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I Do Not Smile Often

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    Wrote About Me

    I didn't write this but my best guy friend (hopefully soon to be boyfriend) wrote it about me. Once upon a time there was a girl named Hailey Smile like sunshine Eyes evil like Haydees Always makes me smile and she don't ever play me Try to make her happy and it don't even...
    luckyhippogriff luckyhippogriff 18-21, F Feb 1, 2013

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    If I Don't Smile

    If I don't smile,It's just me,Sometimes I don't,The way I am,Often,Don't have facial expressions.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Nov 29, 2011

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    But I Laugh With You On E P

    I hardly smile in real life I dont know why. Others think I am aloof or indifferent. But I am not. When I am not smiling, I am thinking. When I am thinking, I am planning and when I am planning, I deliver. I guess I know I know. Smiling is a friendly inexpensive and rewarding...
    deleted deleted 26-30 14 Responses Sep 14, 2009

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    There was once a time

    where I smile my brightest. Nowadays, not so much. Whenever I did smile, I always end up heartbroken, disappointed, or hurt some time later, not shortly afterwards, but also not too long afterwards. By not smiling, I tend to think that I'm protecting myself from pain...pain I...
    bkf2 bkf2 22-25, M Jul 22

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    People Can'T Smile All Day, Every Day!

    People often tell me often that I look sad or upset. It’s SO annoying! I’ll be at work concentrating on a project…or in a store deciding what to buy – and someone comments on my lack of a smile. This is so strange to me! Who do you know who walks around with a big ol...
    newsoulawakening2 newsoulawakening2 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 6, 2013

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    Behind My Smile

    It really takes me a lot of strength to smile while I feel this overwhelming and constant pain inside me. People around me just don't understand what's behind my smile. It's a sad and confused little girl who has a fragile soul and...
    SomewhereTomorrow SomewhereTomorrow 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 20, 2009

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    I almost never actually smile,

    that is with the corners of my mouth turning up and teeth showing. But the people who know me the best, they know to look in my eyes for my smile.
    Rachlm214 Rachlm214 16-17, F Jul 10

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    I Am Not A People Person

    We live in this society that exemplifies being pleasant and social. By and large I just dont much care for people, I don't enjoy being among them, and when I have to be pleasant I have to force a smile. This is not because I am an ill-tempered person (Although I am) or that I...
    LordEvan88 LordEvan88 18-21, M 5 Responses Nov 29, 2009

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    I Have Good Reasons Though...

    1. I have a crooked tooth and I am a little self conscience about it. I cant afford to have it fixed2. I can't see well and often mistake people for oddly shaped machinery..
    R0B1N R0B1N 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2010

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    I bet people see me smiling like all the time,

    but what they don't realize is when I have my back towards them. I sometimes just feel sad because of so many things and it drains me. To people it might seem like I smile more than I don't, but I know for a fact that I do not smile as often as they think I do. Sometimes its...
    xxxxxuu xxxxxuu 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    On Occasion...

    On occasion I will smile, such as when laughing, but for the most part I usually don't. It doesn't necessarily mean that I am a depressed person, I just show happiness differently I suppose. I generally show most of my emotion through my eyes, which many people don't catch on to...
    Arisadne Arisadne 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 31, 2012

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    Not Much Of A Smiler

    People have told me I don't smile very much. I tell them that, when I'm happy, they'll see me smile. It's just that I'm not very often happy.
    SquarePeg61 SquarePeg61 46-50, M Nov 10, 2012

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    Really Need To Smile More!!

    i really do need to learn to smile more, cos i always get people asking me why i look so miserable!!! lol
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 4 Responses Oct 3, 2010

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    I'm Not Sad

    Despite my issues, I'm a happy person! I just don't look like it! everyone always asks "are you sad, what's wrong, did something happen, are you crying, are you going emo?!" No, no, no and no. I'm totally fine!! My natural expression is sort of solemn and wary. I can't help it! I...
    CheerioGrrrl CheerioGrrrl 13-15, F 1 Response May 20, 2012

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    I Don't Really Smile That Much

    Yeah, if you were know me in reality, I do not smile a lot. I don't know, to me, I find it uncomfortable to move such muscles  to form a sideways crescent.Even in pictures, I never really smile, and when I do, it's usually a very small faint one. Besides, I can never show my...
    captivityensured captivityensured 16-17, F Dec 14, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    It doesn't have to necessarily be a nice smile (In my opinion ever guys smile is nice just saying). Guy's should just a smile often. I'm really not a sexually person but if I had...
    dambookworm14 dambookworm14 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    What makes me smile the most, is when I come walking in the door after a long days work, and my baby boy is in the window waiting, smiling ear to ear. He watches me approach the...
    Sheismybestfriend Sheismybestfriend 31-35, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I try to smile at people...though it's hard for me to look anyone in the eyes..but I know that I feel better when someone smiles at me...so I try to do that a few times a day. A...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Niall Horan's smile makes me smile
    NightChanges1D NightChanges1D 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    I smile at strangers. The way I see it, it's somewhat of an occupational hazard. You see, I am a waitress. And the most important part of a waiter's kit, is the smile - fake or...
    Lullacus Lullacus 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    I often smile and cry on the inside. I have learned as a child that people or strangers aren't concerned about how you feel. At least most of the time. If I want help I either help...
    gambler920 gambler920 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    Yeah, i always try to make my online friends smile and laugh but in reality, i am sad and alone but i don't tell them cause i don't wanna bother anyone by telling my problems. I...
    iamjustbeingme iamjustbeingme 16-17, M Nov 3

