I Am Shallow

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    I Think Being Shallow Is Good

    The worst kind of conversation: Oh and y'know the environment is so important and my political views are so interesting and it's all so complicated and if only we could just do something but the corporations blah blah and what are your views on religion and do you think we are a...
    StevieStillwater StevieStillwater
    36-40, M
    Mar 24, 2012

    How Do We Not Be Shallow?

    I think im getting very shallow these days. Not with other people, I can love women who aint the best looking but i would still find them beautiful because their personality willl shine through. I can love people irrespective of how they look....but that aint the problem. I am...
    BronzeEspada BronzeEspada
    26-30, M
    1 Response Feb 8, 2011

    ah ha! great news everyone!

    it takes at least 60 hours of starvation for your metabolic rate to low down in order to to conserve fat. so that "starvation mode" crap is, as I've suspected, a modern myth. it's been pressed in our faces to sell trendy diets that promise to keep your body in fat burning mode...
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 17, 2015

    I Don't Make Great Conversation

    My only interests are foreign movies and spectator sports (and in the latter case, only what concerns my favorite teams, the Pittsburgh Pirates and Steelers). Anything else, I don't have much to say and I quickly lose interest.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Oct 30, 2008

    Oh Yes I Am Shallow

    They can be the nicest guys in the world, but unless they're a bit attractive, I won't date them....  shallow, shallow, shallow.
    MissFriendly MissFriendly
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Apr 14, 2007

    i walk around by my self cos i have no friends.

    looks mean aot to me and if i see someone who looks good to me i will stare intenty at them untill they lool away.they must know im looking cos theyre so goodlooking but as many people as i gaze apon no one has ever started talking to me.and no one ever stares at me even though...
    ancientalchemist ancientalchemist
    26-30
    May 23, 2014

    I am completely, totally shallow.

    I need to be physically attracted to a guy before I can become emotionally attracted. It's just the way I am, and I honestly don't feel bad about it. I feel like physical attraction makes emotional attraction more intensified because when you find a guy who has a rockin 8 pack...
    AYTGItsMeMaddie AYTGItsMeMaddie
    18-21, F
    Mar 31, 2014

    I am trying to become less shallow,

    but I probably will not so I will just have to bask in it. My vanity is also extremely high and is something I must change!
    BenedictJones BenedictJones
    16-17, M
    Jun 12, 2015

    I Have No Reason To Be Shallow, Yet I Am

    I'm not perfect. I'm lazy and stubborn and my body could use some work. Yet I find myself being picky with anyone that shows interest in me. Too short, too skinny, too fat, bad grammar, weird hair...I am SO PICKY. It seems like anyone who has feelings for me isn't good enough. I...
    iloveedward iloveedward
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 16, 2013

    Am I Shallow?

    All my girlfriends were good looking. Pretty face, nice bodies. I'm not handsome, I admit. I've got holes on my face from the zits I'd always squeezed when I was a teen. I've got flat nose and dark skin, much like a neanderthal. I'm attracted to women who is physically opposite...
    snob snob
    26-30
    5 Responses Feb 8, 2011

    I know I'm no treat to look at.

    And I honestly can get past looks I think. I've looked at guys and thought "Gosh.. I don't know if I could live with being restrained to that forever" but then I get like obsessed with them and cry over them when we break ways. But sometimes I have that reaction with a guy and...
    Adamquinn Adamquinn
    16-17, M
    Nov 15, 2015

    All the boys I liked,

    except one, I liked because of how they looked. I hated or didn't care about their personality at all. The only one that was an exception, I liked him because he liked me. I liked the fact that someone noticed me and adored me. I'm not going to beat myself too much about this...
    kalila37 kalila37
    18-21, F
    Oct 10, 2014

    So What, I'm Shallow

    I know what I like and I want what I want. I refuse to settle for less. I feel like I am a pretty girl, so therefore I should be able to get a goodlooking guy. Sorry if it's wrong... =
    MysteriousSkin MysteriousSkin
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Feb 5, 2008

    I'm shallow. I have high standards.

