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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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    My mother burst into tears…cried loudly in front of me…..she had a mental break out because of the many worries and problems she facing at 60 years age….mom has a 40 years...
    saudifemale saudifemale 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    well sometimes making someone happy makes u happy as well
    ilovebeingrichh ilovebeingrichh 41-45, M Jul 8

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    Never make it to 100 though..need to do some work on that..heh..
    petitelady28 petitelady28 22-25, F Jul 14

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    i want to make someone happy one day
    ibecamerich ibecamerich 41-45, M Jun 23

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    It makes me happy to know that my words can change the emotions of a person completely ^^
    sindrolin sindrolin 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    not saying im perfect or that if you cheat your some awful person or anything. I can understand why, even if it is wrong. I just could never cheat on someone I love. The guilt...
    Rose11231 Rose11231 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 13

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    I don't know about 100 things, how about twenty-five for now until I can think about it;-). 1. Helping People. 2. Animals put a smile on my face. 3. Thunder storms. 4. Nature the...
    LillyPad80 LillyPad80 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I just feel a strong resentment towards my mother. I know it isn't right but for my whole life she's done nothing but being me down. What do I do? I tried to tell her how I feel...
    Kimerlykaren Kimerlykaren 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    This helps me so I just wanted to share it with everybody.. :) 10 ways to be a happier person 1. Think 5 positive things everyday when you wake up (might as well start everyday...
    oliviamarie5524 oliviamarie5524 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Rain it's probably one thing on this earth that can change my mood so quick!(besides food) it's just so calming and I love falling asleep to it. If I was god I would make it rain...
    toiletwater toiletwater 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 23

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    Is it weird that I'm happy and laugh at almost everything all day everyday? It's probably because when I was little I had not a lot of friends and now that I do, I like to make...
    AnonymousJSS AnonymousJSS 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    everytime I get on here I look for anyone who is feeling down and I try to help them not frown, just a simple smile could make the whole world shine you are all beautiful don't...
    poeticnightmare poeticnightmare 18-21, M Jul 2

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    I have to say that the reason for me not being happy is because of my weight. I am a 20 year old overweight female and I haven't experienced the emotion of being happy. I don't...
    beyondthebluesea beyondthebluesea 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I think I've found that someone;) she makes me feel happy and wanted. Idk how to explain it. But u know who u r <3
    houseofwolves188 houseofwolves188 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    Right now I'm listening to krewella. It makes me feel pumped and it helps me stay happy and forget about issues.
    steve0629 steve0629 18-21, M Jul 11

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    I will always keep you happy.
    HandfulOfPaper HandfulOfPaper 13-15, M Jun 25

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    i love helping peopl and making them happy ......................
    imsosohappy imsosohappy 41-45, M Jul 13

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    1. One Direction video diaries 2. Any video of 5SOS 3. Ariana Grande's voice 4. Ed Sheeran in general, anything Ed sheeran 5. Funny Videos of Litte Mix 6. When I think about the...
    Ashley1421 Ashley1421 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    summerspirit summerspirit 46-50, F Jun 22

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    I am in love with a guy he had the most perfect smile, amazing blue eyes, blonde hair, tall, smart, funny, cute, understanding and very freindly. He think I see him as a friend but...
    jazziree jazziree 13-15, F Jun 26

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    i would love that .............
    ilikebeingrich ilikebeingrich 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    My soul mate and my best friend. Holding hands, smiling, laughing, chatting, kissing, cuddling, just been there for one another, brightening up each others lives, company...
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    Semi-Charmed Life- Third Eye Blind :D I can't listen to it without smiling and singing along
    blueeyes46 blueeyes46 13-15, F Jun 29

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    Is there anyone out there who wants me to swallow him
    yourstouseandabuse yourstouseandabuse 18-21, M Jul 3

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    Dancing, cold showers, school, one direction, reading, music, the smell of vanilla, early nights, being cuddled & when it's sunny
    laylayx laylayx 18-21, F Jul 4

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    yes i do .....................
    imrichandhappy imrichandhappy 41-45, M Jul 5

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    yes i do .........................................
    yesiamrich yesiamrich 31-35, M Jul 5

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    i want that ........................................
    iilovebeingrich iilovebeingrich 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    It doesn't bother me so much that I've broken my own rules of made adjustments. It's not like I regret it, and these weren't permanent rules or rules that necessarily changed me to...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Jul 8

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    iloveebeingrich iloveebeingrich 41-45, M a week ago

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    http://reverbnation.com/ashleylenartson
    maverickashley maverickashley 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    Im gonna confess all my feelings to this girl that i love with my entire heart. I hope. Really really hope. That she says yes. And i also pray. She is beautiful in everyway. And...
    yoshiyang yoshiyang 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 23

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    I love cheese and meat way too much lol :)
    crazymornings crazymornings 18-21, F Jul 12

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    If I wasn't into it anymore I would tell them rather than hurt them they aren't doing anything wrong and I shouldn't either it just wasn't meant to be
    LoganAdele LoganAdele 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    Things of many I will share in the future: 1. Magically becoming 10x more attractive with the removal of glasses
    Naty14 Naty14 13-15, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I think she's an amazing woman, and so much kinder than I am. I am happy to know her, but I don't think I could ever make her happy... I used to think so... but no.
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 29

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    My Mother, simply put, is the meanest, angriest, most unpleasant person I know. She is a mentally ill psychotic, a tyrant, and a bully all rolled into one. My parents split up when...
    wishiwasabrady wishiwasabrady 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    I think when I was about nine or ten years old, I realized my mother was doing drugs. When you're a little kid, that is definitely a big deal, and with everything being shoved down...
    OldAbandoned10 OldAbandoned10 22-25, F Jun 30

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    That would be make me happy enough to kill myself
    ImHereToBeFree ImHereToBeFree 18-21, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    A lot happened but I'll just tell you what happened last night. It was around 12 am and I was texting my friend happy birthday and chatting with her because for my birthday she did...
    Emma1599 Emma1599 13-15, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Rules of happiness.. i feel really good if i can make someone happy.. So these are the facts that i want to share.. Hope it will benefit at least someone out there.. On how to be...
    wondersoflife wondersoflife 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    Well where do i begin I had this relationship for a year and everything was going fantastic she was madly in love with me and would tell her mom that I am the man of her dreams but...
    rique20 rique20 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I am a teenager in high school, and my parents have been divorced for over two years (but it was a long and messy process, and they have only been living apart for about 6 months...
    trackster54313 trackster54313 16-17, F Jul 13

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    I really, really, REALLY hate my mom. Some people tell me it's just a teenage thing but i can assure you i do. My parents went through a nasty divorce, mostly due to the fact of my...
    puppypanda puppypanda 16-17, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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