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I Struggle With Being Overweight

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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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    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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    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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    For me, it's not my weight that concerns me. It's my acne. It is persistent on my face, shoulders, chest, and back, and there's nothing I can do to stop it. Showering everyday with...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I always hated the way looked because I was bullied as a child for being chubby. I am currently trying to lose weight, so far it's going okay. I have lost 5-7 pounds within the...
    Naruakira19 Naruakira19 18-21, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Which is stupid, considering how much confidence I have. Anxiety attacks are rare now. I maybe have one a few times a month. PTSD, will torment me for the rest of my life. Oh...
    NoRegretsAndNoRemorse NoRegretsAndNoRemorse 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    sometimes I hate myself for being so shy. I can't make any friends and for that reason I'm so alone. I wish I could be someone else
    pinkyprincess22 pinkyprincess22 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have started working out since January (and, surprisingly, still keeping up to this New Year's resolution). Before, I used to dedicate most of my time to my academic work, and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 a week ago

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    hey everyone. i suppose this, falls under body image. but might be 18+. its hard, being a average / below average penis size. when the whole world. sees large penises as amazing...
    justaguy545 justaguy545 26-30, M 8 Responses Jul 27

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    Ever since I was younger around the age of 6 I've always been a little chunkier than the other's. When I was younger I didn't give a flying **** about how big I was all I cared...
    Amberrjade27 Amberrjade27 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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    I had a MRSA infection in my side. I thought I caught it early as it was still just a little red bump. When I went in they did an ultrasound of the area, and they found it was...
    InvinsibleViper InvinsibleViper 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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    I'm perfectly fine with the way I look, maybe not the way I act though. I just don't like being bullied by others because of my appearance and clumsiness. I guess for this reason...
    algezebra algezebra 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    I used to have an ED. Growing up as a girl in America is so difficult on one's self-esteem. I suffered with societies idealistic image, and constantly compared myself to models and...
    mauii44 mauii44 18-21, F 8 Responses Jul 23

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    When I get worse I have no energy to get in touch with anyone. This in turn makes me feel very guilty for obvious reasons. The guilt I can absolutely NOT cope with makes me even...
    becomeinvisible becomeinvisible 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I struggle with my body image since i was 9 i hated my bodyy. At 11 I started being anorexic At 12 I battled bulmia It was on and of throught the year At 13 I tried stopping and im...
    Itsnessaye Itsnessaye 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    people tell me you're fine others tell me they love my body shape but i'm not convinced i hate my body so so much every time i look in the mirror i get so emotional and sometimes...
    Agirlwithissues Agirlwithissues 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I'm going to highschool this year. At first,I was really excited. But then,I fet worried about being bullied for my... Unfortunate appearance. I told my mom that I was worried...
    Pilulu Pilulu 13-15, F Jul 22

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    No one so many people struggle with their body image, because all I seem to see is people shaming body types! Every body type is beautiful in someone's eyes. Whether you're thin...
    xItsChelsx xItsChelsx 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 22

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    Today I am slightly pained. I have had a few of these days recently. I finally came to the conclusion that I may still be holding on to some regret from my past. Regret as in the...
    njflyer njflyer 31-35, M Jul 21

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    U & Me forever this way www.nidhisuraj.com There are so many Love Stories in this world. Few stories become so famous but few are unsaid and been buried with time. Few...
    evan003 evan003 18-21, F Jul 21

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    for most people eating is too easy, and they feel they should eat less. I have a hard time making myself eat. I have no appetite most of the time. It developed in high school when...
    CarelessCassie CarelessCassie 18-21, F Jul 20

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    I have always felt different than everyone. I have been overweight all my life. I am short and it makes me feel big. People give me strange faces and I know it is because what i...
    Casnarinkiewicz Casnarinkiewicz 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Yes, It's cliché. Here we go with the 19 year old girl who doesn't like the way she looks. I disgusting. I can't look at myself in the mirror without crying anymore. i try to...
    thissworld thissworld 18-21, F 10 Responses Jul 18

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    I wish I was taller ... Perhaps 1.68m... Then I m sure I would become super hot. Now I m only 1.58m ... I m self-conscious so I wear heels everyday. I can't help but feel jealous...
    thousandcuts thousandcuts 22-25, F 7 Responses Jul 18

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    Started taking Opiates when I was 14 and was never addicted just did drugs occasionally to unwind. Few years later and I've struggled with opiate addiction ever since. A few years...
    AyeJay6 AyeJay6 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 17

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    I don't know about other guys, but I hate how I look most days. Not my weight, not my height, but my actual body image. I've always struggled with my weight, I was "blessed" with a...
    browncoat93 browncoat93 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Okay, so, I have very big issues with my body. The biggest issue I have is that my boobs are very, very different sizes. I know that it is natural for our boobs to be different...
    alligryda alligryda 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    actually I feel bad for people who are struggling with being gay or just coming out because everyone's family is mostly ****** up I mean honestly if the “family” I have didn't...
    shiasan shiasan 16-17, M Jul 15

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    my friend suggested that I should work out with a "butt lifter", at first I was confused until I googled it...yeaaaaa..looks like yoga pants with the butt cut out
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    Out of curiosity I took a test for BDD. I've scored extremely high for it and now I feel nothing but like utter **** with high anxiety. I'm planning to go visit a shrink soon and...
    Brogann Brogann 16-17 1 Response Jul 14

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    Some people struggle with addictions, wars, or even other people. I struggle with an idea, a standard of impossibility. An image ingrained into the mind of every creature. The idea...
    pinkromance pinkromance 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I feel ive ****** everything up. That moment when someone you care about to the point you hurt when they dont talk to you is real. I feel its all over and i have no hope left. Thry...
    LoveNoteForARainyDay LoveNoteForARainyDay 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    I am overweight I'm not ashamed of it but when I wear what I like to people judge me because whatever in wearing doesn't look good to them I try to loose weight but it's hard with...
    hashtagbitch hashtagbitch 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 13

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    I am having the worst time in my life. I gained 8kg.... I think I look terrible when I am fat. I gained all this weigh because I had a hard time this year and I lost all of my self...
    mccontrucci mccontrucci 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I am currently in high school and no matter what anyone says I am so self-conscious about my body, especially my legs. I know that I am not overweight but whenever I look at myself...
    jmp98 jmp98 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    hello. i just want to tell people and try to get some help... !!!!! PLEASE read and help me. it all started in the beginning of 2015.......... the second half of 2014 was the best...
    mccontrucci mccontrucci 22-25, F Jul 13

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    I've struggled with depression for years now, and I'm deciding to do a research project on it for school this year. So for anyone that wants to help it would be greatly appreciated...
    bombsarenotmusic bombsarenotmusic 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I try so hard not to think that I'm almost 100 pounds overweight in high school, but even if I don't think about it, I know everyone else is. People don't understand. They think...
    MagentaBleu MagentaBleu 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I think the hardest part about dealing with a poor body image is that for me, I am consistently dieting or binging. So when I'm at my best I'm in top shape, I feel good on the...
    rudy712 rudy712 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 12