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I Am Too Pretty To Be Overweight

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I've been overweight for as long as I can remember. What's weird is that people often tell me I don't look as heavy as I really am.
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am overweight so I sweat intensely. It wasn't got at all. A tiny but humid. I was sweating buckets all over my face (mostly my forehead and above my lips) and had sweat dripping...
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    I just took a glance then blushing got the best of me.
    TormentedSaint TormentedSaint 13-15, M 5 hrs ago

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    It's been two weeks since my mom passed away. Just today I got her clothes, jewelry, pretty much everything she had, even pictures of my family before the divorce. She left...
    movingwoman movingwoman 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    I still have a lot to learn and explore about EP right now, so pardon me if this particular experience isn't what the site is about. I stumbled across the internet for about an...
    Kiddinq Kiddinq 18-21, F Nov 6

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    UGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH Had to get that out of my system. I have a big nose. As a teenage girl, this is problematic because what's "pretty" are small little button noses. I literally...
    slothstafarian slothstafarian 18-21 2 Responses Nov 16

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    I'm pretty sure that I care too much. I get invested in people and I get disappointed. I set myself up for it.
    LifeHunter LifeHunter 31-35, M 3 Responses Nov 6

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    I don't know .. My dad is an engineer mom is a stay at home .. We're five and two of my brother study one medicine one pharmacy..my brother next year will start specializing meds...
    nonorawi nonorawi 13-15, F Nov 6

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    Sometimes life becomes too much for me to handle and it's easier to view myself and others as objects. Mostly myself. If I am just an object, nothing matters. I can drink all I...
    neverlandgirl22 neverlandgirl22 22-25, F Nov 7

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    I get told I'm pretty a lot, like.,, a lot, I usually don't listen, One time I was with my sister at my brothers basketball game, a girl that was paired with him to help came up...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    It was nice and warm today so I took a nice long 60 minute walk in my bare feet. It really felt good walking barefoot and not having any shoes on. My feet got pretty dirty but I...
    janwantstobeateenagemom janwantstobeateenagemom 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 15

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    I'm am not gay but I just love looking at pretty girls I be saying things in my head like omg that girl is so pretty.I want to be friends with her so we can be pretty friends...
    HisMainCHICK HisMainCHICK 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Life Is Awesome If you Do it Right 0. Respect Respect and honor yourself and others ( if they do the same to you , if not , then you do the same to them or try to completely...
    antoneli antoneli 18-21, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't think I'm pretty at all. But some people have told me I am. But I either think it's cuz they want sex or have to lol What's your opinion? Do you think I'm pretty? Please...
    tenderheart92 tenderheart92 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 3

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    I guess that perception is key when it comes to this topic. Everyone sees things differently and so someone's idea of 'pretty' may not be the same as anothers. At the moment I am...
    perceptivebeing7 perceptivebeing7 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    I hate the way I look I don't consider myself attractive. I get down when I see pretty girls sometimes I compare myself a lot and just wish I could be one or the pretty girls.
    kanashimi93 kanashimi93 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    Some Boys tell me that I'm pretty, beautiful, perfect, etc. But I don't believe it:( I really wanna be pretty! Am I?
    TheLoner1234 TheLoner1234 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm not pretty I'm not skinny. I'm not intelligent and I'm rude and brash. I'm ugly inside and out. Honestly the only thing that surprises me is that no one has said that to my...
    QuietViolets QuietViolets 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 27

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    Ever feel like your not pretty enough ?
    TheVirginRapids TheVirginRapids 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    but people rarely get into that phase with you.... cause youre just too DAMN QUIET!!!! nobody cares *sorry im talking to myself
    mstud17 mstud17 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    Study,work, eat sleep . Pretty much boring in college all about study no party, no bf for me😫😫😫😩😩😩#thoughts.
    yokittyx yokittyx 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 6

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    took this picture today :/ Still feel insanely ugly :(
    meli347 meli347 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 8

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    I need to figure out how to get out of my own head for even a short time it's getting pretty unbearable constantly over thinking i need an escape..
    Lathor Lathor 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 8

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    Hopefully I can't tell you guys alittle about myself and a small piece of my life. Since I was little I never really had much growing up. The second youngest in my family of 6 my...
    james9095 james9095 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 10

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    You are 80% Girly, you are Pretty Girly. You're definitely living the girly lifestyle, but you can keep up with the guys when you need to. I like this result. http://www...
    0hBrandie 0hBrandie 41-45, M 7 Responses Nov 12

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    Funny thing is a couple months back I would've never thought those words would escape my mouth. But I'm glad I feel better emotionally. It truly is mind over matter. Things that...
    Charmedheart Charmedheart 36-40, F 7 Responses Nov 13

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    I took a quiz online and it said im 88 percent girl which is good and hopefully someday i can be a beautiful girl.
    TheGamer101 TheGamer101 13-15, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've felt to much pain, I have to many secrets. I can only take only so much, until I've had enough. I'm only so strong, until I break down. Sometimes I feel suffocated, other...
    Ginger1313 Ginger1313 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I love dolling up, looking pretty and feeling super feminine and girly 😍☺️🌹
    StarryEyesKimber StarryEyesKimber 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 28

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    I think my feet are pretty so I try to take care of them along with the rest of my body. A woman I babysit for sometimes is a beautician, and she has given me some tips that work...
    jerseyjade jerseyjade 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    Can't believe Mona is dead.... I think it's possible she could be paralyzed... ( I don't think your eyes move when your paralyzed) they didn't find her body either so.... Plus...
    MsAnonymous1 MsAnonymous1 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 31

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    Ok bullies win I am not pretty I am tired of getting called ugly by people an older man just said u should be happy if an older man flirts with u cuz ur ugly *** needs it. Sigh I...
    liajip liajip 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    When you look in the mirror do you also look for flaws? Mine is acne scars, it bothers me a lot...it makes me feel hideous whenever looking closely in the mirror so I could only...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    Do I make a pretty girl? If you think so and you'd like to, leave a comment or message me :)
    WalterStuart22 WalterStuart22 18-21, M Nov 5

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    I wish I was prettier, and recognised as society's idea of 'pretty.' wearing glasses isn't something considered 'beautiful.' perhaps then boys would respect me more and I wouldn't...
    minmins07 minmins07 16-17, F 6 Responses Nov 8

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    I wonder if I was pretty if life would be better.
    lovely224 lovely224 18-21, F Nov 8

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