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I Am a Strong Woman

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    I Know Now How Strong I Really Am

    In the last year I have lost my business, my home & the future I thought was all planned. My husband has (finally) been diagnosed with a very rare degenerative disease, but for months we were told not to worry, that it was temporary & he'd be back to his normal self soon. By...
    highlandtiger highlandtiger 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 27, 2010

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    I've been used, abused, and bullied. People have tried to tear me down, including my parents. Did it work? At that time yes. But now I am stronger and no one can touch this! Bullying sucks, and while I will stand up for myself I won't hurt anyone else. If you can't handle me at...
    iamesodeal iamesodeal 18-21, F Apr 13, 2013

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    I never knew. Funny to be alive

    and yet be dead for so long. Amazing simply amazing. I guess it is simply my turn.
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 1 Response Feb 27

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    But It Isn't Easy To Be.

    In my 20-some years on this planet I've been criticized, judged, insulted 'out of love', made to feel worthless and non-existent all to the point where at times it's a struggle just to remember that there are good things in life. It's something many people feel at one point or...
    Silvr Silvr 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 13, 2011

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    Aspiring To Be

    I am aspiring to find myself To not let my past failures define me to grow from the past to make the most of my potential to be a strong independent beautiful woman
    lookingformyself88 lookingformyself88 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2012

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    It's Time To..........

    step up and show what I am really made of.
    tallmama tallmama 41-45, F 1 Response May 21, 2012

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    But Want To Be Weak Sometimes

    I am a strong woman. I'm independent, self-sufficient, can handle lots of things on my own, can make decisions and act on them, have a career and a good salary and can provide for myself and my parents. I'm also much better with technical stuff and software than most of my male...
    SunnySmile SunnySmile 31-35, F Jul 18, 2010

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    Woman Of Strength

    I read this inspirational message somewhere years ago. I am glad I copied it. And this explains why I am a woman of strength. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Woman of Strength A strong woman work out everyday to keep her body in shape; but a woman...
    ivescp ivescp 26-30 3 Responses Nov 23, 2010

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    Please help me i am crying ryt

    now it hurt a lot my bf and i fight last night and again n again he physicaly hurt me im tired i had enough i am planning to leave him today his at work now im alone at our apt what to do please help i love him so much i dont have strenght to leave him he even say trash words to...
    Ahjahj Ahjahj 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    My Complicated, My Crazy, My Lonely, My Sad....LIFE!!

    People say that everyone is here for a reason. That we already have the path laid out before we are born. That it is only the choices we make that determines if we reach the mark. The end of our destiny. The road less travelled. Well...take it from me. That is seriously alot more...
    justshawn77 justshawn77 31-35, F Sep 7, 2013

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    No matter how much I been through,

    I have taking every single experience in my life as a new experience and I have grown so much spirituality and have become a better person. I haven't been too lucky in love but I been lucky to experience the feeling of truly loving someone without any regrets. life is beautiful...
    fabmara fabmara 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2013

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    What Makes A Woman Strong

    Is it the **** she can put up with and survive, or is it the **** she can dish out? Maybe it's all of the above. I feel that I am a strong woman because of the things that I have survived in my life, myself included. I have been my biggest enemy my whole life, and I am overcoming...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F Sep 28, 2013

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    Tired Of Being Strong

    After 30+ years of having to be strong due to various cicumstances, I've come to the conclusion that it's exhausting. Sometimes I get tired of being strong. The only other option is giving up, I'm not about to do that but I'm just wore out. I know you ladies in this group can...
    tallmama tallmama 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 20, 2012

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    I Know It Whole Heartedly.

    Deep down, I am strong to the core of me.  There are moments of surface tension, and even cracks sometimes - but I will always stand tall.
    rockyj rockyj 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 31, 2008

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    Strength Of Purpose

    My yesterdays were filled with chaos and vulnerability.  I'm just glad I had the wisdom to realized old stuff is old stuff and doesn't have to color my present or future. 
    rubyetuesday rubyetuesday 56-60, F Jun 8, 2012

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    I was perfectly fine

    before you came into my life, I'm sure I'll be perfectly fine after you leave. Yes, it might take some time. And yeah it's gonna hurt like hell. But after all things worst has gone, I'll stand up strong and move on. I'm just saying babe. I love you. And I believe you when you...
    shikambaw shikambaw 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I Too Am A Strong Woman Or Try To Be!!! Kinda Learning To Be On The Way . .

