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I Am Skinny

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    I guess I've always been skinny.

    I'm about 5'9 and I've never weighed more than 175 pounds. That was around 10 years ago though. I believe I've lost about 30 pounds or more since then even though I haven't actually weighed myself in those 10 years or so. I'm just too embarrassed to step on a scale. I'm not...
    Ollie88 Ollie88 26-30, M May 23

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    My struggle with being skinny

    When I was a kid I could eat whatever I wanted and still be a beanpole. Then, when I was 13 years old, someone made fun of my chunky legs. That was the first time it struck me that I was fat. But now that I look back on it, I was only 5'2 and 115 pounds. That's an...
    infinitedreamer infinitedreamer 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 16, 2008

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    It has started to bother me a lot now.

    .. The amount of food I eat I would compare to what someone who's over weight x100! Yet I'm skinny.
    MrIndeedNL MrIndeedNL 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 19

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    I remember last year,

    I got so sick that I lost 10 pounds so quickly. It was scary because I was already pretty thin and small. I try to be healthy all the time because when I'm sick it just all goes downhill. My dad was so scared he thought I was throwing up food after eating it which made me mad...
    EmiTru EmiTru 16-17, F Aug 12

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    You know this moment

    when your a really skinny girl. So it's the day when the school nurse weighs everyone and its your turn, your underweight and bam now your in the guidance councilor talking about your "issues." I really just wanted to yell "I'm not anorexic you f*cking b*stards"
    LovelyDeadly LovelyDeadly 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    It is just so sad..i just feel unlucky to be

    like this.I just cant help it but people will never understand this NEVER Their comments will keep cmng n cmng The most hurtful thing is tht even my family n best frnd taunts me Like u need to eat U r too skinny And Anorexic(i might spell this wrong) I just feel so down.Lately...
    Bigapplered Bigapplered 16-17 2 Responses Feb 5

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    I never had body issues.

    I was always short and skinny. You can see my hip bones and collar bones and honestly, I never felt insecure about it. Until this whole "Meat is for men. Bones are for dogs." **** started and now I'm really insecure. People always tell me that this whole thing was created by...
    Santos21 Santos21 18-21, F 11 Responses Jan 28

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    PetiteMel97 PetiteMel97 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 18

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    Pretty?

    I have always been skinny. Kids used to tease me in school all the way through high school.. I even get some nasty comments in college. I DO NOT starve myself. Im always hungry, I just don't gain the weight. Being skinny is not all its cracked up to be. I don't get why people...
    thewrongirl thewrongirl 19-21, F 3 Responses Dec 21, 2007

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    And Sometimes It's A Nightmare

    This is kind of hard for me to talk about....but I feel the need to put these feelings I have into words....so here it goes.... I've always been really thin and I never really thought much of it...not until I was about 20 or so....things started to change. I started getting so...
    TheBattleWithin TheBattleWithin 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 21, 2009

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    I'm skinny but not naturally skinny.

    I just got skinny by fasting and dieting.
    TashaBankz TashaBankz 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    Being Normal Is Considered Skinny In My Family

    I'm about 5'7" and weigh 135lbs which I don't really regard as "skinny". I happen to think my weight is pretty normal for a guy my height. But everyone in my family is overweight so they always make annoying comments about my weight. My wife and son are "skinny" too so some of...
    lmori lmori 36-40 2 Responses Dec 20, 2010

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    i am 14 year old boy

    and just finally reached 100 pounds 107 to be exact
    Cleverbot Cleverbot 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    kellyithink kellyithink 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I am very tiny. Everything is tiny.

