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I Need to Find Something That Makes Me Happy

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    Happiness

    I'm pretty sure I'm not the only one in search of a purpose in life.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M Nov 29, 2011

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    Being Happy

    I firmly believe that everyone has a setpoint for things like self value, self esteem and indirectly also to the level of happiness you have. Regardless of the situation you need some sort of satisfication in life otherwise you would just keep over and die. Perspective is...
    RogerThompson RogerThompson 41-45, M Sep 15, 2009

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    What Can I Do?

    So far I keep finding things I like, and it seems I keep choosing incorrectly. I have to find something to do with my self that will make me happy that can't be taken away so easily.
    Gene86 Gene86 26-30, F Jan 30, 2012

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    Wheres Happyness

    I don't know why I'm never happy ? I have a job , no kids , a car. Maybe it's cause I'm single. That could be it need a lady to make me feel happy at least i think??
    spikeone1 spikeone1 26-30, M Aug 18, 2012

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    Im 42 and Cant Be Happy

    Hi Im new so I really don't know what im doing. I am 42, female I have a nice house, money children a job and a wonderful husband. (now isnt that enough to be happy about???) My life revolves around my family, husband ect. I have no hobbies except I read all the time, cant get...
    Bellavamps Bellavamps 41-45, F 4 Responses Sep 7, 2009

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    I Go Through Life Making Others Happy...

    In my whole 18 (almost 19) years of life I can only remember a few times where I've made a decision that made me truly happy.  Most of the time when I make a decision I make it for the people around me instead of me and when somebody asks me what makes me happy or what...
    thatonegirl18 thatonegirl18 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 21, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I have come across experiences that I would like to ask but then it's common sense to me. "I Always Shower Naked" "I Always Bath Naked" Can anyone explain this? I mean you...
    Artz4Life Artz4Life 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    July 31. Letting Go of What We Want. "For those of us who have survived by controlling and surrendering, letting go may not come easily." —Beyond Codependency In recovery, we...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 31

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    July 31. Letting Go of What We Want. "For those of us who have survived by controlling and surrendering, letting go may not come easily." —Beyond Codependency In recovery, we...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 31

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    The first step is the hardest because anything after that is just another. Find something you are interested in. Then do that. If you are satisfied. Stay. If not. Take another...
    Soulfloat Soulfloat 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm at the point in my life where I've just turned 21, am doing great in my career plans, almost done with school, already have job offerings and a promising future financially...
    acidicbase acidicbase 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 2

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    I am looking to go work in the medical field when I get older, but yet I am scared of needles, and blood makes me sick. I am tired of everyone telling me that just because of that...
    PrincessKayleigh PrincessKayleigh 16-17, F Aug 3

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    I need to find something new and exciting. Something intellectually stimulating. I was also thinking about starting a collection, but can't think of any unique ideas.
    SilentK17 SilentK17 22-25, M Aug 7

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    It's been rough but somehow I made it this far and I'm not about to give up that easily,For 14 years I hated my life, I wanted to die so badly but there was always someone that...
    AriaDream AriaDream 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I love your name.I love your smile, your laugh.I love your hair, whether down, in a bun, or braided around the sides.I love how you crane your neck to the side when you're looking...
    KeasbeyNights KeasbeyNights 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 19

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    Is it odd to feel abandoned or distant from somebody you've never met? In the midst of the chaos that is life, you can only hope your efforts of finding something or someone to...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have a will to burn. That's not so unusual, right, Kicking yourself lower to find something at the bottom? There's a sweeter pain to savor down there. I guess the objective is to...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Different various addresses with commas. Limited to ten recipients. We will never share any of the email addresses on this kind with 3rd get-togethers.In addition they add a nice...
    Lillafyq Lillafyq 31-35, M Aug 19

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    Feminists Suck. And before you feminists attack me with all that "well we just want equal rights for women as men get" then please just stop. I am a female too. Go on about how I...
    EmmieBear EmmieBear 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Don't we all? Maybe not. I've been single so long I think it's time I get myself back out there. I enjoy dating, but would really prefer to find something solid.
    kenoletsgo kenoletsgo 46-50, M Aug 17

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    August 28. Taking Care of Ourselves on the Job. It's okay to take care of ourselves on the job. It is not only okay - it is necessary. Taking care of ourselves on the job means...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 13 hrs ago

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    August 28. Taking Care of Ourselves on the Job. It's okay to take care of ourselves on the job. It is not only okay - it is necessary. Taking care of ourselves on the job means...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 13 hrs ago

