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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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    Currently at the library!! I am very happy and content ( well same definition I guess:P) being here. It's been way too long since my last real visit here. Catching up on some...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F Aug 27

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    GETTING COMFORTABLE BEING UNCOMFORTABLE--Segment from last "Eye of the Storm" radio broadcast"GETTING COMFORTABLE BEING UNCOMFORTABLE"Huh? How can that be? Is it not an oxymoron...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    There is no want? You either are or your not happy?You and you alone decide this state of mind or existence.The aging process has brought me to this very simple realization.It's...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I’m not your average 23 year old who lives in a suburb of a big city in the states. I’m not your average “outside-the-box” thinker and I am not your average definition of a...
    GlamGasm GlamGasm 22-25, T 1 Response Aug 30

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    Do you remember a time where I was just a few feet and even years older than you? When I could wake up every day and play with you without the fear of judgment. You had accumulated...
    SylenaEverlasting SylenaEverlasting 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Jeffrybup Jeffrybup 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    I am 16 and want to write a story in the group "I Love The Sauna" I cannot because EP will not allow my story to post. The paragraph below is the first thing you see when you...
    KenzieluvsRupert KenzieluvsRupert 16-17, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Oh Hi! Is this the suggestion box? Great! I'm Kenzie, a 16 year old girl who first joined EP last Spring. I made a few good friends in some common interest groups, but pretty...
    KenzieluvsRupert KenzieluvsRupert 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    ... she hurts me all of the time, even if she doesn't realize she's doing it. My family isn't poor, but we know what it's like to have too much month left at the end of the money...
    yaguu yaguu 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Winter has to be my favorite season. I love any overcast day, but I love winter. I don't deal well with heat at all. I love the frosty trees, the muffled quiet. It's woven together...
    dogsandwolves dogsandwolves 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    I'm perfectly happy with, completely content with, and totally accepting of all my imperfections.
    biggunsatx biggunsatx 36-40, M Sep 7

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    Do you believe life is more about the moments we experience than the things we collect or have? I do and I feel challenged to live by that value. Why? I live with a woman that...
    spiritnow spiritnow 41-45, M 4 Responses Sep 10

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    When I wake to the... beautiful quiet of the morning, I hide in your cotton sheet embrace. No lovers to muddle my thoughts with soft spoken rhymes and sweet candy lines of...
    GypsyHeartedPoet GypsyHeartedPoet 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I made a pact with the only friend I have that listens to me, that we would not discuss our relationships anymore. Main reason is because it makes it awkward for us when we share...
    Krissy1029 Krissy1029 31-35, F Aug 29

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    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    I was in an extremely abusive relationship, I ran from TN to NC, and was single for a year then I met HIM. He was patient, kind, understanding, he helped me to fix myself, he made...
    LilMzSweetness LilMzSweetness 22-25 2 Responses Sep 5

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    I am going to tell about a time when I felt the most happy, the most content in the last two years. It was the days before my sisters wedding and the day itself. We got to stay...
    ISellCrackForTheCIA ISellCrackForTheCIA 18-21, F Sep 9

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    Our stories are unbelievably similar. My first love and I met online when I was 17 and he was 21. My dad finally agreed he could come visit me and I've loved him since. He moved...
    cosmocolors cosmocolors 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 22

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    1)I'm 5-4",130lbs,black eyes,black hair,Indian origin woman,Indian here mean India . 2)I am usually not very good at starting conversation,but once I open up I am fun loving and...
    dawnordusk dawnordusk 31-35, F a week 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...
    JenZ10 JenZ10 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 3

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    Sorry guys I'm posting so much today! But I was digging through my email and I still have some of the emails that me (And my now former teacher!) Exchanged while we were both still...
    Dpreukssiya Dpreukssiya 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I’m not qualified in emotional intelligence and have realised that, during my 34 years, I have chosen instead to merely remain detached, cold, and hard so as not to have to deal...
    JaneBloodyAusten JaneBloodyAusten 31-35, F 8 Responses Sep 7

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    I always swore to myself that I'm content with loneliness. Because none of it was ever worth the risk. But you are the only exception. And I'm on my way to believing.
    youaretheonlyexception youaretheonlyexception 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Maybe it's in the answer I'm asking, "...about that change I want to MAKE in my life, not see happening." I guess it's a pretty passive way of expressing my will to do something...
    xnstxncts xnstxncts 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    My Depression and anxiety """""""""""""""""""""""" Is this caused by the longing to do the below but feeling unable to do so? Feeling a pull so strong that it has begun to consume...
    Wildfocus Wildfocus 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    Today would have been my Grandmother's 94th birthday. I miss her more than any words could convey, and think of her often. She was an incredible, strong, funny, and generous soul...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F Sep 4

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    I don't need things to make me happy. I could be happy with just my books, as I love to read. I need light to read so all I need are my books and a Tiffany lamp so I can see what...
    thescarletibis thescarletibis 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    Hmm this week I've been adding stories to the experiences I've chosen since being a member on here. I've been adding each story one at a time.And so far it's been pretty straight...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Is there something wrong with me? All I ever wanted was to love someone with all my heart. Life hasn't been too kind to me. Everyday i wake up imagining Every night i sleep...
    WelcomeTheSilence WelcomeTheSilence 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 25

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    There is a fire within every soul. A fire which is illuminating enough to light up this journey called life. A fire which keeps you warm and reminds you to push harder every time...
    greeshu greeshu 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    I understand who I am because I have experienced what I call true pain. That is not to say other pain is trivial, but in my experience, true pain is the pain that rips your soul...
    jsshado jsshado 18-21, M Sep 9

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    Yesterday my husband went with me to a football game that really only I wanted to go to. Today we ate at the restaurant I wanted to eat at. Last week he attended a cultural event...
    Iamhellonwheels Iamhellonwheels 41-45, F 11 Responses 6 days ago

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    It is more or less an open secret in my family that my mother's husband of 26 years is NOT the biological father of my sister or myself. That honor belongs to her former lover whom...
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    Please forgive me if this post is extraordinarily long. I'm well aware that anyone out there shouldn't be asked to sit through this, but I would really appreciate it if someone did...
    jojo2450 jojo2450 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 4

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    Hello, About 2 weeks ago I was diagnosed with depression, though I would say I have been depressed for a few months it has really got me to a point where I need to write this...
    guethary guethary 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 28

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