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I Am Going to Find Happiness

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 249 People

    Unrealized Satisfaction

    I have come to the conclusion that being happy means never being completely satisfied. It is our unknown potential that fills us with satisfaction. It is the hunger for more that drives men to the best and worst of all places.
    Ometz Ometz 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 4, 2010

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    Find It Here......

    This man: http://www.barryneilkaufman.com has taught me how to be happy from within myself just by deciding to be happy and NOT unhappy. It's a choice! I spent most of my life expecting or waiting for happiness to arrive from outside of me. There is reason for this which goes...
    jimrich jimrich 66-70, M Jan 28, 2011

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    Im On the Quest

     im on a quest to find some sort of happiness in each day ... no matter how big or small im looking for it ...  I want to achieve inner peace and comfort in myself not other people and i dont want to be around any one who is gonna knock me down ... im working towards my...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2007

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    Found It!

    one day a woman searching for happiness told her village "I am going out into the world to search for complete happiness" decades passed when finally she returned wearily to her village they cried with joy at her return she just cried...suffering the lesson that happiness...
    8FOOTDREAD 8FOOTDREAD 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 10, 2010

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    And I Will Never Stop

    During the sadness, I knowI have to educate myself againJust as I have to learn to read and writeI know I am going to find happiness againAnd I will never stop , only the day I die.
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Jun 24, 2012

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    People And Places

    People and places Places I go Work Library Apartment Take a walk Run errands Go to the bank Go to the mal Take the bus Things I talk about The weather Work Movies Music News Sports TV shows Politics Movie Stars President
    Peter123 Peter123 46-50, M Nov 5, 2013

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    You Try So Hard to Make Someone Else Happy, You Forget About You...

    My girlfriend and I recently split up after over 5 years. Of course I am lost, confused, and lonely. I am not sure if miss her or the idea of her. I am not as hurt as I thought I would. For the longest time I was so afraid of losing her, and I thought my life would be over if...
    changingeveryday changingeveryday 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 27, 2007

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    Happiness Has Found Me - Not Today However

    I usually don't have to look for happieness. It usually finds me. I need to remember that, today.
    Peter123 Peter123 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 23, 2011

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    Sometimes, it'd be nice to have a home to go to

    with my ma. On the weekends I have my daughter I spend it with my mother but at the end of the day I drop her back off at the homeless shelter and I myself, stay with distant relatives. It's a different kind of experience living at the mercy of others and I don't think our...
    Brokenheartdies Brokenheartdies 22-25, F May 24

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    I need 2 things for total happiness; a purpose

    that makes me want to leap out of bed in the morning, and a lover that makes me want to leap back in at night.
    wise2L8 wise2L8 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 27, 2013

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    I`m Finding It Always...

    I think one of the things that holds us back from finding happiness is feeling sorry for ourselves. Feeling like we don`t deserve to be happy, feeling like we can`t be happy, or feeling like we have never been happy. Someone once said, "Some people believe they don`t derserve...
    Janno158 Janno158 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2011

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    It's Time

    I've learned many lessons, and lived many hardships, and I've grown and evolved, and even blossomed as a result.I'm ready to be open to happiness :-)
    rockyj rockyj 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 21, 2011

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    This Will Put You On The Right Path To Eternal Bliss.........

    In a nut shell a girl dies, is taken to hell and heaven by the Lord Jesus Christ.She is shown Pope John Paul II, Michael Jackson & children as young as 8.It is easier to share the story on a video and to get your attention........Please watch from 48.30 for profound bits and to...
    childofgod74 childofgod74 36-40, M Apr 15, 2012

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    Happiness Lies Within

    The very purpose of our life is happiness in order to achieve happier days happier weeks happier family,happier human community .....we should pay more attention to inner development dalai lama How true is this quote its one of my Fav quotes It helps when your feeling lost or a...
    didda didda 41-45, F Apr 15, 2012

