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I Am Really Insecure

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    I'm so insecure, it's hard to look in the mirror or decide on an outfit because I always find something wrong with how I look, or my make up, or my body. I just want to be happy...
    Jkr92 Jkr92 18-21, F Dec 14, 2013

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    The Fattest Guy In The Room - Good Evening- I always find it comforting to come here and read others stories to know that I am not alone- I recently shared my story with the...
    TheBMRP TheBMRP 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 21, 2011

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    My Stomach :( - im so insecure about my body, everyone thinks i'm skinny when i really don't think i am... i know people are probably saying it just to make me feel better about...
    bellaababix33 bellaababix33 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 27, 2011

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    Words Can Break You - It all started when I became friends with CB. She didn't have that much friends. & I was sorta popular... so I though "hey ill help her out" well CB is...
    Secretlydepressed1585 Secretlydepressed1585 22-25, F Oct 8, 2013

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    Pd - Pretty Disgraceful - since i have had parkinson disease it has  caused me to feel insecure not because i have the disease but because of the way other people see me.  the...
    clarkee clarkee 51-55 6 Responses Jun 18, 2011

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    I am really insecure. When I think about it my life is so blessed and wonderful and I usually am I pretty happy person. However I am scared and insecure of a lot of things. First I...
    texasgal1331 texasgal1331 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2013

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    Insecurities - All my life i have considered myself average not pretty but cute, as a young girl i never was skinny and hell i probably will never be but i like who i am and how i...
    hitomisnow1 hitomisnow1 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 24, 2012

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    Kidnap Me Today - They scream. I scream back at them. Are we sreaming for the same reasons? No. We are not. I am so desperate to be loved that I want a pe do phile to kidnap me and...
    roseshideinthemind roseshideinthemind 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 18, 2013

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    I Could Use Your Advice.. - It's difficult for me to believe that people like me, but it's recently become much worse for me. I've always been a fidget and a picker. This is gonna...
    charlie248 charlie248 36-40, F 6 Responses Jul 13, 2011

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    and it ******* ruins everything. i want to dress the way i want without feeling lile a bloated wale. i want to look in the mirror and see a beautiful lively girl with glowing skin...
    bongripper1 bongripper1 16-17, F 5 days ago

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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...
    onelittlecat onelittlecat 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 28, 2013

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    Why Does She Keep Coming Around - I really am upset that this girl my boyfriend is friends with keeps coming around. He let me block her on everything but she made an account on...
    drowningdolly drowningdolly 22-25, F Jul 21, 2013

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    Being So Insecure - I don't know how to start this so it will give justice to the way I am really feeling. I have never really had anyone other than my mum and family and all the...
    erinn1503 erinn1503 18-21 May 28, 2012

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    Don't Know What To Do, Help? - My insecurities are starting to affect my relationship and I don't know what to do about it. I've been insecure for a long time about how I look, how...
    Bethie808 Bethie808 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 10, 2013

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    Terrified. - People make me so nervous. I am so afraid that everyone will instantly dislike me. That's why I don't show people the real me until I've known them for awhile and am...
    SavedByHim SavedByHim 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 17, 2012

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    I Hate The Girl In The Mirror - Sometimes people say she's pretty, but so many have said she's not, they say shes ugly, hideous, a ****, a b*tch, fat, unwanted, hated, a monster...
    onelittlecat onelittlecat 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 21, 2013

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    .. In Weird Ways - Sometimes I look in the mirror and say, wow I AM pretty, why do I get so down on myself? then other days I look and want to cry because I only see flaws. I know...
    DaDri DaDri 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 28, 2011

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    My Insecurities, - That moment when you think to yourself, of how bad of a person you are, how you look, or every action you take. your surrounded with so much hate and anger, of...
    calvinjames3 calvinjames3 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 8, 2012

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    And So Not Worth Anyones Time - I always compare myself to other people and wish i looked more like them. I guess i'm not like other girls. I don't want to be, but sometimes i get...
    Shyone2 Shyone2 18-21, F 9 Responses Sep 28, 2011

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    What The F***!!??? - Seriously, I am so sick of my mother continuing to judge me and make up negative sh** that isn't even true about me. All she can ever talk about is what a "bad...
    AmyJustine AmyJustine 22-25, F Oct 8, 2013

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    I hate when people on E.P that I'm good looking or cute. Like you only see me on a picture not in real life so you don't really no how look I am. But I'm sure if someone said it in...
    HeyHeyitsEmilie HeyHeyitsEmilie 16-17, F 5 Responses Jan 15

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    Should I? - Should I care what other people say about me?. Cause the thing is that people are always judging me by my looks and because I'm weird. I'm the quite one at school the...
    marylight098 marylight098 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 13, 2013

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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...
    privateeye privateeye 21-25, F 3 Responses May 17, 2007

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    Sometimes - The insecurity is intense when it visits me. I remember how in my University years I had the intense feeling of insecurity so often, especially at night. I feel lonely...
    Excellency Excellency 26-30, M 6 Responses Nov 29, 2011

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    Ugh - Being a male my age insecurity is not an endearing quality. My insecurity has ravaged my social life and possibly my professional life as well. Most conversations are...
    TheEvilLeaper TheEvilLeaper 26-30, M 2 Responses May 5, 2012

