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I Am Stubborn

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    ...and I can hold a grudge

    for decades,but I'm slowly learning, life is too short.
    webalias3 webalias3 41-45, M 6 Responses Jan 10

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    I Like To Call It "Head-Strong"

    LOL Ever since I can remember.. I've been called stubborn. I was a stubborn baby, child, teen, and Guess what? I'm still stubborn as hell..  I admit it.. That's one thing that will never change. It has it advantages and disadvantages... Most people don't like it...
    QueenOfHearts QueenOfHearts 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 8, 2009

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    I Don't Let No One Tell Me What To Do

    I hate it when people try to tell me what I should do. It's my life and I can do what I want. I don't listen to them. I am not so rude as to tell them to shut up, but I will pretent to listen and agree so they will shut up. They don't know it, but they are kinda pushing me...
    Littledove Littledove 18-21, F Oct 5, 2010

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    I am very very stubborn.

    Once I decide on something,I don't change my mind no one can make me change my mind.Once I leave someone,I don't turn back.
    yoocee yoocee 26-30, F Feb 19

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    I'm Stubborn

    Yes, I'm stubborn. Just like my Daddy, hard headed. Like when everybody told me to move on from my ex, I kept going back. I got hurt but I still held on. Or like when my mom told me I wouldn't b sh*t. I tried & fell, but each time I fell I got right back up. I still smiled...
    daddysgurl92 daddysgurl92 18-21 Dec 27, 2012

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    It Is A Family Condition. We Are ALL Stubborn.

    My dad has missed about 3 days of work in his life because unless he is physically incapable of moving, he is too stubborn to accept he is ill.My nan on my mum's side flatly refuses to die. By all rights she should have died about 3 times last year, the last time she even saw...
    MrWinstonSmith MrWinstonSmith 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 25, 2013

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    I know I caused the "fight",

    but I'm too stubborn to reach out and apologize.
    5ftunder 5ftunder 22-25, F Jul 23

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    My Whole Life

    My mother has always told me that I have a hard head. I always try to listen to other people. However, when I truly believe something it is almost impossible to budge me on it. There are times that this has served me well and there are times that this quality has screwed me. The...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40 1 Response Mar 2, 2013

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    Not With Everything,

    but people are always telling me how stubborn I am. I consider stubborness a good thing. Doesn't it mean that I'll stand my ground then? That I'm strong, and I know what I want and I can hold onto my own opinions and beliefs? So what if I'm stubborn! This is a good thing!
    WiltingBlossom WiltingBlossom 18-21, F Nov 12, 2010

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    Letting Things Go

    I need to learn to let things go. I can be very stubborn and I like answers and won't drop things until I get answers.  I am trying to let go of the past, hurt but i'm having a difficult time. I have two amazing daughters. One in which was born a micro preemie this march and she...
    justfeedup justfeedup 31-35 2 Responses Jul 7, 2013

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    A Lot

    so i can use it for the good of me or for the bad . my choice . i ll try do the right .........
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 24, 2010

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    I really don't like that I am stubborn

    because it has kept me from doing a lot of things and it has made me make a lot of wrong decisions. I don't think I ever listen to authority because even though my parents tell me to study and my teachers tell me to study, my brain refuses to study or something until the last...
    thisisausernametoo thisisausernametoo 18-21 Jul 21

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    I Don't Listen ......

    i usually do not listen to others words saying me this, sermoning meheheI remember one classmate beforeHe is sermoning metelling me to study wellI just say okh okh okhand after he talksI say"what did you say again?"then he says"I forgot, ......I'm sorry, I forgot that you're deaf...
    friendlycat friendlycat 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 30, 2011

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    Amenable

    Yeah... that's right.. Amenable... the opposite of being stubborn! Just because i am hard headed, determine, rigid... on some things, set in my ways... Doesn't mean i am closed minded! I do know how to be flexible, listen to reason...you got to prove it first... without a...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F Oct 13, 2010

