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I Live By Myself

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    My husband of 13 yrs has been living with chronic pain (testicular) for over 4 years now. The cause is due to a nerve disease. He's always been hilarious, the life of the party...
    watershed watershed 31-35, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    1) I very rarely listen to the words of a song but focus on the music behind it. 2) My biggest fear is loss of a limb such as arm or leg. 3) I have stopped a persons heart before...
    Tomorrowsday Tomorrowsday 26-30, M 4 hrs ago

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    What you fail to understand is the complexity of the human mind. We are not all one way. No one is, however we have been conditioned to act a certain way that's parallel with what...
    AndrogynousBeauty AndrogynousBeauty 22-25 3 hrs ago

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    I am unhappy but I pretend that I am happy. I live in the central of world. I have to do something via these resources. I believe I can.
    fitwealth fitwealth 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    Oh god today has been a hard day. I feel so low... I've battled with PTSD, depression and anxiety for the past four years but holy **** today has been bad. Felt as if it's been...
    chipstickz chipstickz 31-35, F 8 hrs ago

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    Im a garbage, noone, loser, victim, survivor. I hate myself, life, my family and everyone who hurt me.
    angel8i angel8i 31-35 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    This is the first time i try to ********** myself.I played with myself.I shoved two fingers to my holes.I didn't come,except keep getting wet.After I finished,I feel pain when I...
    jn97 jn97 16-17, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I had never felt more betrayed I knew thats how it would play out, but I was frantic. Desperate for it to change winds I begged, and howled with the wind. Please. Please, don't let...
    NeverForgeIt NeverForgeIt 16-17, F 11 hrs ago

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    I have older siblings that have already graduated and as you might think, it's not my parents who tell me I need to do better than them, but rather myself saying I need to be...
    FriendOfARazor FriendOfARazor 18-21, F 39 mins ago

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    I wish I could live in a world filled with the supernatural and magic. It would so much more adventurous and free compared to world now. At least if a fantasy world existed...
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    If only I lived in a world where the colors were as bright as Lisa Frank stickers, a place where I can grow wings and fly with my toes touching the sea. I wish I lived in a world...
    fragmentsoflife fragmentsoflife 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    i dont know if i get possessed or if i am clueless to life but i dont know whats wrong with me. everything i do is wrong. all the friends i make go away. i make the worng decisions...
    unlovednbroken unlovednbroken 18-21, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    So I'm sitting watching a programme about families, mostly single parent families, living in poverty. Its told through the eyes of the children and its so sad tears are streaming...
    40startingagain 40startingagain 36-40, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Going to try to make me love myself more and just be an all around better person for myself and my daughter
    jasmine2016 jasmine2016 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    would love to live in England in spring summers in Spain fall in hungry winters in switzerland
    montyk montyk 36-40, M 20 hrs ago

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    Im living in CY, in Europe. Soo..My BIGGEST dream is to move on and live in another country. I'd love go to America, excpecially in LA,NY,CA,Texas or somewhere else in USA. If you...
    feelingaloneee feelingaloneee 16-17, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I live in Abilene TX and it's horribly conservative. I get negative responses when people find out that I'm a democrat, that I'm a vegetarian, that I'm not a Christian, and that I...
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie 22-25, F 6 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I wrote this in 09 Am I me? Can I really only be me? Does it make sense to say that I am only Me, different from all else, and existing as only myself. I certainly don't...
    chimbie88 chimbie88 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    This morning I woke up and knew I missed my bus, and for the first time, I was thankful. I'm in my last year and I get so tired of going to my hell-hole of a high school just to...
    WeeDote WeeDote 18-21, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    The holiday season, Thanksgiving in particular, is not an easy time for me. I struggle at this time each year because I lost my Grandfather on Thanksgiving morning some years back...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 10 hrs ago

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    I have to admit that I have suicidal ideation and have acted on it several times recently. I don't know if its even suicidal ideation because most of the time it was acted on in...
    stigmafree stigmafree 31-35 8 hrs ago

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    I’m learning to love the books we liked Without thinking of you. I’m learning to love the films we liked Without thinking of you. I’m learning to love the music we liked...
    AJM95W AJM95W 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    Currently on a journey to find myself & pick up all my broken pieces. I was in a ****** up relationship that I let destroy me. Finally had the courage to let go, I deserve to be...
    yonessuhh yonessuhh 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    My father had a drinking problem. I always thought that I was a strong person, but lately I find myself more than willing to drink in overwhelming situations and that makes me...
    shadowgirl4 shadowgirl4 18-21, F 1 Response 37 mins ago

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    I lived in the uk for about 22 years and in those years I moved for one place to another searching for better life but unfortunantly I ended up to the first place where I first...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    Sometimes life becomes too much for me to handle and it's easier to view myself and others as objects. Mostly myself. If I am just an object, nothing matters. I can drink all I...
    neverlandgirl22 neverlandgirl22 22-25, F Nov 7

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    People think that I'm the happiest person because I smile and laugh a lot. But actually I'm not. Sometime I just want to end everything when everyone that i trust cut all the...
    Julietxxx Julietxxx 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I don't know if people will read this but I'm bored!! 1.im 21 2.from Ireland 3.i have 2 half sisters 4.i have one stepmom, a dad, a mom and a man who my mom has been dating for...
    BeeKay20 BeeKay20 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 1

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    I am going to examine this situation as thoroughly as possible without dragging it too much, and I would like your input as well, so feel free to leave a comment and let the...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 10

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    I just...I don't know what to do anymore it's been so long since we last talked, the last time i saw him was last month when my friend Zira died. It's been over a month. Eric and...
    AriaDream AriaDream 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    I hate myself so much. Sometimes when I look at myself I wish it was that easy to kill myself. Nothing matters to me anymore. I don't care about what happens to me. I don't care...
    m051a995r m051a995r 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    It's very easy for me to lose myself in my dreams and hopes, and then I find myself feeling bad that I am not there yet. Meanwhile, life passes by and moments lived become distant...
    roryta roryta 26-30, F Nov 8

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    It isn't that I don't want to live, but that I don't get the point of living anymore. Life seems so hard, doesn't it? I even dreamed up a scenario in which committing suicide is...
    anoverthinker anoverthinker 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 8

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    I'm gonna talk to you this time about my life and experience in Bournemouth I moved to Bournemouth at the end of September 2009 for the fact that it was a beautiful town and it...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    There is something very poetic about the scars and the healing wounds on my hands and arms. I am still unsure if they're signs of weakness or courage. To those outside the place I...
    hauntedforeveralways hauntedforeveralways 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    I've lived 40+ years on this earth, I look back and wish I would have done this or that. I punch myself each time I think back to decisions I DID NOT make. It's not always the...
    W0lfhunter W0lfhunter 41-45, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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