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I Am Trying to Find Happiness

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    CHEATING ON A LOVED ONE DESTROYS EVERY ******* THING! 😞
    Hteag Hteag 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    Even If I Never Will - Things crumble to dust in front of my eyes, and I no longer care. My marriage which has pretty much been over for more than a year is in the end stages. All...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 6 Responses Aug 28, 2012

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    Sharing Secrets - It's amazing how comfortable people when sharing stuffs on the internet, or on any social networking site. It's amazing that some of us feel comfortable sharing...
    Lavaskates101 Lavaskates101 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 2, 2012

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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...
    Mountainman923518 Mountainman923518 56-60, M 1 Response May 15, 2007

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    Isn't everyone? All you need in life is happiness.
    Elliea25 Elliea25 13-15, F Feb 8

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    23 Little Ways You Are Sabotaging Your Own Happiness - By CHELSEA FAGAN 1. Not taking the time to get to know the people you encounter on your everyday routine, and therefore...
    CastDownChloe CastDownChloe 22-25, F Nov 26, 2013

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    I'm going to keep on trying, I'm not going to limit myself or put any labels upon myself. I'm going to try my best to accept myself. I just hope I can get rid of my negativity and...
    anom33 anom33 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    I've been really angry lately, and I don't know why...... I've had fits and broken stuff around the house.
    Christian45 Christian45 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 24

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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...
    victorious victorious 26-30, M 1 Response May 10, 2007

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    Happiness is all I need. I've got bipolar II disorder which totally changes my brain stuffs and social anxiety which I have yet to learn to properly cope with. I work to create my...
    PerturbedBrain PerturbedBrain 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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    The Suffering - When i wallow in my Petty sorrow,i think of thee, woman, so beautiful, that stole my cold stone heart,breaking it down, as if it was a despicable thing.Oh, my poor...
    Jasec Jasec 36-40, M Jun 3, 2012

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    I'm not sure if some of us are born like this and it's ok to feel this way everyday but I'm so unhappy. From childhood I wasn't able to just sit and be happy everything felt heavy...
    charliann charliann 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    You will NEVER gonna find happiness. Happiness is not a destination, it's a way if travel! So enjoy what you have, and work for what you want.
    Godom Godom 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    “Laugh, even when you feel too sick or too worn out or tired. Smile, even when you're trying not to cry and the tears are blurring your vision. Sing, even when...
    summerbloom summerbloom 31-35, F 7 Responses Feb 25

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    With myself, life and love. Oneday
    mkdurrant mkdurrant 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 30

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    Its difficult I think impossible to find happiness, life is too short and half gone and whatever have no hope, time flying and myself just waiting for happiness hope:-)
    shzzz shzzz 26-30, F Feb 3

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    What Is The Happiness?? - Im just and ordinary people, i come from the poor family, i know there is no reason why i was born at this family,,, cause there is a God will.. but why...
    kudaws kudaws 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 7, 2013

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    Last six months were no good, but I stayed super positive and now everything is falling into place. I am so happy all is right in my world.
    Flboy81 Flboy81 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 25

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    I'm seeking happiness all the time, and happiness for me is my education! Once i graduate i will be the happiest woman on Earth. I dropped out if uni last year only because i didn...
    wishfullthoughts wishfullthoughts 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    Where Does Happiness Live? - Where does happiness live I've been looking for it for so long  So far I haven't found it  It's like playing hide and seek with me I come close to...
    bubblynng08 bubblynng08 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 27, 2012

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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...
    vachya vachya 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 6, 2012

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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...
    dartist dartist 56-60, F 14 Responses Jun 13, 2008

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    I don't even remember what it feels like to be truly happy... And whenever there's a time where I'm actually happy I actually start to cry because it's been so long since I've had...
    xotilweoverdose xotilweoverdose 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 21, 2013

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 28, 2013

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    Getting a male flat mate to make my boyfriend jealous
    thatcongal thatcongal 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    In a bad relationship for 17 years;there was some physical violence, lots of emotional abuse. He was controlling,lying, manipulative. I actually made him leave, and I have fallen...
    jace66048 jace66048 41-45, F 5 Responses Feb 8

