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I Wish I Was Happy With Myself

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    I Am Happy

    People go in search of happiness their whole lives. But when do we know when we have found happiness. We simply decide. Therefore. I am happy.
    ArdenBennett ArdenBennett 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 13, 2012

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    I Don't Know If I Ever Will Be

    I wish I was happy with myself.  I wish I could be happy.  I wish I could be proud of myself, even though I have nothing to be proud of anyways.  I don't know if I'll ever understand why I'm still here on earth, and why I'm not burning in hell like the rest of...
    FallingStarr FallingStarr 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 23, 2010

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    I Wish I Could Love Myself

    everyday something happens to me and start thinking that why I am here right now.
    tyranicki2 tyranicki2 16-17, F Nov 9, 2013

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    More and more I find myself wondering

    why I can't stand the thought of ME. It's a very hard thing to come to grips with.
    theluckyduck theluckyduck 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    Shipwrecked

    You know, I don't think I've ever been at a place of truly being happy with who I am. There are times where I'm hilarious and easy to get along with. I make tons of friends and am almost never shy. But after the social interactions fade and I find myself at my apartment alone I...
    sethberto sethberto 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 18, 2012

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    I Know It's Bad...

    I know it's bad that I hate my body and hate the way that I have to lie to everyone for them to accept me. I've tried to show them myself and instead got shunned, so I know that I can't be that person...not for a while at least.... I know it's bad that I want to be but skin and...
    Lonliness Lonliness 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 27, 2010

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    Overall It's Not Bad, But Every Day It's Unbearable!

    I know that most of what I am saying and feeling can be blamed on my age and the fact that I am "hormonal". I know what everyone would tell me (if I said anything) that I have so much going for me and I am so beautiful...etc. I know that I am fortunate and privileged, but I am...
    IwishIwasideal IwishIwasideal 13-15, F Jul 16, 2012

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    I Really Am Not…

    I hate the way I look, I hate the way I dress & I hate the way I am! I have low self esteem, lack of confident and get the stares every single day. I always focus on the negative things about me and never think of the positive. People who know me will find it hard to believe I...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 10, 2013

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    Lost It!

    I was committing my life to education and research to assist individuals with learning disabilities or inadequate primary educations. I had a manic episode, had all my best friends at the time turn their backs on me, got kicked out of my place, and due to living circumstances had...
    tsalmavet tsalmavet 18-21, M Feb 19, 2012

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    I Am Glad That The One Thing I Am Most Unhappy With

    is something I can definitely change, if I'll just stick with it.I am talking about the fact that I am unhappy with my lack of enough muscularity (not enough muscles). I AM fairly strong, already, and have been working out (discontinuously) for about 3 years, now, but am still...
    GodsLovedMan GodsLovedMan 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 28, 2012

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    I Just Feel It.

    I just dont want to go to sleep or wake up. Im lonely. Im alone. I dont feel pretty, or like a good person. Im going through the motions, not really living sometimes.
    narratorwithoutstory narratorwithoutstory 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 19, 2010

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    I'm Just Not...

    I'm not really sure why. I know there's a lot of things about me that are really awesome, but I just don't feel like thats good enough. Not good enough for other people or myself. Most of the time I'm really hard on myself if I did something wrong, or made a mistake. I just am...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F 7 Responses Jan 5, 2009

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    I am happy with myself, even if they are many things which I want to improve, to me, improvement starts with being happy now and cultivating an overflow of self-love. Two articles...
    Taurusedi Taurusedi 31-35, M Jul 5

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    Unlike a lot of people on ep I'm happy👌
    yourbestnig yourbestnig 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    I use to be such a depressed person but i found my inner happiness and i love life now. I'm so blessed to have my family and friends who are always there for me and my wonderful bf...
    sweetlikesuga sweetlikesuga 26-30, F Jul 7

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    I'm like 15 and currently 290 pounds and I eat a lot of food all the time ever since I was like 9 I are whole pizzas. I want to gain lots of weight till I'm so big I can barley...
    Gainerguy Gainerguy 16-17 1 Response Jul 15

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    sweet dream holding me with soft cloud arms, its grip so tight i can't move…but its alright. i can't breathe…but its ok. I'm floating…and my body is numb…but this is where...
    ADRASTEIA ADRASTEIA 26-30, F Jul 21

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    Why should I not be? 😂😂😂😂😂
    flyoffsomewhere flyoffsomewhere 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I've always had issues with my weight, always felt fat and wished i were skinnier. But when i finally felt i was coping with it well I gained 15 pounds in 7 months.
    CassieWithAnO CassieWithAnO 13-15, F Jul 10

