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I Love Living Alone

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    well, i am living alone for 2 years now. just me, cant seem to find anybody interested in any kind of relationship. everybody wants a person who can travel, do those things i...
    turnpike1971 turnpike1971 41-45, M Nov 26

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    I enjoy company , I enjoy spending time with my family and chatting with friends , but I absolutely love being alone . I feel perfectly content spending time by myself maybe...
    Sjenka Sjenka 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    There's a difference between living and being alive. Everyone that's not dead... Is alive. People walk and wander through life being alive. They will never have that edge, take...
    W0lfhunter W0lfhunter 41-45, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I LoVE LIVin in the CITY. I really do. http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=QQM00K24qG8
    tarkovsky tarkovsky 26-30, M Nov 29

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    I absolutely LOVE it. The drawback is that over the summer my little coastal hometown is over run with tourists every single weekend. So annoying! loud cars, motor bikes, jet ski...
    AsteriasAura AsteriasAura 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    It's amazing that we are surrounded by ocean and I can walk to the beach if I wanted to! :) I just love the calming sound of the waves and the sand between my toes.
    Nannyxd Nannyxd 18-21, F Dec 7

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    I always wanted to live near the ocean
    ActuallyGrace ActuallyGrace 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    Makes me feel all naturist - who wants to join me? Mother Earth
    TheCoitalQueen TheCoitalQueen 31-35, F 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    I just like no disturbance. Like all the time to myself. Do whatever I want, but sometimes I like company whenever I feel like it. I hate it when others see I'm doing something or...
    gnarlyaf gnarlyaf 18-21 Nov 22

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    No one to talk to , no body , just me and my music and play games all relaxing (: No voice or anything saying a word ^-^ My head is clam
    neoncloud neoncloud 16-17, M Nov 28

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    I'm 22 years old and I'm terrified about living alone. I grew up with lots of siblings. In my country, extended families were very coomon and I was part of one. I've never had...
    gethro gethro 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Living alone is great. But it also comes with a price. I have to do all the jobs that my parents have done for me, including grocery shopping, cooking, cleaning, doing laundry...
    rustyengineer rustyengineer 18-21, M Dec 9

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    it is time I realize that the saying there is some one for every one is a total lie. I know I will grow old alone and I finally have come to accept it. my life will be just fine...
    lostguy19892014 lostguy19892014 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 9

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    Saturday, 13 December 2014 A Message To All And Sundry! This forum has become home to a boxing ring. Those who "Hate Living In Australia" (like myself) and those that "Do Not...
    sickness18 sickness18 61-65, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Unchanging Impulse! (this is not a one-on-one debate with people who "Love Living In Australia) I did say that I will not talk to them on a face to face basis. People who "Love...
    sickness18 sickness18 61-65, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I love going out, but I'd prefer staying home. I don't need to get ready, or put makeup on. I can just put a messy bun on, and stay in my pajamas. Plus, I love the quietness...
    HellaNella HellaNella 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 26

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    I love being alone. I don't need people... Of course, you're going to go ahead and leave a comment, "You're young. you say that now! Just wait..." Well... This is how I've always...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    I love being alone at my desk so I can think.
    CaliginousHeart CaliginousHeart 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 4

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    I love my alone time. I can do whatever I want; listen to music or play my Pokemon game or read my book or just chill on here :)
    Moonstripe1993 Moonstripe1993 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 6

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    I love living in Dallas TX with a passion!! Even though I wish to live out of state later on in life I hope that at the end of the road life has paved for me, I would love to wind...
    thuggafu007 thuggafu007 18-21, M Nov 24

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    (If you haven't read about my experience with my teacher, please feel free to browse it before reading this) Guys, I'm on Thanksgiving break and every waking minute I feel I just...
    Hfms99 Hfms99 18-21, F Nov 28

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    Even though I am not that of an ASPCA member (let alone an ASPCA zealot which are two completely different groups), I do hate that there are many animals that do not get...
    city87 city87 26-30, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I hate waking up everyday knowing that I'm going to have to deal with people and listen to yet another fight. When I'm upset I can't even depend on my mother to make sure I'm okay...
    speaklikeachild speaklikeachild 16-17, F 12 hrs ago

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    "Children's Story"Once upon a time there was a poor child,with no father and no motherAnd everything was deadAnd no one was left in the whole worldEverything was deadAnd the child...
    dayvee65 dayvee65 46-50, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I have lived in Australia for over 12 years and I know somethings are good here but I overall hate this place. I live in Sydney. My country is not very good either but I do not...
    kkkkt kkkkt 41-45, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    "For the animal shall not be measured by man. In a world older and more complete than our own they move finished and complete, gifted with extensions of senses we have lost or...
    Tarabees Tarabees 18-21, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    The guy I'm currently living with just figured this one out...although, I don't think he's figured out just how MUCH I love them... <3 this drives me insane...
    EmeraldDreams12 EmeraldDreams12 18-21 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Beauty queen of only eighteen She had some trouble with herself He was always there to help her She always belonged to someone else I drove for miles and miles and wound up at...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 5 hrs ago

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    I'm in love 😍 I met him online about 2.5 years ago. We were just good friends and ended up falling in love. I decided to take a leap and go visit him in his state for the...
    anomalnonomous anomalnonomous 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    It was windy. Cold. I was alone. At Starbucks, Times Sq. Waited for a friend. A guy, in mid 30-s, stood beside me. He looked at me and smiled. "A tourist?", he asked. I nod...
    rockettothemoon08 rockettothemoon08 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    Nov. 20, 2014 5:30pm I don't know what is wrong with me. I felt so happy when I got home. I felt so much love for mj and I was just on cloud nine. But I guess my flight reached...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    "For the animal shall not be measured by man. In a world older and more complete than our own they move finished and complete, gifted with extensions of senses we have lost or...
    Tarabees Tarabees 18-21, M 13 hrs ago

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    Cult of Personality - Living Colour
    NaturalSurroundings NaturalSurroundings 26-30, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    what's your favorite horror movie trilogy? Halloween? Friday The 13th? Nightmare on Elm Street? Childs play? Saw? Final Destination? Paranormal Activity? Psycho? The Texas...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 40 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Australians! I speak for migrants who share my pain. I have lived in Australia for 47 years. You have abused me for all of those 47 years. I have a Tan complexion, and I am...
    sickness18 sickness18 61-65, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago