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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    I have so many people in my life who make me smile when I feel like giving up ❤️
    EmmaLL1999 EmmaLL1999 13-15, F Jul 15

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    Often, I will want to just spill the beans about myself. Something about "purging," I guess. Sometimes, it is good. Many times, it is not. So, the question is: "How much is too...
    hillcountrydeb hillcountrydeb 61-65, F 14 hrs ago

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    Dear whoever is reading this smile life is to short to be unhappy.
    Melove2012 Melove2012 13-15, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    One day i was driving down the freeway and getting off an exit not often travelled but often enough. The same usual bum was working the corner holding his amazingly thought out...
    toughskinnygirl toughskinnygirl 31-35, F Jul 17

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    The most amazing thing to see in this life is a smile, just a simple smile. Joy and laughter is the best medicine, it really is. I love to make everyone smile, like my twin, she...
    Bluetoxicity Bluetoxicity 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Julia :) I dont know if I can write a post worthy of you. You have been an awesome friend...though you are gone for the summer, I hope you read this when you return and it can...
    popuptarget popuptarget 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    MysticBeauty MysticBeauty 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    It is often very akward, but I tend to smile at random people. Sometimes talk with them as well, completely out of the blue. It's strange because sometimes they smile back, or...
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    My friends who I write to often are the best...they all have done much to keep me from giving into my gloomy nature. All are the most amazing people ive ever met. While im sure...
    popuptarget popuptarget 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    I often wonder what my friends day is like... yeah some say they went to work or cleaned house or just sat around doing nothing. But that's not what I really mean. How did you...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Why smile when you are never happy.? Why smile when you never have anything to smile about. The only time I smile is when I am forced to smile for things like taking pictures; even...
    UchigawaNiShinda UchigawaNiShinda 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    I hate when people (strangers) randomly ask me to smile. It is not my fault. I do not smile and this trait that I have will always show that I am angry even if I am not angry...
    unapersonadeestemundo unapersonadeestemundo 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I've always loved to smile at strangers hoping that it could make them happy. I hate seeing sad and stressed out people so I used to smile and wave at them in tell they would smile...
    mymindsalivingnightmare mymindsalivingnightmare 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Smiling is infectious, You catch it like the flu. When someone smiled at me today, I started smiling too. I passed around the corner And someone saw my grin When he smiled I...
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F Jul 20

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    I always smile at people who look at me or I make eye contact with because that smile could give them hope and a reason to live when I was battling with thoughts if suicide a while...
    LoganAdele LoganAdele 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    Honestly I don't know how to smile like a true genuine smile, but it always works I faked my smile so many times I honestly do not know how to smile.... And I don't really care
    PaulinaaaO PaulinaaaO 13-15, F Jul 23

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    I've always smiled at strangers. I don't even know why; I'm definitely not the most outgoing person. The last time I smiled at a stranger it was an old man and he smiled back...
    youthberry youthberry 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    And I smile at them just like that :) . I love to smile and I'm usually a happy , out-going person. I'm there for everybody and anybody ! I've believe for a while , that one smile...
    AliForever AliForever 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    People say my smile is pretty😊 I guess it is lol idk. The point is I love to smile!!!!!!! But before I kinda didn't because I had braces. So my smile was not always perfect lol
    pattyricia pattyricia 16-17, F Jul 14

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    One time i remember my teacher asked us all at the creative writing club to write 12 poems. So i wrote 12 poems and te teacher read them all.. Then my teacher asked me with a...
    PartyPoison04 PartyPoison04 13-15, F Jul 16

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    I always smile. Even when I'm hurting I smile. The smile....it always fools people. But those who are close to me know when I'm hurting.
    Smileeboo Smileeboo 16-17, F Jul 18

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    I am one who believes that a simple smile could turn anyone's day around. Someone could've just had a fight with someone, or simply feel over looked and lonely, and a simple smile...
    PrincessKayleigh PrincessKayleigh 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I just wrote another story about you Wera..but you mean a lot to me. I love you very much you can make me smile even as I wish to cry. You are so sad in your life so far away but...
    popuptarget popuptarget 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    It is gratifying. Perhaps one of the best reasons why I love my friends is that I make them smile and/or laugh, and vice versa. Simply the thought of knowing you've made a...
    Dewms Dewms 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 4

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    Not only is his smile amazing, but his laugh just kills me. It's so unique but I love his laugh more than his smile
    jlhhlj123 jlhhlj123 22-25, F Jul 5

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    "Use your SMILE to change this world. But don't let this world change your SMILE." ~Unknown
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F Jul 5

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    Whenever he smiles at me its like the world got just a little brighter. His smile always seems to warm my heart and remind me that I am a lucky woman. <3
    BrightStarKali BrightStarKali 18-21, F Jul 5

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    Just that little smile to make your day brighter even from a stranger can lift your spirits high, and boy do I need a huge hug that kind of bear hug mixed with a smile. the best...
    summerspirit summerspirit 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I really do believe in the power of a hug and a smile. Like when you're sad are just down, a simple hug or smile can just make your day, especially that one person who's hugs are...
    SarahBBZ SarahBBZ 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I take this oppertunity to invite all ep friends to read my confessions more often than they do and comment on them, i take a lot of time to write them and if you dont read them...
    HotMomShaama HotMomShaama 46-50, F 9 Responses Jul 8

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    It was strange. I was at work, walking down an aisle, and this beautiful girl that I apparently work with looked at me. Immediately after looking at me she looked down and smiled...
    purposebuilt purposebuilt 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I really love going around and randomly smiling at total strangers commenting that I like their hair or their dress is pretty ect. I love it when I make others smile and laugh...
    Justagirllivinglife1 Justagirllivinglife1 13-15, F Jul 9

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    I love to make people smile. It makes me feel like a better person if I at least make them have a smile on their face.
    pattyricia pattyricia 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    I dont know how to take it... :) its a smile ... ^.^ kiss. -.- again a kiss :-* fulfill my conditions so...
    PedalEve1 PedalEve1 13-15, M 5 Responses