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I Take "Happy Pills"

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 102 People

    Kratom

    Has anyone here heard of something called Kratom? If you've heard of it, ever taken it, or want to know more about it, message me!!! I'm not selling it or anything, oh and it's legal, I just wanna kinda spread the word..... It's kinda changed my life.....
    juliebee81 juliebee81 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 21, 2013

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    Change and Pills

    My boyfriend and I, when we first moved in, got into huge fights. At first they were just huge emotional blow-ups, but as time went on they became physical fights. After one such fight the police had to be called and we were transported to a emergency room and I was put on...
    vanillaicecream vanillaicecream 18-21, F Jun 26, 2009

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    Public Service Announcement:

    IF you are on the correct pills to treat YOUR specific chemical imbalance... The medication ONLY establishes the chemical preconditions for happiness to chemically occur in your brain. ...It is still TOTALLY up to you to do what you need to do to be happy. ...Thank you.
    hylierandom hylierandom 41-45 4 Responses Aug 31, 2013

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    My therapist told me to take these pills

    that make me happy and I really don't like it I really hate it I just want to be happy on my own an with out pills
    katie4399 katie4399 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 26, 2014

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    I Quit One Recently

    Yes i too am on meds for bipolar. Recently I quit taking Abilify myself because of two reasons. I felt it was making me gain weight for one. Two, I felt it was supressing my emotions too much. My appetite has gone down and I can feel more and think I am a little more like myself...
    cinfullynn cinfullynn 46-50, F 7 Responses Jul 26, 2008

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    My Happy Pill History

    I was not on anti-depressants until the last half of my senior year in college, but have been on then pretty much ever since. My pre happy pill years were basically me being goth and suicidal, with the dissatisfaction getting worse and worse until it finally culminated in a near...
    AnxietyReactor AnxietyReactor 36-40, M Mar 17, 2013

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    I to Take Antidepresents

      I take happy pills. I have been taking happy pills for alot of years. somethimes in combination. Some worked some didn't. Now I am taking cymbalta for depression and trazadone for sleep. I really am feeling good now. Good luck to all who suffer depression it is an awful...
    knittingpretty knittingpretty 61-65, F 2 Responses Jul 14, 2009

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    Med Life

    Im 15 after my second attempt of suicide in less then 3 weeks i was given prozac 20 mg. I felt great with it until december where the suicidal thoughts came back and i was hospitalize for the third time. My stay at the childrens mental hospital was about 12 days and my prozac was...
    toriaann98 toriaann98 16-17, F Apr 30, 2013

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    I Do...

    To my family there is a form of stigma in admitting that I have depression.  It is something along with my other health past, should not be discussed lest people think it is a reflection on them.  I have grown so tired of this ignorance over the years.  Without...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 31, 2008

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    Zoloft

    I admit I have been taking antidepressants for the last 10 yrs. They help me. Every time I've tried to get off of them I quickly realize why I was taking them in the first place. Some don't like taking them...I don't mind. If it keeps me from getting severely depressed I see no...
    hadyourchance hadyourchance 36-40, F 7 Responses Apr 30, 2013

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    I Really Do Hate It...

    that just shows how much confidence my parents have in me....it really hurts....that they think i can just pop alittle pill in my mouth and everything will be ok...but it wont...it just eclipses my broken heart by a fake smile....and it hurts even more to think without a pill i...
    LelouchZero LelouchZero 18-21, T 2 Responses Mar 1, 2010

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    Cymbalta /wellburtin Combo

    My happiness combo is as follows 30mg of Cymbalta and 150mg of Wellburtin. I love this combo I still feel emotions I am not dead to the world but I am also not as sensitive/angry like I was before. It allows me to think through my thoughts. I love Eli Lilly you guys are the best...
    MiseducatedChik MiseducatedChik 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 2, 2008

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    How "happy" Can You Get?

    Personally, I don't see why they call them happy pills. They should call them "make you suffer so much you'll be convinced things weren't so bad in the first place" pills. I seem to be prone to side effects no matter what the pill no matter what the dose. For over a year I've...
    NeverTooSure NeverTooSure 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 8, 2011

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    25mg Paxil... Yup Yup...

    Been on them for about 6 months... maybe a little less... I don't know if they make me "happy" but I'm not crying all the time anymore... and I don't want to hurt myself anymore... so that's always good...  I don't necessarily like being on them but I guess I need...
    phidget phidget 31-35, F 3 Responses May 29, 2008

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    Medication For Fun, And For Needed Usage.

    This is my first story!.......I was diagnosed recently with adult add as well as post traumatic stress disorder, and of course what we all have - high anxiety. I take prozac, abilify, klonopin, and adderall. A slew of meds..... They help, honestly every one of them.... but I have...
    juliebee81 juliebee81 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 17, 2013

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    Happy? Seriously

    I have no idea why they r called "happy pills" they in no way make me happy. The best I get is making me to sleepy and not feel my depression full force and I eat more and not have such horrible meltdowns but um ...happy? what is that? Oh an i had my, "I dotn want to take pills...
    defectivemoonbunny defectivemoonbunny 22-25, F 9 Responses Nov 15, 2010

