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I Am Tough

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    How Am I?

    A Lot of people off late have asked me “How are you?”. A Lot of them have offered help and courage in one way or the other and I am thankful. But, it got me thinking that in order to really answer the question, I should elaborate the situation in a little more graphic...
    rohitmac rohitmac 31-35, M Oct 6, 2013

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    But Soft

    I might be a fierce lion, but I know how to put the claws away and become a gentle kitty!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 13, 2011

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    Supposedly... The last week has been difficult

    to say the least. I have had pain for 6 months, on and off, but last Thursday i woke up in agony, there is no other word for it, i dont mess about, i dont kick up a fuss, but on thursday the first thing i did was call an ambulance. I barely managed to put on jeans and a tshirt...
    MrWinstonSmith MrWinstonSmith 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    I know that pain all too well. I had that person for 7 years of marriage, sadly, she passed away July 30th, 2013. She knew exactly when to lay her head on my chest, listing to my...
    mrniceguy1979 mrniceguy1979 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    Sometimes it feels like we all need a good dose of tough-love, administered by our very own selves! And no, there will be not be a spoonful of sugar with it to help the medicine go...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    Toughest times in my life God please be with me Support me Make me and my family calm Plz give me the strength to face this situation in my life
    1nfern0 1nfern0 18-21, M Jul 12

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    Idk why but I love guys that can be tough but can also show their emotional and sensitive side. Even thought that's rare and most are scared about being judge by their friends. I...
    XFallingAngelX XFallingAngelX 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    ... How does that quote go... If you want something you have never had .. you must do something you've never done! I ain't the same any longer... I have changed and everything...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    There are an extremely small amount of truly tough people. But, they all have one thing in common : they are all well mannered, profuse in etiquette , which makes perfect sense...
    anhonesttry anhonesttry 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Sometimes I feel like the therapist in my group of friends. I'm the one they vent to and I'm the one with the shoulder to cry on...but i dont care because i love my friends so much...
    pillowfeathers pillowfeathers 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I never get dlck pics sent to me If i had a post saying "do I look attractive lol" with a picture of me doing the duckface no one would even reply. Nobody comments add me They...
    baconrind baconrind 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 4

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    Lately I've been feeling vulnerable but now I understand why. Basically this illness left me feeling stupid, weak and incredibly slow. It took my two years to be able to write even...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F Jul 4

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    All my life it has been lonesome, i never had anyone come to my birthday parties. I have never had a real girl friend because they would ask me out and of course like the fool i...
    SonofAodha SonofAodha 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    She doesn’t dare go in the place with those bruises on her face, so she goes through the drive-thru and keeps her sunglasses on. She didn’t know when she married that man she...
    farmertann farmertann 18-21, M Jul 13

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    me and my ex have been together for 5 and a half years, from age 16. we manged through military her college time and now she starts fights about her wanting freedom, not to answer...
    zerlad zerlad 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    for these past few months, i've been sad. so sad it feels heavy, and i've been through a lot but my strength is shaking. i smile but it never quite reaches my eyes... and when i...
    meowshelbs meowshelbs 16-17, F Jul 15

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    Hi, internet world. I don't really know what to say or write about; but someone once told me if you don't know what to write about then write what you know. So that's what I'm...
    true16 true16 16-17, F Jul 19

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    I'm too hard on myself times.
    TheVirginRapids TheVirginRapids 18-21, F Jul 20

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    I'm tired as hell people keep texting but as soon I start getting into their talks boom no reply :p
    immabigdaddy immabigdaddy 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    So I got married to the most amazing guy I've ever met in September, everything was great and I was truly happy for the first time in years. We both had good jobs and were planning...
    snowba11 snowba11 36-40, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Well, where do I start. middle school. I have my best friend who I met back then. We've been friends since then, all through high school and even now till college. During high...
    almostblue almostblue 18-21, M 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    --this was written in response to a man who, when responding to me posting whether I was attractive or not, wrote "7/10" I apologise if this is rude, that was not my intention...
    HoldingOnToAir HoldingOnToAir 16-17, F 20 hrs ago

