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I Love Living Alone

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    Lived On My Own For a Long Time

    I am will be turning 47 this year. With the exception of 4.5 years when I was married, I have been on my own from the age 25. If got divorced in 1996 and have lived alone with my two boys ever since. I have the boys one week and they go to their father's onw week. Every other...
    tylrhere tylrhere 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 6, 2007

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    All Alone In My Home Where The Buffalo Roam

    One of the things about living alone is that nobody bothers you, and yes it does get lonely sometimes but that's just the way I like it. I don't have to leave the toilet seat down or have to put the cap back on the toothpaste or even put on clothes because I just like to walk...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Feb 1, 2013

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    It's the Best.

    When I live alone, I feel like my home is my sanctuary. My personal zen garden. I feel like my private home is an extension of my physical body. I feel like it loves me and heals me. I have a spiritual connection with my house. I don't like people to be in here with me most of...
    daydreamher9 daydreamher9 26-30 May 23, 2013

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    I'll Finally Be Alone

    I've lost count of how many places I've lived in. I've been overseas twice already; once for 10 months, and the other for a whole 2 years. I've had so many room mates, flat mates and house mates that I can't even remember all their names. Now that I'm back home, I'll finally be...
    TCat TCat 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 19, 2007

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    Lonely All The Time....

    Hey I am a 19 year old guy with no friends or girlfriend I have always been lonely my whole life . Its not that I am very nerdy or creepy but its just I don't like people knowing me or discussing about my personal problems. there was a girl though who I thought could be "THE ONE...
    ashulikesyou ashulikesyou 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 11, 2013

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    Language Barrier

    I love living alone... I guess in this forum it goes without saying!! But moving abroad to a country where I don't know anyone and I don't speak the language has taken the "alone" thing to a whole new level. I've gone from being out every night with really...
    kattou kattou 26-30, F Dec 4, 2009

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    Love Living Alone

    I to have been alone ALL my life ever since I was placed in a foster home 60 years ago. I have since learned to love myself and know that I am definitely MY own best friend. I've tried friendships, but to no avail. I never wanted to get married and have children, and have them go...
    macsketch macsketch 66-70, M 1 Response Oct 17, 2010

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    Living Alone Is Great

    You are your own boss. You can come and go as you please and NOT have to answer to anyone I've been  loner ALL my life and have adapted to it well. My imagination is my best friend. I don't like being around people and least of all, living with someone else. I've had...
    mac68 mac68 70+, M Aug 2, 2010

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    At Long Last

    I moved out when I was 16, with my boyfriend at the time.  When we broke up when I was 19, it was the first time that I had actually lived ALONE alone.  I think that i was to young then to really appreciate.  Since 19 I have always had roommate, and now, at 26 I...
    Chauna Chauna 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 6, 2007

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    Solitary Person

    solitary person I have ALWAYS enjoyed being a solitary person. I remember the day when it became a fact. The last time I saw my father before I was sent off to a foster home. Since then, and especially now when I'm the last one alive of my nuclear family, at the age of 71, I...
    macsketch macsketch 66-70, M Aug 13, 2013

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    Adapting Myself In a New World

    I'm a male, aged 46 from Malaysia. I've been married for past 18 years. Truly, it wasn't a good marriage since earlier. Misunderstandings, arguments and unhappiness occurred frequently. But, in the middle of that, we had 3 nice kids. There were no sincere relationship between us...
    raam23 raam23 46-50 1 Response Jul 30, 2009

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    Living Alone

    I love living alone because I don't have someone always telling me what to do or when to do certain things, also I love living alone because if I want to stay up all night or go to sleep or write on my books or if I want to give myself a enema and take a shower I don't have...
    mrasshole mrasshole 51-55, M Apr 27, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    For some reason I've always felt like being alone is like being rejected. Sure being alone for a while is okay sometimes but I don't like to feel like I have no one I don't like...
    ggil93 ggil93 18-21, F Jul 11

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    Here is my definition of what the country side is like. Imagine if you will, living where natures orchestra is playing there finest music, such as crickets and frogs and the hoot...
    redtailfree48 redtailfree48 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    Nothing beats being alone. You can do whatever you want without anyone having a say at it's nice.
    kieshi kieshi 13-15, F Jul 8

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    About to head off to Moulin Rouge #iloveliving #holidays
    calmj calmj 22-25, F Jul 13

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    Especially in summer when it rains.
    autumnwinds20 autumnwinds20 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I've been to countries where every one looks the same. Let me tell you , it is boring to no end. They are starving for something different. We are blessed to have each other in...
    DGwilliams DGwilliams 31-35, F Jul 19

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    I record myself to let myself hear it and what I think I can do better. I'm very shy about it. I've let a few people actually listen but that was last year. They seemed to think it...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Jul 20

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    I very rarely sing solo with other people around. I only sing with other people or in front of people I don't know. I could seriously sing in front of a thousand people I didn't...
    HappyHart5 HappyHart5 16-17, F Jul 20

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    I am living with my parents and I'm 34 years old. After graduation, I had tried to do my post graduation in computers, but I was finding it difficult to finish the course, I wasn't...
    Saiyuri23 Saiyuri23 31-35 Jul 19

