I Have Never Thought Of Myself As Beautiful

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    What I Am Not..

    I am not beautiful..I am not stunning..I am not a mans idea of gorgeous or any of those adjectives that get thrown around to a pretty face and lovely body..I will never be recruited for Victoria's Secret, and I doubt my picture is pinned to anyones wall. What I am: I am...
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    16 Responses Nov 19, 2012

    Recently a lot of people have been telling me I

    am beautiful from a physical perspective, I'm not used to it at all, I have been told I have a nice personality, but recently people have said I look beautiful. It must sound strange, but I am not one who fancies physical appearance over who a person is; so tis really weird...
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    2 Responses Oct 16, 2014


    ...I have never thought of myself as beautiful. I dont know if I ever will.
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    1 Response Apr 13, 2010

    There's nothing special about my appearance

    and I have no idea how to dress myself to look pretty or fashionable.
    mahnouls mahnouls
    Apr 8, 2014


    I am beautiful. tomorrow, I will be beautiful too. Beauty is in your confidence. If you truly believe it, you will shine even brighter. Say it with me. "I AM BEAUTIFUL" tonight, I just want to be told.
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    3 Responses Aug 24, 2010

    I've never seen so many imperfections on

    someone. I'm jealous of people who have high self confidence. I always compare myself to other girls and say wow she's beautiful. im not saying this for compliments or anything but that's what I think. I'm seriously probably the ugliest girl ever :-(
    xriiccii xriiccii
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 26, 2014

    Low Self Esteem

    people sometimes tell me i'm beautiful but i don't believe them, i'm pretty sure they are just trying to make me feel better or to be nicei pretty much hate looking in the mirror as it makes me feel sadi have a low self esteem and i find it hard to see myself as good enough...
    BlackDiamondFairy BlackDiamondFairy
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 2, 2011

    Ughhh I'm Tired Of Being Uglyyy

    You will never hear the words "I am Beautiful" come out of my mouth. Even when some people such as family members and friends would tell me that, I wouldn't believe it. I still don't. And I don't ever think I will I am. I never had tons of boyfriends like other people I know. I...
    PenelopeParfait PenelopeParfait
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Nov 25, 2011
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    1 Response May 3, 2014

    My whole life I was told by the people i love

    that I am ugly. The sad thing is I really believe I am too. Sometimes it's really hard to look in the mirror without becoming disgusted with the sight of myself
    Marquinta Marquinta
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 16, 2014

    In Hell

    'The way to Hell is paved with good intentions'. A truer saying could not exist to describe my life. The personal Hell I find myself in now is courtesy of the loving intentions of my mother. All through my childhood and teenage years, she 'lovingly' pointed out my innumerable...
    eternalhope eternalhope
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Aug 29, 2010

    People who are blessed with genetics plus

    taking care and having results! Awesome body and looks that everybody can't avoid stare at.Having the benefits of doing nothing and everybody wanting to please you and contact you...certainly not me roflmao. However,I believe beauty is inside of the person who is watching,their...
    4biandu 4biandu
    31-35, F
    Jul 13, 2014

    *Until Recently

    Only recently have I begun to see that I'm not too bad, at least externally. I used to be majorly insecure back in Croatia, though looking back on it I had a sexier body then even XD
    TheRose202 TheRose202
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 16, 2013
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss
    18-21, F
    Jan 2, 2014

    I've never seen myself

    as handsome. I don't have that confidence anymore. It's been beat out of me.
    Bwlane Bwlane
    1 Response Apr 8, 2014

    Maybe I Don't Need To

    I am not sure how this works - thinking yourself beautiful.  Is it something you feel inside or something you see in the mirror? It wasn't anything I was ever told I was except from my Mum - and even then she has had a tendency to make the body image issues worse rather than...
    jellibeanz jellibeanz
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 6, 2011

    I always thought I was ugly.

    my friends always tells me I'm beautiful. even though I don't see it
    emmacannon16 emmacannon16
    16-17, F
    Feb 16, 2016

