I Want to Be Tougher Mentally

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    Well my sister is 56,

    I'm 52. Anyway sometimes we get along but like every so often things go wrong. Like she always hurts me verbally, even my mom says to her sometimes not to bully me as she has a big mouth and says what she wants, when she wants to. And when I don't get rude back to her she will...
    MarylouD MarylouD
    51-55, F
    Jan 6, 2015

    Is It I Need Or I Want?

    I wish I could talk without stuttering sometimes. It's improved as I grew older but if I get particularly incensed or excited, the words start ganging up on each other and I get "mush mouth". If I could get some sort of backbone, with a spine instead of angel...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine
    61-65, F
    Jun 24, 2013

    The Power

    You can always improve how tough your mind is by "exercising" it.  I like to learn new things to make my mind stronger.  I think one of the best feelings is to feel intelligent.  To question everything and ponder about everything, in my opinion, makes the mind...
    18-21, F
    Mar 17, 2010


     i am way too sensitive. it probably adds to that whole avoidant personality thing. since i am too sensitive, i am afraid to talk to people. i am afraid of what i'll say. so i rather not talk then to be mortified my other peoples comments when i am talking to them. i am...
    rainbowclouds rainbowclouds
    18-21, F
    Aug 23, 2009

    Have To Start Toughening Up To Get Through This...

    At the moment I feel like my life is a joke. I have lost all my friends through various circumstances, am stil living at home, have no social life and am the eternal singleton. I get judged for not being in a better job as I have a degree and also because I look 17 at 25 nearly...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 9, 2011

    No More Tears

    I need to be strong and pick myself up and not cry any longer.  I need to accept the cards that have been dealt to me and make the most of them.  No more tears for me!  i am a strong woman and I need to just keep moving.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jul 15, 2009

    I'm Like Hella Sensitive.

    When I was growing up I thought that I was pretty tough, got in fights, and all  that stuff. But when I got older. My tough exterior began to deteriorate more and  more. Now I'm some big softie that cries everytime my parents curse or yell at me. I ******* hate it sooo...
    NewPersonUnderConstruction NewPersonUnderConstruction
    18-21, F
    Aug 3, 2010

    I Do

    I want to be tougher mentally, I don't want things such as someone saying something mean to me, get me so bent out of shape. I want to be stronger mentally and emotionally, I don't want the little things to get to me anymore. I don't want to be so weak emotionally, I just don't...
    deleted deleted
    Aug 22, 2009

    People Say I Am Tougher Than Them

    I don't understand that people say I am tougher than them, but I have a lot of feelings that I cannot bear sometimes... I hope that people can get together here to share a lot of ways to give us grow our mind.  Life is hard but still need to learn how to deal with a lot more...
    Mayfly51 Mayfly51
    Jul 15, 2009

    Becoming disabled, just couchin'

    and being drugged for pain all the time for so long, I can't imagine how much it's weakened, softened my will. I must rebuild myself, rebecome who I always have been and stop making excuses. Just do it! As Nike says! Katt
    deleted deleted
    Sep 22, 2015

    I Need to Be

        i want to be tougher mentally , emotionally .
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Aug 22, 2009

    I Am Very Weak...

    I cry easily and I just can't seem to control my feelings. I don't really like this because I feel that people around me saw me as the weak, fragile girl. I want to be stronger. This feeling may get me in trouble on day. And I scare people away because I'm so...
    amethyst91 amethyst91
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Oct 9, 2010

    Be Careful What You Wish For

    Being mentally tough usually comes from living through extreme challenge, heartache, pain, screw overs and the like...
    IcarusFalling IcarusFalling
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Jul 15, 2009
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