I Act Tough But I'm A Big Softy Inside

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 216 People

    There are an extremely small amount of truly

    tough people. But, they all have one thing in common : they are all well mannered, profuse in etiquette , which makes perfect sense, because they have nothing to prove
    anhonesttry anhonesttry
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jul 26, 2014

    I try as much as I can to put up a strong front

    to everyone who knows me. Yet I feel completely different inside. Inside I feel like I'm really soft and weak. I say weak because that is what many people would think of me if they knew how emotional, sensitive and sentimental I really am. I tell people I never cry at movies...
    SomeoneOutThere SomeoneOutThere
    41-45, M
    1 Response Oct 20, 2015

    Sometimes I think I can be easily intimidating.

    It might have been worse when I was younger. It's hard to not blame yourself for the pre judgements that are made on you. Observing is ok, pre-judging I have a problem with.
    cricketfly cricketfly
    18-21, M
    Jul 26, 2014

    Tough Exterior

    I've been hurt so many times that I have a tough front. I act like I'll kick your *** which I actually can, but I have a big heart. I'll help anyone I can. I would give the shirt off my back to someone. I love to hate people. Fact is most people I meet are ******** but I still...
    WhisperingEchoes WhisperingEchoes
    36-40, F
    1 Response Sep 13, 2013

    I have been hurt so many times in relationships

    that I seem like the most non-approachable person to date because I'm so angry and don't like to let my guard down. So I act sort of mean and apathetic. The truth is that I would absolutely love someone to sweep me off my my feet and show me that they can make me happy.
    SANITYASSASSIN4 SANITYASSASSIN4
    26-30, F
    May 15, 2015
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