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I Am Just Looking to Be Happy

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    Formula #1 For Happiness

      In my opinion - A formula for happiness. Happiness= What you want - What you can get + what you will settle for. Doesn't always work, but can be revisied.
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M Mar 12, 2009

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    Life Is Quicksand

    Let me tell you after all my years of being depressed I learned one thing. This poem is meant for the people who are here, who are reading it, who needed it.Life Is Quicksand Life is quicksand Your friends are your support system They hold you up when you're feeling down When I'm...
    instantquack instantquack 18-21, F Jan 11, 2013

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    Happy As One Could Be.....

    Let me just say for the record that im happy as one could ever be in this crazy and gloomy world of ours. I keep things on the up and up and always keep reaching for the stars.YepIm just a happy cool guy everyday, all day
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Nov 5, 2012

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    The Pinnacle

    I know that we have to walk through the valleys, then climb the mountain to truly appreciate the pinnacle, but why does there have to be so many valleys for all of us lately?  My hope for all my circle is that we reach the pinnacle together and that it be soon. 
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 9 Responses Mar 11, 2009

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    Treasure Hunting

    Faerie tried looking. I put up missing posters on walls and posts. I turned over my bed. I went to the brightest room. And what I found instead Is that we do not look for happiness. We make our own. We make ourselves happy. And only then Will we be able to share And find other's...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 3, 2012

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    Right Now - Why Can'T I Be Happy? Or At Least...Neutral

    I currently want to slit my wrists and bleed out so I never have to wake up to this horrible life ever again. The thought of never having to be awake again excites me and makes me feel warm and relaxed all at the same time, because I would finally be at peace. I am tired of being...
    instantquack instantquack 18-21, F Jan 25, 2013

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    About To Burst

    I just need someone to share my story with, i guess. Someone who actually wants to listen. But, every time I try to let it out I either lose a friend or become even more of an introvert than I already am.... I just need a way out. Don't get me wrong. I'm not suicidal and I hope I...
    amongthelilies amongthelilies 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 10, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    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 11 hrs ago

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    Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. Marcel Proust
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I am in an all-but-sexless relationship with someone I love and respect, and I'm looking for someone who can relate to talk to as I try to find my way through this. To get some of...
    NXS3 NXS3 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am in an all-but-sexless relationship with someone I love and respect, and I'm looking for someone who can relate to talk to as I try to find my way through this. To get some of...
    NXS3 NXS3 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Im looking for genuine ppl i can be myself with and be open with and not get thrown away or blocked cos how i act or things i say.
    Brissyfun Brissyfun 26-30, M 8 hrs ago

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    Hey ladies, I'm a good looking arab guy looking for a girl to marry... I'm getting a lot of family pressure to get married and want to make my family happy. I also do want to...
    GlobalExpat1 GlobalExpat1 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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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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    Happy or content? In life I think we experience moments of happiness but what we are all looking for is to be content. Is a state of permanent happiness even possible or...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 26

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    Looking for a obedient girl to keep daddy happy..
    DaddyForYounger DaddyForYounger 31-35, M Jul 12

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    I had a girlfriend I dated her for a year now we' have been separated for almost a month and I was looking and saw that she was already happy with another guy and it kills me ! I...
    Junebug33 Junebug33 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 14

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    COMING OUT - A Story by Jay. Hello, everyone. It's Jay from the "Jay and Corey Show." For those of you who have been around EP for a while, you probably know us. For those of you...
    cumminatcha cumminatcha 13-15, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hi there darlings. Daddy her for any girl that wants or needs one. I'll be happy to make you happy and feel loved :) can be sexual of course ;D
    HammerGuy69 HammerGuy69 18-21, M 2 days 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 need to stop looking for happiness in other people and find it within myself.
    ImJustANobody ImJustANobody 26-30, M Jun 26

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    A very mature guy, around my age. I am a great listener and apparently I give great advice. I am just trying to be happy in my life again.
    ericaaa987 ericaaa987 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I am not looking for an daddy so you guys who think i am stay away from me
    sweetheart16 sweetheart16 16-17, F Jul 2

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      Well, my name is (secret). I am 18 turning 19 this August. I am new to college and stuff. It has been 3 weeks. My first day here was on 15 Jun 2014, about 3 weeks ago. I am...
    thelonercollegestudent thelonercollegestudent 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 4

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    I don't know why, but every time I look at the clouds, it just makes me feel better, especially when the clouds have a nice sunset colour and feeling to it, it makes me happy 😄
    SarahBBZ SarahBBZ 18-21, F Jul 8

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    My friends rejected me after I left the father of my child and stopped going to Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. When I was younger I had a drinking problem. I liked to drink so much...
    tlee5001 tlee5001 22-25, F Jul 8

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    Ok so its been awhile since ive posted anything about my abilies,so i figured today i should. Early this morning. At 5:15am July 10th. I was up watching Netflix. And finished...
    icey1 icey1 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 10

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    I know I'm supposed to make myself happy, but I'm really wishing he would show up, and help me out.
    wantingattentionbad wantingattentionbad 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I don't know about 100 things, how about twenty-five for now until I can think about it;-). 1. Helping People. 2. Animals put a smile on my face. 3. Thunder storms. 4. Nature the...
    LillyPad80 LillyPad80 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I love the movie Bruno. The best part is when the little boy find the dress he had been looking for. I loved when the girl told him "if I wear pants you can wear dresses. Were just...
    Naty14 Naty14 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Single 😅😪 finally lol. I'm kinda happy about it tho
    crosscountry007 crosscountry007 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Hi There Everyone!Some of you we talk to regularly and others we think of often.Hello to all and we hope you're healthy and happy!Please do us a favor and watch this video and let...
    mrfinancer mrfinancer 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    I am married to my soulmate. From the moment we met we both knew we had something very special.....I know what she's thinking about... We finish each other's thoughts...all the...
    Bergy7 Bergy7 51-55, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    GUMMY SWEET TARTS I NEVER KNEW A CANDY COULD MAKE ME THIS HAPPY
    omfgitsabbs omfgitsabbs 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have recently just got over my break up with my four month boyfriend and am finally ready to embrace the single life! After the break up I cut my hair and dyed it to make me a...
    kimilolakara kimilolakara 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days 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 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 5 days ago

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    Like sure duper happy! And I love it even more making others happy. I'd go overboard sometimes making just strangers smile, and what I would do for the ones closest to me is...
    RunJackie RunJackie 18-21, F Jun 23

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    Is sad to realize today that i lost the chance to be happy with a person that really made me feel myself.i was always in need of something not giving the right value to that...
    bluedolphin22 bluedolphin22 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 25

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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 1 Response 3 days ago

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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 1 day 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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    Happy birthday to President George W. Bush who is 68 today. Happy birthday to Sly Stallone who is also 68 today. Happy birthday to actress Janet Leigh in Heaven :) .