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I Am Horribly Insecure About My Appearance

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    Tired of Being Treated Like Quasimodo...

    I Am Horribly Insecure About My Appearance   I will probably end up going in depth about my situation, but I don't want to show just how nitpicking I am about myself. If I do, I am sorry. I started feeling "ugly" around 12 or 13, when classmates made fun of my...
    MondoTeeno MondoTeeno 22-25 2 Responses Aug 10, 2008

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    If I get one more lecture about how I "need to

    be putting more effort" into my appearance I'm probably going to cry. I wear what I'm comfortable in and I don't like wearing makeup. I'm sorry if that's not good enough, but that's the best I can do. Lecturing me doesn't help. It hurts.
    shortgirl4 shortgirl4 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 13

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    Hate My Feminine Aspects

    I wear baggy jumpers to cover my body hide my wide hips and hide my chest I get so paranoid that people are making fun of me for them and I hate how feminine my upper body shape is it makes me feel so insecure in public that I rarely go out and it really doesn't help my...
    Unlabelled1211 Unlabelled1211 18-21, T Dec 22, 2012

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    Me Vs. Me

    Here i am sitting in my room once again trying not to run over, trying not to be that girl again. It's hard though. It's hard ignoring the temptation. The longing to start again. To not feel big. To get rid of my mistake. To pretend today didn't happen. There are too many...
    ElleSophia ElleSophia 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 17, 2011

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    Me Too!

    I have always felt like the ugly duckling .. the ugly duckling who never turned into a swan. I am so insecure about my appearance that I avoid taking public transport ect.. because I do not want to be made fun of. I just want to be like everyone else to enjoy life but im...
    kiwigirl89 kiwigirl89 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 6, 2008

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    It's why I cross my arms over my stomach. It's way I try to draw more attention to my eyes rather then my cheeks. It's way I never wear anything that shows my back. It's why I sometimes wish my girls would stop growing! I'm so insecure. I know I'm not fat but I want to look more...
    SkyliteRouge SkyliteRouge 16-17, F Jun 16, 2013

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    The Girl I Want To Be

    I see her, the girl I want to be. She's flawless, delicate, feminine. Her lips are soft, her skin sleek, her body slim. Her eyes say it all. Why can't I look like her? Why did the world have to punish me with 'this'? This face, this skin, this body? Why can't I be her, the girl...
    takethispain takethispain 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 6, 2010

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    Insecure For Good Reason

    I posted a picture online and a commenter told me I was a two. Then he said I had a "Jew nose." Just a little internet trolling is all. But... It still ******* hurts. I know I'm not very attractive. I realize I have a big nose. Okay? Do you have to come up to me and say it? Do...
    mysteryhatcat mysteryhatcat 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 25, 2013

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    I Believe I Am But Mundanely Not

    I always believe that I am beautiful no matter what people say. However, eventually, people around you, whether you like or not will affect you. Even you give it the hardest effort to disregard others opinion about you, it will still hit you or worse it will knock you down...
    cinorignikcuf cinorignikcuf 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 21, 2012

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    They Say It's Just A "phase"

    At first I didn't really care. I appreciated myself and I never put myself down. I have always been slim and fair-skinned. These things I used to appreciate. USED. It all started the summer before senior year. I started getting pimples. They weren't really bad or anything but I...
    missnotgoodenough missnotgoodenough 16-17 1 Response Dec 24, 2012

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    So Am I Because I'M Not A Size Zero Asian

    Plus I'm in a wheelchair. I get weird states from children a lot.
    torturedfreak torturedfreak 22-25, F Nov 22, 2013

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    My Double Chin, My Deep-set Eyes

    I don't get it. I weigh 120 pounds, I'm perfectly well-built for my age, my arms are massively strong and I have athlete legs... But what's up with this double-chin?! It shouldn't exist! It doesn't even suit my face! I also kind of have a rounded belly, but that's very minor. It...
    Bandkanon Bandkanon 19-21, F 6 Responses Mar 8, 2008

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    I miss when I didn't care.

