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I Am Happy and Content With My Life

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    At Peace

    I am not rich, and I don't care. I am not a stunning beauty, but I love every single inch of myself.  I have worked hard to be where I am. I am proud of who I am and I embrace my faults.
    azzypan azzypan 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 20, 2010

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    So Far So Good

    2009 so far has turned my world upside down. It started off bein a realy hard time for me I had a lot goin on both inside me and in my life. I can'y believe that my life has changed so much in such a short time. If I'm completely honest I think I knew last year that myself and...
    annabellef annabellef 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 6, 2009

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    Happy

    With all of life's trials, tribulations, stumbling blocks, speed bumps and general issues I am still happy and content with my life. What is meant to be will be, trick is to make the best of it, learn from it and apply the gained knowledge to my life... then I can repeat the good...
    SoulUndiscovered SoulUndiscovered 36-40, F Mar 3, 2011

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    sometimes it takes a storm

    for you to see the rainbow!!!! and in the words of Pharrell Williams...happiness is the truth! lol love this jam! its quite possibly my new theme song!
    btrflifree btrflifree 31-35 1 Response May 6

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    Related Experiences

    So, recently I've come to the conclusion that I never feel completely satisfied or content with life. I have a decent job, I have a car, I have enough people to dub "friends" and...
    CocoaLibra CocoaLibra 26-30, F Jul 1

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    Yeah, I appreciate little things that I have for me to became happy. Being happy and contented is important. Learn to appreciate little things in life. :) Don't be sad and lonely...
    immzlonely immzlonely 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am not here to get into long and expansive arguments especially with the people that are ideologues. So feel free to get the last word. If I stopped responding, it's probably...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 11

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    People are so dramatic like your girlfriend broke up with you...move on man its not the end of the world. Or the other day in my house my mom figured out i wasnt taking the...
    Insomniac77 Insomniac77 16-17, M Jul 21

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    As I sit here, thinking about life and my life, or lack thereof, it's starting to become clear that I'm not happy. With any aspect of my life.
    itsmed11 itsmed11 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    I am single, and proud of it! There's nothing that upsets me more than to see people in a relationship to make up for being alone. It's so sad. Why do we put so much pressure on...
    Alliwoo Alliwoo 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    Idk why, I should be happy cos I have a great boyfriend and good friends but I do the same thing everyday. All we do is smoke weed or other drugs and sit around all day. I want to...
    yuuung yuuung 16-17, F Jul 14

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    I just find the details of life so damn complicated these days. Technology, phone menus, so many choices between products, everything is self-serve, etc. Even when it comes to...
    lagatta lagatta 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    Well not life in general but just continual traumatic events. The latest being my husband's redundancy. He is late 40's and has never been made redundant before and it is after a...
    savedbygrace0 savedbygrace0 46-50, F Jul 18

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    I haven't lived the life I wanted. I haven't made my dreams fly. I gave up on a lot of things. Maybe because I'm not strong. Maybe because it's not time yet. I know we all hold...
    Ludavin Ludavin 46-50, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I seriously can't cope anymore, I can't take life, no one would care if I went anyway, I'm done, done.
    BethHawkins BethHawkins 13-15, F Jul 1

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    My life is so meaningless.
    StupidWiseGuy StupidWiseGuy 18-21, M Jul 3

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    there is nothing to do in my life anymore ever since i got back from the mental health clinic there is nothing to do i just lost all the stuff i used to do and i just cant do it...
    Insomniac77 Insomniac77 16-17, M Jul 11

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    life... It's a beautiful lie ... It is just a game and I hate it :(
    maryamgh1376 maryamgh1376 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I did not know where to put this so I put it here.I am too strong to be frustrated but sometimes when people close to us do not understand that there is more to life than our small...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    On December 22, 2013 My daughter was in a fatal accident in San Bernardino CA. Killing 2 including her unborn child.. My daughter was 19 weeks 5 days pregnant when the Nissan...
    unbornangel unbornangel 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Seriously just take me now! I have no one anymore, no one to talk to. At home mom is stressed and tired of hearing me when I'm upset. When I tell her stuff she gets upset. I think...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Crazy bored, someone message me?(:
    BeccaBoo7869 BeccaBoo7869 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I guess everything won't always be okay...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    Or people. Or rules made by people. Who arent people. But jerks.
    AlmostDiscarded AlmostDiscarded 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    I don't know if I'm on the right track, all I know is I'm driven by my dreams to pursue my dreams.
    inseng12 inseng12 22-25 Jul 23

