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I Sometimes Have To Fake A Smile

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    Sometimes my fake smile comes so easily to me that I believe it myself. Until I'm alone and my smile fades away.. then I remember. Or other days I smile while I'm inwardly...
    AlysonBlack AlysonBlack 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I do this all the time I always but on a fake smile and when people ask" are you ok?"I say "I'll be fine " because I don't like to bother anyone with my problems when they have...
    Rach1544 Rach1544 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 6

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    I don't even know where to start. Please don't judge me on this. So basically, around 4 - 5 years ago I created a fake account. A fake male account. I am a 15 nearly 16 year...
    IDontKnowWhereToTurnAnymore IDontKnowWhereToTurnAnymore 13-15 1 Response Dec 6

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    because it's easier to fake a smile than explaining why you're sad.....
    lovabledoll lovabledoll 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 8

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    i always thought fake smiling was hard and avoided taking pics because i would twitch and feel that people would know how i truly feel just by my facial expressions.
    Danae102 Danae102 18-21, F Dec 8

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    Everyday, everytime. I just dont want anyone worry about me.
    DepressedFool DepressedFool 16-17, 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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    i cant remember the last time i was happy i always feel numb.
    hope2001horn hope2001horn 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    It's so much easier to keep it all in..
    Queennnnnnn Queennnnnnn 13-15, F Dec 2

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    or when I get upset, I feel like im not strong so I hold back tears. anyone but me?
    RightMeoww RightMeoww 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I spend a lot of time helping others and pretending I don't need any.
    loverofthelight95 loverofthelight95 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    So umm.. funny story. I all of a sudden had a craving for parsley.. dried parsley.. so I went to the cabinet and took the "holed" lid off of the parsley flakes thingy, stuck a...
    DiaLuz DiaLuz 22-25, F 1 Response a week 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 Nov 22

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    Outside these walls, there waits a world that is often cold, lonely. Everyone wearing masks and expecting you to don yours as well. Little half truths and white lies and fake...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 8

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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 Nov 20

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    They hug and kiss you....almost as if they care....only to betray you first chance they get....just for the sake of good gossip....never caring about your feelings and your pain...
    Sjenka Sjenka 36-40, F Nov 29

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    Why dose you think she cry?, you think she cried because she want to?, have you ever give her chance to show her true color?. I wouldn't ask you for much, but just one, please make...
    BellerMoo BellerMoo 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28

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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 Nov 23

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    Well time for the fake smiles and drama. Happy Thanksgiving! !!
    skoolschool skoolschool 22-25, F Nov 27

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    I have 3 so called friends at school that do nothing but treat me like I'm nothing. At the school I'm at now has nothing but fake friends... There all FAKES! And i rather be...
    1thinginlife 1thinginlife 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    Tonight was confusing... Talked to someone I never thought I'd really talk to again. I looked a mess, I was tired cold, and just overly exhausted. I was texting as I saw him walk...
    nottheaveragegirl nottheaveragegirl 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I hate when people have fake photos and say it's them.....If you're ugly then you're ugly......deal with it! :|
    SociallyBitter SociallyBitter 22-25, F Dec 3

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    I have met a number of Ascended Masters during my lifetime, some like Rama, I just met in passing. But aside from Kuthumi, there are three that stand out: Hilarion, Babaji and...
    Orion33 Orion33 51-55, M Nov 28

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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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    I have come across so many here that have brought smiles and laughter to my days. I've seen words that warmed my heart, made me think, made me cry, made me want, and made me...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F Dec 4

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    So I have been a rider for many years. And you can often tell who has and who hasn't ridden by the number of times they have fallen off. My own experiences are no different, except...
    wistfulmiles wistfulmiles 51-55, T 1 Response 3 days ago

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    sometimes I feel lame whenever I talk to or hang out with my friends. Yes I drink, but only with a group of people, so I'm only a social drinker. yet other than that, I don't smoke...
    alxvii alxvii 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 28

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    I have a broken family in the sense that it is bad in the core and it doesn't show it self unless only the family is present Nothing like abuse or anything physical But the...
    nintendo64man nintendo64man 13-15, M Nov 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 Nov 21

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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 Nov 21

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    You ask me how I am, I say I'm not feeling the best.. im not fine. it takes so much of me to answer that in honesty. But then you ask me why.. what happened... I smile my tears...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Martin and James - Life's a show"If you feel tired and all alone just look up to the sky'cause you know there's a universe getting bigger on its ownAnd sometimes it's there for you...
    Ortolan Ortolan 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    That girl fakes a smile everyday. She has a brilliant and radiant smile. She has friends and people to hang out with. But her eyes deceives her. Remember that one time when her...
    breannabmk1023 breannabmk1023 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't smile much as I used to. I don't have friends that can make me happy. I'm so lonely. And sad.
    Mahrhindha Mahrhindha 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    The sky was orange, red and peach, we strolled towards each other on a deserted pebbled beach. A smile that got us talking together slowly walking till twilight crept unseen then...
    PassionateBaker PassionateBaker 26-30, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I only have like hmmm...2 true friends ? ... out of maybe 40 people I know at school ? I've made "bestfriends" and this and that , but in the end we either hurt each other or...
    lonelybeast1346 lonelybeast1346 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 6

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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 3 Responses Nov 19

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    You may mess up, but you are not a mess up. You may make a mistake, but you are not a mistake. You may screw up, but you are not a screw up. You may fail, but you...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Why is it that people always want to see you fail? It's usually the people closest to you... It's terrible! They always want to have the front set to watch it happen. It's rare...
    missyluvslilies missyluvslilies 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 2

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    I fake a smiley also because I dont want to bother people with them. I feel that the people around me have their own kind of problem to worry about. so I don't want to add my own...
    JN96 JN96 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I don't get why I have to sit and watch priests chant hymns that I don't understand. Why should I sit through all that smoke and fire? What's worse- people are all watching! Like...
    mridulaharihar mridulaharihar 22-25, F Nov 30

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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 Nov 22

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    When im sad.... I put on a happy smile When im upset.... I chuckle or simply laugh When i get caught crying.... i simply make up a stupid reason why i am crying. but still no one...
    TheWiseRedOwl TheWiseRedOwl 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 24

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    I'm 13 years old. And I have a huge crush on my art teacher. His blue eyes are so beautiful and I love his hair! I want to ask him for help to draw things, but sometimes I get...
    HappyGirl201 HappyGirl201 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    You may mess up, but you are not a mess up. You may make a mistake, but you are not a mistake. You may screw up, but you are not a screw up. You may fail, but you...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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