Do you think you are beautiful? Be honest.

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  1. Rosie2010 profile image69
    Rosie2010posted 12 years ago

    Do you think you are beautiful?  Be honest.

    I just a question about a relationship between beautiful and not-so-beautiful.  What is beauty anyway.. as Miss Piggy says:
    "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye."

  2. SubRon7 profile image60
    SubRon7posted 12 years ago

    Physically? No, but sometimes I think, maybe, at least some of the inside of me, is. And I really like Miss Piggy's rendition of beauty. Would also imagine that she has given some black eyes.... Are "you" beautiful? I don't know. But in your profile pic I think you have a beautiful smile. Good question, Rosie2010.

  3. breathe2travel profile image74
    breathe2travelposted 12 years ago

    On the inside -- definitely.
    on the outside -- not so much!
    Good question! smile

  4. wychic profile image81
    wychicposted 12 years ago

    Got to love Miss Piggy's take on things, and were I a little more confident about it then I'd wholeheartedly agree wink. I personally think no, physically, though I love that my husband so adamantly disagrees. Internally, I sure try to be, and I think I succeed most of the time smile.

  5. duffsmom profile image60
    duffsmomposted 12 years ago

    No, I am not physically beautiful but I am okay with that.  I try to be a kind and nice person and my family loves me--and thinks I am beautiful. That is all I need.

  6. dashingscorpio profile image84
    dashingscorpioposted 12 years ago

    I believe people who are "physically beautiful/handsome" know they are.They get verification from "strangers" everyday.
    I think it would be nearly impossible to be "eye candy" and not know it.

    I stress the word "strangers" because one's parents can tell them they're beautiful all day everyday but if the outside world doesn't reflect it you won't believe it's true. One example is a girl who never gets asked out on a date.
    she is not likely to "believe" she is beautiful no matter how many times her daddy says so!!!
    We tend to value the opinions of strangers over family and friends who love us because they're biased.

    Today we live in a world where it's not politically correct to say someone is unattractive, plain, or ugly.
    You are considered shallow for uttering such words.
    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
    However truth be told a large percentage of the masses are usually in agreement with who is "beautiful" in general terms.

    Inner beauty which is the best kind of beauty can only be seen after spending time with someone.
    Back to your question: Yes, I believe I am handsome.
    In fact the more you drink the better I look! lol

    Seriously though I believe if a person feels good about themself they will emit beauty, sex appeal, and charm through their pores! It's not unheard of hearing someone say the following about someone who is not a "traditional beauty", "He/she has (something) or (it) that makes them hot!" Confidence is a beautiful thing!

    1. gmwilliams profile image85
      gmwilliamsposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Again, couldn't agree with this statement more.

  7. pearlmacb profile image72
    pearlmacbposted 12 years ago

    I am SSSS which makes me beautiful I think lol


    On a serious note: I grew up with two natural-PRETTY sisters, so I naturally felt like the ugly one.

  8. stephanieculkins profile image41
    stephanieculkinsposted 12 years ago

    Well in my own and humble opinion LOL!! I think I am beautiful in my own little way, besides you can't please everyone but having a strong confidence about yourself might help a lot.

  9. ave212 profile image61
    ave212posted 12 years ago

    My honest answer? No... But then we are all trained these days into what we perceive to be beauty by the media. My little boy thinks I'm beautiful so that's good enough for me!

  10. livingsimply profile image60
    livingsimplyposted 12 years ago

    I have moments when I am beautiful.  They catch me unaware and light shines from me.  The light bathes all around me and we all feel beautiful.  But these moments are very rare.  Mostly I am interesting - that is what people tell me and what they say about me to others.  I am happy with interesting but always love those beautiful moments.

  11. kkemper1 profile image60
    kkemper1posted 12 years ago

    my mind is; ask my ex-wives about the face and body part

  12. workingmomwm profile image79
    workingmomwmposted 12 years ago

    Ha! No! But I do have two very beautiful little girls, and everybody says they look like me, so that makes me wonder ...