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    I don't really know where to begin even. But I feel like I just need to quickly cover why I'm alone. 3rd grade- I had two amazing best friends, new girl came to our school and I...
    Humming247 Humming247 22-25, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    The New Equal Rights Law (A Dream I Have) Part 11 After I got home I changed into a skirt and blouse, put on my makeup and fixed my hair. I needed a little girl time...
    slipgirl274 slipgirl274 61-65, T 6 hrs ago

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    i want some of ur's advice nd replies here it is something about me ... i am 21 year old guy ,i am pure vegetarian ,currently i m student ,i believe in god so much ... but i...
    rev429 rev429 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    I don't understand. I just came back home from my best friend's wedding and guess what? I cried my eyes out and was very upset and miserable, despite the fact that I had great fun...
    PersonInCrisis PersonInCrisis 31-35, F 2 Responses 56 mins ago

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    I am angry today. This has been a long time coming, because I am the type to absorb rejection, heartbreak, insults, all the negativity in my life. I get "mad" and I "rant" for a...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    It hurts me to even write this it makes me cry to even think about it. So I've been speaking to this boy for like a year and a half now and he's just amazing we FaceTime a lot we...
    DemiendoImaginations DemiendoImaginations 13-15, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I really need someone to take the time to read this. Usually, when I write things on EP, they go unnoticed, being covered up from the recent page by spam posts. Or maybe, I'm just...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    Why are you reading this? Most likely because you don’t like what you’re calling your screenplay. What’s it called? Do you have a title or a working title? A working title is...
    Bluecat42 Bluecat42 22-25, M Jul 29

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    What is it about the people that i care about that always leaves me kinda dissapointed? honestly I think it's time I just give up already cuz what's supposed to make me feel better...
    Rainatmidnight97 Rainatmidnight97 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    Turning 20 years old in a few days, my mom will be there, my half brother and half sister will be there, my step dad will be there, I mean they always have been. It seems like...
    jaycee3719 jaycee3719 18-21, M Aug 9

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    It's a big time in my life, I feel the need to rush and hurry. I see artist like David Frith and think of how he was able to make it. I watched a small documentary on him and it...
    Vampireloveless Vampireloveless 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    Ladies and Gents, here is my story. I was adopted at the age of 4 days old. I have had a fairly lonely miserable childhood and went to a boarding boarding school from the aged of 8...
    VERYTICKLISHGUY VERYTICKLISHGUY 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Why Need Emotional Intimacy - Emotional intimacy is not the same as sexual intimacy. Sexual intimacy can take place with or without emotional intimacy, and emotional intimacy...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I just got bullied by this group of girls in my block. They are blaming me for something I didn't do in a group work. Two of the girls just shouted at me. Now, their whole group is...
    huangzichen huangzichen 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    I am really nerves like stomach in knots and just need to vent. Tomorrow really early in the morning I have an upper GI Endoscopy I bet I just butchered that word! Anyways I am...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Why is everyone obsessed with not being happy with their weight? I'm very fat but am not at all dissatisfied with how I look. I like the way I look. I'm cute. I do need to lose...
    SeaOfMonsters SeaOfMonsters 26-30, F Jul 29

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    The last day of summer vacation is almost over. Only two hours left. Then I have to return back to reality. Even though I don't fear school as much as I did last year, since I'm...
    CactusHugger CactusHugger 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Listed here at Ahmic Lake Vacation resort it’s enough time and spot to meet up with one another’s lives, paddle kajaks, canoe’s or Paddleboats within the bay...
    Magalyid72 Magalyid72 31-35, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I am so very happy with the direction my life is going now. Finally it feels like everything is falling into place for me! There was a time in my life where everything fell apart...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    Seriously thinking about ending it all. I'm in a really bad situation. Let me start off by saying that I have only two real friends, and have lost nearly my entire family in the...
    forestlaw77 forestlaw77 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 19

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    So basically my boyfriend is my only friend. When I'm with him he makes me really really happy. But when I'm not, I'm just in a bad mood. I ignore most of my "friends" text...
    Chylena Chylena 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 5

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    August 9. Asking for What We Need. Decide what it is you want and need, and then go to the person you need it from and ask for it. Sometimes, it takes hard work and much energy...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 9

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    August 9. Asking for What We Need. Decide what it is you want and need, and then go to the person you need it from and ask for it. Sometimes, it takes hard work and much energy...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 9

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    Bushcrafter, foraging is essential aspect to survival. All hunters and fisherman know that if it had been effortless, they would not contact it looking and fishing, they would...
    Anthony825d5cr0 Anthony825d5cr0 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    I need motivation to keep the hope that my health will get better, that I can lose weight and function after my gallbladder surgery. That I can move on and find a career that makes...
    ShellBellem ShellBellem 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 18

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