    Now I can't leave the house without doing my makeup and putting in extensions, I think my hair is too short and there's so many girls here that look the same: blonde, skinny, beautiful. And I'm not that at all. My skin is too tan to pass as white so automatically I don't fit in...
    NonexistantSoul NonexistantSoul 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    Insecure.

    Its just a word. But the meaning can destroy you. Hi, my name is Ashlee. I am 17 and I am insecure and anti-social. People use to tell me I'm photogenic. But I feel like I look like a total different person, in person. I don't talk to much people because I just allways feel like...
    ashleeenicolee ashleeenicolee 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 25, 2013

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    I Wonder If It's Body Dysmorphic Disorder

    The reason why I wonder this is, as I look at pictures of myself in the past, I think I was quite lovely. But at the time I did not think so. I never do in the present moment, I can look back at how I looked last year, or a year or two, or decade or two ago, and like my...
    nerdoleptic nerdoleptic 46-50, F 5 Responses Feb 21, 2008

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    Too Reluctant To Look In Mirror

    Sometimes I am very reluctant to look at myself in the mirror because of how I look...i'm mostly percieved as a hairy chubby person with greasy hair and I don't like that, it makes me think i'm ugly. I know I should not care about others think...but I tend to be very insecure...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 25, 2013

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    I Hate Being Good-looking (strange, I Know)

    I'm sure that it's is most common for people to complain about every little flaw they feel that they have. I say a person's flaws are part of what make them unique, special, an individual. Flaws keep a person modest, and often cause people to be less guarded around you. Moderate...
    YoungSpanko YoungSpanko 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 18, 2012

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    Because Of My Insecurities,I Can'T Live Life Normally.

    When I was a kid, I used to want to grow up so bad. But now I've realized that being a grown up isn't what I expected it to be. Back then I didn't care what clothes I'd wear when I go out, what I could to do hide my ugly face. I didn't care what people would think of me. But now...
    LostNInsecure LostNInsecure 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2, 2013

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    Obsessed With My Weight

    I've been self-conscious for years and even though I've lost a lot of weight I'm ALWAYS in the mirror pinching my stomach and critiquing myself. I'm mad at myself for gaining 30 lbs in the first place. My goal is to be ripped and have a 4-pack and be able to wear shorts in the...
    Chubby411 Chubby411 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 17, 2013

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    Mirror

    My closet doors are made of mirrors. Everyday I have avoided looking at myself. Until last night. I stared at myself and wondered why I had to be this insecure? I forced myself to take out all my cover up, comfort cloths and switch them with more appropriate summer wear. I told...
    SkyliteRouge SkyliteRouge 16-17, F Jul 16, 2013

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    I Just Hate My Body.

    I hate my face. I hate my thighs. I hate my arms. I hate my belly. Just feeling really, really insecure right now. I hate the urges I get to want to vomit. I hate the urges I get not to eat the whole day. I hate the crying. I just hate being insecure.
    L0nely L0nely 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 26, 2013

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    How Do We Make The Best With Our Appearance?

    I know that you must have heard this story thousands of times.. people who are insecure and shouldn't be.. the whole u are beautiful inside deal... I had a friend who would ask me if I combed my hair every time I saw he. Then, in front of everyone she would fix it, which was...
    sunshinelippi sunshinelippi 16-17 1 Response Mar 3, 2012

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    I Haven't Owned A Swimsuit In More Than 10 Years

    I'm sure I'm going to get some guff for this post, but I'm completely sincere and am looking for any advice you might be able to give me. I haven't owned a swimsuit since I was a prepubescent girl. I'm not overweight, but I can't bring myself to wear a swimsuit (let alone try one...
    smashly smashly 22-25 2 Responses May 10, 2013

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    Skinny

    I used to be the person who would encourage my friends to love themselves and their bodies. I was happy with the way I looked and the way other people percieved me. It was when I arrived at high school that things began to change.I was never a sporty person, and that became clear...
    kamiar kamiar 16-17, F Nov 21, 2012

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    My legs are too fat My skin is too pale My

    stomach is too round My arms are too big My face is too ugly My hair is too straight My hands are too long My toes are too short My scars are too scary My mouth never shuts up My heart is too damaged My soul is too black My brain is too stupid My mind is too depressing
    AlyAngel AlyAngel 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 5, 2013

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    Disgusted When I Look In The Mirror

    I guess you could say that I was always pretty. Not gorgeous, certainly not stunning. But pretty. Blonde hair, green eyes and an athletic build growing up..... I started drinking alcohol and smoking cigarettes and pot on a regular basis when I was only 12. By 17 I was a full...
    zaneselle zaneselle 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 24, 2012

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    Me, I Dislike It.

    I know many people around the world experience the same pain I do. It might not be important to some people but it is to me. I am a very strong young-woman, but like everyone I have feelings. I'm always that girl who is friendly, kind, advising, loving, funny, and nice. I always...
    bangelica16 bangelica16 16-17, F Dec 12, 2012

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    Same Insecurities

    Don't we all deal with the same insecurities of working with a body that has facial features and other aspects we did not choose for ourselves? Aren't we all afraid of rejection if we refuse to play the parts preferred by most? Don't all of us get sad when if we refuse to mold...
    superficialife superficialife 22-25, F Oct 20, 2012

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    Everyday Is A Battle Against Myself

    I've always not liked how I looked. Nor did I ever like myself as a individual. I don't like how clothes fit on my body. I always cover myself up though. I wear hoodies to cover me up. I don't like people looking at my body. I feel that the less they see, the better off I am. I...
    Rudinsky Rudinsky 26-30, F Feb 17, 2012

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    Bdd

    OMG. I am so horribly insecure about my appearance that it is scary to even myself. There are times when i literally avoid mirrors because i hate looking at myself in them. People compliment me and tell me that i'm beautiful, i'm gorgeous but its like i don't see what they see. I...
    Angelwithbrokenwingsxo Angelwithbrokenwingsxo 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 26, 2013

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    New Outlook

    In February of this year I weighed 247 pounds, I drank a case of beer a day an was pretty much just a miserable person, on my 25th birthday (march 6th) I decided to make a change! I was always a jock in school, even went to college for baseball before blowing out a knee. I've...
    Baba2106 Baba2106 26-30, M Jul 31, 2013

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    Insecurity

    I fell really bad about how I look.When I was young I got called fat & ugly all the time & even though I've lost the weight it still seems to me that I'm still that way.it makes me really sad.i feel like if I wear clothes in a small size it doesn't cover me at all.i always cover...
    zar13 zar13 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 20, 2012

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    Weird

    I wish I looked white. I wish I had straight hair and blue or green eyes. I wish I looked delicate and feminine in that typically western way. 
    Mdear Mdear 18-21, F Feb 17, 2012

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    Semantics

    You call it insecure, I call it realistic.
    eyes eyes 31-35, F 10 Responses Jan 30, 2008

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    I Don't Know Why I Even Bother...

       As so many have said on here in so many various stories, I'm going to say too. I feel just like most people do. I put on all this make up, and try to dress nice, and maintain a nice physical appearance, and it does me no good. The only ones who are ever attracted to me or...
    WanderingKitten313 WanderingKitten313 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 13, 2011

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    Ok, so here's my one weakness.

    I've have never shared this because I just can't bare it. I can't bare talk about it or think about it and I've just used escapism to get by in life. It kills me. I'm putting this up here because I've finally ask for help with my insecurity using a donating site, has anyone used...
    PrincessBubblegum PrincessBubblegum 22-25 Jan 16

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    Living Trapped In This Body That Im In

        Living trapped inside this body that it's hard for me to live in has gotten worse for me through out school. It's only gotten worse with all the comments from everyone at school from the little things to the big things. In the mirror I see a Girl with a nice chest, but has...
    younglover2012 younglover2012 18-21, F Sep 27, 2011

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    I Feel Like My Face Changes

