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I Hate Being Tall

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    Crouching For a Kiss - I am 5'9".  I love to wear heels.  I do NOT like being taller than a guy I am seeing or a guy I like.  It's very hard to feel dainty or...
    Sooozie Sooozie 26-30, F 6 Responses Jun 20, 2007

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    Just Being Tall - Everyone looks at you by the corner of their eyes when you walk past. They may not do it so obviously but you definitely are aware of it. It's irritating. And...
    Sheez Sheez 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2008

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    Female, 16 & 5'6 - I HATE it, im a junior in highschool. All the girl in my school are 5'4 and short, and there all so pretty and Short, and they all look at me ... all tall...
    banqbitch banqbitch 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 17, 2012

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    Am Too Tall - am 16 and am 5`10 , i think am too tall and i hate it i cant were high heel every body makes fun of it 
    amnahalrawi amnahalrawi 16-17 1 Response Apr 20, 2011

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    Being Tall Isn't That Bad - There are some disadvantages and advantages to being tall. Your usually the best player at basketball and everyone wants you on their team. If you have...
    missluckygirl missluckygirl 13-15, F Dec 30, 2012

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    6'1 and Growing - Well, I'm a 16 year old girl and 6'1, but the docs say i still got another inch in me which means 6'2.  I HATE being tall!  I also hate when women who...
    MollyMaxx MollyMaxx 16-17 8 Responses Jan 31, 2009

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    Same Questions. - The reason I hate being tall is because ever since 5th grade all my friends started noticing how tall I was.And every year since then when I woul meet someone new...
    Tallallmylife Tallallmylife 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 24, 2012

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    I get told im cute, and gorgeous, but i havnt had a boyfriend in 2 years, just because im tall and im taller than all the guys. This is the reason why i like older guys like in...
    ILoveRomanReigns ILoveRomanReigns 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    My my heart beats just joking for Utah people God I wish I would've been taller I'm only 4 foot 10 a half and I'm 38 sorry
    mlcockrell mlcockrell 36-40, M Feb 24

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    13 And 5'9 - I hate being tall, I tower over everyone at school but everyone keeps telling me I'm lucky to be tall so I guess I should think about that :/
    beapbenn beapbenn 13-15, F 3 Responses May 5, 2013

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    I Hate Being Tall - I hate being tall im 5'5 and in middle school I hate it so much why can't I just be short and petite like evryone else! I feel like I'm 6ft tall.
    Hateieverything Hateieverything 13-15 Oct 9, 2012

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    So im very tall. Today at school told me im not normal because i look like a giant, in sick and tired of being tall theres also this kid who always calls me skyscraper i just cant...
    ILoveRomanReigns ILoveRomanReigns 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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    Being Tall Is Pretty Rubbish! - People say that tall people are elegant, but they really aren't. I am 6 ft or maybe 6ft 1 (I hate measuring myself for obvious reasons), and every...
    Rosiec2567 Rosiec2567 16-17 Jun 4, 2011

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    Im tall, I hate it. I get stared at like im a freak, people always come up to me and say wow your so tall, like yes i know now get out my face!
    IHeartRomanReigns IHeartRomanReigns 13-15, F 5 Responses Apr 1

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    Hate It -  I hate to be tall.It's not that i'm very height,but when i walk with my elder sis who is short,people keep saying that i'm very tall.  
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jan 24, 2010

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    Being Tall Sucks When You Dance - at my high school dances ever since 9th grade, i've had alot of trouble with dancing and i'm afraid to because everyone can see you and people say...
    swimntaller swimntaller 16-18, M 2 Responses Dec 7, 2007

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    Tallness Sucks! - Being tall is a curse! i often think "Wow, i must have done something REALLY bad in my past life to have deserved something like this!" its not even about being...
    cocoapops cocoapops 18-21 3 Responses Jan 18, 2010

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    I Hate Being Tall!! - Im in Middle school I'm 5'8. I tower over everyone!! (well not everyone) But I was the tall girl I was treated normally but everyone always asks me "Why are...
    missluckygirl missluckygirl 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2012

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    Tally Here - i really.hate the fact that im 24 female and im 5'9 . it really does suck to be tall everywheres i go i alwYs see ppl starring at me and makes me feel uncomfortable it...
    leney21 leney21 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 12, 2012

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    There Are Perks! - I am a really tall teenage girl and I've been made fun of ever since primary school. But I started my modelling class in January and I love it. I am naturally...
    Kiva10 Kiva10 22-25, F 2 Responses May 25, 2013

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    So im very tall. Today at school told me im not normal because i look like a giant, in sick and tired of being tall theres also this kid who always calls me skyscraper i just cant...
    ILoveRomanReigns ILoveRomanReigns 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    6'5" and Hating It - I'm a quiet and polite 6'5" guy. Whenever I'm in public I seemed to be recognized from like a mile way. People screaming HEY NEAL HEY HEY...
    ndw87 ndw87 22-25, M 17 Responses Sep 26, 2009

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    Hate Being 6'1!!!! - I was always the tallest one in class out of guys and girls in school I hated it always felt like I stuck out because of it. I thought I would never stop...
    Zoie420 Zoie420 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 23, 2012

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    I Hate Being Tall - I hate being tall im 5'5 and in middle school I hate it so much why can't I just be short and petite like evryone else! I feel like I'm 6ft tall.
    Hateieverything Hateieverything 13-15 4 Responses Oct 9, 2012

