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I Sometimes Have To Fake A Smile

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 41 People

    Unless you`re stupid, smile is nothing but a mask. And like any mask, it covers the real nature of things. One great poet once said that smiles and happiness belong to rude people...
    Tatius Tatius 26-30, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Sometimes it hurts to realize that the people closest to me don't see how much I'm actually hurting inside.
    KellerKing13 KellerKing13 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I am Trying to Break Your Heart I am hoping to hang your head on my wall in shame— the slightest taxidermy thrills me. Fish forever leaping on the living-room wall...
    LadyGallivanter LadyGallivanter 41-45, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I can laugh and smile all day, I can be in the happiest mood in the world, but when the night comes, I am not doing well at alll. When the night comes, I pull away from the world...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    I just want someone that I can trust and be completely vulnerable with. I am burned out from always hiding what is really going on in my life. And of course I still do it.
    stewartgreen stewartgreen 18-21, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I don't want to pretend to be someone I'm not anymore.
    sorrygirl97 sorrygirl97 18-21, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I am tired of pretending to be okay When I'm not, like my friend and I were skyping and I started to cry but I wiped my tears, it was still obvious that I had been crying, and she...
    secretchey secretchey 18-21, F 6 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    A smile can cover anything
    CatalinaPetrova CatalinaPetrova 16-17, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Everyone thinks Im this happy, go lucky, goofy girl but really.. Ive hit rock bottom and nobody sees it..
    alexforever0321 alexforever0321 16-17, F 5 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    It's easier to hide behind a fake smile than it is to tell people how you feel. You can feel the loneliest person in a room full of people. Some days it's easier to hide away...
    danyellelakin danyellelakin 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Not me But my husband he wets the bed and sometimes have accidents doing the day, i dont know what to do
    katherine84 katherine84 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    No one sees past my smile, how hurt, sad and lonely I am.
    LBMia LBMia 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    surrounded by people and no one knows I am depressed, heartbroken, and just at rock bottom......but at least my smile brightens their day
    siobhansweetness siobhansweetness 26-30, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Another morning waking up exhausted & aching all over........I have M.E. and I'm off work again due to not being able to find the energy to even put my socks on! I've been told one...
    colby4 colby4 46-50, F 3 days ago

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    I always overcome my fears with a good detailed strategic plans, I always hide my negativity with words of optimism, which I'm not sure if I could even do or believe on it, I...
    nbsbgal nbsbgal 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    All I wanted today was someone to give me a hug and say I jnow your not ok but I'm here for you :(
    airheadmills45 airheadmills45 13-15, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I can read people's fortune. I don't use cards, tea leaves, or read your palm. I use a completely innovative techniques specifically for online application.
    575woodu 575woodu 70+, M 4 days ago

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    I do all the time is stupid ik and I should let others know how I feel but I feel like I have to be strong everyone else and when it's just me I don't have to be
    Xothegodmother Xothegodmother 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    growing up I had a terrible life and was always told that I would only be good enough to be someone's sex object. I had very terrible self-esteem and low confidence. the only...
    tyeshamari tyeshamari 18-21, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I sometimes fake smile to hide my sadness I feel like the sadness will not end due to a loss of the love of my life due to my own mental issues/demons I wish I could smile & mean...
    mechanicman96 mechanicman96 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    So tired of this emptiness.I miss peace,contentment,ease and emotional calmness..I feel so empty,drained and tired.I miss living.I feel like I am sinking,deeper and deeper losing...
    tmanqn1636 tmanqn1636 26-30, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    It takes me a bit of courage to put this down here, in my blog, but I’m comforted by the fact that there are people out there who have gone through the same thing as I have...
    ShruthiK ShruthiK 18-21, F 9 Responses 6 days ago

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    Since the day you've been gone i do fake a smile to hide my sadness... i don't want the people around me specially my loves ones to know that am still not doing fine since you've...
    realhappiness realhappiness 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I lock my door so when Im crying people won't just walk in.. and everytime I hear a knock, I get up and check my face in the mirror so noone can tell. Opening the door is the...
    MysticThornwolf MysticThornwolf 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Everyone is a mirror. you have to smile first and your reflection will smile back. (SMILE)
    Parislee Parislee 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    just smile it'll all be ok....
    Chaospi2 Chaospi2 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    It's just the easy way out of things. Fake a smile and you don't have to explain to someone your whole life story and why you're just so ******* broken inside. I'd rather not get...
    niahhydra niahhydra 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I feel so lonely sometimes... and it sucks :( I feel like that now. sometimes you just want to give up
    southernbelle99 southernbelle99 16-17, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I wish to get over all this pain inside my heart and soul and especially those people who come into my life care about me I open my heart and tell everything then one day they hit...
    emmadarko emmadarko 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I've been hanging out with friends, for a week straight, and the whole time I've wanted to cry. My internalized racism always finds a way to destroy me in ways that I've never...
    Avidnerd Avidnerd 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My cheeks hurt from smiling so much at the BBQ. But now that I'm home I'm just bawling my eyes out. I'm sick of always having to smile for the cameras even though I'm dying inside...
    icyfrost icyfrost 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 26

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    I need a buddy to help me become more confident:(
    rebeccagrace17 rebeccagrace17 13-15, F 5 Responses Jun 25

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    Guys I gtg I can't come back goodbye...
    seekre seekre 16-17, M 7 Responses Jun 25

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    I have faked a smile every day for years. I've got so many secrets that are too painful to deal with. The bad memories over shadow the good ones. Sometimes I do think what if. Life...
    VolunteerMouse VolunteerMouse 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 25

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    Don't see the point of Fake Profiles! But I'm definitely real. Real everywhere. No I don't have fake boobs, *** or any other body parts, they're real for sure! ;)
    SarahDotCom SarahDotCom 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 24

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    what do I get by showing everyone sadness. for most people it's be a reason to joke on. so just fake a smile say it's fine. again it takes courage to do that I guess. you're...
    ru661 ru661 18-21, M 4 Responses Jun 24

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    Any women here over 16?????
    575woodu 575woodu 70+, M 2 Responses Jun 23

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    I haven't been happy in a very long time. I always say that I'm fine when someone asks me if I'm okay but I really feel like **** inside. I honestly just want to be held and...
    scales121 scales121 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 20

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    The contradiction between faking a smile to not let the other party upset or just be myself. The former is usually what I do. Fake smiles are painful. What if sulky me is natural?
    bookishnephilim bookishnephilim 16-17, F Jun 18

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    Am I just one of many? I mean there is 8billion of us humans. I am nothing special. My grades are average at best, I have no special talent, no goal in my life. Nothing. And...
    jacyboy jacyboy 16-17, M 3 Responses Jun 18

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    I had To quit my job because i start es hacine frequent panic attacks. Fml
    Chupitos8585 Chupitos8585 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 17

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