I Smile

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 630 People

    I Try

    I try to smile as much as I can. I know that the people that see me everyday know that a lot of them are fake. I love to smile. I love to be happy. You just can't all the time when you know you are truly sad as ****. What can I say? I try.
    PrayersforRain PrayersforRain
    36-40, M
    Aug 23, 2013


    It popped up on my calendar today... it's his birthday and although we haven't spoken in several months I just had to send him a message. He was happy to hear from me and we have been sending emails back and forth all day, short and sweet with a touch of our own silly humor. He...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 15, 2009

    There used to be a button

    that said, "Smile, it makes people wonder what your up to" I always thought that button was funny. Why would you want to trick people into thinking you were happy, or devious? I am truly happy most of the time. There was a time, not all that long ago, where I was "faking" my...
    katzlaw katzlaw
    41-45, F
    Jun 15, 2014
    CindereIIa CindereIIa
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 18, 2014

    I Smile

    Looking for a good day I smile Compliment Looking for a good way You smile Compliment loL!
    PureGoodSoul PureGoodSoul
    26-30, M
    Sep 17, 2012

    A Smile Goes a Long Way

    even if i'm in a not so good mood, i try to smile at others. it can help pick you up out of the blues, and it can make someone else feel better. i love it when smiles are contagious. just looking at the avatar for this group makes me break into a grin. so go on, smile, you've got...
    runnagirrl runnagirrl
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jul 6, 2008

    I Smiled Back

    “I smiled back and I thought how incredible that was, that they would find the time to smile. There was goodness in the world still, even if you couldn’t always see it.” ― Jenny Valentine, Broken Soup
    expressomarkie expressomarkie
    May 31, 2013

    The Little Things

    It’s the little things in life that really make me smile. Protons, particularly.
    jarodkintz jarodkintz
    31-35, M
    6 Responses Mar 24, 2008


    Firstly, research shows that smiling, even when you’re not happy, can relieve stress or make you feel happier. Your smile can actually relieve the burden of your everyday sorrow and stress – even if only to a small degree. Smiling at people makes them feel good too! I’m...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jun 22, 2013

    I am still determined to be cheerful

    and happy, in whatever situation I may be; for I have also learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.
    Brendon840 Brendon840
    51-55, M
    May 20, 2015

    My last farewell

    Life recently has been hell. I tried to commit suicide more than 5 times already. My grades are dropping faster than a 10 tonne ball. I have friends who don't know me. The only 2 people who know me vanished, one just left to i don't know where and the other's dad almost shot me...
    enzo101 enzo101
    13-15, M
    1 Response Nov 18, 2012

    Everyday. I have those lines on my face cause I

    smile and laugh so much. Everybody is so mad, people need to let loose sometimes and enjoy life.
    countrygirlISTaylor countrygirlISTaylor
    18-21, F
    Jul 31, 2014


    Did you know it takes more muscles to frown than it does to smile? I know, because yesterday was in a bad mood, and I guess I must have frowned too much because this morning I woke up with a torn groin muscle. Weird.
    jarodkintz jarodkintz
    31-35, M
    21 Responses Mar 20, 2008

    I Rarely Smile..

    I really find it funny when people i'm not really close with says, "I barely see you smile, you have a beautiful smile so why not smile all the time?", i responded.. "Wouldn't i look stupid if i'm smiling when i'm alone or for no reason at all?" :D I'm not aware of it, no one...
    jyermac39 jyermac39
    26-30, F
    Nov 17, 2013

    I smile despite the pressures right now I know

    it will atleast lighten up my mood and will motivate me more to the best I can👍😃
    deleted deleted
    Jan 5, 2014

    Happy Feeling

    smiling is a natural habbit of mine it comes naturaly to my personality . there is an equation that goes like this . Smile + good attitude = Happy life. I try always to force this equation to my life .
    lilianne lilianne
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jul 6, 2008
    BeauteFloue BeauteFloue
    26-30, F
    Aug 28, 2014

    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind
    31-35, F
    Apr 3, 2016

    Learn How To Fake It

    Yeah i smile, but some days it's just a formality. I've learned how to make it believeable. My friends are so blind to it, so easily decieved. I just smile and they leave me alone.What the **** is wrong with you? That's what i want to hear. Why the hell are you faking your...
    ilovefreddykrueger ilovefreddykrueger
    18-21, F
    May 11, 2011

    I just had 3 people in quick succession nod

    and smile at me ? wtf London ? I'm not used to this ! What happened to cynical and turning your face like usual ! I'll take it while it's going. Must be the sunshine. 🌞
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Sep 28, 2014

    Dear whoever is reading this,

    smile. Life is too short to be unhappy.....
    expressomarkie expressomarkie
    3 Responses Feb 7, 2015

    Whoever reads this...

