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I Wonder How Many of You Are Brokenhearted and Still Smiling

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    Keep Smiling

    keep smiling though it's killing you inside
    dazzlingeyes dazzlingeyes 18-21, F May 12, 2010

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    Smile Smile Smile.....

    I'm alwayz smiling..... it doesnt mean dat im alwayz happy...... people thought dat iam tough but dey dont know im not letting em to c my tears.... my heart is broken but im still loving with those broken pieces.... n smiling like a doll feeling happy for those left pieces...
    driedleaf driedleaf 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 8, 2010

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    Feeling Heavy Today

    Right now my heart hurts so bad it's bleeding.  As will happen sometimes- i will dream of those i have loved and lost and i will remember exactly why i missed them so much. and curse the fates because i couldnt keep them. And you know what?  I'll wallow in it for a...
    Shierke Shierke 26-30, F 9 Responses Dec 5, 2009

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    My Broken Heart Can Be Fix Up

    A broken heart can heal over time but what if you don't have the time to let it heal say if your geting bulled it makes it worst you go to cut and burning i have bin in a brake up it. Was hard at first but i go put a smile on just so i can't be broken not again i hop if your...
    sadboy2003 sadboy2003 18-21, M Oct 13, 2012

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    Broken Hearted And Not The Same

    No One Compares My girlfriend broke up with me 3 1/2 years ago now and I am not the same. I literally don't enjoy my life like I use to. No one compares to her and I still haven't found anyone that I have fun with. I am not the same person anymore, I have really lost the other...
    ammodawgs ammodawgs 26-30 2 Responses Nov 13, 2013

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    I Think This Experience Alone Has Touched So Many On Here

    A lot of the experiences that I have seen on EP since my short tenure here has to do with relationships. Either loving, not loving, hurting, leaving, sex, no sex, etc. A lot of the people that I have talked to on this site either came here with a broken heart...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 5 Responses Jun 19, 2009

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    How Many of You Are Just Like Me?

    I am a woman composed of hundreds of broken pieces and there are days when it feels like my heart is too shattered for it to continue beating. I fear I may never have someone fall in love -with me- again. I know I am in love with a couple of people right now and I know for...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 10 Responses Jun 30, 2009

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    Chicah Bawbawm

      Oh. I shouldn't fear anything, No. I bet this won't work.... And thats why it won't. You're doubting this. Don't ******* doubt things. Important thing^ Why not? No reason... Honestly? No. Well whats the reason then? I can't explain it now. Oh. Sorry...
    Acchbellon Acchbellon 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 20, 2012

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    I Smile

    I have always been the strong one among everybody, which is why I mask the unbearable pain of a broken heart. I know what its like to see your hero fall apart; you feel hopeless, and lose faith. You have placed all your trust in that person and when they are shattered, its like...
    xDanceLullaby xDanceLullaby 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 6, 2012

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    I Am.

    I am brokenhearted. I am smiling most of the time. When I don't smile, when I show people my sad soul, I frighten them away. That's just the way it is for me. I'm sure there's more people like that in this world. I'm just wondering how many.
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 7, 2010

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    LAUGHING Outside Crying Inside

    When I was a little kid, I couldn't wait to grow up and fall in love...Now that I have fallen in love, I realized that wounded knees are easier to heal than broken hearts... I'd been in a relationship for almost 3 years (my first love). I thought everything will be okay. We love...
    sehrge sehrge 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 29, 2009

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    I Know I Am...

    My heart has been broken, because of my parents, my Love and I are away from each other, and its been taking a toll on me, but I do my best to smile, so they don't know how much its hurting me, because I don't need them on my case about me being depressed, when it was their doing...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 29, 2009

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    It Gets Better

    I have been threw many heart breaks, cried my eyes out for someone too many times and I just wanted to say that that fake smile that your holding and the: "I'm fine, just tired..." Does end. It gets better, I promise ;D A broken heart can be healed but you have to let it, holding...
    ArielDiAngelo ArielDiAngelo 13-15 Jun 15, 2013

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    I Figure....

    i dunno but i figure this must be most of us.  every day people are gettin gtheir hearts broken in one way or another.......but i admire those special people who still smile -- not to HIDE the pain, but becasue of the light they have inside them, which is untouched by any...
    kylae77 kylae77 31-35, F 6 Responses Jun 5, 2009

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    The Beat of a Broken Heart

    In my entire life I have had many short term relationships. I had two long term ones. One lasted 1 year and the other 3 years. The  one for three years hurt me the most. I had met this guy who was perfect at least I thought he was. He was athletic, cute, charming...
    dreamer234 dreamer234 26-30, F 12 Responses Jul 21, 2009

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    He Broke My Spirit

    After overcoming so many hurdles that life had thrown at me, i met this lovely man.  He had the softest eyes i had ever seen and i thought yes i'm going to be happy at long last.  He wanted to start a family with me and said he wanted me for the rest of his life. ...
    Angeleyes777 Angeleyes777 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 18, 2009

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    It's Just Easier

    When I found out she had cheated. When she gave me back the engagement ring.  When she was pregnant and left me. When she had my daughter three states away. I will always have this hurt.  It's just easier to smile on the outside when you are crying on the inside...
    Disastrophe Disastrophe 26-30, M 3 Responses Jun 18, 2009

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    I Am

    However, I am bound by a Promise I made at 12 years old when I ask the one i loved to become my wife, or I would have joined her many years ago in death.
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Feb 13, 2013

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    Ooh-Ooh! Me! That's Me!

