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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 5 Responses Jun 22, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I talk to myself sometimes when I need to talk about something that I might not feel comfortable at the time talking about to a person.
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    Over this past year I've changed.The truth is I can hardly recognise myself,I'm almost a completely different person from before.I'm not really sure what triggered this change,it...
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    Human existence itself is sinister, macabre is in its essence. The human being, by occasion, encounter himself in this universe, without an apparent purpose, without a sense or...
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    I am a worthless person. I have never amounted up to much at all. I truly hate everything about me and would much rather be dead. I have tried and tried to kill myself, but each...
    waeyeaw waeyeaw 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 30

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    They could take my home, my life but never could they take my soul. Day after day I reminded myself of this notion. They could take all physical means in my life but never could...
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F 2 Responses May 6

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 8

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    I remember when I was 8, at the doctors for a checkup to go to a summer camp. The doctor asked me how much I thought I weighed before stepping on the scale. I guessed 80. It was 90...
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