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    Yupppp this is me! I'm known as the 'joker' in my friendship group. I love making anyone laugh and feeling the joy they get! but little do they or anyone know that I may be all...
    anisha07969 anisha07969 18-21, F Nov 3

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    Imagine your darkest day and then imagine making you smile. It does not mean I like you, it only means I like to make people smile. I know what a little smile can do, it can make...
    sagard1994 sagard1994 18-21, M Nov 8

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    Laughter is some of the very best medicine in the world, and a genuine smile can be very contagious. I left a company I had worked for about 4 years ago. I wanted my departure to...
    moparfan68 moparfan68 46-50, M Nov 9

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    I absolutely try to smile the most I can just to brighten up peoples' day publicly. I'm a very friendly person and am always smiling according to my family and teachers :) I...
    GivePeaceAChance3 GivePeaceAChance3 13-15 Oct 24

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    To everyone I look at, I smile, why not? You don't know what they are living, and your smile may brighten their day. When someone is down I try my best to help and get that smile...
    Steffi627 Steffi627 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 24

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    It's been said that smiles are contagious, I contain my smile in a polite manner. Reason being underneath my smile I don't feel to smile.
    XnOXnO XnOXnO 22-25, M Oct 27

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYsYsc0r6l4 Sometimes I wonder how I'd ever make it through Through this world without having you I just wouldn't have a clue 'Cause sometimes it...
    alwayswantingmore78 alwayswantingmore78 36-40, F Nov 5

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    So my boss at work put up his hand to my face and said can you smile?You telling me to smile makes me not want to why should I force a smile on my face when I'm not feeling it?? It...
    sydneymichelle sydneymichelle 18-21, F Nov 11

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    I love to smile and I'm happy most of the time. I think I have a nice smile. And I when I smile other people usually smile back. But I'm not blessed with one of those mouths that...
    MichaelYoung MichaelYoung 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 14

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    I don't know how much more I can take. It hurts but I have too.It's not like anyone cares anyway... even though I wish someone did. It hurts...you know....it just hurts. The tears...
    irreelevance irreelevance 16-17, F Nov 5

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    "Today I smile" I make mistakes only to learn, I've surrendered only to have, I fall only to rise, I've lied only to confess, I failed only to succeed, I doubt only to dream, I...
    LosNLove LosNLove 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 13

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    I see frowns and they look so unattractive. So I smile. Not the "Let's all be giddy." smile. Just an easy going good mood smile with brief eye contact and then keep going.
    wuzgnu wuzgnu 61-65, M 1 Response a week ago

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    During my daily travels in the city I love to smile as I pass strangers on the street, at the mall, and at other places. I love to make a stranger smile, so I take the first step...
    singleandpregnantmom singleandpregnantmom 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I hit everybody with a hello and a smile! If they don't smile or say hello back, just keep walking!!
    somanydynamos88 somanydynamos88 26-30, M Oct 22

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    I do it every time I go out somewhere I made it a habit. To a female I'll smile wave my hand and say "hello beautiful" and continue on with my business. I like to converse with...
    gow90 gow90 18-21, M Oct 22

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    I normally don't fake smile but nowadays I can't seem to smile at all because of all kinds of situation going on. And I know I'm not the only one with problems.
    lydiasangi lydiasangi 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 23

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    I never notice it but people tell me that I smile a lot :) I guess I'm just happy all the time :D
    DKG96 DKG96 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 24

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    Honestly, almost any of Eminem's raps bring a smile to my face because I have listened to some of the things he puts in them. Honestly, they're so hysterical to me that I will...
    GivePeaceAChance3 GivePeaceAChance3 13-15 Oct 25

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    Especially when your walking, and have stuff on your mind, and someone random shares a smile. You automatically in that moment smile back and your thoughts are gone x and when you...
    sapphirescorpion sapphirescorpion 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 25

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    As a guy, I am asked various questions: 'Do you prefer blondes or brunettes?'; 'Are you a t*ts or ars* sort of guy?'; 'What do you think's the best part of a girl?'. Honestly, my...
    shellofaboy shellofaboy 18-21, M Oct 26

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    It's just easier. I've become a pro at it. I don't want anyone asking me questions because I know they really don't care about the answer. I just laugh, smile, pretend...listen...
    irreelevance irreelevance 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 26

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    i fake a smile to hide the pain,yet i still wish someone looks closely enough and see how i am broken inside.sometimes even my friends can't realise it.they think i'm too emotional...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 28

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    Just one small gesture of kindness or love could brighten someone's day. Wherever I go I try to always smile and see who smiles back.
    HandsomePrince1 HandsomePrince1 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 28

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    I'm getting there - braver by the day! Working in a hospital there's plenty of strangers around, and indeed working with patients makes smiling a default reaction when making eye...
    jahosijhs jahosijhs 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 31

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    I'm just going to act like it doesn't hurt me and fake a smile and pretend everything's okay. Maybe one day they'll see the pain that hides behind this strong smile. Maybe one day...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Nov 1

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