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I Am Stronger Than I Ever Imagined

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 248 People

    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Im no longer cutting

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

    I remember when I was thirteen in seventh grade, and of course all the boys thought they were stronger than the girls. But that quickly changed at the beginning of the year. Her...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 15

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    I love it when girls use their strength to intimidate people weaker than them. If you are a girl that does this please respond.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 11

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    This is how I live my life. Constantly struggling with my self image and it doesn't help that they only people who have said otherwise are family, whose opinion of you cant matter...
    SophisticatedPsychopath SophisticatedPsychopath 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 18

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    I think it's cool when girls use their strength to bully people. If you do or have done this, please message me
    teentitan12 teentitan12 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 14

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    Thus Ronda Rousey is my hero :D
    LilLucrezia LilLucrezia 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 15

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    In fact I know it is. I have seen love triumph over hate time and time again. The only time we see hate victorious is when those who are present are afraid to operate in love. We...
    stupendusdude stupendusdude 46-50 4 Responses Apr 18

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    hi i love a girl , the problem is , i can't tall her that so what do u think i should do !!
    Adil1234 Adil1234 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    I'm stronger than them, stronger than everyone. I don't need to prove anything to anyone anymore.
    xXxWildOnexXx xXxWildOnexXx 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    The ipad my hand held felt like air. The emptyness of the room only pushed me further to the edge. There was no longer a boundary between reality and fantasy. My mind felt asleep...
    SerenForYou SerenForYou 18-21 2 Responses Apr 19

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    And this is my story. We spent too much time together that without realizing it the strings became so twisted it seemed like it was impossible to be untangled. At that moment, I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 4

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    I have to adapt to life in countless ways. I've learned that if you don't adapt, and adapt quickly, you'll be miserable, filled with self-pity, and not be the person you were meant...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Hi I want to take a moment to thank everyone for your positive responses. That's good will get the momentum going that's a good thing. Yes it is true we all have down days but it's...
    Miguel55 Miguel55 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    I'm getting very stressed lately, my mom has been worse than ever. The only thing that makes her happy is the things that dont cost much. Im getting scared, ive lately been very...
    Yumi679 Yumi679 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    I need to believe this, more than ever. I have lost the one who believed in me even when I had abandoned all hope; one of the guiding lights of my life, but her legacy will live on...
    SlushyAseSparkles SlushyAseSparkles 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 28

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    I fear that I am meant to be alone and unhappy anyways.. At this moment I feel more confused than ever and have no idea which way to go.. Which way is up..
    HealingSadness HealingSadness 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've become stronger in ways I had never imagined possible for me. I remember always watching showswhere people would beseriously ****** up after going through a life changing...
    kissmykass kissmykass 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

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    Hi all, I want to share one of my experiences which has made me believe in this quote. On one fine sunny day, I met a guy at my working place. We had a normal healthy conversation...
    LifeIsAJourney25 LifeIsAJourney25 22-25, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    The things I have gone thru in my life looking back, has made menthe man I am today. They were tough times but not sorry they happened. They made me a stronger man emotionally and...
    Kman4You Kman4You 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Aren't we all stronger because of what we've been through? Isn't that the point, from the moment we are birthed; to learn, grow, and improve ourselves based on our experiences? We...
    underlyinghonesty underlyinghonesty 22-25, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Everyday presents a struggle against the past. Some days aren't bad at all. Some days I may just be reminded of him and feel a tinge of regret, shame, sadness. Other days and, as...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I'm great friends with this boy right, and we have been for more than a year. Now I love having heaps of friends at times, but we just like to walk and talk with our little group...
    PaintOverItBlack PaintOverItBlack 22-25, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Something in the Water: I knew I had been down this road before, down every hallway was a slamming door. No way out, no one to come and save me. Wasting a life that The Good Lord...
    StunningPhoenix StunningPhoenix 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    I got let go from my job last Thursday. I feel somewhat relieved and very sad because of all the great people I use to work with that brought me so much joy and happiness into my...
    NiteOwlet NiteOwlet 22-25, F 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I do believe everything happens for a reason. My dad died when I was about 5 or 6 and I only have one memory of being with him. But I'm thankful because...
    searching4him searching4him 16-17, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    You were my first kiss. You were my first love. We would meet in a park after work and we would talk for hours, interrupted by kisses. We would laugh and I always thought that I...
    BethKristin BethKristin 36-40, F Mar 29

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    After a few weeks of having my time, I catch myself finally smiling. Back to acting stupid. Actually enjoying life again. I'm so thankful for a special friend that helped me here...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    This morning, a long-standing EP member made a number of allegations against me, including calling me a liar. As she blocked me before giving me a right to reply, I'll respond here...
    talkinaftermidnight talkinaftermidnight 36-40, M 4 Responses Apr 7

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    I’m apologizing in advance because this experience is going to take a few minutes to read. I have to however start to process what happened in some way and I’m trying...
    SensualPassionbbw SensualPassionbbw 31-35, F 7 Responses Apr 7

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    I really am. Every heartache, every time I hurt, physically, mentally and emotionally, It changed me forever. Every tear I cried has strengthened my inner-self. I was becoming...
    KrisKrosSk8 KrisKrosSk8 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 27

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