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I Have Never Been Truly Happy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 126 People

    Not Really,

    I have temp moments of slight satisfaction..but to think about a truely HAPPY moment in my life..it's hard to do!
    lostprophet lostprophet 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 28, 2009

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    For as long I can remember ,

    I have never been "truly happy" . None of my family has really . We can be satisfied . But not happy . My problem is that I can't forgive myself for the past , I don't have many friends , I'm not happy with the school I been going to , and I been dealing with depression from my...
    angelmommy16 angelmommy16 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 5, 2014

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    I Never Did Until...

    i found my best friend on here sweety you know how much i love you my sisiter
    wotaloser wotaloser 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 31, 2011

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    A White Male In His Early 20s Who Has Never Been Truly Happy

    Born 1 month early The middle child, between two sisters Grew up out in the country, isolated from other people a father and mother who were druggies, neglected their childrens needs, lacked emotional connection, caught up in their own situation. Witnessed drug use, physical and...
    jmfinn jmfinn 22-25 5 Responses Dec 3, 2010

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    I just feel a strong resentment towards my

    mother. I know it isn't right but for my whole life she's done nothing but being me down. What do I do? I tried to tell her how I feel and she's been ignoring me for a month now, almost as if to say it's MY FAULT that she bullies me
    Kimerlykaren Kimerlykaren 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 19, 2014

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    No Such Thing

    Before you guys think there is something wrong with you, I have this theory about how I dont think anyone is TRULY HAPPY. Happiness comes in small doses, your child's smile, a chocolate chip cookie, an ******. People that seem to be happy all the time are fake, and they have...
    Ta2dXykMoM Ta2dXykMoM 26-30 3 Responses Nov 11, 2010

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    Cynically Me

    I honestly can't remember last time I was really happy. The feeling of pure, true happiness is just a vague image in my mind. Maybe it doesn't really exist. Maybe I make myself so unhappy because I think I am incapable of feeling happiness. I truly believe most of the happy...
    livingalieforsolong livingalieforsolong 31-35 1 Response Sep 11, 2013

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    My mother says I was an unhappy baby,

    always screaming my head off for no reason, always red faced and ugly. Everyone says they tried their best to make me happy and excited, but I was still a crier, well into later childhood. I was always moody and temperamental and found joy in little to nothing. They said...
    JustLazyLittleMe JustLazyLittleMe 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 20, 2014

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    Ever Been Happy?

    I've been thinking lately that I can't ever recall REALLY being happy. I had brief moments, very short when I had a good time. But I can't really say when I've BEEN happy. I have two kids and I thought I was happy when they were born, and even now and then they make me smile. The...
    Swian Swian 41-45 2 Responses Jul 15, 2010

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    All Time Negative...

    I can't remember when I began to be "not" happy since childhood. Life to me is full of routine, you go to school in a routine. you go to university in a routine. you go to get a job in a routine. Yes, people say why not make a change. The fact is you have your family to look...
    pleaseabcd pleaseabcd 31-35, M Jun 14, 2013

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    this thought often creeps up on me; quietly

    and uninvited throughout the day. i have no recollection of a period of time where i have felt truly happy, uninhibited, free...not even as a child. i thought being a mother would give me some sort of purpose, a freedom from this neurosis, a direction. however, i feel more lost...
    mariegander mariegander 26-30, F Jan 6

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    that is...until I found this site.

    ..I've met a lot of truly sincere, funny, and kind people here. and I guess I just want to say thanks to those people and let you know that all of you have inspired me to get help for my cutting problem and to keep fighting no matter how badly I wanted to quit. I have to say that...
    Inara24 Inara24 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    What Is Being Happy

    I am  twin and a middle child. Ever since I was little I had to share or fight for someones attention. I had good grades but never once did I get told great job because my other sisters were having a bad time in school so my mom focused on them. Dad favored my older sister...
    wolveslilb wolveslilb 31-35, F 7 Responses May 17, 2007

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    I have to say that the reason

    for me not being happy is because of my weight. I am a 20 year old overweight female and I haven't experienced the emotion of being happy. I don't know how it feels like to be happy. I don't know how I can achieve being happy. It's hard for me being this way and not knowing how...
    beyondthebluesea beyondthebluesea 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19, 2014

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    Its Been To Long

    I cant remember a time when I was truly happy, the closest times are when I read or when I'm with my best friend but when he leaves or I put down the book I feel even worse.
    WingedWatcher13 WingedWatcher13 18-21, M Jul 14, 2013