    Dashingscorpio is so right! My husband says I'm beautiful all the time, but I don't really believe him (and he doesn't like that!). I only start believing it when other guys hit on me (also something my husband doesn't like).

  13. SaraMarieJames profile image60
    SaraMarieJamesposted 12 years ago

    I think you can be as beautiful as you let yourself be. If you ignore popular culture which is ripe with images of models who spend 8 hours a day in the gym and focus on what really matters in life, you can find what makes you truly beautiful and unique.

  14. Niki Hampton profile image61
    Niki Hamptonposted 12 years ago

    I have my moments. I have come a long way, that's for sure! I am still working on the body- but I have come a long way in knowing I am beautiful in all my talents, mommy hood and through my husbands eyes. So, YES! I think so smile

  15. Pixienot profile image63
    Pixienotposted 12 years ago

    Do I think I am beautiful? That would depend on how you mean the question. 

    Physically, there is no doubt, I am anything but beautiful.

    On the other hand, I do recall that beauty is more often from the inside out, instead of from the outside.

    Well, Rosie, I'd just have to say "no" I am not beautiful, only that I try to treat everyone kindly. That would make me "nice" not "beautiful," I think.

    What an interesting question. Quite thought provoking.

  16. Fez360 profile image57
    Fez360posted 12 years ago

    Whats this beauty? Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder-Shakespear version. It is how you treat a person. It is how youre disciplined and well mannered. It is the kindness of your heart. Beauty can also be known as looks. But seriously would you just date someone for their looks? Most men just go for looks because they want US women PIE! You ladies know what im talking about. Its also the kindheartedness of ones heart. wink

  17. zduckman profile image61
    zduckmanposted 12 years ago

    Yes i do ...inside and out. I am not conceited, but I am confident. However that said is truly in the eye of the beholder. Thank god we all find different things attractive.

  18. The Frog Prince profile image71
    The Frog Princeposted 12 years ago

    I'm as fine as frog hairs!  Pleasing to the eyes and a bit on the hunkish side too boot.  Good question so I give you can honest answer.

    The Frog

  19. flying_fish profile image59
    flying_fishposted 12 years ago

    Sure! I don't know if I THINK so, but I've known a lot of really ugly people that other ugly people THOUGHT were beautiful, and a lot of really beautiful people who *thought* they weren't... Sincerity in the eyes and a natural smile does beautifully, whatever you look like. At least, for a properly intelligent beholder... … aked-Smile

  20. ravenlt04 profile image61
    ravenlt04posted 12 years ago

    I am absolutely gorgeous!  Dashingscorio said it well, it is "impossible to be 'eye candy' and not know it"!  I am complimented most days.  BUT the true test, the meaningful beauty is inside beauty.  And that is the beauty that is hardest to assess yourself.  I like to believe I am caring and sweet, thoughtful, a great mother, intelligent, inventive, hard-working, and self-motivated.  But spousal arguments make one question those attributes!

  21. lmoynihan082 profile image62
    lmoynihan082posted 12 years ago

    I think no matter how attractive someone is on the outside if they're rotten inside it will eventually show through.The media might like to make us think that beauty is only one way but it means different things to different people. Personally I think I'm OK my husband tells me I'm beautiful so thats good enough for me.

  22. dontmakemeover profile image66
    dontmakemeoverposted 12 years ago

    When I look at myself in the mirror, I see the safeness and comfort of what I am. To me, that is beauty. I often think of my little cousins as the most adorable kids I've ever seen. I think, biologically speaking, I identify with our family resemblance. I enjoy and trust their faces because I can identify our connection through them.

  23. littleshiva profile image61
    littleshivaposted 12 years ago

    Haha! Yeah, and I'm with Miss Piggy on this one.

  24. Sunny Barb profile image59
    Sunny Barbposted 12 years ago

    I think beauty comes from within and makes our shell either attractive or unattractive.  How many of us have seen a bombshell (if you're a guy), and (beefcake), if you're a gal, and had to wipe the drool strings off your chin?  Then, they opened their mouth and ruined the moment.  Next, you come across people that at  first glance weren't extraordinary, but they had a radiance from within that made them beautiful.  Notice how we all, myself at the top of the list, didn't answer with a simple yes or no?  I think even the best looking people find flaw within themselves that no one else sees.  We are our own worse critics.  If we think we are, we squirm at the thought of actually saying it, fearful of how we would be perceived.

