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I Do Not Smile Often

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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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    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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    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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    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'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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 Nov 15

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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 Nov 16

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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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    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 Nov 15

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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 Nov 15

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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 3 days ago

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    A woman that I see nearly everyday, has a pretty face but her figure is not one I would choose to date. Everyday when I see her I talk to her and try in some way to make her smile...
    avgjoe71 avgjoe71 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    When im sad.... I put on a happy smile When im upset.... I chuckle or simply laugh When i get caught crying.... i simply make up a stupid reason why i am crying. but still no one...
    TheWiseRedOwl TheWiseRedOwl 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    I love smiles.. :) I love to smile, I m also Chinese..
    pOphelia pOphelia 31-35, F Nov 1

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    I really find a sense of achievement when i make people smile! Such as last saturday, I was sat in Boswell's Cafe in Newport with my friend and i was laughing my head off, pulling...
    daintyduck daintyduck 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    Is it really that hard to look up from your technology and say hi to someone back with a smile. Is it even just that hard to say hi to someone in general. Something as simple as a...
    Keegal Keegal 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 3

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    Yesterday I had a breakdown nearly. I just felt too empty to cry but I could feel it. I laid my head down. Then people asked me for advice. I just smiled and listened to what they...
    Kailenalovesyou Kailenalovesyou 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 4

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    Lately I've been thinking about you so much, I see your incredibly handsome face before me...those amazing eyes that were so intensely blue...One glance from those baby blues that...
    prettyface1 prettyface1 46-50, F 7 Responses Nov 8

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    I grew up in a fairly small city in California where it was pretty normal to smile at strangers. After moving to a big city in another country, I quickly found out that smiling a...
    akamissw akamissw 31-35, F 11 Responses Nov 9

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    This morning I was feeling so down and when I was in the grocery store some woman just looked at me and flashed me this warm kind smile. That one smile made my day I instantly felt...
    bluebell45 bluebell45 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    I smile through the pain and refuse to show weakness to my enemys. I bottle up my pain and put on a smile. I would rather hide my pain than show it to people who dont give a ****.
    glittz101 glittz101 18-21, F Nov 9

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