The responsibility to be someone else's everything is far to great for any common person to handle. God is our everything. To be happy we must change our mindset to be one that takes pleasure in the things from above. Only then can we have true happiness.
One of the things I like to say to myself is: You can't be better than your best. I try to give it my all, no matter what it is and reserve a little bit extra as "discretionary income" in the event of some huge cataclysmic life event. More