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I Feel Uglier Than I Am

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    Nothing Good About Me

    ever since i was a little kid, my neighbors and kids around my age often teased me because i have lots of scars on my legs because i keep on scratching because of my allergies. i'm allergic to dust, my own sweat, sea foods, and dairy products. i can't stop scratching until it...
    luffy10 luffy10 13-15, F Aug 12, 2012

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    Life Is Real And So Am I

    A little story: You see, once upon a time I was a young woman who had a rough childhood, decided to do some about it and heal it. It was work and yet because I took charge of my life and wanted to help myself and the other, all in the universe seemed to help me too. Life was...
    Lavenderweather2day Lavenderweather2day 41-45, F Nov 19, 2013

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    Just take away the acne

    and straightened my teeth, then i would look pretty good.
    udamansteel udamansteel 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 19

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    Never Felt Pretty...

    I have never felt pretty or attractive. Although I have had boyfriends and they have told me I am pretty, I have never felt it. My boyfriend always tells me that I am very beautiful and some days I feel slightly pretty, but on most days I look and the mirror and see the ugliness...
    soan soan 21-25, F Oct 30, 2007

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    Always Feel Ugly!!

    iv'e had a few people over the years, tell me that i'm not ugly, or i'm not that bad looking, but i don't know, iv'e just never believed any of them!!! lol
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 5 Responses Oct 24, 2010

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    I'm Everything a Man Doesn't Want

    We are our own worst critic.....I'm the living example of this when it comes to my appearance.   I think I'm fat and ugly.   I'm not some blond haired,  blue eyed , big breasted, small waisted, long legged,  peaches and cream skin girl.....I think...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Dec 27, 2007

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    Totally!  I Don't Fee...

    Totally!  I don't feel pretty, or attractive in ANY way, as my husband has made this perfectly clear by his actions of sexlessness....
    Cheleanne Cheleanne 66-70, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2007

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    Ugh.

    People always say how beautiful I am and how they wish they had my body, my face, my hair, etc. But I hate myself. I feel ugly even when I'm constantly reassured that I'm not. I am constantly comparing myself to other people and feel like I'm coming up short. Every time I try to...
    indexfossil indexfossil 19-21, F 1 Response Jul 15, 2007

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    Insecure Man

    As a boy I grew up a typical life but I always noticed I wasn't completely happy. There was something in my life that I didn't feel was right, my body. Going all the way up to my freshman year in high school I would look in the mirror and be disappointed and thinking to myself...
    master1994 master1994 16-17 1 Response Jun 14, 2012

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    How Do I Help Him Understand

    I'll start from the beginning, I'm a pretty good sized girl. I'm about 5'8 and around 200 pounds, I am however well proportioned. I have long brown hair and blue-grey eyes. I am also one that is blessed with full lips.. My boyfriend tells me all the time how beautiful he thinks I...
    PsycoChic PsycoChic 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 26, 2008

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    "Looks Like a Man"

    I have what you might call a masculine personality - I'm ambitious, aggressive, loud, brash, confident, adventuresome, sometimes stubborn, always intense, opinionated, ... do you see what I mean? But the fact that I'm a girl always makes this difficult. And it was compounded...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 22, 2008

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    But How Can It Be True?

    This is probably the one thing I struggle with the most in my life. I always feel absolutely hideous. I feel fat, I feel like my face and my nose are oddly shaped. I just never look in the mirror and say "You look beautiful today." I see pretty people all the time, and...
    earth2bella earth2bella 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 9, 2008

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    I Just Don't See It

    I have been told I am beautiful all my life. I have never beleived anyone. I definately do not fit the media's version of beauty. I am overweight now, which really makes me less attractive, but I still get told that I am beautiful. Years ago, my aunt was showing my cousin's...
    eyes eyes 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 31, 2007

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    Yes. ...

    Yes. People tell me all the time that I am pretty. I really dont see it. Somedays I feel like I look damn sexy, but other days I feel as fat as a cow and I only way 114lbs.
    firestarterfairy firestarterfairy 22-25, F Feb 22, 2008

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    Ugly Victories

    One thing that makes me feel uglier than I am is when I experience ugly victory; because such victories generally feel like **** but the right thing was done, ergo a JUST victory is NOT always pretty:
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 19, 2011

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    Eh

    I feel horribly ugly most of the time... But once in a great while I'll get a compliment so then I think maybe I'm not that ugly but then a little while later I'll feel the same... 
    kleisse kleisse 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 16, 2008

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    What Do You Think?

    I probably think I'm uglier than I really am. Me being realistic rather than pessimistic, ha ha ha ha. In all seriousness, my brother could be my identical twin, except his thinner. He gets girls, he's told he's hott. I figure just my weight adds a bit of unattractiveness to me...
    drcynic drcynic 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 2, 2008

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    Traped.

    When im hanging out with my friends i dont feel myself...until i pass by a mirror or glass...then i see the monster looking back at me. Then the depression kicks in. I feel slugish and like i have four chins. I wouldnt feel ugly...if it wasn't for people. I have many nicknames at...
    TrueFeelingsTrueMe TrueFeelingsTrueMe 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2011

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    Conflicted

    The thing is: my face is almost flawless. Green eyes, a normal nose, red lips, oval face... Yet I'm not pretty. All the parts of my face are okay individually, but together they look silly and messy and my face has zero personality. I feel like a bad painting: the anatomy's okay...
    CinnamonCat CinnamonCat 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 14, 2012

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    It's Difficult.

    My friends always say that I'm beautiful, that I only notice the undesirable things about myself that nobody else ever would. But I always convince myself somehow that they're only trying to make me feel better about myself. It takes a lot for me to feel pretty, & it doesn't...
    possibly possibly 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3, 2008

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    Small Victories

    This is actually a victory story. It is a small victory, but one cannot be choosy. Tonight, I looked in the mirror, and for a brief second, I didn't hate what I saw. It was gone but a moment later, but I am sure it was there. I have no idea what it was even that I saw, and...
    eyes eyes 31-35, F 9 Responses Jan 2, 2008

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    I Am An Ugly Person Who Doesn't Care About How I Look

    i say i'm ugly because of how i look and the kind of clothes that i wear i even get called ugly and i don't like the way i look because i'm dark skin, i don't have a pretty smile i haven't been in descent relationships i dress really weird...etc... this is my story of getting...
    tieber95 tieber95 16-17 Mar 3, 2012

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    "It's Because You're Ugly"

    So... I commented a video on youtube, saying that the song totally told the story of my feelings for my crush. Then some douche bag comes and says "the difference between you and the singer is she's hot and you're not!" Um. Firstly, I didn't compare she and I...
    MysteriousSkin MysteriousSkin 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 23, 2008

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    I Don't Want To Be Beautiful But To Be A Little Bit Looking Nice

    How do I feel when someone is talking about me?  I have always heard that she is not ugly but she is so boring. I don't know ........???????????
    noreene noreene 22-25 2 Responses Aug 15, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    Just because I'm happy that I can look back at my past and smile knowing I didn't let that pain consume me, doesn't mean it isn't one of the most painful things I've ever had to...
    StunningPhoenix StunningPhoenix 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    I try to be anyway. And I do have lots of things to be thankful for. Never on Thanksgiving though. Never on the day that is so dedicated to giving thanks. I just can't. I don't...
    Sarahbellas Sarahbellas 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    People say that I'm either nice, a friendly person, or someone that's great with giving advice towards others. I guess you can say that's true, but behind plastering on a smile, I...
    musicalphantom204 musicalphantom204 18-21, F Nov 29

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    I keep reminding myself it's about quality not quantity for the holidays. We have plenty of food, it's the people. It just doesn't feel like thanksgiving with so few. I think it's...
    vault101 vault101 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    I don't want to feel objectified. I don't want the pressure of feeling like I need to compete with p0rn girls in order to be sexy. I don't want to be anyone but me. Damnit...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    I'm thankful for so many things the friends I got to meet and for that one Person they know who they are that makes me feel good thank you - J He knows who he is...
    Javier09 Javier09 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 28

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    whenever I listen to a song lyrics somehow explains how I feel better than anything else would. The song that describes me know is Bad apple. :(
    KawaiiMiniAngel KawaiiMiniAngel 13-15, F Nov 23

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    Im 14 but i feel like i act way older than everyone and i look older as well... I enjoy having the company of older people but sometimes its just impossible ?
    appetanc3 appetanc3 13-15, F 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I have no New Year's resolutions - they aren't worth doing. I don't understandit if I live one moment at a time. To me it's like setting myself up for down slideand I'm already...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 56-60, F 6 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Having a person who loves you like you are the best, the most beautiful, the smartest and the most amazing girl in the world is something that can be bought. Yes, it is wonderful...
    rockettothemoon08 rockettothemoon08 18-21, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    My though are getting bigger than i can handle, World around me is driven me crazy, i am beginning to analysed person, from his birth to Death, My imagination is scary.
    roxanz roxanz 22-25, M 13 hrs ago

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    Of course they do. . Your actions will say if you really tell the truth. . About your thoughts and feelings.
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 5 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Only a few times in life have I felt one or the other, and even more seldom - both. I think I am a good idea. But the reality of me leaves others in the dust. Inevitably, to...
    OldNRusty OldNRusty 41-45, M 8 hrs ago

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    So many people post things IN DETAIL that are SO BAD but God forbid I post anything bad, oh no... I mean, I just posted something and I put a naughty word backwards since I wasn't...
    YuriXWolfram86 YuriXWolfram86 18-21, F 21 mins ago

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    well I'm back , and this time everything is not rainbows and flowers with my relationship . to make this short , my boyfriend thinks that I complain way too much now and that...
    bananasxoxo bananasxoxo 18-21, F 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Well maybe they're not the ones to blame. I'm becoming terrible at being a friend, being a sister, being a daughter, being a relative. Basically everything. My mind is inclined to...
    pleadingsorry pleadingsorry 16-17, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I think money is evil because it makes people greedy and people gets killed over money alot I would Werther use trade like if someone really needed something that I had and they...
    bud24 bud24 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    leanncc11 leanncc11 26-30, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    Having a single mom to raise me was hard but i defiantly made it seem like it didnt bother me at all. But now i realised how much of my childhood was missing from trying to grow up...
    appetanc3 appetanc3 13-15, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I do. But that is mostly because my life is empty. My life is a loop of dull, quiet, empty days. Wake up, eat, sit by the computer for several hours, eat, go back to bed. I hate...
    MissClueless MissClueless 16-17, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I am thankful for my teacher. She's rhe best teacher I could have asked for. Never even imagined a teacher like her existed. I carry so much love in my heart for her. Since the...
    Misheleilat Misheleilat 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I guess this group is about loss not just of those who have passed on, but people that we don't have in our lives anymore. I've had a lot of people disappear on me that I'll never...
    MelMel68 MelMel68 31-35, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Tomorrow is someone's birthday. I tried to ignore it for like 3 days now . I broke and sent a b d msg. Ofc I also messed up and sent a pkg of stuff from here (Argentina ) to the...
    beginswithanE beginswithanE 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    Thank you god for today, you had been give me an amazing blessing and important moment for my growth. Once before i was very sad and feel tremendous pain because of my blindness...
    blackravencat blackravencat 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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