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I Am Trying to Find Happiness

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    So me checks everywhere.

    http://youtu.be/UtBsl3j0YRQ
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 7

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    best line I've heard in a while.

    ............ "I don't care how fat you think you are, you are beautiful to me"... awwww
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 26

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    I've been dating this girl

    for 5 months, we are both 20, and we said we love each other after 2 months. But the problem is, I found out she's slept with 12 guys by age 19 soon after I confessed my love for her and now I feel confused. I understand the past is the past, but she's had 6x more partners and...
    Fatality2013 Fatality2013 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 4

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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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    Good evening, My name is Cameron Leonard

    and I hope this message finds you well. I have had an extremely rough year, to say the least. Throughout this year I have been in and out of hospitals, placed in a treatment hospital, and attempted suicide. I know, I'm cashews. Well all of these incidences revolved around...
    camalexis camalexis 18-21, F 1 Response May 6

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    "Must've been a place

    so dark, you couldn't feel the light reaching for you through that stormy cloud. Now here we are gathered in our little home town. This can't be the way you meant to draw a crowd Why? That's what I keep askin'. Was there anything I could've said or done I had no clue you were...
    Jurnee16 Jurnee16 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    im wondering if there is

    such a thing behind rejection, ignorance, meaningless friendship.
    Gina1993 Gina1993 18-21, F 2 Responses May 12

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    Denial Helps Growth!

    Tis no good for all our wishes to be filled, Through sickness,  we recognize the value of health, Through evil the value of good. Through exertion, the value of rest.. Through wrongs, ours and others.. The value of forgiveness. author unk  ....... Blessed are...
    Mountainman923518 Mountainman923518 56-60, M 1 Response May 15, 2007

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    Struggling with having no friends.

    I try to do things alone but I would love to have someone always there a bestfriend maybe. Someone to laugh with and have nights out, and even to just talk or text regularly. And I always try to hide that I'm a loner. But it's really depressing. Grew up in foster care and got...
    ximperfectangel ximperfectangel 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 13

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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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    Nearly 2 years ago I caught my step father

    filming me in the shower. Until now I can not comprehend why is my mother still with this man. I have moved out but happiness never found me ever since then. I told noone but a few of my close friends and my boyfriend. It sucks trying to keep a straight face when people casually...
    rosepetalmarmalade rosepetalmarmalade 26-30, F 6 Responses May 8

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    My Ep Pals And The Happiness They Bring Into My Life...

    I want to make a thread where I and others can come in and post those treasured moments when you read something and  decide you totally adore the person who wrote it.  I want to go through my whole Friends list and add a  bit of what makes each one so special to me.  I'd love...
    sierra33 sierra33 31-35, F 26 Responses May 11, 2011

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    Happiness Always Ends With Sadness

    i am a simple guy who have simple dreams ..only think missing in my life is love..yeah u would say u will find one when the time come but i fall in love with wrong people who wlways hurt me and broke me apart.... i was quite happy 2 days back.. but my life dont like me too...
    hasank hasank 22-25, M 5 Responses Jun 9, 2013

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    I put that I'm feeling happy in my status.

    I'm not. I feel strange. I don't know how I feel. When I try to explain my emotions, I can't find the right words. So I write stories about me and what my love could be like, my life. I don't know what to think anymore. I wish there was a mood for this. I feel.... different...
    edenwritesyoutube edenwritesyoutube 22-25, F 3 Responses May 7

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    I dont remember the last time I was truly happy.

    I always have a smile on my face but 99.9% of the time it is a fake smile.
    cheybear96 cheybear96 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 30, 2014

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    today was such a great day.

    just because of the weather. it was dark cloudy and rainy. then like struggling happiness in the middle of a depressed storm the day brightens up and the bliss is absolute as the darkness creeps in slowly and the calm remains
    ember23 ember23 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 7

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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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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 6

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    Maybe "Find" Is the Wrong Word

    I forget the actual origin of my belief, but I remember being taught at some point that happiness is not something you can obtain. It's not a commodity that can be bought or bartered. It's not something you can win in a contest. It's not some kind of prize. Rather, it is...
    victorious victorious 26-30, M 1 Response May 10, 2007

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    Recently (well, 2 months ago) my ex left me

    for some unknown reason. At first I was extremely cheesed off (trying to keep this for all ages :P ), she wouldn't tell me why, wouldn't listen to anything I or anyone else said to her. All my efforts were for nothing. I lost my temper a bit (not physically, don't worry), But...
    JonnySlackMallon JonnySlackMallon 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 21

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    how are people so happy?

