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I Feel Ugly and Fat Most of the Time

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    This is so true I can't stand the way tht I

    feel about myself or my body.
    hitthelightsnow hitthelightsnow 22-25, F 9 Responses May 7

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    subpop subpop 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    I'm 65kg and 5"3. I feel fat n ugly.

    Iv lost 12kg n gained 5 kg. I need to get on the diet band wagon again
    FuzzBroadway FuzzBroadway 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 6

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    Like Tonight

    During my shower I can feel the flaws of my body, and it makes me feel disgusting. Fat, scars, stretch marks, blemishes. Hair in embarrassing places. Cellulite. Blue veins visible through my pasty skin. Gross. It makes me absolutely positive that I am meant to be alone forever...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 6 Responses Jan 26, 2013

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    yeah I am working on it.

    .. I won't be dating anyone until I love myself for me...
    sisi19 sisi19 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I never like how I look.

    There may be moments where I like what I am wearing but two seconds later my stomach looks to big, I feel like I have love handles. I never did wear make-up but maybe I should. I feel like a nerd because of my glasses, No guys ever pay attention to me and it doesn't help that my...
    izzyalmond izzyalmond 13-15, F 1 Response May 16

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    :(

    I don't really know what to say , I joined this site literally just now and I thought I would share some sort of story. So here it goes. My sisters are amazing at everything , I have always felt like I lived in their shadows , they are far more prettier , skinnier and far more...
    EmilyJanex EmilyJanex 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 2, 2013

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    Hate Myself

    I'm so fat and ugly. Nobody wants me.. I hate everything about myself. Men just abuse me none of them actually like me. I can't do anything right. I'm disgusting but no one will let me forget that. They remind me everyday that ill never be good enough. I'm disgusting. Death is...
    JessieClare JessieClare 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 21, 2013

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    Like right now.. Ugh.

    . I hate being insecure about my body image... People think that women should be skinny.. That's not right though..
    lilykitten1998 lilykitten1998 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 16

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    Don't Say The F** Word

    I don't know if its because my mom was really f** or what. But I'm terrified of being really big. I'm terrified of being that mom at the theme park whose chold can't ride the ride because you need a parent with you...and you can't fit the ride so your child can't ride. Besides...
    ifeellikealeech ifeellikealeech 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 20, 2013

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    I Hate Myself.

    So I woke up this morning feeling extremely detached from everything that has ever given me any meaning in my life. I mean, every day is exactly the same in my head..I never win, never get ahead, I feel disgusting, look horrible no matter what i try to do differently. My...
    4 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    I hate the way I look every day I disappoint

    myself when I look into the mirror and see a fat ugly worthless person looking back at me… My boyfriend says I pretty and beautiful and perfect but I know I'm not and I wish people would start telling me how they really see me and not telling me what I want to hear… I...
    sademptynothing sademptynothing 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 12

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    I have a pretty face

    and curvey body ,big *** I just need to lose some weight I wish I could have that perfect body flawless like young females . Most men only want to see tight young bodies I'm so sexual but can't release it
    likemeforwhoiam likemeforwhoiam 41-45, F 14 Responses Mar 1

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    I cant even go out of the house

    because i feel ugly and ppl has said to me that and others said that im cute, sweet and just once i believed it when this guy called me beautiful. I didnt feel ugly with him i just felt normal. But when im on my own i feel ugly and fat even though i am 5' 8' and 123 pounds. I...
    xLittleRed xLittleRed 18-21, M Dec 18, 2013

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    probably because I am. I lack all femininity and delicacy. I can put it on, I went to a finishing school for a while and learnt grace and elegance, but its not natural to me. I also feel horribly obese. Im smaller than the British average (14). I think It works out as an...
    Tesse Tesse 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 29, 2008

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    I look ugly everyday I am 5'3 taller

    than the average height i weight 109 lbs I think I look fat i feel ugly :(
    vivian31745 vivian31745 13-15, F 7 Responses Jun 29

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    Im Old And Ugly

    I am forty years old and have been asked this question more times than I can count. I was not blessed in the genes category. Maybe I just dont know how to take care of myself. Growing up my mother kept me looking nice. Hair always done at the salon...healthy foods etc. However...
    fatbutt fatbutt 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 16, 2010

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    Feel Fat And Ugly

    HELLO WELL I AM 29 YEARS OLD AND I HAVE TWO BEAUTIFUL KIDS. I HAVE BEEN MARRIED FOR SEVEN YEARS. BUT MOST OF THE TIME I FEEL FAT, UGLY, LIKE I HAVE NOTHING TO OFFER. IT STARTED A YEAR AGO AND EVER SINCE I AM NOT HAPPY WITH MYSELF. I FEEL LIKE MY HUSBAND IS ASHAMED. I DON'T FEEL...
    23harrier 23harrier 26-30 2 Responses Jan 7, 2011

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    This is me most of the time ,

    feel like I'm too ugly for girls N boys
    Rydude Rydude 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 26, 2013

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    I've been told I am ugly

    and fat so many times I just believe it now
    ashleysokolik ashleysokolik 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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    I Feel...

