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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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    Today is just a great day :) I might study or watch a movie. Any suggestions?? And it saddens me when people aren't happy when I am if that makes sense? What makes me an even...
    AlohaJess AlohaJess 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Well it's not in order but the things that make me happy is my mom, music, my car, swimming, sushi, my dog, watching movies, going out, stuff like that makes me happy
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    I was inspired to post this by seeing another ep member respond. It is so easy sometimes to focus on our problems that we forget to be greatful for what makes us happy - and to...
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T 4 Responses Dec 8

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    I need to make this headache go away. Let's try thinking of something positive. I'll talk about what makes me happy: my daughter :) 1. Cuddling 2. The way her hair makes it look...
    RazorbladeKisses81 RazorbladeKisses81 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    1. Cuddles 2. My family 3. Listening to music 4. Going to concerts 5. Hardback books 6. Meeting old friends/acquaintances I haven't seen in years 7. My favourite podcasts 8. Tea...
    sleeperstream sleeperstream 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    1. Funny things (anything/person that can make me laugh) 2. Discovering new music 3. Making others happy 4. Enjoying hanging out w/ friends 5. My favorite foods 6. Money 7. Art...
    Asia06 Asia06 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    Waking up next to someone you love, trusting someone to tell them your secrets, doing something daring, baking, movie nights, good friends, nights out, hugs, sunshine, dancing in...
    aprilpanda aprilpanda 18-21, F Dec 7

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    1) Being home for Christmas with my family 2) My 2 best friends who have helped me through a lot this semester. 3) Not having self-esteem based on my ex 4) Feeling beautiful and...
    MidnightLaughter MidnightLaughter 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Hashtag truth. If you can't be happy with yourself don't expect anyone else to Come And change that. Love yourself and love will find you
    Ownedforaprice Ownedforaprice 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    Hashtag truth. If you can't be happy with yourself don't expect anyone else to Come And change that. Love yourself and love will find you
    Ownedforaprice2 Ownedforaprice2 22-25, F Dec 6

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    So I have a confession to make. I Don't ever make myself food unless I'm cooking for others..... I know it is pretty lazy of me.... But hear me out for just a second. Okay so you...
    FatFur FatFur 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    1. traveling 2. my cat 3. my best friend 4. cooking / good food 5. making other people happy :)
    likesugarandcyanide likesugarandcyanide 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    1. Sound of the waves. 2. Being at peace. 3. Music 4. Yoga 5. My dog approaching me when I come home. 6. The smell of candles burning. 7. Bubble baths 8. Buying surprise gifts...
    Nannyxd Nannyxd 18-21, F Dec 7

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    1. Sushi 2. Swimming 3. Movies 4. A good night rest 5. Make up
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Music, music, music, music, and more music. Nothing in the world makes me happier, nothing.
    nickwrocks1 nickwrocks1 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    I dreamt I had a dream about you. Because I know we can never be real.
    aag311 aag311 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    I never thought I would be interested in a red head. I like someone whose a junior and someone who doesn't really know me. we've had a couple of conversations before but I don't...
    happygas happygas 13-15, T 4 hrs ago

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    Breakfast Chai Tea on a winter day Sleeping in Chic flicks Leggings <3
    Nannyxd Nannyxd 18-21, F Dec 6

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    1.Tea 2.Driving in foggy mornings 3.Cloudy days 4.the smell of books 5.standing in the rain 6.the bus stop in the forest 7.staying in school until 6 am and seeing the sunset...
    AlDhari AlDhari 18-21, F Dec 7

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    Sleeping right next to my cat, drinking something when I'm incredibly thirsty, finding out I'm not the only one who feels a certain way, Greek food, and sleeping in on a day off...
    nmcaleanu nmcaleanu 18-21, F Dec 7

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    (Not in order) 1) learning new things 2) candy 3) family 4) friends 5) travel 6) shopping 7) making art 8) cooking 9) animals 10) affection 11) playing sports (and winning) 12...
    caddriss caddriss 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    1. massages 2. vaginas 3. nightmare before Christmas 4. my phone 5. motorcycles 6. scissors 7. calling my lovers daddy 8.clean house 9. lil Wayne 10. cussing 11. writing 12...
    BootyHadMeLikeDamn BootyHadMeLikeDamn 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    1. Miley Cyrus 2. Music 3. Friends 4. Movies 5. Alcohol 6. Cigaretts 7. Making Lists 8. Number 8
    marko1234567 marko1234567 22-25, M Dec 7

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    1?Wolf's 2?Food 3?Booty XD 4?My best friends 5?Music m/ 6?Making new friends 7?Disney World 8?Being Random 9?Feeling accepted 10?Talking to people ox
    2kewlll4chuu 2kewlll4chuu 13-15, F Dec 7

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    1. love 2 . money 3 . sex 4 . angry orchard 5 . poetry 6 . dirty stories
    boxing4you boxing4you 26-30, M Dec 7

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    1. Sex 2.Food 3. Music 4.Money 5. Art in order from great to kinda great ;;)
    Selphira Selphira 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    hugs, kisses, fingers in my hair, words in my ears, chinese food, rain, country music, horror movies
    paulawala paulawala 36-40, F Dec 8

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    Yoga, meditation, women, eating healthy, reading, writing, listening to others stories, coda meetings, dogs, volunteering, driving my mustang, chilling on the hammock, sex...
    Wbyogimaso Wbyogimaso 26-30, M Dec 8

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    I like this idea! 1.My family 2.Friends 3.Writing 4.Chocolate 5. Shoes
    Myfairlady1 Myfairlady1 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 22

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    1. My kids 2. Music 3. Friends 4. Coffee 5. Love Not necessarily in that order.
    CoffeeFlavoredKisses CoffeeFlavoredKisses 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 22

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    1 my boyfriend 2 music 3 junk food 4 tumblr 5 decorating
    bigca1697 bigca1697 16-17, F Nov 23

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    1. Tumblr 2. N.M.H❤️ 3.diy projects 4. Love notes 5. Music
    babylove96 babylove96 18-21, F Nov 23

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    1) Sleep 2) Rain 3) Chocolates 4) Music 5) Books
    ShanaiyaGrey ShanaiyaGrey 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    1. good health 2. good man 3.good food 4. good walks 5. good day!
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 6 Responses Nov 25

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    1)sunlight 2)birds chirping in the morning 3)how helpful my family is right now 4)seeing others smile 5)feeling how nice it is outside
    bigca1697 bigca1697 16-17, F Nov 29

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    1. Nothing 2. Nothing 3. Nothing 4. Sleeping 5. Nothing.
    Tuva Tuva 31-35, M Dec 3

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    Using emoticons shows emotion even when you cant see it :)
    imagination34 imagination34 16-17, M Dec 6

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    I saw another member do this and thought it was a good idea, so now I want to give it a go. So, here goes... in no particular order: 1. Listening to good music 2. Sunny days 3...
    spacepixie spacepixie 26-30, F Dec 7

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    1. Family and Friends 2. Anime 3. Pokemon 4. EP 5. Being naked
    ObserverOfLife ObserverOfLife 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    1). Anime 2). Music 3. Reading 4). Drawing 5). Art
    BloodRedDarkness BloodRedDarkness 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    1) daydreaming 2) music 3) rainy days 4) drawing/painting 5) pizza!
    LuvBug1962 LuvBug1962 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    1. Riding motorcycles 2. Driving off road 3. The beach 4. Watching hockey 5. Drag racing
    k5rjtxj k5rjtxj 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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