I Sometimes Wish I Were Single

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 292 People

    I Hope That I Can Escape This Thought Someday

    I really, sincerely wish that there were sometimes when this thought didn't strike me.  I hate feeling this way
    yukonpete yukonpete
    36-40
    7 Responses Jun 1, 2009

    Only Sometimes

    The only time I really feel it is when my friends are all excited about a new relationship - I miss that initial dizziness you get when you meet someone new. Knowing that I'll never again have a first kiss with a new man is quite hard for me - I used to be a bit of a player...
    AWUK AWUK
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 8, 2007

    Does Anyone Else Feel The Way I Do?

    I have been divorced for about 2 years now and even though my ex husband is an idiot and his gf is psycho we try to get a long for are daughters sake. I have a bf and are relationship is rocky and we have a 4 month old son together (not planned but still a blessing) anyway he...
    sweetamethyst sweetamethyst
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 4, 2013

    In Love But Feeling That I May Be Better Alone?

    Me and my boyfriend have been together for 2year but this is our first 9months of long distance. We have been dating since his Junior year of college (my freshman) and now that hes graduated we have decided to stay together. We are both from the same state but go to college out...
    sdmaria sdmaria
    18-21
    1 Response Apr 12, 2012

    Dont Get Me Wrong, I Love My Husband

    i just hate the idea of never having another first kiss. or going on that fist date. sometimes when my husband is at work other men do come up to me and flirt, or sometimes (mainly the younger guys) just say some type of flattering, yet indecent comment. and going out just doesnt...
    antiyou antiyou
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Sep 16, 2007

    What Do I Do?

    I have been with my boyfriend for almost one and a half years. He's my first ever "real" boyfriend, and I do feel like I'm in love with him, and I know that he loves me. I feel guilty sometimes because I'm certain he loves me more than I love him. I'm scared to lose him from my...
    MaryJane181 MaryJane181
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 2, 2011

    It's Not That I Don't ...

    It's not that I don't love my fiance.  I love him very much.  But there are times that I wish I was single just to experience the company of others.  I wonder how relationships with other men would go.  I think of how other men kiss and make love.  I...
    theophania theophania
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 26, 2007

    It's Better To Be Single And Wish That You're Married, Than Be Married And Wish You Were Single.

    I've been married for a few years to my husband. He's a generally nice guy. He has a steady job, doesn't have gross habits, and pretty much let's me be myself. In some ways, he's the ideal partner. He just drinks too much, though and this has been a problem in the years we've...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Oct 12, 2012

    I Wish I Were A Single Child my...

    Oh my god...YES! My big sister is SO annoying.She lies even more than I do!
    Bryceman99 Bryceman99
    13-15, M
    1 Response Jun 1, 2009

    i have a boyfriend but i don't think i want to

    be in a relationship with him anymore. im still with him cause i feel guilty that if i leave him he'll be too depressed and be suicidal (he has mentioned this before). Our relationship started fast and i didnt even got the chance to get to know him more as a friend. He's not the...
    missconfused24 missconfused24
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 17, 2014

    Wishing I Were Single

    I am in a marriage and I wish that I was not at times. There is no love there anymore. We never have sex and we barley speak. We have been together for 10 years. We have kids together so that makes it even harder.
    misfit misfit
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Feb 1, 2007

    I Wanted To Write This For A Friend Of Mine Who Lost Her Husband On 9/11

    "Living well is the best revenge" I had heard that saying many times, but it took a while for it to sink in, for me to REALIZE its meaning. When I was 28 and in a barely any kind of sex marriage, i was on the road in Barre MA, A beautiful quaint, typical New Nngland small town...
    hawkins01607 hawkins01607
    46-50, M
    1 Response Sep 12, 2012

    Always..

    I wish I was single. I hate being tied down. I hate having to run everything I do through my significant other. I hate having someone with me all the time. I hate compromising my beliefs and my ways of doing things for him. I am SO much happier single! Why did I have to go and...
    sweetheart91 sweetheart91
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 11, 2011

    I Just Turned 60, I Am A Man And My Second Wife Left Me

    I have been divorced for about 3 years now. It was my second marriage. My first marriage was to my high school sweetheart I dated her all through high school and marred a year after graduation. We were married 3 years. I just kind of quit carring, my big mistake. I married again...
    thecoffeeboy thecoffeeboy
    56-60, M
    4 Responses Jul 15, 2012

    The Pain Of Separation

    I wish I were single not because I don't love my family but because the separation is killing me. I suffered through this when I first got to Afghanistan and now that I have gone home and come back I am going through it all over again. It would be so much easier to live this life...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Mar 7, 2011

    Sometimes You Don't Know What You Want..

