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I Always Say "im Fine"

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    My life is difficult right now,

    more difficult than you would even want to imagine. I don't want to discuss it. If you want to know more about me I have written them in my experiences. They are not written out as a litany of events, rather highlights of events. I have done my best to convey my message and...
    venusdi venusdi 70+, F 3 Responses Feb 14

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    Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) King

    Arthur: [after Arthur's cut off both of the Black Knight's arms] Look, you stupid B@st@rd. You've got no arms left. Black Knight: Yes I have. King Arthur: *Look*! Black Knight: 'TIS BUT A FLESH WOUND A pin ***** in the heart. just a tiny thing. but enough to make me worry...
    SweetKiester SweetKiester 36-40, F 7 Responses Feb 16

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    Saying I'm fine isn't always

    because I'm secretly really not fine and I'm covering up how I'm feeling. But I say I'm fine when someone wants to know whats wrong with me and I don't feel the need to explain how I feel because most of the time the person doesn't understand your view or what you're trying to...
    dontjudgeme1782 dontjudgeme1782 18-21, F 2 Responses May 15

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    I'm killing myself now **** life I'm sick of

    everything and no one can stop me so if u message me and I don't reply I'm dead
    giantfruit23 giantfruit23 16-17, M 5 Responses Jul 25

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    But I'm not. I tell everyone I'm fine,

    but I'm not. Is anyone really? We say we're fine, but we're not. I hide behind a smile everyday. Does anyone notice? Funny, how much a smile can hide. One of my guy friends, I'll call him Aaron, says that I must have had something really bad happen to me, since I'm always...
    GummiBearLover GummiBearLover 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 25

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    I've grown to always say this

    and put a wall around how I truthfully feel. Now it's hard to even say if I'm sad or not. I just feel that some people don't need to know so why tell them?
    mangadrawer12321 mangadrawer12321 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    It's actually my most common cry

    for help but I never receive.
    battlefighter battlefighter 18-21, F 23 hrs ago

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    i'm fine...

    Sometimes…when I say "I'm fine”, I want someone to look into my eyes and say "Tell the truth" Does anyone REALLY care how I’m feeling? To make it easier on everyone involved I say “I’m fine”…”I’m ok”…”I’m good” In the end I don’t think it really...
    deleted deleted 26-30 13 Responses Mar 25, 2011

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    Saying "I'm fine" is sometimes easier

    than explaining why I am feeling a certain way. Even though I say that it doesn't always mean just that. Even though I love sharing info about myself when it comes to certain things I keep those to myself. Also saying "I'm fine" is a good way to hide my feelings; feelings that I...
    Culinaryman23 Culinaryman23 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    How Are You?

    People always ask that How are you? If I answered truthfully I'd say: Broken Useless Confused Alone Clueless Betrayed On the verge of tears Depressed Anxious On the verge of a nervous breakdown Like giving up I'm just a burden A bother to people Never good enough Lonely...
    bubblynng08 bubblynng08 22-25, F 13 Responses Sep 13, 2013

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    Came back again on ep.

    ... I am fine. Just again someone again close to me will be moving out of my life soon. It will be same. She will keep calling me. Not daily iam counting. She will keep in touch. Daily every here and now message will be replaced by some message in a week. I am fine... I hate all...
    hikeiton hikeiton 22-25, F Jul 16

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    Do u ever go through your day with a smile on

    your face and it's only there to hide the pain you say your fine but your struggling to get by and when you shut the lights out and silence surrounds you that's when the tears come from your eyes everybody needs a hand to hold once in a while everyone needs a reassurance it will...
    musicismypassion95 musicismypassion95 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 3, 2013

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    I say I'm fine all the time

    but I never am I try to let go of the past but it grabs me by the ankles and pulls me back in I drown in thoughts of cutting and blood running down my arms and killing myself
    baileyzook baileyzook 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    "Are you alright?" What I want to say: "No.

