I Should Be Happy But I Am Not

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 69 People

    Just received news that my cousin will not be

    going on leave before I leave to college, which is great because then I won't have to deal with my feelings as much. But at the same time I'm sad I miss him and everything else but I need to move on from everything and it's just so hard because I feel like I'm alone with my...
    Raiders17 Raiders17
    22-25, F
    Jul 2, 2014

    Everything Is Good

    I'm engaged and living with the most wonderful man I've ever met, I'm finally getting roles in movies that actually pay me quite a bit and I'm still finding time to work on wonderful, really low-paying projects which enrich my soul. I've been able to set my mom up in a beautiful...
    Whitci Whitci
    31-35, F
    Jul 4, 2013

    Reformed Alcoholic Seeks Bottle

    Turns out I'm  a drunk.  I'm not an alcoholic, they go to meetings.  I was born to an alcoholic mother and lived a drunken life from the age of 14 to the age of 38.  When my son was born, I decided that I wouldn't let him have some of the same experiences that...
    broadshoulder broadshoulder
    Aug 25, 2008

    I broke up with my girlfriend cuz I thought it

    wasn't working. I know I should be happy that I think I made the right choice but I didn't :( can anyone help me out with some advice?
    jameseddy jameseddy
    18-21, M
    Jul 31, 2014

    Inside My Head

    I have a wonderful family, a nice set of friends, and a guy who is interested in me. I go to a fabulous college, have money, and am getting good grades. I have established a friendship with an ex that carried a lot of baggage and just made chocolate chip muffins. So why am I...
    ddn772 ddn772
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Nov 22, 2009

    I Should Be Happy

    I don't know why I'm not happy, I'm popular, I have lots of friends, I do well in school. Sure, i've had some things happen to me, but who hasn't? And really, even though some of that stuff has been bad, I've goten through it, so I should be happy now. But often I'm not, sure...
    hayliepartychick hayliepartychick
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 21, 2013

    That's how I feel right now.

    I wish it was easy to change my state of mind but I'm literally so depressed. And pretty damn lonely.
    Rosaalie Rosaalie
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 31, 2014

    My anxiety keeps me from thinking

    that everything is going to be okay. It keeps me from being happy, it has me living in fear everyday.
    kierstenmarie8 kierstenmarie8
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 31, 2014

    A Kid's Problem

    my best friend has a boy friends, so she talks to me less than before. i seldom meet her nowadays i just envy w/ her bf. haha. i hope she won't forget me. not a big deal
    redgold redgold
    Oct 24, 2010

    Have you ever felt like you don't know what's

    going on anymore? Like you don't care about anything anymore. You've lost your motivations to do anything. You are confused about your feelings, and you can't explain how you feel. You have that feeling of emptiness, and the feeling that no one is there for you. That feeling...
    girlgirlgirl0123 girlgirlgirl0123
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 1, 2014

    I have a husband who loves me.

    He is a good man - no abuse of any kind. He is a good father. He works very hard. He is fighting for us after a very rocky year. He is showering me with attention and helping around the house. We are going to counseling (going on three months)... I still fantasize about leaving...
    deleted deleted
    Feb 13, 2014
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