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I Am Trying to Be Cheerful

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    Is as with anything a constant battle, that admittedly I am slightly losing, but whatever. Not exactly gaining any more lately, so not rly gonna complain..
    CheetoX CheetoX 22-25, M 1 Response 55 mins ago

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    03/08 11:43PM Looking at people, how happy they seem.. And I wonder.. Hadn't they ever felt sad? Lost? Shattered? Haven't they ever felt like they don't belong here anymore? Like...
    Extrano Extrano 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I'm not looking for another partner and most of the time, I'm not flirting with you - I'm simply being polite/nice. I came here to make friends, not to flirt with strangers.
    MrsRusty MrsRusty 31-35, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I am not trying anymore ! But I chose the group so others would benefit . So please excuse the lie! Accepting things we can not change will not lead to happiness in itself...
    myi4u myi4u 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am trying to accept that I am Bisexual
    Andyg99 Andyg99 22-25, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Been married two years met husband four years ago when we first met we were crazy about each other but he was married less then a year to his hs sweetheart and I was with mine so...
    frenchfry5 frenchfry5 18-21 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    30th day. Depression got the best of me. I feel so alone. Like.... If I dissapear, no one would ever notice. I know I've pushed almost everyone. I keep fooling myself that I'm...
    Extrano Extrano 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I have half a heart and half a spirit. Because while healing my broken heart and broken spirit I paid the debt with the halves of them. And today I symbolized it. I symbolized...
    Katerinafaith Katerinafaith 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I would really appreciate a weight loss buddy. I don't have a very encouraging support team at home and it's disheartening. I've lost almost six pounds already and I'm feeling good...
    TeaspoonEm17 TeaspoonEm17 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I self harm and tried to kill myself. It doesn't matter if people don't find it as a habit, but i am trying to break all of those.
    mycliffordsoul mycliffordsoul 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    As far as MY sexually goes, I have been in a sexually relationship with a male before, but I am more of a romantic, whereas he is not and I enjoy the softness and warm behavior of...
    ascherlukas ascherlukas 16-17, T 2 Responses a week ago

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    I have a few things that I have been trying to work on. I have very bad anger issues, I don't always eat the most healthy things, I don't excise as much as I should. I used to be...
    deniseee deniseee 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 25

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    I believe I am in s emotionally abusive relationship with my husband who I love more than just about anything in the world, this time I went back home to visit family and I could...
    wash02 wash02 31-35, F 8 Responses Jul 25

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    It is very hard ... to accept you exist in my work place. At this point of my life, I just wish God will just wipe you off and let you get lost. No I don't hate you but I hate...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F Jul 25

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    I've always been the happy go lucky person in the group and for the most part it was true. As much as it hurt, I was always smiling and trying to keep the group happy, I never...
    Simone423 Simone423 13-15 Jul 23

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    For my sons sake I am trying to smile, for my sons sake I am trying to laugh. But once he falls to sleep I cry, because I miss his dad
    AryaLouise AryaLouise 36-40, F Jul 22

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    I have always enjoyed seeing a smaller person trying to give a bigger person a piggyback or should ride, etc..., especially if the bigger person is much too heavy.
    WghtLvr WghtLvr 41-45, M Jul 22

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    im trying so hard not to crumble into a 1000 pieces
    misscutiepie123 misscutiepie123 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    21th day. 4:42Pm I'm honestly not trying anymore, because apparently, the more I try, the more I sink in it. I'm just going to let things happen. My life is already messed up, and...
    Extrano Extrano 18-21, F Jul 21

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    I have battled trying to find happiness my whole life it seems. Ive found it a lot, I just lose it a lot at times too. I hope one day soon I find the true answer to remain strong...
    rissrose rissrose 18-21, F 8 Responses Jul 20

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    I'd like to say that I've already figured it out, not that this is a cognitive problem. From what I understand about myself I'm about 99% attracted to women and 1% attracted to men...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 19

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    I am just trying to find love. I don't want to be lied to, let on or propositioned. I don't want to seek empowerment through hookups or one night stands, I honour myself and my...
    brightonion brightonion 26-30, F Jul 18

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    And so far it seems hopeless, but I'll keep trying. I'll try to be healthy, happy...Someone I'm proud to be and someone people want to be around. I want to stop being depressed...
    ForeverOnMyGuard ForeverOnMyGuard 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Exactly what am trying to do... Please God help me stay strong always.. I want to be a better person for her
    nikkiHappiness nikkiHappiness 22-25, F Jul 17

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    My life revolves around things I cannot control. Including things I SHOULD be able to at my age. It caused me to self harm for years. It wasn't until recently I realized I self...
    thisfruitloop thisfruitloop 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Who'd'a thunk it: Nicotine is harder to quit than Methamphetamine. :/ Day 2. Well, actually, no, 26 hours down. I was going to join the, "I am a recovering addict," but they were...
    yopu yopu 26-30 1 Response Jul 15

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    I am still trying to accept that good things don't always happen to good people. It doesn't matter how hard you work, in the end it just may be in vain; but life is unfair and I'm...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    Today I got a job at a doggy daycare 😀 hopefully I'll like it and stick with it. I may be depressed but I'm not going to let it stop me from trying to improve my life.
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 15

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    15th day. Yesterday morning, I got hit by depression again (after 5 days of peace), I was trying the whole day not to let my suicidal thoughts turn into actions. Today wasn't good...
    Extrano Extrano 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Isn't everyone? I guess to answer this question, you have to know what you're definition of happiness is. For me, I'm not talking about watching a clip and getting a chuckle...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jul 15

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    I'm trying. I'm trying to love myself. I'm trying to be more open minded and less judgmental. I'm trying to be kinder and gentler. I'm trying to accept my flaws. I'm trying to...
    anhonestgirl anhonestgirl 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 13

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    I am trying to go in a good direction. I am writing. I am trying to write things that could help me. It is okay to bow when you have finished a musical solo.
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    The first one left me ill, so jumpy and anxious. i chalked it up to a new experience that I needed to get used to. Today was my 2nd visit, I was so worked up about going that I...
    PixieLoveChild PixieLoveChild 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I am trying to find happiness in my life... i am 20 years old and am constantly told my life will get better and have been told this sense i was five years old. *sigh* well so far...
    NaomiTheBunny NaomiTheBunny 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 13

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    I really am trying to find happiness but it's probably not the way no one would agree with. Inside I feel more at peace. I feel kind hearted, genuine, free spirited and sometimes...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I'm trying not to be so naked around my boyfriend and family
    eviemckay eviemckay 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 13

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    I'm trying to accept that nobody will ever think that I'm pretty or cute
    daynajackson17 daynajackson17 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    I'm trying to accept things such as I won't be able to really change who I am or take back the mistakes I've made, but the hardest thing to accept right now is the fact my baby...
    nightskyvampire nightskyvampire 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    one of my bad habits is scratching my scalp. i had lice in 8th grade and i know there gone but its like i can still feel them being irritating. i never used to scratch until 8th...
    kyanitestone186 kyanitestone186 18-21, F Jul 12

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    My goal is to make it to 115 pounds by the time school starts up again. I'm 122 pounds right now, originally 125 before I began trying to lose weight. I've been using an app called...
    TeaspoonEm17 TeaspoonEm17 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    I'm in my mid-twenties. I'm trying to find my footing in this world (not sure what I want to study in grad school, find my passion, get a better job, etc.) while at the same time...
    willgethru willgethru 26-30, F 8 Responses Jul 12

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