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I Sometimes Have To Fake A Smile

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    Faking smile is one of my daily routine , it's easier to fake smile then to explain to people who won't understand . Faking smile is my way to escape my painful memories , anger...
    ZeroShift ZeroShift 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    it's funny how just because someone's always smiling or 'happy' people assume they have the perfect life. they don't realize how many or how often those smiles can just be an act...
    SweeterThanFiction SweeterThanFiction 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Yesterday at school I had to fake my smile frequently. I don't want to burden my friends with my problems. My jealousy is a reason. I just don't want to lose someone again. I miss...
    plantgoddess plantgoddess 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    People always say that I have a perfect life because I always smile but they don't realize how many of those smiles are fake to hide my sadness
    braydenlovesmusic braydenlovesmusic 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    i think i've did it too much i forgot my real feelings. i feel lost. i knew i have changed, but it feels strange somehow. don't know if this is good or bad, but i feel fake when i...
    makingausernameisdifficult makingausernameisdifficult 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    it takes fewer muscles to smile than to frown. I may have a bad day but I won't take you down with me
    regalshewolf regalshewolf 41-45, F Jan 5

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    It hurts so bad to smile. I have very little life left in me IF there is any left. I just don't understand. I'm only 22. I shouldn't be this drained.
    SheIsHealing SheIsHealing 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    honesty... just want someone to have a deep conversation with. talk about life. secrets. help each other. and be there... I guess that's too much to ask nowadays. I can't...
    SweeterThanFiction SweeterThanFiction 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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    What guy doesn't have the instinct to hide his emotion? In our heads, emotions are a likeness to weakness.
    yourguardingangel yourguardingangel 18-21, M 20 hrs ago

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    :D See? I'm fine! Is what I'd say if I ever spoke to you.
    BerryEgan BerryEgan 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I do this because I must. Sadness is pointless to show. It just brings everyone down. I know some people could careless and they definitely don't want to deal with it. The people...
    Ghostprojection Ghostprojection 18-21, F Jan 6

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    It seems like recently nothing is going right. Everything's either falling apart or fading away. And all I can do is watch
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F Jan 11

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    i always try to look my best and look happy but i really am lonely and sad inside.
    chriscrystal chriscrystal 41-45, F Jan 16

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    You can only take so much. And when you lose it, that's when everyone realizes. They realize when it's too late. They judge you for what only they realize without knowing the full...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F Jan 16

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    because i hate making the people i love sad and worry.
    jynx1 jynx1 18-21, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    nobody there when i need it the most ,people use me and fool me,i'm always the only one who puts effort,i buy them things,lend money and the thanks i get is being treated like...
    AndeleAndele AndeleAndele 18-21, M Jan 11

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    Why does anyone think there must be an answer to life? Life is the source of all great gifts and mysteries. I wonder which one the other animals would consider man to be. Yes, I...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Dec 30, 2014

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    I had a friend in high school who, during break, liked to eat oatmeal and dip string-cheese in it. My other friends called her Oats & Cheese. Today I made oatmeal and melted swiss...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 2

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    My family members (from my father's side) look insecure about themselves. My uncles, my grandparents, even my father share this insecure personality. 1- Usely hesitate before...
    simotaqi simotaqi 22-25 2 days ago

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    What does a smile say? As I go about my days I get lost in my solitude, and just enough to get me thinking for a while. Recently a question came about and I gave it my deepest and...
    joseiGuess joseiGuess 18-21, M Dec 31, 2014

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    I am loved by my one set of grandparents, my single mother of 51, boyfriend, and my bestie carey. I don't have any other family anymore :-( I don't feel like I can truly talk to...
    JessiAnn27 JessiAnn27 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    Can i have her bod plz i hate how i feel i wish i could feel beautiful and be confident who i am but i stead im so insecure with who i am just hide behind a fake smile but just...
    Millerbabe17 Millerbabe17 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    Here's all the things my family's soap opera would contain. -Alcoholics - Drugs - Women abuse -Child abuse - Mental abuse -Tears -Runaways -Broken souls -Plot twists -Suicide...
    EvilAngels EvilAngels 18-21, M Jan 20

