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I Want to Be Happy Again

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    sometimes i wish i have no feelings at all.

    so i wont feel so much pain inside me on whatever people think.
    flipinagirl flipinagirl 22-25, F 1 Response May 29

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    A letter I wrote to my boyfriend : I wish

    things were the way they used to be when we first met or just in the beginning of our relationship... I remember when I first started to stay with u at Walker st I was so happy wow and u were to... Us being together every day and we actually enjoyed each others company and we...
    LuvLostSoul LuvLostSoul 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Miwabromam Miwabromam 18-21, M Sep 19, 2014

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    Just over a month now

    since my two year relationship with my girlfriend ended. I don't want her back as the way she treated me was unforgivable but I do want to get myself back. Trying to understand why someone who says she loved me could be so cruel.
    Mike617 Mike617 22-25, M 4 Responses May 3

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    One day we're all going to die,

    so do what you want in life... You'll die anyway. Be happy.
    KizzyLeah KizzyLeah 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I feel like I'm almost breathing properly again.

    I can sleep like a baby again and wake up without feeling like my life is crushing down on me the minute I wake up. And if I haven't been speaking to any of you on here, I've just been trying to focus on myself, focusing on loving myself. I'm sick of feeling like I'm invaluable...
    Miriamjen Miriamjen 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I miss being happy. People keep telling me I

    can choose happiness. That isn't working hence the handle lonewolf41.
    lonewolf41 lonewolf41 41-45, F 1 Response May 2

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    I Miss the Bubbly Me......

    I used to feel the excitement of facing everyday with a challenge... Happier me because I finally pull myself together and told my ex hubby 'Please leave me, I can't accept you having an affair and your lies after lies'.  It was with great pain when I send him off the...
    Eternal Eternal 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 11, 2009

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    crying FOREVER , PAINED INSIDE EVEN AFTER DEATH

    . I cry forever . I have scars that never fade AWAY. And I watch people frolick and play in the field . Running around having fun, I sit on the field CRYING PAINFULLY, SO PAINFUL MY PHYSICAL HEART ACHES and i don't feel well. Oh the pain !!!!!!!!!!! I am depressed , crying even...
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I don't think there is any point in loving

    because it makes you care far to much. Done with this world hope to never see you again!!!!!!!!
    Harryharry123 Harryharry123 22-25, M Jul 28, 2014

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    After my boyfriend of 3 years dumped me due to

    him finding me "not pretty enough to be (his) girlfriend." I have been struggling with issues within myself. There are days when I will be fine and there are some days when I would feel as if I am missing him. It is true that I miss him, but I know deep inside that I am also...
    emptypromises22 emptypromises22 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 9, 2014

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    A Wonderful Life.

    Just over a year ago I was at a craft market when I stopped to admire some beautifully hand crafted fabric dolls.Not “cute” or baby dolls, but whimsical, each with its own unique fanciful character.The maker of the dolls was a short, overweight woman in her late fifties...
    Shadow7 Shadow7 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2012

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    The Smile Of A Tortured Soul

    happiness: when you feel a complete sense of satisfaction, when you can sit back, smile, and have no worries on your mind. when you feel whole and at peace with not just yourself, but also with your surroundings, and the people you love. when the 1st thing on your face in the...
    WhoIAmMeantToBe WhoIAmMeantToBe 18-21 Nov 15, 2011

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    I deserve better. I am always too nice

    and it never works out for me in the end. I have a hard time sharing my feelings and when I finally do it's always a joke. I just want someone to understand me and realize that I deserve better.
    ComeClarity33 ComeClarity33 22-25, F 2 Responses May 5

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    For once in my life..

    .I see others in pain besides myself. It makes me think...this pain is just a lot to put into my life...especially since I self harm and have an eating disorder. I just want someone to talk to who will understand me..
    BlondeGirlBunny BlondeGirlBunny 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20, 2014

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    Depression Almost Killed Me.

