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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 4 Responses Oct 6, 2012

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    Years ago this important question would soon pave a clearer understanding and journey towards the pursuit of a Meaningful life and Happiness. What is Happiness? Doing something...
    livefreeloveall livefreeloveall 31-35, M Feb 10

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    Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. Mahatma Gandhi
    DelightedRaj DelightedRaj 31-35 Feb 11

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    Happiness starts within you. Not with your relationships, not with your job, not with your money, but within you.
    Daydreaming2 Daydreaming2 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm sitting in my room all alone while listening to Sam Smith's songs. My neighbours are randomly lighting up fireworks and I got a good view of the colourful fireworks from my...
    courtsley courtsley 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 8

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    I am now 26 year old. I suffer daily from PASS/PTSD. When I was 17 years old I was in a very committed relationship with a man that was 22, and I loved him dearly! I was a senior...
    dailey629 dailey629 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 6

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    I asked myself today, what did I learn from all this? The lesson for me is *Stay the heck away from a married man!* Until now, I kept convincing myself that he was separated...
    Fmina Fmina 51-55, F 46 Responses Feb 10

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    technically, we all get sleep paralysis as aoon as we cycle back to stage 1 sleep (REM sleep). we cycle through all the stages of sleep in no specific order, numerous times...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M Feb 7

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    I think that's what we are. Although he said we weren't in a relationship to begin with. We were both faithful so far as I know. I missed the call yesterday. Didn't have the...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    I didn't do much for my sixteenth birthday. I was at a church retreat the week before, the Tuesday after we came back was my birthday. We sang and passed around a barrel of...
    BuzzFanatic BuzzFanatic 18-21, F Feb 13

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    Introspective poem by Woody Harrelson, Yes, by him. I sometimes feel like an alien creature for which there is not earthly explanation. Sure I have human form walking erect and...
    Strawberrryfieldsforever Strawberrryfieldsforever 16-17, F 1 min ago

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    Today I was accused of stealing 15,000 worth of items but they had no proof I told them It wasn't that much and it was about three thousand dollars. So I will tell you my story. I...
    Kittie96 Kittie96 18-21, F Feb 3

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    Happiness has always been the main factor behind everything I do: getting an education, working to make money, going to the gym - all this effort was put in in order to have...
    LisaSV LisaSV 22-25, M Feb 9

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    This article presents a series of regrets that many people experience of their deathbed. It’s an interesting source of perspective for many of us who are moving into new phases...
    CarlaW CarlaW 61-65, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    I grew up in peripheral of a rural town in Chiba prefecture, Japan, in my childhood. My family was not rich so could not afford a better house. A forest was 5 steps away from my...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M Feb 14

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    Been having urges to contact ex AP even though I know I'll be ignored for whatever reason.. Question... What do YOU do to keep yourself from reaching out?
    LostSoul1212 LostSoul1212 26-30, M 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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     We claim to be living in modern times, but we are not able to bring solution to an age old problem.Even in our day as an adult, we have to keep our loving a secret because...
    Fmina Fmina 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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    cabo san lucas mexico Paradise has lost a lot of its glitter. We had planned on retiring to San Lucas, and the move has been hell. Lot or stolen furniture, paintings, clothes...
    Shelia4all Shelia4all 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    I hate when people pretend to understand or to say I'm better off. Well I'm not, they are better off. They just don't understand. They'll argue with me and say, "Well you've...
    awaywego4 awaywego4 26-30, F Feb 21

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    I'm wondering about marriage in general. What is it? Why is it necessary? I've been exploring myself, my flaws and attributes. Been looking at my life, my relationships and the...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 9 Responses Feb 13

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    So I'm looking for it. To find out what it is, first, and to find out how to get it, second. And along the way I hope to publish the results online. I sincerely hope that enough...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 4 Responses Feb 4

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    I have now given up seeking happiness in external factors may they be people or things. Everything external ultimately fail you because nothing is forever. If you rely on yourself...
    Rheasdream Rheasdream 36-40, F Feb 9

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    She has never felt so far away and I have never felt more alone, than tonight. I wish that I could find hope in something else, but I never have been able to. The loneliness is...
    InsaneDane InsaneDane 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 12

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    The sheer stupidity of psychobabble and useless mind games that people work up to try to explain how to have peace of mind, happiness, or self worth. I still see it daily online...
    Ajushi Ajushi 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 21

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    What is this euphoria about being happy everywhere? Sometimes I wonder what will make me happy? And then , after a lot of introspection, I reached the conclusion that Happiness is...
    celestialsoul celestialsoul 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I wish it was as easy as when I was a child. Now, I'm going through a stupid breakup that occupies my mind most the day. Figuring out financial **** on my own without his paycheck...
    BethKristin BethKristin 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    Between him and my happiness . I finally chose my happiness and now people wanna rewrite history and make amends . That is not how life works.
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F Feb 3

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    Is this it my friend my lover? Or is this a pause in the game? Afraid of never speaking to you again. Afraid of speaking to you again. Conversations will never play out as we...
    HurtsEverywhere HurtsEverywhere 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 16

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    As previously posted, I had an abortion in January, and am struggling to cope with my emotions. My cousin is pregnant at the moment and we've always had a very close bond. I now...
    ilmb20 ilmb20 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    We r raised to believe things in life go in a certain order n marriage is just another one of those things thats expected from us. in order to achieve happiness these things have...
    sixtens sixtens 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    Happiness just can't be compared or measured. Happiness is all around. Just go for it.
    85maverick 85maverick 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 17

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    IT's Here. YOURS "for the taking". Just Accept and Believe that, by Pleasing ME, You will Find in doing so YOUR OWN HAPPINESS. Sadly, TOO MANY!! females Want Things THEIR Way. A...
    desireindisguise desireindisguise 56-60 Feb 18

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    The voice on the other end of the phone sounds as if they are simply next door and just waiting for you to come over. To not be able to reach them and take their hand in yours, as...
    BethKristin BethKristin 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    Two days ago, on my way to stock up my "life sustenance", I helped an old man who just had knee surgery, having a hard time crossing the street to his house. It was cold, snowing...
    Darnguyen Darnguyen 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 20

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    You're the one I most admire, with great intentions and loving desires. Passion and trust and knowing that you care, brings a lifetime of Happiness for us to share... Being so...
    Mrunderstood Mrunderstood 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm ready to move on from this disease. It controls my life and I hate living a secret. I can't tell anyone, but I am looking for support and someone who can recover together.
    misternomad misternomad 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    We are the architects of our own happiness.
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. Mahatma Gandhi
    DelightedRaj DelightedRaj 31-35 Feb 11

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    Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. Mahatma Gandhi
    DelightedRaj DelightedRaj 31-35 Feb 11

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    Actually i think being married is pointless... Whats the point it only makes you feel worse when they cheat, lie or just straight up leave you it is stupid if that is happiness...
    otakugamerwolf otakugamerwolf 13-15, F 5 Responses Feb 13

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    Happiness is hard to find but once you feel like its in your hands, endure it all you can and live greatly up to it.
    ohangela ohangela 13-15, F Feb 14