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I Think Women Are Judged On Looks to Much

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    I know several women who are not really 'standard' models of beauty. By cons, their Soul exceeds in size and price all the 'Miss this' or 'Miss that' to be found on fashion markets! Look inside, and not the envelope ! I know... it's more difficult !
    juliegirlie juliegirlie 41-45, M 4 Responses Apr 1, 2012

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    #1, What Do You Look Like?

    Is always the first question when meeting someone online or on the phone.. A date! "Is she cute? Is she hot?" Never does anyone ask.. Is she smart? Is she articulate? What does she like? Media does play a big part in it, You are only a comedian if you are bigger than average...
    poeticheart poeticheart 36-40, F 7 Responses Mar 5, 2011

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    I recently just cut all my hair off

    because it was bugging me. People have been assuming things and think I've gone lesbian... I mean I have nothing against lesbians or gays or anything (gay pride all day errday) but I am completely straight lol. It's just funny to see that people look at me different now.
    laurynnm43 laurynnm43 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 7

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    Beauty Tips

    This was immortalized by Audrey Hepburn Something to think on in this world of superficial beauty. "For attractive lips, speak words of kindness. For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people. For a slim figure, share your food with the hungry. For beautiful hair, let a child...
    Indie42 Indie42 46-50, F 3 Responses May 15, 2012

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    Looks Fade

    I dont understand this issue /fasination people have with womens looks. I beleive that who a woman is on the inside it what matters the most.Lets face itLook fade over time if you are so hung up on looks then your partner will begin to get rather un atractive 40-50 from now if...
    subtrainer subtrainer 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 11, 2013

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    I Hate Being Jealous But I Am A Lot.

    Whenever I go to the mall, all the girls are skinny and pretty and then I get in a grumpy and sad mood and I just wanna go home and cry. All the advertisements with unrealisticly beautiful people don't help either.
    Unicorn1039 Unicorn1039 16-17, F 1 Response May 14, 2012

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    I am only 12 but I can tell you one thing.

    (or more like a few things) I am ugly. My best friend and I are the mot unpopular people in our grade and I am positive no one has a crush on me. But I am a first honor student. If guys looked at that kind of stuff then I bet a lot of people would have a crush on me.
    Kapliadantis Kapliadantis 13-15, F 5 Responses Jan 14

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    Show Me Love

    If you cover yourself up, you must be a prude. If you show shoulders, stomach, thighs, cleavage, arms, collar bones, hair, makeup, etc., you must be easy. If you are a blonde, you can't be intelligent. If you are a redhead, you must have a vicious temper. If you dye your hair...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 7, 2013

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    And I Am My Toughest Judge

    I grew up with a father that hated big women and made sure to remind me, when I gained a few pounds, to exercise. I spent from age 14-16 weighing less than 100 pounds. At 16 I married a man who was exactly like my father. I weighed 105 when we got married and he told me if I ever...
    SimplyGlorious SimplyGlorious 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 1, 2012

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    Mother's day is approaching.

    This site has many of us most of the time lusting after women or men.When it comes to a woman that is a mother if she is a good mother than that's all that truly matters.This maybe an odd place to put this story but in more ways than one it's the right place.Now not every woman...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M 4 Responses May 9

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    Yes, we do lots to look good.

    It's relative to shadows, shapes and sentiment, but it is true there are more to us than just looks. Women have been able to move about more creatively, exploring their creativity more these last few decades, and their roles are now less diminished in the collective viewing...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 8

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    What True Beauty Is to Me

     I definitely think people in general (not just women) are judged too much on their looks. I don’t understand it.     I have never really been considered pretty by anyone’s standards and I have been passed over by plenty of guys and dealt with this...
    whatsername23 whatsername23 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 21, 2008

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    I Think Looks Are Overrated And Take Over.....

    So many women and young children and girls today think they have to be a certain way, or weight or height or size. It is so sad. Everyone is beautiful in there own way. That is why every single one of us are unique, because not one of us are exactly the same. Maybe twins, but not...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 13, 2012

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    It's Only Natural

    It's the nature of the beast. Let's say a man is interested in meeting a woman who could potentially be his wife. The man is somewhat young, fit, and moderately successful. In other words, average. Is he going to go for the sweet, cute girl or the raunchy hoochie or the obese...
    mefirstGIMME mefirstGIMME 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 10, 2008

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    I Think Women Are Judged On Looks Too Much

    I totally agree. I wish with all my heart that society would stop making such comparisons. We can't all be Marilyn Monroe's, its what's on the heart of a person that counts whether it be female or male. I look at my loving partner Avice, and see the most beautiful woman in the...
    steffiwindsor steffiwindsor 41-45 1 Response Jan 13, 2012

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    Really...?

