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I Don't Like People to Think I'm Weak

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    Don't Mistake My Kindness For Weakness.

    I have always been kind, caring and considerate, a highly empathic person. I now recognise and embrace this as the special gift i have been given, although most times it has felt more like a curse. I can usually work people's thought's and fears out very quickly, I can often see...
    teeny09 teeny09 36-40, F 12 Responses May 26, 2011

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    Becoming Weak Day To Day

    I wasnt like that when i was a child.I was stronger.I was controlling my feelings. But in 3 years i've changed. Ive become a weak person.I know this but i dont want others to think like that.So i started to act like someone else,not me .If i be myself they will see my weakness:(
    cansu94 cansu94 18-21, F Apr 2, 2011

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    I Am Finally Strong

    I can identify with many people as I have been in different places and different stages.A daughter, a mother a wife,seperated, divorced and then married for a second time.Some of these I expected others not so much but I have learned from them all.Right now I have the most...
    doneitagain doneitagain 51-55, F Oct 15, 2012

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    Close To You

    I don't want to be seen as an easy target, at all. I don't think I have been but I will never let myself be from now on. I will never cry in front of people, I want people to believe that I'm strong, no matter how badly I've been hurt.
    Keelie Keelie 66-70, F Nov 19, 2009

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    Hmm....

    I don't like people seeing my emotions... Whether i'm angry, upset,or nervous... I feel as if i'm burdening my friends if i let them worry about me, and if they do guess something is up i spend the next week apologising to them because i wasn't strong enough to keep it inside...
    IcyBlueSmile IcyBlueSmile 18-21, F Apr 6, 2011

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    What Weak Is

    I really, really don't.... I don't like other people seeing me as weak. I just don't like the fact I'm weak, period. Being physically strong is definitely important, but really isn't what I'm the most concerned with. My inner strength is almost non-existant. Mentally, I'm not...
    inhale123exhale inhale123exhale 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 12, 2011

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    I'm Not F***ing Weak!

    I believe I was in the 8th grade when this was at its worst in a private school in ny ny. I hope you can take away from my experiences. On a typical day I would go to school and get taunted a lot by three of my best friends. You could say that we were the jokesters of the class...
    2ar4u 2ar4u 16-17, M Jul 27, 2012

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    I Have Weak Moments

    But that does not make me a weak person. What is it about guys and their infinite inability to let people see them in a moment of realness without feeling uncomfortable about it?
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 1, 2011

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    Kindness Not Weakness

    Please Do Not Mistake MyKindness for Weakness.I'm nobody's doormat.I'm a soft spoken individual, I find itvery unnecessary to rise my voice.
    CMA1234 CMA1234 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 22, 2012

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    Don't Assume The Loud Extroverts Are The Strong Ones....

    And the emotional and sensitive ones are weaker. I am a kind, thoughtful person who loves deeply. All my life (except from in my work with children) I feel like people have taken advantage of it. It has made me realise that my personality doesn't work in the real world as there...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 12, 2011

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    I May Not Be Physically Strong...

    But I believe I'm strong mentally & in spirit/soul.I am a Taurus sun with an Aries Mars! >=D...But people sometimes perceive me as innocent, timid, quiet, & a doormat...Well...I have social anxiety, so i can be timid sometimes & shy...BUT NO!You can not step all over me! I do not...
    RemnantAngel RemnantAngel 18-21, F Oct 15, 2012

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    Depression Attacks!

    Today, me and my friend were just playing around, we always insult each other playfully. But today she really went out of the line, she put her hands around my neck, choke me basically, and I was just so surprised that I was taken aback. I was so mad, like I wanna ******* fight...
    randommgirl randommgirl 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 5, 2013

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    Wow- No One Else Has Shared a Story Yet

    Hmm. . . not really much to say on the subject, is there? The title of the group pretty much says it all. So. . . yeah.
    Bella19 Bella19 16-17 3 Responses Aug 11, 2008

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    Its The Way I Am.

    I have always been a person who has had to stand up for myself as i am the oldest,i have always had to do most things myself and in doing so i had to grow up before my age,but i could never let things get to me as i have had so much drama in my life i have had to keep moving...
    nuttyrocker nuttyrocker 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 9, 2010

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    I wish I could prove

    that I wasn't weak. But I can't. I'd rather not be judged for my weakness. But people have seen it all. In games, sports, outdoor activities, life, I was always seen as the weakling. When I played tag as a little kid, people gave up on me and just told me not to be it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 2, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    http://m.bookemon.com/book-profile/the-shadows-arising/165803 If you click on this link, it will take you to a book I wrote a few years ago, "The Shadows Arising". It has become...
    novaftmpride novaftmpride 16-17, T 1 day ago

