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I Simply Want to Be Happy

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    I Never Thought That Would Be Too Much To Ask!

    But lately it seems like asking isn't enough. I have to demand happiness from myself mow.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 7, 2011

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    I trying to put my life back together

    after years of being an addict and now I'm losing every thing I own. Only working part time. Looking for a full time job and bills due in two days. I hate myself for what I've done and wish I could turn it all around.
    Longhaul88 Longhaul88 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 24, 2014

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    Words To Be Shared....

    our presence is a gift to the world,  You're unique and one of a kind.  Your life can be what you want it to be -  Take it one day at a time.  Count your blessings, not your troubles,  And you'll make it through what comes along.  Within you are so...
    MyNameIsCecilia MyNameIsCecilia 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 27, 2010

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    Too Much Abuse!

    I often ask myself the question what is happiness. I really don't know, I know how to survive, live from day to day. But I have horrible bouts of depression. What steps do I have to take to get the definition of happiness. I have lived in the dark now I need to go to the light.
    journeywomyn journeywomyn 56-60, F May 9, 2012

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    It is a strange world!

    Maybe those people are weird! When you take away a little of his own and others look on. Talk and listen to their heart. Most can not understand it. Right now you are unhappy with your situation. Not far away, perhaps your neighbors envy your position? Perhaps you! And...
    XOSO XOSO 51-55 3 Responses Apr 19

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    For the past IDK how long,

    I've wanted to be consistently happy. Im tired of the moments I get, knowing they'll be over in the blink of an eye. I'm so tired of having to getting up every crappy morning and going to school having to force a crappy smile on my ugly face so I don't hold back anyone else for...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 1, 2014

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    Happiness

    Happiness,It's that simple,All I want,An easy run,So I can bloom,Be happy again.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 2, 2012

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    doesnt everyone....i mean we all deserve to be.

    ...im a long way off being happy...maybe in another lifetime...but i really hope one day ill wake up and not wish i was gone....or that i had just been dreaming all this and im actually still a baby or something....gotta pick myself up and try
    idontwannadream idontwannadream 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 11, 2013

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    Happiness Is ...

    It's not hard for me to be happy.  I'm not a high maintenance person nor do I have to have expensive things around me to be content.  Good friends and family, warmth perhaps accompanied by a glass of wine.  I love music, visual arts, a good movie ... something...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 20, 2010

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    so simple and yet so complex

    Dumbed down and boiled down, yes, that is what I want in life. I simply want to be happy. I have grown up seeing people try to spread so much good by spreading themselves so thin, and in the end being unhappy. I made a promise with myself many years ago that I would not be like...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 11, 2009

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    Stop Reminding Me

    Sometimes it feels like I simply am happy, then the world grabs a hold of me and reminds me of all the terrible things in it. Why is happiness so hard to maintain?
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F 2 Responses May 4, 2011

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    For the past IDK how long,

    I've wanted to be consistently happy. Im tired of the moments I get, knowing they'll be over in the blink of an eye. I'm so tired of having to getting up every crappy morning and going to school having to force a crappy smile on my ugly face so I don't hold back anyone else for...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 1, 2014

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    Your My Happiness

    Right at this moment, there is that big expectation that I will see you tomorrow. But I control my feelings cause I know it would be broken...v.v
    Eureka85 Eureka85 22-25, F May 10, 2013

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    I'm Afraid It Might Not Be Possible For Me To Ever Be Happy

    I don't ever really remember being happy about anything.  ever.  and i don't really know what it it that keeps me going every day when it would be so much easier to throw myself in front of traffic.  you see I've got so much going for me : a benign brain tumor...
    notalostcause notalostcause 36-40, M 3 Responses Feb 24, 2010

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    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 9, 2014

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    I am Happy thanks to all the advise all my

    friends on EP gave me ....THANKS TO ALL this has been the worse year my life and I gotten through it thanks to you ALL love to all my friends
    monica0215 monica0215 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    Happiness...

    It's not something that you "get", it's actually something that is created. You see, happiness begins with the self, inside. No matter how many things, people, whatever you may be surrounded by, if you are not happy as an individual you will never be truly happy. So go find...
    understandingjenny understandingjenny 22-25 Jun 29, 2013

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    Why Am I Not Happy?

    I'll tell you why I'm not happy. I'm not happy because I'm with someone that honestly, I cannot stand. But my loyalty and my selflessness is keeping me here. We have two children together and I can't seem to break myself free from his grip. It's hard trying to be a Mom with two...
    tabithav tabithav 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 19, 2011

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    I Love To Babysit

    i love to babysit kids are so much fun but then again it makes me sad because i want kids so bad that i think that i want it so bad that i think that is what is stopping me from having a kid is that a sad thing
    rujenn rujenn 18-21, F Feb 1, 2011

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    Domme since 2006. Have had

    both male and female slaves. Like the submission of a true slave. Enjoy the TPE of a D/s relationship. Gives me a high that is better then anything.
    MistressNikiB MistressNikiB 56-60, F Jan 12, 2014

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    I Am Happy But I'm Not

    Ya know? I'm a happy person, usually optimistic but realistic. I stay in a good mood most of the time and hate being irritated or angry. But I'm not happy as far as how my life is going. How is it going? Ha, nowhere. I laugh a lot and smile all day but overall I'm unhappy with my...
    lucifette lucifette 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 19, 2011

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    Feel Like I'Ve Been Eaten By A Marshmallow!!

    I just put a new bed set on my bed, new pillow, big squishy duvet, nice soft duvet cover/sheet. so comfy! All the cheapest ones I could find but still, So happy :))
    misslilypad misslilypad 22-25, F Sep 10, 2013

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    If Only....

    I feel like I can't bee happy at this moment in time. For some reason there's a barrier in the way between me and happiness. I've tried breaking that barrier, but I have yet to succeed. So many things in my life make me terribly sad that I can't imagine being happy. I know I have...
    sgm213 sgm213 18-21, F Sep 23, 2010

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    You came when I needed someone most to be with

    me. You just made me so happy. You came in the right time and I'm really glad I met you. :)
    officialwanderer officialwanderer 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 24, 2014

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