    I hate when I (as a woman) am judged by others when it comes to my looks. I've learned that women are vicious. I have to admit I can be vicious myself, however I hate when women with smaller breasts think I'm seeking attention because I have cleavage showing. First off, if you...
    brittany3535 brittany3535 18-21, F 13 Responses Jan 2, 2012

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    It's Undoubtedly The Case, But Why? Here's my answer.

    Let us take a look back at some of the radical shifts in men's perception of how women should look.   One glaring bookmark that we all know about is The Mona Lisa.  The Mona Lisa is considered to be the most beautiful woman of all time.  We can get into philosophical debates...
    Discard92 Discard92 22-25, M 5 Responses Feb 4, 2012

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    Truth

    I wear makeup because I feel ugly without. A girl that wears 5 pounds of makeup is probably the girl who thinks she's so ugly because she's been judge so many times. Guys are mean when it comes to girls they will tell you if you're ugly or not. But some are sweet and try to make...
    Thatgirl8654 Thatgirl8654 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 24, 2013

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    OKCupid study shows women say 80% of all men

    are "below average" looking. If men were judged by their looks as much as women are men would never get anywhere in life. Women just have stupidly high expectations
    Blankeythief Blankeythief 51-55, M Mar 9

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    I think women get judge on how they look,

    which I don't think it's ok. There is this page on facebook, that all they do is judge girls. Like WTF? Ain't nobody perfect.. What the hell is going on..
    1kz3l 1kz3l 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    Mini Rant.

    I was a size 2 before I got pregnant. I had my son 11 months ago and am now a size 10. I can't help but to feel big, even though I know I'm not. I carry my weight very well, and my body is firm. But you only see thin women in magazines and on billboards and on t.v. Even when I...
    NoWhiteFlag NoWhiteFlag 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 30, 2012

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    Most Black Women Need Therapy A.s.a.p..

    Since I have moved to Georgia I am finding it very difficult to get along with my fellow black people. Black women especially seem to be pissed off at me the minute they see me and will always give me a dirty look and start following me around attempting to intimidate me. Black...
    Beautyisnatural Beautyisnatural 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 7, 2010

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    F'ed Up World

    This experience couldn't have had a better name. It's so true I even admit that I was like this at one point but you know I've been around the block with women seen different things and heard a lot of different things as well. I was very much a person that dated women on looks...
    Shortie19 Shortie19 18-21, M Jan 17, 2013

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    Hey Beautiful,

    I think society has really ****** us over. We are expected to have perfect smiles, thin bodies, clear skin, and no imperfections. When in reality knobodys perfect. So why does everyone try so god damn hard. Ive learned alot about how i need to accept some of my flaws. Its makes...
    Richelle143 Richelle143 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 27, 2012

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    Women Being Judged.

    Hello All,I don't think that the issue here is men judging women. Men do not care if you are too fat, short, skinny, etc. Men want women to be themselves. Yet there are some men out there (Not too many) that want a woman to look like a Barbie Doll. But most men don't care.The...
    midnightstarr midnightstarr 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 15, 2011

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    Wow

    I'm at that point where people start partying more and studying less. Everyone doesn't want to date, just "have some fun" they call it. So, what do they do? They go for the sexy hot blonde that they know just LOVES to have fun. They don't care if she's really dumb, or has no...
    crazyjade crazyjade 13-15, F Mar 8, 2012

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    I Think We All Are

    Not just women, but all of us. I was lucky to be born with what I have, but it is not who I am. People rarely try to get a chance to know me before making a comment about me, how i look, asking me out on a date, whatever. Tell me you want to sit down, talk to me, and get to...
    Aether71 Aether71 36-40, M 12 Responses Aug 12, 2010

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    Everybody

    Not just us girls are judged too much by looks. I think we're judged by looks MORE than guys, but they're judged by looks just as well. An unclassy girl is the same as a douchebag guy. They both think looks are more important than anything. Now, EVERYBODY cares what they look...
    emilyjaynemarie emilyjaynemarie 18-21, F 2 Responses May 25, 2012

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    The Only Thing That’s Equal For Everyone Is Death.

    obsession with nipple slips: I think women should be able to go topless in public like men are, and soon it will be as normal to see a women’s nipple as seeing a nice pair of legs, lets practice equity ladies 
    Elisapooh Elisapooh 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 17, 2012

