Self-Acceptance & Self-Love

women's stories

Learning to love myself

Growing up I watched my mom deal with low self-esteem issues and I believe because of that, she didn’t teach me to love myself. I don’t blame her or resent her for it because my...

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I still have HOPE

So am not writing this story to not be pitied but for you guys out there to know and understand that some people who deal with a lot of problems but still face life with a smile and...

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words can kill you

Before , I start I’d like to give a trigger warning this story contains material that may be triggering to those with a history of eating disorders or self harm. There was this girl in...

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My Fake Happiness

On my very first day at a private middle school, I was convinced that all 23 of the sixth graders attending there would be dignified, independant, and behaved. They were not. At my old...

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I worked hard and defied the odds

Hi this is my story. when I was eight years old I hurt my hip really bad at the time we thought I was a pulled hip flexor so we just moved on with life. I was a gymnast I had fulls and...

Love and Empowerment

I once thought that it was major life decisions that determined whether we are empowered or not – deciding to stand up for ourselves when our voice is not being heard, or to leave an...

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what people say

ok so this is my story oneday i was going school my hair was open people staring to call me witch i tell them is none of you business my life my when i get home i cry like kid and it hit...

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Recuperación

Apenas mi abuela falleció, mi mama se tuvo que ir del país. Yo sentía mucho estrés y sucumbí a los comentarios de los demás, como cuando me llamaban fea. Deje de comer hasta bajar a...

Discapacidad

Yo nací con una enfermedad que deja a la mayoría de niñas y niños sin la habilidad de caminar o estar parados. Soy muy afortunada. Creciendo, mi miedo mas grande era despertar un día y...