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I Could Never Make My Mother Happy

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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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    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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    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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    What is happiness..? Or How would you find it..? Some say you have to give this feeling of blissfulness to others.. In that way their happiness will in some way or the other...
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    I might be all sweet but my past was just a blur ... I can't really say it was awful because others have had worst. I am mute, I was born mute and I got bullied. One day my parents...
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    I'm on a Vacation right now in Cali and since it's 4th of July (Woohoo!) my cousin (Who we're gonna be with until about the end of July) was throwing the party this year (Lucky me...
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    Don't call me now ****...I'm over you, this, playing. Who am I kidding. But for now, it's no
    atalilly atalilly 36-40, F 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I know she is hurting and I can't be there to stop it. I would give anything to hold her tight and say it will be alright. I'd wipe her tears or listen to her rant. If she were...
    SonOfTheDelta SonOfTheDelta 46-50, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I want to! But i know that i won't be able to stop eating chickens, steaks, ham,... i know that it's bad but it's stronger than me!
    SW59 SW59 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm not perfect: I make a lot of mistakes and I unintentionally hurt people that I care about. But that won't stop me from trying. I just want to take care of people and make them...
    TheOriginalDarkHorse TheOriginalDarkHorse 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    So i never make crowd in my profile. I want less but i want quality.
    esteem29 esteem29 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    i could never cheat anyone coz i know how its feels to be getting cheated
    Dreck007 Dreck007 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    When I was younger like at the age of eleven or twelve I was 130 pounds, and I loved sports, and I was good at them, even though I was chubby I was fast, and every sport I play I'm...
    amanda369 amanda369 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Because Bacon.
    Cellblok69wlamp Cellblok69wlamp 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Here's a little song I wrote You might want to sing it note for note Don't worry, be happy In every life we have some trouble When you worry you make it double Don't worry, be...
    fortisvir fortisvir 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    I'm not an actual mother but I'm like the second mother to my nephew (2) and niece (new born). My sister is a great mom, but it's really hard with two young children. I hate...
    MutedVoice MutedVoice 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've never had a lot of real friends, even as a small child. I was dreadfully shy and insecure and it really took a toll on my relationships. To begin with, I just figured I didn...
    lindsayannee lindsayannee 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I honestly just want to be happy, like no matter what I do I'm never really truly happy, I do smile and I do laugh but inside I just feel sad or upset. And I feel so different then...
    drunkpunker drunkpunker 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    because meat........................................ ........... ....
    Tstanley86 Tstanley86 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    When I pick him up, he lays his head down on my shoulder and makes a happy, growlly sound.
    Solfeggio Solfeggio 36-40, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    I just love bacon, eggs, steak, beef, bison etc way too damn much
    shannonsjourney shannonsjourney 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    My (half)brother is going into the army, and i have never been more happy about it. It's been his dream ever since we were little, and now he finally gets to experience it. He...
    HarleyHart HarleyHart 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    It wouldn't work, life without bacon? No thank you!
    CaffeineJunky CaffeineJunky 18-21, F a week ago

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    I love cheese way to much to give it up. ~ Lys ♪
    LysChan LysChan 18-21, F a week ago

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    I become so cruel when I eat only a salad,I NEED MEAAAT !!!
    Jellybean88 Jellybean88 22-25, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    I haven't been on EP in so long.... I originally joined because I needed a support community because I'd started cutting (again), and on my birthday no less. As my darkness took...
    yake25 yake25 22-25, F Jun 26

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    A smile can hide everything that's going on on the inside, but it can also make others smile with you so I'm going to smileand make others happy even if I'm dying inside :)
    TrapQueen19 TrapQueen19 18-21, F Jun 25

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    EP is about experiences. I guess I'm deeply afraid to share the ones that bother me. So, as a leap of carelessness, I have something to share about my last lover. His name was Alek...
    SunGun SunGun 16-17 1 Response Jun 24

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    I'm that type of person that puts other people's happiness in front of mine. There's something about making others happy that makes me happy. It's weird but I love it!
    toyaawright toyaawright 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    I like many others have spent a great deal of my life looking for the reasons for life itself. I have studied and contributed in many different spiritual, religious and non...
    andthisonetime andthisonetime 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    Happy fathers day to all those men who were better than dads and never make kids perpetually hate society.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jun 21

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    i reAlly know how this feels
    suzels suzels 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    The boy next door! He is so good to me like he doesnt mind If I stay at his and he is friendly to me but whenever Im not there, he has ofter friends over and they smoke weed and...
    nemelabychtubyt nemelabychtubyt 13-15, F Jun 20

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    Recently, went through a lot in life that changed my attitude towards life. I am sharing this since I feel there are many on EP looking for happiness in their life's. I met some...
    alexmatilda alexmatilda 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 19

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    I'm English, so used to it!! Lol. Wouldn't necessarily say the happiest (as that's a calm and brisk sunny winter/spring day). But I am certainly not fickle enough to let a little...
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M Jun 19

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    I'm not happy with the life I have with my significant other, he doesn't express emotion, he never tells me why he loves me. He's the very jealous type, he gets angry easily, he...
    paty1996 paty1996 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    1. God 2. My angel 3. My family 4. Nia (doll I've had since a child) 5. Music
    AngelOfGod1506 AngelOfGod1506 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    and sometimes you loved them too much that you just can't believe it has to end so soon. right here and right now, swearing there was so much more to just end that soon.
    vf702 vf702 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    myheaven myheaven 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    Two years ago I had a gf from Nigeria we met through work I really loved her and I wanted us to be forever, but things didn't work out because we have such a big cultural...