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I Get Judged For My Looks

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    Ok! I have a different look

    and I get judged if I post it on my Instagram and whatever else because i get judged a lot still do
    unhappygirl21 unhappygirl21 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    I cut my hair boy-short

    and am a tomboy, so people have either mistaken me for a boy or thought I was a lesbian (though in that case they got me confused with an actual lesbian at school who also dressed tomboyish)
    Mousetronaut Mousetronaut 16-17, F Mar 17

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    Eyes Of Emotions

    Most unusual.... People seem to find my eyes facinating... Eyes that turn all shades of blue, turned from Blue to green until I turned 16, and now are usually blue, with green near the pupils. It isn't "facinating," it's unusual, I find that even in myself. Yet others...
    joeXstrife91 joeXstrife91 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 13, 2009

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    Overweight

    Being my weight I'm judged a lot. People never get to know me because I'm heavy. Only a few people really know why I'm heavy. Others just assume that I'm unhealthy or lazy. They won't give me a chance to tell them the truth. The truth is I have a rare nerve condition that's been...
    Arianna2013 Arianna2013 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 28, 2011

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    Judged

    Because I'm ugly and fat I get looked down upon by my peers *sigh* it's nothing new..
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 11, 2010

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    They Called Me A Dyke..

    Because I never let my hair down or wore make up. I wear jeans 90% percent of the time. But reall I was bashful and my brothers yeased ke relentlessly about looking girly. Most of self confidence issues come from them.
    Meanderinghearts Meanderinghearts 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 10, 2012

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    They See Me As A Girl

    To people who don't know me I'm just your completely average girl. Emphasis on the girl. I am not A FREAKING GIRL OKAY. And I do get judged on it. People, however much they hate to admit it, do treat boys and girls differently. If I do things that such as, belch, spit, fight, or...
    BlackcatAsh BlackcatAsh 13-15, T 2 Responses Oct 9, 2011

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    I have freckles, and red hair.

    I get judged on everything. It ******* sucks
    Thisworldscaresme Thisworldscaresme 13-15, F Feb 24

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    converted converted 46-50, M Feb 25

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    Dumb

    i try to be pretty but it ends up worse and people say what happened to ur face and it hurts
    love3821 love3821 13-15, F 1 Response May 7, 2013

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    Burned

    I'm not saying my story is better than anyone elses but we do live in that kinda society.The "beautiful people" for the most part have it easier than the rest but anyway.When I was 10 I got burned from buring our household trash 35% 3rd degree burns,face,hands and arms.I am...
    ricster44 ricster44 41-45, M 3 Responses Feb 12, 2012

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    Ahhhh

    I hate how people do. Really annoying when I found, that people hate me, only because they think i am looking too much f*cking good for them! Or they hate me, when , on their mind, i'm looking awful bad! Can't undarstand it >.> argh. It's not your business how person looking...
    Bekther Bekther 22-25, M Oct 19, 2010

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    Close Minded Jerks Everywhere

    I live in a small ultra conservative town where anything that is normal other places is still looked at as weird . Plus I have tats and an very big girl , with purple hair currently , I don't look at you and tell you your tired *** old run of the mill basic walmart *** **** is...
    cajunlady337 cajunlady337 31-35, F Nov 15, 2013

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    I'm seriously insecure

    and I just hate the way I look. I always feel like I'm never going to be pretty enough for anything. I hate the fact that I dislike my own appearance!
    TheAngelFromMyNightmare TheAngelFromMyNightmare 13-15, F 3 Responses May 14

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    Judge Me If You Want To!

    I hate people who judge but can't directly say to me. Instead, they just backbite, what a shame. I know, I,m not perfect physically and I have no great deal in that part. But, judging my personality as well as my past, thoughts, words and actions is different. You can't read me...
    Learnt Learnt 22-25, M Aug 13, 2011

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    I don't need people to be constantly judging me.

    I look into the mirror and I see every single one of my flaws. I don't meet my own criteria... I don't need for anyone to point out my flaws because I see them all. I know I need to loose weight. I'm too tall. My hair isn't the right shade. My skin is too light. My hands are too...
    Imjustdone Imjustdone 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 18

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    I Am Me

    I dont dress like everyone else nor do I act like everyone else. Im looked at as "trouble maker" just because I like clothes that are different and I stand out. You would think if you saw me walking down the street as someone who wants "attention" but I dont. Im the only person...
    lostncali lostncali 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 15, 2011

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    I'm young, average looking teen

    but sometimes people come up and say wow your worse than butt ugly and honestly I get pissed and want to kick the guy in the nuts and beat his sorry *** for calling me ugly but for certain reasons I don't...I know I'm not the most awesome person to look at but there's really no...
    Zalbaar Zalbaar 13-15, M Jul 1

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    When people see me they don't take me seriously.

    I may look sweet and nice, but I'm not. I've been expelled from three different schools for getting into fights. I've always had a bad attitude. I'm very protective over my friends and family. They are the main causes of the fights I get into. I've tried to ignore them, but I'm...
    MyNameIsDeath MyNameIsDeath 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I Do

    We all still live in a world that judges on looks. It is a shame, but it is what it is. I have a deep past of being called ugly, and it is hard to see myself as anything else. I accept who I am, but in no way do I think I am good looking.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 3 Responses Nov 10, 2010

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    Conceited

    a lot of female give me dirty looks because i present my self a certain way. i'm very well groomed , i love makeup n i like to dress nice. seems to be they think i'm stuck up but in reality i'm a really nice person .
    latinalinda6 latinalinda6 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 31, 2011

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    Bell's Palsy

    Well were to begin, I was born with Bell's palsy about 31 years ago. I can tell you life is hard when you look different. When I was growing up at school I was ridiculed daily. You name it, name calling, bullying and the worst ignored and blanked. I very depressed as a child and...
    sicklife sicklife 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 30, 2011

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    Trust Me, I Have A Mask

    I created this group, so people of all types can share their stories. Everyone gets judged for looking a different way. [And yes, the logo for this group is actually me] So please, come share your stories. Here's mine: People look at me funny all the time. I have six piercings...
    ImEndangeredGimmeYourCola ImEndangeredGimmeYourCola 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 10, 2009

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    I Always Have

    Ever since i was the first boy in my grade to pierce his ear in junior high. I have gotten weird looks from people for a lot of different reasons, but mostly because my eyes are kind of intense when i get upset. The fact that i wear eyeliner and have always had eyebrow and ear...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Nov 15, 2010

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    I Have Neufribromatosis

    hI i WASENT GONNA WRITE THIS BECAUSE I AM TIRED OF BEING MADE FUN OF, BEING JUDGED YOU NAME IT IT WAS SAID. i HAVE NOONE IN MY LIFE.ALL I DO IS CRY I HAVE  7 SISTERS AND 3 BROTHERS AND NOT ONE OF THEM HAVE IT1 IT IS A VERY PAINFUL DESIESE I HAD AT LEAST 50 OPERATIONS JUST...
    Anto815 Anto815 46-50, F 17 Responses Jul 17, 2010

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    Sheepish

    I get judged by my looks. So I prefer to buy things online so that I don't get fleeced. LOL DF
    Duchessforthright Duchessforthright 46-50 9 Responses Mar 9, 2012

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    Ooo, Scary

    I'm a big, black man.  I scare people by my height, my weight, my muscles, the color of my skin and the deepness of my voice.I can't help the way I am.  This is how I was made by God.  Sometimes it is funny, other times it is not. I remember a very good friend of mine had...
    TheBlackBuck TheBlackBuck 46-50, M 5 Responses Sep 8, 2011

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    I Look Like A Neanderthal

    and I know it. If I don't remember to put on my 'game face' I look like an angry gargoyle. I have long hair and a beard, also.
    billx1969 billx1969 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 23, 2010

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    Same Old Same Old

    I need a safe haven from the world outside. Everytime I go out its the same old same old. Today was no exception to the rule. I should  somehow be used to it now but its like the very first time again. Two itches followed me around to torture me with snickers. It must be...
    BettieBlue BettieBlue 41-45, F 6 Responses Nov 22, 2009

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    I am a person of the gothic persuasion.

    What does that mean. It means that I always wear black. I love the night time. And I am fond of horror films. My favorite supernatural creature is the vampire. People often judge me by my exterior appearance. A person all decked out on black wearing a shiny necklace or some sort...
    TheBrooklynKid TheBrooklynKid 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 24

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    I'm Beginning To Think I Do

    I've recently gone on a crazily strict diet in the hope of helping my son. Long story on that. But a side effect is that I've lost weight. I feel so much better. And I no longer enjoy eating all the stuff I was addicted to: sugar mainly. I now like healthy food. But I'm pretty...
    EternallyHopeful EternallyHopeful 31-35, F 6 Responses Nov 25, 2010

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    Listen Up..

    I'm sick and tired of people judging me on my looks and personality. I think its ridiculous. People shouldn't judge people on how they act or look. Everyone has different ways they do stuff so I people shouldnt get judged on it. I also get judged on the things that I do. Like...
    Shark411 Shark411 18-21, M Jun 25, 2012

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    guys only like girls

    who are skinny even if their face is ugly as long as they're skinny it's okay
    brokenglass299 brokenglass299 18-21, F 10 Responses Apr 19

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    Teased And Called Hurful Names

    I get get called horrible names like "******", "queer", etc, all because of the clothing I wear. I am a 17 year old boy, and I am bisexual. But I've been told numerous times that I am very beautiful for a boy who only dresses as a girl. Should I let it bother me? Any help I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Dec 28, 2010

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    It's because I have a baby face

    and am small u_u. It makes people think I'm naive or super innocent, lol.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 24

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    I Can Live With It. . .

    I was never extremely social in high school but everyone always looked at me as the cute little girlwho was extremely innocent. As i got older and started dating, the whole school seemed to care about who i was dating. My husband and i are high school sweet hearts and he used to...
    CJG2014 CJG2014 18-21, F Dec 10, 2012

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    So Much...

    Ignore the scowl, I tend to smile with my eyes rather than my lips. Ignore the painted on eyebrows drawn into that evil arch, I just don't like the real hair. Don't worry about the man-shoulders. I may be able to lift you and carry you around, but trust me, I'm weak. Don't pay my...
    DeadOfDecember DeadOfDecember 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 6, 2010

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    My Hair

    i get mocked by my pre-teen cousin cuse' of my hair i get it it's puffy and weird i just wanna choke him some times but i don't care what he or anyone else thinks of me because i know i'm truly beautiful in the inside so what if i'm not on the out side what matters is the...
    fax4ever fax4ever 13-15, F Dec 6, 2011

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    Not Smiling = Angry?

    People who don't know me or just know me rarely try to know me. I don't put a smile on my face all the time, thus people think I am angry or something. But, I just don't show any feelings on my face, and it scares people away. Maybe I should smile more? But that's jut so not me...
    echome echome 26-30, F Apr 18, 2013

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    It's sad to say, but we

    as humans judge others and make too many rules around appearance. For example, you can only be a Victoria Secret model if you weigh so much. I was absolutely appalled when a Victoria secret commercial came on and all the models just had this "I know you want me" look on their...
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 18

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    My Piercings

    I get judged daily for my piercings. Some think I'm a goth chick and they look like WTH! I think it's really dumb because I'm like the sweetest most sensitive chick ever. But hey goth chicks are cool too so whatever it is those ignorant people that are missing out on the most...
    lilcleaner lilcleaner 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 29, 2013

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    We All Do...........

    We all get judged for our looks we all do and it sucks everybody says dont judge a book by its cover but thats the first thing we do oh well I not ranting im just saying then I guess we all just have to work on our looks cause thats the way it is !!!!!!!! ☻
    PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 6, 2010

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    I don't feel pretty at all i wish I could make

    my self prettier and everything else ! This sucks to feel like this
    unhappygirl21 unhappygirl21 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    what makes me different ,

    there is so much women out there , many many beautiful ones , how is one to pick me to love if I don't even compare and he can have anyone of those many .
    brokenglass299 brokenglass299 18-21, F Apr 19

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    When I see babies and small children,

    I can't help but smile and wave, because they're just so adorable... But then their parents see me and they look horrified. I mean, come on... I'm the least of your worries when it comes you your kid's safety.
    yousillyboy yousillyboy 18-21, F Mar 14

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    NaturallyPeculiar NaturallyPeculiar 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I think women get judge on how they look, which I don't think it's ok. There is this page on facebook, that all they do is judge girls. Like WTF? Ain't nobody perfect.. What the...
    1kz3l 1kz3l 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I come from and live in a place where people make others feel bad for being themselves. In this city, people have the same personality and style. I'm different. I thinks it's...
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    If your looking for looks it'll get you nowhere. Because love sides with personality than looks.
    XxTheHighsxX XxTheHighsxX 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I'd like to fall deeply in love but I often fall for their looks upon first glance without even meeting them, And I just feel like wish that when I meet them they'll act as sweet...
    chickensoup17 chickensoup17 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    People are judgmental and it sucks. Now I'm only 13 almost 14 and I know pretty much everything about being judged which sucks. I want to punch every judgmental person in the face...
    canadaJuly1 canadaJuly1 13-15, F Jul 6

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