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I Try to Be Strong

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    I Do

    I try to be strong. It is very hard sometimes to stay strong, however I know that I have no other choice than not to be strong. Not being strong is just not an option. I just wish I didn't have to be strong ALL the time. Its hard, but I do try...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 6, 2013

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    Strong

    I always thought of myself being a weak person and I prooved myself wrong, I am strong. ^^^ I love the logo.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Aug 21, 2010

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    Friends...

    When you lose all your friends through no fault of your own it's really hard. I've moved up to the next school and most of my friends aren't with me. It makes me feel sad because it was the one time in my life that i have had true friends. But now i have to be strong and move on...
    izzy1234 izzy1234 13-15, F Oct 29, 2011

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    Setting a Good Example.

    I try to rule over my emotions by telling myself that anytime I feel a certain way and would not be able or willing to explain the reason for it to my kids, I am not allowed to feel that way.  It doesn't make the emotion stop, but it stops the way I'm dealing with it dead in...
    DopeyGirl DopeyGirl 31-35, F Jan 13, 2008

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    Dealing With Bad News

    I am still a bit in shock.  I knew something was wrong with my son, but having a name for the illness somehow brought about a feeling of permanence.  Prior to that, it was easier to think he was just the victim of so many bad circumstances.  Now it is obvious that...
    weareonespirit weareonespirit 51-55, F 4 Responses Apr 13, 2008

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    Because What Else Can I Do?

    Sometimes I think members of my family expect me to be crying under the duvet constantly. My life is a mess right now. I have no friends (lost them all through different circumstances in the space of a few months), no social life, no partner, still living at home and my job is...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 13, 2011

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    Fighting The Elements

     It’s cold out there these days. The air has a little bite to it now, December. Wear layers we’re told, to fight the cold.I’m indoors more than I am out. It’s cozy, and I’m happy in here most of the time, but occasionally it gets too quiet and my thoughts subvert every...
    Quintesse Quintesse 46-50, F 8 Responses Dec 2, 2011

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    DefiantRed DefiantRed 70+ Jul 19, 2010

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    I Try

    I try,I do indeed,To be strong,Life's for livin',Not regret,I'm movin' on,Growing stronger,Day by day,it's getting easier.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 19, 2012

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    Each and Every Day ...

    its a battle for me to live each and every single day ... its so hard to live with what i do. its a challenge to do what i do and to live as i choose. but i tell myself each and every day that if i crumble i will hurt so many people. im crying inside each and every day but i...
    vicky13 vicky13 16-18, F 1 Response Mar 20, 2008

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    I'm really not sure if im stronger or weaker than before but i definitely know I moan more! lolPsychologically i think i might be weaker but then again I'm stronger as i learn all...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Sep 8

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    Every one of us has experienced the pain of losing someone dear and close to us be it a death or a severance of a relationship. We deal with these problems in our own methods and...
    jamie1292 jamie1292 22-25, M Aug 21

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    I love this song called stronger by Britney Spears lol but it is very true...I'm stronger than yesterday.
    NaNaJene NaNaJene 16-17, F Aug 23

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    I used to be very angry with the universe. I had the "why me's" just like everyone else. I am not angry anymore. I honestly believe that everyone has a path in life. I think...
    Mm8335 Mm8335 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 27

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    Throughout my life I'm so glad to get through my struggles and try help my problems and throughout the years I'm glad to become strong and independent girl who focus on her life...
    vivienhuang13 vivienhuang13 13-15, F Aug 31

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    I believe in being strong no matter what, Even when everything seems to be going wrong. I am a strong woman & believe that woman's that always smiles are the prettiest. I believe...
    kub4n954 kub4n954 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 4

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                     YET ANOTHER TEST OF STRENGTHEphesians 6:11 Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against...
    Sandalwood3 Sandalwood3 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 10

