Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Want to Be Strong

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 141 People

    Like a Man

    Gnaw away at my flesh and give me skin like Teflon, so all wounding words ricochets off. Gouge out my eyes and give me laser vision, so I never shed a tear or become mystified under a magicians stare. Impregnate me with an Iron man’s will, so my faith never falters...
    umathena umathena 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14, 2007

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Ok I need to know what to eat,

    to get a six pack ( no beer) I work my *** of but still got a belly !!!
    willy017 willy017 26-30, M 1 Response May 26

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I want to stand strong,

    I want to be independent, I want to stand on my own. I fed up of waiting for people to help me, depend on others for my own problems. Yet I do not know how to take the first step.
    Appolo123 Appolo123 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 26

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I have a weak personality .

    .. I want to be strong . A lot of people take advantage of me . I need help I want to be stronger ... I feel like a loser . I want to change my self
    lordeley952 lordeley952 18-21, M 1 Response May 18

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Find It a Bit Odd...

    ...that this group consists mainly of women.  Women are supposed to want to be beautiful, not strong.  Men are supposed to want to be strong.  If we all looked deep in our hearts, those things are what each sex would truly desire.
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 11 Responses Feb 14, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 think to myself that if they just change their thought process, then they could get over it. Then I realize that the same is true for...
    Ava1one Ava1one 22-25, F Sep 5

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Did It. I Stood Up to Him.