    Day before yesterday I was so much depressed I did hurt myself a lot,I needed medical attention but I didn't go to hospital because I was scared to tell my parents what I did. But somehow I managed to keep myself okay. I told Mom what i did and after looking at my wrist she just...
    CrushednBroken CrushednBroken 26-30, F 5 Responses Oct 10, 2013

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    Just A Little Happy

    Happiness is something I remember feeling long ago...but what it actually feels like...I can no longer remember. I think it felt good & pleasurable but it's been so long I couldn't say for sure. My life forever changed 8 months ago. It was during a phone conversation that...
    hadyourchance hadyourchance 36-40, F 62 Responses Oct 23, 2012

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    I've been depressed since my dad died suddenly

    in November at 58. After finally becoming sober and getting a job.
    mkd152 mkd152 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 9

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    Oh how I would love so much to just be happy

    again I remember how happy I was when I first met him everything was so great he was the nicest most sweetest complimenting awesome guy ever he was so Q everything that came out of his mouth I loved it he made me fall in love with him a lot of crazy things happen in our...
    LuvLostSoul LuvLostSoul 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Yes I want to be happy again.

    Feel alive again Don't have many ppl around me to show their support, sometimes just have to make peace with the fact they care about you but don't have as much time for u as before. I l pray I l write n encourage myself and set in my belief system that I l be happy again I let...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F Sep 1, 2014

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    Some point in life where you are put aside by

    someone you thought you deserve more than what you got. You treat someone as priority while they put you as an option. This is the time where your heart starts to weaken and tear by realizing you are not that important after all, that hurts. Ouch. Whatever it is, I hope I can...
    Jaqque23 Jaqque23 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 12, 2014

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    I wish I can shake this feeling.

    ..I miss my ex so much some days. I wish I didn't feel this way. I miss being happy. I don't want to get back with him...I just miss him. I am sick of crying and sick of feel like this for someone I don't want to be with.
    carabella01 carabella01 36-40, F 1 Response May 11

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    its to the point I just want to give up on life

    but then when I really really think about it I'm like do I want to give up on life do I really want to die no I'm afraid to die I'm like scared to death of dying if you go and read something I just posted and another one of my groups I forgot which one it was I literally just...
    LuvLostSoul LuvLostSoul 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    You know that person

    that brings out the good in you? That just makes you happy with their positivity and can make you smile the moment you see them? I don't think I've ever had that. I been in love and have been loved. But I never felt that feeling you just can't explain. I want to be happy again.i...
    cherryshelby cherryshelby 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Stress is an alarm clock

    that lets you know you're attached to something that's not true for you ;(
    aus98765 aus98765 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 14

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    I Don't Know What to Do Anymore

    On Tuesday, my cousin told me he loved me. At first, I was ok with it. I told him, I would give him a proper reply soon. But then, I would start crying randomly, out of no where. I was not ok with his confession at all. I tried talking to my friends about it but no one could...
    KawaiiHater KawaiiHater 16-17, F 3 Responses May 30, 2009

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    coraimaal coraimaal 18-21, F May 2

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    Last time I spoke to my father he told me he

    didn't care what happened to me and that he wished I just die and today my mother told me she wants me as far away from her as possible because she can't stand me...smh
    STSCR0721 STSCR0721 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Racist Against My Own Kind

    Sometime I sit back and think about how african american people treated me over the years. I know that its not good to be racist but the crazy thing is that I am racist against my own kind. I remember growing up as a little girl having only few blacks that accepted me for who I...
    hiddenemotions hiddenemotions 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 1, 2011

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    I want to be happy again

    because I waste my time being sad and lonely all the time and I just want some good things to happen in my life again.
    db174 db174 31-35, F 3 Responses May 3

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    Help. I feel worthless,

    and incompetent. If I accomplish one thing, then I forget something equally important. I can't handle being in school, and I know that's bad. I keep procrastinating on everything. My parents only talk to me about how important is that I keep good grades, and get into to college...
    Ariomelody42 Ariomelody42 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 1

