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I Will Get My Own Place

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 48 People

    Like a Caged Animal

    i lived by myself up until 3 yrs and 4 months ago. i decided to let my boyfriend at the time move in with me. i haven't been on my own since. i lived with him until our daughter was born 11 months later, then in 10/06 we moved to a bigger place & got 2 roommates. he moved out...
    thirty30 thirty30 31-35, F May 27, 2008

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    I Want To

    It's intoxicating to live with my parents. Our personality types just don't mesh. I am still debating it, but I think that as soon as I turn 18 i'm going to leave my parent's house. I still will be in high school but will have to figure it out if push comes to shove.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 21, 2010

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    Free At Last

    Free at last,My own place,Can't wait,Countdown's on,Not long now,Find me again,Live the life,I've always wanted.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 17, 2012

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    For Awhile Now...

    ok, i was living by myself when i met my ex in 2005. then he moved in with me. then when i was pregnant my mom moved in. then she moved out & we got 2 more roommates. then he & i split, & i moved in with my stepfather for 7 months. then we got back together, & i lived with him...
    thirty30 thirty30 31-35, F Jun 20, 2010

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    The Countdown

      I will get my own place by July 15, no matter what! I’m currently living with my ex-girlfriend, which is pretty much the worst living arrangements possible; to make things worse she has recently informed me that on July 15 her new boyfriend will be moving in and...
    running52 running52 22-25 3 Responses Jun 1, 2008

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    Roll On Friday

    Roll on  Friday,Movin' day,Can't wait,Own space,What a dream,Closing by the minute,Been a long time,Finally,Later this week,I'll be free,Livin' the life,The one for me,Not someone else,Finally,I can really be me.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Mar 17, 2012

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    My Story

    I have lived with roommates for over 2 and 1/2 years. I have found you can only depend upon yourself to make sure bills are paid and you won't get evicted. My last roommate told me on more than one occassion that bills were being paid and they werent... he was served with...
    icyfire icyfire 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 31, 2008

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