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    I feel like I have never really been in love with anyone real. Don't get me wrong, I love my bf, I enjoy his company and appreciate him , i loved them all. But that 'in love...
    1EPcat 1EPcat 70+, F 10 mins ago

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    how can I when all people do is put me down not every one but most people like if I was beautiful why would all my boyfriends just dump and cheat on me for eny other girl I mean...
    susananngoga32 susananngoga32 31-35, F 1 Response 36 mins ago

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    I'm so curious just to know who he is/was but idk if I ever will. My mom always used to brush it off, she tells me so little about him. The story is that they were together and he...
    Kliz Kliz 16-17 1 hr ago

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    Never! I have never ever been to a Spa. I'd Love to go, but I haven't. It be something nice to go to one day. But for now, its just something that I just have never done before.
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    I have never really ever thought of my self, as beautiful, hell I have never even thought of my self, as even average. I just always feel like, I am the ugliest person in the world...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    . Born in broad daylight. Eons and eons ago and thensome...............sempiturnally. I am........a gallivanter, nocturnally so...
    LadyGallivanter LadyGallivanter 41-45, F 4 hrs ago

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    I find being happy is having gratitude and every word you speak put I love before.
    equusrider equusrider 56-60, M 1 day ago

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    I have never had someone wipe away my tears, mostly because I don't let people see me cry, ever. I only let one person see me cry. I don't think I'll ever be comfortable letting...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    my boyfriend is a pain but he is loyal,,,,until death do us apart
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I am not the type to judge others, to say mean things to others, never discourage others, push them away with my negativity. But growing up in my 19 years of life I learned that no...
    landeroseve landeroseve 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Nope. Never been except on a tour way back when I was in grade school. I don't plan on going either. Since I don't do anything that would get me thrown in jail, it is actually...
    TW8NY TW8NY 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    I've only been in three relationships, two of which were long distance. I've never really been on a date, which is frustrating since I'm a romantic, and I want to be cutesy, and...
    Serrara Serrara 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My (half)brother is going into the army, and i have never been more happy about it. It's been his dream ever since we were little, and now he finally gets to experience it. He...
    HarleyHart HarleyHart 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I am almost 17 and I have never had my first kiss. My friends are so experienced and I'm not... I'm already gonna be a junior.
    Emmahlove Emmahlove 16-17, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    All the material things, believing I need this or that does matter to me. Life is about being happy and wanting happiness for others.
    equusrider equusrider 56-60, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Granmaw got this obscene phone call The dude on the line was whispering to her that he'd like a little p-ss- She died out laughing and told the caller .. " lord I would too...
    wolffive wolffive 51-55, M a week ago

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    I have never had someone tell me they liked me ??. There's this guy I like and he is always staring at me and I know he's interested but he doesn't say anything. Maybe one day...
    sendmetohogwarts sendmetohogwarts 16-17, F Jun 25

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    I Have Never Had Someone Telling Me They Have A Crush On Me except as a joke.
    LavenderHart009 LavenderHart009 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I have never been to jail and I don't want to but they make jail look so fun In one of my favorite show called ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK I wonder if jail is actually like that
    Vswagger Vswagger 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    It's try true. And I hope my first relationship is my last relationship!
    lexieloulou99 lexieloulou99 13-15, F Jun 24

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    I'm almost 18 and have never kissed anyone...I dont know why, all my friends have and now I'm starting to think I'm either ugly or have a bad personality, I haven't even be in a...
    Terebithia Terebithia 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 24

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    I've never been to jail and don't plan on doing anything that would get me sent there.
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus 22-25, M 3 Responses Jun 23

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    I feel like I am never good enough at any job I have. Are there any other people out there that feel the same way?
    BabyTuna BabyTuna 41-45, F Jun 23

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    Just cause I have used in the past doesn't mean I did it to be "cool". I've never known what that feels like and Probly never will. I don't have a group who think I'm just okay...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    Cuz true Gs never get caught.
    Whatsmystory Whatsmystory 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    I just keep thinking I'm doing everything wrong. It just seems like everyone always have to tell me how to live life. why do I bother trying when apparently I'm doing everything...
    brknsilence79 brknsilence79 31-35, F Jun 21

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    I have never entered a ***** club. Once, when I was really bored, I went to one of the many ***** clubs in my neighborhood. The guy wearing a dumb looking hat at the door said...
    Swillbucket Swillbucket 36-40, M Jun 20

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    So lately I've been happy and it's been so long since I've been on this app, now I wish I was actually happy and not faking it...
    kellylopez kellylopez 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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