Post

I Believe, What Does Not Kill Me Makes Me Stranger

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 335 People

    So I higly recommend the happletea.

    com blog where this *****'s shamelessly plugged from, especially if you're not strongly attached to any particular faith. Not only is it full of humorous strips based on various mythologies, but each one is accompanied by little in-depth information about said myth. In this case...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M Aug 8

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Am Stronger Now!!

    I was lost when my first and only boyfriend of 7 years, broke up with me. We were talking about getting married, and all of a sudden he broke up with me and told me that we were incompatible and that he still loved me but cannot  marry me. It  was a too severe blow and...
    hazylife hazylife 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 2, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Am Just Starting Ti Believe

    This is one of the things that doesn't kill me, so I am a stranger! Does it mean that my daughter shouldn't talk to me?
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 2 Responses May 18, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Agree

    That is the most amazing piece of wisdom I have heard today
    jody123 jody123 36-40, M Jun 2, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    It Sounds Reasonable To Me

    There's not much doubt I'm strange, my thoughts on life and love often impress people (if they ask) as innocent and even naive while my actual life experience as a whole hasn't been. In words I tend to express and reflect on what I've experienced but my actions appear to...
    Powderblue Powderblue 36-40, F Nov 2, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    So True..

    I have had so many experiences that made me feel totally drained. There have been so many times when I thought I could never make it,I felt I didn't have the strength ,but here I am stronger than ever and those experiences I think made me who I am today.It gives me the...
    bellas31 bellas31 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 13, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Found The Wrong Love

    SLEEPING WITH MY WORST ENEMMY MY HUSBAND
    poggio poggio 22-25, F Mar 16, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Twice As Strong

     Having nearly died on two occasions and being able to reflect upon them is really something. One used to scare the crap out of me, because I actually was really close to death it pretty much was the last sensation I experienced before I fell unconscious. Now its just a...
    TotallyAmazing TotallyAmazing 22-25, M Nov 15, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Walking Outside

    There are days that I stay in bed all day(usually means I did'nt take my meds) an I sleep all day, an later I'll get up an feel like crap, an even though I know this is  I still do it.Sometimes if I just walk outside I instantly feel warm inside an STILL I...
    lefty4ever lefty4ever 40, F Nov 15, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Alien Nonhuman That Is How

    lol i  longterm always live the strangest life ever imaginablequite heavyalso
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 1 Response Jan 12, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Getting Stranger By the Minute

    My weirdness has been a coping mechanism for years... it's gotten me out of some sticky situations.  I have utilized my twisted wit for as long as I can rememeber.   I've even had people get the idea to fight me, I abhor violence so I would say something...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M 2 Responses May 18, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel
    ConcealedWildheart ConcealedWildheart 13-15 Aug 3

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Stranger

    Best group I've seen in a while. And, true for me. We all get put through trials. No one comes out completely unscathed. Every experience we have affects our perspective on the very next experience we have. I read this somewhere recently and it keeps bugging me: Once you learn...
    Fallflower Fallflower 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 10, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Add a Little Twist to This One.

    Complete the sentence in your own words. I Believe what does not kill me makes me?  
    ablmu65 ablmu65 41-45, M 14 Responses May 19, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Stranger And/or Stronger