    ...ugly and fat all of the time.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 15, 2010

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    Out of all my friends I am the fattest

    and ugliest. It's hard sometimes to stay positive watching them go on dates and go to parties when I don't because no one ever wants the fat ugly chick around. I try to lose weight but it never works. I'm tired of feeling and looking the way I do.
    MsM1620 MsM1620 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    I feel ugly every time I look in the mirror

    people tell me I'm really pretty and one of the prettiest girls in school but I just can't see it :(
    vivian31745 vivian31745 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    No More!!!

    No more!!! I'm done! No longer will I allow myself to be made to feel inferior because of my looks nor my weight. This is absurd! None of us should ever feel ashamed or embarrassed because of our bodies. Beauty doesn't come from the outside. It isn't long, dark, frizz-free hair...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 23, 2012

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    i feel so fat and ugly....

    I feel so damn fat. So unceratin about myself. I Can't even look at myself in the mirror without being disgusted. I hate how i look. I am so damn fat, and I can't take it. My fiancé says Im not, but I feel like I am =/ I don't know how much longer I can resit from starting...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 11, 2009

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    RockyGoli RockyGoli 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm so insecure about everything.

    I think it's a mental illness. I hate myself the way I am.
    Booksaremypassion Booksaremypassion 41-45, F 1 Response May 16

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    What Does It Matter?

    I know for a fact that Im fat, im 310 lbs. BTW, its the first time I've ever been honest with my weight. I always tell people " Yeah im 240 lbs" when they probably know well that Im not, but Im too weak to say it. I have times where I think Im so pretty and Im able to look at...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 29, 2011

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    I cant think of many times ive felt truly happy

    about the way i look. Ive always always struggled with my self esteem. I just wish i could be like all the other girls, skinny and perfect. But no im fat and gross. No wonder guys dont like me. I wish i could just stop eating and be skinny.:(
    olsonn322 olsonn322 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 5

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    I feel really sick of always watching what I

    eat. Feeling guilty after eating food. And I binge eat too often. When I binge eat, I exercise like mad. I look in the mirror and feel inferior all the time. Really want to stop this mindset of feeling fat. I always weigh myself and feel frustrated if my weight does not go down...
    fire0954 fire0954 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    I find myself depressed.

    I'm calm, sad, mad, angry but never happy. I started feeling like this two weeks before high school ended. I catch myself insulting the people around me. I also find myself changing my look. I cut my bangs, red and blonde highlights, purple hair, red hair, perm, brown hair, and...
    ChicaLoca1 ChicaLoca1 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    Sick

    I'm a good person, but too fat, in today's society too fat means in need change, there's something wrong with me because I'm not good enough as is. My fat is disgusting and it has to go otherwise, I'm not human, I'm just fat and I can change that buy why? So other people can not...
    senecawind senecawind 36-40 3 Responses Sep 28, 2013

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    When i was younger i was always the skinny one

    and my twin was the fat one, people would always compare us both which was sad cause being a twin you are always compared to, we both dressed the same make matters worse,, i thought of myself as average looking, i use to have alot of guys like me in my 20s id say i grew into a...
    Dondouglas Dondouglas 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 9, 2013

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    I hate myself so much I'm 200 lb of

    worthlessness. My bf has been with all these beautiful women and yet he has me and I've only been with moderate ppl. I just want to fall over and die.
    JordanJessie JordanJessie 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 10

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    I'm actually so ugly it's kind of funny.

    And I'm sick of my body and my face ugh. I'm sick of dieting and counting calories and exercising and just CONSTANTLY thinking of my appearance. Sometimes I just wish I were blind so I don't need to see my ughness
    EvaSFenty EvaSFenty 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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    I do. Every day I avoid looking in the mirror.

    Everyone is like your so gorgeous! Shut up! Don't say that! But I can't help it. Especially when my significant other never touches me. I always feel so unattractive I don't even dress up anymore. People on EP say your photo is gorgeous. It's a photo. Anything can be beautiful...
    Spakrs Spakrs 18-21, F Dec 5, 2013

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    I Don't Feel Good About Myself

    Everyday I try to eat less but don't want my parents to know that I feel fat and don't find myself attractive and I want to lose weight. I don't want people to know and if they do I don't want them to feel so pity about me. I see these beautiful people and I admit I'm jealous...
    FadeAway95 FadeAway95 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 15, 2013

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    Life Of A Pear (-shaped Woman)

    My whole life I have been the same size,same,weight,same height…things shifted a little when I hit puberty, but I'm still short and fat and ugly! I am a pear shape. My little sister is tall and thin and lean. My brother is tall and stocky. My mother in her youth was tall and...
    AlmostAlice143 AlmostAlice143 22-25, F 7 Responses Oct 28, 2012

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    Bonnmoqito Bonnmoqito 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 2

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