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I Want to Have a Happy Life

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    Don't we all? After all the drama of recent

    years, all I want is happiness... Karen x
    KarenDurose KarenDurose 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 22

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    Reminder

    There are days when I Wake up Happy There are days When I wake up Sad Before it gets too much to handle I jst have to remind myself Thats its just one of those days.
    pisces1987 pisces1987 26-30, F Aug 29, 2009

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    True Happiness

    My definition of happiness definitely does not fit the point of view that society wants me to accept. I don't care about having lots of money, a nice house with a white picket fence, 2.5 kids, a nice car or cool things. I don't need to have a high paying job and social status or...
    contacthigh contacthigh 26-30, M May 9, 2013

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    I Want My Money Back!

    i want my money back! after all the crap i have been through i better end up happy, or some ones gettin their *** kicked!!
    LoveISHateHateISLove LoveISHateHateISLove 13-15, F Mar 8, 2011

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    Always thought the choice between being happy

    for yourself and giving up the things we want to make others happy was such a fine line. I wanted to have a great life just being happy doing what I love to do but other see that as being selfish. I just want the best for my family and also my future family, but I don't want to...
    enoch1005 enoch1005 22-25, M Sep 3

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    30 Something? Meet Depression!

    May 2nd, 2007 30 something? Meet Depression! I don't know if "Depression" likes people in their 30's, but I have never met so many people who are depressed until now....cause I'm 33 and my friends are mostly 30 and up. I used to be depressed at 24 caused I graduated...
    nourradiance nourradiance 36-40, F Aug 15, 2007

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    3 Steps To Happy Life

    1. Do not stress yourself with useless people who do not even deserve to be an issue in your life 2. Never invest too much emotion at one thing because if you do, you will end up hurting yourself. and lastly 3. Learn to live life without worries. SMILE :) :)
    clairezky clairezky 18-21, F May 15, 2013

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    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 20, 2012

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    Get Out of Discontent

    A friend of mine asked me two days ago. "Are you content with your life right now?" I told her, I've never been more content. The truth is I am content with the big picture of life. The checks and balances make life worth living. But that is not to say, that I don't have...
    nourradiance nourradiance 36-40, F Feb 28, 2008

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    To Be Happy Is...

          To be happy is to be happy with being sad, part of the time.  People has developed all the wrong ideas about happiness, sadness and depression.  It is impossible to be happy all the time.     If we can accept that life has its...
    nourradiance nourradiance 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 12, 2009

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    Lately I have been feeling really fed up and depressed. I feel that both family and friends hate me being happy or having a life of my own. My parents are both really ill and have...
    galaxy3 galaxy3 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I like to be happy, I like making people happy. I like laughing and cracking jokes, and in return see the smiles on the faces of others. I try to be good and ignore the bad parts...
    RuneK RuneK 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Life isn’t fair, but it’s still good. When in doubt, just take the next small step. Life is too short – enjoy it. Your job won’t take care of you when you are sick. Your...
    fiestychica fiestychica 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 25

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    Eee whats this..Im feeling calm and full of hope hmm actually feel a little happy lol marriage life may be good for me he he
    Anna85xo Anna85xo 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 3

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    Stop thinking about anything that would disappoint you! Move on its just one life and you don't really know what might happen tomorrow, or after tomorrow or million years from now...
    Lummaa Lummaa 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I just wanted to do every thing i love to do. Be happy with my family and travel to see the world. Be with someone i love and who loves me;)
    bing26 bing26 26-30, F Sep 30

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    "Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.." Abraham Lincoln
    DelightedRaj DelightedRaj 31-35 Sep 27

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    Pursuit for happiness... I was born in Yugoslavia, communist country which doesn't exist anymore. Went trough war while I was teenager, and lost my dad which committed suicide...
    Zpirit1978 Zpirit1978 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    You're born here,go to school,college and then comes job,money,love,sex,blah blah,get kids,take responsibilities,make it through life,day by day,and then get old,and then one fine...
    ihopeichangeforthebetter ihopeichangeforthebetter 18-21, M 4 Responses Oct 10

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    October 21st 2014 Do you ever just sit down and think. Do you ever just sit down and think how pathetic yet how beautiful life can be?. Do you ever think what is the reason behind...
    UN3P0KEN UN3P0KEN 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm not always sure just what this means, but life is something yo be grasped hold of with passion. It is the best chance of challenging how the Gods think of you! A full life is...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F Sep 26

