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I Admire Inner Strength

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    It takes a lot for someone to see how truly

    strong you are but it is your inner strength that helps you get through your day that I admire.
    ImxoxSurviving ImxoxSurviving 18-21, F Mar 8

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    Okay, I know that it is inevitable people will

    judge you when you post stories of yourself on EP but you need to know that each person is only probably sharing a fraction of themselves to you, I know I am. I'm just getting a little sick of people thinking I'm depressed or there is something wrong with me, make judgments but...
    Tearystar1027 Tearystar1027 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 5, 2013

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    Everyone Has "Issues",

    however- Not EVERYONE allows their Issues to"HAVE" them.......
    Ms12nv Ms12nv 46-50, F Mar 10

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    camrynxxx camrynxxx 13-15, F Mar 16

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    I genuinely admire people

    who stay strong throughout everything, even when they have every right to break down, give up, just say f it. I want to be like that one day, it's just so amazing to me.
    Tayway22 Tayway22 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    "The lotus is the most beautiful flower,

    whose petals open one by one. But it will only grow in the mud. In order to grow and gain wisdom, first you must have the mud --- the obstacles of life and its suffering. ... The mud speaks of the common ground that humans share, no matter what our stations in life. ... Whether...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 5 Responses May 26

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    Too many people overvalue what they are not &

    undervalue what they are. Keep your head up & keep your heart strong.
    KaylenG2121 KaylenG2121 22-25, F 1 Response May 1

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    Its one of my talents

    and I like to meet people who have it within them. I have overcome a lot to say the least and its my inner strength that has got me through the hardships life have thrown me. I believe we are all masters of our own destiny and its up to us as individuals as well as a...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 10

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    Weakness = Strength

    It's always amazed me how people thrive on anothers weakness.What would happen if they thrived on one anothers strength?                                                     Peace
    Waymor Waymor 46-50, M 3 Responses Feb 15, 2013

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    I admire calm peaceful composure,

    grace under pressure. It is difficult to achieve, but I find it so cool. Emotional strength to deal with adversity in a compassionate way.
    BlueCedarTree BlueCedarTree 46-50 1 Response Jan 19

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    Bear and forbear: bear (tolerate),

    through the virtue of courage, whatever irrational pain or suffering would otherwise be feared and avoided; forbear (reject), through the virtue of temperance, whatever irrational pleasure and luxury would otherwise be desired and pursued. Why? Because what is good is not always...
    Philonous Philonous 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Outer strength, while it has its place,

    is destructive by nature, while inner strength is constructive. Never forget that inner strength is a light, while chaos is shadow. Shadow cannot exist without light, but light needs no shadow to shine. ~
    stephanie929 stephanie929 18-21, F Dec 19, 2013

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    Some people are strong.

    I know some or quite a few single women. My friends. I don't have married friends. These friends don't bother. Don't bother looking. Don't bother presenting their best sides. And yes, when looking you do present your better side or parts of your personas. I can understand it...
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    Hi, I am supposed to give an inspirational

    speech this weekend. Any suggestions about topic? I thought I will speak about my friend, who survived domestic violence, because personnel experience can connect well with audience
    kumbhi kumbhi 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 22

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    Lions are bomb! My newest drawing.

    Lions symbolizes strength and whenever you feel upset just think that inside you lives a lion that can't wait to show the world how strong it can be in it's most darkest moments.
    sandra1212 sandra1212 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I admire those who can keep a smile on their

    faces all day long, keep other people laughing & smiling all day long. When in reality they are having the worst day of their lives..
    YoursTrulyLina YoursTrulyLina 18-21, F Mar 9

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    I Am Hungry

    I have noticed, that relationships that are formed online, even if they do not become physical, can become intense psychologically. There are a lot of people who are not necessarily looking for love, but are lonely and emotionally hungry. Emotional hunger is not love, it's a...
    Amantcul Amantcul 51-55, M 4 Responses Jan 15, 2013

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    Flawed.

    I am quite tenacious. I am a strong woman. But there are times...when i just feel so weakened. Like now. I am a human being... I suppose I cannot be a pillar all the time. Shhhh. Don't tell anyone. Our secret, okay?
    slsr slsr 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 11, 2013

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    Inner strength is grown

    and developed through out the life. People doesn't born with it. It keeps us afloat amidst storms n hurdles.
    Shellfishgiant Shellfishgiant 26-30 Mar 20

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    nicolee778 nicolee778 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    To me it is an under-appreciated quality

    that takes time to see and truely recognise.... you never know someones true inner strenght until they have come through things and reflect..... it never ceases to astound me the strenght of the human spirit....
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    Don't forget that you're human.

