I Know There Is No Objective Standard Of Beauty

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 52 People

    Adults know lots of things. They are smart, but they take advantage of the power that they have. Not all adults do this, my parents don't. But sometimes, teens know better. We aren...
    SmartyGenius SmartyGenius
    13-15, F
    a week ago
    Part 2 Second year is an interesting story. So much happened and yet so little. It started well, I returned to Uni and thanks to that final night out we’d all become friends...
    Tobey94 Tobey94
    18-21, M
    a week ago
    Anybody that has ever experienced a streak of sadness, doesn't necessarily need to be at a level of "depression", has learned that there are few people that can handle it. It's not...
    kk1874 kk1874
    31-35, F
    Apr 21
    Today i meet another doctor. What i thought would be another person saying there is nothing indicating that something is wrong. instead i get a doctor who tells me this is the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 20
    Thank you to everyone who has been a part of my journey. It breaks my heart knowing I will lose contact with so many nice people here. I can't believe I was gone so long and when I...
    taytay1401 taytay1401
    13-15, F
    Apr 20
    Personal preferences! I hate being judged for what I like and personal preference and then made to feel like **** for what I DO like! Great example is health shaming that I dealt...
    MiamiMexirican MiamiMexirican
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 20
    Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.
    iamsal iamsal
    13-15, F
    Apr 20
    Every woman has her beauty, her feminine charms that are hers and hers alone.
    Ruben1970 Ruben1970
    41-45, M
    Apr 20
    This will be a long post but I hope you bear with because this is something that’s been eating at me for a while. I fell in love with the most amazing girl I’ve ever met. The...
    Tobey94 Tobey94
    18-21, M
    Apr 19
    Happiness is when, what you think, what you say and what you do are in harmony... That's the simple concept of natural beauty.
    Ruben1970 Ruben1970
    41-45, M
    Apr 18
    I believe my mom is my guardian angel. She passed away a couple years ago. A few times I was spared getting in an accident. I know beyond a shadow of a doubt that my guardian...
    PatriciaLynn PatriciaLynn
    46-50, F
    Apr 17
    With the end near and seeing some of the negativity that has been presented about EP, I wanted to take a few moments and tell everyone about the positive that EP brought to my...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    41-45, F
    12 Responses Apr 16
    I since I was a young girl have found fat to be very attractive. I found myself attracted to the fattest boys in school. There is something very nice about a large belly. Or...
    Lovemyobesehubby Lovemyobesehubby
    31-35, F
    Apr 15
    I say everyone in the world is special and uniquely beautiful. Which is true, but maybe I should elaborate what I mean by that. Everyone is equal in my eyes, there are some...
    FieryWolf FieryWolf
    16-17, F
    Apr 13
    I appreciate both, but without the inner beauty.....they can look like Mila Kunis and I wouldn't want them. Outer beauty fades with time/age, if that's all you seek or value or...
    kk1874 kk1874
    31-35, F
    Apr 13
    Frances Bean Cobain - she looks so much like Kurt.. She has a mysterious beauty ...
    LeSherbertLemon LeSherbertLemon
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    No beauty shines brighter than that of a good heart.
    Ruben1970 Ruben1970
    41-45, M
    5 Responses Apr 13
    Whatever the scares whatever the bruises the cross has made the cross has made you flawless.
    geminigirl54 geminigirl54
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 12
    Taught right, Act right, Do right, Be right, Been told this my whole life. Observe much, Look close, See beauty within the small things in life, Hold close o what's good, Let go...
    sillysweetgirl9 sillysweetgirl9
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    I like to stay far as possible from haters who think they know it all. But they always come out and start something thinking they know what I see when they don't because they weren...
    YourSecretAdmire22 YourSecretAdmire22
    22-25, M
    Apr 11
    The true natural beauty is born through our actions and aspirations, and in the kindness we offer to others, beauty should not be culturally relevant, it should be universal.
