I Pretend to Be Happy

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    When people look at me they see the things I

    have and think that my life is perfect, in fact it's far from it. When I'm in public I usually always have a smile plastered on my face, because let's be honest no one likes a grumpy person, am I right? So I go about my work day smiling at everybody and being cheerful. What...
    tormentedinternally tormentedinternally
    26-30, M
    Jan 10, 2015

    most days I feel I am really depressed.

    Most of my emotions either don't exist or show. Like tonight for example. It was a good night. hung out with friends and played darts and had a couple of beers. sounds fun right? I sit there while my friends socialize thinking in my head I wish i was sleeping or at home doing...
    paintballfan247 paintballfan247
    22-25, M
    Mar 25, 2014

    I pretend to be happy

    when I'm not. I don't like to bring people down so I always pretend to be okay
    PedroNune PedroNune
    18-21, M
    Feb 1, 2014

    I pretend to be happy

    for everyone except ep. No one cares really, but it usually makes people happy when you're happy and smiling. That's all I want, for everyone to be happy.
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99
    16-17, F
    Jul 23, 2014

    This is exactly how I am.

    I pretend to be happy because who wants to be around the sad, lonely, and depressed girl? I feel as if I have to fake happiness, but at the same time it makes me even more lonely. That's because no matter how much I pretend, I'm miserable and hurting so badly on the inside.
    Jennifer337 Jennifer337
    31-35, T
    2 Responses Jan 7, 2015

    People always end up writing in my yearbooks

    or stuff like that, that I'm such a happy and bubbly person. And that they wish they could be like that. They said that even when I was having a bad day, or what seemed like one to them, I still had the brightest smile. Little fo they know that the smile and happiness was all a...
    BeYou321 BeYou321
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jan 12, 2015
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