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I Should Be Happy With My Life But I Am Not

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 136 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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    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, 2014

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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 2 Responses Nov 13, 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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    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 18-21, 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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    Lots of people in my life think I'm "tough" or a "badass" and such. Little do they know I break down into tears on what seems like a weekly basis. I really think people in my...
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    My life is complete. I saw a guy today who had a t shirt that said "I'd go gay for grohl" as in Dave grohl. It was awesome
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    I started to explore the romantic side of life when I was 16. I got my first relationship with a guy who's 2 years older than me. We dated for 2 years. Everything was good until he...
    tears3sad tears3sad 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    The bigger the better and she should want it smacked firmly
    WarmMilk4Me WarmMilk4Me 36-40, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I like big round ,juicy,mouth watering booties
    martinez93 martinez93 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I have just broken up with my girlfriend of 2 years due to her negligence and lack of intimate connection. During those 2 years I have fallen into depression since I was fired for...
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    I Reunited With My First Love I fell in love with my neighbour when I was 15 and he was 19. We had grown up together in the same neighborhood all our lives but never thought we...
    yellowbuttercup yellowbuttercup 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    It's easier to hide behind a fake smile than it is to tell people how you feel. You can feel the loneliest person in a room full of people. Some days it's easier to hide away...
    danyellelakin danyellelakin 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I've been with my GF for about a year and I have some weird feelings about my relationship with her. She broke up with her ex-BF to be with me and even after a year I feel like she...
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    "I'm Not Happy" it started, oddly enough, by stating a simple fact. "i'm not happy." some of lifes most beautiful things are also the most simple. the look on my former employers...
    mokele mokele 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I stare you from across the room, sitting there all perfect & shiny in blue. I try to resist & get on with life but pictures of you keep flashing in my mind. i recall the intense...
    BreakingBored BreakingBored 41-45, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    Even though I am mad at men today, I am pleased that my boyfriend is acting better. I noticed a change in him.I sent him a text and said I was tired of the way he acted. He's not...
    ChelseaMonroe ChelseaMonroe 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    The ones who love us most are the ones we love least, and those we love most are the ones who love us least
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    I'm not living, I'm existing, and I'm just barely existing. I really haven't changed much from birth to now. As far back as I can recall, I was always avoidant, dumb, and alone...
    astateofdisarray astateofdisarray 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Yeah im big but oh well. I think im sexy and thats all that matters.
    pizza4life pizza4life 13-15, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    Had someone of told me when I was 21 that I was going to be in an unhappy marriage and pregnant at the age of 26 I'd of told them to get checked into a mental hospital... I was...
    Jenezebel Jenezebel 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    from personal experience, i honestly do believe that you can still be friends with an ex. It's difficult at first, however, only time can fix and heal what has happened in the past...
    Sensualfeelsxo Sensualfeelsxo 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I have spent time with people who don't have forgetful diseases or ailments and I have spent time with people who do have forgetful diseases and ailments. I know I tend to think...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F Jun 28

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    I Believe People Come Into Your Life For a Reason I believe this whole heartedly. A man came into my life this past January. I didn't know then that talking to him would change...
    Elpis11 Elpis11 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    big butts are always soooo hot;)
    h0rnyb0y h0rnyb0y 22-25, M Jun 27

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    HELL YESSS!! I hate fake bitchess i just find it so funny that usually the typical highschool clique contains the most goofy immature mental people that only strive to fit in and...
    Metradoll Metradoll 18-21, F Jun 26

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    This morning when I turned on the tv to watch the news, most of the channels were reporting on the Supreme Court's decision to allow gay marriage. I kept this to myself, but I was...
    808bc4bbs 808bc4bbs 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 26

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    I realized only a few people(friends) would be affected if I die. And I think that's just so pathetic. So I might as well not wish for death anymore and strive hard to be...
    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F Jun 26

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    ..........................done
    preston272 preston272 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 26

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    My problem is that I keep getting better at hiding my emotions around other people and say im ok when im not and wont tell them if I don't have to
    wolfy299 wolfy299 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    I want my belly to be bigger and rounder. I always wanted a big fat belly. Also a bigger butt.
    Profweird Profweird 22-25, M Jun 25

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    "I tried looking into her eyes to make sense of my own life, But found senseless realisations, I was reckless and she was justification; A vacation from the monotony I lived in...
    Wakingdemons Wakingdemons 18-21, F Jun 25

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    My life has just never seemed all that great. I'm middle-aged now, with 2 great kids, a wife, a decent job, and a house. However, I often feel like I'm just waiting to die, but I'm...
    cdrys cdrys 46-50, M Jun 24

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    i try to count my blessings and not complain..because i know theres people that have it a lot worse. but i really just feel like..MY LIFE SUCKS! i go to a stressful job everyday...
    welcome2myworld welcome2myworld 41-45, F 6 Responses Jun 24

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