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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 5 Responses Dec 6, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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

    It would be nice, but knowing me I was important to just one person, I'd want more and more and more. I don't think I could truly be content with just one person accepting me, but...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 7 hrs ago

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    I have a weird habit of collecting people's birth dates. Be it my friends or some strangers I've just met ( the ones that I've talked to for a while that is). I would ask them when...
    onebeatleft onebeatleft 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    Am i good lookin or not honest plzz
    ace1783 ace1783 31-35, M 18 hrs ago

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    I'm going through school to become a social worker. I always want to help those who can't help themselves.
    supercoolguy23 supercoolguy23 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm having a rough night. I feel embarrassed and heartsick and deeply sad. I have been missing someone very badly lately but I don't know why these feelings have shown up now after...
    TeaspoonEm17 TeaspoonEm17 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I am volunteering at this camp for kids ages 4 to 15 with intellectual disability. I love it. it's such a good experience
    Perisisskind1212 Perisisskind1212 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    There is an older man, a widower who lives next door to us. He has been a neighbor to my stepdad for years and years, and for my mom and me for the last year. He can be a bit...
    morganismyname morganismyname 16-17, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am a twenty one year old university student and I really want to experience what it feels like for someone to love and care for me. This might sound a little bit weird but the...
    Trust1993 Trust1993 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    It doesnt mean nobody cares for me. I have been gifted by very good family and friends who always cares for me. But actually, by matured age, there should be someone who always...
    esteem29 esteem29 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I want to feel important to somebody. Like if I wasn't there a little piece if them would be missing. Like when I message them, their day gets a little bit better. I want to be...
    Marie0121 Marie0121 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I lead the most boring life. No friends. A husband that ignores me. Is it suppose to be this bad after 17 years of marriage? Is this the norm. I want to feel alive.
    hcsunshine hcsunshine 41-45, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I feel like the universe is trying to tell me something. I'm 21 years old man. I have recently finished college. I feel like my life has no meaning to me. I'm very confident person...
    momolegend momolegend 18-21, M 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    Ik I am young but never have I been treated like someone cares about me or someone likes me. It's always the opposite way. For once I want someone to make me feel special.
    Caliboyy14 Caliboyy14 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    helping others is the best medication for entire mind, body and soul, by helping others, we help ourselves. I feel better than just "good" helping someone else I feel ALIVE and...
    snoopymg snoopymg 36-40, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I want this feeling.. I don't know what it feels like.. I try so hard to get him to flirt with me..it's fine for awhile then he quits answering my questions or makes smart...
    RahRah73 RahRah73 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm not the best at helping and to be honest I don't care much for people but if my friend needs help, I'd help because I wouldn't want them to end up like me
    SxuccessfuI SxuccessfuI 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I strongly identify with the quote, ''What goes around comes around''. It is wise to help others. Someday, one could find themselves on the receiving end, rather than the giving...
    Olivia1962 Olivia1962 51-55, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've been bullied with nobody to defend me, I've lost friends who said they would be there for me, and I've been used by a girl I liked for material things only for her friend to...
    Thalassophobic Thalassophobic 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I like getting told goodnight following by something really cute I miss being single ... It's been so long
    bromero123 bromero123 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am feeling afraid and paranoid. No judgments please. I met this guy on the internet. We were chatting for months. Got closer and closer until we got into a relationship. Well...
    Awesomenessoverload Awesomenessoverload 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Today I was informed that a close friend of our family past away, I feel bad because I didn't say goodbye while he was still alive.
    MillerMac MillerMac 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    I don't want to feel pain anymore. I don't want to feel numb anymore. Need to make it stop.
    BrokenBabygirlx BrokenBabygirlx 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I will do my best to stay strong and thankful for the bad things in life. Because they open my eyes to see the good things I wasn't paying attention to before.
    Amani95 Amani95 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I like to show people that there is still good loyal faithful people in this world.
    xbossfemalex xbossfemalex 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 27

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    Finally, exhausted. Good night, all.
    BrokenAngel38 BrokenAngel38 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I want to be the reason someone still believes there's good people out there who care.
    foreveralone22 foreveralone22 22-25, F 7 Responses Jun 26

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    Feeling ugly or beautiful is actually a state of the mind. What triggers you to feel either of those two things are the stimuli being thrown at you, for instance the people around...
    nbsbgal nbsbgal 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    All humans want to be loved. It is part of the human condition and has been since the dawn of time. Love, for better or worse, has been featured in human culture for millennia...
    Writer1967 Writer1967 46-50, M Jun 24

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    most people i loved have left me. I want someone who cares about me and wont walk out on me when they feel like it
    hgaood hgaood 13-15, M 3 Responses Jun 24

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    I'm really starting to wonder if I just expect to much .. in married & have been with my husband 15 years . He works out of town a lot .. & I Dred when he leaves .. I can tell he's...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jun 24

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