    It's okay to have a melt down. Just don't unpack and live there. Cry it out and refocus on where you are headed.
    67wonderwoman 67wonderwoman 46-50, F 8 Responses Apr 3

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    Inner Strength

    well I don't have power's like x men, but these power's are different. I have power's like superman not the man of steel stuff of the powers he has, but a strength controlled only by really strong emotion's either love and protection I get really fast and strong enough to stop...
    quicking quicking 26-30 May 1, 2013

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    The Struggles

    The struggles I feel everyday is enough to make a man crumble and lose himself, but regardless of what I go through every day I still manage to get up each day with my head held up high and unafraid to stick my chest out to its fullest. Not to sound arrogant, but I have grown to...
    TrialsNTribulations TrialsNTribulations 22-25, M Oct 15, 2013

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    Those who have inner strength have got my

    respect. When things get hard they don't just sit there and let the world crush em. How can a non living thing cause you to break ?? When your the in control of your life. People have got problems to but they keep moving forward for their family, their children, their wife...
    vincent100 vincent100 18-21, M Sep 15

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    Mostly because that's what I lack,

    I feel like I'm weak.
    BreakfastSpecial BreakfastSpecial 18-21, F Mar 12

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    “Millions of people have decided not to be

    sensitive. They have grown thick skins around themselves just to avoid being hurt by anybody. But it is at great cost. Nobody can hurt them, but nobody can make them happy either.” -Osho
    Tsukimi Tsukimi 31-35, F 9 Responses Dec 30, 2013

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    httpdeathawaits httpdeathawaits 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    Snnowflake Snnowflake 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 26

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    I love people who stand up

    for what is going to make them happy. I need to my strength and just go with it..
    Jennsd Jennsd 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    I think the strongest people are not the ones

    who hold everything in..but it's the people who let everything out! They are strong enough to cry it out, to deal with the pain head on..I adore you guys!! I find it difficult to express my emotions..therefore always feeling like my heart is about to explode..thinking that...
    YoursTrulyLina YoursTrulyLina 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I think I admire it because I don't have much

    of it myself. I carry a dwindling flame and admire the bonfire. I hope that the person I find in the future is strong enough for the both of us.
    Shiznitone Shiznitone 22-25, M Jun 15

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    To come strong but stay sensitive .

    ..that is something to reach to
    NocturnalIllusion NocturnalIllusion 31-35, F Jan 16

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    Every time I see my friend,

    I can always see the conflict she faces from her anxiety. She's improving so much though, and I admire her so much for the progress she's making. She's been through so much yet she's still carrying on with the best attitude and is probably the most angelic person you could ever...
    Sapphirebee27 Sapphirebee27 18-21, F Jun 27

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    I myself dont' really have that.

    . But it's amazing in a person, and I can really admire it. :3 It makes them an even better person, and I truly like them if they have that. I would love to be their friend if they have inner strength. That means to me that you can handle anything thrown at you, no matter how...
    lilykitten1998 lilykitten1998 16-17, F 1 Response May 8

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    Seeing someone have the strength to push past a

    rough point in the their life gives me strength to do the same. Even when everything is going against you, even when everything is tainted by bad memories and painful emotions. There's always a brighter side.
    chloejune chloejune 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I honestly admire inner strength.

    To see people with a spark inside them just makes me admire them more. To know that they would have something in them, even for the hardest of decisions, is very inspiring.
    RainBunny RainBunny 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    Inner Strength

    Many have asked what's that ?Because it's so foreign to them...to me, it's being able to connect the mind & body and meld an answer to difficult problems that face us all. Lack of inner strength causes chaos. How? Well let me count the ways; you can take everything anyone's...
    Shewolfiie69 Shewolfiie69 36-40, F 2 Responses May 6, 2013

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    Besides waking up to see my beautiful sons face

    this is probably the best part if my day!! Running is sort of like my meditation.. I feel recharged and relaxed after running 5miles
    Snnowflake Snnowflake 26-30, F Sep 25

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    I do admire inner strength.

    I really do. Probably because I know I don't have any. Maybe when I was younger I did, not anymore. I've lost all sense of strength in my life. For some reason when I was a little kid and something bad happened, I knew how to be strong. When my twin brother, Matt passed when we...
    everyonehasbeauty everyonehasbeauty 16-17, F Apr 22

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    WILLPOWER! Determination… motivation…

    keeping going… believing in yourself… Willpower… nothing's gonna stop me! I think these days a lot of willpower is needed to keep going in life as it is tough and there's so many responsibilities and you're on your own and what makes it extra difficult is the high...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    "get Up!"

    We all face trials in our lives. We lose the ones we love. We deal with heartbreak and betrayal. Rejection from the one we love the most. Each day we can't make a sick child well is torture. We face uncertainty in this world we live in. We lose a friend when burned bridges can't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 19, 2012

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    Inner strength comes from self belief,

    belief in love and belief in care for living things... A good human being has great inner strength ...
    Ravidesai Ravidesai 41-45, M May 18

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