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I Try to Be Strong

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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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    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 16-18, F 1 Response Mar 20, 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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    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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    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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    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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    DefiantRed DefiantRed 70+ Jul 19, 2010

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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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    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 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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    xderailedfatalitiesx xderailedfatalitiesx 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    People always find setting up password a tough and hectic task. Well, to be honest, setting up a strong password is really not that easy as it seems to be. You set a password that...
    prettyautomatio47 prettyautomatio47 26-30, M Dec 29, 2014

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    I recently decided to get in shape and start exercising. I came across a quote at the gym that intrigued me the moment I read it. It says, "What seems so hard now will one day be...
    SirLaughalots SirLaughalots 36-40, M 10 Responses Jan 5

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    I am putting it out there that the next man I date will be a STRONG man. If I am to date, I need a man who is strong in himself. I spent the last two years of my life coddling and...
    Elsahen Elsahen 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am tall but weak. I was always quite weak also as a child. My first experience was at school. I was 16 and a girl from the neighborhood who was swimming a lot once teased me by...
    lagavulin lagavulin 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 5

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    I am a strong woman. I am 34 never been married and completely support myself. I don't need a man. However, I do not want to have to be a strong woman. I want a husband to hold...
    dovie6 dovie6 31-35, F Jan 2

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    I was 25 years old working out at gym. and it was around noon when this big girl came in 18 years old. wearing these very baggy sweats so you could not see what her body looked...
    jon2403 jon2403 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    I've gone through much more than normal people at my school, but it's made me stronger. I used to cry when I was 8, but now, I don't think I can, well except when I look at my P6...
    XxFirepawsxX XxFirepawsxX 13-15, F Jan 4

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    Stay Strong Is Hard, We All Know It . But when We Are Depressed we Can Get To The Point Where We don't Care About Anything. Well It Has Happened To Me ' And I Almost Killed Myself...
    Slowlytuya Slowlytuya 18-21, F Jan 5

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    "What Faith Can Do" - Kutless 2011Everybody falls sometimesGotta find the strength to riseFrom the ashesAnd make a new beginningAnyone can feel the acheYou think it's more than...
    sunnycaramelo sunnycaramelo 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    if you have been bullied or is, I want you to do one thing. Stay strong. Overcome it. you can get through it, if you need to talk to message me and I will be there for you.
    cbowkett1070 cbowkett1070 13-15, F Dec 27, 2014

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    Strong intelligent women are all I've really ever known growing up. They showed me you don't have to be rude, mean, or dismissive to stand your ground and be your own person. All...
    PoliteDeviance PoliteDeviance 31-35, M 6 Responses Jan 6

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    Hell yeah. I haven't gotten where I am by hiding my opinions and deferring to the "boys." When I was told that I couldn't go to school full-time, I got two jobs and put myself...
    Buildingblock Buildingblock 41-45, F Jan 10

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    I am more than ready now to commit my long term life to a life partner now, I look back on my life over past 5 years and have come to the point where I don't have anything to lose...
    xxSTEVE7xx xxSTEVE7xx 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    I want to move on from this feeling, consumed in darkness I can't help but feel empty alone. I need to be strong because one day...I will be able to get out of this place. One day...
    ComposerOfVitality ComposerOfVitality 16-17, F Jan 10

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    It's something that is actually an attraction for me. Long story or explication about desire. Non sexual also. It's something I hold high and dear is a strong confident woman..
    MichaelS41074 MichaelS41074 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    I am a strong person but every now and then I also need someone to take my hand and say everything will be alright.
    SweeterThanToblerone SweeterThanToblerone 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    I used to have a job as a waiter at my rich neighbour's lodge. That was my first job. And it will possibly be the worst job that I would ever have. I lasted for 1 year and 3 months...
    ElJuan35 ElJuan35 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 14

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    And I'm done hoping we could work it out.. I'm done with how it feels.. Spinning my wheels and lettin you drag my heart around.. And I'm done thinking, that you could ever change...
    SnowAnngel SnowAnngel 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    i have been made stronger by u hating me while i loved you for 3 years now i can finaly move on and enjoy my life and put u where u put me in the past so a big **** u and thank u...
    loverman115 loverman115 22-25, M a week ago

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    I'm honest, strong , faithful , blessing cause Jesus is with me .
    Thelight01 Thelight01 26-30 5 days ago

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    I can be very strong for a girl. Since I do gymnastics. Muscles are making and hurting. Don't under estimate a girl.
    Morgee3304 Morgee3304 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Not muscular so much as fit..........the mixed wrestling part is accurate though:)
    shortysammie shortysammie 41-45, M Dec 25, 2014

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    I think suicidal ppl like me should be able to get jobs in army as suicide bombers the enemy cpuntrys have em so ours should be able to like if I was in our army n my ppl were...
    matrixwolf matrixwolf 16-17, M Dec 26, 2014

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    my strokes and heart breaks have torn me down inside.
    sonicthefathog11 sonicthefathog11 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    Marilyn Monroe said her proudest achievement was being able to say she was never a "kept woman"... I think I feel the same way.
    marladurden13 marladurden13 41-45, F Dec 28, 2014

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    i want you to be happy for the good that went on in your life, thank god for whats happening and whats right, stay out of the dark if you still hold the light, what did i tell you...
    sharichi sharichi 22-25, M Dec 28, 2014

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