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I Don't Feel Beautiful

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    thissexygirl thissexygirl 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 8

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    Poem From The Heart

    Beauty is what's inside Not the skin I tell myself that all the time but yet I don't feel a thing I look in the mirror when I'm alone and my eyes start to cry I see my ugly face and say your ugly i tell myself it's better to admit it then go on and lie. She's so beautiful why I...
    Alixox Alixox 13-15, F Dec 13, 2012

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    Im Not Really Sure Why I Don't Fee Beautiful..

    but all i can say is... I really don't. i feel fat. i hate my teeth because they aren't perfect. they cross in the front... i tried to get braces but the dentist insisted that my teeth were lovely as they were, and that there was no need. and if i was to have them.. it would...
    LawRaJayne LawRaJayne 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 29, 2009

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    thissexygirl thissexygirl 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 10

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    thissexygirl thissexygirl 13-15, F 6 Responses Jun 11

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    Doesn't Matter What They Say

    I don't care how many men tell me I'm attractive, how much weight I gain or lose, how much plastic surgery I have . . . I don't think I will ever be at peace with my appearance. I scrutinize every feature, every extra pound.  Think about how I look in clothes, and how...
    sassyg1rl sassyg1rl 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 28, 2010

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    A Changed Person

    I was reading some of the entries in this group and I started getting teary... Because I feel this way and I feel alone in it. Over the past few years I have gained weight. As a kid growing up and playing high level sports I didnt have to think about what I was eating, as I...
    kk18 kk18 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 22, 2009

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    Im a guy and i constantly feel like no girls

    view me as a good looking guy. They all think I'm just a nice guy. I guess one day we will all find the person right for us.
    Alexzoz Alexzoz 16-17, M Mar 2

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    Naaaah. I know that feeling attractive all

    starts with the self, but certain things people have said & done has lead me to believe otherwise. The reactions I've gotten recently aren't exactly doing it for me. That's cool though. Hopefully there is someone that will.
    Plutonianbabe Plutonianbabe 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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    I Just Don't. Feel Beautiful.

    I try. But Being With You. I Just Don't Feel It. Being With Her. I Feel It. You Use To. Make Me Feel Pretty. Say Things. Which Made Me. Feel Special. You Gave Me. That Amazing Feeling. And I Smiled. And I Miss That. Because Now. I Just Don't Feel It. Those...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Jul 3

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    No

    I hate the way i look.  i hate that as i get older, i just gain weight.  i hate that my face decides to break out at the worst time.  I hate my nose, and the fact that my lower lip sticks out just a bit more than my top lip.  (from years of pouting i'm sure...
    Dani21208James Dani21208James 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 28, 2010

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    I Just Dont Feel Good About Myself...

    Some days I feel pretty and I guess that makes me feel awesome. But a lot of the time I feel ugly and really down on myself. I just don't understand why I feel so badly about myself and I give myself no credit. I'm in college and it's really hard to be around really attractive...
    smp885 smp885 18-21 2 Responses Nov 17, 2010

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    Ugly.

    is it important to feel beautiful? i don't even feel pretty, desired, attractive, good enough, etc. etc. etc. i don't want to be the girl who needs plastic surgery to feel good about herself. i know that this is only one type of beauty, but i am not stupid...it's the only one...
    TheRealMimi TheRealMimi 31-35, F Mar 27, 2010

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    This Is Me..

    I don't feel pretty because I have acne and I have a little chub on my tummy and I just feel gross. I know there are a lot of girls out there who have much bigger flaws they deal with but I just can't help it. I feel disgusting about myself. I get complimented a lot but I can't...
    HiddenBehindClosedWalls HiddenBehindClosedWalls 16-17 Sep 28, 2012

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    Sometimes

    I sometimes don't feel beautifl but I know I am I just need to stop comparing myself to others and though I know beauty has to do with your inner self I sometimes feel like I'm not a nice person because I do some stupid things though it's not purposely they still end up getting...
    sleepingangel sleepingangel 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22, 2009

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    thissexygirl thissexygirl 13-15, F 13 Responses Jun 26

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    Not Beautiful

    Most of the time I don't feel beautiful. I think people would refer to me as "cute" instead and to me, that's the kind of word you would use for a baby or a child, not a fully grown adult. My mum always says that people she knows think I'm beautiful but I'm sure she's...
    TheatreGirl TheatreGirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 18, 2008

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    thissexygirl thissexygirl 13-15, F Jun 7

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    Me? Nah

    I'm average.  My daugther is more beautiful than I.  So.
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Apr 24, 2010

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    I Never Felt That Great But I Feel Even Less Now

    I never thought I was pretty but I could get to a point where I just accepted the way I looked was the way I looked.Most of the time I didn't enjoy looking at my face in the mirror but there were some days where I thought I looked good.And I usually had guys after me and that was...
    Scheat Scheat 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 22, 2010

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    Never Have_never Will.._x

    i have never felt beautiful.. i used to wear glasses and i used to have braces, these combinations didnt help. i don't have them any more but it doesn't change how i feel.. my friends and family tell me im beautiful, but they are bias.. i want the truth, but ive never felt...
    FromTheHeartOfaWoman FromTheHeartOfaWoman 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 26, 2007

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    Who Is Beautiful?

    she is she is she is ballerines also are beautiful they are beautiful...
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 14 Responses Apr 24, 2010

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    Is It My Looks? Or Is It My Personality?...

