I Low Self Esteem

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 53 People

    I Have Bad Genes

    I have my mom's undereye circles and very small boobs. i have my dad's big nose and acne. The inbetween stuff includes my excessive underarm sweating, my cavity/sensitivity-prone teeth, large hips and butt, and cellulite. I am a teenage girl, so just imagine how school must be...
    1990cupcake 1990cupcake
    18-21
    6 Responses Jul 26, 2009

    My Personal Stand Point... All Should Read. (Kind Of Long)

    I strongly believe that everyone has good self-esteem. But trying to become people to fit this ever changing picture of what is hot, or appealing negatively effects us. "if you have large boobs and a curvy body your sexy" or "if you have rock hard abs, and have no hair on your...
    icewolf1989 icewolf1989
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Jul 19, 2013

    No Confidence

    I guess my story begins the same as most people's stories. 10 years of bullying and ridiculing can take its toll on anybody. I must admit i am no oil painting or model but why do people feel the need to rub it in. I guess my experience is with the opposite sex as they always...
    alexw2k52 alexw2k52
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 22, 2011

    I Don't Know Where Else To Put This

    Well, basically, I've been going through my whole life with low self esteem. Ever since I can remember, even when I was 4, I've never really had much to look forward too. My family was broken apart, I was full of anger, and being taken away from my home to live with my mom...
    anticitizenone anticitizenone
    18-21, M
    Oct 25, 2012

    Low Self Esteem

    I have always had low self esteem but the only time I have been called ugly was by my brother and sister(jokingly way) but anyways I was actually starting to feel more pretty until this...... I was having a great weekend like nothing could rain on my parade except then my sisters...
    maddieeeeeeee maddieeeeeeee
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 7, 2013

    I Hate Me

    I was told that the best way to have others like you  it to first like your self. The problem is i hate myself. I hate the way i look. I'm over weight and i  can't stand looking at me. I can't find anything good about being me. I'm told  that I'm...
    ShadowRose ShadowRose
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Nov 23, 2009

    Ever since I was a kid I had low self esteem.

    When I was in kindergarten my mom always threatened to take me to an orphanage. When I was in first grade she threw a shoe at me and called me fatso ever since that day I've had problems with the way I look. It didn't just stop there in my high school years she'd call me a...
    fairydreams95 fairydreams95
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 2, 2013

    Accepting Compliments

    I always have trouble accepting compliments. I've been getting a fair bit of them lately. Twice in the last week kids from work(both jobs - the group home and the hospital) have given me flowers. In both jobs, kids have been practically gushing over me (calling me their...
    WanderingSoul82 WanderingSoul82
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Feb 17, 2009

    Hello Im 13 years old

    and I have really low self esteem and am not happy. So first of all I dont know why I am feeling this way. I have everything I want : a great family, a nice house, friends, and basically I can get whatever I want. So I ask myself "b* why are you being so ungrateful?" But I...
    Heyyo07 Heyyo07
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 18, 2013

    I Wish I We're Someone Else

    i am so ugly and people in my school pick on me and this girl i don't even know every time i walk calls me ugly ...  I really hate my face now i can't stand looking at my self 
    itsara itsara
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Oct 26, 2011

    Need Support With My Low Self-Esteem

    I hope this can help me....here's my story. This all started a year ago. I was let go from my job. A job I was very good at...but my reputation was smashed. I was done. Immediately after that my husband said we have to leave and move to where his work and home, friends and family...
    cvergara27 cvergara27
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 24, 2013

    Vegas

    My husband and i and severl friends went to vegas this past month , and i won quite a bi of money, which my husband took and then went to the ******** bar twice .   we only had sex onece in vegas and we've not been married 2 years.  he spent no time with just me...
    stephie65449 stephie65449
    41-45, F
    Mar 3, 2010

    Low Self Esteem

    My self esteem and self confidence is so low it doesnt matter who tells me im pretty. Never in my lifetime will I agree. Nowadays its all about appearance. And that is really sad. many people tell me im pretty and beautiful but I just dont see it. When I look in the mirror I see...
    cheesefriesareyummyfoh cheesefriesareyummyfoh
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Nov 4, 2012

    Related Experiences

    Selfie of my high heels of the day, they are so soft and so COMFORTABLE!!!!! I LOVE THEM!!!!!
    JennyTom JennyTom
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 20
    Yesterday, I was taken to the doctor due to my weight loss. Apparently the cause of it is one of my depression meds. They said that I was 8% skinnier than last December, and that...
    DreamOfAFox DreamOfAFox
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 19
    I think self respect is so important. If you don't respect yourself, people will walk all over you and take advantage of you. And that's not good
    DiamondAuthority DiamondAuthority
    18-21, F
    Apr 19
    I want someone to make me self-spank myself and maybe give me more punishments :3
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 19
    My parts of self is as follows : on my left there is a woman with stone and amethyst as skin with similar shilloute as me. In my fore brain there's a 5 year old boy who got angry a...
    vivianescrooge vivianescrooge
    22-25
    Apr 19
    Figured I'd post one last random selfie before EP is gone forever xD .....that is until the new version comes out like a few days later ....@_@......
    Eric2745 Eric2745
    16-17, M
    Apr 17
    I don't like showing it to people because it reminds me of when I was getting bullied. They gave it to me. It's a rectangular kind of shape from when my bullies pushed me down...
    EridianaAndErin EridianaAndErin
    13-15, F
    Apr 17
    Here's my last good looking EP selfie pic of me with my sexy strat! It's been real everyone . Comment below. Love ya guys and will miss you tons
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire
    41-45, M
    Apr 16
    who would like selfish people??? lol. seriously though, everybody has selfish moments. Life isn't about doing crap for everyone else 24/7, but it also shouldn't be lived in a way...
    kk1874 kk1874
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 16
    It's been a couple months since I've done anything, and while that's good I'm latching onto other things to fill the hole. So yes, yay I'm not doing it or finding the urge to do it...
    Annababy188 Annababy188
    18-21, F
    Apr 16
    Another selfie Love those snapchat filters tbh
    Smileydork Smileydork
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Apr 15
    Just a random selfie lol lol
    Smileydork Smileydork
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Apr 15
    I want to know myself more but i 'm also scared about what i 'm going to discover about my self
    farfar1984 farfar1984
    31-35, F
    Apr 14
    I know how ridiculous the concept of my stories are, I didn't really need a whole group of trolls to try and point that out for me - besides it's hypocritical that they get to...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13
    22-25, M
    Apr 13
    When people say that they themselves are ugly I tell them that they are the most amazing, beautiful person I have ever met because it's true. Everyone has beauty within but when it...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 13
    Which doesn't feel like me.. I used to be so happy with who I was. That was the real me. I was always myself, I didn't care what other people thought (though I was never one of...
    Redstar86 Redstar86
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Apr 13
    I have absolutely no self esteem. Completely empty.
    SadCaliforniaDad SadCaliforniaDad
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Apr 12
    I never feel good enough. No not any more....
    GoldenDuck GoldenDuck
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Apr 11
    I was friends with these two other girls, A and B. One would say we were the bestest of friends since form 1 to 3. However, during our form three years, there was another addition...
    lunamcmxcix lunamcmxcix
    16-17, F
    Apr 11
    A selfie of my leather skirt today, its so SOFT!!!!! I can't stop rubbing the leather, LOL:)
    JennyTom JennyTom
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    Selfie of my leather:)
    JennyTom JennyTom
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    No makeup selfie!!! My last for EP and how fitting because I've never been more comfortable in my own skin than on EP. Even though I want to be an entertainer, I'm actually a shy...
    ERMAHGERD1 ERMAHGERD1
    26-30, F
    7 Responses Apr 10
    ugh I just hate myself... I feel like I'm dying on the inside. I hate pushing away the people I care about.I hate feeling like I'm never good enough. I hate feeling alone...I hate...
    nijjana nijjana
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 9
    ok so for the past 6 years I have been dealing with self esteem issues. there are some days where I wake up and I hate my self. I have the way I look and I feel like im never good...
