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I Am Self Conscious

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    yasminesaleh00 yasminesaleh00 18-21, F Jan 4

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    I have a curved finger it really weird

    but no one really says anything about it
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 8, 2015

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    silverxrose silverxrose 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 22, 2015

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    I'm extremely self conscious over every thing

    imaginable. You name it, and I'll worry about it. I'll try to name everything. My hair, my eyebrows, my nose, the moles on my face, my sweating from my armpits excessively, my toes(I wear socks every chance I get). My voice, what I'm about to say(I worry if it'll make me look or...
    Gophillies8 Gophillies8 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 1, 2014

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    I have always been a big a big girl,

    but recently big started getting bigger. I have scars in non visible places and like most people there are a few things about my appearance I don't like. I have never felt sexy or confident when I'm naked, I've been cheated on, used, and lied to so much...after a while I started...
    dkemama dkemama 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 19, 2015

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    I am alot lol everytime I feel cute then I look

    around an I see cuter guys like people better looking then me an then it makes me feel ugly n like idk I hate being tho way I'm also sensitive like when someone says something mean to me even If they r playin around it still gets to me but yah idont think I'm cute
    max1998 max1998 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 17, 2014

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 5, 2015

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    From around age 9 my parents have what is

    considered mentally abused me. I have also been picked on from a very young age in school about my looks and weight. Even though my weight is okay, being 135 pounds with a lot of muscle from sports, I hate the way I look and feel. I have considered cutting but I decided not to...
    JordynLee013121 JordynLee013121 13-15, F 1 Response May 11, 2015

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    I hate my stomach so much.

    I can't do crunches cuz I have a bad back. thank god for lululemon pants!
    Ang012685 Ang012685 31-35, F Apr 8, 2015

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    Ang012685 Ang012685 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 7, 2015

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    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8, 2015

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    For the first time in my life I think I have

    gained something akin to self respect. Today I felt like shouting at the world, "I'am a man goddanm it! I need no money, a fancy car or women to prove what I'am!I'am what I'am and let the world do with me what it will."
    passion4writing passion4writing 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 15, 2013

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    There are times that I find complete comfort in

    being invisible. But I also like to be heard, when I speak. I stroll in a pool of people as a spectator but never the participant. Some drag me into their businesses but I pull back. I am heavily awkward when I'm too lazy to even try. I am self conscious not with how I look...
    Bumblebeat Bumblebeat 61-65, F 1 Response Sep 12, 2014

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    cause I had an car accident

    that messed up my nerve endings to my bladder was destroyed my bladder everything g elsehealed perfectly so latter 11#//**well to make a long story short I was25 when it happenwtr;z
    dldamon dldamon 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 5, 2015

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    My Best Friend Caused It

    I never was self conscious untill last year. I learned that my best friend had been talking about me behind my back. She had said that the only reason why she brought me camping with her was because I made her look prettier and skinnier. Normally I wouldnt have cared, but it was...
    hjgirl94 hjgirl94 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28, 2009

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    I Hate Going Out In Public!

    I've come to terms with my looks over the last few years but I always get self conscious still. Especially when I'm out shopping by myself. I always feel like someone is watching me and so I always act like I'm on camera or something, being careful with what movements I make. I...
    FortuneCookies FortuneCookies 26-30, F 4 Responses May 18, 2011

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    A few years ago I was diagnosed with three

    different forms of skin cancer. They removed the different tumors which resided on my face, my neck, my back and my legs. I go for 3 month or 6 month checks ups to then discover a a type that is, for a lack of better words, breeding under my skin in my face. I receive...
    Thoughtprovoking19 Thoughtprovoking19 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 11, 2015

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    My leg scars,arm scars,

    how blotchy my skin is, my dark spots on my face,my stomach pudge I have that I can't seem to get rid of...just... *sigh*
    leadmenot leadmenot 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1, 2015

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    Weird, so I was sitting in the food court the

    other day when these two guys plopped themselves in the table next to me. One had his back to me and the other day facing me, staring at me. When I got up to leave one whispers something and the other one whose back was to me said that hadn't seen my face, implying that his...
    ExitComfortZoneStageLeft ExitComfortZoneStageLeft 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 25, 2015

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    Am I attractive? I'm not fishing

    for compliments, nor do I have a low self-esteem issue. I would just like to know your opinion. Thank you for your input💘💋
    OriginalAthena OriginalAthena 18-21, F 73 Responses Sep 11, 2014

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    I'm self conscious about almost every part of

    me. I mean I guess most girls are like that, being self conscious and critical about themselves and their bodies and all. I'm also a perfectionist so that just makes everything worse.
    PiecesOfPeace PiecesOfPeace 18-21, F Sep 2, 2015

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    I really hate my body sometimes.

