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I Should Be Happy With My Life But I Am Not

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 260 People

    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 feel like I have a good life

    but it's just seem like nothing exciting happens ever. I just wake up go to school then come home, talk to my family and read and that's about it... I know boring.
    BigBadW0lf BigBadW0lf 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 14, 2015

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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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    secure job. nice home.

    partner of 8 years. no real problems. but i can't help thinking that i am useless, worthless. i have no real marketable skills. i am smart but not good enough at anything to be 'successful'. i am tired of feeling this way. tired of not having a shoulder to cry on or someone who...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 14, 2015

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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 2 Responses May 4, 2014

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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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    I may not have everything

    that I want, but I do have everything that I need. I just feel like I should be happy and content with my life, but I'm not. Hoping for the day that I can be happy and carefree again.
    Tutu7 Tutu7 61-65, F 4 Responses Jan 21

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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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    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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    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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    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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    is it true that most of the battle is fought in

    the head? is it true we can become anyone we want if we beleive we can? need help
    leonardhofstadter13 leonardhofstadter13 22-25 3 Responses Dec 18, 2015

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    I am a 22 years old I am humorous, compassionate, fun, loving, wild, I absolutely adore nature and so much more when I am at my happiest. But at this time in my life I am at the...
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    Jut have to go through the fake smiles phases everyday, down deep inside me I just wish I wasn't there. I kinda died long ago and all this life thing is a total waste of my time.
    lonelypeople lonelypeople 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    Love is... Wanting to be with the person all day. Wanting to cuddle, and have romantic moments. You want to laugh with that person, have fun, and play. Wanting to hear 'I...
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    I'm very much overweight and I'm really trying to shift it. Eating less and cycling on the exercise bike every night. It's really a battle and I feel like I'm making little...
    RT19 RT19 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Truth be told, I am about 60 lbs overweight. I lost 30 lbs last year through walking/jogging and a lot of stress. My profile picture is at that 30 lb weight loss. Unfortunately...
    Alleygirltoo Alleygirltoo 41-45, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I believe the only point is rebelling against the pointlessness of life!
    superomni superomni 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    (LONG RAMBLING AHEAD) I met my boyfriend in September 2014 when the game Destiny came out. I was on facebook looking for a group to do my first ever raid with and he was one of the...
    Rosethewolf Rosethewolf 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I came out a while back ,its been really hard . my family had the biggest problem with it .I was sad and couldn't seem to think I could handle the situation but it has made me...
    timjusttim123 timjusttim123 16-17, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    We make our own purpose. We find and make our own meaning. Enjoy it while it lasts and try to leave the place better than you found it.
    OrganicMachina OrganicMachina 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Life is too short to wake up with regrets. Believe everything happens for a reason. If you get a second chance, grab it with both hands. If it changes your life, let it. No one...
    Q2013 Q2013 46-50, F 5 days ago

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    I LOVE FOREVER CELIBACY. I'm a girl of 22 years old who enjoys in being single and i enjoys it to full extent. I know that there are some other people too in some corner of this...
    yoyoFnze yoyoFnze 18-21 5 days ago

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    At this point in life things have taken an interesting twist. Right now i feel numb. I'm 23 and already been married and divorced. The whole dating thing has been a fall. I'm shut...
    laquitabonita laquitabonita 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I'm to young to die bull isn't here to be given I've lived till I needed to I live what I lived for, I can't get good grades nor can I get a girl I'm ugly a liar and I cry like a...
    MrSilvertheNeko MrSilvertheNeko 16-17, M a week ago

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    need to gain 15 lbs tbfh.........
    ToBeFuckinSame ToBeFuckinSame 18-21, T 1 Response a week ago

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    The only reason I am not happy with my weight is because I am 700 pounds and I want to be over 1,000 pounds. I think it will be pretty easy since I am immobile and eat soooooo much...
    TheFattest1000pounds TheFattest1000pounds 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 3

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    Those who are like me, come and tell me about your situation. I am just wondering how i compare to other
    keith14 keith14 18-21, M Feb 3

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    I want to be happy. So desperately. But I don't know how. I read articles about improving your life and not being so negative and I try yoga and meditation and I try to just put a...
    ACWK226 ACWK226 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    I'm 192 pounds and I need to get down to 179lbs so I got 13 pounds to go.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Feb 3

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    Is still have about 5 pounds to lose until I'm where I want to be
    unhappilymarriedf unhappilymarriedf 26-30, F 7 Responses Feb 3

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    I have been talking to guys on here and I kind of like it.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 2

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    Mmm I need a big booty planted on my lap
    GothicPrinceXXX GothicPrinceXXX 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 2

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    I'm 113 kg and 5"11. , I wanna get down to 80 kg by May
    theusunghero3 theusunghero3 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 2

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    Nobody likes me nobody cares I'm done with **** that comes in pairs Family's and friends don't recognize me I'm never angry but on the verge of tears Nobody can see the tears are...
    MrSilvertheNeko MrSilvertheNeko 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    ALL BEINGS HAVE A PURPOSE ON EARTH http://gatewaytogold.com/what-is-my-hearts-desire/ http://gatewaytogold.com/dispelling-the-myths-of-unschooling/ Years ago I entered college...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 1 Response Jan 31

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    "Be happy with yourself." Right..how can I be happy with myself if I am not really. I've been truggling to lose weight but I might as well give up. I've failed too many times and...
    PassionForCreativity PassionForCreativity 26-30, F Jan 30

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    girls with big sexy butts us usually have real sexy legs Mm mmm delicious
    dgvb2448 dgvb2448 26-30, M Jan 29

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