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I Want to Be Happy About Life Again

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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 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 22-25, M Jul 18, 2011

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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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    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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    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'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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    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 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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    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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    How Can I Be Happy Agin?

    I let my childhood run my life it still happens to me and he don't care thatย  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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Yes I want to live life to the fullest. 1 .Eat drink and be merry, for tomorrow we may be dead . 2. Don't keep turning the other cheek, do whatever turns you on, and feels good...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    Today I worked up feeling blue. My heart is heavy. I just feel the weight is on my shoulders. It's not about no guy. Every time a woman writes about feeling sad, people...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    So many people tend to be depressed about life. I know, as humans we have problems and struggles. But giving up is not the best choice. Instead of thinking negatively, we should be...
    lauracassie92 lauracassie92 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    Today. Today was my first time kayaking and I already want to do it again. So much fun.
    melloved melloved 22-25, F Jul 12

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    I want to be positive about life, and joining this group is not a bad start right? Instead of searching through "lonely", "heart broken", "life sucks" groups, I had a positive...
    prettyballerina prettyballerina 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    All day I've been hiding the cut I gave myself yesterday and every time I touch it it hurts. It's a good hurt though. It's a pain that I deserve for not being good enough and for...
    NPkid97 NPkid97 16-17, M Jun 29

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    iWant To Be Positive About Life, Even Tho Im Going Thru Some Tough Stuff Right Now .......
    KandleGuii KandleGuii 22-25, M Jul 10

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    There are two things, that as soon as you've done em, you want to do it again.... sex, and sleep....
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    I got hurt in my first relationship so I did not want to get hurt again. Instead I accidentally hurt someone else. I never meant for it to happen as I know how hard and painful it...
    fragilityelegance fragilityelegance 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I was having problems with sleeping. I started sleeping 24 seven and couldn't stay awake. So my doctor put me on medication that wakes me up during the day. The problem is now I...
    Britt25 Britt25 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    --Chronic Underachiever Ever since I can remember, I have been the "smart kid". I would score much higher on tests even though I hadn't studied and other kids have. I was...
    alcool91 alcool91 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    I have been divorced twice. Marriage may be for some, but it was definitely not for me. At the beginning of my first marriage, I admit I did like being married, but that changed...
    sweetie8403 sweetie8403 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    HANDBOOK Health: 1. Drink plenty of water. 2. Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a beggar. 3. Eat more foods that grow on...
    JennaR JennaR 46-50, F 4 Responses Jun 28

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    Im fed up of happy people who have it good in life. I search for unhappy people like me. Where are you? Did u became an emotional masochist like me cos life treated u poorly? Then...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I was happy years ago. 2 divorces later as well as some other failed relationships I'm ready to be happy again. But I guess I just prep airing myself to be alone. Any I'm bitching...
    Josh1978 Josh1978 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 6

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    It's just hormones... right? That's what i'm always telling myself but im bloody 18 years old and i'm losing my mind. It's the old cliche that no one undestands me and heck to be...
    Yomarion Yomarion 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 30

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    I have lived in new country for two weeks, but I am not happy. I feel alone. I seldom talk to other people except classmates. I am afraid of people laugh at me due to my bad...
    fitwealth fitwealth 22-25, F Jul 9

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    I'm gonna change my life so in the future I'll thank myself for it. I'm gonna chase my dreams, follow my heart, and do what's right. Times will get tough, but staying positive is...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Jun 28

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    I have hard time being positive. Like I try to stay positive and not say I'm forever alone but my sister still lives me with and family and all she does is jump from guy to guy...
    superabe11 superabe11 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 2

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    City life bit too often. Few protected or nurtured. The crap yall tolerate or cause bit. Want to be a miner. But body and funds are saying no. Found gold but jerks...
    converted converted 46-50, M Jul 3

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    Things are bad again, I can barely manage to get through my weekends at home. My weekdays are fine as my time is consumed on work and I'm around people who see the face that I want...
    KyleMD KyleMD 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    Oops i did it again!! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ lol i have to laugh at myself cause i have no control over this personality anymore... She comes and she does what she does and shes good at it too...
    Marypossa Marypossa 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I am married to my soulmate. From the moment we met we both knew we had something very special.....I know what she's thinking about... We finish each other's thoughts...all the...
    Bergy7 Bergy7 51-55, M 3 Responses Jul 19

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    I honestly cannot wait for school to start again. I honestly had no life this summer and I want to be in school so that way I have homework to do and a place to go during the day...
    BandGeek741 BandGeek741 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Life is Fair Because it's Unfair, To everyone!
    Chocolate29 Chocolate29 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    It just struck me... This Sadness hasn't gone away, but the more conflicted I get, the sader I get. If anyone can give advise on what to do, please do. I think it has to do with...
    Gogonoster24 Gogonoster24 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    Have spent 25 years working to improve the human condition. Been lied to, stolen from and manipulated by political and economic forces. Lost everything. All I have left is my...
    speedo369 speedo369 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    Every time will pass...if u r happy or u r sad...the time will reverse its course....and the other thing...either happiness or sad time has to come...
    rchwyll rchwyll 22-25, M Jun 29

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    it seems that everyone around me is getting divorced or having constant fights with their partners. marriage seems to be either something that would get your life to become better...
    Rabei93 Rabei93 18-21, M Jul 19

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    To live life to it's fullest ... For everyone it can mean a totally different thing. For some it may mean finding their soulmate, to others it may be having a family, others could...
    RiseAbove222 RiseAbove222 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    The movie After The Fall is one of my favorite movies. It is about a young woman who competes in a horse competition and has a horrible fall that renders her paralyzed. I am...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Almost every news paper and TV news seems to look like some action movie. People dying, rape, murder, crime, bla bla bla. There is some reality to that, but its not the only one. I...
    slipdasystem slipdasystem 18-21, M Jul 11

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    I deal with Epilepsy and Oterperosis every day of my life. It is hard at times not know where you are at times. I get depressed at times.
    penis549 penis549 51-55, M Jun 29