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I Am Insecure About Myself

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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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    Even though i have some others tell me how good

    of a person I am, it's hard because I see so many other people in life who are truly happy. Who have not let life bring them down. I hate myself for the choices i made and i feel even though i help a lot of others, it's not enough. What good is it if I can't find a way to help...
    EternityF EternityF 26-30, F Jul 24

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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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    But I never project my insecurities onto other

    people, and make them feel bad.
    cairah cairah 22-25, F Jul 22

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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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    I struggle with low confidence

    and low self esteem, but I'm definitely trying to put in the effort to build it all up again. I tend to compare myself with others, which I think happens naturally with everyone. One thing I'm learning is that it really is damaging. It's hard to stop, but it's extremely damaging...
    AcousticSoul17 AcousticSoul17 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Jul 23

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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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    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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    I am very insecure I don't think I make others

    feel bad I say lot's of my thoughts on here but I don't go on about it in person
    susangoga susangoga 31-35, F Jul 23

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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 Dec 3, 2014

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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 3 Responses May 30, 2014

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    I Don´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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    I am insecure because everyone expects me to me

    "perfect, nice, and other stuff" but I can't be myself everyone is so judgemental..
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses 6 days ago

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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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    I am very insecure I don't think I make others

    feel bad I say lot's of my thoughts on here but I don't go on about it in person
    susangoga susangoga 31-35, F Jul 23

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    yeah, and even more when I realized everyone is

    better when I'm not in their life...
    lostgirlonep lostgirlonep 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 23

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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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    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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    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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    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...
    LoveAlwaysRoses LoveAlwaysRoses 18-21 Mar 30, 2014

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    Hello, My name is Nicole,

    i have been a psychic since i was 15 years old, i have been helping people with there love lifes, finance’s, Jobs, and just being there for there everyday coaching, a lil about me that you should know … i always give the 100% truth no sugar coating at all, i dont like to...
    psychicnicole psychicnicole 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I am and it is starting to damage my

    relationship but I can't seem to get myself out of the spiral. She shows me she's loves me and wants to be with me but I am still a secret I understand her reasons for this but I can't get it out of my head I want to be part of her life and help and support her. So when she goes...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I believe that my boyfriend will leave me

    because I'm not skinny enough
    misachantakuni misachantakuni 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I don't like when people look at me.

    . If I can tell they are looking at anything other than my eyes when we're talking, I'll look away and continue the conversation while I'm looking at something else.. One time, I was talking to someone and try randomly said, "you're hair is so pretty" so I bunched it up and...
    JSylvia1015 JSylvia1015 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I just see other people

    who are better looking than me, have more good things in their lives, more material items. I compare them all to myself and frankly, I'm inferior. Maybe I have more of a soul but to be honest, I'm convinced it means all that much nowadays. It should but it doesn't.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 23

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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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    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 3 Responses Jun 5, 2014

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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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    i am 5'4,i speak repetitively about things  that bother  me,i have never abused narcotics,i find noses arousing, i have a great sense of humor & an even  better sense  of self...
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