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I Am Trying to Find Happiness

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    When negativity enter your headspace.

    Show it the door and tell it there's no vacancy. Never give negativity a home :-)
    Bythelight0fthemoon Bythelight0fthemoon 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    i ********** and take baths.

    that always makes me happy. 💙
    dammitjanit dammitjanit 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 1, 2014

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    Does anybody ever feel like they were meant

    for something more? Something greater? Like, where they are currently isn't where they're supposed to be. Not just where they are personally, professionally, romantically or anything like that. But as though you weren't meant for greater things, meant to do something great, to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses May 26

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    The smile on my face doesn't mean my life is

    perfect. It means despite my challenges, i choose to focus on my blessings.
    DeathThrone DeathThrone 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    Gina1993 Gina1993 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 7

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    Each day is a struggle.

    For me, trying to find happiness is like trying to find gold. I have NO friends and no confidence. I can't even talk to girls because of how nervous I get. Almost to the point of sweating and stuttering whenever a girl gets near me. I've never even kissed or held hands with a...
    ChrisTheHero ChrisTheHero 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 24

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    babygxrl babygxrl 13-15, F Aug 5

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    When someone walks out of your life,

    let them. They are just making more room for someone better to walk in!
    mssst mssst 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 9, 2014

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    So to try and find happiness,

    I am making small changes. one I left behind someone that was destroying my life. Now months later after getting back into a semi stable place I am changing my drinking happens (harder to do when you high body temp. I may explain in a different place why). I am also going to try...
    fallenzero fallenzero 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 29

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    She has never felt so far away

    and I have never felt more alone, than tonight. I wish that I could find hope in something else, but I never have been able to. The loneliness is a weight that I wouldn't wish upon my worst enemy. I know there are others who have struggled parallel to this and even further...
    InsaneDane InsaneDane 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 12

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    love failure kills me alot.

    ..geeting depressed??????
    solambu solambu 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 21

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    I read people's struggles,

    I can relate, I recall my darkest moments, so many years of existing one bad moment after the next. The worst for me was being told that I deserve to be treated badly in my relationships. It's was my fault for being too kind to my loved ones and letting them take me for granted...
    Bythelight0fthemoon Bythelight0fthemoon 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 22

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    Hello guys. Since childhood,

    I have been a person that is easy to be made fun off. I have always been that isolated kid sitting on the last bench without really talking to anyone. I have always been good in academics. I scored cgpa 9.8 in class 10 and 82 % in class 12. Every now and then, I had a couple of...
    akhilnsec akhilnsec 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 17

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    Does happiness even exist.

    I cant find this in my lifes' dictionary
    Quanitta2015 Quanitta2015 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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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 it just doesnt look that way. The only good things to come my way end up being false hope blown up in my face. I look and try my best but...
    NaomiTheBunny NaomiTheBunny 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 13

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    FindingDirection FindingDirection 26-30, F Aug 9

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    now I know I can't rely on people

    as the source of happiness. all I need is to speak my mind, with manner of course, before its too late:)
    Gina1993 Gina1993 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    RESIST THE TEMPTATION OF TAKING ACTION OR

    MAKING A DECISION WHILST ANGRY... BECAUSE MOST OFTEN THAN NOT, THE ACTION/DECISION WOULD NOT ONLY BE WRONG, YOU ALSO MIGHT NEVER GET THE SECOND CHANCE TO MAKE THINGS RIGHT.
    HananAquarius HananAquarius 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 5, 2014

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    Moving On From Personal Traumas

    my husband and i have had a very hard time the past couple years...physical injury, fire, surgery, death, all happened within a few months...it has been two years today since his sister passed away while visiting us in our home. She went to sleep on our couch, and did not wake up...
    NotHisBabydoll NotHisBabydoll 46-50, F 31 Responses Jan 10, 2012

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    Using words to describe my self to others

    and happy isn't one of them
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 27

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    shortfry3 shortfry3 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 15

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    Is Happiness That Elusive?

