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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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    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 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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    Related Experiences

    Here is a story i wrote that sums it up Once there was a red bird who warbled sweet melodies into the sky. One day, the little curious bird saw a darkened black shed and in it was...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    It seems very hard for SOME people to differentiate between family and family. I have said numerous times that im sad because I want my own family and I feel alone and incomplete...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 2

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    It really is amazing how hard you can focus and how much effort you can put forth, when working on something that's important to you, that you truly care about. It also makes it...
    princessmaryjane4200 princessmaryjane4200 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    I have become so fat and Flabby. Have not been weighed recently. I have not been out of the House for 2 1/2 mos. I mostly stay in my Bed and get fed. I have a Male Nurse and a...
    Rhondalynne Rhondalynne 56-60, F Mar 28

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    Seeing what some others in this group have posted has made me realise that I've, thus far, been unable to aptly articulate precisely how I feel about my OH, and this is probably...
    EponymousAnonymous EponymousAnonymous 13-15 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Ambiguous time: Two and a half this world hours later and I'm still near speechless and unsure how to even begin to find the words. An overly long post here. My apologies in...
    BelleGold BelleGold 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    And with such vindication, the warrior fell. Into the heavens his bright blue eyes shown. With hand raised upon the sky, he uttered his final words "In metu et in fide, in amor et...
    IridescentSkies IridescentSkies 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    I think my little adopted pug is finally settling in... So proud of him and all the changes we've seen. Just a happy little man. Playful and content.
    thislittlejourney thislittlejourney 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    Hey, everyone. Today finds me in quite a quandary, in that I don't know if honesty really is the best policy. As you could have probably guessed by the fact that this is entitled...
    EponymousAnonymous EponymousAnonymous 13-15 2 Responses Apr 12

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    I love him. All of him. Right down to every single one of his so called "flaws." Sometimes, I think his imperfections might even make me love him MORE. He's a strong man, a VERY...
    BelleGold BelleGold 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    WELL..... I have been tagged 3 times now for this.... by 3 of my closest friends, so I guess I had better do it.. Here goes... FIVE (more) things about me that you may/may not...
    SweetKiester SweetKiester 36-40, F 7 Responses Mar 24

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    “Hey you, come here.” He lay down on his back, pulling me close to him. I struggled out of his grip, annoyance bristling at his content with just falling asleep. I always want...
    iridescentgurl iridescentgurl 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 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...
    abhisham001 abhisham001 36-40, M 4 Responses Mar 25

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    I am writing from a hotel room in Tennessee and I am completely, totally, and undeniably in love. Or maybe I just love any place with a lot of lights at night. Every moment we...
    belovely belovely 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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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...
    Angelina1992 Angelina1992 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I just have a few suggestions. Don't know if they would be any good, or listened to, or of vaulue, but maybe they will, so I will share them :) Make this site for adults only. I...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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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...
    Luna47 Luna47 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I had the most amazing experience regarding a Lunar eclipse that happened in the very early morning of this world. For those who have been down or worried, if this isn't a message...
    BelleGold BelleGold 16-17, F Apr 15

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    Read, Please!!! I am writing this not because I think I'm all that, or that you would be privileged to have me in your circle. I'm writing this because I feel I need to. I came...
    greeneyedlady72 greeneyedlady72 41-45, F 13 Responses Mar 25

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    Ok, so I met this great guy June 2013 who I knew right off had a dog. Our first date, he told me had a corgie. I really didn't know that kind of breed, and was indifferent as I...
    Muffinheart Muffinheart 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Older Men Like Younger Women as they are more vibrant, spontaneous and full of life. A survey of 2000 adults showed that only one percent of women preferred a relationship with a...
    likeyoungerwomen likeyoungerwomen 31-35, F Mar 31

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    Older Men Like Younger Women as they are more vibrant, spontaneous and full of life. A survey of 2000 adults showed that only one percent of women preferred a relationship with a...
    likeyoungerwomen likeyoungerwomen 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    "a single plastic rose" the dogeared man his tattered face looks into the oncoming weather with resigned indignation his eyes set deep into the beaten lines of his face deep tan...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Apr 5

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    It's almost April. My life has changed so much. I'm happy. Complete. Content. Calm. I'm very much in love. Living together. Falling asleep in his arms every night. It's amazing...
    carpediem2 carpediem2 36-40, F 12 Responses Mar 29

