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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 5 Responses a week 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 4 Responses Dec 6

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    I'm not even sure most of my smiles are real anymore? Smiling is just a reaction for me whenever I see anyone now. I'm pretty sure people know I'm not really smiling too, it can...
    LetMeFIy LetMeFIy 18-21, F 31 mins ago

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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 6 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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    and so it's easier to have a persona and to behave a certain way than be yourself and have to deal with all the harsh judgements
    sooziii sooziii 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    The only time that I was really happy was when my parents were still together. I don't know how to express my sadness.
    sawayinmo sawayinmo 13-15, M 11 hrs ago

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    i cant remember the last time i was happy i always feel numb.
    hope2001horn hope2001horn 13-15, F 3 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 a week 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 1 Response a week 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 Dec 11

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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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    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 was thinking about all the violence and bloodshed this past week..The terrible senseless slaughter of innocents in Pakistan and the Middle East. I guess as much as we try and...
    prettyface1 prettyface1 46-50, F 10 Responses 1 day ago

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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 Dec 10

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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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    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 2 Responses Dec 14

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    Every time someone pulls out their phone asking for a selfie, I'm just like. "Sh*t I have to smile now. Don't mess this up. You can do it."
    Joshiee064 Joshiee064 13-15, M 2 Responses 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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    Ok so this group is completely stupid. Just because you add this group and make a little comment on it doesn't prove anything. People can still be fake. Adding this group and...
    WrongPage WrongPage 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    Someone got abit angry because they got busted for being a fake. Least I'm real *****, I'm not pretending to be someone else, sad pathetic person. Spread the word so no matter how...
    Louiseelmorexo Louiseelmorexo 18-21, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Once again my beloved fake plants have passed. I cri evry tiem.
    whatsnewpussycat whatsnewpussycat 18-21 18 hrs 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 Dec 10

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    I am absolutely fed up of the tonnes of fake people on here .. I mean why be someone else on an anonymous site!! The worst is using someone else's pic as yours, I mean how do u...
    pokerboy pokerboy 36-40, M 19 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I thought this meant people being fake on the web lol
    SalilaKhan SalilaKhan 18-21, F 2 Responses 12 hrs 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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    Many times my feelings make me cry on the inside. But I have learned that I need to hide my feelings. Most people I've met could care less how anyone feels. I keep my feelings...
    gambler920 gambler920 51-55, M 11 hrs ago

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    I can't tell things to even my closest friends. I put on a false facade of someone who I'm really not; a happy, naive person who loves life. I have unconsciously lied to everyone...
    penaddict penaddict 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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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 a week 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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    The Climb - Miley Cyrus. I love this song, means a lot to me... I can almost see it. That dream I'm dreaming, but There's a voice inside my head saying You'll never reach it Every...
    JennyAB JennyAB 16-17, F 15 hrs ago

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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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    Man, I live in colorado (pot is legal), but I never smoke weed. Sooo one time I decide to smoke a joint and of course this awesome warehouse job I applied for calls me for an...
    Lostradamus Lostradamus 26-30, M 7 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 Nov 22

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