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I Hate Being Beautiful

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 92 People

    Solutions To Our Beauty Problem

    I appreciate the sharing of burdens on this web site, but I think there should be more of an emphasis on how to solve them. Here are the tricks that I have found: 1. Seek out other beautiful women to be friends with. For the same reasons that we are bonding on this site...
    MaryBlack MaryBlack 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 8, 2013

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    Beautiful People Are Often The Most Lonely...

    Wow! It's so great to have finally found a place where beautiful people can talk about the problems we encounter in our daily lives. I didn't know I was beautiful, I mean as a kid I was terribly shy and no beauty, even in junior high I was an ugly duckling at least that is how I...
    bellamana bellamana 41-45, F 12 Responses Apr 4, 2012

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    A Few Words

    I don't hate it....I just wish it were easier sometimes.  It's other people that hate it.
    32Flavours 32Flavours 26-30 Dec 3, 2008

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    When I was growing up girls constantly spoke

    badly of me even when they didn't know me, I would hear them say "she's not even pretty, she has _______" and pick out some flaw like a pimple or chipped nail polish or food in my teeth and broadcast it to everyone in hearing distance. I grew up feeling like I was under a...
    anon123410 anon123410 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 23, 2014

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    Being Beautiful Is Not Always Good

    Day by day I have tought that being beautiful has lots of disadvantages.For example yesterday my best friend and I went out to walk around and have some shopping and also have a great time.However things did not like that.Guys and also men whose age nearly my father distrubed us...
    emilya emilya 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 11, 2007

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    Just A Few Peeves

    i work at a gas station because i'm a student. that means i get to deal with all the perverts, smart *****, and idiots in the town that i'm currently residing in. i not only get harassed on a daily basis, i also get stared at by my customers while i'm counting their change and...
    LiveNdLearn LiveNdLearn 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 14, 2011

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    it's like people only want to know me

    because of the way I look? Anyone else feel this way?
    chyyl chyyl 18-21, M Dec 28, 2015

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    Errrrrr!!!

    Im tired of being hit on every corner I cross!!! I had one guy cost me my career at 32 and now Im starting over , all because I reported his harrassment to my manager and get told its because your so pretty then tormented by him and the guy I reported for a year straight until I...
    beautifuldisaster80 beautifuldisaster80 31-35 2 Responses Apr 18, 2013

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    Shyness Confused For Conceit

    I've always been very shy. Painfully shy actually. I mostly want to go unnoticed and I even walk with my head down, but it doesn't stop people from staring or doing double takes. It's hard for people to not notice me in the first place since I'm tall and very thin. I have a few...
    LouisianaGurl LouisianaGurl 22-25, F 11 Responses Mar 13, 2011

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    It Gets Lonely...

    Being beautiful is not all it's cracked up to be. Why people would be jealous of me I have no clue. If they knew how I felt on the inside they wouldn't be jealous of me in a millions years. When I was younger I was not considered one of the pretty girls, I...
    seals14 seals14 31-35, F 8 Responses Oct 20, 2009

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    I Want Respect

    I don't consider myself beautiful nor ugly, i don't for anyone on this earth. Its society which chooses, which is sad. Apparently I'm considered beautiful, which everyone thinks is amazing, its not for everyone. In Middle school i was what society considered ugly, but then i...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 2, 2013

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    I Didn't Think Anyone Else Felt Like This...

    Sometimes I wish I were just average looking. Because I was. All through my childhood & high school I was not pretty, just average, even a little dumpy. I was chubby, short haired, total tomboy, huge nerd. Somewhere around grad school I lost a lot of...
    shira47 shira47 22-25 6 Responses Aug 21, 2009

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    Being Beautiful

    Hello all,I feel all of your pain. That is why I created pretty real.org. Have a look and sign up, so that we can start building community of like-minded friends :). Kind regards,Sharonmermaid  
    mermaid2020 mermaid2020 22-25 Apr 26, 2012

