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I Am Really Insecure

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    I'm really insecure about some parts of my body,

    I get really jealous of other girls that at some points I have looked into surgery, the only reason I haven't is because of the cost
    rainbowmuffins rainbowmuffins 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 20, 2014

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    I am really insecure about my body

    and sometimes i forget to eat. there are weeks i eat 1 meal a day and somtimes i forget to eat at all. this makes me so scared! because my sister has bulimia and depression. i'm so afraid to become like my sister. i even have panic attacks because of this. my mom cries almost...
    flowerbubble flowerbubble 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    I don't want to be forgotten.

    It is stupid, isn't it. But I don't want to be forgotten, to be passed as another death with nobody to remember me. There is a reason for why I aimed so high, desperately trying to gain attention and preserve their memories of me so they would never forget this meaningless...
    littleowlet littleowlet 13-15, F Feb 13

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    People look to me as a leader; the one with

    answers, the one who helps, the advice giver. They see this confident young lady who knows who she is and what she is doing. I don't see her. I have the lowest self-esteem, self-worth and self-confidence of anyone I have ever known. But those who know me would never believe...
    MsBree01 MsBree01 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I hate getting complimented,

    it feels like people just want an excuse to point out my flaws
    EmptySmokeClouds EmptySmokeClouds 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 9, 2014

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    I can only say this here.

    I do not understand but people have always seen be as a confident and cool girl, when in fact I am a good-for-nothing person. I am really insecure, I admit. I hate the way I look. I'm ugly, and I just can't go out without putting a little makeup on. I really hate the fact that I...
    misselley misselley 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I hate that I'm fat because fitting clothes

    make me feel insecure, and I hate being talk cause I can never find pants long enough. I hate my hair because i feel like people think I don't brush it, even though I do it's just curly... And I sit here listen to mean girls talk about me. Always happening
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 9 Responses Feb 11

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    Hey! I go by the name Anonjx

    and I've recently just opened up a website: thephotomxvement.yolasite.com Basically, I've always been into photography and decided to make my own site based on photography. It wasn't anything like tumblr just my photography. Later, many people began to ask if they could submit...
    AnonJmx AnonJmx 16-17, F Feb 26

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    I am so insecure. I won't let anyone

    even touch me. I am so ugly and have too many flaws
    AmericanPie91 AmericanPie91 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 23, 2014

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    I have severe stuttering

    and I really ******* hate it sometimes. I can't even talk around my friends or be myself because I'm so self-conscious about it. I can't even answer questions in school without fear of being laughed at or humiliated. And I really hate when people tell me to "slow down" or "relax...
    TheGuy147 TheGuy147 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 22, 2014

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    I don't really look at myself in the mirror

    anymore (except to brush my teeth and hair, etc) because as soon as I see myself I just feel disappointed. I don't think I'm expected to look like anything I just dislike most things about myself. Whenever I go shopping and stuff I get frustrated because no matter what I do, no...
    justalea justalea 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 25, 2014

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    I have 2 bff and we will sometime go out to go

    shopping together. 2 of them really lyk koren drama ALOT and moviessss too. I am the one who dont usually watch movies alot and watch drama alot so sometime they will have the same topic to talk about but as for me i wanted to be included in their conversation too but when i ask...
    mickeywt06 mickeywt06 13-15, F Feb 25

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    I used to be a lot worse,

    but now I'm learning to not give a ****.
    gish1897 gish1897 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    It's **** to know that you have the potential

    to be this amazing person only to have yourself stopping it. Honestly, I'm so insecure about everything. My glasses, my weight, my intelligence, how I walk and how I speak. It's so vain most of the time because insecurities are these bubbles of yourself that you get so...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 24

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    I just really hate being paranoid everywhere I

    go. I'm really rude to people in real life, but I don't bully them. I'm just too scared to be nice unless I know I can trust them.. It may not make much sense to sensible people, but it makes sense to me..
    DementedKarkat DementedKarkat 13-15, T 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    To insecure girls "I'm SO insecure.

    I need to have a boyfriend to feel like I'm worth something." I hear things like this all the time. So I have a message for you: You are insecure because you don't find enough about yourself to think you're awesome. So you look for it from men. No matter how much of it you get...
    ToughEddie ToughEddie 36-40, M Dec 6, 2013

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    I Hate The Girl In The Mirror

    I am insecure. I can never be satisfied with myself, I try to lose weight, hate my appearance, and actually believe I am not good at anything. Maybe it was because when I was in middle school I was severely bullied. Everyone including some teachers, called me ugly. I was the...
    onelittlecat onelittlecat 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 28, 2013

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    It is easy enough for someone to call you

    beautiful but it can be really hard to believe it. I get uncomfortable being around other people sometimes. I seriously struggle at being accepted for who I am which makes me become shy and paranoid. People say I look nice but I just don't see it.
    ForeverForsakened ForeverForsakened 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 11, 2014

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    Always told I'm to skinny

    and need to gain weight. I've tried nothing works. I then stop eating
    anniethe27th anniethe27th 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    Tonight we are partying with a bunch of people

    he grew up with we've been together 7 years and I have only met a handful of people that he grew up with but these people tonight are the ones he was like a brother to im so farkin nervous my insecurities make me want to just back out but if i do i know he will just go without...
    broken0315 broken0315 31-35, F Mar 14

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    One of the very best ways to take care of

    insecurity is working out. It's beneficial not only physically but mentally as well. You look good, you feel good.
    cnguyen138 cnguyen138 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 26, 2014

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    Insecurities are bull ****!