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    it's weird .. even though I've lived by myself with me and my dad for 14 years , until now I suddenly feel really lonely Maybe it's because I miss my friends form school since I'm...
    lonelybeast1346 lonelybeast1346 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I just moved to a new apartment. Living alone is definitely a new experience. I don't really know what to think of it. The first night was kind of creepy and I was definitely...
    Blahshoda Blahshoda 22-25, F Jul 17

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    Heartland - I Loved Her First Lyrics Look at the two of you dancing that way Lost in the moment and each others face So much in love your alone in this place Like there's...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Look at the two of you dancing that way Lost in the moment and each others face So much in love your alone in this place Like there's nobody else in the world I was enough for her...
    EllaAfter EllaAfter 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Assisted Living slidell is devoted to providing residents with a living environment that conserve their pride and liberty.For expertise care rely on us. 
    leonjill leonjill 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    Dearest My Lawyer, I've always admired many things about you. That remains. But we must stop anything between us so you can focus on the things that you intend to do. You don't...
    0nOpalsMind 0nOpalsMind 41-45, F 1 Response 55 mins ago

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    Does anyone else just feel so alone in this world right now? If so, please tell me.
    Satina2014 Satina2014 16-17, M 3 hrs ago

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    It was seemingly always painful, living with my controlling, demanding mother. I would dream of running away, even if it meant living on the streets. What child dreams of such...
    walker13sl walker13sl 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My Mom's Death I remember it clearly as though it happened yesterday. She was an amazing woman. Very independent yet not. My dad really held her together. I remember the...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    So I'm going to write and write to my heart's content right now, and I hope that it comes out somewhat cogent. My editing of this story is going to be meager, as it is with most of...
    foldedunfolding foldedunfolding 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Chapter 6 : The Speaking Voice A W Tozer. In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. John 1:1 An intelligent plain man, untaught in the...
    churinga churinga 70+, M Jul 18

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    Draconian The Cry of Silence this song sums up how i fill right now Filled with sorrow Bleak inner self touched by pride, Devoured by solitude, still wrapped in time. I'm flowing...
    Shadowland666 Shadowland666 31-35, M a week ago

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    My MIL is a tetraplegic. She was in a car accident and she damaged her c-6 and c-7 vertebrae. She is now wheel chair bound. I know starting a story about how I am unhappy living...
    Natesbabydoll Natesbabydoll 26-30, F Jul 3

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    "Miserable At Best" By Mayday Parade Katie, don't cry, I know You're trying your hardest And the hardest part is letting go Of the nights we shared Ocala is calling and you know it...
    WendyDarlin WendyDarlin 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Yes I'm alone and it's fine ! I have been in **** for 4 years and at the end I knew that I'm okay with being alone but I know I'm not lonely and This amazing site showed me many...
    FlawlessGuy FlawlessGuy 18-21, M Jul 22

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    Have you ever shared a cup of hot chocolate with a loved one, or laughed so hard you cry afterwards, or seeing the smile on a little kids face when you give them a little attention...
    Mi5h Mi5h 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I have 23, and for first time in my live im complete alone, me for my hand dissapoint every one who i love, one time and again... My options are basically living in humilliation...
    durudu durudu 22-25, M Jul 14

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    This will sort of be a stream of consciousness vent. I don't feel totally comfortable writing this here. Putting out my problems on the internet like this for strangers to read but...
    fibrodoodle fibrodoodle 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    In the summer of 1987 I was eleven years old. My mother and I were living with her parents, my maternal grandparents. My biological father had never contacted us, so my grandfather...
    AnAutumnWind AnAutumnWind 36-40, M Jul 22

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    Ok. So I'm in high school and I've been having some anxiety lately. My dad's away on a business trips constantly and my mom is always stressed. I used to think she loved me but was...
    Sarah9906 Sarah9906 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I edited this a little bit, I didn't know if I wanted you guys to know everything that had happened afterwards but I'm not as nervous as I was before. So I'm bi and yes I fell in...
    jacithepanda jacithepanda 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    The void I felt as I fell apart was, at least to what I could imagine in my mind, probably equal to what you felt when I'd left you in the hospital. I began to feel very sad. I...
    justderek justderek 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 11

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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYou {Are those who know equal to those who know not? It is only men of understanding who will remember.} (Az...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M Jul 12

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    It's seems that everyone that I once knew are now all having kids or are in relationships or living life with joy. I'm happy for them but at times, It makes me feel so depressed...
    JourneeBlue JourneeBlue 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    8 years ago I was living with my dad in Venezuela , he was really violent , he used to hit me and my sister all the time, my mom said she send us to live with him because she was...
    Vonnefaneyte Vonnefaneyte 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I've been married for 17 years. He has help me to raise children from my first marriage and we have 1 of our own. He has medical issues that have lowered his sex drive. This...
    CrazyKatLady CrazyKatLady 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    (Note-I know I am NOT alone, there are many like me, and worse than me. This is simply the BEST topic to post this story under) I'm not really living. I'm just killing time. I...
    GlamGasm GlamGasm 22-25, T a week ago

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