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I Am Tierd of Always Having to Be Strong

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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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    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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    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'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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    We all have them, we all feel them. Having a bad day zaps your energy and kills your mood. But the sadness will end and things will get better, they always do. Staying positive and...
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    I was told I need to prove myself. I admit at this stage in my life I again have hit bottom and filled myself with depression as BPD has raised its ugly head again but in my life...
    wickedone72 wickedone72 41-45, F 3 hrs ago

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    Its true, I've always had a bit of a self esteem issue....and can be quite critical of myself, with the last serious relationship I had....my ex boyfriend said I was the ideal...
    sexygirl39 sexygirl39 41-45, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I am that daughter, wife, sister, mom... I have always been the one to take care of everyone, it has always been my role. I'm the strong one in my family, I have 7 older brothers...
    Backbone44 Backbone44 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    "I'm fine" I say to a friend who texts me to see how I'm doing... What people don't know is I'm a total mess. I'm behind in school which wasn't entirely my fault and now I'm having...
    sexychick579 sexychick579 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    Why do I love so hard and it feels like I'm always the one who takes it the worse. March 5 2015 will forever be the day I.....
    DyingLightx DyingLightx 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    So I thought I'd write about this because I enjoy reading stories similar and I have one to share to all of you. Winding back four years ago, It was my first day of timetable class...
    rcammur rcammur 22-25, F Feb 8

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    I love this, all 15 traits. They’re how I live my life, and I’m proud to be a confident woman. I stumble sometimes; we’re all human. I lost my way on a couple of...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 12 Responses Feb 19

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    Some how I thought putting more energy into my relationship was better than finding time to nurture my friendships. I miss having inside jokes that only we understood the backstory...
    Outmyshell Outmyshell 31-35, F 8 hrs ago

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    I am fully aware of the fact that my headstrong ideas make me intimidating to some people, but I am not proud. I don't glorify myself and I don't think I'm God. I feel its so easy...
    Crena212 Crena212 13-15, F Feb 16

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    it hurts that there are millions of emotions bottled up in your chest that you can't even express. all these emotions are eating you and digging into your skin and killing every...
    xmessofadreamerx xmessofadreamerx 18-21, F Feb 15

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    I am a strong woman. This is a statement that I have been certain of over the course of my not inconsiderable years on this planet. It was something I prided myself on, and was a...
    Chrye Chrye 51-55, F 4 Responses Feb 15

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    Yeah I'm strong enough to not cry in front of many people, and because of it people think it's okay to hurt me again and again. I'm strong enough to say "I'm fine" everytime people...
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F Feb 20

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    My background: First off I think it is important to point out that I consider myself an animal lover and I grew up with lots of animals. I had a dog who practically grew up with me...
    Endless22summer Endless22summer 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Being strong is measure by how much you can take and keep on moving forward towards any objective. Its the attitude of mind that makes successful leaders as people will always draw...
    stuckd stuckd 18-21, M Feb 7

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    Hello! I feel like sharing something that has been on my mind for the past two months but I don't quite know how to phrase it properly SO PLEASE BEAR WITH ME. In Christmas, I...
    adventureswithem adventureswithem 16-17, F Feb 20

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    My life is different than I dreamed it would be. I always wanted to be the first, the best, the standout. I am aware of social factors that contributed to my competitive nature...
    CarrieSue CarrieSue 51-55, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I just recently transferred to a university in California from my community college. I am currently living off campus with four other college students and an art professor who...
    dalvaro178 dalvaro178 22-25, M Feb 17

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    Yesterday I found photos of a naked women on his bed in my boyfriends, now ex boyfriends phone. I am of course heart broken but I am not at all surprised I said if I ever found...
    SeniaV SeniaV 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 9

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    Strength is something to be admired, and something we all posses. If you step back and look at all your capabilities, accomplishments, and life roles, you will find that your...
    SecretAngel6 SecretAngel6 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    I'm going through difficult changes in my life and I have trouble confronting them. I'm about to return to my country after 2 years of living/studying abroad. It is extremely...
    Maniueru Maniueru 22-25, M Feb 22

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    I never had much of a childhood. My dad struggled with heart disease and this impacted our family every day. He passed on when I was a teen and my mom provided for us, but there...
    CarrieSue CarrieSue 51-55, F 4 days ago

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    IM BACK EVERYONE!!! i was gone for like months :( Right now, my life is going great. So I was raped a while back and got Pregers... Now I have a baby child that's six months old...
    Annaisdabomb Annaisdabomb 13-15, F 11 Responses 4 days ago

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    My friends find it funny that I claim to have a quarter-life crisis when I'm only 22. But then age is not a determinant now, isn't it? Most of my close friends are on their late 2...
    Boghane Boghane 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    After feeling a victim for many years ( playing the victim, it is easier to be weak), I thankfully could leave miserabilism away ( it does not mean I see things in pink, I know...
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 14

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    I've been a volunteer firefighter/EMT/recovery diver for 2 years and all the things I've seen and done have made a lot stronger. I've had to pull dead bodies from frozen lakes, cut...
    firefighter1122 firefighter1122 18-21, M 4 Responses Feb 14

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    Be strong remember that no matter how your life may seem, there's always someone who has it worst than you are.
    KarenIsMyName KarenIsMyName 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    Learn from your past, move on, grow stronger. Some people are fake but let your trust last longer. Do what you got to do, but always stay true and don't let anyone get the best of...
    KarenIsMyName KarenIsMyName 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    dad went to jail and my mom is never home I care for my sister and my brother so I have to stay strong
    boredgirl02 boredgirl02 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    The feminine female friends I cuddle with and the strong ones rape me,not that I don't enjoy that,it just seems that's the way it's always been.
    bornfem bornfem 56-60 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Me and my two sister where very poor growing up. we had a alcoholic drug abusing dad who would sometime hit our mom. not come home for days. finally they got divorced. then it got...
    mommyyah mommyyah 31-35 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    ALWAYS no matter what even if i leave on time !
    aammmy aammmy 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I imagine what life would be like if I could have been born pretty and not the mess I am right now. Here I am a phone sex operator and can't even make that work in a fantasy. I am...
    dani34 dani34 36-40, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    yes coz im always depressed and lonely. i do wish i had a life. i feel like an ugly failure sometimes like im not worth loving. ik its not true i just feel like this sometimes..
    quoyababe quoyababe 16-17, F 59 mins ago

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    I've been on and off about getting a tattoo over the last year, debating if I'd end up regretting it. I think I've official made my choice that I want one meaningful tattoo, but...
    babyye87 babyye87 16-17, F Feb 9

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