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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Being good looking isn't that good you just get people trying to manipulate you and stalk you.
    Paleandpolluted86 Paleandpolluted86 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm an endomorph..*the struggle is real* that's basically the bodytype where you gain fat easily or muscle... so that's a lose-lose situation if you just want to be 'that-skinny...
    Barbee95 Barbee95 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I've been judged of my body image all my life since first grade I was taller and slightly thicker then the rest of the kids in my class which was considered fat as I got older the...
    PhatGirl1999 PhatGirl1999 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    It has been so hard to look at myself in the mirror and see gods mistake. So I try to ignore it, pretend that I have the female body that I feel I should have had. Every part of me...
    Kailey76 Kailey76 36-40, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Sometimes I just don't know when to say "No." Even when I know that is what I should be saying I just don't seem to be able to do it even if I know I am being sucked in.
    TrannyHannah TrannyHannah 41-45, T 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have naturally big and slightly muscular thighs and I hate it... nowadays girls go to the gym to achieve that look...if my midriff was at least smaller , I could perhaps learn to...
    Barbee95 Barbee95 18-21, F 13 Responses 5 days ago

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    Sometimes I wonder, "how can someone love me with all my stretch marks, scars, and freckles all over my body?"
    LaurenSenpai LaurenSenpai 16-17, F 12 Responses 6 days ago

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    Fate whispers to the warrior, "you cannot withstand the storm". The warrior whispers back, "I am the storm".
    theflipside theflipside 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    i feel like people with anxiety/depression are left without a rope in terms of working society. It debilitates me in a way that i never knew the full scope of until now. Every job...
    Outoforbits Outoforbits 22-25, M a week ago

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    It's been worse recently...but it has also gotten better (or less frequent anyway) but man when it hits...it nearly breaks me and I hate it. It's so difficult to try to struggle...
    PrincessAlora97 PrincessAlora97 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am currently dieting with my family, we are cutting certain carbs, breads and sweet. . . My two addictions are sugar and caffeine. The artificial sweeteners, just do not do...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 1

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    Today I joined a 28 day fitness challenge through my gym. I am so excited about it. I love being able to shape and change my body and mind. It an awesome and powerful feeling.
    Mishu69 Mishu69 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 31

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    I have a hump bigger than your house. The doctor said I need to go to swimming lessons and I'm terrified of water, and also, ill make exercise and become super strong and a...
    chaobredinthevil chaobredinthevil 31-35, T 3 Responses Jan 31

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    Where to begin...I don't believe I know exactly why I self loathe or self hate, I COULD hazard a guess but I don't like letting myself off the hook. I face up to things. Is it...
    followthewhiterabbit followthewhiterabbit 22-25, F Jan 30

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    guess it wasn't meant to be...from all the cards I could have lost...I lost my gym membership card, but that subway card which I've had for ages that shared the same slot with...
    Barbee95 Barbee95 18-21, F Jan 30

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    it doesn't bother me to see girls with skinnier legs than me...but guys with skinnier legs.. makes me go ballistic. .why must nature be so unkind to women...
    Barbee95 Barbee95 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 30

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    My Girlfriend had BPD. Over the past few months, her disorder has become increasingly more difficult. I have been fed up for at least a few weeks. I think being "stuck" together...
    hopefullyRD hopefullyRD 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 30

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    I am addicted to PMO. It is a nasty habit and it is affecting my life. I am currently in bed, laying next to my beautiful wife and instead of sleeping or just snuggling her, I'm...
    RichieRoo5 RichieRoo5 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 30

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    I hate everything about my body. My eyes are too small and close together. My nose is too big and has a bump in the middle. My teeth are straight, but I have bad calcium deposits...
    xcherrypoopx xcherrypoopx 26-30, F Jan 28

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    Who has ever felt like they belong with no one except themselves for the rest of their life…I feel like Tht a lot
    SoccerKid9799 SoccerKid9799 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    i've been a member here for a while, but haven't got around to participate in posting. i am an aspiring filmmaker and after having internship-level experience shooting for other...
    kmcaulley kmcaulley 26-30, F Jan 28

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    I am currently only 4lb and 8oz overweight. Sounds big but it aint. I look good. Lost a stone in 3 months. Time to walk around the pub in front of my ex.
    Paleandpolluted86 Paleandpolluted86 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 26

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    There was recently a social experiment done by Tinder showing people's reactions to an overweight date. Apparently women are more accepting than men on this score but have a look...
    ctstranger ctstranger 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    I HATE that I am different when it comes to alcohol. Why can't I enjoy a glass or two of wine at dinner? Why can't I enjoy some beers watching football when EVERYONE else is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 24

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    I have been home from college for about a month now and all I want is to go back. I was hoping coming home would make my sadness better. i thought being back with my family would...
    LittleMsGreenEyes LittleMsGreenEyes 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    Hey...don't ignore this,just give me a chance to explain Don't grab your "tools" whenever you feel bad.Remind yourself what will happen if you give up.How are you going to deal...
    ghostdolly ghostdolly 13-15, F Jan 24

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    Hey...don't ignore this,just give me a chance to explain Don't grab your "tools" whenever you feel bad.Remind yourself what will happen if you give up.How are you going to deal...
    ghostdolly ghostdolly 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    I can't even began to describe how awesome my life is off meth! I am having so much fun being an active participant in the lives of my children. It's amazing! I am becoming the...
    Whatinthellwasithinking Whatinthellwasithinking 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 23

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    Being in public is enough to send me into a panic attack if I'm not careful. School is a waking nightmare of heavily relying on coping methods to make it to the next safe place. A...
    QueenVen QueenVen 16-17, F Jan 23

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    I struggle with abandonment issues. Imaginary abandonment issues. "I sent a message... you didn't answer right away! OMG!!! What did I do wrong now." Worry. Worry. Worry. Worry...
    PauliesWalnuts PauliesWalnuts 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 23

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    Last year, I lost the most weight I had in my life, over 75 pounds. Later in the year I moved across the country for my job, and within a few months, I gained back all the weight...
    benforce benforce 31-35, M Jan 22

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    The first time I cut, I did it with a piece of broken glass... What did you do your first cut with?
    GothGirl33 GothGirl33 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    If you offend me I'll still have a desire to know what you meant. If you hurt me I'll still wait for you to repent. If you strangle me I'll still desire life. Even If you cut me...
    Everyheartbeat Everyheartbeat 26-30 1 Response Jan 22

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    I'm coming up on my third month clean from meth. I am so proud of myself. I feel good yet still fighting being lazy. The weight gain sucks but is much better than being on drugs...
    Whatinthellwasithinking Whatinthellwasithinking 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 21

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    I'm embarrassed. I called in sick at work today, & I feel like everyone knows it's because I'm a basket case. I'm not, really. But yes, I have my moments. This morning was one of...
    SaundraMae SaundraMae 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 21