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    I was chattering with a friend this morning....and I said (referring to the horrid head cold, I appears to have developed)....what don't kill me, will make me stronger..... And she...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    I have so much going on at once. I keep breaking down mentally and emotionally, having panic attacks, getting angry, etc. when I should be nothing but thankful for the blessings...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Women are the highest achievement of evolution and the most beautiful creatures of all created by our Mother earth ;) Strong women are the one's who keep this world spinning around...
    cucksome cucksome 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    Women are the absolute highest achievement of evolution leaving men far behind and being the most beautiful creatures of all created by our Mother earth ;) Strong women are the one...
    cucksome cucksome 26-30, M 5 Responses Aug 19

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    Be true to yourself!! Never let anyone walk on you!! Be stronger than you ever thought you could!!
    ringster73 ringster73 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    This is total horse sh*t! Ask the person that had their body crushed in an accident and now pees and poops into bags, a is confined to a wheelchair and can't bathe them self, if...
    REBELYELL67 REBELYELL67 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 22

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    number of times ..like a barb or a racial slur so often experienced and normall callin for a sharp rebuke or lash out is ignored and feel the person who does so is not a coward but...
    romell romell 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    I was introduced to the world of angels a few years ago, but it was not till I saw them that my connection grew strong. On the night of my fathers cremation, I went to sleep in his...
    jamieontherun jamieontherun 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    For years I've been told that I'm admired for being a strong woman. Why? Because after my first husband I moved on and was a single mother? Because I had to find my own self worth...
    Phoenixsa71 Phoenixsa71 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    Please I need some good strong Christians advice! I am 18 years old and my boyfriend is 20. I have been having some issues with my boyfriend lately, he has some major anger issues...
    shoppingirl101 shoppingirl101 18-21, F Aug 24

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    Trying. Strong fails. Calm fails. But pals heal.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 25

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    I have been married for 10 years, together for 14. My husband and I have two children together. Almost our entire relationship he has worked two jobs, almost never home and even...
    dragonflydreams dragonflydreams 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    whatever might come stay strong
    tiarababy tiarababy 22-25, F Aug 29

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    I strongly believe that a human earns ONLY TWO things while part of this life. 1. His deeds - which are part of his account for the day of judgement. 2. His offspring - the...
    yahooabcd yahooabcd 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 30

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    i mean strong as in strength i used to do 510 on a leg press now i do 415
    chuckzares chuckzares 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    Most times I believe that I am. I have been able to achieve a lot, travel places and survive despite difficult circumstances. Yet still there are times that I feel like I'm not...
    Karliya Karliya 31-35, F Sep 4

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    A lot of the time I feel really sad and feel like giving in to self hatred and depredation. But then I think of everyone out there who feels sad and sorry for themselves. I always...
    Ava1one Ava1one 22-25, F Sep 5

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    when really I'm vulnerable and feeling inadequate. I feel like I always make mistakes Nd think how can I trust myslef to take care and sustain myself when I screw things up? I'm...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    Wow when you have been through some much and you bust your *** to rebuild yourself. Then there's that moment when it starts to crumble again and you have to catch yourself. No way...
    WolfhunterJD WolfhunterJD 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I sit here wondering, thinking, and contemplating what my destiny will hold. I have come a long way through life.And I have ended up in Gulfport MS, my place of birth. I am...
    adamfducas adamfducas 22-25, M Sep 10

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    Not as strong as I'd like to be. :) I love my kids who are all grown now. They all have issues, some more serious than others, I wish they were more mentally healthy and that they...
    emayess emayess 51-55, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Yes, I have become stronger and better through all these years, I give people advice with all my heart and they succeed.. I love that side of myself
    Idonotcareanymore Idonotcareanymore 18-21 5 days ago

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    I'm tired of being that strong one. I need and equal and someone who is on the same level as me.
    Kindal Kindal 46-50, F 3 days ago

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    You never know who could be having a worse day then you. It's not your job to make others happy but you can make it your job. I am not the happiest person in the world but you don...
    Smiley2323 Smiley2323 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Dear whatever doesn't kill me... Im strong enough now.
    SweetEmotions SweetEmotions 36-40, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Admire isn't quite the right word. But it's definitely one of the things I like!
    neveragoodusername neveragoodusername 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 10

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