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I Want to Be Happy About Life Again

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 278 People

    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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    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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    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...
    xXverlorenXx xXverlorenXx 22-25, M 1 Response May 23, 2015

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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'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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    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 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 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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    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 2 Responses Aug 28, 2013

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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 26-30, M 3 Responses Dec 13, 2011

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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'm used to the routine of my schedule everyday. I feel bored at some point. I say I'm happy- that's what I think I am, but I'm not really. Beyond these notions that circulates...
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    Bad Hair Day is a Disney movie and is based on very sensitive subjects. It is one of my favorite movies and I knew even before it aired the first time that it would be added to my...
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    I watched if I stay and the fault in our stars they were so sad especially the fault in our stars I was crying so much at the end of the movie... makes me think about life
    EmoMusicLuv EmoMusicLuv 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    see her again - butt nak#d
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    Y'kno, I try to live my in a positive way. Do all the right things. Be happy. Smile. But...nothing really comes out that way. At times, I feel like my life was predestined to be...
    thesilentchef thesilentchef 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Nobody ever had life easy, we all go through struggles that shape us and change us. At times our losses may be far more than our gains, we may start looking at others who seem to...
    FierceFox FierceFox 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    The book of life is a great animated movie that makes you think 😊
    polylove0210 polylove0210 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I need to ******' loosen up somehow What am I trying to make myself realize or understand I want relief and enjoyment...
    FittingUsername FittingUsername 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    its me that complicates things i have serious trust issues i met a guy a few months ago and he seemed amazing we had such a laugh and we were gonna meet the next day after talking...
    nicholajns6 nicholajns6 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    So much has changed so fast and it's continuing to change. Something that I already hate. There was a time where I abused prescription medication. I used it to take the pain away...
    SylenaEverlasting SylenaEverlasting 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    We've got so many dreams, none of which are extravagant. We just want to be comfortable, happy, and carefree. I really don't think we're asking for much. Making plans together is...
    oddpodd oddpodd 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    You know, very often i think i was probably a very bad person in another life. Don't know what i did to deserve all the bad things in this one. I just ask to find my soulmate. I...
    Aerith8 Aerith8 31-35 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I just went through a bad breakup. He physically and verbally abused me during the relationship. Yet, I still love him so much and I want the best for him. I know I'm not ready yet...
    MonicaGeller13 MonicaGeller13 18-21, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    I'm doing just that. I decided ten years ago to live my life as if each day was my last day. I am checking one adventure off of my bucket list next week, skydiving.
    solostance solostance 31-35, T 1 Response Jan 28

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    Does anyone know how to begin work in blacksmithing? It's not something that I want to do as a career, but I've always been interested in old style blacksmithing. I just don't know...
    Adaidh Adaidh 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    Even though I hit bottom once and a while I've found so many positive people here on ep each of ypu have helped me look at life in a more positive and upbeat nanner. I just wanted...
    peachstring peachstring 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    I won't do the same mistakes again... Not now. Never again.
    PurpleMarj PurpleMarj 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 27

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    Got a lot trips soon... But I also need to think on how to save my money. The thing is... I'm worried about my finances. Got to control myself from spending too much now. I...
    PurpleMarj PurpleMarj 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 27

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    just trying to figure out what that means with this unhealthy body. I do what I can. I fight. I struggle. I rage. I smile. I keep going. but I'm tired. I'm honestly so tired. the...
    goodwitchofthenorth goodwitchofthenorth 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    Mirror of the sun Like the sun, you are always there. Your luminescence shines, no matter what you wear. Your pull controls, the greatest of waves. You are beautiful, in every...
    Luke5150 Luke5150 36-40, M Jan 25

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    I feel that one's perspective on life is a huge factor in people's life outcomes. Pessimism and fear are obstacles. I want to be more optimistic and smile more :)
    Suada117 Suada117 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 25

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    I danced since I was little till my first year of college. Because I needed to concentrate on my education first, I quit ballet. During my college days, my aunts and uncles...
    VVmommy VVmommy 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    Life and love and the lack there of confuse me. .... Here I thought he was just never going to talk to me again.... I had sent him a couple of text this evening and he never...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    screw that I will not fall again I let everyone down now I just wanna fix it I even got clean
    Anastas17 Anastas17 18-21, T 1 Response Jan 22