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I Am Insecure About Myself

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    There are times when i just feel good

    and a single thing ruin it and it triggers all of my insecurities. Even though i talk to myself that i should be thankful and think about the less fortunate children than i am, i still can't get rid of this insecurities that i have. I always feel that there are a lot out there...
    DauntlessWallflower DauntlessWallflower 18-21, F 2 Responses May 13, 2014

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    Like really really bad & I hate it

    when my family makes fun of something I'm the most insecure about....
    Queennnnnnn Queennnnnnn 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2014

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    A Sad and Lonely Place

    I have little or no self-confidence when it comes to relationships. I have really big commitment issues. I'm unusually shy which makes it difficult to make any friends. I don't have very many and I spend most of time alone. I don't have any special talents. I don't excel at...
    typicalamerican typicalamerican 18-21 3 Responses Dec 22, 2008

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    Self Doubt.

    I know noone should be insecure about themselves. everyone is to some point though, no matter how much they try. I try so hard not to be, but it doesn't do much good. I still am. I know I'm not the hottest girl on the planet. Wouldn't want to be. but sometime it would be...
    UndeniablyConfused UndeniablyConfused 26-30, F 6 Responses Dec 18, 2008

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    The Green Eyes

    I, like many of us, have moments of insecurity. However, my moments are not few and far between, no no. The feelings come when I wake up, through the day, in the evening, when I go to bed, and in my dreams. I have always been shy at first, until I get comfortable, but even then...
    SilentScreams66 SilentScreams66 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 22, 2011

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    I hate to see the other girls at school.

    I'm flabby and chubby. while other are flat and thin. They have nothing to worry about but their hair. And how I worry about my weight and hair and my appearance too. How I tried to look pretty and dress better, no matter what I do. They're always better looking. I wish they had...
    pomtonic1109 pomtonic1109 16-17, F 1 Response May 30, 2014

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    Everyone has their insecurities,

    so do I, but i spend time trying to hide them. I dont like being perceived as weak, an insecure little girl with issues. I don't want to be seen that way, although sometimes I wish I did. I feel so lonely sometimes and I'm stuck with this voice in my head always judging me...
    UnavoidableNaivety UnavoidableNaivety 18-21 Mar 30, 2014

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    Grrr..

    I haven't been this insecure in years; since high school.  I finally found away to love myself, without a care of my appearance.  I found people were more genuinely attracted to me when I was secure and loved myself.  I have moved to a new town recently, had a...
    megpan megpan 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 24, 2010

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    Insecurity

    I don't share this to tell a story, but rather ask a question that I hope will help me and everyone else here too. How do you learn to accept yourself unconditionally? How can it be easier for me to do this to others, but not myself?
    marx5 marx5 22-25, M Jun 21, 2013

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    It's Starting To Affect My Friendships

    My girlfriend and i were together for a year, we were deeply in love (or at least i was) and even discussed our future together numerous times. One day however, i caught her cheating on me, and if that wasnt enough i then had to find out through one of my friends who she was...
    benith benith 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 1, 2012

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    So I watched the final episode of The Office

    (US) and as anyone would - I cried. So I'm 18 and I'm contemplating what I'm doing, I don't have a girlfriend or any love interest and as much as some of you regurgitate "you have your whole life for that" I would rather meet someone I like young and spend time with them than go...
    SomeAverageGuy SomeAverageGuy 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 13

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    From Failure To Fruitful

    Often our plans fail that God's plans for us may succeed. - Ellen G. White I have had many so called "good" ideas or plans that failed and it turned out to be a blessing in disguise. I have also had experiences in my life that appeared to be a complete failure and turned...
    girl4god girl4god 36-40, F Mar 2, 2012

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    Feeling Ugly

    I've always had issues, from anxiety to family to trust but I feel my worst issue is my insecurity. "You're pretty", "Why are you even worrying about that?" "Get over it" and more things similar to the previously listed. I don't know what exactly started the insecurity. I mean I...
    SilentInsecurities SilentInsecurities 18-21 Aug 29, 2012

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    I Hate It!!

    I have always been very insecure about my self. I dont know why i feel that way, but its so hard to control. I have really tried to change been insecure about my self, because i feel like it has been affecting my relationships. I really hate been so insecure i just wish i didnt...
    cynthiaeliza cynthiaeliza 22-25, F Aug 14, 2011

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    What Helped Me

    "When doubts filled my mind, your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer." Psalm 94:19I am writing this today for everyone reading this who deep down feels less than, who feels like they might not be somehow "eligible" for healing and blessings, who feel like God is there for...
    girl4god girl4god 36-40, F Feb 24, 2012

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    I DonĀ“t Know How Not To Doubt Myself

    I need serious help. This thing is affecting me to much already here's the thing: I don't trust myself, I doubt my capabilities and that makes me super shy. I have no issues making friends, in fact I usually take the first step... ok but, I can't talk to a receptionist or to...
    candrea candrea 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29, 2012

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    Whenever I'm on Instagram

    or tumblr I somehow come across supermodels or just extremely attractive people and I know it's easy to just say "avoid social networking sites" but it's not that simple. it's almost like an addiction to remind yourself that you'll never look like them. Torturing yourself...
    lifecanbebeautiful lifecanbebeautiful 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 5, 2014

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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...
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    it is as though the more I study myself the more I change.. I think something is a concrete truth about myself it changes. it's hard to live in such a tumultuous undefined grey...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F May 2

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    Is the vulnerability displayed with full body exposure a beautiful thing? Julianne Hough said last night on Dancing with the Stars to Ryker that his vulnerability was beautiful...
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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...
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    1.I couldn't live without music, I love it and it's the only thing I get really enthused about. 2.I believe in the spirit, and I consider myself to be fairly in-tune with my own...
    MayaKing MayaKing 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    I hate myself I often dream of how I'd make a time machine to torture myself as a child I am always one reason away from making myself bleed I constantly battle depression I feel...
    omss omss 18-21, M May 3

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    I can be passive aggressive. I'm too nice to the people that I care about and often get stepped on. I'm an angry person. I'm a loving person. I hate everyone but want the best for...
    TheRogueWolf TheRogueWolf 18-21, F Apr 26

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    Today I woke up thinking about what I want out of life. I realized that I have put myself in an awful situation in a relationship in my life. I have compromised what I believe in...
    Hockeyplayer56 Hockeyplayer56 46-50, M Apr 27

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    1.im eurasian 2.i get beat up like Asian 3. Which make I got depression and bipolar disorder 4.my mom doesn't believe me 5.i talk to myself and sometimes I get sad about my story...
    nelizabth292 nelizabth292 13-15, F May 2

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    If you are a friend of mine.. You hit me once I will silently forgive you. You hit me for the second time ill forgive you again but guilt trip you a little and think that it...
    PiecingMeBackTogether PiecingMeBackTogether 18-21 2 Responses May 6

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    Ok then 1. I love reading 2. I love anime 3. I'm Emo 4. I hate myself 5. I hate my life 6. I'm a musical theatre actress 7. I hate most people 8. I hate school 9. I...
    OtakuAndEmo OtakuAndEmo 13-15, F 1 Response May 1

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    1. I'm a Christian male 2. I'm separated from wife and children 3. light skin complexion 4. professional driver 5. love football 6. loner 7. find myself parked in parking lots...
    mattjr mattjr 41-45, M 1 Response May 2

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    Sometimes I think people don't really pay attention to who they are, how they feel, how they really want to be than I realize I'm projecting and I'm the one not doing all those...
    Wbyogimaso Wbyogimaso 26-30, M May 2

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    Inattentional Blindness I try my best, everyday, to notice things about my environment, people in it (and animals as we have a dog) and other stimuli. I'm not sure if I would...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F Apr 25

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    1: I expect to be abandoned by everyone I care about eventually because people always leave me. 2: I was made on accident 3: I have anger problems 4: I want to learn how to be more...
    DreamingOfBetterDays DreamingOfBetterDays 13-15, M 2 Responses Apr 28

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    Let me give this a try. Here goes. #Im a Dog lover. Obsessed with them. #Im very jealous #Very emotional #Im miserable #I always forgive people no matter how much they hurt me #I...
    legzydawly legzydawly 18-21 1 Response Apr 29

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    1.) I grew up on an island. 2.)I have Hemochromatosis a (a genetic blood disorder) 3.) I'm a Musician. 4.) I am in good physical shape. 5.) Emotionally I'm a basket Case, Amazingly...
    Ranger9876 Ranger9876 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 29

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    I am kind. I am in a long term relationship of 10 years. I have been hurt. I suffered with anxiety but am winning the battle. I just want to talk not be sexual. I care about people...
    odamienski odamienski 26-30, M Apr 29

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    so here we are 1-i'm a belieber and i like Justin bieber so much 2-i don't have any real friends 3-i'm usually online 4-i think m parents hate me 5-i hate my body and i'm so fat...
    firefly1912 firefly1912 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    1. I have had two separate accounts that I have had to delete 2. I do not have a Skype, Twitter, snapchat, or any other kind of social media other than Facebook and Instagram 3...
    underlyinghonesty underlyinghonesty 22-25, F 2 Responses May 2

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    10. I play guitar, bass and drums 9. I play some Xbox every now and then 8. I love hockey 7. I like any type of science 6. As a bass player I like 5 strings rather then 4 or 6 5...
    KozGame KozGame 16-17, M 1 Response May 3

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    1.I live in Thailand 2.I am Thai 3.I want to learn English language at New Zealand or Canada for 1 year 4. I am boring 5 I don't know what about my future 6 I want to go to the...
    nimkansiri nimkansiri 22-25, F May 3

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    There we go again...This is my more detailed 25 facts, welcome back! 1. I am still a virgin. 2. I am not a tomboy, but neither am I very feminine. I'm just like, a girl that loves...
    iTetraZazicII iTetraZazicII 18-21, F 1 Response May 5

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