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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    a lotta things that bother me, I know God's given me a beautiful life and a lot to be happy about but well, you know.. the human nature, we're never satisfied! even I wish I had a...
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    I know there's people that actually care and all, but they're not here. They're all spread out across the globe away from me. I know my family cares but they can't help me with my...
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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...
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    Sometimes you need to take a step back and find out who you really are.You wrote your own script and no one can play your role better than yourself.Know what makes you happy and...
    selfdiscovery101 selfdiscovery101 22-25, F Apr 6

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    my bf takes my breath away. I love how caring he is. As the time passes, I feel even closer to him. I was going to compare how things where with my ex;s but I won't. It's not about...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Apr 7

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    I feel very anxious and depressed most of the time. I feel drained and tired. I made choices that became a life I nevef wanted to live anyway so now I'm trying to figure out...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    I'm 26, I don't have a job, I still live at home, no real social life to speak of, my future looks bleak. By now, you're supposed to have it all. But I don't. I'm truly a success...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 3

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    If you take a look at my life, everything seems perfect. I have a loving boyfriend, a very supportive mum, I enjoy the subject of my studies and my first novel has just been...
    WhiteTownGirl WhiteTownGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I seem to drive people away, I've been told also that I'm closed off, emotionally and generally just closed off. I don't see it though, this makes me feel like I'm not normal, like...
    Experiencezzzz Experiencezzzz 18-21, M Apr 23

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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...
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    Not only black people but other race too. I like men with a nice *** and a bubble butt. Message me if your one of them
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    I have almost no emotions just one, flat state of being.
    zarpanzur zarpanzur 26-30, M Apr 16

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    Why does everyone say I am gay and from here anyone wanna date me
    jordan565 jordan565 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 18

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    i live in a ******* torment , how why and where , i just don't want to think about it
    Hasmarika4ever Hasmarika4ever 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I'm terrified of not being successful in my future
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    I'm so done I can't take the pain anymore ima try attempt #6 bye pplz
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    I am weak. I am pessimistic and I have nothing good waiting for me.
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    Not on the right path, but which is? And this weekend consisted of my relatives giving me advice about how to behave and what to do when I'm over there. Everyone is looking...
    AZChomp644 AZChomp644 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 19

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    I look ok today. I actually braved the mirror and didn't despise what I saw. For those of you who know me you will be aware that this is a huge deal for me. My history of physical...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 31-35, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Life has seen a lot of ups and downs in life. But i will live it normally without being ecstatic in happy days and without being hopeless in sorrow. I love the mother earth...
    noblerain noblerain 31-35 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I'm planning on changing my life but when I try to change everything at the same time I get overwhelmed. so now I'm focusing on the small things. for example I started a diet, I...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Well, I've never posted anything before, but there's no time to start like the present. I just wanted to post about what I'm labeling, "Quarter Life Crisis". I'm 23 and have yet to...
    oibrulee oibrulee 22-25, M 5 Responses Apr 6

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    The story of life. We all have a story to share. I think back on my life's story and look for the things that helped shape me today. Some are sad and some are happiness. Every step...
    Hm3454 Hm3454 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 17

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