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I Smile When I Feel Awkward

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    So I read a joke on the Internet,

    told it to my family, and then my step dad looked at me a w/ a hint of awkwardness. Days later I figured out that the joke was actually dirty...awkward.
    lilacgalaxy lilacgalaxy 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    you know that feeling when you are walking to the store and there is that salvation army lady ringing the bell, then you got a hobo on the other side, and you only have one quarter in your pocket? well here's what happened to me. so i was walking to the store and i was about to...
    Phoneymcringring Phoneymcringring 26-30 1 Response Dec 26, 2012

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    My step dad just said he found 'vibrator packaging' in my rubbish. It's not mine before you people start thinking things, my best friend is really into that sort of thing. She has...
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    A smile, a giddy smile, a naughty smile... A smile which is just yours. I miss you so much....fml!
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    the image of you in my mind just makes me smile you are the most wonderful thing i have ever known
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    Just the thought of her I smile so big. She's my everything my world. Just the thought of us being together me holding her never letting go is amazing. I can't wait till our future...
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    Yeah you know who you are.... I sent this to him tonight because he made me smile
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    I think I might've ruined what we had. I didn't mean to I swear. My whole world is now in shambles. Oh man. What to do, what to do? How does a person fix this? :{
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    I probably have some kind of abandonment issues. I’ve always put my worth in boys. I don’t know how to stop. They’ve always been something that I think has to be essential in...
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    IT'S THE BEST WAY! I am as in general nobody knows when I'm upset/ depress etc… When I was suffering with depression I had to tell mum that I'm depress as she had no idea! My...
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    I love making others laugh and smile, but I can't seem to make myself laugh or smile. When I'm around people I seem to be happy but the second I'm alone I sit there emotionless. I...
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    I love smiles. When a person smiles I feel like I can see a bit of their soul through their eyes. It's a wonderful feeling.
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    I really do. I love it when I can really talk to someone straight away without feeling awkward. I can talk to people really easily if they're easy to talk to but I'm not as great...
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    I think about you everyday, I smile and feel good when you're in my head, when your in my heart....but at the same time i feel torn away from you like being caged and all I can see...
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    It's harder to smile when someone tells you to. Smiling is a virtue. How else would people like to see you? It almost seems as though my smiling has become a selfless habit. I'm...
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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
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    My dog can't stop humping me. I have another female dog but they're ignoring each other. It's not that I hate it but it's just.. Awkward when someone is watching
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    Ughhhh today at church I went with my friend and I just stood there while she talked to the other teenagers at the church idk what to say like idk how to get over being so awkward...
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    it is the best feeling ever. laugh makes you live long <3
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    I laugh easily. I smile too; easily. I like laughter and playfulness and silliness.
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