I Know What Saying "I'm Fine" Really Means

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    Headline Read "she Said 'i'm Fine' One Too Many Times"

    It was the usual kind of day at the Grocery Mart fish counter and as usual, I was sucking it up courageously. I was taking care of my sick parent, coping with a noisy group of adolescents who had chosen my corner of the store to congregate every afternoon, and my health had...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 23, 2012

    It Could Mean One Of Three Things...

    When I say I am "Fine" it can mean, one of three things. I really am Fine. I don't really know how I am feeling. I want to be left the **** alone!!!  
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 6, 2009

    Im Fine Means...Help

    For me im fine means 'i don't know how I feel' or 'I don't want to burden you with my problems' either way I really want and need some help but im scared that you will end up getting tired of hearing about my problems and you'll leave me.
    betweenloveandhate betweenloveandhate
    16-17, F
    Aug 11, 2013

    F.I.N.E

    I say it every day as a scapegoat answer to what i really want to say.. but its just easier to say the abbrv... Im FINE... But little do people know what Im really saying is I'm F**ked up--I need some help... Im a bit Insecure--tell me I look beautiful today.. or that you...
    AuThEnTiC AuThEnTiC
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 7, 2007

    "I'm Fine. Really"

    For me at least, it means one of three things: a) I am, in all actuality, fine. b) I'm annoyed/irritated/frustrated and don't want to talk about it because I need to work it out on my own. c) I'm trying my hardest not to bite anyone's head off by giving  a quick answer...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Oct 16, 2008

    I say I'm fine or I'm ok

    or I'm good when really my memories and pain is corroding my insides
    Gothicemogirl Gothicemogirl
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 19, 2014

    Real Friends Know

    There is nothing worse when you are going through a rough patch than bumping into someone you haven't seen in ages and being asked how you are. Its unwritten small talk etiquette to say "Im Fine" - coz it totally kills the mood to say, "Actually, everything sucks and I hate my...
    jellibeanz jellibeanz
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 18, 2010
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