    My breasts have not yet fully grown, and my hips have not yet gotten wider. However, my *** is completely different. It's very round and firm and compared to my other body parts, way better. Some people call me 'anorexic', but I know I just have a fast metabolism and I have a...
    MentoPiano MentoPiano 16-17, F 8 Responses Jul 7

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    I am very proud of the progress I've made

    when it comes to my body figure & health. People used to pick on me & make fun of me because of how skinny I was. (Yeah, skinny people get picked on just as much as the obese!) They made me feel ugly & insecure. I got called a skeleton because of how tall & skinny I was. So...
    ashley719 ashley719 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 7

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    and I hate it. I hate,

    hate, HATE being thin.
    righteouschica righteouschica 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 28

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    I'm not naturally thin,

    I took up sports and started to eat healthy :)
    summerlove18 summerlove18 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    eat whatever you want,

    and if anyone tries to lecture you about your weight, eat them too!
    ProfessorPsycho ProfessorPsycho 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 28, 2013

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    I Hate My Body

    I am 5'1" and weigh under 100 pounds.  In high school my principal was convinced I had an eating disorder and forced me to see a therapist who tried to convince me that I was anorexic.  I wasn't.  This is how my body naturally is.  I really wish I could...
    woochip woochip 21-25, F 3 Responses Dec 21, 2007

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    I can eat and eat yet I gain nothing.

    . Most people say "Oh I wish I could do that you're so lucky" No, I'm not lucky. Lol
    infinitylovex infinitylovex 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 19

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    It Gets Old

    Ever single year since the 4th grade, the school has called my mother in concern that I have an eating disorder. Usually it's because of the yearly scoliosis tests we have - the technician usually says something along the lines of, "your spine looks fine, but you're looking...
    possibly possibly 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 3, 2008

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    I'm 5'7" and about 110 lbs.

    I have a thigh gap, and can see my collarbones, ribs, and hipbones protruding. In other words, I have everything anorexics die for. I love being this thin but sometimes I feel guilty because so many people starve themselves to get there.
    Darkanddesolate Darkanddesolate 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 5

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    Idek if this counts as skinny?

    ? I'm rather curves
    PanicAtTheDiscount PanicAtTheDiscount 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 13

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    XXburnttoastXX XXburnttoastXX 13-15, F 6 Responses Jun 3

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    I hear my friends say they don't like dating

    or sleeping with skinny boys because they feel like they might break them and it really hurts my feeling because I feel like nobody will find me attractive because I'm underweight and you can see my bones stick out sometimes, I don't feel normal and I try to tell them to stop...
    chloeemiw chloeemiw 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 14

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    Got The Swag.

            I don't mind if I am skinny and I'm not busty. For me being a sexual image is not what I wanted to be admired at. I dress well and I can carry myself well without that awesome body. I have a confidence to show. It doesn't bother me if I am skinny cause its natural to...
    mariadolce mariadolce 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 12, 2011

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    "Too Skinny"

    Having/Reading/Hearing comments like "you're too skinny", "you need to eat", is as hurtful as "you're fat,just eat a salad". It's not fair that its rude when you call someone fat but perfectly ok when you call someone too skinny. Some people even act like they're giving you a...
    Shin1117 Shin1117 26-30, F 8 Responses Aug 25, 2013

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    I have always been ridiculed

    and shamed for being skinny. It started when I was in elementary school and one of my "friends" asked me if I was anorexic. I didn't even know what being anorexic was at the time but I knew by her tone it wasn't a compliment. Things got worse in high school and people were...
    Sapphire89 Sapphire89 22-25 3 Responses Feb 2

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    For all of you who look at my pro pic,

    it's not me. It's just my goal of what I want my body to sort of look like. Just a btw.
    geozondo geozondo 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 23

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    I'm 5"6 and about 50 kg

    or less. I've never been obese, but had a tough time for a couple of years ago when I truly believed I was. I don't really think that much of food, and I'm not afraid og eating unhealthy, but I still eat little and lesa food than what I usually did...
    daisyfields daisyfields 13-15, F 1 Response May 29

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    Although usually people just assume I have

    anorexia. Because surely you must be anorexic when you are skinny, sigh. Not that I care, I'm healthy and happy with my body.
    angeliqueth angeliqueth 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    cihrroonniicc cihrroonniicc 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 14

