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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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    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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    If I never spoke with you before or conversed with you on something you write or I wrote then what makes you think I'll add you? Don't come out of the blue and try to hit me up and...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I guess it is ny fault why I am hurting because I wished for you dearly to be happy. Now, you are happy. At least I think you really are happy. By the way you smile and the way you...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F Jul 15

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    I think we all need someone to confide in, use as a sounding board, take advice from and most of all.....not have judge us. I had this once - the proverbial soul mate and would...
    Diversion73 Diversion73 36-40, M 5 Responses Jul 16

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    I must confess there was a time when I enjoyed making fun of others...so mean.It was pure act of creativity how I would analize stuff others worn or behaviours I found odd.It...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F Jul 10

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    You know that experience when your tidying up and you find something u lost and end up playing with it Remember nothing is lost until your mum can't find it
    flowerpie flowerpie 13-15, F a week ago

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    I've decided that I'm fine being alone. I don't need a man in my life now or ever. I can handle being alone so why have one? I don't need someone to be happy. I can do me by myself...
    LonelyHolly LonelyHolly 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I've always been told I'm a good drawer. But I've never been creative and it makes my work look average, i don't know what to do. I've never looked at something and have thought...
    JenKnibs JenKnibs 16-17, F 20 mins ago

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    Okay I hate to sound like 'that girl' but I actually am in huge need of relationship advice. Honestly, I will take anything, I just need someone to talk to because this feeling of...
    Dancedancedance Dancedancedance 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    All I keep thinking lately is "There has got to be a better way". I'm tired of having to be perfect. I can't screw up, not even a little bit, without feeling like the entire world...
    Steinbaum Steinbaum 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    Mr. Right, you like me. You enjoy my presence. You get my humor. You get that I have a rich inner world inside me that is full of thoughts and emotions and stories and memories...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I feel so unbelievably capable. But it seems like what I had hoped for and expected, isn't occurring. I always wanted to be a young married couple - enjoy that for awhile and...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M Jul 3

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    From all the cold and heartless things I've seen happen around the world i find my self doubting that god ever existed. why would a man with such great power sit by and ignore all...
    FrostyMethod FrostyMethod 18-21, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I have purpose in my life and setting up one is difficult cause the needs and desire change with time. It is impossible to have only one goal in life. Im being rich in future is a...
    rom4 rom4 31-35, M Jul 8

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    So i dont know why i keep coming here but i feel like some day somebody will reach out and help me . Now before you jump down my throat and say and ex is and ex for a reason theres...
    TheGiverofLove TheGiverofLove 22-25, F Jul 1

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    I haven't given myself to someone 100 percent because I haven't ever felt that comfort, that 'I really really like you" feeling, where I'm happy to be open and not forcing anything...
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    These are some of the reasons why I feel the need to die. Abuse. Bullying. Intrusions. Hatred. Scorn. Rejection. Other people focused on my life exclusively and somehow them...
    deepscar deepscar 46-50, F 14 Responses Jul 1

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    Ok so I recently started a new job at a restaurant. I've been working there about 3 months and I have developed a huge crush on my manager. He's not an older guy but he's older...
    futureCRNA futureCRNA 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    (This is long but I just want someone to read and hear my struggle and understand. Please read I'll appreciate it!) I have no friends in high school. None at all. During break I...
    DavidDG DavidDG 13-15, M 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have a very particular way of thinking and speaking. I believe that each person is responsible for their own emotions. I believe each person is responsible for themselves under...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30 Jul 5

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    I hate my job. I'm a preschool teacher, which I love. I love working with kids but I have discovered that it's not about helping the children to grow and develop, it's about...
    ace3022 ace3022 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I want to find someone. At least a friend. Someone that won't stop talking to me because I'm boring or awkward or weird. Someone that'll always be there for me. I get lonely. I get...
    SammieSweetheart687 SammieSweetheart687 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 12

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    I like to do something nice for somebody. I think it's good to smile at someone, and they smile in return.Voluntary love encourages people to create a sense of friendliness. Love...
    Echo0fSilence Echo0fSilence 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    Never tell someone In depression " if you cut I cut if you hurt yourself I will hurt myself worse " Because that just makes the person feel worse and makes the want to hurt...
    Hiddenamoungus Hiddenamoungus 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    If you look up the definition of God the first definition you will find is supernatural. When you look up the definition of supernatural you will find, against natural laws...
    RedtheEmerald RedtheEmerald 18-21, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don’t know what to do. Here is my situation and please nothing too negative, there is constructive criticism, and then there is just being hateful. I have been with my...
    ButterflyKisses08 ButterflyKisses08 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I have a boyfriend. This is my first relationship. I'm still pretty young. I'm a college student But right now I'm a full time lifeguard and swimming instructor My little job on...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I just found out what I want to do in my life and that is singing. I am sorry it's more than singing. It's more about being a succesful singer and making a name for me. But I just...
    1234abcj 1234abcj 18-21 3 Responses Jun 30

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    i'm writing this story for people to read and learn about something that so many ask about and rather then repeatedly writing about the same thing I'm going to put it all here I'm...
    tom67890 tom67890 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Rules of happiness.. i feel really good if i can make someone happy.. So these are the facts that i want to share.. Hope it will benefit at least someone out there.. On how to be...
    wondersoflife wondersoflife 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    This helps me so I just wanted to share it with everybody.. :) 10 ways to be a happier person 1. Think 5 positive things everyday when you wake up (might as well start everyday...
    oliviamarie5524 oliviamarie5524 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    Hell has frozen over. Pigs have started to fly. *insert other cliches* He's such a fool, but I don't care. He makes me laugh. He's the opposite of me, yet the same. I know...
    life14 life14 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I have no idea what really makes me happy! I don't even know where to start to look for it.
    Unhappilymarried34 Unhappilymarried34 31-35, F Jun 28

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    Life kinda sucks right now. Parents divorce. Lose my pets. Lose my dad. Lose my room. Lose my house. Lose my safe place. Lose my backyard. Lose the bike trails. Lose the neighbors...
    MildLife MildLife 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 7

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    For the past few weeks I have been dating someone online and have fallen crazy in love with this guy over the period of knowing him. Dating online isn't something I would usually...
    BeingSara BeingSara 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I'm in love and have fallen for a beautiful man. It's still only early days and we have been together for 5 months. We talk openly about everything and love each other. The...
    Monstamonie Monstamonie 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hi, everyone. Everything started a year ago when I started thinking about death and what there was after life, which frightened me so much I could hardly sleep. I could't tell...
    Racz106 Racz106 16-17, M Jun 29

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    Don't get me wrong I'm not depressed or anything like that. I've always asked people what makes them happy and its always the same response...family, money, significant other etc...
    Notquitesurewhatimdoinghere Notquitesurewhatimdoinghere 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    I don't know what to do! Help! I love my boyfriend but he has hurt me so bad. I have a permanent scar n my face and a few on my arms and one on my leg that required stitches. He...
    luckymiranda420 luckymiranda420 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 8

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    So I'm suuuper crazy about this girl. She's incredible. Good news is we are really good friends, so Im not a stranger. She's really sweet to me annnd im half hoping it is because...
    Jonesing4nice Jonesing4nice 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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    23 now, and I WANT A CAREER. As I am writing this, I have been thinking a lot about my future. You can say, I am a very stressed out 23 year old that I even decided to NOT go to...
    silkteddyy silkteddyy 22-25, F 14 Responses Jul 8

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    I love my boyfriend deeply and there's nothing wrong with him personally. He does however have something wrong with him personality. He's angry a lot and he takes it out on his...
    LucyPimp LucyPimp 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 9

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