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    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

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    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 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 7, 2013

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    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

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    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 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 19, 2013

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 24, 2013

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2013

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    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

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    Ever since i gained weight i have absolutely hated my body and the problem is i can't lose it again because of my stomach issues and super low metabolism urgh. I hate looking at...
    confusednormalness confusednormalness 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    i think my low self esteem stemmed from my mother always saying negative things to me all the time. i got accepted to a university a few weeks ago and she was upset that the school...
    avalily avalily 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 9

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    I'm ugly, I stutter and have no friends. Self esteem? What self esteem?!
    hreinn hreinn 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    I always tell myself and others that I dont care about clothes or fashion or trends or anything like that. Well actually I really dont care for fashion bc its weird or for trends...
    ofnoimportance ofnoimportance 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I always feel like I can't do anything right and put myself down a lot. I don't recognise my achievements because I focus on the people who helped me to get through. I went to a...
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    More like no self esteem and no confidence..
    Etherealrose Etherealrose 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    At this time, my confidence and self esteem levels are hitting rock bottom.. Wow!!
    TheLeftBehind TheLeftBehind 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    It sucks to be afraid to walk alone at school without friends, its awkward to go shopping alone, its embarrassing to eat alone at the cafeteria. My old profile pic was the only pic...
    Annaambrose Annaambrose 16-17 1 Response Apr 10

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    I hate almost everything about myself. No matter what I do, I always feel like the weird outsider who doesn't belong anywhere. For one thing l, I look like a little kid most of the...
    animegirl63 animegirl63 16-17, F Mar 26

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    And it's getting lower by the year.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 31

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    When you're surrounded by smart, georgeous/good-looking, rich, talented and healthy thin people, you just had to keep yourself as low as possible. You know you'll have trouble...
    CallMeShayYeah CallMeShayYeah 16-17, F 11 Responses Apr 2

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    Does anyone know how to gain self confidence? I've been dealing with this problem for over 5 years. I sometimes feel as if im too nice to others, or just let myself go..I let...
    yasminesaleh00 yasminesaleh00 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    I've never really told anyone how I feel truly because I don't want anyone to feel bad for me or worry about me. But for the longest time, ive been plagued with negative thoughts...
    cbeez25tree cbeez25tree 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    No friends and now no bf and even that people say that I'm pretty, I never feel that way. I always think that I'm not good enough because of my failed relationships. And I can't...
    drja20 drja20 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I absorb the positive feelings that people feel towards(specifically if I think they like me) so I feel someone likes me I would like them back. The problem is I am shy as **** so...
    Overdrive18 Overdrive18 18-21, M Mar 29

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    I mean I only get told by my "friends" how ugly and repulsive I am to boys all of the time
    clamsbeestrees clamsbeestrees 16-17, F 9 Responses Apr 2

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    There are just so many things that I want to change about myself. From little things to really big things.
    gamerdog210 gamerdog210 22-25, M Apr 2

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    I am supposed to go on a date soon in the next couple days and we met online. I only posted 2 photos of my face and one picture of my body because I'm very insecure about it. I'm a...
    mzgirl mzgirl 22-25, F 10 Responses Apr 4

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    is it any wonder I have trust Issues? You close yourself off from people because you've been betrayed enough times that you throw up walls to protect yourself. Then somebody...
    RestlessWarrior1 RestlessWarrior1 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    Trying to feel special after abuse for 3 years.
    Shyvon5 Shyvon5 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    "I'm ugly and I'm proud " - Spongebob
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    my body isn't one I'm proud of. I've tried starving myself but it didn't work, whenever I go outside my heart feels like it's not there anymore and I always think people are...
    awayfromlife awayfromlife 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I hate my body and I can't seem to gain any confidence over it.
    oirishi oirishi 26-30, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I finally got my braces off but I know that wont change my chances of having a girlfriend
    pilot2022 pilot2022 13-15, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    The same ex that got me into trading pics and roleplaying was the same girl that cheated on me a month after I nearly died
    pilot2022 pilot2022 13-15, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I can't help it. I've always been the tallest/biggest girl in my class and all my friends took dance and or been in some sport while I just focused on my studies more and my...
    awayfromlife awayfromlife 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    ever wake up and just hate yourself?? there is no reason to....it's amazing how to day to day life just picks you apart
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    this morning i decided to snap pictures of myself and when I look at them i just felt and overwhelming desire to cry. Out of two hundred pictures, all of them look bad. All i want...
    xboo15 xboo15 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    my Mother always discourage me . When ever i started talking with my younges she always try to keep me silent why????what she want why i cant speak my words why she do this????~~
    123reshu90 123reshu90 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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