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I Want to Be Happy

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    Mexico I think lying on the beach in Mexico

    will make me very happy indeed. All by myself. No husband. No kids. No one to ask me to do anything at all. Don't get me wrong, I love my family. It's just that I never have time to myself. So for once in my life, I'm going to be self-indulgent and leave this horrible...
    Artvg Artvg 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    Think positive, be positive

    and positive things will happen :)
    nguevarra nguevarra 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 8, 2013

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    Have you ever lost all

    that you have worked for? She has... read her story! http://www.gofundme.com/ghgzbc
    mel9293 mel9293 26-30 3 hrs ago

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    all id ever cry about

    and wanted ever since i was little girl was to wake up with a mom and dad that loved each other that could provide a nice stable happy home. Yet all i got was a mom that was mentally unstable herself. Trying to care for 3 kids alone with no job living off money she worked for...
    Tristechica22 Tristechica22 18-21, F Oct 18

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    They say the people who exhibit the most

    kindness have experienced a lot of pain. The ones who act like the don't need love are the ones who need it more. The one's who take care of everyone else need care the most. And the people who smile may be the ones who cry when nobody is around.
    maryrom maryrom 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 1

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    Jacque1994 Jacque1994 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 23

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    I havent even thought about being happy in

    so long. I like this place because no one i know has any idea i have this. I havent been happy since my grandma got even more sick and died, i started cutting more , didnt feel like i fit in with my friends, starved myself and threw up all i ate to lose weight. When i felt more...
    leavinginjuly leavinginjuly 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 22

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    How To Be Happy!

    We all miss basic tips in life, that deviates us from being happy! Lets relate happiness with science Science says that, staying focused on one thing is all depends on our mindset. How to maintain balanced mindset.??? very simple eat proper food to balance all...
    nissn nissn 18-21, M 6 Responses Oct 21, 2011

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    dammitjanit dammitjanit 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    Why are people so cruel to the ones they love

    most? If you love somebody, shouldn't you be the most kind to them?
    asloan96 asloan96 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 6

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    I suffer from insomnia

    and work 12 hour night shifts. I don't think my wife will ever understand that when I say I'm tired...im tired.
    Thediary Thediary 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 23

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    I want to be happy for once.

    . Ever since I can remember I was the bigger one, the fat friend, where your friends would compliment your personality more than your actual appearance. That is my life, or shall I say not going to be anymore. It is time for change, I am done feeling this way, self conscious...
    adriggaudio adriggaudio 16-17, F 19 Responses Jan 7

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    Itsmytime2be Itsmytime2be 41-45, F 11 Responses Dec 9, 2013

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    Chrysanthemummarie Chrysanthemummarie 16-17 1 Response Oct 21

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    This new year I want 2 try

    and be happy so so bad ! I started by finally dying my roots & doing my hair, doing my pedi/mani.. I will take care of myself this year will walk in the morning like I used to love walking in the morning & I have stoped, this year will be my year NO MORE unhappiness NO MORE...
    Britefutureahead Britefutureahead 41-45, F 6 Responses Jan 4

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    There's this girl in the mirror,

    I wonder who she is. Sometimes I think I know her and sometimes I wish I did. There is a story in her eyes, lullabies and goodbye. When she's looking back at me, I can tell...she's hurting inside. She smiles all that she left, yet tears are left un-dried. And though she's...
    Secretdiary92 Secretdiary92 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    Have you ever just felt like the world is

    against you that the only thing that goes right your super confused about. We'll you know what stand up against it ๐Ÿ‘ rise and tell the world that you are better than it because you are ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜Š and you can do anything you set your mind too๐Ÿ˜Šโ˜บ๏ธ
    Elizabeth1005 Elizabeth1005 16-17, F Oct 23

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    If a person says they love you,

    going to the ends of the earth to show you that love shouldn't be a problem.
    asloan96 asloan96 16-17, F 11 Responses Apr 26

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    Nobody really cares if you're miserable,

    so you might as well be happy.
    JustSomeTeenagerr JustSomeTeenagerr 13-15, F 5 Responses Oct 23

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    Everything in my life is chaotic I just want to

    have a happy family and a happy relationship with my boyfriend but nothing seem to be heading towards happiness... I miss my boyfriend and things between us aren't working well! I just want to be a normal 18 years old girl with a smile on my face instead of a frown or fake smile...
    lydiasangi lydiasangi 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 21

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    Today I woke up a free girl ( not free from

    prison lol but free from a suffocating relationship) I feel happy! I for once feel okay! It was a mutual breakup and we still are friends. I think I'm going to stay away from dating for awhile just because I need to work on myself so I can be my very best for the next I hope...
    nottheaveragegirl nottheaveragegirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I want, I want, I want.

