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I Want to Have a Happy Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 214 People

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

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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

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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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    Hey i have no life I never graduated, never had a prom, never had some cute love story happen in my life, even though i have my true love... we never had a nice cute story though...
    beckybecks224 beckybecks224 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Hello. So I am a medical student in my 2nd year (2/5) having already graduated with a biology degree. So far I have really not enjoyed medicine. I have really struggled going from...
    Tonks90 Tonks90 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 5

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    Isn't the name of this group redundant? We all have a life outside EP. What changes is our degrees of satisfaction with it.
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    One of my biggest fears is that I will look back at my life with regret. I am only 20 years old and there is so much that I want to do and so many places that I want to see. I want...
    WhoAmI77 WhoAmI77 18-21, F 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    When I'm old I want to look back at my life and be happy with it. I'm tired of living in this small town I live in. I go to school, come home and do nothing and then the next day I...
    alliesmiles alliesmiles 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 14

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    life at the moment has its special moments like dining out with family going to the cinema swimming and the theater . These are the times which will stay in my heart as happy...
    scoobie2412 scoobie2412 41-45, F a week ago

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    I’ve learned-that you cannot make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to them.I’ve learned-that no matter how much I care...
    Girlwithbrains Girlwithbrains 18-21, F 11 Responses Dec 6

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    A murder has happened recently in a building that I used to go to for work purposes, which makes me feel close to the ‘scene’ and more disgusted by the crime, because I am...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 6 Responses Dec 12

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    All future possibilities collapse to one unstoppable unchanged ultimate reality: DEATH A heart transplant cannot save your life. It just allows you to live longer. The risks of...
    susipsikopat susipsikopat 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 18

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    I don't know what to do with my life anymore. I just feel as if life is passing by and I'm not doing anything with it. Another year has passed by and I haven't done anything...
    deepu101 deepu101 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    So here's the deal; I'm an idealist, not a perfectionist, but an idealist (there's a difference, well to me at least). Ever since I was a kid I promised myself I won't turn out...
    Offing Offing 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    Being homeschooled has changed my life in many ways. However,all of my family have attended or are still attending public school. They still look down on me for this. I understand...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    There are so many angles to this one. How does one start to live life to the fullest? What does it even mean? You could ask everyone the same question and get a different answer...
    TheGreatLeveler TheGreatLeveler 26-30, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    this is the new year will I will make a change in my life. I will stop being that person hat gets held back by tough choices. I will no longer be indecisive. I will know what I...
    ThePixie123 ThePixie123 16-17, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Sometime I feel like I am trapped in my own prison that built by my own choices. I do nothing now but go to work, come home, eat, shower go to bed, get up early, go to work again...
    LarryLife LarryLife 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 11

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    I just read that the best gift you could ever give anyone is your time. This is because the time we have to spend on earth is limited. Therefore, don't waste your time worrying...
    4everoptie 4everoptie 16-17, F Dec 13

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    So who is stopping you ??? just me, no one is stopping me or pulling me back. we may have not chosen ever turn on my life, but we always have a choice . i just want to move...
    amazingmike amazingmike 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 18

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    A battle against depression is a journey to regain one's vitality. There was once a time where enjoyment and contentment were natural experiences. I have since found myself forcing...
    asnplaysrugby asnplaysrugby 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 29

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    arentwe all?but I feel like my life its missing something I need to find it
    Darlinghton Darlinghton 18-21, M Dec 2

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    Live life fully while you're here. Experience everything. Take care of yourself and your friends. Have fun, be crazy, be weird. Go out and screw up! You're going to anyway, so you...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 4 Responses Dec 11

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    If we have been pleased with life, we should not be displeased with death, since it comes from the hand of the same master.
    BlueFairy09 BlueFairy09 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 18

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    I want to get past my illnesses and issues so that I can make a difference in this world...I want to feel free.
    xNihilityx xNihilityx 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 18

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    how do I live life to the fullest?
    ThePixie123 ThePixie123 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 18

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    I want to commit suicide.....
    suicidelgirl suicidelgirl 13-15, F 6 Responses Dec 7

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    But I have PTSD... This makes it hard to even go outside. Be alone in a room. Or talk to anyone. Ehhhh, but **** happens.
    perilousindenvers perilousindenvers 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    I'm off and on here when I find the time....If you don't see me for a couple of days don't worry I'm more than likely just busy with day to day life....I do my best to make some...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M Dec 12

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    Aren’t you amazed with the universe? You know, every time I look to the stars I feel a different emotion, I can’t even look at them for too long in an open sky and without...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 3 Responses Dec 18

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    I wanna live like there's no tomorrow n run away but I have no money n nobody to run away with :/
    lilemogurl1408 lilemogurl1408 13-15, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    DON'T LET YOURSELF GET STOCK IN WISHING, PLANNING, HOPPING, PRAYING, WAITING FOR THE PERFECT TIME... GET OUT & TAKE CONSISTENT & PROGRESSIVE ACTION, ONLY THEN WOULD THE SEEMINGLY...
    HananAquarius HananAquarius 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 2

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    Procrastination is my thing. I'm good at it too.
    summerray summerray 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 4

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    In my culture/family beliefs (we're from Trinidad) If someone attempts to commit suicide but it wasn't their time to go we believe that they won't succeed in doing so. For example...
    3dayweekend 3dayweekend 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    i got a B for my bio exam.. feel sol proudd :) this goes for a celebration with the besties!!
    saraah3210 saraah3210 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 11

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    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 13

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    Waiting in the airport for a delayed flight....I'm bored , tired , hungry , annoyed
    beginswithanE beginswithanE 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 16

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    I love my family ...my daughters and grandchildren are wonderful and anytime I feel down all I need to do is think of the blessing Bestowed upon me!
    Cyndie67 Cyndie67 46-50, F 2 Responses Dec 19

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    So that's exactly what ma do " smoke weed everyday"
    FUKUStuidHoe FUKUStuidHoe 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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