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I Want Women to Feel Good About Themselves

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    Being A Woman

    Being a woman may be being serene at times, and each woman being beautiful in our own way, in our own shape, in our self... The woman becomes more beautiful when she truly opens her wings and embraces herself. That may happen after a lot of pain (or even divorce sometimes) and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Dec 6, 2009

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    I'll Start!

    I hope there will be a day I feel good about myself for more than just moments. I have been through things that have crushed my self esteem. So I struggle everyday, many times a day to look at myself and feel good. I know Im wrong but it is what it is and I can't seem to help it...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 9 Responses Aug 30, 2013

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    Her Future

    If you are a strong, ambitious women with a bright inner light, come join us at herfuture.com It´s a great site for finding/being a mentor and connecting with women who are living fullfilling lives. Let me know if you want to connect with me there.
    Joelisa Joelisa 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 1, 2010

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    Always

    I can't understand why so many women think so little of themselves. I do think the media are to blame to a certain extent, as are a lot of the make-up manufacturers. Β I seem to see this everywhere, just wish there was something I could do to change it.
    DavidiSRm DavidiSRm 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 9, 2013

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    Gratitude

    I read about how you should try thinking of 22 things in your life that you are grateful for, say them out loud or in your head one by one. then see if you feel any different. I tried it and it certainly worked. Anything from "I am grateful for my partner" to "I am...
    Joelisa Joelisa 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 30, 2009

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    Sunshine Of A Woman

    Latelly I've been blown away by an inspirational woman. The  Brazilian actress Susana Vieira. In her grand age of 67,  keeps working as an actress, she is full of life, like a sunshine. She is in a relationship with a younger producer, but you can see them happily...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 12, 2010

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    Me

    I am always doing things for my hubby and my kids and I rarely take time for myself. I used to wear makeup every day and dress fun and flirty, which made me feel good. Lately I have gained a couple pounds and just dont feel sexy. I wear sweatpants a lot and have become stuck in a...
    Sarbear1984 Sarbear1984 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2012

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    Bodies

    As women we are taught to hate our bodies. Most women stand in front of the mirror, focusing on everything they hate. I´ve heard that 50 % of women say they are repulsed by their own bodies. this is insane. why do we let other peple´s opinion make us hate ourselves...
    Joelisa Joelisa 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 6, 2009

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    Why Dont We Women Have A Nice Feeling About Our Self

    you dont have to walk around feeling bad about your self .so let's come out the way that you are felling about your self and do something about it .
    pastor24 pastor24 56-60, F 1 Response Apr 20, 2011

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    Breaks My Heart.

    I am from India and I have been in the USA for the last 16 years. I have not been back to see the country change. They say India has changed and made progress but when I hear of stories about gang rapes, and forced sex of Β women as a common day affair, I don't feel proud to be...
    Shinesaathlove Shinesaathlove 46-50, M 4 Responses Jan 2, 2013

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    Being Brave

    "A ship is safe in the harbour, but that´s not for what ships are made." This quote makes me well up, it is so profound.
    Joelisa Joelisa 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 31, 2009

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    Life Triumphs

    Life triumps in tiny moments. I just walked past an elderly-care home and saw an old women sitting alone looking out the window. For some reason I followed an instinct and smiled and waved at her. I could tell that made her happy. It might be the best thing I´ve ever done...
    Joelisa Joelisa 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 30, 2009

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    Because We Are

    EP is generally a very friendly site.  But I started noticing a change several weeks ago.  Even though, it was only a few, there were some stories written for no other purpose than to attack someone.  With women, it's easy to do...you just go after them for their...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy 51-55, F 20 Responses Oct 18, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    Idk I feel good today πŸ˜ŽπŸ˜‚πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜‰
    Vickychajon Vickychajon 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    Something I found online.. read this when you don't feel good enough ~ by Jane Ysadora Dear Sweet Soul, We are all hopelessly flawed. We are all perfect luminous beings inside...
    Eir89 Eir89 36-40, F 9 Responses Jul 16

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    So, I've been trying to astral project for almost a year now. This morning at around two o'clock I'm pretty sure I finally pulled it off. Had sleep paralysis, vibrations, and I...
    ddiddi58 ddiddi58 26-30, M 12 hrs ago

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    I said I didn't want to be good anymore but that's a lie. I want to continue growing as a person, rising above ever painful experience. I want to help those who are hurting because...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I'm 21 and in an interracial relationship. My dad is African-American, and my Mom has Dominican, Indian, and African-American that make up her background. My love is Irish and...
    earthlysoul earthlysoul 22-25, M Jul 3

