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I Am Too Pretty To Be Overweight

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 46 People

    Join My Cause Ladies!

     I'm beautiful, but I don't attract guys like I used to when I was in my teens.   I have become overweight and out of shape and I know it's not attractive to my size.  I want to be hit on again.  Being hit on by guys is a dose of feel good medicine and I...
    2BLuvdAgain 2BLuvdAgain 22-25 3 Responses Dec 10, 2009

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    I Understand This.

    All my life, I've heard, "If you just lost a little weight you'd be so beautiful!" I know I have some beautiful features, but the extra fat has caused me to get overlooked all my life.  Especially in the past year or so, I've gotten to an all time high of weight...
    BellasHappyPlace BellasHappyPlace 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 10, 2009

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    Me

    My belly is 5 inches on my lap but i loss 3 pounds but not only 1 pound in my belly
    Hopper31 Hopper31 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 16, 2012

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    Everyone Is Beautiful!

    by joining this group i in no way am saying overweight people are ugly. ive just gained alot of weight and it does not suit me- some ppl carry their weight well, but for me its like a shadow. i look nothing like i used to 90 lbs ago. and i now finally feel i like my face and am...
    sarahofcourse sarahofcourse 18-21 Sep 10, 2012

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    Have The Curves And Face But Have Always Been Fat !

    Like a lot of the stories here , ive also been told all my life how gorgeous a face i have and that "you have such a tiny waist if only you would lose weight you would be perfect " . I do get flirts , i do get compliments but i definitely dont look good in a bikini and it has...
    BellydancerR BellydancerR 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 3, 2012

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    I Am Not Pretty; I Am Beautiful.

    Or at least I have been TOLD that I am physically beautiful; especially by my husband who calls me "Gorgeous". I was told many years ago by a girl in an office that I "have a pretty face"...Boy did THAT wake me up. My body was oversized and she could see beauty in me that was...
    fightn4me fightn4me 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 8, 2012

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    Diet That Saved My Life

    I am 17 years old and been overweight all my life. All I have ever wanted is to be able to feel healthy. I have been on this new diet that delivers fresh food to my house everyday and i get to pick my meals. I can bring my lunch to school and everyday i get all these selections...
    julialawrence2424 julialawrence2424 16-17, F 2 Responses May 23, 2011

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    And Then..

    If you lose the weight the same people that told you that'd you'd be "pretty enough" when you lost weight get mad and jealous at you for losing it. I've been on both sides, thinner and fat and you never win.  Makes you wonder why people take so much time to give...
    sophique sophique 31-35, F 8 Responses Dec 10, 2009

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    rockerstar rockerstar 26-30, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    mclovin31321 mclovin31321 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    haha, this is so funny. A has been revealed. But seriously, only pretty little liars could tell us who A is and we still don't know who A is! It's pretty clever though I guess...
    tvdlover1865 tvdlover1865 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I could fall in love with someone a hundred times over if they had pretty eyes. Even photos online. It must be a default human response, the eye being the window to the soul and...
    room10101 room10101 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    Finally 15, haven't been on in forever, what's everyone up too? :)
    alilover alilover 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    bellaswan18109 bellaswan18109 16-17, F Mar 25

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    MerlinsWolf MerlinsWolf 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    Why? You might ask, am I so confident, so independent, and so strong. I am me, and I am pretty sure you won't ever find another me. Those that I am loyal to, know the side of me...
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    jaddielove024 jaddielove024 13-15, F Apr 12

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    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F a week ago

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