I Want to Be Happy and Be Comfortable In My Own Skin

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    As I get to know myself better.

    I have to let some of my dark side through. I have to learn to trust myself and know that no matter how dark the deepest depths of me are. I am in control.
    TheEdgeOfEarth TheEdgeOfEarth
    22-25, F
    Oct 22, 2014

    My life at school sucks.

    Everyday guys will come up to me and make jokes people will say things behind my back. I can't take it it makes me feel insecure about my self. It makes me confused I'm on and of with girls and guys and it makes things worse. I just need to know what other people have done to...
    lost12unit lost12unit
    16-17, M
    3 Responses Dec 4, 2014

    Tears have always trickled down my face

    as I stood in front of the mirror wondering why I have always been the ugly duckling. I always wondered why my crushes always made fun of me. Why was it that I was not beautiful. I remembered praying to God to make me beautiful. As I began to develop nothing changed in middle...
    Morenita79 Morenita79
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 23, 2014

    I generally do a good job of it - I'm

    self-confident, I try to be funny and I like to get along with people. I have things I don't like about myself, sure, everybody does. It's about focusing on what you love about yourself.
    JackMann JackMann
    22-25, M
    Dec 3, 2014

    You know that moment

    that they show in movies were the bride sees herself in the mirror and starts to cry because she actually sees her own beauty. Not because she is told, and not because she just has to tell herself, but when it's raw, and she sees herself for the first time. She sees what others...
    deleted deleted
    Apr 27, 2015

    I am not really comfortable in my own skin

    anymore. I will be very honest. I am a light skinned woman. I am high yellow and I think my complexion is beautiful, but I don't really feel comfortable at times. When I got into middle school, I thought I was the ****. That's when it dawned on me that I had an advantage over...
    msjamison msjamison
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 26, 2015
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