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I Should Be Happy With My Life But I Am Not

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 136 People

    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Nov 13, 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, 2014

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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 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, 2014

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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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    So my name is Robert, I'm 25 and i currently work at Mcdonalds. But the thing is I want more out of life. I don't want to be working at McDonald's for the rest of my life. I have...
    happyguyrak08 happyguyrak08 22-25, M Apr 28

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    In the past I have of course said this. My first real relationship lasted for about 5 years. In that time of course one would say I love you and I would be happy with you and...
    VintageSparrow VintageSparrow 22-25, F 1 Response May 4

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    I am not happy with my life since graduation. When I was a high school student, I am fancy about Western cultures,especially British. My parents are not that rich but finally...
    yoyolooo yoyolooo 26-30, F May 13

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    God please help me. I'm hurting very badly. I do not know how long I can take the constant torment in the house my Father had bought to support his growing family. When terror...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F May 9

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    I remember the days when all it would take for me to cheer up was going outside and looking at a tree... It didn't even have to be a living tree. I'd just stare at it and feel a...
    iamFrightened iamFrightened 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    On beautiful days like today I am so in love with life and being alive! I hope everyone finds a reason to smile today <3
    nstar1983 nstar1983 31-35, F 2 Responses May 10

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    I love girls with big butts who like being spanked. I'm located in Michigan and interested in meeting a submissive girl with a big booty to spank. add me if your interested in...
    spankyouhard spankyouhard 56-60, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I honestly think I have SPD. I'm starting to realize that I never really FEEL my emotions, you know? I smile, I laugh, I cry but I don't get the heart dropping when you're sad, the...
    Lackoflogic Lackoflogic 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Every weekend, while I do feel happy for being finally able to rest and sleep as long as I want, I always end up having this feeling of emptiness and of sadness... Seeing my...
    Madobsession Madobsession 16-17, M 12 hrs ago

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    Right now I am not me. Yesterday I wasn't me. Last week. Last month. Last year. I was never me. I was, am, and will be what my parents want of me. What my family wants of me. But...
    BlackRosesAmongLilies BlackRosesAmongLilies 13-15 Apr 27

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    I don't know what's wrong with me. Everyone in my family or associated always comments on how skinny I am. I've lost a lot of weight over the past two years (in a healthy way), but...
    MermaidCurry MermaidCurry 18-21, F 1 Response May 3

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    Everyone sees me as this carefree go lucky person full of ***** laughter high-strung hyperness but deep down inside I'm dying of a broken heart I'm dying of a broken heart because...
    SpiritWolfe741 SpiritWolfe741 36-40, F 1 Response May 7

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    When I talk to people and I try to be nice and optimistic. People abuse it to the fullest and once I get depressed or lose my trust with them. They think I'm exaggerating or being...
    5Ora 5Ora 18-21, M May 8

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    I am skinny and there is nothing I can do about it. People say I need more meat on my bones. But I can't do that since my stomach is small so I can't eat a huge meal in one sitting...
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 18-21, F 1 Response May 9

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    Another night of no sex and me having to go to the sofa because the ear plugs do not block the snoring. Living in a little 2-bedroom apartment with my husband, 3 teenagers, 2 dogs...
    BlueIris1962 BlueIris1962 51-55 3 days ago

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    "Do you ever hear your silent cries. They call and call but fall on death ears, without knowing you are being consumed from the inside out. It's upto you to save you from yourself...
    Jay04Sch Jay04Sch 36-40, F 10 Responses May 4

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    This life just isn't what it used to be. I have no job, no home, the clothes, shoes & perfumes I have are dwindling down to almost nothing. I'm recovering from a broken arm when I...
    mylifeoutloud mylifeoutloud 41-45, F 2 Responses May 7

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    The trials and tribulations that has happen in my life. I take responsibility of it, because I know the consequences that were going to happen. I'm not perfect, I'm just human that...
    Natashxxs Natashxxs 31-35, F May 13

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    If anybody can give me a reason 2 live I will listen, my heart n soul is destroyed n there r kids in the world who pass away everyday but I'm still alive for some reason n I feel...
    eaj2088 eaj2088 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 28

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    Probably the worst thing you can be in life is ugly. Most people don't like ugly people. They may like them as a friend but never anything more
    toiletwater toiletwater 16-17, M 3 Responses May 2

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    Life is a bitter sweet pill I am forced to take against my will Everyone trying to pull me Back into so called reality Why, I ask, what does it hold? Don't they see I have nothing...
    1986shanet 1986shanet 26-30, M May 5

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    "Sensitivity is a sign of life. Better hurt than hardened. I bow to those who keep their hearts open when it is most difficult, those who refuse to keep their armor on any longer...
    moonii moonii 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    My life is so uninteresting. All my friends are either too busy, or too far away.
    blindangel92 blindangel92 22-25, F 1 Response May 8

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    Sometimes life throws a curve ball at you and strikes you out and the only thing you can do is walk away. When that happens, don't just forget about it, learn from it so that when...
    LaurenIsASharer1 LaurenIsASharer1 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I give up... this life has nothing to offer me
    Ghost21z Ghost21z 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    So yesterday at school everything was normal and I was talking to the usual people I talk to ..then today it was pretty weird. My friends that I usually talk to weren't even...
    Rachel282 Rachel282 18-21, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Struggle is a simple word to say what I really feel right now. I doubt if anyone can understand what my problem is... Coz I myself wasn't so clear about it... Its like sometimes I...
    PS333 PS333 26-30, F 1 Response May 1

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    Sometimes I wish I could cry, only the tears can't be found. I'm surrounded by a thousand screams, but I can't hear a single sound. I'm walking through a land of darkness...
    good4nothin1 good4nothin1 31-35, M 2 Responses May 5

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    I am getting evicted. I live in a home with a woman who is not my real Mother. It seems as though I have it so good that no one could see the insides of my unhappiness, to the...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F May 9

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    Anyone ever tried this?, multiple times?, maybe it is just something we fool ourselves with?. Few hours ago, i was on a small ferry, sunny day but very windy so the boat was...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M May 10

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    Once i did an account and the username was a celebrity name... Any way i did like a fan page!! So i started to talk to guys and they thought that they have a girlfriend ( the fan...
    madlenoda madlenoda 13-15, F May 10

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    basically me on the internet but when u meet me I have to warm up to u weird right
    anshaw anshaw 13-15, F 1 Response May 13

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    With just everything. Meaningless conversations, trying to find new people to talk with. I hate expressing myself, or that I'm just not able. I rather be blunt and...
    Terabytee Terabytee 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I know I can do better in school than I am. I know I can be healthier than I am I know I can try harder than I do It's just the getting there that's the hard part...
    bbybleu bbybleu 16-17, F May 11

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