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I Am Never Happy

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    I walk around like nothing is wrong.

    Fake smiling has become routine. I don't know what to do with myself. Every attempt at being truly happy never works. I always hate myself. I always want to look skinnier, prettier, shorter, taller, etc. I always want to change myself on the outside, so I can feel comfort. I...
    adventuretimer adventuretimer 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 24, 2014

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    Well.. today makes 17 years ive been on the

    planet... I spent it in my bed crying just like last year.. I just want to get away!!!! I can never find Someone who makes me happy.. I always Think maybe if I get a boyfriend he will keep me occupied enough to not think about how crappy my life. I always want to fix other...
    susiehomemakur susiehomemakur 26-30 Mar 27, 2014

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    No Matter What, I Am Never Happy

    It doesn't matter what I do, where I go, or where life takes me ... I am never happy. What else is there to say? Nothing is ever quite right or good enough for me, including myself. There's always something wrong with my job, my house, my friends, my religion, my finances, my...
    ConstantBattle ConstantBattle 36-40 8 Responses Apr 11, 2011

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    anf37 anf37 22-25, F Jan 25, 2010

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    Nothing Is Ever Good Enough......

    I don't know why but nothing is ever good enough for me - ever.  I suppose it's what makes me good at sales?  Being greedy I suppose would be one way of looking at it I dunno for me it's like this... I have a decent life, a good job, great friends, all creature...
    lemonslice lemonslice 26-30 8 Responses Feb 11, 2009

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    Why

    I cant explain why I'm never happy about anything .               Yes, I went to a doctor. Yes, I am taking antidepressants.        Yes, they worked for a brief time & it...
    valy valy 36-40, F Jan 1, 2008

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    Can't think of a time in my life

    when I've been happy and I'm 21. I am average looking, fairly quite but paranoid in front people who are popular or better looking then me especially girls. Sad I know. I have tried to be different on nights out or at work, college etc in hopes that I might feel happier but it...
    sporadicdark sporadicdark 22-25, M Aug 16, 2014

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    Frustrated With Life

    I too am always unhappy, as a matter of fact that is how I found this site. I googled I am always unhappy and this site popped up. My husband is sitting at the end of our bed while I've been laying here on my phone for the last couple hours. The sad thing is I don't really care...
    ssuperwoman77 ssuperwoman77 26-30, F Sep 12, 2013

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    Not Anymore

    My pchsyciatrist asked me today if I can see myself becoming happy.  I diddnt reply for a long time.  Then finally after she stared me down I said "No". I can't see myself being happy.  Not ever.  I cant even remember the last time I was truly...
    FallingStarr FallingStarr 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 27, 2009

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    Fear

    I am not only never truly happy, I am afraid of happiness. I'm scared to death that even the smallest amount of happiness will be torn away from me by some set back or unfortunate event. I've become so suicidal in past months it's unbearable.
    gygamer gygamer 26-30 1 Response Apr 22, 2009

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    Now , when you hear my story you may think I am

    insane for being depressed and have anxiety... I am 18 and I recently just got a soccer scholarship to the states , NCAA d1... I am so scared to go, I don't want to at all and I feel stuck. I can't be away from family , I thought I could until now but as time gets closer, I...
    Confused1616 Confused1616 18-21, F Jun 22, 2014

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    I Am Never Happy, And I Dont Tell Anyone.

    When it comes to the way a woman looks, I am never fully happy with the ones i get because i settle and i dont wait for what i truely want or desire.
    juncky juncky 26-30, M May 14, 2012

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    Choice

    Each moment I can choose joy or misery. It is my choice and no one can make it for me. Sometimes people express anger when I choose joy while the hand of fate is slapping the stuffing out of me. I don't mean to offend but the absurdity of my best efforts to succeed are ridiculous...
    Katie6963 Katie6963 61-65, F 2 Responses May 26, 2013

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    I don't remember the last time I was truly

    happy. Maybe sometimes before high school. Now I am 23 and miserable all the time. I feel like I am wasting my time, not doing what I love, not making my dreams come true. I had so many big plans and goals for myself and haven't made any of those come true. I feel like a failure...
    5sosfam 5sosfam 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2014

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    Is It Just The Ups And Downs Of Life Or Is Something Wrong With Me?

    I don't know where to begin really, I could list my whole life and explain away things but the situation for me at the moment is simply that I've met such an amazing women and been with her for roughly 5 months now. I love her completly and I know she loves me. This is a big deal...
    gazado gazado 26-30 3 Responses Nov 24, 2010

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    Why Can't I Be Happy?