    Ruben1970 Ruben1970
    41-45, M
    Apr 11
    Psalms 15:1-5 proves that. Jehovah does not accept people on their own terms when it comes to doing His will. We must conform to His loving Bible based standards, then we can gain...
    seotelkniwt seotelkniwt
    61-65, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    If I could I'd fly away. I'd morph myself and change my name. To find the one, my heart desires, Someone who really knows me. We'd be friends-- maybe more than friends. And we...
    ProxyVox ProxyVox
    18-21, M
    Apr 11
    First and foremost, I have been serious about my relationship with the Father since I was in my 20's....not to say, I haven't made some really bad choices (choices that a person...
    LetsShareStories LetsShareStories
    61-65, F
    4 Responses Apr 10
    Love is an emotion that is hard to understand, it can consume us and overtake us when we least expect it. It creates havoc with our emotions and causes us to say and do things we...
    sensualbeauty1 sensualbeauty1
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Apr 10
    If you have beauty and a big booty but no brains and inner beauty, then all you are is a cutie.
    ChelseaMonroe ChelseaMonroe
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 10
    Well last night I was talking to an old friend (white girl) we were very close back in school, actually we were a thing and that feeling is still kinder there. I spoke to her...
    chrihey chrihey
    16-17, M
    Apr 10
    I will copy and paste our texting convo! Please tell me if you feel like she's trying to hint she doesn't want to go with me or if I'm paranoid! Her: About that, I want to make...
    sm1ttay sm1ttay
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 9
    If there's anything at all I've learned from the last four or so years, it's that life has never been black and white. I don't even think it can be simply black or simply white...
    DanceOfBlades DanceOfBlades
    18-21, F
    Apr 9
    I am sure there are guys that tell her they love her every where she goes. I am reminded of that constantly here by one of them many many times and i am sure he will many more...
    boldtimer boldtimer
    66-70, M
    Apr 9
    I want to start by saying how much I love myself. It's really a god complex at this point, but you have to love yourself to love other people right? I'm 18, and doing well. I got...
    CrikeyM8 CrikeyM8
    18-21, M
    Apr 9
    I am all alone in my dorm since I'm studying far from my family. I am waiting for my Mom to text or call me 'cause I told her her that I'll be waiting for her message if either she...
    vulnerablevixen vulnerablevixen
    16-17, F
    Apr 9
    After going through it all, sifting feelings and emotions from past experiences and reality, I've come today to let go. And ironically, the announcement from EP almost solidifies...
    cbnfvr cbnfvr
    26-30, F
    Apr 8
    Everything gets better. I wanted to put an experience out there as my life has changed indeed in the last couple of years. A few years back I posted an experience about how lonely...
    BunnyObsession BunnyObsession
    22-25, F
    Apr 8
    I gravitate towards people who live in the grey areas of life. The ones who aren't as simple as they seem. The ones who have taken hits in life, and are a little scarred than...
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    26-30
    4 Responses Apr 8
    I was raised Mormon and left at the age of 17. Until about a year ago, I still thought there was a god. Now I just don't know. There's something, but I don't know that's it's this...
    leila13 leila13
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 7
    I think I would join this group if I were uncertain about whether or not I believed anymore, but the truth is I crossed that threshold some years back. Losing faith, for me, after...
    apoetwhoknows apoetwhoknows
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 6
    I'm confused because I'm falling for my friend. We've been friends since high school. And I just realized that I'm treating her differently than my other best friends now that we...
    reps reps
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 6
    Outer beauty attracts, but inner beauty captivates.
    Ruben1970 Ruben1970
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Apr 6
    Ok, this is very BTIBC (big tongue in big cheek) fun, but, having been with my now wife for some 42+ years and neither of us having strayed (at least I know I haven't!), I wish I...
