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I Should Be Happy With My Life But I Am Not

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    I Should Be Happy

    I should be happy,Oddly,I'm not,Been through hell,Escaped without a scratch,I should be happy,Could have been dead,Maybe one day,Things will change.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 2, 2012

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    Everyone Tells Me So

    I will admit there are times when I cannot be consoled... when I cannot find a reason to live no matter what. So everyone feels free to remind me of what I have. I have a job in this terrible economy. I have a nice apartment. I am in good health. I have disposable income...
    ForgottenMale ForgottenMale 26-30, M Apr 28, 2011

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    Why Is It That I Cannot Be Happy?

    At one point in my life, I discovered I had HPV, didn't have a job, my ex had left me, I was alone at home, and my University was refusing to give me my degree. To say I was devastated is to make a huge understatement. I was suicidal. Something I never wanted to admit to anyone...
    thanatophobic thanatophobic 22-25, F 1 Response May 8, 2013

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    What Happened?

    Hi there everyone I'm new and kinda shy. I was 10 days sober, then i drank like an idiot and now 3 days sober again. I feel like crap. I know that admitting i am an alcholic and goin to meetings are good for me, but i wan the cravings to go away. i want to be happy again, and i...
    wellesleya312 wellesleya312 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 13, 2007

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    I know I should Be happy

    that you have somebody else,,, butt I just can't be.. Butt I love you.. And I know you deserve happyness but are you happy with this person? Or are you trying to make me jealous!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 20

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    I Started This So I Should Share

    I started this "group" so maybe I should share why. I have a wonderful life. A husband who I love more than air, 2 great kids, one who will be graduating soon, the other is the light of the house. He has more energy and heart than any 10 people I know. I wouldn't...
    kizziekitty kizziekitty 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 20, 2007

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    Should Be

    I should be happy but I am not.  It is hard to find happiness anymore.  I do have so much to be happy for.  We own our house and land that is a start.  I have two beautiful kids.  I have a husband I love so much and who loves me.  I have food in the...
    rondat rondat 41-45, F 6 Responses Dec 11, 2007

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    Right now I have so much good

    for me. Getting a nice car soon. Getting a better job. My other job (work every other weekend commission pay) I'm starting to get more and more money from. My home life is improving some. Weathers getting better. But I've lost so many people lately. So many friends... And i, I...
    Anonymousboy777 Anonymousboy777 16-17, M 1 Response May 4

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    r3zzkid r3zzkid 16-17, M 7 hrs ago

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    Im working on being happy with my body
    ownfrnchseplaya ownfrnchseplaya 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 3

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    I am happy with my boyfriend
    Chloe158 Chloe158 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    I am simply bored with my life. I don't even know why. I do fun things I have an interesting life but I'm so bored with it. I'm going to comiccon this weekend and I'm learning...
    imsorrywho imsorrywho 22-25, T 4 days ago

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    Education degree but have only ever had term positions. Live in a small town where there is not a lot going on. hell even if there was I would be bored. WTF? I am just not...
    markty markty 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 29

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    I'm about done with life. From here it can't get much better either. I'm only in 8th grade and it's so stressful. I have algebra 1 honers and I'm not supposed to be in there. My...
    hallow1331 hallow1331 13-15, F 22 hrs ago

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    At this moment... I am happy. I don't know why but I am extremely happy.
    rockyboo rockyboo 13-15, F Oct 28

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    I think if you're in love with someone - and I mean really in love, not fake love - then just being together is enough to be happy. Not to say you don't need other things in your...
    GoddessThemis GoddessThemis 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    My love is 23 years older than me. We met a few years ago online via AgeMeet.com. It was totally platonic but I broke off contact due to doing other things in my life, I wasn't...
    astrudcc11 astrudcc11 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Im happy happy so happy hahaha hahaha hahahahahahahahahahha.... FU*KKKkKkKK
    Chinrussian Chinrussian 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 7

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    I woke up this morning with the dream of you still in my head. you kissing me softly. your gorgeous smile. telling me you don't want me to leave ever. to stay with you. you worry...
    ywilliam31 ywilliam31 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 1

