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I Love Living Alone

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 62 People

    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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    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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    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

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Dec 12

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    I love to sing when I'm alone but I can't sing when other people are around
    Runawaywithme123 Runawaywithme123 16-17, F 1 Response 3 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 am a married man in name only,my `wife ` totally ignores me and goes out of her way to be nasty and argumemtative, athough we live in the same house I kep out of her way.neithr...
    paul000000 paul000000 61-65, M 2 days ago

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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
    SingToTheSiren SingToTheSiren 31-35, F 10 Responses Dec 15

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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 Dec 12

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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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    Follow that bright star: I think of this often, it was year 1995, Dec. 22, this time of year and I was living alone after a bad breakup with an OCD long term girl friend that was...
    severalanimals severalanimals 56-60, M 8 Responses 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...
    bruxby bruxby 26-30, M 3 Responses 21 hrs ago

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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 Dec 12

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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 Dec 14

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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 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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    (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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    All The While... BarzinAll summer your love burned aloneAs you learned to love this worldAll the while you wait for your heartAll the while you wait for your heart to wake upDid...
    NOTyeronlyman NOTyeronlyman 41-45, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    OH ITS AMAZING! All the money and no friends or kids to spend it in or use with! I am practically a rich man! Yes I have reasons for no friends. Such as lots of hate or my sister...
    Timelord47 Timelord47 18-21 2 days ago

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    Some people who hate living in Australia have requested that I go back to my "WICKED WAYS" of "POSTING" again. They find my musing amusing. Very well and all's well that's...
    sickness18 sickness18 61-65, M 5 hrs ago

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    For many reasons, I would only drink with people who are close to me like my sister, my brother, my nephews and nieces, my Father. But as much as possible, I'd rather drink...
    imkryptonian imkryptonian 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    Bad mood, angry tonight...but a persons touch and hug can bring me right around. I need love and comfort. My grandma was in the kitchen and she came and just hugged me. She started...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Ahhhhh the rain.... I sure miss the sound of it. Living in a desert makes you appreciate it even more.
    lifeiswhatthef lifeiswhatthef 16-17, M 5 hrs ago

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    I used to love it when i was a little kid, now its being alone and tears
    ActuallyGrace ActuallyGrace 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I think Atheists are nice and friendly... But I'm not sure cause I'm living in this ************* country which all the people believe in their Gods, including me. I want to talk...
    xxBoyishGirlxx xxBoyishGirlxx 13-15, F 25 mins ago

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    Years ago, I was lonely and living in a new city and signed up for a dating site. I was looking for anyone; love, friendship, sex, or drugs, it didn't matter. I met many people...
    UrbanArtFan UrbanArtFan 26-30, T 2 days 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 Dec 12

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    Down on her knees she wept on the floor this hopeless life she wanted no more dead in her mind and cold to the bone she opened her eyes and saw she was alone
    Kitten2514 Kitten2514 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    Uggghghhhh.... I made it through Christmas day. I will begin to proceed to drink myself to sleep. Hope you all had/have good Christmases with your friends, families and lovers.
    fireox237 fireox237 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

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    Fallen Angels - Black Veil Brides Scream, shout Scream, shout, We are the fallen angels We are the in between, cast down as sons of war Struck to the earth like lightning, on...
    xxJustAnotherLoserxx xxJustAnotherLoserxx 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 8