I Was Called Strong, But I Think I Am Weak

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    My marriage counselor said I was strong to have

    dealt with my childhood by keeping secrets for more than a decade and not turning to drugs or alcohol. I internalize a lot of things and try not show my true emotions. I don't think I'm strong , just more passive and much less assertive than most married women, mothers...
    Februarychic Februarychic
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jul 6, 2014

    I guess I'm pretty strong.

    Rehab made me a fighter. But sometimes I don't feel like it.
    KrissyBearRawr KrissyBearRawr
    22-25, F
    Jul 6, 2014

    By My Girlfriend

    She said 'I was a lot stronger then she was' (in a mental sense).I don't think that's true at all. I can be strong when I need to be, but there is a lot of fear and insecurity in my strength. A lot of weakness. I don't think I am a strong person, not in the slightest...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp
    26-30, M
    Oct 5, 2011
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