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I Create My Own Unhappiness

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 176 People

    Seeking Happiness Makes Us Unhappy.

    Demand is born out of duality: ‘I am unhappy and I must be happy’. In that very demand that I must be happy is unhappiness. When one makes an effort to be good, in that very goodness is its opposite, evil. Everything affirmed contains its own opposite, and effort to...
    shridevi shridevi 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 5, 2008

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    My Fault

    I know the reason why i am so sad and depressed is all my fault. From all the mistakes I've made, to all the things I've done, to all the things I've said. They all screwed up my life. I havent been happy in so very long. I don't know when was the last time I actually smiled...
    cementerygates cementerygates 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 5, 2008

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    I hate myself. I hate how I look When I look in

    the mirror I see ugly I wouldn't change it There's nothing wrong Except me I'm ugly But it's not just my warped view It also is reality I'm not cute or nice I don't even want to be I just want to like myself I don't care what people think I care what I think people think Hate...
    Anaihsohs Anaihsohs 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 22, 2014

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    Vicious Self Destructive Behaviour

    I hate being alone... For the most part, it makes me feel pathetic and miserable. Depsite this, I'm alone too often... The weird thing is that I'm not that lonely, though. I have pretty many friends and I have a lot of oppurtunities to be with my friends, i.e. I get invited to...
    procrastinator3000 procrastinator3000 18-21 1 Response Apr 25, 2009

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    as a kid I was always upset about my home life

    but I didn't really know what about it was bothering me... I knew there was a lot of fighting and arguing but I didn't realize that more importantly there was no love or care or concern... I knew I was sad but I felt like there wasn't a legitimate reason to be so I would...
    Anaihsohs Anaihsohs 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 2, 2014

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    I Wish I Could Stop!

    I really make myself miserable every single day. It has become a sort of habit, to just sit down and think of all the things I'm missing or to look in the mirror and hate what I see. I keep comparing my life to the life of others. How everyone seems to have it all. They all seem...
    fantasycometrue22 fantasycometrue22 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 19, 2013

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    I Know

    I usually catch myself saying this whenever I'm sad. Knowing this really can make you feel better. <br>or in my case, it can make you relize that you like feeling unhappy. As weird as that sounds.
    Trixies Trixies 18-21, F Dec 11, 2007

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    How To Step Out Of Being A Victim Of Your Life And Create Your Own Happiness

    Hello my Friend, I'm Tamas Somogyi, the founder and CEO of Conscious World NOW, a coach, entrepreneur. The reason I'm here, in this life is to take my part of helping the World grow to a new level. To teach people how to create their dream life and have clarity on themselves and...
    TamasSomogyi TamasSomogyi 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 20, 2013

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    I'm Messed Up.

    I have terrible thoughts. Sometimes I wish I was being abused, or raped, so people would feel sympathy for me. I'm a sicko for thinking something so terrible, and I know this. I also wish people around me were smart enough to see me for me. Because I can't. I don't know who...
    Hippopotomus Hippopotomus 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 22, 2012

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    I would love to own a little coffee shop where people could sit and relax, drink my coffee, have pasteries and goodies and shoot the breeze in a relaxed comfortable place. Id...
    smilesarefree smilesarefree 51-55, M 1 hr ago

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    No, I am not perfect. However I do accept responsibility for my actions committed in my life. I have made many mistakes in my life and own up to them and correct them immediately...
    amberbethcoed amberbethcoed 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    A saying from Japan: We put our hair in order daily, why not also our heart? Unlike all other created beings, man can and should give an answer to questions. Another description...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    So the other day I was contacted by my ex-husband's now ex-girlfriend who is now 22. She was in dire necessity and need to speak to me about him and some of the things that just...
    Bssanglergrl1 Bssanglergrl1 36-40 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    I believe in the right to own a Gun on your own property yes. You have a right to defend your home from intruders without jail time. If civilians can own a Gun then burglars will...
    FrostyElsie FrostyElsie 22-25, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Family Stories (Part 3)..... This is the third part of family stories as told by my mum whose short term memory is fading fast but whose long term memory is still sound. All have...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    We're all like different songs of our own genre. Just know your own lyrics and beat, and your song/life will play out smooth ;)
    Emiliosophy Emiliosophy 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Yes I shop for my own a time ago I would have been too nervous to tell the sales person that I am purchasing them for myself but now I have no problem I do not care if they know I...
    satinbitch58 satinbitch58 56-60, M 3 Responses Jun 26

