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I Had My Happiness Stolen From Me

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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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    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 5 Responses Oct 6, 2012

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    You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
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    I had my viriginty taken away by rape. I had my dad taken away from me , I had drugs take my mom away for me.
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    Frustrated that some ******* tramp would have the idea of breaking into the shop where I work and steal my designer bag worth hundreds and my money, that I have worked hard for...
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    The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it. Eckhart Tolle
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    Cant do nothing as in uk they will my daughter to the wife. Thats why we got fathers for justice and demos
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    I had to my dog to sleep a couple of days ago. So sad, I know it was his time. He was suffering. I have had great support from my friends. But my husband is so emotionally...
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    Thought about stuff I wrote yesterday and thank you friends who helped me out of a funk. NO I would never want to be his ex wife. She can have him all of him.. lying manipulative...
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    I think we each create our own happiness, but I also think other people can rip it away from us.
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    so what is happiness according to you? and how to achieve happiness ?
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    All of the excitement has gone from my life. It left with him. I have tried to connect with others but I'm just not feeling it! I hate him in a way but on the other hand I miss his...
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    Whats the point ? What's the point life ,living? Waking up everyday and going back to sleep.Being born and then just dying living everything you have worked for behind .Thats if...
    prankqueen prankqueen 13-15, F Aug 11

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    It's never been more obvious to me how short life is, and how beautiful it is. Just when you think you've got everything figured out, BAM, curve ball! It's literally amazing how...
    Jessica0906 Jessica0906 18-21, F Aug 18

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