    .Whatever is going on in your world right now..Just stop...And smile.... 😊...Feels good, don't it ?Have a beautiful day.... 
    expressomarkie expressomarkie
    2 Responses Sep 17, 2015

    I keep on smiling always ,

    anytime , no matter what. I don't know if that's a good thing because sometimes I smile even when I'm crying. Lol Anyway I hope that the people who see me smiling , smile as well and become a little bit happier.
    Psychedilc Psychedilc
    22-25, F
    Mar 6, 2014

    I have faith you'll find your smile again.

    It may look a distance but it's closer then you think. I see it trying to break free every time I see your beautiful eyes light up with laughter. For now you just have to bare with seeing this face. It's determined to make that grin more permanent <3
    TonicSparrow TonicSparrow
    Feb 18, 2014

    You Have An...

      intoxicating smile...a man said to me this morning. In that moment he made my smile brighter and my eyes were wide with happiness. I am glad my smile made a difference for somebody as if I would bring the sunshine to his heart… I smile...
    deleted deleted
    11 Responses May 9, 2008

    Especially To People I Don't Know

    I ALWAYS smile at strangers I see walking by. If you have a sad look on your face, or even a happy one, I will smile at you. I try because its what I do I guess. It makes ME feel good, and I hope it does to you too :)
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp
    26-30, M
    1 Response Oct 28, 2009

    It Seems Like Nobody Smiles Anymore.

    It gets especially bad around the holidays. I have a habit of smiling to everybody that I pass. I make it strong enough that they can decipher that I really am smiling at them, but weak enough that they don't think I just escaped a mental institution. I've noticed that with...
    ImShameless ImShameless
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Nov 18, 2010

    Said smiling at you smiled Life I smiled

    when I find people in my eyes and smile when I'm nervous, see them bored Like Smile for the camera, you're an observer. hhhh :)
    OthmanDaabes OthmanDaabes
    26-30, M
    Mar 14, 2014

    I just got a bad grade.

    ... bummer... at least I tried :) HORRAY FOR RETESTS!!!
    Aijmeerah Aijmeerah
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 25, 2015

    Yes. Some people might need your smile.

    A simple smile can actually make someone's day. So please do, smile always. Smiling is contagious.
    endangeredspecie endangeredspecie
    16-17, F
    Jan 15, 2016

    When I Smile........

    I´ve been told many times that when i smile, i smile with my eyes too! :-)
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Sep 17, 2009


      A weathered woman I was.  Although I'm not that old, I felt weathered and beaten.  Life has it's ways with it's ups and downs, but in my life it just seemed to be down most of the time.  I was not married, had no children, and no family to speak of.  I...
    maxwell maxwell
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Jul 12, 2007


    I smile a lot. Part of it is because I'm a bubbly, upbeat person; part of it is because smiling is one of my nervous reactions; and, part of it is because I like smiling and doing so makes me feel stronger. I may not be ecstatically happy all the time, but I'll find something to...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 24, 2009

    Smile and let people know

    that today, you're a lot more stronger that you were yesterday.
    imsoshady10 imsoshady10
    18-21, M
    Apr 25, 2014

    You're never fully dressed without a

    KylieLaine KylieLaine
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 5, 2014
    BeauteFloue BeauteFloue
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 26, 2014

    I Smile

    Life is anything but easy and my life has definitely had its share of bumps and valleys.  But what I find to be most true, when I am having a bad day or even in a difficult situation, is that nothing makes me feel better than smiling.  When I find something to smile...
    Valentine Valentine
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 18, 2007

    Confused Under The Moon

    You always had a Smile on your face,With that innocent look on your face,You told me I was NEVER alone,And this, I wonder if it was True...Because here I am, lost and confusedLaying on the ground under the moon,The Smile on my face face hides the pain from you.
    Karma777 Karma777
    18-21, F
    Apr 15, 2012

    I don't know why people like my smile .

    People smile when they see me smiling . At work people said me so many times that I have innocent smile and people gave me gift just because they like my smile
    Johnnystha Johnnystha
    26-30, M
    Aug 10, 2014

    Don't cry because it's over.

    Smile because it happened. Dr. Seuss
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    1 Response May 11, 2015

    :) after almost a year,

    it is the first time in my work that im not on 24hour or night shift and i slept straight.. So today, i can say that i sleep good, so smile :) la la la la ;)
    noxicillin noxicillin
    26-30, F
    Jul 31, 2014
    Toro710 Toro710
    41-45, M
    Dec 12, 2014

    Cheshire Cheese

    I've always been known for my smile - be it a cheesy Cheshire cat grin, it's always genuine, and I wear it most of the time. When I'm not smiling, something is very wrong, and even coworkers who barely work with me take notice and comment.
    S74rxed S74rxed
    36-40, F
    Aug 8, 2013

    A Smile That Lasts A Life Time.... :-)

    Life´s too short and too precious to be lived without a smile that lasts a life time.... :-)
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Apr 7, 2010
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