    I wish I could afford surgery..
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Dec 4, 2014

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    I hate going out in public

    because I think that everyone is judging me or making fun of me behind my back. I feel like people are disgusted with how I look and that they wish I would just die
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 7, 2015

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    milkandoreos milkandoreos 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 10, 2015

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    This past year, I've been at the heaviest I've

    ever been. I was at a 162 lbs. 5 ft 4 in. I was losing all of my confidence if I even had any to begin with. Once I weighed myself at Halloween, I knew I needed change. Ever since I e been eating better. I cut out red meat & Ive cut out sodas. I've already brought myself down to...
    MariaSmiles17 MariaSmiles17 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 24, 2014

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    I've always been self conscious about my weight

    and looks. I've always considered myself a plain, ordinary girl compared to most. I'm considered overweight. The only thing I like about my looks is my hair and my hazel eyes. Everything else I'd like to get rid of. People always tell me I'm "beautiful" or "pretty." But I really...
    rainbowdinosaurcx rainbowdinosaurcx 18-21, F May 5, 2014

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    I really feel self-conscious

    when I'm alone :( i feel like everyone is thinking: "omg look at her she has no friends" and although its not true i still feel self-conscious enough about it to drag one of my friends with me whenever i have to go somewhere :(
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 21, 2015

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    There are 2 things I'm extremely self conscious

    about, and both I was actually bullied for back in elementary school. 1. My voice. One thing that bothers me about my voice its not as 'girly' I guess you could say, as all the other girls. My 'friend' actually told me I sounded like a guy back in 6th grade because it was so...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 9, 2014

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    Everyone keeps asking

    for a pic.. Ugh it gets SO annoying!!!
    Sk8borderAddie Sk8borderAddie 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 12, 2015

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    shortfry3 shortfry3 13-15, F Mar 12, 2015

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    If you always compare yourself to someone else

    you'll never be happy, because their will always be someone that's rocking it, but you'll be rocking it too in your own way<3
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 5, 2014

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    Ever since middle school I have hated the way

    my body looks and thought I was extremely ugly. I wish i didn't care what others think but I really do. Is there any tips for being less insecure?
    skinnygirlgonebad skinnygirlgonebad 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 23, 2015

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    I have such a hard time accepting compliments.

    It's just crazy for me. It's confusing getting used to guys approaching me so often now. Today a guy came up to me and said that he was watching me from across the street and had to talk to me because I was beautiful, and he kept going on about my hair and eyes. Now I know those...
    Hush92 Hush92 18-21, F Jul 15, 2014

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    Every now and then. But I don't really care

    anymore, what the hell and I gonna do.. I was born like this, so if people don't appreciate the way I am, so be it. You can only handle so much perfection at once, take your time.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 2, 2015

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 23, 2015

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    One thing I'm very insecure about are simply my

    eyebrows because THEY'RE SO FRICKEN THICK. They're like caterpillars!! I feel like I have to get them waxed all the time, and try my best to keep them in shape or else they'll go crazy worms, and that looks horrible. I remember when I got teased back in elementary school because...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 25, 2015

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    I am very self conscious about the size of my

    penis. I do not hate it, but I do wish that I had a bigger one. :/
    Skylarkg Skylarkg 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 23, 2015

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    Everything

    I am self conscious of literally every part of me. I have days when I feel better about myself, but those days rarely occur. I have a habit of constantly comparing myself to others, and because of that I have a serious inferiority complex. The worst part is that I am always too...
    Sasayaku35 Sasayaku35 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 17, 2013

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    Does anyone less think one eye looks better

    than the other cus man, my right eye is lacking
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 30, 2015

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    I sit next to the most popular girl in school

    in 3rd hour and I can't even put my pencil in my bag,or get up and walk because it seems like she's judging my every move and how I look.i already don't like my body so this didn't help
    Greeneyes5227 Greeneyes5227 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 5, 2013

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    Soo my boyfriend told his whole class

    that he would never want to have sex with me. They all laughed and after that class they all laughed at me.... I mean sex isn't important to me but it just hurts that I'm repulsive to him. How u could u " love" someone who you don't even like. I wish I was pretty and thin like...
    GeminiKali1920 GeminiKali1920 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 18, 2014

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    so I've been putting on some weight.

    not a lot but enough to be noticed and the 2 people who r supossed to support me just make it worse. my parents both keep bugging me about my weight. my mom keeps asking if I'm pregnant (I'm not) and Idk what to do. they keep brining it up multiple times a day. I already don't...
    Cbryant25100 Cbryant25100 18-21, F Mar 7, 2015

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    Someone please correct me

    if I'm wrong. Seriously. I don't know if I am or not..my bf follows a lot of accounts that have half naked girls with big ***** and huge breasts flaunted all over the page. The other day I saw him scrolling through it. He's always telling me that he loves my body, even though I...
    samhlani samhlani 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 7, 2015

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    My self confidence is

    so low that I can barely even post something on here about myself without feeling anxious about it or rethinking it and deleting it (that's why it says that I have 50 stories but I really only have like 13). I thought EP would help me open up and express myself more but nothing...
    tarara0414 tarara0414 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 11, 2014

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    I Don't Want

    I don't want to  annoy them. I don't want them to think I'm weird. I dont want people to judge me. I don't want to be isolated. When I'm in groups of people I dont really know, I am quiet. I say little, even if I want to say something. I don't want them to outcast me because I...
    Elzalia Elzalia 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2012

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