I Base My Self-worth Entirely On How Much I Weigh

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    Sad But True

    I know it's ridiculous and sad. I believe that a person's weight or appearance or job or bank statement does not equate or decide their worth. I know this.However, I have noticed that the less I weigh, the more likely I am to feel confident, speak up for myself, take care of my...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    Jan 14, 2011

    Please Let Me Be Miserable Again So I Can Be Skinny

     For as long as I can remember I have been normal sized, actually even kind of tiny(I'm 5'1 and 20 years old), but I have always desperately wanted to be very thin. It never happened no matter how much I stressed and cried and scrutinized my body. Finally, last year I went...
    kbkb kbkb
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 30, 2008

    It's Horrible

    I always think is my husband staring at her because I'm so fat? I'm more fat now then when we first met. I hate being like this. But I mean he tells me I'm perfect but I feel horrible when he checks out other girls. I feel like I'm not good enough and he'll just tell me I'm full...
    GreenEyedBeauty GreenEyedBeauty
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Sep 10, 2009

    A Matter of Self Control

    To me, my weight conveys the extent I am in control of my own life.  This was established mindset I acquired prior to my eating disorder.  If I weigh heavier than I think I should, I feel as though I have no self-control and others will see that, they will regard me as...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 3, 2008

    Average Doesn't Cut It.

    I was never -that- huge, but I've never been skinny. Always been on the chubby side. I started getting really depressed when I was 9. I hated how chubby I was, I hated being called ugly.. I always lived under the impression that I was no good and terrible. I loathed myself so bad...
    cannibox cannibox
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 4, 2009
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