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I Wonder How Many of You Are Brokenhearted and Still Smiling

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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 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Keep Smiling

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

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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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    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 31-35 2 Responses Nov 13, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 am truly curious how many have dreamt about me.
    marchdan marchdan 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    If a friend, spoke about you, the way you sometimes speak about yourself. How long would you allow them to be your friend? Smile, you are beautiful!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 17

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    5'8 and still growing. Not for much longer though :(
    indigostory indigostory 13-15, F 34 mins ago

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    I'm 5'7 , how tall are all ya'll (:
    VictoriaKeepItReal VictoriaKeepItReal 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    My favorite movie is The Notebook, and I cry every time I watch it, because it speaks to my heart and makes me want to have a relationship like Allie's and Noah's.... Am I really...
    Sandalwood3 Sandalwood3 41-45, F Aug 19

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    There have been a few that had their friends tell me in the past, but I always wondered who else had a crush on me.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    ZERO! Right? I'll mimic that maniac here, I've got looks and I can speak three languages. I'm a spoiled brat and have mood swings like you'd be surprised how I've changed in a few...
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    I LOVE when people come up to me and say, "I had a dream, and you were in it." It always makes me smile and feel special, plus I like hearing how weird it was. I also like...
    youtubeninja youtubeninja 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Up to this day I have only known about two people that have ever had a crush on me. The first one was in middle school. It was the first time I heard that so I didn't know how to...
    Culinaryman23 Culinaryman23 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    haha...maybe when I was younger..not now since I usually get to know it
    genesis99 genesis99 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    yeaah so amazzing and nearly as many women as men so women and men have similar desires neithe being more or less is proved by this..
    romell romell 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 25

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    I felt like posting this after reading a friends post .My marriage may not be perfect after 27 years .But I am not alone responsible for it.Why can't my spouse also invest in it...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    Wow there are a lot of stories about this and yes I have written too. But in my own heart, I believe there is something under lying in the whole marriage and lack of. I think it...
    HikingGuy HikingGuy 46-50, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    6' 7". everyone has always told me "wow it must be wonderful to be so tall. Try to buyclothing or shoes. Also even Im so tall I am atracted to women who are 5.0 to 5.8 feet tall.
    subtrainer subtrainer 51-55, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Not very. Only 193 cm or around 6'4". My old man still has a few centimeters on me. The shortest person in my family is my sister who is 5'10". Then there is our mother who is 5'11...
    AlphahatesOmega AlphahatesOmega 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm 5'6 and I'm still growing . .
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I'm 168cm but I still feel short
    jessicairwin jessicairwin 16-17, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I'm a whopping 5'11" lol. I loom over practically everyone, but the guys who are taller than me I feel a slight attraction towards haha
    Southernpanda Southernpanda 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    5'7 feet & half or 175 cm .. What about you ?
    Ali2202 Ali2202 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    Actual height around 5"9 My football coach: "Ehh let's put you 5"12" 😂😂😂👌
    Dieg123 Dieg123 18-21, M 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I'm obssessed with white guys,especially with the ones with green,grey or blue eyes.I've nothing against black men being a black girl.But I'm just attracted to that and can't help...
    mel2030 mel2030 18-21 1 Response Aug 28

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    If I hade to guess of the top of my head... Zero
    LeonardFinch LeonardFinch 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    I'm curious lol don't be shy😉😉😉😉
    COD101 COD101 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    Hmm .. I'm very curious to know
    backwoodsbabe98 backwoodsbabe98 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 3

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    Well , i don't really think i can find some . 😊 maybe some boys . 😤 but duuuuuude im not gay .
    patrickpatterson patrickpatterson 18-21, M Sep 3