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Old 04-04-2013, 07:05 PM
 
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I don't envy them either. Singleness can get so boring at times.
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Old 04-04-2013, 07:17 PM
 
Location: Pa
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Hmm it has it's perks. You are in charge. Don't have to compromise. Deal with dumb fights. What to spend money on. Given in to the other.
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Old 04-04-2013, 07:53 PM
 
Location: Southern California
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Every once in a while I envy women who can just "get up and go" and don't have anyone to answer to. It doesn't mean I'd rather it be that way in the long run, though. Being single has its definite drawbacks.
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Old 04-04-2013, 07:54 PM
 
Location: IN A COOKIE JAR
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I am certainly not jealous of either the women who are "still single and looking," or the "single by choice" women. I have been in both of their shoes before and I know neither is easy and yet both can be fun too. Not to say that being married is easy either, though I do prefer it.

Before, as a single woman, I had years where I felt so lonely and unloved, then stages where I declared never shall I marry because I felt so strong, (I am a rock, I am an island.....da da da da...,)you know the song. I was younger then too, so I had places to go; people to see.

If I may take a step back, in the above paragraph. I had not meant to imply single women searching for their Mr. Right are sitting at home crying because they won't feel loved until he shows up. No, what I meant was that some days were - just not a good day for me. I think we've all had days like.

Now do I pity either of them? No, though my heart does break for them if I can tell by their posts that it's been a rough time for love day or a rough I am an island day.
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Old 04-05-2013, 09:00 AM
 
Location: Texas
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Hmm it has it's perks. You are in charge. Don't have to compromise. Deal with dumb fights. What to spend money on. Given in to the other.
I don't have to do that now.
Maybe our relationship is unique, but we don't much have a power struggle about things.

Both of us are pretty much free to do whatever we want.
We also enjoy letting the other person get their way. *shrug*

The down side of this kind of relationship is like the down side of having to buy tires for your Ferrari.
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Old 04-05-2013, 09:08 AM
 
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What can't you do if you're married that you can do if you're single? All I can really think about is sleep around but that's not that special imo. What's there to be envious about?
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Old 04-05-2013, 09:10 AM
 
Location: Texas
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What can't you do if you're married that you can do if you're single? All I can really think about is sleep around but that's not that special imo. What's there to be envious about?
Exactly.

Now, I am not saying there haven't been times when I was like, "Oh, damn...wish I could hit that!" But those times are extremely...well, just not that often.
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Old 04-05-2013, 09:27 AM
 
Location: Canada
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What can't you do if you're married that you can do if you're single? All I can really think about is sleep around but that's not that special imo. What's there to be envious about?
Especially since everyone starts out as a single person, if you choose to get married, why would you be envious of something you chose to no longer be?
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Old 04-05-2013, 09:31 AM
 
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As a single lady, there are time when the reverse is true and I'm actually kinda jealous of my married friends.
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Old 04-05-2013, 09:34 AM
 
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My friend married her first bf at 19 and she seems happily married but when she hangs out with me, she confesses she wonders what it's like to hook up with different men. I'm doing my own thing, what I want, when I want, and she jokes I'm "living the life".
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