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    Aboot Me - I am an extremely extreme person, there is no in between with me, Its black or it is white. I am either over the top happy or over the top sad ( actually, not as bad now...
    Kaleveradaily Kaleveradaily 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 20, 2013

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    I Need Advice :( - I don't know if this is normal.. I have been hurt by every guy I've dated. I am also really worried that my current one might get bored of me. He says he never...
    notsureboutthis notsureboutthis 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 17, 2013

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    well ever since 5th grade ive been battling with being insecure and unsure of myself. it all started when i had started getting bullied(verbally) and i didnt really stand up for...
    QueenOfAwesomeness QueenOfAwesomeness 16-17, F Feb 26

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    Body Issues - When I turned seven, my mother took me to the doctor to have a lump on my chest examined. The doctor informed her that the lump was breast tissue, and that I was...
    Michelle01 Michelle01 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 21, 2012

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    Diploma - It took me more than a year to get my diploma. After I graduated, I attributed my reluctance to claim it to my social anxiety and insecurity. I never felt like a member...
    thelonewood thelonewood 26-30 Nov 1, 2013

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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...
    ToughEddie ToughEddie 31-35, M Dec 6, 2013

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    I Always Feel Fat - So growing up i lived in a really small town where everyone knew eachother. In school i was never popular beacuse i was never into the same things people my age...
    aleetar aleetar 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 28, 2013

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    Look In The Mirror - Look in the mirrorWhat do you see?Eyes, lips, noseAnd what else?She looks in the mirrorI know what she seesA perfect reflectionSo satisfied with herselfI look...
    eris39 eris39 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 15, 2011

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    Yes... - ...I am really insecure about everything. I will never be good enough for myself unless I get plastic surgery.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Aug 8, 2010

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    Reptilian - I get so insecure for no reason at all I have this all most primal desire for people to like me, even people I don’t know, it stupid because I know better. It...
    AnonymousMisfit AnonymousMisfit 41-45, M 4 Responses Mar 31, 2010

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    At times I am really really insecure about myself and totally down about everything that I do. Sometimes I'm so insecure that I don't feel good enough to talk or belong with...
    Sd6752 Sd6752 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Why Are U Starring? - I don't have any reason to be insecure....people say. I don't think I'm anything special so how could anyone else think differently. I don't know what people...
    NRF25 NRF25 26-30, F Nov 6, 2013

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    I mean i always feel ugly while i am not, and too afraid to talk to anyone. Why?
    greekguy24 greekguy24 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 21

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    I. - I get self destructive.Really fast.I feel ugly.And some days. It makes me wanna puke. Cut. Cry. Die.I am insecure. I can't trust because of it. People. They're gonna hurt me...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 12, 2011

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    I Want To Be Confident - I'm embarrassed with myself. I'm completely insecure about myself. My face, my body, my personality, everything. It all makes me more disappointed in...
    lowellwolf lowellwolf 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 10, 2013

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    Ruining A Really Good Thing - Hello, this is my first time posting here. I want to share my story and see if there is hope. I am a 36 year old husband and father of 2 wonderful...
    SecurelyInsecure SecurelyInsecure 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 8, 2013

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    Sitting With Haters In My Class.... - Im in 6th grade and im in a table that is a group of 4. The teacher decides the groupmates. I just told the teacher about the groupmate...
    LightCastle26778 LightCastle26778 13-15 2 Responses Jun 21, 2012

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    It Seems To Control Everything - I have always been aware of my insecurities, or at least those that are revolved around me as a person specifically, however recently more and more...
    QuaintlyDeranged QuaintlyDeranged 18-21, T 1 Response Jun 3, 2012

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    I dont like anything about myself and i dont like the way i look at all.
    musicismysalvation musicismysalvation 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    No I am not Totally Insecure I have very few insecurities matter of fact. BUT... I have one huge issue! I can bull-doze my way through most of life situations, events with the...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2013

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    Getting Tired of the Fight - Where do I start?  Grew up always "2nd Best" in my mom's eyes, in my dad's eyes.  Teased at school growing up (and I ...
    sportygrly sportygrly 36-40 Jun 24, 2009

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    My Insecurities Are Ruining My Life - I'm insecure about several things, but the biggest insecurity I have by far is being in a relationship. I've been cheated on before, so now I...
    billowmight33 billowmight33 26-30, F 10 Responses Sep 8, 2011

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    Why Do I Look Like This? - I look at my self in the mirror and start crying I say to myself why why am I this ugly why cant I be beautiful and happy skinny have every one like me...
    belieber4life12 belieber4life12 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 22, 2013

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    Body Image - I know im beautiful, everyone is beautiful in their own ways. But whenever i see myself on the mirror, all i can see is a fat ugly girl who will never be accepted nor...
    kaaat101 kaaat101 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 22, 2013

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    "and I Talk In The Mirror... - to the stranger that appears..." i mask my insecurities with makeup and a smile. you will never know the things that tear me apart inside. you...
    agentttorange agentttorange 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 13, 2011

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    I feel ugly and chubby. I am so insecure that I feel like my husband will leave me for someone else.
    mamikeky mamikeky 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 28