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I Want to Have a Happy Life

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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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    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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    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 26-30, M Sep 3, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    I honestly cant stand the way people look at me,

    they look at me and see a ****, I don't see why, ive never slept with anyone, im still young. I have large boobs and a big butt, but that does not mean I fool around with every girl I see. If I did do that why would I be sad sometimes? I smile a fake smile all the time trying...
    Yumi679 Yumi679 13-15, F Mar 16

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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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    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, 2014

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

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    like now i have forgotten
    ConfusedPsychopath ConfusedPsychopath 18-21, M 12 hrs ago

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    What kind of life do you live? We all have similarities no matter where we are, what culture we are part of. I think it's good to hear & interesting to see what lives so others...
    DearSugar DearSugar 26-30, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm all ready to move to university next week, I'm ready to sort my diet out, my exercise. I have everything I need, I'm just a little anxious about meeting new people.
    uberfuzz uberfuzz 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    But that's mad hard when you don't have money these days ahaaha in all honesty living life to the fullest requires maaaad cash money.
    Honestyispolicy100 Honestyispolicy100 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I want to be happy and enjoy the short time I have to spend with the ones I love and doing the things I love. I also want to have as much experience as I can. I have only one life...
    babysaurus babysaurus 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I feel a gnawing emptyness, again. I have to start bring myself, again.
    jjaynes01 jjaynes01 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    L - living I - isn't F - ******* E - easy That's what life is.
    ImAlivingParadox ImAlivingParadox 18-21, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Life processes may cease to work at anytime. So don't take yourself for granted. Live every moment as you wish. Don't procrastinate any good moments
    IamPUSHPAK IamPUSHPAK 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    LiFe iS tOo ShoRt njOy it, beForE ur TimE gEts over..
    MysteriousLion MysteriousLion 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I really want to be that teenage girl that goes to party's and all that stuff but I'm a good Christian girl and I don't want to change that
    brooklynturner brooklynturner 16-17, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm lonely I've been use to doing things with people my whole life and now being independent is hard I hardly spend time at home my home doesn't feel cosy a bit like a garage to...
    freefalling123 freefalling123 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I'm in a physically abusive relationship and I have a friend in narcotics. I want to find somebody who can help me start a better, more exciting life. I'm in UK.
    UnderASpell UnderASpell 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 20

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    "He's not perfect. You aren't either, and the two of you will never be perfect. But if he can make you laugh at least once, causes you to think twice, and if he admits to being...
    Oceans42 Oceans42 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    ....all I ever wished for is to live a simple life with the one I love....am I wishing for too much??!!??
    Xaara Xaara 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Love tattoos on a woman very sexy x I have many tattoos and enjoyed tattooing in my day
    Vickinlondon Vickinlondon 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 18

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    It doesn't matter anyway because I'm like a walking dead. EP is my thoughts and my life outside of it is nothing but a rotten corpse.
    catacomb catacomb 66-70 1 Response Aug 18

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    Life begins at the end of our comfort zone. Going sky diving again.
    Hornesty Hornesty 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I have the Someone I Love part, but we've yet to start our life together....
    JulietteLilyhammer JulietteLilyhammer 26-30, F Aug 16

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    I want a good peaceful life with a good wife and eventually have kids, I don't know all the details of what life I would want it to be, but that's mostly because I'm adaptable and...
    anon8369 anon8369 31-35, M Aug 16

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    Who am I allowed to be with when I have sons who believe their protection which I see as suffocation, get upset when a gentleman passes the time of day with me.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 16

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    As I always say live life like you stole it! It's like owning a really nice car what good is it if you don't drive it? I recently made a big commitment in my life and loving every...
    k5rjtxj k5rjtxj 26-30, M Aug 16

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    "I don't believe in heaven or hell. I don't know if I believe in god. All I know is that as an individual, I won't allow this life - the only thing I know to exist - to be wasted...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    So to this end, I get a phone call from my brother yesterday. He had tried to reach me several times during the day but I was at work. We are very close he and I. His tone when we...
    Chrye Chrye 51-55, F 7 Responses Aug 15

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    I want to buy a van and explore the world with my friends. And meet amazing people.
    ragiem ragiem 18-21 1 Response Aug 12

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    Yeah that would be good! I don't socialise much. I'm kinda stuck where I live due to work and family commitments. I have contact with family and friends via social networks but I'm...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    Im tired of living under my parents unfair ruling !
    SebasF13 SebasF13 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 12

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    dream big start small act now
    DunklinMaster DunklinMaster 18-21, M Aug 12

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    I really want to. I see my friends having fun, living their lives with boyfriends and girlfriends and they seem to follow the idea of "life is short to be too serious" and I'm...
    ThatGirl290399 ThatGirl290399 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    Just agreed to start the process of a divorce. She was throwing up about an hour later and then wanted to talk when I was in our daughters room. Strangely the conversation ended...
    ariesjd ariesjd 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I feel like I'm going to be unable to live life to the fullest, because I'm scared I'll be held back. I'm inspired by the book/film, "Into the Wild", to go out on my own adventure...
    Triforce184 Triforce184 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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