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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I think? No I AM overweight, I have been overweight my whole life, and though I desperately want to lose weight, I'll probably be overweight until I die, so if you fat shame you...
    xWinterGirlxDownTheRabbitHolex xWinterGirlxDownTheRabbitHolex 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    I'm overweight because not only do I love food, but for some reason I love the fat that I gain on my body. I love feeling how soft my fat is, as well feeling how much i can pinch...
    ilovefatforsomereason ilovefatforsomereason 22-25, M 6 Responses Sep 30

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    I'm 45...do I FEEL 45? No. It's still crazy to me that I'm this age. I get along with people of all ages basically...but more so with people that are younger than me...sometimes...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    It may sound ridiculous, but it's true. I'm too weird. That's just it. That's why I'm alone all the time, that's why none of my "friends" want to hang out with me, that's why I'm...
    Skollon Skollon 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 9

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    I am friends with a guy, and this annoying kid keeps teasing me about it. He says that we should "fill a bucket", which is code for "have sex", even though my friend and I are WAY...
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F Oct 6

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    I vividly remember an incident in middle school when this beautiful Filipino girl announced that she was ugly and fat. It was something she did often and the usual response to her...
    nikkiiic nikkiiic 18-21, F Oct 11

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    I am currently in a bad situation. It's not because I'm stupid, or I'm from a bad background; it's because I made very poor decisions. I have had depression (just the reason, not...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    I'm pretty laid back. I like to think I have a good sense of humor. I can laugh at myself. I don't mind being the butt of the joke, as long as it isn't cruel. And if it is, I can...
    smarmybrat smarmybrat 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    Ep is a little dead tonight. I thought I would take a break from my writing and come see what my family was up to but they all are sleeping. Now I'm getting bored without them here...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 18-21, F 8 Responses Oct 6

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    I am 5'6" and still pretty young so that means I'm still growing. I absolutely hate my height. I am taller than most of my female friends; they're all about 5' or 5'4" and honestly...
    alyssamonroe alyssamonroe 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 17

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    I don't understand how pretty skinny girls can complain about their looks... At least they're skinny, at least they're pretty.. I hate it when they say they're fat right next to me...
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 14

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    I have no idea what this means but it sounds awesome. ...and I am pretty ;)
    princeofthieves123 princeofthieves123 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 16

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    Yep, that indeed I do. They seem to take up all of my growing, seeing as I'm 17, only 5 foot 4 inches, but with some hard to deal with 30E cups. I always remember being slightly...
    JessieIs17 JessieIs17 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 28

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    It happened pretty much as i love deeply and when i try to see if they do same, i fall off the stairs for knowing it was only me who loved them deeply and they were playing with my...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M Oct 4

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    Pretty much life has been set since the beginning, kindergarden, elementary, junior & high school, college, uni, work, and then marriage with twisted of problems in between. So...
    foodielovers foodielovers 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    I'm really jealous of pretty girls..
    cassiecollins cassiecollins 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 11

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    I am a naturally shy girl. I don't like being in the spotlight too often, but i am working on it. Once I feel that a person is not a weirdo or perverted or someone who is looking...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 11

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    One of my neighbors got abused by their so called spouse last night. It's all taken care of, but hearing it all last night was pretty frightening. This brings up the question...
    mkmoore mkmoore 16-17, F Oct 12

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    I like to share my pet peeves experiences with all EP members and my friends :). There's a thin line where I can tolerate some and some I cannot. Just like the recent question I...
    msunique1989 msunique1989 22-25, F a week ago

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    You just need to have that and be slim and tall and around my age for me to like you, am I asking too much or what? :/
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    At 14 my family moved away from Mexico and I pretty much lost everything I loved in life. Then, at 17 I live on my own and have no relatives in the country.
    Chrissaysyourock Chrissaysyourock 16-17, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Pretty Boring....hahaha!!!! Gotcha! So let's quiet down our initial judgement...lol
    SummerJane SummerJane 36-40, F Sep 27

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    I always wanted to be pretty no matter how hard I tried I still find myself as ugly
    ScarsThatStay ScarsThatStay 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    Please help me be pretty. I'm fat and ugly and disgusting.
    kuroze343 kuroze343 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 28

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    So many pretty girls at my school with their perfectness:( Then you have me, so ugly potatoes get offended when I compare myself to them.
    Theycallherelly Theycallherelly 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 29

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    People tell me i'm pretty. They comment on my Instagram selfies with heart eyes. My friends and family say i'm beautiful. But i'll never believe it. I don't care how many times you...
    Theonlyreason Theonlyreason 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    Tradition makes my sisters and I dress as elves ... a pretty dress would be much better.
    LittleStain LittleStain 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    I'm so jealous of pretty girls...
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 13-15, F 13 Responses Oct 10

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    Maybe I'll wear a playsuit instead, dresses are pretty and easy you don't have to worry about what it is you have to pair it with.. Playsuit is the same isn't it.
    heyitsabike heyitsabike 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    when i usually ask am i pretty i mean by the looks not feelings or physically or not inside or anything like that
    iloverico iloverico 18-21 Oct 13

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    Am I pretty ? I really don't know, I barely have any self esteem :(
    DustAngel DustAngel 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 14

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    I'm pretty open-minded and accepting and a reasonable, fair person, or so I'd like to think. But, their is a limit. I'm no fool, tired of people trying to take advantage and...
    SunsetEnd SunsetEnd 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I love watching Pretty Little Liars it's one of my favorite shows πŸ˜ƒ my fav character is Emily (EMISON IS ENDGAME πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜) who's your favorite character? And what do you of...
    Shyparadise Shyparadise 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I love watching Pretty Little Liars it's one of my favorite shows πŸ˜ƒ my fav character is Emily (EMISON IS ENDGAME πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜) who's your favorite character? And what do you of...
    Shyparadise Shyparadise 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Pfft– no way. I want to look normal, not pretty.
    TigerTheBaka TigerTheBaka 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    i wanna say this with out any negative feedback but about 79%of the people on here are pretty amazing its like EP is site were all the awesome people go and when the regular...
    wolfygrin1212 wolfygrin1212 16-17, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    People always tell me I'm pretty 😍& that I have a very nice skin completion😍 I love everything about myself excepted my height I wish I wad taller πŸ˜’
    footballQUEEN footballQUEEN 16-17, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am pretty girl with a hot bod , to kill for... DDD n great curves n tall..n I love myself
    missdiorr missdiorr 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    yes pretty weird is an understatement. I am really really weird....I'm sorry puberty gave me personality hehe :P
    kaixin97 kaixin97 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    This is my problem. Thinking too much and caring too much so I am always the one who suffer. When I have friends, especially best friend, I would love her too much that I will give...
    Seeree123 Seeree123 16-17, F 4 Responses 4 days ago