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I Am Trying to Become Happy Again

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 323 People

    Quiet Time To Bliss

    It's been a while since I'v been happy. Things in my lfe are not ging great.  So, I've dug my feet in and decided to turn it around  Giving it 30 days starting on tommorrow.  Im clinging to My God for support and looking in the future cause the past is full of disillusion...
    whykeeper whykeeper 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 18, 2011

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    I Have The Right To Be Happy Again!

    Sometimes i have to stop loving the most important person in my life! It's not because the spark is gone but because that person is unintentionally making me feel WORTHLESS. Yes, i have eyes but i played blind & i have feelings but i played dead. But for my heart, it needs also...
    ascelous21XXX ascelous21XXX 18-21, M Nov 30, 2012

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    Happy Again

    Happy again,That's my aim,Why not?Once was,Let's repeat,I'll be,Happy again.
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 1 Response Jun 13, 2012

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    I've been feeling very sad

    and down lately, and now I'm sick of it. The occasional sadness that happens once in a while that is okay, everyone has times where they're sad for a few days but that fades. I'm fine with that. But not with feeling this way for 2 month's, only brining myself down further. It...
    CactusHugger CactusHugger 22-25 Apr 17, 2014

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    Happy "again"?

    I can't remember being happy. It sounds horrible saying it, but I'm going on 20+ years of MDD, and I don't remember what "happy" is, or content, calm, relaxed, joyous. I never feel any of these, though I know I must have as a child. Yes, I would love to "become happy again". How...
    Aniratak Aniratak 31-35, F Dec 10, 2012

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    I'm not sure how to start off,

    I'm not the best when it comes to communications, but I want give this a try. I'm not sure how this will come across, but I want to give this a try. This is for anyone who is depressed, feeling like a failure, who has losing hope, or has just given up hope. You are probably...
    BudBorden88 BudBorden88 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 7, 2014

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    I am trying my best today.

    Someone please tell me something worth being happy about. I'd appreciate it.
    eccentricpython eccentricpython 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 19, 2014

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    Happy

    Why is it so hard to be happy.  I do try, everyday I get up and say to myself that I am going to be happy today.  But a dark cloud comes over me slowly and by the afternoon I feel so sad inside, so unmotivated, and then I end up being depressed again. ...
    tatteredwings tatteredwings 36-40 1 Response Jun 4, 2009

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    I Feel Like No One Will Ever Understand Me

    Every day when I wake up, I feel as if none of the things I experienced from yesterday existed, but it did. I hide myself from the world sometimes just to get away from all the horrible things that are happening. In school, I'm quiet and shy, but when I'm with my friends, they...
    a7xlover34 a7xlover34 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 15, 2012

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    It's funny how looking through old photos can

    really put your life into perspective....how clearly you can see your life in chapters. I'm in a weird chapter of my life right now, but I just keep trying to remind myself that it's just a chapter. This isn't the end of my story. There are a lot of chapters left to be written...
    SupernovaxGirl SupernovaxGirl 26-30 2 Responses Sep 2, 2014

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    I'm Tryin' to Find Myself

    in my whole life i've never told anybody how i feel about anything but now my problems are getting bigger and i don't know how to deal with them because idon't even know myself so how can i solve my problems and makes my life worse is above all this problems i have always to...
    zkara zkara 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 17, 2007

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    All It Took

    Last year I met a man that was absolutely wonderful!  A year later, he's cost me everything I've worked my whole life for:  2 very good careers, a beautiful home, a man that loved me regardless, thousands of dollars and if much longer, my ...
    hmariec hmariec 26-30 1 Response Mar 28, 2009

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    I Cant Open Up To People

    most of my life since a younger age I have never being able to expess my true feeling and speak allowed everytime I did, i would just get knocked down by someone. so I just feel helpless like everything i do i will fail so i just dont see the point in trying anymore, i want to...
    misterygurl misterygurl 13-15, F May 2, 2011

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    And It's Not Working For Me

    I KNOW I'm in a downward cycle, I'm sinking into a depression again. I'm trying to fight it. But I cannot win. I did things to try to make me feel better. I did things to try to improve my life. But nothing seems to be working. I can't fight it. I just have to...
    IndigoPeachblossom IndigoPeachblossom 36-40, F 7 Responses Mar 28, 2009

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    Healing Slowly

    A lot of "stuff" happened in my life over the past few years - well, actually probably since I was born.  I know, that's life right?   I'm trying to get myself back to happy - the kind of happy I used to be.  Despite everything that was "wrong", when I was younger...
    Opalgem Opalgem 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 6, 2010