    I had Body Dysmorphic Disorder when I was younger..I guess it still lingers. I am frequently praised for my appearance. Get hit on. Gross past of tons of sexual harassment, and 2 sexual attacks. A few men obsessed with me. As well as many of so-called male 'friends' using our...
    DiamondsxPearls DiamondsxPearls 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 18, 2011

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    The Way I Feel About Myself

    I just uploaded a picture or two on my profile. It was really hard for me to do. I don't like the way I look. Really the only reason I did it was I felt that if I truly wanted people to get to know me, then they should see what I really looked like. I've never lied about my...
    some2soon some2soon 41-45, F 15 Responses Jun 25, 2012

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    I think I'm ugly, I look in the mirror

    and hate what I see, it's not me, it's a stranger
    Wi5huponastar Wi5huponastar 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    I Define My Own Perfection<3

    Looking in the mirror I see a war between the mirror and my image. Everyday I struggle with these insecurities, i hate my body, my hair, my confidence and I envy celebrities for there perfection. So young and so depressed! That's how I was! If there was only someone there for me...
    AndrogynousBeauty AndrogynousBeauty 22-25 3 Responses Oct 4, 2012

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    I Am Horribly Insecure About My Appearance...

    because so far in my short life i have been rediculed and hurt more than i ever should have. i have eczema, and i believe it stands out. i have a open and fun personality but with my eczema it holds me back. from simple things, like not wearing short sleeves, to me not going...
    destinylaurice destinylaurice 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 13, 2008

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    I Feel Like a Fat Cow

    i feel like a fat cow do you ever just feel like a fat cow? i know i'm not a fat cow i know i'm not a fat cow i know i'm not a fat cow
    morningstarr morningstarr 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 21, 2008

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    Too Ugly To Message

    I've tried a number of dating sites but I run out of women to contact. I always post friendly goofy emails but women never reply. They check out my profile and then move on. It's a horrible feeling to know you're ugly. It's like it doesn't matter if you are a loving compassionate...
    sw1969 sw1969 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 7, 2013

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    Ever since I was little I've been super

    insecure about my body. No matter what anyone says, I still wish I could change how I look everyday. Sometimes I wish I could change my entire body structure. It's bad, but I'm working on changing my views on my appearance everyday.
    nordicgirl nordicgirl 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Bag My Face.

    I cannot stand the sight of MYSELF. It is a horrible sight. I think I'm hideous, fat, and everything in between. Anything insulting about looks applies to me. I have a hard time going places, being around people, doing social activities, and I don't even go to school anymore. I...
    painkiller96 painkiller96 18-21, F 9 Responses Oct 12, 2011

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    I Hate Myself

    I have been insecure about myself for a very long time over 6 years :( I hate the shape of my face so i never ever wear my hair up.. I hate my legs so i never ever wear a dress.. Its really fustrating and no matter what anyone says to me it doesnt change how i feel about...
    kayd1991 kayd1991 22-25 1 Response Jul 17, 2013

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    changemylonelyworld changemylonelyworld 22-25, F Feb 15

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    Since My First Spinal Surgery

     when they stuck that stupid tube down my throat ,they broke off two front teeth.and now if someone stares when i speak,i shut down.it is  terrible to me.i was a lot better about opening up before that happened.now i just sit there for the most part.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Aug 9, 2009

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    My Family And Others Make Me Feel Like Crap

    I hate my family sometimes!!! They tell me that I'm so beautiful and then they say something that's a slap in the face. Other people too. I never wear sandals because my aunt tells me that I have funny looking toes; she wasn't the only one friends did too but my boyfriend says...
    Sparklus Sparklus 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30, 2010

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    Insecurity and My Wedding

    I don't know when it began.  One minute I was a kid, shy but creative, and the next I was in junior high school and I hated myself.  I was nerdy, awkward, and pimply.  Then in high school, in my senior year, when I started actually hanging out with friends on a...
    queendido queendido 26-30 1 Response May 8, 2009

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    I am insecure about ny appearance. I can dress, dance, sing, have a nice personality. Never thought i was ugly. but last year i had a rude awakening. on a Anonymous websitei kept...
    taslee taslee 16-17, F Mar 22

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