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    Being Beautiful

    when you want to look good, people put you down people assume  you have a perfect life they want to be friends with you to spill all your secrets girls want to make sure you are secluded they try to find a single negative thing about you, if it even is a single stray hair...
    heyhey011 heyhey011 18-21 5 Responses Jul 21, 2010

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    My 'asset' Becomes A Problem

      unlike most people here, who seem to be women, i'm a man. I've really enjoyed reading the other experiences posted here on this site. As a boy I got compliments about being cute, as a teenager my sisters' girlfriends thought I looked good. At the age of eighteen, whilst...
    smilessan smilessan 22-25 1 Response Nov 2, 2012

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    I'm a man, even though the majority of the

    stories are from women, just thought I would add my own, maybe it will help me. When I was at school my nickname was pretty boy, did I get picked on, even the girls wouldn't talk to me. It did not help at the time, that my mum and dad were divorcing, really knocked my confidence...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 24, 2014

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    Ambiguous About My Beauty

    I feel so much ambiguity. When I dress nice and put light makeup on, I get stared at and hit on to the point of discomfort. So 85% of the time I dress down, wear no makeup and mix in with the crowd. But feeling such a split is so strange to me. On one hand I love...
    bittersweet12 bittersweet12 26-30, F 7 Responses Jan 24, 2010

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    I Don't Hate Being Beautiful, I Hate Being Alone.

    I am told repeatedly that I am very beautiful by various people. It's just something that simply "is" for me. However, it has come at a price. I am so very lonely. I am recently divorced and have found myself thrust into the world of singlehood for the first time in 14 years. Men...
    slavetorhythm slavetorhythm 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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    Being beautiful can b a curse

    as much as it is a blessing. Often I'm very lonely, girls hate me. Guys are too controlling wen I date them. I feel like a Barbie doll. I hve been hit on by family members spouses, which causes tension. I want to b a lawyer, and I hve a gpa of 3.97. It's very hard being a...
    tahty1214 tahty1214 26-30, F Feb 18, 2015

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    Sometimes It Really Hurts To Be Beautiful.

    because sometimes being beautiful cant bring you the things you really want, only takes them further away. People assume because your beautiful you have everything and that everything you want you can have...but it dont work like that. Men i like dont ask me out because they...
    lollypoplips lollypoplips 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 30, 2009

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    It Gets Hateful.........

    It's not so bad being beautiful.  Except when you walk into a room and the women grab at their men and pull them close....... It's not so bad being beautiful. Except when women avoid you as though you are a leper........... It's not so bad being beautiful. Except when...
    VoraciousVixen VoraciousVixen 26-30, F 19 Responses Oct 11, 2007

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    Not Always All It'S Cracked Up To Be

    I used to be a chubby, ugly duckling type with glasses - and a nerd to boot! I like anime and sci fi, and I think I have watched every episode of the Twilight Zone! I blossomed during college, and how. I noticed that people I had been friends with for years started treating me...
    JFB1224 JFB1224 31-35 Apr 25, 2013

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    It Gets Lonely...

    Being beautiful is not all it's cracked up to be. Why people would be jealous of me I have no clue. If they knew how I felt on the inside they wouldn't be jealous of me in a millions years. When I was younger I was not considered one of the pretty girls, I...
    seals14 seals14 31-35, F 18 Responses Oct 20, 2009

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    It's A Golden Cage That You Can't Get Out Of

    I never considered myself particularly attractive, and somehow I still don't. However, people always thought I was beautiful. It wasn't really a problem in school. I was shy and a smart kid who got good grades, kept to her circle of friends, and for the most part had a normal...
    sandre1 sandre1 22-25, F 11 Responses Feb 23, 2012

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    Beauty Is Not 100% Positive

    I was researching the downside of being beautiful and stumbled across this website. I would like to congratulate this initiative! It’s a kind of a taboo subject, as beauty is perceived as something 100% positive. Well... it’s not. I have to say that I was shocked with some...
    IndigoChild76 IndigoChild76 36-40, F 5 Responses Jun 15, 2012