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    Feeling good at the moment coz I'm drinking :)
    myn1 myn1 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I'm super bored and I am not feeling good this afternoon
    ellliebee ellliebee 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    The past 30-odd years I've spent 'surviving' and not living. Now that I've finally woken up to the fact that I have no 'goal' in life I'm feeling nervous about the future. I have...
    MailTheGlobe MailTheGlobe 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I don't know how to put this into words. But I want to feel loved. I want someone to love me so much that they will come see me at 2 am when I'm laying on the floor, crying my eyes...
    saviecook saviecook 16-17, F Jul 11

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    I want to be positive about life, and joining this group is not a bad start right? Instead of searching through "lonely", "heart broken", "life sucks" groups, I had a positive...
    prettyballerina prettyballerina 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I want to feel her in my arms, to run my hands through her hair. To pull her close and place my lips on hers, to feel that connection again. I wish she felt the same but I know...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    Lately I've been putting myself through pain (I'm not cutting or anything like that) but the only reason why I like feeling pain is because I want to feel some sort of emotion...
    rangek rangek 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    I want to feel close to Someone new, someone far. a stranger i can be comfortable talking bout anything with . Develop a true friendship amidst the distance
    trentoy trentoy 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    I need a girl friend I only know what it's like to be single and it sucks I'm lonely and sad and I just want to feel loved
    scott7656 scott7656 13-15, M Jul 14

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    It's been two years since I was taken out of an abusive relationship both mentally and physically. He even held a gun to my head. I want to say I hate him but I can't. It's been...
    kitten96 kitten96 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Its like no matter what I'm told or what I weigh I always feel ugly and fat. I don't know why and I don't know how to fix it.
    TeenageTrainWreck TeenageTrainWreck 16-17, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Talking to a sexy girl about how sexy they are is, well ... very sexy
    buck691969 buck691969 41-45, M Jul 5

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    Well, unfortunately EP doesn't have an experience that describes what I intended when I first had the idea to write this down. I believe the proper title for this is: I Feel...
    Alex108 Alex108 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    so - I am sad. I feel I lived my life wrong so far. I'm 32 and I feel like I've just already ruined my shot. I have a ridiculous amount of ability; but I just don't know any of...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 29

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    I would love to know more about my past lives. I had one spontaneous remembrance of a past life, and it happened not that long ago. I had been cleaning my microwave and was really...
    Solfeggio Solfeggio 36-40, F 5 Responses Jun 27

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    --Chronic Underachiever Ever since I can remember, I have been the "smart kid". I would score much higher on tests even though I hadn't studied and other kids have. I was...
    alcool91 alcool91 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    I'm a 21 years old girl and though I'm okay only when I'm drunk. So I pour alcohol in my throat every night, alone. Wine most of the time, but also vodka and beer, depending on my...
    Payinghug Payinghug 18-21, F Jul 14

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    I spent WAY too much money at Walgreen's, buying all sorts of expensive(ish) face products. Just gave myself a little spa treatment and I feel darn good! Looking forward to the...
    ktlinn4 ktlinn4 26-30, F 20 hrs ago

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    Ive had a good day.... I spent a good 3hrs in the garden...tidying...chopping...mowing.... Sweeping...digging...and other "ing" words....hahaha... Then as i finished....well...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    I'm here for a good time not a long time Enjoying MY life the way I want no regrets
    lingerie1lover lingerie1lover 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    I have hard time being positive. Like I try to stay positive and not say I'm forever alone but my sister still lives me with and family and all she does is jump from guy to guy...
    superabe11 superabe11 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 2

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    I'm a 16 year old boy, I used have a massive afro, but after being told to cut it off I did. Now I notice girls look at me, and I get really excited, but because the only girl I...
    Bonban Bonban 16-17, M Jul 2

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    Just got back from training it felt damn good :)
    theTysk theTysk 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Yeah I do,I have lots of fears,which I guess relationships tend to magnify more.One of those fears is losing people I'm close to,feeling they'll leave me and I'll be alone again a...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I remember that feeling, someone wanting you. There's a rawness about it; a passion. I miss that.
    samiamgreeneggs samiamgreeneggs 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    Goodnight ep πŸ˜΄πŸ’€ I'll be back in the morning lol
    jaynick15 jaynick15 13-15, F Jun 30

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    Yea life is pretty grate right now not like I don't have problems or struggles but it's all about your perspective so think positive friends and if you can't feel free to reach out...
    rosiebloom rosiebloom 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Sorry, but I'm going to leave all the social networks I'm on. A grown man on here was very rude to me by saying **** about me and my family cause I was upset with what has...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    One moment I want to die and say **** the world but at the same time I feel like something is holding me back..like I'm going to miss out on something. FML
    jordinv jordinv 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I'm horny right now I feel like talking dirty and maybe sending pictures if I get some back in return ;) (girls only,, 13-15)
    MysteryMind MysteryMind 13-15, M Jul 8

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