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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 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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    April 2012, Alexandria, Egypt. Crystal palace Exhibiton hall, we was there in our booth present our Mediterranean cruise packages, it was really a lot of families there and tons of...
    ta7neet ta7neet 26-30, M Aug 1

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    I want to live life to the fullest because someday it's not gonna be there, it's all gonna be over so why not do what makes you happy? Why not do what you enjoy and why not try new...
    ginawexler ginawexler 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    This weekend, my friend had his b-day party. We went to a couple of bars afterwards. At the second bar we somehow ended up sitting with these people. There was a very cute guy. I...
    saturnsdaughter saturnsdaughter 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I was watching My Blueberry Nights and it made me think a lot, especially about a topic that seems to recur here on EP, namely breakups, broken hearts, lost loves, and starting...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I hear people complain about life everyday, why don't i ever hear anyone saying I'm glad God let me wake up another day or just something positive. Stop focusing on the negative...
    Nikki1421 Nikki1421 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I feel there's got to be more to life than what I've been enduring & feeling for so many years. It's burning inside of me so badly, I just need to vent. I never have before... As a...
    michelle0808 michelle0808 31-35, F 6 hrs ago

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    I found this quote and though just how inspirational it is."Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won't either, for solitude will also break you...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I've been married for 28 years. My children are grown up. My husband is out going, life and soul, hard working but I'm lost. I feel conditioned which is maybe my fault. I...
    simply44 simply44 51-55, F Jul 31

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    When life acts like a timeline of the biggest events of your life, when you feel like you're at a crossroads in life, when the clock ticks away the last precious minutes before an...
    TheNextSin TheNextSin 22-25, F Jul 30

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    "Every struggle in your life has shaped you into the person you are today. Be thankful for the hard times, they Can only make you stronger."
    zelalemekuiper zelalemekuiper 46-50, F 5 hrs ago

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    I am a college student, struggling with the idea of dropping out to pursue my passion of writing, travel, spirituality and introducing people to a more fulfilling life. Are you...
    theleigh theleigh 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    I have been really down for the past 2 years. It happened because of lots of things, but the main ingredient was a broken heart. Either way, lots of other things played a factor...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I wake up every morning thanking God for waking me up another day and I do my best to think positive. I try not focus on the negative and appreciate the positive things that are...
    SexyBellyButton80 SexyBellyButton80 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    We are all going to die one day we might as well live life to the fullest. If you are suffering and thinking your life is meaningless, it's not! Live life and forget your worries...
    SweetAussie SweetAussie 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I really love a good giggle and have a bit of a wicked sense of humour .but i am always laughing and enjoy company and meeting new people.My goals are quite simple really and thats...
    gerry5825 gerry5825 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    Every day I wake up , my first thought is " what can I do today , to meet people without it scaring me or without failing once again " I haven't had a friend for roughly 2years...
    monstermunchies monstermunchies 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    For me it's really important to live your life... To live it as there was no tomorrow!!! It's the only way to be really happy :) and I really want to find this happiness!!!!
    aleph77 aleph77 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    Finally he's here. ❤️ I can't ahh I'm so happy
    december789 december789 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I feel as though life IS getting better and I feel happy right now...something I hadn't felt in a LONG time..I never thought I'd be saying this a few months back when I was at my...
    SammySnm SammySnm 16-17, F Aug 8

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    Up early this morning, everything I needed to do is done... Ready to take your breath away... http://youtu.be/7qrRzNidzIc "I Will Not Bow" Fall Now the dark begins to rise...
    JimD911 JimD911 36-40, M Aug 10

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    Choose whatever makes u happy. Surround your self with positive people that will lift up your spirits.. It's ok to say NO sometimes.. Admitting your mistakes does not make u a...
    msgrateful msgrateful 36-40, F Aug 20

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    Put yourself in my shoes as you read this. "Compass" by Counterparts is playing on full blast in your room that you're isolating yourself in as you sit on your bed with your sketch...
    MorbidMorals MorbidMorals 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Getting hurt is an inevitability, just be smarter about it: Don't form an attachment to anyone if you can help it, i.e listening to problems, giving them a shoulder to lean on...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I spent millions of years in the world of inorganic things as a star, as a rock...Then I died and became a plant-Forgetting my former existence because of its otherness, then I...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    Every now are then we have a wake up call. We realise life isn't as bad as we think it is! We realise how lucky we are in fact! Working in the hospital I meet people who need me to...
    cjay89 cjay89 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    When life gets tough I take a look around at all the blessings in my life. I know my life is hard right now, but I got so much to be thankful for. I have food to eat, clothes, a...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Aug 3

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    12 Mile Road is one of my favorite Hallmark movies. It has it all, all in taste - family togetherness, family brokenness, marriage, divorce, babies, kids, teens, adults, animal...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Aug 15

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    To all teenagers such as myself: Our generation loves to complain about inexistent struggles. We direct so much of our attention to things like popularity, social status and...
    alviseb alviseb 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    It's been too long. I'm ready to start writing and playing again. My callouses have vanished, so I'm working on building those back up... which is about as fun as I remember it...
    traurigerpanda traurigerpanda 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I want to be surrounded by people who have the same interests and goals as me. I want to move to a different area but I am not quite financially stable to move out on my own. I am...
    iamnikki iamnikki 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    Simple & Effective ways to beat stress: • Sleep well • Avoid overwork • Pursue your passions • Let out pent up feelings • Laughter is the best medicine • Stop worrying...
    rajblr1970 rajblr1970 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    About a month back, I caught glandular fever, had tonsillitis pretty bad and from the fever it has given me mild hep. I'm at 43.... so I'm thankful its not one of the bad heps...
    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F Aug 14

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    No matter what you've gone through in the past,no matter how many setbacks you've suffered or who or what has tried to thwart ur progress,today is a new day,and god wants to do a...
    cataleahg cataleahg 18-21, F 1 day ago