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I Am Self Conscious

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    I Just Don't Show It! - I don't like to wear clothes that are too tight, or shirts that show cleavage, I don't like to show too much skin.. PERIOD. Why you may wonder? Because I am...
    ilikejunkfood ilikejunkfood 16-17, F Jul 14, 2012

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    Shouldn't Be Self Conscious - I am very self conscious about what others think of me. I get embarrassed very easily and I blush at everything. However, I don't know why I...
    acidrayne acidrayne 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9, 2009

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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...
    Greeneyes5227 Greeneyes5227 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 5, 2013

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    Good Enough - Am I good enough? What if I think I am, but really I'm not? What if I always tell myself I'm not, and I make it come true? How can I be sure? If people say I am, do...
    MassyThePanda MassyThePanda 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 18, 2009

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    I can't do anything without worrying if I look of, if what I'm doing is weird, or can be looked down upon by anyone, etc. I can't disappoint my parents because I'm afraid to. I can...
    syntheticlovex syntheticlovex 18-21, F Apr 4

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    I Feel You.. - I have always felt self conscious... I don't know why and I really wish I was one of those people who love them selves from day one and celebrate their bodies but I...
    diamondruff2011 diamondruff2011 26-30 2 Responses Oct 19, 2013

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    I just can't stop thinking what others might think of me, everytime after i have a talk with someone ,I can't stop worrying about anything I said ,and feel so depressed and keep...
    Appolo123 Appolo123 13-15, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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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...
    passion4writing passion4writing 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 15, 2013

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    Not Fit to Be Seen -  I can't help but feel overly self conscious about myself. I can count more negative features about me than good ones. I keep finding things wrong with me...
    AngelWithin AngelWithin 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 7, 2009

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    What Do I Say? - I am generally quite a normal girl, I suppose.. I mean, I have friends, I do non-school activities, and I have a suitable house to live in. But there are some days...
    WhatsWrongWithMee WhatsWrongWithMee 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 14, 2013

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    My mom points out how skinny I am so frequently. Recently, I went to an indoor swimming pool and I was so self conscious, I just covered myself up the whole time with a towel. I...
    xjazzymainex xjazzymainex 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Humph. - I am EXTREMELY self-conscious. I only wear baggy sweatpants and t-shirts, and I prefer to stand rather than sit because of the way my thighs flatten out on the chair...
    clarinet4ever clarinet4ever 22-25, F Oct 24, 2008

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    Does the Labor Day Rule Still Apply? - i bought a pair of white jeans the other day. i hope everyone reading this is aware that white makes u look larger. the whole entire time i...
    rylnn rylnn 18-21, F 1 Response May 15, 2009

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    Ever since I had surgery in middle school I have been extremely self conscious. It was a much needed surgery to remove a cyst with cancerous cells under my right eye. Now whenever...
    SomniumProeliator SomniumProeliator 22-25, F Dec 27, 2013

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    I Feel Like Im Not Good Enough - I gained like 80 lbs in a few months. I think my thyroid is messed up. I tried to diet an eat good and work out but no I got bigger. I started...
    Candimarie91 Candimarie91 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 18, 2013

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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...
    Sasayaku35 Sasayaku35 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 17, 2013

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    I Don't Even Wnat My Boyfriend to Look At Me - I've never liked how I looked, even when I was 7 years old. I had an accident a long time ago, and I broke my nose during this...
    Elyy Elyy 16-18, F 4 Responses Jan 4, 2008

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    I Used To Be More Self-conscious... - Like I always thought people were looking at me and thinking I'm fat and I was scared people could tell that I;m bi for someone reason, lol. I...
    thecaptrap thecaptrap 16-17, F Mar 5, 2011

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    Self-conscious - I used to be very self-conscious about almost everything on my body.  I guess, I changed the way I thought.  It doesn't mean, I like what I see or how...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Oct 20, 2010

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    Yep, around cute guys I like. If I like you, I would never make eye contact with you. I'll look at the floor. Lol
    Rosieeeee Rosieeeee 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    Insecure. - I hate going out in public wearing sweatpants or any kind of sleepwear. If I decide to go out in public, I change into jeans and a decent looking shirt. I do my hair...
    beautifulgoodbye beautifulgoodbye 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 18, 2013

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    Don't Know How To Get Past Being Insecure... - I have always been self conscious my whole life. I went through foster care after my parents practically deserted me. So I was...
    missangelachristine missangelachristine 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6, 2011

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    Oh Gawd... - It feels like high school all over again. I wasn't like this in high school. Being self-conscious in high school was different than how I feel self-conscious...
    CAnonymous CAnonymous 22-25, F Aug 23, 2012

