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I Want Not Be Ashamed of My Body

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 162 People

    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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    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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    >:/

    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 16-18, 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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    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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    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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    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 19-21, F 4 Responses Aug 21, 2007

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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

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    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 want to body swap for real with my Ex-Girlfriend. I was very loyal to her, nice, bought her clothes and jewelry all of the time and brought her roses a lot. The problem is that I...
    Lewis47 Lewis47 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 15

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    I want body swap for real with a girl for a day see want they do soft and be sexy and hot
    jacobbarry12 jacobbarry12 16-17, M Oct 30

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    Daddy orders pizza and instructs me to suck him. If he doesn't cream before the pizza man comes, I have to keep going until he does, Daddy answers the door anyway. He offers the...
    Honeytime Honeytime 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    Any want swap body with me for a week
    jacobbarry12 jacobbarry12 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 28

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    I am so tired of being fat! My friends invited me to go to the beach in January, but I can't, because I'm ashamed of my body. I'm an athlete, I'm in the national team, but I still...
    lottiemendler lottiemendler 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I've always been conflicted on whether to gain weight or not. It seems like fun, and I think that I'd love to have a bigger, jiggly-er body to play with, but one thing that...
    thinkofonelater thinkofonelater 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 29

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    I really hope that my brother will never see this, you see he doesn't quite think I can do it. I'm studying science though I hate. My parent's aren't making me but it's how our...
    meryemJo meryemJo 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 12

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    Especially the female body :) even better nude :) thanks to all you girls that aren't ashamed to show your beauty
    wolffive wolffive 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 4

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    Have you ever had this secret that you have to hide because you're too ashamed? Or you're just so tired of being strong that you can't hide it anymore? Well that's me, And here's...
    Jessica427 Jessica427 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 16

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    I'm ashamed that a lot of the time i do everything possible so i look male and i just dont feel normal when i change genders. I know its not in my control but i often feel ashamed...
    ricequeenn ricequeenn 16-17, M Nov 5

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    Mainly of my hobbies, likes, interest, and fetishes (which only I know about). I won't disclose my fetishes, but whoever posts the biggest thing they're ashamed of when it comes to...
    YuriXWolfram86 YuriXWolfram86 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 13

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    I am an immigrant. I'd like to say it doesn't define me but in reality it does. I've always been very ashamed of myself. I always tried to be invisible to the world. I felt like...
    yayami yayami 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    Today I am really ashamed of myself... Well I don't want to disclose the reason thereof... But that's for sure am not going to continue the things which I did unintentionally even...
    godblesssouls godblesssouls 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    This past few days is the hardest days of my life and I am ashamed of my own action therefore, i declare that it is a close case from now on.
    LoveHadassah LoveHadassah 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 5

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    I can't stand myself anymore I feel so ashamed of still being alive.
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    I am so big and fat now that I can barely lift my limbs. I am not ashamed that I now weigh 730 lbs. I love eating and having my every need cared for. Sometimes I wish I had more...
    Rhondalynne Rhondalynne 36-40, F 8 Responses Nov 17

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    My parents have made it clear since I was young that I am expected to be this dominant woman with no emotions that can handle anything thrown at her with grace. On the outside I...
    Kpopcrazy3661 Kpopcrazy3661 18-21, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    Because I signed up for this dating site. Posted some of my pictures. I had fun reading profiles n checking pictures of those guys who signed up too. I never told anybody about it...
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81 31-35, F 3 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Hi. I don't feel well. I need to tell someone. I don't trust telling anybody because nobody can understand me. There is nothing wrong in my life yet everything is wrong. I wish God...
    In100years In100years 18-21 5 days ago

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    My Story I was born the second child to an immigrant family from Sicily. My Dad was the eldest of 7 children. His parents were hard working, respected, beloved, restaurant owners...
    joycealison joycealison 56-60, F Nov 8

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    I met my husband in 2009 and he was everything I had asked for. I even wrote a letter back in 2006 describing my perfect soul mate. And to our shock, he was it. He even found...
    bettergood bettergood 36-40, F Nov 11

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    I want to be kind but not too shy, to look like the girls in the magazines but still not look fake, to be funny and just sarcastic enough not to be annoying and seem like a...
    ifyoureabirdimabird ifyoureabirdimabird 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I really want a boyfriend and I'm ashamed to admit this. I know that I need to 'find myself' and be 'happy on my own' before I find someone. But that's a lot easier said than done...
    gemjade gemjade 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    So my body size is a major issue to me. I had a really good body until i was around 15-16 where i gained a lot of weight from stress eating- at school i couldnt cope with all the...
    sophiejon sophiejon 18-21 Oct 30

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    I can relate to so many stories I've read on these pages. It is so difficult to go through life when you feel flawed, and "less than" other people, when you don't like the person...
    EmperorJulian EmperorJulian 46-50, M 4 Responses Oct 31

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    Yes. I always wanted to be fat. I'm 18 years old. Only 5'2. I struggled with bulimia since I was 14 because I hated my body. I never weighed more than 90lbs (that's before I had my...
    confuziiled confuziiled 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 3

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    I would do anything to please the guy I like and because I'm perverted and all its like this is who I am...honestly I'm too crazy to be loved. I've taken off my top clothes just...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 6

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    Day 4: Already happened. Overshot my alarm. Ate crap all day. I did do a little yoga. Conclusion: I hate weekends. I am here at home seven days a week, and for two of those days...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 9

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    Have you ever looked in the mirror and truly hated what you saw? You don’t just have a few parts you want to tweak or trade, but you would rather destroy your body. Look in the...
    longblackveil longblackveil 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 26

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    I wanna a military boyfriend. Yea I know it would be hard when I had to say good-bye and let him go and do his job but I would get through I day by day knowing he's protecting...
    MeganDawnn MeganDawnn 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 1

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    Dear EP friends, I believed we never met before. But if you wanna add me in your circle, perhaps you can read this and decide whether I can be the friend you're looking for. (1...
    bowbowdown bowbowdown 26-30 1 Response Nov 4

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    Why must I hurt the person I love so much and lie to them.. He's slipping away and I want to spend the rest of my life with him.. Don't know what to do...
    Reneeamamda Reneeamamda 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 5

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    I secretly got married 2 years ago after only knowning my husband for 3 months, the only people that know are a few friends. My parents are very old fashioned and would have never...
    rainbowcloudkisses rainbowcloudkisses 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    I feel ashamed that I have only been five states in America. I know nothing about the rest of America except what I hear in tv and social media.
    dwilie dwilie 13-15 6 Responses Nov 7

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    Day 3: This is monotonous. Mental state: inexplicably irritable, withdrawn. Sleep: Up at 9, became conscious at 8:59 just before the alarm. I had forgotten all about that...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 7

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    I'm not a size zero. But I know people who are and was. That size is not a bad size to be ashamed off. If you can't get fat or more weight don't be upset. Being a size zero is...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    I feel very uncomfortable sharing. I hate my body, and I hate myself because I'm unwilling to change it. I know that if I lost weight I'd find something new to hate, but I also...
    gwya gwya 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 11