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I Am Not Going Down Without A Fight

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    The Fighter

    Life is tough, but I'm tougher. I'm gonna go the full 9 rounds, and when this fight called life is over, I'll be the victor.
    Pebbles1982 Pebbles1982 26-30, F 18 Responses Nov 4, 2013

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    DAMN STRAIGHT YOU GUYS.

    When diplomacy fails.......YOU HAVE AN UPRISING ON YOUR HANDS.
    Igotsnikt Igotsnikt 36-40, M Mar 12

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    Oh Who Am I Kidding?

    I'm trying very hard not to worry about the things I can't control, I'm finding I have serious control issues. Less than 4 hours until my big fix. I don't know what's racing faster my thoughts or my heart... but I've bought my big girl undies and I am not backing out... I guess...
    Vivagalore Vivagalore 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 11, 2012

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    It Stings Like A Bee But I Am Floating Like A Butterfly

    Tales from a conscious coma... The Doctors had a little exploring to do, apparently they don't always have the answers without a little slice and dice. It was a minor proceedure, just a little look and see, nothing really, nothing at all. I'm pfectly fine and excited to get some...
    Vivagalore Vivagalore 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 12, 2012

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    I'm like Rocky Balboa.

    ..I go the Distance...
    Davido57 Davido57 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 13

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    To The Members Of This Group.

    I LOVE YOU ALL...THE ONLY ONE WHO STANDS IN YOUR WAY IS THE ONE YOU ALLOW TO DO SO. RIOT. RAGE. REEK HAVOC. IF YOU CAN'T FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT THEN FIGHT FOR FIGHTINGS SAKE. THE ONLY FIGHT YOU EVER LOSE IS THE ONE YOU REFUSE TO FIGHT. IF YOU GO DOWN...GO DOWN SWINGING.
    Vivagalore Vivagalore 31-35, F 2 Responses May 9, 2012

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    Dear girls. Look at u, so many of u girls posting here, all ladies, all in The same age group. All struggling with the same thoughts the same fight. You are not alone, we all go...
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    More trouble I had two weeks off work and was dreading going back, not because I hate it but because of the chaos that might have ensued while I was gone; who knows what awful...
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    Somedays are worse than others. Somedays I'm more frustrated than depressed. I think those are the days I'm closer to identifying what's wrong with me, so I guess those could be...
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    When I was thirteen, something happened and I changed my mindset overnight. I used to be the favorite of my family because I was obedient and just all-around nice, and I have...
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    I really prefer peace, and I'm not physical, usually, but no one ever one a battle without determination. Im a lover, not a fighter, but I'll fight to the final round for that I...
    HeartOfNature HeartOfNature 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Today is another day where I'm at home, sitting in front of the PC, not doing anything...just surfing the Internet. And I think...I think a lot. I think that I still am an absolute...
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    easonzc easonzc 22-25 Jul 6

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    Vickychajon Vickychajon 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    Who to talk to? So I've been struggling with depression for some time now and I probably have the same or similar issues as all of us depressed people - I'm constantly haunted by...
    yesman8 yesman8 26-30, M 6 Responses Jul 7

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    I never meant for my life to turn out the way it has, i had dreams once, dreams that i dont talk about very much anymore because there is no point, i feel like i got robbed, 14...
    sizzahands86 sizzahands86 26-30, M 7 Responses Jul 16

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    My friends are great! I've had a lot of fun with them. I'm pretty nice to everyone and everyone is nice back, but I only hang out with my three real friends. I have started to...
    HeadWest HeadWest 16-17, F Jul 17

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    Religious (ego) Consciousness, True Consciousness (subconscious experience), and Spiritual Consciousness (super conscious) *Disclaimer: Controversial. Not for the emotionally...
    nagaprincess nagaprincess 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    My dad is an active alcoholic and has not been in my life since I was 12. My mom struggles with an eating disorder. My parents are busy fighting their own demons and depression but...
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    I'm fighting thoughts to end my life right now. I'm such a terrible person I deserve to die. All I do is hurt people without trying to. Nobody gives a **** about me and I don't...
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    (Very detailed story) So I got into a fight a school with 2 people who were picking on me before but I didn't really care since I didn't want to lower myself to them, I barely...
    LGKolor LGKolor 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 14

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    But we must take the time to figure out what those things are and who those people are. Don't give up without a fight.
    Cozy01 Cozy01 18-21, F Jul 16

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    To anyone that knows me you'll know I try to be strong for my friends and myself. There is a user on here who has created multiple accounts and has driven many of my friends away...
    BelleGold BelleGold 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 3

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    Most times I feel that bad things happens to good people because personally I feel attacked I'm the person to blame I do nothing but wish everybody the best but then I lose myself...
    rique20 rique20 18-21, M Jul 18

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    I am in a constant fight with myself. The happy go lucky side that chimes things will be okay, life will get better, and the other side, the manic angry side that reminds me of my...
    isodole isodole 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I'm just super-duper lonely. I don't want to bother my friends with my issues, because I don't want to be a downer. That said, I walk around literally on the verge of tears. I...
    PinkContessa PinkContessa 31-35, F 6 Responses Jul 5

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    I'm 18 and pregnant. 4 months by the end of this month and due on jan 8,2015 :). I am happy about it. But sometimes it's hard, cause most of the time I feel so alone, my boyfriend...
    lykers lykers 18-21, F Jul 7

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    Yet again I have neglected to do the things I should and kicked the arse right out the things I shouldn't what goes up must come down! I feel like **** my heads fckd but u know...
    scotchbonit scotchbonit 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    So last night my husband came to me and asked what's been wrong with me because he can tell when I'm not okay. I told him once before I felt like I was depressed but didn't get...
    Hellowhitt Hellowhitt 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 20

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    My whole life (20 just turned, male) I've been excelling in things. I always had lots of friends, been involved in sports and was quite good at them which allowed me to interact...
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    WriterOnTheWall WriterOnTheWall 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    NexChance NexChance 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    TheShadowedGirl TheShadowedGirl 31-35 1 day ago

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    So this little kid down the street punched my friend in the eye I told him if he hurts my friend agian i will hurt him He is so cocky because he hurt my friend he thinks he can...
    Whitewolf2014 Whitewolf2014 13-15, M Jun 30

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