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I Struggle With Being Overweight

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Im going to skip the details as to how i got this way. My family problems are personal to me, but ill provide all of the info i see relevant. I go crazy about my weight and body...
    TragedyorRemedy TragedyorRemedy 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Since 8th grade I have struggled with so much anxiety. I used to think it was just me getting nervous seeing people I knew out in public, but it gets to a point when you know you...
    xsarah23x xsarah23x 16-17, F Jul 31

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    I wouldn't say I'm ugly, but I don't think I am pretty. Id say im cute at most but not pretty and certainly not "hot". I've struggled with my weight my whole life and I've recently...
    adimarie adimarie 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    I struggle with it a lot. my lower arms and lower legs arm like a skinny persons but my thighs are huge and my stomach is just uhhh... I put myself on a diet which was long over do...
    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I have struggled with this for a long time, but it always comes and goes. Today i started thinking about how I don't make enough art. I do wish I made more, and I do feel that...
    purposebuilt purposebuilt 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    After my last relationship I think I will just wait until college before dating again. To me I don't see a point when most guys my age don't know how to treat a girl and how to...
    BeautifulCatastr0phe BeautifulCatastr0phe 16-17, F Aug 4

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    Sometimes I wish I wasn't gay. There's nothing wrong with being gay but it's just hard I've recently been coming out of the closet but I haven't to my parents kus they don't...
    Vaughn37 Vaughn37 18-21, M a week ago

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    I found out that I was gay in the middle of my teen years and feel comfortable with it, but it's been hard being myself because I haven't come out to my dad yet or my family...
    jamie1292 jamie1292 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Depressed, still finding out if I'm bipolar but I think so. Finding myself being sad and with low self-esteem all the time. Paranoid of everyone around me. Think people are out to...
    gekker gekker 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    So my eating disorder is getting worse , keep feinting in public and my mum is probably on to me. I dont know what is scarier , being found out or never being found out. I think...
    LeilaOlivia LeilaOlivia 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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    It's a living hell really. Just going out in public is hard to do. I hate being in crowds. Therapist hasn't helped much. Hell, even being around my bestfriend is hard to do now...
    thatoneguy336 thatoneguy336 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    I have to force myself to go anywhere. I stress about people looking at me and judging me. I will avoid as much contact as possible if I know I'm not looking my best. I never walk...
    Nihnox Nihnox 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    I still struggle daily...and I am scared it's beating me..
    allisonbrookwhite allisonbrookwhite 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Its easy to do it online. you can be anonymous, someone else entirely... In real life it's so hard to be completely emotionally naked with another human being. Even telling someone...
    InMybubble InMybubble 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I'm basically Michael Jackson reincarnated, except without the talent of course. Just self-hatred wise.
    fluffyunicorn fluffyunicorn 16-17, F Jul 23

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    When I go out I find it hard or when I go swimming, I try not to wear tank tops or shorts because I'm quiet muscly and my body is not famine at all. When I was with my friends I...
    TargetAimShootKill TargetAimShootKill 13-15, F 8 Responses Jul 25

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    I can't keep a man if my life depended on it. Every single time I get a good guy, I'll be all down for a relationship then out of no where I'm like "nahhhh" and it sucks cause I've...
    jayybbyx jayybbyx 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    I'm at work and there's a fridge in the office with chocolate and cake in it. Right now I'm alone, and it's really hard to resist the temptation to eat. But I'm tryinggggg I haven...
    emmacla emmacla 22-25, F Jul 28

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    I haven't lived the life I wanted. I haven't made my dreams fly. I gave up on a lot of things. Maybe because I'm not strong. Maybe because it's not time yet. I know we all hold...
    Ludavin Ludavin 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    Perfection💕 Perfection is a disease that kills The thought of rejection gives you chills You want to be tall and thin Like everyone else you want to fit in It hurts but it's...
    Suicidekisses Suicidekisses 16-17, F Jul 29

