant of what the marriage bed entailed. I was young and scared and dumb...
    Harley53 Harley53 56-60, F 4 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I am 5'7 and 205 pounds. In high school I used to be 120 pounds and looked sick, but I felt beautiful. I hate myself so much for how much weight I put on. I hate going outside...
    Calicogirl20 Calicogirl20 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I always say I feel like I'm married to someone I hate because I don't particularly like myself and I can't escape myself. It's really hard to be in this position and I hate the...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 12 hrs ago

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    I am more than ecstatic to be able to give hope to all sufferers today by being able to truthfully tell you that I managed to rip myself out of bulimia completely in the time space...
    mel95 mel95 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    A good loving mother.Now here is another gem in Philippines. Lynlyndiodoco a mother in Antipolo city, Manila.  She has children, 4 children to care for. 2 her own and 2...
    lafsnack lafsnack 51-55, M 12 hrs ago

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    I'm going to make this short and sweet. I don't have to explain myself to anybody. Nobody is perfect and nobody has the right to judge me. If you're going to be my friend, then be...
    ChristiBoo2014 ChristiBoo2014 22-25, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    CHINA INVADING AUSTRALIA....... The new Tasmania senator, Jackie Lambie who is a member of Clive Palmer's alliance group has, in her support of Clive Palmer, claimed that China...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M 6 hrs ago

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    Time to time again I think about killing myself but these are the reasons I don't kill myself. Now when people think about this they might answer with "I want to live because my...
    bigbacon12 bigbacon12 26-30, M Aug 3

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    I remember the phrases, "Don't Mess With Texas", "Everything is bigger in Texas." I'm not originally from Texas, but was raised here. I've lived here since 1984 since my dad was in...
    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    I don't have money for food, a place to stay. So I'm going homeless, no family and nobody who can help me. My drug addiction doesn't really help either. I am having a tough time...
    YoungRidah YoungRidah 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I am a college student, struggling with the idea of dropping out to pursue my passion of writing, travel, spirituality and introducing people to a more fulfilling life. Are you...
    theleigh theleigh 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    I'm not completely sure why I even signed up on this site, yet alone posting a story. At the end of the day, I know that this will not improve nor will it change anything about my...
    LilMsUnknown LilMsUnknown 36-40, F Aug 13

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    I did when I was young. Those "childhood" happy times.. I ended up hospitalized a few times and tried committing suicide multiple times. I tries to hurt myself and cut a line...
    SubmissiveSecrets SubmissiveSecrets 18-21, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    since my childhood i was always feeling ugly and looking for everything which i dont have and also for things which i wasnt not able to do. so when someone talks to me or show me...
    asianya asianya 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    There is a saying that everything in life comes as a blessing. It's part of our destiny and our path towards our life. We perceive events in our lives as good or bad, we make...
    xogymfish xogymfish 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    (Repost...EP BLOCKED my first story) I stumbled upon EP the latter part of last year, and I've been a fairly frequent lurker ever since. It has taken me quite some time to...
    Insearchofmenow Insearchofmenow 31-35 4 Responses Jul 22

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    I have lived with my parents basically since was eight years old. Actually, let me back up. My biological parents have been divorced since I was only three. After that, I lived...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 23

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    Where to start, what is it with me and love, I am a good guy, a caring guy, the kind of guy that every woman claims they want, but yet each and every time I get cheated on, lied to...
    joetheknob joetheknob 36-40, M Jul 29

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    I guess there's nothing really wrong with my life. I'm getting decent grades. I don't have nearly as many friends as I did before but the few I have I know I can count on. Of...
    poetess15 poetess15 16-17 Aug 1

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    It's gonna sound crazy, but I met a really cool guy in Paris and we fell in love fast. A month later I left to return to the US. I told myself I'd never do a long-distance...
    InternationalLDR InternationalLDR 26-30, F a week ago

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    At this point I have battled living with a crack head father, I have achieved my goals academically, I am making my dream of being a surgeon a reality, I have contemplated suicide...
    sikandtired93 sikandtired93 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Call me crazy, but it's true no matter how you look at it. I can be having a good day, a bad day, I can help anyone I please, yet I'll still hate myself. Usually it's because of...
    Killamunjaro Killamunjaro 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 25

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    I'm in a same sex relationship, we've been together for over a decade. Same sex marriage isn't legal in our state but we had a commitment ceremony several years ago and consider...
    cloudsinyoureyes cloudsinyoureyes 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 21

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    I want to Die ...that feeling creeps up on me...then my thoughts go to my 3 boys... I love them too much ...I would hate to lose them ..I would miss them if I died ...they would be...
    pinkfloydkitty pinkfloydkitty 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    My Story Part 4 (Final) Then I had some operation, after which I should not have sex for about 2 months... My husband asked when I am allowed to be back on track... I told, he...
    TheFullMoon TheFullMoon 51-55, F 5 Responses Aug 1

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    Here goes...I found EP doing a search about sexless marriages so here I am, my first story. I've been married 15 years to a man who in the beginning had me believing he could not...
    thescarletibis thescarletibis 41-45, F 13 Responses 6 days ago

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    Hello. I am Bailey. I am seventeen years old. I started cutting myself when I was fourteen. The first time I did it, I used a key. I carved someone's initials into my forearm...
    Baileywelch12 Baileywelch12 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Talking a bit with an EP friend earlier got me really thinking about things a bit. Android it just seems so unfair that I have to deal with the physical damage my body has gone...
    TheWomanYouHate TheWomanYouHate 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    It's therapy to me. The relaxing part of the day. If I don't talk to myself, I think that would make me even crazier than how society already sees me. I'm an introvert. I hate...
    dustyoldclock dustyoldclock 18-21, F 16 hrs ago

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    I live with my mom and her boyfriend and my little brother, Hes 12. And i used to love my mom and her and i used to always sing together and stuff.. She met her current boyfriend...
    cheysweetheart cheysweetheart 13-15, F Jul 21

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    Telling the Kids Yesterday, we told the kids we were getting a divorce. Five of our six kids (who range in age from 15 to 27) gathered at home for a “family meeting”, and my...
    CherishMe2 CherishMe2 51-55, F 36 Responses Jul 21

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    I'm trying to establish my own identity and live life my own way slowly but I really struggle with that. Between living in my family's house and the small minded area I live in, it...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Since my return from a primitive skills and living course, starting a community in the wilderness constantly runs through my mind. Many times in the past I have been more concerned...
    EyeOfLight EyeOfLight 18-21 3 Responses Jul 27

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    I have memories of being an uncle who died around a year before I was born. I used to remember a lot more as a child but my mother decided not to influence me into thinking about...
    girlfromtralfamadore girlfromtralfamadore 18-21, F Aug 2

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    What to hate about me? I'm too perfect to live in this world XD jk! Seriously.. Sometimes i love myself like a lover other times like a best friend Sometimes I hate myself but...
    AutoLove0 AutoLove0 22-25, F Aug 3

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    I hate myself and I hate my life . My mom will be the death of me. I kno teens go through this "I hate my parents stage" but this is way past a stage. I strongly hate my mom and I...
    BrownSugar96 BrownSugar96 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 3

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    A couple of years ago, I tried to kill myself by taking a bunch of acetaminophen. I had already been taking them religiously for about a year, and got pissed and tried to end...
    AmarieSkyFlower AmarieSkyFlower 22-25 1 Response Aug 4

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