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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 18-21, F 1 Response May 13, 2007

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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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    Sure

    100% happy being me. Smiles.  
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 18, 2009

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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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    I found the one , the one everyone looks for , my soulmate , and im happy so happy . i love my baby and he love me .
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    I'm not a happy person. I have no idea why.I have everything which supposedly makes one happy. Good parents,good grades,probably a good job,amazing boyfriend..everything. I'm still...
    skyyhigh22 skyyhigh22 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I've realized that I've never known how to be happy, as an adult. I suppose I had happy moments when I was a kid, but ever since that, it's always been just thinking, that tomorrow...
    Bluehalo Bluehalo 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    EP exaggerates so much.. well I'm happy I'm okay.. I'm not soooo happy *rolls eyes* anyways.. so i decided to be the bigger man and ask my friend what's up.. we talked about it...
    mergirl123 mergirl123 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Is it selfish that I make people happy because I feel happy in return?
    strawberrycreamcake strawberrycreamcake 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 10

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    I’m so scared of the future. It’s only 2 years until I graduate and what am I supposed to do after that? I’ll probably just be a pathetic little 17yo virgin girl who’s...
    mareike128 mareike128 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    1. Making people laugh 2. Seeing people happy 3. Drawing and sketching 4. Donuts 5. Horror movies 6. The sound when it rains 7. Riding my bike 8. Doing something nice for a...
    charites0 charites0 16-17, F Apr 15

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    I'm happy when I make other people happy
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 4

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    Happy Easter! Happy Sunday! 😘😘
    NorthCarolinaNC NorthCarolinaNC 26-30, F Apr 5

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    I've always wanted a happy ending with my prince with me but I'm 44 now. Still looking young for my age. Finding a good man is really hard work. I give up on it. Gotta accept my...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 8

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    The only person I need to make happy is me no matter what, we only live once and I don't want to live a life with regrets am not getting any younger so Be happy with what u have.
    fresa87 fresa87 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 13

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    CheerleaderEm CheerleaderEm 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    Yeah :) when I see that they are happy, it makes me happy and I think of all the good in the world :)
    BloodRedDarkness BloodRedDarkness 16-17, F Apr 16

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    They have a healthy body. But hate their body image. They have more than needed money. But hate their bank balance. They have...
    NobodyFrvr NobodyFrvr 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 16

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    Today was another struggle. It's like everything I do has a negative twist on it. If I am having fun, all my mind thinks about is how it will be over soon. Things that use to be...
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 18

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    it almost always confuses me when people choose to be unhappy. There's always somethin you can find to be happy about! sides that, it makes people uncomfortable to be around...
    bethsmiles bethsmiles 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 20

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    Happy birthday to me! Happy birthday to me!
    emeraldtriangle420 emeraldtriangle420 22-25, F 9 Responses Apr 22

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    When you look into the mirror and you automatically think that your not good enough. Most people only care about looks and size but those people are never truly happy in life. The...
    XPinkX XPinkX 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 24

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    a lotta things that bother me, I know God's given me a beautiful life and a lot to be happy about but well, you know.. the human nature, we're never satisfied! even I wish I had a...
    slytheringuy slytheringuy 16-17, M 6 Responses Apr 25

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    Don't sit just there & be sad all day If ur having a bad day turn it around & make it a fantastic day😌 do things that make u happy😌✨ Love YourSelf❤️ always know someone...
    unknown3Xo unknown3Xo 13-15, F Apr 25

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    I have a long haired chihuahua named Bella and she is very shy. She is like a little shadow and always has to be in the same room as me or she isn't happy. When I am there she will...
    oyeabunstyle oyeabunstyle 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Micheal when I'm in a bad mood you always make me laugh and try to cheer me up I was pissed about what the principal did today and you made me happy with your jokes I wanna thank...
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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