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I Can't Make You Happy

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    Happiness Is Within

    Happiness comes from the inside, not the outside. The greatest mistake we make is to think that someone *out there* can make us happy *in here*.  We have to make ourselves happy.  The way to do that is to just be happy with who you are, to accept yourself, love...
    Seraph1m Seraph1m 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 11, 2007

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    I Try

    I try so hard to just make him happy, all I want is for it to seem like im amazing. I feel like I am making this all a fairytale just to make him happy. When he messes up, "its okay". I dont want him to be unhappy. But I dont know if it is worth all that I find myself...
    babygirl87 babygirl87 19-21, F Dec 15, 2007

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    I'm Sorry.

    i can only do so much. you need to find the happiness inside yourself first. once you accomplish this, even if it's just a little bit, i'd be more then willing to share my love with you. to help your happiness grow. but i cant do it by myself. i cant keep fighting your battle...
    gypsysoul gypsysoul 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 1, 2009

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    It's A Choice

    I can't make you happy, just like I can't depend on you or anyone else for my happiness.    Happiness is a choice. I can choose to do things that make me happy. I can choose to be involved with people who bring positive things to  my life. I choose where I go...
    hmminteresting hmminteresting 31-35, F 1 Response May 4, 2010

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    Happiness

    im sorry i never gave you that happiness i know im not your husband nor your boyfriend to give you that happiness but even friends share that happiness still now i think about how rude i treated you not only you but i have never given that happiness to anyone i want to change...
    Roadguy Roadguy 26-30, M Aug 11, 2012

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    Do I Not Mean Enough....

    My boyfriend is out of town for close to 2 weeks. (it is emotionally draining for me). I am starting to get used to him being gone for work but when he is just gone at home i feel a little different. its like he is so unhappy with me that he cant wait to get away. He never calls...
    babygirl87 babygirl87 19-21, F 1 Response Dec 23, 2007

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    I Don't Think So

    So why the **** didn't you say so, why the hell did you (and are still) use me?
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 13, 2009

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    I Cant Make

    My mother  My Grandmother My self  Happy. 
    Deletedaccount Deletedaccount 18-21, F May 10, 2009

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    I Can't Make You Happy

    I have been married for almost 3 years now.  My wife tells me all the time that she can't make me happy until she makes herself happy.  I think this is total BS.  We only make love about every 1-2 months and I can tell she is only doing it to satisfy me. ...
    tpmotor tpmotor 36-40 May 10, 2009

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    You Are Certainly Off to a Good Start!

    Judging from the photo I would say King of Spades is not entirely correct in that happiness comes from the inside unless your the woman I suppose that makes sense.
    Shaylon Shaylon 26-30, F 2 Responses May 27, 2008

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    Too Long

     i've known you for a little over 2 years, over the past year i spent almost every day with you. and i started to fall for you early on. but you were sprung over this other guy at the time, and i was far from your usual type. as you guys got together i said nothing, he...
    essuadelpozo essuadelpozo 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 12, 2009

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    We Can't Make Other People Happy

    I cannot make you happy... but I can help create the conditions that will make happiness in you begin to manifest. I can help prepare the soil for the seed of happiness to begin grow inside you. I can help bring about the conditions that would awaken that seed. I cannot...
    dancin dancin 46-50, M Dec 11, 2008

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    Can't Please Everyone....

    I used to believe that if you were pleasant, honest, straight forward cordial....then there would be little or no problems with any action you did in life.  I have since found out that especially when we are in a relationship and allow someone in to our inner sanctum as well...
    Kazushi Kazushi 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 25, 2007

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    We Can't Make Other People Happy

    I cannot make you happy... but I can help create the conditions that will make happiness in you begin to manifest. I can help prepare the soil for the seed of happiness to begin grow inside you. I can help bring about the conditions that would awaken that seed. I cannot...
    dancin dancin 46-50, M Dec 11, 2008

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    Damned If You Do and Damned If You Don't

    That has always been my life story.  Especially the last three years of my life where my marriage has been concerned.  When I first married my husband, I tried to make him happy and nothing I did was ever good enough.  He was that way with my 7 year old son as...
    grandlakeprincess62 grandlakeprincess62 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 2, 2009

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    Don't Seem to Care Anymore

    I have been struggling with some pretty major issues concerning myself lately.  What a surprise.  One of the issues is that I can't make people enjoy themselves or me.  Intellectually I always know this.  It is that whole emotional over taking that I can't...
    Krypton Krypton 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 2, 2009

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    I met someone really terrific. We went out a few times- he seemed into it. I liked him. Spoke to him on a Saturday ( a phone call he initiated) and by Sunday evening I get a " I...
    Songbird35 Songbird35 31-35, F 17 hrs ago

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    Put yourself and those you love first. Make you're world incredible with that inner serene happiness that comes from within.
    Summerandroses Summerandroses 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 7

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    Feel the way that inner peace oozes within and throughout you right now, how it radiates you making you as beautiful as ever inside and out. You just don't care now about the...
    Summerandroses Summerandroses 22-25, F Oct 31