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    Never Been Happy

    All my life I tried to be happy, to feel happy, to be contented. To be honest, I don't even know what happiness means, literally. I never felt happy, I tried but at the end of the day, I still feel the sadness in me. I may look like I'm having fun, like I'm very happy and...
    sunsetglow sunsetglow 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 7, 2010

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    Again

    You know, things work out really well when you are happy. i used to be very happy, I think i made the world better. i had a spark that made me make friends easy. I was the life of the party a lot of times. i was confident and got any guy I liked. but some how i lost all of that...
    smileyfaces84 smileyfaces84 26-30, F Dec 12, 2011

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    Tight Rope

    I feel like I'm walking on a tight rope with no net beneath me, and at one end of the rope is a path to a beautiful stream with a mellow waterfall, soft green grass, beautiful flowers and trees, cute and friendly forest animals, sweet soothing winds, bright sunny days and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 11, 2011

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    Pulled Back

    Lately, I've been feeling a little sad. I don't know if it's because I've been doing absolutely nothing the past couple of days but I all can say is that 3 days seem like 3 months, as it once did before. I hate it that it's come down to this. My friends are busy, that's fine I...
    Athru Athru 26-30, M Aug 8, 2012

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    Joining EP was a good start.

    I felt a real connection with someone. I know prematurely but we seem to have a lot in common. I felt better than I have in a long time just chatting. Here's to becoming happy again.
    sweetp1257 sweetp1257 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 8, 2014

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    This poem is something I recite to myself a lot

    when I'm feeling really down; Everyone wants happiness, No one wants pain, But you can't make a rainbow, Without a little rain. Hope this helps people feel a bit better about themselves and their lives :)
    TheOneAndOnlyZella TheOneAndOnlyZella 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 20, 2014

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    I'm Getting There

    I thought I would never be happy again. Depression does that to you. I felt helpless and alone and I was extremely negative. I was waiting for someone to rescue me from myself, but no one ever really did. Somewhere along the line, I realized that I COULD be in control of my life...
    TheQuietGirl TheQuietGirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 8, 2012

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    When I stop & think of the things to be grateful about in my life, I am happy. Note to self : Stop & think, every single day.
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    It is cool to get responses there are so many varied and interesting people in here. I like going away for a while and coming back to all the surprises left for me. I am a little...
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    A letter I wrote to my boyfriend : I wish things were the way they used to be when we first met or just in the beginning of our relationship... I remember when I first started to...
    LuvLostSoul LuvLostSoul 26-30, F 2 Responses 11 hrs 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 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Why allow others to ruin your day when u can stay happy. I'm not saying things can't effect you but y let it ruin your day or your life.
    martinez93 martinez93 22-25, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    To be honest. I used to be suicidal, all those suicidal thoughts just ran through me. Although I'm really depressed last time, now things just get really better and when i just...
    jaspercx jaspercx 13-15, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Trying to start the week out right by eating my Oatmeal. Only to look down and see that there was a blob on the front of my black shirt :/ Not the way I wanted to start my Monday...
    Sunnykel76 Sunnykel76 36-40, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    You know that person that brings out the good in you? That just makes you happy with their positivity and can make you smile the moment you see them? I don't think I've ever had...
    cherryshelby cherryshelby 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    But yet accepted the things I can change I had this person to inbox me once a cheater always a cheater which was kinda hateful to me as I read it but it didn't affect me because I...
    robertl30 robertl30 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    I'm a twenty two year old slightly overweight single lesbian woman who is mainly looking for friends of older age. I battle borderline personality disorder, which makes...
    rainbowsmangos2015 rainbowsmangos2015 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I feel like I'm almost breathing properly again. I can sleep like a baby again and wake up without feeling like my life is crushing down on me the minute I wake up. And if I haven...
    Miriamjen Miriamjen 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Just got a called from my sponsors I'm back in the music industry... I'm so happy!!!!! And hopefully when I go back to school my coach will take me back so I can start playing...
    ImTheQueenFYM ImTheQueenFYM 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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    I've just realized how easy to become happy. You just lie as I do.
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    For the last two months I have been throwing a pity party for myself. After having a rude guy tell me : "Your depressed and go get therapy but don't kill yourself." The sweetest...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Hello, my name is Brittni B. I have known about the supernatural creatures around me since I was 4. That was ten years ago. I am looking to become a supernatural creature. It doesn...
    Brittni73 Brittni73 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Hello, my name is Brittni B. I have known about the supernatural creatures around me since I was 4. That was ten years ago. I am looking to become a supernatural creature. It doesn...
    Brittni73 Brittni73 13-15, F a week ago

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    its to the point I just want to give up on life but then when I really really think about it I'm like do I want to give up on life do I really want to die no I'm afraid to die I'm...
    LuvLostSoul LuvLostSoul 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 19