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I Do Not Smile Often

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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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    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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    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, 2014

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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 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, 2014

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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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    person: "smile Aeril!!!" me: "why..." person: O.o *walks away*
    Aeril Aeril 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    You don't ask people to smile, you make them.
    MuscaMyCn18 MuscaMyCn18 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    People often make fun of my laugh and smile, so I tend to hide them. I hide my smile around people because I am afraid of being judged by the way I smile and laugh.
    songwriterandsinger songwriterandsinger 13-15, F 1 Response May 10

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    No one wants someone in their worst. They only want you at your best, more so than often your "fake best". Which is why we put on fake smile or fake laugh or pretend that...
    areYoureallyhere areYoureallyhere 22-25, F May 13

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    I was early for a meeting yesterday. Thankfully it wasn't in a stuffy office but at a restaurant in a shopping mall. I had a full hour to myself. I had planned to visit my best...
    AthenaJones AthenaJones 36-40, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    In essence this is a major component of my work day. I'm a community services worker for people who have disabilities such as Down Syndrome, Epilepsy, Autism, FASD and so on...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    That's like all the time. Especially these last few Weeks and tomorrow. Too often >_<
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 2 Responses May 2

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    I was out to eat today and decided to make eye contact and smile with as many people as possible. One guy's kid was dragging him along, so I smiled at him, and he smiled back and...
    BroguesAndJeans BroguesAndJeans 16-17, F 1 Response May 1

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    Ever try walking through town, or a crowed mall, looking at people making eye contact, and giving a warm sweet smile? It is a wonderful feeling to smile at someone, watch their...
    angeleyes4urpleasure angeleyes4urpleasure 41-45, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Once upon a time I would have taken it personally if I smiled at someone and the smile was not returned. Then someone said to me, when you smile, you're smiling because you're...
    1unusualLass 1unusualLass 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Consider me the da Vinci, no the Paganini, of this craft. It is an art form I learned at an early age. I'm the eccentric. The one people instantly recognize. It's like I have a...
    hisdudeness3 hisdudeness3 31-35, M 2 Responses May 9

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    I often wonder what if my parents would have never moved from the place that I was born. Would I have graduated high school, went to the local university, got a degree, got married...
    capehope3 capehope3 41-45 1 Response May 19

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    I always get asked eventually from people who meet me, why don't you smile? I grin, and i guess that's became my smile to family i have a hard time holding it up but it don't mean...
    Autumnflowers Autumnflowers 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I think I am finding my smile again. It was lost for awhile. A special friend made me smile this morning. The mailman just said to me, "That smile just made my day, pretty lady...
    llevame llevame 41-45, F Apr 28

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    I am, in fact, very discontent with society not having the entrust I expect from them. I feel neglected and dispirited. I feel outrageously mistreated- mentally. It's not everyday...
    Dagymislife Dagymislife 13-15, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    Lol its soo embarassing when you smile at someone and they don't smile back and your friend is just like "you know her?" And you just lie and shake your head no! lol and I just...
    KolorMePink KolorMePink 18-21, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I want to be happy again. I don't want to be trapped in a home with a man who does not love me. Is it to much to ask for my husband to hug me? Should the minutes leading up to him...
    need2live718 need2live718 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 28

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    You see my smile and tell me how beautiful it is. Look closer and closer still. The smile hides the pain. You see beauty, I see a dolls frozen face. Never blinking and unchanged...
    jrf9782 jrf9782 31-35, F Apr 29

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    I don't really have a smile, if I smile u know the one that dont show the teeth, I look like an old lady with an awkward smile in an old portrait. I usually grin.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 30

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    Chicago – "Make Me Smile" Children play in the park, they don't know I'm alone in the dark, even though Time and time again I see your face smiling inside I'm so happy That...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response May 11

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    When I was in college (forever ago), I was warned, written up, and eventually fired from my job at a gym, because I didn't smile enough. She wanted me to smile even when there...
    BGethrogan BGethrogan 31-35, F 1 Response May 13

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    Someone asked me once if I ever considered suicide. If my memory is correct I think I immediately said no. I said if be more likely to lose it and kill someone else before I'd kill...
    Halestone Halestone 22-25, F May 17

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    I think of you and it makes me smiles, I think about your eyes, your smile, your muscles, your facial hair, you lips thick and juicy...... the way it feels when you kiss me. how it...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 1 Response May 18

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    Yes I do normally smile to strangers. I does it when the strangers smiles with me. And so normally my friends they will be like " are you insane ? Why are you smiling with a...
    Valeriekwee Valeriekwee 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    If I want to smile I will. I feel like when people tell you to smile what they are really saying is fake it. I find it condescending, and I feel a genuine smile is a treasure and...
    Infiniteblue Infiniteblue 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have always hated my smile. when told to smile, i make myself laugh in order to make my smile look real
    Trapper06 Trapper06 31-35, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I heard a brilliant scientist say...... "Cows go Meeeowww" That always makes me smile.. heres a clue, it wasn't a brilliant scientist that said that, it was a crazy someone I know...
    Denzebarrrn Denzebarrrn 18-21, M Apr 28

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    I have naturally occurring "vampire" teeth, meaning my fangs are very long, very pointy, and way too sharp. They just grew in like that, and I always have people asking where I got...
    dontyouunderstand dontyouunderstand 18-21 Apr 28

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