    My ten year old brother (let's call him Jack) will be playing in a talent contest in school tomorrow for charity. He'll be playing and singing Under the Bridge by the Chili Peppers. I respect him because I wouldn't have been able to do that at his age. I lack confidence...
    musicspirit musicspirit 16-17, F 11 Responses Mar 12, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    We all face some hardship in our private lives and sometimes it gets difficult to tell who threw the first stone. Women getting assaulted, objectified, and undermined by the...
    alviseb alviseb 18-21, M Sep 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have forgiven everyone who'd hurt me already isn't that what is kindness? But it's not near enough...I needed to be stronger...smarter...tougher. Confidence is a big obstacle...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    1. I'm a Leo 2. I am a book worm 3. My favourite books are Hush Hush and Thrown of glass 4. I am 17 years young 5. I love wolves 6. I am very creative 7. I am an aunty to seven 8...
    ScarM3 ScarM3 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Expressing myself has never been easy, I've always had a struggle at finding the right words to do so but I'll try anyway as apart of me feels like I need to get this off my chest...
    BeingSara BeingSara 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    As part of my core belief of continuous improvement and growth, I want to improve my marriage and relationship with my wife. Like most marriages I assume, we have our ups and...
    spiritnow spiritnow 41-45, M Sep 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    As I walked at a fast speed deep in thought. You stared at me, for just moments I felt like I escaped into a moment of peace. Your smile, so capturing that it warmed my soul. All...
    sapphirescorpion sapphirescorpion 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm 15. I was happy most of my life until this year. This year I've lost friends. I've lost connection with family. I've lost a lot of things I loved. I do believe I am a good...
    Ricky3883 Ricky3883 13-15, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My husbands kids want to eat all day long. I know they are young and growing but every five minutes I hear I want nummies coming from a five yr old daughter and a two yr old little...
    hart1012 hart1012 31-35, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I really want to know if I ever lived in Ancient Egypt before. Ever since I was little, I love reading encyclopedias and books about Egypt. Sometimes I feel a strong connection to...
    itachiuchiha07 itachiuchiha07 18-21, F Sep 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    For those that don't understand... It's rather complicated to explain self harm.. There are many many aspects of it... Only one of which.. The one I'm dealing with currently.. Am...
    Sadgirlwithoutarazor1 Sadgirlwithoutarazor1 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A few years ago a friend helped me to get out of a bad relationship, then we started hooking up and I developed very strong feelings for him. We both expressed how much we cared...
    pa901104 pa901104 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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...
    qbanlis85 qbanlis85 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I really do and now I see not everyone has one. And I get so angry and I think it's the devil, I mean jealousy-bitterness-hatred-anger...where could these emotions lead me to...
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When I was 16, my boyfriend beat and raped me. Afterwards, I asked, "Why did you do that?" and he said, "To make you feel dirty so you won't be a **** anymore."I thought I loved...
    InnerGuidance InnerGuidance 26-30, F 13 Responses Sep 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have much more to share. .. but for now I will just pass on a great quote I found on the way to finding the experience project. You never know how strong you are Until being...
    ScarlettAlaska ScarlettAlaska 56-60, F 1 Response Sep 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
                     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 1 Response Sep 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    For me it's: Introvert(78%) iNtuitive(88%) Feeling(62%) Judging(11%) •You have strong preference of Introversion over Extraversion (78%) •You have strong preference of...
    QuietFreedom QuietFreedom 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    America soldier I'm just trying to be a father Raise a daughter and a son Be a lover to their mother Everything to everyone Up and at 'em, bright and early I'm all business in...
    bloodstream11 bloodstream11 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Language of friendshipA friendship is the strongest bond two people can have that is not obliged by blood ties. I am talking of all weather friends, which albeit rare these days...
    angelicsmiles angelicsmiles 31-35, F 10 Responses Sep 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    every time I look in the mirror I remind myself of all the things I didn't let bring me down. I am strong. I will never let my past make me weak. I will continue to move forward in...
    damonsmommy damonsmommy 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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 1 Response Sep 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    (My Hiding Place) In my darkness, I realized my brokenness beyond my husband's death. Day after day, as I closed my curtains to the world, every morning when I woke up, I would ask...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 2 Responses Sep 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A strong man can handle a strong woman. A weak man will say she has an ATTITUDE.
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 4 Responses Sep 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Dying While Giving Birth In my most recent past life I was a mother of four, when I gave birth to my youngest I died of infection in the hospital. In this lifetime my father is a...
    Futuete Futuete 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    If the saying, what doesn't kill you makes you stronger, is true, then loving someone will surely make you strong.
    Incommunicado1 Incommunicado1 51-55, F 2 Responses Sep 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    1) I'm 17 years old 2) I'm a crazy hopeless romantic, I believe falling in love must be the best thing ever 3) I love drum and bass/ house/ garage music 4) I love reading so much...
    minmins07 minmins07 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Throughout my entire life I have always been steady with my morals and so far have not broken any of them once. I do not drink or do drugs, I do not smoke, I will not have sex...
    looee looee 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I will do my best to love myself to the point that anyone else's opinion is not important. I will focus on the people that love me and care for me, and also think about my...
    sjyul sjyul 26-30, F 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't think at my age it would be called running away from home but I really needed to get away from my parents. For a while maybe a week to be alone maybe meet my friend from...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    INTO THE WILD † The Next Generation | One Youth Australia | I recently just returned from Youth Camp and it was amazing! I have always followed God but i was slowly drifting...
    Sib232228 Sib232228 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    After Ive been beaten up so many times, and I have been hurt so many times, I'm broken. The thing is, all the sharp, pointy edges are pointed towards the outside, some are also...
    gomega98 gomega98 16-17, M 3 Responses 18 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is a poem I created in order to express the overcomming of depression that most of us face. Enjoy. Inner Conflict, By Emily-Anne Jackson Your mind is home to war, An endless...
    xxxhellgirlxxx xxxhellgirlxxx 18-21, T 4 Responses 10 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Its true. it will only make me stronger as a person. It might not be pleasant but at least in the end i will have gained something from it.
    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    If everyone shared the lessons and knowledge of their lives, we could learn so much from each other, and there would be more empathy and less strife. Here are some of the wisdom...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 7 Responses Sep 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Cancer is making my body weaker every day, but it is making me stronger by the way I think. Some times, I think I am hopeless but then again, I am a warrior in a painful battle...
    sweeteveryday sweeteveryday 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Not much stronger, but hey, they say that it's the little things that count. The little things...
    Boulier Boulier 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    "That which does not kill me, shall only make me stronger"
    SkollHati SkollHati 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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...