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    Stubborn As A Mule

    Yeah it's true ladies and gentlemen. I am stubborn as a mule, I know, I know, and I hear ya'll. No need to lash out agains't thee. I know I come off as a jerk sometimes, but hey, if you had read my stories than you wouldn't be soo surprised. For instance, I stand by what I say...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Feb 4, 2012

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    Different Stubborn

    My particular brand of stubborn isn't obvious at first, it's almost more an anti-stubborn stubbornness, lol. I don't see much in black and white which means my opinions aren't easily pinned down and it usually takes awhile for people to notice that I'm quite stubborn about not...
    Powderblue Powderblue 36-40, F Dec 13, 2011

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    Yeah That's Me

    I am a stubborn hard headed person. Everyone who knows me personally would surely agree with it. You can never push me into doing something I don't want to do. One good thing about being stubborn is the determination. I can do or achieve something if I really want it.  ...
    anschel anschel 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 17, 2009

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    Don't try and change me.

    I am what I am! LOL
    MadameMM MadameMM 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 24

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    I am honest and outgoing.

    Anyone that knows me will say the same
    kara4596 kara4596 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 8

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    Who Me Stubborn?

    I think I'm just "bull headed". When I think I'm in the right I'll fight for my beliefs. Would you? One must p!ss a few people off and squash a few bugs along the way.
    zillaron zillaron 51-55, M Jul 17, 2012

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    I'd probably say my worst qualities is the fact

    that I am stubborn and hard headed and no one will ever tell me what to do. Whenever someone tells me whats right/what to do etc my natural instinct is to do or say the opposite. Thats just me and sometimes i feel i need to work on myself and sometimes i feel like i don't care...
    Direwolf24 Direwolf24 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    My Way!

    Yeah I am stubborn cause I like to do things my way and not how people tell me to do it. I hate people telling me what I can do and can not do, if you don't like how I do things that's fine with me you can leave. I'm doing what I want when I wanna do it.
    KaylaPetrova92 KaylaPetrova92 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 13, 2013

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    I can be very stubborn.

    It all depends on if I feel I a right. Usually I am right so I guess I am pretty dang stubborn.
    Kindal Kindal 46-50, F 2 Responses May 24

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    Who, Me?

      Persistent, I'd call myself.  Not that I would ever admit being stubborn, mind you. I might, though, spend a couple hours or more trying to convince you I wasn't.
    gladiate gladiate 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 19, 2009

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    I've been stubborn since I was a baby with

    that being said it's impossible for me to change my natural personality trait.
    SpacePirate SpacePirate 18-21, M Jan 12

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    I am the most stubborn person ive ever met!

    !!! I argue, I complain, I stick to my gut though. ill debate to the death if I have to. I hope I never have to, that would be a pretty lame way to die. death by debate...hmm, well, as mentioned, im quite stubborn. if you think your more stubborn than me, please think again.
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 24

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    I hate when family turns there back on me

    but it's life I hate that with everything I am I'm growing hate for this person and I can't stop it and I'm not sure if I want to when my daughter gets hurt I become hatful
    thunder41891 thunder41891 22-25, F Jan 16

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    I Refuse To Stop Trying!

    Every morning, when I awake, I sit on the side of my bed, and wonder, will I stand up today?For many years, I would fall down, unable to stand. And, yet, with every fall, i knew that I would challenge myself the next day.Now, I can stand..what if I had not been stubborn, and had...
    chipperchick chipperchick 56-60, F 9 Responses Jan 29, 2010

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    Is Good Sometimes

    today i wrote something..and deleted it..i let myself really to ''fall down''....but im too stubborn -thats good for some things..especially if its gonna make me keep moving...i mean,i wanna be ok n i think the worst?*shake head*i should wake up n keep going..yeah i know we can...
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 10 Responses Jan 29, 2010

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    At Times I Am

    I have been known to be quite stubborn at times. I guess I have always been that way. I'm not always stubborn, but when it comes to certain things, i do tend to be.
    doglover1984 doglover1984 26-30, F May 6, 2011

