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I Think I Am Ugly

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    I'm turning 16 soon and I haven't had a

    boyfriend. At my age, boys only notice beautiful girls, the ones who are skinny, have a lot (maybe too much) confidence... I'm not that girl. I am overweight and guys only notice that. There are no boys who will think "oh look at that girl, she might be very nice person", they...
    sara722 sara722 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 9

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    I used to have the lowest self esteem around two years ago. I hated myself so much, I thought I was hideous and too fat to function. I don't know what changed, but I am now willing to say that I am pretty. It's a wonderful feeling. :)
    TalarSkye TalarSkye 18-21, F 9 Responses Oct 21, 2013

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    I Hate Myself.

    I've known I was ugly all my life. I've tried to kill myself only 4 times in my life, the first time was in the 5th grade. The only reason I'm still alive is because I'm afraid I won't do it right and end up a vegetable and I'm terrified of not knowing what comes after death. I...
    ShyChocolate12 ShyChocolate12 18-21, F 10 Responses Nov 9, 2012

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    *wakes up an looks in the mirror* .

    .....*grabs the paper bag an puts it over my FACE*
    irreelevance irreelevance 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 24

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    I want a bf but everybody thinks I'm ugly I

    can't find a bf or gf. 😒😫😫😔😔😔
    jaquirew jaquirew 13-15, M Mar 12

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    To Ugly To Fall In Love.

    I am really, really ugly. My mother was a beauty queen, but unfortunately I happened to get my father's appearance, and that's one of the reasons why I'm ugly. My older sister looks like my mother so she is beautiful, and sometimes I'm jealous. How could she be so beautiful...
    Jumla Jumla 18-21, F 126 Responses Mar 22, 2010

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    Vile.

    I am disgusting. Why can't I be one of those beautiful girls who have the perfect figure and are attractive with no effort. No matter what I do I'm the opposite of that. I'm ugly and fat. I'm now avoiding mirrors.
    alanajane alanajane 18-21, F 18 Responses Nov 17, 2013

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    Hey You.

    yes, you. stop being unhappy with yourself. you are perfect. stop wishing you looked like someone else or wishing people liked you as much as they like someone else. stop trying to get attention from those that hurt you. stop hating your body, your face, your personality, your...
    EbonyAndIvoryy EbonyAndIvoryy 18-21, F 18 Responses Nov 23, 2011

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    It's not even think..

    ...no.....I KNOW i'm ugly. I wish that people would accept me for who I am on the inside, I'm spent so much time and effort cultivating intelligence, I walk through life with a kind, open, and gentleman like personality. But alas at every instance I am overlooked due to my...
    kevin1138 kevin1138 16-17, M 5 Responses Feb 15

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    i think im ugly because im fat.

    .. and fat equals ugly....im trying to lose weight though. it's very hard
    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 18-21, F 27 Responses Jul 31, 2014

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    I keep changing my profile picture cause I

    don't like any of my pictures today. I hate the way I look
    TeethTheSizeOfPianoKeys TeethTheSizeOfPianoKeys 18-21, M 5 Responses Mar 15

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    I want a bf but everybody thinks I'm ugly I

    can't find a bf or gf. 😒😫😫😔😔😔
    jaquirew jaquirew 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 12

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    I only think I'm ugly

    when I cry. I'm by far not a pretty crier.. All these girls have these soft cries and little tears and mange to just sniffle and look pretty. But me ? xD I look get all blotchy faced and gross and ugly and I sound like a whale mating call #whalecrier
    EssSmith EssSmith 16-17, F 12 Responses 6 days ago

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    Beauty Is Not In Me

    I look at so many people and wonder why are they so thin or so pretty and why am i made like i am. I give so much advice to other people and I can boost anybodies ego but not my own. I don't even know what to do anymore about myself. I am a single parent I have two kids and I...
    lija30 lija30 31-35, F 22 Responses Jan 22, 2011

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    Fat,Ugly,Lonely,Depressed

      The first thoughts I think everymorning. I hate going out. The only way I ever go into the mall or any other place is if it's early when they're first opening. I hate to see boys look at me and jerk their heads off. It's as if i'm going to approach them and they don't...
    lostprophet lostprophet 22-25, F 209 Responses Dec 20, 2008

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    v day for me is kind of depressing nobody to

    hang out or kiss. am I that ugly ladies ? what do you think?
    MrCesar MrCesar 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    I really think I am ugly.

    there's people who say that I'm pretty but that just annoys me so much cause when they say that it always seem fake. I hate taking selfies and I try to avoid mirrors. I know I can't let something as short as external beauty affect me so much and I really don't bother when...
    YINYANGINSANE YINYANGINSANE 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Here's my picture. Don't lie.

