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I Want to Feel Attractive

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    Always Ugly - I have never been one of the beautiful girls growing up. I used to be anorexic because I thought that would make me pretty. Until this year I never wanted to eat...
    Thingaininggirl Thingaininggirl 22-25, F 8 Responses Mar 27, 2013

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    I Want A Be That Chick! - I want to feel attractive so I give myself a clay mask and a honey mask twice a week along with exfoliation. I wash, tone, moisturize and treat my skin...
    Ksjourney Ksjourney 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 4, 2010

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    I go back and fourth on this. Some days I am duly happy with how I look, but most of the time I can only pick out every imperfection real or imagined. I tend to think poorly of...
    Addison87 Addison87 26-30, M Jan 21

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    Somedays Are Better Than Others - Sometimes I feel like while I'm not crazy beautiful, I am "okay-looking". Being "okay-looking" is a good day. Then sometimes I really am disgusted...
    9315w 9315w 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 20, 2013

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    Why Are You Complaining? - There are people that are part of this group who I want to provide with support, but sometimes that's hard. They say and feel exactly what I feel, "my...
    RushinCoffee RushinCoffee 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 5, 2011

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    I know I'm not the prettiest girl in the world, but I do have days like why do I look like this or I get days where I feel beautiful. I have no idea what today will be like.
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Sometimes I have these moments where I look in the mirror and say, "hey cutie are you single? Oh wait. You're me" but most of the time I feel really gross. My hair doesn't want to...
    karlyfornia karlyfornia 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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    I've never felt like the kind of man that women are attracted to or want.
    mintjulep74 mintjulep74 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 4

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    Just Part Of The Background - I have never been attractive. In junior high, girls called me gross. In high school, they looked at me with disgust. In college, they didn't even...
    Transluminal2010 Transluminal2010 41-45, M 9 Responses Sep 2, 2012

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    It's been years since anyone was attracted to me. I keep myself healthy and dress well. I treat others as I wish to be treated. But I'm always overlooked as a companion or partner...
    DartfordMan DartfordMan 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    What A Nice Thought - i wish i felt more attractive but i really don't. my personality is fine i think, but i dont't know about the way i look. i always seem to have a bad hair day...
    enemyinthemirror enemyinthemirror 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 11, 2011

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    I feel like I'm never good enough:(
    sabrinamcquarrie sabrinamcquarrie 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    People says I'm beautiful, but my anorexic side is saying I'm fat and ugly. Can I just hide and not eat today.
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 23

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    I just want him to put his arms around me again. 🌺
    dammitjanit dammitjanit 26-30, F 7 Responses Mar 19

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    I'm Working - A great deal on my self-image. I try to see myself as attractive. It's a long, difficult road I hope to get to. Maybe if I see myself that way, someone special might...
    drcynic drcynic 22-25, M 4 Responses Dec 3, 2007

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    Oh Why God? - I always wondered why God made me a woman and made me look this awful . I feel like a girl, I guess I look like a girl. I never been mistaken for a man What gets me...
    boo864 boo864 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 19, 2013

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    Scars - i was only four when i was involved in a car accident . i was in the hospital for two weeks . once i got home i saw they took down all the mirrors in the house. they...
    rockerlover rockerlover 18-21, F Dec 6, 2010

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    It Would Be Nice... - People always tell you you're fine the way you are but everyone says that. My opinion is that if people actually thought that about eachother, then why do...
    ElliePhantomhive ElliePhantomhive 13-15, F 1 Response May 19, 2013

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    Love and feeling beautiful - I feel most attractive when I'm loved by someone I love and I know it. It's not just about being loved that makes me feel attractive...part of it is...
    SilverLinedShadows SilverLinedShadows 22-25 4 Responses Aug 28, 2009

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    Getting Old Is Hard - I've never considered myself an overall beauty but I had a nice face.  There are remnants of it, yes but it's definitely fading fast. And, life has a way of...
    LOOKINGINSPACE LOOKINGINSPACE 41-45, F 6 Responses May 28, 2011

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    For Once - I would like to wake up and feel pretty just once in my life. It would be such a wonderful feeling I bet.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 6 Responses Nov 3, 2010

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    Don't we all..................?? :/
    Justlookinok Justlookinok 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    This Or That - I weight about 110 pounds, I feel like that's a good weight but I never liked how I looked. Either I'm skinny or I'm thick. I really rather be thick. Sometimes I...
    AnvCvmpos AnvCvmpos 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 6, 2013

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    I Do, Do You? - I want to feel attractive. I don't know many people who don't care how they look. We don't say it out loud much but we sure do feel that we want to be attractive...
    Adam59 Adam59 56-60, M Mar 13, 2013

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    I know it's a stupid thing to say I feel unattractive all the time. I do have my moments of feeling beautiful. I was never a girl for wearing lots of makeup. It's just doesn't feel...
    Stocking55 Stocking55 16-17, F 10 Responses Dec 23, 2013

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    Never feel pretty enough for anyone! /:
    miracle98 miracle98 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    When Is It Going to Be My Turn?? - My whole life I was painfully shy, chubby, and didn't have any friends. In 2000, I met who is now my husband, online. It's quite obvious that the...
    OregonsMisfit OregonsMisfit 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 16, 2008