    Ha! I do experience heart-break... more than I care to! But, after I cry about it, for a while.... I'm back to smiling again. A truthful and small smile. No pretending here, I don't know how to fake my way through pain, to be honest. =p Life is so full of pain, sometimes...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jun 6, 2009

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    I hope that you are, I know I am.

    It wasn't easy but you have to decide if you're going to die or fight. I hope you fight because there is so much power to validating and approving of yourself vs hoping that someone else will. Do the things you love and love doing them again, pray, laugh, yes I said laugh...
    ChampionNme ChampionNme 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 5

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    What a Good Day..

    I will delete my acount if things gonna be like that...but still smiling like a dumb...yeah that's the stupid Phedo...
    PhedoRuka PhedoRuka 16-17, F Jun 7, 2009

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    When I Smile It Must Look Fake ...

    I had 3 relationships in my life...I am 41 now...a mariage that lasted about 10 years and 2 long distance relationships that lasted about 2 yrs/each. ...I am done...exhausted...tired...heartbroken...and wonder sometimes if I could ever trust and love again...if there is such a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jun 17, 2009

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    I Admit, I Am...

    Even though I am still very broken hearted over some things that have happened to me in my life, however, I do my best to smile, and deal with life. its not always easy, but I do try.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 22, 2009

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    Still Smiling

    I may be broken hearted (it will eventually subside) and one thing for sure, I still smile and will keep smiling all the way to my death bed.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 27, 2011

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    All That Remains

    Moving on doesn't always mean your heart isn't broken anymore. I smile because there is always something to smile about, but my heart is still broken despite me having moved on. My heartbreak was caused by someone whom I thought was my friend. In the end, he turned out to be a...
    IronLotus IronLotus 18-21, F May 17, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I'm 5'3 or 63 inches. Guess the experience should have been how short you are for me. :p
    RjMommy245 RjMommy245 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    I recently got back in touch with an old childhood friend. He told me he had/has the biggest crush on me but he was always to shy to tell me. I find myself wondering how things...
    LF87 LF87 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Yet, there are billions of people who do. Heck, I can't name a single person in my clasd that understands that if you're good at math or biology, you're good at those SKILLS...
    Revii Revii 13-15, F Jul 19

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    It really doesnt! Its just a letter or a number or a word! Doesnt show all your effort nor what you deserve! With exams it all depends how you are on the day you got your exam! It...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Jul 11

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    I hate when people have a crush on me and want to date and I don't feel the same. I'm not really the type that likes hurting people but I would rather them be with someone who...
    XFallingAngelX XFallingAngelX 16-17, F Jul 17

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    I was one of the straight A students at my school and I still am in college. And that's funny because I don't think that grading system is at all indicative of how much knowledge I...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I'm 5'7 and I'm not even fine growing, I'm taller than so many guys... Grr.
    julie0300 julie0300 13-15, F a week ago

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    So far I'm standing at 6'1. And apparently I'm still growing. I hope I get to 6'9! That's a good height for us dudes, ain't it?
    yourguardingangel yourguardingangel 18-21, M Jun 30

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    I think that tests at school don't show the teachers who are the smart kids and the "stupid" kids. Most test are just remembering how to do that. It's stupid, a lot of the kids the...
    brownzugar brownzugar 16-17, M Jul 19

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    I'm 6'3 how tall are y'all?
    dre07 dre07 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 3

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    Well I'm a B's and C's Stuedent and sometimes 1 F. People sit and talk about things that I don't find interesting or I don't like doing, therefore in not good at it, so why should...
    Zalbaar Zalbaar 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    Yep, There are a lot of really smart people who barely made it threw high school or maybe didn't make. And there are some who had strait A's and/or have a mashers degree , or...
    DawnR59 DawnR59 51-55, T Jul 19

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    There's a difference between memorising what you're told and thinking for yourself ;)
    LoveBytes LoveBytes 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 11

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    Lately I have been really upset about being alone. This guy who I thought liked me never replied to me over the summer and last week I casually hooked up with this guy I didn't...
    RubyTuesday413 RubyTuesday413 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    it would be a nice thing to know, i guess!!!! i hight doubt it tbh though v( U v U )v
    griefseed griefseed 13-15, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    5'9 and 16.5, would like to be a few inches taller but oh well
    Scribbletothemoon Scribbletothemoon 16-17, M Jun 30

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    5'9 but I wish I was 6'.. Curse my genes!
    brockhemmings brockhemmings 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 30

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    5'11. So close to being 6 feet. Oh well.
    djag2007 djag2007 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 1

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    5'2. I got the tall genes.
    everybodyclapyourhands everybodyclapyourhands 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I've been told that I'm done growing for good. It doesn't feel good to be the shortest in my family. Yay for being 5 feet tall.😐
    Xguzman97 Xguzman97 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    5'11" :3 I'm so sorta tall x3
    PanicAtTheBlink PanicAtTheBlink 13-15, M 3 Responses Jul 3

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    Lol. Lmao. Finally school wisdom.
    converted converted 46-50, M Jul 17

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    5'8". I was always the tallest person in my class until a few years when the boys hit puberty -.- darn it
    CrownedWithLaurel CrownedWithLaurel 16-17, F a week ago

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    5'6. I'm not done with growing though.
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    It's weird I'm 16 and I'm 6"2 .-. Wut
    ThatGuyMTL ThatGuyMTL 16-17, M a week ago