I Fake A Smile Everyday And Pretend I Am Okay

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    oh yeah. i do it everyday.

    i have mastered this skill. Now it's engrained into my subconscious mind. But i really don't think there is a need to change that. I gives me strength. I am able to laugh at my situation then. I can move on then. I can deal with my most embarrassing mistakes. It really helps...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jan 19, 2016

    Getting Lots Of Hate From Perverts On EP

    Ever since I joined, I've had perverts sending me messages non stop asking me to do things I couldn't dream of doing. I try to be nice with them all and apologize for not wanting to do any of it and they suddenly turn on you. They start calling you things that get to you and...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Sep 1, 2013

    This is the deal....kids got divorced & have 2

    children. Very contentious.  The children (my grandchildren) have not had the same relationship with father since the mother told them of the separation/divorce.  According to other she said nothing to them to cause the rift.  Okay,  so one day u go from...
    Stumped49 Stumped49
    61-65, F
    1 Response Jan 17, 2016

    I have a tendency to bottle up emotions

    or stress, then eventually I explode. It's a bad habit.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 16, 2015

    My friends always thought

    that I'm a cheerful person. They say I always laugh and I don't seem to have tempered. However, in fact I'm a broken hearted, pessimistic, depressed person....
    SadBeany SadBeany
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 16, 2015

    "Head up, Stay Strong,

    Fake a smile, Move on!"
    ChaoticEnigma ChaoticEnigma
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jan 18, 2016

    I live in a small town

    where everybody knows each other..there is nothing here but factories and drugs. I have so much more potential but am suppressed by depression and my environment. I hate everything about my life. nobody knows im sad..nobody knows im angry..nobody knows I dont ever want to wake...
    Outkast88 Outkast88
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 23, 2016

    Just got this one. Decided to put it in a place

    no one can see it. I put on the fake smile in order to avoid the questions, eye rolls, unwanted advice, etc. This is for me to always remind myself to keep my story going;
    fracturedforever fracturedforever
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 18, 2015

    i fake my smile i fake my mood

    but i cant never fake my feeling.. unfair family treat ive been recvd for 11 years.. i trapped on nightmare.. i want go to somewhere far badly..
    Peperoni29 Peperoni29
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 18, 2016

    When I smile, laugh or express happiness,

    it feels almost fake ..because no one knows the sadness in my heart. I can hide it from them, and let the world around me be a distraction ..but it's when I'm in my bed, and no one's around, that it overcomes me ..
    MissNexp MissNexp
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jun 28, 2015

    Welcome to my job I work with middle

    schoolers I must ask "Why did you do that?" 50 times a day Parents come into school to talk in PJ's....pet peeve I am looking for career move...or good mental hospital
    Riley2016 Riley2016
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jan 18, 2016
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