    I really don't. I think I'm ugly

    and that's why no one will ever love me? I dunno..
    purpleglitter01 purpleglitter01
    36-40, F
    1 Response Feb 16, 2016

    No matter how many people,

    old or young, boy or girl, friend or stranger, tell me I'm beautiful, I can't and won't believe them. It was best into me at a young age that I am ugly and worthless and fat.
    MrsCarlileAtYourService MrsCarlileAtYourService
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jun 26, 2014

    Beautiful Is All Subjective

    I consider myself the cute girl. I am the one that is friends with all the guys and girls get mad at me because their guys spend more time with me than they do with them.  I wouldn't call myself beautiful but I am fun to be with, sensual, cute, intelligent, and so many...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Apr 16, 2010

    Not Sure If It's Age Or Love . . .

    I have to say that my popularity here on EP has been surprising.  I keep waiting for that comment - you know the one that will shove me back into my box . . . I've never really felt ugly, but certainly not deserving of all of the nice things that have been said about...
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    Oct 4, 2010

    What's The Big Deal?

    With being beautiful, I mean. There are people who think, "If I am not beautiful, no one will love me. *sob*" My response to that is, "If you are not the most beautiful person in the world, creeps will not hit on you," Yeah society makes such a big deal about being beautiful...
    jjia25 jjia25
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 19, 2010

    I dunno about you guys,

    but I'm pretty ******' sexy.
    TheRose202 TheRose202
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 4, 2014

    There are so many people calling me pretty

    and sometimes think they were dared or something. I look in the mirror for hours trying to understand why anyone would think I'm beautiful. I'm so insecure about everything, have low self esteem, and no confidence.
    BestKindOfDifferent BestKindOfDifferent
    18-21, F
    Dec 31, 2013

    I guess I never thought of myself like that.

    I have very low self esteem and it kind of destroys any self appreciation I could feel. The only thing I am happy about is the music I make
    guitarplayer69 guitarplayer69
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jun 26, 2014

    I Wish I Were A Pretty girl

    Beauty is in the eyes of the people around you. Beauty is a *****.  Beauty has absolutely nothing to do with how you look, and beauty doesn't care what wonderful thoughts you have running around your head. If you can't sell it, if you can't hand that beauty to the crowd on a...
    EtherealityCheck EtherealityCheck
    18-21, F
    24 Responses Nov 15, 2012

    I've never thought of myself

    as beautiful. Of course it doesn't help I was always called a "fat gothic lesbian." Yes I'm overweight, I love the color black, and I'm bisexual (no one knew I was bi though) but now that I'm away from those people and in high school it's still hard to see past those words and...
    nightskyvampire nightskyvampire
    18-21, F
    Jul 4, 2015

    I do not see what others see

    when I look in the mirror. I have always been that chubby girl and feel I am back to that again now. I want to get to the stage that I can look at myself and be happy with the image looking back at me. What does it take to look and feel beautiful.
    HowMuchCanaKoalaBear HowMuchCanaKoalaBear
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Apr 8, 2014

    Everybody who reads, sees

    or even skips this it is beautiful :) smile my friends
    MidNightSight MidNightSight
    18-21, M
    Feb 23, 2014

    I really never have and I've always thought I

    needed a guy to make me feel it but idk what it is. I mean, people tell me all the time that I'm beautiful but I've never actually felt it. I hate talking to my friends about this because they just think I'm "fishing for compliments" or just trying to be an "attention hoe". I'm...
    Msunderstood95 Msunderstood95
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 8, 2014

    Never Ever Ever.

    I'm the kind of person who think everyone else is beautiful but myself. I always think well everyone's beautiful, but when someone calls me beautiful, i deny it i just get all defensive. I'm not really sure why i get like that, i always think im ugly all the time, even when i try...
    PeaceAndLove1 PeaceAndLove1
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 11, 2013

    Well We Can't All Be Beautiful I Guess

    Why is it so much easier to recognise your negative traits? And when you're focusing on them, no matter how many people tell you differently, you just cant see past them. It's all very well to say beauty is in the eye of the beholder- but what happens when all of the beholders...
    nadiney nadiney
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Dec 8, 2011

    i have never though of myself

    as beautiful. as people make fun of me for being tall and having a healthy skinny figure. :/
    nicolepie nicolepie
    26-30, F
    8 Responses Apr 16, 2014
    JustineMusey JustineMusey
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Feb 22, 2015

    Nope, Never - Still Struggle With Being Told I Am

    It's part of my life.  I grew up being told how fat, ugly and disgusting I was.  Bites.. Occasionally pretty deep too   I've been told that I'm hot, beautiful, sexy, alluring, intriguing, attractive, innocent looking (yeah I don't get that one either) and...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody
    31-35, F
    12 Responses Apr 23, 2010

    I'm Not Beautiful.

    How can I think of myself as beautiful when so many people in my life have called me fat and ugly. And when I look in the mirror that is indeed what I see, so their words just validate how I feel..
    KawaiiDoll KawaiiDoll
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Aug 21, 2011

    Sometimes I look in the mirror

    and think I'm not so bad, and other times I can't stand the reflection. I've been told that I'm beautiful, pretty, and all the other synonyms. I've just never been able to accept their compliments as the truth. I will always find something about myself that isn't good enough. I...
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jan 9, 2014

    I never have....ever.

    It was never me that got that attention or at least not that I noticed! For months on end I've been told by him more than once a day I'm beautiful and it's finally sinking in. I look at myself and a tiny smile appears as I feel beautiful. I'm feeling better in myself than I...
    myownbox myownbox
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jul 8, 2015

    It's weird how people tell you your beautiful

    but it means nothing to you.
    littleangel47 littleangel47
    46-50, F
    Jul 15, 2015

    I can't see myself as pretty,

    there's a lot if girls I wish I looked like..
    kanashimi93 kanashimi93
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 5, 2014

    I Am Not Beautiful But I Am Cute.

    I have a crooked nose, pale skin, I am too skinny and have a muscly legs. I have a lot of bad sides. Throughout the years I was thinking that I am ugly never liked a thing about my look. When people commented something good about the way I look I saw the other things. I have...
    KathyN89 KathyN89
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Dec 29, 2011
    RaspberryTommyCat RaspberryTommyCat
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 26, 2014


    I have always had this label for some reason, I don't get it. I may be an ordinary woman with ordinary looks but what is in my heart is very extraordinary !! I am so tired of looking down on myself... but once you have a feeling about yourself how do you change it. I have never...
    phillyphan78 phillyphan78
    31-35, F
    18 Responses Aug 26, 2010

    My view of beauty has always been the same since

    as far back as I could remember. Fair light skin Light eyes Long straight hair Hourglass figure Tall White teeth Everything I am not. I am a black short tubby thing with what my father affectionately calls jungle bunny naps. Mixed with Puerto Rican I gained none of the good...
    isodole isodole
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 3, 2014

    I have never really ever thought of my self,

    as beautiful, hell I have never even thought of my self, as even average. I just always feel like, I am the ugliest person in the world, and that people, just are trying to be nice to me, when they say that I am beautiful, or pretty, or stuff like that. I have never seen myself...
    HisLittleAriel HisLittleAriel
    26-30, F
    Jul 4, 2015
    shaunrain shaunrain
    18-21, M
    Apr 8, 2014

    I wish I had more confidence

    but I don't hopefully I can work on it
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    1 Response Apr 8, 2014


    There's some things you just don't want to talk about. But I can tell you I was the butt of many guys cruel jokes. We couldn't afford makeup or nice clothes for me. Add onto that the fact I was late to blossom ammd have felt fat from the age of nine. I was kept in awkward...
    tsumomo tsumomo
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 17, 2012
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