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I Should Be Happy With My Life But I Am Not

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 132 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Life seems so different since we drifted apart ...I only want to be happy with you
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    I am not really sure why, but I just am. I've seen all kinds of people and travelled to different parts of the world. I know what it's like to be poor and also what it's like to be...
    SiriusJT SiriusJT 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 14

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    I am tired of being this way, constantly comparing my life to others, (she has it better,, ect) i am not gratfull for what i have. i am 26 years old, very attractive, amazing body...
    Gena11 Gena11 22-25, F Feb 15

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    I am tired of being this way, constantly comparing my life to others, (she has it better,, ect) i am not gratfull for what i have. i am 26 years old, very attractive, amazing body...
    Gena11 Gena11 22-25, F Feb 15

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    I am tired of being this way, constantly comparing my life to others, (she has it better,, ect) i am not gratfull for what i have. i am 26 years old, very attractive, amazing body...
    Gena11 Gena11 22-25, F Feb 15

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    I am tired of being this way, constantly comparing my life to others, (she has it better,, ect) i am not gratfull for what i have. i am 26 years old, very attractive, amazing body...
    Gena11 Gena11 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    I am happy... But i am not..... Hahaha.. Happy coz of all the good people around me. Happy coz im dreaming. Happy coz im living.... Not happy coz there are people that will make...
    RBdazal RBdazal 26-30, F Jan 28

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    How do you know that your marriage isn't working? It's not like he beats, cheats, or stays out all night. We just lost things we used to enjoy together. I feel bad cause my...
    Emojinoid Emojinoid 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    My friends are sitting next to me right now thinking I'm fine. When actually I'm sitting here feeling like life's not worth living. I don't feel right...I don't even feel like me...
    xDarkxxAngelx xDarkxxAngelx 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    Social situations are often overwhelming...in large groups, anyway. Life can sometimes be like that with Asperger Syndrome, though...
    wuiop wuiop 31-35, M Jan 29

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    I'm not happy. I can't keep pretending to be something I'm not. It's taking everything in me..💔💔💔💔
    Kayleehere Kayleehere 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    when im with my friend... I felt so great that i dont want to go home... I have no problem with my family... Its just i dont find that i fit in my family... I always felt left out...
    sayafh sayafh 18-21, F Feb 12

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    Underststement of the century! I'm ******* livid with my husband! Why? Because every time I start to trust him around alcohol he shows me that I can't trust him at all. I stupidly...
    Jenezebel Jenezebel 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am trying not to do something. Sometimes it's hard. Sometimes harder still. That something has been integral to my life for over 10 years now, and I'm only 28. It's eaten away...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M Jan 30

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    I hate life, and life loves hating me.
    HarleyHart HarleyHart 13-15, F Feb 17

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    I just feel like my life is over. I feel like I have failed and there's nothing more I can do. I feel ashamed. I'm tired of feeling this way, I'm fu3kin tired of it. I feel so much...
    Thefightingangel Thefightingangel 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm just really bored with my life. I have a lot of **** going on. but I don't know. I'm kinda waiting for something and while I'm waiting I'm just bored. I sit and have nothing...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My boyfriend and I have been together for nearly a year and we love each other. There is however an inbalance in our relation as he feels a lot stronger for me than I feel for him...
    Alexandra34 Alexandra34 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    I feel I'm disorganized and careless. I also lack confidence and overthink too much. I can't commit to anything fully, and I often get told I don't pay attention. I often question...
    Experiencezzzz Experiencezzzz 18-21, M Feb 16

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    Ever since I was born things were really **** for me..im now 19 and it's getting worse well for starters I've never told this to anyone but when I was 10 years old i ended up being...
    Imacrazybiatch Imacrazybiatch 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 18

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    I'm really bored of life right now, there is nothing to do. Alxcoeneodpwlqlxktmr.
    Togepi07 Togepi07 18-21, F Feb 18

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    Anybody I get close to ends up avoiding me. I don't think I fully suck but I must if that keeps happening. I'm just gonna turn into an antisocial ***** with no feelings. Gonna...
    spaceylibra spaceylibra 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 6

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    I am silent as the metaphorical church-mouse in reality; but when it comes to virtual interaction, I become one of the most loquacious people ever.
    EvoxNeon EvoxNeon 16-17, M Feb 15

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    It's one of those mornings where you wake up with a major headache, stumble out of bed after hitting snooze like 4 times, rush to get dressed not really knowing what you're putting...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    I had to see many diffent psychiatrists psychologists and counselors, all of whom having different approaches and opinions and different meds for me to take. I was diagnosed with...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 6

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    would it be helpul if i was whining about everything to everyone? I don't think so...
    sparkydream sparkydream 18-21, F 20 Responses Feb 4

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    Not really a fake smile more like over exaggerated happiness
    eternalmusics2017 eternalmusics2017 13-15, F Feb 5

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    I don't have a fake smile. I have a full on mask. A mask that smiles giggles and tells jokes. instead of the real me crying and brooding and depressed
    thebladeisbae0718 thebladeisbae0718 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    I say I'm done. I'm done. When did you ever say you started? Huh? Thats the damn question.
    xxxfakerhaterxxx xxxfakerhaterxxx 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 11

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    Another night alone and that's ok . :-)
    snowmoon123 snowmoon123 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    Really wanting to lick a gal's nice, hot, sweaty ******* right now. I'm craving it.
    BackwoodsBoy1989 BackwoodsBoy1989 26-30, M Jan 28

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    I don't have faith that my relationship will last.
    malishka123 malishka123 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 7

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    The Unfinished Story We both met each other back in college, which was like 12yrs ago. It was not at all love at first sight. I didn't like him at all initially. He was the most...
    desiredangel desiredangel 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    :( I have started to develop feelings for my best friend in the beginning of December.. We have been such close friends for around 6 months... Anyway, when I developed feelings, I...
    whateverlife12 whateverlife12 16-17, F Jan 30

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    I find myself, lost in confusion when it comes to someone. A person I never knew, but a face I've seen in a dream. A dream that showed me a future, a future that has happened. She...
    WarzJack WarzJack 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 14

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