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I Sometimes Have To Fake A Smile

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 41 People

    No one wants someone in their worst. They only want you at your best, more so than often your "fake best". Which is why we put on fake smile or fake laugh or pretend that...
    areYoureallyhere areYoureallyhere 22-25, F May 13

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    Sometimes...You just have to wear a fake smile coz you dnt want your loved ones to be Sad...Wish I had someone who could trace that sorrow under my smile
    depressedgal077 depressedgal077 18-21, F 1 Response May 11

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    I fake smile to hide my sadness only around my crush because I done want him to see me sad because its his fault and I don't want to tell him it's his fault.
    skyegraeler skyegraeler 13-15, F 7 Responses Apr 29

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    sometimes i feel alienated.
    LLCruz97 LLCruz97 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    Today I had a disagreement with an extended family member who resorted to hurling some crazy insults at me . She said that my mother "never wanted me & everybody knows".. I'm an...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 12

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    sometimes i just a hug and for someone to tell me everything is going to be ok. sometimes i feel like im a waste of time and space.
    marlenevc marlenevc 26-30, F 3 Responses May 17

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    I have an ex which really mean the world to me . But now since we broke up , sometimes we text each other like normal times but sometimes we doesn't even text each other for about...
    xshahh xshahh 22-25, M 5 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    I do this almost every time I smile. I grin and fake it so I don't upset anyone by being depressed.
    thatonecxnt thatonecxnt 22-25, F 1 Response May 18

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    Smile? I cant even fake one anymore. I am so sad and miserable in my marriage.
    shhhnazzy shhhnazzy 36-40, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    Currently I should be studying for my finals but instead I'm writing this. Why you may ask? Because sometimes you can't focus on important tasks until you air out all of your...
    potterwatch101 potterwatch101 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Sometimes I wish I could cry, only the tears can't be found. I'm surrounded by a thousand screams, but I can't hear a single sound. I'm walking through a land of darkness...
    good4nothin1 good4nothin1 31-35, M 2 Responses May 5

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    im a 29 year old girl who has no family and yet the ppl who gave birth to me live 15 minutes away from me. sometimes i wonder if they ever loved me.
    marlenevc marlenevc 26-30, F 4 Responses May 16

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    Consider me the da Vinci, no the Paganini, of this craft. It is an art form I learned at an early age. I'm the eccentric. The one people instantly recognize. It's like I have a...
    hisdudeness3 hisdudeness3 31-35, M 2 Responses May 9

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    I've felt alone basically my entire life. I don't know how to explain it well, it's just that I don't feel like I fit in on life sometimes. I always try to be nice to everyone...
    Aaroninjapan Aaroninjapan 16-17, M 1 Response May 16

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    I want to be happy again. I don't want to be trapped in a home with a man who does not love me. Is it to much to ask for my husband to hug me? Should the minutes leading up to him...
    need2live718 need2live718 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 28

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    I know he is a liar and a faker. I'm going to take the law into my own hands and give him a quick and painless!
    ResidentGoddessAstraea ResidentGoddessAstraea 18-21 May 16

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    "Do you ever hear your silent cries. They call and call but fall on death ears, without knowing you are being consumed from the inside out. It's upto you to save you from yourself...
    Jay04Sch Jay04Sch 36-40, F 10 Responses May 4

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    so today was my last day of school. I have no friends after this. I smiled all through the day until a kid I dislike called me a whale. after he did that his friends joined in and...
    brokensmilesgoonformiles brokensmilesgoonformiles 16-17, F May 15

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    Who else hides there emotions with a smile? I do it all the time...life is hard
    livelaughlovechild livelaughlovechild 16-17, F 11 Responses May 2

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    Is amazing how many feeling you can hide behind one smile.
    NikkiCOCO NikkiCOCO 16-17, F 2 Responses May 11

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    Yeah.... It's hard ... It's easy to smile but it's hard to hide the sadness behind it .....
    RyRyOfAwesomeness RyRyOfAwesomeness 16-17, M 5 Responses May 16

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    I'm so sick of putting on that smile everyday, just to hide what I really feel...
    lapis92 lapis92 22-25, F 1 Response May 19

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    people won't under how much hurt they cause you if you keep faking smiles to hide your sadness, you just have to let it all out, no matter how hard it seems
    Khyr Khyr 16-17, M May 19

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    If anybody can give me a reason 2 live I will listen, my heart n soul is destroyed n there r kids in the world who pass away everyday but I'm still alive for some reason n I feel...
    eaj2088 eaj2088 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 28

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    i have known my best friend for 14 years, i have moved half way around the world and im not me without her. shes my other half
    mals14 mals14 16-17, F 3 Responses May 5

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    I've tried confessing to some of my so called "friends" about my depression problem and they all think I just want attention. Even though all of them have had depression too.
    songwriterandsinger songwriterandsinger 13-15, F 3 Responses May 7

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    Recently I have moved out if my home and into a home alone. I've talked to my husband many times that feel invisible. His family has not treated me like I want. Their has been...
    CountryGalz1 CountryGalz1 31-35, F 3 Responses May 11

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    I had a fake friend found out who she was last week but ya know "the one good thing about bad situations....it makes picking out the fake friends REAL easy"
    kaylee5sauce kaylee5sauce 13-15, F 14 hrs ago

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    Going through the motions because other people need me to be there for them, but are not there when I need them.
    lostinadventure lostinadventure 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 28

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    I'm a single mom of three little ones all under three I act as if everything is ok but really I'm sad raising them alone
    waterfalls542 waterfalls542 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    I just lost my daughter to suicide
    roseannacarvey roseannacarvey 61-65, F 29 Responses May 3

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    I can't listen to because of you because it feels like my life, it's just too painful
    okitr okitr 36-40, F May 3

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    I don't know how much more I can take
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 3

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    I'm not sure what to do anymore I've taken up cutting... I can't get out of bed can't eat.. I'm lost without the person I love....
    Theheartbrokenstoner Theheartbrokenstoner 13-15, M 3 Responses May 4

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    My past has destroyed my future. My only hope is to either a) develop amnesia b) develop Alzheimers c) become brain-dead.
    blondallover blondallover 61-65, F 2 Responses May 4

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    I am always happy and I make sure happiness all time
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 5

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    It's sad when your friends can't even tell that something's wrong. I just want someone to care.
    kbmusical kbmusical 18-21, F 5 Responses May 5

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    I wish I could be happy. But i can't..I want that job.. I really want it. I know it will not complete me, but at least then i can be happy. Right now I just can't move on..
    everydayissummerr everydayissummerr 26-30, F 3 Responses May 7

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    Its funny cause today in school.. one of my teachers said I get everything I want... I don't.. its the total opposite of that statement..
    amazinghuh amazinghuh 13-15, F 2 Responses May 7

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    Feel like bursting into tears 😭😭
    yayatee12 yayatee12 18-21, F 1 Response May 11

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    Its a constant battle everyday living with bipolar depression
    quintenpalmer quintenpalmer 16-17, M 7 Responses May 12

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