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    I have written about my separation from my daughter. I am beginning to own my part of the problem. I don't think I can be strong enough to do what I would have to do to make it...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 3 Responses Jun 26

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    She owns them and I have no control over what she does with them.
    John69large John69large 41-45 Jun 26

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    I don't know if you mean they don't want them in the sense that when they have them they put them up for adoption or let someone else take care of them or if you mean parents who...
    thehobbits thehobbits 22-25 Jun 25

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    I have been so over the top with my motivation to get certain things accomplished that I think I may have a bit of an addiction to this feeling now. I just managed to not only...
    localrocklover localrocklover 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Even the human body is considered wrong and sinful, how can you say that natural selection has created something explicit. We don't see other animals as sinful because they don't...
    Killerlemon Killerlemon 22-25, M 8 Responses Jun 25

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    It is a mature thing to do about my own actions.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 5 Responses Jun 25

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    My boyfriend officially owns me. We have a contract written up stating that I now belong to him and he is my owner. We both signed it and a witness signed it. I love the feeling...
    lukegayreed lukegayreed 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 25

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    Your given a body, a mind and your set into the world with the traits and abilities you have been gifted with, whether you like them or not, we have no choice but to create our...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    "The one thing great people have in common, is that each of them took their own path." - paraphrased from a lecture I heard recently, I think it was called something like "Gnostics...
    Taurusedi Taurusedi 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    I've been working for the last month to start my own business. I hope that my state will reply back in favor of my business plan that I've made.
    Aufia Aufia 26-30, F Jun 24

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    Where are all the ps vita owners at. we need to get people to buy them so Sony can start making more games for it. C'MON GUYS!!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 24

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    My teachers idea of fun in art for teenagers She gave the class 50 minutes to create something ._.
    Mistycat99 Mistycat99 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 24

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    Well nothing makes much sense in the real world so my own world is something I can comprehend. Plus I would like to live the way I want/be who I want to be.
    rocketguy19 rocketguy19 16-17, M Jun 23

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    I guess I am a strong woman with my own view in certain matters. On the outside, I look very laid back and try not to meddle with things that don't concern me. However on the...
    happyfairy123 happyfairy123 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    Family Stories (Part 2)........., This is the 2nd part of family history as told to me by my mum whose memory is fast fading but still has her long term memory intact. I have heard...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    Hai people, this is Diyani3302, I just created a new account because I found out that I can put my real B-Day. I'm 13 :P
    Diyani0537 Diyani0537 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    I have my own opinions about things big and small and in the case that I haven't fully formed an opinion, I'm not afraid to say so until I've learned more about the subject. I am...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F Jun 22

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    I just cut my own hair. Hahaha. It looks pretty bad but that's what I expected would happen so I'm not in tears. It is super short though!! I wasn't going for that short because I...
    Chameila Chameila 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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    I've have looked after horses, but yet to own one. I almost bought a horse but after looking at his condition I decided.
    equusrider equusrider 56-60, M Jun 21

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    I own 2 AR-15s, 2 wasr-10s, a yugo rpk, a ptr 91k, a sig 556, a fpk, a ps-90, an M1a, 2 M1 garands, a 1927a1, a M1 carbine, a mpa 10 pistol and a mpa 30 pistol. I have been...
    GapLeatherLover79 GapLeatherLover79 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    For my first two years in college I worked as a barista in a local coffeehouse. Best job ever! Up late, talking to people and all the espresso I could drink. Would love to own...
    Jillianstwins Jillianstwins 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 20

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    Robyn "Dancing On My Own" Somebody said you got a new friend Does she love you better than I can There's a big black sky over my town I know where you at, I bet she's around...
    LittleSouthernBelle LittleSouthernBelle 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 19

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    I've always accepted responsibility for my own actions since getting pregnant at 16 which was a HUGE reality check! That turned me around and made me into a responsible adult and...
    LadySylvia LadySylvia 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 19

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    Family Stories (Part 1)...... This is first of several notes about my family as told by my mother whose memory is fading fast so I am trying to record as much as possible. I did...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 18

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    Grace Beaman Creates Pure Organic Products At Natural Health Resources Institute Grace Beaman is a well established entrepreneur with a wide network of her 100% pure organic...
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