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I Have to Laugh to Feel Better

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    Surrounded By Funny People

    i surround myself with people who make me laugh. I suffer from depression  so i surround myself with funny people who can always make me feel better and see the funny side of life.  
    thehippy thehippy 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 22, 2009

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    Laughter Keeps Me Balanced!

    I may come across to you guys as a really serious person and at times I am, but nothing makes my day more than an unexpected guffaw! I love to make those closest to me laugh as well as a stranger having a bad day...What better gift can you give to someone than the ability to...
    choctawgrrrl choctawgrrrl 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 16, 2008

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    Best Medicine

    Sometimes I'll hear something funny late in the evening and I'll laugh, and then realize that's the first time I've laughed all day.  And then I think to myself that it's no wonder I had such a bad day or that I'm in such a bad mood;  it's because I haven't laughed all...
    eromreven eromreven 26-30 Jan 19, 2008

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    After I wrote my first post yesterday, I realized something. I feel better this morning. It was a relief to just vent, even if it sounded like a 'poor me' rant. No one responded to...
    Mythicraven Mythicraven 36-40, M Apr 2

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    I know this is the Internet and I'm setting myself up to be blasted by all kinds of people, but is there actually anyone who takes showers who doesn't feel better after they get...
    Talynn Talynn 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    So, my grandma isnt in the best shape. She sits in her chair all day and can never really leave her house. She gets pretty bored and unhappy sitting there all of the time. Im a...
    chooseyourownlife chooseyourownlife 16-17, F Apr 2

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    I've been feeling better about myself..just life itself. How it works. It took me 26 years to figure out what some of the most crucial information I've been missing. Battling years...
    sicajae7 sicajae7 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    After a long, exhausting day nothing feels better than a hot, wet shower that relaxes your entire body.
    SeanaO SeanaO 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    my spouse bought a cologne that he says he wears just for me. but this past weekend he wore it to a family gathering that I wasnt going to. he does have other colognes. my feelings...
    Neverthoughtit Neverthoughtit 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Been sick for three-four days now. Was in much much pain. Turns out, I've been having symptoms of ulcer. Haha not good. But I'm to blame for skipping meals and never eating on time...
    shikambaw shikambaw 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Lately i'v bin feeling way better :) i'v met made some good friends on EP here :") some are just normal friends and some are special to me :) They have helped me trough some hard...
    Matzuba Matzuba 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    I'm getting help I haven't cut in two weeks and feeling good I'm not going to let my scars and cuts get the best of me :) life is getting better :)
    Lostmyselfagain1 Lostmyselfagain1 13-15, F Apr 1

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    Showers are great. Even better if you have therapeutic aromas to shower with.
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    feeling the warm water hit you feels like everything is just rushing away :)
    Hemanwar Hemanwar 18-21, M Mar 23

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    Strange that a couple of weeks ago I was in a bad place and now am so much better. It seems almost unreal that it could happen so quickly. For all those out there who are...
    robert56786 robert56786 18-21, M Apr 11

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    Especially after a good work out. I feel.....refreshed! *sighs with contentment*
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I m trying hard to exercise while maintains my femininity because I feel I lost part of me in the past year while studying my PhD. I felt not beautiful and not good enough
    rrmal88 rrmal88 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    The sound and feeling of hot water after a long day are perfection.
    Anxiousgirl13 Anxiousgirl13 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    (My daughter is a 20 year old college student living at home, her boyfriend is 22 or 23 living with his parents.) I don't know what it is about this guy, he is nice and even seems...
    sillyme89 sillyme89 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    Thank you to everyone who has been helping me through this hard time. I appreciate each of you! I've met a lot of good friends this past week and I'm glad to say that They've...
    ashley719 ashley719 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 23

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    I've been sleeping with my makeup and not have showered so after sex in the city I'm gonna take my makeup off and shower and clean my kitchen or maybe after clean then shower hm...
    Danielle1995195 Danielle1995195 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I suddenly got interested in cute underwnear. Now i have cute bras with matching underwear and before those, i bought garter belts, stockings, and thigh highs. I even have g...
    goagainsttheflow goagainsttheflow 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 27

