I Need to Be Emotionally Stronger

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    So my ex now has been left me alone

    while I'm going through the stages of realising I have a mental illness he's turned around and said he can't stand to see it and to get better and then we will see.. The past 4 days and nights I've spent texting him asking him to forgive me and return home.. Then today I thought...
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    2 Responses Apr 8, 2015

    I Feel

    It takes a lot for me to stand up for myself esp. when its me who putting my down. I feel like there are so many times when I should have been able to stand on my own two feet and fight for myself, I wish I was stronger or at least knew or saw how strong I really am. Each...
    Starbuck82 Starbuck82
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 24, 2009

    I Am So Weak....

    I have no friends left and no social life. The people I am fond of treat me badly and let me down. I need to stop being so weak and pathetic but sometimes I wonder what the point is. I am tired of being so strong and brave all the time. Of feeling like I have the weight of the...
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    1 Response Aug 1, 2011

    Hell It Shouldn't

    be difficult since i really only have 2 emotions anymore.
    ihaveanameitsrick ihaveanameitsrick
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Jul 9, 2009


    sometimes i just want to not get upset or emotional. sometimes i cry and for the life of me i can not explain why. im always feeling like a hundred different things at once. i can analyze peoples feelings pretty well, and why they are feeling the way they are feeling, which is a...
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    1 Response Apr 26, 2009

    A Work In Progress

    Many people think of me as a strong person and essentially on the outside I am.  But inside where noone can see, I am a huge emotional pot of mush.  My heart is tender and it gets hurt easily.  Being sensitive has it positives as it allows me to understand others very easily...
    snowberry75 snowberry75
    36-40, F
    1 Response Sep 4, 2011

    I'm Working On It

    I go to therapy once a week, and I'm trying. It's one day at a time... one hour, even one minute at a time.
    aktor1970 aktor1970
    46-50, M
    Jul 7, 2011

    I Am Intensely Emotional...

    ...and what I need to develop is mastery of these emotions. It wouldn't be wise for me to deny myself what I feel because that's how I am, but I understand that I need to have a better awareness of my emotions so I can respond better to them and in turn, make smarter...
    freyaluna freyaluna
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jul 29, 2009

    Need to Be Stronger

                                  hey, i need some advice on how to be emotionally sronger. i am a real lover but underneath every thing i...
    flourlady111 flourlady111
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Jan 13, 2009

    I Am Too Weak

     I want to be emotionally stronger but at times it is very difficult to do that. I have been through a lot in my life but I have a lot of pain that I am still going through and it's hard to br strong all the time. I try to do my best but when I break down I feel like a...
    princessv71 princessv71
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Jun 8, 2009

    If Not For You

    If not for you, there would be so little love; this part of me. If not for you, the skies above would not be blue or even have enough. I see the skies, I see your eyes. I see the curse all passing by. I'm staying here with you my dear. If not for you, there would be a bigger...
    HypeArt HypeArt
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 26, 2009

    Always At A Disadvantage

    I've realised I become attached to people who are emotionally stronger than myself. Its fine if you need someone for emotional support and they are happy to give it but what happens when you feel like your emotional weakness leaves you at a constant disadvantage? This is how I...
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    2 Responses Sep 2, 2012

    Am I the only one who's at constant war with

    themselves? It's your brain against your heart. You want to be strong and stay happy, but you keep tempting yourself to go look at their profile to see if they miss you. News flash: they don't. They probably never will. You have to accept reality and you have to know that things...
    justbeindee justbeindee
    18-21, F
    Nov 28, 2013

    I Think We All Do. ...

    I think we all do. No matter what a brave front we put out to the world, inside we all feel some kind of emotion, either good or sad. Everyone will hide from what they are really feeling incase they hurt another. I wear my heart on my sleeve and wish sometimes I did not, as it...
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    2 Responses Feb 19, 2009

    Lost My Life

    After yrs of marriage and 2 sons who are now grown , I'm divorced and have no more than I did at 18. My life was taken from me after a cheating husband , and he got everythingwe had , including my sons . I now live alone and find my life a constant struggle to make it, I just...
    gooee gooee
    51-55, F
    1 Response Oct 24, 2012

    Strong Enough

    I joined this group in a moment I was feeling low. I was doubting myself, my feelings, my perceptions. Now I've taken time to reflect on my emotional strength. I realize I am strong enough. I'm strong enough to love. I'm strong enough to have compassion for others. I'm...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Aug 23, 2011

    Thoughts Of The Meak

    I hate myself. Inside. Outside. All the way through. I've been a failure my whole life. At my age, that really isn't an option. It's like I can try something, something incredibly important to me, and, inevitably, I'll find some way to screw it up. I'm almost 30 and I've...
    ReignSupreme2010 ReignSupreme2010
    1 Response Oct 13, 2010

    I Think I Could Be Emotiona...

    I think i could be emotionally stronger. I've been trying to distance myself a little from my emotional attachments to people, and my tendency to form those attachments, just to be able to try and strengthen myself. So far, I think it's going well. I used to be strong emotionally...
    thedreamisover thedreamisover
    18-21, F
    Sep 11, 2009
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