I Don't Think I'm Pretty Enough

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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 of your life. My parents weren't  ones to compliment me, let's just say that. As a kid, I felt there was constantly...
    evilchick838 evilchick838
    2 Responses Feb 19, 2011

    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 anything, for anyone, that I am just not going to be "pretty" I hate it so much, if there is one thing I crave for in this world, is to be pretty, and to be...
    HisLittleAriel HisLittleAriel
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 4, 2015

    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 in the eye of the beholder. But I am only human, and I still get trapped beneath the "pretty" bus once in a while. I was watching...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Aug 16, 2013

    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 other women at my work who are older then me. Their hair always looks lovely and they have pretty faces, wear lovely clothes and look...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jul 10, 2011

    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 too but i don't see it. i have so many flaws, it makes me sad. i really don't want to care about how i look or what others...
    fionaadoe fionaadoe
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 13, 2013

    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 do you do to feel pretty?
    xMissTix xMissTix
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 26, 2014


    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 believe them. I wish I thought I was pretty.
    keahlee keahlee
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 10, 2012

    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 like that in person either. and even if they are a bit thinner or their hair looks a bit shinier, do you know why? BECAUSE...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter
    26-30, F
    22 Responses Jan 17, 2008

    I don't think I'm ever going to get to the

    point of where I can stare myself in the mirror and like what I see. The longer I stand there the more reasons come up for me to hate myself.... and I feel absolutely broken over it. I want to feel pretty, beautiful, or stunning. I want to believe the words people say when they...
    MississippiChick18 MississippiChick18
    18-21, F
    Sep 6, 2014

    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 attention because their hair is nicer or their eyes or nicer or whatever else.  I sound as if I'm feeling sorry for myself...
    goddessone goddessone
    41-45, F
    29 Responses Feb 23, 2008

    .........I'm hot but I see all these six pack

    guys, I tried getting some, it's really hard.. I don't even like them, I want to have biceps more...... but like, just a little six pack:D I want to get a modelling job, then I'll be able to relax, who cares like............... on the catwalk. "Wear pirate costume" "Wear a...
    Denzebarrrn Denzebarrrn
    18-21, M
    Apr 28, 2015

    I want I know who's prettier.

    ..please be honest and don't lie...am I prettier or is this girl here?
    CountryGirl321 CountryGirl321
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Jun 18, 2014

    I am doing a servae..

    .so if you guys think I am pretty please comment
    LeighDarling LeighDarling
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Mar 13, 2014

    All my friends are gorgeous.

    I always feel so out of place with my friends. I'm 5'2, with 31-23-29 measurments and i hate it. i always feel so insecure. people always call me pretty, and i get asked out every few months. but for some reason its never good enough for me, I feel like my nose is too big and my...
    chloeazalea chloeazalea
    16-17, F
    Sep 6, 2014

    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 beautiful people - but then i realised that i don't really care all that much. I will never be beautiful or pretty...
    Flugelblues Flugelblues
    31-35, F
    9 Responses Jan 12, 2008

    Do you guys think im ugly

    or pretty people at school say im pretty and one moment they say im ugly so idk
    jaddielove024 jaddielove024
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Jan 22, 2015

    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 what other people think about me. But I think I'm ugly and I'm starting to think whether it's me or society that's influencing my thoughts. >.< On a...
    TheERapist TheERapist
    3 Responses Jun 10, 2010
    tiki18 tiki18
    16-17, F
    5 Responses Jul 30, 2015

    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 anything, for anyone, that I am just not going to be "pretty" I hate it so much, if there is one thing I crave for in...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Dec 3, 2011

    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 around me and wonder why I can't just be more like them.  I feel like a bad person when i say i would like to be...
    Tacit Tacit
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Oct 19, 2008

    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 that I think I look pretty in pictures but when I look in the mirror I just want to cry. I hate the way I look. I look very weird from the side...
    Juli13 Juli13
    13-15, F
    1 Response Oct 26, 2011

    I have a lot of insecurities.

    I hide them from my boyfriend. I hide them from my family. I hide them from the world. There's something so scary about admitting that you don't think you're good enough. That you think the world did this to you, that it MADE you ugly. I look at myself and wonder how...
    irelate14 irelate14
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 21, 2014

    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. i cant even get his **** hard when i am dripping wet and naked. whats a girl to do. its my husband for gods sake.
    goldie25 goldie25
    31-35, F
    3 Responses May 20, 2008

    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 not minding too much about clothes. Every door and window is open and I could fly through life unburdened by it if it...
    JustLazyLittleMe JustLazyLittleMe
    18-21, F
    May 28, 2013

    I really don't like my body.

    I don't like my face, either. I wish I was attractive.
    ninjacakes ninjacakes
    26-30, F
    Mar 18, 2014


    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 magazine, or a glimpse of one in a music video, and think that she's "real." They don't see...
    wonderlust wonderlust
    31-35, F
    9 Responses Jan 17, 2008


    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
    4 Responses Jul 28, 2011

    People tell me i'm pretty.

    They comment on my Instagram selfies with heart eyes. My friends and family say i'm beautiful. But i'll never believe it. I don't care how many times you say it, i'll never believe that i'm beautiful. I will only and always see my imperfections and that scares me.
    Theonlyreason Theonlyreason
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 6, 2014

    I'm that kind of person

    that will think lowly of themselves but act cool and seem cool in front people. Like, yeah Im ugly but only I am allowed to say it. Deal with it.
    LadyWhatever LadyWhatever
    22-25, F
    Oct 6, 2014

    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
    Mar 21, 2014

    i dont think im pretty enough :( theres all

    these beautiful girls who get noticed and then theres me because i have a freckle thing on my chin that sticks out abit i think people think im ugly, they look at me as if im vile :( i dont know what to do
    charls12 charls12
    26-30, F
    5 Responses May 14, 2014

    I want to thank the media

    for my distorted view of pretty...I feel that I only look decent when I straighten my hair for hours and perfect my makeup. My natural beauty just doesn't cut it! Especially not when I gain a few more pounds seemingly almost every year when I'm still the same height! I thought...
    freeyourdemons freeyourdemons
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 14, 2014

    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 there will always be someone "hotter" than me. My university is full of professional models, Miss Teen USAs, and other stunning...
    burnbrightly burnbrightly
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jan 29, 2013

    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, but it is a physical disability and I can't smile, I can't move my lips at all, I can't even move my eyes properly because it...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses May 2, 2012

    I think everyone girl feels like this at some

    point in their life. It's a crappy feeling
    thecryptofu thecryptofu
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 6, 2014

    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 prettier girl, to be unafraid that someone else will catch the attention of my love, to keep from cutting myself sometimes because I...
    lithiumkat lithiumkat
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Sep 29, 2007

    I am so jealous of all of these gorgeous girls.

    I would give anything to be as flawless as them :( I'm not saying I'm ugly, but I just wish my looks were different. I can't help but always worry that my boyfriend is finding other girls more attractive, or will leave me for a prettier girl...
    jaclynchristine jaclynchristine
    22-25, F
    May 14, 2014

    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 what people think of me to an exent. I guess you yourself really are you own worst enemy. When i look in the mirror on those...
    CaliGurl2007 CaliGurl2007
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 10, 2009

    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 way! Maybe its because I'm Darksinned! When I do get attention from boys at school it's like the only reason they flirt or even...
    Niqueee Niqueee
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 15, 2013
    juliaek1 juliaek1
    18-21, F
    Jul 23, 2014
    xJesuslivesx xJesuslivesx
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 14, 2014

    People always say I'm beautiful

    but I know they are lying. Just trying to make me feel better about myself.
    DanceLover340 DanceLover340
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 2, 2014

    to have a boyfriend or girl friend it is only

    ever about looks figure how good you are in bed 3 main thing's men or women go for I don't have eny of them advantages I just don't believe and know nobody would ever be interested in me for me just having a good personality I don't think it's good enough for some one to want to...
    susangoga susangoga
    31-35, F
    Jul 26, 2015

    I don't think I'll ever let myself believe I'm

    anything more than the ugliest person on earth. It's really weird actually. I have a very good looking boyfriend and a lot of people have told me I'm pretty, but I can't believe them. I constantly punch myself in the face because I get so mad at seeing my ugly depression. I...
    DenniseCo DenniseCo
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jul 1, 2014

    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 "Ur beautiful" but  i know she's lying. With a face like mine i kno im the very opposite of beautiful. im not even...
    GlamChic GlamChic
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 22, 2010

    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 school all my friends were very pale and were shorter .. I felt like the odd one out. They were all 100 % English .Im...
    kiwigirl89 kiwigirl89
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jun 5, 2008

    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 looking at bedroom furniture for her little one, and there were many mirrors in the furniture store. I walked past one and caught a...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue
    36-40, F
    26 Responses Nov 7, 2010

    It's not that I think

    that I'm really ugly or anything, but I think I'm pretty average like a scale from 1 to 10 I would be a 5. There's nothing that really makes me stand out for anyone to notice me.
    deldel22 deldel22
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 17, 2014

    Yes it is very true beauty is in the eye of the

    beholder. But when you hear how ugly bad looking and some more **** for a long period of time. Not copping a plea or anything I just truthfully question it at times. Hell I've even had "Friends" tell me that. Smh I don't know how to feel honestly.
    Mystique91 Mystique91
    26-30, F
    Mar 12, 2015

    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 like they could do a Victoria's Secret photo shoot.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    20 Responses Feb 6, 2011

    I just don't think I'm pretty enough,

    I think I'm not pretty at all :(
    woahfooddd woahfooddd
    18-21, F
    3 Responses May 2, 2014

    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 i thought i was pretty. id talk to boys and i had a few close freinds. i figured out how to minipulate their minds to like you. i...
    gretabear98 gretabear98
    Nov 13, 2011
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