I Want to Be Single For a While

Because relationships = too much work! 131 People

    Don't get me wrong I want a relationship

    but my photography and Cosplay eats up so much time that I don't think that person will get the attention they deserve
    Cosplaygirl Cosplaygirl
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 30, 2014

    I Don'T Just Want To I Need To !!!

    I don't feel i know me... I don't feel i ever gave myself a chance to find me.. Now i am on a search and repair mission.. I have left a relationship of 20 years and gotten into a fwb where i am the other woman... I come to realize the fwb was just a safety net to single life.. I...
    cjustmec cjustmec
    41-45, F
    Apr 18, 2013

    I just ended things with my gf

    for almost 5 years...it was hard but I felt like I needed to be alone for a while because at the moment life seems to be flying by and I feel like I'm missing out on too much and I've never had a chance to enjoy being single. I'm worried I may have made a mistake.
    eliasqabar eliasqabar
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Apr 6, 2014

    Enough Is Enough, For Now

    I'm ninteen. I've fallen in love with two different men. I've never experienced traditional or casual dating, just the serious "someday we're going to try to get married" ****. I'm tired of it. The first time I fell in love was with my second boyfriend, I was...
    littleaznscorpio littleaznscorpio
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jun 8, 2010

    She was raped and assaulted.

    10 years later as supportive as I try to be, I'm the cause if her PTSD. I just don't get it any more.
    francisp francisp
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 6, 2014

    After my last relationship ended,

    I just wanna be on my own for a bit and get to know me as me again. My best friend and I had an... Incident (see the experience I posted before this) but we're cool now; she's told me that in her mind the best thing for me is to go out, enjoy being single for a while, get over...
    Benji91 Benji91
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 15, 2014

    I'm In No Hurry

    I don't understand why people think that just because I don't have a boyfriend and haven't had one for some time that I'm bent out of shape about it. Or that I must have confidence issues just because I'm single. I don't need a man to entertain me, believe me, I can entertain...
    wack1985 wack1985
    31-35, F
    Jul 12, 2012

    Trouble Trouble

    I dont feel pretty enough to date anyone yet... I wish my hair has grown much longer already. I wish i looked great without makeup. Its so much easier being single because i can decide when i could show the polished side of me. This cute guy i met in the club told me he has a...
    MissisNobody MissisNobody
    18-21, F
    Jan 6, 2012

    I cut off all ties with my gf of 2 years.

    . After she lied to me about a number of things and ****** with my head. I guess its time to put myself first and train the heart to cope without her.
    essjay26 essjay26
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 6, 2014

    I Need This

    As someone who probably has attachment issues, I think this is the best course of action for me. Also, there are so many other things that I need to figure out and focus on that would be too difficult if I am in a relationship...especially if the guy is a jerk. I think I have had...
    sweetlady88 sweetlady88
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 10, 2011

    My current boyfriend makes me regret our

    relationship He made one of my ugliest pictures into a meme as a joke and he never took it down He plays a lot but I told him I don't like that He claims to love me but rarely ever calls or texts unless I do it first He doesn't listen and I dislike that He makes me like being...
    YungPocahontas YungPocahontas
    16-17, F
    May 4, 2014

    I Think It Would Be Good....

    I have always thought I had to be with someone. I don't really want to now though. It has been difficult for me to figure out. I dated four people at least. I think I would enjoy being single though. It might be good to try something different. I used to have four cats. I don't...
    lea1307 lea1307
    18-21, F
    May 19, 2012

    It seems like every time I get close,

    I get hurt. Me and this girl have been flirting all week and we had so much chemistry. I went to her house today and she told me she likes this other guy. That kinda hurts 💔
    dontwannadiealone dontwannadiealone
    18-21, M
    Sep 27, 2014

    This May Be a First For Me

    I think I've always been obsessed with being in love and having a significant other. This last year I've been with my live-in boyfriend. I think we've done okay, but I also think it's time for us to seperate. Usually before I break up with someone I have this awful habit of...
    vanillaicecream vanillaicecream
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jun 26, 2009

    Closest I Could Find

    So I've been single and living apart at the same time, 6weeks. I'm actually lucky to b me. I will enjoy the stars alone if no one is there to join me, I will sit alone doing what I like, which I did anyway, I'm getting used to it. Can't lie I'm keeping my options open but not...
    wakotrs wakotrs
    31-35, M
    Sep 9, 2013

    Love Bites , Love Bleeds

    Well here we are again single and alone my " relationship" did not last long I was doing all the work from the beginning while he reaped all the rewards. Then to top it all off when he decided he didn't want me anymore he just stopped contacting me so I had a friend pretend to be...
    Steelergirl2013 Steelergirl2013
    26-30, F
    Aug 25, 2013
    Cheeks2014 Cheeks2014
    36-40, F
    Apr 6, 2014

    Undecided.

    Being afraid to do things alone. Being tired of always having to stand up for myself. Getting annoyed seeing public displays of affection. And not knowing what it feels like to surrender my body and soul to someone - are all the reasons i hate being single......enjoying walking...
    TheRealMimi TheRealMimi
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jun 9, 2010

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    great..tumko hug karne ka baat pe bhi chhid hua..I don't know if there is anything about me that u accept..i don't know if there is any way by which u will ever be better...kaise...
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    Am I the only one who doesn't want anybody touching my bump? I mean, it isn't big enough for many to notice, but I've never been someone to enjoy random people touching me...
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