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    Pristiq

     Took Lexapro for 3 months-ish, gained weight, felt horrible.  Have been on Pristiq for 4 or 5 months, stayed at my high weight, but feel depression-wise so much better.  I tried seeing what would happen not taking them about a week ago.  I could only...
    blueglass blueglass 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13, 2009

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    Happy Pills

    i have been on zoloft, prozac and effexor.  now i am on cymbalta.  it seems to work alright.  skipping a dose is hell, though, because my head spins and i get all weird.  the max dose is supposed to be 60mg and for some reason i was put on 90mg while in...
    seatangle seatangle 18-21 Jul 30, 2008

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    My Happy Pills

    I have to take "happy pills" due to not being able to handle the amount of stress, frustration, anger, sadness and everything else in my life. I've had three nervous breakdowns just this month. My grandma suggested I started taking pills to be able to go on with my life since I...
    Idealizer Idealizer 16-17, F Jul 31, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    It's the first time in 8 or 9 years since I felt like this. I'm truly happy again!!!!!!
    VeniceTheFree VeniceTheFree 31-35, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Smart, successful and still not happy? Here’s whyBy Raj RaghunathanWhy aren’t smart and successful people as happy as they could or should be? Findings from several...
    IamnotCharlieSheen IamnotCharlieSheen 41-45, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm a 15 year old guy and my problem may not seem that big but hear me out. I don't have a bad life when it comes to home and stuff like that, I have a nice big house, live in a...
    ArtistKS ArtistKS 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    Some people think its "true " love but they don't know what they're saying. I know I did because we feel connected, united, chemically bonded, emotional bonded, physically bonded...
    Forgotten000ghosts Forgotten000ghosts 18-21 3 days ago

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    An older female friend of mine gave me her supply of birth control pills when her prescription changed. The biggest change I found wasn't the slight breast development or the...
    amandatrane1 amandatrane1 51-55, T 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I went through many things in my Life, But God has been my life changer, He has taken away in one day forty years of ciggs.,later forty years of drinking, later I was on blood...
    peanut1952 peanut1952 61-65, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I got a call for a football game today and it cool with me, i always do but i thought my parents would say no.. THEY ******* SAID YESS!! A-*******-MEN!! Finally something to take...
    Sublevarse Sublevarse 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I had someone ask me 'what makes you angry' but 'what makes me happy' made me think more. Anger I can easily identify with it's tight throat, searing heat flashes. It's a very...
    Teamouse Teamouse 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    She came to show me her new clothes, kissed me and apologized for being "rude". I feel no compassion for her and I am not content for her happiness. I no longer want peace for...
    decentraIized decentraIized 22-25, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Everyday I greet my husband with a smile and a drink for him. So thankful for him and how he takes care of me. He may be strict but he's very loving!
    MistiA MistiA 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    A letter I wrote to my boyfriend : I wish things were the way they used to be when we first met or just in the beginning of our relationship... I remember when I first started to...
    LuvLostSoul LuvLostSoul 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    When you don't feel happy, I'll love you LOL! When you feel lonely and sad, you can think about the new place you want to go, the country you want to travel to and the good things...
    HappyOrUnhappy HappyOrUnhappy 13-15, M Jul 26

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    So a month ago, I was here as a first-timer, depressed as I shared some of my life experiences that came with bad decision-making. Today, I am the happiest girl alive learning...
    HazelLancaster HazelLancaster 22-25, F Jul 26

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    Ibuprofen for when you have a pain. I personally don't really like taking them; I'll try to wait a day first and if I still pain then I will. I Also use them usually only for...
    TheGirlYouNeverKnew TheGirlYouNeverKnew 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    Sometimes my statements are taken as shallow or glib when I am actually trying to make the other person feel better-I use humor to keep emotions at bay a lot of the time.
    tadmore254 tadmore254 51-55, F Jul 25

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    Have you experienced that feel when your bestie tells you that he found his better half? that's one of the most wonderful feel.. I'm so happy for you bestie! I cant explain how...
    amazingmoment90 amazingmoment90 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    But not be taken advantage of.
    Spidey0 Spidey0 26-30 Jul 23

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    For the last two months I have been throwing a pity party for myself. After having a rude guy tell me : "Your depressed and go get therapy but don't kill yourself." The sweetest...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I really love making people happy!I love it when they smile at me,i love it when they are happy,i love it when i can help them,it makes me happy :->
    ughjustfiveminutesmore ughjustfiveminutesmore 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Day 21: a song that you listen to when you're happy - Hey Ya! by OutKast
    PiecesOfPeace PiecesOfPeace 18-21, F Jul 20

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    Especially when you know enough about a person to realise that it took them miles travelling down a long, dark and bumpy road to get to the point of feeling happy. Genuine...
    SolitaryFriend SolitaryFriend 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    Hi all, I'm new here but this looks like a good spot to post so I'll go ahead. I have been with my partner for almost 4 years now. I'm only 22 so this seems like a long time to...
    shortandfunny101 shortandfunny101 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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    1)nature2)beautiful days3)occasional rainy days4)funny movies5)a walk on they levee (lakeside)6)walking the dog7)writing8)painting9)photography10)going to a place I've never been...
    hartinar hartinar 36-40, F Jul 19

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    its to the point I just want to give up on life but then when I really really think about it I'm like do I want to give up on life do I really want to die no I'm afraid to die I'm...
    LuvLostSoul LuvLostSoul 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 19

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