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I Want to Be Happy, Content, and In Love

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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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    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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    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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    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 love this. when u connect so deeply with someone u lose track of time and space all it is is u an them. ur content, happy and enjoying the time ur sharing together. thats rare to...
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    Would you rather be ignorant and happy or be knowledgeable and never fully content?
    Manassas Manassas 36-40, M Apr 6

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    A version of happy. It is somewhere near the middle of January, when winter starts feeling one note that I begin to long for the return of rain and thunder and lighting to spark...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    Basking in the beautiful aromatic musk. I'm positively drenched in skunk spray right now, having been squirted repeatedly and heavily at the lake during one of my routine skunk...
    Tybron Tybron 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 17

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    A good night, the best in a long time a new friend turned me on to an old favorite nothing better than a dealer who's high be high, convince them to buy what's my drug of choice...
    Britt4ny Britt4ny 70+, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    You know what the most hurtful thing is? Is that I really wanted him to love me. Love me deeply and mean it. I wanted him to tell me that I meant something to him. But I suppose I...
    TheWestlifer TheWestlifer 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    This has been something I have been praying about for a while now. How does God want to use me? I am a stay at home mom, and while that is no easy task I still feel like I should...
    Imnothomeyet Imnothomeyet 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 13

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    I'm still very new to Gaining weight :) I am still working slowly towards my first goal of 300lbs :) i also hope to meet a woman who would love to fatten me up to her hearts...
    Zakky21 Zakky21 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 12

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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...
    courtney24850 courtney24850 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 15

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    What if this dream became reality... I've always wanted to be a mother... A few of my friends have babies and I'm kinda jealous!! I want a child to hold and love and be part of me...
    Catho Catho 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    It was 10 minutes until midnight and I'm wide awake scrolling through Pinterest when it hits me- search mermaid. If 90% of the ocean is still undiscovered, then don't tell me...
    IAmJustAGhostGirl IAmJustAGhostGirl 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I used to think that I wanted to be a fashion model because I loved the glitter and glamour that the fashion world has to offer. Now I've realized, all I ever wanted to be is a...
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I found a bag of sea shells in an arts and crafts tote in the closet today. I dumped them all out and I felt content inhaling the scent of the salty ocean on the shells. My hands...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    Tell me that you love me but when my pain is very real its like it is irrelevant to you. It is like I am second place. Is this the love to live and die to? Is this the love to...
    topboy1968 topboy1968 41-45 Apr 11

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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...
    shortfry3 shortfry3 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have had the idea of starting my own channel for a long time but because of my self esteem, little confidence, and body image issues I have never actually posted a video. I...
    human103 human103 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 13

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    I want to do so many things to my sister in law. Not sure if she feels the same but I think I'll be keeping my fantasies a secret for now and be content licking and sniffing her...
    Dirtylolaaus Dirtylolaaus 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    if you've seen my posts in the past, or if you read them after reading this, you will see someone who is happy and content. well, this was not always the case. since elementary...
    Redmoon383 Redmoon383 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I had a conversation with a friend today.In it she said, " Alot of people who pray for their future wife or husband,often ask for what they want. Do they ever pray for the person...
    RafaReu RafaReu 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    My mind is racing, it's buzzing. I can't clear it. It makes my head hurt, so I cry. I don't like to cry so I try and stop myself. I guess I'm overwhelmed. Thoughts of School...
    MDCollegeMan MDCollegeMan 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    Hi I'm a person who suffers from maladaptive daydreaming. I'm 16yrs old and I just found out I have MD. It has been bugging me for awhile about how I always seemed to daydream at...
    freshstarter11 freshstarter11 16-17 2 days ago

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    **Note: due to character limitations, the full version of this story can only be viewed on the EP website.** Anyone who has read my stories here on EP, knows that I speak...
    Loverofpeace Loverofpeace 41-45, F 11 Responses a week ago

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    Life is a sentence that I must survive. With patience, I wait till I'm no longer alive. I have to be patient and live out my days. God has a purpose, is all people say. Yes...
    AmyOnEP AmyOnEP 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    ...at the moment. (This rant is being shared after someone felt one of my posts was not in compliance with the EP's standards.) I want to start this by saying: I appreciate the...
    igivefreelove igivefreelove 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Vent in 3..2..1.. I guess my ex set up a profile on Facebook and it turns out she's engaged. After being broken up for 4 months, I assume it was with her previous ex. But now all...
    idontknow2658 idontknow2658 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I already told him straight out, I will not marry him. We didn't speak for a bit. Then, he tells me he was wrong for being so instant on such a thing ( yeah!! You think!!??) Now...
    Stickwithmebaby Stickwithmebaby 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    I have been married for just short of 5 years. We have a beautiful 1 year old child who I live and breathe for. We met when I was 19 and he was 22. We dated and got married when I...
    Midwestmommie Midwestmommie 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I heard someone say that those types of meds saved their mums life, I wanted to try it but I hear about things like SSRI's are a mind control plot devised by the pharmaceutical...
    repeat36 repeat36 13-15, F a week ago

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    Random Harvest - A 1942 romantic drama starring Ronald Colman and Greer Garson. **note: The app. version of EP does not show this story in its entirety. I guess I surpassed a...
    Loverofpeace Loverofpeace 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 29

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    I woke up pretty early today but not early enough to see the early morning dew. I did go to the park for a 30 minute brisk walk though. I should have jog but my body was still too...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 12

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    Maybe. . we were supposed to meet the wrong people before meeting the right one so that, when we finally meet the right person, we will know how to be grateful for that gift...
    manindarkness manindarkness 46-50, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Love. It's such a powerful word . I never use it unless I mean it . I call people I like " love" I love many things . I see many who look unhappy . I can't possibly know what's...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M Apr 13

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    I've spent the past two days outdoors and enjoying this beautiful central NY weather. Anyone in this region knows just how brutal this past winter was, so being out in gorgeous...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 13

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    Note to self: The good thing is I fight the depression whole heartedly . its a disease and I don't want it in my mind. slowly one day maybe I want to get rid of this sad feeling. I...
    Baaroque Baaroque 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    The Existence of Negative Entities Growing up as a child, my grandmother lived far away from where we used to live. She would visit each one of her children, one year at a time...
    PastPilot PastPilot 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Nine - Chapter Three Although I said I was hungry, I picked at what was set before me. Mother was watching me closely, and Dada seemed preoccupied...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F 3 days ago

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    (This is long – but please read through all of it , if you have the time) The last two or three weeks I have felt like MM and I are just stuck. Our relationship was growing...
    ladyquaintrelle ladyquaintrelle 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 30

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