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I Am a Strong Woman

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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'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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    I'm going No Contact.

    I have changed my phone number, deleted my email address & block & deleted the necessary people on fb. I'm ready to see what the rest of my life has to offer, 'cause that wasn't what it do! Lol
    WhereIsTheLogic WhereIsTheLogic 31-35, F 7 Responses Jun 20

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    This is me :)Not talking about the picture,

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

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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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    I have opinions and just

    because I am a woman I'm not going to hold back on them. Even if men reply saying "typical female". Yes typical female because we have a voice and opinion like men, just because you have 2 inch meat between your legs doesn't mean you are more entitled to talk utter sh*t. Don't...
    13Selene13 13Selene13 22-25, F Oct 7

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    You know, I have been thinking a lot recently.

    Looking on all my experiences, thinking about what I want in my life. All my life I had worried about what others thought of me. But I'm realizing that what matters most is what I think of me. When I look at myself in the mirror do I like what I see? The things I've done, or...
    Speifer Speifer 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Strength is not about muscle.

    Its about how we deal with our lives and what it consists of. Its about knowledge and will power. How we remain. I am a strong woman and everything that's made me who I am today, I am thankful for.
    EstherKay EstherKay 22-25 1 Response Jul 15

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    Strong women run the World!

    What's a pity that most of men are afraid to stand beside us. Where are those cowards came from? Where the real men gone?
    hisamedusssa hisamedusssa 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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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 9 Responses May 8, 2013

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    A strong man can handle a strong woman.

    A weak man will say she has an attitude.
    MyCrazyLife63 MyCrazyLife63 36-40, F 1 Response May 20

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    I am looking for another strong woman to relate

    to. You will see from my most recent question, I am having a great deal of trouble finding a female on EP to relate to. So many inbox messages... All from men asking "whats up". I need to bare my soul to someone trustworthy. Please, PLEASE, read my stories, all if you can, and...
    AphroditeComplex AphroditeComplex 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 15

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    History

    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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    At least, I'd like to be.

    I'm actually quite weak and suffering from depression, as I should be because the man who made a commitment to me has ignored me and left me in the most hurtful and childish way. It's hard to be strong when you trusted someone and believed they were your soul mate. I still...
    NastasyaFilippovna NastasyaFilippovna 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 20

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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 6 Responses Sep 16, 2012

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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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    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 71 Responses Apr 18, 2013

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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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    She Stands To Greet The World

    I am a strong woman. I am intelligent, compassionate, gentle and wise (enough to know I don't know everything).   I love people with my entire being once I know they can be trusted; sometimes I trust them for no reason at all, and try to love them still.   I fought hard for...
    Whym Whym 36-40, F 11 Responses May 21, 2013

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    MixedJayy MixedJayy 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 6

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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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    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 Apr 18

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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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    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 3 Responses Apr 27, 2013

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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...
    XxWolverinaxX XxWolverinaxX 18-21 1 Response Mar 2

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    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F Feb 11

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    I'm intelligent and did well in high school.

    That helped me get scholarships that enabled me to be the first in my family to go to college, and I graduated with an engineering degree. My first job was outside of my home state, 800+ miles from anyone I knew, and I stuck that **** out for 5+ years. I rely on no one for...
    jamiegrrl jamiegrrl 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 11

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    I believe in being strong no matter what,

    Even when everything seems to be going wrong. I am a strong woman & believe that woman's that always smiles are the prettiest. I believe that tomorrow is another day, & I believe in miracles. Like a friend always says. .. (I am a bad ***)
    lisqbansil lisqbansil 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    I get beat up by life every day

    but I keep fighting back. The way I was born, I am very sensitive emotionally and physically but it doesn't steal my joy or emotional strength, my willpower or my drive. Just this past weekend, life gave me another double-whammy weekend but I stuck it out and overcame the storms...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response May 20

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    By the time I was going to college I was

    escaping a father who called me 'retard' instead of my name and who would hurt me physically. At this time my mom was attempting to get a divorce (that would fail) and my non-immediate family was finding out the truth of the last 18 years. They all asked why me, why did he hate...
    maccy16 maccy16 18-21, F 2 Responses May 25

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    always wish whats best

    for them and you will receive whats right for you
    xentina xentina 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Im a single mom, I work ft plus,

    I keep us all healthy and safe. I work my *** off, emotionally and financially support all of us!
    theemercedes theemercedes 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    long distance relationship is like treasure you

    can never keep...its everyday torture but still pleasure. .it will make you happy but also crazy.
    xentina xentina 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Strong Enough People will think I'm a weak woman

    because I'm submissive. What people don't realize, is that it takes a very strong woman to submit. I'm strong enough to be His sub and that's all that matters.
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2013

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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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    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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    I try to tell myself

    that there is nothing wrong with me...yes I made mistakes..yes I still need to improve a lot of things...but I cannot let other´s destructive words rule my life...nor my self` worth
    genesis99 genesis99 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    At least that is what a few good friends have

    said. Ive gone through hell and back and I'll most likely do it again. Ive fallen so many times I know what concrete tastes like but it has never made me stop getting back up. I am me. I learn from every hard and horrible situation I've ever encountered. And I'm ok with...
    xxmisslynnxx xxmisslynnxx 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I believe I'm a strong women.

    I can take care of myself and I know what I want. I'm not shy to say what I'm thinking about. I like to help and be a leader.
    faithandfree faithandfree 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 16

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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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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 6

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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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    I don't allow anyone to dictate anything to me

    unless I am convinced about it.
    booklover87 booklover87 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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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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    ShadesofWhite67 ShadesofWhite67 26-30, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I think it's awesome when women are the physically stronger ones in a relationship. Strong women are extremely sexy. By that I don't mean women with the body of Arnold...
    Sam1189 Sam1189 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    talkin2themoon talkin2themoon 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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