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I Laugh to Cover the Pain

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    Heh Heh Heh...ouch.

    lol...(i hate that word now) my friend and i were skate bording. we were in my faveriote skate park. there was a big ramp i had defeated several times. my friend had never been there when i made it, so she dared me. "Pfft, i can do that easily, i do it every wednesday!!" "yeah...
    FalconPawnch2000 FalconPawnch2000 31-35, F Aug 8, 2011

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    At Work And At Home

    i make up jokes or laugh just to force a smile. i don't want anyone except E knowing that i am in that much pain . but sometimes you just have  put on a  fake smile so the customers know all is good .
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 13, 2010

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    Only Two Shoulders

    Yeah, I joke about him, but it really hurts. He left me not 3 weeks ago after finding out he'd gotten me pregnant. I'll get over him, but right now it hurts.. Bad. And I'm gonna cover it with a laugh, and pretend everything is okay, 'cause there is shoulder to cry on, anyway.
    Ringwraith Ringwraith 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 18, 2010

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    Pretend

    i laugh , i smile, i wear my happy face, people ask how r u? i smile n say am fine, but inside am dieing, am crieng, i cover the pain. noone really seems to see how much i hate this life n myself, i should of been n actor, am really good at playing pretend.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 14, 2010

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    Wer Are My Meds?

    I need a high dosage of laughter.. I need it now.. No weed for me.. though pretty easy to find.. I think I'll go look for my Ace Ventura impersonator buddy. Wer he at?
    21butterfly 21butterfly 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 22, 2008

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    BUAHAHA...

    ok, that laugh jst sounds evil..lol.. I look for laughter or try and make others laugh. Both on EP and here. It's way better than medications, it's free, you make new friends along the way, both parties jst end up happy.. even if it's temporary.. so LOL's, LMFAO, and ROFLMAO...
    21butterfly 21butterfly 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 20, 2008

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    Everyday....

    everyday i laugh to hide the pain, weather it be physicall pain, or emotional pain, there is usually some kind of pain there, and i very rarely will show it in real life, I just laugh to hide the fact that I am hurting.
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Mar 13, 2010

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    Laughter

    When people make jokes about me, i try to laugh it off to show it doesn't bother me. when really in the inside it hurts alot and i am getting mad. I don't want to show people they are hurting me so i need to laugh it off.
    eyeslikestars eyeslikestars 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 29, 2010

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    jaynick15 jaynick15 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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