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    There is a ridiculous amount of people out there that are prettier than me, smarter than me, more athletic and more popular than me. I'm not referring to the hugely popular cliques...
    reversi reversi 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    Sometimes I'm Ok.... - There are days when I wake up and feel ok with what looks back at me in the mirror. There are good pictures of me that portray a nice looking 29 year old...
    MegJgeM MegJgeM 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 26, 2008

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    Everyone - I'm pretty sure that everyone is a tad bit self-conscious in their own way... Even if they don't admit it. :P
    HoldMe HoldMe 18-21, F Jul 10, 2009

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    Imperfection - So what i'm not perfect? So what i'm not skinny? So what i'm not pretty? So what guys don't drool over me? So what? I can't take this anymore. I get that i'm not...
    TeenageDreamer32 TeenageDreamer32 16-17, F 1 Response May 23, 2012

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    I Don't Know Why - Anytime I feel comfortable with coming out with an announcement i think of my family, I change my mind. I don't care what my friends think, but I do my family. I...
    WrongfulAngel WrongfulAngel 13-15, M Oct 13, 2013

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    Im Very Self Conscious - i hate the way i look . i stay in the house most of the time because i hate everything about the way i look!!!!!!!! when i do go outside i feel like...
    fedup9911 fedup9911 51-55, F 2 Responses May 31, 2010

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    Perfection - I have a realistic and reasonable concept of beauty when it comes to other people, but not myself. Growing up I was never the most beautiful girl within my group of...
    jess907 jess907 22-25, F Dec 29, 2012

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    Its Just Everything - It's not that I have a specific thing I feel self conscious about -- I don't.  It's just that I get around people and every little thing I do or don't do...
    kylae77 kylae77 31-35, F 7 Responses May 1, 2009

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    Stupid... - I am really self conscious about myself. People always wonder why because I used to be a model. Well, there are multiple reasons: 1. boobs Ok I am a 34 C so not to...
    rain2sunshine rain2sunshine 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2012

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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...
    Gophillies8 Gophillies8 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    They Don't Get It. - Sooo.. since the day I was born, my parents told me that God made me the way I am for a reason. Everything about me was thought out and planned, so I would be...
    TeenageDreamer32 TeenageDreamer32 16-17, F Apr 9, 2012

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    It's sad because I see girls everyday that get treated better than me because they're prettier 😞😔
    aliyamay aliyamay 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 26

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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...
    Elzalia Elzalia 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2012

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    Micro-flaws - Sometimes I feel good about myself, sometimes I don't. When I don't I start obsessing (obsess is a mild word) and feeling bad about these little details about my...
    SilverLinedShadows SilverLinedShadows 22-25 3 Responses Aug 25, 2009

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    The Reason Im Self Concious... - is because of people making fun of me because of my hight. Over the last few years I have felt so self concious and worthless because im short and...
    YoucancallmeJuliet YoucancallmeJuliet 26-30, F 7 Responses Jun 17, 2009

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    Obsession - it was strange because as a child even throughout primary school i was an extreamly confidant kid! i wouldn't worry about how i looked, EVER! and i would happily stand...
    cutesigirl cutesigirl 18-21 Aug 22, 2008

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    I am in high school and so incredibly self-conscious. Every little move that someone makes, I am aware of. I call them signals. I try not to respond to signals so I try to be as...
    yrtoabc yrtoabc 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2013

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    Realisations. - I have to put something out there... I think I´m always going to be just a little bit fat.My thighs are always going to jiggle the way they do and resemble Serena...
    AmberRoth AmberRoth 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12, 2011

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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...
    FortuneCookies FortuneCookies 26-30, F 5 Responses May 18, 2011

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    Im So Conscoius About Myself - Yes I am.. Even in health, I am.. In my actions, I am conscious I take vitamins and some supplements because I thought it can help me being healthy...
    mariz2209 mariz2209 18-21, F Mar 18, 2009

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    Where do I begin. This whole story being my life is quite a long loopy one, and if anybody has the energy to read this and respond, I thank you - in return I will just cut to the...
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    Every person has dealt with low self-esteem and so have I. It’s not the best feeling in the world, but it’s not that bad either. The way we value ourselves is a hard thing to...
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    I was self harm free for about five months, and one day I started having rushing thoughts I started overthinking everything I saw everything that wasn't bad as a horrible thing . I...
    uunbroken uunbroken 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    I was 4 months self harm free but then I relapsed. Now I'm 3 weeks clean no where near 4 months but I'll hopefully get there. I'm just fighting the urge, fighting the addiction. It...
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    It calls me closer, its calls me near "Just once and it'll be over" Death whispers in my ear Irresistible is its sweet entice Staring down, which one to slice, I observe my...
    butthumbs butthumbs 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Well, I don't really believe in it as a fact. It's just one of many possible scenarios. If I believed in anything with any certainty, I might buy the Universal Consciousness theory...
    RandomUniverse RandomUniverse 61-65, M 1 Response Apr 4