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I Need to Toughen Up

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    Pathetic

     Ive recently become aware of just how weak and potetionally needy of a person i really am, having faced a tough time lately its made me realise that i cannot go on trying to hide from certain things and need to stop the tearfulness when im confronted with things id rather...
    Blondevixon Blondevixon 31-35, F 9 Responses Jun 17, 2008

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    I Feel Like a Coward!!

    what i need is courage!!! i just dont know how to stand up for myself sometimes, and its not just that i cant stand up for myself, its more the fact that i just cant be bothered moaning and arguing with people, and in the process, people seem to walk all over me, and then instead...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 2 Responses May 7, 2009

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