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    Today my younger brother came to me

    and said "how is it that you have no friends? No one in this world lives the way you do, they all have friends! I mean you look hot, you are beautiful, you can get anything you want!" . I tried to explain to him how it's like, when women hate you for looking the way you do, and...
    AstridPhotographer AstridPhotographer 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 26, 2014

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    "Ugh, I hate you. You get to eat whatever you

    want and still look like "that""... "I hate you, why are so pretty?" "Shut up, you have nothing to complain about" "Oh poor you, you're being hit on by everyone again." "You don't understand what it's like to really be single, when you're single guys line up for you." "I...
    Hazelx3 Hazelx3 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 7, 2015

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    How Beauty Is A Lie

    I feel like my opinion on beauty is one not shared by many others. Everyone I know seems to be after this idea that being beautiful means you're life becomes better, that you're more successful and happier. It took me a long time to finally accept that the way I look is...
    flippingflip flippingflip 18-21 3 Responses Mar 27, 2012

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    The Tragedy Of The Beautiful Woman

    It's that the beautiful woman wants to be admired for some other trait, usually one she doesn't possess.
    GenesiusRedux GenesiusRedux 51-55, M 8 Responses Oct 10, 2013

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    A Lot Of Jealousies

    I am appreciative of my beauty, but there's more than just meets the eye. I have experienced a lot of jealousies and negativity growing up. I don't have any real friends. I am 100% Chinese and is very pretty. Being a Chinese beautiful person, I get a lot of hate from white people...
    reasontame reasontame 18-21, F Dec 21, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Who is lying? Wonder what people think. I dunno where the statistics come from & dunno if this guy is funded at all and if so by whom. Anyways what I always found interesting...
    Liminalghost Liminalghost 41-45, M 9 hrs ago

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    I used to hate being broke, being low on money was a frustration that seemed to ruin everything, but I've started to realize that beyond food, transportation, and fulfilling the...
    anon8369 anon8369 31-35, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    The biggest liar I've ever met was actually my previous boyfriend. The funny thing about it is that he would always go on and on and on about how he hated liars and being lied to...
    BexBaby84 BexBaby84 31-35, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    i hate being used i am tired of hiding. i hate it when people lie to you to gain something. why do people including people i have met less than a week want something from me...
    SubaruDoo44 SubaruDoo44 31-35, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don't understand why people feel that you have to love their children. I feel as though he should be content with the fact that I accept that he has a daughter. The fact that I...
    Jaymarie1008 Jaymarie1008 22-25, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I love being alone in my own room but I hate I when no one texts me back and the thoughts get to me and then I start getting scared and try to silence the voices or I just blow up...
    XDeadxNxAliveX XDeadxNxAliveX 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm not officially a step-mom yet and before anyone tells me that I shouldn't marry this man...I am going to someday. But...I cannot stand his children. His son, in particular...
    mmbvt mmbvt 36-40, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    i feel like people with anxiety/depression are left without a rope in terms of working society. It debilitates me in a way that i never knew the full scope of until now. Every job...
    Outoforbits Outoforbits 22-25, M Feb 2

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    what upsets me is some people lie then they admit they lied then they say they hate being lied to. what is that called?
    myame1 myame1 46-50, F 5 Responses Feb 1

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    I hate being judged by people about my grandma and when I try to put a sentence together sometimes I get treated as a kid when People don't let me explain things when trying to...
    Kittymad1968 Kittymad1968 46-50, M Feb 1

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    I once had a minimum wage job and had this broke feeling all the time. I ******* hated my life back then.
    TowerJimmyDabzs TowerJimmyDabzs 31-35, M Jan 31

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    Hi everyone. Things have been going badly wrong for me in the last few months and I've got into so much trouble. None of this has been really bad stuff, but it's happening too...
    Katy2003 Katy2003 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 30

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    being sick really sux!!!! when I am sick I have to take that nasty tasting medicine, or go to the doctors. and that means I get a shot in my bum. I hate it!!!!
    JTurner2002 JTurner2002 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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