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I Sometimes Have To Fake A Smile

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    I can't stand the thought of people knowing who I am and when I'm hurt I unaware have faked my smile for now 2 years I fake my happiness and turned fake without even knowing
    herealways2017 herealways2017 13-15, F Nov 5

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    So my boss at work put up his hand to my face and said can you smile?You telling me to smile makes me not want to why should I force a smile on my face when I'm not feeling it?? It...
    sydneymichelle sydneymichelle 18-21, F Nov 11

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    Everyday I smile just to tell people that I'm okay. But deep down I'm not. I wish all the pain and sadness and anger in my life to go away forever. Sometimes I wish I could...
    zoeyflower zoeyflower 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    sometimes I just can't believe all things happens with my life. .. and how things are sometimes. ..
    mystic00 mystic00 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 28

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    I wake up everyday with my usual frown, but when I go out, I fake my smile and say I'm okay. I hate crying, and if I tell my story to everybody, I'd be crying a lot. I don't like...
    plzkillmenow plzkillmenow 16-17, F Nov 9

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    Everyone tells me I'm the happiest person theyve ever met but they have no idea i cut every night
    paigedecker33 paigedecker33 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 9

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    I have so many problems and I'm sad all the time and i feel like its never going to get better. I'm seeing a shrink I don't trust because he and my mom are good friends since med...
    chocolatecurlz chocolatecurlz 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    I was walking to class one say and two pretty girls smiled at me at different times. It totally made my day :)
    Lenimentus81 Lenimentus81 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 8

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    There is one I have had several hundred times. It started almost 3 years ago. I am at my step brother's house. I'm looking for his wife calling her name. I feel stressed worried...
    DizzyGreenEyes DizzyGreenEyes 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 9

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    I have a tendency to let anger build up inside. I was taught to not cause waves and be over-emotional. Obviously, holding it in just makes it worse. There are times I get so angry...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    I appear to be cold towards others , I heard people saying that , they say i do not care about anything or anyone but myself ...but they do not know my struggles ...I wish it was...
    bee31 bee31 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 11

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    The eyes can say truth. And the jaw. And hands. And height.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 15

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    Everyday, everytime. I just dont want anyone worry about me.
    IrwinsScars IrwinsScars 13-15, F 5 Responses Nov 18

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    There isn't always a cause for my sadness and I think that's the worst part it's like being caught in a storm with no where to go and never knowing when it will end and all you can...
    WhispersOfTheHeart WhispersOfTheHeart 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 19

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    Well idk what to do now he reads all my posts on tumblr so that's why I've come to this 😏 just to post stuff that I need to get off my chest :(
    rawrxoxo143 rawrxoxo143 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Wether texting or talking. Stuttering and cramps came after heart attacks. Lovely.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 17

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    Well time for the fake smiles and drama. Happy Thanksgiving! !!
    skoolschool skoolschool 22-25, F 12 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I feel alone. I'm chlosterphobic (not sure if I spelled that right) I feel like the world is going to close up on me and gong to die of depression and anxiety. Ya I have...
    cantsaymynamesorry cantsaymynamesorry 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    all my friends seem to think I'm perfectly happy and I have a perfect life due to my fake smiles. I try to tell them its not real but they don't understand. I hate home and I hate...
    midorijane midorijane 16-17, T Nov 13

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    No matter how much I try I always lie I always pretend I don't know if I'm nice or mean it's all been covered up with fake smiles and dirty looks I don't know who I am.
    herealways2017 herealways2017 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    You feel safe tucked in your cozy little bed, fast asleep in your slumber.As you move through your days, in a happy little glee...be careful, there is something hunting you...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F a week ago

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    I have to go to coffee with my mom today and I'm dreading it entirely. I am not good at putting on a fake smile and pretending I'm enjoying her company. I have to go so she won't...
    Siciliansdoitbetter Siciliansdoitbetter 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    I have noticed that no matter how well life seems to start looking better, it keeps crashing down in a burning spiral. No matter how hard I try and fight, I end up being kicked to...
    TigerNeko TigerNeko 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Well I'm lesbian! So my crush is a girl and I really really like her 😄 what is a sign of someone one flirting or liking you? We always make eye contact lock and it's hard to...
    Diamond1029 Diamond1029 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 15

