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I Should Be Happy With My Life But I Am Not

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 133 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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    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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    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 18-21, M Jan 22

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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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    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 3 Responses Nov 13, 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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    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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    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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    Right now, I am beyond frustrated with life. I think that's why I have decided to write so much on my experiences on this site. I just need to talk/vent. Some people seem to...
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    i am happy with my life but curious about everything.. how other people doing and why exactly are they here..
    wandererdreamer wandererdreamer 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 10

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    I really feel like my life has turn out for the better after that disastrous last semester. Flashback of last semester: Met a guy - have lots of fun - texting a lot with him...
    minyue minyue 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    Its not just an apple a day anymore. Its running everyday, laughing everyday, staying busy everyday It is be strong everyday and just going through the journey of life everyday...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F Sep 11

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    A funny thing about years is that we only get one of each. After its done its put on a shelf called "forever". No matter how many we get its still not many at all. so maybe you had...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 11

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    I'm gonna say I'm in a pretty good place with my life, finally. Got a wonderful husband to be who I love with every bit of my heart. Got 2 wonderful step sons in my life who look...
    mrsmitchell15 mrsmitchell15 22-25, F Sep 11

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    Move to America get a job move into my own apartment cut ties with a lot of people from my old life and finally live in the country I should have been a part of when I was born
    Dynamite500 Dynamite500 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 11

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    once somebody asked me, what did i want and i told him that i want everything..... the issue is, that we are always thinking about what we dont hae and never pay attention to what...
    mrnut mrnut 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    I used to be the girl everyone would call a stick. But now I'm gaining weight and it's scaring me. Because I feel like my boyfriend will leave me. And I feel like I weigh too much...
    Thatoneperson66 Thatoneperson66 16-17, F Aug 28

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    ive felt this way about ppl before. thing of it is once i get them. it eventually fades away in the end. i guess im just one of those women that are like the men. i love the chase...
    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    But how, I'm so insanely depressed right now.. The only thing I know to do it turn to drugs and alcohol.
    GuuIsAwesome GuuIsAwesome 18-21, M 5 Responses Sep 3

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    The talk with my boyfriend went very well about some of the fantasies I have. Feels good that I can open up with him without the fear of judgement.
    Callipygian99 Callipygian99 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    Oh man....Some people must think I'm insane, just absolutely mad. My life is a mess, utter chaos. And love every aspect of it. I'm constantly redefining what it means to live and...
    SleepyHead2123 SleepyHead2123 18-21 5 days ago

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    I'm so ******* done with this ****** life
    unicornchild unicornchild 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    If he can do it, I can: http://www.cbn.com/tv/1430455394001 Life is hard. But not impossible. I'm broken but I can still live a life. My circumstances may not change but I can.
    Ludavin Ludavin 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    When I was 12, I was helping my friend try to hook up with this girl at church camp but the more I talked to her, the more I started liking her. After camp that year we'd talk 24/7...
    BlondeGhost BlondeGhost 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    I think that people can't be fulfilled. We make a goal, we reach it. We grow bored, we make another goal to reach. We do that, we're not satisfied. We set another goal, something...
    Reoka Reoka 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    I'm seriously done with everythin in my life ppl sayin **** about me and then I get bitched at for it and I'm sick of it I don't want to live anymore
    unhappygirl21 unhappygirl21 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    There's nothing to live for anymore. I'm tired of the constant bitching and pain I have to face daily and when I try to fix things I **** them up. I hate life, I can't stand it, I...
    XxBadXVibesxX XxBadXVibesxX 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 29

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    I just threw in this group for people that have done so much with there life, they are burn out or bored with it. My goal is to use this experience we have to help others.
    starfoxACEFOX starfoxACEFOX 26-30, M Sep 2

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    Depressed, still finding out if I'm bipolar but I think so. Finding myself being sad and with low self-esteem all the time. Paranoid of everyone around me. Think people are out to...
    gekker gekker 22-25, F Aug 22

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    It's a Thursday summer night and while everyone is at my high schools football game having the times of their lives and partying later on I'm home alone by myself doing nothing but...
    Brudy6 Brudy6 18-21, M Aug 28

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    I love my life I have a loving and beautiful girlfriend. She is supportive, caring, and would do anything for me. I've been with her for 2 years we live together and I love her...
    g1rl1ns1de g1rl1ns1de 26-30, M Sep 4

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    Have been suffering with depression for a few years now, I'm finally at breaking point.
    Trionak1993 Trionak1993 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I feel like everyone around is moving forward with their lives and have amazing achievements whilst I am just stuck in the same routine day in day out with nothing to strive for.
    hollypop hollypop 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    For all of you fighting this, I'm one of you, I write a blog, on how I fight my everyday life.. How I cope with being a full time student and at the same time fighting depression...
    Lily449 Lily449 18-21, F Sep 12

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    I live in a very religious home and my family are all nice and sweet. But I guess I'm the black sheep here coz I never did anything right. . I keep on failing my thesis.. and my...
    jayshade jayshade 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have depression, I have been diagnosed and prescribed the med necessary to allow me to function without breaking down in tears at every hardship. I also struggle with PTSD from...
    1lastcupcake 1lastcupcake 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    My butt looks so good in my spandex right now
    kittykat101436 kittykat101436 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 3

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    I've never felt better. Healthy paleo diet no alcohol or drugs. People who use don't understand how much joy and happiness you get from being alive in a heathy way.
    WaterOx WaterOx 41-45, M 3 Responses Sep 11

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    Its not so hard to do! Get a better job, stop eating stupid sugarbomb snacks and be more patient to others U dont have to move another country etc. ...
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F Sep 11

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    I am so glad this experience is on here. There should be more posts! Hellz yeahz!
    piprimate piprimate 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    I have hooded eyelids. This makes it seem like I'm half-asleep all the time even when I'm awake. It sucks, especially when I'm trying to take a good picture.
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T Sep 13

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    I'm so, out of limit, completely and utterly finished.
    cuddlexlou cuddlexlou 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    What the actual **** •_•!!!!!!
    SammySnm SammySnm 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    Almost all of my friends are guys and I'm really happy with it. But the downside is that they hang out without me because it would be weird that I would be the only girl with a...
    Mokuba Mokuba 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    Hi everyone. Can u guys tell me your opinion about this please? My bf playing online betting (football) We used to go together and put some money just for fun. It was never more...
    nikolka nikolka 18-21, F Aug 26