    I am a teenage girl and I feel very insecure. I feel that I am not attractive enough and I am always trying so hard to make myself look good. I hate to say this, but I even get jealous of better looking girls. I feel like this because I think that no guys are interested in me...
    SamMandala SamMandala 16-17 4 Responses Oct 24, 2010

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    I Used to Feel Beautiful

    i can remember when i used to feel confortable about myself, i never thought i was ugly but i didnt think i was anything special, i was quite happy with the way i was, but all relationships seem to end with them going off with other people, and now i just dont feel there really...
    RebbieShane RebbieShane 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 30, 2007

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    I don't want to sound conceited. It isn't that I think I am better than everyone, I just feel like I don't fit in with so most humans way of thinking and feeling. I feel like I am...
    thereisnothingwrongwithyou thereisnothingwrongwithyou 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 20

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    I have been in a relationship for 5 years and we have a son together, but I feel I can't handle this anymore. I do everything, work, clean, cook, care for our son. I am very...
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    Today I went to college to see a good friend of mine since it's his birthday and I wanted to tell him in person rather than on the internet since it means more in person. Looking...
    jamie1292 jamie1292 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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    I know what they say I am, and maybe that is the explanation. But sometimes it doesn't feel that "simple". This body...it contains me, restricts me...this world...I'm not convinced...
    thereisnothingwrongwithyou thereisnothingwrongwithyou 18-21, F Sep 20

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    I always feel fat, and I think I look fat. Everyone tells me i'm not including my physcian. i'm around 200 but i'm tall and alot of it's muscle, bone, and water weight. Anyway I...
    SecretWraith SecretWraith 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I have never felt pretty enough. This had a direct effect on me because I would try to find a flaw in someone others found beautiful or rarely compliment other women. Sad...
    cdavis1969 cdavis1969 41-45, F 4 Responses Sep 1

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    It feels like I'm slathered in murky bland river-weeds which are a testament to my suffocating neutrality. I'm sitting here while people try to converse and motivate me back above...
    Mittons Mittons 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I can't say I remember ever feeling emotions but my friend who is now my roommate makes me feel something. Sadness, happiness, empathy, it doesn't matter, I've never actually felt...
    MexBoxOne MexBoxOne 18-21, M a week ago

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    I'm in the relationship where I feel trapped. I can't breath. I can't have a twitter, or really can't post anything on Instagram. I cheated on him not because I'm a bad person but...
    Viccigee Viccigee 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 10

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    I have depersonalization / derealization and i feel weird as if im in a dream and dont feel real. Anyone have the same thing as me? I would love to talk with someone battling...
    A0927T A0927T 16-17, F Sep 20

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    Sometimes I feel much older. I have a high sense of understating. I guess it's because I gained wisdom from my past lives. It may also be due to me hanging out with a bunch of old...
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 16-17, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    I honestly never feel my age. I'm 21 years old (22 in May) and I feel like I'm already in my 30's. I've felt this way since I was in high school - I felt like I matured at a faster...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I hate feeling alone I hate it when I need my partners and miss them but they are not here for me ....
    Maestroxo Maestroxo 18-21, M Sep 3

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    Also that i have failed in my life I am not from US so i feel more outta place now that my home is USA permanently . Even when my kids were younger i felt i did not belong outside...
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 18

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    I think my peers are surpassing me when it comes to accomplishments... I'm working minimum wage as an unskilled worker and I have peers who make twice the money I do in one hour (I...
    mifke mifke 22-25, F a week ago

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    After my bf cheated on me I decided to forgive him and to work on us but ever since then I never feel like I'm good enough for him.
    jasou31 jasou31 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I am playing the cards i was dealt and not feeling sorry for my situation. I am happy as is and life DOES get better despite the struggles.
    lovelybutterfly123 lovelybutterfly123 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm just really sad. Trying not to cry. Trying not to think about what's bothering me but it seems I can't.
    kwestdavis kwestdavis 22-25, F Sep 3

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    Anybody want to chear me up? It would be really nice.. just send me a message if you want to. Thanks.
    Turid98 Turid98 16-17, F Sep 3

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    Anybody want to chear me up? It would be really nice.. just send me a message if you want to. Thanks.
    Turid98 Turid98 16-17, F Sep 3

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    It's my Birthday. Big deal. Another year older. Another year waiting... Happy birthday to me.
    beth70 beth70 41-45, F 5 Responses Sep 20

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    Okay so I'll have to live with both my parents for quite a while into the future of my life, and I can't stand being around my mom. You see, I'm an atheist and mom is a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 days ago

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