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I Want to Be Happy About Life Again

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 276 People

    How Can I Be Happy Agin?

    I let my childhood run my life it still happens to me and he don't care that  i scream and cry asking him to stop i can see why my sister wanted out so bad i try to stop it but he is bigger stronger i cant he just dos it harder why can she do anything about it she sees it and...
    Buggy12 Buggy12 13-15, F Nov 11, 2011

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    All I Want

    All I want,Be happy again,Been down too long,It's time,Things changed,Life,I'm gonna fix it,live again,Sadness,Goodbye!
    storywriter2 storywriter2 46-50 Aug 31, 2012

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    My Story And How It Caused My Unhappiness About Life...

    Since I was 8 years old I've been fighting something within me. After a couple of years, when I was about 12 years old, I came to realize I might cope with a depression. I then visited a psychologist and she noticed that this indeed was my problem and that it was genetic, my...
    TheLydiaV TheLydiaV 16-17, F 2 Responses May 18, 2010

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    Lost Love

    When I was 28 years old I had an affair with a terrific person,but I couldn't choose between him and my husband.In the end I stayed with my husband because of the children.But since I was afraid to tell the person that I choose my husband I did all dreadfull things so he broke it...
    fatati fatati 46-50 2 Responses May 8, 2009

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    I Wanna Be Happy

    I wanna be happy,Start livin' again,I've made up my mind,Lost too much time,Not being happy,I'm changing that,Gonna be happy.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 15, 2012

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    A Feeling I've Had On and Off

    I've always been a bit dissatisfied with my life. I work hard and put in every effort I can to change this, but usually I feel like I'm just treading water, not really getting anywhere. On occasion I have been really happy, felt I was making progress, dared to dream bigger...
    ShrubberySoup ShrubberySoup 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 5, 2009

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    I Need Help

    S o this are my problems:   My problems are the ones about 'getting along with your parents' even though I'm so young. I don't get along with my parents. I hate them sometimes. My mother works 2 jobs and always says I don't appreciate her. My father is..well I don't...
    suntpraf10 suntpraf10 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 15, 2009

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    I remember the days when all it would take

    for me to cheer up was going outside and looking at a tree... It didn't even have to be a living tree. I'd just stare at it and feel a sense of purpose, or peace... Then I could face life with ease. But now... I don't feel anything. no purpose, no peace and I've done everything...
    iamFrightened iamFrightened 18-21, M May 23

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    I Want To Find Life Again...

    I am sad. That's the truth. But, I want to be happy again. You might be wondering why I am sad. Let me tell you this. It's a secret that I have been keeping for years now. I am gay. Yes, I am. I don't know why I am like this. Some people say that being gay is genetic but most...
    unheardvoices unheardvoices 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 20, 2010

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    Nostalgia Kills

    It really does. I can remember all the times I used to have fun just doing random things. Now that I'm older things are so much harder as expected. I don't have any satisfaction in life. I'm doing everything I need to do to advance in life but I'm just not happy. My social life...
    OneLastFalseApology OneLastFalseApology 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 13, 2011

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    I Want To Be Happy About Life Again, I'm So Confused

    To start off I'm 18, my husband is 22. We have been together for 4 years I was 14, he was 18. He has cheated numerous times throughout the years. We fight all the time now, I'm workin at a convient store 8 hrs a night, he hates my job, he hates that i'm a full time college...
    brooklynjewell brooklynjewell 18-21, F Aug 28, 2013

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    All I Want In Life Is to Be Happy

        I want all the small things I loved back, I want to be able to have a boyfriend I don’t want the fear of things going to **** on my mind every day, I’m sick to death of friends who say I’m just a **** and “you will never have this&rdquo...
    fallenchild fallenchild 16-17, M Aug 30, 2008

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    Life Is Confusing

    I'm 23 years old and stlll feel like a kid inside. Life is very confusing and scary for me. I let the trauma from my childhood shape my life and now I'm stuck in a rut. It's been a week since I broke up with my ex girlfriend and I relied on her to make me happy. I always thought...
    strayjuggalette strayjuggalette 22-25 1 Response Nov 10, 2011

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    I'm On The Brink!