    I am sad, depressed, angry, nervous, mad, anxious, suicidal, and crazy. I want to cut, I Just want to sleep, I don't want to fake a smile any more. I am not alright and I just want a hug." What I actually say: "I'm fine."
    KeepingSecrets KeepingSecrets 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    Feeling like holy hell

    and it is so nice when someone notices that all Is not fine! Thankful for good friends!!
    Froggy420 Froggy420 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    Im too stubborn to let other people help me.

    I dont want to be a burden. I wish i could do it myself. I know i cant do it myself, but i dont have anybody to tell... Exept my parents, but they never listen... Sometimes i wish the world made me feel important and loved. I feel ignored.
    notworthitatall notworthitatall 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 25

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    When a man says FINE he mean FINE.

    When a woman says FINE she means I'M FO ******* ANGRY AT YOU DONT EVEN THINK ABOUT TALKING TO NOW.
    jojo0915 jojo0915 31-35, M 2 Responses May 8

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    I think if I say I'm fine long enough I

    eventually convince myself I'm fine . But really I say I'm fine so I don't have to explain because I know people don't care
    BisshhWhet BisshhWhet 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    The ones who bring us laughter

    and joy are sometimes the loneliest
    purpledove5 purpledove5 36-40, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I just want grab someone

    and scream "I'm not fine, I'm really hurting inside"! But I don't think anyone cares
    pgl88 pgl88 31-35, F 11 Responses Feb 1

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    I ALWAYS have moments

    where i'm sad, feeling hurt and about to cry and I always say "i'm fine" just to hide it but the people that love and care about you know you're not fine and you just burst out in tears and let everything out.
    Faithlovee Faithlovee 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    HOW THE **** DOES LIFE KEEP SUCKING

    CONSISTENTLY? EACH DAY GETTING WORSE THAN THE LAST. FUUUUUUUUUUUUUCK
    peanutman27 peanutman27 22-25, M 5 Responses Jul 18

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    I'm drowning.. Slowly.

    Nobody notices. I say I'm fine and they all believe my smile but inside I'm dying.
    audralina09 audralina09 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 22

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    I say I am fine because I think its the best

    answer to the question "How are you or How are you doing?" And you never know, you can make anyone's day by uttering these three words. And despite all my worries, problems, troubles, hurdles and whatever I always say "ALHAMDULILLAH I am fine." Because I have a lot to be...
    hiddentears hiddentears 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    Of Course I'm Fine!

    I know what "fine" really means: F ucked up I nsecure N eurotic E motional I'm fine, thanks.
    sugarfooties sugarfooties 66-70 5 Responses Oct 12, 2013

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    I'm fine are the two most common words

    that come out of my mouth. I'm not even sure at this point if I know how to express myself at all. When someone asks how I am or how I am doing the words don't even get out of their mouths before I'm saying I'm fine. I don't know when I because so numb to feeling but I know I...
    mmccarth mmccarth 18-21, F Jul 28

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    TheHouseElf TheHouseElf 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    MatildaBlack MatildaBlack 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Everyone I Know: "Hey Daniel,

    how are you?" Me: (In my head: Just awful. Why does everything have to suck so bad. Oh, the misery!) I'm fine, thanks. (Damn it, Daniel! You did it again!)
    DanBurnett DanBurnett 16-17, M 3 Responses Feb 12

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    This simple phrase is

    such a good Litmus test to see who really cares about your well-being. I know there are multiple handbooks telling men what women's phrases may mean....maybe there even is some truth to them! When I say I am fine I rarely am.... I say that instinctively. To see who cares and...
    Piscesrose Piscesrose 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    Today I said "I'm fine" to one of my best

    friends, who hasn't responded to my messages since. We both know better; we know it's a load of crap to say "I'm fine," and we never say it to each other. It's a sign of respect and friendship to avoid saying "I'm fine" when we're talking in confidence. But I said it to...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 5

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    My birthdays tomarrow!

    !!!!!! Hell yea!!!! But the sad part is nobody knows and my birthday has nothing plained so im just gonna set at home and just play my bass :/
    PorkNugget PorkNugget 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 29

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    My friends wrote this

    and were going to give it to the school councillor. I don't know if they did or not. Dear Mrs ......., We are writing this letter to inform you of our concern for a fellow student. Our friend Alyssa ........... in year 10, often seems quite down lately. We feel that she...
    UndyingLovatic UndyingLovatic 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 8

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    BobFrost BobFrost 36-40, M 6 Responses May 29

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    Oh the different meanings of "I'm fine.

