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Whats the longest you've been single? Longest youve been in a relationship?

And which lifestyle do you prefer more?
I am an adult with attachment issues, who does enjoy being single but often times wants to love other/get involved, for the sake of loving others and getting involved.
I am making a commitment to myself to stay away from mettling in affairs for a year.
I have read eat prey love, which has inspired me to do this.
What are pros and cons of both lifestyles from your perspective?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 7:09 PM on Nov. 6, 2013 in Relationships

Answers (22)
  • Does it count from the time I was born to my first boyfriend I 8th grade? That's my longest time single. If that doesn't count then from the summer between 8th and 9th grade to the summer between 9th and 10th was the longest I was single. And the longest relationship has been 12 1/2 years.
    cassie_kellison

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 7:11 PM on Nov. 6, 2013

  • wow!!
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 7:14 PM on Nov. 6, 2013

  • birth to 16,lol
    Longest time between bf's-4 years
    My marriage is the longest relationship-14 years
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 7:14 PM on Nov. 6, 2013

  • I have been 100% single for three years now
    In past I was with ex husband for 9 plus years

    I have a child now ans single just works better for us, I do not have to spilt my time to give time and energy to some man
    Now, do not get me wrong, I would very much like to have a great man in our lives, just not willing to go through many dates and or relationships to maybe find someone that I settle for

    And when others a e relationship issues, I am more grateful
    Do miss the idea of love, but also realistic, chances someone my age with a young child with issues, finding a great man is too low to waste my time

    Funny, I used to be a romantic, that part of me is all gone...and I was a huge romantic before
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:17 PM on Nov. 6, 2013

  • Longest relationship: 11.5 yrs (9 of them married).
    Longest single: 2.5 yrs
    3libras

    Answer by 3libras at 7:22 PM on Nov. 6, 2013

  • Longest in a relationship would be about 5 years now.
    Longest single....probably close to 3 years in high school.
    AF4life

    Answer by AF4life at 7:38 PM on Nov. 6, 2013

  • Single as in not married? First marriage was at age 23. Lasted a year. Was single for 4 years met my now DH. Been married 24 years now.
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 7:39 PM on Nov. 6, 2013

  • nice...continue :-)
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 7:41 PM on Nov. 6, 2013

  • married for 18 plus years, as an adult was single for 5 years, meaning no relationship, but still had sex. I didn't have a serious boyfriend until I was 18.
    I can't imagine not being married to my husband, but before I met him, I couldn't imagine being married.
    2kids2dogs2cats

    Answer by 2kids2dogs2cats at 7:51 PM on Nov. 6, 2013

  • I was single from birth to 27. I have been married 37 years.
    Never try to pattern after a book. You are a unique individual and you life and experience are uniquely your own.
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 7:55 PM on Nov. 6, 2013

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