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I Want to Be Happy, Content, and In Love

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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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    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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    So as I sit back enjoy what I'm doing, I feel a sense of happiness, it's very rare for me to feel happiness. But the handful amount of times that I feel content with things I try...
    Escapeyourthoughts32 Escapeyourthoughts32 18-21 16 hrs ago

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    And I found this site because I am lonely and sad and don't only how else do to deal with it. All my life I have been happy and genuinely content with life. As of the last 5-6...
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    Known her for about 12 years now since elementary school. Had a crush on her previously back in middle school but that translated to a very tight friendship over time. We are spend...
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    Known her for about 12 years now since elementary school. Had a crush on her previously back in middle school but that translated to a very tight friendship over time. We are spend...
    razorbum razorbum 22-25 1 Response 2 days ago

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    So I was dating this girl for eight years we broke up for three months but continue to see each other then she started see another guy it lasted for three months at that time she...
    ddog43081 ddog43081 36-40 2 days ago

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    Growing up on a dairy farm was all Lucy had known.To her the cows were like giant family pets.Starting at an early age she cared for the cows like her favorite toys. Lucy was an...
    thebustierthebetter thebustierthebetter 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    Living with a person who has chronic pain means that for the rest of my marriage my pain never counts. I don't count, and I find this incredibly lonely. I am my only sounding...
    Suffocating1 Suffocating1 41-45 3 days ago

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    POSTING IN THREE PARTS. THIS IS PART ONE IT WAS MORNING, AND THE NEW SUN SPARKLED GOLD across the ripples of a gentle sea. IT WAS MORNING, AND THE NEW SUN SPARKLED GOLD across the...
    TheRisingPhoenix54 TheRisingPhoenix54 61-65, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    When things get extremely difficult or beyond great, I really wish i have her by my side.. I remember she didnt need much words to understand me.. There were times, I felt that she...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Not much went down today. Woke up as usual to the sounds of my sisters waking up in the next room. I actually felt decently well-rested. I lolled about before getting ready for the...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I was watching the reality tv series Arranged and I thought wow, it must be therapeutic to go through the what ifs and shoulds before you get hitched to a person someone else chose...
    zizna zizna 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    I should probably just make a blog lol. But every time I try to make one I always just give up and end up deleting it. Today was another stressful but somewhat satisfying day. I...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 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...
    Oceans42 Oceans42 41-45, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    Until a few years ago I always felt that my entire adult life was going to be filled with abuse, nehlect, and was never going to be loved like I want to be loved. I married at 19...
    Harleygirl65 Harleygirl65 46-50, F 14 Responses a week ago

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    If I only wanted things that money could buy, I would be perfectly content with life. Instead I want true love from a woman I have never met. You cannot buy love, you cannot pay...
    stewartgreen stewartgreen 18-21, M a week ago

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    I never believed in love at first sight... until I first saw her... I fell deeply in love, I pursued her, the first and only woman that I ever pursued. I abandoned a few friends...
    brokencowboy brokencowboy 41-45, M 4 Responses Aug 21

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    ONE TOUCH< ONE SOUND>........................................................... the power of your touch is only matched buy the power of the sound of your voice. One touch of your...
    AngeleyesUponU AngeleyesUponU 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    The way you smiled at me that always made my heart sing and my pride swell. The way your hair smelled when you would snuggle close and lay your head on my shoulder. The way you...
    flirtingjoe flirtingjoe 61-65, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    1: What would you name your future daughter? Hopefully I don't have kids, but if I had to pick I'd say Annabell. 2: Do you miss anyone? My parents. I haven't seen them in a while...
    theoneIhate theoneIhate 22-25, M Aug 19

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    As I grow older and continue to battle the trials and tribulations of a man trying to survive one day at a time.One thing I have learned is that life is like spinning around like a...
    thebustierthebetter thebustierthebetter 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    "Damn..." I hear him whisper as we stroll through the mall. I look over to see him making eyes at the girl in the booty shorts, chopped tshirt, and boots walking in front of us...
    MissMimiMusic MissMimiMusic 22-25, F Aug 18

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    I am a social worker and I really love my work. I think that everybody should like the work what he is doing because this is the best way to be really, really good in the job. If...
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F Aug 17

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    I think one of my major flaws is that I tend to think too much. And still, not enough. During the times in which I know for a fact that I should be more than pleased or content, I...
    Arty1998 Arty1998 16-17, F Aug 16

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    "Four of a kind." ".....Straight flush." "What?! How?!" "I'm sorry, okay? I didn't choose my cards; I just got them. But hey, I won!" In frustration, Thor stood up and flipped the...
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    I want this more than anything. I want a girl who will eat whatever I tell her to, who will allow me to keep her stuffed to bursting all day, every day. I want a girl who is...
    haircutter23 haircutter23 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    I finally feel content with my life and happy that I'm taking small steps towards achieving my goals, and I literally walked in for a job interview yesterday and started that very...
    AV143 AV143 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    The White Apologist: “I’m so, so sorry for what my ancestors did to yours, man! It really breaks me down sometimes thinking about how despicable we were to you guys! Please...
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    Ok guys, can I just pass this on to you. this is a reversal of the roles because I'm older and the guy is just 17! I got this text msg from him and I'd like to know what y'all...
    Fated2be Fated2be 36-40, F 8 Responses Aug 14

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    earlier I was answering a question of what is the best video game; and it really made me think- so I'll post my reply here. " That is an incredibly difficult question. Best action...
    TeirdalinShadowfall TeirdalinShadowfall 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 13

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    Hello fellow ep users in & out of my circle My last post was removed because apparently it was 'explicit content' how absurd!.. I wrote on the page 'I want to be held and loved...
    rhiamia rhiamia 18-21, F Aug 13

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    All you low life cyber bullies out there i am really trying to warn you! :) it's impossible to insult me. I know you may not believe that but don't waste your time! Lol its not...
    Kornisone Kornisone 26-30, F Aug 12

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    when you want to cease being then you get something like cancer or Ebola. What do you feel? Happy that you may cease or freak out because of your disease? I don't know how to feel...
    Hamhavi Hamhavi 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    MapleStory 2 ; You are able to Create Your own Characters MapleStory 2 is within development with regard to PC with an alpha test reside in South Korea., Nexon possess announced...
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    Jugemu Jugemu 31-35, M Aug 11

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    The more research I do and have become self aware. I've starting seeing things falling into place. Like one huge major thing for me is I have always wondered why it is that I will...
    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 11

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