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I Want Women to Feel Good About Themselves

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
    Shinesaathlove Shinesaathlove 46-50, M 4 Responses Jan 2, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    The guy I've been dating on and off for over a year now is avoiding me and lying to me. I'm in a very low place in my life and all I want is him to be there for me.
    i1612 i1612 18-21, F Aug 17

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    I want to feel protected and nurtured by women, as in a gf or wife! Girls nowadays are not womanly protective and nurturing towards their husband and bf, or even just male friends...
    SeanDavid SeanDavid 36-40 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Just got a notification that I am now accepted into a program that will help me pay for college. Feeling real good about this accomplishment. I used to look down on myself for...
    dustin6 dustin6 26-30 Jul 31

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    Today, i surprisingly felt very good about myself, which i'm proud to say. It's the first time in a long time.
    xxbangbangxx xxbangbangxx 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 13

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    I should write more stories when I'm happy, like right now, instead of boring you all with my ****-up-ed-ness when I'm discontent, as per the "ushe." (How the hell'd they get "ushe...
    LEMONkinks LEMONkinks 18-21, F a week ago

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    It feels good to be back after a long time and being active here properly. Nice to see you all. Update me how have you all been.
    eekshachad eekshachad 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    My best friend (lets call her kylee) of three years has this other friend (we will call her felicia). Felicia and I do not always get along too well, but I have always tried to be...
    imaginediamonds imaginediamonds 18-21, F Jul 30

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    Will try AGAIN to lose weight. My dad will help me and yeah, he really doesnt like how big i am getting.. Dont get me wrong i wanna lose the extra weight too.. You know, to feel...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    I'm married, and love my husband. He's my best friend, and I love spending time with him. Sometimes though, I just don't get that warm feeling that he loves me (although I don't...
    crystalclear85 crystalclear85 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    i am here basically for sharing my feelings ,stuffs and experiences of my life in which i am comfortable in sharing ..it doesn't matter me if anyone judge me through it or...
    rev429 rev429 18-21, M 10 hrs ago

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    Once again Facebook asking me What's on my mind. Dearest, you know?... I haven't words to tell or explain that mess inside of my head. But... Today I want to try. Try to start talk...
    WhineWolfe WhineWolfe 16-17, F Aug 19

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    Love the feeling of knowing that someone cares, and doesn't throw you away <3 Waiting for that day when I can feel it again
    dropdeadwilma dropdeadwilma 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    I wish more women were comfortable with their sexuality, if only society wasn't so prude about women being open and honest about their sexual wants and needs as well as their...
    graywolf558 graywolf558 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    It is good, but sets us apart sometimes. And there is something named the curse of knowgled. (wiki it) Example 1. I havent played World of warcraft for a long long time. And...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Jul 29

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    Accompaniment with devotees and the Holy Ghost— feeling of unification of reality and dream 283) 17th December, 1977, Saturday. Early morning dream : The...
    Dipakda Dipakda 70+, M Aug 19

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    i dont understand what the gain is in hiding ones true self from others. Well,you should be proud of yourselves and respect your personality. If you are proud to be you then why...
    nixf1 nixf1 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I feel like i'm not a good person, that i'm a waste of space and that i haven't and will never achieve anything. I feel that so many other people are better than me; they look...
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 2

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    Sometimes I just shut everyone out because I feel like I'm not good enough. I'm ashamed to be who I am sometimes, I just want to wake up and not care about how I look, or what I...
    Kkariel7 Kkariel7 13-15, F Aug 13

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    I'd never do this in real life, it's just a fantasy of mine. I'm a 100% straight guy but at night the thought of being blackmailed and turned into a sissy boi is one of my biggest...
    NightlockForever NightlockForever 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    I feel bad. Depressed. Sad. Remorseful. I don't even have a good reason to feel this way. It's totally random and it totally sucks.
    Risingabovetheashes Risingabovetheashes 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    Well it isn't like any of you really give a crap but I will say it for now anyway. Goodbye. Goodbye to all you who could care less about anyone else. Goodbye to the fakers...
    lonesojourner lonesojourner 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 12

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    Oh yeah aha. It shows people are like minded, they are taking the time to get to know me maybe and me writing them is not a complete waste of time haha. Cheers me up to know people...
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    When life gets tough I take a look around at all the blessings in my life. I know my life is hard right now, but I got so much to be thankful for. I have food to eat, clothes, a...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Aug 3

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    Today and yesterday so far have been some of the best days of my life. I've finally got people in my life that actually care about me, and it feels awesome. Its great to know I...
    Lipsofanangel976 Lipsofanangel976 16-17, F Aug 8

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    Around 7 months ago I hurt someone in a very bad way and I mean seriously bad. I hurt him and I was denied the chance to apologise to him, regardless whether he forgave me or not...
    GirlWithTheRedHair2013 GirlWithTheRedHair2013 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I'm 41, and I'm feeling better than I've ever done at any time in my life! I'm a single mum (by choice) I run everyday, I'm happy with my body weight (a bit plump) but I can...
    NurseDaisy NurseDaisy 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    Have you ever worked on something so hard and didn't get it? People say " Try you're best and you'll be good enough" but that doesn't apply to me. My best isn't good enough. No...
    beatriz117 beatriz117 13-15, F Jul 31

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    It's hard for me to admit this because I like to be the girl who accepts her body and what she looks like. Lately though, all I can think about is being sexy and beautiful. I see...
    LifeLover12 LifeLover12 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I went to see my super good friend and we had a lot of meaningful conversations. I al glad i was able to share all of my heartaches to her. She had the same dilemma as mine too and...
    Shehshen Shehshen 22-25, F Aug 14

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    Busted yet another pair of pants think my tummy is too good to be confind buttons hurts. Every day and night I think what can I eat and how much. It's become so greedy it's always...
    heymiss heymiss 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 14

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    I'm falling back into my old eating habits where I ate almost nothing. My depression is worse and I'm not really hungry anymore. The bad thing is I'm glad. Not about my depression...
    CatWithScars CatWithScars 13-15, F a week ago

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    Be kind to yourself. Stop telling yourself that whatever you are struggling with “should” be easy. If something is hard for you, it is hard for you. There are probably Reasons...
    MeJustBeing MeJustBeing 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Goodnight and sweet dreams everyone :)....till tomorrow
    jaynick15 jaynick15 13-15, F Jul 29

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    I have a problem. All my entire life I've got A's and A+'s But now that I moved into different school, all my grades went down and I cry because of this. I can't make my grades...
    evix33 evix33 16-17, F Aug 1

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