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I Do Not Need A Reason To Smile

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    Whenever you get a grin on your face, your brain is releasing serotonin, the happy hormone. Smiling is the natural way to force yourself to be happy. Many people even smile for...
    Emma307 Emma307 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    How do I believe my wife after what I have found I am going to post two as she says "Stories" I have found over the last week about her and her co-worker. The first one I found was...
    mcanant8 mcanant8 26-30, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    This is an embarrassing, difficult story to tell, but if I want to smile again, I suppose I need to tell it.I had a beautiful smile once. I was blessed with never needing braces...
    missamazingrae missamazingrae 26-30, F Mar 22

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    They said live life to the fullest not to the foolish. Hello experience project listeners and readers. This is BRATNER once again. In life there are some happenings that must be...
    BRATNER BRATNER 22-25 1 Response 4 days ago

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    There's a specific reason why I never smile when I have my picture taken, because everytime I do it - it comes across as forced, like cheesy Disney Channel sitcom forced. I...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Mar 25

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    Well when i was in 8th grade i used to go on the bus to school and from school. I had a crush on this guy since last december he goes to my temple. i am in 10th grade now but we...
    belieber1221 belieber1221 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 5 Responses Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 8

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    I probably have some kind of abandonment issues. I’ve always put my worth in boys. I don’t know how to stop. They’ve always been something that I think has to be essential in...
    somethingorother585 somethingorother585 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I started seeing a girl about 1 1/2 ago and we have been on and off but I really care about her now to the point I think I'm falling in love with her. There are some technicalities...
    Gravity949 Gravity949 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 30

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    I need someone to call my safe place!
    rjh3 rjh3 46-50, F Apr 3

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    The person I, imagined to be an angel, for years.... somehow changed colors so drastically... Can an angel have violent streaks is what I began to wonder.......Can an angel hurt...
    nik7891 nik7891 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    I have been dating this girl for a little over a month and it has not only changed my life, but hers too(: neither of us were looking for a relationship when we met and hit it off...
    fight2staypositive fight2staypositive 22-25, F Mar 22

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    For a few weeks now I've been faking a smile to help her. Sometimes the smile is real, because of her. But alot of it is to make her feel safe. But I ask myself alot. Is it always...
    XxSaintsEyesxX XxSaintsEyesxX 16-17, M Mar 27

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    Thank you everyone for the warm welcome... I am a realist and I like to keep it that way... If I post something that might not be of interest to you please please please share it...
    Alzetta Alzetta 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I love animals Do you know why because although they do not speak, they have feelings the only thing you can not do is lie, why? because they are faithful ones who love them...
    ferrer95 ferrer95 18-21, F Apr 6

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    I love to make people happy seeing their smily faces makes me feel worthy , definitely a reason to live
    Ivonna Ivonna 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    I've been in a drought for far too long. I need it and I need it bad . It's hard trying to find a woman who wants it just as bad as I do.
    Ajax2221 Ajax2221 22-25, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    When I’m stressed or in emotional pain, I need physical comfort. A hug, a gentle kiss, a compassionate touch. But my man, he’s the complete opposite…When he’s stressed and...
    dragonflEYEfly dragonflEYEfly 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I believe everything happens for a reason and that you meet everyone that you meet for a reason. Most of my friends have been girls, but I've had one really good guy friend and...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    So I am newly separated my story isn't like most. So my husband and I have a 3 year old together, we lost our other baby girl at 2 months and 1 day around this time last year. So...
    Itonlytakesone Itonlytakesone 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Again, after a lot of time... I woke after a bloody dream, and realized there was blood on my arm. This is not the first time it has happen, and I doubt it is the last. Sometimes...
    Barlong Barlong 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    People who talk to me only when they need to talk to someone. I'm all for listening to my friends vent but not ONLY for that. I'm not a therapist, nor do I plan on being a...
    PitchDaffy PitchDaffy 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    Today I was talking with this guy that I'm starting to like alot. He brought up my baby and was telling me he needed to make money now since I find out the sex soon. It had me...
    babyboo018 babyboo018 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I have no one anymore. me and my grandad was really close, I would tell him about what happened every single day and he was always there for me.. he stopped me from killing myself...
    imnamedleah imnamedleah 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 23

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    I have this close friend and I really care about him but I'm overly cautious when he's concerned and yesterday he texted me telling me since moving he misses me the most! It made...
    Shortie82 Shortie82 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 24

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    you to be the girl. I needed you to want to be my everything, since you already were mine. I needed you to want to talk, to come over, to put the smile back on my face since...
    Alexdrunkunc Alexdrunkunc 18-21 Mar 24

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    I'm always complaining about how I look! What about them? It's amazing how much they struggle and manage to keep a smile on their face. There are truly stronger then a lot of...
    MyaA13 MyaA13 13-15, F Mar 26

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    Everything is not okay! And sometimes I wonder "is it ever fogging to be okay?" "Is it ever going to get better?" I've been searching for the correct answer for so long! Sometimes...
    BloodlessVein BloodlessVein 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 28

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    So im thinking of giving this to my crush as a birthday present like making a nice card. And I wrote this poem for her. I want it to be friendly I don't want her to suspect yet...
    Mikesmithg1 Mikesmithg1 16-17, M 3 Responses Apr 2

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    Things were okay until he came home from university. He decided to drop out a couple weeks into second semester because he hated it and it wasn't what he wanted to do with his life...
    halfbloodprincess halfbloodprincess 18-21, F Apr 7

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    Hello EPians, In my 2 yrs of experience with EP, i find that ep relations are very short lived, the friendships last from 1 hours to maximum a week, as soon as someone get someone...
    imherefor imherefor 31-35, M 8 Responses a week ago

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    She's consuming me again. It's funny how somebody, who you haven't seen or talked to in months, can have such a profound effect on you. They don’t have to do a single thing and...
    MrTimothyMcNeil MrTimothyMcNeil 18-21, M a week ago

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    So since it's a boring night I decided to write more about my experience with "Mike" for a background on it read my previous entry. So anyways the day after I had my first...
    jstellar jstellar 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I m married, I assume I m happy :) I have a few friends...... but true friendship is literally 'rare' ! I assume I had three true friends...... the first one passed away few years...
    nik7891 nik7891 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Marriage advice needed! We've been together for 12 years, married for 7. We were both very social when we first dated then he changed and became withdrawn from even long time...
    Lotana Lotana 31-35, F 7 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I need someone to skype me so message me and I will give you my skype.
    Kenzie5567 Kenzie5567 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    I need someone to skype me so message me and I will give you my skype.
    Kenzie5567 Kenzie5567 13-15, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Nobody ever sees me faking a smile... They think its all true. They're wrong. Behind this smile is a girl broken as if she was stabbed bit by bit by the people around her. They...
    Amature14 Amature14 13-15, F Mar 18

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    Hello.. My name's Jason. I've found this forum several times whilst typing random things into google, so I thought i'd sign up... It looks as if it's a good place to vent. I'm not...
    aJason23 aJason23 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 18

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    I don't know why but when I smile it causes other people to smile back its such a warm feeling that I make others smile. I guess its my dimple ;)
    ShaddFreshboiii ShaddFreshboiii 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    I tried reaching out to a couple of people who i always help when there upset an all they respond with is .. "just dont be depressed" "youl be okay" "just smile and and dont think...
    Callmedarvi Callmedarvi 13-15, F 3 Responses