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I Need to Find Something That Makes Me Happy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 165 People

    I've had depression for almost a month

    but I'm slowly coming out of it. I'm forcing to go out when I would rather stay home. I'm trying to socialize more even though I like being by myself. And you know what,I feel better...I'm not really 'happy' yet but I'm not crying myself to sleep anymore.
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 29, 2014

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    Happiness

    I'm pretty sure I'm not the only one in search of a purpose in life.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M Nov 29, 2011

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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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    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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    I'm just so 😢 I need something to make me

    happy to distract me to make me feel good all the time
    jorgoth jorgoth 16-17, M May 11

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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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    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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    When i am in a confused condition

    and worrying about it, accidentally or by god's grace i get to read or see some articles which will be the answer for my worries. This gets me awesomely relaxed.
    zoomyash zoomyash 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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    There's someone or something for everyone. Where's mine?
    AmberJW15 AmberJW15 18-21, F May 4

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    Describes me perfectly....through all my ups and downs, verbal abuse, suicidal thoughts, I still try to push through it and pray I will one day find what makes me happy.
    xBlossomx xBlossomx 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I always feel better when I have something to do. I don't just want to sit and waste my life. I cleaned the house a bit today and it made me feel so much better. I accomplished...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 4

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    I remember you starving and always in need of something. Tell me, did you find it, baby, and does it taste like love? ~dpl~
    MyGuardianAngel MyGuardianAngel 22-25, F 1 Response May 4

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    My life has been nothing but failure after failure after failure. But despite it all I never stopped moving forward. I never stopped caring about people. I never stopped trying to...
    imjustaghost imjustaghost 22-25, M May 26

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    I've had a rough year. I'm trying to keep my head up but sometimes it's really hard. There are others who have far worse problems, and keep shouldering on. I need to be a happy and...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 5 Responses May 3

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    Turns out when you correct an accountant and tell them that they overpaid you, they work really hard to find something in the past where they've underpaid you.
    Anon787 Anon787 22-25, F 19 hrs ago

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    if I was allowed to do this it would be to be with a woman.all she has to do is let me enjoy her body as much as possible all day and night...this would make me a very happy man...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 43 mins ago

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    I am happy that i am only 13 and I already know what i want out of life. i think i've been attracted to boys all through my life. i never had many friends who are girls and i feel...
    foxy4ever foxy4ever 13-15, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Normally I can handle things but today I just can't do it. I was with a guy, he was a narcissist, a cheater, and completely arrogant. I tried my best to stay with him in the...
    SilentRider SilentRider 18-21, F 9 Responses May 21

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    I want to fall in love. I want to find that someone that makes me happy and cares about me. Who won't just use me for things they need then leave and come back when they need...
    XxMyDemonsxX XxMyDemonsxX 16-17, F 1 Response May 9

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    I would like to help anyone in need.. It feels good if I can make anyone happy or bring a smile on their face.
    simz1209 simz1209 13-15, F 21 mins ago

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    I met this guy (for the sake of less confusion, I'll call him guy A), I'd even go so far as to say my soul mate (I never even thought I'd be using that term). The problem was, I...
    Aaron1390 Aaron1390 22-25, M 4 Responses May 18

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    I never needed anyone to get all up in my business. Don't think you can help anyone. Help yourself. Sure I like to listen and share but it all boils down no one really will...
    Aagatha Aagatha 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I'm scared that my parents will find out my brother is gay. Because if they do, they'll kick him out. They'll kick me out too if they find out I'm covering for him.
    Melissaaxx Melissaaxx 16-17, F 5 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    This made me wonder... Am I looking for something? When you whittle away all the frilly wishes and dreams, am I looking for something?? Well...happiness I suppose. Aren't we all...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 5 Responses May 8

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    I have recently voiced myself for a large while on the Duggar scandals. I have stayed away over the years from the show for various reasons of feeling like they're only acting...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F May 23

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    I don't know what to do! My best friend has lost her virginity to my other best friend only it seems he took advantage of her as she was under the influence of alcohol. It doesn't...
    EmoloveAnime EmoloveAnime 16-17, F 3 Responses May 14

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    I'm struggling to find someone to talk to, and even if I find someone, I fear that I wouldn't be able to hold a decent conversation. I feel I don't have the intelligence to...
    00dave 00dave 36-40, M 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Okay so I unsubscribed receiving emails from a website but now I need to resubscribe it again because I tried to log in but I found out that I forgot my password , so I requested...
    TheSilentYell TheSilentYell 18-21 6 hrs ago

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    It has been quite the journey throughout my life. I have always kept my mind opened to the idea that someday I will meet the girl that will truly make me happy. there have been a...
    Angeldark87 Angeldark87 26-30, M May 4

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    This is my first experience here, I found it while searching for this very thing. Growing up I always seemed to have a strong bond with my mom. She and I left my real father...
    StillSleepingOutside StillSleepingOutside 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    About Me: I'm 17 years-old (English) and in a week I'll be 18 (yay?) I'm in college at the minute and I enrolled on a IT course as that was the closest thing to what I wanted to do...
    Spoody Spoody 18-21, M 1 Response May 6

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    What makes you attractive? But beauty is not the only thing that makes people attractive. There are many people out there with slightly better than average looks who are a magnet...
    birdsrestingonabranch birdsrestingonabranch 22-25, F 2 Responses May 9

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    Hello April! :D I doubt anyone has ever told you that you're just pure beauty with no brains. Just a beautiful shell, that not even a hermit crab would dare live in, for fear of...
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F May 9

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    I read this article about cleaning house and it changed my life. I just had to share it. I am a neat freak who doesn't like to clean, if that makes any sense. Lol. I can't stand...
    DeIuxedEdition DeIuxedEdition 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm happy but not as happy I used to be. The kind of happiness I used to have before is long gone and I think it's because of what has happened over the past few years. I've lost a...
    Xemplefied Xemplefied 26-30, M May 3

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    It’s weird to think how my life has changed so much just within a very short period of time. When I first started college, I wanted to get away from home. I’m not the biggest...
    Haywee123 Haywee123 22-25, F May 10

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    For those of you that feel alone and think being in a relationship will make you happy, keep on reading… Up until recently, I have been in long term relationships for the past...
    TrailrunnerMN TrailrunnerMN 31-35, M 2 Responses May 24

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    Found out my boyfriend doesn't have to go to work today.I'm so happy cause I get to have him all day.Get to talk all day.Love him so much.His my world.
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I try to go out of my way to make others happy. My wife says I do this more for others than for her.
    rrspearo rrspearo 26-30, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    TODAY IS MY B-DA YAAAAAAY IM SO HAPPY CUZ IM GOOING TO THE RIVER WITH MY FRIENDS
    supergirl4423 supergirl4423 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I often find myself feeling more like an "observer" of the human race than a participate. Like I am watching people go about their daily lives and it all seems very animalistic, or...
    AwkwardJester AwkwardJester 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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