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    Well, I'm not really insecure,

    but I didn't really know what other group to put it, or perhaps it is insecurity. I wanted to share a story about something about my personality that I do not like at all... Due to my past, I place high value on friends, but those selfsame friends have often left me to rot...
    Junkard Junkard 22-25, M Feb 1

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    I feel i am falling someone.

    It is wonderful because he feels the same way(hopefully it is so). I have been involved with many guys and had 2 realtionships, though i have never felt myself falling for someone. Not like i am now. I met him on the internet, so he is across the globe. He just seems perfect to...
    ThinkingCat ThinkingCat 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 20, 2015

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    Being insecure is like drawing a picture.

    All you ever see are the mistakes but others may not even notice them. Don't let one tiny mistake ruin your whole picture.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 5, 2015

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    I wanna start wearing crop tops like I have some

    but I usually wear a skirt or some kinds of jeans to cover my tummy, I am average on weight and I don't feel comfortable to wear crop tops yet :( maybe when I start losing weight ..
    bloodyzombie19 bloodyzombie19 16-17, F Dec 31, 2015

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    I do not know where to start .

    .. But I am insecure.. Maybe some of you will say "You're beautiful," but that's just because I say I'm not. when I was younger, some peoples tell me I was fat, ugly and too sensitive. Today, peoples do not insult me ​​as much, but yeaah.. I do not want "dont worry, you...
    Tromal Tromal 18-21, F 30 Responses Dec 30, 2013

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    I hear people compliment me most of the time

    saying I should be a model, actress, news reporter or something along the lines of that. I usually just blush and smile, but the voices in my head put me down so I never truly believe them. I hope one day that I can look in the mirror and not see this shy, insecure, depressed...
    ThePumpkinQueen ThePumpkinQueen 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 11, 2014

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    I always think I'm not pretty

    or good enough and I honestly hate feeling that way . " She's prettier " " He can do so much better than me " " He can have who ever he wants" and it's not only physical attraction that he has , he has a great personality . I guess I need to stop worrying about things and just...
    EssScissorHands EssScissorHands 18-21, F 13 Responses Jan 30, 2015

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    but not anymore.....Even

    though I'm considered one of the most attractive girls in school...I always compare myself with the girls better looking than me and become insecure and depressed.Yes I have 8 things I'm insecure about1. My voice- I literally sound like a 5 year old2. I'm 156cm in height3. I...
    EarthGirl97 EarthGirl97 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 12, 2015

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    In exchange for everything I'm confident in

    about myself, I have one major flaw: my looks. I've always had people tell me that I'm handsome or that I'm cute, but I've never believed them. There's so many standards in the dating community (especially the gay one where you have to be a gym junkie and have these unrealistic...
    EatMyWaffleTaco EatMyWaffleTaco 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 2

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    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 11, 2014

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    I have low muscle tone in my hands

    and especially my fingers. This makes every day activities really hard for me to do. Simple thinks like buttering bread or tying my shoelaces require preperation and thought. Every time I try to make myself a sandwhich my family especially my father criticises the fact that I...
    Freedgorgan Freedgorgan 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 23

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    I'm the kind of person

    who needs to be reminded that I matter. My best friend doesn't post about me online and it makes me feel like she's ashamed of me. I get upset over thinking that and cut her off for days. Why do I do that
    heartlesswind heartlesswind 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 5, 2015

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    I was eating pizza with my mom laughing at all

    the crazy things she was saying and randomly a girl came up to me and told me ur really pretty i smiled and said thank u but lately ive been battling alot with my self and all these thoughts going through my head but that was really cool that she thought i was pretty and the...
    Dezitorsmilez Dezitorsmilez 18-21, F Feb 13, 2015

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    EdBrit25 EdBrit25 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 22, 2015

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    Sometimes when I start revealing parts of

    myself I'm always afraid people will want to walk out and leave. Its just a part of me that thinks that my strive for perfection will never be attainable.
    DesiredUserNameandStuff DesiredUserNameandStuff 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I really take what others say

    or their actions toward me to my heart... I don't know why. It's like as if my spirit gets elevated or depressed depending on their evaluation (of me). I don't know why. I should stop doing this.
    astro00 astro00 22-25, M 4 Responses Jun 11, 2014

