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I Hold On to Memories to Keep Me Smiling

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    Can't Let Go - I hold on to many memories that I reflect on and smile My brother and I playing Hide-N-Seek in the dark Vacation Bible School Picnic Summers at my Grandmother's...
    sexxydiva sexxydiva 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 18, 2011

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    Ahhhh Yesss -   My first snowball fight that was fun That smell of cookies on Christmas Eve My mentees first report card My first fight Watching Cartoons Sat morning...
    siggy10 siggy10 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 15, 2009

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    My Mother and More -     i hold on to meemories of my mother . when we would bake brownies together . and when me and SS went to tampa .
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 15, 2009

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    I helped a little girl find her mom today. That is all :3. - Naty
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    Well. I'm doing good now. I know things that I've let go off. I've stopped worrying. Thank god for blessed life. Love you all. God bless us all.
    angelslover angelslover 22-25, M Apr 3

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    Im always wearing a mask with a fake smile
    ILYBlackVeilBrides ILYBlackVeilBrides 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Keep smiling and one day life will get tired of upsetting you ..! :))
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 6

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Today is a different day. A special day. A strange but very revealing day. But for whatever reason I cant stop smiling. I mean, its hard for me not to right now. Is it because of...
    zonus zonus 31-35, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    The people responsible for my upbringing were incapable of love From a small child no-one touched me No-one held me on their knee No-one picked me up when I fell No-one cuddled me...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Many believe memories or physical reminders of the past should be discarded, once they end a relationship or close a chapter in their life. I learned from experience, discarding...
    kayabor kayabor 56-60, M Mar 18

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    Today I feel much the same way I felt about a year and a half ago. It's been a good amount of time since I broke up with a very special person and things have gotten only a little...
    dannylivinlife dannylivinlife 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    I remember being born in the 14th century. At first I thought it was just an obsession with the medieval period but the more I looked at peasants clothes and the Middle Ages the...
    xxdellaxx xxdellaxx 18-21 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I love Dierk's new song! It's just an old beat up truck, Some say that I should trade up Now that I got some jangle in my pocket. But what they don’t understand Is it's the...
    KortneeAnne KortneeAnne 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I been avoiding it for a very long time. I saw it on Netflix. I saw it setting on the shelf at Blockbusters. But I avoided it like the black death. It was the documentary movie...
    Glassdove Glassdove 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    Ok, so I was fired as well yesterday (personality issues, not a good fit, and it "just isn't working out").... It wasn't even 4 full weeks. I even had this marker on my calendar "6...
    andrew319 andrew319 22-25, M 5 Responses a week ago

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    my memories and dreams seem to be juggle up. My dreams are too convincing, that it makes me believe in it and keeps it as a past time memory. I don't know what to do. should I take...
    rsddhj rsddhj 13-15, F Mar 18

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    I have memories I can never forget.. It happened last year. My teacher just announced me as her favorite student infront of my classmates. I never expect it. Back to the story...
    qaseh qaseh 13-15, F Mar 27

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    Reasons Why Sex Should Wait Until Marriage and not to have outside marriage 1. Sex is a powerful force that can destroy if not used properly. Like atomic power, sex is the most...
    Sarah4567 Sarah4567 22-25, F 17 Responses Apr 2

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    I don't want to. I want him to be one from my memories. I want to focus on other people in my life. I want to focus on more important things. Forget him! But I cant
    whocares4784 whocares4784 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    If you know me you'll know that I smile at EVERYONE. Every single person I see I smile at them and it really really really makes my day to see them smile back. Then there are those...
    Jahhh Jahhh 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    Memories… There are moments in life u never forget Some make u glad and others u want to forget The happy ones make u realise your special ones And others give u a lesson to...
    nitbak nitbak 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    Oh I don't just believe it. I take it as a fact of life that when you come into contact with people who are smiling, and seem to be genuinely pleased with whatever is making them...
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M 4 Responses Apr 4

