I Am Really Insecure

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    I have been insecure about myself

    for a very long time. However, my thoughts towards myself took a dramatic fall when I was in year 6 and my "friend" started teasing me about how I looked. She was one of the only friends I had in primary and when I did try to end the friendship I was pretty much bullied back...
    Thisblobfishtho Thisblobfishtho
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 27, 2015

    I just downloaded this app

    so I don't know how it works yet, but is there anyone out there whose husband or boyfriend has slept with other girls before you and you can't seem to let it go and get over it?
    britt777 britt777
    31-35, F
    8 Responses Sep 18, 2015

    I am very insecure.. I've been through a lot.

    .I've been played,hurt,and heart broken,i just want to be happy!!!
    deleted deleted
    Jun 6, 2015

    This is something that I hide

    so well from the world. It is as if I have a little demon sat heavily on my shoulder whispering words of self doubt and worry into my ear (don't worry I'm not actually hearing or seeing things...yet lol) Professionally: in my professional life I work in both; A Clinical and...
    AlreadyOwned7379 AlreadyOwned7379
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Feb 14, 2016

    Starting to really feel insecure about myself.

    I feel like I'm not fully understanding who I am nor what I want. It's very confusing.
    Dgresham Dgresham
    36-40, M
    1 Response Dec 11, 2015

    I am really insecure about my body,

    smile, and laugh. I hate my laugh because some boy in my one of classes said I laugh weird.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 5, 2015

    I am really insecure.

    . . there is this guy. . . yeah, yeah. I keep saying that. Anyway. . . I am very insecure. I believe if I say "no" or "I don't like that" that he will not like me. I feel that way with all of my friends. I am a people pleaser because I am and have been insecure. I'm afraid to...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Feb 23, 2016

    yesterday at school some boy i barely know

    called me ugly like really you don't even know me yet your judging me 😊👍
    theyidolozebee theyidolozebee
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 21, 2015

    I have really bad self-esteem

    and I feel like I'm not good enough. I'm always really scared to go out because I feel so ugly and repulsive that I probably disgust other people. I'm so sick of feeling this way and nothing helps. I'm on anti-depressants and I go to therapy, but my self-worth hasn't improved. I...
    Liviaaaa Liviaaaa
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Aug 1, 2015

    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.
    deleted deleted
    Apr 22, 2014

    I don't feel pretty or what I'll ever be pretty

    and I will always be fat :( and my ugly red hair :(
    CrystalMuffins CrystalMuffins
    13-15, F
    7 Responses Sep 17, 2015

    How many posh underwear sets should a woman

    have? I have 2 really posh ones, the embroidery has gone wrong on one of them.
    Paleandpolluted86 Paleandpolluted86
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 8, 2016

    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
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Nov 20, 2014
    theyidolozebee theyidolozebee
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 22, 2016

    I have,been insecure about my looks

    and my body since I realized,omg I'm ugly af which was when I was 8, I struggle with people cause of How I think of myself as nothing....
    Pikachu1024 Pikachu1024
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 25, 2015

    no matter what, it seems like I'm too shy.

    I don't show my body enough, I don't have the right confidence that other girls my size have. I'll always think the next girl looks way better than me even if people are nice enough to say that's not true. I know people want a girlfriend who is not shy about her body or not...
    mentallyhigh mentallyhigh
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Dec 26, 2015

    My name is Jade I'm 21 year old I am really

    insecure about my face and my weight I feel fat but people say I'm not I don't believe them I want to but I can't and my face keeps breaking out and it's really hard because I can't face anyone without makeup and if I don't put it on I look horrible and I'm not proud of it...
    deleted deleted
    6 Responses Aug 23, 2015

    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
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Aug 31, 2014

    There are a lot of reasons

    for this. I get made fun of a lot, I don't have very many friends, being transgender brings a lot of issues that aren't fun, and anxiety certainly doesn't help. I survive though, and I'm meeting a ton of great people on this site so that's helping a ton! :)
    Maddie2000 Maddie2000
    16-17, T
    2 Responses Dec 14, 2015

    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...
    deleted deleted
    Dec 6, 2013

    Something you need to know about me

    before talking to me. I take insults way too hard. Scroll down on my profile and you'll see what I mean...
    Maddie2000 Maddie2000
    16-17, T
    2 Responses Jan 8, 2016

    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

    I can't accept the way i look.

    I feel like to everyone else i am just a fat ugly un human thing.
    megangibson megangibson
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jul 5, 2015

    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
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 4, 2014

    I am really insecure about men,

    it is not easy for me to trust, and if I can't trust, I can't allow anyone to get closer. Sometimes I feel I will be incredibly hurt, damaged, my life will be ruined, by the first one I trust. Sometimes I look at my life with satisfaction, I am actually satisfied with it, I mean...
    MissGaga MissGaga
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Nov 20, 2015

    I am so insecure. I won't let anyone

    even touch me. I am so ugly and have too many flaws
    AmericanPie91 AmericanPie91
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jul 23, 2014

    this might be some kind of psychological

    complexity I dont know about (or not) or maybe I am just behind rude but I don't like it when people I dislike enjoy the things I enjoy?? THAT can make me feel insecure x_x
    azreenx azreenx
    16-17, F
    4 Responses Mar 1, 2016

