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I Am Rich But Not Happy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 10 People

    I turned an investment firm I've built

    since I was a kid into a massive advertising and media platform. I'm happy about these accomplishments but I never feel fulfilled, just empty.
    xistance xistance 18-21, M Jan 11

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    Dont Know What To Do With Life

    Well to begin with, i start looking at negative of everything, perhaps it has to do with my upbringing. I was born in a middle class family of doctor parents, there was always pressure of studies on me from their side, there were many abuses, beatings that i suffered and it has...
    ankurbhardwaj82 ankurbhardwaj82 26-30 4 Responses Jun 4, 2010

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    My issue with the name of this experience is that it comes with the pretense that in being happy showing off, it is something I go out of my way to do intentionally. My...
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    First of all. I am not rich or wealthy. :) But for some reason, I do not want to get very rich. I guess I am just afraid of the thought of having to have everything yet I am lonely...
    codeyellow codeyellow 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    Rich. Yes I would, sure think life would be easier to live. Famous. I could care less if people know me or not.
    001goodguy65 001goodguy65 46-50, M 3 Responses Jan 1

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    Whenever people call this nation great. That's only if you are rich and get paid above a five figure sallery. All the real work is done by men and woman of all ages and races, who...
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    Orangejuice, that is orangejuice in that two dollar cup... I wish I was rich
    Ashthewolf7601 Ashthewolf7601 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    I wish i was rich so i do not have to go to work and i could hire a maid. what do you think? Why?
    bnaesf bnaesf 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 15

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    This is a stupid experience. Seriously. WHO DANG CARES IF YOU ARE RICH. Lol
    juliettecf juliettecf 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    if I get rich I will show and talk it but want be mean to people will treat them the same.
    ladylare ladylare 31-35, F Jan 19

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    It's true.. If I had one wish it would be to be rich. I'm a believer that money can buy happiness, for some people at least. Tons of money = no worries. Face it, the world revolves...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Not long ago I had posted a story "treat the people who are bad to you well" This time it will be "treat the people who are good to you badly "From the book "how to ruin your life...
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 4 Responses Jan 7

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    but I cudnt afford one thing! love,! I am a guy who cares how my girlfriend look! hotter or sweeter, or gorgeous, but I cudnt get a girlfriend like that! I'm not the best looking...
    priyadharshan0 priyadharshan0 13-15, M 4 Responses Jan 18

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    Just be happy. Sounds too simplistic, doesn't it? But, in actuality, we can have much more happiness if we choose to consider things from a positive perspective.Everyone...
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    I love a woman with a big round butt I love to look at them an rich them
    luvps luvps 31-35, M Jan 6

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    I wish I could find money to finance my dream business.most of the time,you have dreams but no means of helping yourself.I wouldn't want to be given money because if you don't work...
    luckyfatma luckyfatma 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    I don't really. You know what they say when you have a lot of money. "The more money you come across, the more problems you'll see". But that's just me πŸ‘
    moonela moonela 26-30, F Jan 12

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    Sometimes I wonder: Am I ever going to be truly happy with my life? Honestly I don't think I have ever been truly happy. I know that we can't go thru life just being happy all of...
    vikkianne vikkianne 31-35, F Jan 15

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    Being happy is a state of mind,making someone happy, is very good luck.Happiness comes by believing that you're happy.You can't make someone else happy.All you can do is present...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M Jan 19

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    Well, this group title is somewhat misleading, but I'll explain. Idk why, but I notice when I talk to people while they're depressed, they are more interesting. I mean, yeah sure...
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    I lost my focus for so long. Wasted so many years waiting for someone else to make me happy. Allowing myself to be buried under negativity, isolation. It doesn't work that way...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    EXPIRED though the shot hurt alot you seemed very relieved, you said now you will always come back to me . well A few years later I happened to run to far , I could not see you...
    youreadwhat youreadwhat 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    jenny646 jenny646 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 5

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    it definitely isnt easy. just seeing you message me. i could see my heart beating through my chest. i dont know how to feel, what to say. because i love you. but i feel as though...
    Ebolaa Ebolaa 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    permanentdreams1 permanentdreams1 13-15, F Jan 12

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    This life we all share is crazy. Their are people who believe in a god, people who believe we can from evolution, people who don't give a damn about where we came from. All I know...
    1Freeyourself1 1Freeyourself1 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 14

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    Finally it's the first day of the new year. It gives an immense pleasure to wish you all a very happy new year 2015. I pray and hope for the greatest glories and happiness for you...
    theReasonbehindyourSmile theReasonbehindyourSmile 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    enviouseyes enviouseyes 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 11

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    I'm so happy today..I dont even have words for it..I want to hug everyone.. Cause I'm happy..the reason is someone special to me....I don't want to disclose it..I would appreciate...
    neilstewart neilstewart 22-25, M Jan 11

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    I have been depressed for as long as I can remember. However, Today I felt kinda happy. When I woke up I came to accept the fact that I never had a girlfriend, no 1st kiss, no...
    KianZzy KianZzy 18-21, M Jan 12

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    It's just make me happy to make others happy / feel better about there self . I love people & I think everything should smile & be happy for whatever reason (:
    kylehc6 kylehc6 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    I'm so much happy. I was been at work since last 3 months and i was out of my beloved country. now I'm going back to my country within few days. I don't like going home and meeting...
    YaminMalik YaminMalik 18-21, M Jan 14

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