    I'm okay with someone being mean, all I want is the truth though.
    olivias78 olivias78 18-21, F 15 Responses Feb 14

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    I honestly feel I'll never look the way I'm

    supposed to, in this society... I've never been pretty, or skinny. Living in this society is rough, especially as a girl. You have to look a certain way or you're shunned and in my school it's awful. If you're ugly then you are left with no friends. I look at tv stars and models...
    makailafish makailafish 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 1

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    Reason I think I'm ugly is

    because I mean every guy I've ever liked around me has also run away or thought I was just 'one of the guys' because I hang out with mainly guys and like three or four girls. And if it's not that it's they end up liking another person or something like that so. I believe I'm...
    PandaBarry PandaBarry 18-21, F 15 Responses Dec 19, 2013

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    Ok so I'm ugly .. Big deal .

    . But I'm happy to be the reference point for a good looking person . If everyone looked nice , how would you know what "nice" is ? ;) think about it ;) Besides I prefer people who are beautiful from inside :) Thanks for reading :) Have a nice day :)
    ddanny80 ddanny80 31-35, M Mar 11

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    I've had insecurity issues

    since I was in elementary school... Rarely I'll feel good about how I look. I don't complain that much to others about it.. I don't like talking about it too much unless im close to you
    dashuria dashuria 16-17, F Mar 15

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    I didn't always see myself this way.

    I used to aggressively pursue the opposite sex. But over time, when no one takes an interest in you ... when you're rejected time and time again ... when you're told that "you look older than your age" (this was mentioned in response to my dating profile - I appreciate the...
    forestlaw77 forestlaw77 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 11

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    Today I was out with my friend,

    we met a guy and we started talking. Actually it was just me who talked to him because my friend was texting with her boyfriend. I really liked the guy's humour and stuff, I barely know someone like that. Then my friend added him on Facebook and I told him I'll add him later...
    sara722 sara722 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 26

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    I hate the way I look.

    In fact, I actually typed that I wanted to he in the group "I am ugly," but the site changed it. I'm too short and too fat and my nose is too big, not to mention the fact that being a terrible person already makes me terribly ugly. Every time someone looks at me, I feel like...
    eacon eacon 16-17, F 17 Responses May 7, 2014

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    Why do people lie to me

    and tell me I'm not attractive when in reality it's just worse knowing it but everyone else hiding the truth from you
    MrWesthower MrWesthower 18-21, T Feb 15

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    Ugly people just don't have much of a chance in

    life do we? Everywhere we go there are so many beautiful people and so how do we have even the slightest of chances to fit in or be appreciated. Television, films, books; everywhere we go there are the people to whom we can't relate to, the people who find it easy to make...
    WeAreButDustAndShadows WeAreButDustAndShadows 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 16

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    mielleee mielleee 18-21, F 10 Responses Feb 10, 2014

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    Ugly Duckling to Duck

    Beauty is personified from the inside. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. We hear quotes like that all the time to make us all feel a little better. But the camera doesn't lie. If we don't look good, we just don't look good. Tests have been done, and even babies have a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 16 Responses Mar 21, 2009

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    I think I'm very ugly.