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    The Revelation Of Height - When I was younger, I thought being tall was really cool. I was always the tallest in the class and had an easy time with a lot of the sports. However...
    JacquesBerman JacquesBerman 13-15, M Dec 25, 2012

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    Tall 👤🔫 - Hate being tall wish I could get short no matter what!!
    secretme2468 secretme2468 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 11, 2013

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    I'm 13 and i'm 5'5... I'm currently in 7th, I'm Latina and most Latinos are known for being short. Anyway, most people in my grade are in the 4's-5'3s. I feel so huge and...
    dreamgrandexoxo dreamgrandexoxo 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    I Ask Myself..why Me? - I'm 32 years old and I am 5'11. I hate my height!! I always sit and wonder why me. There are so many people that would like to be tall for one reason or...
    manytears78 manytears78 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 12, 2010

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    Why I Hate Being Tall - i hate being tall because people stare at you. Im 15 and im 5'11. My gym teachers always think im instantlly good at basketball but when i miss a shot they...
    helloworldimhere helloworldimhere 16-17 5 Responses Jul 15, 2009

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    I'm 13 and i'm 5'5... I'm currently in 7th, I'm Latina and most Latinos are known for being short. Anyway, most people in my grade are in the 4's-5'3s. I feel so huge and...
    dreamgrandexoxo dreamgrandexoxo 13-15, F Jan 12

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    I Hate It X.x - Im only 16 and im like 5'10 and i hate it! I wish i as normal im insanly insecure because i wish i was short... Everyones always like "Models are tall" But i dont...
    razr1 razr1 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 5, 2010

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    Im only 13 and im 5'9 i hate my life. Im probably going to be 6 feet by the time im 16 .
    ILoveRomanReigns ILoveRomanReigns 13-15, F 5 Responses Feb 11

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    I Hate It! - I hate being 6 feet tall at 20 years of age and being female on top of that! I feel sorry for the people around me cause I feel like they are always staring up my nose...
    darkrose23 darkrose23 18-21, F Aug 21, 2012

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    5'11'' And Counting - I'm 17 years old and 5 foot 11. I might be at 6 feet but I'm afraid to reach that threshold and refuse to measure myself. I hate being tall. I constantly feel...
    Mkenzib Mkenzib 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 12, 2012

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    I'm 15 5"8 I got to school full of short girls , mainly all of my friends are short. I'm starting to have low self esteem about my self I'm taller then everyone in my class. The...
    hbutta hbutta 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I hate being so tall. Most of my friends my age are shorter and I look like a giant. I have only two older friends who are taller and they are male! So that doesn't really count
    Diana14R Diana14R 18-21, F Apr 5

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    I hate being in pain... It makes me feel sad and alone. I have poor tolerance in pain... And I hate it even more... When I am sick and weak, I just think that physical pain is just...
    graceyflux graceyflux 26-30, F Mar 29

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    Well, I hate being the youngest eldest one in our family. I'm almost 20 years old, and my family still treats me as if I'm 15 years old. Like for instance, my cousin had thrown a...
    CharleeLuv CharleeLuv 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I've scanned through several stories, most of which I can relate to. I too, hate being a "stepmom". I'm more of a glorified babysitter every other weekend/holiday. Ya know, the...
    JustMe2209 JustMe2209 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    It is tough for me because as much as I hate being in crowded places and surrounded by too many people, I really do love going to concerts.. More crowded it can't really get, right...
    Ortolan Ortolan 26-30, F Mar 31

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    I hate being mad at other people and my self. When I get mad I get really confused because I don't want to be mad at someone and it doesn't make sense to be mad at nothing or no...
    Potter66 Potter66 16-17, F Apr 7

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    Being Alone is the suckiest feeling in the world!!! I would be stuck to someone 24-7 if I could.... People say it's not healthy.... But I say, it's the way I'm made!! I hate being...
    DeeDee32 DeeDee32 31-35 4 days ago

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    I'm a single mom of an 11th grader. I met the most wonderful guy who happens to be a father of 3. He has a 19, 15, & 12 year old. The 19 year old lives on her own. This guy...
    stepmominpgh stepmominpgh 36-40, F 10 Responses Mar 16

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    Yeah, Im a stoner. I have no problem telling people that I am, but I hate being sterotyped against. Just because I smoke doesnt mean I dont have a job. I intern for a world...
    TheVampireQueen92 TheVampireQueen92 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    Why can't people stay home when they are sick? They have to come to work and spread their germs! For their selfish acts now I'm sick! I hate being sick! I haven't been sick for...
    WhoIsLiz WhoIsLiz 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I hate being desperate for love but it is such a great feeling. I wish I never had that first relationship so that I wouldn't have to deal with this ****
    Pain1374 Pain1374 18-21, M Mar 19

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    I hate being me. My husband died of ALS, Lou Gherigs disease, and has been rotting in the ground for almost 3 years. He abused me and didn't help me in my hour of need. I now have...
    justmealaone justmealaone 56-60, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I feel like every one is using me for something I hate being used
    nadirah96 nadirah96 16-17, F Mar 26

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    I really do hate being judge by people but somehow I always end up not caring about it or even pay attention about it since I don't wake up everyday to please everyone nor look...
    Acesha16 Acesha16 18-21, F Mar 31

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