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I Am Stronger Than I Ever Imagined

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 241 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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.
    MyNamesNotFrench MyNamesNotFrench 31-35 1 Response May 26, 2012

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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 3 Responses Apr 8, 2014

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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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    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 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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    Im no longer cutting

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

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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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    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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    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, 2014

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    thank your for messaging me if you did! I'm okay now but if you need someone you can ALWAYS message me, love you all, you beautiful people
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    Again, the title says it all! But, let's dig deeper... Today I went to visit my dad at work (he owns a car dealership) my intent was to bring the salesmen lunch (there's about 6...
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    I was socially excluded in my secondary school, so normally I was walking alone. There was this group of girls in my last two years of school who always had to laugh at me and say...
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    I've gone through much more than normal people at my school, but it's made me stronger. I used to cry when I was 8, but now, I don't think I can, well except when I look at my P6...
    XxFirepawsxX XxFirepawsxX 13-15, F Jan 4

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    I don't think I'm stronger because of all the things I've been through, I know I'm stronger because of the attitude I chose to have while going through. I'll share a secret...
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    I want to thank the advise everyone has given me on the site with everyone helping me deal with what I been going through I have gotten so much stronger as a person because of all...
    monica0215 monica0215 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    "We accept the love we think we deserve." (from The Perks of Being a Wallflower) So I met this guy and he is way beyond what I could have imagined. I haven't been treated as...
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    Whenever i open up and tell someone just a slight brief speech of what I've been through they always get so shocked that hia happened to me. Like wow, "it doesn't show". I guess i...
    Offing Offing 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 12

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    queenbee121475 queenbee121475 70+, F Jan 12

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    i have been made stronger by u hating me while i loved you for 3 years now i can finaly move on and enjoy my life and put u where u put me in the past so a big **** u and thank u...
    loverman115 loverman115 22-25, M a week ago

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    I used to have a job as a waiter at my rich neighbour's lodge. That was my first job. And it will possibly be the worst job that I would ever have. I lasted for 1 year and 3 months...
    ElJuan35 ElJuan35 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 14

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    The demon ( depression ) is getting stronger I took four diazapams before bed..2 usually knocks me out till morning and I wake feeling ok if not in a good mood...but I took 4 and...
    rubyjuly rubyjuly 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    There are many things in life that bring you down but that's why your mind is negative because you believe nothing would get better , but it does life is what you make it live as...
    rach232323 rach232323 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    Happy New Year to each and every one of u! Here's to the close to one hell of a yr. Its had its ups, downs, loop to loops, sideways moments! I've learned so much about myself. I've...
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    January 1, 2013 was one of those days when I had seen God's leading and guiding my every step as a widow; working behind the scenes in my solitary life; that He had good plans for...
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    Well here we go again!!! 2015...can you believe it? Imagine all the possibilities, new friendships, travels, laughter, create things, sleep, eat, walk in beautiful places, feel the...
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    2014 was the worst year ever of my 21 years on this earth. My first official break up with a guy I love. Getting a dui. Having school loans to pay. Also I struggle with...
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    What don't kill you make you stronger
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    I believe in myself ...that's why I feel stronger. .
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    Not so sure about stronger . . . But I now have a graduate degree in sarcasm.
    AlbertSAT AlbertSAT 66-70, M 3 Responses Jan 12

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    Knocked down 7 times, got up 8. Life is full of ups and downs but each experience has taught me a life lesson and turned me into a person that never quits no matter what. It has...
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    It happned again today morning. My Boss was completly out of control shouted like hell with his maximum volume. told me " F u k off". told many things which are not suitable in...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    Sober it's a better life I hear, no bud no beer, no dope, no coke, just hope, that doesn't mean I lack the craving, sometimes it's like there's no saving.... me. less it be...
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