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I Am Race Conscious

For those who are aware of race and its social, political, and economic impact 6 People

    Psychotherapy & Race

    Oh the pitfalls of race. Race always lingers just below the surface and for most this is an uncomfortable and even scary reality. In fact, many people in this country, namely those from the dominant culture, are in denial about it. And the new form of denial is called "color...
    sleep140 sleep140 22-25, M Feb 23, 2011

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    God, Colorblind?

    I’ve heard people talk about colorblindness as if it is some noble characteristic or virtue that they have and that others should have. As though denial of cultural differences makes you liberal and tolerant. It doesnt. It makes you a jackass. I’ve even heard some people...
    sleep140 sleep140 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 8, 2011

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    ^^^^^ Pic Above^^^^^^ Are you ******* kidding me? "black people's attitude"?!? "born playing the race card"?!? No I'm not black but I find this totally out of line. She (as well as...
    HerSuperman HerSuperman 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    I am an ex-cop with years of experience but have found that experience to reinforce the negative stereotypes regarding race. Then in my own life one on one race is seldom an...
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    There are times that I find complete comfort in being invisible. But I also like to be heard, when I speak. I stroll in a pool of people as a spectator but never the participant...
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    My Definition of Being Self-Conscious IS AS IT IS IN PHILOSOPHY: having knowledge of one's own existence, especially the knowledge of oneself as a conscious being. AND NOT AS IT...
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    God yes! So I have hit the half century mark and my body has started to betray me. All the good bits are heading south and the internal bits are not behaving as they should. My...
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    I wish people would stop cowering behind their race. Honestly I do not give a **** where you come from or what your ethnicity is. If I have a problem with you it is a problem with...
    TaleOfTwoMinds TaleOfTwoMinds 16-17, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I'm not sure when it all started but I'm guessing it was during my first year of secondary school where I started feeling self conscious(of my looks, the way I talked, basically...
    VEGETAbles VEGETAbles 16-17, M Sep 23

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    I'm extremely self conscious of how I look. I'm a big girl, always have been, and I've never seen myself as any kind of beauty. I'm too tall for a woman, Im a thick chick, my...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    I think this is an issue many women have gone through some time in their life. When I was young I hated the way that I looked I was the tall scrawny looking girl in my elementary...
    Morenita79 Morenita79 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm self-conscious with my body. I hate my face, height, weight, breasts size. Actually... Everything that has to do with me. I honestly wish I was someone else. Someone who's...
    pingviniuks pingviniuks 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Oh yea I am, very much when it comes to this one person though. I know I'm very weird for feeling this way. I don't even really know her. But when I think about her, I get...
    StokesQuirky StokesQuirky 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    My dad is a former racer and he use his old nova as a car he had two now only has one and he let me drive it once
    CosplayPotato CosplayPotato 13-15, F Sep 4

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    I have been dating outside my race for over 30 years. I first started at age 13 with a black guy. I went to the junior and senior proms with black guys. I dated both black and...
    maturemominbackyard maturemominbackyard 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 7

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    I'm European on my moms side and Puerto Rican, Hawaiian and Filipino on my dad's side! I look super white and am naturally blonde, and my sister is brown with dark black hair...
    crookedteethteen crookedteethteen 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 13

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    Even though I am married I date outside my white race. I date black men with a nice BBC. I am with them 2 or 3 times a week.
    nudistwifeandmother nudistwifeandmother 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 19

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    I have gotten a lot better but i still feel like every one is staring at me and I have anxiety attacks often where I shake really badly and cry. About six months ago my hatred...
    Iloveeverything12 Iloveeverything12 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    That feeling. Ugh. Yes :/
    fascisheanne fascisheanne 22-25, F Sep 8

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    Am I attractive? I'm not fishing for compliments, nor do I have a low self-esteem issue. I would just like to know your opinion. Thank you for your input💘💋
    OriginalAthena OriginalAthena 16-17, F 102 Responses Sep 11

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    hey how do i look??????????????????????
    CURRYXBLAZE CURRYXBLAZE 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 12

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    Unno i just saw someone post something on instagram and its just so true i wanted to say it here because i thought it was relevant.. "When someones self concious everyone tells...
    Theheavyheart Theheavyheart 13-15, F Sep 12

