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I Sometimes Have To Fake A Smile

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    When I see someone smiling and then I see their eyes . It's a fake smile I don't hate it I just feel sad sometimes cry cuz I know how it feels to fake a smile it sucks , hurts and...
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F Aug 3

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    mom: you never do anything for me. me: i fake a smile, i hide my problems from you to avoid getting you stressed, i cover my scars, i dont talk to you so i wont irritate you , and...
    CaliforniaPsycho CaliforniaPsycho 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Honestly I don't know how to smile like a true genuine smile, but it always works I faked my smile so many times I honestly do not know how to smile.... And I don't really care
    PaulinaaaO PaulinaaaO 13-15, F Jul 23

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    Take me Away GingerSlim (Chorus) God please take me I can't do it anymore I need a call to say that I'm good Because I just can't take much more Vs1 I feel like Ive caused so...
    GingerSlimSTL GingerSlimSTL 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    Sometimes...... Ok i usually do about once a day.
    thatgirlluvsred thatgirlluvsred 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    I am done its horrible, nobody knows the real me the one that puts on a smile so nobody can see that inside I am dying. Once again she has had a brake down and is screaming at me...
    abrokendreamer abrokendreamer 13-15, F Jul 28

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    I hate haters I swear if if I **** with you I **** with you if I dont then im busy or writing a post or experience im taking care of my nieces I have two nieces okay not gonna be...
    Xxchristinx18 Xxchristinx18 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    just sometimes i have really bad thoughts about myself, not just negative but really violent, horrible ideas about being made to do things or having them done to me. i dont know...
    lamaragymnast lamaragymnast 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    All I've done is lay here, sad and depressed. Very very very worried..... I go to work, barely do anything, very grumpy, then go home to lay here and wait to hear anything about...
    GuuIsAwesome GuuIsAwesome 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 5

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    9 times out of 10 I am sweet, funny, silly even and adorable but when someone pushes my buttons the red-headed Irish temper flares in me and hell hath no fury. Thankfully it's rare...
    writerchic writerchic 36-40, F Aug 4

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    They come and go. I keep having them recently, childhood memories but distorted, and when I'm in them I feel like a little kid again, completely powerless, and I get that...
    Potentiallylovely Potentiallylovely 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    IT'S OK... CRY....You sitting in your officeYou see your co-worker gets a flowerYou put a fake smile on your faceyour eyes are getting wateryyou try to hide it like something in...
    sensualromantic sensualromantic 36-40, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I don't anyone to get involve with my problems and make them feel sorry for not knowing what to do. But for some reason, only my brother could see through all my fake smiles... I...
    KatieP767 KatieP767 13-15, F Jul 27

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    Tonight was the worst, having to fake smiles to everyone at this wedding, I hated it, I'm not ok and lately I've been crying a load at night, I can't take this much longer.
    Verix Verix 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 1

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    I get told a lot that I have a great smile, but the thing is every time I smile I feel like crying, I don't like to smile but if I don't everyone will wonder why and I don't want...
    Lanigga14 Lanigga14 13-15, F Aug 14

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    This human being I called my "mother" is not what she appears to be; motherly, caring, quiet, sweet & innocent. Here's how I found out I got married few months ago, husband and I...
    sydnew sydnew 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    You call me arrogant. Is that not merely a judgement? Who are you to judge me as arrogant, because I do not speak to you, because I prefer to sit alone, because I am broken...
    dinah897 dinah897 16-17, F Jul 29

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    What I dont understand other girls, they have Fake ****, Fake hair, fake lashes, fake nails and fake lips....and these ******* are looking for a 'real' man? Buy a Ken doll Barbie
    TargetAimShootKill TargetAimShootKill 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    Yup some some told me i was fat in one of my pics i try not to care but how can i not care when i struggle soo much with this after my brother the only guy i trust really told me...
    desitor desitor 16-17, F Aug 12

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    Probably everyone has been through the experience of love at one point of their lives especially when you met your first boyfriend/girlfriend. Then you break up with your partner...
    silentkev silentkev 22-25, M Aug 12

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    Omg i found a note book tht i wrote in it about me feeling invisible and my fake smile and lately since i moved my mom has been reading my random journals and im worried she might...
    desitor desitor 16-17, F Aug 13

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    Another fake smile to hide my tears Another "Im Fine" to hide my sadness Another cut to relieve me from pain Another ':)' to hide How I really feel Yes, Im fine. Dont worry about...
    IzzyIrwin IzzyIrwin 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 14