    No girl will ever want me.
    jonbz17 jonbz17 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 6

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    I think everyone is very self-critical of their

    looks, regardless of what other people may think. But I think the negativity affects some people more than others. Some people just accept it and have the self-esteem to not care. Others, like myself, sadly can't come to terms with their appearances that well. I have some "good...
    ChaoticAdvection ChaoticAdvection 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 5

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    I'm always that one friend

    who looks bad no matter what happens
    givemeahickey givemeahickey 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 28

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    I've been called ugly by

    so many people, I've been called ugly more times then I've been called beautiful, now I believe I'm not pretty at all. Nothing about me is.
    Mimi3430 Mimi3430 16-17, F 57 Responses Dec 4, 2013

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    Today I took a good look at my self

    and decided the reason no one wants me is because I am physically ugly and fat. I smile and have a kind personality but the physical unattractiveness of my body and face are what keep me single. I don't think I'm worthless and I won't be in a toxic or unfitting relationship. I...
    thedeadprincess thedeadprincess 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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    I Am My Own Ugliness.

    Have you ever looked into the mirror and seen a reasonable normal face?I see that everyday and yet after years of being told by high school bullies that I am a 'Fugly b****' that reasonable face in the mirror starts to resemble those vile words.People can sit and tell me that it...
    StaceyNight StaceyNight 18-21, F 15 Responses Mar 3, 2012

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    I changed my profile picture,

    i feel really awkard cuz im ugly so idk if guys would ever like me..
    EmilySwitzerland EmilySwitzerland 13-15, F 52 Responses Apr 17, 2014

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    to anyone who thinks their ugly.

    Look again. Your beautiful. Yes everyone has flaws. But flaws are pretty. Flaws make you, you. Everyone is beautiful just in their own way. Never feel like your any less of your self. Everyone's beautiful
    arzenkel arzenkel 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 20, 2014

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    Well I used to. I am telling my story

    because I feel like kids should hear it. I felt like no one could love me, and no one would notice me. And those who did they were just after something else. I was that girl in school waiting for a cute boy to ask her to dance... and didn't get asked. I was the girl who boys...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 10, 2014

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    I feel like the ugliest person EVER.

    No matter how much I STARVE I'm NEVER THIN ENOUGH! I have NO BOOBS, My eyes look Asian, my lips are too big, my eye brows are stupid, my hair is never the way I want it to look and I just feel gross! I mean even my picture is so friggen gross! I just hate how I look so much...
    ChildOfHarmony ChildOfHarmony 16-17, F 12 Responses Feb 3

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    JessaRayLynn JessaRayLynn 18-21, F 51 Responses Jul 24, 2014

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    I'm constantly told by people at school

    and people In like that in an ugly cow... And I don't know what to believe anymore.. Am I really that ugly?
    Ridingtonewyork Ridingtonewyork 13-15, F 73 Responses Jan 5

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    Bad Genes

    In a society that revolves around sex its hard being un-attractive. Ive come to accept my looks but its hard to get enjoyment out of life. Im not religious so I know I was just unlucky in the gene department. Its hard not to be resentfull towards these good-looking people with...
    MrRager22 MrRager22 22-25, M 10 Responses Oct 26, 2012

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    Pictures Not Included

    I appreciate your interest and I respect your healthy curiosity. It's important to act on one's regard for the unknown and for this I empathize (I'm an engineer... being inquisitive is an occupational hazard lol.) I mean no disrespect and I promise I am not hiding anything. If...
    tenente tenente 31-35, M 30 Responses Jun 11, 2012

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    Yes, I Must Be Ugly

    When i was in junior high school ,many kids in my class used to sneer at me, scowl, give me loads of dirty looks ,and tell me how ugly i was.At first, i didn't think i was too ugly but when a bunch of the meaner and tougher kids at school began shoving me around and insulting me...
    dragonfang dragonfang 51-55, M 3 Responses Aug 27, 2013

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    You know what sucks?

    when people think they have to remind you about the way you look. Like they are compelled to remind you, ya' know...just in case you forget. Because looking into the mirror everyday and having to see your butt ugly face isn't enough. Not to mention people's rude comments.
    EmotionalRollercoaster EmotionalRollercoaster 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 8

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    Today, in school, a boy

    that plays around with me told me that I was ugly. I got really hot in the face because I ha never been able to handle someone telling me that I wasn't good looking. I thought to myself that I didn't choose to look this way and if I had the choice of looking a certain way, I...
    nawalk12345 nawalk12345 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Im Still Struggling On How I Look

    i feel ugly still, not as bad now, but it still torments me a little....i try not to think about it
    milksnatcher milksnatcher 22-25, M 18 Responses May 21, 2013