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    I'm almost 30 years old and I'm trying to put my life back together and am attempting to get better physically and mentally cause lord knows I have tons of those problems all while...
    GlitchInTheMatrix GlitchInTheMatrix 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    to have a boyfriend or girl friend it is only ever about looks figure how good you are in bed 3 main thing's men or women go for I don't have eny of them advantages I just don't...
    susangoga susangoga 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I'm never good at goodbyes . 😔😔I'm just so tired of meeting people, believing maybe this one will be different, but in the end they're just like everyone else, they all leave...
    Lysa45 Lysa45 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I think my boss might be racist. I moved to Mississippi recently to work in the military. I've been really positive so far, but I'm concerned my new boss might be racist. It makes...
    AwkwardBlackGir1 AwkwardBlackGir1 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Don't we all want to think this?! Who wants to think they are just boring? Even if it is in our own mind everybody should think they are interesting.
    justlarryw justlarryw 56-60, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Yes I'm weird don't judge me :P
    janelrenee janelrenee 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I can't take this anymore... I've been fighting and trying so hard for way too long... I don't want this anymore.. I think it's time I go... It's better this way. :'( I just can't...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Each time I see my boyfriend, I'm a little happier than I was last time I saw him, and my heart jumps. I've always appreciated people opening doors and so on, but when he does it...
    YuEvans YuEvans 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I Don't Like It When Someone Lies to Me Of course, I don't like it when someone lies to me, but lies happen... Right? I mean you and I are texting away and having a pleasant enough...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 36-40, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Growing up, I don't understand why people like to mock the way I talk. So, I changed it a bit but people still mock me. One day, finally I got to record my voice & hear it back...
    yumemi yumemi 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Everyone loves selfies. Everyone takes them too, even my six year old neighbor loves the selfie craze. But I don't. I hate pictures of myself. When I see a picture of someone else...
    lostfollower lostfollower 16-17, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    To start off, I am what some would call "a master of manipulation." I can make almost any person think a certain way about me, or see eye to eye with my perspective. All my life I...
    Mofojinkins Mofojinkins 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    I try my best not to judge people....alas some make it impossible like they are begging for it. I work for an airline and I was up in the terminal. I see this male passenger who...
    txman670 txman670 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    I'm a girl, I don't hate girls. I'm not super girly but I do enjoy shopping and make up & those types of things to a certain degree but For as long as I can remember I have always...
    YslcXO YslcXO 22-25, F a week ago

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    The As usual he came inside my room,I'd just woken up and everything was messed up there.He was nothing to do with my bed and room still started shouting at me.started throwing his...
    tossor tossor 22-25, M a week ago

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    i think people have rejected me before i give them a chance. sometimes i think God doesn't like me. my husband is a major cause of my insecurities, as well as my emphasis on what i...
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Idk just don't. I'm like what's that point of it? I mean I'm ok with people taking pictures of themselves but when you start making duck faces and making everything seem all forced...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 19

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    I'm very shy...you've all probably guessed that by now. But here is another picture of the real me. I hope you like me.
    CuriousKitten101 CuriousKitten101 22-25, F 7 Responses Jul 18

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    especially online. as some friendships you thought mattered!!!!! clearly didn't mean a thing to them..... why waste time on people who will ultimately let you down in the long run...
    samsthemann samsthemann 22-25, M Jul 18

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    Like me? Cool. Hate me? Okay. My life will go on, and your opinion doesn't matter to me. I'm who I am, wanna change that? Then do me a favor walk out of my life. Don't like who I'm...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I've always wondered if people I knew locally, think I'm attractive. I asked my friend once and all he said was "Ashley, trust me, you don't want to know" so obviously there are...
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 17

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    When I'm hanging out. I stay away from high people or drunk people. They only bring bad luck. They get to high and want to fight or even get drunk and can't walk home. I'm tired of...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I don't want to be high and mighty, as I've been there in the past and I've no doubt made one or two people uncomfortable, but you know what, I can't be bothered with them now. I'm...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M Jul 16

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    Hello to all of you, I'm new. This is gonna be long so I apologize. I'm a 28 year old doctor. I just finished my medical training. I'm Italian and live in Italy. This is my story...
    doctorblondie doctorblondie 26-30, F Jul 15

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    This past weekend I barely slept.. like I slept for 3 hours on Friday and Saturday as well, on Monday I slept more but I woke up many time sduring the night. I was having...
    fiamaceli fiamaceli 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    People who don't know me have always assumed I'm this innocent little girl who never does anything wrong...lol. I admit that I'm not a perfect person and that I have done things in...
    ericawalker ericawalker 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I have the best cousin ever...She is the most successful example in my life.
    ebrarr ebrarr 18-21, F Jul 13