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    I certainly have social anxiety but not to the point that I cannot function socially at all. But each time that I go into a social situation, I do need to mentally prepare myself...
    NerdyGirl78 NerdyGirl78 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 27

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    I don't have best friends, I have fake best friends I have too many fake friends :/
    Chasemanning Chasemanning 13-15, M 4 Responses Aug 2

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    Yes they do, but what I really love is when they sometimes have that certain look on their face, with mouth open, eyebrows raised and gazing in wide-eyed youthful curiosity. This...
    Cristofori Cristofori 41-45, M Aug 3

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    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...
    Johnnystha Johnnystha 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    Too many mistakes override in my life. Social services. My dad. Trying to cover up bad emotions. But I have achieved something. I have self harmed in a month. I am slowly stopping...
    CuteLittleScrewUp CuteLittleScrewUp 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 1

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    A SERIOUS MATTER NOT WORTH JOKING AROUND! It’s easy to see a person so bubbly, energetic, humorous and alive, thinking ‘wow that person has it all, a great life’ maybe they...
    imperfectedsoul imperfectedsoul 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I hate when people (strangers) randomly ask me to smile. It is not my fault. I do not smile and this trait that I have will always show that I am angry even if I am not angry...
    unapersonadeestemundo unapersonadeestemundo 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    I hate fake people. I want a friendship. Friendship with people not just over the internet. Life time friends like every other person. It's hard finding friends who can hang out at...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    Yes, I can fake a smile...am good at it. I can be pretentious. I'd been doing it in my real life for years. But I cannot fake myself. (laughs) I am not here to create a bogus...
    0nOpalsMind 0nOpalsMind 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 30

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    Fake people are a waste of time. I've dealt with fake people before and it's so frustrating and time consuming. No matter how hard you try, if someone is fake you can't change that...
    littlefighter littlefighter 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    Sometimes I get feelings from people even when they smile that something is wrong.
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    I guess I just got used to faking a smile.. I don't even know what my real smile is anymore.. all I know is that if anyone seen the movie perks of being a wallflower.. "I'm getting...
    jarvis13 jarvis13 13-15, F Jul 25

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    I'm just sick of fake friends. I'd rather be alone than having fake friends around. My best friend back stabbed me by spreading some disgusting rumors about and i lost so many...
    Jay198z Jay198z 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    Everybody says how I'm so nice and smiley and I get along with everybody And I'm the life of the party. Nobody understands how much of an effort it takes me everyday to practice...
    littlegirl03 littlegirl03 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    I can't say NO to anyone. I sucker of Human Feelings. I am A Muslim. If I can't see people inside of feel their Pain then I have a Hard Heart. Which the Devil got. So, I have been...
    phenna45 phenna45 70+, T 1 day ago

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    Many times this has happened to me. I have had to fake my smiles just to make sure others had no idea I was hurting inside. It's hard when you have to hold in your pain and sorrow...
    Morenita79 Morenita79 31-35, F Aug 3

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    I Offer to talk to those that ask for help. I try to be a friend to all. If I contact you is because I care and something you posted hit a chord. I'm respectful and sincere. I got...
    justvince1 justvince1 51-55, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I try to anyways . Good to put on a good smile and keep things cool even when things are down
    pardax pardax 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 25

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    Like the saying, smile it's easier than explain why you're sad.
    exprouser14 exprouser14 22-25, F Aug 2

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    My dad always used to tell me smile even if it hurts because no one wants to hang out with sad people he said never let anyone see you cry because then they'll step all over you...
    Battlescars1524 Battlescars1524 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I've just been to busy to get out that good old all day and night cry so I can move forward. I've been faking a smile and tell everybody, him included, that everything is fine. But...
    MrsGigalowJr MrsGigalowJr 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    some people are born talented and I guess I am born with this talent of faking a smile and living happy go lucky. But I hate this talent of mine coz it makes me run away from...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M Aug 14

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    This is so fake sia.I don't even talk or smile at stranger .
    myraaxx myraaxx 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    It is often very akward, but I tend to smile at random people. Sometimes talk with them as well, completely out of the blue. It's strange because sometimes they smile back, or...
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    I had been talking with a lady at the piercing pagoda in the mall, after about two months of me going by every few days and acting like I was going to have my ears pierced and...
    pmgurl pmgurl 51-55 Jul 29