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I Had My Happiness Stolen From Me

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    If You Love Something, Set It Free?

    Is there a double edge to this saying? Of course, smothering is bad, but neglect is bad too. If someone steals my happiness, is it because I was asleep at the wheel? Am I simply just guilty of neglect? Perhaps my happiness hasn't been stolen. Maybe I've been guilty of...
    NoLongerHere NoLongerHere 41-45, M 4 Responses Oct 6, 2012

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    A Glover Middle School teacher is on paid leave after a police investigation found enough evidence to support charges of six counts of first-degree child rape. Those charges were never brought against the teacher, Chris Katke, however, because the statute of limitations had...
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    Soo as the story goes he did return in April. First he was nice and said 'we can meet if you want?' Texted back and fourth my anxiety got high again waiting for my phone to beep...
    ventingagain ventingagain 31-35, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    fallenzero fallenzero 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Searching for something That may never be known A messed up mind Turns a heart to stone Memories carried in the heart Figments of wild imagination One's existence now a hostage...
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    This actually happened just yesterday and I made an account on here because I have no one else to talk to about it. I started smoking weed maybe two weeks ago and have only been...
    coexorcist coexorcist 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Kindofunknown Kindofunknown 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    beaches21 beaches21 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Oh life. No matter what, something seems to get thrown at me. Something I'm not prepared for, something unexpected, something highly inconvenient. I was just in the hospital a week...
    Anonymouscoast Anonymouscoast 22-25 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Clarkkentallday Clarkkentallday 46-50, M a week ago

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    meganeliz meganeliz 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I read people's struggles, I can relate, I recall my darkest moments, so many years of existing one bad moment after the next. The worst for me was being told that I deserve to be...
    Bythelight0fthemoon Bythelight0fthemoon 36-40, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I recently discovered a major lie that my ex AP had been hiding from me. I am SO done with him. This is exactly what I needed to kick start my moving on process. My last message to...
    broken418 broken418 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    People here are probably tired of having this thought related to a heartbreak; but it just inevitably goes hand in hand for me. I am scared to feel broken, I am scared to remember...
    mentos89 mentos89 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Your advice please: If you grew up been abused by someone and later in life when you were dealing with the issue in therapy and doing ok , and you then had to face the abuser...
    ladybirdshimmer ladybirdshimmer 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 21

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    now I know I can't rely on people as the source of happiness. all I need is to speak my mind, with manner of course, before its too late:)
    Gina1993 Gina1993 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I have battled trying to find happiness my whole life it seems. Ive found it a lot, I just lose it a lot at times too. I hope one day soon I find the true answer to remain strong...
    rissrose rissrose 18-21, F 8 Responses Jul 20

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    I learnt that letting go hurts a lot. I know she was and is my first love, she will always have a special place in my heart because she is amazing. She learnt me how to love myself...
    ssweetdisspositionn ssweetdisspositionn 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    dani08r dani08r 18-21, F Jul 19

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    Lolitta2014 Lolitta2014 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    Zelaleme Zelaleme 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    ImJustANobody ImJustANobody 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    I let her talk to me like that for 3 hours. Only to tell my ex husband who made me feel the same. Feel like ****. Feel like I have had my energy stolen. Energy that was given to me...
    issimma issimma 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Utada hikaru's goodbye happiness I cry every time I listen to it, it's a review of her songs, and brings back so much memories
    MerryMarionC MerryMarionC 31-35, F Jul 15

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    Isn't everyone? I guess to answer this question, you have to know what you're definition of happiness is. For me, I'm not talking about watching a clip and getting a chuckle...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jul 15

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    linzM linzM 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    paintyourtootsies paintyourtootsies 26-30, M Jul 14

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    I already come from a pretty crappy family on my dads side somewhat my mom and hers but not as much...but today I found out that my aunt and my dad have been stealing from my...
    poms118 poms118 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    NaomiTheBunny NaomiTheBunny 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 13

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    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    jalanyanglurus jalanyanglurus 22-25, F Jul 13

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