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"I'm trying to remember a happier time.
Tags:board game, board games, board-game, board-games, life, living, lives, snakes and ladders, chutes and ladders, misery, miserable, pessimistic, morose, toy, toys, unhappy, unhappiness, sad, depress, depressed, depressing, challenge, challenges, trial, trials, sadness, slide, slides, chutes, negative
"Let's face it. The only play you've ever liked is 'Stop the World - I Want to Get Off.'"
Tags:play, plays, grump, grumps, grumpy, grumpiness, cynic, cynics, cynical, downer, downers, depressed, depressing, depression, hard to please, difficult to please, play, plays, playhouse, playhouses, mood, moods, moody, moodiness, picky, pickiness, high standards, standard, standards, bicker, bickers, bickering, fight, fights, fighting, argument, arguments, arguing
"Fellow M.B.A. graduates of the Class of '91—hey, what can I say?"
Tags:mba, mbas, m.b.a., m.b.a.s, business masters, masters in business administration, graduate, graduates, graduation, graduating, graduation ceremony, graduation ceremonies, depression, depressed, depressing, useless, useless degree, useless degrees, recession, recessions, crash, crashes, market crash, market crashes
"I envy you—laughing all day long, and being paid for it, too!"
Tags:laugh, laughs, laughing, cartoonist, cartoonists, professional, professionals, pro, pros, make a living, makes a living, making a living, freelancer, freelancers, freelancing, funny, humor, humorist, humorists, humour, envy, envies, envying, perception, perceptions, perceive, perceives, perceiving, laugh, laughs, laughing, unrealistic, depressed, depression, sad, sadness, melancholy, melancholic, anxiety, anxieties, anxious, anxiousness, reality
"Having a bad life? Don't worry. It'll pass."
"Weltschmerz? Is that like the flu?"
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"It's a balloon reminder that all joy is fleeting."
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Brad! Who's that singer I cry to when I'm drunk?
Tags:drunk, drunks, drunken, drunkenly, cry, cries, crying, sob, sobs, sobbing, emotional, emotions, song, songs, singer, singers, singing, identity, identities, couple, couples, identify, identifies, identifying, sad song, sad songs, lonely, loneliness, sad drunk, sad drunks, depressed, depression, depressing, musician, musicians, favorite musician, favourite musician, singer-songwriter, singer-songwriters, tearful, tearfully, tear up, tears up, tearing up
"Perhaps you should limit yourself to one Krugman column a week."
"It's O.K. I've got it."
'Well, it's common for folks to feel a sense of doom in the fall. The shorter days, falling leaves, dank weather can all trigger a case of the blues.'
'And everybody expects me to be happy, which only makes things worse!'
"So, are you here alone?"
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"I hate what we've become."
Tags:devil, devils, satan, hell, the after life, punishments, regret, regrets, regretful, life choice, life choice, bad decision, bad decisions, remorse, remorseful, depressed, depressing, dissatisfied, dissatisfaction, criminal, criminals, disappointment, disappointing, disappointments, disappointed
"I don't mean to make you miserable on purpose, it just happens in the normal course of my behavior."
Tags:husband, husbands, wife, wives, married life, married couple, married couples, marital problem, marital problems, miserable, unhappy marriage, unhappy marriages, incompatible, incompatibility, misery, misery loves company, depression, depressed, bad relationship, bad relationships, personality clash, personality clashes
"Read it in the hollow, affectless voice of a man with nothing left to lose, Daddy."
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"You're sad about the wrong things, Albert."
Tags:sad, sadness, depression, depressed, depress, depressing, unhappy, unhappiness, date, dates, boyfriend, boyfriends, girlfriends, husband, husbands, wife, wives, married life, consoling, sympathetic ear, sympathetic ears, sympathising, sympathizing, sensitive, sensitivity, sensitiveness, mental health, mental state
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What They Brought to the Table
Tags:thanksgiving, pot luck, pot luck meal, pot luck meal, pot luck dinner, pot luck dinners, potluck, potlucks, bring-and-share, party, parties, partying, dinner party, dinner parties, unhappy, unhappiness, depressed, depression, tension, tensions, dysfunction, dysfunctional families, resentment, buried resentments, emotion, emotions, emotional, upset, upsets, upsetting
"You seem depressed."
"Only time can heal a broken heart, Brenda, and fortunately I have the time, every Thursday at three o'clock."
Tags:broken heart, broken hearts, heartbreak, heartbroken, dumped, therapist, therapists, therapy, mental health, anxiety, anxieties, stress, stressed, psychology, psychologist, psychologists, psychiatry, psychiatry, psychiatrist, psychiatrists, counselor, counselors, counsellor, counsellors, counselling, counseling, grieve, grieving, grievance, depressed, depression
"Ah! Here it is!"
"Really, Mr. Schwatz, I haven't been that unsuccessful with the psychoanalysis."