    .. You to burn. Nah, I actually want human slaves.
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F 1 Response Oct 17

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    10 things that a woman needs from her man.

    1. Support- support eachothers goals and dreams and wishes 2. Compliments- tell her even if you think she knows 3. Recognition- say thank you for what she does 4. Listen- let her talk but you don't have to fix it. She just needs to vent. 5. Be a priority- things will come up...
    sml4 sml4 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 12

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    I really want to be happy.

    I have been on and off suicidal for years and not felt happiness in a true manor for all of that time except for half a year. Then there was those 2 weeks when my boyfriend came to Sweden to visit. Other than that time, no true happiness. I don't know why I still am depressed...
    bluecupcakes bluecupcakes 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 16

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    So finally yesterday I open my own bank account

    2 start saving money.. I have a bank acct with my husband, but since I want 2 get divorce in the future I need to prepared myself... The thing is now I'm feeling guilty ? I put only my daughter as the beneficiary. I put $250 now every month I'll deposit $200 didn't ask 4 a debit...
    Britefutureahead Britefutureahead 41-45, F 9 Responses Jan 16

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    There's always gonna be

    that one boy that makes your heart jump every time you see him... you think about him all day... you could talk to him forever and when you hear his voice you fall in love all over again... #imsorryformymistakeididn'tmeanwhatisaytoyoucanyouforiveme?
    ElizabethSwannTurner ElizabethSwannTurner 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 14

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    Today I did something I haven't done in a while.

    I searched my ex on Facebook. The ex that destroyed me two years ago. The ex that I hated with every fiber of my being. The ex that if murder was legal, he would be the first on my list. The ex that caused me so much heartbreak without an explanation. I searched him and I...
    nottheaveragegirl nottheaveragegirl 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 26

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    I long to be happy...

    Happy without the strings... Without cost Without permission Without limit Without guilt Without jealousy Without blame I long for a happiness unencumbered by such pain So I seek it not from others And allow myself to be As I nurture it to grow both limitless and free Now I...
    SoulJourner SoulJourner 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 14

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    So I feel like I've been

    so stressed and self pitying recently and that will he me nowhere- it's not going to get me overseas, it's not goin to get me a significant other, it's not going to get my schoolwork done to just mope around and wish someone loved me the way I want them to or that I had less...
    ginabytheway ginabytheway 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I generally want to be happy,

    i mean, real happy. Not just putting smile on my face for the sake of it
    TheKidInTheCorner TheKidInTheCorner 13-15, M Oct 15

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    I am determined to be cheerful

    and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F 6 Responses Jun 16

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    Such a dynamic statement.

    Simple, sure, but I doubt the achievement of it has been anything but simple. For anyone. How does one go about this then? When it's so ******* complicated to see the worth in each day. How?? I'm trying though. God knows I'm trying. The world dejects me to no end if I let it...
    Dan412 Dan412 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 11

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    My Wish.

    I have spent my whole life trying to fix things about me that i don't like. in my eyes i was never smart enough, never pretty enough, never good enough. but when i did well in school (smart) looked good (pretty), etc... i didn't feel good. there was always something that needed...
    em4040 em4040 16-17, F 7 Responses Nov 12, 2007

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    Fed Up Of Being Walked All Over.

    Hello everyone.I am a single parent to twin boys. Who are nearly 7. Iv been in a few relationships and have constantly been lied to cheated on and used. I have never enjoyed my own company. But I have been single for a while now and I'm now confused about what I want in life...
    Aaliyah1987 Aaliyah1987 26-30, F 19 Responses Nov 24, 2013

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    5 Rules To Stay Happy

    One day a farmerโ€™s donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally, he decided the animal was old, and the well needed to be covered up anyway; it just wasn't worth it to retrieve the donkey. He invited...
    handsomedavid handsomedavid 22-25, M 5 Responses Nov 7, 2012

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    Why Does it always have to be me.

