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Making Peace with Clichés (#23)

“What doesn't kill you only makes you stronger” - Friedrich Nietzsche. This quote is so ingrained within our society that it’s become a stock phrase for hard times.  I know that I, myself, have said it and as much as it annoys me, there’s actual truth in those words.  Yes, any time that I overcome an obstacle, a travesty, I am stronger, savvier.  Here’s the thing, my point of contention, I’m so frigging strong as is who needs to be stronger?