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I Smile No Matter What They Say

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    Right Now

    i smile right now to the untraineed eye i have nothing tosmile about. i have my health and my beautiful son. so i smile because even if ther's nothing else to be happy about i just think of the simple things that people take for granted.  
    Lily20 Lily20 18-21, F Aug 10, 2008

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    It All Depends. ...

    It all depends. I am very tender-hearted but I seem to not have trouble putting a  smile on my face in public even if I am having a crappy day. When I get home though that is a different story. I  love my life yet  I feel as if I am a depressed person. My mother...
    firestarterfairy firestarterfairy 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 20, 2008

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    samscleverbox samscleverbox 22-25, F May 11, 2014

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    I smile even when i feel like i could just curl up in a ball and die. People sometimes say im wierd because i have ocd, im bulemic, and i cut myself... but i smile and act like everything's ok .i just wish i was normal
    ifeelsoalone ifeelsoalone 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 20, 2007

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    Contagious Happiness

    It doesn't matter the challenges and the difficulties, I don’t stop "fighting". I don't care what people think about me, it is my life. I can be sad, yet I smile still, because I know there are some  people who depends on my smile. I don't let cruelty of this...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Mar 16, 2009

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    I'm Coming to the Point of Self Acceptance

     All my life ive been tormented by people who like to criticize me and  belittle me .... my sons grandmother is notorious for it  but the past couple months i have gained some confidence and have finally started asserting myself  so  i say rock out to...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 25, 2007

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    Hee Hee Hee.

    i smile no matter what they say, because it makes me look cute and innocent. little do they know what i'm really thinking..... :)
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 21, 2007

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    I Often Feel Like I Just Have ...

    I often feel like I just have to grin and bear it all......
    thatweirdromanguy thatweirdromanguy 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 23, 2007

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    I Guess

    i guess its kind of a fake it to you make it kinda thingbut alsoit can make me feel better  when i am downi mean i smile at appropraite timesbut still*sigh*(i cant think)*stands up paces around the room*aa ha!*sits back down*typs. click click click*smiles*its hard not to smile...
    LadybugRed LadybugRed 13-15, F Mar 25, 2011

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    Most of the Time

    It's easier to smile than frown... I have to be in a very bad mood not to smile.  It also influences what I'll say in response to something someone tells me so as a result it could keep me out of trouble.
    Morgause Morgause 41-45, F Jul 4, 2008

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    Almost Always. ...

    almost always. just if I'm in a really bad mood I don't laugh at all.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 23, 2007

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    Smile :)

    If 5 seconds of smile you can make a photograph more beautiful.. then just imagine how beautiful your life will be when you keep on smiling.. >_<
    maeevan maeevan 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2011

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    A Beautiful Woman...

    A beautiful woman works out every day to keep her body in shape and then kneels in prayer to keep her soul in shape... A beautiful woman shows strength in the midst of danger and then shows courage in the midst of fear... A beautiful woman won't let anyone get her down and yet...
    HauntedForeverLS HauntedForeverLS 31-35, F Feb 27, 2013

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    I Smile Alot In Every Situation...

    since I was a kid my mom tells me that I've been known as a smiling person, no matter what goes, when I am happy I smile Like its my first time to smile, when I am crying I eventually end up smiling, when I am pissed I smile, when I am tired... etc and not to forget even when I...
    AngelEyes232 AngelEyes232 18-21, F 9 Responses May 29, 2011

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    I Smile When I Like

    there are too many people tyring to get the better of one another, trying to bring others down, trying to create misery for everyone else because they are not happy, i will smile when i like - keep your misery!
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 5, 2008

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    I Always Do

    i smile because i am at peace, even in the worst conditions. Nope not on anything either only Gods love.
    luvbugg77 luvbugg77 26-30, F Mar 28, 2007

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    Finalmente

    I think i just achieved that. I smile no matter what anybody says. I added this as a goal a while a go, now it`s an experience :) I seems unreal, but it`s possible. I didn`t have a successful day today, but still, I am smiling. Any problem can be solved sooner or later, so why...
    loona loona 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 17, 2009

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    "You don't know anything about women, do you?" "I have four sisters, three ex-girlfriends, two nieces, and a mother who is more "anti-feminist" than me. Trust me when I say I know...
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    i had this girl who used to chat with me everyday for about 2 years.i had my feelings for her. one day we had a small argument and we didn't talk for a week or so. In the next week...
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    Just because you are depressed or something bad happens, it doesn't mean you need to jump to extremes. I'm always here if you need someone to talk to, or need to vent, or If you...
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    Just... Take me somewhere nice.  
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    Just because you don't resemble somebody you think is attractive, doesn't mean you're unattractive. Flowers are pretty but so are christmas lights and they look nothing alike.
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    So my name is Keith and I am from upstate N.Y. right now at this point and time I am staying in p.cola, fl. Well it's kinda funny how l got here, that is a whole another story in...
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    oh yes i do and so i hate ignorant people who avoid or let pass when i chat with them.
    imthespirit imthespirit 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    People Say I have a nonchalant way of talking and can ever tell if I'm being serious or joking and so my uncle(who sleeps over all the time and eats everything and we can't even...
    T0KY0 T0KY0 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Regardless if I'm joking so read between the lines
    chzrnchfries chzrnchfries 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    People say things they don't mean Or maybe they do When asked how my cousin is doing I was going to say as well as he can be The other person said He is supposed to be sick right...
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    i adore things or people who is strange. why that even bother you define normal today we (with friends) talk about ''DISLIKES'' when i say ''DISLIKES'' people look at me like...
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    I have never worn anything to bed. I have discussed this with my mother before she died. She said that I was put to bed in a pajamas and I was always naked in the morning. In the...
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    yeah I do. I am myself and I don't lie. I say what I mean and what I think. If I'm sometimes rude it's not intentional. I tolerate no lies, close minded people, hypocrites, no...
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    But I guess it's not good enough for you. I just wish I knew why you always do this to me... It hurts.
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