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    I'm definitely an 'up and down'er with my weight. First hit a high weight at 13, slowly through healthy balanced dieting lost it an emerged through it at 15. Then went too far and...
    MillyMilly33 MillyMilly33 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    It's recently started actually if you read my profile you'll know I don't have much evidence as a Christian which is true and post that I'm Christian because well it's a fact I'm...
    chooseyourpath chooseyourpath 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 1

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    I have a **** load of stuff wrong with me but I won't let it control my life again. I'm doing my best to cope with this incurable ****. I was diagnosed with the skitsophrenia(I can...
    ponycupcake ponycupcake 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I just don't know anymore. I feel like I'm bad for everyone in my life. I just really feel like ending my life. I'm done with struggling, done with no one understanding, done with...
    got2Breal got2Breal 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    If there's a large amount of people in a single room I have a real problem with that
    panthrax00 panthrax00 16-17, M Aug 4

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    I'm short and have an hourglass figure - think Marilyn Monroe with thinner thighs. I will never be a tall, skinny supermodel. I hate my tummy - even at my lowest adult weight (107...
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 15 Responses Aug 5

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    I see all the lonely depressed young people looking to talk to someone that will listen to them on here. If I could help here are a few things I would suggest: Google "PBS...
    TCLowe TCLowe 31-35 Aug 5

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    We all need a man that looks at us with passion and desire despite our flaws. Someone who can make us feel sexy and confident. A man who loves you for you...,,
    desirabledreams desirabledreams 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    My newest editions along with the old scratches that scarred worse than I thought they would.
    thalassinia thalassinia 13-15, F Aug 12

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    Mostly around my little sis and friends all who would be an au size 6 or under. I love my curves and wouldn't change it for the world but when you go out and someone else refers to...
    calmj calmj 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 12

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    The thing is there are a lot of pretty girls out there. They're pretty and they don't even try. They don't wear makeup and they don't have to spend hours doing their hair. It's all...
    BeautifulMistake21 BeautifulMistake21 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I really need someone who can relte, I have been dealing with this since I was 9 and trying so hard to stop. Please help me. Please don't jdge and I won't judge you.
    guitarsongwriter guitarsongwriter 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    I am always really bad with my words and usually offend people by saying the wrong thing, I say one thing and mean another. Opening up to people really makes me uncomfortable...
    maddieXxx maddieXxx 16-17, F a week ago

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    I hate myself so much. I know it has a lot to do with my past but it doesn't change the way I feel. I genuinely think that everything that happened to me is my fault. I used to...
    Clouds8 Clouds8 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have always been sort of a Nymphomaniac. I did not have sex until I met the guy I love and am still with. As soon as we began having sex, I became addicted. I will randomly get...
    MacKenzie2943 MacKenzie2943 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Sitting in rehab trying not to lose my ****, trying to keep myself together, trying to silence the voices in my head talking all at once, even my own. If my other arm was working...
    MorbidMorals MorbidMorals 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Here I am again complaining about being gay. Here I am again feeling like absolute ****. Here I am again wanting to die and end it all. Why do I like my own gender? Why do I find...
    Abdulaziz94 Abdulaziz94 18-21, M 5 Responses Aug 5

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    Being gay is not fun to me. I'm Muslim and I'm proud thank god but being gay has caused me nothing but troubles and misery. I wish I had a boyfriend but at the same time I hate the...
    Abdulaziz94 Abdulaziz94 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I worked our I was gay at a later age, how anyone could believe that this life is a choice is beyond me, I hate the fact I'm gay, that my dreams of being a dad and having a family...
    pyroguy80 pyroguy80 31-35, M 4 Responses Jul 29

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    Homosexuals are EVIL! no offense but think of all the evil things we do! God created Adam and Eve not Adam and Steve! Repent before it's too late! I NEVER liked the gay life style...
    Abdulaziz94 Abdulaziz94 18-21, M 5 Responses Aug 3

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    All because I'm cold! heaven forbid I'm in a light sweater or jacket in 80 degrees. What is wrong with some people?
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Jul 24

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