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I Struggle With Being Overweight

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 68 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    I have a real problem with my self image because I think im to fat and its causing me to eat less and that doesn't help so I don't eat at all, and that helps some, but not as much...
    wolfy299 wolfy299 13-15, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I hate my nose. My nostrils are too big and the bridge of my nose is too flat. I hate my lips. They're dry no matter how much I take care of them. I hate my neck. I wish it was...
    PinksTheNewBlack PinksTheNewBlack 13-15, F 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    Please read with care, and take steps to keep yourself feeling safe and secure, if reading about body image and associated topics are triggering for you. I’m your stereotypical...
    ChocolateCurvesModel ChocolateCurvesModel 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    My biggest weakness is probably not allowing myself to be vulnerable around people that genuinely care about me. I can cry in public surrounded by strangers or by myself, but if I...
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    **** happens and we have to deal with the deck of cards we have been given Sometimes you win sometimes you lose, sometimes you bluff your way through it, sometimes you pass or team...
    kimchiaddict kimchiaddict 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 20

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    Dear Dr Stephanie I'm very thankful for all the time ,advice and therapy you ve given me ..I have benefited very much from those session and my life is much darker without your...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    When I look myself in the mirror I see a lot of ugliness and little prettiness so I cover the ugliness with skinny jeans and a sweater even if it's hot*i know it's pathetic but...
    7J99 7J99 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 19

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    My friend left for work so I hung out in his living room for a few hours, his Dad came home, then his Mom and Sister and finally his brother. His brother was fine to talk to we're...
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 18-21, F Jun 18

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    Being New To An Old World... Weird, huh well I'm new to this (interacting and whatnot) I'm not good t talking so I prefer other people start the conversations ;-; but here's a...
    SocialReposedMetal SocialReposedMetal 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    Im 16 & hate my body and body shape...Im in love with the body shape: wide hips, small thighs and thigh gap, big butt, tiny waist and big boobs. it's so perfect to me but my body...
    javvv javvv 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 17

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    I have struggled with being overweight my entire life. I have good days and bad days about my body. I try to think positive all the time. Surround yourself with positive, don't...
    SammyPoo91 SammyPoo91 22-25, F Jun 17

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    I'm sad ...I feel everywhere I go I'm looked down on and disrespected by people ...I hate humans ...they have hurted me so much even my parents have treated me badly and persecuted...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F Jun 17

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    I am a firm believer that the experiences we go through in life do many positive things for us. Even if those experiences caused us pain and hardships. They help us in so many ways...
    souldigger7 souldigger7 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 17

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    My previous boyfriends, strangers, family members, and friends all compliment my body. I have a slight muffin top, nothing horrible, but I have 34-B breasts, and a slight behind...
    hahanerd hahanerd 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    Try being married to someone half your size. Worse yet, he didn't even try to lose weight. He just did.
    jennifr1966 jennifr1966 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 16

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    I'm literally a walking twig with a pizza face. Doesn't look healthy.
    reivven reivven 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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    I've been single now for over a year, and I'm not comfortable with my body image. What makes it worse is that I meet men who bluntly ask to have sex, or as the latest one put it...
    redheadedmelly redheadedmelly 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 16

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    I hate my obesse body. I can't get good job even though my gpa is high. I can't express my self really well cuz i'm afraid they will laugh at me. I had horrible past with this body...
    efyeew efyeew 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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    I wish I have never worked at hotel du vin Brighton ,I got terrorised and traumatised there enough by the head housekeeper and the French bar manager ..both of them hated me and...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    Im currently trying very hard to lose weight over the summer to make myself be more confident. The fist week i was doing very well but then i completely slipped. Now im better...
    zivilexox zivilexox 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    Necrophilia I eventually realised that I was just a delusional idiot who waisted their time ,money and passion on men who did not think of me more than a piece of trash ..I started...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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    I've never used a site like this before... I know I have a nice body. I'm tall and athletic and I've never had to worry about being fat. But I still hate the way I look. I'm 5 ft 1...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jun 15

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    Hi everyone I am new to this. My name is Mya and I am 30. I would consider myself pretty laid back at least I try to be. I live with my fiance of almost 8 years. We certainly have...
    mya1984 mya1984 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 15

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    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 14

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    Every day is a struggle. I have been ultra observant since I was little about people wearing clothes they really shouldn't be wearing. In my teens I always thought I was fat and...
    SereneThoughts SereneThoughts 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 13

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    To those who struggle: Who do you got to impress? Your boyfriend, your best friend, your boyfriends ex (do u want her to be jealous of you?!) Well stop letting what others think...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 13

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    I struggle with my selfishness, a constant battle every day, i allowed my wants to matter more than some of the people in my life. I have made mistakes, things i could or should...
    mor2life3 mor2life3 51-55, F Jun 13

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    Okay so I've had an opiate addiction for years. I took the plunge and decided to do the suboxone program. I started it today, and it's helped me an unreal amount. however I'm...
    millemme millemme 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 12

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    This is my discharge information from the psychiatric hospital Reason for admission Background Previous involvement with mental health services ,only discharged one month ago...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F Jun 12

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    I almost fell into bulimia because i always feel uncomfortable with my body and i think about it every time of the day and it is so annoying and frustrating but i just cant "not...
    valkoala valkoala 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 11

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    This is my first post here, I guess I just nee dot get this out somewhere in the world.... I feel so ugly. All I ever see on my body is fat. Realistically I have a strong logical...
    totori totori 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 11

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    it is so hard to go from being skinny to being over weight . in the past year I gained 40 pounds . I used to always watch my weight so hard do to the fact obesity is prominent in...
    cheyennelopez8 cheyennelopez8 18-21, F 7 Responses Jun 10

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    (I want to disappear into thin air ) I walked into hotel du vin Brighton one day after I got thrown out of cafe alba and lost my job to ask for work within the housekeeping ..the...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F Jun 10

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