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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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    Because.....And if id never had made those

    mistakes i would not be the woman i am today!lilreddressღ 
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 1

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    mistressTT mistressTT 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    OMG My Nan bought me a BRIGHT CANARY YELLOW HOODIE I am so happy! :D Because of social anxiety I will never wear it outside but, I still love it! XD
    goldenlord52 goldenlord52 13-15, M 3 hrs ago

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    There is no want? You either are or your not happy?You and you alone decide this state of mind or existence.The aging process has brought me to this very simple realization.It's...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Be as good mother as your never pleased children would ever want you to be. Make them happy, at all times. Be as good cook to your family as possible. Have them be happy after...
    51squirrel33 51squirrel33 51-55, F Sep 13

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    Yes I want to be happy again. Feel alive again Don't have many ppl around me to show their support, sometimes just have to make peace with the fact they care about you but don't...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    It isn't difficult for me. I enjoy life and approach each day as an adventure. When people are obviously not happy I don't try to force my good mood on them but I do use humor to...
    SammySamps SammySamps 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 8

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    What is "happy" anyway? I think of "happy" being when you're a kid and you have no worries, no fears, you feel that your parents will always be there to protect you, that...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm suuuuper happy :DD one little reason is because I got to leave school for a trip early..but the big big reason is because when I was saying goodbye to my boyfriend we kissed...
    waterwolflover waterwolflover 13-15, F Aug 28

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    Look all around and see things happening to people. not to me.. I am too awkward to even own a personality My social ineptitude brings forth all that i dont deserve. I am not happy...
    anisse113 anisse113 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    Happiness and Love just go together. If I could find love again, I would find happiness. After 14 years of marriage I realized I wasn't happy and never would be where I was. I...
    inlandsea inlandsea 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    I really feel like my life has turn out for the better after that disastrous last semester. Flashback of last semester: Met a guy - have lots of fun - texting a lot with him...
    minyue minyue 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I try very hard to stay positive with everything that's goes on in my life, however I don't seem to be able to keep it up for long. Life seems to be able to jump up and kick me in...
    Lightandshadows Lightandshadows 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    "Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so." Robert Green Ingersoll
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 2 Responses a week ago

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    It might seem crazy what I'm about to say Sunshine she's here, you can take a break I'm a hot air balloon that could go to space With the air, like I don't care baby by the way...
    ConfusedAgainAlways ConfusedAgainAlways 26-30, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am soooo happy! I'm just in a happy mood. I took a shower and I'm home without my parents and I can do whatever I want without a nag! I'm so happy!
    hellerpeople hellerpeople 16-17, F Aug 23

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    Iam not the wealthiest nor the healthiest man on earth but i am happy for what i have and done. I am happy and i want to share this feeling with you all. I hope you all as happy as...
    GudHusban GudHusban 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    For as long as I've known myself I've always been closed off. My mother raised me in a closed off world where school was the farthest I could go into the outside world. I was never...
    FriscoWolf FriscoWolf 18-21, M Sep 1

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    It's funny how looking through old photos can really put your life into perspective....how clearly you can see your life in chapters. I'm in a weird chapter of my life right now...
    SupernovaxGirl SupernovaxGirl 26-30 2 Responses Sep 2

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    Always thought the choice between being happy for yourself and giving up the things we want to make others happy was such a fine line. I wanted to have a great life just being...
    enoch1005 enoch1005 22-25, M Sep 3

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    Those who do not believe will never have happy endings in their life because they only believe that when they die, they just die. To those who believe, they will have happy ending...
    LoverBoyMike LoverBoyMike 18-21, M Sep 11

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    I love my life. .I feel that I am happy because I am alive. .I have food ...clothes. .roof on head...thank god I all these have. ..then why I feel bored sometimes. .I don't know...
    Smunai Smunai 36-40, F Sep 11

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    I want to make you happy, I want to make everything happy but sometimes I just can't give you what you want and I'm so sorry about that
    NoraWilliams NoraWilliams 13-15, F Aug 22

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    I used to be happy. A child with zero cares and 100 reasons to love life, but now 10 years later I cannot think of a single one. I used to think i was pretty, until they started...
    darknesssweetnesssadness darknesssweetnesssadness 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    Omg. Lol. Almost fully. Fully is five. Me is one. But have not been here for a long time. Feels fokyn good. Odd. Doubtful. But good. Tiny happy...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 27

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    My life is simple and I'm deeply happy. I potter in my garden, take walks in nature and play with my kids. I'm just happy. I get happier each day.
    FinlayBrowne FinlayBrowne 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    Her Name Was Mary, As Is Mine~~~For Grandma~ August 31, 1895 - November 22, 1976And On This, Her Happy Birthday ~~~Dear Sweetest Gram,As I sit here with thoughts of you, giving...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 7 Responses Aug 31

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    I can keep pretending being Happy when im actually feeling empty inside.. But.... I CAN'T keep pretending being Happy when im mad...
    Unstableteen Unstableteen 13-15, F Sep 2

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    It's gotten to the point to where I don't think i'll ever be happy. I use to think maybe its because i want a boyfriend, or i want a friend but now i just don't think i can be...
    LiesGreedMisery LiesGreedMisery 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I know how to be truly happy in my life, work, and raising my kids on my own, But I do not know how it feels to be in a truly loving and happy relationship with a woman! I want...
    wjk1849 wjk1849 46-50, M Sep 5

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    Don't understand how I can make someone so Happy when I am Not feeling to Happy Myself?
    swtnsxyone2011 swtnsxyone2011 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    Thee Onlyy Thinq Thtt Matters, Att All, In This Wholee Huqee Universee, Is Iff You'ree Happyyy. Ntt Jst Okayyyy, Ntt Jst Contentt, Bt Happyyy...
    conniee3 conniee3 18-21, F Sep 7

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    I admit I'm a jealous hater. I rather be with someone who's happy but I can't relate to them and I don't like faking how I feel. Depressing people are annoying but happy people are...
    WhatTheFrenchToast WhatTheFrenchToast 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 8

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    Recently, I walked into a branch of a bank I’m a member of barefoot. While on line waiting to be served, the manager saw me and said, “Hi, how are you?” “Good,” I said...
    countingtoesisfun countingtoesisfun 26-30, M Sep 9

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    I'm sooo happy for mindie, she is growing sooo fast, she turn 7 years old today, I got bella and Samantha up and Adam and his two girls, so we could wish mindie a happy birthday...
    jennylovestosmile jennylovestosmile 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 9

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    You Are 'Eye of the Tiger' You are happy because you focus on what matters in life. You don't give up on your dreams. You may seem unhappy at times to some, but you aren't. You...
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 4 Responses Sep 10

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    Happy birthday to me! Thank you Lord for another year.. I am really happy and feel blessed.. Thank you for all your surprises Lord!! I love you :)
    Manhater013 Manhater013 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 12

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