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I Am Tierd of Always Having to Be Strong

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    Fighting For Justice

    All times I fight, most of the time for justice. I trully hate animal abuse, neglections, rassism, hypocrits, sometimes I hate myself, most times I hate myself. Trying to improve and change things around me and I try to remain my strong self. I never trully waver, and as a...
    Barlong Barlong 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2011

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    Tears Flow

    Having to be strong all the time is so tiringSometimes I just need to cry and want someone to hold me and let me know it will all be ok.  Someone to let me know I am loved for me and I am valued, treasured, wanted, needed, and desired.Having to be strong I have to hold back the...
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 5, 2011

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    It's hard to be everyone's pillar of strength.

    It's funny how they never ask you if your okay but your first the person that they turn to when they have had a bad day. They talk your ear of from the word go and you smile, encourage them , make them believe in themselves. It's as specially hard when you just need sometime to...
    Orblight Orblight 26-30, F Dec 3, 2014

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    I Stuggle to Smile

    having to be strong for everyone is hard i suffer depression and panic attacks i cant sleep and dont want to get out of bed in the moring i  always put a smile on my face and go to work i am always the funny one and make people laugh but im always tierd and sad i find every...
    chooky chooky 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 13, 2009

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    I Am So Tierd

    I feel like I always have to be strong I can never have a moment that I can just feel I have to be like a statue that everyone crys on now dont get me wrong I dont mind always being there for people but the thing is nobody is ever there for me literally when I have a down day no...
    armywife26 armywife26 22-25, F 9 Responses Feb 10, 2009

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    It is time to let you go, to say goodbye, time to let you go to a better place without pain, a place full of light and happiness I know you will always be watching over me and I...
    nathchalk97 nathchalk97 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Do you ever find yourself wanting to do it all? Or having so many interests that choosing which one to favour often leaves you wasting more and more time? Part of me always feels...
    sweet7sephora sweet7sephora 26-30, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I am pro-choice. About everything. I live and let live! I seriously dislike it when someone tries to impose their beliefs or morals on others. Simply put, it's called tolerance and...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    I love the feeling of soreness after having a long hike in the countryside or a long distance run.
    anthonysecret anthonysecret 36-40 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I have been having nightmares since last year
    AnnonymousNum3 AnnonymousNum3 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    I have never ever been remotely interested in anyone younger than me...even men the same age as me have often bored me to tears. I find older men much more attractive, interesting...
    rainbow7969 rainbow7969 31-35, F 6 Responses May 9

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    The moment I saw him, I felt my smile grow big and my heart jumped with joy. He made a joke about my last job not working out because I'm always getting hit on. I laughed. "He's...
    Jhayne Jhayne 26-30 1 Response May 4

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    After 8 years I feel its time for me to finally write and tell my story. I got a chefs apprenticeship when I was 15. It was about 45 mins from where I lived, and not having a...
    Elcamino80 Elcamino80 31-35, F 2 Responses May 16

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    Its werid but I have always thought this way ever since I was little. I feel like it makes me feel safe having someone like that, older and stronger but still gentle
    Lauragaze Lauragaze 13-15, F 3 Responses May 6

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    Anyone I get close to or involve myself with I feel like I bother them. I try to be as strong as I can and carry others the best I can. No matter what I'm going through. Its really...
    KiraRawr KiraRawr 16-17, F 1 Response May 15

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    There's something about having a strong older man control me and use me however he wants that really turns me on.
    anything4you anything4you 18-21, M 3 Responses May 1

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    My dad was never there for me growing up as a child, even though he lived in the same village as us. Watching my mother raise six children on her own was not easy. My brothers and...
    FelicitySmoak FelicitySmoak 31-35, F May 5

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    Strength is more than possession of physical prowess. Having the emotional muscle to speak your mind constructively and without using your words to injure the vulnerable and...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 6 Responses May 7

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    I'm so happy I have this because it's done more for me than nearly anything else. I worked full time starting in high school and now I pay for my own things. I have a difficult...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F May 19

