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I Sometimes Wish I Were Single

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

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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...
    XioBlue XioBlue 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 18, 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...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 8, 2007

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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.  ...
    CoutureQueen CoutureQueen 22-25 3 Responses Aug 19, 2009

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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...
    musicianswife musicianswife 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 29, 2007

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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...
    sweetamethyst sweetamethyst 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 4, 2013

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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...
    theophania theophania 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 26, 2007

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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...
    misfit misfit 26-30, F 5 Responses Feb 1, 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...
    jeraz4039 jeraz4039 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 10, 2006

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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...
    aradia11 aradia11 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 28, 2012

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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...
    surfandsun surfandsun 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 24, 2013

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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...
    celestialsun celestialsun 22-25, F 1 Response May 13, 2009

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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...
    lisacs1 lisacs1 22-25 2 Responses Dec 15, 2008

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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...
    sdmaria sdmaria 18-21 1 Response Apr 12, 2012

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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...
    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...
    phenomenalminx phenomenalminx 22-25 1 Response Oct 13, 2008

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 12, 2012

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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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    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...
    antiyou antiyou 26-30, F 6 Responses Sep 16, 2007

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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...
    lulu02220 lulu02220 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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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...
    sweetheart91 sweetheart91 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 11, 2011

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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...
    thecoffeeboy thecoffeeboy 56-60, M 4 Responses Jul 15, 2012

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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...
    hawkins01607 hawkins01607 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 12, 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...
    MaryJane181 MaryJane181 18-21, F 2 Responses May 2, 2011

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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...
    mshibby mshibby 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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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...
    MindfulLife MindfulLife 46-50 1 Response Nov 8, 2012

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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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    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...
    missconfused24 missconfused24 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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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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    I wish that you had not initiated anything. I wish that you had just left me as a friend. I wish that you had never started texting all those sweet words to me. Those words have...
    Arcavala Arcavala 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I am 38 and have wished for death as long as I can remember. I think back to my childhood, when things would go wrong or I would do something so stupid (as children do), I would...
    Modernii Modernii 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    I really cared for you and made sure you were fine. I fought and defended you and cleared up your name. You might have done the same for me but I ain't ever sure about anything at...
    emilesfault emilesfault 16-17, M Apr 8

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    Sometimes I just wanna pack up my clothes, get in my car and drive till I'm far away and no one knows me, has any expectations of me.... I'd kind of like to disappear. Life with no...
    astarael0 astarael0 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    I cry myself to sleep all the time , I even cry in the shower just to hide my pain like everything is okay but little do everyone know I'm not okay . I come to school , smile...
    Lonerlost28 Lonerlost28 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    They told her " destroy what destroys you " she decided to kill herself ; 😔 this gets to me .... A lot.
    Lonerlost28 Lonerlost28 18-21, F Mar 19

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    I want to start fresh with my family!
    chaaayy chaaayy 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Then I would never be able to hurt anyone ever again. I can't hurt people. I just can't. If I do, I'll never forgive myself.
    IcyDragon IcyDragon 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I think that it would be easier to die than to continue. I know life is hard but it shouldn't be this hard..
    FAIRESandPIXIES FAIRESandPIXIES 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    If I did I'd take my closest friends with me, cuz I know some of them would want to run away too
    Mousetronaut Mousetronaut 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I just want to run away from all the pain and hurt all the people I love have caused me. I'd run away to a place where no one knows me and start again. Forget everybody and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 8

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    Just run away never go back.. Never let them find me.. get on with my life.. After my exams...
    Daisyellenrose Daisyellenrose 13-15, F Apr 8

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    At the moment I just want to escape my life but in thinking that I stay for the very reasons I want to run away. I know the people who are making my life miserable are the ones who...
    ruby321 ruby321 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I've wanted to be a girl for as long as I can remeber. Always doing the girly things always hoping for the day I would wake up female. I'm 23 years old now and I find it harder...
    alexishoward alexishoward 22-25 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I sometimes wish I had never had children too. I started out relatively early. I was 20 when I had my daughter and 24 when I had my son. My daughters father was abusive in every...
    BBMS BBMS 41-45, F Mar 30

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    Sometimes I wish I wasn't me. That I didn't feel things so deeply. That I wasn't hurt so easily. That I didn't question things so much. That I didn't long for things I can' t have...
    Itsmytime2be Itsmytime2be 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 31

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    I have been wanting to transform ever since I was about 9 years of age and I am nearly 20 now. Being a wolf shifter or a werewolf would be the ultimate dream, I sometimes wish...
    Ruru88 Ruru88 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Is 18 years long? Never had anyone. People tell me I'm attractive, that I'm interesting, that they'd give me a shot if they were single, and yet, no one has ever given me a shot. I...
    PhantomOfThePopera PhantomOfThePopera 18-21, M 9 Responses Mar 27

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    Wish I had gay friends :/ I'm so lonely
    koolsox koolsox 13-15, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I am a 15 year old Jewish, Orthodox girl. I was born 3 months early in Manchester, England. From the time i was a baby i have had a very hard life. I lived in fear every day of my...
    phobia1998 phobia1998 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    An iPod full of memories As each song plays it triggers my thoughts of you All that felt so real, so genuine Ones that I held onto dearly You being the only one that heard what...
    musicilove musicilove 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago