My eyebrows meet in the middle

Belma is unique and proud

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My thick eyebrows never bothered me when I was little. But after I turned 14, I couldn’t look in the mirror without hating them.

Thing is, when I hit puberty, my body went through serious changes – some I wasn’t so happy about. For instance, I liked that I had breasts and pubic hair; but I didn’t like that my eyebrows met in the middle, right above my nose. It didn’t help that some kids at school started calling me a hairy caterpillar. It really sucked.

I was desperate to get rid of my thick eyebrows, so I asked my mum for advice. She explained that puberty is a time when our bodies go through many physical and emotional changes. She said it can be a rollercoaster, but we just have to hold on and get through it. She told me hormones are special chemicals in our bodies that send messages to control our bodily functions – like hunger and emotions. When we girls go through puberty, our bodies release a hormone called estrogen; while in boys, the hormone released is called testosterone.

Also, my mum explained that we are different, which means we react differently to our hormones. Some of us get pimples, experience mood swings, or grow facial hair (like me!). She added that if we did something dramatic while our bodies were still changing, we might regret it later.

I admitted that I was feeling insecure because of the constant teasing in school. My mum said there was nothing weird about having eyebrows that met in the middle. She told me it was called a “unibrow.” Afterwards, we went online and googled unibrows. We saw many pictures of people with unibrows, including Frida Kahlo, the iconic Mexican artist. I was shocked to see her rocking her unibrow with pride. And she was totally gorgeous! My mum made me look in the mirror and say aloud, “I am beautiful just the way I am,” over and over again. It helped me feel sooo good about myself.

Now I chant this mantra every morning when I’m getting ready for school. I have never felt more beautiful and more confident. I know for sure that my unibrow is stunning. Because it’s one of the things that makes me unique.

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U Ought 2 be hapi wit d way ur body is.

March 20, 2022, 7:54 p.m.

We are perfect way we are

March 20, 2022, 7:54 p.m.

me and my girl friend have sex last by 24 december . is it possible for her to be pregnant this mouth she call me by yesterday can it be possible

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Hey emperio! Thanks for the comment. Yes, it is very possible for her to be pregnant especially if you did not use a condom. We advise that you go for a pregnancy test to confirm and talk to a trusted adult about it. There is an organisation called 'Education as a Vaccine' who run a Helpline that you can call and find out everything you need to know about health issues, including menstruation and pregnancy. The number is 08 02 71 92 781 and it's free if you call from Airtel and open Monday to Friday from 9 till 5. It's completely confidential so you don't need to give your name or any details - you can just ask questions and get the support you need. Good luck with everything.

I also have a unibrow it beautiful, be proud of whatever you have girl's 👗👠👚

March 20, 2022, 7:54 p.m.

I am new here please i need a friend It is natural to have eyebrow cool down big sis

March 20, 2022, 7:54 p.m.

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I need a friend too!

Hi Lazola we can be friends

I am new here please i need a friend i also have an idea about the story It is natural to have eyebrow and be happy about urslf because some people did not have eye they are happy about theirself

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Can we be friend

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Yaah

Yes

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Hy zhai

I have a sweet and beautiful eyebrows too. i can't let go of them

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me too

good of you

can we be friend

me too can we be friends?

nice,i love my self the way i am

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My teeth makes me unique ... M gap toothed but i love it

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well I think I want to talk about my performance in bed it is so good no woman we I meat that does not accept me

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really

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Hi everyone am new here,i hope am welcome

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Hello rockysophy, You're welcome

March 20, 2022, 7:54 p.m.

I'm new here anyone there??

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u'r Wlc

u'r Wlc

most of my friends laugh at me because i have big belly.wat should i do

March 20, 2022, 7:54 p.m.

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Hey MARIEZ! Thanks for the committed. You should do nothing about it. This is called body shaming and it is not right. So you need to let your friends that you love your body by actually trying to be secure and not letting what they say get to you. When you love your body, nothing anyone will say will get to you. We hope this helps

My friends mock me for having hair on my skin . They say that am a man and some of dem call me easau but i pay less attention to dat and i see it as a gift to me frm God and i am never going to shave or cut it. I am proud of it .

March 20, 2022, 7:53 p.m.

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Hey Daten! Thanks for sharing this is us. We are so in love with your confidence and also with how much you are not ready to allow peer pressure define you. You go girl! We hope other girls learn from this. Once again, thanks for sharing this with us.

Hey Daten! Thanks for the comment. You do not have to be bothered about what people say about you. Everyone has an opinion about you but it is what you do with it that matters. Having body hair is not a crime. A lot of us have this and it has not turned us into men. What you need to do is to learn to love and embrace your body the way it is. Once you do this, others will not be able to body shame you. We hope this helps

I hv big breast and am ashamed of it... My friends make gest of my breast and i dont like it hw can i reduce it????

March 20, 2022, 7:53 p.m.

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Ha,don't reduce it o, because later in life you will regret it o,cause when you start to grow with it it can cause death.

Hey No! Thanks for the comment. You do not need to reduce your breast because your friends are laughing at you. What you need to do is to love your body and be proud of the size of your breast. The truth is that there is little or nothing you can do to reduce your breast because the size of your breast is hormonal. What you can do however is to wear firm bras at all times and be sure that you are wearing one that is your proper size too. We hope this help

Hey E3! Thanks for the comment. You do not have to be ashamed of your breasts. The size of your breasts is hormonal and there is little or nothing you can do to reduce it. What you need to do at this point is to learn to love your body. Girl, you should not let what other people say make you hate your body. Your curves are golden and you need to learn to love and embrace it. When you love it, you will see that others will like to appreciate you better. There is an organisation called 'Education as a Vaccine' who run a Helpline that you can call and find out everything you need to know about health issues, including menstruation and pregnancy. The number is 08 02 71 92 781 and it's free if you call from Airtel and open Monday to Friday from 9 till 5. It's completely confidential so you don't need to give your name or any details - you can just ask questions and get the support you need. Good luck with everything

remember u are beautiful just the way u are

@No, Pls don't reduce it Wen some are still looking for breast

March 20, 2022, 7:53 p.m.

Hmmm... I wish I had unibrows!!!

March 20, 2022, 7:53 p.m.

It might not fit ur looks you're perfect just d way u are

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My friends laugh at me because i ave flat buttocks bt it never bothers me cus am happy with it

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My eyes. They're large

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Me too but don't worry it makes u cute and beautiful

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thanks for the tips

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Hi!

March 20, 2022, 7:53 p.m.

Hi am new i also have Unibrows too n its cool

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Hi i have small eyebrow and it makes people make jest of me. what can do ?

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