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    I think society is too obsessed with

    superficial elements such as looks, weight, clothes. Everyday women all over the world are made to feel less than they are, they are taught to pay attention to the things that really do not matter and will not make a difference in life. I am not saying do not wear nice clothes...
    blackboldandbeautiful blackboldandbeautiful 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    Pretty Is As Pretty Does

    my mom was always big on the way you look and very picky about your every flaw.she once told me that beauty is power.and I said to her what about whats inside is that not more important.she looked at me like she didnt understant what I said. she depended on her looks all her...
    tatra52 tatra52 56-60 Mar 8, 2012

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    About The Looks

    its true in this day and age women (and men) ar judged solely on looks and looks alone. I beleive that looks are nice of course but they do not tell you anything about the person inside. i have met quite a few absoutly beautiful women in my time who are nothing more than empty...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses May 25, 2012

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    A Point Well Made

    There's a film you can watch on youtube called 'Miss. Representation' which discusses the way the media perpetuates artificial and stereotypical standards of beauty and how this psychologically affects female development. Check it out when you can ;-)
    UniversalOracle UniversalOracle 26-30, F Sep 29, 2013

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    Dangerous Beauty

    This experience makes me think of the supermodels who rather to look skinny and unhealthy, and all the sudden they are dead like the case of britnay murphy something unexpected, or the ladies on a hip hop video, all curves but most of them are surgey, and the magazine rather to...
    OoLunaoO OoLunaoO 26-30, F 9 Responses Mar 11, 2010

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    Assumptions

    If you wear revealing clothing,you are a *****. If you wear too much,you are too conservative. If you are a blonde,your stupid. If you are overweight,you eat all of the time. Seriously? About how if you are a good person,it shouldnt matter. Im not gonna be a hypocrite and say Ive...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 20, 2013

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    In This Day And Age

    I can't believe people judge women on their looks soo much. Maybe I was just born in the wrong time. Society ruins so many women self esteem just by saying you need to look like this, wear that, etc.…
    DesertZombie DesertZombie 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 27, 2013

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    Movies And Television Portray Women As Some Type Of Goddess

    The world take the average women and molds them into some type of barbie doll.Society sees all these thin,made up,tan women on tv and thinks wow I should look like that.They don't ever show real women on tv even on most reality shows it's these model looking girls that dominate...
    zar13 zar13 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 21, 2012

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    Period. I think it's been this way

    since the beginning of time. But I've come to learn recently not all men want a Barbie doll woman. Curves are in baby! I'm not blonde, I don't have fake boobs and I've got hips for days lol. I could stand to tone, but I am not fat. I'm just well not perfect :) But I'm happy.
    Alexicutie Alexicutie 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 31

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    Darkmoon65 Darkmoon65 46-50, F 7 Responses Apr 7

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    That's what I call them

    when my dad blows up at me: Judgment Calls. It all started, according to him, last week. I ran into my mother's hope chest in my room. I ran into it hard, right in the corner. It's always been there. I know it's there. I just didn't see it. I hobbled along all week and things...
    CatalinaVanilla CatalinaVanilla 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    The Media Is to Blame

    What really makes me incredibly angry is when a magazine or a tabloid talk show starts talking about celebrities who don't weigh 97 pounds, saying how they're fat and that they should lose weight.  For example, last year when Brittany Spears performed on the MTV Music Awards...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten 31-35, F 8 Responses Jul 15, 2008

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    BE Fair!

    What woman does'nt want to be thought of as pretty unfortunately the ideal of pretty is not what most women are. Only lately in the past couple of years has a full figured woman been accepyable how crazy is that? You get certain service when you are pretty a man is more willing...
    Braveheart4real Braveheart4real 31-35, F 6 Responses Jul 11, 2008

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    Take My Cousin For Example

    To the eyes of many, people think that she is sexy and angelic. When they see her, they see an exotic beauty who speaks with a soft trini accent. Problem is, when you try to have an actual conversation with her she will respond with cold, short answers. She has no personality, no...
    angelofthenight angelofthenight 21-25, F 14 Responses Mar 8, 2008

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    Oh, Yeats Just Like You!

    To be born woman is to know - although they do not speak of it at school - women must labor to be beautiful. --William Butler Yeats Some things just never change, I guess. Promulgated by books and magazines back then and now so ubiquitous in our society that some women go to...
    Indie42 Indie42 46-50, F 6 Responses Jun 13, 2012

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    I truly think and believe

    that women are judged to much on looks. If a woman is not a blonde, lovely looking, has no boobs, curves, or long legs then guys do not want them. That is so shallow of a man when looking for women to date and be friends with. Yes, I was certainly blessed as a woman with all...
    funchickfromcanada funchickfromcanada 36-40, F 6 Responses May 18

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