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I Am Trying To Find Reason To Smile

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    I have to tell you the reason why I am the way I am. I am the way I am (crazy) because I have something wrong with my brain. And yes, I actually do belong in a mental hospital...
    AleaAndLexi AleaAndLexi 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    A woman that I see nearly everyday, has a pretty face but her figure is not one I would choose to date. Everyday when I see her I talk to her and try in some way to make her smile...
    avgjoe71 avgjoe71 41-45, M Nov 23

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    I've lost a total of 85pounds and I feel as ugly as ever. Skinny doesn't make a person beautiful or hot or sexy.. I should of fixed my mental issues and my problems internally...
    Ensane Ensane 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    An interesting person you have met.So a week back, I went to watch the movie Interstellar with one of my friend. As we went to purchase our tickets I felt a tap on my shoulder. I...
    Girlwithbrains Girlwithbrains 18-21, F 11 Responses Nov 21

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    Ever since I got this job 3 summers ago, once in a while when you come back on that line, I get to see you. Everytime I see you, I smile. If only you knew how happy I get when I...
    DaddysGirl24 DaddysGirl24 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    Why do so many think that smiling is a sign of weakness? I believe it's a sign of strength.Last week I was at the hotel bar. It was a very cool & trendy place, and my first night...
    CaliforniaDr CaliforniaDr 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 12

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    I believe things happen to us to test and teach us. Karma is often dismissed by the general population, as cause and effect theory goes over their head. I have had the extreme...
    bobbyorr bobbyorr 51-55, M Nov 23

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    I don't get why I have to sit and watch priests chant hymns that I don't understand. Why should I sit through all that smoke and fire? What's worse- people are all watching! Like...
    mridulaharihar mridulaharihar 22-25, F Nov 30

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    I dont remember the last time I was truly happy. I always have a smile on my face but 99.9% of the time it is a fake smile.
    cheybear96 cheybear96 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 30

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    Smile is a language of love, smile is a source to win heart, smile is a name of lovely mood, smile create greatness in personality so keep smiling :)
    Thiswillbethelast Thiswillbethelast 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    The type of person I am (too long for an experience) is that of someone who believes in "the one," but unfortunately my approach is not generally liked or appreciated under the...
    city87 city87 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 12

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    Going to bed every night wondering how much longer you'll stay tortured here with us is not a recipe for a restful sleep. The last thing I think of at night is usually the first...
    cbnfvr cbnfvr 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've been struggling a lot with unfullfilled desires and other things like fear of uncertainty in life. Most of it there's a reason to it I have a list of mental ilnesses OCD, BPD...
    Nual Nual 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    When im sad.... I put on a happy smile When im upset.... I chuckle or simply laugh When i get caught crying.... i simply make up a stupid reason why i am crying. but still no one...
    TheWiseRedOwl TheWiseRedOwl 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 24

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    Ok so a lot of people have been asking me why I always change my profile picture. So I wasn't annoyed when people first started asking me that but now people ask me this all the...
    liajip liajip 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    You find the best people when you stop trying so hard to find the perfect ones. :)
    chris1225 chris1225 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Use your smile to change the world don't let the world change your smile.
    Thiswillbethelast Thiswillbethelast 18-21, F Dec 1

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    Have any of you ever gotten those people who just stare at you for no reason whatsoever and just smile? Sometimes I like it and sometimes I don't (It mainly depends on who it is...
    josio92 josio92 22-25, M Dec 10

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    But why do they always try to change me. I wrote this. Nothins gonna change if you can't change your heart. Lifes more than a stage. Nothing comes together till something comes...
    GivaCafeMatin GivaCafeMatin 56-60, M Dec 11

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    I believe it works both way. Even if you smile to stranger, you pretty much likely to get back. I know this lady somewhere in her 80s or+ and she is the reason I smile everyday at...
    dezeena dezeena 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 11

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    You know, when people tell you to try and explore new things?...... I've been on this site since something around October 26th.... One day, I decided to take a look at the comments...
    DaddysGirl24 DaddysGirl24 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Chea! It's like Sharing my favorite cheesecake flavor to friends & neighbors! .. But I've found operation smile to be of a greater cause! You can help a child to smile...
    benginm benginm 26-30, M 21 hrs ago