    Let me give this a try and see where it goes.  Life has been a bit of a downer for me lately.  Marriage on it's last legs.  Finances in a bad way due to an injury last November and no work since then.  I am a self employed artist so no worker's comp. ...
    dartist dartist 56-60, F 14 Responses Jun 13, 2008

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    Im trying to find happiness

    but i find the picture beside this group to be frightening
    usernameagain9 usernameagain9 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 11

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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 and happy
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Jul 20

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    happiness is long gone

    for me...im a miserable depressed Person..i cant remember the last time i was happy..i feel empty and sadness all the time i feel stress i feel unhappy i feel worry i feel unlucky i feel nothing good in me i feel hopeless i feel unworthy i feel disconnected i feel miserable i...
    LegendBattles LegendBattles 26-30, M 6 Responses Jun 8

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    Everything in my life is going according to the

    plan, however this plan is not bringing me much happiness. I thought that it would, but it's not. I like being in control of my career, friends, family, everything just has to be "exactly so". And now I am just thinking "so what".... it 's just that the things you expect to make...
    NarcissisticMe NarcissisticMe 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    remember that time when i was truly happy with

    my life and happy with myself? yea, me either.
    welcome2myworld welcome2myworld 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I've never been over weight

    or overly fat, just average. I grew up with my family making comments about my weight and saying I should wear bikinis or anything that showed my body. I ended up taking it all to heart and stopped eating losing 10kg when I was about 12. I had comments from my family saying I...
    cattak cattak 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    To Be Happy Is My Dream....

    Till now i was never been happy in my life because of my sensitive character. i never depend on external happiness... i want to be happy from internal, i just dont want a artificial smile on my face, i want a smile which comes from my heart.... am struggling to find my internal...
    vachya vachya 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 6, 2012

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    My parents tell me I'm ugly

    because I'm fat. They say I won't ever get married because of that. Marriage is a big deal in my community and society, and I'm a disgrace to them. I have always loved myself despite the way I look; I have loved myself despite the mistakes I've made; I have loved myself despite...
    RH17 RH17 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 9

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    I feel good for a change.

    Today I had ridden myself of an abusive controlling psychotic sly betrayful (is that even a word lol) ex. I'm not moping, I'm thinking how lucky I am to have escaped him. I feel that a dark cloud has lifted and now I can see the world for what it is :)
    paisley1234 paisley1234 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 18

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    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 29

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    I have lived the most part of my life waiting

    for happiness to ...find me. But as you can guess, it didn't find me. In fact, it didn't even bother to look for me...lol For some years now, I have decided to make a change in my life. Got back in college to finish my degree, worked hard to reconcile with my wife, bought a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    I have no real friends,

    no pets, nothing to share with. for a few chances, I tried to threw myself into a trip, alone, and somehow I met great people who trust me and be nice to me. we are not get in touch but it makes me better somehow, coz people outside my range are care and want to be my friend. it...
    Gina1993 Gina1993 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    I want to travel and explore my country.

    ..and then i want to see all the exotic and beautiful places in the world....i know its little difficult...but there is no harm in trying....travelling gives me immense pleasure....
    sanjuguha sanjuguha 26-30, F Aug 21

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    rascal555 rascal555 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I'm 26with two kids trying to find happiness

    other then my kids..Idk I guess looking for my soulmate.. but its hard to find someone that doesn't mind me having 2 kids..my friends tell me there's a guy out there for u while there hugged up on there man..and I'm thinking thanks and still feeling like the odd man out -_-
    swann89 swann89 26-30, F 10 Responses Apr 13

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    Try to ask yourself what is really important

    and then have the courage to build your life around your answer.
    cat20079 cat20079 36-40, M 6 Responses Feb 16

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    And I'm trying, which is actually going good.

    I'm trying to think as positive as I can and think as less as I can about negative things. It's been helping me cause I see that I barely feel depressed anymore and that I'm feeling good like almost all the time. Which I'm happy about cause I want to get rid of my depression...
    IrwinsScars IrwinsScars 16-17, F 1 Response May 23

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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... I'm talking about the kind of happiness which makes you glow. That inner glow which allows people to know you're in a very good place. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jul 15

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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 spoiled. But on the outside I feel completely insecure, unattractive, inadequate and ashamed. What i project on the outside makes me...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    Hey guys, im new here,

    and frankly, I feel so alone, I dont know who to trust or who to turn to to talk about my problems. Im hoping I can find people here that are like me, because right now, i have no one.
    hsoj15 hsoj15 16-17, M 4 Responses Jul 21

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    The gun is loaded but it's not in my hand I'm

    trembling and shaking too much to hold it This monotony has nearly drained me You are in my heart but I am still lonely This need is all consuming hungry and gnawing I want to heat you up to boiling I want to shoot you up inject you into me I want you running through my...
    LittleBirds0827 LittleBirds0827 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 4, 2014

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    Blazie69 Blazie69 18-21, F 12 Responses Jun 1

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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 working on my issues. I grew up in a very dysfunctional household; father was emotionally and physically abusive toward my...
    willgethru willgethru 26-30, F 7 Responses Jul 12

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    So I decided to take it one day at a time focus

    on my passion and things I can change, it may not be today or next month but I will find my happiness
    LondiweNhlabathi LondiweNhlabathi 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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