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I Am a Strong Woman

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    I wasn't born the woman I am today,

    but that makes me no less a woman...... No one has the right to judge me, because no one really knows what I've been through...... They might have heard the stories, but they didn't feel what I've felt in my heart...... I am a strong woman......
    MatureBabe MatureBabe 56-60, F 8 Responses Dec 13, 2014

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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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    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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    why is ok for men to come in your life

    and make you feel special. . cook you breakfast nd massage you nd make you laugh just for them to play house when your over at their house and then they just feel like it's convenient to get you comfortable and then even after all the ******* dating and intimate moments they...
    gobacklike4thgrade gobacklike4thgrade 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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 Oct 22, 2014

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    T055 T055 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    A strong women love deeply,

    feels fiercley. The tears falls just as abundently as the laughter A strong woman is soft and powerful. She is practical and spititual A strong women is a essance of the world ~unknown~
    MsCelticFire MsCelticFire 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    The best part of being a Merry Spinster!

    !!I am a strong woman!I have my goals!I have my own ideas!I can make my own way!
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 15, 2014

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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 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 11, 2014

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    always wish whats best

    for them and you will receive whats right for you
    xentina xentina 22-25, F Oct 27, 2014

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    I don't know how many women have ended up with

    a weak man. I know personally I have. I was with a weak man for 8 damn years in hopes one day he'd step up and grow a pair. To support me, stand up for me, love me for who I am not just for what he wanted. I am ******* Rose woman! I don't need a man. I am strong! But God has...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 15, 2014

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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, 2014

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    I am 16 years old living with genital herpes.

    Yes, I'm young but I will not let it get me down. I'm still going to hold my head up high, and move on with my life. Yes. I'm handling this better then some people but I've accepted what happened , hey it's LIFE. I'm Happy, blessed, an I'm LIVING . 😍 I hope I'm a inspiration...
    BlesssedAries BlesssedAries 16-17, F Jan 1

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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 Oct 28, 2014

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    I am strong most of the time.

    People always look to me for guidance. So when I am down, sad, or having a tough time, people don't know what to do.
    Kerrizma Kerrizma 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2014

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    I was recently asked,

    "What has fibromyalgia and/or chronic pain taught you about yourself". Here is my answer. I have learned so much and continue to learn about myself through this journey of pain. If there is one quote that sums it up for me, it is, "My pain birthed my purpose". - Trent Shelton...
    RebeccaHolley RebeccaHolley 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 5, 2014

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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 67 Responses Apr 18, 2013

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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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    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, 2014

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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, 2014

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    I am not always as strong as I appear.

    ..but I was given this life because i Am strong enough to live it... slw
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    I love strong people,

    but a strong woman is great.
    hal48 hal48 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 1

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    Young and strong.! I've been told I'm too

    harsh, which isn't really the case. Although maybe I take life to seriously but hey... nothing in this life is simple.. I don't believe in living like it's the last... I don't believe in YOLO! .. lol.. so my harsh response and choice and advices are not to keep anyone down...
    mergirl123 mergirl123 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 3, 2014

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    Only thing more beautiful

    than the woman who knows what she wants, is the woman who isn't waiting on anybody else to get it for her.
    mostdaysaregood mostdaysaregood 46-50, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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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 6 Responses May 8, 2013

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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 Oct 25, 2014

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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, 2014

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    It is what I keep telling myself,

    it is what I reassure myself with. I know how to plan, how to take pressure and I know how to stand up for myself, quite often I impress people with the way I set boundaries for ********, and I get told quite often about how they admire my strong personality, specially at work...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 9

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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 6 Responses Jun 20, 2014

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    If I had one wish; I would wish

    for everyone to have a good life. To not have to worry about paying their next bill, or to go out or stay in, or to deal with any negatively from anyone including themselves. I'd wish for everyone to feel beautiful for who they are and I'd wish for everyone to see it and...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F Jan 1

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    a weak man can't love a strong woman.

    He wouldn't know what to do with her.
    ira01 ira01 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 2, 2014

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    I am in my 40's now, raised my daughter by

    myself and worked 4 jobs to put myself through college. I have always danced to the beat of my own drummer and I am happy knowing I am a strong woman. Now in my 40's I have finally met a man who can handle a strong woman, because he is a strong good man. Those are very hard to...
    WindWalkingDreamWeaver WindWalkingDreamWeaver 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 3, 2014

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    Everywhere I went in town,

    they knew me as Johnny's girl. I could hear people in the store whisper who I was, and sometimes I'd see guys looking at me and see their friends shake their heads. "Nah, that's Johnny's girl". I liked that. I know it sounds weird, and possessive probably, but I liked that. It...
    HalesBells91 HalesBells91 22-25 2 Responses Dec 13, 2014

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    I am a strong woman. I am 34 never been married

    and completely support myself. I don't need a man. However, I do not want to have to be a strong woman. I want a husband to hold me and take care of me. I want to lean on him and be a stay at home mom. I want to be a submissive wife with a husband who is the head of my...
    dovie6 dovie6 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 2

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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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    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 ***)
    Lislislis Lislislis 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 4, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    My dream is to prove everyone wrong.

    My goal is for everyone's eyes to be wide open with their expressions on their faces full of surprise and their mouths wide open. I'll impress them all. My wish is for everything to be different. I'll have more respect, people wouldn't think less of me, I'll be proud of...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 4

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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 4 Responses Oct 20, 2014

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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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    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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    I am an independent woman and I stand up for myself. I have spent the last 10 years to find my strength and courage to speak my opinions even if I am the only ones that has one...
    cynthiajo52 cynthiajo52 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    Hell yeah. I haven't gotten where I am by hiding my opinions and deferring to the "boys." When I was told that I couldn't go to school full-time, I got two jobs and put myself...
    Buildingblock Buildingblock 41-45, F Jan 10

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    One Should Never Forget I believe that to tell someone to forget about the past is really bad advice. To forget only leads to repeating failed judgements. We shouldn't dwell on the...
    Goldenfairy Goldenfairy 26-30, F 4 days ago

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