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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 16-17, F 30 Responses Dec 30, 2013

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    My friend compared me to a man today.

    I was so upset. I mean, when you are being compared to man that means you don’t have something girly to be showed. I don’t know why I was upset though, or is it his opinion just always matters. Well I know I’m not attractive. I don’t care even I’m overweight about 30...
    indahnesia indahnesia 22-25, F Jan 11

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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

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    I've never been this insecure in my life,

    it's like I've hit rock bottom. Maybe it's cos I always feel so alone and rejected.
    ZamaSD ZamaSD 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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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

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    I never actually thought

    that I am. Not until my mom said one day, 'you know you shouldn't be so insecure of yourself' that it hit me. But then again many are insecure of their looks, their body, how they speak and stuff. And I'm one of them. I can't help but to be afraid of being judged. Up to one...
    CallMeShayYeah CallMeShayYeah 16-17, F Jul 7

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    I wish I wouldn't care

    so much about what other people think of me.I'm trying but it's really hard. :(
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 22, 2014

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    First of all, thisn't to get attention,

    it's just something I've always had in the back of my mind. A lot of people say I'm pretty, but I can never believe them. It's not one of those "fishing for compliments" thing, I've just never really thought of myself as attractive, or pretty. So, I'm asking you guys.-Am I...
    AthenaVIP AthenaVIP 18-21, F 14 Responses May 9

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    ForeverKittenn ForeverKittenn 13-15, F 9 Responses Jan 18

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    I can never get past it.

    I'm not even a bad looking person, it's just the constant slew of magazines, photoshopped models, all these ideas of "perfect" society shoves at people, that make me always feel like I can never be enough for anyone. I'm always so torn about this too, going back and forth from...
    sylphmugen sylphmugen 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    ThatOtherGuy17 ThatOtherGuy17 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 24, 2014

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    So many insecurities,

    such little self esteem 😔
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 17, 2014

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    My gorgeous friend is coming along with me

    for vacation... While I am excited to spend time with her, it is a huge slap in the face to see her look 10x better than me all the time and for her to get the attention of most of the people around us. I wish I could squash these thoughts and just not care about our differences...
    crypticcrime crypticcrime 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 11, 2014

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    I've got different insecurity problems.

    1. The most thing I'm insecure about is my english. I was born here in the u.s but I grew up in a different country.right now I'm back in the u.s for college and I live in a small country town so its mostly white people here and not a lot of different race.I'm not white not...
    Pinkfour26 Pinkfour26 18-21, F Aug 9

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    I'm a bit embarrassed.

    My girlfriend came over earlier and whilst looking at my phone discovered that I had searched her previous boyfriend. I don't know what possessed me to do it. I suppose I was feeling insecure after she had spoken about him to me the other day and curiosity got the better of me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 18

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    It's not just about certain parts of my body

    because I know that I am a pretty girl but for some reason I feel so much more prettier when I have makeup on but everyone tells me I'm naturally beautiful and I don't need makeup so if everyone says it then it must be true right? Well when I put makeup on I feel like I'm so...
    LuvLostSoul LuvLostSoul 26-30, F Jun 29

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    Does anyone else think like i do,

    I have a mind that keeps me awake at night, I have that mind when im in school i get hard questions right and easy ones wrong, does anyone look at their outfits in the morning too long and think you will never pull it off like everyone around you can, in my mind my insecurities...
    Eroticwriter34 Eroticwriter34 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 21

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    I admit i am insecure

    but not to the point that i wll curse the girl.I am insecure of everything about her , she has almost everything ,the beauty that every boy would admire her , y im not blessful?ha?Iam a girl with nothing to proud of.This is the first time that i feel so deeply insecure for the...
    davinesarah davinesarah 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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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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    I am pretty much insecure about how I look.

