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I Am Stronger Than I Ever Imagined

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    Get down, fall down,

    so surprised , that still here. Divorce, sickness, disappointment, .. Then see the strength of others . And say if they can so can I ...
    willisca49 willisca49 66-70, F Sep 8, 2014

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    Haha!

    Yeah, I climbed that mountain!...Yeah, I actually just scrambled up it and then collapsed in a miserable heap once I was done, but the point is that I managed to do it.
    itworkedintheory itworkedintheory 31-35 1 Response May 26, 2012

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    When ever I imagine some sort of big disaster I

    always imagine myself being all calm and collected but deep down I felt like I would the one panicking the most. However today in school there was a big bomb scare and I was actually one of the calmest people there. I really surprised myself today.
    HypoallergenicUnicorn HypoallergenicUnicorn 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2014

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    Who knew.. Because I sure didn't.

    Three years ago my life as I knew changed dramatically. I found myself dealing with an illness that almost won and starting my life over again. I lost everything by walking away from the person who promised to be my forever when he made a fatal choice that sealed our fate and...
    Jerseygirl72 Jerseygirl72 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 8, 2014

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    Quote.

    Women are like teabags, only when put in hot water do you see how truly strong they can be.
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 15, 2010

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    I Am I Said

      Lately I have had the feeling that bottomless apathy has livingly de-passioned the I mind in my ever soul   plucking skies devour more than my crepuscular coil ravishing contumeliously   my benefit is a solo  of parting dreams whose whole is...
    8FOOTDREAD 8FOOTDREAD 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 3, 2010

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    I remember after my boyfriend died I thought

    that was it for me, after survived my a suicide attempt I realize how strong I'm and how ill never let anything bring me down. Even when I'm down I still stand up I just can't give up ever not anymore
    Karixchel37 Karixchel37 18-21, F Feb 10, 2014

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    Where My Strength Was Found

    I have found that most of us do not know the strength we posess inside us until we are thrown in situations that call for us to bring it forth. I very much grew up a daddy's girl.  I adored my father.  He died when I was 11.  Crushed me.  To...
    ChristineJones ChristineJones 31-35, F 11 Responses Jan 2, 2010

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    Im no longer cutting

    or battling deppresion ! Im proud of myself❤️😁
    ninismalls001 ninismalls001 13-15, F Sep 21, 2014

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    I Didnt Know My Own Strenth

    Ive been threw so much I thought i would crumble and fall to peaces but gods showed me my strenth i didnt feel i was as strong as iam . my pain makes me who iam how i deal with it makes me stronger. Some times  you have more strenth then you know .
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 6 Responses Jan 2, 2010

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    I Got A B In English

    theres alot of things that ive been through that made me feel strong like my dad being abusive getting through cutting and bad relationships guys using me etc. but when i checked my grades and i got an 80 in english something i never thought possible it just made me feel strong...
    undead3325 undead3325 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 8, 2010

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    So today i was suppose to kill myself i had

    everything planned out i even knew how i was going to do it & wrote a suicidal note on here but a few days ago sumthin happened its like out of nowhere my mentality changed i went from being super negative to super realistic - i mean yes i still have that desire to die but now...
    TheWorldVsJ TheWorldVsJ 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 23, 2014

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    I am a fighter.... I fight back against

    myself everyday.. I am my biggest enemy.. I can tear myself apart so very easily.. I can hear all the put downs ive heard over So many years... I can think of all the things i do wrong or forget or just plain not understand... I can look in the mirror and see all the flaws...
    sunpea sunpea 36-40, F Sep 8, 2014

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    As the older kid in my house, my mother expects me to be the New house support since my dad left us months ago. I got a job, I teach English classes for adults, and I'm doing fine...
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    I know that everything I've been through has made me stronger..... but I'm still terrified it's turned me into a fallen angel too. One who is too broken to ever be fixed. One who...
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    Every day when I wake up, I want to fight the world a little more. Sometimes, it's over the discrimination I face every day just for being a female. Sometimes, it's oppression I...
    EverlastingLara EverlastingLara 16-17, F 23 hrs ago

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    I lost my father a couple of years ago. he was very well off when he died my father,left me stuff and money but my family stole everything from me. so now I am fighting them in...
    nativedesires nativedesires 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I haven't had the worst upbringing, but I definitely did not have the "Leave it to Beaver" upbringing either, not by a long shot. I have had plenty of trials and tribulations...
    TW8NY TW8NY 41-45, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Growing up I witnessed a lot more than I should have and grew up way to fast. My dad sold marijuana and was an alcoholic. He would come home drunk and abuse my mom. I was about 7...
    L48O1516S2342T L48O1516S2342T 18-21, F 11 Responses 2 days ago

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    [X] Smoked a cigarette - I do smoke, it's a bad habit but I don't care. [X] Smoked a cigar - I tried it, didn't really like it! [X] Kissed a member of the same sex - family and...
    CaffeineJunky CaffeineJunky 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I have spent time with people who don't have forgetful diseases or ailments and I have spent time with people who do have forgetful diseases and ailments. I know I tend to think...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    My brother lay here not far from the hours that will wind quickly before it's his time to kiss the sky and say goodbye to all the people and friends he made in real life and online...
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    Knew giving would hurt. Knew caring would be attacked. But by everyone. No. Never imagined america would go jerk. Never saw it coming. Profit for a few. And...
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    I believe this idea because I have hurt myself and now I find it easier to get hurt, but not that I can live with that because I am stronger in other, better, ways.
    wolfy299 wolfy299 13-15, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    As long as you have love you can block out all the hate in your life.
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    "whatever doesn't kill u makes u stronger" I made myself stronger. I saved myself!
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    "Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time" Betty Smith In an attempt to find inner peace and balance, I got in my car and drove to one...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    I've had several babysitters who were / are younger then me. Most are friends of my younger sister or younger brothers. but all of them are bigger in size then me cause I'm very...
    BCdiaperBoy BCdiaperBoy 18-21, M Jun 24

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    I'm a very petite woman, 21. 5', 78lbs. My shoe size is still in children's. My back goes to my legs and my cup is a 34a. I can comfortably go in a training bra or completely...
    Awesg Awesg 18-21, F 13 Responses Jun 23

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    Thank you for coming into my life Thank you for being there by my side Thank you for being there every step of the way Thank you for being there for me everyday Thank you for...
    svetlanadavina svetlanadavina 22-25 Jun 23

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    Thank you for coming into my life Thank you for being there by my side Thank you for being there every step of the way Thank you for being there for me everyday Thank you for...
    svetlanadavina svetlanadavina 22-25 Jun 23

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    I have taken more than my fair share of physical, mental and emotional abuse over recent years...things that nobody should have to encounter. I have occasional lapses of self doubt...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 31-35, F 11 Responses Jun 20

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    I've been thinking alot lately about how I got to this point in my life. 2012 was my year to change everything. accepted into uni. moved in to halls. dealing with splitting up with...
    sammyjo963 sammyjo963 22-25, F 9 Responses Jun 20

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    Everyone has struggles and problems. Maybe yours are bigger than theirs. Maybe they aren't as bad. We are all going through or have been though it. I know I have and still do such...
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    I believe that my dreams will come true 😀 One day... I trust God... I believe that God has a purpose for my existance...
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    Over the last couple years I've learn the only one I can trust is myself. And chose to go to the latter side of my trust I and I alone will play for the consequences of the...
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