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I Want to Be Strong

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    I have been married for 10 years, together for 14. My husband and I have two children together. Almost our entire relationship he has worked two jobs, almost never home and even...
    dragonflydreams dragonflydreams 26-30, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I used to be very angry with the universe. I had the "why me's" just like everyone else. I am not angry anymore. I honestly believe that everyone has a path in life. I think...
    Mm8335 Mm8335 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I've always want a child of my own. I always told myself that I was going to wait until I get married or find a guy that I am very dedicated to. But it seems like the older I get...
    KJanaee KJanaee 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    I'm going to share ten? While i hope someone will take an interest then maybe i could write some more. 1I love cloudy lemonade 2. Anytime I draw, It ends up being trees 3. I'm a...
    Sash9967 Sash9967 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Maybe one day I will have the time and motivation to write about my life. I can say that I've been through many ups and downs and my life story seems to have inspired others to be...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F 42 mins ago

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    This is a message for those who feel that life is not good, there is no hope, and they want to end it all. Let me start by sharing two stories to help me to get my message across...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 10

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    An Interview with Alexandr Dugin by Manuel Ochsenreiter Prof. Dugin, the Western mainstream media and established politicians describe the recent situation in Ukraine as a...
    TheDaken TheDaken 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    I took the test and... I'm evil???? O.o A lawful evil villain methodically takes what he wants within the limits of his code of conduct without regard for whom it hurts. He cares...
    TheDaken TheDaken 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 1

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    After chatting with a wise woman, I am thinking that perhaps there are more ways for a woman to be strong and confident other than conquering the world. Being true to one's self...
    GoodLyndi GoodLyndi 41-45 2 Responses Aug 6

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    The higher you build your barriers The taller I become The farther you take my rights away The faster I will run You can deny me You can decide to turn your face away No matter...
    2BlossomBlue 2BlossomBlue 51-55, F Aug 3

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    I'm a little dude, about 5-1 or 5-2 and 130 lbs. it isn't hard to be stronger than me, my three sisters are and every girl I have ever dated, including the only on shorter than me...
    Carlsoncarly Carlsoncarly 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 4

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    Top Secrets of a Long Lasting Relationship 1. Talk Speak more about the things you don’t like in your relationship and don’t forget to talk about what you like. 2. Listen...
    maurya1344 maurya1344 26-30, M Aug 5

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    I´m a housewife who got stronger than my hubby by using his weightset when he is at work. everything changed after i realised what fun it is to be the stronger spouse, Once i...
    CarlaMaria CarlaMaria 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 6

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     Acknowledging the Strength through Relationships - As a male growing up around two other male "role-models", one thing was for certain in relationships: how much sex I...
    LysanderFremont LysanderFremont 26-30, M Jul 27

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    I want a tattoo across my collarbone that says stay strong in back to front writing (so I can see it in the mirror) cause I have a few mental health illnesses including bipolar and...
    ICanBeStrong ICanBeStrong 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    This is kind of crap. Ive been through situations where it should have killed me. In a way it has made me strong but yet also weak. I still harbor a lot of hurt and pain from the...
    holehearted79 holehearted79 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Every one of us has experienced the pain of losing someone dear and close to us be it a death or a severance of a relationship. We deal with these problems in our own methods and...
    jamie1292 jamie1292 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Whoever has the strongest mind. Whoever has the most passionate heart. Whoever has the the hands of respect, Whoever has the arms of courage, Will be the one to run as leader...
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    I don't write about feminism or in support of women because I feel they need a white knight or protection . I didn't get involved with feminism over the long run with selfish...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Aug 6