    I'm the walking cliche with apparent "daddy issues." I really hoped the insecure part of me would die in my teen years. Guuuuesss not
    VeganSoChic VeganSoChic 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 24

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    tbh I hate everything about myself I've never

    really felt confident like ever
    ilovesomanybandsicant ilovesomanybandsicant 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    My aunt used to call me fat,

    everyone used to say "i'd be more prettier if i were thin", everyone used to laugh at my hair, now I almost never can feel good about myself, and because of this I started to be quieter and quieter. I wonder if I'll ever be able to feel good about myself the wat I did
    brzdreamer brzdreamer 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 1, 2014

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    You can't trust everyone ,

    you can't let people too close, which is kind of sad in a way , but it's completely true
    Toriwho Toriwho 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2014

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    There's a boy. We've been dating

    for 2 years. He's beautiful. His ex cheated on him. He hates her. He says he'd never do that to anybody. His ex is pretty, no, she's beautiful. His sister is even more beautiful. All the women around him are beautiful. I am not beautiful. He's always telling me how beautiful I...
    tellmeimaprincess tellmeimaprincess 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    Here's my story I have had a phobia of "fat"

    people ever since I was old enough remember my mom and sister have always been over weight I was always terrified and would have immediate anxiety when they or any big person would hug me (I thought they would suffocate me) when I was about 7 I had a baby sitter who would always...
    fightingforlife fightingforlife 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 17

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    I hate the way i look,

    i feel like crying when i think about, even when a person says i am beautiful
    brokenandbi brokenandbi 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I was unpopular as a child.

    I was always told to 'be myself' and was isolated and bullied because of it. I've had to put on the 'mask' of someone who shoots back and forth between being the funny guy and the quiet guy, because that's the first 'fake' version of me that was accepted by enough people for me...
    Almostanonymous Almostanonymous 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 31, 2014

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    I think insecurity is the root cause of all my

    problems. If I can get over this, then I will feel as though I can overcome anything.
    crypticcrime crypticcrime 18-21, F Apr 22, 2014

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    Hey to all the ladies out there.

    . This is kinda clichΓ©d but imma say it anyway.. You're beautiful.. Okay nomatter what anyone thinks.. Whether you're big, small, fat, skinny whatever shape you may be.. It doesn't matter what's on the outside but what's on the inside is what really counts.. you're far from...
    DopeAssFaggot47 DopeAssFaggot47 16-17, F May 18, 2014

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    I have been insecure all my life.

    I think I will never be good enough for anyone or for anything.
    balloffurxaw balloffurxaw 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 10

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    Very very very very insecure about myself.

    Now I'm shy, have low self esteem, have no confidence and socially awkward. My life as a introvert
    Mahrhindha Mahrhindha 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 21

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    MielBrionne MielBrionne 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 27, 2014

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    i really don't like the way i look everything

    about me is just ughπŸ˜–
    theyidolozebee theyidolozebee 16-17, F Feb 26

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    I've always been insecure.

    Even as a child all I ever wanted to be was this "perfect" kid my parents were pushing me to be. And I think that's why I'm still insecure now, mainly because of how I look. Sometimes I just wish so, so badly I could be or look like someone else. Everyone assumes I'm very...
    joshbeaudoin joshbeaudoin 16-17, M Jul 13, 2014

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    Insecure

    I never liked anything I did.  Even when people gave me sincere compliments.  I just feel as though everything I do seems so substandard.  Even though I know I tried my best, and that people are actually giving me positive remarks, I still maintain that tendency to...
    privateeye privateeye 18-21, F 3 Responses May 17, 2007

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    I get intimidated easily.

    I am insecure. I dont like an environment where I feel inferior to others. Hate situations like that.
    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    because there is no one to support me

    and make me feel confident
    Mongyy Mongyy 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I can't walk past a mirror without being

    reminded how how horribly disgusting I look, how enormous I am. I can't walk past another person without hanging my head in shame because I know they might see the same thing I do. I can't go to family reunions without feeling like a disgrace to everyone. I can't go to school...
    rosesandcharlie rosesandcharlie 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    dasiychainsxxx dasiychainsxxx 16-17, F 5 Responses May 18, 2014

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    I get complimented a lot

    but I don't believe them
    Princessjxyn Princessjxyn 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    People always say I have pretty eyes: something

    about them being two different colors. I never believe them, but that's not the issue. The thing is that they only notice after we've been friends for years. Two of my closest friends just noticed last week, and we've been close for five years. My dad noticed last summer after...
    scsoccer scsoccer 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I have gotten to the point of being

    so insecure that when people actually try to compliment me I don't take it seriously. I think they are joking and then i just feel worse about myself. I have the self-esteem of an ant..
    Etherealrose Etherealrose 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    People tell me I'm 'very pretty'

    and such. I just don't see and understand. I go to a new school and people always compare me to my best friend. I feel like she's prettier than me, because people around us always act like she is. The people around me, even my best friend, make me ugly. Like today, on a school...
    lifeishard321 lifeishard321 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 26

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    I bring myself down way too easily

    but i can't help it, i'm so insecure about everything
    SunshineAnderson13 SunshineAnderson13 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 26, 2014

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