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I Am Too Pretty To Be Overweight

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 47 People

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    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 6 Responses Dec 10, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Sometimes my mind goes off track and i tend to overthink times like this. I was thinking whether to post this on 'i think too much' or 'i overthink' group!!
    Blahbllah Blahbllah 22-25, F 1 Response 47 mins ago

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    Too Old to remember too Young to forget.... Too Young to stay but too Old to cast away. Like time ticking quickly but you know it is here to stay. No wonder Old sport...
    AbdallahJO AbdallahJO 26-30, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Well I'm still a little overweight but I used to be 35 pounds heavier.
    tsubakiblossom tsubakiblossom 22-25, F 18 hrs ago

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    I want to be pretty, more than anything, people keep telling me i'm pretty on the inside, and that is what matters, but if you were me, you would see, that is not really all that...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Just once I wish I was pretty enough to be accepted into today's society, accepted by people, accepted, by myself. I feel like I will never be pretty enough, for anything, for...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I am more than just a pretty face I am a mother And a poet A singer A worker I am love and peace I offer kindness to those around me I am also fat and that's ok by me I am...
    momacods momacods 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Bridesmaids are always close friends, cousins or sisters of the bride, and they wear beautiful dresses and hold nosegays in their hands to attend the bride's big day and complement...
    flywishes flywishes 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I just got back from a service trip, and I think it completely changed my view on many things. I live in a wealthy town, and I hate to say it, but I was pretty materialistic even...
    sullygirl611 sullygirl611 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm pretty bad at times with the whole sensitivity thing. It's usually just the small things that get me upset. I know how i ended up this way but i wish i could cut it in half and...
    ReubyOneKenobi ReubyOneKenobi 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    I knew i was getting a little heavy. I knew I had gotten pretty chunky bit I didn't care. My belly started to bulge and hang a little. My pecs got a little soft and bulbous. My...
    Feedeebyaccident8 Feedeebyaccident8 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    met one of my boyfriend's co-workers today for the first time. it was a random meeting, we just bumped into her on the street and she said hello. my bf was reeeeally awkward the...
    uglycuck uglycuck 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have panic attacks everyday, I think that I'm not pretty or good enough so I keep reminding myself of it, don't sleep for hours, days until I'm mentally physically exhausted
    TheVirginRapids TheVirginRapids 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Today has miserable weather, but the positive thing is it is easier to wear a slightly padded bra under my raincoat. So I slipped on a lovely pink bra, matching panties, and gave...
    julia09 julia09 56-60, M 4 days ago

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    I am not pretty much no problem, but I have a strong dicck, my secret weapon...
    Maja420 Maja420 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    My classmates always bully me. It's so sad 'cause even my classmates tease me. I wish I was pretty. These pimples won't stop appearing. I just can't take it anymore.
    AyaV AyaV 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Im pretty flippn bipolar myself I hate but I love it and I hate to love it at times its like Im a flippn yoyo
    TANQ247 TANQ247 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I pretty much worry about lots of things, especially when it involves romance. See I got rejected so much in my past and got hurt so much in past that I now have a fear in trusting...
    bgurl20 bgurl20 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I just tend to let my heart go crazy, I try not to do that anymore , it's pretty much in a box
    AlphaAlexander AlphaAlexander 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I'm a mature man so I find personality the main thing. All women are pretty God made sure if that.
    sirnatural sirnatural 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    I am always the rebound girl or the other girl...am I not pretty? Am I gonna be the one that always gets hurt?!
    TheFaulkner TheFaulkner 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I really think people should stop judging. I mean, judging people is natural. It's a human thing. I can never say I haven't judged anyone. No one can. But acting on your judgement...
    IAmJustMyself IAmJustMyself 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    It was an unusually busy day for the hospital staff on the sixth floor. Ten new patients were admitted and Nurse Susan spent the morning and afternoon checking them in. Her friend...
    aliveisawesome aliveisawesome 18-21, F a week ago

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    Quite naturally pretty even though I hav never had a pedicure in my life...they are pretty can well-cared. love them.
    TheFormerOne TheFormerOne 26-30, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I like to observe what is going on around me before I talk to people. I'm really self conscious about saying the wrong thing. It's hard for me to have conversations because I'm in...
    IndecisiveDoeEyes IndecisiveDoeEyes 31-35, F 7 Responses Jun 25

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    I am that guy you were too shy to talk to. Yes, I know I'm awesome (at least now I do but didn't always). No I don't accept shortchange. No, I don't just assume that you would be...
    Mossonarock Mossonarock 41-45, M 3 Responses Jun 24

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    I just discovered this awesome product i got from amazon that you will totally love! Simon and Tom callus remover kit. you soak your feet in warm water for a while, smooth on the...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 24

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    It was my 25th birthday. I wanted to get away and do something different, go some where scenic, connect with nature, pay homage to the blessing of life that the universe has...
    inthyvibe inthyvibe 22-25, F Jun 23

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    I really do. I never complain about it. but sometimes when I'm alone and catch a glimpsed myself in the mirror, I feel like absolute ****. I feel like my life would be a lot easier...
    skittlequeen skittlequeen 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 23

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    I get stuck in this rut and think over and over that I will never be as gorgeous/beautiful/hot/sexy/thin as oh, let's say a billion other women who are much much more attractive...
    chelseeuh chelseeuh 31-35, F 5 Responses Jun 23

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    I'm pretty but there's always something wrong with my looks that makes me hate myself
    crystallinelina crystallinelina 18-21, F Jun 23

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    I've posted this before, a long time ago. I've struggled with a certain aspect of my personality a lot this year. It's going to be challenged again, to a greater extent, pretty...
    LolaRosa LolaRosa 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 23

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    People tell me I'm pretty but I don't believe a word. I'm hideous and I wish I looked normal like everyone else.
    Deeplyflawed89 Deeplyflawed89 22-25, F Jun 23

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    I am so sick of being overlooked professionally because the men in charge only see a pretty face and a hot body. Yes my appearance matters to me, I could wear old oversize sweaters...
    xinderellah xinderellah 26-30, F Jun 23

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    Hello all! My name is Leda and I'm a health coach with Take Shape for Life. I became a health coach because I have used fitness and yoga as a way to stay positive and help myself...
    ledag ledag 22-25, F Jun 22

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