    " Always my answer. "I'm fine."
    UndyingLovatic UndyingLovatic 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    If you do what you need,

    you’re surviving. If you do what you want, you’re living.
    FARHANqureshi FARHANqureshi 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 20

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    It's easier to say you're fine

    rather than explain what's really going on to someone who really doesn't care.
    cbnfvr cbnfvr 26-30, F 5 Responses Feb 28

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    I have a friend who says "Feelings Inside Not

    Expressed". I always have this in mind when I say "I am fine"
    EmilyAlter EmilyAlter 26-30, F Jul 30

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    I'm fine(I'm dying inside)I'm just cold(I got

    cuts on my wrist ) I just fell (My mom abuses me)I'm just day dreaming (About How My life is horrible)When I yawn my eyes water(I've been crying)I'm NOT doing fine at all!!!!
    imstillalive232677 imstillalive232677 13-15, F 3 Responses May 18

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    I Hate Who I Am I hate what I see in the mirror.

    I hate my past. I hate my present. I hate everything I am. I go to bed every night wishing i can find 'my people' to fine love and magic. I feel as though I am not living and as though I am living in a dream I can't tell what is reality anymore. I starve myself because I am fat...
    eavei eavei 18-21, F 13 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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    In actuality I always say "I'm great" In most

    cases I can pull that off. I can find a positive in every day and I focus on that, but lately it hasn't been enough. I use to be the kind of person that would cry at the drop of a hat. It could be something on TV, something someone said to me or didn't say to me for that matter...
    margai margai 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 9

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    Specially when I'm not.

    I wield my "I'm fine" like a shield, protecting my heart and my sanity, keeping the pain locked away in some secret location I never visit. Those of you who have been strong for too long, who have held back too many tears, who have woken up with drenched pillows or waited for...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 8 Responses Apr 19

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    Everyone will be like you okay?

    Me: yeah I'm fine. Them: good. Yet "I'm fine" is one of the BIGGEST lies.
    MyBabyBaileyO MyBabyBaileyO 18-21, F 1 Response May 28

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    I have a love/hate relationship with the phrase

    "I'm fine." I say it when I mean it; I say it when I mean the opposite. Because, let's face it - when someone asks how I'm doing, it's not polite to say "Inside my head, a blood-curdling scream is drowning out my thoughts." So instead, I say "I'm fine."
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 5

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    No Really I Am!

    I am fine If your in this group you know what I mean. If your not , than that's what you want to hear.
    Stephen1967 Stephen1967 46-50, M 4 Responses Jul 27, 2012

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    I'm tired of lying to everyone.

    Im not fine . I am lonely, and confused, and angry, and self conscious. I feel like even though many others are going through some of the things I'm going thru , they dont completely understand . There are days where I look in the mirror and stare at myself in disgust . There...
    BVNG BVNG 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    cbeneath cbeneath 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 8

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    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I wish I had a family

    that could help/be there for me...
    whidel6 whidel6 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I constantly tell my friends

    that I'm Fine and it hurts me to know that they believe it without suspicion.
    weby667 weby667 22-25, F 12 Responses Jul 19

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    "I'm fine" - does it ever mean anything except

    "my life is smoldering into dust as I stand by in shock"?
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I really hate go say

    that But it's the only way to end a conversation .... He / She won't care if i am not tho ..
    lidas888 lidas888 18-21, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Hello everyone, I'm sorry

    for being MIA for so long but I have been going through a lot personally. This link explains it a bit more. http://www.youcaring.com/medical-fundraiser/physical-therapy-fund/208373
    CuteRN2006 CuteRN2006 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    I always do in real..

    .yet I tried to change that at least online with people I know are open to talk about what moves my soul. In real it seems harder to see if someone cares to hear and will understand...so "I'm fine" gets served.