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I Am Stoic

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    I Think So....

    When I think about how hard things are and how empty my life feels, at least I can take pride in the fact that I am a strong and stoic person. I never feel strong but I must be to still be fighting on and going into work each day. Even if my heart feels crushed and I am doubting...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 9, 2011

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    It Is a Rough Life

    I only say that being stoic is rough because non-stoics dont understand my demeanor.  "Are you mad?", "You look p*ssed" are the kind of responses I get on a daily basis. Just because I do not wear my emotions on my sleeve does not mean that I am mad. ...
    wikkedirish wikkedirish 31-35, M 6 Responses Aug 6, 2008

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    I Try

    Things sometimes cut me so deeply. Life has occasionally dealt me some ****** cards. But I try to remain calm, or at least keep a semblance of calm. Not only for my family, but for myself. It's not really suppression...It's more along the lines of acceptance. Sure, I hurt...
    dollofdust dollofdust 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 19, 2009

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    Epin Epin 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 16, 2014

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    I Wanna Know...can U Help Me

    i wanna know what exactly does someone whose stoic belive?, an help me understand (im readin on a bunch of religions and this one caught my atention)
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 17, 2012

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    I'd Break Down If I Let Everything Out

    i've got so much **** stuffed down that i don't even know what would come out if i opened up. that's why i just don't--i'm a little scared of what i'd find. i know i'm depressed. i know i've got things that i refuse to deal with that are lurking all the time. it's not so much...
    lifewater124 lifewater124 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 17, 2007

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    I Don't Feel For Your Ego

    The greatest problem with mankind is and will always be the Ego of man. Now the quickest way you make enemies is to hurt the Ego of some moron thinking him/herself to be oh so wise, which in reality they are not, it is just all for the ATTENTION SEEKING SHOW you see, acting they...
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 9, 2011

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    I Am a Stoic Because I Am a Man!

    I am a Stoic because I am a MAN! http://classics.mit.edu//Antoninus/meditations.html
    jasballz jasballz 19-21, M Jun 5, 2007

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    Gaining wisdom every day.

    Thank you everyone for your continual support. It means so much to me that there are people who care about me, my future, and my happiness. So many of you have found me, taken me under your wing, held me, and love me. We may not be able to understand each other completely, but...
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 1 Response Dec 27, 2013

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    I am stoic and overly strong to the point

    that my family and friends get mad at me. And others who aren't as strong as me **** me off. I need to often remind myself that there life's different and that everyone has different levels of strength but sometimes it just makes me disgusted with the pettiness and whininess.
    LaceyTerra LaceyTerra 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1, 2014

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    I'm trying to be one.

    That sounds so peaceful.
    gomezonfire gomezonfire 22-25, F Aug 24, 2014

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    I am unless I'm really close to someone

    and the moment is relaxed. My stoicism is a real problem for people who don't know me well.
    khewster khewster 36-40, F Sep 24, 2014

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    In the Classic Not the Modern Sense

    To borrow from wikipedia: "The idea was to be free of suffering through apatheia (απαθεια) (Greek) or apathy, where apathy was understood in the ancient sense — being objective or having "clear judgment" — rather...
    Ariella Ariella 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 23, 2008

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    Stoick the vast and Tadashi :_(
    maryana99 maryana99 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    .... ya. I stopped at 'I am' cuz at this specific moment I cannot tell what. Lethargic? Stoic. Focused? Maybe observant and reserved. In my own bubble, life is great. When I...
    NewShoes12 NewShoes12 26-30, M Jan 8

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    You Are 31% Feminine, 69% Masculine You are in touch with your masculine side. You are not overly sensitive and not easily moved. You are stoic and serious. Very little cracks your...
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    Yep it's been confirmed my friend from Sweden said this in response to spilling hot boiling water on myself (I started to cry, It was hot man!) JJsFATE:No I don't think you cried...
    MysticIllusions MysticIllusions 18-21, F Jan 15

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    Sure. I used to hold a certain view: that most were beautiful, stoic yet appropriately emotional, confident, honest... Disney sure did pull a wool over my eyes. Now I see more...
    RationalCutie RationalCutie 22-25, F Jan 16

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