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I Sometimes Have To Fake A Smile

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    I alway put on a fake smile. Why does life have to be so damn hard.
    dummy911 dummy911 13-15, F Jul 17

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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 4 days ago

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    fake that smile all the while youll be mild hold on child someones coming it will start numbing just keep calm and read psalm itll be okay we all sway
    cloakedgarden cloakedgarden 13-15, F Jul 16

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    Sometimes...... Ok i usually do about once a day.
    thatgirlluvsred thatgirlluvsred 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I put up a smile as a shield to keep humanity out from giving me more pain.
    djjdrink djjdrink 18-21, M Jun 29

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    I went for an interview for the job of my dreams yesterday. I know I am good at my strengths and being interviewed by a 23 something yrs old was interesting! I know this is the age...
    cimema cimema 31-35, F Jul 15

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    I'm a true believer that we determine our moods, we don't have control over very much in life, but when we can change something we should. The past few days I've been in a sad...
    notgivingintothisworld notgivingintothisworld 22-25, F Jul 8

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    Even when someone is angry at me, they think I find it funny but I don't, I just smile all the time.
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F Jul 17

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    I try ti control it and I am getting more successful over time. After I have lost my temper I end up ashamed that I have done so.
    paulalafemme paulalafemme 41-45, F Jul 1

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    Its done daily, and fools many.
    lillyrahela lillyrahela 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm typing all over the place, in a very messy way. Fghxhxgxgxhg, so there!
    TheAnonymousINFP TheAnonymousINFP 18-21, F a week ago

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    Especially I just type without thinking much. I just write the next words that come to my mind when I start writing something. I change one word and forget to adjust the rest of...
    LeahNl LeahNl 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I had a rough life, and a rough childhood, But im happy i can stand here today and help people with there struggles, when i was a young girl, my parents were always argueing, i...
    haileythompson haileythompson 18-21 1 Response Jul 12

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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 1 day ago

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    Why smile when you are never happy.? Why smile when you never have anything to smile about. The only time I smile is when I am forced to smile for things like taking pictures; even...
    UchigawaNiShinda UchigawaNiShinda 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    As a kid I wasn't good looking and I wasn't "normal" so people classified me as the weird kid. So growing up in school being bullied pretty much everyday of my life did this too me...
    NPkid97 NPkid97 16-17, M 4 Responses Jul 5

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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 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I started an anti-seizure medication (Topamax) for mood stabilising and migraine control, but had a severe reaction to it that I can only describe as a seizure. I started feeling...
    SuperInferior SuperInferior 22-25 Jul 12

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    I love to make people smile. It makes me feel like a better person if I at least make them have a smile on their face.
    pattyricia pattyricia 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    I esp. admire those who have led lives of adversity, and simply get on with their lives and do not whine about what they have been through. I know there are people in EP...
    ColleenOhara ColleenOhara 56-60, F 5 Responses Jun 28

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    I get pictures in my head of just doing it sometimes, haven't had them in a couple months oh well, it is ******* annoying >.<
    eatthekids1stplease eatthekids1stplease 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    I have no idea if this really has anything to do with anxiety, and I also have no idea if it's asthma or some other medical thing, hoping someone here can help me since I'm so...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I get sad, life hasn't exactly been full of good luck for me but I like to laugh and smile because I like being happy. I am happy sometimes, I'm sad sometimes too but being happy...
    littlefighter littlefighter 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Some people think my pic are fake well let me tell you something I'm not a person to come online and be fake I am very open and if you don't like it then don't talk to me. And don...
    Mercedesssssss Mercedesssssss 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    a lot of people I meet say they have a broken heart because of love.. that's not my case, well part of my case is love, is that I love people too much.. but in return I do not feel...
    Starz93 Starz93 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    Knowing that I've made someone happy really puts a smile on my face,because it makes me feel like I'm Prince Charming.Seeing the lady smile makes me 😍😍😍😍😍
    karrishemory karrishemory 16-17, M 7 hrs ago

