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I Have Forgot How To Smile For Real

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    Perfection Vs. Fake - My smile....what is that again? How do I do that again? What does it mean to actually smile? Because of my many years of perfecting this smile of mine, I...
    XxTINYAZNxX XxTINYAZNxX 18-21, F Nov 23, 2012

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    Forgot How To Smile For Real At Times..... - I have no idea what it is like to smile for real...it is always forced...no one likes to see a sad face, so many times I fake it and...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F Dec 6, 2012

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    My boyfriend or whatever I should call him! Is a monster and had tortured me for years and years! I'm in a terribly deep depression and I know i NEED to break it off! I'm so...
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    Real as can be. Not fake or looking for anything other than simple friendship. If you're honest, i will be too. I try not to offend people and give my best. So Hi (:
    laliland laliland 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    Ive had friends at a point in my life and i thought i could always rely on them but these past few years have taught me a lesson. A lesson i learned the hard way, i now spend days...
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    I just feel the urge to point out when somebody starts to sound like one. Double standards is just something that can **** me off, since I think it's stupid. I've had several...
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    I met this awesome girl on here a few months ago and I think we really click and im beginning to grow feelings for her!
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    He got to basic the 4th and still no letters... I really hope they are letting him write in red phase.. But hopefully he will get to call Sunday!! Only 99 days until he comes home...
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    I want a friend that will text me all day. Always have something to talk about. Not just hey,lol,yepp, etcc.. I want someone that understands my relationship that wont judge me...
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    It's simply disgusting when people cheat on their spouses and I will have no sympathy for these people. If lying alone is disgusting enough because you can't be trusted, now the...
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    I want to forgive the people that abused me but I cannot do that unless I move on and I feel I am still stuck inside the past. Constantly battling between denial and acceptance...
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    I love tatts and piercings. Currently have 5 tattoos and piercings are belly , ears, lip and nose. Wish tattoos weren't so expensive!!
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    I don't know what it is about them but it's just a huge turn on. The way someone looks when they have a piercing, almost as if they were a bit dangerous with a bad boy/bad girl...
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    DIY, colourful hair, piercings, tattoos, makeup, stretched piercings. Like any of those!? Come check out my YouTube channel! Here's my newest video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v...
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 16-17, F Mar 18

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    Notably some relatives, my PITA co-workers. They are all the same disappointments I've seen.
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    I will, but not just yet.Dixie Chicks "Not Ready To Make Nice"
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    ...happens in the shower mostly and I've even tried on occasion to jump out and scrawl down what I can into a newly wetted piece of paper.... I'm thinking grease pencils in the...
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    Finally got a 15 minute phone call after more than a month. :) the best feeling in the world.
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    Yet no one speaks. Everyone just post or flirt.
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    So excited today I'm getting my Ni&&&&& pierced ... Then I'll be getting my Pu**ydone :)
    XoXo07 XoXo07 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    Well I got my Ni& ples pierced today!! First one didn't hurt second one.. Omg!!! Haha but it will be so worth it once they are healed ...
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    For a few weeks now I've been faking a smile to help her. Sometimes the smile is real, because of her. But alot of it is to make her feel safe. But I ask myself alot. Is it always...
    XxSaintsEyesxX XxSaintsEyesxX 16-17, M Mar 27

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    Letting Go Of Him Because He Cannot Let Go Of Her- Self-condemnation is the gateway to drug abuse,suicide,and worse. When I get sick of being the child of a drug addict,convicted...
    2ndGenPuppet 2ndGenPuppet 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I'm sure most, or some people have had a long lost lover in the past who they've had to let go in order to make them and happy and yourself happy, logically to make it work. It...
    gongetit121 gongetit121 31-35, F 5 days ago

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