    The quotation of Friedrich Nietzsche 'what doesn't kill you, makes you stronger' is one of the most famous in philosophy.  It's the expression of a very fundamental truth.  One who survives deadly experiences is enriched with all they can teach him.  Unusual...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M Feb 26, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    This statement is just so much hogwash! Tell this to all the Fibromyalgia sufferers and tuberculosis victims. Let me tell you about my first marriage that broke me so bad...
    icDavey icDavey 56-60, M 1 Response 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    believe so...................
    hopesnfears hopesnfears 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I need help... So I met this guy online 3 years ago when I was 13 years old. He is 7 years older than me and I always had excuses of why I couldn't see him. Mostly because of my...
    MikaylaG MikaylaG 16-17, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I think age is a stupid number that does not say anything about a person's maturity, and I deeply dislike the association between beauty and youth, therefore age difference means...
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 36-40, M 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    IMPORTANT : I was raped at the age of 9 - Oprah Winfrey. I was in prison for 27 years - Nelson Mandela. I didn't even complete my University education - Billgates. I used to serve...
    sexysandra731 sexysandra731 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    that is the real life what you get it fast and easy you will lose it quickly even your friendship
    sir1111111111 sir1111111111 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I Think as long as the people are of legal consenting age then who am i to put a number on love. I know i have had sex with a 20 years my elder. Straight forward and to the point...
    laughteraplus laughteraplus 36-40, M Jul 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    my boyfriend is 29 and I'm 19. a lot of people have told me that we probably won't last because of our age difference. but I find that to be completely false. I feel like despite...
    feoxy feoxy 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have dated men twice my age and had a great time. It could certainly be a factor in a long term relationship, but just to go out and have a good time, age itself is never a...
    beachlover1 beachlover1 22-25, F 24 Responses Jul 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I think it depends on age ranges 34y/o and 42y/o is OK But 18y/o and 26 is not usual for me!
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I date anyone if we click regardless of age
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    *THE STRANGERS YOU GIVE YOUR HEART TO*Strangers will come into your life and you will be forever changed. Whether it's for the better or the worse, that would be entirely up to you...
    CandyxCane CandyxCane 36-40, F 8 Responses Jul 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    oh boy, I can't believe what's happened between her and I. she still has a boyfriend, and I asked her out. I hate peer pressure. she said no, after saying yes, and the no. I think...
    thefandomthief thefandomthief 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It doesn't really matter when you decide to become involved in politics so long as you do. What does matter is that you do your homework, don't settle for what some would have you...
    Moca2014 Moca2014 26-30 Aug 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When my husband cheated on me around our 15th anniversary it devastated me. I'm still recovering 2 years later. I've lost all sense of who I am, what I believe, and what my life is...
    peachcrackers peachcrackers 41-45, F Aug 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hold her hand as she lies slowly dying, soft and papery and breakable. Her face, no longer the face I’ve loved for so many years, has fallen in on itself in the mortal...
    faerylight faerylight 41-45, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm not sure if god is real. Everything around me tells me he's fake... But I have to "believe" in him. My mom makes me because she works at the church...
    DubstepManiac12 DubstepManiac12 13-15, M 4 Responses Jul 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I heard through the great VINE that reality is wrong , whats your take on it, and that dreams are real, can someone tell me what does this mean to you
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It All Comes Back to You - A Powerful Story A woman had the practice of baking bread for members of her family. She also made an extra one for a hungry passerby. She kept the...
    moksha18 moksha18 51-55, F 1 Response 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It All Comes Back to You - A Powerful Story A woman had the practice of baking bread for members of her family. She also made an extra one for a hungry passerby. She kept the...
    moksha18 moksha18 51-55, F 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    What does it mean when you pray for something to stop and then it gets even worse ?
    prankqueen prankqueen 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Read something that provoked my thoughts the other day, it went something like... "Even the Devil believes in god, so if you don't, what does that make you?" Obviously, everyone...
    logix92 logix92 22-25, M 13 Responses Aug 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It most certainly does not. I have a younger brother that is more mature than I am in some cases. Age is but a number and it doesn't dictate our maturity level. Maturity is what...
    Culinaryman23 Culinaryman23 22-25, M 3 Responses 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I sometimes wonder if he does exist, that guy who has the same personality as mine, who has parents that can hardly understand him, and nobody listens to them except maybe few...
    ForeverSahour ForeverSahour 26-30, F Aug 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Lookin for girl met at Santa Cruz Boardwalk, from Pleasanton. This is Colin. Okay, I'm looking for this brown-haired, 15/16-year-old girl from Pleasanton, California; We met at...
    Colin512 Colin512 13-15, M Aug 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Seriously this is one thing I love. I really believe that simply saying "hi" or giving a compliment to a random stranger can change their day.. maybe even their life. I mean, what...
    camryn00 camryn00 13-15, F Aug 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Yes i believe that a guy and a girl can only be friends.Its not necessary that a girl should only be your lover you can also accept her as your friend till now i have never forced...
    Roadguy Roadguy 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I question myself of why I use EP. To get my emotions out? To help other people? To just get the words out of my head that I have to say? I guess all three of those things are...
    SpecialKind SpecialKind 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    PLEASE PLEASE READ THIS TOO!!!Because of the number of people who have read and responded to my previous post, I've decided to add an addendum to my initial story. I am quoting...
    medicalimpossibility medicalimpossibility 36-40 Aug 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've been running and off road biking for 35 years. In fact on bad days I go at it with a death wish intensity. You guys who have ever competitively featured in either or both of...
    lifeisforfree lifeisforfree 61-65, M 1 Response Aug 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Growing up I always followed the standard. I was the "good girl", always doing what my teachers and elders said. I never questioned authority. I got into religion and left because...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I might actually start deleting all Atheist trolls' comments on my posts. (I encourage fellow Christians to do the same.) All that effort put into an insulting post.. all for...
    ShimmerSquirrels13 ShimmerSquirrels13 22-25, F 28 Responses Jul 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am twelve and I have believed in god since about two years ago. Then I started to question things. I also took adv biology last year and we learned sines tuff about how the earth...
    Dev4444 Dev4444 13-15, F 12 Responses Aug 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Take any religion Hindu Christian Muslim Jewish Jains all these says we are hi