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I Have Lost Track of What Truly Makes Me Happy

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    Who Am I and What Do I Want?

    Prior to moving with my husband from Missouri to his home state of Minnesota I was me.  I didn't really know what it was like to lose my identity until it happened.  My family has always had a very open relationship...we speak our minds, debate, maybe even get mad, and...
    daniv daniv 21-25, F Sep 6, 2007

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    At the End Is the Beginning!!

    maybe a loss is a gain and again it is found... trying hard to meld the pieces that fit to the old archetype of you can only bring a recurring of the old new not the now you,, which is who you should always be in the now right now!!!!
    bluebeast bluebeast 31-35, M Dec 31, 2007

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    I Am Clueless

    I was asked this question just today" What makes you happy?" I could not answer it because I do not really know what the answer is. I know certain people make me happy with their presence. I guess I need to start looking at what makes me happy before it is too late...
    cinfullynn cinfullynn 46-50, F Jul 17, 2008

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