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I Struggle With Being Overweight

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I have struggled with my weight for a while. I lost a lot of weight but still felt I wasn't good enough, but I was very relieved when I learned the bmi for black women and some...
    msjennycraig msjennycraig 31-35, F Mar 5

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    Does anybody else get this: when I go into social situations I break down. I don't know when to get in the convo or when I say something there is an awkward silence right after. It...
    Experiencezzzz Experiencezzzz 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 9

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    I struggled with bulimia for many months. I was anorexic for a few months til I got help. Never let yourself go down that path. I'm still not happy with my body but I don't starve...
    hhannahhbabe hhannahhbabe 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 15

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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 4 days ago

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    Okay so the whole "real women have curves" thing bothers me. I'm apparently "too skinny" but I'm also tall! I'm just fed up because I've found myself really second guessing my body...
    tourdeforce tourdeforce 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 4

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    I have a boyfriend of two months and he's great! He's perfect and an awesome guy but I feel that my struggle is holding me back. I start to wonder if I want to be with him and how...
    kidflash360 kidflash360 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 9

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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 1 day ago

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    Chase. Chase for the remaining seconds, make the minutes last longer, turn hours into decades and days into forever. How to do that? I don't know. Chasing the years, counting the...
    msj02 msj02 22-25, F Mar 1

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    So, today I found out I'm slightly autistic. My mom says it's something she's always known except it is not until now that we are discussing it. Also, due to this, it's going to...
    HannahB15 HannahB15 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    Can I ******* die already? I got into a fight with my dad yesterday. I cried 6 times too. I'm ******* done.
    imjusttiredofbeingsad imjusttiredofbeingsad 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    I am sick. I have a neurological disorder which causes agonizing, crippling pain the majority of my waking hours (and destroys my sleeping hours, as well.) Because it's also an...
    itsaggggthang itsaggggthang 26-30, F Mar 10

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    I am 5'11 and I'm 118 pounds. I'm in the "healthy" range, but my goal weight is to be around 100-105. I should just be happy with where I'm at. I've been working out 4 times a week...
    KJPKelsey KJPKelsey 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 12

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    Right now, I'm in High School as an 8th Grade Student so I expected such work to be harder but I never expected it to be so hard and overwhelming that the stress I constantly feel...
    yourxworstxblessing yourxworstxblessing 13-15, F Mar 17

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    My worst part of anxiety is when I have to go to gym class . I suck at sports and everything that has to do with movement
    worthmorethangold worthmorethangold 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 17

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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 3 days ago

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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 9 Responses 2 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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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 23 hrs ago

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    Iamaboytoo Iamaboytoo 26-30, M Mar 13

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    I had a dream my wife was dating a guy seriously and I was really hurt. To think of all the intimacy and love we shared and then to think of her sharing that with another man is...
    RobertE22 RobertE22 31-35 1 Response Mar 9

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    I don't to a degree. But I don't want to associate with any of them. Every time I think I'm getting over this prejudice or discomfort, something comes up that pushes me back. They...
    RationalCutie RationalCutie 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 10

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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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    There has to be some reason That you have blessed me with this child A perfect beautiful baby girl That so many women long to have But have not been able to conceive So Who am I...
    SouthernAngel6711 SouthernAngel6711 18-21, F Feb 28

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    Here I am again at the end of the day missing my wife and kids. I still see them, but obviously everything is exceptionally different. I want to sleep in the same bed, share the...
    RobertE22 RobertE22 31-35 1 Response Mar 9

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    I'm struggling with it because I don't want anyone to find out. (With the exception of those who already know.) I don't want them to judge me, but then again I could care less what...
    NobodyLove NobodyLove 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 10

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    I've just tried a new dress on and I felt really bad about myself, Don't like my belly or my huge thighs or my pale skin, I wish I could change some things. Some people say i'm...
    NotYourHero NotYourHero 18-21, F 10 mins ago

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    This has been going on for a few years now. I did stop, for a while, but I started again. I cut my shoulders, so no one can see, my mom found out one time, but she forgot the next...
    RoguePredator45 RoguePredator45 16-17, F Feb 27

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    I have an anxiety disorder which compells me to pull out my hair. I always have my hair up to hide the bald patches, but Im always worried I missed a spot and that "Im showing...
    Mikashirinkuto Mikashirinkuto 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 27

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    We cut and kill flowers because we think they are beautiful. We cut and kill ourselves because we think we are not.
    mihochancullen mihochancullen 18-21, F Feb 28

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    I have extreme gender dysphoria and its getting worse and I'm not out to anyone yet and idk what to do...
    emily1015 emily1015 13-15, T 3 Responses Mar 1

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    I really, really do-whether it's imagined or otherwise. In fact, the rejections I imagine are probably way worse than when it happens for real. :/
    GracefullyFaceless GracefullyFaceless 22-25, F Mar 2

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    my self confidence is so low. i hate it. ?? im far from what society calls "normal", strength is something i have though.
    mekaxoxo mekaxoxo 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 3

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    have always worried about my weight. I was really fat in elementary school. and so I just did stupid things go loose a lot of weight :/
    boredgirl02 boredgirl02 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 3

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