    I diserve to be happy. I can't remember the last time that I was truly happy. I don't even know if I have ever been happy. Why can't I have this??
    mensrea mensrea 18-21, F Jan 21, 2009

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    Why Can't I Just Be Like Everyone Else

    I honestly can't think of the last time I was truly happy. When I'm out with friends I just find myself watching them have fun while I sit there and wait for the night to end. Whenever I'm alone, I want to be around people. But whenever I'm around people, I just want the to leave...
    Princesstess12 Princesstess12 18-21 Oct 20, 2012

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    Weird Obstacles

    I always have this dream like once a week, if its not this dream then i dont have a dream. Its the only dream i always get, i remember that i was going to try and visit somebody, but then there is this big buff women telling me i have to pass these moving electrical barb wire so...
    casius casius 16-17 Dec 8, 2008

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    I am tired of being this way, constantly comparing my life to others, (she has it better,, ect) i am not gratfull for what i have. i am 26 years old, very attractive, amazing body...
    Gena11 Gena11 22-25, F Feb 15

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    I am tired of being this way, constantly comparing my life to others, (she has it better,, ect) i am not gratfull for what i have. i am 26 years old, very attractive, amazing body...
    Gena11 Gena11 22-25, F Feb 15

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    I am tired of being this way, constantly comparing my life to others, (she has it better,, ect) i am not gratfull for what i have. i am 26 years old, very attractive, amazing body...
    Gena11 Gena11 22-25, F Feb 15

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    I am tired of being this way, constantly comparing my life to others, (she has it better,, ect) i am not gratfull for what i have. i am 26 years old, very attractive, amazing body...
    Gena11 Gena11 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    Happiness is something that everybody strives for. Some people naturally have the ability to be happy, others struggle. Obviously every person goes through some tough times. I am...
    ckjackson43 ckjackson43 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    I just wanna say I'm having a brilliant day today and I hope that you guys out there are having one as well ;) If not why not try something new like try talking to new people or go...
    8Alex8 8Alex8 13-15, M 9 hrs ago

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    Your Happy Word is "Laughter" You are happy because you are able to laugh at life. You believe that everything has a lighter side. You try to take a broad perspective and keep...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    My guy is amazing! I have never met a man like him. He texts me all the time. He shares his feelings. He tells me how beautiful I am. He might be a little afraid of getting hurt...
    ifoundhim ifoundhim 36-40, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I'll never tell, tell him myself but I hope he smells my perfume. 😈💋💨
    Chpt16 Chpt16 16-17, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    If you are happy , I am happy
    as3adsamy as3adsamy 22-25, M 18 hrs ago

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    how can i'll be happy if all i can hear is the word " GOODBYE".
    magebricks magebricks 18-21, F 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    When I was 8 my dad died, so my mom came to where my dad and I lived to take care of me, but what she really did was lock me away from everybody while she took all the money my dad...
    Bubblebran Bubblebran 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    Today is February 3rd...also known as the greatest day in the world, to me. Today was the day you first graced the earth with your presence. Not one second of one day goes by I don...
    Bound2You Bound2You 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    1 Listening to my children laugh 2 Talking to my son about his views of the world 3 Watching my daughter dance 4 When either of my kids wants a hug and cuddle as most of the time...
    00FlyingHome 00FlyingHome 41-45, F 5 Responses Feb 10

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    everyday is a deep torture for me. its getting harder each day trying to forget and hate you so as i can move on and dispersed all memories between us. 6 years together how was...
    sherisha sherisha 36-40, F Feb 2

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    I guess i never thought i'd find someone like him he makes me smile he makes me happy. I never thought someone could be like him😱im so happy and i just want to enjoy all of this...
    Boraboo Boraboo 13-15, F Feb 18

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    This is not a regret, it's something I've known would happen. Parents thankfully divorced at age 4. My dad had weekend custody and is a great dad. Still, I saw how hard being a...
    MissASC77 MissASC77 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    I've never felt this happy! I have once again received a letter from the man of my life. It was more on; he answered my letters that I've slipped inside his backpack. As he left...
    smilemelove smilemelove 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    Just once could I be happy? Not beat down and told everything that he doesn't feel is right. I'm here at his mercy. I do all he needs at the house, if he asks for something I make...
    Txwoman123 Txwoman123 41-45, F Feb 22

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    So here's the thing, HAPPY has a pretty big space in my life. I'm usually a very happy person, try to find the good in everything. It's a shame there are these unhappy moments in...
    destiny2015 destiny2015 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    What is happiness? it has many definitions from time to time and from people to people it varies. But 3 years back i used to attend free seminar every friday and that org is called...
    FightingTillTheEnd FightingTillTheEnd 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am neither happy or unhappy but i am thankful. My life is far from perfect, but for now, it works. I use to complain a lot about what i felt i needed from my marriage, but...
    mor2life3 mor2life3 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    I got a call from my ex last night. Since he dumped me via text on Christmas morning he started dating another girl who we proposed to and she rejected him. And now he is lonely...
    AshleyWCSloth AshleyWCSloth 16-17, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I waited for someone else to bring me happiness and all he did was just break my heart, the relationship was so frustrating that I would get sick for no reason and also mad at...
    mas80 mas80 31-35, F Feb 9

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    I haven't been on EP much lately but today I'll just write something down before I go to bed. The last 3 months have been hell for me. I did everything I can to get over my ex...
    TwingleLittleStar TwingleLittleStar 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 9

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    1 My best friend 2 Knowing that my friends are safe and well 3 The caress of someone I love 4 Long walks in the country 5 Listening to music 6 The first coffee of the day 7...