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I Have Trouble Staying Truly Happy

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I know how to be truly happy in my life, work, and raising my kids on my own, But I do not know how it feels to be in a truly loving and happy relationship with a woman! I want...
    wjk1849 wjk1849 46-50, M Sep 5

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    I just finished night shifts and i have trouble going to sleep at night. This has lead me to find this website and hello to whoever else is out there
    1crowdedhour 1crowdedhour 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I actually tend to get along with people instantly, and I've never had trouble finding a topic that all the people involved are interested in. The real Problem comes afterwards. I...
    Afrowolf Afrowolf 18-21, F Aug 23

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    When I was younger, I was bullied and made fun of--even by teachers! My mom took me out of school in fourth grade and started to home school me. It was during this year that we...
    HatersGonnaHateMe HatersGonnaHateMe 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    so it's 7:30 in the ****** mornin, I'm drunk as **** and so very far from sleep... my dark side wants to come out and play.. this is not a good sign.. I can't control it, I can't...
    fuckitol fuckitol 22-25, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    sometimes I get very easily distracted and can't focus on one thing at a time. It's partly due to my insomnia and that I don't let myself get out much unless I have to go somewhere...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Sep 7

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    I'm currently in prep school because i want to study abroad. The first semester was fine, my grades weren't too good but they let me pass. After a one week vacation I suddenly felt...
    shikinism shikinism 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Today I was at work while there was a meeting of my boss and the boss of the whole organization I work for. It`s a non-profit organization helping people with autism and Asperger...
    Mellangela Mellangela 26-30, F 20 hrs ago

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    I don't know what it is but making friends is so difficult I'm so terrible at making eye contact and have been friendless all my life and I'm in my 11th year of school and I still...
    brodeejade brodeejade 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    The way you feel each day is a choice and damn it, I choose to be happy from here on out.
    diannalyon diannalyon 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    Words do not even come close to describing how happy I am right now. ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜„
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 10

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    Being happy doesnโ€™t mean that everything is perfect. It means youโ€™ve decided to look beyond the imperfections :) think positive:)
    emily036 emily036 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I woke up one morning coming to the conclusion that I need to move on. You see, I thought I loved my former roommate as a friend. I realized that I still have too much fire in me...
    XxTinyBearxX XxTinyBearxX 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    Seems like an eternity ago
    kauaiboy76 kauaiboy76 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    I want to end my relationship by sending him a video of Stomach Tied In Knots by SWS and a note saying 'I guess it's over but I'm cool soo.. โœŒ๏ธ' I suck at love. I need to just...
    tiredreally tiredreally 16-17, F Aug 20

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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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    Yep.. I started a new school on Monday and everyone are making friends and talking. And I don't know anyone. As I write this I'm sitting alone at a table while everyone around me...
    natliking natliking 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    The reason y I can't make friends because , I'm special ed and people think I'm ******* retard and no one wants to be friends with me at school,
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M Aug 28

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    I'm not as outspoken and confident as others when it comes to meeting new people. So, when I meet new people I become shy and I'm afraid to go up to them and say something. I feel...
    raisetheroof raisetheroof 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    Nightmares suck, woke up multiple times night.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F Aug 29

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    Can u help me decide? Earlier im about to sign a job contract.. But i remembered i got school and it will conflict with my work sched.. What do u think i shud do? Quit school...
    Chiscuit Chiscuit 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    Is there anyone out there having touble expressing their emotions or feelings? I don't know what to do with certain people that i had in my life. they won't talk to me unless i do...
    Geemarie Geemarie 18-21, F Aug 29

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    I am taking a medicine called zolfresh to help me sleep, but the problem is that I become delusional after taking it and sometimes say awkward things on dose that sound very crazy...
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M Sep 8

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    Really pissed off at my mom right now. I wanted to try to open up to people, and I joined a choir group today. The whole time, my mom was being extremely rude about it, asking when...
    Kenz42 Kenz42 16-17, F a week ago

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    I created a MOOD BOOSTER! For ยฃ5 you can PDF of 10 interesting ways to boost your mood in under 3 mins each! With 3 BONUS Meditations! www.personaldevelopmentguru.weebly.com/my...
    LOAcoach LOAcoach 26-30, F Aug 30

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    I feel on cloud 9 right now :D
    jaynick15 jaynick15 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    Things are finally starting to look brighter. :)
    ifearsnowmen ifearsnowmen 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I sent this to my mother figure a few weeks back. I push thru suicide for her. I don't want her hurt. But I'm starting to feel this way again. Am I wrong for feeling this way...
    anonymouss2014 anonymouss2014 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Seven years of sleep disturbed nights. Seven years of trouble staying asleep. I don't really know what it is that disturbs my sleep. I get very vivid and Dejavu dreams, which wake...
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    Happiness is just a feeling. It cannot be measured in quantitative terms so it's really difficult to measure the level of happiness and hence also very difficult to certify that...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M Aug 20

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    What ever happened to that little girl at the age of 5 happy as can be and learner how to dive, always carefree not a regret in the world, I was far from perfect but I never knew...
    CatWithScars CatWithScars 13-15, F Aug 19

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    When it comes to the human race, we are still primitive. Many people would like to say we are an advanced civilization but we are far from being truly great. I say we are...
    TrailrunnerMN TrailrunnerMN 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    My mom was never truly diagnosed with schizophrenia but I know she has it. She took me out of school in 3rd grade, in the middle of the school year and started homeschooling me...
    Laurenp6 Laurenp6 18-21, F Sep 8

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    I don't really have much to add to this... I just really want there to be a time in my life where I am truly happy.
    smurfinaround smurfinaround 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    Money for most is the ruler of the earth, some people would even kill for money. But money cant secure you happiness. Sure it may get you a new house, fancy cars and clothes and...
    oxzymoron oxzymoron 18-21, M Aug 25

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