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I Have Trouble Staying Truly Happy

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    I Battle With Depression An...

    I battle with depression and anixity. I also have a lot of other issues that I deal with
    withoutpurpose withoutpurpose 56-60 Jan 7, 2009

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    Truly Excruciating..

    This pain is truly excruciating. Watching the person whom i love so much in someone else's arms. How could a heart who always loved truly can endure and survive this trauma? These days i cant even breathe right, the pain in my heart is so bad, that i can pysically feel it in my...
    bluie19 bluie19 26-30, F 8 Responses Mar 9, 2011

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    Thats Life For You.

    I guess everyone has the same old problem trying to stay happy some of us hide how we really feel some people have no problem letting the world and its friend the fact they are down and in the dumps,me on the other hand i tend to block out how i feel about alot of things maybe...
    nuttyrocker nuttyrocker 26-30, F Apr 3, 2010

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    Random Days

    So its like I am happy for random days. A lot of times I feel really lonely and depressed. Its difficult for me to find stuff that makes me happy. Its all temporary happiness, not true happiness. I'm not sure that I will ever be able to find true happiness. Its like most of the...
    lolajonson lolajonson 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 16, 2011

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    My Heart Hurts.

    Things are not going so well in my relationship. I'm planning on leaving my fiance. To make things harder we have a son together, he's 11 months old. I have so many fears about leaving him. I haven't had a job in over 2 years. I would have rather worked than stayed at home, but...
    NoWhiteFlag NoWhiteFlag 22-25, F 2 Responses May 16, 2012

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    Unhappy

    I don't know why, but everytime I get remotely close to feeling happy, I think of something or someone that has done me wrong in the past and forget the happiness that I came close to. I don't think that I deserve to be happy and I often feel like no one cares...
    depressedmommy depressedmommy 22-25, F 9 Responses Mar 10, 2009

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    It's Hard...

    Lately I seem to be in a mode of slowly crawling out of my depressed state and into a somewhat happier mood. Maybe it's the change in weather, or maybe it's something else, but I can barely, almost imperceptibly feel a slight change coming over my mood for the positive. However...
    Tuva Tuva 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 3, 2010

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    Damn You Depression.

    Every time I think I am starting to feel genuinely happy, depression grabs me and drags me down once again. It's just a common cycle for me now. I'm just hoping that one day my depression will just die down and decide never to come back. I want to be a happy person, I don't want...
    KawaiiDoll KawaiiDoll 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 27, 2011

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    Wth

    I am on meds for depression and don't deny I need them.  It seems like I have a pattern of unhappiness that I can't shake.  I can truly only remember a brief period of time when I was happy in college, that was well over 4 years ago.  Things just haven't been...
    B0082 B0082 26-30 1 Response Oct 13, 2010

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    Its Hard Sometimes

    ... i get lost sometimes i will admit that. i get so depressed i just want to numb it all away and i do something stupid. before when she was in my life i was... beyond words in greatness but now .. i just don't know what to do. i feel lost and not just cause i miss her. i just...
    CaptainJackass CaptainJackass 22-25, M 4 Responses Mar 9, 2011

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    I Have No Reason In the Wor...

    I have no reason in the world to be unhappy. The people in my life are amazing, the experiences I have had and am having are great, there are no serious tragedies. And yet, in the middle of what should be the happiest most satisfying times, I feel dissatisfied - not truly happy...
    caityj caityj 18-21 Feb 27, 2009

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    Not Right Now.

    I'am currently on a emotional rollercoaster ride right now. my wife and I are seperating, but she is still here. I wish she would go ahead and move on, cause having her here is not letting me heal. She has fallen in love with another man and already has months of healing behind...
    goodheart goodheart 46-50, M 1 Response May 3, 2008

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    Mood Swings

    Mood swings,Stuff me up,Hav' 'em,Every now and then,One day,I'm up,Next down,I guess,That's the curse,Of living.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Dec 13, 2011

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    Every time I open mouth mouth I spout garbled nonsense so quietly that others can't tell if I'm trying to communicate or just crazy. I wish I wasn't so awkward.
    medialahem medialahem 18-21 1 Response Aug 24

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