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I Love Sticking Up For Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 76 People

    Trying...

    I am a mother of a 9 year old little girl...who I cherish with all my heart. Her father and I have been apart for 5 years now and he lives in a different state. We were never married.  I am so tired of him not respecting me as her mother. I am tired of him paying...
    momalea momalea 26-30, F Feb 23, 2010

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    It feels so good.  I try to be nice to everyone but there comes a time when I have to take up for myself.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 14 Responses Aug 13, 2009

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    A Personal Conviction

    I am a survivor, I am a person able to exist with principle.
    it4o it4o 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 25, 2010

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    Sure

    I will stick up for my self. Of course.
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 14, 2009

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    Working On It

    I've been working on saying no and not being too nice. It's been working out for me, I just hope I can keep doing it and not fall into the same pattern of not being able to say no or stick up for myself. Because that's a sad way to live. I use to think being nice is the way to go...
    TheMagicsInYou TheMagicsInYou 22-25 Dec 7, 2012

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    Around 2 days ago, in school,

    I was in science and a guy in out class shoved me. I basically stumbled backwards, hit a science chair and nearly broke my neck. I have a really short fuse and I just snapped, I didn't even think about what I was doing and I stormed over to the guy who was laughing at me...
    ImChelsea ImChelsea 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    In high school I had bad depression. I had no idea what to do with myself or how i really felt. There were 2 guys. Guy 1: i ended up dating for a couple weeks and i knew it...
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    What would you do if you woke up so early then realize that you got a whole day for yourself?! O yes!! Today is holiday and i got no work. It's been a while since i got a free day...
    themoonstone themoonstone 18-21, F Apr 8

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    I wish I could work for myself instead of giving my damn life energy to college. Graduating with a Bachelors Degree only to waste away to a multi-million dollar company with a...
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    I def need to start staying strong for myself
    Reynastaxx Reynastaxx 26-30, F Apr 4

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    My life has not been a bed of roses. I have not always been treated very well. It happens and it is unfortunate, but I don't spend too much time feeling sorry for myself. It is a...
    Thatredheadchick Thatredheadchick 46-50, F Apr 10

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    I've come to learn in these past years that you should never be a follower and always to think for yourself. To be independent in your thinking and actions is maturity and...
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    I used to hope for a miracle in my life until I realised that my life is the miracle. I remind myself when I feel like the whole world is crumbling down on me. When life...
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F Mar 23

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    No one else does so I love and accept me. I'm the best of the best in my own world. No matter what anyone says. No matter how anyone sees me. No matter how anyone treats me. To me...
    solojo solojo 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 23

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    I wear mens lulu shorts. They are grey in color and you can see my .... very well through them. I don't wear any underwear. When I'm stretching at the gym I pretend not to notice...
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    It's extremely agitating comparing myself to others. It's almost an unwanted obsession that ceases to stop. I'm at the breaking point about to tear these walls down. I cannot...
    Allissaxxx Allissaxxx 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I ruined something amazing. It's a long story but I'll start on the night that we met. We'll just call him dd coz he was supposed to be the dd. Anyway, I was really drunk and didn...
    whitterz whitterz 22-25, F Apr 1

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    Sometime in the near future I'm going to leave my husband but first I need to get money together and make a plan. I have a son with him so leaving him is not exactly the easiest...
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    I'm not gonna lie. I have thrown up. Multiple times. I'm not proud of it. But. I do. It's been 2 days since I last tried. I think about it often. Yesterday I was in the bathroom. I...
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    Wabi Sabi: the ancient Japanese idea of illuminating the beauty in imperfection. Love. It’s right up there with air, food, and water as the most necessary of ingredients for...
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    I remember I cooked an actual "romantic style" meal for my best friend whom i loved when I went to her house and I actually did a good job. I cooked her simple stuff like pasta...
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    Actually I do , lost in a 🌎 of dreams lol
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    I am tired of people misusing the Bible. Really tired of it. I'm a conservative Christian and I'm tired of it, enough to want to stand up on a chair and shout 'Nonsense!' if I...
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    God gave us brains, and we need to use them. If we don't use them, we are wasting them. It's not true that 'the Mind' is an enemy of 'faith.' It's not true that a person has to...
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