I Am Trying to Become a Stronger Person

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    Seeing Red

    I really am growing.  I can remember a time when my temper was out of control.   I am much more patient now.  I step back gather my emotions evaluate the situation before I go ballistic. 
    ichooselife ichooselife
    36-40, F
    1 Response May 26, 2009

    Fences...

    I always have always tried to mend broken relationships. My relationship with my father, for different reasons, was estranged for most of my adult life. There was a time when we did not talk for 15 years. Although I wanted to have a good relationship with him, and did try on...
    Barflea Barflea
    56-60, M
    1 Response Feb 23, 2013

    When It All Falls Apart.

    Used to be, I was always one word away from breaking down and crying. I used to let everything others said affect me. I never did like crying in public, though, so I'd save it for the bedroom (and later I would learn to save it for the blade)... Luckily, I hardly cry anymore. I...
    slightlyBR0KENx slightlyBR0KENx
    16-17, M
    May 26, 2009
    MissGaga MissGaga
    26-30, F
    Apr 30, 2014

    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 to live for my family's sake. Even though I have quite a lot of things to work on still and have days where I cry my eyes out, I can bounce...
    lovetodraw19 lovetodraw19
    22-25, F
    Aug 16, 2015
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