    I have been married twice. My first husband cheated so we got a divorce. Then I met my current husband. We dated for 7 years just to make sure it was right. I really thought it was but as soon as we got married 3 years ago everything changed. He's a pessimist and always acts like...
    musicianswife musicianswife
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Sep 29, 2007

    I've Been Engaged For 2 Months

    and I have been in a relationship with him for two years and two months. Sometimes I wish that i was single and that I could just do whatever I wanted, whenever I wanted. Last night I had a family thing (that he chose not to come to) and he rung me up at 7pm and wanted to know...
    phenomenalminx phenomenalminx
    22-25
    1 Response Oct 13, 2008

    My boyfriend and i have been together

    for about a year and a half now and i love him more than anything. we have been talking about our future a lot lately. I am very excited for our future even though we won't get married for about 5 or 6 years. I'm only 19 and he's 22. The problem is that we started dating so...
    mshibby mshibby
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 22, 2014

    At A Crossroad

    My boyfriend and i have been together for one and a half years, and i love him and he loves me. The thing is i love him less than he loves me, i can tell. Now i'm at the point where sometimes i find him boring, and when i go out in town to pubs and clubs i wish he wasn't there so...
    heyrosetta heyrosetta
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 19, 2011

    Sometimes Wishes Where Single Too!

     I have been with my bf of 6 years, we are living the married life without being married to each other. We have together 1 son.  Things have been getting colder for years, at least for me since I no longer feel the same way about him as I did when we where dating.  ...
    CoutureQueen CoutureQueen
    22-25
    2 Responses Aug 19, 2009

    Young

    I am 23 years old, and I feel I have found the one and only, but I am not ready to give up everything for him, there is a part inside me who just wants to mingle with other men just for fun.
    celestialsun celestialsun
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 13, 2009

    Single

    Single,I wish,It'd be nice,Start again,Afresh,No ties,Who know's?Maybe one day.
    startinover1 startinover1
    46-50
    2 Responses May 10, 2012

    Sometimes I wish I were single I could date

    other people and get butterflies again and a sense of excitement and great sex
    hungryforbeef hungryforbeef
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Mar 14, 2014

    Been married for 14 yrs.

    I am a stay @ home mom and have 3 sons that I adore. I wish , wish , wish , I was single. I wish I could get a decent paying job that I loved. If I was single I believe my home would stay clean, I could watch my t.v. shows whenever I wanted, make food whenever I was hungry. I do...
    lulu02220 lulu02220
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 13, 2014

    A Title May Be A Title But It Used To Mean Something

    I've been engaged since aug 2007.  We haven't gone much of anywhere since then, i'm 8 months pregnant now and we hardly communicate. He has no phone, no car, no license and limited internet access. I feel like our calls are monitored b/c it's his friends phone so every text or...
    XioBlue XioBlue
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 18, 2011

    Wat Do I Do????

    I've been with my boyfriend for 7 years now and lived with him for 2 years, its ok most of the time but were 2 different people and want different thing out of life. his 31 years old and im 25 years old, he's readi to settle down and sit in every night with the t.v, i just...
    lisacs1 lisacs1
    22-25
    2 Responses Dec 15, 2008

    To those of you who have a significant other,

    someone to share your life with and to come home to...you are so blessed. For those who wish they were single, let me give you a short synopsis of a single mans life,my life I wake up in the morning to an empty apartment I wish I had someone to share my bed with but I don't,I...
    ATroubledLife ATroubledLife
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Mar 20, 2014

    So Confused And Scared - What To Do?

    I've been married nearly 20 years now and been a SAHM for about 17 years. We have three children together, mostly teens now. I gave up my career so he could follow his. I supported him on every level - emotionally, financially, etc. - throughout his graduate school and...
    MindfulLife MindfulLife
    46-50
    1 Response Nov 8, 2012

    The Quiet Peace And Freedom Ahhh What Happened?????????????

    My husband goes beyond challengingBetween getting no support when I am stressed from workBeing the most ignorant idiot at times there is!!He gets glued to the TV and watches the same old shht over and overNot into conversation.......or going anywhere..Sometimes I WISH I was alone...
    aradia11 aradia11
    56-60, F
    1 Response Sep 28, 2012

    Not Exactly Regretted...

    This is my second marriage. the first was total disaster.  I have a beautiful daughter, and loving and beautiful wife.  Sometimes I just want to run away.
    jeraz4039 jeraz4039
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Oct 10, 2006

