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I Thought I Was Tough

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    The Weakest One of All

    I thought I was tough. i was never riddled by thoughts of loneliness as a teen. I had friends in high school; quiet a few as i look back. I was the funny one, the one who made jokes and never seemed sad. My friends admired my capacity to be alone and not mind. i didn't pine for a...
    DarkPhoenix DarkPhoenix 31-35, F 2 Responses May 18, 2007

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    O Yes...

    Let me tell you I thought I was tough many times... But when it came up to me and my dad I was never tough... But one day he had crossed the line way to far.. He told me that he was going to hurt my little sister if I didn't shut her up... He was screaming at me... She just...
    XLunaXLovegoodX XLunaXLovegoodX 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 5, 2008

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    And Now I Know I Am

    I think that after two years of being treated like **** by someone who claims they love me and finally having no feelings for him; finding out that I have a few problems with getting something that I want more than anything; working in a school where a kid gets stabbed on my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 17, 2008

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    Sad Marriage

    i thought i can solve any kind of problems in my life. my friends told me i'm very strong inside.  how wrong they were!!! i've been married for little over 3 years and we have a 5weeks old son.  from the beggining of our marriage we rarely had sex. maybe once...
    wind wind 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 9, 2007

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    AND Invincible

    Although I normally feel safe and invincible these days because I have these 13 guys (plus AC) that protect me at all costs,  I recently let a venomous person into my life that proved to me that I am not always safe and that I am not such a tough girl after all.  This...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 18 Responses Aug 13, 2008

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