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Dear Abby Asked by Dear Abby
8/23/2021

Were you (are you) happy being single?

74%
Yes WINNER

22

26%
No

6

74%
Yes

22 Comments
Elizabeth Holden
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Elizabeth Holden

Why not? I have freedom of choice, my own space, and lots of friends.

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Tina Bouthillier
1
Tina Bouthillier

After 2 marriages and a 10 yr LTR, I can honestly say that I LOVE being single!!! So much less stress in my life! Sorry but many men are just like children but worse!!

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Kaitlin Mills
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Kaitlin Mills

I love being single! well im a 21 year old so duh! but you can just hang with random people and party! Single is Awesome!

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Susan Miller
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Susan Miller

I divorced after 18 years of marriage, and decided to try to live on my own for a while. It's been 20 years and I am so happy to be single and independent!

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D May
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D May

the hardest thing I ever had to do was to walk away from my first and only true love. It was for the best but there was never anyone else for me.

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Kris Jones Lee
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Kris Jones Lee

I've been happy, regardless of my marital status, for most of my life. I'm responsible for my own happiness... No one else's, and no one is responsible for mine.

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Shaniqua Christian
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Shaniqua Christian

After my divorce, I wanted to enjoy my own company before I dated again. Best thing ever got me. Grew to love me more.

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Robert Davidson
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Robert Davidson

I may be alone, but I am certainly not lonely.

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Amy Bagnall
Amy Bagnall

Me, too. That’s a big 10-4 good buddy. 🥴

Ron Babic
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Ron Babic

Both of my wives controlled (control) EVERYTHING. My current wife accused me of being a control freak. When I asked what I controlled, she said I made her save compost.

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Kaitlin Mills
Kaitlin Mills

oof! that is bad!

xXItz_MilkyXx Plays
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xXItz_MilkyXx Plays

Been single for 6 years, its WONDERFUL!

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Shelley Green
0
Shelley Green

Single, unmarried, & my boyfriend and I live together. Content.

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Jane
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Jane

My husband and I are truly happy married since 1975. We dated two years before that. I’m happy all the way around.

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LP Simmons
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LP Simmons

SINGLE MAN AND VERY HAPPY. YOU DON'T GET SALUTED FOR BEING YOURSELF. WOMEN WANT YOU TO BE "FAMILY GUY" AND YOU HAVE NO CHILDREN. YOU HAVE TO BE A CERTAIN RELIGION OR GO TO THE RIGHT CHURCH. DRIVE A CERTAIN CAR OR LISTEN TO A CERTAIN.TYPE OF MUSIC. IM NOT 30.. IM 60.FREAKIN YEARS OLD.

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Marilyn Fehrenkamp
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Marilyn Fehrenkamp

I was happy single for 31 years and happy married for 33 years.

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Mechanic Man
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Mechanic Man

I was married to a control freak for 59 years. I am MOST happy being a widow. And I have NO plans to date, not even for a coffee.

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Amy Bagnall
0
Amy Bagnall

Didn’t marry until age 43. No kids. 😥 Hubby same age. It’s so much better because I had learned what I wanted in a husband due to my dating & living experiences when I was single.

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Carrol Baar
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Carrol Baar

I was happy when I was single but love being married. Couldn't ask for a better partner.

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26%
No

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Colton Case
0
Colton Case

It felt incomplete being single. It's nice to have someone love you n you them. Sharing, security, not scarey at home at night. So many pluses for being a couple. Guess its all in what you want.

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Carole Shepherd
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Carole Shepherd

I was single for 11 years between marriages. I hated it. I need/want a partner to share my life with. I'm not a loner by nature.

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Augusta von Nassau
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Augusta von Nassau

I've been single for 20 years. I would very much like to have close companionship.

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Elizabeth Garzón
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Elizabeth Garzón

I just wanted someone to share my experiences and be my protector.

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Barry Rashford
0
Barry Rashford

I enjoy having someone to share with.

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Jennifer Garrett
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Jennifer Garrett

Cause I didn't have someone to text everyday and tell them I love them or wear other hoodies or go to bed smiling

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Do you take public transportation?
Dear Abby Asked by Dear Abby
12 months left

Do you take public transportation?

Yes

2

No

10

Yes

2 Comments
Ry Kali
1
Ry Kali

When I lived in the city, I'd take the bus if I didn't have a car or it was unavailable. I'd do the same in this small town if there were any, but the local gov't doesn't want to put money into it. We need it badly. If you don't have a car or a ride, you are screwed! Espacially, when very hot/cold!

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Robert Davidson
0
Robert Davidson

I live in NYC, which has an extensive public transportation system. I do not need a car and using public transportation is better for the environment.

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No

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Phyllis
0
Phyllis

I live in the county and no buses available. I drive a car now, but in 3 months will turn 80 and want to stop driving. I will sell my car and pay people to take me to appts and vets etc. I have groceries and pet supplies delivered.

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seaweed349
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seaweed349

There are no buses in the country. If I lived in a big city, maybe I would.

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Shane Hill
0
Shane Hill

Because i don't have to.

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Valerie Lantz
0
Valerie Lantz

I live in a rural area without public transportation available.

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Theresa Scherf
0
Theresa Scherf

It's not an option. I live out in the country ca. 5 miles from town.

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Lori Johnson
0
Lori Johnson

Public transportation is not an option where I live.

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rover6rover
0
rover6rover

Living in the country it's not an option. Sometimes ride the L in Chicago during family visits and we were on and off the subway in NYC last fall -- the only way to get around!

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linda tansey
0
linda tansey

small town no public transportation i live in a senior complex at least i can get a bus they have from a bus service but that is only 2 times a month and i do not have a car

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Bob Pickett
0
Bob Pickett

not available in this area

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Have you attended a “destination wedding”?
Dear Abby Asked by Dear Abby
11 months left

Have you attended a “destination wedding”?

Yes

3

No

6

Yes

3 Comments
Sherri Golding
0
Sherri Golding

I attended a destination wedding in Las Vegas and my kids (who were also invited to the wedding) joined me and we had a blast. The wedding was fun and we enjoyed the sightseeing.

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Jackie Pittman
0
Jackie Pittman

We attended two destination weddings in the Bahamas and are attending one in Napa, CA, next week. We enjoy extending the trip to explore these other places.

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Bob Pickett
0
Bob Pickett

Traveled from East coast to West coast for niece's wedding.

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No

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seaweed349
0
seaweed349

We went to our son's wedding in Nevada from the east, but I wouldn't call it a destination wedding.

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Theresa Scherf
0
Theresa Scherf

Have never had occasion to.

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rover6rover
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rover6rover

Traveled to California for wedding of folks who lived there and went to Maine to babysit our grandson while his parents partied after a destination wedding, but that's it.

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Lisa Gray
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Lisa Gray

Could not afford to if I was even invited to one.

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linda tansey
0
linda tansey

am done with weddings

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Robert Davidson
0
Robert Davidson

I have no desire to attend.

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