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    There was an Aussie, a Scotsman and a Yank driving along, when they rolled the car and the three of them got killed. They went to Heaven and met St. Peter at the Pearly Gates. They...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I don't regret meeting you, because for the first two years what we had was a great adventure. For the many times you hurt me I want to say that I should have stood up to you. I...
    BlueZeo BlueZeo 26-30, M Nov 13

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    It really feels good. Lol. There isn't alot that compares
    Hm3454 Hm3454 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 15

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    it happened to me in 5th grade and i felt like i was dying but i was having such a good time XD ahhhh :PPPP
    wolfbeliever wolfbeliever 13-15, F Oct 28

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    Cool Skeleton Q: Why was the skeleton so cool? A: He was bad to the bone.
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Nov 18

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    I've been in love with the same person since I was 16. I am now 23, married, and have a two year old son with my husband- he is not my soul mate. Though my life choices weren't the...
    schlagathor schlagathor 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 7

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    I have come to realize that blood doesn't make a family... And with 'blood', I mean genes. Seeing as relatives don't actually share blood at all. They just share genetics...
    Lullacus Lullacus 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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    I can make awesome packet pasta and sauce.. But other than that I can't make anything xD
    SlowlyDrifting SlowlyDrifting 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I feel like I can't make it through life. I'm not suicidal or anything, I'm just struggling to keep my head above water. I feel so overwhelmed right now. I've got all of these...
    BigBlittleb123 BigBlittleb123 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    Everything becomes meaningless some days and when people complain to you about certain stuff you don't even feel sorry for them any more. Its just some days when you can't bring...
    AbyssalSilence AbyssalSilence 13-15, F Oct 28

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    I can't. I'm sorry but I can't stand you dad.
    SAVEtheHER0 SAVEtheHER0 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    1. Kiss Me 2. Lips of an Angel 3. Too Late to Apologize 4. Fireflies 5. Can't Forget You 6. A Thousand Years 7. Something About December 8. Closure 9. Decode 10. Set it on Fire
    lovedownunder lovedownunder 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    I keep trying to post stories about my weekend but they keep being removed because they violate the terms :( so.. sorry everyone but I can't tell you what happened
    xoxoxoxx xoxoxoxx 18-21, F 13 Responses Nov 10

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    I can't tell you enough, how much you can't really feel or know about me JUST by reading my experiences, reading my posts, confessions etc. I think people are too quick to judge...
    MisssValentine MisssValentine 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 13

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    If you read this i just want you to know i don't hate you. i stil love you that is why i can't have you in my life any more. i still dream about you. until i don't you cannot be a...
    bw32 bw32 31-35, M Nov 2

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    Sign Here. Torn pages of my life. Ripped to pieces in the muddy **** you smashed them into. Burnt and frail in parts never to be salvaged. A huge chunk of it is still stuck on...
    BunniesCry BunniesCry 31-35, F Nov 9

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    I have agreed to take care of my sister's puppy while she's on vacation. For a whole week. o.o Oh dear. She offered to pay me for it but I told her I didn't mind doing it for free...
    Friability Friability 18-21 4 Responses Nov 14

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    Let me start with I have a problem. I'm only 19 and I have always been drawn to older women that have a strong personality. I went to job corps and Miss Maria was my 3rd shift...
    patriotslover21 patriotslover21 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    1. You've really help me get through everything. You were there when I was down and you tried your hardest to make me happy. We may have gone through hell together but now that it...
    TheComplication TheComplication 18-21, M Oct 30

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    I have been trying to break up with this man for the last three years. I had a very unstable home life growing up and it took me about 6 years of on and off school with full time...
    vrose004 vrose004 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I can't seem to find true happiness, I grew up at my grand ma place, my dad is based in Asia country, have always go to school myself, other kids come to school with their mother...
    lindadalexmonroe lindadalexmonroe 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    How was it one person who did this? I can't even remember feeling genuinely happy in a long time. Now not only am I truly happy, I'm happier than I've ever been.
    pickapebble pickapebble 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    Hey guys. I need help & advice. So i have a boyfriend, he is amazing, he loves me very much and he cares for me like crazy. We had been together for 8 months, but a person got in...
    iSimplyWish iSimplyWish 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    So I'm just up thinking and writing away everything I'm feeling. I'm gonna have to get up and a few hours because I'm going to the mountains. I can't wait.
    Itsnotareligion Itsnotareligion 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    :( I can't. Noo. NUUUUUUUUUUU. What should i do.. :'(
    Orsas Orsas 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    1.cats 2. white men 3...... um ummm yea I can't come up with more than 2 ....
    rosey20 rosey20 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 15

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    i already moved out to another country but distance still not a hindrance to continue loving the same man i can't have...constant call and text and chat enough for me to be happy...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    I know a lot of people suffering from chronic illness are filled with hate towards their disease and their situation. But I really don't feel that way. My disease killing me is...
    SaraEllen11 SaraEllen11 18-21 Nov 17

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