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    I always have been. Most of my insecurities

    have little-to-no basis in reality; of that I am aware. Still, I constantly worry about how other people perceive me. I am very insecure about my voice and my body, because I have always been very small, with a high-pitched voice. People often mistake me for much younger than I...
    TryingMyBestToSmile TryingMyBestToSmile 18-21, F Jan 23

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    Sick of getting inappropriate messages sent to

    me on here.. This is supposed to be a community where people are able to talk about their thoughts, feelings and problems. NOT to help you get off. If you read my past experiences you'd know I'm emotionally unstable, pretty damn unhappy most of the time so what on earth makes...
    EverlyLeex EverlyLeex 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 10

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    I can share a lot of info about myself here,

    but I'm so insecure about myself that I won't even post a picture of myself. Been bullied for years, and would prefer it not happen here. why does this kinda stuff happen to me?
    RyxeRedfern RyxeRedfern 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 20, 2015

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    I found this amazing article on how to overcome

    your negative self-image when I was looking through tumblr, and I want to post it here because it was very helpful, and I feel like everyone who struggles with the self-image should read this! Here's the url- http://www.self-confidence.co.uk/articles/self-image/
    KarahXnichole KarahXnichole 16-17, F Jan 30

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    idk y but I feel insecure

    when it about sex. like especially now in my current relationship. I am 22 and he is 17. Even tho he is younger than me he's actually more sexually experience then I am. he lost his virginity at 11 and me I was 19. so yeah he's been banging since the 6th grade and I waited too...
    the808heartbreak the808heartbreak 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    I'm extremely insecure.

    . even when I know I shouldn't be.. but yet I still am. I seem to seek reassurance from men.. and because of that often end up in.. well.. not the best situations.. but where I let men have me because.. when they are using me.. i feel wanted.. and for that brief moment.. I don't...
    hayliepartychick hayliepartychick 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 6, 2013

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    I've been told I'm good at singing,

    but I don't think I'm good enough Sometimes I wish I had more courage
    musicspeakstome musicspeakstome 18-21, F Dec 8, 2015

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    Yes,I have but I guess it's normal I'm no

    longer very pretty due to the things that have happened to me but I try to ignore it I'm find alone I've been all my life
    musicspeakstome musicspeakstome 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2015

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    I just wanted to talk about skinny shaming a

    little. I know most people dont mean it in a bad way when they point out how skinny someone is. You think that maybe it could be a compliment. Or you actually think that a person looks too skinny. Last week my best friend managed to say this to me when i was wearing skinny...
    ThinkingCat ThinkingCat 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 22, 2015

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    It bothers me that people say I look 15

    when I'm really 20(almost 21). I know looking young should be a good thing but I feel like I'm treated like a kid. I don't like it when people call me skinny. Yeah I am small/thin but I have trouble gaining/losing weight. My weight stays the same, which is GREAT. :)One time I...
    XxLoveInTheDarkxX XxLoveInTheDarkxX 18-21 6 Responses Jun 5, 2015

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    I don't take compliments well.

    Maybe it's because i have always been feeling so insecure about myself i.e. my body and my appearance. Hence, whenever i receive compliments from others, i will often feel as if these people are just trying to be nice to me and the compliments given by them are neither genuine...
    SDaisyy SDaisyy 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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    I have a boyfriend who tells me everyday how

    adorable I am, but I just can't help but feel like there's something wrong with me. He refuses to have sex with me yet, which makes me feel like he's just getting it from someone else on the low. I always wonder if he's talking to other girls, flirting with other girls. I just...
    insecure521 insecure521 16-17, F 7 Responses Dec 11, 2015

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    I just watched a video about women

    who are trying to break social norms to make topless women acceptable. I really don't think it is that bad of an idea, but the problem is I don't really have boobs and they aren't what MOST men think are beautiful . This sucks for me because it means whatever man I am with would...
    deleted deleted 26-30 12 Responses May 13, 2015