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    I never am.... even when I lost a lot of weight from a dramatic experience. I gained it all back when my life got normal again. My body image in my brain is warped. I thing...
    Iyaha Iyaha 56-60, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    Hello there! I work for a production company and we are currently casting for MTV’s True Life: I Hate My Butt. I found this website and thought it’d be a good way to find women...
    N1C0L3 N1C0L3 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    I don't know what I'm doing anymore. I am in a ten year relationship, we love eachother but the love isn't quite the same. It's not innocent or romantic, it's not friendly but...
    TheHumanExperience TheHumanExperience 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 7

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    I am so happy now because I am with you babe
    Chloe158 Chloe158 13-15, F Oct 31

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    Regardless of what people will say, and how many people will disagree, you'll still be my everything. I don't know how to explain the amount of love I have for you, but I do know...
    AlaiahMay AlaiahMay 18-21, F Nov 1

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    Into I meet that one sexy tall strong funny and sweet white guy of my dream. I be happy and treat you like a girlfriend supposed to treat her man. Into that day come I keep doing...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Nov 2

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    He told me I'm emotional today. I have a shirt fuse. A short happy fuse, a short sad fuse, mad fuse, kinda hurt my feelings seeing he never talks or pays me any attention anyways.
    dsuzy dsuzy 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 17

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    if you could choose between being fed but you had to pay for the food or a free cake. which would you choose?
    jakanddaxter625 jakanddaxter625 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 26

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    I feel my husband is too passive. Often times in our relationship, I feel insecure, nervous, and the huge weight of responsibility on my shoulders. I can be head strong...
    Emojinoid Emojinoid 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    I'm curious, is this possible? I mean, like a lot of things, I think it's a first reaction to say yes, but really think about it as objectively as possible. Can you really love...
    niklb niklb 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 1

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    I am learning to STOP resisting "what is" about my body....because of shame which is me accepting someone else's view of me..or their ****** up behavior to mean something about me...
    dhanadevereaux dhanadevereaux 56-60 Nov 4

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    im skinny and i got curves but my chest i want it to grow like i do have something there but i want it bigger :( and i dont have a *** im doing squats im getting somewhere but i...
    ILoveBilly ILoveBilly 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 4

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    It's partially why I abuse it. I have hated just about everything about my body so I cut it to punish myself and my body but that only makes me hate it more
    rosenew rosenew 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    But am american. And cornered after crippled. Fokurz.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 6

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    I have a rare condition that made me go on pain meds for the past several years. 2 years ago I was put on topamax (not sure how it's spelt) and it helped me lose weight and my skin...
    Kristat Kristat 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 6

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    - The bigger the flame, the deeper the shadow- Mercenary I tend to believe the quote. Imagine the flame was happiness, but then the shadow that comes with the flame, what does it...
    Ic3Queen Ic3Queen 22-25, F Nov 6

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    I am fat and unfit. And it is partly because I am a compulsive eater. And I hate it. I need help stopping. I don't want to be unhealthy anymore. I hate eating. I eat so much that I...
    SeemsEverythingGoesWrongInLife SeemsEverythingGoesWrongInLife 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 7

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    without you to love me, i am just a worthless dirt
    lovelinessbathes lovelinessbathes 31-35, M Nov 9

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    By you I mean me. Without me I'd be nothing obviously.
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F Nov 9

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    Hi, So I just moved to another city in Sept. far away from my past. I am divorced and have kids that live with their mom. My divorce just became final in April of this year (I have...
    Startingoveragain44 Startingoveragain44 41-45, M Nov 13

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    You have never understood this, but it's true...
    WithGracefulness WithGracefulness 46-50, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    we just click. I care about you so much and i know you do. but we chose to be friends. it seems like you are handling it so much easier than i am. why is it so hard? i just want...
    LonelyThoughts LonelyThoughts 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    So, posting an update after my initial rendezvous with the threshold called real life. Life's good, been good. Logged in to EP after months. Did most of the things in my bucket...
    bearpro bearpro 26-30, M Oct 31

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    I'm an honors student, I go to school everyday, I do many extracurricular activities, and that's about it. School is one part of my boredom, and here is why: 1. I spend all night...
    justaGeneralization justaGeneralization 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    Life is tough! The worst thing is when one minute you have it all and it doesn't matter how grateful you are or how much you appreciate it all because the next minute it's all...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Nobody needs to know what I do inside the bedroom. My sex life is my private life. And would like to keep it that way. Whether or not I use or do certain things, is between me and...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I rather keep my sex life and relationship/marriage private away from social media. I separate that from work and social life.
    browntaurus browntaurus 26-30, F 4 Responses