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I Want Women to Feel Good About Themselves

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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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    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 6 Responses Dec 6, 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 19 Responses Oct 18, 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Just having a good month or two. A lot is happening, exciting things and happy things. Hope these moments last for a long while..
    roryta roryta 26-30, F Nov 19

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    Right now it's tough.. I'm 15 and I don't know what to say to my family about my sexuality. I'm pretty scared cause they're so Christian oriented and I believe in god it's just I'm...
    Photographylover101 Photographylover101 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    Some people make me feel bad a bit. Can someone cheer me up? Would appreciate it. :)
    kangaroo02 kangaroo02 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    hey guys I feel so lonely can some one please chat
    ydxifit ydxifit 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have my evening requirements. Low light and/or candles, blanket and/or pillow, and quiet. Preferably some thinking time. Those last two aren't 100%, but I do manage them more...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    So, I have some donut holes and read up on somethin new.
    copelandspring copelandspring 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Alot Of The Time I Wish I Had Someone To Talk To To Love And Hold So I Can Sleep At Night
    xLEGACYx xLEGACYx 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Before I go to bed I always calm my selve becouse nowadays I'm becoming very busy and stressfull so Before going to bed I listen to frank sinatra and sit on my sofa look from the...
    Stevejons Stevejons 22-25, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Crying in bed wearing one of his tshirts he left here once. Long forgotten just like me.
    GhostGirl97 GhostGirl97 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    People look at boxes and cans of food labels to see what vitamins and minerals they contain. This article can help educate you are reading is full of tips on what they mean...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    I think that most people with any kind of social interaction these days suffers from some form of body image problem, or at the very least a desire to appear attractive to others...
    EmperorJulian EmperorJulian 46-50, M 3 Responses Nov 19

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    Everyday I want to feel close. Sadly every woman I have ever loved did not love me in return. Love is taken to casually. I want to feel that closeness with a good woman, that will...
    BlaiddDrwg05 BlaiddDrwg05 41-45, M Dec 3

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    Hi there :) It looks like I may have a new job starting next Thursday evening. I am feeling so good about it because I have been beyond stressed out and unhappy while unemployed...
    DizzyGreenEyes DizzyGreenEyes 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 6

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    I feel like as of now everyone judges me And no one cares about how I would feel when they say hurtful things. I just want to feel loved
    anne678 anne678 16-17, F Nov 30

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    I don't want to feel this way anymore. I can't even describe how I feel. I just know that it's unpleasant. I hate it. I'm tired of life. I'm tired of all the bull crap. I'm tired...
    tRueInSAnItY tRueInSAnItY 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I would love to have a college buddy that I can tell anything to, just like my friends in high school. I really am struggling to adjust in college. I want to do something about it...
    higalove higalove 18-21, F Dec 4

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    I am tired of always being the one to desire ,and initiate, I want to be wanted,I want you to want me , I want to feel desired too
    Lbk44 Lbk44 41-45, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I always wanted someone to care about me , I give them all the attention and loving I have but they just throw it away like garbage , for once I want someone to care about me the...
    romero1719 romero1719 13-15, M Dec 1

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    Every night I go to bed with no intentional thoughts to wonder to, nor afraid of what my subconscious may reveal in the dead of night, all I know is I want to feel the softness of...
    sovereignjim21 sovereignjim21 18-21, M a week ago

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    I think everyone wants to feel desired. who can honestly tell me they don't??
    angelove777 angelove777 46-50, F 34 Responses 6 days ago

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    Sometimes someone you encounter in life puts off an energy that is consuming. A aura of strength and confidence that radiates out. I want to feel that power enter my mind and...
    Hm3454 Hm3454 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    All thought, good and bad, is creative and tends to lead to a material thing. That is why we must learn to be more positive. The environment and all the experiences in life are the...
    NivyaSurani NivyaSurani 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    tessacc12 tessacc12 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    tessacc12 tessacc12 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    If you love Muslims or you are a muslim women please let's be friends
    cleanyoursoul cleanyoursoul 26-30, F Dec 10

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    You know that awkward feeling when you feel like they like you then suddenly they are too busy with all kinds of stuff. And that reason of being busy didn't just last for a couple...
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 19

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    I would go back to November 2013 when my brother was still here. We just had thanksgiving at my house and played Xbox 360. It was the best day ever. I miss him terribly. I wish I...
    blackjack1808 blackjack1808 31-35, M 6 Responses Nov 30

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    It is the first time that the death of someone i barely know has been having some effect on me.. My friend's aunty died of cancer on friday 28th Nov. She struggled for 4 years...
    bharkha bharkha 22-25, F Nov 30

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    *What's a Woman Without a Man?* I am one of those women out here who needs a man to complete me... Without a man to devote my life to, my life has no purpose. I don't have a...
    ExoticXDarkness ExoticXDarkness 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Feeling oh so good! (You gotta imagine me doin' the Cha Cha as I say that. . . Go ahead . . . Read it again!) :) Life is good! It may be below zero outside, but inside I'm enjoying...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F Nov 18

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    I debated sharing this but it helped last time to get it off my chest. Still need to have the talk with the wife but this weekend didn't seem the right time. She was needing my...
    Snowhat Snowhat 36-40, M 2 Responses Nov 24

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    Reading nourishes the mind. It is very effective especially before sleep that helps to stop thinking about work and other bothering things. Eventually, good sleep helps double to...
    nissan124 nissan124 22-25, M Nov 24

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    So I started keeping a journal. I used to keep a diary in primary school but I haven't since I started high school. This time I have three subheadings before the actual writing...
    InfiniteTearDrops InfiniteTearDrops 13-15, F Dec 8

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    I always feel attractive when I wear something cute. I'm 5'2, I have a small waist but huge butt, I have short legs, and broad/wide shoulder. What will look good on me?
    AtlPunk1D AtlPunk1D 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    That feeling you get when you dismiss they negative people in your life that are making you feel like ****. Even thou they may not know that they're doing it, they are. They're...
    brokenpetal brokenpetal 26-30, F Nov 26
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