    So, this wonderful...  or supposedly wonderful thing is about to happen.  I don't know how to feel.   There's so much to feel!  I think I'm overwhelmed.  And I don't have final word yet, either, so.....  I think I've got that feeling you get...
    NebulaNoxx NebulaNoxx 51-55, F Jul 2, 2010

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    It's Not All About Romance

    "Stop trying to be author of your romantic fate...let the universe kick in and lend a hand. Not only will you end up somewhere surprising, but you'll also start to have much more fun when you surrender control."- unknown
    RedDust RedDust 41-45, F Nov 24, 2012

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    I Do...

    I've recently managed to break myself out of a long slump - depression. Now I feel like the sky's the limit. I feel inspired and hopeful that everything will be ok if I don't let myself get depressed. Easier said than done though. I want to be happy, truly happy. Actually...
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M Jul 18, 2011

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    Does Battling Depression Make It Worse?

    I'm thinking about deleting the "I Battle Depression" group from my experiences.  Not that I don't still have the jacked-up brain chemistry, but my newest reading of trying to change my thinking and life is all about focusing on the positive, even if it's just little...
    NebulaNoxx NebulaNoxx 51-55, F 3 Responses Mar 21, 2010

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    I'm all ready to move to university next week, I'm ready to sort my diet out, my exercise. I have everything I need, I'm just a little anxious about meeting new people.
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    No matter what happens in life, Be good to people. Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind. ~Taylor Swift
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    I want to be happy and enjoy the short time I have to spend with the ones I love and doing the things I love. I also want to have as much experience as I can. I have only one life...
    babysaurus babysaurus 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I feel a gnawing emptyness, again. I have to start bring myself, again.
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    Slumdog Millionaire - examining the rot hidden behind the vibrance of Bollywood. Hotel Rwanda - life may get bad where I am, but nothing like this tragedy. The Neverending...
    sunkisd25 sunkisd25 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    spinsterC spinsterC 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    These movies are ones that make me think about life or get me feeling some kid of thing. - Interstellar - Inception - Lucy - American sniper - In the land of blood and...
    XwonderlustX XwonderlustX 26-30, F 10 Responses 5 days ago

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    sometimes I hate my life others I'm just sooo happy with it ugh
    Flite Flite 16-17, M a week ago

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    I'm lonely I've been use to doing things with people my whole life and now being independent is hard I hardly spend time at home my home doesn't feel cosy a bit like a garage to...
    freefalling123 freefalling123 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I had posted something a few days back about how traditional thinking regarding the role of women should change.I am no feminist and I rather think that the rights of men should be...
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 1 Response a week ago

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    This is me. This is how I feel inside. You maybe asking how I can get so many different emotions from one anime picture. She is shut off from everyone. If she is not completely...
    bluepinky12 bluepinky12 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    never want to be hurt like that again
    lillyross lillyross 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Every Thursday I am forced to go food shopping with my Fake Mother, a woman who is not even my real Mother. She is currently collecting my Social Security money from a disability...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I'm in a physically abusive relationship and I have a friend in narcotics. I want to find somebody who can help me start a better, more exciting life. I'm in UK.
    UnderASpell UnderASpell 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 20

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    I don't know how I feel, I do not know if this is official. I have this theory, where, if I ever had a girlfriend, another guy may take her away from me, somehow. I feel that way...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Aug 20

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    "He's not perfect. You aren't either, and the two of you will never be perfect. But if he can make you laugh at least once, causes you to think twice, and if he admits to being...
    Oceans42 Oceans42 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Earl Nightingale - The Strangest Secret" The opposite of courage in our society isn't cowardity, it's conformity."I came across this video on youtube today. I listened to this for...
    sarasakun sarasakun 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Life begins at the end of our comfort zone. Going sky diving again.
    Hornesty Hornesty 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I love the fantasy, curiousity and mysteriousness in Alice in Wonderland and Wizard of OZ! These type of stories/films/books makes me awe! They both are proper adventurous on a...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I want a good peaceful life with a good wife and eventually have kids, I don't know all the details of what life I would want it to be, but that's mostly because I'm adaptable and...
    anon8369 anon8369 31-35, M Aug 16

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    I recently watched Clement , a French film about a 30 ish single woman who took up with a 13 year old boy. It was very naturalistic and showed the ambiguities of relationships and...
    ksbobmst ksbobmst 26-30, M Aug 16

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