    Compromising. Fulfilling promises. Making people happy. Being a sense of support. Don't I Deserve some of it too? Without having to ask for it. Please.
    DarkPrincess11 DarkPrincess11 18-21 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I still love him but

    now I am proud to say that I have accepted that we are really not meant to be. I don't want to cry anymore. I don't want to close myself in my room and think of him for hours. I'm tired of hoping. I'm tired of being lonely and sad. This is not me. The real me is that happy and...
    JustOrdinaryGirl JustOrdinaryGirl 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 18

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    Now, you're just another part of my past; a

    memory more faded every day. And someday, I'll find the one that I deserve, and he will make me the happiest girl in the world.
    smeckledorfed smeckledorfed 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 14

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    Great Short Story....Rich Man Vs. Happy Man.

    An American businessman was standing at the pier of a small coastal Mexican village when a small boat with just one fisherman docked. Inside the small boat were several large yellowfin tuna. The American complimented the Mexican on the quality of his fish. โ€œHow long it...
    1down5up 1down5up 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 27, 2013

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    The intersection of "Me

    and Now" ~ When we practice sport we practice for the game When we practice drama we practice for the stage, but to practice sitting meditation is to practice for life itselfโ€ฆ. I practice becoming aware of my own happiness I practice becoming aware of myself.... I...
    gsparky22 gsparky22 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 1

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    maybe one day, i'll be what you need.

    but don't wait too long.. because the day you want me maybe the day i finally give up. xoxo #ihopeit'snottoolate
    ElizabethSwannTurner ElizabethSwannTurner 18-21, F Oct 14

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    If you never make me laugh

    or even remotely make me crack a smile, I sure as hell won't let you make me cry. ๐Ÿ™…๐Ÿ™…๐Ÿ™…
    Tayns2010 Tayns2010 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    hayhaytaytay hayhaytaytay 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 21

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    While getting a massage at a spa I finally know

    what I want in life. That is to live life without fear for a while, on my own alone. I'm planning on running away but at my age it wouldn't be called running away wouldn't it? It would be called disappearing. I don't know how to do all this since I wanted to change the place I...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 7 Responses Oct 16

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    When Im sad I don't wont people to ask me whats

    wrong I just need them to just straight up hug me..
    Malia1010 Malia1010 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 17

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    Ignore me i don't care.

    I'm used to it anyways. I'm invisible. #imgettingonmytrack
    ElizabethSwannTurner ElizabethSwannTurner 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 17

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    Spencaa92 Spencaa92 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 18

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    Surrender to what is,

    Let go of what was, & always have faith in what will be
    ems177 ems177 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 23

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    crystalsparkles crystalsparkles 26-30, F 7 Responses Dec 15, 2013

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    I've been beaten, abused

    and bullied throughout my life. These things have caused me to go on a path of self distruction, for years I've struggled with depression, but i'm still here. There's one thing that I want, and that thing is true happiness, i'm in a better place then I have been in a long...
    hippiegirlxox hippiegirlxox 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 18

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    Trying to heal my scars from within.

    .. Praying daily for strength. I hope I become successful after all the wrong I've done. People think I'm crazy but I think my mind is beautiful. I'm tired of looking for acceptance. I have to want to be happy I have no other choice
    Toocrazy4u Toocrazy4u 18-21 Oct 11

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    Today my family had a party

    and my friend who lives over an hour away came. When she left, she texted me and said I'm one of her favorite people ever and that she wished she could hang out with me more often. That made me feel warm and fuzzy inside. It's things like this that help heal the wounds.
    Lithium619 Lithium619 18-21, F Dec 22, 2013

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    Guess what? I decided to be happy.

    I will strive to be a good person. Say bye to the broken sickening part of my soul. Despite being fully aware that i was a raging *****, and that theres hardly some1 would be tolerant for the plots and schemes i did, i decided to forgive myself. Coz i realized one thing, the...
    alwaysforget alwaysforget 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 23

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