    I think they are fake. they might not be but it's so foreign. I feel so uncomfortable in my skin. in my body. I feel so uncomfortable....
    jessiroseca jessiroseca 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 5

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    You Make Me Happy

    When I talk to you everything makes sense .  I  share, I am dying, I am reborn again.    It feels so good. It is better then sex. It always makes me happy even if I am left down below in the end. Maybe I am right or maybe I am wrong but I was able to say in my own special...
    Bolek Bolek 41-45, M May 12, 2012

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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...
    andy7rs andy7rs 31-35, M 4 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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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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    StevieOakley14 StevieOakley14 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    Emenem123 Emenem123 13-15, F Apr 27

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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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    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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    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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    prashuk1996 prashuk1996 18-21, M May 4

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

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

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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 tried and tried and tried

    but it seems I will spend the rest of my life without it :(
    girlyboy83 girlyboy83 31-35, T 1 Response Apr 2

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    Moreso within myself then maybe i can

    appreciate my on and off partner's love. Some say having children changes you but i feel like that will make a complex situation worse. Being happy within myself will be a really good start. I will find you happiness. I hope It doesnt take abother 30years
    Lolitta2014 Lolitta2014 26-30, F Apr 26

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    Fear Of The Unknown ?

    Don't you ever get sick of being miserable ? Don't you ever get bored of being quiet , and blaming in your thoughs the injustice around you ...don't you ever get tired to hide your feelings between some words ? Does the light bothers you eyes yet ? It seems we never learn our...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 28, 2013

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    This wonderful person came into my life making

    it the happiest it has ever been. I have never felt so much happiness before. It felt so real and special. But then something tragic happened causing everything to just crumble around me. I felt emptier and quieter inside. I would have to fake a smile and pretend I'm alright...
    AndyL567 AndyL567 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 12

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    This may be long but oh well.

    I am an 18 year old boy, diagnosed with depression, anxiety and OCD. Over the coming years I evaluated myself and my life, my father and mother, brother and friends. Thinking through it all, I attempt to genuinely smile for what I am, how far I've come. I've attempted suicide a...
    xxRaindrop xxRaindrop 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I hate fakes.I have had women try to catfiish

    me,but i outsmarted them.Why cant people be real.
    dafalcon dafalcon 46-50, M 6 Responses May 11

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    I have been having problems with myself.

    And that has led to other problems. I grew up in such a terrible home. I grew up to be a contradicting person that is under developed and is now seeing the memories of my childhood with involved violence to myself and by others, and I grew up with abuse, drugs, alcohol and other...
    xxRaindrop xxRaindrop 18-21, M Apr 7

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    I'm trying... remember that.

    . I'll get it. one of these days. it's on my to do list.
    debonaireash debonaireash 18-21, M May 14

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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 3 days ago

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    hey im gay but not obvious pls no hate.

    i think im a lost soul trying to find my better half, i havent been in a romantic relationship for 21 years, yeah im single since birth. i dont know whats wrong. its scares me that i will grow old without someone beside me. currently im making my life progressive by working my...
    BuenRoed BuenRoed 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 25

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    Just like every other human being I'm seeking

    Happiness, but for no apparent reason at all I'm actually Happy today, been laughing seen this morning like genuinely =). I didn't know it will be this good just like being a kid again, I just wish this is a good sign 1st day of the year. Wish I can share a bit of my Happiness...
    alx99 alx99 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 1, 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 41-45, F 31 Responses Jan 10, 2012

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