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    There Is Only One Person - who has made me feel attractive in a long long time. i hope she knows who she is LOL generally i feel like a second class citizen when it comes to my...
    ihaveanameitsrick ihaveanameitsrick 46-50, M 15 Responses Aug 22, 2008

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    I Wish I Could See Myself Like He Does.. - My husband thinks I'm beautiful, and tells me all the time, and can honestly say I never doubt how my husband feels about me. ...
    Jennaflower Jennaflower 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 22, 2008

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    Maybe One Day - I want to be able to look in the mirror in the morning and tell myself "damn i look hot". I want to be able to walk in a classroom and have people turn heads...
    oscar7 oscar7 16-17, F Nov 29, 2012

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    Wish I Was Gorgeous.... - I have always hated the way I look. I am 28 but look years younger and used to be a gymnast so have a boyish figure. I feel that this contributes to me...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 12 Responses Oct 19, 2013

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    You know, I used to love myself!!, i didn't care what people thought, I thought I was beautiful!, but when i became a teenager, I started to listen to what people said, I noticed...
    ShatteredWingz ShatteredWingz 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    Feeling Ugly... :((( - I was surrounded by beautiful and popular people. my friends were so popular that their names reaches the other schools. and i was the only one who's not...
    mhel0w8 mhel0w8 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 29, 2008

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    Obesity Vs. Feeling Attractive - Finding it sooooo hard to become attractive and feel sexy being obese...I know in very pretty and my personality is gorgeous, I have excellent...
    queenelizabeth116 queenelizabeth116 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 3, 2013

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    The Lady In Red If Only For One Night - This is kind of silly, but I want to be that lady who gets a red dress, has her hair and make up done just right and dance with a man that...
    boo864 boo864 26-30, F Jun 26, 2013

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    Hello - 33 years ....now divorcing
    MHurt MHurt 46-50 2 Responses Sep 21, 2012

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    Sometimes you just need to hear your pretty ya know? I think everyone needs that every now and then. :)
    Alexicutie Alexicutie 22-25, F 9 Responses Mar 31

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    I do. But I can't. There isn't. Enough surgeries to make me look pretty. And even if there was, I would. End up looking like Michael Jackson before he passed away. They...
    socalsissi socalsissi 36-40, T Apr 4

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    Beauty Versus the Beholder -   I read CrippleCrow's story "Again" and I wanted to comment on both his post and one of Sunstone08's responses, but there were well...
    Veevie Veevie 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 28, 2008

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    I Am a Fake -  when i look in the mirror i dont see what others see and i wish i did. when i look in the mirror i see everything that is wrong nothing that is right. but if u...
    loveme92307 loveme92307 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14, 2009

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    I'M Addicted... - i have no self-worth and i'm addicted to hearing people tell me i'm attractive...what's wrong with me?
    Arcentine Arcentine 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 16, 2013

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    All I Reallt Want.... - My self esteem depends heavily on how attractive I am to boys. When a lot of them hit on me I feel pretty good, for about a nanosecond until it fades back...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 3, 2011

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    Just Once - I have never felt attractive. Even when I had the "ideal" body for that gender I felt ugly and deformed. Now that I am becoming who I really am I still don't feel...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40 Nov 25, 2012

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    I Want - Lately i have tried not to care, pretend that looks don't matter, that if i have a good personalty that i am good. But i don't feel like that's good either (boring). So...
    eyeslikestars eyeslikestars 26-30, F 2 Responses May 3, 2010

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    Not necessarily attractive, but proud of my body and healthy! I don't want to be skin and bones, but I would love to look in the mirror and see hard work staring back at me!
    ArtPaige ArtPaige 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 20

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    Been There, Wore the T-shirt and Still There -  Hi Everybody, I know exactly how you feel and as I am getting older, I'm 57 right now, I feel that no one is going to be...
    starwoman56 starwoman56 56-60 2 Responses Aug 20, 2008

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    Just A Glance To You. - I've always been the kind of girl who hung out with guys and was a tom-boy. Middle school came and went and I became more girlish, I guess. I did my hair...
    LovelyScars LovelyScars 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 13, 2013

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    Seems Impossible Compared To My Sisters - There was a time when my self-esteem was low enough that I posted my picture online to show people why I only meet people online how ugly...
    ForgottenMale ForgottenMale 26-30, M 2 Responses May 20, 2011

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    Self Esteem At All Time Low - i would give anything for someone to be attracted to me and would openly flirt with me. guess those days are gone. my wife doesn't seem too interested...
    loserdude07 loserdude07 36-40, M 2 Responses May 8, 2007

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    Im tired of being ugly. Boys think I'm ugly... EVERYONE thinks im ugly. I look at myself in the mirror and I dont even think im attrative. Im fat too. I need to loose like 25...
    bubblegumbetch bubblegumbetch 13-15, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Could I Ever Be? - I feel like everybody around me would never whant to be with me cause the way i look. Im never really good enouph for people. the people i like wouldnt dare look...
    tomtombear tomtombear 18-21, M 16 Responses Sep 9, 2008

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