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I Should Be Happy With My Life But I Am Not

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 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 'd Be Happy With You And Nothing Else I love you for who you are, not what your not, I love you for the good and the bad, inside and out, you are truly perfect and beautiful just...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M Jul 31

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    We were friends for a very long time even before i had my first girlfriend. I could share to her almost everything in my life and same goes to her. When I broke up with my first ex...
    kukuclock kukuclock 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    Take me Away GingerSlim (Chorus) God please take me I can't do it anymore I need a call to say that I'm good Because I just can't take much more Vs1 I feel like Ive caused so...
    GingerSlimSTL GingerSlimSTL 18-21, M Aug 19

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    I am having trouble coping with life. I've reached the point where I cannot stand my own suffering anymore, nor the sufferings of people around me. I just wish it would end already...
    northguy northguy 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 11

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    I always wanted to be a traveller - Photographer and explore things, i wanted to free fly, i wanted to learn people. i wanted to read them, i wanted to be a freelancer , i wanted...
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    I know that's right lol.....no woman should have to ever depend on a man or guy just to be happy.....its more to life than just finding someone to be with. Just be happy, live your...
    VivirLaVida VivirLaVida 16-17, F Aug 6

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    Dear ... I know I am not what you want right now but I have heard you say many times that no one loves you like I do. I just want you to know forever is a long long time. I am not...
    lonesojourner lonesojourner 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 29

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    I'm not going to kill myself I'm dimpling ganna put one finger in the air and say **** it all ~ Frozen style ~ idgaf anymore and I'm pretty much done so be happy u messed me up...
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F Aug 18

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    Hmmm. Yup with only one exception. My daughters.
    Jericho7 Jericho7 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 29

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    So again through grapevine, I am told my ex says to people in our home town that I am a violent guy. I don't yell, demean or say anything to hurt my children and have never slapped...
    jaml jaml 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 1

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    Second day of my job I was feeling really anxious but hate the fact that my own manager told me I wasn't smart enough for that type of job....feeling some type
    bohemianlife925 bohemianlife925 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    Guys, recently came out... To me :) its kinda liberating to finally accept :D- came out to close close friends gladly accepted me and some even said "so, ur still the awesome dude...
    MarGre97 MarGre97 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 14

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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 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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    I would love to live a life like that! I want to make a impression on the world since I was young and I want to go to japan. But for now (I'm still young... 13 years old) what...
    Leiai Leiai 13-15 Aug 8

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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 4 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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    It seems like I have nothing to do on life. No reason for my living. I have nothing to be excited for. It feels like I am waiting for something but don't have any idea for what...
    guitarsongwriter guitarsongwriter 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I look around and see that no one cares. I look to the future and only see what's going to fail. No one loves me and I'm all alone. I feel alone when I'm with my "friends". They...
    DeadDropGoth DeadDropGoth 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    I'm so ******* done with this ****** life
    unicornchild unicornchild 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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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 6 days ago

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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 18 hrs ago

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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 5 hrs ago

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    I'm having a hard time explaining how I feel. The closest that I can come to it is ennui. I need a change and purpose to feel fulfilling. I fantasize about just packing my bags...
    AdoreWyoming AdoreWyoming 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    Yeah am a old soul done with haters and all humans
    8tattoos 8tattoos 70+, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    For real the story of my life . I always fall for someone and I get hardcore friendzoned
    alyssabay alyssabay 13-15, F Aug 7

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    All summer I tried to hide it. I reassured everyone i wasn't depressed anymore. My greatest lie. Broken trust. Now that school has begun it's beyond stressful. It's only the second...
    Naty14 Naty14 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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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 6 days ago

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    I'm so ******* done with everything. No one cares. I'm just trash that gets thrown away. I'm last for everything. I push for what I want but then everyone scrutinizes me for it. I...
    Dubstepdude25 Dubstepdude25 13-15, M Aug 5

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    I swear if I get one more message like "Are you gay?" Ima kill a *****
    gaybritboy gaybritboy 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 29

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    I have a huge crush on my guy friend I love him more than anything I would kill if he asked me out:)
    thatonegirl156 thatonegirl156 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 29

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    justmyself11 justmyself11 51-55, M 3 Responses Aug 4

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    2 words zombie apocalypse.
    emotionalyana emotionalyana 13-15, F Aug 8

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    Why get up in the morning if my mum and dad just make fun of me. Who is meant to support me if my own parents wish I was dead. Maybe I should just do what they want and go forever...
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    I wonder if this is what they're waiting for to ******* start appreciating me i just know it's gonna be soon
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    Meowingtonn Meowingtonn 22-25, F Aug 14