    Related Experiences

    Although I'm single and mingling, I still believe I've made so much progress internally, emotionally, and spiritually without having a bf/husband or kids to prove otherwise. I've...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 20
    You know... teaching little kids / teens who seem to never listen to whatever you say and are just interested in going with what they want is so stressful. They never listen to you...
    ChannelingTruth ChannelingTruth
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 19
    The weirdest things can trigger some feelings you wished were gone for good.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 18
    waiting for the wish to come true...i had made some frnds on here though still I can't talk to them on ny topic..i wish i had few frnds with whom i can hangout sometimes,talk to...
    MysteriousLion MysteriousLion
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 18
    I wish that there was one day a week where I could just sleep all day, and not be bothered by people. That would be great!
    LukeEmerson LukeEmerson
    16-17, M
    Apr 17
    Not all problems have solutions. My everyday life I have more problems in a day and sometimes takes time to solve it. 'Problems:' •Physically. I am weak I don't have a...
    dcrest dcrest
    13-15, F
    Apr 17
    I was seeing a girl we were going in different directions and she left me and I moved. 9 months later she has a baby boy. He was born addicted to opiates and benzos. I was told...
    mulder mulder
    26-30
    4 Responses Apr 17
    I'm not transsexual nor do I have any fetishes. But I often wonder how I would look if I was female, and sometimes I just wish I could be one for a day. Just to see what it's like...
    2byoung 2byoung
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 17
    I don't think majority of people understand that when your single everything is more there like all you see is more couples and people getting engaged and having kids. I mean I'm...
    Kimmyextreme Kimmyextreme
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 16
    I really wish I wasn't.........
    zeroIkaruga zeroIkaruga
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 16
    myself. for being an arrogant idiot. thinking i should have things go a certain way just because i wish it. what a dumbass...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 16
    I love crossdressing and have been really liking a lot of girly stuff. I've been debating if I'm transgender for a year or so. I would love to experience being a girl for a day or...
    GirlyBabyBoy2 GirlyBabyBoy2
    16-17, M
    3 Responses Apr 16
    I'm single by choice rather than by lack of choice. I've been told I have attractive features here and there, but I don't really like hearing that. I mean, it feeds my ego 100% of...
    Knitemair Knitemair
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 16
    In few days this journey will come to end and i cant help myself than smile how my life is still standing still on the same point. Now also i have to be loud to speak my heart.No...
    trappedwings trappedwings
    26-30, F
    Apr 15
    That is my gift for you all single people!!!! enjoy the life and be living like nothing keeping you!! you are free :Dalso riding solo now! but later who knows ;) you will be...
    gamesBOSS gamesBOSS
    18-21, M
    Apr 14
    well my fellow brethren it certainly has been fun maybe it was spam maybe it was ads maybe it was complaints maybe i thought id be able to be on this website for quite some...
    whipcreamwisdom whipcreamwisdom
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 13
    Even after a year and a half of hormones and some cosmetic work, I still wish that my body and face were more feminine.
    lauratdc lauratdc
    46-50, T
    Apr 13
    It is your day, the day you were introduced to this world, a world where you were cared for. Today you celebrate that day. Have a lovely one, share it with your loved ones. All i...
    sparksspunk sparksspunk
    31-35, F
    Apr 13
    Ugh I wish I had a lol boo thang girlfriend or boyfriend some one chill
    dreamB1G dreamB1G
    22-25, F
    Apr 12
    I guess I'm single because I'm at a point in my life where I prefer something genuine. I don't want to settle and just be with anyone. I here that people say they're shocked I'm...
    gorjus1 gorjus1
    31-35, F
    Apr 12
    I just told my boyfriend I'm fine on the phone, but started crying once we hung up. I didn't want to upset him with something he can't change. I was just upset, because I'm...
    rakachinotohi rakachinotohi
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 11
    I often don't greet or openly acknowledge people and it's because I feel like they would think I'm overly friendly or trying to hard. Also if I ever say hi and someone doesn't hear...
    Supernovelli501 Supernovelli501
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    the single biggest defining trait of a "werewolf" is DISCRETION. if a suspected "werewolf" does not display this properly it is immediately dismissed for obvious reasons...
    anonymouswolf01 anonymouswolf01
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 11
    I wish my dad's priorities didn't come in this order; Work, himself, social life, family. I wish my dad was a protective father to me. I wish he didn't see my short high school...
    sillysweetgirl9 sillysweetgirl9
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 11
    I felt overwhelmed today. So I just stopped what I was doing and closed my eyes. All I heard was the chaos going on around me. The arguments, the loud discussions... Noise...
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 11
    I can't believe that this site is going on 'pause'. I joined this site to get answers about who I was and I found it. I created Aztecwolf to find answers to my questions and I...
    aztecwolf aztecwolf
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 10
    since it's been a few days since my last update, i may as well post something to let everyone know i'm still alive. i've arrived back in CA, Kaito and i are still engaged. i...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 10
    Ok so here's the thing. I do think I'm ugly. Sometimes I even think I'm the ugliest person in this world but realistically speaking, I'm not THAT bad. I'm just sorta average...in a...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 10
    The flavor of life can be bitter to so many, and I'm here to vent as the bad guy of my situation. There's a lot to be said. I sometimes don't realize why I talk so much when I do...
    RagiRam RagiRam
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 9
    Ok, a bit of self deprecation here: I occasionally design financial budgetary spreadsheets (I know, 'boring' you say, but read on...); after designing a framework of interrelated...
    TValentine TValentine
    56-60, M
    Apr 9
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