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I Want to Be Happy About Life Again

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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...
    NebulaNoxx NebulaNoxx 51-55, F 3 Responses Mar 21, 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...
    RedDust RedDust 41-45, F Nov 24, 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...
    OneLastFalseApology OneLastFalseApology 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 13, 2011

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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...
    suntpraf10 suntpraf10 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 15, 2009

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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...
    ShrubberySoup ShrubberySoup 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 5, 2009

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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...
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M Jul 18, 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...
    brooklynjewell brooklynjewell 18-21, F Aug 28, 2013

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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...
    TheLydiaV TheLydiaV 16-17, F 2 Responses May 18, 2010

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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...
    Buggy12 Buggy12 13-15, F Nov 11, 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...
    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...
    fatati fatati 46-50 2 Responses May 8, 2009

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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...
    unheardvoices unheardvoices 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 20, 2010

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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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    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...
    strayjuggalette strayjuggalette 22-25 1 Response Nov 10, 2011

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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...
    fallenchild fallenchild 16-17, M Aug 30, 2008

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    The Pursuit of Happyness, Secret Life of Waiter Mitty, Yes Man, Into the Wild, Fight Club... What inspire you?
    gitzai gitzai 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 2

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    WHAT IS LIFE? Each and every one of us is different, all of our lives are different… no comparison! We all have numerous endless list of questions about the mystery of life and...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F Apr 8

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    Does any one want to talk about life? Any subject?
    Electricsmile Electricsmile 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    when I was younger I used to work at a casino and I loved it! I had friends, had sooo many friends, and so many people that came in and I talked to them it was great. Then I found...
    Nala22 Nala22 31-35, F 22 hrs ago

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    there are movies which shows us about the real world. those movies will share entertainment as well as they teach us more about life. what do you say friends
    amruthasmily amruthasmily 18-21, F Apr 3

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    Or BOOKS that make me think about life. Mitch Albom and John Green's books make do that.
    nocturnalninja nocturnalninja 18-21, F Apr 1

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    I love the film Inception. It made me think for hours about life and dreams. It stayed with me for hours and it was amazing, and so incredibly clever. One of the best films of all...
    CharleighBrazil CharleighBrazil 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    Being positive is good. Being positive is great. However it's so hard to be positive all of the time. When you see so much wrong is going on in the world being positive is the...
    betweenlustandlove betweenlustandlove 22-25, F Apr 1

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    this is about to sound really ironic, but I don't care! haha. i loathe people who complain and then do nothing about it. or people who complain about something they can't change or...
    aftersomeday aftersomeday 13-15, F Apr 7

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    Heroes Heroes are those who are kind, have a big heart, loving, and caring. These heroes are are idolized by the young through the old. These courage's honorable people could...
    GuardianWarrior245 GuardianWarrior245 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 9

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    As I sit here thinking about my life, I feel I still have to live so much and do so many things that I love the most.You've only one life and therefore you have to live it to the...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I believe this is the major reasoning for all that holds me back from many things in my life. I allow myself to only get so close. I have deep rooted fears of being hurt again. Not...
    Jerseygirl72 Jerseygirl72 41-45 Mar 23

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    am single mother of 2yrs old and am not happy right now cos i have been living alove so far without anyone to love me and share bed with me i really need a nice man in my life to...
    donnathierjung201 donnathierjung201 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I miss the feeling of something new, being in a new place, find a soulmate someone that makes you feel complete in all of the aspect. I'd love to go somewhere new with someone that...
    kaysworld kaysworld 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    What makes you happy beautiful people out there?
    ggborealis ggborealis 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I was cut-free for about 4 months, but today I cut again. I am dealing with relationship problems. I love my boyfriend, he loves me, but because he is under his parent's rules, he...
    likeyouknowme likeyouknowme 18-21, F Mar 30

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    I loved her, she was the one I truly fell in love with. I thought about her every night, I had her countless selfies in my phone, I would scroll through her pictures, just staring...
    emilesfault emilesfault 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    The men who I called my father, two uncles, brother, and the two girls I called my sisters all physically and sexually abused me when I was little. They made me a slave and they...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    My boyfriend and I have been dating for over a year. He's the most kind and considerate person ever! When we started getting sexual I did everything I could to be able to get...
    carebare124 carebare124 18-21 Apr 9

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    I saw a movie earlier that touches heart strings big time. In it, a junior high boy was witnessed with blue prints of his school and a hit list of various classmates and people he...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    As many of you already know, I have lost both my mother and my best friend to cancer. The thing about cancer, specially in the final stages, is that you know the end is coming, and...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 20 Responses Mar 28

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    I... I dream about it... I don't know if that means I want it again.. I'm so confused
    JadenLangVageta JadenLangVageta 13-15, F 5 Responses Apr 6

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    Always said i wouldnt let myself get hurt. I guess we have no control over these things. The heart wants what it wants and then ya have those that will trample all over it and act...
    essjay26 essjay26 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I'm tired of having to come home everyday and deal with this. I'm going through a hard time as it is, they don't need to make it worse. I'm tired of my step-dad going around saying...
    16countrygirl 16countrygirl 16-17, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass,it's about learning to dance in the rain!☔️
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I watched a rerun episode of an old-time favorite TV series yesterday. In it, a radical animal-loving vegan had gone to stay with a family who happily eats meat, because she couldn...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I haven't posted on this in so long but I'm really stuck and I don't know who to talk to about it . Background story : I was entering college as a biology major but during...
    bananasxoxo bananasxoxo 18-21, F Mar 21

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    I have 3 majors; English, psychology, and sociology. I love each of them for different reasons and I'm so far into them that it would be stupid for me to drop any of them. But I'm...
    migliorc migliorc 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I am 21, a guy going through life pretty unsure of everything. I have been to collage twice now going on a third and hopefully final time for game development. Right now I am...
    siffier siffier 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    Why can't people at least TRY to be positive on life? No matter how hard or difficult it can be it could always be worse! Do me a favor and laugh at the mistakes you make, and know...
    izzyrhianna izzyrhianna 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Awhile back I would be posting about how I need a better life but I found a way out of that hole! It's unbelievable how much better life can get when you are making extra income...
    mchalk mchalk 22-25 Apr 2

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    Buuut probably will and then I'll learn from it and such is the way of life
    Harbinger96 Harbinger96 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    Im 13 and my ex boyfriend, 15,he's in year eleven so he's leaving in a couples of weeks. Me and my ex have been talking for about a year and a half,we both love eachother so much...
    livgeorgiaxo livgeorgiaxo 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    There is a TV series on now that I am watching, Judging Amy. There is a 15 year old girl who was in the car and because of her past, she was believed by prosecution to have...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F