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I Had My Happiness Stolen From Me

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    The News Article From Spokesmanreview.com - A Glover Middle School teacher is on paid leave after a police investigation found enough evidence to support charges of six counts of...
    AntiqueMirrors AntiqueMirrors 26-30 1 Response Jun 23, 2012

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    Myself. Ive lost myself and i feel unsafe. I wonder if somebody can save me. If somebody can pull me out of the water I'm drowning in.
    deviness deviness 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Changed a huge part of who I am as a human. Have learned to live with the "new" me. Have finally arrived at a place, where I actually like the new me.
    Michael5280 Michael5280 36-40, M 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I have nothing personal against my doctor, he's a rather nice guy I just don't like his nurses. I have no medical knowledges besides band aids and I know they screwed up. They were...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Lots of them. I am a very visual person and all I can do is pray that someday I will end up wherever these places are in my visions and dreams. Somewhere dark and cloudy surrounded...
    rose114 rose114 16-17, F Mar 18

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    I was I the school playground and so boy from the second your said you no what happens to first years I said no and they then got hold off me and started taking my trousers down...
    4thcarlton 4thcarlton 13-15 Apr 2

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    I want to give you a brief into my story - I tried to explain yesterday but just got all muddled as I am still struggling with this. I have a boyfriend & I completely adore him and...
    SYWlittlebutterfly SYWlittlebutterfly 22-25, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I was sent this from an online advisor and thought her words of advice may help others so i have posted it on here for other women who are going through what i am. I was so sorry...
    SYWlittlebutterfly SYWlittlebutterfly 22-25, F 18 hrs ago

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    Horrible, more like it. He liked to party, I enjoyed quiet nights at home. Trying not to get in the way of his pursuit of being an insane college freshman, I never took issue with...
    ExcuseMyVenting ExcuseMyVenting 16-17, F Mar 18

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    When on a night out with the girls, We were dancing with a group of guys I knew! My sky high heels, tiny dress & a little too much alcohol made it very easy for what happened next...
    littlesubmissive littlesubmissive 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 29

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    Children's Aid Society had torn my life apart twice now. The first time I was too young to realize what they did. 18 years old now and watching them repeat what they did 11 years...
    Jaimedee Jaimedee 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Being vengeful is not conducive to personal happiness or moving forward. I've read a few remarks made on others stories suggesting that course of action to the authors hurt. That's...
    nothingbetterthanlaughing nothingbetterthanlaughing 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 18

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    I'm feeling better today. At least the severe mood swings seem to have subsided. It is a bit unfortunate that they've been replaced by a general gnawing sense of malaise, but I'm...
    Anonymouself Anonymouself 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 18

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    When I was in Gran Canaria (Maspalomas beach) I went wandering off without my clothes. I stashed my clothes up in a bush, so i thought they'd be safe. I must have walked about...
    Kojak100 Kojak100 36-40, M Mar 28

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    My stepmother and stepsister are deceiving us and told us that the state law entitled my stepmother to all of my father's estate and now I feel conflicted as to whether we confront...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 31-35, F Apr 8

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    Affairs and marriage two completely different things!!! I want to be 60 with my husband and have my grandchildren come to the house. My husband takes care of me because he loves me...
    circlesnomore circlesnomore 31-35, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm 20, but I was 19 when I chose abortion. I missed my period for 6 months straight. I was originally on the pill but couldn't afford a refill so I stopped taking them. My...
    curvyvillian curvyvillian 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 17

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    I had this dream. Where I wanted the feeling of a man 'loving me and keeping me safe within his heart' .... Since no one was in that place yet, I knew daddy still felt like that...
    ASoldiersLoveBug ASoldiersLoveBug 22-25, F Apr 2

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    I steal a glimpse of happiness from my daughter's smile. I aware for those moments she's smiling or laughing my entire world is beautiful. It's sad that I'm only happy when she's...
    bluegirlboo bluegirlboo 22-25, F Apr 8

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    Rewired- probably my most regretted repercussion from my addiction. meth completely rewired my brain; so much that my friends noticed it before I did. at the beginning I was...
    addictionbarbie addictionbarbie 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Like all cliche stories, mine started out great, but soon got flushed down the toilet. She was beautiful. She was caring. She was funny. She was my best friend. I'd liked her...
    SparkOfHope101 SparkOfHope101 16-17, F Mar 18

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    You never know what you’re capable of until after it happens. This unanticipated truth threw itself at me three years ago. Things were different for me then. I was vulnerable...
    whirling whirling 31-35, F 9 Responses Mar 19