    I mean I am transgender from MtoF. People are always staring at me, like I am a freak. Which makes me insecure about how I look. I always ask myself the same question; "Do I pass as a girl? Or not?" But after all I try to make the best of it and live my life. Just like I have...
    GirlyGirl1993 GirlyGirl1993 18-21, T 3 Responses Aug 14

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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...
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 6 Responses Jun 5

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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.
    awesomefallenangel13 awesomefallenangel13 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I can resist anything

    but temptation.
    IAmGay777 IAmGay777 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I'm not a physically attractive person.

    Every day I get up look in the mirror and wish I had a different face.
    p0tat07 p0tat07 16-17, M Jan 24

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    I hate takung selfies

    because im worried that i'll look stupid, additionally I never give a complete smile (I smile without showing my teeth) because I think it looks bad also....anyone felt the same?
    Aoakua Aoakua 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 14

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    People always tell me to believe in myself.

    But I already do in some way. The only problem is that I am afraid. Afraid of hurt, afraid of damage. i don't know if this is negative in any way. I always appreciate help.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 16

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    Hi there. Ive never been to this type of

    website before so this is a new experience for me. I have a complicated issue so I'll try to be as short as I can and get the point across. I've been seeing this woman for a couple months now. We are officially a couple. Heres my problem. My whole life I have been insecure and...
    mab2037 mab2037 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    And I want you To forgive me For all my

    imperfections Skittish reflexes Broken complexion Everchanging moods Awkward demeanor You're so understanding I wish my aesthetic was cleaner Bright blue eyes Strong toned arms With no intentions of doing harm Thank for existing And for choosing me Even when I'm fickle Please...
    KristinaBeena KristinaBeena 18-21, F 4 Responses May 20

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    Recently I've been told I was insecure.

    And in the most insecure way I deflected those statements and tried to hide behind it with jokes that aren't funny, sexual statements that would make a pornstar blush and a unusually set of ThinSkin... So this person got me thinking... Am I really insecure?? I took a step back...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 27

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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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    I would do anything to be confident

    and careless in front others. I would do anything to be the way I used to be before, to not feel so afraid of being judged and scrutinized in front of others. To be able to be my true self. It feels like the world is a stage, and I'm the main actress and everyone else is the...
    chanelroe chanelroe 18-21, F Jun 30

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    I am really insecure

    even though i get told im good looking and have a nice body by my girlfriend. I just dont believe her sometimes. Also my ex girlfriend used to have ago at me for looking in the direction of another female so i stopped looking and even stopped speaking to girls that i was friends...
    rog1289 rog1289 22-25, M Jul 12

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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 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 13 Responses May 13

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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 7 Responses Dec 6, 2013

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    I have my list of insecurities,

    and things that I hate about myself. I hate the fact that I have little to no talent. Anything that I can do, the average person can do it better. I hate my skinny pathetic body frame. I've spent years eating, working out with weights, and working a physical job. But I still...
    DeathstalkerScorpion DeathstalkerScorpion 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 27

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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

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    I've got a good resume on the outside - high

    school class president, Cornell BA, Columbia MBA, director at major company. But inside, I'm completely insecure and scared. I keep trying to validate my worth with work and success. My wife loves me, but I'm not developing normal human friendships as I get older (I'm 31...
    scaredpoopless scaredpoopless 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 28

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    How can I learn to love myself it seems to be

    impossible... Everytime I look in the mirror all I see is flaws.
    deleted deleted 26-30 22 Responses Nov 27, 2014

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    Am I good enough? Am I woman enough?

    Am I pretty enough? Am I smart enough? Am I nice enough? I think most of us have these insecurities sometimes, I am no different.
    Mrskatearch Mrskatearch 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Sometime I feel so inscure about my body.

    I'm skinny I eat so much and never gain weight. I have no *** lol I got some boobs. But sometimes I get sad about how I look. And probably why my ex was embarrassed to be with me:( do all guys really just care about *** and boobs lol?
    sioma17 sioma17 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I've been in a relationship

    for about 4 months now. It's my first ever relationship and it makes me feel so insecure sometimes. If I don't hear anything from him for a day, I am already telling myself that I am probably not good enough for him anyway. I've never been good enough for anybody, so why would I...
    UselessNobody UselessNobody 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 25

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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 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 25

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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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