I Feel Like I Always Have To Be Upbeat And Happy

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    Getting Real

    I am a happy person, I believe we create our own lives and problems, and I admit sometimes I get annoyed with negative people. However, I am wrestling with some big issues, right now. Some days, I am not happy. If I were perfect and good, I would be happy. But if I don't get...
    Coas Coas
    51-55, F
    Jul 31, 2013

    I am beginning to hate it.

    I like to have fun and make other people optimistic but I would also like to be taken serious when I show my darker side. I don't want to have to smile 24/7 keeping a constant facade being pressured into always being that way. It's taxing.
    deleted deleted
    Feb 26, 2015

    That's what everyone expects of me.

    And I'm usually happy and I know this one person I am talking to said no one is happy all the time but what do I do? All my teachers expect that of me, -sigh- Idk what to do because sometimes I just feel like being sad and just go from class to class, get my work done...
    MysteriousRose MysteriousRose
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 25, 2015
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