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    I've never understood why I've always felt so ashamed of crying and why I've never been able to get rid of the feeling that crying is a sign of weakness. I ended up weeping in...
    OpenlyHonestly OpenlyHonestly 22-25, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Life is not easy for a waffle.... Sometimes we run out of syrup and all hell breaks loose, it's hard life in waffleburg, if you aren't a tough Mechawaffle then your never going to...
    Mechawaffle Mechawaffle 13-15, M 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Damn, it's been almost 3 months so why can't I shake him off?? I still find myself thinking about him and I don’t think there has been a day since the split that he has not...
    Lauryn0114 Lauryn0114 31-35, F 6 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I saw it already. The space werewolf episode of Liv And Maddie in the Outer Space themed shows on Disney this past weekend. Yes, it was fantasy, but it was powerful because of...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 8 hrs ago

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    There's a substantial and continually increasing expatriate inhabitants who appear to rent condominiums, therefore giving proprietors with reliable rental returns. Our sales team...
    Jude068 Jude068 31-35, M 1 Response 7 hrs 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 6 hrs ago

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    It has been about three years since I have been on this website. A lot has changed and I have matured a bit. Been through some tough times and some good. Currently going through a...
    LuckieCharmz93 LuckieCharmz93 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    We live in a tough world. I world full of hurt, loss, darkness and many more things that bring individuals down occasionally whether it be their job or a difficult home life. It...
    SunshineClovis SunshineClovis 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    Heres my background yes i live in the usa but the south texas aka used to be part mexico its own nation state ex state then state again im not turely american im on a state of a...
    babygirlsamanthacat babygirlsamanthacat 22-25, F 27 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Today's employers when hiring fresh-out-of college kids are looking for people who bring fresh skills into the labor force and show leadership. It's a tough job market right now...
    IndoSavior IndoSavior 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    My personality is one big show that's all it is just one big ongoing show. When I was in elementary school I was picked on a lot I was a shy dorky kid who didn't have any friends...
    IDontThinkILikeYou IDontThinkILikeYou 31-35, M 1 hr ago

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    I just cant get over your stupidity. Do you actually think hiding in shopping centres, never identifying yourselves or saying something to my face is tough? Do you? IS that how it...
    RichardIsaFFFFaggot RichardIsaFFFFaggot 70+, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    11 Things to Remember When You Think You’re Not Good Enough 1. Life is about progress, not perfection. Strive for excellence! Life is perfectly imperfect. Striving for...
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F Jul 12

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    Good clean people vs Bad dirty people Good people are happy people they can easily ignore things that are different from goodness. They pray and are peaceful all day long. They...
    hemititestone hemititestone 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Are you a college student or recent graduate that is frustrated with the tough job market? I am doing something about this issue:Spurred by my frustration with the dearth of...
    eskovron eskovron 18-21, F Jul 7

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    I am a ski racer ( downhill ski racing like you have probably seen on the olympics) . I like many ski racers spend their summers at Mt.Hood, Oregon. In 2009 I was a happy and...
    Snowtiger4 Snowtiger4 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Its all started in 2011 when i joined some people at a party and i realized that they can hear my toughs . It was very strange at the beginning . But the thing is that i started a...
    omarkelevra omarkelevra 22-25 Jul 8

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    Magic- Rude❤️ Saturday morning jumped out of bed and put on my best suit Got in my car and raced like a jet, all the way to you Knocked on your door with heart in my hand To...
    beautifulgirl09 beautifulgirl09 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    Saturday morning jumped out of bed and put on my best suit Got in my car and raced like a jet, all the way to you Knocked on your door with heart in my hand To ask you a question...
    Organicallygrownlove Organicallygrownlove 31-35 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Worry only robs what you can accomplish for today. It sucks out the happiness and peace in you. While browsing some artticles over the net, I have come across this one: Worrying...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I shifted from India to Australia about 2 years ago.. initially it was fun and parties and what not.. when the dust settled i started looking for a job.. part time.. full time...
    sunnsood sunnsood 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 28

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    Going through a tough time...just lost a long term relationship...thought would lead to marriage. Living in a new place, with no friends or family support. It's tough feeling...
    MEngineer MEngineer 26-30 5 Responses Jun 28

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    Last year I was dating a guy (way out of my league) anyways, we broke up and it was tough for me. Cause, all breakups are tough I guess. Now one of my really good friends keeps...
    ivetouchedrockbottom ivetouchedrockbottom 18-21, F Jul 1

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    The Utter Garbage One must go through to find a job and the Demise of the American Dream Part 1- The Garbage, thanks college… To be brief and to go for pure shock value I will...
    hereweare99 hereweare99 22-25, M Jul 1

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    The Utter Garbage One must go through to find a job and the Demise of the American Dream Part 1- The Garbage, thanks college… To be brief and to go for pure shock value I will...
    hereweare99 hereweare99 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 1

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