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    I'm only 30 but I feel like I'm 70. I feel like I'm at the end of the line. I was a workaholic. My first job was right after school. When I was in college, I tend to work during...
    hopefulunderdog hopefulunderdog 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I hate how I used so much **** never realized how I was hurting my family, but to come today I have learned how to really earn what I need, love is important and true love is only...
    AYEZOOS AYEZOOS 18-21, M Apr 9

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    I found out I was pregnant on April 1st. The irony. I had thought for a few weeks that I might of been pregnant and if I was I wouldn't be for much longer. I didn't make the...
    IMadeAChoice IMadeAChoice 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    ..to remove a 4.5cm complex cyst from my enlarged 7cm ovary. It was an ectopic pregnancy, so they also removed my right fallopian tube.
    ChildOfShame ChildOfShame 26-30, F 12 hrs ago

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    Would allow me to change my weight to whatever I please in seconds. I would say "Make me gain 5 lbs." And I would gain 5 lbs in seconds. I would use it to experiment from going to...
    NiceSoftBelly NiceSoftBelly 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I had pre eclampsia the last two months of my pregnancy, which I feel was brought on because of my own bad habits, but the doc said my family history of high blood pressure was...
    caffiened caffiened 22-25, F 54 mins ago

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    I'm sick and tired of being broke all the time and my dad always taking money from me that I work for! I struggle with money so much sometimes I wish I can make more money and...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 1 Response 33 mins ago

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    When will I stop caring I wish I could forget I must stop wondering Why it is we met A day or two will pass with ease I will believe I am on the mend Then a memory is triggered...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    About two months ago I had an abortion and ever since I've been a mess. I have chest pains, I'm super paranoid and usually on edge, I go from happiness to rage out of nowhere, I'm...
    Tzilla95 Tzilla95 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Just an old man, dreaming like a fool Not realizing life has past me by, and I am no longer cool You tell me that you love me, that you really care But you only want me when no one...
    Bad4U69 Bad4U69 56-60, M 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    Names changed for privacy. Valentines day 2013 I was on a Facebook game and met Sandra. I was single and she was going through separation. We really hit it off chatting for...
    ciao8585 ciao8585 26-30, M 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Away from drama Away from tears Away from piercing words Where I can sleep again Away from being a failure Away from living this life Away from my torn soul Where I feel okay...
    Meganbelieves Meganbelieves 13-15, F Mar 18

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    I inhale the positive and exhale the negative. I ignore the ignorance. I take my experience and learn from it. I have found the positive and know that I can live life after my...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I'm at what was supposed to be) my last semester of my senior year in college. During this semester I realized that I do not want to make a career out of my major. At the same...
    AdelaideGray AdelaideGray 22-25 Mar 28

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    I'm never on fb and went on and saw a pic of him and his wife commented on how sexy he was and blew a kiss emoticon. It made me furious!! How dare she?! She's found out about us...
    Australianladybug Australianladybug 31-35, F 7 Responses Mar 29

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    I see people who travel all the time, get by on life with their art or the odd job and am totally envious of the time they have on their hands and how happy they seem. I work often...
    Hidebehindtherain Hidebehindtherain 26-30, M Mar 17

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    I have always put other people's happiness before my own and im starting to realize that people will just use me and then never speak to me again. I know that i probably will never...
    lunarfaerie lunarfaerie 16-17, F 6 Responses Mar 17

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    Happiness is only real when shared.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 18

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    Isn't everybody trying to find happiness really?
    shannonigin shannonigin 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    When you are searching for something, the first thing to do is to define it. So let me ask you. What is the definition of happiness??
    YElRashidy YElRashidy 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    Happiness is in the heart, not in the circumstances.
    adham99 adham99 18-21, M Mar 21

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    Pursuit of happiness.... Sometimes the pursuit causes unacceptable pain for those we love.
    popuptarget popuptarget 46-50, M Mar 21

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    I'm not happy but in trying to find my happiness I just hate feeling depressed
    sillygirl008 sillygirl008 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    i hate that i feel like my own happiness depends on having ppl interact with me, showing me attention. the moment im ignored. i feel lonely, depressed, worthless, no good, just all...
    hallowedwillow hallowedwillow 26-30, F Mar 27

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    I wish I could make everyone happy. Everyone at work, all the customers, all the bosses, all the hot women, all the cool dudes. And all of the general public. All of my family too...
    ninerzoon ninerzoon 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    I'm in a good frame of mind and my spirits are high. I learned how to balance friends/family and work. I think I finally found my happiness.
    MissAma MissAma 26-30, F Apr 7

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    Really it all comes down to perception. If you can be happy in any situation and make the best of it, there is no need to depend in others for your happiness.
    MyDarkestDesires MyDarkestDesires 36-40, F Apr 9

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    The day I let someone else control my happiness is the day I lose all respect for myself.
    Addictivethickness Addictivethickness 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago