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I Try to Be Strong

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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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    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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    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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    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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    DefiantRed DefiantRed 66-70 Jul 19, 2010

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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 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 20, 2008

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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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    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 51-55, F 8 Responses Dec 2, 2011

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    She stood in a storm

    and when the wind did not blow her away, she adjusted her sails....:)
    SweetEmotions SweetEmotions 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 10, 2014

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I want to get stronger and have bigger muscles but I don't know how. Because I'm a 14 year old boy and if I do weights then I will stunt my growth. Help?!!
    Tomcgould Tomcgould 13-15, M 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Am Stronger Because of All I've Been Through
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 15 hrs ago

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    I am that daughter, wife, sister, mom... I have always been the one to take care of everyone, it has always been my role. I'm the strong one in my family, I have 7 older brothers...
    Backbone44 Backbone44 41-45, F Mar 4

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    This is totally sexist... Everyone is different.. Take for example a marine who has done 10 tours to Afghanistan and seen things most people would never even imagine. Witnessed...
    brocktimus brocktimus 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    My life is different than I dreamed it would be. I always wanted to be the first, the best, the standout. I am aware of social factors that contributed to my competitive nature...
    CarrieSue CarrieSue 51-55, F 3 Responses Mar 4

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    Recently I realised that even though I've been put through a lot of **** e.g. being bullied in all my schools, losing friends, getting rejected lots of times etc. I have still...
    Pedroman75 Pedroman75 18-21, M Mar 6

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    he would definitely have to be strong to keep me out of trouble. i don't want a man that will let me walk all over him who's gonna be all needy and clingy. he's gotta be strong...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    I would love to be able to share my story if it means maybe helping someone else! So here goes!!! I grew up in a christian home...my mom and my dad met each other and had me and...
    sfausett33 sfausett33 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 20

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    This ones for the homie, ryunlmtd , I have had many experiences in life and I'm only 15. I have 2 kids, I have gotten my heart broken many times , I've been abandon, I've done...
    Jr2299 Jr2299 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 23

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    The problem with being strong is that you become too strong
    ClaireH19 ClaireH19 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I really do. Strong, smart, confident women who've had tough pasts but coped through and are now wiser and tougher than the rest of us get so much respect and admiration off me. I...
    minmins07 minmins07 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Head up, back straight, foreward face - *smile*, you nimrod. Don't let them know, or its all over... That's it, tuck your hair behind your ear, a lick of the lips; perfect...
    iFortiTude iFortiTude 31-35 Mar 7

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    Happy International Woman's Day.Here's to strong woman.May we know them,May we be them,May we raise them.Author unknown.
    GoddessBluefox GoddessBluefox 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    I have a very strong straight sex drive. It is never at the point of satisfaction. This past weekend my girlfriend and I had sex 2 hours Friday night, sat. Morning, 3 hours sat...
    Freeexpression Freeexpression 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 12

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    I'm a strong and passionate woman. I have an inner strength that rarely fails me, even when I'm at my most vulnerable. There is a tenacity within me, and at times, it becomes...
    WithGracefulness WithGracefulness 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 18

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    I've been through a lot in life but I stayed strong, lively and happy. Pains and hurts are my neighbors but LOVE, KINDNESS and HAPPINESS are my best friends, residing at home...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I know that is strange , but iam really adore the women who are physically stronger than the men , that is so tempting for me , i hope that my wife will be so (: .
    umayyad umayyad 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I've always been the strong one, the one people go to when they've needed help or someone to talk to. That's the person I am, I try to help others but more often than not I don't...
    gigi0201 gigi0201 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I have to adapt to life in countless ways. I've learned that if you don't adapt, and adapt quickly, you'll be miserable, filled with self-pity, and not be the person you were meant...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I want to be stronger and get out of the jungle and say, "meow"
    Tawheed1994 Tawheed1994 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I can't believe what I learned last night. I'm still to upset!!! 4 in the morning and I cannot sleep! It's a free country. but stupid, lazy *** people do not need to breed!! Very...
    Stickwithmebaby Stickwithmebaby 36-40, F 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Prepare for a long experience. I'm usually the funny one, the one who makes everybody laugh. But I carry my own insecurities, just like most people. I'm homeschooled, so that...
    justlaura24 justlaura24 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    My background: First off I think it is important to point out that I consider myself an animal lover and I grew up with lots of animals. I had a dog who practically grew up with me...
    Endless22summer Endless22summer 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=xzpqs8XbdIM This song gives me the desire to dance more than any other song could.
    Sadfate Sadfate 18-21, F Mar 3

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    I need a man to start a relationship with. ...
    bunnyrabti78 bunnyrabti78 18-21 Mar 4

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    DOH!!! Sometimes it's lather, rinse and repeat with my weaknesses.
    blueyedreamer blueyedreamer 46-50, F Mar 5

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    I have an extreme desire to be ****** very roughly by an older man. Oh well lol
    babyllove21 babyllove21 18-21, F 15 Responses Mar 6

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    this life, Love. my friends, Love. joy and light, Love. to you, beautiful new friend, I wrote this, you are reading this, there is,, a connection. my love to you and my positivity...
    MycelialAjna MycelialAjna 22-25, M Mar 7

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