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I Could Never Make My Mother Happy

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    So Much Pain

    so much pain has gone into this. Trying to please my parents, make them proud. But especially my mother. But lately I'm dealing with the fact (instead of running from it) that I can never make her happy. I can't please her. She isn't happy or pleased by her own life. She's...
    anadude anadude 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 20, 2009

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    Weddings-drama For Yo Mama

    So I had to get married quickly to put DH under my insurance( his new job=guns, fast cars and fighting and no insurance) Had a cheap wedding. No dancing just a dinner at a local rest' and a short small service. Not everyone in the family could make it. Dad and Mom divorced 6...
    violetveridian123 violetveridian123 31-35 Jun 2, 2011

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    You Are A Disappointment

    This is, in part, a letter I've written to my mother that I have yet to send.  I'm on the fence whether or not I should send it.  I need to heal, but I don't know that it will help if she knows how I feel.  "Dear Mom, I have always placed your approval as a top priority in my...
    thelivingjenn thelivingjenn 31-35 May 30, 2012

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    He told me that I make him one happy guy. (: I'm so happy with this!
    LaBrenditaa LaBrenditaa 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Now, if there's one thing I enjoy doing is making people feel free , motivate, and happy about themselves. I seek no self satisfaction only the goal of relieving the burden of the...
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    anything to make him happy in bed and out.
    bendovergirl88 bendovergirl88 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I realized that you got to enjoy the little things in life, I love my boyfriend more then anything in the world and he makes me happy and feel alive, there's times I feel bad...
    MissyHoneybee MissyHoneybee 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Love making others smile and feel good about themselves
    Xirzin Xirzin 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I spent my childhood and teen years living as an extension of my mother. My thoughts, my feelings, my opinions, and even my needs were almost always discarded in place of my mother...
    malanxious malanxious 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    So having a narcissistic mother who never seemed to care about me enough, who used me as leverage to get what she wanted all of my childhood, and who ended up abandoning me when I...
    CloudTen420 CloudTen420 70+, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I would wear them as shorts or swimsuit or pyjamas but never as underwear
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses a week ago

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    I was raised MOSTLY vegetarian and I THINK, I could go back to giving up meat (sushi and chicken would be hard), but I could never give up dairy (eggs, milk, or cheese).
    markur1976 markur1976 36-40, M Feb 5

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    I'm skinny and everyone thinks I'm vegetarian and that's why I'm not gain ugh weight. There's no way I'd be vegetarian! 😂😂😂
    ShaneelNeedsFriends ShaneelNeedsFriends 16-17, M Feb 5

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    Random topic here but while I was doing my makeup this morning I just had the urge to want to go buy more an try different products. I've been looking up some really good products...
    jennifer5006 jennifer5006 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    My only hope for my kids is for them to succeed in life🌹 To me success means to be at peace and be happy with what they are doing in life. It does not matter how much , but...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 4

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    Bacon. Cheese. Beef. Shrimp. Eggs. Butter. Bacon. Ice cream. Some jellies. Crab. Whipped cream. Creme brûlée. Bacon again. (Yes, again.) Cheesecake. Buttermilk cornbread. I...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    I might be able if they would let me have bacon.
    justmerae1 justmerae1 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    yes I realize I can't make everyone happy but I can sure do my best sometimes people just aren't satisfied with the best I can give all I can do is try 2ne1'm here to help:-)
    cieloissky cieloissky 16-17, F Feb 2

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    driftingalone driftingalone 16-17, F Feb 2

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    https://crowdfunding.justgiving.com/charlie-skinner Hi guys! I'm fundraising only £350 so I can buy a 3D micrphone to make theraputic video's for all who suffer with anxiety...
    Skin0Man1 Skin0Man1 18-21, M Feb 2

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    change the unchangable. to know that some things make dreams only dreams. a wish from the heart for something. a chance for something that could never be. a dream so sweet it...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M Feb 1

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    i never cheated in the past relationships single right now wont lie cheating is tempting a hot girl not ordinary girl comes near you she knows you have girlfriend yet...
    lostpagesofM lostpagesofM 18-21, M Feb 1

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    BEEEEEEEFFFF GIMME A COW I WANNA EAT IT
    peepmoo peepmoo 18-21 Feb 1

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    Music can make me happy, sad, angry or even sexy mood! Music had made me change the way I thought of things and made me make better decisions. So please a song that anything to you...
    PrincessBigBoobs PrincessBigBoobs 16-17, F Jan 31

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    What if I had just settled into mediocrity instead of striving so hard and so desperately for a life I could never have? Given up the pursuit of friends, stopped trying to fix my...
    xXverlorenXx xXverlorenXx 22-25, M Jan 31

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    I wish I could go back. Change it all. I wish that it could be diffrent, that I could have made you feel something. That we could have had something. But I made a mistake...
    Thelostsoulslasthope Thelostsoulslasthope 13-15, F Jan 31

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    I am hopeless, I may never lose any weight. I just want to die already. My stranger for a Mother and both her first and second boyfriend, along with her second boyfriend's entire...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Jan 29

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    Why this Actually Good Living Habit Isn't Absolutely Healthy? #HealthyLifestyle , (http://luv2sex.theblogpress.com/?p=4682) You may assume that it’s generally a good living...
    how2stayyoung how2stayyoung 51-55, M Jan 29

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    I'm sorry, but I need to get these feelings of resentment and hatred out of me before I end up doing something very foolish. I hate my mother. I just hate her. I cant stand to be...
    aaron812 aaron812 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    ' making people happy makes me happy :D
    sxhidxh sxhidxh 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    I'm glad that I have met and have some really nice friends in my circle who make me happy and support me and value my friendship. I appreciate that they always say hello to me...
    CaliTexan37 CaliTexan37 36-40, F Jan 28

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    I haven't a beautiful face nor a beautiful body. I've no education and no job. What a combo! Yet, even if I did, I wouldn't be long gone with "the ripper" like the Indian Girls...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 27

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    One word STEAK. And how in the world could one survive without bacon cheeseburgers
    Newconvo1 Newconvo1 41-45, M 6 Responses Jan 26

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    It'll never happen because no matter what I try to do and try to keep her she will move away and do something else she says we're friends but we never get to see each other like...
    matthew1323 matthew1323 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 26

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    It doesn't take much to make me happy, really. I'm quite content and a humble person by nature. This evening I decided to pamper myself, to unwind and relax. There is no real...
    ImperfectWeather ImperfectWeather 22-25, F Jan 26

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    A close family member is dying therefore I had to travel to Europe on Christmas Day. My husband, as usually is not here to support me, nor does he care about all the Ain he has...
    Astriabirdy Astriabirdy 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    I am unloved, but I choose to love deeply. (hopefully a positive tone for those that feel hopeless; and no, this is not a story of a girl who felt like she could never have love...
    notreallyici notreallyici 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    Go on the incredible edible egg page on Facebook. All the reviews are just outraged vegans giving them 1 star and thinking that their reviews are gonna save the world haha
    snugglybunny snugglybunny 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    Happiness is self made! Don't look for someone to make you happy because you are the only one that makes it possible or not.
    ReflectivMind ReflectivMind 31-35 3 Responses Jan 23

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