    I immediately think that people just see me

    as fat. I feel fat all of the time. I can't help it, either! It's like I'm sabotaging myself from being okay with how I look
    klingesm klingesm
    26-30, F
    3 Responses May 26, 2015

    I'm insecure in pretty much all my

    skills/talents/abilities except for my intelligence and that's about the only thing I'm confident in.
    QueenVen QueenVen
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 8, 2016
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 5, 2015

    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
    CestLaVegan CestLaVegan
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Feb 24, 2015

    Ever since middle school,

    I've been extremely insecure. Although I try to block my thoughts out, I can't help but wish that I was taller, prettier, more outgoing, etc., rather than the quiet smart girl. What has bugged me the most is my singing voice. I still sing today, but puberty has made my voice...
    therealjannelle therealjannelle
    16-17, F
    4 Responses Feb 8, 2016

    I get intimidated easily.

    I am insecure. I dont like an environment where I feel inferior to others. Hate situations like that.
    Spencer024 Spencer024
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 5, 2015

    The only explanation I can find

    for why I put up with some people is because I'm afraid to push them away. It's not the malicious people that I have a hard time saying no to, it's the fringe people who have never been directly cruel but have never really tried to be close to me. I realized one of my so...
    Baddayoverdose Baddayoverdose
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 14, 2016

    I don't want to have to worry about being

    who I am. I don't want to have to worry about the love of my life falling out of my arms. I don't want to feel hopeless. Everyone leaves me. I can't have the greatest person in my life leave. Why do I feel so insecure and hopeless? I am pathetic.
    hope92520 hope92520
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 4, 2015

    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
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 1, 2014

    I'm going to a party today,

    and I'm reeeeally reeeeally nervous.. My anxiety is sky rocketing right now. I'm gonna get all dressed up and put makeup on and everything, but I know I won't look good no matter what I do.. It just makes me so much worse. I have changed my look so much since I've started high...
    deleted deleted
    7 Responses Aug 1, 2015

    I just ate a whole lot of waffles

    and now I feel like a big whale. I really need a weight loss buddy. anybody want to help?
    kiwitiwi14 kiwitiwi14
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Dec 25, 2015

    I'm not super overweight

    but I'm not as skinny as I wish I was. I'm trying to get fit but every time I can't do a workout I feel like such a failure and stupid for even trying. I don't have anything going for me...I just really wanna be happy with who I am but it's hard...I'm always try so hard to be...
    EmSkywalkerBB8 EmSkywalkerBB8
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jan 7, 2016

    Im insecure about my age,

    Im 37 and without a carreer,I want to be a nerwork technician In fact i finished the course but not certified,Im afraid to do my best and fail,or be certified but unable to be given a chance to work because of my age,I feel so depressed now
    charmedangel1978 charmedangel1978
    31-35, F
    10 Responses Oct 28, 2015

    It's killing me. It just gets worse

    and I don't know what to do anymore. I haven't had friends for 7 years now, mostly because of my shyness and I have become very insecure about myself. People constantly talk about me behind my back and they think I'm not aware of that. I thought people would be more mature...
    museowo museowo
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 13, 2015
    chocolateisbrown chocolateisbrown
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 28, 2015

    Especially at school.

    ..so many thoughts that seem to be too much for me.
    Harlequins Harlequins
    16-17, F
    4 Responses Nov 8, 2015

    shout out to the guy

    who puts up with all my insecurities and is always there for me...he is the best thing that has happened to me in a really long time and I love him so ******* much
    huntersveil248 huntersveil248
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 8, 2015

    I'm super insecure. I always look in the mirror

    but i never like what i see. Its so hard for me to be like all the other girls.
    chipconyurson chipconyurson
    16-17, F
    4 Responses Dec 30, 2015

    I hate my lips , my nose ,

    and most of all the sex i was assigned at birth.
    SebasF13 SebasF13
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 19, 2016
    deleted deleted
    Mar 15, 2016

    It's just been happening lately,

    I'm Not normally like this. I just hate my body.
    rainbowmuffins rainbowmuffins
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Sep 4, 2015

    Its ok. They're prettier,

    smarter, nicer, and skinnier. I wouldnt pick me either. I'm nothing special.
    Dontlookbackk Dontlookbackk
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Jul 14, 2014

    tbh I hate everything about myself I've never

    really felt confident like ever
    ilovesomanybandsicant ilovesomanybandsicant
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 25, 2015

    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
    deleted deleted
    7 Responses Feb 11, 2015

    I look at other girls sometimes & think

    why am I not that pretty ?
    Yourfavnextdoor Yourfavnextdoor
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Nov 16, 2015

    My anxiety is mind-numbing.

    I doubt other people constantly. I wonder if they enjoy my presence. I wonder if they only pretend to. I wonder if they're like me, being nice for appearance's sake. Smiling, for appearance's sake. Because my god, I'm breaking down in self-doubt for never being good enough for...
    Fuzzies Fuzzies
    61-65, M
    1 Response Dec 7, 2015

    I bring myself down way too easily

    but i can't help it, i'm so insecure about everything
    Sunshineh13 Sunshineh13
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Nov 26, 2014
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