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    Life is a blink of an eye where as far as our memories can go is the last thing we have.Time is relative,we keep what really matters to us so it is important to make the now counts...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 28

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    How do you live life to the fullest? I take life too seriously and many people say that to me, even though i dislike human interaction (hence why im on here to share my pathetic...
    Qcf257 Qcf257 18-21, M Oct 8

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    I moved from a beautiful, yet emotionally toxic, hometown to a loud, busy, not pretty big city. I've been here 15 years. While I'm glad I'm here and not in my hometown, I feel like...
    noplacetobreathe noplacetobreathe 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 10

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    I am someone who likes to go deep into things that matter to me. It was education (it never ends) first, then it was sports, then there was philosophy, then there was work, then...
    Unlearn Unlearn 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    For nearly 27 years Ive worked for the same company and have worked long hours (55+ hrs weeks) and often 6 days a week. I love what I do and am very well paid for my work...
    lonelyguy375 lonelyguy375 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 17

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    #YOLO #YouOnlyLiveOnce I will live my life to the fullest, so staying here in #EP that can suck out of your life while waiting would be a dislike! Hehe Kidding aside: We should...
    msgrateful msgrateful 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” ― Albert Einstein
    DelightedRaj DelightedRaj 31-35 Sep 26

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    “You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.” ― H.L. Mencken
    DelightedRaj DelightedRaj 31-35 1 Response Sep 26

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    Eating cake in the bathtub: If this isn't living life to the fullest, I'm not sure what the hell is.
    TubbyPlumpton TubbyPlumpton 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 30

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    Get up and grab your problems by the horns and beat the crap out of them! You only live one life, don't waste it feeling overwhelmed by anything. Go on and have a wonderful day...
    Latinloverguy Latinloverguy 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 2

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    No one knows my true life only little of it
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    There are only two things that can help in having a fulfilling life You and others
    MsMightyMe MsMightyMe 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 11

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    Do you ever think about life and how one day it's gonna end for you so nothing really matters in the end that mattered to you then 😪
    SassyTheBro SassyTheBro 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 15

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    At three I couldnt have been happier. At six I never knew any better. At nine I was making best of everything. At thirteen I was obsessed with vanity. At fifteen I was confused...
    faeryfire faeryfire 70+, F 1 Response Oct 16

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    I have realized now that I spend way too much time thinking. I'm always worrying about something, no matter how chill might seem on the outside. I really want to enjoy my life more...
    alhsya02 alhsya02 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I learned today that life is just opportunity and we are asleep into we realize it and that we all just need to wake up..... Why can't I? Why can't we wake up?
    EverChangingMind EverChangingMind 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    NO WAY Normal is boring A normal life would be boring I could not go for normal
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    LIfe is beautiful :) keep smiling :)
    friendcool friendcool 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    If you want to know more about me, then you can speak to me in person. My profile gives a genral idea of who I am. If anyone wants to know more, then they'll have to ask me...
    anotherpasserby anotherpasserby 16-17, F Oct 13

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    If you take the time to notice, my experiences and questions are created in the hope that you will question all that you've been taught to believe. Sometimes I joke, but...
    QuiriousMe QuiriousMe 41-45, F 5 Responses Oct 15

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    I want to get away. But don't have money to travel.
    ludy1990 ludy1990 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Hi, everyone says that smoking pot will make have bad grades and be unsuccessful in life, but for me it's done the exact opposite. I'd like to here what you guys have to say
    bmxskater28 bmxskater28 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    i want to have no regrets. so far, so good :)
    artandtravel artandtravel 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    If you have a week off, would you: 1. Visit your loved one (who could NOT take time off from work) in a boring desert state in the US. 2. Solo adventure trip to somewhere you...
    suryothai suryothai 36-40 1 Response Sep 25

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    My idea (things to change) is lose 30ib, more good friends and more money on my dads page so me and mom don't have to wipe butts for living :) (my dad is under payed)
    ForeverAutumnsLove ForeverAutumnsLove 16-17, F Oct 13

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    Fall has been late in arriving to the lower Hudson River valley this year…..colors are now here and some leaves falling; indoor plants that have been summering outdoors are back...
    flip420 flip420 46-50, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm not going to be spending time on "real-time" chats in the mornings and afternoons, Mon-Fri, from now on. I know that many people simply won't talk unless someone's "green...
    ladymaverick31 ladymaverick31 31-35, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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