My sisters would always say things about how jealous they were of my body and that I should learn how to 'flaunt' it, which would only make me more self-conscious and feel more guilty and ashamed of not being able to like my appearance, as well as just further distrusting them and any of their opinions.
Next time someone looks downtrodden or left out, take throwmeaway4352 's words to heart and be kind. I guess all I can do is empathise with you and encourage you to keep on keeping on.
I have good and bad days. In high school this is exactly how I felt. Try and find things to occupy your time and find hobbies. Would love to hear any other tips on how to stop focusing so much on my looks!
Like, genuine happy encouragement. Thanks for the responses. Hi there Maddo hope you're still going from strength to strength. I could tell they were sincere and it made me feel so good, like for once I wasn't just masquerading as an attractive girl with fancy makeup and clothes, but that I WAS the attractive girl.
It's a pretty core feeling right now. Click here to search help topics. He was trying to get a frame without ME.
I actually look... I think too from depression we can gain strength. If I started to feel less self-conscious about my body, then it would move to my personality, or the way I spoke in presentations, way I dressed etc.
That's one of the things I'm slowly getting back to. We had been told that tonight there was no cover charge for girls, and so none of us had brought much cash on our person. Hey, I know this forum has been long inactive, but the other day I googled something along these lines and my post came up as the first suggestion.
Please select 'ok' to extend your session and prevent losing any content you are working on from being lost. You will eventually be able to make decisions and act in an a way based on what YOU want, not based on minimizing the anxiety.
I am blessed to be friends with some amazing and strikingly beautiful women. I guess i do feel a bit worried about how people might perceive that but then i think 'screw them'. Saying these insecurities out loud to a psychologist will give you some relief, and hopefully start the work on accepting yourself. Join the online community Login to post.
It'd keep us in a negative mindset If you'd be interested in a search here for DR KIM if I remember it was pg 16, there's a good self esteem video. Because it does bother me, all the time. I know what you mean about being empathetic too btw. The notion that you are wasting it if you dont flaunt it and such..