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I Have Lost Track of What Truly Makes Me Happy

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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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    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M Nov 14, 2015

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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 18-21, F Sep 6, 2007

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    Not too much if anything at all brings joy.

    I need some therapy at some point. I have literally lost enjoyment in life
    XxRazorbladeRomancexX XxRazorbladeRomancexX 22-25, M Nov 14, 2015

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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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    I'm visiting my mom in Utah, and my daughters came with. We will be here an entire week. Color me happy through and through.
    angelwings626 angelwings626 46-50, F 5 hrs ago

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    I myself, have no clue what to do with my life. I finished year 12 last year and even then, whenever a peer would ask me questions like "what do you want to study in university...
    breesworld breesworld 16-17, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I lost my dad in 2005 to cardiac arrest. It was all very sudden, we were watching a movie and having ice cream. Something suddenly happened and next minute my mother and elder...
    VarshaJ VarshaJ 26-30, F 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    Lost my sister this past may. I'm still working through the grief. She had a rare autoimmune disease that was killing her slowly for years, so it wasn't totally unexpected but that...
    BlissfulBoredom BlissfulBoredom 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I am so happy with myself from being pretty chunky I dropped down to a size 8 yes I know many would say I'm still fat but hey. It's not weight I have it's the hips and the junk in...
    Morenita79 Morenita79 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I lost my placenta :P I wanted to keep it it's supposed to be nutritious!
    Duskydawnzy Duskydawnzy 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    15 years ago I loved him. I adored him and I respected him. Now, for the life of me, no matter what good he does I have little feelings at all. For the longest time I tried to...
    Mallory38 Mallory38 36-40, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have never believed that if your love doesn't happen to come to "Lived Happily Ever After" and you have a heart ache in love because the person you really thought would be their...
    Bareen Bareen 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have lost it, but other people think I found it. I haven't. It's my sanity.
    MrPoolofsouls MrPoolofsouls 16-17, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    i lost what made me 'rare'. :'(
    sweetgem8 sweetgem8 41-45, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    After HUNK Blocked me ! I lost part of me.. And seriously..Go Loony ! go Loony ! I no like u no more..You broke mi Heart!Tu NO me Gusto..
    soulgonetoitsmate soulgonetoitsmate 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    to be honest..I have lost alot of myself inside, all this time spent inside myself with wonderings and what should I do's and trying to understand this ****** life I call my own I...
    Cocrispy Cocrispy 22-25, M 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    yes I have lost a part of me too well actually had it stolen from me without my consent at eleven years old my hoodie my foreskin thanks to my mom tricking me into going into the...
    Abbenburnner Abbenburnner 56-60, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    just recently i had lost my grandma to pancreatic cancer .we bearly found this out right after thanksgiving or last year .she went into the hospital cause she has stomach pains and...
    rayy17 rayy17 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My father was a pretty heavy smoker since the time he was a teen. A few years ago, he died from lung cancer. It was a slow painful death that i wouldn't wish on my worst enemy. I...
    ben243 ben243 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've had DPD for like 2 and a bit years. I used to smoke weed with my boyfriend at the time and I assumed that being incredibly anxious all the time was what "high" was meant to...
    Fluxus Fluxus 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    In 2009, my father was diagnosed with esophageal cancer and was given a 3% survival chance of longer than a year. My world was crushed, I couldn't lose my daddy. He went through...
    kmhitz kmhitz 22-25, F 10 Responses Feb 2

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    I have lost both of my parents to cancer. It is a terrible disease that hopefully we can end. Too much pain has been caused because of it. Too many people lost.
    aaronfunn aaronfunn 41-45, M 3 Responses Feb 2

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    I lost my Nana to lung cancer in 2004. I recently been cancer myself and my mom is currently fighting lung cancer :(
    sikkacyanide sikkacyanide 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 1

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    I have lost 2 stone since last April. I was overweight and really self-conscious about it but now I'm at a healthy weight and really pleased. :)
    emjm013 emjm013 18-21, F Jan 31

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    It's not something I usually like to talk about but, I figure that I'm in good company here. I lost my father to COPD when I was 16. He had smoked for 40 years and it just did him...
    thealouwho thealouwho 18-21, F 41 Responses Jan 30

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    will the person that i lost was my cousin he die when i was 4 mouths old so i never even got to see him or meet him before
    AK407 AK407 13-15, F Jan 30

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    Reason, Season, or Lifetime People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime. When you figure out which one it is, you will know what to do for each person. When...
    Q2013 Q2013 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    She threw herself at me. I took things slowly. After a few months, we were official. I was a part of her family's dinners. She was "the happiest they've ever seen her." She treated...
    standardmale standardmale 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 30

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    Everyone that I've ever cared about is dead. I only have my mom. I don't know what I would do if I lost her.
    AManOfFewWords AManOfFewWords 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    Today, my family and I mourn the list of a very special lady, my most amazing aunt, she and my Uncle had 17 children lost count how many grand kids, and great grand youngons, they...
    AngeleyesUponU AngeleyesUponU 41-45, F 6 Responses Jan 29

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    A letter I swore I'd never write: I know I said I wouldn't write to you anymore... But I'm not going to send this to you so I guess I'm still ok. I just want you to know where I...
    saraandherfoxes saraandherfoxes 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    I feel there is a God, but I don't think I believe in Christianity anymore. Over the last 10 years I have studied the bible and gone to Christian bible believing churches. There is...
    TresPerros TresPerros 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 29

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    I lost them when I was 1 I don't know how they died, but after then I was living with my grandparents till I turned 3 and they no longer had the physical ability to take care of me...
    Fighter1999 Fighter1999 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    I am 22 years old and just lost my dad exactly a month ago today. I joined this site by searching google for grieving for a lost parent chat(who knew you'd ever have to google that...
    SouthernZombie22 SouthernZombie22 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 26

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    I lost my grandma to stage four ovarian cancer it was really hard
    ashley254 ashley254 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 26

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    I have lost my grandpa, aunt, and friend. I'm finally over it but not them, just the trauma of the experience of the cancer loss. I still miss them.
    DoIknowmenow DoIknowmenow 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    Oscar...For Love About three years ago I was working with a woman who had alzheimers and a broken hip. She lived in a lovely beach home, and she had found a cat who had been...
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323 61-65, F Jan 24

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    I lost both my parents the past two years at age 14. I'm now 15 and living with my aunt in Chicago, but man does it still suck at times. My family was very close knit and we were...
    madclair madclair 16-17, F Jan 24

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    Over the last 20 years I have lost friends, uncles and most recently my grandmother to cancer. My father was diagnosed with a very aggressive strain of stomach cancer in September...
    writer2036 writer2036 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 23

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