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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Is anyone else struggling with the summer months and hot weather as a girl who won't wear dresses, skirts, shorts or anything revealing because of self-confidence issues?
    CocoaCheese CocoaCheese 22-25, F 4 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I am in a long term relationship. Most days it's healthy but sometimes he makes me feel like I will never be enough for him. It's both depressing and irritating. I feel like if I...
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    I've been trying to write a post that I was going to call a History Of Violence but I've been finding it very difficult to get right. I've been seeing a couple of therapists...
    ReubyOneKenobi ReubyOneKenobi 36-40, M 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I want to start off by saying my lack of self-confidence is not looks based. I like the way I look. I say that because a lot of people associate low self-esteem only with...
    Justventingg Justventingg 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Sometimes I have to realize that my idea of what I want to be or look like will never be achievable, those past demons of being called names and comments about my body is what I'm...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    My legs are too fat My skin is too pale My stomach is too round My arms are too big My face is too ugly My hair is too straight My hands are too long My toes are too short My scars...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am struggling big time with Self-injury. I have been dealing with Self-injury since I was about 9 or 10, I can't remember exactly when it started, but I remember why, I have been...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    lusomk lusomk 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    This is a piece of writing that I found years ago and have changed and enhanced to fit my own situation. It is very descriptive and if you are someone who self harms, it may...
    GreenEyedFox GreenEyedFox 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    i dont know what is wrong with me.. i just hate my self no matter how hard i try i just cant help. i cant sleep at night because i keep thinking that i am not good enough. i...
    shbamo shbamo 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I use to self-inflict pain upon myself physically but at some point I found emotional pain more painful. Emotional self-infliction is something more controllable than physical; no...
    BriarRose96 BriarRose96 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    "Everything is Awful and I'm not okay: Questions to Ask Before Giving Up" https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6A2F5ky9SELU0Zfd05YMEpyNUk/view?pli=1
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    I now love my girlfriend Sam wearing low cut tops please see comment below
    naughtysamkevin naughtysamkevin 41-45, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hi, i'm gavin, and like to help people, if you want message me and we can talk
    GavinP GavinP 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    I had a lot of problems growing up and i was bullied really bad through high school. Oddly enough i am on the opposite side now and everyone likes me which is nice but sometimes i...
    chrisscott515 chrisscott515 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm going into my 4th month of self injuring . It helps me a lot. My mom knows that I self injure but she didn't ask why or anything. She just threatened to take my door off to my...
    Timelord1702 Timelord1702 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I know no one can instill self confidence in you and that it must come from within, but really how do you get what you never had? I have just about zero self confidence. Anything...
    SomeoneOutThere SomeoneOutThere 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    Even if I do 'recover' from self-harm, even if I never did it again - not that that would happen - I'm never going to undo it. The scars on my skin will fade, but I'll never be...
    kaleidoscopic21 kaleidoscopic21 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Natural oversize heavy and hanging....All these combined make for an absolute beautiful set of female breasts...I'm am so very enticed by the sight of breasts that are extra large...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    im trying to get it fixed with testserone replacement therapy but most doctors dont know about it, and the ones that do cost money. I dont have money. I went to a nurse, she gave...
    awesomeguy3125 awesomeguy3125 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    did you know this trend started in prisons? its a sign indicating ur ready for ur inmate to have *fun* with you. so all u people who think ur swagtastic wearing ur pants low just...
    BabyAngel9618 BabyAngel9618 18-21, F a week ago

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    A couple of months ago I shared my experience about how one day when I was 12 years old I wore a t shirt, shorts, and white pantyhose and I was wrestling around on the floor in my...
    ashlynparker2001 ashlynparker2001 13-15, F Jun 25

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    You Have Low Self Esteem 60% of the Time.
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    my energy is soo low i have no energy ehat so ever anyone knoe how they could help me out or is in impossible
    lashaycollins1 lashaycollins1 13-15, F Jun 23

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    I would like to be at a woman's calling.
    essybag essybag 41-45 Jun 22

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    I hate me. thinking of going back to ana Mia. A bit of self harm goes a long way.
    essybag essybag 41-45 Jun 22

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    I feel like I have to address first my self esteem issues/depression before going to law school again. :( Wrong move! I am so pressured to do good because Of my dad and grandpa. I...
    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F Jun 22

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    I get intimidated easily. :( I hate myself. :(
    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F Jun 22

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    It sure as hell is not a choice. I just read a lot of judgemental a$$hole comments from people who lack factual knowledge on mood disorders. There is a reason they do cognitive...
    krazeekatie krazeekatie 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 22