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I Try to Be Strong

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    A strong women is one that is able to smile in the morning, like she wasnt crying last night.
    RestlessFlame RestlessFlame 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I had to be strong because we was thrown out like thrash. I had to be strong because mom and dad wasn't there. I had to be strong because nobody else cared. I had to be strong when...
    SleepingTeddy SleepingTeddy 26-30, M Apr 1

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    I remember when I was thirteen in seventh grade, and of course all the boys thought they were stronger than the girls. But that quickly changed at the beginning of the year. Her...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 15

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    I am trying to stay strong despite the PTSD and depression that currently controls my life, dragging me back down into the pits of hopelessness. I am trying stay strong for my...
    LivLivv LivLivv 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    I consider myself a strong woman who knows when to kick some ***. My greatest accomplishment so far is raising a strong, feminist daughter who values knowledge, intelligence and...
    grumpykittie13 grumpykittie13 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    The problem with being strong is that you become too strong
    ClaireH19 ClaireH19 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I'm stronger than them, stronger than everyone. I don't need to prove anything to anyone anymore.
    xXxWildOnexXx xXxWildOnexXx 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I may be a bit too strong because of it. My past is a dark place, it's had it's moments of good or great times, but always ends up in the darkness again. In my past I've opened...
    rockerstar rockerstar 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Nobody is. From the one who weeps in the middle of the street, to the one who smiles every time they are in public. Oh how much we yearn for the glory of success, but we avoid...
    DestinyWriter DestinyWriter 18-21, M Apr 10

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    Allow Your Own Inner Light to Guide You There comes a time when you must stand alone. You must feel confident enough within yourself to follow your own dreams. You must be...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 8 Responses Apr 16

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    I believe men and women have unique strengths. Men are usually stronger physically, but women can be stronger in other ways. They have so much power over men, especially attractive...
    Romanadvoratrelundar Romanadvoratrelundar 22-25, M 3 days ago

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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 1 Response Mar 26

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    That's right. So give me your best shot. Beat me, rape me, kill me, do everything you can to hurt me but in the end the of day, you will only make me stronger
    Firechidist Firechidist 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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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 Mar 27

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    I want to be stronger and get out of the jungle and say, "meow"
    Tawheed1994 Tawheed1994 18-21, M Mar 29

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    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 1 Response Mar 31

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    Is it just me or does my reality only make note of better judgment. Hatred isn't a strong enough word for suppression. Ever be free and be held in contempt for things that hold no...
    russtruman russtruman 22-25, M Apr 1

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    Hi, I was wondering if anyone women could take just five minutes out of their day to complete this survey. There are only 10 questions. It is about feminism, strong and brave women...
    gracielynn1 gracielynn1 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Hi, I was wondering if anyone women could take just five minutes out of their day to complete this survey. There are only 10 questions. It is about feminism, strong and brave women...
    gracielynn1 gracielynn1 18-21, F Apr 4

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    Everyday presents a struggle against the past. Some days aren't bad at all. Some days I may just be reminded of him and feel a tinge of regret, shame, sadness. Other days and, as...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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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...
    Butterflyfairy23 Butterflyfairy23 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I have been a strong believer in the paranormal. I've been a paranormal investigator for three years. I have studied all forms of the paranormal, including demonology. For...
    shadowarrior92 shadowarrior92 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 15

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    A few days ago, having a strong dislike for telemarketers, I answered the call of one. Upon him asking to speak to me, I switched the phone to speaker and pretended to be having...
    stilltalksalot stilltalksalot 46-50, M 1 day ago

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