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I Want to Be Happy, Content, and In Love

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    Past Love Come to My Future....

    I met a young man when I was 21 years old, he was charismatic to say the very least, but he was also somewhat of a loner with a constant posse around.  He was well liked and much more by the women.  I instantly fell in love with him or what I thought then was love... I...
    dreamerofthepast dreamerofthepast 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 13, 2007

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    Once Upon A Time...........

    I use to really believe in being "in love". I thought the world was picket fences and fairytale weddings, and flowers when you have babies, while butterflies floated by ur nursery window. I wasnt Stupid just immature. I had a very very rough childhood( look at my stories about my...
    thesaddestsong thesaddestsong 26-30, F Jan 12, 2012

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    It Ain't Easy Breezy

    "Why does she look so sad", Sonia asked the Marianne, after a glance at me. I sat quietly in my chair, eating my lunch. It wasn't the first time someone was asking that question. I'd tried to appear more happy, more at ease. Every morning before I entered the office, I took a...
    saturnchild saturnchild 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 9, 2010

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    I Need to Learn to Be Content and Happy

    Is there something wrong with me?   I'm married, have a 5 mo old baby, have a job I like making more money than I ever have, etc etc etc.   But I don't seem to be happy with life.   I'm not sure necessarily that it's so much about being depressed, as...
    smithbryan15 smithbryan15 36-40 1 Response Aug 29, 2008

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    I have to start by explaining my first marriage. I got married when I was 21 (too young). I was married for 14 years to someone that everyone loved to be around. He was funny, had...
    Noeliakim Noeliakim 36-40, F 5 hrs ago

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    Quality vs quantity I've had a hard time with this one because I haven't been able to see him as much recently. When we are together though, it feels like we are really 'together...
    RedSheep2 RedSheep2 26-30, F 9 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    She came to show me her new clothes, kissed me and apologized for being "rude". I feel no compassion for her and I am not content for her happiness. I no longer want peace for...
    weirdWorks4me weirdWorks4me 22-25, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I've had these issues for a long time. Now, unfortunately after having the same experience over and over and over again, I've come to understand. I tend to date the same man...
    boompowsplat boompowsplat 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I don't remember the exact date, but I know that my attempted suicide was in the middle of February, 2014. I can remember that horrific night without even trying. The night began...
    Sims3Socialite Sims3Socialite 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    "What's my story? Who Am I?" Stories are tough. Sometimes there is only the beginning, middle, and end. Those are the nice stories, the simple ones. Then the convoluted stories...
    AutumnSkye17 AutumnSkye17 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    There's something not right with the people here. They're not like people in the rest of the world, and I don't mean that in a good way. They're selfish and ruthless, insecure and...
    floyd2015 floyd2015 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Witnessed from the development on the mining machinery market, no matter whether the tools manufacturing organization has the potential of supplying total set of services gets a...
    zhgk3258 zhgk3258 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    It starts out simple enough, a freshly rolled marajuana joint, you smoke it with a friend or two and in a few minutes you feel better than you ever have in your life for a few...
    aerosnz aerosnz 56-60, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Love is an incredibly powerful force, it brings people together through the toughest times imaginable. It can heal those of us who have been stolen of everything good in our lives...
    Teamouse Teamouse 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    "easy girl take a deep long breath and relax." Crawl over to me my love,that's it nice and slow." I love it when they sway back and forth. "Right here sweetheart, right next to my...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I work out every day at the YMCA and right from day one it's not the fit athletic women I admire. It's not the women in tight yoga pants I can't take my eyes off of. It's the...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I've had a sort of interracial relationship though not in the way most people think of one. It was more like a lesson I learned. A few years ago this month, my then-fiance gave...
    MA902 MA902 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    I realize some of my experiences on here have been rather dark or not so happy happy and it's true. They were shared at times when I wasn't feeling my best. As I'm sure many on...
    MrPerditus MrPerditus 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    Only once in your life, I truly believe, you find someone who can completely turn your world around. You tell them things that you’ve never shared with another soul and they...
    thelionsden13 thelionsden13 41-45, F 12 Responses a week ago

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    I think that to feel completely certain about anything is arrogant, that we only understand a fraction of a fraction of a fraction of the Universe and how it works. A few centuries...
    RazzlethemDazzlethem RazzlethemDazzlethem 26-30, T 1 Response Jul 21

