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I Am Going to Find Happiness

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 248 People

    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 day ago

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    Work in progress I guess fresh start completely new career path recently single too
    EdwardIX EdwardIX 22-25, M 1 day 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 1 day 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 days ago

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

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    i chuckle at the sight of raccoons at play,im weird
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    i wish i had a friend i can talk to and trust.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 days 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 4 days 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 4 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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    that person you meet and the connection is automatic, you are drawn to them like nothing you have experienced before. the one you fall for so deeply you cant explain what it is or...
    ForgetableMe ForgetableMe 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I saw you with that other girl and my heart died a little. I saw how happy you were and I realized I could have never made that possible. So I guess my happiness was sacrificed for...
    Bailey242 Bailey242 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    My brother from another mother. Congrats DB. Of all of us back in the day, you were always the most chill, level headed, and down to Earth. I couldn't buy a better friend with all...
    NewEra0916 NewEra0916 26-30, M Jun 23

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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 1 Response 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

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    I am alone I am trying to find happyness
    prashuk1996 prashuk1996 18-21, M Jun 19

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    The key to happiness is never living in fear and embracing every moment of your life. You live to empathize, understanding the pain that others feel and knowing how to become...
    BrinkOfPeace BrinkOfPeace 16-17, M Jun 19

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    "Happiness is an instant recipe. One genuine smile is the only ingredient. The rest is simple. Use quickly or it will spoil." - Pat Brady
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Jun 18

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    If you need happiness you don't care how much money you have in your pocket but how much love and kindness you have in your heart some people are so poor all they have is money...
    Sozdar Sozdar 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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    Why is everyone around me always happy? But I'm never happy. That's so unfair. And I can't say I'm sad because Then No one want to talk to me. WHO Wants to talk to a person...
    2greeneyess 2greeneyess 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 17

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    I feel like everyone around me has a special someone and its heartbreaking :( Its just so hard to remind yourself that ur special when no one makes you feel special , I just wish i...
    Gertrude95 Gertrude95 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 16