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I Miss Being Single

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    It's horrible to say,

    the consequence is if I leave I'm alone.. but what's the difference when you beg for love? I've been with my fiancé/boyfriend for about 3 years now and honestly it's like I'm single. I'm constantly being hit on by guys, his friends or strangers and he doesn't seem to mind it...
    krorenae krorenae 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25, 2014

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    Sometimes I really do.

    .. Other times, not so much. This is one of those times I miss it.
    3Dogmatic 3Dogmatic 36-40, M Mar 15

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    I Know It Sounds Bad

     I like saying that I have a boyfriend a lot better than actually having a boyfriend...
    Seattlegirl Seattlegirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 2, 2008

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    Way Less Stressful

    I always wanted to be married....but not like this. This is not really married - its just...all messed up. The longer I stay married the more of myself I feel slipping away. I miss being single because I was not perfect but at least I wasnt being constantly told I wasnt. I...
    odie89 odie89 36-40, M 3 Responses Jun 12, 2008

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    Married But Confused

    I am 21 and me and my wife got married a couple months ago. The history of our story is that we were dating for about two months when she got pregnant and had a baby boy. A month before she had him she broke it off with me because of her family not liking me and encouraging her...
    drummer19 drummer19 18-21, M 4 Responses Oct 17, 2009

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    Here's What I Miss...

    I miss dressing up and turning heads, I miss the attention I got as  single woman, I miss having marriage proposals being yelled at me in parking lots from total strangers, I miss touching someone for the first time, I miss the excitement of falling in love, I miss the...
    ReddBrown ReddBrown 36-40, F 12 Responses Mar 1, 2008

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    The Single Life!!!

    i just miss the simple things like going out and partying it up with friends and not worrying about doing something thats gonna get ur *** in trouble the next day...im never the one to sray single for a long period of time,but for some reason im missing that life...im only 22 and...
    crazygurl crazygurl 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 18, 2007

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    I Miss It, Badly

    I miss it badly but i'm not planning to break up with my current boyfriend. I miss it badly because it's not stressful but i didn't say it's enjoying.It's better to be single but it's not happy, if you're smart you'll be single and lonely but if you're willing to take risks and...
    boznicxs boznicxs 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 17, 2009

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    I Miss Being Single

    I have been married since April 08. I married a man who is a hardworker, and very intelligent. However, he has no "class". He can be very crude, and selfish. I have examples every day of this type of behavior. I truly miss being Single. I don't mean for dating. I mean...
    rachel717 rachel717 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 13, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I never wished for a perfect partner. I never expected an amazing romance. All I wanted is someone who can give the love back that I gave away.
    trin2013 trin2013 26-30, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I am a 32 yr. old gentleman who is tired of being single. I have been this way for 13 years now. Just wanting someone who can accept me for me since I am disabled.
    Pittfan82 Pittfan82 31-35, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Just friendly dates with zero ******* pressure...
    22Nm 22Nm 22-25, F 5 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I hate having to do everything on my own. I hate having to ask friends to help me move. I hate never having a plus one to weddings or a date to the company Christmas party. I...
    kitkat0216 kitkat0216 31-35, F 19 hrs ago

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    I only moved 150 miles away, but it's enough. I lost him awhile ago. I know I did and even though he says he loves me, it's not how it used to be. His heart is with someone else, I...
    GlitterCheeks GlitterCheeks 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I miss being loved by someone in my real life. I want to give love to somebody and to get it back, want to talk and to discuss with someone, want to cuddle and to snuggle by...
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    I can't find a connection with anyone. And I can't make a relationship without one. Any one have any tips on how to find that?
    Abcdefghijessy Abcdefghijessy 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I just noticed..I've never been to a sit-down restaurant with tables for one..I can't believe I overlooked this..
    wrestlingwithhope wrestlingwithhope 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    Family, associates, tenants, all say the same thing-get a girlfriend. I have never really had one either.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    But the women looking hate being committed all the time so good grief!
    poiemajeremiah poiemajeremiah 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    England. I need bf/gf age 17-20 at mosttt ,someone that's sexual but wants to hold off and wait. I want to take it slow. I love the little things cuddles staying in kisses on...
    lela201465 lela201465 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    To be honest, I don't know what I specifically want in a relationship besides mutual respect, trust and communication. I guess I just want someone to care about the fact that I...
    LittleMidnight LittleMidnight 18-21 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Nobody wants me. Nobody wants to even give me a chance before they tell me they don't want me.
    CaptainBenza CaptainBenza 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Anyone who is close to my age and wants to talk and see if we connect and is female can message me and we can just talk for a bit.
    JakeR99 JakeR99 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am single because I can never talk about my feelings to someone because I am hard on the outside but really soft on the inside
    edam6510 edam6510 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Love being single. Not having a woman in my life is pretty good and easy. Being a man means I'm easy to entertain and satisfy. All my attention goes to beer, chocolate and pizza...
    AceOtana AceOtana 26-30, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Just her touch and to let her be touched by me xc
    allychef allychef 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I miss being loved by someone. I miss being in love with someone. I miss being in someone's arms, talking about the future and cuddling. I want to be loved someday.
    spaghetti12 spaghetti12 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've been single for awhile now, but most of my friend aren't jerks about being in relationships when I'm single, and most of them still make time to hang out with me despite being...
    Spyro93 Spyro93 18-21, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I don't get it. I've been divorced since 2003 & can not find the right man for me. I have so many great qualities, so much love I want to give. I'm nice looking & educated. I just...
    Bluetangerine Bluetangerine 46-50, F 9 Responses 6 days ago

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    I miss waking up next to someone and lying in their arms or vice versa. or staying up all night just talking about life whilst cuddling, I miss that feeling of knowing somebody...
    tommoz19 tommoz19 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I miss having someone in my life who loves me, who is in love with me. I miss being in love with that special someone. I miss being able to say I love you. I miss having someone...
    Starsatnight1 Starsatnight1 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Use a dating site for obvious reasons. Message people to try and get to know them for a relationship, no reply. Message people to try and be friends, no reply. What the hell have...
    JonnySlackMallon JonnySlackMallon 22-25, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm going crazy, what did I do to be single?
    ImAMBIE ImAMBIE 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Honestly want someone who will like me for me 🙈🙊
    Meg02 Meg02 13-15, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M Aug 22

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    My mom has taught me to never lead a guy on. Yet, she wants me to be in a relationship just so I can be happy. So, I shouldn't lead a guy on, but use him to make me happy? Hmm :/ I...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I would like to recommend a rich men dating site to you.millionairemeetup.com The largest rich men ...
    mirandalongfellow mirandalongfellow 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Any girls want a boyfriend I am tired of being single
    cane4500 cane4500 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    Yes I miss being hugged. Its the closeness and the heart felt feeling. The moment when staring into eyes and hugging each other is blissfull
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M Aug 17

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    I miss feeling someone else's skin against mine. That reassurance that there is someone next to me, the comfort of arms around me and the sense of being cared for.
    meerin meerin 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    Times have changed. Nice guys (not all, but most) have turned to ******** because they think that's what women want. Sadly, that's true. I'm not including myself, but just stating...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    I've been single for over 4 years, & it makes me think is there something wrong with me. Am I just not good enough. Just want to feel wanted :(
    Thedevilbites Thedevilbites 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 14