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    Today I drove to work behind a person that I am going to refer to as ******* for the rest of this story. ******* and I first encountered each other when he (or she, but I am going...
    nommygummybears nommygummybears 22-25, F Nov 8

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    I went trough some really bad stuff in the last few months . During that time I really got to see who my REAL friends and family were . They hurt me beyond words I can find to...
    ToTiJeZivot ToTiJeZivot 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    One of the main reasons I joined this sight was because of the vast number of people who had this disorder called trichotillomania. I don't remember when I started pulling...
    thxforthecoffe thxforthecoffe 13-15 1 Response Nov 19

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    It's funny how I think I'm happy, but then the next moment I'm really sad and I feel like I'm completely alone, and I just want to crumble and cry, but instead I have to smile and...
    loveyourselfalwaysxx loveyourselfalwaysxx 13-15, F Oct 29

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    I had one last night, i can't remember how it began. But it involved a friend from school who i still talk to. I was at her house, and somehow eded up in bed with her. not in a...
    Anth9012 Anth9012 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I had one last night, i can't remember how it began. But it involved a friend from school who i still talk to. I was at her house, and somehow eded up in bed with her. not in a...
    Anth9012 Anth9012 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    My mom had came back to stay with my grandparents and I and she realized that I lost a lot of weight because she thought I was happy and everything. Well she was wrong, she...
    ayoolexie20 ayoolexie20 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    Watching my dad deal with his family on Thanksgiving, trying to fake a smile, reminds me of my battle everyday. But not just with my family, with everyone. And it works...
    NoOrdinaryDork NoOrdinaryDork 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    i fake a smile to hide the pain,yet i still wish someone looks closely enough and see how i am broken inside.sometimes even my friends can't realise it.they think i'm too emotional...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 28

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    At first he happen to be caught in her glance, she had not noticed him her eyes were only focused on a friend as they whispered. Then slowly his existence started to grow, her eyes...
    Moonlight94 Moonlight94 18-21, F 23 hrs ago

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    I had experience when my dad died when I was 10 12-12-12 and it was hard because my mom was single and I couldn't understand yet! My life is a disaster I have a sister who never...
    bri20L bri20L 13-15, F 6 Responses Nov 11

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    I fake my confidence and my strength I hate showing that I care because I fear rejection I hurt so I don't get hurt but in hurting get hurt. I don't know who I am or what I feel in...
    herealways2017 herealways2017 13-15, F Nov 5

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    I smile at strangers. The way I see it, it's somewhat of an occupational hazard. You see, I am a waitress. And the most important part of a waiter's kit, is the smile - fake or...
    Lullacus Lullacus 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    This is a pet peeve of mine I just realized I had. I come on here with the express intention of talking to someone or making friends. So I do not comment on posts I am indifferent...
    pretender2687 pretender2687 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 6

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    I Hate Fake People My mother has a best friend. They have their friendship before I was born. Tita Beige had 3 children; Kat, Ariel, and Jones. They both become my close friends...
    kiendy123 kiendy123 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 30

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    I'm so tired of this... I'm so tired of wanting someone who I'll never have, tired of denying my own feelings, tired of not being able to tell any of my friends about this, tired...
    auntnichole auntnichole 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 19

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    It's amazing what can happen when you fake a smile and keep your emotions inside. People think you're the most helpful and happy person in the world..
    Barbarablue7241 Barbarablue7241 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 7

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    Yesterday was my birthday. After work I went to the gym for an hour, took a shower there and that's when I overheard 2 girls talking about me that were in my kickboxing class...
    deelirious deelirious 26-30, F 9 Responses Nov 5

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    Everyday I do it for everybody I know. I can't tell them how I feel. One, might scare them away. Two, might hate me. Three, might influence my negativity. Sometimes I just feel...
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 12

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    Holidays are just big jokes. It's like any other day of the year. Many families are so fake. I can understand if some have issues and rather be somewhere else. But i'm talking...
    Justadarkhole Justadarkhole 22-25, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I've felt to much pain, I have to many secrets. I can only take only so much, until I've had enough. I'm only so strong, until I break down. Sometimes I feel suffocated, other...
    Ginger1313 Ginger1313 13-15, F 5 days ago

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