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I Want Women to Feel Good About Themselves

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 190 People

    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 Mar 17, 2012

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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 8 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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    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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    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 6 Responses Aug 6, 2009

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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 5 Responses Dec 6, 2009

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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 2 Responses Mar 1, 2010

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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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    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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    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 19 Responses Oct 18, 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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    Related Experiences

    Today I withdrew my masters application from a top university. I feel sad but happy. My mother is becoming more and more mental. Pronouncing all sorts of curses on my life and...
    ThoughtfulSoul ThoughtfulSoul 22-25, F 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I just moved schools, and I dunno. I still talk to my other friends, but mostly about them because That's what I'm most comfortable with. We talk every once in a while every week...
    redrumparado redrumparado 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    One of my parents always told me I shouldn't feel bad because others have it worse. I guess it's been burned into my mind. Any time I get depressed I feel guilty. It doesn't help...
    ZER0RPHEUS ZER0RPHEUS 18-21, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    I just want to stay positive and try my best to focus and school and make this a good year
    Wanderingsoul16 Wanderingsoul16 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I want my wife to undress for other women and for other women to want her. I'd love to undress her for women.
    Cuck4lesbian Cuck4lesbian 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    Women so drunk just about managed to cross the road. Monday night come on! On her own doing her thing lol.
    Issima Issima 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I don't know i seems can't madly in love no more. I've loved once, first love that wasn't sweet at all. He didn't love me back even he hated me just because he knew i had a feeling...
    fragilegile fragilegile 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    You'd have thought that getting clean and sober would mean eternal happiness, no worries, no issues, and no insecurities, but that's not the case, with me anyway. Having gone from...
    aerosnz aerosnz 56-60, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    •LIFE• ,,A person between happiness and pain, between full and empty ,between colors and non colors , between smile and sadness , between struggle and win , between good...
    Narkotyk Narkotyk 22-25, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    No matter what happens in life, Be good to people. Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind. ~Taylor Swift
    Miklee02 Miklee02 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I've heard about this years ago but have never really looked into it or have much thought about it. But then i have just recently read an article about past life regression on...
    CrystalSekhmet CrystalSekhmet 22-25 6 days ago

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    i love having my bare feet tickled with feathers, it feels soo tickly but soo good! Its the best feeling in the world!
    noshoesorsocks noshoesorsocks 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    Things are going just about right these days. I feel like my dreams are finally going to come true. I don't think I have the full support of the people I care about... but that's...
    alashfaaq alashfaaq 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    It feels so good to find someone that trusts you enough to talk to you about everything, and that will genuinely listen when you talk to them. I've never had that sort of...
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    This was my response to a friend who was having a hard time. Too much? Nothing you have done in the past matters now. You got a fresh start to be a fabulous person when you...
    Emergingsoul Emergingsoul 36-40, M 4 Responses Aug 24

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    My husband is in his mid 30s and already his sex drive is fading! This makes me feel so bad about myself... I just can't handle it. I'm a very sexual person and he's just not...
    LongingForLove777 LongingForLove777 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 23

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    It was about a year ago that i burned myself on purpose. I didnt know it'd be a year later that my skin would be covered in scars. in that whole year i still felt the same except i...
    ohlordimamess ohlordimamess 16-17, F Aug 22

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    Speaking it out loud would sound more than a little needy, or selfish, or attention seeking. But on EP i hear it's okay. But i wondered many times what is this strange feeling I...
    stabbedtoceasersalad stabbedtoceasersalad 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    I came here after a while to find a message left by an amazing woman asking about me , that's truly good
    Kisho0 Kisho0 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    I'm just tired of being all alone. I want to have somebody close to me, that I can talk to and have a strong emotional connection with. I just wish I had a really good friend or...
    MattNeko MattNeko 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 20

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    The only one that I'm worried about is the student loan my parents had to take out. It was worth $5,000 and it's for the Parent Plus Loan. I feel bad that they had to go to those...
    odessa94 odessa94 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Earl Nightingale - The Strangest Secret" The opposite of courage in our society isn't cowardity, it's conformity."I came across this video on youtube today. I listened to this for...
    sarasakun sarasakun 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I want to be someone's everything the reason he smiles the only face he wanna see before he close his eyes at night the reason he's excited to wake up in the morning the reason why...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    i want to know what it feels like to have someone that love you so much. i wonder what it feels like to be loved by someone you love. I wonder what it feels like to have someone...
    vousmevoyez vousmevoyez 16-17, F 7 Responses Aug 17

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    Oracle of future—It may be possible for human being to see Sri Jibankrishna in physical body 388 ) 25th December, 1979, Monday . Early morning...
    Dipakda Dipakda 66-70, M Aug 17

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    I really want to help people. I feel so good doing it. message me at anytime and I'll try me best
    julyybabey julyybabey 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    i am really paranoid about posting this first off...cause the definition of sexy is either not important or based on society's ideals. is this superficial and about appearances...
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    My parents are getting angry with me, for not eating as much, or as they define it, not enough. I'm still fat, in my own eyes. They all say I'm not, but i just don't see what...
    Nexhon Nexhon 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    Lt. Pepper woke me up, my service dog. I was sleeping but I'm supposed to wake up at 7 am to take my meds and he woke me up by licking my face, I love him so much. And I hope no...
    GreenWyer GreenWyer 22-25, T 1 Response Aug 15

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    i just need to smile, a cheerful heart is a good medicine :)
    nice4mheart nice4mheart 31-35, M Aug 14

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