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    I don't care what people think of me it's what

    I think of myself that makes me insecure.
    iRot iRot 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 5, 2015

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    i'm insecure about my body

    and the way it looks, i feel like i can never look good naked. it makes me so upset sometimes and really insecure, i'm also 4'7" only so it makes me feel more inferior, and i have saggy br*ast and i totally hate it, i wish if i could do something to make them perky.... i'm just...
    loveiseverything18 loveiseverything18 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 2, 2015

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    I Wish

    I wish I could just be myself. Relax and feel "normal". Secure. But I don't. I'm always nervous, always scared. I don't feel good enough, not by a long shot. And I don't feel secure in myself. I have always had problems with people. I learned from an early age that it was not...
    Alissa77 Alissa77 31-35, F 11 Responses May 20, 2013

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    Something interesting I've come to learn about

    myself, and how i react to certain men. Those who have read through posts I've made have seen how, with certain guys, I struggle to turn down, or say no too. Something recent I've found with some guys who have tried to take advantage of that on here, when they push it into...
    hayliepartychick hayliepartychick 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 15, 2014

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    I have a high sex drive

    and want to have fun, but am too afraid to because of my insecurities. :|
    luxnlicious luxnlicious 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 3, 2015

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    Honestly, I don't remember how long I've been

    since I was clean.. My take its been 7-8 months since I self harm but last night I broke. I hate living alone and I hate being alone because just like how pink says it, "quiet scares me because it screams the truth." I can't run away from my insecurities or my past and frankly...
    Brogann Brogann 18-21 Nov 20, 2015

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    My insecurities drive me to do stupid things.

    For one, not speaking my mind.
    peacexpuppyx peacexpuppyx 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 3

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    So, I'm in a relationship right?

    Well I wanna Be the only girl he looks at in that one way. Like "Damn". But, he goes and followed half naked ******* girls. And likes those pictures on Instagram.. If only there wasn't that one following thing where it shows you what most of everyone is doing... I hate it so...
    ThatOneSadTeen ThatOneSadTeen 13-15, F 9 Responses Aug 12, 2015

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    I apologize to whoever Im gonna marry

    if I even get married. It's gonna be our 10 year anniversary of getting married and I'm still gonna ask him if he still likes me. Ugh Jeeze.
    Nyx5 Nyx5 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 25, 2015

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    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Nov 11, 2015

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    To the public eye, I seem confident,

    even nonchalant, as if I don't care what they see or think. But when no one is looking, I sneak a glance at the mirror. But I don't see that confident, carefree girl they know. Instead I see a scared, nervous wreck. And I'm the only one who knows her
    Vivmlqian Vivmlqian 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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    And i hate it. I want to be the type of person

    who can look in the mirror and be happy with who is in the reflection. The worse part? People constantly down play it. I hear **** like "just change your attitude" all the time and I'm sick of it. Newsflash, it's not that simple.
    awesomefallenangel awesomefallenangel 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 2, 2015

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    I am so tired of feeling like I will never be

    good enough for anyone and hearing that I'm not. I'm so sick of no one caring even though they say they do. I am so sick and tired of people saying they're here for me but when I actually need them they are too busy. Why can't someone say these things and actually mean them?
    angelbearlove angelbearlove 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 5, 2015

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    hi everyone, I'm bella.

    i'm really insecure about my body image, and how I look in general. not to sound selfish or anything, but people do say that I'm attractive/pretty, I just wish that I could feel like that. my friends think i'm crazy for thinking like this, but when I look in the mirror I feel...
    BellaBlossoms BellaBlossoms 18-21, F 12 Responses Jul 17, 2015

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    Again, it's one of those things I have

    Asperger's syndrome to thank for. Not really thank, I don't like being insecure.
    Wolflover1999 Wolflover1999 16-17, M 2 Responses Nov 14, 2015

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    ILoveANuke ILoveANuke 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 28, 2015

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