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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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    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 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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    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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    Yeah, it's like all the **** that I've been through has brought me here to where I'm at life right now. Understanding myself instead of going against myself. Having patience. It's...
    stashd stashd 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    A lot of times I will pretend that everything is OK in my life even when it is not. I have always felt like I have to be strong emotionally because no one in my family has ever...
    danielle1357 danielle1357 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Wow. Just got off of work. It's unbelievable how some people treat you. Actually, it's unbelievable that they think it's OK to treat a perfect stranger with such disrespect. Why...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    at times when quiet surrounds me, I wonder how much worse things could get. then, I feel regretful for asking. being strong all the time is just a way of life anymore. ALL the pain...
    wnt2bneeded wnt2bneeded 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    You know when something eats you alive , and it starts to almost feel like it's killing you? You just want it to all go away because it's just too hard to deal with. It's always...
    Escapeyourthoughts32 Escapeyourthoughts32 18-21 4 days ago

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    I always have! My wife is one of them (pic) , here she is training for a half marathon, running on the treadmill in a little skirt. I appreciate how she works at keeping her body...
    SamandLynda SamandLynda 46-50, M 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    As woman I feel like many times being strong us viewed as a negative. Yes we live in a male - dominant world but it does mean we have to be dominated by MEN. We are allowed to...
    Sassychick06 Sassychick06 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    You did make me suffer and cry, you made me feel unimportant, nothing. But I don't care, thank you to all the people who helped me and told me to stay strong, because I'm still...
    Livetillmadness Livetillmadness 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I've been trying so hard to stay strong but this past week has just been horrible like I've been having 2-3 meltdowns a day and I can't take it!, I just can't do it anymore!
    4alex442 4alex442 16-17, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Having fun is one thing on the other hand is it ever really worth the risk of getting hurt in the first place. I was brought up with principals and to always respect myself. I am...
    VolunteerMouse VolunteerMouse 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I'm a recovering addict and my own mother won't stop drinking and using drugs while I'm under her roof. She makes me look dumb if I tell anyone about her use. Isn't that great...
    recovering97 recovering97 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I lived a very exciting youth. I took tons of drugs, sold even more, and traveled around partying and being wild. I was very careful (read: lucky) and so I never seriously...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I have a terrible paranoia of becoming pregnant. I dated someone for five years, didn't use protection just the pull out method (which doesn't work) and got pregnant twice in the...
    elisanov elisanov 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 23

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    I am writing to you to try understand me better and to try to understand what happening to me. Since it was a child, I could feel the presence of certain people a lot before coming...
    tiagodamiao1 tiagodamiao1 22-25, M Aug 23

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    I was glad when I was four days late this month. But now...oh HELL NO! I get bloated up and fatter than i already am! And the pain! I have to be on the stronger medication now...
    BeccaAna16 BeccaAna16 16-17, F Aug 23

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    My family broke when I was 7 because my dad was abusive had an affair ( several times, in fact I personally think he should be in a mental institution for all the **** he has done...
    Hayden23 Hayden23 13-15, F 8 Responses Aug 22

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    This is long, sorry! I am 16, and am having trouble with a break up. This girl and I did everything together. We were never really apart for our relationship. During...
    brentlz brentlz 16-17, M Aug 22

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    Until a few years ago I always felt that my entire adult life was going to be filled with abuse, nehlect, and was never going to be loved like I want to be loved. I married at 19...
    Harleygirl65 Harleygirl65 46-50, F 14 Responses Aug 22

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    I divorced in Feb 2014 and although I started dating very quickly, I had already checked out of my marriage approximately 1-2 years prior, so I felt I was ok to date. I met an...
    14nolookingback 14nolookingback 36-40, F Aug 21

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    I've been strong for so long, I can't remember what it's like to not HAVE to be. For once I want to be able to freely give and receive love without ever feeling that it's only...
    HisBeautifulDisaster HisBeautifulDisaster 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 20

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    It's nearly 7 years now since my break up and the passing of my last partner. I miss having the closeness you only get with a lover, trust and honesty as well as knowing someone...
    CelticBoxingGuy CelticBoxingGuy 41-45, M Aug 19

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    I think I know why. I still feel bad. I wake up pissy spend my day angry then come home mad and get more mad with every word. I got my own things with work happening. I work at a...
    animalexpert1128 animalexpert1128 22-25, F Aug 19

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    Bitterness is Dangerous -HOW CAN I DESCRIBE BITTERNESS TO YOU? IT JUST DOESN'T APPEAR ALL OF A SUDDEN, IT HAPPENS OVER TIME. I HATE HOW IT MAKES ME FEEL. I DON'T FEEL LIKE MYSELF...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    (nervously steps forward) just decided to come off medication after 12yrs for my bipolar obviously with a Dr, also I have been addicted to codiene for 12yrs since I was 19 and had...
    BipolarChick1983 BipolarChick1983 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I need to re-chisel some muscles out. I noticed I'm getting a little soggy around my mid section. I need to keep visualizing having a strong core. I tried to do some of the...
    AdviceCannon AdviceCannon 26-30, M Aug 17

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    You always have that one person in your life where your connection with that person physically and emotionally is so deep and strong that you fear you will never find that with...
    22Nm 22Nm 22-25, F Aug 17

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    There is someone in my life who needs to go. We have known each other since I was 18 and he was 20. All through the years, we have kept in touch, lost touch, and then found each...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Aug 17

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    I am the consummate underachiever. I've never finished anything and that worries me because I'm a parent. I've always known I'm at least slightly to the right of the intelligence...
    hayzeus1216 hayzeus1216 36-40 1 Response Aug 17

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    love is a wonderful feeling,am living the life i meant for me.thanks to dr faust a spell caster i met here..my love life is back..thanks Faust..if u are having issues in any issues...
    rosemyers rosemyers 51-55, F Aug 17

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    But you can't always be the strong one, and once in a while it's nice to just break down and cry your eyes out.
    Cessydesu Cessydesu 13-15, F Aug 17

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    How a Chinese Billionaire Built Her Fortune: Zhou Qunfei is the world’s richest self-made woman. Ms. Zhou, the founder of Lens Technology, owns a $27 million estate in Hong Kong...
    IamnotCharlieSheen IamnotCharlieSheen 41-45, M 4 Responses Aug 17

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    I have come a long way from the person who couldn't imagine living, this helps me believe that things can get better. I wasn't trying to become strong at first, I was just trying...
    lovetodraw19 lovetodraw19 18-21, F Aug 16

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    Last time I posted here it was when my mom was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer and was very ill. She passed away in 2012. I went with her to my country because she wanted to...
    littlesadgirl littlesadgirl 18-21, F Aug 14

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    My mother and father have had issues with their marriage since I was a toddler. They should have left each other then. Swept all that young love under the carpet and acknowledge...
    unforeseenevents unforeseenevents 22-25, F Aug 14

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    I'm so stressed out, my grandparents decided they were going to "help," me out of the situation with my step-mother by forcing me into going to Job Corps here in my state. Let me...
    IcySongBird IcySongBird 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Physically strong men keep the woodpile high - and stacked. Men who are strong of character don't waste time be'n muddled or puzzled by life's moral conundrums. Men who are farm...
    bethsmiles bethsmiles 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 13

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