I Want to Be Happy Like Normal People

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    Normal people are supposed to be happy? Isn't it a state of emotion? Our brains are designed to detect all the threats so it's totally NORMAL to be sad and insecure.
    kanyakatoon kanyakatoon
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 9, 2011

    I Want To Be

    I want to be,Like normal people,Nothin' less,Nothin' more,Just happy,Livin'the life,That's worth livin',Enjoying the ride.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    Jan 23, 2012

    Glimps Of Normality

    from time to time i have had glimpses of what its like to be normal, to not have all this depression, to not have so much anxiety, to just live without the constant longing for companionship. and when i do have those glimpses i feel sad, because its like the light i want but...
    Kolgen Kolgen
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 24, 2010


    i want to be happy like normal people.... it's a nice thought... then i realize.....there is no such thing as normal. like i said....nice thought.
    iveseenitall iveseenitall
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 18, 2008


    Hello, I really need some help. Im 24 and have been with my husband for 3 years now. During my childhood i was happy and active girl but one moment when i was about 16 i started to feel that im ugly and fat and no one likes me as a girlfriend (because some people told me this...
    rachel24 rachel24
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 21, 2007

    Make a Start

    Well I can't say to know all your experiences but lately after a few years of contentment at my situation, my life and environment, I've gotten into destination addiction where I think getting out of my town, my familiar neighbourhood will be the answer to my happiness when i...
    sleepcake sleepcake
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 23, 2008

    I Want To Find My Old Self, The Happier Me

    I want to wake up not feeling the way I've been feeling the past couple of months. I want that feeling of emptiness to be gone, the feeling of uselessness to go away. I'm much more than that, I have purpose. I don't want to be held back anymore, I want to escape from this...
    Rougejigga Rougejigga
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 2, 2011

    What Is Normal, Anyway?

    And while you're at it, define happiness. Is it being content with the 3-bedroom house with a 2-car garage on a .25 acre plot at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac?  Is it Minivans and bi-annual trips to Disneyland with spouse and 2.5 kids in tow?  Is it bake sales and...
    SisBoomBah SisBoomBah
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Feb 19, 2008

    What Is Normal??? and Why Are They Happy???

    My daughter once asked a psychology prof what normal was.. Was it the old sterotype of a Mother, father 2.3 kids and a dog or cat...Now it is a mom or dad... or even a dad and dad, or a Mom and Mom not married, or just living together andin a apartment.  What is Normal...
    singer1960 singer1960
    46-50, F
    5 Responses May 7, 2008


    I just want to be happy. Just not in cards for me
    Stever170 Stever170
    41-45, M
    Nov 21, 2012

    I Wanna Be Happy

    I wanna be happy,Normal,Like normal people,Not someone special,Who's sad,Happiness,That's the one for me.
    stormcape3 stormcape3
    Oct 9, 2012

    Worst I In Me

    I always wanted to be praised and appriciaed by someone this is the SAD feel one could have. i think this is a disease. i felt proud to say i have a girlfried but now i feel its not a big deal cos everyone has one , i felt proud to say that im first in the class, i felt proud...
    esh2012 esh2012
    22-25, M
    Feb 5, 2012

    To Be One of the Gang

    I want to be happy and for some reason I am really trying hard to be. My emotions are all over the place, I can't figure out whats rite or wrong. I want and need to be happy again. Why is it so hard not to just say I want to be happy and poof be happy. I don't get it.
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jun 12, 2008
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