I Sometimes Wish I Were Single

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 290 People

    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
    2 Responses Oct 12, 2012

    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...
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 8, 2007

    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
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 19, 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
    2 Responses Dec 15, 2008

    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
    2 Responses Aug 19, 2009

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 22, 2014


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


    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

    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
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jan 13, 2014

    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

    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


    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

    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

    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

    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
    1 Response Oct 13, 2008

    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
    1 Response Apr 12, 2012

    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
    7 Responses Jun 1, 2009

    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

    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

    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
    4 Responses Mar 7, 2011

    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
    1 Response Nov 8, 2012
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