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    I am a registered nurse. I like my job. I've recently scheduled myself to work all day shifts which I surprisingly love! Even though it tends to be very busy, very fast paced, with...
    Crownite Crownite 22-25, F a week ago

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    I tried to stop thinking about you, but you popped in my head everyday. I miss you, I miss us. I think about you being happy with me. I remember the feeling of getting to see you...
    Qady44 Qady44 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Have you ever met the right person at the wrong time? He's everything you've been looking for, she's all you've ever wanted in a woman, only he's in a relationship, she's married...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 37 Responses Apr 14

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    I hate myself. I resent people with joy in their lives. I drink too much. I cant stop myself. Sometimes I will wake up and see things I have destroyed in my house and I don't...
    sinabet sinabet 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Thought this was worth a read. Not applicable to all but still interesting. A lack of sexual interest in women is a big topic Fotolia_49866286_XS Peter and Andrea are teachers...
    HusbandOfOne HusbandOfOne 41-45, M 13 Responses Apr 10

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    I gave him my heart but he couldn't love me like he loved her but she broke his heart so his love has turned to hate for her. His love for me will never match up to the love he...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F Apr 4

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    The man in white came to me the other night and he took me by the hand and walked me through a portal of my past. He woke me silently by simply staring at me, waiting for me to...
    BobFrost BobFrost 36-40, M Mar 30

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    I never meant for it to be this way. Initially, he and I broke up, and in that time, his ex came back into the picture, and I supported him, especially since he shares two kids...
    HDMama HDMama 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Challenges That I Had To Face .... I'm sharing some of my Personal Experiences with those who view this site. When I think back to all that has transpired within the last l5 years...
    Trisha60ts Trisha60ts 61-65, T 1 Response 2 days ago

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      I'm in a such an emotional pickle. I am 23 and have been in a very happy relationship for over two years. I work as a social worker, my partner also has a steady career and...
    alliesong77 alliesong77 22-25 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Sometimes I feel so weird. I read stories, both here and on another forum and I wonder if I am odd, I am happy. I am content. I know he loves me and I love him. I wonder if I...
    MlovesM MlovesM 41-45, F 9 Responses Apr 2

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    It really is amazing how hard you can focus and how much effort you can put forth, when working on something that's important to you, that you truly care about. It also makes it...
    princessmaryjane4200 princessmaryjane4200 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    It really is amazing how hard you can focus and how much effort you can put forth, when working on something that's important to you, that you truly care about. It also makes it...
    princessmaryjane4200 princessmaryjane4200 31-35, F Apr 12

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    It really is amazing how hard you can focus and how much effort you can put forth, when working on something that's important to you, that you truly care about. It also makes it...
    princessmaryjane4200 princessmaryjane4200 31-35, F Apr 12

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    It really is amazing how hard you can focus and how much effort you can put forth, when working on something that's important to you, that you truly care about. It also makes it...
    princessmaryjane4200 princessmaryjane4200 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    Behind the Worn Locks The Large two story house screamed they were a wealthy family The large gardens agreed; Their beauty told that the woman was dedicated A fresh cut lawn...
    traemorgan traemorgan 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Just a few short months ago, I confessed my deep feelings for one of my best friends, lets call him Justin. My heart had been flourishing in anticipation of this single moment for...
    Kazimir Kazimir 18-21 Mar 25

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    a big ramble Yes I found out an old friend has made a new fakebook account and blocked me. We made a pact that were werent going to do that anymore but I guess deep down I knew he...
    xSCARx xSCARx 26-30, F 20 hrs ago

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    The man that follows me waves his hand and shows me images from the past. He’s trying to make me feel guilty and try to get my spirits down, but it doesn’t work. I have the...
    BobFrost BobFrost 36-40, M Mar 27

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    Part 3: the affair When I posted my experience on EP and how depressed I was about my situation I got a lot of positive comments and support which really helped me change my...
    unexpectedlove15 unexpectedlove15 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 30

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    I was a wild dancer that loved to do powermoves. I am a member of a Breakers Crew. However I consider myself an ex dancer. Years ago I wanted to continue practicing powermoves, and...
    HandsomeRocker HandsomeRocker 18-21, M Apr 7

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    Every time I'm under the influence having fun with friends, I feel so content and happy, I live for the night life and the beautiful experiences I encounter whether I am under the...
    Tatii20 Tatii20 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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