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    something's wrong with me.

    a lot of times when people tell me what to do, it makes me not want to do it. this is true especially if it's someone i don't like, but even if it's someone I respect, or even if I know it's the right thing to do i'll still feel this way... even if it's something that I inwardly...
    greenrust greenrust 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 17

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    Stubby

    Sometimes in relationships Two people argue or break up and stubbornness and pride stops them from sorting things out even when that what they want. I always stand my ground and never back down, want to change but too stubborn to. Wonder if this is common thing out there or just...
    EmmanuelCk EmmanuelCk 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 12, 2013

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    Taut Stipulation

    Ehhh... not really. Maybe... Unyielding.  Don't really know how to slow down. Unwavering.  *waves wand ready to whack* Unshakable.  Faerie could shake her booty though. Or... Persistent.  *faerie bounces up and down until you agree* Headstrong.  *shows off headstand...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 16, 2012

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    Stubborn & Cool With It..

    So what Im stubborn..?Im fine with it, I am who I am.. & if you dont like it.. Theres the door, llolol.
    GettingOverShit GettingOverShit 18-21, F Jul 29, 2012

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    I am very stubborn. When I have my mind set on

    something it will Not change. I am either stubborn or really strong headed when it comes about certain things! I will stick to my word and state what I think even if its not the nicest thing in the world. I will never be someone to be walked all over.
    TealMarie TealMarie 16-17, F Jan 29

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    Yup haha...idk why but I've had people tell me

    that me being stubborn is attractive? What? Lol I don't get it, but I am stubborn and probably always will be.
    CutiePie199 CutiePie199 18-21, F 2 Responses May 24

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    Becausr Of How I Was Asked...

    I am very stubborn in certain situations,i am a helpful person but it all depends on how im asked manners cost nothing and people without them cause me to be stubborn really. Dont tell me to do something ,ask me would i mind first and dont just assume it of me to do it.
    dawnquinn29 dawnquinn29 26-30, F Oct 20, 2013

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    Yeah

    With a captial S for Stubborness.  
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 24, 2010

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    I'm stubborn. Set in my ways.

    Won't back down for nothin.
    brineff91 brineff91 22-25, F Jan 26

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    I quite like it tbh..

    Adults disagree me being it but I like it
    Daisyellenrose Daisyellenrose 13-15, F Jun 18

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    My mom says Stop being

    so stubborn your only making life harder on yourself. Very true in some situations I refuse to make the first move or say sorry if I feel it's not my fault. In relationships, my stubbornness has pushed them away because my way is the right way only 😕
    Rhone123 Rhone123 22-25, F Jan 16

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    I Can Be

    Sometimes stubborn is a really good thing (like when you are right and everybody else is wrong - grinning!) But I do have a stubborn streak.  Ask my mother she will certainly tell you.  I think she might point to the time when I was maybe twelve and told her I was going to run...
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F Nov 25, 2013

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    Sometimes

    I can be stubborn sometimes now but it's not my fault.... *she giggles*
    RHSK143 RHSK143 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 28, 2011

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    I truly am hard-headed!

    Ask anyone who truly knows me.
    nerdybabe nerdybabe 18-21, F Apr 20

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    Oh yeah. I am a big one

    for stubbornness.
    ericpt24 ericpt24 18-21, M Jan 15

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    Hold My Hand I Feel A Chill In Here

    Watch me heap up what I’ve sownI’m made of peanuts, not of shellsGod spares a quality of himselfUniquely designed but we can’t help ourselvesSo – Why, I made the face that bugs youI won’t design conversation around youI made the face that bugs youSpyglass scans the...
    YBlah YBlah 41-45 Dec 7, 2012

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    So Stubborn I Keep Changing My Mind.

      I know I am stubborn, which is interesting when I argue because I am even stubborn about changing my mind and seeing the other point of view. I can't help but see what someone else thinks, I'll even argue for a terrorist or murderer. Its weird just how much I will stand...
    smebro smebro 22-25, M 3 Responses May 13, 2007

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