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I Want Not Be Ashamed of My Body

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 175 People

    Yes, For Mixed Reasons

    My body is like that a a teen or pre-teen girl. I'm ashamed cause I want to be more like a woman and have a real woman's body. I'm ashamed because others might fear or loath me for who i am. I'm not ashamed in that I can still hide the changes that are occurring with my body...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 10 Responses Sep 25, 2009

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    I Wish I Knew Why I Hated My Body

    I have never been happy with my body from an early. I would call myself ugly. I can't bear to look in a mirror some days. I am slightly over weight but nothing that is a health risk or impossible to get clothes for. Because of my weight I have stretch marks but these stretch...
    Katterific Katterific 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 21, 2007

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    Hot Or Not? It's In Your Head!

    I look at bodies like the storefront of a Baskin-Robbins store...all the flavors are good. Whether it's Rocky Road, Mint Chocolate Chip, or Neapolitan, all the flavors are fine; it's just a question of what am I looking for today?As a kid, I was marginally undernourished and...
    roadphotoguy roadphotoguy 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 10, 2012

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    I have decided to finally get breast

    augmentation to correct my breast. I had my consultation a week ago and I am asking for donations on my Go Fund Me page, titled Body Conscious. Thank you for creating a place where this is easier to discuss!
    nmspriggs nmspriggs 22-25, F Oct 22, 2014

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    I Hopeing One Day I Wont

    I hate how much i hate my body. I wanna be able to love what i have but i cant. When i look in the mirror i am just disgusted by what i see. I just wanna be pretty and thin for me.
    eyeslikestars eyeslikestars 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 19, 2011

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    >:/

    if i could look in a mirror and like what i see everyday it would be the best day of my life. i want thin thighs more than ever.. its really making me miserable. im eating healthy and excersizing but it never seems to work... i really honestly hate myself sometimes. when ever i...
    sweetxheartxo sweetxheartxo 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 6, 2008

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    It'd Be Nice

    If I had this body, I wouldn't be ashamed!
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 10, 2012

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    That Would Be Nice

    If I could look in a mirror and like what I see...that would be a great day. I mean i look good for having two kids but i still hate looking in a mirror. My husband tells me im beautiful and he wishes I could see what he see's but i always see room for improvement. i always feel...
    irishwannabeky irishwannabeky 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 25, 2007

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    And I'm Not, Really...

    Yeah, there are things about my appearance I would probably change if I could, who doesn't? But overall, I'm content with my body, at least appearance wise. I'm pretty thin, but I'm also not a stick, and it requires very little on my part to keep that in check. Like I said, there...
    ladyzantorian ladyzantorian 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 22, 2012

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    am short and fat but the most things am ashamed of myself and insecure about are my breasts and my big but my face a little to
    susan1983 susan1983 31-35, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I want to invite you to my kitchen table and eat fruit together. Off of her body on my kitchen table.
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    I always had a thirst for the center of attention without rationalizing what comes with it. I always wanted to be desired and looked up to. I always wished I could have better...
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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 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I once remember being a very care free and happy kid with so much to look forward to. I never thought about what i looked like, or what was considered to be attractive, and not...
    DropsofJupiter1 DropsofJupiter1 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I sometimes use poetry to get sad thoughts out of my head, temporarily. This is one I wrote today: In My Head I know I need help, I've been begging for it for years, But only...
    LonelyGirlLex LonelyGirlLex 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I feel bad for what happened to me throughout my life. I am embarrassed of my life and I feel ashamed of myself. It's hard to explain but here goes, I THINK I'm finally through...
    Sorasai Sorasai 22-25 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Muted holocaust Part 2 Time stood still as if someone paused the entire world enabling the monk to remember his last days with his family. For me, it was a something I couldn't...
    Yinandyen Yinandyen 26-30, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    When I was 12 years old in 2012 I was 162cm (5"2") and I weighed 50 kg (111LBS). I wanted to Gain weight, I was convinced I was underweight and I was. But gaining weight was the...
    gayspeedolover gayspeedolover 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    That is my ideal atleast, something I want to keep in mind. By gender I dont really mean gender stereotypes and such, but just my body and that I am a male by all accounts...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    I love skypesex :) and I am not afraid or ashamed of it
    claude131 claude131 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    for letting the bullies and men put me down that I felt so low I just let myself go to much i let them as well not there fault mine I am really ashamed of how I look even more so...
    susangoga susangoga 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I love my body I'm tall slender and we'll hung
    rider357 rider357 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I honestly don't even know why I am writing this. I've never really used writing as an outlet, but then again I don't think I've ever felt this alone. This was my first summer back...
    eshan20 eshan20 18-21, M 6 days ago

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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 6 days ago

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    I am definetly not ashamed of being gay here! I came out about 8 years ago and I'm very very proud that I'm a GAY SISSY and I want everyone to see and know that I am too! It is a...
    sissyboy843 sissyboy843 41-45, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    If you read my previous post from last year, you'd know that I had an abortion. No it's something I just don't parade around saying. However, on this website I am comfortable...
    RedRose1992 RedRose1992 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm ashamed of my naked body and I wish I wasn't. I like who I am but I don't like the way I look naked. I'm working on it though.
    iluvgrouphugz iluvgrouphugz 26-30, M a week ago

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    When I was younger I use to have a problem with my body image. I always thought I was fat or wasn't pretty enough. I know that I will never be super skinny because that not my body...
    AmorTiana AmorTiana 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    I grew up with major insecurities and fear and shame surrounding my body. Mostly because of my family's strict, fundamental religious beliefs. I was raised to be ashamed of being...
    Amioknow Amioknow 36-40, M Jul 19

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    It does no good to be ashamed of it. Our individual yearnings tie back into the deepest core of who we are. Even when it's, shall we say, unique, it's still essentially who we are...
    DaveCthulhu DaveCthulhu 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I used to be until about a couple of years ago. I dont blab and boast about it in public or fly a rainbow flag. Im far from ashamed. I think things in life need to be private. Yes...
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M Jul 19

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    Just absolutely sick of my nose at this point in my life. It may be a case of body dysmorphia--but, I absolutely cannot go a day without thinking about how terrible it is. It...
    lolitabrat lolitabrat 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    I am old, ugly, fat, I am all those stereotypes that people are still comfortable to yell in a crowded room. I am intelligent, but, I have no voice.....I'm that person on Facebook...
    sevengirlchild sevengirlchild 36-40, F 6 Responses Jul 16

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    its something ive never felt from a man and it is something i want and something i need but.,. im always the strong one, im always the protector amd even when ive been held... it...
    Breeze82b Breeze82b 26-30, F 2 Responses 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 was born and raised in Houston Texas, I grew up and I was mainly raised by my two siblings, my dad got a job offer in Kansas, so we moved when I was 6, I started 1st grade when...
    treya15 treya15 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I am not a man that lives in this world to lie. Fabricate and sugarcoat things because it will hurt you. Lieing and feeding/living lie lives is going to hurt so much worse then...
    bigbear9521 bigbear9521 18-21, M Jul 13

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    Since I am in my transition I am become every day more who I really am. I started like 3,5 months ago with the HRT. And from now and 1,5 years I'll get the surgery, I hope. I...
    GirlyGirl1993 GirlyGirl1993 18-21, T 2 Responses Jul 13

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    My body isn't perfect, but whose really is? My imperfect body has been good to me and to be ashamed of it... a crime & a waste of time. My body is beautiful AND flawed but I am not...
    loveCT loveCT 31-35, F 10 Responses Jul 13

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