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Old 01-31-2020, 01:58 PM   #1
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Default Feeling ugly root cause to all of my problems

Ever since I was a kid I've been very insecure about the way I look. My nose bothers me the most. It looks something like Gerard Depardieu's nose. It has prevented me from going out and I was a shut-in for a while. During that time I've missed on a lot of things. I have no social skills. I was considering rhinoplasty but i have a feeling that even with a nose job I would still be ugly so why even bother. I don't want to look pretty I just don't want to look deformed. Still even though I hate it myself I would feel like I was confirming and changing myself because of other people.
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Thanks for sharing your concern. Here are links to 5 articles, from Psych Central's archives, on the subject of BDD:

Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Q&A with Expert Sari Shepphird

More on Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Sari Shepphird, Part 2

Struggling with Body Dysmorphic Disorder: One Woman's Story

Recovering from Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Part 2

Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Maggie on Myths, Hope & More, Part 3
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