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I Want to Be Happy, Content, and In Love

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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 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 9, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    He is married and we were best friends and I truly deeply love him. I was admiring him in the shades, secretly in my heart but never allowed my heart to wish for anything until he...
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    Happiness is elusive: You are here: Home » Oasis » Happiness is elusive Happiness is elusive Heera Nawaz, Nov 27, 2014 One of the greatest lyricists of all time is the late...
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    1. If you could do one thing over in your life, what would it be? I don't know either a concert or a holiday 2. What makes you happy? Being understood, having people understand...
    LadyGiselle LadyGiselle 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    I haven’t been very social since the latter part of 2012. Most of the time when I do my janitorial work, no one is around other than my son, and that’s the way I prefer it...
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    ok so this is gonna get confusing fast (unless uve been there) im with a man at the moment weve dated twice once yrs ago when we were teens for about a yr and a half and had a...
    pebbles93 pebbles93 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    MindlessMatters MindlessMatters 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 5

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    Copied.... as the first draft got an E.P. OOOOOPs'ed....... your content... again........ so.... happy flowery thoughts everyone... *smiles brightly*I "Love" It When You Block...
    SKiesterly SKiesterly 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 28

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    Eyes are so powerful. Once I know a person I can look in their eyes and tell just how they feel. Isn't it weird how all our emotions and all out feelings go to our eyes? Facial...
    saxophonegal22 saxophonegal22 13-15, F Nov 11

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    Day 9: The best day yet! I can't remember the last time I felt so... capable! My room is completely different. It's so much less oppressive now how I've set it up. The reclining...
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    I sure do love wearing lingerie and I am male. I don't want to be a woman and certainly don't want to hide/tuck my tackle either. I like being a male and very content playing with...
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    I feel mostly everyone including myself is psychosexual, it is a natural human function. However, you can love someone genuinely, or lust someone readily. If anything I choose love...
    tsukiyodesu tsukiyodesu 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    I have a girl who I see as a good friend and want to see of the possibility of it going further, yet when I'm with her, I want to ask her stuff but my mind goes blank and can't...
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    Due to my last relationSHITs and a friends with benefits that ended on awkward terms I feel like a mess literally. Okay so I'm a black guy and I'm not hung like a horse. I'm not...
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    Wish I had more time to explain... But remember how much you mean to me and how much I love you. Thank you for being in my life.... I'm so content and blessed that this road...
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