    I don't even measure up to my own standards. I wish I wasn't like this. I'll probably be alone forever.
    TheCroissant TheCroissant
    18-21, M
    Feb 1, 2015

    I Hate Myself For This

    It's the one thing about myself that I truely despise. There isn't much to say other than I seem to be incapable of being attracted to women who are a not to a certain extent in shape. Not that I'm the fat guy being picky, I'm out of shape and I know it, and women who are on par...
    onthepedestal onthepedestal
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Oct 9, 2009

    One of my worst flaws,

    I am completely and utterly shallow. I have fallen for many a guy who I found to have great company with, sharing laughter and common interests but he just didn't have the looks and I couldn't strain myself to kiss/date them. It's good to know what I find attractive but I can...
    porcelainwitch porcelainwitch
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 19, 2014

    I am shallow. Yeah i thought i could actually

    love someone for their personality. I thought she was all i ever needed because she was so understanding of my feelings. Then a thought crossed my mind that if i was to marry her and spend the rest of my life with her I wouldn't be able to lie to her and tell her she's beautiful...
    Theguy0298 Theguy0298
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jul 10, 2015

    In a Matter of Speaking...

    Well tonight I have been drinking... more than usual, but Ive come to a temporary epiphany that I must write down before I forget it in the morning. I have realized that my shallowness has kept me away from some really great girls. We all seek attractiveness in our mates...
    Silver01ta Silver01ta
    31-35, M
    3 Responses May 23, 2008

    so I was pregnant and miscarried,

    but during that time I purposefully gained like twelve pounds. I wanted my baby to be healthy. I haven't had anything today except coffee (and water) because I hate myself at this weight. I thought I was so much better than the skinny=beautiful stereotype, but I'm not. if you've...
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Nov 12, 2015

    why? cuz my friends always are feeding me

    outta their pockets trying to make me gain weight, and I can't say no cuz they'll freak out thinking I'm starving myself to death any ideas on how to solve this? I wish I could show em I can eat a mountain of food but that would be tough..
    kieth1994 kieth1994
    18-21, M
    Oct 3, 2014

    I Hate Myself For This

    It's the one thing about myself that I truely despise. There isn't much to say other than I seem to be incapable of being attracted to women who are a not to a certain extent in shape. Not that I'm the fat guy being picky, I'm out of shape and I know it, and women who are on par...
    onthepedestal onthepedestal
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Oct 9, 2009

    I Have No Problems On Saying It

    I am shallow and picky, im not affraid to say it, why should i? I ill look at you and i u r hot and goodlooking then u have my attention, make me laugh and talk a looot, interesting things, and ull get a relationship. Im not humble either, im gorgeous, why should i be with...
    sexyvixen7 sexyvixen7
    26-30, F
    Jan 18, 2012

    I Can't Help It

    I'm shallow like a kiddy pool, so what! I choose only to date, kiss, or sleep with highly attractive men, and all my friends and family know it . if you don't look like you could be a model than i don't want you. i usually put each guy i date through a test. If we go out in...
    cupcakez360 cupcakez360
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Oct 18, 2012

    Of the Norm?

    I truly believe that we as a human race are shallow to a certain point.
    Xininah Xininah
    18-21, F
    Jan 13, 2008

    Silly Girl

     Everyone lets me control them     But you know what...? I can see through everyone though I live in plastic, I am pschologically brilliant I am tainted I am skewed and I will understand you
    strangetimes7 strangetimes7
    18-21, F
    14 Responses Jul 8, 2009

    So its not a great trait

    I work hard, just so I can be shallow. Ohh...that sounds soo bad now that I think about it.. But its true at least. Hey, if I can't be honest with other shallow people who can I be honest with? So I'm not gonna lie, it started my second year of High School. I became like...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Aug 2, 2013

    Ya, They Even Made A Movie About It.

    Well who would believe it? I don't want to be around weak persecuted against people. I am shallow. I need strong fighters. I need people who will strengthen my wrath. I am a simple, shallow little person and you cut me down. Oooo. I'm delightfully evil and ticked today...
    WhoisChaff WhoisChaff
    26-30
    Jun 13, 2012

    I Am Shallow

    Don't judge, we all have flaws. When it comes to my friends I always connect with ones that are uglier than me most of the time. Every friend I have ever had that never lasts is usually because I get jealous because they are prettier than me. My true friends aren't as pretty. I...
    JustLikeYouOnlyDifferent JustLikeYouOnlyDifferent
    13-15
    Jul 4, 2012

    I think im shallow because

    if I'm not physically attracted to someone i really will not even consider dating them but if you have a great personality & are ok looking i probably will but i really hate that im shallow ill provably be alone forever
    godessd godessd
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 13, 2015

    I'm starting to think I'm shallow!

    And it's really affecting my situation to why I do not have a gf :/. I'm 19 and single I'm looking for a girl who's skinny or thick not to thick just a nice size in waist but I just can't seem to find my girl because I limited my choices to skinny :( what's a way to over come...
    PantyQueen95 PantyQueen95
    18-21, T
    Mar 20, 2014

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