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    I try to practice mindfulness. I go for walks, but I'm in tears after fifteen minutes from the pain in my joints. I focus on my breathing, but my chest feels tight; I can't get...
    SimiRayea SimiRayea 22-25, T 4 Responses Nov 21

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    I cannot change my past, I can only work on forgiving myself for the mistakes I made, for people I may have hurt without knowing, and for not seeing the truth of someone else's...
    Rainey14 Rainey14 61-65, F 8 Responses Nov 23

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    I know we aren't ever going to be together. It kills me knowing I will never have you the way we feel. I don't understand why we let things in life stop us. Yet I know everything...
    Duke87 Duke87 26-30, M Dec 5

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    December 16. Taking Care of Ourselves Emotionally. What does it mean to take care of myself emotionally? I recognize when I'm feeling angry, and I accept that feeling without...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    December 16. Taking Care of Ourselves Emotionally. What does it mean to take care of myself emotionally? I recognize when I'm feeling angry, and I accept that feeling without...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    Smiling is inner happiness shown on the surface, even the saddest people have inner happiness, that's why they smile the brightest.
    PieBombs PieBombs 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    Took my 5 yr old out to the supermarket just now and we witnessed a kid throwing a tantrum because his mum wouldn't buy him a toy. My baby girl stood there dumbfounded, watching...
    AthenaJones AthenaJones 36-40, F 8 Responses Nov 25

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    Ever since I was a child I've always thought that I would grow up to save the world from things like sickness, getting old, dying, haterd, envy, war, pollution, corruption, etc...
    MK25 MK25 22-25, M 5 Responses Nov 28

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    This will be my last post about him... There was this guy i met here in ep. We had fun and so i thought. I haven't talk to him for 2 days cause im hurting.... im hurting because he...
    Thiswillbethelast Thiswillbethelast 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    Today I was in my car coming back from shopping with my sister and mum, when i noticed this guy's shirt something was written on it I was trying to read "hey you beautiful" it says...
    ShazmiraKhan ShazmiraKhan 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am really finding it hard to find myself. I feel like I'm trying to keep my head turned left and right and left at the same time. On one side my music life. I'm a drummer in a...
    ultramegagaydrummerboy ultramegagaydrummerboy 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Hey so i know actons speek louder than words but ive been trying so hard to change i smile alot more and if im not then im just soo tired i forgot to, ive only been helping people...
    Lasbutterfly Lasbutterfly 16-17, F Dec 8

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    I find a lot of happiness in my cats, although, I have trouble finding in other places. I'll keep trying.
    kittenstar kittenstar 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Find happiness or die trying. I feel like I cannot have been put on this earth to simply earn a living and struggle to push through the day. Life has to be more than a career...
    LeBonBon LeBonBon 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    December 20. Expectations of Others. It is our job to identify our needs, and then determine a balanced way of getting those needs met. We ultimately expect our Higher Power and...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    December 20. Expectations of Others. It is our job to identify our needs, and then determine a balanced way of getting those needs met. We ultimately expect our Higher Power and...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    Love is a very mysterious word for me. I don't even think I can define it. It's vague and it has so many possibilities. But what I know is that love makes me dream. It makes me...
    MsDemeanorMe MsDemeanorMe 31-35, F 5 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I'm trying to find a way to end all the despair in this world
    sixxsin sixxsin 18-21 Nov 29

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    A few things what people say that annoy me. When people tell me "Why don't you smile?" There's nothing to smile about! When people say "You're to pretty to....blah blah blah...
    PetiteChica PetiteChica 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    In the last few months I have had a special person come into my life...........this person just wanted to show friendship and be there if I needed them. I still believe the title...
    honeysuckle23 honeysuckle23 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    Outside these walls, there waits a world that is often cold, lonely. Everyone wearing masks and expecting you to don yours as well. Little half truths and white lies and fake...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    Like the most of us out there, I would also like to find that one person with whom living in this world will not be counted by the days but by the moments spend together, with whom...
    ProjectXPune ProjectXPune 18-21, M Dec 9

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    I am pretty sure that I'm depressed. Well, 89% of the time I'm really sad. So sad to the point that I stare off into space, wanting to be swallowed up into the floor. I'd break...
    ImNotHumanAtAll ImNotHumanAtAll 18-21, F Dec 10

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