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I Want Women to Feel Good About Themselves

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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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    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  women as a common day affair, I don't feel proud to be...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 2, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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.  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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I never feel good about myself, and i have a psychology classes in my college, i found out i have a almost medium self esteem which is near to the low self esteem. It is weird that...
    oceanend oceanend 18-21 Oct 4

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    I'm 47 and finally after yrs of issues I found a dr that would do what most women fear the most. I had it all taken out by choice. I'm one of the lucky ones I guess because I still...
    darkeyes69 darkeyes69 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    I'm not nearly old enough to truly feel nostalgic about really old songs like 'I don't want to settle world on fire', or any songs really, but I still feel like modern day pop...
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 6

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    I don't feel good enough for anything especially when it comes to relationships. My boyfriend is very successful and has a wonderful personality. I always seem to let him down...
    lesha17x lesha17x 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 8

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    Hi :) My name is April Ann, and I wanted to tell you about myself. I was born in 1993 in TN. I have 4 brothers; 1 biological and 3 by marriage. My parents divorced when I was about...
    aprilanne4 aprilanne4 18-21, F Sep 22

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    I want to look good everyday ;(
    mizchenee mizchenee 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 20

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    I feel an ache in My Heart I gasp to breathe a breath of air and feel a hestiant sigh come out my lips, a feeling of blue and dark loneliness embrace my every thought through my...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I want to feel attractive than life itself. Sad that obsess so much
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 20

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    Well I've been talking to a guy for a while. The talk went to more sexy talk. Then he calls today to say bc I went along with the conversation, I'm not worth being with long term...
    sml4 sml4 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 27

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    I don't want to feel Like white guys my age Are not going to ever like me I like white guys who doesn't? I'm black White guys don't like black girls for some reason probably...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    I don't want to feel a feather on my feet but love to tickle others feet with feathers. I found my love while watching TMNT like many of you other feather foot tickling fans! Soft...
    FootTicklingPrincess FootTicklingPrincess 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 9

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    I am, by nature, a superficial person.   I will not take a person seriously if they seem incapable of dressing themselves, bathing themselves, or grooming themselves.  I have...
    snappingzero snappingzero 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    Everyone will at least have a thought of what their ideal true love would be like. I know I am very young, I know it may seem annoying hearing a teenager talking about love but it...
    EmmaXP EmmaXP 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    "Just Once" I did my best But I guess my best wasn't good enough Cause here we are Back where we were before Seems nothin' ever changes We're back to being strangers Wondering if...
    zoiera zoiera 26-30, F Oct 6

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    So why is it so damn hard? Some days I feel so thankful to be alive and other days I feel like everything's just falling apart around me. I really need this year to be good and...
    Madhatter135 Madhatter135 18-21, F Sep 24

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    But sometimes it's just so damn hard! Am I right? I try to be positive. Sometimes I'm pretty successful. But tonight is one of those nights for me where I can't seem to pull my...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 30

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    After such a horrible break up I was expecting to be an emotional wreck for at least a month. Not receiving a good mornin text anymore or hearing from him when I get home would be...
    WintersSoldier2 WintersSoldier2 18-21, F Sep 22

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    I accidentally deleted this one! DUH!It is based on a true story about a young man who had a dream of coaching a school boys basketball team.Well, he wasn't given boys to coach...
    Chopinsivories Chopinsivories 46-50, F Oct 7

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    I want someone to want me. Like really want me. Like make a big deal about me. Tell me I'm on your mind way too freaking much but you kinda like it. Make it completely obvious I'm...
    Katiepoohmm Katiepoohmm 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    I'm a Mom to an almost 15 year old cutter..she's been battling depression and anxiety for sometime. She began cutting 4 years ago after my divorce from her Dad and has been in...
    LOOKN4NSIGHT43 LOOKN4NSIGHT43 41-45, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Please I want to know your reaction
    BigPanties BigPanties 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Having a good day.... I had a good day my practice and I exicted for game tomroww
    brandy58 brandy58 16-17, F Oct 1

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    What is termed good or bad ? Let's start with the good news to WHAT I THINK IT IS- good can be related to things done in words , thoughts , deeds/actions , not necessarily to...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M Oct 5

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    Indication of the seer’s spiritual condition 299). 4th May, 1978 . Thursday. Early morning dream: I saw a room in front of me where many devotees were staying...
    Dipakda Dipakda 70+, M 2 days ago

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    Much better than usual, it was a good day, hopefully it'll stay like this :)
    HisDaysAreNumbered HisDaysAreNumbered 18-21, M Sep 29

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    Yeah I still talk to people in my head, and this is worse in the period after breaking up. I remember after one serious relationship ended I travelled around Spain on my own, and...
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M Oct 4

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    Today was a good day. Made a few tips at work got sent home a half hour early and my feet are killing me. I hope my friend comes over to give me a foot massage lol.
    Dayday4204 Dayday4204 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    I fret over almost every single call I make. The only definite exception to the rule is my parents who have made it clear that I can call at any time for any reason. I'm not sure...
    Marbo12 Marbo12 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I haven't felt truly safe in a long time; not since I was a kid. I stress out about every little thing. I would love to have someone in my life who understands this and makes me...
    rycbar10 rycbar10 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Fresh flowers are waiting to disturb u . Hot coffe waiting to taste ur lips. Sun, birds, cool air – all r looking at ur window to say u Good morning Have nice …:)))))
    Serenita Serenita 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    Honestly I don't know what else I could tell you people :P If you view my profile and read my posts then you should get a pretty good idea of who I am. Atleast without going into...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M Sep 25

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    I went through a bad breakup back in April. We were both over seas, and she ended up cheating on me. But I found out from her roommate. She never messaged me or texted me back, or...
    LilBoyBluu LilBoyBluu 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 28

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    It is the first time I have told someone about my life's pride- something I keep secret. I am 25 years old and going to be 26 in some months. What I feel proud is that I didn't...
    dotan dotan 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    I even feel guilty when I tell people how I feel. I even feel guilty for feeling guilty.
    NotActive NotActive 18-21, M Oct 9

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    I feel like I'm not important to anyone anymore. I hate the feeling and it just sucks to feel like I'm nothing special. Most of the time when I'm around people or my very small...
    xxlunawolfxx xxlunawolfxx 16-17, F 5 Responses Oct 9

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