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    Though I do this a lot it can be harmful to oneself. You should put someone's else's happiness before your own. But you should be careful not to hurt yourself in the process...
    AbleSankovik AbleSankovik 18-21, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I myself, am a believer in God. God has helped me through my lowest, and highest points. He let me see the light in the darkness. He helps me cope with daily hardships. However, I...
    Radicalised Radicalised 13-15, M 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Love is when the other person's happiness is more important than your own.... true and eternal ... you stop worrying about yourself and start caring about your loved one... not...
    000Camilla 000Camilla 31-35, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I recently saw this movie on Netflix, Hector and the Search for Happiness. It is such an insightful film. While on his journey, Hector found out that "Avoiding unhappiness is not...
    jacquelinees jacquelinees 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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    I want to find true love... The kind of love that is unconditional, patient, and kind. The kind of love where you can be yourself, with no make up, where you haven't showered, are...
    anhonestgirl anhonestgirl 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    its hard, but I know I'll get there.
    rascal555 rascal555 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    "We should concern ourselves not so much with the pursuit of happiness but rather with the happiness of pursuit." How many of us, I wonder, can recall that childhood moment when...
    NobodyFrvr NobodyFrvr 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I cannot say I am lucky because I did not get into many troubles while I was growing up. I was sort of the problematic-free individual and a matter of fact, once I wished to have...
    FreeyourSoul FreeyourSoul 70+ 2 days ago

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      I am a twenty one year old university student and I really want to experience what it feels like for someone to love and care for me. This might sound a little bit weird...
    Trust1993 Trust1993 18-21, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Seeing a plant grow in your garden. Making someone laugh. Coffee with a friend on a cold day. Hot cocoa, a book, and a fireplace when it's raining. Fuzzy socks. A cat rubbing up...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 days ago

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    Work in progress I guess fresh start completely new career path recently single too
    EdwardIX EdwardIX 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    My ex' grandmother once commented that women especially usually seek a glitzy perfect wedding because they want to emulate that "being a princess" moment we're they're the centre...
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Happiness isn't that plastic smile you paint on for your Instagram photos. It isn't being the loudest girl in the bar either. You can't find it under strangers' sheets and surely...
    BabyBlondeOne BabyBlondeOne 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am having a hard time finding my happiness today and I don't like it one little bit....
    nstar1983 nstar1983 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I once used EP because I was hurt. I vented here. wrote it all out here, felt it worked. Felt that all the pain and hurt that I had carried inside for years, was gone. And it was...
    lifealwayschanges lifealwayschanges 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    I am trying to figure it all out. I have been married over 10 years to a great man. Sex is good. I fantasize about women. I kissed another man in a moment of weakness. I have no...
    Sellerbee616 Sellerbee616 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    you cant find true happiness outside of one's self
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Normally when I am sad I like making music, drawing or writing. I never really mind being sad because i draw lots of inspiration from it. I was blessed to start my own company...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Sometimes I'm in a crowd and I just look around and start thinking how great it is to be alive and to have the people I love around me and to be loved by my family its great
    julibird julibird 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    i chuckle at the sight of raccoons at play,im weird
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    i wish i had a friend i can talk to and trust.
    deleted deleted 26-30 a week ago

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    Far from perfect... Sometimes I wonder if that isn't part of the problem. Not sure how to go on surrounded by so much darkness. This world is filled with so much hardship, so much...
    Calsi704 Calsi704 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Circumstances may make you who u r but YOU decide to either fight it with all you have and try to find your own happiness or to surrender to the hell you've known. For me I...
    FightingForHappiness FightingForHappiness 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    I am a married woman of 5......3 are his and 2 are mine. My 7yr old nephew lives with me also. I find more comfort and happiness with my children than I do with my husband...
    wishforsinglelife wishforsinglelife 36-40, F Jun 29

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    Well I must say EP has been an amazing and whirlwind and at times less than perfect experience for me. I met some really awesome people, who I am proud to call my friends. I met...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I look back, and my past seems to be the fantasy of long forgotten dreams – the people in it, unlikely to be real, at times, it breaks my heart to know they're still there. How I...
    Fable Fable 22-25, F Jun 23

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    I am trying to kill the cynicism inside me, here are my attempts. 1. It upsets me knowing that many successes are due to robbed ideas. 2. I wish my mother had a higher IQ, so I...
    YouAreNotWhoYouSayYouAre YouAreNotWhoYouSayYouAre 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 22

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    because i never been happy of my self i always cried because I don't look the same like others
    emimorales emimorales 13-15, F 5 Responses Jun 20

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    Why is it so much more difficult than you expect? Why do the sad moments in your day swallow the happy moments? The happy moments never swallow the sad, it doesn't seem fair. I...
    harbingerofcake harbingerofcake 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 20