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    I tell you i'm fine, even when i'm not I tell you i'm happy, when i'm sad I tell you i'm tired, when i'm lonely Just hoping that one day you will realise how i really feel in the...
    Shimmerz479 Shimmerz479 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Hi everyone, I'm so blessed to have found this website and support group for this subject! I suffered from major anxiety this year as a junior in college, I had to leave school and...
    halessss halessss 18-21, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I love making people smile. It brings me the utmost joy. Everybody looks better when they have a smile on their face. When I make somebody smile it makes me feel so happy too. When...
    AlphaBoy7934 AlphaBoy7934 13-15, M Dec 31, 2014

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    Sometimes I wonder what is the point of me. I can't remember the last time I felt truly wanted. I know I have family and friends that love me, and I know they would be there for me...
    rycbar10 rycbar10 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    I was diagnosed with a learning disability when I was in 1st or 2nd grade. I learn things very slowly and work at a slow pace. I'm not very good at doing basic math in my head, and...
    christarose96 christarose96 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    I had been posting about my moodswings. well For like over a week now ive had maybe one or two. which for me is like HUGE. A very good thing. Ive been at a pretty constant level...
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F Jan 14

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    I've trusted to many people and yet I have gotten hurt. I have isolated myself from society. I thought I could trust one girl and she proved me wrong. I feel as if I can be...
    Ginger1313 Ginger1313 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    Omg! He looks so hot with that dark blue sweater!!! I wanna scream "hey sexy!" But instead I smiled and shouted "hi" and he said "good morning" ugh! That good morning comes from...
    DawnS87 DawnS87 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I don't know how they all think that I'm ok, my smile is so fake, but they all buy it, so it must be working well enough
    imsinkinkimg imsinkinkimg 13-15, F 15 hrs ago

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    I can't remember the six first years of my life but they were the happiest years i've had for sure.I lived my life thinking that i had everything,that i was the luckiest person on...
    Rockzanne Rockzanne 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    making people smile makes me happy. i know how hard it can be to smile without it being a fake one so when i see a real smile on someone's face it just makes me happy to see that...
    xxpawprintsxx xxpawprintsxx 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    I was cleaning out my bookcase, and I stumbled across a few pieces of paper. Not just any pieces of paper, but the papers of my feelings.I am not sure how old they are, but they...
    BlackBloodDemon BlackBloodDemon 13-15, M Jan 20

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    I have a big butt. And I have big breasts too.(not like large hanging breasts but...I don't know how to describe it.) I am short..5'o" I hope I grow!! I have wide and flat feet. I...
    Riya3842 Riya3842 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    I do so much for everyone...can you come help? Can you do a private lesson? Can you do this and that and here and....ugh just ugh and when it comes to me I don't get any help when...
    lonely8888 lonely8888 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I do this a little touch. My friends know in hurting. But all I do is smile. I almost broke down in the middle if class today and no one knew. I guess in a good actor.
    kpfoster1985 kpfoster1985 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 9

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    Your Smile is So Important A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside. Life is short but a smile takes barely a second...
    rogi4u rogi4u 36-40, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have realized everyone is fake at sometimes because everyone wears a mask that hides them from themselves and others and the only way to break free is to take off the mask and...
    sadnesskillsme sadnesskillsme 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    Most members or profiles are fake people on this so called site ep and there's lots of them trust me sometimes I even wonder if some of those experiences that even real because I...
    1LifeNlove 1LifeNlove 13-15, M Jan 14

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    People that say you can always find the positive, beauty or hope in tragedy are so wrong. Watching lives mangled at the hands of society, hate, accident and even age gets tough...
    hunterw0lf hunterw0lf 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I can be mean,cruel,ruthless, and a ***** sometimes. I mean I'm a mistake after all. Then I can be sweet,nice,caring,loving,passionate, but it makes me feel fake. I'm nothing but a...
    Idiedinside Idiedinside 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I used to create fake profiles, and indulge myself in the endless attention I was getting in my fake cyber life... I loved it. Bc I couldn't get any of that attention in real life...
    Dreamscape98x Dreamscape98x 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 2

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    I can't for the life of me understand this category. How do you tell whether the person who makes this affirmation is real or fake? Isn't it just as easy for someone who has a fake...
    tyrihans45 tyrihans45 66-70, M Jan 4

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