I Will Be Strong For Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 237 People

    I wonder how many people actually know what

    stress is. Maybe loosing someone you care about. Loosing a spouse. Raising your kids on your own. Not knowing where money is going to come to pay your bills. Making a decision to get your prescriptions or putting food on the table. Or maybe making a decision, to buy your...
    davideo1952 davideo1952
    61-65, M
    Apr 27, 2015

    Not matter what happen we have to be thankful

    for life. Finally getting better
    AngFlam AngFlam
    18-21, M
    Nov 4, 2015

    Trying, But Failing

    I'm trying, but failing to stay strong and confident.  I rely on myself for most everything.  I have friends, but never feel like I can totally share my inner most experiences so I keep them to myself.  Lately though, it's been driving me crazy.  However, I...
    Musician4Life Musician4Life
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jan 14, 2008

    New Year, New Dreams, New Thought Process

    I have finally decided that things will be different in my life. I am working harder at obtaining the things that I desire. I recently watch a video entitled " How Bad Do You Want it?" Watching this video made me realize that I really have been doing the "P" word...
    Rab4116 Rab4116
    41-45, F
    Jan 7, 2013

    Struggling to Be Powerful

    I do not need to psychologist any more~someone--my great mom helped me to find out that I was not strong enough,just not strong enough. I don't want to talk much to people around,because I'm so afraid they would steal sumthing from me or learn sumthing from tinny me. When I...
    Zinniqe Zinniqe
    18-21, F
    Mar 3, 2008

    So many problems in my life.

    But I stay strong, make them wonder how I'm still smiling. . :)
    melodyyyy melodyyyy
    18-21, F
    Jan 24

    You never know who could be having a worse day

    then you. It's not your job to make others happy but you can make it your job. I am not the happiest person in the world but you don't see me walking around with y head down. I keep my head up so I can see the ones who are down. Flash a smile at somebody, it may brighten their...
    Smiley2323 Smiley2323
    22-25, F
    Sep 17, 2014

    I Want To Be Strong

    The time has come for me to be strong for myself. Something has been eating me up for a while, but I refuse to let it get to me anymore. This positive streak may not last, but it's worth a shot. What's meant to be will be! I cannot change that!
    Mediocre Mediocre
    22-25, F
    Jan 28, 2010

    Everyone But Me

    All my life I've stood up for people, but along the way I've lost myself. We are not only supposed to care for others, but we need to take care of ourselves. Our needs are important too. Because when people don't take care of themselves they can't take care of others. I've...
    katniss93 katniss93
    18-21, F
    Jan 13, 2012

    Still Working Strong

    Being strong is paying off. I thought it would be a lot hardly actually. I don't even feel anything for him right now. Maybe my numbing powers are taking a hold of me. Thankyou! I'm barely thinking about him anymore, if not at all, I am not missing him or longing to hear from...
    Mediocre Mediocre
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 2, 2010

    Sometimes all you need to do is just let it go.

    ..just forget and forgive...and move on...the world doesn't revolves any slower just because you hold a grudge against it...
    CindersAndSmokes CindersAndSmokes
    26-30, M
    May 8, 2015

    Because Being Strong For Myself..

    is also being there for my children. There have been plenty of times where I have just wanted to throw in the towel and go crawl in a hole somewhere hoping that I would never be found. Life is NOT easy, people don't lie about that.. but you have to make it the best you can...
    CuteInChaos CuteInChaos
    18-21, F
    Apr 6, 2011

    Emotionally I'm Done. Mentally I'm Drained. Spiritually I'm Dead. But Physically I Smile.

    Day to day I feel so depressed, ever since my dads accident I just feel like I'm somewhere else. I try to be happy but somethings always dragging me down. of course no one knows this because why burden the world when most people wont care all that much. and  of course I would...
    Winniebear Winniebear
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Mar 21, 2012

    The One That Let Me Down.

    I met this guy online but I actually knew his friends and him through them. In 2010, the first friday of the Soccer world cup he asked my number, on my facebook wall. We started talking a lot and I saw we had a lot of the same interests, we laughed at the same jokes and all those...
    Skatergirl21 Skatergirl21
    18-21, F
    Aug 8, 2013
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