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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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    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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    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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    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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    I struggle with my image, honestly hate the way I look. I don't even know why I am like this. I hate every inch of my body. Its like an obsession to be thin or something.
    TheseBrokenSmiles TheseBrokenSmiles 16-17, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I'm currently shaping up, I do 20 minutes of hip swivelling a day like hula hoop on the wii fit but without the wii fit. I plan on making my ex feel bad for saying I was ordinary...
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    lately ive been eating more than i should. i think its cause i like the feeling of being full. it makes me feel complete. this must sound weird to you. but i hope someone can...
    mewkitty911 mewkitty911 13-15 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    despite anything people my age typically believe, I know that having bigger boobs or a slimmer waist won't make me happy but I'm tired of being the girl who is overlooked because...
    xnikkkix xnikkkix 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm always in a struggle with my reflection. No matter how much weight I lose, I can't see any differences and my esteem is low.
    peacefulclouds peacefulclouds 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have a very addictive personality. I have had many struggles with drugs and alcohol and have always replaced addictions rather than recover. The first drug I took was ecstacy at...
    Facethedemons Facethedemons 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I sit at a table with my girlfriends varying sizes ranging from 10-22 and it strikes me that the closest i have been to a size zero person was off the pages of a magazine . By...
    Strawberrygiggles Strawberrygiggles 41-45, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I struggle with this every day. I hate looking at myself in the mirror, hate getting on the scale, I hate putting clothes on and feeling the tightness. I have struggled with my...
    luvme4me2012 luvme4me2012 31-35, F 9 Responses 2 days ago

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    I've been made fun of for being over weight. It sucks cuz I see all of the other skinny girls who can eat whatever they want and get to wear whatever they want. It's unfair and I...
    wspeck15 wspeck15 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I had surgery on my stomach last summer and I can't seem to lose the weight from being stuck in bed for months and I hate how I look in a bathing suit. I just wish for once I could...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It's hard being a boy with a vagina
    loveyourself98 loveyourself98 16-17, T 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I feel like a part of me knows that I am actually a good looking young lady, but there's an even bigger part of me that says "No, that's not true".I'm 5'5 and approximately 205lbs...
    SplendidChai SplendidChai 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    life is really tough for me right now. dont really want to be here any more. fed up with exsisting and dealing with ****, nothing goes right so there is no purpose to being here
    evolution2012 evolution2012 31-35, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Not much of a struggle. I have it down pretty good. Nice to have a talent at something . Don't try this at home folks..I am a professional. Honestly tho I don't worry anymore...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    Since I was a child, I've struggled with depression. I didn't know what it was until I was an adult and sought help from a psychiatrist. It took trial and error to find the right...
    suburbanmother suburbanmother 46-50 5 days ago

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    scottdominic94 scottdominic94 18-21, M a week ago

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    I have struggled with drug addiction for 32 years but today I am clean I have been clean for 3 years and 3 months I have never been in a detox or rehab I got clean off my own back...
    Vickinlondon Vickinlondon 46-50, M 4 Responses Aug 22

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    I am a grey-homosexual guy (I am not sexually attracted to anyone but prefer to date my own gender as my biology reacts more to it) and I have always been body conscious. I have...
    senilej89 senilej89 26-30, M Aug 22

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    Everyone keeps telling me how 'gorgeous' and 'good looking' my boyfriend is and i know that i am butt ugly.. so now i am starting to question why he is with me at all? nobody ever...
    Friendship0nlyPlease Friendship0nlyPlease 22-25, F 9 Responses Aug 20

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    My name is John, I struggled with over 8 years and now I can proudly say that I am in recovery! Throughout the years I struggled I went to many different treatment centers and...
    Kickaddiction Kickaddiction 26-30, M Aug 19

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    I've got polycystic ovaries, makes you fat and hairy. The pill helps with the hair but not the weight, the other pill I was on did help with the weight but it can cause strokes...
    Paleandpolluted86 Paleandpolluted86 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    My love is going to basic for 10 weeks and he's going to get even more perfect looking (emphasis on the word 'looking' because he is so much more than looks. He's the full package...
    greeneyyedgirl greeneyyedgirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    only one part of my body I feel insecure about. just happens to be my most private of parts. I'm average sized (7") which I'm completely comfortable with, but I'm uncut and have a...
    sonicblaha sonicblaha 26-30, M Aug 18

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    I have a lot of body issues and I really wish I didn't. After all who likes somebody who isn't confident? I'm confident about who I am as a person, but the physical stuff is what...
    Nothatstaken Nothatstaken 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    I struggle with mutiple forms of self harm. burning,hair pulling,cutting, and other things. I have tried to stop,but its hard. I've asked for help and been forgotten. I always have...
    BaiiBoo BaiiBoo 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I've always been…well…very heavyset. I was teased relentlessly in high school, and it's never left me. I am constantly hearing the voices of my peers ridiculing me for how I...
    BizzyKakez BizzyKakez 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    i think i have borderline personality disorder. check it off the list...another label. yay. seriously though, it's an issue. i constantly change in how i see myself and the world...
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    you know when you were a kid and you would draw a worm and it was like a Rollercoaster small big small big small big yep my body right there, small boobs, giant love handles...
    Ckg7 Ckg7 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    I know its lame to say this but I truly hate my body. Whenever I'm with my best friend I always feel insecure and then look at what I wear compare to her. We both have the same...
    kittylulu13 kittylulu13 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 14

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    I recently thought I loved my body. That I was fine with it. I realize I was just accepting my body because I didn't want to work to get close to what I wanted. I want an...
    Sophia117 Sophia117 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 13

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    i don't quite understand what the big hype about recovery is all about. me personally, on september 29th, 2015, i will be two years away from it. but these past few weeks- i miss...
    xnikkkix xnikkkix 13-15, F Aug 13

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    I've never been chubby or fat, but I've never been very muscular either. I always felt like I should be one or the other, but it's like my body can't decide. Having an asymmetrical...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 11

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    I've always been a little bit overweight, well, very fat until I was about fifteen and I got involved in a semi-military youth organisation, which obviously hammered my fitness...
    failedsoldier failedsoldier 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 11

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