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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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    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

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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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    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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    I'm tired. Not as in sleepy, but seriously tired. Tired of having to be strong when I'm actually feeling weak inside. When I'm down, I have no one shoulders to lean on to. No one...
    thesilentchef thesilentchef 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    when i do is always interesting what im thinking, i think about the realest things ever, yup gotta keep it real
    herejustlivinglife herejustlivinglife 22-25, M 10 hrs ago

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