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I Am So Bad At Happiness

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 20 People

    I've lost more than one friend due to completely losing my sh-- over something totally unwarranted. Most recently I perceived that I had been wronged by a new but dear friend (I...
    cssoulsearching cssoulsearching 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    I come from a big family, so when I was told at a young age I would Never have children I cried for a week. But then I got over it, and decided I would live a full independent life...
    NotFirstNotLast NotFirstNotLast 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 4

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    I can't seem to find true happiness, I grew up at my grand ma place, my dad is based in Asia country, have always go to school myself, other kids come to school with their mother...
    lindadalexmonroe lindadalexmonroe 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    As has happened at a couple of other points in my life, I've gotten so wrapped up in the problems in my life that I've stopped living much of it. Recent events have highlighted...
    WishfulGuy WishfulGuy 46-50, M 3 Responses Dec 3

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    I know what I've been searching for SUCH a long time. I have the answer. I know how to reach happiness. The answer is staring you at your face; I bet you would not have guessed it...
    JavierHunting JavierHunting 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 25

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    Dont let anyone determine your happiness. Dont rely on them to make you happy. Because you'll just end up hurting yourself. Do things in your life that are for you, & because you...
    Cath947 Cath947 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    Has anyone found happiness? I see it as fleeting moments that don't last very long. They are short lived events that fill in the void of our mundane existence. If I strung all the...
    sonoflk sonoflk 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    Find happiness or die trying. I feel like I cannot have been put on this earth to simply earn a living and struggle to push through the day. Life has to be more than a career...
    LeBonBon LeBonBon 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I think my love has met someone else. He is always online on Whats App and he don't know that I'm watching him every moment. I know his routine and I know what does he do in...
    unknown159231 unknown159231 18-21, F Nov 26

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    I am cursed with bad luck to the point where I doubt my own self worth anymore. I've made a list of my blessings and curses and although both have their fair share of length, I am...
    kiiiten kiiiten 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    If you can find the time, will you wait for me? You've opened the chest of my life while I watched you, only to find the expression on your face that there was nothing inside...
    JavierHunting JavierHunting 18-21, M Dec 1

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    If you focus yourself on getting better everyday. Good things will come! Don't cling so much on negative things or bad memories. Past is in the past! You can never undo it but you...
    Margaretxo Margaretxo 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Is life truly what you make it...or is bad luck just hereditary?
    cbnfvr cbnfvr 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Even if it doesn't buy happiness then at least you get to pick how to live your life. You can fix what makes you unhappy. There are tons of ppl and services and experiences...
    Sinjintiger Sinjintiger 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 21

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    I have all the answers I need for this stage in my life. I may not have implemented the theory yet, but at least I know what to do, and when the opportunity arises, I will seize it...
    JavierHunting JavierHunting 18-21, M 5 Responses Nov 29

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    I'm living a life where I hang on your every word My happiness controlled by your actions Thoughts only of you Im no longer happy I'm no longer me Just an extension of your...
    NOVEMBER09 NOVEMBER09 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 30

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    Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
    sleyblakes sleyblakes 22-25 1 Response Dec 2

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    I understand you more than you do yourself. Intellectually, I know everything I want to know about you. **** my arrogance. I can see with my rotting brain, through my dead eyes...
    JavierHunting JavierHunting 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 3

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    There is no such thing as the pursuit of happiness, but there is the discovery of joy. Joyce Grenfell
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Dec 6

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    It's hard to settle for second best when you've always been first priority to someone else. A competitive nature is what keeps you around, you can't stand not to win. Putting...
    cbnfvr cbnfvr 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    "I'm on the pursuit of happiness and I know everything that shine ain't always gonna be gold" -Kid Cudi
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M Dec 7

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    i believe the path to happiness is by doing something that gets you in that zone.now doing that while helping others and getting paid for it(not always) is how you get there i...
    abronymous abronymous 18-21, M Dec 11

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    'Life is about trusting your feelings and taking chances, losing and finding happiness, appreciating the memories, learning from the past, and realizing people change.' - unknown
    111gadafy 111gadafy 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 11

