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I Sometimes Have To Fake A Smile

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    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    SimplyConfusedd SimplyConfusedd 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    I don't ever have a valentine because honestly, what's the point of Valentines day? So for one day everyone can pretend they are all happy and have good relationships and are...
    Woofmow Woofmow 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    I hate people who pretend their someone else on this sight? isn't the point that we get to be ourselves. and I am not fake
    FelineLover311 FelineLover311 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    so we were getting to know a girl online. she seemed pretty cool.nothing out of the ordinary. there was not an overwhelming sense of "she's too good to be true" well a quick search...
    JandAlove JandAlove 26-30 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I'm an absolute sucker for anybody who can make me smile! I often find myself falling out of anger when someone makes me smile but then I get mad again about the fact that I...
    thisisjuno thisisjuno 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    No date on valentines day?? Valentines day is here again , If you haven't got a date then apparently all the people who have feel sorry for us . Just a little thought but if your...
    yak3 yak3 41-45, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    i dont show how im feeling to much as my children use it an take advantage but not goin into that or any of whats getting me down as not looking for sympathy but the happier im...
    angelfallen80 angelfallen80 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    most people think I'm happy go lucky and in a good mood all the time because I smile crack jokes and usually I'm positive that's on the outside when I'm by myself is when I get...
    me0883 me0883 22-25, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    My default mood is Eeyore and I wear it well. I'll give people a smile, not because I'm happy, but because I absolutely hate having folks trying to figure out why I'm so sad. I...
    ritz95x ritz95x 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am really judgmental sometimes, does trying not to be make you more judgmental...shouldn't I just be able to turn it off? I really do try...but Gosh, even reading some of my...
    DarkKnightRanger DarkKnightRanger 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    I hide it well with my fake smile
    observer58 observer58 56-60, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I've been sick for add long as I can remember, I slept, literally, every moment I could, but everyone thought I was faking it, except for my parents. I don't really blame anyone...
    Youngandsarcastic Youngandsarcastic 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm a young teenager. I used to be happy but now I'm a piece of sad ****. I changed a lot. I dont see positive things in my short life that's why I cry everyday. I'm trying to be...
    Caspervangreen Caspervangreen 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Sometimes I just want to tell those rude people off. But you know you can't because your business will suffer. I work in the hotel business, and just got a call from a former...
    VVmommy VVmommy 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 1

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    Today I actually looked sad and my sister seemed concerned, but then I just told her I was focusing on my work. I don't think she will understand the lengths I go to to look...
    aquamoongoddess aquamoongoddess 22-25, F Jan 30

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    Hi. I need to tell you this because you deserve it. I need you to know that whatever you saw me as a friend wasn't real. It was merely another act that I put on. See everyone who...
    ashlenamya66359 ashlenamya66359 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    i think if i will tell anyone about my depression they will take it as a joke as i faked smile
    blossomingangel blossomingangel 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 30

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    Struggling with a lot. The people i lost during the last 2 years. The loneliness. But i pretend to be the most happiest human in the world. I guess it's better than being a sad...
    ihatejasonn ihatejasonn 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    I told my teacher about my depression being really bad. He made a joke along the lines of "well just stop it", I chuckled and he said "see? you laughed, that's really good". Of...
    terrywill15 terrywill15 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    people are soo annoying :/ why dose no one listen to what you have to say... or listen and ignore it :/
    magicmuffin97 magicmuffin97 18-21, T 2 Responses Jan 29

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    After going to school, After cloaking myself with the image of coldness and poise, After going through the motions, So robotic in actions, I come home to throw off the tattered...
    sillysweetgirl9 sillysweetgirl9 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    sometimes i don't have trustworthy people who are truly sincere around me so i will keep it all inside and out on a fake smile.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 28

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    Well, I'm the boss at work and the husband of a mentally depressed wife, so I have to fake it at all times. It gets lonely at times
    Watchmeplayme Watchmeplayme 56-60, M 3 Responses Jan 28

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    i hide behind a bunch of crapy jokes
    justawolf13 justawolf13 13-15 1 Response Jan 28

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    I have to. my family can't handle anymore from me.
    girlonpause girlonpause 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    all of my smiles are fake I have never been happy only sadness and pain have ever existed in my life: (
    JClove33 JClove33 18-21, M Jan 28

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    I'm tired of crying alone, and pretending to be happy around everyone. no one ever listens to me about things that are wrong anyways. my mind is the worst place, and it's not good...
    KittenInTheStars KittenInTheStars 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    Sucks to be a loser. Sucks even more when you have to fake it. Most people don't care anyway. I don't even know why I bother anymore. It's not like anyone is ever supportive even...
    fubar71 fubar71 41-45, M 5 Responses Jan 27

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    Moved to L.A. to act. Always wanted to be an actor. Not for fame, but the work always excited me. Maybe a little with the ideas of fame as well. Decided life is too short and made...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 24

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    I think I just find every day conversation to be boring. Idk.. I like talking about politics, religion (I'm agnostic so I mean like a meaningful discussion that's interesting...
    alf810 alf810 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 24

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    Do you also sometimes have that you go to sleep and sleep for like 10-12 hours but in your dream you have spent 3 days, and when you wake up it feels so weird cuz you think its...
    Adeadmanwalking Adeadmanwalking 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 24

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    When I was a kid I learned to fake a smile because a smile can hide all pain. My dad was an alcoholic. He would come home drunk and keep drinking at home. He would fight with my...
    Thelostsoulslasthope Thelostsoulslasthope 13-15, F 7 Responses Jan 23

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    I went into this year with high hopes and this was the first mistake... I smile to hide my sadness and nobody knows.. It hurts to smile.
    Samethingjustadifferentday Samethingjustadifferentday 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 22

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    For those who haven't smiled today. (Picture)
    MsJessicaRabbit MsJessicaRabbit 26-30, F 11 Responses Jan 21

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    Lost my guy best friend of 3 years to a stupid mistake of trying to get romantically involved. So upset. He just happened to be one of my friends exs also, so now everyone hates me...
    madeleine4 madeleine4 13-15, F Jan 20

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    It's really irritating when people tell you to smile. If someone is upset about something, are they supposed to walk around with a fake smile, pretending everything is okay? I...
    Cass027 Cass027 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    I smile everyday covering my sadness.. My 18 year old daughter died in October 2015. I don't find pleasure in anything anymore.
    Akyra15 Akyra15 41-45, F 10 Responses Jan 19

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    The only reason I smile in life is for my best friend. She is the reason I am alive and I am the reason she is. I am bisexual and I have fallen in love with her these past 4 years...
    rferzola rferzola 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 19

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    i fake my smile i fake my mood but i cant never fake my feeling.. unfair family treat ive been recvd for 11 years.. i trapped on nightmare.. i want go to somewhere far badly..
    Peperoni29 Peperoni29 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 18

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