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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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    Their is only one person that I would do ANYTHING to make her happy. Except for like murder and stuff lol
    Matthews14 Matthews14 13-15, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I love you my ****. I dont want to say your name, as I want to protect you still even though you have abandoned me. Just let me know you are happy and I will be ok to know that...
    dreamingdarkness dreamingdarkness 26-30, M Sep 28

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    Since I feel like nothing ever makes me happy, I'm going to try to list things that are positives. 1. Pizza 2. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3. Legend of Korra 4. Avatar: The Last...
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 70+, F 1 Response Oct 16

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    Do you hate yourself? if yes then you should try these easy ways to love yourself: Stop trying to be perfect, Stop comparing yourself to others, Be who you really are, Learn to...
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M Oct 16

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    100 thing that make me happy 1. Percy Jackson 2. Cuddling 3. The smell of guy colon 4. Sunrises 5. Sunsets 6. Baby animals 7. Music 8. Internal beauty 9. Doing something right...
    dambookworm17 dambookworm17 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I wanted him to stay in my life. Even though I’ve cried, felt like I was going to die, and drank alcohol a few times before over someone I was in love with not loving me, I’ve...
    Roshunn Roshunn 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    Like is a very strong word. It could lead to Love or Lust. Love and Lust are strong emotions that are very distinct from each other. Now i know perfectly well where the...
    Listening2us Listening2us 26-30, F Sep 30

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    My life is a blessing and a curse. I am most happy when I am loving others. There's nothing that makes me happier than putting a smile on someone's face or letting someone know how...
    WinterIncandescence WinterIncandescence 16-17, F Oct 8

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    It came to my attention a year or so back that I often define my interactions and relationships with others by the level of happiness I'm able to bring to them. This, I realised...
    crescendo282 crescendo282 31-35, F 7 Responses Sep 29

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    Well does anyone know or care on just how unhappy i am ? That doesnt even matter. The thing that makes me smile and help the blood in my body continue to flow is seeing a smile on...
    swoonbaby swoonbaby 26-30, F Oct 4

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    A wile back I loved this guy it ended badly he didn't love me so I moved on lied to myself and smiled like nothing happened after that we drifted apart we were once like brothers...
    Ericsoftpaw Ericsoftpaw 13-15, M 2 Responses Oct 15

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    I battle depression, and i feel like i can never be happy...i appreciate the people who have tried, but i can't be happy. That's not how my story goes ☹.
    TheKidInTheCorner TheKidInTheCorner 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    good thing my workplace is near a mexican restaurant. So when i am upset at work, i could always have my break at the restaurant. What more? They have this mojito that tastes so...
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    1. Parties 2. Holidays 3. Fairgrounds 4. My family 6. Presents 7. My friends 8. Ice cream 9. Eating out 10. Hugs 11. My phone 12. Dancing 13. Bumping in to old friends in...
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F Oct 15

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    Your happiness means more to me than mine. Seeing you happy makes all of the pain worth it.
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've had depression for almost a month but I'm slowly coming out of it. I'm forcing to go out when I would rather stay home. I'm trying to socialize more even though I like being...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    1. My best friend 2. Pasta (literally) 3. Drawing 4. Cats 5. Hockey 6. Reading 7. Music 8. Deviantart 9. Basketball 10. Ice cream 11. Chainsaws 12. Caterpillars 13. Stepping on...
    BlackBloodDemon BlackBloodDemon 13-15, M Oct 3

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    Good thing i kept my old jeans. I was scared 2 weeks ago to try it coz i was thinking it still wont. Yesterday tried to fit it, yeyer! It did! Then im up to my next goal which is...
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81 31-35, F Oct 10

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    1- seeing free food saplings 2- seeing my friends happy 3- being off school 4- food 5- my bed 6- talking to my friends 7- my phone 8- my family 9- laughing out loud with my...
    nomorelies13 nomorelies13 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 16

