Story archives - tag: "happiness"

Scott

The scar on my wrist reminds me that I was once very sad but now the ring on my finger tells me it is possible to be happy, very happy.

tags: depression suicide happiness marriage reminder [add]

2013-11-20 07:32:58 / Rating: 364.5 /

LBriers

My dad's last note to me was "Always hear the music in your life."

tags: dad death love life happiness note [add]

2010-02-25 08:04:29 / Rating: 767 /

Annie

Waking up four hours later in the hospital after I had overdosed on Tylenol, I was so happy to be alive that I thought I was cured.

tags: suicide attempted suicide happiness cure [add]

2010-02-17 15:58:37 / Rating: 470 /

Madeline

Years from now, when we fix up our own home together, I'll recall the night we wandered through Home Depot and spent 20 minutes in the doorbell section listening carefully to each one.

tags: college first house happiness doorbells laughing [add]

2010-01-07 11:24:32 / Rating: 709.75 /

City Girl

A man was abusing his dog so I stole the dog, got arrested and fought a legal battle, and now every night when the dog jumps in bed with me I know it was worth it.

tags: animals abuse happiness little mutt dogs understanding judges [add]

2009-12-07 16:50:52 / Rating: 1741.75 /

Tom

From the moment her arms wrapped around my chest and her head found its place against my shoulder, I knew beyond a doubt that I would never think of five feet as too short ever again.

tags: hug comfort height warmth happiness satisfaction [add]

2008-07-18 01:31:48 / Rating: 3534.5 /

BigSis

Mom and Dad were separated prematurely as teenagers by her father, and it took a lifetime, several marriages and children for them to find each other again and be happy.

tags: marriage separation love happiness children [add]

2008-01-18 10:51:49 / Rating: 712.75 /

That one guy

The girl I've had a crush on for six years asked me for advice and I told her to stay with her boyfriend because I knew that would make her happy.

tags: love happiness regret [add]

2007-10-03 10:06:39 / Rating: 920.75 /

This is me

Much like the song written by "Garbage," I am always happy when it rains.

tags: rain life happiness music [add]

2007-08-21 09:58:37 / Rating: 623.25 /

Holly

He knows to keep an eye on my hands, as the length of my finger nails is in direct proportion to how content I am with my life.

tags: habit quirk content love fiance happiness signs body language [add]

2007-07-20 15:44:40 / Rating: 832.75 /

Employed

As I search for my 5th job in 14 months, I realize I'll never know what I want to be when I grow up.

tags: employment happiness change [add]

2007-04-27 16:33:47 / Rating: 469 /

Serena

I love my cars so much I run them into other objects so I never have to share.

tags: humor selfish life happiness joy love [add]

2007-04-03 14:42:02 / Rating: 711.25 /