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I Should Be Happy With My Life But I Am Not

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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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    On the ground I lay Motionless in pain I can

    see my life flashing before my eyes Did I fall asleep? Is this all a dream Wake me up, I'm living a nightmare I will not die -Three Day Grace
    gordythegecko gordythegecko 16-17, M Jan 22

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 think to be able to say that you are happy with someone and no one else is beautiful, me being a paranoid idiot I can never believe it 100% when someone tells me this. I also...
    MisssValentine MisssValentine 18-21, F Apr 4

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    i will be happy with you and i dont need anything else i just want you to love me.I dont need money or luxury i just want you to smile and that will make my day i want you to stay...
    Roadguy Roadguy 26-30, M Apr 2

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    Dear EP, Mood: Apathetic I'll spare you the details of my gory life :}D Even though the gore is mostly in my head :{( Don't worry I'll spare you from hearing the Emo Song come...
    SquirrellyChanLuvsAcorns83 SquirrellyChanLuvsAcorns83 18-21 Apr 4

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    I love my daughter she is my life but when her Dad took his life in February 2013 3 days before her birthday because of me and what I did or didnt do a significant part of me died...
    Chasinglisa13 Chasinglisa13 46-50 1 Response a week ago

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    I am struggling with life. A lot. Whether it's with connecting with other people, struggling with my inner demons, or battling my procrastinating ways, I struggle all the time.
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    I struggle with life everyday, I thought nearly dying would make me feel different but it does not, if anything worse and I don't know why
    godswish49 godswish49 46-50, M 3 Responses Apr 4

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    Sometimes you got to make choices you don't want to. Sometimes life gets overwhelming and you got to sit back and think about what the right thing to do is. Sometimes you got to be...
    16countrygirl 16countrygirl 16-17, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    I love to listen my most important thing to me are my children I love to give it makes me happy to see some one else happy but the sad thing is even having my children and my...
    kathy4104 kathy4104 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Just something I ran across on twitter. Telling someone they cant be sad because others have it worse is like saying someone cant be happy because others have it better. I've been...
    nhammoud nhammoud 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 8

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    Well I'm 19 and going to college and I'm messing up really bad.. I am smart but I don't apply myself or go to class because it all just seems..so pointless. My life is crashing...
    SupremeMo SupremeMo 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I am a mystery shopper full time and always am stuck in traffic jams. I make great money honestly (at least 3000-4000 dollars every month) but my husband spends it all on building...
    lisamarie77 lisamarie77 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My cousin move to my town that I live in.She made my life miserable.She told my other friends that I hurt her,I made her cry and that I did a lot of rude things to her which I didn...
    1Dimples 1Dimples 13-15, F Apr 8

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    my life..@ tumse only tumse hai har baat tum sai hi hai har baat jaan tum hou tou iss dil mai umang hai jou tum nahi tou kaha jindagi tera didar jou hou jaye tou fir aur kuch...
    roseanjil roseanjil 22-25 Mar 22

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    I know I'm not the only one but that doesn't help....
    lillibella lillibella 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I'm a married woman contemplating an affair. I have to practically beg for sex or affection from my husband. It doesn't matter if I make an effort, get dressed up, plan dates. I...
    LadyKatzy LadyKatzy 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    There are so many things i would love to do,somtimes it just feels like those things i want to do are so far away. i have such a long way to go.each time i try to do things right...
    cutealex21 cutealex21 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    You left me and i am still happy
    LunaOanaAris LunaOanaAris 16-17, F Mar 30

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    I'm not gonna lie, just the thought of you makes me happy right now ^////^
    EmoSakurachan EmoSakurachan 16-17, F Mar 30

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    Sometimes this really puzzles me. But every morning when I wake up I can't help but think how lucky I am.
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Well, I can't exist without God, so the "Nothing Else" is definitely out... But if I had to choose one person, and only one person, to go anywhere with me, it'd be you, love. You...
    ladypirate108 ladypirate108 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Sometimes, I just really don't want my friends to worry about me, so when I get hurt, either physically or emotionally, I always fake my feelings and paste a smile on my face. It...
    TheHetalianPewdiepieNerd TheHetalianPewdiepieNerd 26-30, F Mar 20

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    I was taught that I'm not allowed to express negative emotions. So i bottle them up. I cover them by wearing a mask. It sucks. And it hurts. But it's all i know.
    daddyslittlegirl08 daddyslittlegirl08 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I love to have sex with older woman its a major turn on for me
    malelover253 malelover253 18-21, M Apr 8

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    I am definitely not perfect. I'm not normal by any stretch of the imagination. I don't even know who I am. But I am fine with that and I'd rather that nobody would try and change...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I had to go upstairs to get a flashlight and my torso was bare. my sisters new bf looked at me and said 'Woah you need to put on a shirt' making fun of my weight... I already have...
    scottazard scottazard 18-21, M Mar 28

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    Lots of people tell me I've lost a lot of weight recently; my friends say my figure is slimmer, and I really have lost about 8 kilos. Plus, some of my clothes are looser, and I'm...
    Mousetronaut Mousetronaut 16-17, F Apr 8

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    I don't know what I'm doing with my life. And that scares the hell out of me. I am told constantly to be better in every area of life, yet I can't be. I can't be perfect...
    monsterchic monsterchic 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    All of my psychic readings will give you instant insight into all areas of life such as Love, Finances, past, present, future and will give you a detailed look into your...
    PsychicAnna PsychicAnna 56-60, F 5 days ago

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    I can admit to PTSD, anxiety and depression & I am unmedicated. I prefer dealing with my emotions than be a zombie. I go from 0-60 often and can be emotionally unstable. I wish...
    thelost87 thelost87 26-30, F 18 hrs ago

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    why do i even bother? life is boring and pointless, why do i even bother?
    IFeelSoLonely101 IFeelSoLonely101 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    There always comes a point in life when you've had enough and just have to let go of the things that keeps weighing you down no matter how convincing they seem, that you can't do...
    dede9090 dede9090 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I recently got charged with a dui and Although I am grateful I did not hurt anyone or myself, I am beginning to really struggle with the mistake I made and the aftermath it has...
    anonymously3737 anonymously3737 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 21

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    I am like Gatts - I live just to survive another day without knowing why. I need a Griffith to show me that people have passions and dreams and feelings.
    Dorcha Dorcha 18-21 Mar 23

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    I wish I could have more control over my experiences without having to be so controlled. It's a ***** to realize that once you grow up, you're not free, you are even more trapped...
    redrockfun redrockfun 26-30, F Mar 24

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    I am single christian guy who struggles with homosexuality. I have being struggling with it since I was a teenager.I am now 24 and the battle is far from over. I am trusting in God...
    ronwhent47 ronwhent47 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    Feeling envy sometimes.... not good I know but I can't stop that feeling right now. Some people I know who already got their cases done so they would go to USA soon.... It would be...
    fakelife2013 fakelife2013 26-30 Apr 4

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    I'm a girl with a big round bum :) add me! LocalM xxxx
    LocalM LocalM 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 8

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    I like big buts and big boobs
    allanpeter allanpeter 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have lost over 250 lbs and I still can't find love, I still see the fat person I was. Still see the ugly person I was.
    hozuru hozuru 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    I don't care if she has a small chest, if her thighs are disproportionate to her body archetype, if she has six toes, if she has different colored eyes, if she writes or talks...
    AcupChesticles AcupChesticles 18-21, M Mar 22

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    i m looking my true love. & i m waiting a girl
    h007k h007k 26-30, M Mar 30

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    I just put on that brave face so people don't know I'm secretly depressed inside...
    Rebecca12K Rebecca12K 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 30

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