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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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    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 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 10 Responses Feb 11

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    I use to be extremely insecure about myself it

    use to be a big issue for me... Now I am not as insecure... Most times anyway. That's thanks to the fact that 10 months ago I got so lucky and ended up meeting the most incredible girl on this earth, she help me over come a lot of my insecurities and I try to help her and we...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 22, 2014

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    I really hate my body

    and my appearance especially since I'm very chubby. A few weeks ago I met my bf and he's been making me so happy that I forgot my insecurities. Problem is that since he's very skinny, my mind is telling me that I should be skinny like him. It gotten so bad to the point I woke...
    Brogann Brogann 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 26, 2014

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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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    thisisausernametoo thisisausernametoo 18-21 1 Response Nov 26, 2014

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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'm not happy with the way I look,

    sometimes I wish I could be something that I can never be..whether it's changing my eye color, skin color, nose...it's never going to happen
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 8, 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 4 days ago

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    I have never had a relationship

    because I can't get up the courage to try, my only female friend is a lesbian, and I am never comfortable around people, only my Xbox live friends I've known since about 4th grade.
    Billy6549 Billy6549 16-17, M 2 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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    I'm so insecure that it just destroys every

    relationship I have...... :/
    hsch212 hsch212 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 18, 2014

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    I grew up being teased.

    .. About my skin tone and my weight. I've always wanted to make something of myself so I could brag but what I want to be seems impossible.. I want to model. But same time I can't show my body.. Not when my mind has been flipped inside out and all I see is scars and skinniness...
    YoungLovee15 YoungLovee15 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 28, 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 21-25, F 3 Responses May 17, 2007

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    i really don't like the way i look everything

    about me is just ughπŸ˜–
    theyidolozebee theyidolozebee 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    It actually holds me back from doing things,

    very discouraging but hopefully I'll grow out of my insecurities..or not only time will tell lol
    Gabbygirl123 Gabbygirl123 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 3

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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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    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 4 days ago

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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 1 Response Jan 5

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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 2 days ago

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    I am dreading going to the beach with my friends

    because I'm such a fat *** it's embarrassing
    Fickleheart Fickleheart 18-21, F Jul 15, 2014

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    I'm starting a blog (https://sites.

    google.com/site/themusingsofaseriouslysadteen/blog/someday-1) and I'm really nervous about it because it's about how I'm dealing with my depression which is super personal and I never talk about with anyone, but if you're looking to read something that would be GREATLY...
    SomebodyAnybodyEverybody SomebodyAnybodyEverybody 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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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 really frustrated i'm not ''as good or as cute or have this or have that''. I see people, happy, kissing, in love. Why can't i have...
    Shyone2 Shyone2 18-21, F 8 Responses Sep 28, 2011

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    A copule of superficial platitudes brought me

    up. Several minutes later, a couple of superficial insilts knocked me back down. Such is life, I suppose.
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2014

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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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    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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    I try so hard to be pretty,

    but it only takes one little thing. there's so many beautiful girls around me, but I'm not one of them. I just want to actually be beautiful to someone. I've never had a boyfriend, and sometimes I feel like I never will.
    jlee45 jlee45 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 19, 2014

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    I feel horribly ugly ,

    I'm not as pretty as the other girls.
    canunaut canunaut 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 8, 2014

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    ToTheMoon28 ToTheMoon28 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 28, 2014

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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 2 days ago

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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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    MielBrionne MielBrionne 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 27, 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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    dasiychainsxxx dasiychainsxxx 16-17, F 5 Responses May 18, 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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    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 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    Faelanthewulf Faelanthewulf 16-17, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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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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    Its ok. They're prettier,

    smarter, nicer, and skinnier. I wouldnt pick me either. I'm nothing special.
    Dontlookbackk Dontlookbackk 16-17, F 7 Responses Jul 14, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
    sfairy27 sfairy27 13-15, F 4 days 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I am about to go on a road trip with a friend

    and his friends. I have hung out with them before but somehow I feel nervous about going with them today. I don't usually get nervous about spending time with a group of people but I'm unusually nervous about this. I mean, they have all been friends for years and I'm like the...
    LionPrincess03 LionPrincess03 22-25, F 1 Response