    nijjana nijjana
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 9
    I have been self harming since I was 13 years old. As of today, I'm 24. That's over 10 years I've struggled with this dependency. I'm currently 14 days clean; two weeks. Before...
    Eissacle Eissacle
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 9
    I self harm. I've been cutting my legs and arms for about 3 years now. 4 of my best friends know. I was abused, molested, and bullied. I was bullied because people at my old school...
    Choirbabe6 Choirbabe6
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 8
    At some point in life... maybe it comes with age, I don't know... but at some point, nothing that you discover about yourself is surprising... no matter how good and wonderful or...
    Move4Word Move4Word
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 8
    Feeling a bit dead after a couple of hours at the gym, but here's a selfie :)
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25
    31-35, M
    Apr 7
    Feeling a bit dead after a couple of hours at the gym, but here's a selfie :)
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25
    31-35, M
    1 Response Apr 7
    My daughter takes so many selfies like her mom does, LOL
    JennyTom JennyTom
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Apr 7
    Everything I do and say recently has been making me feel awful. I think everything I do is a huge mistake. and the fact that people think I'm a monster doesn't help. I hate being...
    CloudedDreams5 CloudedDreams5
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 7
    My family will talk bad about the people who work at drive-thrus, but I honestly feel for them. College is expensive, and plus professional careers are pretty pointless. There's...
    DreamOfAFox DreamOfAFox
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 6
    I don't really know where to start, everything inside me is like looking into a washing machine on spin and you can't really separate what is what. I was never career driven or...
    Average111 Average111
    31-35, M
    1 Response Apr 6
    My school has an tablet program, but it's really buggy. I couldn't send some assignments for one of my classes (because the tablet wasn't working), so I got zeros on them and now...
    siliconni siliconni
    16-17, F
    Apr 6
    Trust me at the end of the day, it's your battle and you have to fight back. No matter how many people you think you have who will stand for u ... No one will be there.. They will...
    Dezeena Dezeena
    26-30, F
    Apr 5
    I like seeing them, and I like taking them. There are some really creative and well taken selfies out there!
    bobdunkin00 bobdunkin00
    51-55, M
    1 Response Apr 5
    hello, i'm 16th and i have an oily face which means i have acnes. i am so desperate of it. i cry sometimes. and yesterday i went to a doctor. i had an facial, chemical peeling and...
    redfloral redfloral
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Apr 5
    Sometimes when you've screwed things up too much it's best if you don't speak at all. Just let things happen as they go. Don't worry yourself too much about the situation. Talking...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee
    70+, F
    Apr 4
    Selfie of my pig suede high heels, I love them:)
    JennyTom JennyTom
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 4
    ehhh and I hate to admit it. I'm not weak! but I just need an escape sometimes. I've just been running away from the truth all my life, I never told anyone this coz well, I ain't...
    slytheringuy slytheringuy
    16-17, M
    7 Responses Apr 4
    So what advice would you give your past self?
    Hannah1100 Hannah1100
    13-15, F
    Apr 4
    It"s been 3 months since the last time i selfharm i hope i can stop completely ;) ;)
    sayakamiki sayakamiki
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Apr 4
    My damn roommate is a 3 month no self harm!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    haircutluv haircutluv
    31-35, F
    Apr 4
    I don't have much self confidence. I doubt myself a lot and that's one thing I don't like about myself.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Apr 3
    Selfie of my leather boots:)
    JennyTom JennyTom
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Apr 2
    I'm Ugly. That's is. I feel like when someone first see's me they think I am ugly. I have had people tell me I am ugly. I didn't believe them at first. But the more they tell me...
    Olidaze02 Olidaze02
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 1
    The selfie I have is kind of naughty so I won't post it in public :-P
    bobdunkin00 bobdunkin00
    51-55, M
    1 Response Apr 1
More Stories