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I Want Not Be Ashamed of My Body

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 165 People

    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 3 days ago

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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 16-18, F 2 Responses Feb 6, 2008

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    I don't know how else to explain this. I really hate the way I look. I never have the confidence to ever take off my shirt in public...... Right now, I'm in pool in my gym class...
    SgtRecker97 SgtRecker97 16-17, M Oct 8

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    Who wants to body swap. Not permanent.Please tell me if you know how.
    Joshuarapdemigod Joshuarapdemigod 13-15, M 2 Responses Oct 1

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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 52 mins ago

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    I ve always been an outcast wether I was among my family or any social gathering and even work places .i felt being shunned strongly during the 7 months which I had spend at hotel...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 3 hrs ago

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    I won't argue who is wrong and who is right but it comes to the simple facts that by taking our choice away (TX), you are making it clear to the world that you consider women...
    DizzieDazie DizzieDazie 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I'm ashamed that I used to be so whiny and a complainer. I used to be dramatic and I cut myself. I feel so stupid for acting that way in school. My family was poor, I was bullied...
    tinywoman tinywoman 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    Hi amy here I am not ashamed of my body. I love showing it off to men. Come and chat anyone.
    naughtyamykevin naughtyamykevin 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Sometime I don't really bother but then there's always that one guy or girl stating about my body. "Oh you're really skinny for a guy" , "Do you eat well ?" , "You should eat more...
    ClassicGentleman ClassicGentleman 18-21, M Oct 6

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    I'm not a ashamed to say this even if it is out of lust. There is no reason to be ashamed of any of the 7 sins unless spawned from covetousness.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Ever since the start of high school my body never looks like ones of an adult. I have small breasts and also I'm short and slim. Boys my age and other classmates always made fun...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I fill my emptiness with distractions, it used to be adult films the buying DVDs the shopping spree at the bookstores. I know it's not normal to be depressed and also thinking...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 15

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    I know that life has it's ups and downs..but mine keeps going downhill at a rapid pace. What have I become? A monster? I feel that way. I have absolutely no friends, I have 6...
    XxBadXVibesxX XxBadXVibesxX 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 27

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    It's just little things I guess, maybe I overthink them? I don't know anymore. I just don't feel good enough. Sometimes he says all these nice things and I appreciate it but I...
    BulletproofLoneliness BulletproofLoneliness 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    I think all I do anymore is just annoy people with my problems... I think I'm heartbroken actually... It feels like my heart is getting crushed. I've been going to counseling...
    iamFrightened iamFrightened 18-21, M Oct 15

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    He is always hiding me. He doesn't want to spend time with my family or friends. He specially keeps me a secret to his family. Everything happened ever since my grandmother passed...
    LittlePointeShoes LittlePointeShoes 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 28

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    Hell yeah I love anime and manga! Not ashamed and if you don't like it what evs. I am not on this planet to please everyone any way.Anime is just so awesome, and I cannot get over...
    Steffi627 Steffi627 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    I am in a really bad place at the moment, I can't believe I have come this far in life and ended up with nothing but debt. I have worked full time since I left school years ago, I...
    Thisstupidlife Thisstupidlife 46-50, F Oct 10

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    Due to my current situation I've had to rely on my parents for help to do simple things like going to the bank and getting groceries. I am used to being very self sufficient and...
    SimiRayea SimiRayea 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Wow there are other people out there like me. Thank God - I'm not stupid or crazy. I hate this man and yet my heart hurts when I think about walking away after 17 years. But my...
    Cflo Cflo 41-45, F 4 Responses Sep 30

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    A Crossdresser/Transsexual/Bisexual guy. I like my men in men's clothing. Female clothing doesn't flatter them AT ALL. I wouldn't want to marry a Transsexual because I don't want...
    VainGoddess VainGoddess 22-25, F Oct 8

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    I want to find my someone special someone who wants me. all of me. someone who isn't ashamed of me. someone who is willing to hold my hand and give me an innocent kiss in public...
    SouthernBella89 SouthernBella89 22-25, F Oct 11

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    I don't know if this would qualify for this experience!?!? But I want to know other people's honest opinion. I want to know if I WAS wrong?!? Did I over-react?? Did I get my...
    Virgo4Whore Virgo4Whore 46-50, M Oct 12

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    Hey everyone i am amy thomson ,16 year old crossdresser .i have always wanted to be a girl but i know its not possible at all for me because i feel ashamed of telling ANYONE THAT...
    amy34thomson amy34thomson 16-17, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    My Anxiety: You can sense him all around you. He is careful not to show himself, but you feel the predator's presence. He stalks you like a shadow and follows you wherever you go...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F Sep 26

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    So I have been with R for 15 months and he is a good man, but I now have come to realise I am no longer in love with him, I'm not even sure I ever was. He moved in almost straight...
    Bornsinner30 Bornsinner30 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 14

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    I am so tired. These past few months it has gotten worse. I don't know how to behave around new people or people I barely know, especially those I feel inferior around. That counts...
    haroni haroni 22-25, F Oct 14

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    #One: I am a Virgo (Astrological) #Two: I am a Dragon (Chinese zodiac); a Fire dragon just to be clear... #Three: I love animals - all of them #Four: I love wine #Five: I have 3...
    earthanjel earthanjel 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    As a child i was brought up to be a loyal person to my family.To look after my siblings, and most importantly to stick together. And i look at our nation as my family. So, to it i...
    ambull1 ambull1 36-40, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am 21 years old and suffer from body dysmorphic disorder. I hate what I see when I look in the mirror. I get complimented and told how beautiful I am by people on almost a daily...
    tgeex3 tgeex3 18-21 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Ammi jee and abu jee i want to say i love you both and i miss you and i wish i had told you both when you were alive that I love you so much what ever good i am or i have is...
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    i just dont feel good enough for anybody and im ashamed to be the person i am and i hate it
    js1660 js1660 13-15, F 9 Responses Sep 30

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    My house needs many repairs and lots of cleaning. Considering im 15 , have school , friends, and a boyfriend to try to balance out its a lot on me to try to make time to clean it...
    Rosiexoxox Rosiexoxox 13-15, F Oct 1

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    Im the guy who makes a lot of jokes, is weird, but also serious and shy. I really like this girl and we talk a lot but she simply does not seem like she like me (but she does laugh...
    JustDoNot JustDoNot 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 2

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    Purification of Body 295) 14th, March, 1978 . Wednesday. Early morning dream: I had a loose motion spoiling my trouser. I only wore a shirt now. Then I e went to a...
    Dipakda Dipakda 70+, M Oct 4

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    I do things I am ashamed of every day. The problem is not the things. It is the shame. I have no idea still how to overcome the shame I feel about all the most basic and simple...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    Male, 20 years old, 5'11, 280lbs. I'm so ashamed :(
    Heston94 Heston94 18-21, M Oct 5

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    There's a word for people like me in Chinese it's called "Fan Jian" it's a really rude word. The meaning means that from what I understand is a person who'll notice others only...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 16

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    We Are Not Ashamed (Spontaneous Worship)
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 5 hrs ago

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