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I Am Tierd of Always Having to Be Strong

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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 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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    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 don't know where to begin.... My Mum and Dad were only 19 when they had me. They broke up when I was very young, but they were still civil for my sake. I lived with My Mum but...
    TheUnpredictable9 TheUnpredictable9 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 26

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    Ever since elementary school. I've always been the odd one out. It was like no one wanted to be my friend and they just wanted me for my smarts. As the years progressed I'd assumed...
    Xoxolife Xoxolife 16-17, F 37 mins ago

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    I never been so strong when it come to relationship. I was naive in every part of it. Always follow the rule of wife as far as I know, never break it and do what need to be done as...
    Edrss Edrss 41-45 Jul 24

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    At the time it was horrific - but now the dark chapter s are in the past, I can move on as a more powerful and wise person - and able to connect more closely to others. When...
    LiveTruthfully LiveTruthfully 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    I'm not going to write about things here as I've wrote stories. Life is very long learning curve, the bad things are what we learn most from. Sometimes we may not trust others...
    vampirish vampirish 46-50, F Jul 26

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    My mom is in a very abusive relationship ... 2 days ago she got in a fight with her husband in which he threw her phone out of the window while he was driving, took her head and...
    RiseAbove222 RiseAbove222 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    L has been my friend for a number of years, mostly from work. We were acquaintances before, but developed into friendship as a shift in job roles entailed I work with her closer...
    qcrash qcrash 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    I realized I've never had someone lovingly listen to me. I've had people shoot me down and rip me apart of just sharing my feelings. I bottle everything inside and within the last...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F Aug 4

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    I have so much going on at once. I keep breaking down mentally and emotionally, having panic attacks, getting angry, etc. when I should be nothing but thankful for the blessings...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I act like I can take anything and I always help others with things that I have 'managed to get through' when, in reality I feel really weak. I cry sometimes. But I smile too...
    littlefighter littlefighter 13-15, F Jul 28

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    Recently my bf and I have had problems in our relationship. I don't believe he is a strong person who can stand up for himself. His parents are having issues with our relationship...
    AmoyL AmoyL 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 1

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    I've always had a hard life. My mom became depressed when I was 8 and I had to take care of myself for at-least 2months and then my dad died in a wreck right before my birthday,my...
    Neonnightmare0 Neonnightmare0 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 1

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    I like having fantasies. I think it makes one's life richer and the energy generated in fantasies may sometimes result in a nicer reality when the strong desire emerging from the...
    Patfr Patfr 56-60, M Aug 3

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    Sometimes you just got to be strong. It may hurt and you may shed a few tears, but every thing's going to be alright. I am proud of my scars, it reminds me of what I've been...
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    My boo is upset. I wish I could be with him right now to help him, but for now I can only text him. I can only try and make him happy and give him advice. He's having boy...
    CallMeChelsea CallMeChelsea 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    MerissaNeptune MerissaNeptune 18-21, F Jul 30

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    First a brief history of me so you can get to know the skeleton of my life, but not necessarily the essence. Life can still be a b-itch, but I love it anyway: it’s my imperfect...
    WisteriaGrace WisteriaGrace 51-55, F 3 Responses Aug 3

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    The higher you build your barriers The taller I become The farther you take my rights away The faster I will run You can deny me You can decide to turn your face away No matter...
    2BlossomBlue 2BlossomBlue 51-55, F Aug 3

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    No choice but to keep going!I am a lot stronger because of everything that happened in my past!All the experiences and knowledge i have now helps me to improve and grow!I'm now not...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Aug 4

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    I'm a little dude, about 5-1 or 5-2 and 130 lbs. it isn't hard to be stronger than me, my three sisters are and every girl I have ever dated, including the only on shorter than me...
    Carlsoncarly Carlsoncarly 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 4

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    I´m a housewife who got stronger than my hubby by using his weightset when he is at work. everything changed after i realised what fun it is to be the stronger spouse, Once i...
    CarlaMaria CarlaMaria 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 6

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    I have always been a good girl who didn't sleep around and believed I would have a planned pregnancy when I am ready. But then I met my current boyfriend whom I have been with for...
    mylifeasserbs mylifeasserbs 22-25, F Aug 11

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    Dear J, We crossed paths under somewhat unusual circumstances. I just happened to be the one there when you were about to crumble, and I caught you and listened to you and...
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    My spirit who he has made always has, and I always will! He is my LORD, my best friend, my life, my love, my everything! I really could not imagine being one if those who has not...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    emloves emloves 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I hate having asian parents. Why? Because they push you so hard in school and wanted a Full marks as always. They wanted me to be a doctor but I wanted to be a vet. I hate it when...
    Mitzeeeeey Mitzeeeeey 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I still remember the first day we met We were too shy to say much at all It's funny to think back to that time Because now we're having a ball! They say that true friendship is...
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    When I was little(around 7) I used to be deathly afraid of my house. I couldn't be in any room alone. I always had major anxiety. I used to have melt downs where I would cry and...
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    So this is the first thing that I've shared. I know the things that I have gone through aren't as large or influential but I just wanted to share my past with anyone that might be...
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    So I finally got back home to Australia last Wednesday after being away for nearly 5 weeks.. And Friday evening we met for the most amazing 6 hours at Hilton Sydney!! I made sure...
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    I'd like to think so, but having said that I don't doubt that life will continue to put that assumption to the test, but then that's how life is I guess. Gotta love it anyway :)
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    i hate feeling guilty. i am ways doing something wrong. i skipped my day to wash dishes. i feel guilty again. i hate it. i has happened before. I've done it before. so i feel...
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    After chatting with a wise woman, I am thinking that perhaps there are more ways for a woman to be strong and confident other than conquering the world. Being true to one's self...
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