I Am Seeking Radical Self-acceptance

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 46 People

    I Just Can't Love Myself .......

    Well i't all started when I was in the 5th grade. I never payed to much attention to how I looked like or what I wore. I was just a straight up tom boy. I would always hang around the boys and just laugh and joke and talk to them. The girls always had that clique...
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 25, 2010

    Hey. I am a 18 year old girl.

    I've been battling depression for 2 years now, I'm slowly winning that battle. However, I now realize that my lack of self-confidence, or even self-acceptance, doesn't come from depression. I'm still struggling with how I look, I am embarrassed of being looked at. The only times...
    bambi33 bambi33
    18-21, F
    Nov 11, 2014

    Accepting Myself After 40

    Well I guess I'll go first.  I am 42, married for 21 years and in middle of a difficult time in my life and my marriage.  Things are much better than a year ago. I am coming out of a deep depression and coming out of my shell!  I have tried for years to be a "good...
    estheragnus estheragnus
    41-45, F
    Jan 24, 2010

    I Am Seeking To Find Myself

    well the day i was born both my parents were in jail so i was raised by my aunt. My aunt did alot of things for me but i never had anyone to tell me the words 'i love you'.  I never had a dad to teach me the game bout niggas and never had that mother to hug me and take me to...
    robertrouse robertrouse
    Aug 25, 2010

    Ground Down

    I like the title of this group -- "radical" self acceptance...That's something I want to do -- accept myself no matter what. I just ordered the book of the same name, and hopefully I'll get something out of it.... I'm a photography student, and for those who have been art...
    SierraDraw SierraDraw
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Jan 17, 2012


    I want to finally love myself and really MEAN it. I have self-loathed for 30 years. I just can't do it any longer. I need to find my worth.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 28, 2010
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