    I sometimes cry, actuly quite often and I have my days wear the workd is grey. But I struggle and am constantly battleing myself against the obsticles in my life that lately have been so much more then I can bare. Still I push foward and move on trying my best to stay focused and...
    chrissyofire chrissyofire 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 26, 2011

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    I Am a Strong Woman

    I CONSIDER MYSELF A STRONG WOMAN BECAUSE BEING A MARINE GIRLFRIEND I HAVE TO BE STRONG AND STAY POSITIVE ALL THE TIME. I DONT BELEIVE BEING STRONG IS WHAT MEN THINK OH IM STRONGER PHYSICALLY BEING STRONG MENTALLY IS REALLY IMPORTANT AS WELL. I NEVER GIVE UP I ALWAYS FIGHT 4 WHAT...
    bianey bianey 18-21, F Oct 27, 2008

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    Feminine Strength

    I work two jobs. I clean My home. I shop for everything we need. I study to improve my lot in life. I do it all in a skirt and heels! I am a strong woman.
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 27, 2013

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    I Am Strong, Most Of The Time

    I have always thought of myself as a strong woman. When I was 26 my husband passed away. Leaving me with a 3 yr old and a 5 yr old to raise on my own. I packed up everything and moved back to my home town, to be closer to family. Little did I know, that 1 month later I would meet...
    honeydewmom honeydewmom 36-40, F Oct 14, 2012

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    I Had Never Felt That Way

    However, that's a compliment that a number of my friends here on ep have paid me, and so i came to realize why they did and why i am. Many people whose lifelong relationships came to an end, or who lost thier savings to dishonest people in thier own family and were reduced to...
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F 1 Response Feb 28, 2012

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    A Brief Definition

    I am a strong woman.  I state it with no apology or explanation.   I don't need anyone to provide for me, take care of me or make decisions for me. I am self-sufficent.  I am fine on my own.  All that knowledge of the woman I've grown to be has...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy 51-55, F 20 Responses Mar 11, 2010

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    MixedLesbian MixedLesbian 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Strong Maybe?

    I feel that I am a strong woman cause i can take a lot. for instance i don't feel that my boyfriend of five years loves me anymore at all i simply am a person that he lives with now but i take it because of our beautiful daughter. my life has not been a happy one at all. but i...
    secretgirl46 secretgirl46 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2011

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    People can target me

    as much as they want but I am strong after all that I have been through.Life is real .Life is earnest And the grave is not its goal.H.W.Longfellow.
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Two weeks ago I got a spiritual reading from

    these girls on campus. The reading wasn't like psychic type stuff. The girls held my hand and while communicating to God through prayer/thoughts. They both told me that they see me as a pure and gentle soul. One girl said that she can see me dressed in white. The other said that...
    QueenofdaJungle QueenofdaJungle 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    Strength From Within

    I am a strong woman.I have been tear down,abused,betrayed and yet i rise above these things.I have been rejected by my own however i never given up.I felt like it but i keep pressing forward.Indeed i can say i am stronger than i image.Left for dead yet my God sustain me.Lost all...
    sexyjez sexyjez 31-35, F Apr 24, 2013

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    This is me :)Not talking about the picture,

    I mean the description, obviously O.o
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Mar 1

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    I've Been There.....

    I've made a lot of mistakes and taken some awful bumpy roads....I've been led to the slaughter by a wolf in sheeps clothing...I've been naive and sometimes even pure stupid. I've chosen "the road less traveled" most of my life....and for some reason I  always...
    NotAnymore NotAnymore 46-50 5 Responses Jan 11, 2009

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    Hiding The Pain

    I have been through a lot of pain throughout the course of my life. People don't know that I cried every day. No one ever saw me cry. I wanted to be strong. I wanted to hide my pain. But one time I pulled over on the expressway, and I just sat in my car and cried, like a baby. A...
    Deseraye1 Deseraye1 31-35, F Aug 26, 2013

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    No Choice, But To Be Strong

         Being a single mother is the base of my strength, building a home for me, and  my two boys, all the choices, and decisions, I had to make alone. providing and income, paying the bills, knowing when to discipline, or what to buy, and when, What school...
    lildawn lildawn 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2010

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    How To Be A Strong Independent Woman..

    1.Don't compare yourself to other women. While there is nothing wrong with having a female role model to look up to, constantly feeling jealous of other women will leave you feeling horrible about yourself. Though jealousy is natural to some degree, western society tends to...
    Rietha Rietha 22-25, F 7 Responses May 8, 2013

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    Been To Rock Bottom, And Got Back Up.

