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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 26-30, M Nov 29, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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, M 1 Response Aug 27

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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 Aug 21

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    September 6. The Good in Step Ten. Step Ten says: "Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it." It does not suggest that we ignore what is...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Sep 6

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    September 6. The Good in Step Ten. Step Ten says: "Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it." It does not suggest that we ignore what is...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Sep 6

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    Hey guys. I'm an 18 year old girl, living in Truro, Cornwall. I'm doing a third year at college and for years i've been stuck in this **** hole. Life is so short I always say, and...
    roselaw12345 roselaw12345 18-21 1 Response 5 days ago

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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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    I need to get away from here! all of it.. I'm done with it now, I don't know myself anymore.. I don't know what's going on in my head. I speak but the words are not mine, I dream...
    josh8565 josh8565 22-25 Sep 3

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    I need to take one without my family. Just get away for a while. Maybe find something or someone to have fun with. It will never happen but is nice to think about.
    1970Something 1970Something 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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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 Aug 22

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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 Aug 23

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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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    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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    September 16. Revenge. No matter how long we've been recovering, no matter how solid our spiritual ground, we may still feel an overwhelming desire at times to punish, or get even...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 2 hrs ago

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    September 16. Revenge. No matter how long we've been recovering, no matter how solid our spiritual ground, we may still feel an overwhelming desire at times to punish, or get even...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 2 hrs 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 Aug 27

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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 Aug 23

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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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    *Names are changed* Since this summer. I started hanging out with this girl named Lindsay and I told her about Mark, who’s a really close friend of mine. She wanted to meet him...
    Jules255 Jules255 18-21, F a week ago

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    I want to say something to you but i dont have the nerve to do it so im gonna say it, pretend like you see this when you dont even know this app existed. This is to my guy...
    saffaismail saffaismail 16-17, F 5 days 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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    Thanks also to EP I stopped going bar boozing and binge drinking. I had 2 difficult years. Now I don't have that problem anymore. I can stay at home or I can go out without...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat 26-30, M 2 days ago

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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 Aug 24

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    August 31. Denial. I've been recovering many years. I've used denial many times. It has been a defense, a survival device, a coping behavior, and, at times, almost my undoing. It...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 31

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    August 31. Denial. I've been recovering many years. I've used denial many times. It has been a defense, a survival device, a coping behavior, and, at times, almost my undoing. It...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 31

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    I'm at a very weird and scary but exciting & hopeful point in my life where I need to completely shed everything old and jump into something completely new. If I don't it will be...
    SirenaVonLee SirenaVonLee 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I have had so many life lesson experiences in my life, these lessons have made me understand that every person I ever met or never meet, needs to be loved and accepted, no matter...
    Mistakemaker80 Mistakemaker80 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have only been in love ONCE and yes it was very real and last for over 3 years and I am trying so desperately to move on. It started out SOOO magical and beautiful and this...
    electrapleiadian electrapleiadian 18-21, F 1 day ago

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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 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 3 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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    I am a big chick and I honestly would love to be happy with that but people can be cruel. Especially people that you should be able to rely on for support and maybe a few...
    dazikame79 dazikame79 26-30, F 11 Responses Sep 5

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    Finally what my dream was is becoming true and i can't be more happy than i am right about now Reminder that you should never lose hope or give up, give it a chance and it will...
    JamesLovato JamesLovato 18-21, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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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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    1.Anime, anime is really cool to watch and I also love to read anime. So anime is great to me and I love the story lines also in anime X//{3 2. Candy, it's funny cuz I get all...
    SquirrellyGal2493 SquirrellyGal2493 18-21 Aug 18

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    It's beautiful how, some people we meet have amazing souls. Even those who are distance away from us, how we connect with them, the amazing understanding and exchange of thoughts...
    Starz93 Starz93 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    It's funny how looking through old photos can really put your life into perspective....how clearly you can see your life in chapters. I'm in a weird chapter of my life right now...
    SupernovaxGirl SupernovaxGirl 26-30 2 Responses Sep 2

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    Am I wrong for getting bent out of shape when no one sang happy birthday to me during my birthday? I mean everything I did was what everyone else wanted to do. I didn't want to go...
    Shinook26 Shinook26 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    What is better than being in love? Helping others find love and be happy. I believe that every woman's capable of creating the love life she's always wanted. I've been on more...
    chloeloveactually chloeloveactually 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    I have a lifelong depression. I don't think I'd ever be free. I don't smile much but if I do it's cuz someone like my sister or my niece or my mom makes me smile. Even if I date a...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F Aug 22

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    I'm new to this but here it goes. I've been married to a man that takes everything from me and is always unhappy about something! I don't even know where to start. I have 3 kids...
    worthlessinlove worthlessinlove 31-35, F Aug 25

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    Happiness and Love just go together. If I could find love again, I would find happiness. After 14 years of marriage I realized I wasn't happy and never would be where I was. I...
    inlandsea inlandsea 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 2

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