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    I really tryt so hard to be positivec but horrid things just keep happening. I'm wish I could believe one day I'll be ok but that hope just seems to get crushed everytimes I...
    Magdamay Magdamay 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Would-Like-To-Say-Something-based-On-Experience/4614028
    AlmostDiscarded AlmostDiscarded 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Can my family just realize that words ******* hurts
    ActuallyGrace ActuallyGrace 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I'm having a hard time explaining how I feel. The closest that I can come to it is ennui. I need a change and purpose to feel fulfilling. I fantasize about just packing my bags...
    AdoreWyoming AdoreWyoming 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I guess it is ny fault why I am hurting because I wished for you dearly to be happy. Now, you are happy. At least I think you really are happy. By the way you smile and the way you...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F Jul 15

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    I'm feeling content about my life. There would be many reasons that I wouldn't be happy. No job, no career, no partner, not much friends. Seem like a few big reasons to not be...
    kekehuang kekehuang 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    Right now I'm unmarried. No bf. a single mom of one kid. In my dream I was married and very happy & contented. My husband had a job and ride a horse to work. I remember feeling...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I’m a 46 years old single, also can call “cougar”, I am a SWF, never married, no children, and quite content with that. I also had thought find a person to marry, then plain...
    avenlence avenlence 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    For once in a very, very long time, I'm happy. I've been in a dark pit for years, and all of a sudden, I feel pretty content with my life. I'm not completely out of the pit, but I...
    xamybellex xamybellex 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    The human condition is full of ups and downs. No one, even the luckiest, is ever always happy. Bad things happen to us all. What determines our ultimate satisfaction with our life...
    Adaydreambeliever Adaydreambeliever 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    ive moved about 8 times in the past 5 years. im originally from ohio but we moved to south carolina about 3 years ago and I was happy as hell had so many friends and was just happy...
    idkhby idkhby 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    I THINK this is what the meaning of life is. The meaning of life is to make your dreams come true. Your lifetime is devoted to making yourself happy. If you aren't happy in your...
    Leea479 Leea479 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    My daughter is a little over one year old. ( I don't like talking in months)She has Down Syndrome. I don't treat her differently from my other kids. Her needs are a little...
    Kryzta Kryzta 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I remember the day he asked me out. I felt this buzzing feeling inside of of me and only later did I realize that I had never truly been happy in my life until then. He gave me 8...
    dourpenguin dourpenguin 18-21, M Jul 18

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    I feel like I usually post negative stuff but in actuality I'm pretty happy. With life, where I live, my friends, and everything. Yes, my life could use some improvement but I'm...
    nemophilist8 nemophilist8 18-21, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I honestly am not content with my body. I think partially because of sexual abuse and partially because of bullying. I used to try to starve myself but then I would get so hungry...
    Xander8905 Xander8905 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Why can't I be happy with life and the world?
    Charliee4 Charliee4 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    I guess, I've learned a lot from my past relationship. I missed so many happy moments with my family and some important events with them. I was physically with them but I was...
    Achelle07 Achelle07 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    Hi guys, I need to throw everything outside, and I think that's the best place to do it. So, I suspect my mother is borderline type, not officially diagnosed but I can see so many...
    joeyanna joeyanna 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Every day I spend at least an hour a day search the net for lethal poisons and drugs. I've found some interesting stuff. And even found that certain sites I'll be too one day won...
    lostunit lostunit 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It is said that we should love our parents. Mother is uniqe. Only one of her kind. But my mother is a person who hurt me the most in life. Because of her i've been crying the most...
    viktorija99 viktorija99 16-17, F Jul 1

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    I really hate everything in my life right now. My life, school, work, family, finance, social life, everything to suck. Whenever something seem to be going good in my life...
    emmiecarmi emmiecarmi 26-30, F 6 days ago