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    Fuller Life

    I want to be happy again ,dont get me wrong I am satisfied but not over the moon happy as I was when I was younger and able bodied and able to enjoy the pleasures I enjoyed then .I want to be able to walk for miles again and I want to go back to the work that was my life .This...
    beastman111 beastman111 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 27, 2011

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    Today my mother and I fought again

    and I'm realizing how much she truly dislikes me. I'm not in the position to just up and leave although I would love to be and I'm realizing that I more and more willing to do whatever it may take to get away if I have to sleep with someone to do it. I'd rather take those risks...
    STSCR0721 STSCR0721 22-25, F 1 Response May 2

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    Just Want To Get Over It All!

    I would say it all started when I moved away to college when I was 26. I moved to this beautiful and yet terrible place in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, a little city known as Marquette in order to attend Northern Michigan University. Then in my 3rd year at NMU I decided to...
    pennylessguitarplayer pennylessguitarplayer 26-30 4 Responses Nov 23, 2011

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    Happy For No Reason

    For 3 years I have been living a dark shadow of depression and unhappiness.In the past few months several good things happened - I moved to a cheaper accomodation therefore freeing myself from financial worry, have started cycling to work on a regular basis, joined a new church...
    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 20, 2011

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    And then I read an excerpt from a book on

    Buddhism turns out misery and happiness are the same, everything is suffering but the only difference is happiness occurs when there's an absence of suffering. Comparison: Happiness is a snake's tail, misery is a snake's head. Conclusion it's both part of the snake.
    Nual Nual 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    Now What?

    2011 started so well.  I was flipping a house with a few friends of mine.  We've done it many times before, but this was the one that I was going to get to keep.  In the beginning of March I moved in.  That wasn't the plan, but the first day I went there after having bought...
    ErikT ErikT 26-30 2 Responses Oct 27, 2011

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    I Found The Way To Be Happy Again !

    This is my first post. I saw many posts before posting this one. I notice that most people are just sharing their experiences, and asking questions only. No one is actually answering. ..or showing a way out. So I thought, I will share my experience which actually showed me...
    iamtakingabreak iamtakingabreak 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 29, 2013

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    Why Can't I?

    If you could see the beautiful day that is happening outside my window. Today is a bit cloudy and windy. I love summer clouds, they look like pompons. This leaves me to my point, what the hell am I doing here?!. Shouldn't I be outside, enjoying this day?. Life is passing me by...
    caritus caritus 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 15, 2008

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    All I have always wanted is to be happy again

    like I used to be.I am so broken hearted,I am tired of crying,feeling hopeless.And I know the one who can make myself better is myself.
    des3low des3low 31-35, F 4 Responses May 8

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    I act happy in front

    if my friends and family I know I'm not but they don't... I've tried and tired to be happy I just can't I'm sick of always been miserably and mood and grumpy:/
    Ridingtonewyork Ridingtonewyork 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 11, 2014

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    asherjoh asherjoh 36-40, M 4 Responses Jul 29, 2014

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    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I Am Tired of Being Sad....

    Discovering who I am as a person, I've come to realize that I haven't been truly  happy for a long time. I was when I lived alone, but then all the chaos of other people came into it and I just started going downhill. My feelings started to change and I realized that I wasn...
    lizzieprincess1 lizzieprincess1 26-30, F 7 Responses Mar 4, 2008

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    Why.. I have been crying all day.

    . and I cant help it
    MysticThornwolf MysticThornwolf 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I know this sadness I'm feeling is sorry lived.

    I feel so stupid missing my parents at the age of 25 im a grown woman with children and my dad is away in Europe for only 2 weeks. And my mum is away in Scotland for a week. even though they've be separated for 17years and ivr lived alone since i was 18. They are still the...
    sammyjo963 sammyjo963 22-25, F Jul 5

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