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    I don't like it when you're sad or mad at me. I try the best I can to keep you happy even though you don't do a whole lot for me, but I do this because I love you.
    SilentbutSane SilentbutSane 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    To my beautiful girlfriend I want you to know you make me the happiest man alive, and that i wouldnt choose to have my life any other way.
    Cbh004 Cbh004 18-21, M Sep 24

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    I will make a list if I can get 7 likes on this post(:
    dambookworm17 dambookworm17 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 16

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    Ooppppsss! I did it again! I can't really be trusted with my own rules. Just hoping its worth it.
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    I know its not much, and hence the reason for this title. I'm still very new, and still finding my feet (some would say they are in your shoes, check your profile pic!) but in 2...
    blindfoldstacy blindfoldstacy 41-45, T 3 Responses Oct 14

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    Sara Bareilles - I Choose You
    Sassyblues Sassyblues 41-45, F Oct 16

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    1. The arms of a particular sensitive handsome masculine man.
    AsteriasAura AsteriasAura 36-40, F Oct 16

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    Flannel • A good nights sleep • autumn colors • the walking dead • kittens • baklava • no traffic • blueberry coffee • turquoise That perfect shade of red...
    BleuGardenia BleuGardenia 26-30, F Oct 16

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    My family Friends Animals Learning Internet Trees Drawing Sketching Gaming Music Flower 100% battery Smiles Laughter Blue eyes Kisses Hugs This app Getting out if school...
    catsecrets catsecrets 13-15, F Oct 16

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    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M Oct 16

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    2. A shared discovery with someone on the same page.
    AsteriasAura AsteriasAura 36-40, F a week ago

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    Maybe not 100 but I have a few. ; ) God. Family. Friends. Laughter. Donating. Music. Theater. Musicals. Volunteering. Cookies. Dressing up. Winter. Snow...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F a week ago

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    You're beautiful/handsome!
    rosa13bella rosa13bella 13-15, F a week ago

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    1. Tacos 2. My best friend Dez 3. My lizard Mac (my son) 4. Music 5. Phone calls 6. Hot tea 7. Bubble baths 8. Long walks 9. The beach 10. My boyfriend 11. When my dad calls me...
    brookledsome brookledsome 13-15, F a week ago

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    1 kittenš 2 new stuff 100puppies
    The1infinity The1infinity 13-15, F a week ago

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    3. Eeeeeeasy haha this guy!
    AsteriasAura AsteriasAura 36-40, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    This made me laugh my *** off, hopefully you do too
    BrokenBeyondRecognition BrokenBeyondRecognition 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I fell in love with my one of my childhood friends and he's straight. He knows I am gay and was totally supportive of me. When I told him how I felt he kinda got creeped out. After...
    lexybear32 lexybear32 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 30

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    My husband and I haven't spoken to my mother in law hardly at all in several years. We got mad at her for multiple reasons a while back, one of them was her taking my son around...
    arkgirl arkgirl 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    Don't even know where to begin when it comes to with my MIL she is in a class of her own when it comes to a evil person, Seriously! She wrote me off from the very moment she meet...
    2mommy85 2mommy85 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    9 days till my little baby girl will be brought into the world. Iv never been more happy and more scared in my life. I'm happy because I get to see her, hold her close, kiss her...
    ErinTripp94 ErinTripp94 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 7

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    Heavensbluerose: "But just tell me :) and il tell you and tomorrow when i get home we'll talk in other app i guess.." :'( Why didn't i just showed her my gorgeous face right...
    Listening2us Listening2us 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    Everyone always says to do what will make you happy. But I don't really know how to be happy. I guess to understand why I'm not happy I would first need to understand happiness...
    SlothQueen SlothQueen 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    Mom had signed up for some type of class at the local arts and crafts store where she met 'Jill' and they had become fast friends. Jill had been to our house a few times. I was 13...
    penwizard penwizard 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    Even though my husband does not support me very much, is unhappy with my decision, I have come to the realization...He no longer has CONTROL OF ME. I decided to just do what...
    AbnormalNormal AbnormalNormal 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 4

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