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

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 349 People

    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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    they think just bc I'm sometimes

    or just my crazy laughing funny self that I'm weak just bc they are a little taller than me
    heartcoaster1 heartcoaster1 13-15, F Aug 5

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    The irony is that when people believe you to be

    "weak", you attract predatory behavior. Then, you have so much more BS to deal with than someone people respect on sight, and so you are more likely to have all kinds of problems. I'd like to see how someone perceived to be strong and treated respectfully would handle being...
    SweetSpiritEnergy SweetSpiritEnergy 26-30 2 Responses Aug 5

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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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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