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    Is it weird that I can see my skin move with my

    heartbeat and I think my ribs stick out to far
    camjames9876 camjames9876 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 2

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    I'm 6'2" 165 pounds It is impossible

    for me to gain weight.
    cainjo1994 cainjo1994 18-21, M Sep 1

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    I'm about 105 pounds I've always been naturally

    skinny I eat so I'm not starving myself . But I don't like it when bigger people criticize skinny people they act like they're the only ones with problems with their weight ,skinny people have problems to . I've never liked my weight but I realized I'm only a teenager and I...
    Awkwardandsad Awkwardandsad 16-17, F 5 Responses Feb 21

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    I am very skinny. Only 88 pounds,

    which some sources say I should atleast be 95 at most for my height which is 4'11". And no I'm not anorexic, which pretty much everyone assumes. I know being this skinny isn't very attractive, but it's not like I'm purposefully this skinny. I love to eat, but I just have a very...
    MiniMe57 MiniMe57 13-15, F Aug 19

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    Me

    I am 5'10 135lbs I have handfuls of joy instead of small boobs. I am thin and have been accused of being anorexic and/or bolemic. It is ******* annoying and insulting that someone thinks I look like the people who are sick. Being thin is not a medical problem, do not say "oh...
    Fearsomekitty Fearsomekitty 22-25 4 Responses Oct 18, 2013

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    5'2 and 93 pounds. I've been to many doctors

    and specialist they all tell me the same thing "your just small" I hate it though. I'm flat,everywhere I have no breast or butt. My set of curvery friends always tell me that I'm beautiful and they want my body. So then there I go crying my heart out on the floor,telling them...
    loveonmyarms1999 loveonmyarms1999 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 10

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    Maybe I'm a little too skinny haha.

    I'm actually 116 lbs and I'm 5'7 ft. Can anyone tell me if that's normal or not? Lol.
    XCameronnXx XCameronnXx 13-15, M 5 Responses Aug 11

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    I'm pretty skinny, I really need to start a

    diet that helps build some muscle I'm gonna start working out, any good advice in how to get the lean athletic look?
    shaunrain shaunrain 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 22

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    I don't get how I'm so thin,

    I eat literally allday...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    What's With All the Animosity?!

    I'm skinny - always have been. My mother is skinny, my father is skinny, and my brother is skinny. I'm pretty comfortable with my body and even though I'm significantly "underweight" by the standards of that poster in the doctor's office (5'8", 127 lbs.), I eat...
    OFFthecuff OFFthecuff 22-25, F 8 Responses Nov 12, 2007

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    Since I started my teen years I've been slender I eat like a cow but I don't grow at all and believe it or not people get teased for being skinny too and I'm naturally skinny I...
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    All people imagine that being skinny is the best thing in the world, but it's not. Most of my friends are a bit fuller than me, and they always keep telling me that I need to gain...
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    I hate people's attitudes towards the skinny / underweight. For example, they think it's fine to go up to a skinny person and tell them they're freakishly skinny. I mean, I'm not...
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    Hi, I'm a straight 25 year old guy who lives near KC, MO. I'm a closet nudist because all the rest of my family doesn't condone nudism. I've heard from a lot of people on here how...
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    My friends say I'm skinny. I don't know what to think. Am I more fat or skinny?
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    I'm English and I've lived in the same part of South East England my entire life. However my family have got a beach house on the South coast of France where we stay for a few...
    LyraJ LyraJ 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I love to skinny dip, especially if there is a risk of getting caught. My first experience was at a hotel on Daytona Beach. The pool closed at 10 pm and I had just finished a...
    nudi269 nudi269 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    I went skinny dipping yesterday. It was very relaxing, freeing! I didn't do it long, my folks were gone, but we've got close neighbors, I didn't want them to see me. It was in the...
    angkath80 angkath80 31-35, F 8 Responses Aug 27

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    Almost time to break out the skinny jeans and slouch boots again.
    MichelleG444 MichelleG444 41-45, M Aug 27

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