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I Need to Find Something That Makes Me Happy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 164 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Frankly, this isn't an experience. However, I need someone to be my personal opposition. Sounds weird, I know, but honestly, I feel so empty inside without it. Life is empty...
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    I really need a secret lady friend...to just blow off steam if needed..
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    When I was sing and lonely I always disliked hearing "happy wife, happy life." It's not the concept I disagreed with. Your wife is your wife because she's the most special to you...
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