Showing sad stories for tag "strength"


Jaylene Cancino

03 Mar, 2016 03:12 AM

I am a fighter, maybe not necessarily with the world, but with myself. Each hand represents the incessant need to fight whatever my opponent is chucking at me. Somehow, within the midst of this fight I realize that my opponent is me, but an unfamiliar version of myself. A “me” I have yet to solve, a “me”, whom I have yet to break down and conquer. I have fought myself many times, but somehow, unknowingly, I have managed to create a monster who has thrown nothing but these power jabs, each having the ability to break me down. Each punch represents a life situation or an academic deficit I find myself having to overcome. But how? When did I allow myself to create such an overpowering replica of myself? One that I had no idea was being created? In life, everyone has the choice of either being themselves, or of... [Read More]

Tags: Survival, Strength
Votes: 1

Stronger EveryDay (High Hopes)


20 Jun, 2013 07:22 PM

I am writing a true story. In 2012 I tried to overdose on pills, my mum had died when I was five and my dad had cancer. I was stupid and in deep depression. I used to self harm and I would not listen to anyone and I would not smile at all. I got in all sorts of trouble. I had no hope in myself, I would sit around at night crying to myself to take my life away. Because I thought there was no point of me living. I didn't believe I could get up on my feet again. I had planned to do it again but one of my friends told me that there is no point taking my life away. Because I'm still young. Someday from now I could have a family, a job, go on holidays, meet new people and make my dreams come true.... [Read More]

Tags: High Hopes, Suicide, Together, Trust, Hope, Strength, Life, Broken, Moving On
Votes: 8