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I Want Not Be Ashamed of My Body

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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 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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    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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    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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    >:/

    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    All you have to do is have millions of dollars and a good plastic surgeon. Bingo you'll be just like big booby and booty Kimmie...Good luck on all that girls?
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M Aug 24

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    "My chick can have what she want. And go in any store for any bag she wants. I know you ain't never had a man like that. To buy you anything your heart desire like that. I want...
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F Aug 27

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    GETTING COMFORTABLE BEING UNCOMFORTABLE--Segment from last "Eye of the Storm" radio broadcast"GETTING COMFORTABLE BEING UNCOMFORTABLE"Huh? How can that be? Is it not an oxymoron...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    There is no computer on earth which can match the human body. The body can think for itself, feel for itself, fight for itself. It can heal itself. I can survive terrible traumas...
    Thesoutherner Thesoutherner 66-70, M 15 hrs ago

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    I love my body and I am never ashamed of my tall, slender, shaved, tan, and toned body.
    nudistwifeandmother nudistwifeandmother 41-45, F 10 Responses 1 day ago

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    Even though I am pregnant, I love my body and never ashamed of it ever. I love pregnancy very much and love getting back into shape after being pregnant 9 months.
    maturemominbackyard maturemominbackyard 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I've never had a reason to be ashamed of my body, even though I'm not in as good of shape as I was when I was younger. So much so, that I have no problem with walking around the...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M Sep 7

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    Reading all these stories of women who have stayed for 10+ years makes my heart ache. I don't want to put up with this emotional turmoil for that long. How did you ladies find the...
    Galaxystar25 Galaxystar25 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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    Porcupine No Longer Ashamed and frozen in fear, time stops. Pretending to be asleep; staying very still... Lying and waiting, pretending it's all just a dream. NO! Get up! I...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    And I'm not ashamed of mine at all. I love every part of my body. My butt, breasts,legs, and arms. I'm a beautiful being and proud of it. I just love the shape of a woman's body...
    StellaFlower StellaFlower 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 9

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    I was raised that nudity was not bad, the human body is beautiful and to love and enjoy my body.
    daddymax45 daddymax45 46-50, M Sep 10

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    I always wanted to swap body with a guy for a week. Just to see what being a dude like
    LovelyDeadly LovelyDeadly 16-17, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I felt like this earlier but these days I think my body is perfection and I'm very proud of it.
    dropdeadwilma dropdeadwilma 16-17, F 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Ashamed of not living a life up to society's standard. I m single heading 35 yo. Ashamed of not achieving what society had expected me to be: no marriage no kids. I m living a...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I was looking for the page "I Am Ashamed of Being Myself," and I could have sworn that I clicked on it, but instead Firefox led me here. So what I'm going to do is tell the story...
    Kurokagi Kurokagi 18-21 Sep 2

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    I'm currently slightly overweight (170 lbs). During the summer I gained around 10 pounds. I'm trying to get the weight off by exercising but I can't seem to stop eating. I tried...
    KenKitty KenKitty 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 24

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    Yep it true and I'm not ashamed
    imshy1234 imshy1234 13-15, M Aug 24

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    I m ashamed of being single. I think that means there is something wrong with me that's not lovable Searching the whole world for cure..,
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 4

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    I'm not ashamed Of who I am Sure I maybe too weird for you but if you can't accept it then please just leave me be because I'm not gonna change
    BabyDuchanne BabyDuchanne 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    Truth Hurts! At my age, with my lack of accomplishments In my situation (STILL) and no improvement I was so stressed out by an event tonight I really needed to get it off my chest...
    SashaAmazon SashaAmazon 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    I think Healthy is Beautiful A lot of people say, "skinny is beautiful." and others object saying, "Curvy girls are much more better." However, out of all these preferences of how...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I've often been called a person with a huge heart. Many consider me a very happy person that laughs a lot and like to make other people feel better, even if I have to make a fool...
    PleaseFindMe PleaseFindMe 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    You ask yourself why he seems sad, after the affair, and think it's because he misses being with you. That he doesn't feel love and attention from her like you gave him. Or that...
    proulxfam proulxfam 31-35 Aug 24

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    1. My name is Aseel 2. I love rock :3 n kpop 3. Im interested in korean lang *-* 4. My fav colours r : purple blue red n black haha yeah too much 5. I got scars n im not ashamed...
    Minju96 Minju96 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    I am smiling,laughing, joking on the surface but inside I am deeply unhappy. I 'see' myself laughing, like I'm watching from the outside - it's not me and it's not real. When it...
    butterflydanse butterflydanse 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    my name's abi, and i'm a sixteen year old girl, living in England. I started college last week, and as good as the classes are it's been pretty impossible to make friends with...
    abiwakefield abiwakefield 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Angels and demons, jackie brown, kill bill1&2, captain phillips, alien quadrilateral, poltergeist 1&2 not 3, planes trains and automobiles, clock work orange, pulp fiction, death...
    Gabriella20xx Gabriella20xx 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I like the idea/concept of having someone you can tell anything too without having to lie, embellish, be ashamed or embarrassed. I've met some great people on here but still feel...
    ItalianEnzo ItalianEnzo 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 25

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    I have always had a weight problem. Growing up, I was always chubby, and it didn't bother me until the kids started bullying me in 7th grade. It was the typical "Skinny girl hates...
    vbs28 vbs28 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Destruction of previous individual austerity 286) 24th December, 1977, Thursday . Place : Makardah. Early morning dream: One unknown boy came to me with a message...
    Dipakda Dipakda 70+, M Sep 2

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    I've had my share of best friends I want one I am able to talk about anything with and not feel ashamed
    MzDancer143 MzDancer143 22-25, F Sep 7

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    My husband tell me He wants To collar me because I have had a good submissive training in this years, and now I'm ready To be collared and lashed. I just feel very ashamed in...
    NewWoman76 NewWoman76 36-40, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Past Life Regression When you go through past life regression strange things start to happen apparently, so pace yourself. I was going through the whole hating and pitying the...
    Futuete Futuete 46-50, F 1 day ago

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    Can We get rid of the taboo groups?After reading a friends concerens I looked up some of these groups. The worst one Dear EP Admins should make You cringe,and ashamed that it exist...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 5 Responses Aug 21

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    Sadness assaults me from every angle. buffeting me. tossing and turning me in it's angry waves so that i can't breathe. Help me. This is the whispered cry of the person Who...
    SKiesterly SKiesterly 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 25

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    About 6 years ago, I was very immature & irresponsible. I got into some trouble with not paying my car insurance and getting my license taken away. I recently was pulled over and...
    dixiecrystal dixiecrystal 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 27

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    13.5 wide. I'm ashamed T-T
    yourguardingangel yourguardingangel 18-21, M Aug 31

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    Well, this isn't really a past experience but here goes... Since I left college, the people who I thought were my friends are ignoring me and sometimes it really feels like I'm...
    smify123146 smify123146 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    GEN.2:18 - THE LORD GOD SAID, IT IS NOT GOOD THAT MAN SHOULD BE ALONE; I WILL MAKE HIM AN HELP MEET FOR HIM ECCL.4:9-11 - TWO ARE BETTER THAN ONE...THEY HAVE A GOOD REWARD ECCL...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Sep 5

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    Drugs. Violence. Rape. Sex. Debt. Corruption. Death. Anguish. Agony. Injustice. Prejudice. "Land of the free and the home of the brave" is just an illusion branded into the heart...
    KonekaiReangashi5666 KonekaiReangashi5666 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 6