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I Am Stronger Than I Ever Imagined

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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

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    Im no longer cutting

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

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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

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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.
    Sinaname Sinaname 26-30 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

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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 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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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 61-65, F Sep 8

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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

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    It's funny~ I used to come here to look for answers~ To look for someone who would listen to me~ It was something I needed desperately at the time~ But as my life changed, I felt...
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    Sometimes we try to be nice but people take us for granted. I was only young and afraid of the dark but now that i'm older and wiser, it's time to let go and find a place i can...
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    I have been through more than any 20 year old should have been through. I have been sexually abused in a relationship that lasted 4 years too long. I have done every drug I know of...
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    "A Twist In My Story"Secondhand SerenadeSlow down, the world isn't watching us break downIt's safe to say we are alone now, we're alone nowNot a whisper, the only noise is the...
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    Dear angel Okay so a lot has happened in the last week. Things I would not have imagined it in my wildest dreams. The things i have done was unacceptable. My fear of losing u was...
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    Today is a day that I set aside all my wants and wishes, and just say thanks for all the blessing I enjoy every day Family and friends. Health and home. Faith and food. I try to...
    GJOFJ3 GJOFJ3 56-60, M 3 Responses Nov 27

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    innocentflower innocentflower 13-15, F Nov 27

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    Happy thanksgiving everyone be thankful for all that you have ...like I am thankful for my boyfriend Ashton
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    Im 14 but i feel like i act way older than everyone and i look older as well... I enjoy having the company of older people but sometimes its just impossible ?
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    "It's hard to believe I'm okay After all, it's been awhile Since you walked away I'm way past crying Over you finding someone else You turned my days into nights But now I see the...
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    Is this the life, the one you imagined? Upon gazing at your reflection, have you achieved everything you swore you would achieve when you left the ranks within school? When staring...
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    I am thankful for my teacher. She's rhe best teacher I could have asked for. Never even imagined a teacher like her existed. I carry so much love in my heart for her. Since the...
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