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    My husband and I have been married for 2 years now. We have a 1 year old son. I am a stay at home wife/mom, 22 years old..... I am not happy with my husband and i's...
    S9402045 S9402045 22-25, F Jul 13

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    I am dissatisfied with myself. I work too hard and missed out on my childhood. Though I was a popular kid in high school I never visited parties. Instead, I constantly dedicated...
    choppamonsta1 choppamonsta1 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    i am recently divorced . been with the guy 8 years or so. it is so easy to find a guy to date... the guy falls for you quick so you give your best to the relationship... then he...
    VictoriaRRose VictoriaRRose 26-30, F Jul 1

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    I am 26 yrs old and I was born with a cleft palate and cleft lip on my left side. Like many here I experienced bullying, social isolation and discrimination in the job market. I...
    giggles8722 giggles8722 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    When I was 10 I learned to play with myself And once I got it done I did it off and on for hours after that day I did it almost every night when I was suppose to be asleep
    msjayy msjayy 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 20

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    I feel very bored with myself. Lately I feel like I've lost me zeal for live. I have stopped living and started just passing through. Surviving life instead of living. I see others...
    flowerloverxxv flowerloverxxv 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    As long as I can remember I have always been the one that everyone picked on and made fun of. Because of that I learned to withdraw within myself and keep everything inside, never...
    chadjunk chadjunk 46-50, M a week ago

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    I am 16 and was diagnosed with cronic Endo and have few treatment options due to Vonwillabrand blood condition. I feel like I'm trapped and I feel like my life's in a downward...
    MeaB98 MeaB98 16-17, F Jul 14

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    I was involved with the mother of a friend of mine. He never found out. It was very complicated because she became a widow suddenly. It was all very tragic. I know that it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 18

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    Really I'm still in shock and I haven't really figured out how to feel about this yet. Maybe talking about it here will help. I'll start from the beginning with how I met and...
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    Happy birthday to former First Lady Nancy Reagan, wow she's 93 today! Happy birthday in Heaven to talk show, giant Merv Griffin. Happy Happy to singers Gene Chandler and Bill Haley...
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    Wishing all my muslim friends a very happy Eid, I Syawwal I435 Hijriyyah.
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    Happy birthday to President George W. Bush who is 68 today. Happy birthday to Sly Stallone who is also 68 today. Happy birthday to actress Janet Leigh in Heaven :) .
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    Happy birthday in Heaven to the great actor Charles Laughton. I would recommend such movies as Witness For the Prosecution, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, This Land Is Mine and...
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    Happy birthday in Heaven to the great character actor Thomas Mitchell. The amount of great movies this man made is endless. If your going to see one Mitchell film it would have to...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Jul 11

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    Happy birthday in Heaven to actress Barbara Stanwyck. She was a wonderful actress, Stella Dallas and Double Indemnity are must sees. An early birthday greeting to James Cagney...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Jul 16

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    Happy birthday to singers Cat Stevens and Kay Starr. Ernest Hemingway the author was also born today in 1899.
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Jul 21

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    Happy Birthday to the great character actor Walter Brennan who was born on this date in 1894. My favorite Brennan movies include To Have and Have Not with Bogart and Bacall. Also...
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    Happy birthday to the wonderful actress Olivia DeHavilland who is 98 today. I would recommend The film The Strawberry Blonde, Olivia is so sweet in there. http://www.tcm.com...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Happy birthday to hall of fame relief pitcher Rich Goose Gossage.
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    Happy birthday Ringo Starr. Also born on this date orchestra leader Doc Severinsen of jazz fame, singer Mary Ford and pitcher Satchel Paige.
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 7

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    Happy birthday to actor Tom Hanks and singer Ed Aames. You must listen to the Aames classic tune: My cup runneth over.
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Jul 9

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    Happy birthday Harrison Ford, Julius Caesar and DiDi Conn from Grease. Beauty school drop out, go back to high school :) .
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    Happy Birthday Mama. Gone two years and I think of you everyday. I miss calling you for....everything.
    littlechief79 littlechief79 31-35, F Jul 16

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    Happy birthday Alexander the great, 356 bc.
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    Happy Birthday to former lost in space star Mark Goddard.
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    Happy 58th birthday to Olympic champion and figure skater Dorothy Hamill. You made America proud.
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    yay:) after 1 month of fasting! Happy Eid Mubarak 1435 H everyone:)
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    Eid Mubarak to the EP Ummah! :D In Sha Allah you will all have a happy Eid 1435, but I do ask that even after Ramadan, do not forget about our brothers and sisters in Gaza that...
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