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    Life! – Likes surprises, Action potentials: Chrysalises of possibilities, Ripe, supple, armed with all the essentials; Hot for the frenzied fever of feasting and f*cking...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 Sep 21

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    No matter how much I loose I feel I still look massively obese. My bmi is 20.1. My weight is 113.6. I'm 5'3. I know I'm at a healthy weight. Why do I still feel like a big fat...
    blossomingMe blossomingMe 18-21, F Sep 23

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    I really am I haven't really been working out and I feel terrible about it. I lost motivation
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    I am insecure when it comes to my weight cause some people call me fat and some people call me skinny like idk if there lieing or something like please tell so I can try to lose...
    greenmonsterboi greenmonsterboi 13-15, M 3 Responses Sep 23

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    For whatever reason, I constantly have this underlying feeling that I've done something wrong and I always think that people see me in a weird light. I can usually get around it by...
    lemmy2012 lemmy2012 18-21, M Sep 23

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    Used to be. Used to have real insecurities about how I looked. Or stuff if say. Then one day. I realised that I'd never been in trouble with the law. I'd never cheated on anyone. I...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Sep 24

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    I have a belly and I really hate it cause I know people look at it and judge me. I wanna be sexy and be muscular, I think muscular is sexy. I hope I can sail through with this, I...
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M a week ago

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    Hate my body a lot. So these past few days I've been doing workouts I've found on YouTube and trying to eat as healthy as possible.. So that I can be confident with my body. It's...
    Butterflyfairy23 Butterflyfairy23 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I've had five kids and in til two months ago I looked so good not to much different now but 40lbs and I hate it everyone but my bf thinks I look great but it bugs me cuz he's the...
    Lonely30Girl Lonely30Girl 26-30, F a week ago

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    I am 5'11 on the slim side I have the most nicest fullest legs and butt but I feel so flat up top.
    Roses18 Roses18 18-21, F a week ago

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    I think I'm pretty but my old acne scars that look horrible in natural light, big nose and teeth make me feel horrible.
    chanelondon chanelondon 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I feel like I'm fat I always have...idk.
    Leosbaby0311 Leosbaby0311 16-17, F 12 Responses a week ago

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    I'm working out and eating healthy so I can love myself
    krazykaylove krazykaylove 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I take too much time looking at myself in my mirror but when it comes to seeing myself in mirror in the mall, it really ticks me off.
    acitythatneverwakesup acitythatneverwakesup 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm so fat😩 I'm actually fat&ugly... Wanna die.😭 **** this!
    Jodiii14 Jodiii14 13-15, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    Having come through a life challenge of epic magnitude (from my own perspective), I am ready to be focused on the here and now and look forward with great expectations toward the...
    antidote4toxicity antidote4toxicity 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    I am totally in love with this show!! The only problem is that I'm Canadian and I have no where to watch these shows. I've downloaded the first 2 seasons and most of the 3rd season...
    Shinook26 Shinook26 26-30, M Sep 3

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    Not being racist but I prefer other Asians like me.. Maybe because we have similar ways of life and we understand each other's cultures and beliefs more. I tried dating an...
    Confusedami7 Confusedami7 22-25, F Sep 6

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    I am a white wife and mom and my husband is white too. I am shared by my husband with black male friends. I am now pregnant again and loving it. I am pregnant with triplets and...
    maturemominbackyard maturemominbackyard 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    I'm mixed with Aboriginal, Scottish and African.
    badgirl2266 badgirl2266 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    FUCCK NO!!! ! My husband of 14 years has got two of the half-breeds though! Their mother is a Black woman thankfully took the bastards back to the United States as toddlers. Part...
    MarinaDokar MarinaDokar 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    I am part Jamaican, German, South African, English and Irish. I could not be more proud!
    femketje femketje 22-25 5 Responses Sep 12

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    why is it that if a woman abuses a man everyone just laughs and calls him pathetic, yet if a man so much as slaps her no one even cares about the reason and automatically dogpile...
    thetalkingmushroom thetalkingmushroom 18-21, M Sep 13

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    No type of color could make me love you any less
    tyrahkan tyrahkan 22-25 a week ago

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    I still say everyone's a little a racist but you should still treat people equally, if you know how.