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A Happier Man, Issue #62-- Successful 2016
December 28, 2016

Issue # 62

Successful 2016

I had a very successful 2016. It was one of the best years of my life. And I have had some great years.

In 1983 I broke out my shell in high school and started college. In 1987 I had a lot of fun working as a co-op student earning money, becoming a good engineer and having a lot of fun in my spare time. In 1988 I graduated college and had great time. In 1992 I become very good with the ladies and met my future wife. In 1994 and 1998 I had my children. In 2000 I got a great job. In 2007 I found the courage to leave my wife. In 2012 I got the best job of my life. In 2013 I finally found a way to successfully deal with my ex-wife and get her out of my life.

All great years. All had something special.

But what was missing in those years was sustained success and continuous happiness.

I reflect back on those years and there was a great event in each of them, sometimes multiple great events like 1987 and 1992. But there was still something missing.

The missing ingredient in a successful year is multiple memorable events, continuous happiness and the confidence that the following years can be just as good.

There might have been an extremely great event like the birth of my children, but as you know, the day to day life when you have children is not one of happiness and joy, but one of day to day exhaustion and toil mixed in with joyful experiences and some satisfaction.

In 1992 I was in the best shape of my life, was doing well at work, had a lot of fun with my friends, had sex with beautiful girls with no strings attached and met my future wife.

But I also was bored with my job, had extreme aches and pains from over training, could not go out in the evening alone, still had body image issues, would get upset if I spent a weekend night at home and felt the societal guilt to give up my fun playboy lifestyle and settle down.

What was missing was the consistent happiness that I have now.

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Successful 2016

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