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I Sometimes Wish I Were Single

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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...
    donjames61 donjames61 31-35, M 5 Responses Mar 7, 2011

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    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 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 8, 2007

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 3 Responses Aug 19, 2009

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    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 2 Responses Feb 26, 2007

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 3 Responses Mar 14

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 28, 2012

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    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 2 Responses Jan 4, 2013

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    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

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    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...
    TheBrooklynKid TheBrooklynKid 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 20

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    Grass Is Greener Syndrome.,,

    I've been dating a wonderful guy for nearly 2 years now. He's a total sweetheart, but i feel like we don't have enough in common. I'm into travel and adventure and spontaneous things and he's just...well...not. I really love this boy, but sometimes i catch myself dreaming of...
    surfandsun surfandsun 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 24, 2013

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    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

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    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

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    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 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    Related Experiences

    I wish that sometimes too. Its so corny to say " the beauty is in the journey No matter how rough" its sooooo corny., but its a very bitter sweet statement but sometimes i do...
    Janeysunshine Janeysunshine 36-40, F Aug 2

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    Sometimes I do, things like the weather get in the way. I wish I could hide from my feelings. I hate being human and having the ability to feel all of these negative emotions. I...
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    It's just one of those days, you know? A day when you feel like the walls around you are crumbling; when you just feel like you want to be isolated from everything, to the point...
    NicoBunny6 NicoBunny6 18-21, F Aug 6

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    My heart now aches for this. I have this little fantasy of running away with the love of my life. He'll pick me up just before the sun rises and we'll just drive, no plans, no...
    SheAlwaysBelieved SheAlwaysBelieved 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    Hi guys. im happy to discover this site. this is my first post. I always wish for death to come for everything to be finished. Im 18 and depressed for as long as I can remember...
    KianZzy KianZzy 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I always wish i could dissappear, when I feel worthless, not being acknowledge or appreciated, over stress of work and families.
    uulalaa uulalaa 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    As much as I love my boyfriend, he can drive me insane sometimes. Like today, he gets mad at me for not checking his pockets before I do laundry.. Hell i'm used to doing only my...
    KikiMouse KikiMouse 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    I just kind of wonder sometimes. It seems so much easier in the scheme of things, or at least at my age. A female my age could get a man to take care of her for the rest of her...
    SparkyPantsL SparkyPantsL 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    I'm tired of being a martyr for my kids. Thus far I'd done a good job of putting the idea of true love out of my head. I've analyzed it... Turned it upside down, inside out... At...
    lorem7ipsum lorem7ipsum 36-40, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    My girlfriend and I have been dating for 6 months! Her parents knew about us but they dint know I was a crossdresser! My girlfriend is really supportive about me and always buys me...
    anaisha004 anaisha004 18-21, T 8 Responses Aug 1

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    Her innermost heart was waiting for something to happen to her... She turned a despairing gaze over the solitude of her life... Searching for some white sail on the dark mist of...
    A1m1A A1m1A 46-50, M Aug 1

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    Life is just so full of crap at times. I get yelled at for no reason daily. I had to put my dog down :/ My only grandfather is not so well. My dad lost his job. I barely have any...
    innocentflower innocentflower 13-15, F Aug 3

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    My mom loves to remind me how she didn't abort me even though my father said she should. Some days are worse than others but over all, I'm glad I was born.
    FutureGleason FutureGleason 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    It's just so tempting, but I could never do it.
    SkyeThorgerson SkyeThorgerson 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    Things are getting really stressful for me having my overbearing mother work school and now my part time job I hope I can survive these changes but I just want to drop everything...
    ladyyukihime ladyyukihime 18-21, F Aug 7

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    And I have before and It didn't work out.
    TexasYankeesFan TexasYankeesFan 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    My heart bleeds right now the gash is deep it never will heal i know agony of being me internal bottom less inferno consumes you annihilates you and yet you are still alive to drag...
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 9

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    Now I'm back again from the trip, I had a great time! But the sad part is that I have to go back to school in Denmark:( I don't want to live there, because I don't get to see my...
    josephineclaire josephineclaire 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    Those of us who are prone to tearing ourselves down may well have developed this behaviour by being torn down by others so often and for so long that no experience is complete...
    chefdrewski chefdrewski 51-55, M Aug 11

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    I don't see the harm in doing so. The cause and effect are nothing but good, I live alone and i can get away from my "life". Suicide and running away are the best options as of the...
    hatredofmyself hatredofmyself 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 12