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I Love Living Alone

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I just graduated highschool and I'm not going to college I got sick of my mom bitching all the time about working more and so I left I'm living in a motel right now but I'm almost...
    GinaL18 GinaL18 18-21, F 9 Responses a week ago

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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 5 days ago

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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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    Its the fog in the morning and smell of the sea! Plus the people here are so beautiful and kind. I just love it all!! Socal for life!
    ashyboo221 ashyboo221 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    There's nothing like small towns with good people and the outdoors!
    Aly00cat Aly00cat 22-25, F Jun 24

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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 4 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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    Being alone helps me escape. (When I'm on my meds) the silence is just so amazing. I also love the ability to just sing as loud as I want or scream random words for no reason once...
    cat13wolfjb cat13wolfjb 13-15, F Jun 23

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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 6 days ago

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    “Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won't either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning. You have to love. You have to feel. It...
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F 4 Responses Jun 26

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    In the mall right now. Sitting in a corner, just observing people doing their things. This one moment that I love. Being alone and my mind is relaxed and just being with myself. I...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F Jun 23

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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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    Six weeks since I’ve been away And now you’re saying everything has changed And I’m afraid that I might be losing you And every night that we spend alone, Could be thinking...
    5sosGirl 5sosGirl 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    Here I am in a foreign land, well and truly away from oztray’ya. Yet I can see them coming a mile away. The arrogant body language, the penetrating voice which can be heard over...
    Spankerr Spankerr 51-55 3 Responses 13 hrs 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 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Everyone needs me to be strong, but I just want to fall apart. I want to just sit in someone's lap and cry. I want someone to show me I am loved. I am broken and I want to know...
    SaphiraJane SaphiraJane 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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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 4 days ago

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    I'm 19 year old Guy . I love Art & Fashion & I see my self As a successful Artist & Fashion designer . My family says its not a good job & it doesn't pay you a thing . How to stop...
    lordeley952 lordeley952 18-21, M 8 hrs ago

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    I feel that nobody acknowledges me and wants to understand how I feel, because people almost all the time believe what I say is either nonsense or ignored. Some of my family wants...
    Drkness00 Drkness00 18-21, M Jun 24

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    I feel that nobody acknowledges me and wants to understand how I feel, because people almost all the time believe what I say is either nonsense or ignored. Some of my family wants...
    Drkness00 Drkness00 18-21, M Jun 24

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    "Found" Something has changed and you don't wanna try anymore Nothing seems worth it, these feelings you want to ignore So you break down and start to pray Life has been cruel and...
    reelman4372 reelman4372 31-35, M Jun 30

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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 1 day ago

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    Shouting in silence ,the words i could never say everybody looks and laughs at you and to them you are just another object with which they play !!!! Filled with the emptiness that...
    AdventureHunter AdventureHunter 13-15, F Jun 29

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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 a week ago

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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 17 hrs ago

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