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    I just broke up with my partner of 1&half years we've had the most 2week breakup the others were like 2 days and I'm 100% done with her because she just puts me down and I can't...
    Shervonxx Shervonxx 18-21, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    I always have to be the strong one in my family. My parents have enough problems and I always have to give advice and can't show them that I'm sad. They shouldn't worry about me as...
    Sukisara Sukisara 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am a strong woman polished by time and my own experiences. I am frank but I say my words with kindness as much as I can. I stick to what I believe is right but I bend a little...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    People are always saying how STRONG I am... how inspirational they find me. I feel like screaming! I am NOT at all strong, they just can't see all the pain I carry constantly. I...
    fitmom808 fitmom808 41-45, F 7 Responses May 10

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    the **** about being me starts. i swar i will be honest because i need it to be. my mom suffers with the (now) "common" disease of bipolar. some times she is really happy and...
    trustedella trustedella 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My name is emerald I'm 18 years old and I live nowhere and everywhere I've been like this since the age of 12 with no mother no father and barely any family I think it's made me...
    Ladystone Ladystone 18-21, F 6 Responses May 10

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    So me and my boyfriend have been dating for four months now, but ive known him for eight to nine months. We started talking last year 2014 September second, and we began dating in...
    lostregretfulperson lostregretfulperson 18-21, F 1 Response May 15

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    You just want to wear that "strong" mask so they can see you're not weak. I think that's why we hide behind the strong mask, we're afraid to be weak, because we've gotten used to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 16

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    I kind of like the idea of not always overpowering a girl when playing around. I'm getting used to the idea and not letting pride always get in the way. I'm in pretty decent shape...
    chemicals14 chemicals14 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I'm very tempted.... I know that if someone came on strong, it would be tough to say no. I'm actually hoping by being here and actually admitting it that I can work through it a...
    JustJon707 JustJon707 46-50, M 3 Responses May 9

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    To be honest I don’t really know how it started or how it got to this mess. One moment I was waving awkwardly at him as he walked away from the front desk, the next I was below...
    Leaderkyuzizi Leaderkyuzizi 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    For so many years, have felt I have not belonged in the places. So many places, so many faces and yet, I feel as if I belong nowhere among the humans. That was until, that day...
    AmaterasuNoOkami AmaterasuNoOkami 16-17, F Apr 29

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    My heart has been in turmoil for quite a while and I am sinking into depression each day. We have been married for 11 years and he has been with her for 10. Ever since I saw that...
    Cammy2813 Cammy2813 31-35, F 2 Responses May 1

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    Nightmare. I had many many bad experiences starting when I was a baby. We are very poor that milk was scarce and I feed on rice juice or warm water. We sleep in dirty places, I got...
    angel30xx angel30xx 22-25, F 3 Responses May 1

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    Whether it is my dog or someone else, but I miss having someone to cuddle with. I keep dreaming of the day that I am able to get a dog, since let's face it the guy department for...
    Haywee123 Haywee123 22-25, F May 2

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    I’ve been dreaming twice at night lately. First when I dream I am, as the best way I can describe it, a ghost. I can walk through walls, hover, fly and such. Each time I go dream...
    LoveLessOne97 LoveLessOne97 18-21, F 1 Response May 3

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    I have seen them right here on EP as well as out in the world. People put up fronts and are pretentious! Personally I hate it when people are fake. I can usually see through it...
    1ClassyMinnie 1ClassyMinnie 70+, F 5 Responses May 8

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    well my parent were separated since i was a child. i have 5 siblings and we are grown ups. but a family with out a parent don't stand a chance for being strong at all.. my parent...
    iamshadow08 iamshadow08 18-21, F 1 Response May 8

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    Sex, drugs and violence. I've always been a straight arrow and never strayed far from home. My jobs have never brought enough money to move out which never bothered me until I...
    callum00000 callum00000 26-30, M May 9

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    Once in awhile for my own mental health you have to have a day or two to just let go and not always carry that strong persona.
    Kman4You Kman4You 36-40, M 2 Responses May 20

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    Last night I was thinking on how we could reform prisons to better help in, well, actually reforming criminals. My idea might be silly but it's just an idea. It's based off of how...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm not so strong anymore.
    MagicEyes95 MagicEyes95 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago