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I Love Living Alone

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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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    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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    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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    me too get to cross dress live

    as bi polar to do or become who ever I want whenever without breach of privacy!
    cross2play cross2play 31-35 1 Response Mar 4

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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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    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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    Never EXPECT. Never ASSUME.

    Never ASK. Never DEMAND. Just Let It Be :). If It Is MENT to be. It will HAPPEN :D :)
    GagandeepWadhwa GagandeepWadhwa 16-17, M Mar 2

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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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    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...
    LongLiveRockAndRoll LongLiveRockAndRoll 26-30, M Feb 1, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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 66-70, M Aug 2, 2010

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    "There's nothing like a mother's love!" That saying and all similar statements really hurt me. Recently I heard a sermon from church where the priest went on and on about how "of...
    crewrt crewrt 41-45, M 3 hrs ago

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    Date yourself. Take yourself out to eat. Don’t share your popcorn at the movies with anyone. Stroll around an art museum alone. Fall in love with canvases. Fall in love with...
    thelandofsmile thelandofsmile 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    i'm always alone, like everything is far from me, there's no friend to talked to, there's no memories of happiness,
    AlexandraSandy AlexandraSandy 26-30, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    alone on a looooooong journey.....
    coolguy5544 coolguy5544 26-30, M 4 hrs ago

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    I'll very rarely sing in front of people, mainly because I tend to sing with a but of a higher pitch than I speak with (don't really like my voice either) and usually the songs I...
    Azureal Azureal 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    Not conceded or overly cocky, but I'm truly, very and humbly confident in who I am. I wish I was this confident when I was younger. I wake up each day with swagger and polished...
    hunterw0lf hunterw0lf 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    I love being in my room by myself, listening to music, reading and writing. But I get lonely. I feel like everything has been taken away from me. My two little cousins were taken...
    AnonymousJSS AnonymousJSS 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Perfect TranquilityLiving in the moment is fine with meAs long as I can do it in perfect tranquilityGone is the sound and movement of life,Gone are the horrors of war, of poverty...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 days ago

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    So here goes a long story. I'm a 20 year old guy (about to turn 21 in December). I have always gone through life being incredibly self-consious and lacking in confidence/self...
    Shah190 Shah190 22-25 3 days ago

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    I Absolutely Love Women I have nothing against Gay men but as a man I adore the female body. Everything about a woman as long as it's not my ex-wife I adore.If my ex was a better...
    thebustierthebetter thebustierthebetter 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    They Don't Understand By Sawyer Brown A mother riding on a city bus Kids are yelling kicking up a fuss Everybody's staring not knowing what she's going through Somebody said, Don...
    TheMidNightCrow TheMidNightCrow 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    e When you find out the person you love never loved you back first you get upset, mad, disappointed and many other unhappy feelings. And day by day your feelings for them start to...
    comlpicatedguy comlpicatedguy 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I sometimes think it's just me, however I know this monster called meth, I'm familiar with what it does, how it feels and what it destroys. Fortunately I learned my lessons well...
    girlie10 girlie10 41-45, F a week ago

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    being alone is better than having any company ...most ppl u chill with will probably just give u crap or annoying the living **** out if u .....being alone is better than anything...
    Rae203466 Rae203466 16-17, F Jul 24

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    should I kill my self for being such a failure? I'm 29 and never had a girlfriend or approached a girl, work on a dead end job, just starting university this sep to get my degree...
    monotonouso monotonouso 26-30, M 4 Responses Jul 22

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    I am a guy who always wears his heart on his sleeve where everyone can see it, it has been stepped on, ripped apart and thrown back in my face.I am tired of living this awful life...
    zeke905 zeke905 51-55, M 2 Responses Jul 22

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    The dawn breaks on another dayTo get up and live in this dismayThere is no one that really caresNo one with whom I have to share.Its just another day in the lifeTo scurry around in...
    Dreampoet Dreampoet 41-45, M 5 Responses Jul 22

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    I prefer living in the shadows, I only let people see me when I want them too; hell, you might've walked by me in the past and never even known I was there. As long as I'm in the...
    HarleyQuinn1995 HarleyQuinn1995 18-21, F Jul 22

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    I don't like being alone. I LOVE being alone. Just by yourself, music playing, no distractions, inhaling the fresh summer air... When I'm alone I'm alive
    QuiteReal QuiteReal 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I like being alone I can do anything I need to do at anytime I have friends most are girls just friends no more we like this it is better for both of Us I do not have no male...
    Rockywest69 Rockywest69 36-40, M Jul 20

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    My precious wife of 8 years suddenly passed away on 06-20-15 . I'm lost she was my rock, my best friend, my life, my everything. We were getting ready to have our daughters 1st...
    Heath41 Heath41 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I used to hate my life, BUT now I love every moment of it! I love having no job and no money, I love having no friend, I love being alone for 2long weeks because my girlfriend left...
    AshTaylor AshTaylor 18-21, M Jul 20

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    I'm sitting in my bathroom crying. I'm almost always crying. Either cause of my parents, or at work. I have a weird life. I'm 19, I work at a couple jobs I don't particularly like...
    dani08r dani08r 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 19

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    I use this site to vent and expect nothing in return, lol - no need to respond, I'm just in my feelings. No one knows the pain I live with every day, my heart aches because I feel...
    Darcie5 Darcie5 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    The Australian suburb is the loneliest place to be!Australians are some of the loneliest people on the planet.A high proportion, as high as 30% of the population, has experienced...
    boganbait boganbait 46-50, M 6 Responses Jul 17

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    I am 1 in a million! Well 1.8 actually, A few years ago I was diagnosed with a rare disease called pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS). It affected my right knee. It's an...
    Birabian Birabian 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I’d been living alone for less than a week. I got some Chinese take-out and was eating in front of the TV. I finished my meal and cracked open the fortune cookie. It read “You...
    TheBionicViper TheBionicViper 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    With positive thoughts come positive actions. Working through hardship, pain and everyday living is what we need to better ourselves. Creating a life to live, while standing tall...
    hunterw0lf hunterw0lf 41-45, M Jul 14

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    It came on vacation... It wasn't where I wanted to go, but I went anyway... Flash back We were married in 2011 ....90 days after our wedding we were separated. An issue involving...
    GOATSDOROAM GOATSDOROAM 41-45, F Jul 13