I Am Stubborn

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    I've been a stubborn person

    since day 1. Everything that could go wrong with my birth did. I was NOT leaving the womb without a fight. I came out feet first with my cord wrapped around my neck. Then when they did get me out of there I utterly refused to breath. One spank on the butt cheek after birth...
    Contentio Contentio
    18-21, M
    1 Response Sep 12, 2014

    I have been told i am very stubborn.

    It's true though. When I really care about you I tend to be really stubborn about letting you do something if I feel like it isn't good for you. Although there are times I'll just not bother you about it but once it irks me and I get worried I will talk to you about it :)
    Raptax231 Raptax231
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Sep 30, 2014

    Strong willed women tend to come off

    as cold or 'mean' simply because they
    Angieinthewonderland Angieinthewonderland
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 18, 2015

    ...and I can hold a grudge

    for decades,but I'm slowly learning, life is too short.
    webalias3 webalias3
    41-45, M
    5 Responses Jan 10, 2014

    Betrayal is one of the worst feelings ever.

    That's because loyalty is the main quality I look for in any type of relationship. Those are the people who don't deserve my respect, forgiveness, or a second chance. I'll completely ignore your existence, I view you as trash from that point on. They're nothing to me anymore...
    RoastedCycki RoastedCycki
    70+, F
    Sep 25, 2015

    I've come to the conclusion

    that I really don't like being told what to do
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Mar 22

    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
    5 Responses Mar 17, 2009

    I can be stubborn, but its only

    because I believe in my abilities and I have a strong desire to make what I see be true. I will never back down, and you shouldn't either, just dont let anybody render you blind
    sharichi sharichi
    22-25, M
    Dec 15, 2014

    I won't admit that I am lonely.

    I do what I do so I won't feel lonely. I know I am alone but I just wish someone could be here for me.
    MyBullshitLife MyBullshitLife
    16-17, F
    Jan 11

    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

    I am. and I am not ashamed of it at all.

    some people see being stubborn as a bad thing. I see being stubborn as a good thing. Well, it really all depends on how you look at it. and it depends on the individual themselves. With proper guidance, being stubborn can become just the right tool that someone needs to succeed...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 21, 2015

    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
    26-30, M
    1 Response Sep 25, 2013
    BloodRedDarkness BloodRedDarkness
    18-21, F
    Mar 6

    ok yes i do openly admit i am stubborn XD

    which may be good yet bad at the same time. if i have a love for something then i am hell-bent on making sure people know what i do and don't like XD i'm a very honest person yet also try my best to help others :) so i'm also hell-bent on making others smile and try to make...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42
    18-21, F
    Apr 8, 2015

    I do whatever I can not to lose.

    I don't care how much I suffer, but I can't lose. It goes too far sometimes.
    herewegothen herewegothen
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jun 28, 2015

    I'm extremely stubborn to the point where

    if you force me to do something, I'll do the opposite just to make a point.
    Calamityy Calamityy
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Nov 5, 2015

    Still an unresolved conflict

    as to which of her heart or mind is the more stubborn...
    Diablessse Diablessse
    51-55, F
    8 Responses Mar 15, 2015

    "I want the real thing With no sugar coating

    And no fine print Just a real wild feeling" I know better, damn it. I do. Still...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 7, 2015

    Oh yes I am! I'm easy going about a lot of

    things, but when I set my mind to something there's nothing that will stop me. Hmm that sounds a bit mad, but I didn't mean it to. It's just something "in me" I was born like it. They said in the nursery "she's a very determined little girl" which can be a good thing or a bad...
    CaffeineJunky CaffeineJunky
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 28, 2015
    polylove0210 polylove0210
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 31

    I am a very stubborn person,

    I love to be correct, I love to argue bc I usually am correct!! When I'm not? Oh shoot can u tell me where I went wrong?
    Sunshineeap Sunshineeap
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 18, 2015

    recently my father and I got in to an argument

    about who I shall invite to my graduation. It ended in him not coming to my college graduation, and neither one of us talking to the other on that day. he thinks he is stubborn and he is but I am far more stubborn.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 17, 2015

    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
    9 Responses Jan 29, 2010

    I know I caused the "fight",

    but I'm too stubborn to reach out and apologize.
    5ftunder 5ftunder
    22-25, F
    Jul 23, 2014
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jun 28, 2015

    Forgiveness after everything you've done to me?

    Well good luck. You better pour your heart out and make sure that apology is sincere enough. If I feel it's not the case and you didn't truly mean what you said, then I'm sorry.
    RoastedCycki RoastedCycki
    70+, F
    5 Responses Dec 23, 2015

    Things that only stubborn people can

    understand: 1. As a kid, people told you that you’d make a great lawyer. But later in life, you realized that they might not have been trying to flatter you. 2. Now you understand that when people call you out for being stubborn, they almost always mean it as an insult, but...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 21, 2015

    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

    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

    I have no problem admitting

    that I'm stubborn, and i never have. I don't see this trait as negative. I see it as a strength in charachter, or believing in one's ideas, or standing up for beliefs. I don't stomp my feet like a child, I'm calm and state my reason. Maybe it's childish, but i won't budge if...
    rottenrobi rottenrobi
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Sep 26, 2015

    All throughout my teenage years I was the most

    ridiculously stubborn brat you'll ever meet. Whenever I was told to do something, I simply ignored them as if they never existed and walked away with an arrogant smirk whenever I was caught, even if they were an important person. It got me into LOTS of trouble. I've been on...
    megamd megamd
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 24, 2014

    I don't listen to people easily.

    Myself included. So here I am, sick, and suddenly I crave hot tea. But I know I don't like hot tea. I know that I'll make it (which is a lot of work for me), finally take a sip (after burning my tongue first), and then realize all over again how much I hate hot tea. But you know...
    fragilegirl6 fragilegirl6
    16-17, F
    May 3, 2015

    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
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 24, 2014

    Maybe because I don't always feel others have

    my best interest at heart. I make my own decisions regardless if I ask for advice or not. At times, others' input can influence the decision I choose to make but many times, I do what I feel I SHOULD do.. Sometimes I'm wrong but sometimes I'm right. I remember not listening to...
    endlessl0ve endlessl0ve
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 12, 2015
    PanHead1989 PanHead1989
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Feb 13

    I am very stubborn but with bipolar

    and multiple medical issues varying from food allergies to alopecia and chronic earinfections I've had to b. I've had to learn when not to b though cause stubbornness where I live esp in a girl can b seen as a bad thing too.
    sassygirl15 sassygirl15
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Mar 12, 2015

    I am very stubborn, I have been like

    that all my life, but I am a good person to those around me that I love and care about, but no matter how hard they try to change my mind they can't. They tell me a lot how stubborn I am and I act like i don't care, but I do care a lot and I tried to change but couldn't, I read...
    spankdad00 spankdad00
    41-45, M
    5 Responses Mar 12, 2015

    Yeah

    With a captial S for Stubborness.  
    mother1983 mother1983
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Apr 24, 2010
    Angelcum Angelcum
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Dec 11, 2014

    Don't try and change me.

    I am what I am! LOL
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Apr 24, 2014

    I've been told I'm stubborn.

    .. But...I don't think I am. slw
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman
    41-45, F
    Feb 10, 2015

    This same mistake will keep killing me over

    and over again. I'll never learn from it, I can't help wanting to be happy.
    RoastedCycki RoastedCycki
    70+, F
    Jan 15, 2015
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Nov 10, 2015
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