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I Am Happy to Be Me

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    Almost There!

    For a really really really long time, I was extremely self-conscious and I held myself back and I wasn't happy. At all. But recently, I've been doing some self-reflection, and I decided to change that. I realized that I deserve better than the expectations that I was setting for...
    jillybee2305 jillybee2305 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 12, 2012

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    Bi-polar Survivor

    Anyone who suffers with bi-polar.Should all know that it's not easy.All the **** we feel,Suicidal Tendencies,Anger,Depression,Etc.We get labeled as crazy,psycho and before, this use to bother me but for the last 3 years.I could care less what people label me.Yup I'm Bi-polar and...
    antisocialbutterfly antisocialbutterfly 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 11, 2007

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    Yes, I Am Happy Being Me!

    Being transgender has made my life confusing, difficult, sometime painful.I am living my life today, being myself. I am just me, and I like being me.I've come to accept me over all these years of living with myself.I am a woman, I know this.Being a woman is a lot of work but...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 2 Responses Feb 2, 2012

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    Sure

    100% happy being me. Smiles.  
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 18, 2009

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    Fra-geel-lay

    Today. This is how I feel. yUck Foo
    NotLarryBubkiss NotLarryBubkiss 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 18, 2012

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    Finally I Am Beating Depression!!

    For the first time in nearly 7 years i am happy to be me!! I am getting over my depression!! It feels so good to be able leave the house by myself!! As i mentioned in my other story i recently broke up with my boyfriend. It took alot of strength to do that. I depended on him...
    commodore720 commodore720 19-21, F 1 Response May 13, 2007

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    Why Won't I Be? =)

    yeah. i am happy  being me=)
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 19, 2009

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    Just Me

    I know I'm not perfect. BUT I am perfectly me! xo
    HisLady HisLady 22-25, F Sep 11, 2009

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    Me

     I'm happy,How I like it,The way it should be,There's nothin',Makes me happier,Than being me.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 7, 2011

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    I Am Totally Happy To Be Me......

    I am very happy to be me....it took many years to get to the ME I have wanted, and I have had a lot of good people help me get here....my awesome new husband, my best friend in the world next door to us, my awesome daughter, they have been through the ride with me, and they are...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 24, 2010

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    The aspect that I enjoy most about my job, is seeing happy people. I love helping others, seeing people become happy again. It makes me feel like I've done something worthwhile.
    maggiemaggamuff maggiemaggamuff 36-40, F 11 hrs ago

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    Be happy for others not sad for yourself.
    macyymayy macyymayy 13-15, F 15 hrs ago

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    I feel happy. Been having trouble communicating with my bf but I think we're making progress.
    linda8a linda8a 22-25, F 12 hrs ago

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    Nearly everyone on my friend list wants to abandon me because I'm depressed and I depress them so I just fake being happy, trying to make the company last until a year later when...
    ShadowWolf190 ShadowWolf190 13-15, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Rules of happiness.. i feel really good if i can make someone happy.. So these are the facts that i want to share.. Hope it will benefit at least someone out there.. On how to be...
    wondersoflife wondersoflife 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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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 so sick of feeling sad all the time... I haven't been genuinely happy in a long time, maybe ever since I was born. So, I just want to be happy now. And I can be happy, if I...
    astro00 astro00 22-25, M Jul 18

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    I am happy with myself, even if they are many things which I want to improve, to me, improvement starts with being happy now and cultivating an overflow of self-love. Two articles...
    Taurusedi Taurusedi 31-35, M Jul 5

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    Happy birthday to former First Lady Nancy Reagan, wow she's 93 today! Happy birthday in Heaven to talk show, giant Merv Griffin. Happy Happy to singers Gene Chandler and Bill Haley...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Jul 6

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    I love seeing people happy and I try my best to go out of my way to make others happy as well, but honestly I just give up on some people. It's not that there's no hope, but I just...
    Tlythatswsup Tlythatswsup 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Not sure why I feel this way but I'm always never fully or truly happy or satisfied enough. I have friends and we often go out and have fun and I'm always happy but when I ask...
    PursuitofHappiness1 PursuitofHappiness1 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    I have to say that the reason for me not being happy is because of my weight. I am a 20 year old overweight female and I haven't experienced the emotion of being happy. I don't...
    beyondthebluesea beyondthebluesea 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I cant be happy until you are happy. As long as I know you are not okay ill never leave you alone. The more you try to push away the more I push back. I am a friend that cares...
    AnotherDumbProfile AnotherDumbProfile 13-15, M a week ago

