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I Do Not Smile Often

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    It's amazing what a smile and a simple "hello" to a complete stranger could do. Someone could be having a horrible day and just one random person acknowledging their presence is...
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    In my line of work i see many people come and go,some look so gloomy and filled with so much woeothers just ooze happiness as they stop and say hello.But the thing that i know will...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 15 Responses 4 days ago

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    My x Devyn I'm still in touch with I still ****** love her to death and when ever I'm talking to her she alwase has a way of making me smile but she's part of the reson why I'm so...
    drew725 drew725 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    So many times i have to be strong for those around me i don't take time to be weak ... it hurts a lot to be strong for those i love.. I guess that's why i came back to EP, to make...
    Nichalas Nichalas 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    A constant remind of our ardent human nature,emotions surge through us at every second of day. But we often take wrong actions when wrong feelings filter through our mind without...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F Sep 1

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    When I was a kid it was hard for me to make friends. My parents really didn't let me do anything, and when I did have friends over they were so strict on me and my friends that no...
    Thatonegirl53 Thatonegirl53 18-21, F Sep 1

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    I absolutely hate it when people ask me to smile. The strange thing is, is that it's always men who tell me to do this and its happened multiple times and still happens to this day...
    teeohfancy teeohfancy 18-21, F Sep 7

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    A smile: the simple movements of the muscles A single smile can turn ones day from hell to alright, but a huge smile means that whoever they thought of or whoever made them smile...
    PsychoticTendencies PsychoticTendencies 16-17, M Aug 18

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    Come on everypony smile, smile, smile!Fill my heart up with sunshine, sunshine!All I really need's a smile, smile, smileFrom these happy friends of mine!
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 5 days ago

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    A few years back, it dawned on me that people smile at me ... even people I would pass on the street. Little kids would spontaneously say "hi!". Several times caught ladies...
    MaskedRascal MaskedRascal 36-40, M Aug 17

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    I just cant stop - im always smiling. Im like a joker (but i dont kill people) Smiling all the time has its pros and cons. Pros: people smile back! (Sometimes) and its nice to see...
    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    Grade 9 i wasnt the happiest kid but i was like screw this lemmy just smile, eventually i'll trick myself into being super happy. It worked. By gr 11 when i met someone i didnt...
    theysayitsjustme theysayitsjustme 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    I used to always smile to anyone and as time passes my smile kind of fades, but I try to smile at everyone.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F Aug 18

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    All you gotta do is smile...smile...smile...:)
    stakalisious stakalisious 36-40, F Aug 27

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    I heard yesterday that you make a 1st impression on someone within the 0.33 of a second. One way to make a good impression is to smile. I realize we all have our fair share of...
    SirLaughalots SirLaughalots 36-40, M 4 Responses Aug 29

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    You look serious." They'll say or "You should smile more.It looks good on you." I give them half a smile and then roll my eyes. Im not sad! That's just the way I look but I try to...
    ChelseaMonroe ChelseaMonroe 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I love to make you smile, smile, smile!!
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 5 days ago

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    Having depression plus, ****** stuff happening to me sometimes. That happens to everyone but... it hurts still and already having depression and a bad life at home makes it worse...
    AnimeHalfBlood63 AnimeHalfBlood63 13-15, F Aug 18

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    Everyone, many times we find ourselves smiling without even noticing it. And when we notice we are smiling something deep in our chest makes us feel that we are loved or even happy...
    smilebigalways smilebigalways 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    "Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love." ~ Mother Teresa
    intrigued4life intrigued4life 36-40, F Aug 20

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    U are somebody that i would wanna kick it with and just hold u and make u feel wanted and loves to c u smile and just b happyYa and just don't make u feel down never wannabe sad or...
    lovemariefrance lovemariefrance 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I smiled today. Hope everyone of you smiled too! :)
    skykhai48 skykhai48 16-17, M Aug 23

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    Lol ... just when i start 2 believe miracles don't happen ... During the rain delay, I took the opportunity to run and get gas. The little station I went 2 had a special ... buy...
    MaskedRascal MaskedRascal 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    Hey guys :) I'm just curious what makes you feel happy or smile ?? It can be anything at all <3
    elinahowl elinahowl 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    I know this too well. The people I find are the ones who tell you to do that are the biggest ignorant bores you could ever meet. There was one person I had the bad luck of meeting...
    DARRIN001 DARRIN001 36-40, M Aug 17

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    Something so small, has the ability to brighten the world, warm hearts and touch souls! Your smile is amazing and the only thing that makes it better, is when I know I put it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 17

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    Be thankful for the blessed days we are allowed to live And make new bonds everyday Instead of having a broken heart If we can smile together in a happy love Should we not look...
    smilebigalways smilebigalways 18-21, F Aug 17

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    I'm always smiling at someone I think a smile and change someone's day :D
    Strange143 Strange143 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I've always smiled at strangers - like an instinct. It works out well since I'm a cashier!
    youthberry youthberry 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    It's an awesome feeling, knowing that you've done something to bring joy (big or small) to another person and made them smile. :D
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    This little treasure makes me smile all the time c:
    HappensForAReason HappensForAReason 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    I love making others smile. It makes me feel happy by making others happy.
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F Aug 19

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    Hi everyone! How was your day? Ah I was so bored today I thought I was gonna pass out. But the rain and swimming was nice. What did you do today? Are you still remembering to smile...
    smilebigalways smilebigalways 18-21, F Aug 19

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