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I Am Going to Find Happiness

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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...
    changingeveryday changingeveryday 21-25, M 3 Responses Aug 27, 2007

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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...
    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...
    Ometz Ometz 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 4, 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...
    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...
    8FOOTDREAD 8FOOTDREAD 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 10, 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...
    jimrich jimrich 70+, M Jan 28, 2011

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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...
    Janno158 Janno158 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2011

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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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    Suspended Heart - I opened my heart, was smitten from kindness Life seems fertile for a new beginning, flash, then turn to a place never expected Held in suspension, too soon to...
    Passionateheartman Passionateheartman 46-50, M 4 Responses Jul 10, 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...
    didda didda 41-45, F Apr 15, 2012

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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 2 Responses Dec 27, 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...
    childofgod74 childofgod74 36-40, M Apr 15, 2012

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    Isn't everybody trying to find happiness really?
    shannonigin shannonigin 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I'm not happy but in trying to find my happiness I just hate feeling depressed
    sillygirl008 sillygirl008 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    When you are searching for something, the first thing to do is to define it. So let me ask you. What is the definition of happiness??
    YElRashidy YElRashidy 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    I'm not sure if some of us are born like this and it's ok to feel this way everyday but I'm so unhappy. From childhood I wasn't able to just sit and be happy everything felt heavy...
    charliann charliann 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Love is so hard Especially when you love someone but don't love u the same way back
    R3b3llion32 R3b3llion32 22-25, F Mar 25

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    I can't wait to be back in his arms. November seems so far away </3
    lifeisabeautifulstruggle19 lifeisabeautifulstruggle19 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I see people around school smiling and laughing and I can't help but wonder why and how are they so happy? Yes I've had great moments in life but overall I would not say I am happy...
    Extaminty365 Extaminty365 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm feeling better today. At least the severe mood swings seem to have subsided. It is a bit unfortunate that they've been replaced by a general gnawing sense of malaise, but I'm...
    Anonymouself Anonymouself 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I just know it EVERYONE that I work with is with someone I'm the odd one out I'm not using online dating because of bad experiences anyone who do takes an intrest I find out there...
    Dynamite500 Dynamite500 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I have read many stories of people who are lonely and then comments who feel the same way. I have found this feeling present in way forms and within all of us. It is an inevitable...
    moorelove3168 moorelove3168 18-21 2 days ago

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    I am going back to college after many years absent. Any of the housing I can find that I can afford doesn't allow pets. I'm afraid I'll have to give up my dog to go to college. I...
    SterlingHeart SterlingHeart 31-35, M 20 hrs ago

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    Too many times I find myself letting anxieties and fears control my thought patterns and actions. Into my 20s I had many factors that led me to believe that life was nothing but...
    simulatedexistence simulatedexistence 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    April 10. Using Others to Stop Our Pain. Our happiness is not a present someone else holds in his or her hands. Our well-being is not held by another to be given or withheld at...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F a week ago

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    April 10. Using Others to Stop Our Pain. Our happiness is not a present someone else holds in his or her hands. Our well-being is not held by another to be given or withheld at...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I remember a time when I never questioned my faith. I can remember how happy I was and how I could always find that silver lining in life knowing he was in control. Anymore...
    olliesali olliesali 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    Who wouldn't? Finding someone I love is the hard part
    EnglishEmpress EnglishEmpress 41-45, F 4 hrs ago

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    Doesn't everyone? but usually when I'm in a relationship, something is always expected of me. So, I plan to find someone who will love me unconditionally even if it means waiting...
    paradox5 paradox5 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    Where I'm going, I don't know. Still the same after 3 mths, of separation,some days are better than others. I am keeping busy with my kids, mom, dogs and work. I'm very fragile...
    bahalana75 bahalana75 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I am 24 years old, still single and never been with anyone. The people around me often brand me as crazy because I believe in certain things which may sound lunatic to them. I...
    ajvad ajvad 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 21

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    I love to help addicted people and their families to live a new life. I am living proof, that someone can change their life around to live a respectable, responsible, happy, joyous...
    ruledbyvenus ruledbyvenus 51-55, F Mar 27

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    I am unhappy with life. I thought a good job and getting married would bring happiness. I'm unhappy with everything. I want to meet someone else who is willing to chat. If things...
    Username21122 Username21122 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    Just finished watching a chick-flick called "A Cinderella Story - Once Upon a Song" and it was amazing but I'm feeling strange now. I am really happy and the story was funny and...
    Shiznitone Shiznitone 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I see people who travel all the time, get by on life with their art or the odd job and am totally envious of the time they have on their hands and how happy they seem. I work often...
    Hidebehindtherain Hidebehindtherain 26-30, M Mar 17

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    I have always put other people's happiness before my own and im starting to realize that people will just use me and then never speak to me again. I know that i probably will never...
    lunarfaerie lunarfaerie 16-17, F 6 Responses Mar 17

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    Happiness is only real when shared.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 18

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    Happiness is in the heart, not in the circumstances.
    adham99 adham99 18-21, M Mar 21

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    Pursuit of happiness.... Sometimes the pursuit causes unacceptable pain for those we love.
    popuptarget popuptarget 46-50, M Mar 21

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    I so desperately want to find my soulmate! I'm ready to release all this loving I have inside of me! I'm to young for a lot of things and definitely to old to be playing games...
    Thatgirloverthere00 Thatgirloverthere00 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    i hate that i feel like my own happiness depends on having ppl interact with me, showing me attention. the moment im ignored. i feel lonely, depressed, worthless, no good, just all...
    hallowedwillow hallowedwillow 26-30, F Mar 27

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    I wish I could make everyone happy. Everyone at work, all the customers, all the bosses, all the hot women, all the cool dudes. And all of the general public. All of my family too...
    ninerzoon ninerzoon 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    I'm in a good frame of mind and my spirits are high. I learned how to balance friends/family and work. I think I finally found my happiness.
    MissAma MissAma 26-30, F Apr 7

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    I steal a glimpse of happiness from my daughter's smile. I aware for those moments she's smiling or laughing my entire world is beautiful. It's sad that I'm only happy when she's...
    bluegirlboo bluegirlboo 22-25, F Apr 8

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    Really it all comes down to perception. If you can be happy in any situation and make the best of it, there is no need to depend in others for your happiness.
    MyDarkestDesires MyDarkestDesires 36-40, F Apr 9

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    My girl friend texted me today and asked me if I liked anyone. We're both polyamorus so I asked her if she meant for both of us. She said no you personally and I said no one except...
    cyraalana2000 cyraalana2000 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    You may or may not have known that last night was the Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse. It started at 1:48 am and lasted until 3:00 am. I watched the moon shadow over by the earth and...
    angiede angiede 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    The day I let someone else control my happiness is the day I lose all respect for myself.
    Addictivethickness Addictivethickness 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am going to dye my hair rainbow ( my first time dying my hair !) this summer :) just two more months!!
    NefelibataAggression NefelibataAggression 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago