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I Don't Think I'm Pretty Enough

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    An Ugly Punishment - when people look at me, i hate it. I hate what i know my face does to them. I hate what my reflection does to me. i dont think im pretty. My mother tells me...
    GlamChic GlamChic 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 22, 2010

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    I Don't Think I'm Pretty But Others Do... - I love photography. So I take a lot of pictures of myself. I edit them but not that often and post them on Facebook. I can honestly say...
    Juli13 Juli13 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 26, 2011

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    I'm Not Pretty - Besides one time in my life, I've never felt pretty. I've always felt ugly and that no man would want me because they wanted to be with a woman that was beautiful...
    Lady808 Lady808 18-21, F Jul 5, 2011

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    I Really Wish I Was - I wish i could feel what its like to be pretty or beautiful.   Everyday I feel like i am less, like i am separated off onto the side. I look at those...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 7 Responses Oct 19, 2008

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    I Know Im Wrong - I know im wrong. But I always feel like im right. When I look at my face and hate what I see, I feel like im right to hate it. I feel like theres something there...
    ashadeofskyy ashadeofskyy 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 15, 2013

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    I Get Jealous Of Other Women.... - Because I work with children, I never look my best, I wear no make up and my hair is always tied up in a high ponytail. I feel jealous when I see...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 10, 2011

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    Just Once... - Just once I wish I was pretty enough to be accepted into today's society, accepted by people, accepted, by myself. I feel like I will never be pretty enough, for...
    xSilentlySufferingx xSilentlySufferingx 18-21, F 1 Response May 24, 2010

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    I Do Not Think I'm Pretty... - I really just do not think I'm pretty. I have people tell me I am, and I enjoy hearing it, but I have never agreed with them. I have a boyfriend that...
    Funkimonki95 Funkimonki95 16-17 2 Responses Jan 29, 2012

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    Not For Him - you know when you rock someones world. they get all google eyed when they see you and nervous. i dont do that for him. i think  i used to but its long gone now...
    goldie25 goldie25 31-35, F 3 Responses May 20, 2008

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    I Can't. - Every time I look in the mirror, rather than focusing on my good features, my eyes slide over to the cluster of zits by my chin or to the freckles sprinkled on my nose...
    Emilyyxx Emilyyxx 16-17, F Aug 16, 2012

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    No Where Near Pretty Enough - Oh I have some days when I look better than others.  We all do.  But there's always someone prettier out there.  Someone who gets more...
    goddessone goddessone 41-45, F 33 Responses Feb 23, 2008

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    Thanks, Media-brainwashing - I'm not shallow. I don't buy into the notion that you have to look a certain way to be attractive. I know that beauty is subjective, relative, and all...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 8 Responses Aug 16, 2013

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    Excepting My Incurities!!!! - As I look around at the girls at my school I don't think I'm pretty enough! I think this because guys don't even take the time of day to even look my...
    Niqueee Niqueee 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 15, 2013

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    I really don't like my body. I don't like my face, either. I wish I was attractive.
    ninjacakes ninjacakes 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I Wish To Hide Under A Rock... - i go to school and i feel lke i should hide my face....everyone makes fun of me behind my back like they think i dont hear it.. they call me...
    hiddenbabe hiddenbabe 18-21, F Sep 10, 2011

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    Pretty Enough For What?!? - everytime i see this group name i think "pretty enough for WHAT?" to be an airbrushed person like they show on tv? guess what? they're not...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 22 Responses Jan 17, 2008

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    It's sad I can't see what others see in me. I keep quiet about it because might seem like I'm fishing for compliments. Maybe a little insecurity keeps me from being conceited. What...
    xMissTix xMissTix 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 26

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    Just Once... - Just once I wish I was pretty enough to be accepted into today's society, accepted by people, accepted, by myself. I feel like I will never be pretty enough, for...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 3, 2011

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    I Don't Feel Pretty Enough - People tell me I'm attractive, but I see things differently. I'm slightly above average at best. Even if I were beautiful, it wouldn't matter because...
    burnbrightly burnbrightly 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 29, 2013

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    Hate It. Detest It. - I hate not being pretty enough for society. No matter what my boyfriend tells me, or anyone else for that matter, I STILL don't believe that I'm truly...
    LilacSwine LilacSwine 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 16, 2012

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    I'm Not Pretty Like Other Girls - When I was born, I was diagnosed with this disability called Moebius Syndrome. It affects a lot of things and it would take too long to explain it...
    BloodRedCreepyPasta BloodRedCreepyPasta 16-17, F 4 Responses May 2, 2012

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    Everyone Tells Me Im Pretty. - I tried to think i was, but all i saw was wide shoulders, small head, fat ***, chunky belly, and a double chinned twelve year old girl. i acted like...
    gretabear98 gretabear98 13-15 Nov 13, 2011

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    I Am Not Pretty - Its not that i am not pretty enough...i mean pretty enough for what - i am just not pretty. I used to want to be pretty and girly and feel that i was one of the...
    Flugelblues Flugelblues 31-35, F 9 Responses Jan 12, 2008

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    My Life Is A Struggle - I am not pretty enough. i don't like how i look. my mom tells me i'm pretty but she is my mom and it is her ob to say that. and i admit others tell me that...
    fionaadoe fionaadoe 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2013

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    My Mentality - It's one thing to think you're not pretty enough just randomly out of the blue, but it's a totally different thing to think it because that's what you've felt most...
    evilchick838 evilchick838 18-21 2 Responses Feb 19, 2011

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    average looking, cute, pretty, beautiful, gorgeous...dime piece? - I'm a Virgo, and similarly, I am a perfectionist. So of course that transfers over into every...
    raescott raescott 22-25 2 Responses Nov 11, 2009

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    Never good enough!! No good!! A failure!! A down and out!! Good for nothing!!! My childhood memories!!:(
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I'm Not - This is what I look like on a daily basis- no makeup, hair pulled back in pigtails, old t-shirt on, geek glasses. I wish I was one of those girls who can wake up and look...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 21 Responses Feb 6, 2011

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    Don't care much about appearance so it doesn't really bother me, but it still kinda sucks some times.
    sighimnotgoodwithnames sighimnotgoodwithnames 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I Am Not Pretty Enough... - to keep from being insecure, to have not been cheated on, to have the kind of attention I secretly desire, to not be jealous always of some other...
    lithiumkat lithiumkat 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 29, 2007

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    Not Pretty Enough - I'm not pretty enough for the men in my life. If I were pretty enough, I'd have a boyfriend by now, but I'm not, and I'll probably die a loner.
    kisstherainn kisstherainn 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2012

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    It's Not Enough - People have always told me that being pretty is overrated. That pretty doesn't pay the bills. That pretty doesn't help once you get older. But it seems that every...
    ArtistryPlatypus ArtistryPlatypus 16-17 1 Response May 6, 2012

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    I Don'T Feel Pretty Enough - People tell me I'm pretty all the time, but I just can't bring myself to agree. I'm not exactly a girly girl and I feel as if every other girl is...
    Jan 27, 2013

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    Am I Pretty At All?? - Hey, Guess i joined this group for the same reasons as others..i dont feel like i am pretty enough. I am a bit self-concious in the sense that i dont care...
    CaliGurl2007 CaliGurl2007 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 10, 2009

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    I don't think that it's all about appearances but people think it is. I sometimes feel like boys don't like my looks and it sucks.Hello, I'm a teenager and it's my time to be...
    ketosabe ketosabe 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Self Acceptance - I've always resented my appearence. I've never felt pretty enough . Family always told me its just a teenager thing but im 19 and I still feel the same way. At...
    kiwigirl89 kiwigirl89 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 5, 2008

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    Daisies - Ever since I was younger, I've known that I didn't look as good as the people around me. There is always someone prettier with a whiter smile or a more photo-genic face...
    idontseebeautiful idontseebeautiful 13-15 2 Responses Sep 21, 2013

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    I Don't Feel Pretty...ever... - I can find dozens of things that I don't like about my appearance...and I find any possible way to cut myself down. I was out with my sister today...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue 36-40, F 29 Responses Nov 7, 2010

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    Makeup - I never leave the house without makeup.I feel jealous when I see women with a natural beauty.The only time I don't wear anything is when I'm home alone or sleeping.
    ETH21 ETH21 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 28, 2011

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    I Cant See Anything Good.. - I hate how I look, and people may say how can I have photos of myself act, but when I take a photo of myself, I know the angle to make me look half...
    mma1995 mma1995 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 6, 2012

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    Courteousy of My Husband -  he broke me down pretty bad . ..But im slowly coming out of it .. it just takes time and alot of work ... i felt awful about myself when i weighed...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 12, 2008

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    I am doing a servae...so if you guys think I am pretty please comment
    LeighDarling LeighDarling 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 13

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    Sometimes Attitude Just Isn't Enough. - I don't think I'm pretty, but sometimes to make myself feel better I act like I'm completely confident or like I'm the baddest *itch on the...
    Atmostsphere Atmostsphere 22-25, F Jul 15, 2012

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    Her - It's crazy the effort that it takes to make a woman "gorgeous" today by media standards. I cringe when I think that some people see a photograph of a woman in a...
    wonderlust wonderlust 26-30, F 10 Responses Jan 17, 2008

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    My Prettifulness - I have an odd relationship with my appearance. It's not horrifying to look at in a mirror, and I had always tended to be relaxed about not wearing makeup, and...
    JustLazyLittleMe JustLazyLittleMe 16-17, F May 28, 2013

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    I Don't Think I'm Pretty Enough.......for Who? - It's crazy, the media's protrayed beauty as these plastic, fake models...And I'm the type of the person who doesn't really care...
    TheERapist TheERapist 18-21 3 Responses Jun 10, 2010

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    Hurts - I hate myself most of the time because I don't feel pretty. I don't love myself because of it. When other people tell me i'm beautiful, it makes me feel good, but I don't...
    keahlee keahlee 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 10, 2012

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