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I Am Too Pretty To Be Overweight

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 47 People

    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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    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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    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 6 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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    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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    I was always thin and pretty until 2 years ago when my husband of 25 years cheated on me and we divorced...I spent the next 2 years laying in bed drinking beer and watching TV. Now...
    robLOVER67 robLOVER67 46-50, F 1 Response May 20

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    Damn, I feel extra fat today for some reason, the weight is the same as yesterday when I felt slimmer than what I normaly feel. Maybe bloated from the bread I ate. I hate being...
    LoveUnite LoveUnite 26-30, F 2 Responses May 12

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    I am about 40lbs overweight. My belly has become really noticeable and I'm getting a lot of comments since I used to be skinny. I like the way the extra weight feels though
    z59091 z59091 16-17, M May 14

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    I used to be an obese child and then I lost weight now I am very overweight again I'm 230 pounds now.
    FatnPlump FatnPlump 16-17, F 1 Response May 17

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    In 10 days I've gained 5 kilos. I literally can't stop eating :3 after a you've stuffed yourself for so long you forget what the feeling of full is..... Then you just keep...
    Toofull Toofull 18-21, M 2 Responses May 25

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    Being raised in an Italian family does not help at all....I am however not using that as an excuse. But there really was no help in learning to eat reasonably. I have been...
    lilly181 lilly181 51-55, F 2 days ago

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    PLEASE STOP HATING THE PERSON THAT YOU ARE BECAUSE OF YOUR BODY WEIGHT.Body weight has many factors involved and sometimes it comes from illness. I got as heavy as 335 pounds on my...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M May 24

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    It has been 2 weeks and the total loss is 1,5 kilos. I am greedy and want MORE off me, I am not satisfied with that. Last night I took my last ciggarette as well, time to stop. 4...
    LoveUnite LoveUnite 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    All the time I get called pretty,beautiful,attractive but I look in the mirror and fail too see what they are all talking about..
    Gtmchocco12 Gtmchocco12 18-21, F 3 Responses May 3

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    I am pretty self conscious and I find it really hard to approach guys in general. just feel like everything is wrong with me and they wouldn't wanna talk to me because I'm not...
    skittlequeen skittlequeen 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I recently posted my first-ever selfie without makeup onto Instagram, and I assumed because I look so different from any of my other selfies I wouldn't get as many likes or...
    babyllove21 babyllove21 18-21, F 23 Responses May 16

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    I get let down a lot. Very easily too. People get my hopes up. They talk so much **** but... They don't walk the walk. Actions speak louder than words. I live by that. It's like my...
    Halestone Halestone 22-25, F May 17

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    I'm not even sure why. I think it's because I don't know to react? I mean, obviously you say thank you, but do you compliment them back? Even so, if someone calls me pretty, cute...
    lunarsolar36 lunarsolar36 13-15, T 1 Response May 3

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    The “Me Too” button can make for some pretty strange experience groupings that make absolutely no sense on the same list.
    hbr1 hbr1 61-65, M May 5

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    In my teens (the 60's), I had bought my own pretty pantygirdles, they were made in a rainbow of colors then. I had 3, 1was a lovely pale blue with lace standing out from the girdle...
    carolannP carolannP 61-65, M 4 Responses May 6

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    We all have a way to relief some stress. Either by eating, exercising, watching tv, etc. My way of realising that stress was by smoking some good weed. I usually just smoke about...
    swimwear swimwear 18-21, M 1 Response May 11

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    Fakebook free since 2012. It's a tool to spy on each other. I felt too connected to everyone 24-7. I don't miss it that much anymore. I pull down a few email addresses before...
    fleebabylon fleebabylon 26-30, M May 11

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    No this is stupid. Why the ****... You're idiots if you agree with this. They're humans too so they've been through some tough **** too not just you.
    BrokenInnocence BrokenInnocence 13-15, F May 12

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    Your Worry Factor is 82% You worry way too much. It's practically ruining your life. If there's anything bad that could possibly happen, you've worried about it...
    LadySweetz LadySweetz 18-21, F May 16

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    Both my hubby and I have self esteem issues. He's skinny with girls voice that frustrates him. Me being 6 foot with a boxy frame... I've never felt like I look like a real woman...
    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F May 8

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    Nice eyes are a must. You can always tell a lot about a person by their eyes. Windows to the soul. Good eye contact is a must too
    Gemma1990 Gemma1990 22-25, F 1 Response May 4

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    Interesting quiz haha :) Your view on yourself: Other people find you very interesting, but you are really hiding your true self. Your friends love you because you are a good...
    EurydiceKallos EurydiceKallos 18-21, F May 4

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    As a child and even as an adult, I almost never fought/fight back. I can only remember this one time when I was a preteen I fought back albeit excessively. Since then, I pretty...
    zarpanzur zarpanzur 26-30, M 1 Response May 4

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    Literally. I haven't slept in days and all I can think about is her. She never leaves my mind. I wish I hadn't left her, I can't stop worrying. I mean she has tons of friends. She...
    wtfJason wtfJason 16-17, M 4 Responses May 7

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    Was at the gym....some guy came up to me and said..."you work out pretty good fo an old guy".......sorry? Was that a compliment?
    1chuck2 1chuck2 31-35, M 1 Response May 9

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    I had full on period sex/menstrual sex/red tide sex- should I be embarrassed? I think I stained his sheets- we had a good laugh about it. It seemed pretty passionate but there was...
    piratewoman666 piratewoman666 22-25, T 4 Responses May 10

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    i do too cant help but to admit that i love trannies and i want to be one
    kevinheart86 kevinheart86 26-30, M 3 Responses May 10

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    me too I want to be a woman so bad
    pete7885 pete7885 36-40, T 2 Responses May 10

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    so ya i keep my relationship to myself mainly because im not alowed to say anything to anyone. so keeping things to myself im pretty good at it. i can hear his word " dont say...
    katie1106 katie1106 22-25, F 2 Responses May 15

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    Well, it's been more over a period of 7 years... before I proceed do not judge... I have a set belief about marijuana use, and medical marijuana after some very dear friends, and...
    kerri33 kerri33 31-35, F 1 Response May 18

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    All because I'm smaller then you doesn't mean I'm anorexic. All because I'm not as pretty as a super model doesn't mean I'm ugly. All because I'm not good at everything doesn't...
    JustThatTypicalWhiteGirl JustThatTypicalWhiteGirl 18-21, F 4 Responses May 22

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    yea eberytime I go somewhere new people mistake my quietness for for "thinking I'm all that ' or "too good" when really I'm just scooping the scene . to be honest I hate that...
    ibelieveinmarysbaby ibelieveinmarysbaby 22-25, F 2 Responses May 23

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    me too ! I just went to same spa after a year & they remember every thing from last visit last year :) watch outcast-all dot com
    cross2play cross2play 31-35 May 25

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    Pretty much what I had in mind xD
    Repentover Repentover 18-21, F 5 days ago

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