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I Struggle With Being Overweight

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    Over Weight.

    To be completely honest I am a little embarrassed for joining this group, only for the fact that I am embarrassed by myself. I'm only 18 and yes not to over weight, but enough to the point where i'm very insecure about my body now, and i'm afraid it will effect my relationship...
    forever2110 forever2110 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 14, 2009

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    Stupid Pants

    You know I have been blessed with many things; good parents, good friends but not a good body image. I am not a negative or hateful person, I have many friends and have worked hard to get where I am. I'm goal oriented and have a good sense of humor but it seems that this one...
    phoenix8455 phoenix8455 22-25, F 10 Responses Dec 1, 2009

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    Mens Body Issues

    I can guarantee this photo will get a lot of attention from girls, even some boys so much is said about how women want to look like the photos on all the poster magz and billboards, but nothing is ever said about how every single boy see's the adverts for men and want to look...
    robready robready 22-25, M Feb 20, 2012

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    Can Anyone Help Me

    I have never done this before i am in a very deep depression i am 5'8 and over 300 pounds and i am at my witts end. I have try things and gave up cause i feel like it is not going to work for me. I am a closet eater i eat when there is nobody home and fast before they get home. i...
    mzjones mzjones 31-35, F 6 Responses Nov 19, 2009

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    Oohhhh Godddd

    I'm built pretty much EXACTLY like the logo of this group. FAIL.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 19, 2010

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    Not Like Most People Think......

      I struggle more with the "being ok" that I'm overweight. I stopped battling my weight years ago when I finally realized that everytime I lost 30lbs, the pesky thing would fine me again & bring 20 extra friends just to p*ss me off. lol.    So I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jul 12, 2009

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    I hate the body that I am stuck in. I am an emotional eater. I eat certain foods like peanut butter obessively. I want so much to lose weight so I don't let my thoughts everyday to...
    rm411 rm411 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 6

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    I'm not overweight or underweight, I'm just a little chubby. The thing with my school is all the guys are searching for that perfect fit and beautiful smart girl No body is...
    leftunloved leftunloved 13-15, F 9 Responses Apr 8

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    Actually I don't even know if I struggle with it anymore. I've come to accept it. I hate myself more than any human being I've ever known. I'm stupid, clumsy, awkward and ugly. I...
    4everlonelyalone 4everlonelyalone 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I'm gay. I have my ups and downs with being gay. For example today I was quite happy being gay. I know that one day I'll be happy with my boyfriend or maybe husband, if it's...
    hellotheremister hellotheremister 16-17, M a week ago

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    I am 30 lbs overweight and I don't like the way my body looks. I am afraid of gaining weight and I look bloated in all my pictures. I want to get back to when I had my weight under...
    may4life may4life 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Yes, I am overweight because of it i was often teased and bullied by others. at that time i was drowning in fear and self pity that hinder me to enjoy life. so i changed my way of...
    Cahx2 Cahx2 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I am fat. I cried when I got on the scale at a doctors appointment. I have never been this fat although I have been overweight for the majority of My life. I decided to restrict...
    icedrom779 icedrom779 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I know it sounds pretty pathetic, but I do. Everything is a struggle, everything is hard for me. Because of where I live, the simplest things become problems, I think 7 times...
    ListenerTalker ListenerTalker 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    Black or White-"Some mother you are!" A stranger snapped at my mother years ago. "Bad enough you marry a White man. Then you teach your children to hate themselves!" The stranger...
    ShahirAnkara ShahirAnkara 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I'm back to wonder again what's the point of it all. We spend all our days working for money and our nights just finding ways to pass the time. Spend time with people who mean...
    alyssakayart alyssakayart 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I really worship my moms comments, because she is the only person I would ever change for if she says so. Since the Age of eleven I have been struggeling with Eating Disorders...
    k2611 k2611 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    When I landed in my mid twenties, which is currently now. I realized something was wrong after relationship after relationship failed due to what? I had no idea under I dated a...
    xNicholasX xNicholasX 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Mine are self harm, starving myself, and sex. Being a sex addict doesn't sound all that bad, and sometimes I can work with it, but I can be such a huge ***** and it's really...
    KittyCunt KittyCunt 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I am single after 3 years of being in a serious relationship. I am . . . Fat and ugly and I didn't think I would have guys wanna get with me. Till one day a guy I know from college...
    lilnekomeow lilnekomeow 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 3