    I am 24 years old. I have experienced child abuse, witnessed domestic violence, then I became a victim of domestic violence. I have been raped and beaten. I have abused alcohol and at times drugs as a result of my experiences. I have turned on myself and spent many years self...
    lafemmefatale lafemmefatale 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 24, 2012

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    It's Your Choice

    I see a lot of people on here and their statuses are always about how depressed they are, how lost they are, how everyone is so ****** to them. Believe me, I have been depressed. I was for a while after I left my husband and moved into a new house. I missed my kids. I was lonely...
    tallmama tallmama 41-45, F 7 Responses Sep 16, 2012

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    I Believe Every Woman Is Very Strong

    That's the way God made us.
    smilingthroughthepain smilingthroughthepain 18-21 4 Responses Nov 11, 2008

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    Strong And Powerful = Kind And Loving

    I am physically strong, I run between 20 and 30K/week, I've been doing martial arts since I was 12 and workout at the gym regularly. Don't let the skirts, heels and the rest of the girlly facade fool you ... I can really kick serious *** if I care to !!! My real Strength and...
    nccindy nccindy 26-30, F 60 Responses Apr 18, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I am a very strong woman with my own strong opinions about life. Check out my strong viewpoint from my story about being liberal. You will see shortly and directly how much I get...
    birthdaypartyforme birthdaypartyforme 41-45, F Apr 3

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    Well, God is only good but you catch my drift. I'm unwell. Made some food and it wiped me out. Had a relative make an insensitive comment and it brought down my mood a bit. I...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I am acting as a strong woman who has decided firmly and nothing can change my mind. I am acting as if no one nor anything can change my mind. I decided I have to let go. I decided...
    dramacloset dramacloset 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I am a strong woman.Since ages women have been insulted in society.See what happened to Sita or Draupadi.Countless women are ill -treated everyday or raped.If you have anything...
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I am a very confident and strong woman and very proud of it. We women need to stand up for what we believe in and stop having others (males) bully us by telling us what to do...
    femaleoncruiseship femaleoncruiseship 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    Many will call me names or slu.t or comment harsh on my post. But before you judge me, try to read all my post.I am human and I make mistakes. But loving this wonderful guy is not...
    snugglemebabe snugglemebabe 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I loved a person dearly. I still do but I can't be with him. I know that it hurts like hell when we parted ways but it didn't kill me. not physically. it seemed to kill a part of...
    Melody47 Melody47 36-40, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I'm married and I'm the other woman for another man. I'm 25 and he is 45. I am in love with him.... What am I gonna go?!
    bekakaye4 bekakaye4 22-25, F 4 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    My name is Trisha I'm going to begin by saying the life I chose has had its up's and downs, rewards, penalties, and mine not much different from many of yours. Honestly if I had...
    Trisha60ts Trisha60ts 61-65, T 1 Response Apr 3

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    I do admire strong, confident women. I like to believe that I am a strong and confident woman, even though I am a submissive woman in the lifestyle. I believe that I can still be...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I have been thinking a lot today about being a woman, it seems to have consumed all my thoughts today and is all I think about, It would be so very wonderful and awesome to finally...
    wtbwoman wtbwoman 41-45 6 Responses Mar 21

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    I recently had what you would call a "bad date". I hadn't been out in months and I barely knew the guy - I'm someone who takes the time to know someone before I feel comfortable...
    captaintera captaintera 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    So I am new to this site.... Had to find a way to talk about everything I am going thru... So I am involved with a man that has been in a relationship with another woman for 13...
    Jlynn1424 Jlynn1424 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Just feeling annoyed! It's always so hard when you're on that high and things come down. I got to see MM everyday for 2 weeks straight. We may not have been able to steal a kiss...
    ginaree ginaree 36-40, F 10 Responses 4 days ago

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    It took a lot of hard work to get to the point where I am able to look in the mirror and say I am not ugly. It took a lot of hard work to not point out all of my flaws. It took...
    nottheaveragegirl nottheaveragegirl 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 21

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    I am missing my guy so much tonight! I haven't seen him since Wednesday and don't get me wrong I loved my long weekend with my kids but they're with their dad tonight so now it's...
    GenieH22 GenieH22 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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    So basically, i have recently reconnected with my ex and although the love and the passion is still there between, he is now involved in a new relationship with some other woman...
    CountryGirl028 CountryGirl028 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    What I learned recently - 1) Strong marriages can not be broken. If someone has an "other" someone, things were already broken on some level. 2) I have kids. I run a household. I...
    notafanofcircumstance notafanofcircumstance 31-35, F 10 Responses Mar 25

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    The sexiest thing in the world to me is a strong, in.control woman or girl. Don't know why I feel that way but the heart wants what the heart wants.
    sevnan2 sevnan2 51-55, M Mar 30
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