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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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    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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    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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    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 5 days ago

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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 a week ago

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    Kickaddiction Kickaddiction 26-30, M Aug 19

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    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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    I'm a very tiny person with an athletic figure. I know I have nothing to worry about. But at the same time, I lose my mind when I gain more than 5 pounds. I stop eating until it's...
    BlackSheep96 BlackSheep96 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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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 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I've been clean for almost six months, but then a few days ago I cut again, just once,. I've really been struggling with this, and I honestly can't think of a reason not to cut. I...
    Believera Believera 16-17, F Aug 16

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    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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    Why have I been graced with and ugly face and disgusting eyes 😓
    LabelledAndBroken LabelledAndBroken 13-15, F 8 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...
    amazedbygrace amazedbygrace 26-30, 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 can't look at pictures of beautiful girls without wanting to cry. They are everywhere, in the streets, in the magazines on social media, I feel like a literal piece of **** when...
    Abcdefghijessy Abcdefghijessy 18-21, F 12 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 4 Responses 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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    I'm a 42 year old Woman I struggle with my body image. I feel fat most of time. my husband well he says nothing about my weight, which to me can me one thing is he is not at all...
    lilliamriv lilliamriv 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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    my family and i have parted ways, but im trying to keep the lanes of communication open. i am just considering saying forget most people except those who can help me uplift myself...
    awesomeguy3125 awesomeguy3125 26-30, M Aug 10

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    I have an over active imagination on top of poor opinion of my physical features. the combination takes its toll on the psyche which only adds fuel to the fire and boosts the self...
    Azureal Azureal 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    Got rejected again in person! Why me? What the hell is wrong with me!!!?????
    BlaiddDrwg69 BlaiddDrwg69 41-45, M Aug 9

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    My sister thinks I'm the "skinnier" and "prettier" one in the family, but she doesn't know I have body image issues too. My mother doesn't help. My mother always tells me, "You...
    alittlelove alittlelove 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 6

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    I know I'm not pretty and I always feel depressed about it and I keep remembering when I was in elementary school and who I was labeled as a fat girl and how my brothers used to...
    mysterychan mysterychan 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I know I'm not pretty and I always feel depressed about it and I keep remembering when I was in elementary school and who I was labeled as a fat girl and how my brothers used to...
    mysterychan mysterychan 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I think that I'm overweight. I struggle with low self-esteem because I'll never know what other people honestly think, so that leaves me to believe that I'm not good enough. I don...
    xlivia xlivia 13-15, F Aug 6

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