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    Most days I smile and make jokes but when I'm alone all I do is cry. I have died inside where happiness used to live.
    aussiegirl2014 aussiegirl2014 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Going to bed every night wondering how much longer you'll stay tortured here with us is not a recipe for a restful sleep. The last thing I think of at night is usually the first...
    cbnfvr cbnfvr 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I find a lot of happiness in my cats, although, I have trouble finding in other places. I'll keep trying.
    kittenstar kittenstar 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Hi there. I am very lonely at heart and i want to write my story and sorry for my English. At school i studied German. I have 19 years old. I live in Ukraine. I'll start with the...
    lonelyrider95 lonelyrider95 18-21, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I can be a mother, and I can do a lot of things, but it seems as though I cannot escape being bad at the vanilla basics. I meet people in college, as neighbors, etc etc. I try to...
    Helatus Helatus 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 3

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    Hi my name is Fierre, I'm a black geek & well from the title I have written many songs since 2010.. mostly because my life is worse than a drama. I have lost a lot of relationships...
    LTekna LTekna 22-25 1 Response Nov 20

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    I am an honor student. I've been in the honor roll for 5 years and never have I met a teacher as bad as Ms. Annabelle. Let me explain. I'm a junior and I just want to relax a bit...
    defi4nce defi4nce 16-17, F Nov 21

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    Be careful out on the road ,,thanksgiving weekend ,, The weather man said bad weather coming in,, the road maybe close to bad weather if caught out on the highway ,,do this fix you...
    pullupgirl102 pullupgirl102 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    Knowing what your bad at, makes one know what your good at?. (Tho I hope not to find something good in bad things) And what might be done different or better... Or that cant be...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Dec 3

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    I am still so angry. I don't know how to process these feelings and they are eroding my adult life, holding me back from being a successful person. Mental illness runs in my...
    momshelle momshelle 26-30, F Dec 9

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    bad boys who treat me special , bad boys taller than me, bad boys who act a little silly, I love that
    basedteenager basedteenager 13-15, F Dec 9

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    I have been at a university for a few years now and at the beginning I had a friend who I somewhat trusted so much. We confided in each other all the time yet we fought a lot but...
    crimsonreggie crimsonreggie 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    When I first found out I was pregnant, I was scared and in shock. I never even considered an option other than abortion, although I didn't, and still don't, like that I had to do...
    merdi230 merdi230 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Okay, so I got back home today from college (I go to college from home) and my mother opened the door. Her eyes were swollen and red from crying. I had no idea what had happened at...
    aphoenix7777 aphoenix7777 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I was left to my own devices as a child, so my social skills are pretty bad. Couple that with my social anxiety and you have a recipe for a bad conversationalist. I am really...
    GrimCreeper0150 GrimCreeper0150 22-25, M Nov 20

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    Too many bad things in a lifetime.. Leave me wonder if reincarnation is real and I was a bad person ??
    AutoLove0 AutoLove0 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    Bad dreams remind me that there are skeletons in my closet I have not made peace with. Bad dreams remind me that there are things in that compartment in my brain that I have no...
    novembermountain novembermountain 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 20

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    I don't know why, but i randomly get really bad headaches. I have tried going to the doctors for it and every time it came back with nothing was wrong. They get so bad that I will...
    MarineGirlfriendMary MarineGirlfriendMary 18-21, F Nov 21

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    Two people have came to me today with "I want to die" and " I'm really depressed, sorry" I tried talking to the first one and she just isn't understanding but I think I might have...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    I know right? I've never done anything bad! I've donated my money to charity, I want to help the world..I'm kind and selfless and yet bad things happen to me... I might have to get...
    TransmutedHeart TransmutedHeart 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    I am very bad I've cheated on my wife, I give in to temptation and I have bad thoughts about others. There are some people who have wished me dead. I really don't deserve...
    GhostlyDog GhostlyDog 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 28

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    "From child hood, going up" When I was 10, I had a crush on my cousin. things got good but sooner or later me and my family had to go abroad. When I was 12, I had a girl i liked...
    PreChY PreChY 16-17, M Nov 30

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