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    I really wish it was. It wouldn't have been long distance. You wouldn't have cheated on me, because I would've shamed you in public because of it. You wouldn't have gotten...
    EmoSakurachan EmoSakurachan 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Hi. I'm an average teen- sort of. I fell in love with a guy. Nothing new right? Probably. But I did. For a long time I've loved him. Reality slapped me in the face to realize he's...
    bluesailor bluesailor 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I think about death a lot, almost everyday now. I wonder what it would feel like to feel nothing, no pain, stress, nothing. I have attempted suicide twice. I feel alone in this...
    WolfChild12 WolfChild12 16-17, F Apr 2

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    i can feel it in my liver....haha
    meadlingkids meadlingkids 18-21 Mar 28

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    The feeling and thought come and go just about every day. It basically doubles when I'm alone.
    Harbinger96 Harbinger96 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    I can feel my self slowly getting close to breaking...
    Harbinger96 Harbinger96 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 12

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    Numb. Quiet. The anger has passed and now I am just still in the silence of my thoughts. Sometimes it is hard to let people in because the hurt they inflict hurts more than the...
    swimminginemotions swimminginemotions 31-35, F a week ago

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    i came across something online and it just... got to me. is said "how to identify a controlling person" i looked at it because i heard someone in one of my past relationships...
    bmsartwell bmsartwell 13-15 Mar 29

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    Everything's my fault........ Why couldn't I have just died?!.... It's what I ******* deserve..... Whatever.... Life sucks and then you die.
    GaleJake GaleJake 13-15, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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    today I had my second round of physical therapy in a water tank. I love it. I am sore and tired but its the good kind of sore and tired. This is a journey. Anything worth having...
    Quita4315 Quita4315 51-55, F Mar 21

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    What a difference a week can make! I've had a crazy roller coaster of emotions but I'm seeing things in a far more positive light than I was this time last week!
    akotche akotche 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Even more so that I've ditched the shower robes!
    sighimnotgoodwithnames sighimnotgoodwithnames 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Specially when you pretend you are a singer hahaha
    chubi1313 chubi1313 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    Even though nobody sees them haha
    lexix0 lexix0 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I'm killing myself. What should I do or say?
    haleymae17 haleymae17 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    Long, hot showers before bedtime are the best. To just ease the body and mind. I suffer from panic disorder and anxiety and a shower at night is one thing I look forward to. I just...
    Anxiousgirl13 Anxiousgirl13 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    and they are miles away. I cannot hold her..
    saltydog74 saltydog74 22-25, M Mar 27

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    The first thing I do when I get home from work is take a shower. Doesn't matter how bad the day was or how bad the commute was. Give me a shower and a beer and I'm a happy man...
    WIginger86 WIginger86 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Me and my boyfriend broke up ... He didn't love me. On april 8 we would be 3years together.
    Ilovebunbunnies Ilovebunbunnies 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    But you cant get up if you never get down.
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F Mar 29

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    Of course I'm not quite happy but my mom hasn't had anything to drink in like a week and my sister recently went into rehab I hope my moms sobriety lasts this time
    MrPerry MrPerry 16-17, M Mar 30

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    Hot showers after a hard workout are probably one of my favorite things! So refreshing, relaxing and rejuvenating! Hot water can be very therapeutic.
    Anxiousgirl13 Anxiousgirl13 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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    I want a bigger shower so 2 people can get clean together.
    whynoonelikeme whynoonelikeme 36-40, F 6 Responses Mar 30

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    Trying so hard to be focused and positive...trying very very hard....
    kzambori kzambori 46-50, F Apr 2

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    Showers are the greatest...love the massage I get from the tiny streams on my back. It eases my sore muscles into bliss. Love the scents from my body wash and shampoo, because the...
    Sookie70 Sookie70 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    if i'm ever upset, i just need a shower. it's like a reset button almost.
    enemyinthemirror enemyinthemirror 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    You've got to love a long relaxing shower where you just don't worry about a thing.
    SalinNY SalinNY 46-50, F 8 Responses Apr 6

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    I am soooooo committed right now that nothing is gonna stop me ....I'm going to lose 30lbs in 30 days ๐Ÿ˜ˆit will be hard but I'm GOING TO DO THIS!!!!!!!!
    picKLe47 picKLe47 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    The thing with depression is it's hardest to take that first step because it's the depression knowing if you do it dies. Take that first step
    mayorMax mayorMax 18-21, M Apr 8

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