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    I pretend to be happy for everyone except ep. No one cares really, but it usually makes people happy when you're happy and smiling. That's all I want, for everyone to be happy.
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    all we do in life is try to strive to be happy and being afraid to be unhappy being ashamed of being unhappy im depressed and lonely i admit it and you should too if you are im...
    bvinc86 bvinc86 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 2

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    In a long time I am happy :) I woke up smiling this morning ...despite the drama of last night! I'm happy just laying I'm bed not thinking about a damn thing.. I am to just let...
    kaysdee kaysdee 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I understand that everything we do or feel is a result of our thought process. nothing is real. we can make it real in our own minds but even then it is only real in our heads. but...
    motherearth227 motherearth227 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Now don't get me wrong, I do have my bad days. Though most of the time, I am a happy person and I enjoy making people smile and laugh. I enjoy being around other happy people and...
    UltraCerulean UltraCerulean 26-30, F Jul 12

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    Look at these happy faces 😄😊😂😌😚😆 And look at these sad faces 😠😡😱😏😨 Did you notice that all happy faces have closed eyes ! And on the other...
    happinesslieswithin happinesslieswithin 18-21, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I think she's an amazing woman, and so much kinder than I am. I am happy to know her, but I don't think I could ever make her happy... I used to think so... but no.
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 29

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    I've been feeling so down lately, actually I've hit rock bottom...my hands have been shaking constantly since I cut myself again this morning I've decided to do something about it...
    NPkid97 NPkid97 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    I can talk about how I lie to myself and it is a bit hard writing this, but I am sad inside, but lie to myself, I am very good with lying to myself, and everyone thinks that I am...
    mee1997 mee1997 16-17, F Jun 30

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    Yesterday, was my third romantic prospect's birthday. I waited all day for him to respond to my greeting (idek why) and when he finally did, I just stared at it and thought, "This...
    clawrist clawrist 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈Happy Fourth of July but my effing neighbors decide to blow up fireworks that sound like effing bombs...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    What is the point of being sad and gloomy? Being happy is one of the best feelings in the world! Well, to me at least! A lot of things amuse me and cause me to be happy. I am very...
    DamoiseauDynavolt DamoiseauDynavolt 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    well sometimes making someone happy makes u happy as well
    ilovebeingrichh ilovebeingrichh 41-45, M Jul 8

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    I'm happy. It took a very long time. But I am very happy at this point in my life. I just feel this emptiness inside me.
    hopeliz hopeliz 16-17, F Jul 9

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    I'm done with my past so I decided why do I have to deal with tons of crap which isn't even mine? Why do I have to stick my nose into everything that seems interesting then get...
    Lollilovergirl10 Lollilovergirl10 13-15, F Jul 12

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    I used to have a very series case of depression but then I met a guy and I'm happy now. No more depression. I'm happy again :) :) :) :)
    MatildaBlack MatildaBlack 13-15, F Jul 13

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    My husband and I have been married for 2 years now. We have a 1 year old son. I am a stay at home wife/mom, 22 years old..... I am not happy with my husband and i's...
    S9402045 S9402045 22-25, F Jul 13

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    I am a teenager in high school, and my parents have been divorced for over two years (but it was a long and messy process, and they have only been living apart for about 6 months...
    trackster54313 trackster54313 16-17, F Jul 13

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    I am happy, maybe not with everything but im happy that i got to meet such an amazing girl and getting to know her this past few months have been amazing. Im over my ex of 4yrs i...
    rescueme27 rescueme27 18-21, F Jul 14

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    Emptiness within is such a horrible feeling. It's not a feeling I've been able to shake and replace with completeness easily. It is the root of what ultimately drives me insane...
    addictionbarbie addictionbarbie 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 19

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    This helps me so I just wanted to share it with everybody.. :) 10 ways to be a happier person 1. Think 5 positive things everyday when you wake up (might as well start everyday...
    oliviamarie5524 oliviamarie5524 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I have loved my cousin for my entire life about a year ago I let him move in with me one thing lead to another over time. Need less to say we both fell in love with one another...
    leosheart leosheart 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    Hey Cyn Just want to say Happy Birthday my sweet lady of light. May your day shine as bright as you do and may you receive as much love as you send out. I am happy to count you...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I'm overly happy with everything My friends say I'm going to explode with anger someday but really I'm just an all round happy person 😄😃😀
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    It all started when I was curious about a sight on line called having an affair .I started up my own profile which then lead me to checking it quite often. I was also a married...
    couger100 couger100 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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