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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    It's killing me , because I keep hearing Our song it's Ed Sheeran - Thinking out loud well that's what he picked out .. Because he plays it over an over when he's on patrol ..An he...
    Hillary1160 Hillary1160 36-40, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Sometimes it get so hard to be strong all the time, sometime I just want to stop worrying about being the stronger person, and just let my weak side show a bit. But most of the...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I just saw the movie "Cleveland Abduction" and I was blown away by something Michelle Knight said (I think she calls herself Lynn Knight now). She said that she would never do...
    IntuitiveOne IntuitiveOne 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My boyfriend is going to be in the military and will be gone for the next several months... I really truly try to stay strong, but I can't always do it. I can't tell him that I...
    AllyZamitalo AllyZamitalo 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I lost my father a couple of years ago. he was very well off when he died my father,left me stuff and money but my family stole everything from me. so now I am fighting them in...
    nativedesires nativedesires 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    “The question of whether there exists a Creator and Ruler of the Universe has been answered in the affirmative by some of the highest intellects that have ever existed...
    azaun azaun 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    My brother took his own life last week by hanging himself in his bedroom. People think I'm ok and I am strong. My world has completely overturned. People come and see me or message...
    gee1000 gee1000 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Both my parents are are pretty strong so i am as well.some tend to ask me if i lift weights or something but i dont hehe thats just how my body is.i used to be of the strongest...
    IsmaelAlejandro IsmaelAlejandro 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    I am a strong independent woman. I always meet these really sweet guys but the thing is, I don't want to be the head to the relationship. I am a single mom, so I am in charge at...
    emgrimm2011 emgrimm2011 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Here is my list of women of strong character. I am not saying I agree with everything or even most of what these women say or stand for, but just that there is a strength and...
    rembrantpainting rembrantpainting 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    I am a STRONG, Confident woman, sometimes Mild and intimidating to others. I'm tough on the outside, and very soft and sensitive on the inside. I love everyone that loves me, so...
    l1skub4n l1skub4n 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    I guess I am a strong woman with my own view in certain matters. On the outside, I look very laid back and try not to meddle with things that don't concern me. However on the...
    happyfairy123 happyfairy123 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    It is a really hard time of the year for my sons and I with Father's Day tomorrow. We miss my late husband so bad and it feels like it's never ending. We dance around the void...
    Ipleadthe5th Ipleadthe5th 41-45, F 22 Responses Jun 20

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    I am a strong, intelligent woman. But after decades of being seen as intimidating to some men I'm starting to wonder if I have to choose between being my true self and being alone...
    kitai12 kitai12 41-45, F Jun 19

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    I've learned from my mom to be very strong and sometimes cold hearted to situations. My mom is the strongest person I know for many reasons and that has motivated me to become who...
    OhJoz OhJoz 22-25, F Jun 18

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    I really do admire strong confident women. Not only are they inspirational but they help build you up. My fitness group met this past Sunday and these are women from all over of...
    autumnrose1408 autumnrose1408 22-25 2 Responses Jun 17

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    People always assume I'm a strong person because I once was. I've recently suffered a loss from my bestfriend, boyfriend, soul mate. Everyone expects me to stay strong and everyone...
    Nizzle599 Nizzle599 16-17, F Jun 17

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    Read this in my class! 1. Waste Time Feeling Sorry for Themselves. You don’t see mentally strong people feeling sorry for their circumstances or dwelling on the way they’ve...
    summerwind22 summerwind22 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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    pain makes us strong pain never lets us forget
    Jashinist1990 Jashinist1990 22-25, M Jun 16

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    I am tired :( i am lonely single and depressed while all those around me are in a relationship. Literally everyone around me. But i am the one that they all come talk to. About...
    DragonKing223 DragonKing223 22-25, M Jun 15

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    I'm sick of my anxiety controlling my life. It is so much better than it used to be, and I am way better than I was last year when I hit rock bottom. It's just frustrating feeling...
    meadowes meadowes 18-21, F Jun 10

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    "MOVE! Can't you see I'm trying to watch the game!"
    luminesce luminesce 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 9

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    When did the winds in my heart change? When did my heart and soul start speaking, shutting out the tormenting voices in my mind, not allowing them in, to further eat away at my...
    AngeleyesUponU AngeleyesUponU 41-45, F 6 Responses Jun 9

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    Some, often use the word "hate" without even actually feeling it towards what they believe they hate. Using the word "hate" makes us look hateful and nervous. Hate lives within...
    Tiffany94 Tiffany94 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 6

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