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    The hands of the clock echo a resonate roar...Tick Tock!My mind is always racing. My body in a sleepless state of shock.Physically it is that I am tossing and turning.Much empathy...
    Loverofpeace Loverofpeace 41-45, F 18 Responses Apr 3

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    I've never been very religious. the only time I ever went to church was with friends. I've always believed in God but I'm starting to feel different. my life has always been chaos...
    ktbugg ktbugg 16-17, F Apr 5

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    Depression and anxiety has everything to do with realized or unrealized thoughts that attack the soul and paralyze a person into succumbing to fear and inaction. I struggle daily...
    liveurbestlifenow liveurbestlifenow 31-35, F Apr 5

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    Well...I haven't been on here in a while. Mainly because I've been happier and in a better state. But for the last two days, I've been miserable. I feel like **** to put it in the...
    EleanorSmithson EleanorSmithson 18-21, F Mar 25

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    I'm terrified of not being successful in my future
    Ines77 Ines77 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    It's horrible being in a position where you are your biggest enemy
    ktishere ktishere 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    my addiction is pretty different its a coping mechanism I use being extremely flexible I suck myself yes I have the ability to suck myself I do it because of my past problems and...
    nronic1 nronic1 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have a serious problem with cocaine, and I need to stop. Can any one share a story of recovery with me please..
    terriblefixations terriblefixations 22-25, F Mar 24

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    I am utterly disgusted with myself. I'm a teen that is 5'3 and weighs 140 lbs. I used to be much larger but managed to lose 15 lbs, getting to about 125. I gained a lot of it back...
    scoherron scoherron 16-17, F 8 Responses Mar 24

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    I have severe OCD, depression, generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, and borderline personality disorder. I would rather have a deadly illness and be happy than...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    My belly is huge and my thighs are chubby. I feel so miserable about myself sometimes and my ex didnt help with that at all by even saying how unattractive i was.
    shazzarr shazzarr 18-21, F 11 Responses Mar 25

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    I think everyone on here can agree that we grew up in a generation where beauty is what people primarily hope for. It's almost like you've accomplished something if you're pretty...
    sullygirl611 sullygirl611 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    ugghhhh. I'm in Vegas. I really want to have a good time but I know I'm not skinny and can't pull off those cute little dresses. I'm nervous I'll look awful. and my friend whose...
    ktweav123 ktweav123 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I have to go to the beach next week with two other extremely skinny girls and I know they are prettier. How can I feel more confident?
    scoherron scoherron 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    BMI says i'm on the verge of becoming unhealthy- 24.5 or what it was. Been unhealthy for a long time now, a year without much exercise and mostly sitting in class and stressing a...
    inbetwienerz inbetwienerz 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 1

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    I am anorexic and bulimic I have been sense I was 10 I am also clinically depressed have problems with drug and alcohol use and also have problems with self harm
    pinapls pinapls 13-15, F 6 Responses Apr 8

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    Just because I see myself as fat DOES NOT mean that all men see me that way. Honestly some men do, but because I'm always expecting the negative comments I rarely get offended. I'm...
    noodle425 noodle425 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 9

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    i have been diaognised with bulime but now have tency owrds anxerixa not coping at all feell down
    earthquakegirl earthquakegirl 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I find it quite peaceful...not deal with others around me in my world, one in particular..I am with my self when am alone, fling of self and my mind relaxes for those moments...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F Mar 18

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    It's been 3 years. I was baptized when I was 12 with my 10 yr. old little sister. Disfellowshipped at 18 during my 1st semester of college my mom brought me my shoes one day didn't...
    MissSirRay MissSirRay 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I'm so tired of being alone, I used to love my alone time, now I have as much as I want and I'm completely unsatisfied. I spend my free time meeting people, trying to fill that...
    RobertE22 RobertE22 31-35 4 Responses Apr 9

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    I have body and facial acne, stretch marks on my shoulders. Chest gets inflamed when i get stressed. I have every reason to hate myself.
    MyLifee99 MyLifee99 13-15 Mar 19