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I Am Horribly Insecure About My Appearance

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    No one will ever understand how I feel.

    I have a mixed family who are all lighter skinned and I am the darkest. Out of everyone I am the darkest even my brother. Everyone in my family has nice silky hair and thin. Me on the other hand I'm curvy and I have coarse hair. I feel like I've been cursed. All through middle...
    Daivee74 Daivee74 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 30, 2015

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    I don't understand why nobody's really into

    personality anymore. Can somebody explain ?
    prettiekittie5 prettiekittie5 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 4, 2014

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    I'm not what you would call the most attractive

    guy. I don't think I'm 'ugly' by any means, but I'm not a pick-thin model either. I've struggled with my weight most of my life and would categorize myself as a Bear. But some people are attracted to manly cuddly bears. :)
    dukelostboy25 dukelostboy25 26-30, M Jul 7, 2014

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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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    Today, is one of those days.

    I feel ugly. like most days it's always on my mind. Will anyone love me for me. The true me without any make up. You look so hot in this picture, Don't you ever wear make up, You look so much better with make up. I look so hot in the picture because they soft touch so you can't...
    boo864 boo864 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 30, 2015

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    I am very insecure about the way I look.

    My facial features the whole shabang. I don't know why I think I'm beautiful somedays, and ugly others.
    CrystalMoonBitch CrystalMoonBitch 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7, 2014

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    I don't want to feel

    that way but I do. I've never thought I looked good enough or pretty enough for others.
    Booksaremypassion Booksaremypassion 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 29, 2014

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    i hate when my boyfriend saus he likes the way

    i look because even if he does i dont ...i hate the body i have i hate it so much.
    Cuttlefishculler Cuttlefishculler 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 30, 2015

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    https://youtu.be/n1Te-3gZFLI great song

    for anyone who had ever felt angry, lost, betrayed, broken, anything negative. this song is for you helped me in my darkest hours. WARNING this song might not be to everyone's taste, has elements of rock rap style but great lyrics.enjoy
    OkamiLeilah OkamiLeilah 26-30, F Jun 26, 2015

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    I know its un common in men

    but I'm kinda insecure especially when woman tell me I'm attractive I think there lying also sexually when they brag about my sexual performance or my "package" I think there just trying to be nice I've improve my appearance a lot started working out got tattoos changed wardrobe...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 25, 2015

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    justalittlehuman justalittlehuman 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 15, 2014

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    I hate how I look so much I don't want to go

    outside. I don't want to be seen by anyone. I'll put things off, avoid things, lately I've been finding it really hard to push myself out of it. I have no life and I'm majorly depressed. I know only I can help myself but I don't seem to want to accept myself. I keep just wanting...
    uselessreasons uselessreasons 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 30, 2015

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    My insecurity started about 4 years ago.

    Before then i was ok i was never a concieted person but i knew i wasnt ugly i would always attract girls everywhere i went. People still tell me im not ugly but it doesnt matter what anyone says because the insecurity has taken over. Im type one diabetic and ive had this dumb...
    Grouch13 Grouch13 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 20, 2015

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    I'm extremely insecure about my appearance.

    People who aren't, just think people who are, are looking for attention.... AND WE'RE NOT! You will never freakin understand what it's like to look in the mirror and see a monster.
    Euphoricbunnymaster Euphoricbunnymaster 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 4, 2015

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    did you ever felt that your boyfriend looks

    more cute, handsome, has a really nice skin I mean no acnes all over your face. Then you standing next to him, and felt..... you didn't worth for hin, you look too ugly for him. With all your acnes around your face, looking back to all his ex crush, of course they're look more...
    nefalune nefalune 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2015

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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 18-21, F Jul 16, 2013

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    This will be my last post in this group

    because I have finally found my "style" & confidence. After years of trying different looks out I found out I look good in just about anything I put on lol. I only buy clothes I know will look awesome on me & make me feel confident & hairstyles that actually fit my face
    luvabl3 luvabl3 18-21, F Sep 14, 2015

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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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    My girlfriend is ******* gorgeous.

    My friends have told me, my family has told me, random people have told me, and I just say "I know". She's beautiful inside and out, but physically, what can make her believe she is attractive? She says she feels physically sick in the mirror, and doesn't believe any...
    SeeJayEss SeeJayEss 16-17, M 1 Response May 18, 2015

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    I finally developed enough courage to change my

    profile picture to a picture of myself...ugh I feel awful now I think I should change it back Dx
    punicorn punicorn 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 13, 2014

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    I have never really accepted the way I look,

    It didn't help that throughout my entire life I was bullied and insulted because of my looks, I hate showing my face and I hate being seen in public because I'm scared I look as bad as I feel.
    LunaValentine LunaValentine 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 15, 2014

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    I've become very insecure about my overall

    appearance. I still look and have to live like a boy, but i really want to look, be, and live like a girl.
    PRDX4 PRDX4 16-17, T Dec 2, 2015

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    It's honestly funny how I can feel

    so good about myself one day.. and feel absolutely awful the next.. I compare myself like a maniac to the other girls at school... Their perfect hair.. Their perfect bodies.. Their perfect teeth/smile.. And then there's me.
    LoveMyMelanin LoveMyMelanin 16-17, F Sep 26, 2015

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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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    I hate the way I look no matter what I do I

    feel disgusted with myself it's hard looking in the mirror when all you see is a big NOTHING I wish I could wake up and be one of the pretty girls with perfect hair and perfect skin but I'm just me sucks right. it's gotten to the point where I can't even look at myself anymore I...
    livewhilewereeyoung livewhilewereeyoung 18-21, F Oct 21, 2014

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    I'm don't think I'm hideous,

    but I have insecure moments. I have moles and a crooked smile
    PomponL PomponL 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 14, 2014

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    I am currently listening to a group of men

    talking about the attractive women they have seen in different states of the U.S. They are talking about the characteristics of what made these women hot, and I realize that I will never have any of them. Well, I could buy boobs...but I don't know if that would know if that...
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 21

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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
    HisLittleAriel HisLittleAriel 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 2, 2015

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    i used to not care too much about my appearance

    but now i avoid mirrors and pictures everyday. i feel ugly everyday at school and i just stay home all day and night because i dont feel good about going out in public. my sisters always called me an ugly duckling since i was younger and it only bothered me a little but now im...
    avalily avalily 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 13, 2015

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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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    Lately I've been feeling really insecure about

    my body. I've never really been a pretty girl but I haven't felt this bad when I look in the mirror in a while. I've been gaining weight and trying to be more physically active and not eating as much (I use to eat more than average the amount i should be) but I don't think it's...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 30, 2015

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    I think I dont have he right to find myself

    pretty. I mean most of the time I think that I am disgusting, but if at a moment I will think that I look good, then I will immediately have a voice saying things like "Is that a joke?? Who you are to find yourself pretty? Did you look at yourself, youre disgusting! Nobody will...
    Mirii Mirii 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 28, 2015

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    Not always, in fact I was fine with myself.

    I started working out again and eating better even though I never really ate badly and I've already lost weight :) But sometimes I just feel so ugly :( All these skinny girls that can eat loads and never gain weight is so annoying -_- I'm still losing weight but I'm still...
    EvolvedMonkeyAlien EvolvedMonkeyAlien 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 25, 2014

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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 14 Responses Jun 25, 2012

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    People only talk to/ get to know pretty people.

    I am ugly, I am fat! So no one ever wants to get to know me. Also, I've been getting told by my coworkers that I look Hispanic. I'm not Hispanic...(not that Hispanic is ugly, but knowing that I look Hispanic to others make me feel like I should do something about it to make me...
    SongSoMi SongSoMi 18-21, F Sep 1, 2015

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    it comes and it goes,

    depends on my mood. I'm really ocd, I don't feel right if my roots are showing, my nail polish is chopped, my eye brows arent waxed, my legs arent shaved, I have to take a bath before I go anywherez. my clothes have to match, even my undergarments. I know nobody can c em, but I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 30, 2015

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    I am! I cry sometimes

    when no one is around.. I use to be so pretty and have a great body lol but surgery and health issues ****** it up bad! It's been 8 years since I've been naked infront of a man! And Idfk if I'll ever be able to!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 26, 2015

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    I'm very insecure about my face,

    I used to be insecure about my height but that does not bother me much I always wear wedges or heels and my body slowly stopped being an issue because I grew up and it turned out good. But my face. It makes me teary everyday I can't look at my face. I covered my bathroom mirror...
    Fallenwings4 Fallenwings4 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 14, 2015

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    BDD sucks... it's the worst.

    I think I could have a real chance at life if I could just get rid of this awful disabling disorder. I wish I could just disappear...
    BoBeara BoBeara 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 13, 2015

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    Lately my insecurities with my appearance has

    gotten a lot worse. I am depressed all the time, I look in the mirror and hate what I see. I don't think I'm pretty, and I think I'm really fat. I look at myself and can't imagine anyone who would ever want to be with me. I'm not trying to sound overdramatic or like I'm...
    JessicaAlways JessicaAlways 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 11, 2015

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    Sometimes I am just so sick of my face

    and my body that I want to give up and hide in my room until the rest of my life. No one should have to look at me ever again o.o It's getting better, though. I am just a little bit more confident than before, but I'm still working on it.
    weirdcharlie weirdcharlie 16-17, T 3 Responses Aug 31, 2015

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    I wish I was pretty <|3 i am not beautiful

    at all... not like all these others girls.
    DaniBear69 DaniBear69 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 31, 2015

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    Tired of seeing extremely gorgeous girls

    everywhere around me and feeling completely inadequate. There's just way too many of them everywhere, too. I wish there was a way to not notice them or care.
    crypticcrime crypticcrime 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 10, 2015

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    Guys who like blondes with big boobs

    and big *****, how do you see women with small chests and not big *****? My crush likes this and I'm nothing like. I'm worried he sees me as small and unnoticeable :(
    Paleandpolluted86 Paleandpolluted86 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 30, 2015

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    imacoolguy14 imacoolguy14 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 20, 2014

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