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I Want to Be Happy About Life Again

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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'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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    The past year should have been one of the best in my life - It wasn't! I have to admit that I am a bit of a free thinker - what I believe about life, people and how we are meant...
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    I hope to stay positive about life I'm a mtf transgender and I am disgusted by the fact I'm trapped in a mans body I'm transitioning positive about that it's employment that's...
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    I'm naive. I'm a baby. It seems like everyone around me thinks a 21 year old has to be a certain way and I don't fit those requirementS. I'm not immature, mostly. I'm just...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    I absolutely love them. They make me reflect on everything I've ever done and how my actions affect me and other people. Some movies that have really made me think are "Heaven is...
    ThisIsJustForFun ThisIsJustForFun 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    My mom loves life itself and she lives it to the fullest. Without her I am nothing and I will not be who I am. In next chapter of my life, I want to live life like she does...
    ezzy2014 ezzy2014 26-30, F a week ago

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    I'm not crying my eyes out everyday but I am quite sad and lonely on a daily basis. Today, I had to take my mother to wash clothes at a laundromat and I always tell her to just...
    moonstruckdelight moonstruckdelight 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Well here I am, back again and updating this topic. I have had a couple of weeks to give more thought to my life - am I happy with it at the moment?...... No! I feel restricted. My...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 12

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    Sleep did not want to come again after waking about 1 a.m. last night. Poured some bourbon over ice and sat in the dark thinking. On paper - we're living the American dream...
    lonelyguy375 lonelyguy375 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 18

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    It's been a difficult week. We lost two family members and a friend I've known since high school. Life is short and as a friend once said to me, "Tomorrow is promised to no one...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 9 Responses Nov 2

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    I just found out that my grandfather has brain cancer and has a few weeks to live. I met him a little less than a month ago and we've only seen eachother three times. He's one of...
    Cranksta Cranksta 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 18

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    I always ask myself. 'what am I passionate about?' I wonder if there's something wrong with me because I have no definite passionate. My boyfriend'a passion is skateboarding. My...
    Scarlett13 Scarlett13 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I need me a happy pill because there is not enough thrill.
    clamthatjams clamthatjams 22-25, F Oct 28

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    At this moment... I am happy. I don't know why but I am extremely happy.
    rockyboo rockyboo 13-15, F Oct 28

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    I realized **** feelings, **** friends, **** enemies , **** whatever brings you down. Just be you and have fun man. I started taking risks in my life , stopped being shy and scared...
    YoungJoseM YoungJoseM 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 18

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    Feeling oh so good! (You gotta imagine me doin' the Cha Cha as I say that. . . Go ahead . . . Read it again!) :) Life is good! It may be below zero outside, but inside I'm enjoying...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F Nov 18

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    Maybe its not about the HAPPY ENDING. Maybe its about the STORY.
    HersheyAthena HersheyAthena 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    Life seems like a game of basketball. Times when you are only running back and forth with your mates and hoping one of your them pass you the ball and you make a 3. Or you could...
    mypiecetoit mypiecetoit 36-40, F Nov 3

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    I ****** it up. Again. It's not even surprising any more. I don't want to be alive.
    aelizabeth3300 aelizabeth3300 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 4

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    Life is funny and sad at the same time. I experience much in my life. I lost kids. I went to war. I see my best friends killed but there are good things about it to. Things that...
    wvlover77 wvlover77 36-40, M 2 Responses Nov 6

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    My life was a wreck for a long time - I was overweight, had no friends, had 5 surgeries on my feet from the age of 15-17, was on antidepressants and other pills for 4 years. Then...
    ranchlife14 ranchlife14 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 6

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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-29727875 75% of urban women buy their sanitary products wrapped in plain paper because of the "shame" attached to menstruation. 70% of women...
    bethturner bethturner 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 28

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    Ever had those days when suicide is basically all you can think about?
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    It's a funny saying...I think we all are so scared about this because we know it is inminent.Sooner or later,comes again that time of feeling hurt.There is only one way to not feel...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    Imagine life as a stream. When you are heading towards thriving, you are flowing with the stream, and things happens with ease. When you are resisting, you are heading upstream and...
    Loufree Loufree 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I just realised life is the most loyal thing, one might lose his job, money, friends but life will still stand by you all the way
    mysoulsays mysoulsays 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 15

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    All thought, good and bad, is creative and tends to lead to a material thing. That is why we must learn to be more positive. The environment and all the experiences in life are the...
    NivyaSurani NivyaSurani 16-17, F Nov 19

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    Live life day by day, minute by minute, you'll find that life gets easier as you aren't worrying about the next day.
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Love and Distrust really made me look at life differently, thinking about how the person sitting next to you. They could be goin through a real rough period in life. People you...
    Mickeymae Mickeymae 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    In recent times....."7lbs" The most heartbreaking movie! If you don't know it. It's the story of a guy played beautifully by Will Smith. Who, after a good night out with his wife...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Oct 29

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