I Believe You Should Accept Yourself

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    The Girl I Am

    Loving myself was something that was drilled into me, but it was something I could never do, growing up. I was as ugly as my thoughts shaped my face, knowing that I could never be beautiful, like the girls in my family. I wanted to be something that I wasn't. I thought my...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Feb 8, 2013

    After hating myself for years you need to stop

    and realize you are who you were meant to be . Stop wishing you were someone else you're perfect just the way you are.
    alyssabay alyssabay
    16-17, F
    Jul 7, 2014

    We're all unique individuals.

    Pride yourself on your anomalous existence, no matter what.
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8
    46-50, M
    Oct 17, 2015

    “You yourself, as much

    as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection” ― Gautama Buddha
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    Dec 12, 2014

    Be Who You Want To Be. Don't Be Someone Who You're Forced To Be.

    So I know that many teenagers and young people find it hard to live in a society where the pressure to fit in is always increasing. Because of this, young girls and boys seem to think that they need to copy what other's, maybe the people they look up to do in order to be like...
    captainwhitey18 captainwhitey18
    18-21, F
    Nov 12, 2013

    Self acceptance is one of the most important

    qualities someone as an individual should have in my opinion. Not for anybody else, just for yourself. You are you and there's no way that is going to change in your entire life, so instead of being depressed about who you are not you must be happy with who you are. There's...
    mads225 mads225
    16-17, F
    Oct 6, 2014

    Don't be afraid to be

    who you are. You are a wonderful human being. You are unique! There is no one out there exactly like you. Don't let the haters say other wise. Don't be afraid to show the world who you really are just because you fear being rejected. YOU decide how you'll take the comments. You...
    LurkingShadow LurkingShadow
    13-15, F
    Feb 5, 2015

    I've spent most of my life hating myself.

    When I look in the mirror I never think I'm pretty and I find a million flaws, but I've learned that for every flaw I see somebody else sees a million great things about me. And if you spend your life hating yourself life isn't fun. If you accept who you are for your flaws and...
    KylieLaine KylieLaine
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 7, 2014

    Well Maybe Not Should

    Isn t shoulding yourself a bad thing?? Wouldn t it be nice if we could all accept ourselves, is that a little better? I think it is easier said than done to accept yourself, I am completley a work in progress, and that is something I can accept, embrace and enjoy. I am...
    loudn loudn
    26-30
    Mar 27, 2013

    Learn to love and respect yourself

    for the extraordinary person you are—there is no other person in the world exactly like you—and stop measuring your self-worth by the numbers on your scale or your paycheck. There will always be people who have a better body or a better income than you, and there will always...
    MsMyra MsMyra
    36-40, F
    Feb 2, 2014

    Where you want to be is

    where you belong
    Melyza Melyza
    13-15
    Mar 26

    I'm working on it, slowly

    but surely. ☺️
    briannarenee briannarenee
    18-21, F
    Nov 17, 2014

    People Used To Call Me Heartless And Monster

    Honest truth is I used to be that dark, I've accepted and came to terms with that part and am trying to do right by my own moral codes and beliefs. I know I can probably never change the past, but I'll do my best to make sure the future is bright and happy so I can maintain the...
    Zurea Zurea
    26-30, T
    Feb 20, 2013

    You can't be someone else,

    so why bother. Just accept yourself for who you are.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 9, 2014

    Accept yourself because you are

    who you are , accept that you can be stronger person and be yourself at same time . Honestly , even I'm struggling with it but still all you have to do is to go for it , take charge of yourself , not caring what others think of you , I know I have people that behind me saying I...
    minniekoala minniekoala
    26-30, F
    Feb 20, 2015

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