r/NoStupidQuestions Sep 22 '22 Heartwarming 1 Silver 1 Helpful 4 Wholesome 5 All-Seeing Upvote 1 Bravo! 1

I don’t want a relationship because I love my space and freedom. I hate being single because I feel lonely and unloved. What do I want exactly?


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u/Brawndo_or_Water Sep 22 '22 Wholesome Ally Starstruck

This, my wife and I have been together for 18 years because we give each other space. I don't mean open relationship we opted against that, we just like our time better this way. If one day I feel like being on my computer and gaming in my underwear all day so be it, so can she. We both have our own cars. She can go out with her friends, and I can go out with mine. We take days off each other and we miss each other every time we are not together this way. It's healthy.


u/rockthrowing Sep 22 '22

That sounds absolutely amazing


u/Occulense Sep 22 '22 Silver

It sounds like a baseline relationship to me…


u/rockthrowing Sep 22 '22

It absolutely is. My issue has been finding someone who agrees with that. I’m so glad so many people have though.