    TValentine TValentine
    56-60, M
    Apr 6
    I think having high standards is a good thing. But too high standard are not
    DiamondAuthority DiamondAuthority
    18-21, F
    Apr 4
    Signs and Symptoms of Ice Abuse Ice is a purified form of methamphetamine. Much of the ice in the US and Australia come from larger scale methamphetamine labs such as those in...
    TValentine TValentine
    56-60, M
    Apr 4
    I thought that going to school and getting good grades was how I could be successful and happy. I thought I would be an academic success, get a degree, and find a steady job. I was...
    Lukas2727 Lukas2727
    22-25
    Apr 4
    A beautiful person is not defined by a hair style, a pair of shoes, it’s not the logos on the T-shirt, the sport’s team on a hat, the designer’s name on a hand bag, or even...
    Wantsfortomorrow Wantsfortomorrow
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Apr 3
    That's the thing about inner beauty : unlike physical beauty, which grabs the spotlight for itself, inner beauty shines on everyone, catching them, holding them in its embrace...
    Ruben1970 Ruben1970
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Apr 3
    For with God nothing will be impossible (Luke 1:37). There yet is hope for you in Christ. Whatever your problem may be, and however seemingly grave the situation miay be, it is...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    For with God nothing will be impossible (Luke 1:37). There yet is hope for you in Christ. Whatever your problem may be, and however seemingly grave the situation miay be, it is...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 3
    It is sad to make friends on this site only for them to hurt you. There are nice guys around and I have been blessed to get to know them. I thought some others were nice but I...
    kncswkr kncswkr
    61-65, F
    1 Response Apr 2
    Damn! There are a mountain of words trying to flow to the keyboard and I just cant write them anymore. I think I have let my words run out far to easy and I have worked my way to a...
    boldtimer boldtimer
    66-70, M
    Apr 2
    And remember, beauty is what you feel about yourself, not about what you see in the mirror.
    Ruben1970 Ruben1970
    41-45, M
    Apr 2
    This group is a little...heartbreaking. So many people with such low self esteem. But I especially hurt for the teenagers on here. Most of you are honest-to-god GOOD LOOKING. And...
    InsideTheSadCafe InsideTheSadCafe
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 2
    It just teaches kids that they have to live up to society's interpretation of beauty
    mariedownes mariedownes
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 1
    "...and I need to be patient and I need to be brave Need to discover how I need to behave And I'll find out the answers when I know how to ask But I speak a different language And...
    ThunderWaffles ThunderWaffles
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 1
    There is an inner beauty about a woman who believes in herself, who knows she is capable of anything she put her mind to, there is a beauty in the strength and determination of a...
    Ruben1970 Ruben1970
    41-45, M
    6 Responses Apr 1
    https://youtu.be/W5eoKLXvFbw ALL ANIMALS FEEL PAIN, AND DEEP SORROW, THEY LOVE THERE CHILDREN, THEY WANT WHAT'S BEST FOR THERE KIDS, THEY WANT TO BE HUGGED NOT BEATEN ABUSED AND...
    Kornisone Kornisone
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Mar 31
    EP is amazing, truly amazing. There are some people out there who's only driver is to listen out for those who are grappling with something, and often as not, being anonymous, it...
    TValentine TValentine
    56-60, M
    Mar 30
    The "Highway" Dream Dreamt on May 13, 2013-May 18, 2013 (for 5 days I was dreaming the same dream, and something inside of me changed ) This dream started off very dark, the sky I...
    sjasianbaby408 sjasianbaby408
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Mar 29
    any here?
    invisibleperson2 invisibleperson2
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 29
    I have a friend. She posted things over here as well. I wander if she will ever read this like I read hers. There's always two sides of a story and the comments on hers is just...
    RebelFighter RebelFighter
    13-15, F
    Mar 29
    I Am A Curvy Girl Please visit my blog http://ahappynhealthygirlspage.blogspot.in/ Its part of a course i did in college( in which they teach people basics of blogging) and the...
    WhisperinAngel WhisperinAngel
    31-35, F
    Mar 29
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