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    I moved in with my BF 4 1/2 months ago. Our biggest argument is because of the dogs. By that I mean, he has 2 labs. 1 Chocolate one White. The white one has very long hair...
    Fedup5297 Fedup5297 46-50, F Jul 21

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    I've always dreamed vivid daydreams. Sometimes I take elements from a film or a book, interacting with the characters, bringing them to life in my mind's eye, whilst at other times...
    JennyWren21 JennyWren21 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I don't know when my feelings of like turned to love... I've always had a crush on this guy. We go to a small school so we've been together since elementary and I think I started...
    Desire97 Desire97 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I Hate My MIL Experience Project: Stories about every Life Experiences Home Search Groups Stories Questions People Post 1 tarabull Me Content Removal Appeal It looks like...
    tarabull tarabull 31-35, F Jul 19

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    A year ago, my heart was an aching mess - a hurt organ with pain resonating from it's dingy chambers and broken strings. It was a stranger to the ray of hope, of optimism. It...
    ArcticNorah ArcticNorah 16-17, F Jul 18

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    I have spent the better part of the last seven years giving all I knew how to give to my husband... I wasn't perfect of course, I've made plenty of poor choices throughout it all...
    Furiousfire Furiousfire 36-40, F 11 Responses Jul 17

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    If youare a beginner inside the hosting earth there are simply two solutions to you personally. Now starting your own hosting organization is merely easy as pie, we know that we...
    hwakne59 hwakne59 26-30, T 1 Response Jul 17

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    All the world is a stage; so they say. Not too long ago, I was told by a person that they loved how I was a performer. Do you? Do you understand me at all? No, obviously not...
    MsRebel MsRebel 31-35, F Jul 16

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    I am 23 years old. I have made $350,000 dollars in the last five years. I have a two and a half year old son. His mother and i have been involved in a very bitter lawsuit for the...
    ihavenoimaginationatall ihavenoimaginationatall 22-25, M Jul 15

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    I am writing this is the hope it may help someone else. I completely forgot I had this account until I received an email which led to me to my first and only post back in 2013...
    rose24785 rose24785 22-25, F Jul 15

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    I married my High School Sweetheart 6 months ago. We both had a prior failed marriage, and each have two children. He is the sweetest man I have ever known, but....... He works...
    perplexed76 perplexed76 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    50 Things I have learned by suffering from depression and anxiety 1. The biggest struggle in Life is with “The Self and Our Worth” i.e. our EGO-we create these day dreams of...
    passionate6 passionate6 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I want simply to experience a courtship and fall in love... And to enjoy the experience of growing old... Yeah... That is enough for me. I would then begin my next journey content...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 13

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    My mother is someone who simply never loved her children, myself included. and she made it clear since I was little. For her, giving life to us was already a hassle. My earliest...
    tatyana16 tatyana16 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    His voice - deep, intense, gentle, and kind. His voice was the soundtrack of my summer. His caresses were the summer breezes while lounging on the grass in Trocadero. His soft...
    EshaVellu EshaVellu 31-35, F Jul 13

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    I do! I can't have one however so I will be content in annoying pregnant ladies whose swollen bellies obviously become a public right of way for strange ladies like me who are...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset 36-40, F 6 Responses Jul 11

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    My marriage lasted ten years, and probably for the last 7 of them, I was lonely. Verbally beaten down and isolated from friends and family. I became totally dependant on someone...
    deleted deleted 26-30 15 Responses Jul 11

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    I've known him for 8 years, was very single when we met. It was just a fwb type situation for a long time, on and off...more off than on, only because of me mostly. There's a 15...
    MissEvonne MissEvonne 46-50, F Jul 10

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    I can't be afraid anymore. I've reached the apex of my survival... So... This is where it ends... Alone, hurting... The physical pain I can deal with, but the mental and emotional...
    Drifter15 Drifter15 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 10

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    Pixie Dust I was in love with a boy Who never grew old I sprinkled him with dust And up he flew To his heart's content He flew past mermaids Past pirate ships And treasure coves A...
    heymarie heymarie 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    Pixie Dust I was in love with a boy Who never grew old I sprinkled him with dust And up he flew To his heart's content He flew past mermaids Past pirate ships And treasure coves A...
    heymarie heymarie 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    I was asked "what went wrong?" tonight. I thought I would share my thoughts on this with those who are feeling lonely. What if nothing went wrong? What if we