I Hide My Pain Through Fake Smiles

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    Just because I smile,

    does it mean I'm happy? Absolutely not. I don't really know what it feels like to be happy much now. A lot has happened to lose happiness. I was much happier at one point last year. But that all changed. Losing my family has mostly changed my happiness level. Its hard to smile...
    kristencameryn kristencameryn
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 26, 2014

    Don't tell me I'm better off dead 'cause

    Heaven's full and Hell won't have me.
    Bandit309 Bandit309
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 27, 2014

    Been going through so much :( But its hard to

    let people know, why not fake a smile? I'm secretly dying and hurting inside and overthinking and STRESSING. I'm in pain and i'm only here to save myself
    lydiastilinski lydiastilinski
    18-21, F
    Mar 8, 2016

    I don't want people to worry about me,

    I shouldn't be worried about. I fake a smile no matter what I feel so others are happy. My best friends think my life is perfect and I'm always happy because I smile everyday . But my life isn't perfect is far from it actually. Living with my family stresses me out enough...
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    2 Responses Dec 24, 2013
    Queennnnnnn Queennnnnnn
    18-21, F
    Dec 2, 2014

    I put up a smile as a shield to keep humanity

    out from giving me more pain.
    djjdrink djjdrink
    22-25, M
    Jun 29, 2014

    I went for an interview

    for the job of my dreams yesterday. I know I am good at my strengths and being interviewed by a 23 something yrs old was interesting! I know this is the age of Gen Y and they are smart, savvy, confident, tech advanced but clearly are they good with people? People skills are...
    cimema cimema
    36-40, F
    Jul 15, 2014
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