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I Am Really Insecure

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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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    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'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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    dasiychainsxxx dasiychainsxxx 16-17, F 5 Responses May 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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    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 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 24

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    theyidolozebee theyidolozebee 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 23

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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 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 Apr 23

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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 hate getting complimented,

    it feels like people just want an excuse to point out my flaws
    EmptySmokeClouds EmptySmokeClouds 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 9, 2014

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    I am insecure because well

    for one I used to have really pretty hair but now my hair has broken and gotten short and I feel every one notices that first also im a a cup and I dont believe that's flattering I also have dark spots in certain places neither is that flattering anyone else feel the sam or...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 26

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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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    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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    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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    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 get complimented a lot

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

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

    .I've been played,hurt,and heart broken,i just want to be happy!!!
    chari1975 chari1975 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 6

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    After I eat unhealthy,

    even just one meal, I hate myself. I feel disgusting and don't even want to look at myself.
    klingesm klingesm 26-30, F 2 Responses May 25

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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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    My friends tell me I'm not fat

    and I'm not ugly but the kids in my class who bully m tell me differently... I just see every little flaw within me and I hate me, myslef and I as I am... I hate my legs, arms, tummy, skin, my breast, my booty, my weight face and all just... there are no more words to describe...
    CustardGirl CustardGirl 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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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..
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 25

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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 Apr 25

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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 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 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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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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    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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    I'm overweight and I hate feeling like this.

    I have no willpower so dieting is hard. It's also really hard to get up in the morning so I never exercise so I guess I'll always just be fat and ugly.
    dac01 dac01 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I feel like people are judging me.

    I know they are. How couldn't they? I mean look at me. I'm ugly and fat. I'm disgusting. I say I don't care. But it means the world to me in every way.
    frenchfries1234 frenchfries1234 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 23

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    Everybody always tells me I'm pretty

    but I don't always believe them. I mean I have never seen myself through their eyes but compared to my friends (more on the popular side) I think I'm ugly and don't fit in.
    srballas srballas 13-15 5 Responses a week ago

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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 2 Responses Mar 29

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    People alwaaaays tell me I'm skinny

    but I still wish I was skinnier and people always tell me I'm pretty but I don't think I could ever believe them I just don't like myself
    AsCharleigh AsCharleigh 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    I bring myself down way too easily

    but i can't help it, i'm so insecure about everything
    SunshineH13 SunshineH13 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 26, 2014

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    My girlfriend is ******* gorgeous.

    My friends have told me, my family has told me, random people have told me, and I just say "I know". She's beautiful inside and out, but physically, what can make her believe she is attractive? She says she feels physically sick in the mirror, and doesn't believe any...
    SeeJayEss SeeJayEss 16-17, M 4 Responses May 18

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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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    I don't know if I should let go of my friend

    or not... me and my best friend (more like a stranger that I recognise and say hi to on the street) have been friends since nursery (kindergarten to Americans ) but ever since the start of high school we have drifted apart because we went to separate schools. A few years ago...
    choccicrazy15 choccicrazy15 22-25, F 2 Responses May 28

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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 would say being around my family & people

    always wanting to be w/ them instead of me.. Or her getting 257 likes on a straight faced picture & me getting 5 on a picture of me smiling. Also, when I look in the mirror, I just feel like it isn't a pretty face.. & when people are looking at me I assume that they're talking...
    ConfusedLittleTeenagedGirl ConfusedLittleTeenagedGirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I hate admitting this

    but i am,not just about how i look,but also my life.I hate telling new people how i still live with my parents and how old i am and how i dont have a job and didnt finish school and barely leave my house,i feel like such a loser lol and how i never had a bf or other stuff i...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 5 Responses May 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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    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 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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    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 uhm... I feel worthless,

    I feel like everyone can do things better than I and like all I can do is hurt people and lose people ? . I am scared to lose more people.
    hereforyouwheneveryouneed hereforyouwheneveryouneed 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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