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    I am missing my girl I talk to her i try to pretend she is still living in Townsville I try to put what happend to the side and not think about it she died in car accident in 2012...
    gogirlone gogirlone 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    In this fight.. it may make you scream.. it may make you cry.But within you a warrior is being brought forth. The brave, the strong in the Lord.. go through...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    ive started realizing i really havent explored myself nearly enough. i suppose ive explored a bit more than the average person. still its not enough for me. i want to know ive...
    000SadisticBitch000 000SadisticBitch000 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    Hi everybody, this is my first time on here so I don't know how people will react I'm just looking for help. Please don't leave hateful comments, thank you. Here's the thing, I'm a...
    TrulyAGirl TrulyAGirl 13-15, T 5 Responses Aug 13

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    1) What is the best thing about your gender? I get to develop a relationship with a baby before I meet him/her. 2) What was the last book you read? Miranda Hart: Is It Just Me? 3...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 13-15, F Aug 15

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    I am currently writing this to thank a close friend, someone who I’m not sure knows this, but is an amazing person. And to the rest of you reading this i hope to inspire or...
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Lonely life in highschool (Popularity and crave of belonging): Hey everyone. My name is Corrine and I was in 9th grade for the school year 2013-2014. Life was hard for me during...
    RynCori RynCori 13-15, F Aug 19

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    I just want my heart to be the way it was before him. I don't regret loving him or our 3 1/2 year relationship, but I know it was a mistake. What I do regret is being "friends...
    beautifuldizaster143 beautifuldizaster143 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    First a brief history of me so you can get to know the skeleton of my life, but not necessarily the essence. Life can still be a b-itch, but I love it anyway: it’s my imperfect...
    WisteriaGrace WisteriaGrace 51-55, F 3 Responses Aug 3

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    Please hypnotise me in on ep or YouTube I will do anything you want. I need a strong one cause it's hard for me to be hypnotised cause I have a strong logic mind. Message me and I...
    sophiebluewolf sophiebluewolf 13-15, F Aug 8

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    I just don't know how much longer I can carry on. Fake smile on my face, covering up everyday, constantly being ignored. I've been having suicidal thoughts lately. They are growing...
    CatWithScars CatWithScars 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    My Personality Type I have taken this test before, in the year 2010. I was an INTP in January that year, and then an INTJ the next month. Now, I am curious if there has been a...
    mareliberum mareliberum 26-30 Aug 16

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    I have so much going on at once. I keep breaking down mentally and emotionally, having panic attacks, getting angry, etc. when I should be nothing but thankful for the blessings...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Please I need some good strong Christians advice! I am 18 years old and my boyfriend is 20. I have been having some issues with my boyfriend lately, he has some major anger issues...
    shoppingirl101 shoppingirl101 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Experiences good or bad make us stronger. Everything teaches us something even when it doesn't seem like it. I may hurt now but I'll be stronger than ever.
    eaarcher93 eaarcher93 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 30

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    I've been hurt. I've been raped. I've been bashed. I've been depressed. I've been torn. I've been broken. I'm still me. These things don't make up who I am, they simply helped me...
    Pickles0212 Pickles0212 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 1

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    People think that if i am fat than i am the most strongest person in neighborhood but no, i am not that strong. I can even easily be hurt by someone's words :(
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M Aug 1

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    I've always had a hard life. My mom became depressed when I was 8 and I had to take care of myself for at-least 2months and then my dad died in a wreck right before my birthday,my...
    Neonnightmare0 Neonnightmare0 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 1

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    I can definitely say I am a strong military girlfriend! 2 months not being with that person you love really sucks!! I don't wish this on anyone! But getting to reunite with my...
    macrenatoa macrenatoa 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    Not muscular, but mentally and emotionally strong :) Keep strong ladies!
    Benni5 Benni5 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    [You never know how strong you are, until being strong is the only choice you have.] Would you hold my hand If I saw you in heaven? Would you help me stand If I saw you in heaven...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F Aug 11

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    At the time it was horrific - but now the dark chapter s are in the past, I can move on as a more powerful and wise person - and able to connect more closely to others. When...
    LiveTruthfully LiveTruthfully 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 14

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