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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...
    Babydoll42 Babydoll42 41-45, F 36 Responses Jan 10, 2012

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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...
    alx99 alx99 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    Isn't everybody trying to find happiness really?
    shannonigin shannonigin 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Disappointments - Always #2 and never #1. Just the story of my life.
    Dezaria Dezaria 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 20, 2013

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    So this is my first year of hs, and my sisters a senior already, shes in color guard. I've seen one of her shows once and thought it was so beautiful. I was interested in it but...
    Sayum0 Sayum0 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    I've finally realized that me dwelling over the past is going to do nothing but make me upset even more. Especially with myself. So, I've learned to put a smile on my face through...
    InTheSky15 InTheSky15 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 13

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    I miss being there, I miss holding hands, I miss making you laugh, I miss making faces at you, I miss kissing, I miss talking for hours about nothing, I miss having someone to care...
    Yaright678 Yaright678 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    Defying Social Taboo: Eating Alone - What is it with our society today? When did eating alone in public become such a taboo that it is almost a cardinal sin? I remember in high...
    yujinxiang317 yujinxiang317 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 9, 2012

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    Is any one with me on finding true happiness feeling loved and cared for I cry my self to sleep every night having my love one next to me who has no idea how lonely I sad I...
    Ivonna Ivonna 36-40, F 8 Responses Mar 2

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    Don't Try To Find Happiness, Build It. - I have found that you don't FIND happiness, you actually have to make it. Get rid of things that block happiness and surround yourself with...
    TomWPB TomWPB 41-45, M 10 Responses Feb 2, 2012

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    Survival - In life, there are winners, and there are losers. This is just a fact, but a difficult one to swallow. We like to that think that, someday, the underdog is finally head...
    Hrmg Hrmg 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 28, 2012

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    Happiness should be found by yourself without the aid of anything artificial, this means not relying on things that would give us a feeling of temporary distractions such as...
    bd13 bd13 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 3

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    I see people around school smiling and laughing and I can't help but wonder why and how are they so happy? Yes I've had great moments in life but overall I would not say I am happy...
    Extaminty365 Extaminty365 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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    the urge to cut..is powerful. i don't know if i wanna go through this again.. i've been clean since my birthday. but, i've been having the biggest urges lately. i try to distract...
    fxithxo fxithxo 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 4

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    My bother kind of insulted me in front of my mom and I pretended I didnt care but inside it hurt me so much. I almost lost all my confidence that moment. I have given up trying to...
    Rae06 Rae06 22-25, F 7 Responses Feb 5

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    Y can't my friends like parties as much as I do
    rachelle1972 rachelle1972 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    I believe we will be trying to find happiness forever. Our ideas of happiness will change constantly over time. What makes us happy now, may not be the same thing that makes us...
    bonitamalikewhoa bonitamalikewhoa 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 22

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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...
    hasank hasank 22-25, M 8 Responses Jun 9, 2013

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    "We define happiness as a state of well-being, starting off with being alive instead of dead." That's a line from a radio play, Darkside by Tom Stoppard, but is it really true...
    Sundance89 Sundance89 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 6

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    Where The Sidewalk Ends - Have you seen it? I asked the moviegoer after the show. Have you heard it? I asked the disc jockey on air. Have you tasted it? I asked the chef in the...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 7 Responses Apr 22, 2012

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    Happiness Is Just A Teardrop Away... - I've been looking for happiness, but in all the wrong places, it would seem. I've tried to achieve happiness through professional success...
    Kletti Kletti 70+ 1 Response May 24, 2012

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    My To-do List - 1. Try to wake up each morning with positive outlook 2. Look out the window 3. Laugh about at least one thing each day 4. Exercise 5. Write down my inspiring...
    starzzy31 starzzy31 26-30, F 6 Responses Jun 16, 2012

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    Why am I not happy? I really have no reason not to be happy...but somehow somthing is missing, and it's bothering me, I just don't want to feel like something is missing the whole...
    trixibelle2811 trixibelle2811 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 2

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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...
    Bolek Bolek 41-45, M May 12, 2012

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3