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    2 years before, I was crying.. You came to my life... now my life is really colorful as a rainbow... my tears have disappeared... now I am smiling.. Because of you... You work hard...
    chethaki chethaki 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    it's weird. when i was about six years old living in Alaska, my grandmother, my mother and my two aunts (which were more like sisters to me) and myself all lived in a mobile home...
    Jerrid36 Jerrid36 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    I've had a few,what I believe to be, past life memories. The first one was as a child with my mother living in what I believe was a cave during Jesus Christ times and we were sent...
    Blonde48 Blonde48 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I managed to forget all of my bad childhood memories, until a few months back when they started resurfacing in my dreams, so now not only do I have to deal with these memories, I...
    xMina97x xMina97x 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Just forget me, being with me nothing good can come through. But one thing I promise is, I will never forget you. The memories we shared, that went by too fast. They're all a...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Mar 30

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    At first it started with being really good at guessing what number someonenwas thinking of. As i grew older I pretty much pushed this aside as nothing. Recently I have been seeing...
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    I honestly can't stand when people pity me or feel bad for me so whenever something bad happens in my life I don't tell anyone and I just smile and keep going. Only my closest...
    horsecrazy3 horsecrazy3 13-15, F Apr 6

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    As far as I can go through my childhood memories I can remember the first one… just feeling… fear. My childhood was full of it. Scared of dark, of sleeping in my own bed, of...
    Mellangela Mellangela 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I am looking for help with repressed memories. They are from 17 years ago when I was 6 years old. I started to have flashbacks 11 years ago and they only happened when triggered so...
    arsnicandlace arsnicandlace 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I take photos but I do not review it. I hate memories no matter it was happy or not. If it was happy, I am sad at the moment cannot be repeated again. If it was sad, I hope I...
    fitwealth fitwealth 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Smiling is confidence. Not in a cocky way, a sincere way. It's very attractive. Very approachable.
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 23

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    Smiling is contagious and makes someone much more attractive. It brightens up my day to see someone smile. I especially love when the person your crazy about smiles at you. The...
    goldengirl24 goldengirl24 22-25, F 8 Responses Mar 26

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    I'm In so many athletic clubs that it's hard too keep up with school :(
    adamsoweird adamsoweird 18-21, M Mar 26

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    Smiling can make the ugliest person attractive and the darkest day brighter. Why don't we smile more? Why do we have to be so serious? Here, let me put a SMILE on that face.
    SouthlandNative SouthlandNative 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    HEY! YOU! yes u!! listen to me ur are so BEAUTIFUL and amazing and talented and i just dont understand why arent u smiling?? why?! i know ur having a hard time but still plz for me...
    butterflies1212 butterflies1212 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I keep mine on the wall :)
    LocketRainbow LocketRainbow 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    So I had braces all Through out high school ... And I really needed them ... Wore them for about 3 years and had the best smile ever .. // I never wore retainers I thought nothing...
    daisy92 daisy92 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm so afraid of Hurting other people...of having anyone worry about me, especially my mom, that I keep everything In. I know she has anxiety and mild OCD tendencies because of the...
    HopefullRomantic HopefullRomantic 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I literally have class in 8 minutes and I'm trying to calm myself before I breakdown. I just have to get through these two and a half hours and then I'll let my emotions do...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I wish i could start as a new person. Its not like i have any good memories anyways..
    notworthitatall notworthitatall 18-21, M Mar 25

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    May these memories break our fall.
    LocketRainbow LocketRainbow 16-17, F Mar 26

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    That sad moment when you find old conversations and memories between you and someone you don't talk to anymore.
    goldengirl24 goldengirl24 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I have so much wonderful memories with my friends that sometimes I get lost in the past and it's hard to move on.
    sammylynn333 sammylynn333 16-17, F Mar 27

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    Nobody in my life knows about my profile on here. I originally started on here because I was dreaming about a guy I loved but could never have. We had a friends with benefits...
    cora07 cora07 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I hate embarrassing memories, they creep up on me when I least expect it . ._.
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M Apr 2

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    During my eight grade year I had something horrible happen to me and after it happened I lived in fear of guys for the longest time well when I finally started getting better and...
    MissSkye MissSkye 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5