I Am the Ugly Duckling of My Family

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    I am so ugly There is nothing I can do People

    throw it in my face Your twin looks better than you I try to hide the pain but it's so very hard Sometimes I say things like I wish I could get by a car I wish I could be happy but their is no way Because I am the ugly duckling either way
    lovingmeyousee lovingmeyousee
    18-21, F
    Apr 9, 2014


    My cousins are all absolutely gorgeous. No, seriously. One looks like Liv Tyler, one looks like Drew Barrymore, and one looks like Kristanna Loken! And then there's... me. lol I don't hate them for their beauty at all- they are wonderful people and deserve all the attention...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    Mar 23, 2010

    I have two beautiful cousins.

    They are tall and pretty and thin. I have always been the short fat ugly one. I feel so insecure standing next to them. I'm 14 and honstly I hope I get prettier.
    idkw12 idkw12
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jan 11, 2014

    The Mistake

    My mom never fails to remind me that I was a mistake. I'm ten and eleven years younger than my gorgeous sisters. I am always told that I look like my father but he was known to be cute in his prime time while somehow, they are telling me I'm hideous. I'm so sick of hearing my own...
    Thehideousmistake Thehideousmistake
    3 Responses Nov 25, 2012

    Why Is Everyone Around My So Dam Pretty!

    Everyone in my life is so pretty from my sister to my friends. Like this one time me and my best friend were at the mall and a guy that we both know comes up to us and say "I hate your school" my friend answers by saying "why?" he then answser " Because they took you away" and I...
    whynotsomeonelese whynotsomeonelese
    13-15, F
    Mar 9, 2012

    Am I Adopted.

    I hate family functions or any time I'm surrounded by my gorgeous family .My sister is stunning , my brother so so handsome which is all well and good as my parents are attractive people but then there's me .I can imagine peoples first thoughts when I'm introduced as the sister...
    certifiable certifiable
    70+, F
    5 Responses Jul 11, 2011

    Black Sheep Meets Ugly Duckling

    Growing up I never felt that different from my sister or my cousin (who is my only cousin and 3 years younger than me). Now that I'm a little older I am just kind of angry with the world that my life turned out to be so much harder than theirs. I was molested as a child, by a...
    ap9298 ap9298
    18-21, F
    Apr 25, 2012

    Always The Ugly One Out...

    People always seemed surprised when they discover I'm a sibling to one of my brothers. They don't say it, but I know what they mean when they say they're surprised. Basically, I'm pretty much the ugly one of all three of my brothers. I always look awkward and out of place in...
    Tuva Tuva
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Jul 14, 2011


     i am SO sick of my mom asking when I'm going to get a boyfriend D: i seriously want to tell her I'm gay (I'm not! D:) just to freak her out xD she deserves it :P one day ima be like HEY mom! guess what!? i got a girlfriend! ahaha. shed probably pass out >:D my family is...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Nov 29, 2009

    I was actually randomly looking through the

    Internet for help on this topic and I found this website! First the long exposition, then the problem, then a solution. In the summer before seventh grade I got my hair cut so short that for all of seventh and eighth grade the world thought I was a boy. Then I discovered...
    BubbaFiddyFour BubbaFiddyFour
    22-25, F
    Jul 21, 2015

    Who I Am?

    I was born in 1975 in a family dominated by beautiful people. I am the ugly duckling of my family. All my life I have wanted to be as beautiful as my mother, brother cousins and friends. It has been painful to be surrounded by beautiful people who are worshipped by the...
    butterlily butterlily
    4 Responses Jan 27, 2009

    Quite Literally

    Looks and intellect. i fall short! well... compared to the Brady bunch anyway...
    deleted deleted
    Apr 3, 2011

    I Hate Looking At Old Photos

    The other day, when I was looking at childhood photos with my cousins, I felt my stomach sink. I have always been the ugly one. All of my cousins are thin, stylish, social and just plain down attractive. I have always had these massive chipmunk-like cheeks. I am the only hispanic...
    anothersilhouette anothersilhouette
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jul 17, 2011

    Why Do I Have To Be Me

    Hi im a really outgoing person but that doesnt me enything if your not pretty.I have been alive for the past 12 yrs and have not once gotton asked out (unless it was a dare) and i feel like im just abnormal.I was always that tall girl in the back who no one likes as a gf on the...
    Cwilm Cwilm
    13-15, F
    1 Response Dec 13, 2012

    Just In Between

    My whole family looks like they have come out of a magazine. My mother was a beauty queen , my father has always been handsome, my brothers all have the women chasing them and my two sisters are simply perfect. I look like I was either adopted or got switched at birth. I am...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response May 21, 2011

    Living In Mom's Shadow

    My mom is really stunning, blonde hair, small sharp features, a classic beauty. She has never made me feel insecure about myself, however, people that do meet her, look down upon me, as I am a child of mixed heritage. I feel ugly. Ironically, its my dads asian side and race...
    Psycho01 Psycho01
    36-40, F
    Aug 25, 2013

    It the worse when you notice your older brother

    and sister are more photogenic and handsomeprettyer than you. Your just like why they get the goergous genes.
    CuteButTheDevil CuteButTheDevil
    18-21, F
    Jul 24, 2015

    Yes, definitely right.

    I am the only ugly duckling in my family, they all look gorgeous except me. I am so jealous right now, I want to be like them even my mom. She's the goddess :) She's beautiful :) Oh life, why are you so cruel? I just want to be like them, I want to be beautiful. :(
    iiEdieCupcakeii iiEdieCupcakeii
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Feb 6, 2015

    I Am Definitely The Least Attractive.

    My sister and brother are complete knock-outs. Brother is a freaking skyscraper, awesome body and features... absolutely hilarious... girls are at war over him. My sister is, of course, the stick figure that every man seems to want. Even though she's thin, she's probably...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Sep 30, 2013
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 8, 2014

    Umm Yeas

    My sister. She's fuckking gorgeous. Well now she's tubby ;P But in high school..DAMN she was bootyyyyyyyyyyfull. *jealousness* D: Still, even though we weigh about the same and we're both fatties, she's got a way prettier looking face. A cute nose. Nice eyes. With LONGASS...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick
    4 Responses Apr 15, 2011

    Since I was three my mom's family (her too)

    have always told me that I'm ugly. That kinda affect me for the first 20 years of my life, socially. I was, as a kid, very anxious. I am not as anxious as before but still, there are some remnants of it left. You see, all of my mom's siblings have perfect feature. It's...
    madeirawood madeirawood
    22-25, F
    Mar 5, 2014
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