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    This smile you see, is not what it seems to be. This smile I fake, hides my body which aches. I am happy. My heart is scrambled, my mind is rambled. But my smile is strong...
    Canonomousjay Canonomousjay 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    I feel like everyone I talk to is a fake, untrustworthy person. It's getting more harder to find a true person that has morals. If you are a true person at heart, talk to me on...
    carroyo18 carroyo18 22-25, M 5 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I've been married three times yet never been in love. I work as a PC tech but don't fit in with "techies" or "geeks". I don't understand my feelings and lack thereof. I just...
    TheScorpio1966 TheScorpio1966 46-50, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    When my parents ask if I'm ok I tell them I'm fine and I smile but the truth is I'm not. I'm always sad and angry I keep my emotions and feelings in. I sometimes wish I would get...
    Awsomdude14 Awsomdude14 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 28

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    Gordon Lightfoot- Sundown http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=s8rR7E6NfY4 I can see her lyin' back in her satin dress In a room where ya do what ya don't confess Sundown ya better take...
    A1m1A A1m1A 46-50, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Everyone said that being a teenager was easy. That I'd love it once I got there. I had no clue how wrong they were. Everyday it seems to get worse and worse. I'm 17 and there has...
    felicitymadore felicitymadore 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    I have been on this website for 4 months now and I have to warn you guys (especially new EP users) that there are some real fake people on this website. It is amazing how fake...
    LoveYouMisterA LoveYouMisterA 18-21, F 38 Responses Jul 18

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    Usually plus ppl always seem to fall for it except two people noticed I have changed from happy as rainbows to dark and dull :/. Anyone else here fakes a smile ? And say that ur...
    bananarama99 bananarama99 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    Sometimes its amusing when you catch someone with their fakeness and sometimes its just wasting time. I try to have a positive attitude when I talk to anyone or whatever we talk...
    thesilentchef thesilentchef 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I don't have any real friends at school. They're all fake and have stabbed me in the back one time or another. That's why for my junior year, I plan on avoiding them all. So I took...
    SomethingGrimm SomethingGrimm 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    Smile..... Its the second best thing to do with your lips....:)
    SweetEmotions SweetEmotions 36-40, F 6 hrs ago

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    When I come to this site I feel more natural and all realistic. Everyone here got something not so nice to share about themselves which I believe that's how things are supposed to...
    LyttleKelvin LyttleKelvin 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Smile.. Little you know, it makes other as well.
    gwenllian gwenllian 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    I'm not some old guy pretending to be 19 so I can talk to girls, I'm just a guy who enjoys to help people with their problems because I have my own problems and I don't want people...
    pop482999 pop482999 18-21, M 8 hrs ago

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    It's not really the hugs or smiles that have the power... After all...a person can hug you and give you a smile and not care about you at all. Or they may even try to pretend to...
    Sarahbellas Sarahbellas 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 30

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    So tired of creepy, disrespectful men friending me and sending me weird messages. I block and report every single one of you. You and your stupid shirtless pictures and crotch...
    OceanicXs OceanicXs 26-30, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I think most of my EP friends know I was gone for about a week recently, but most of you don’t know where I was. I was actually on a vacation with my family β€œacross the pond...
    SaraBee1995 SaraBee1995 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Her name was Lise. She was just like me. We met at a soccer game and were best friends in five minutes. That was 7th grade. All throughout that year we absolutely adored each other...
    GraceUS99 GraceUS99 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    I don't know where to run to in times of difficulties because most of my friends are "fakes". They always smile at me whenever we see each other but i know they always talk about...
    sanchezangelyn sanchezangelyn 18-21, F Jun 28

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    Well, i was bestfriends with this girl since primary school (im in secondary school now). We used to be like sisters, but one day she completely backstabbed me. She told me that i...
    GeorgiaMartin GeorgiaMartin 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 6