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I Am Going to Find Happiness

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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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    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 21-25, M 3 Responses Aug 27, 2007

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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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    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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    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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    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 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 23, 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 12 Responses Jun 24, 2012

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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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    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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    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 70+, M Jan 28, 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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    Suspended Heart

    I opened my heart, wasΒ smitten from kindness Life seems fertile for a new beginning, flash, then turn to a place never expected Held in suspension, too soon to really understand how How could this be? mystery consumes me Life is a journey of twists and turns, for destiny defines...
    Passionateheartman Passionateheartman 46-50, M 4 Responses Jul 10, 2012

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    "The Returning" A week ago, I broke up with my boyfriend whom I had lived with for over a year. I won't go into details, so lets just say we were walking different paths in terms...
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    June 26. Surviving Slumps. A slump can go on for days. We feel sluggish, unfocused, and sometimes overwhelmed with feelings we can't sort out. We may not understand what is going...
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    July 22. Learning to Trust Again. Many of us have trust issues. Some of us tried long and hard to trust untrustworthy people. Over and again, we believed lies and promises never...
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    DJMatthews DJMatthews 22-25, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    This is what i like in a guy. 1. Kind, polite and had manners e.g. Opening a door for me. 2. Preferably tall but that doesn't really concern me. 3. Loves to cuddle. 4. Likes to go...
    tidget tidget 13-15, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Look I don't think you guys understand what you are about to do. You may think you do but you don't Someone will lose their kid. Someone will lose their friends and someone will...
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    I get highly annoyed by some people on here who have no confidence and are only interested in finding a partner or "soulmate". I feel bad for getting irritated. I mean, I don't...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    Happiness is what makes a person truly grateful for what he has. It's something that can never be bought. Happiness is what makes us enjoy our lives. When you are happy, you are...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 25

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    I find I'm most happy when I find out what a woman tastes like :)
    wolfknot wolfknot 26-30, M 3 Responses Jun 22

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    i hope i can find her asap. i am not searching but i want to find my woman. who will be my wife.
    berealistic8 berealistic8 26-30, M 7 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I really thought we were going to last. We had our perfect happy ending figured out. I was going to have my kids one day and you were going to get yours too. And they'd be best...
    HLiax HLiax 13-15, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    "Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul." ~Democritus
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F Jul 2

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    Going to the beach I think today and then later I'm going swimming yay!! πŸ˜ΈπŸ™ŠπŸ’•πŸ©πŸͺ🍬🍭 πŸŒžπŸš˜πŸš©πŸ‘›
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    bubblysunshine bubblysunshine 31-35, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I find guys who are kind, polite and has manners attractive. Idk I'm really into the old fashion gentleman. Also confidence is always, always attractive. Confidence not arrogance...
    laurielala11 laurielala11 18-21, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    For me it's the eye color, it is the first thing I spot and I guess it's because I find my dark brown eyes dull! And I always enjoy a unique eye color and I've always been...
    musicdance814 musicdance814 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    DON'T BE FUSSY! :) Its really quite simple, if you aren't fussy and breeze through life and don't struggle against it trying to re shape your world its much easier! My partner > I...
    artymike8 artymike8 41-45, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    CosmicGirlA CosmicGirlA 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 23

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    I think everyone in this world deserves happiness.
    Living2Heights Living2Heights 13-15, F Jul 2

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