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I Keep My Sanity Through Laughter

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    It Keeps You Sane.

    it would be funny if life wasn`t so sad.i find so much of what goes on funny.life is full of just plain funny moments.it`s just were to busy or upset to notice.i try to see those moments and cherish them.they are to far and to few.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Mar 29, 2009

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    Laughter

    Laughter,Way to go,When sanity,Needs keeping at bay,Lose it,You're a loser,Keep it,You're a winner!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Jan 15, 2012

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    To Keep From Blowin Up I Laugh

    The worst thing in the world could happen and i would just laugh. i can be compleatly pissed off and yelling at someone and i will just start to laugh. i hate it at times when im trying to be seriouse.
    kodyrivera kodyrivera 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 25, 2012

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    The Only Way

    If I couldn't laugh at how ridiculous some of the things going on in the world today are, I would have gone mad long ago.
    sevenbrokenmirrors sevenbrokenmirrors 31-35, M Apr 26, 2011

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    Or Maybe I Laugh So Often Cos I'm Insane!

    Oh my, what a twist on that concept. Geez, I had to go and freak myself out...and everything was going so well :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 17, 2011

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    Laughter Through Tears

    One of my favorite movie lines is from "Steel Magnolias," where Dolly Parton's character says, "Laughter through tears is my favorite emotion." This experience really resonates with me; to feel deep sorrow over a lost loved one, tears streaming down your face...
    bluegreensea bluegreensea 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 10, 2009

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    Absolutely!

    It may be weird and demented, but its how I deal so there. :P
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 26, 2008

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    Lol

    i smile alot to hide alot of things and to keep me from getting reallllyyy pissed at ppl. i do it alot lol, i wonder if that healthy
    y0shi y0shi 16-17 1 Response Aug 2, 2009

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    So.

     Yeah... I laugh at everything. Even at inappropriate things. But, if I didn't laugh, I'd just cry and I'd rather not do that.
    kleisse kleisse 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2008

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    It Actually Works..

    If laughter did not exist, I would be a very miserable person and my life would be pointless to be living. I'm always stressed out and depressed but my sense of humor and laughter is what keeps me sane!!
    AuntTammy AuntTammy 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 1, 2008

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    Laughing Has Made My Life Livable

    It feels better to laugh so hard you cry, but I have been known to cry so hard I laugh, lol  
    BeTheBestMe BeTheBestMe 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2008

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    Tough Neighborhood

    Boy... tough neighborhood.. I put my hand in some cement and felt another hand. In the school I went to, they asked a kid to prove the law of gravity and he threw the teacher out of the window. I went to a freak show and they let me in for free. Last Halloween a kid tried to rip...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 4, 2011

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    Sanity Is Not to Be Taken Lightly

    I've been in the hospital around some very strange people during the war when there were too many wounded and not enough space so those who were "shell-shocked" and those of us with body wounds were altogether.  One morning, when the Sergeant yelled attention and...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 3 Responses Nov 4, 2008

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    I Don't Know How I Would Have Gotten Through It...

    My one other story on here so far is one about a car accident. The place that the accident occurred couldn't have been better, because we were among many friends who really cared for us. I had to deal with all the phone calls and everything at first since my parents were both in...
    Pulchritudinous Pulchritudinous 18-21 Jul 22, 2011

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