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I Am a Strong Woman

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    Been Through A Lot

    I have been through a lot in my life but I am a stronger person for it. I don't allow people to treat me like **** or to put me down. You need to know your worth to be a strong person, its not about thinking your better than others, its knowing that you are worth something and...
    formieyesonly formieyesonly 41-45, F Apr 14, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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 4 Responses Nov 23, 2010

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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 2 Responses Aug 13, 2011

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    MixedJayy MixedJayy 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 6

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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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    People say I am, I guess it is true.

    It took a lot of sorrow to gain that strength. If it was left up to me, perhaps, I would have not chosen to be so strong.
    JustmeraeAgain JustmeraeAgain 46-50, F 1 Response May 14

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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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    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 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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    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F Feb 11

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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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    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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    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 1 Response Jul 15

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
    XxTinyBearxX XxTinyBearxX 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 2

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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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    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 63 Responses Apr 18, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    So, tomorrow completes a week after he broke it off with me. The last time i had any contact with him was on Saturday night because i was drunk and mad and sent him one of my...
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    Emotionally and mentally drained. Days when you don't feel like being the other woman. I know I am on my way to being "The Woman" or I would walk away. After so many days of...
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    I have never asked for anything in my life, I am a very independent and self sufficient woman...I can fend for myself and hold my own...I have no use for those women who act all...
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