  25. Max_Power profile image61
    Max_Powerposted 12 years ago

    No, but I'm not ugly either. Somewhere in between I think - An acquired taste I guess you could say wink
    I have definitely lost a lot of confidence since I got bashed last year, but even before then I didn't consider myself 'beautiful', neither inside nor out. I accept myself totally, but to be honest I am a mixed bag like everybody else. Sometimes great, sometimes not so great.
    I think that the women who's husbands say how beautiful they are should listen to that, because it is so true that when you are with someone they can become the most beautiful person in the world to you (Or just the opposite! Lol:)
    I gotta agree with Miss Piggy here, beauty is in the eye of the beholder wink

  26. Darknlovely3436 profile image72
    Darknlovely3436posted 12 years ago

    Yes I am, I am one fine sexy woman, However my beauty not only speak for itself, it project, it spread out there in the universe,I am branching off , so watch out now here I comes(smile
    I am one of Adam and Eve' Daughter)

    1. zduckman profile image61
      zduckmanposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Well said !!!  It is a shame that society has people so doubting their own beauty. We are each beautiful in our own way ....and one of the sexiest things on earth is CONFIDENCE. You ARE beautiful people ...own it.

    2. gmwilliams profile image85
      gmwilliamsposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      You are, I have seen one of your previous avatars and you are very beautiful, even movie star beautiful.

  27. onegoodwoman profile image68
    onegoodwomanposted 12 years ago

    No, I do not............I see all that the cosmetics downplay.

    If the cameras were at my door at 6am, before the start of my day, or 6pm, at the end of it, I would hide from them.

    No, never, not one single time, have I  looked at myself in the mirror and thought that I was good looking or attractive.

    "hey, not bad" is THE very best that I have ever given myself.

    The photo that you see of me, is of "professional"        quality, it is not how I      appear after a hard day's work.

    Miss Piggie is more glamourous than me!

  28. jessyferari1 profile image61
    jessyferari1posted 12 years ago

    How does one measure beauty>? I can't say i'm beautiful because maybe what i consider beautiful isn't to some... point is. To an extent i like how i look on the outside its well appreciated and on the inside ifeel i still need some work.

  29. profile image0
    Guantaposted 12 years ago

    Ha! Noone ever mistook me for Elizabeth Taylor but one thing I've always done is to look the very best way I can.  Always accentuating the positive and camaflouging the negatives.

  30. windresistant profile image59
    windresistantposted 12 years ago

    I think I am beautiful - I am fit, I feel healthy, and I have been told by the general population of males that I am attractive. However, I'm also young and thankful for my youth - I know that will go away one day, and what will I be left with?

    Moral of the story - health is more important to me than anything else, and especially mental health and stability, not to mention kindness, compassion, etc. Because the beauty on the inside only gets more beautiful with age!

  31. funmontrealgirl profile image64
    funmontrealgirlposted 12 years ago

    Physically i'm not attractive but i would say i'm beautiful.I think god created things beautiful so i should appreciate my self and others also

    1. gmwilliams profile image85
      gmwilliamsposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      You are beautiful by the look of your avatar.

  32. taiciapar01 profile image60
    taiciapar01posted 12 years ago

    YES. i love everything about me... even my flaws smile

    1. zduckman profile image61
      zduckmanposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      AMEN....way to embrace the only you that is uniquely you

  33. misiuloaf5 profile image59
    misiuloaf5posted 12 years ago

    No. I do not think I am beautiful. There are a lot of things that happened in my life that make me believe that I am not beautiful. Words do hurt and they do scar.

  34. satice_j profile image71
    satice_jposted 12 years ago

    I have to disagree with dashingscorpio, a woman or man even can go thru life not knowing they are eye candy. They just aren't the type people who seek approval or compliments and if received don't let it go to their heads.
    Now am I beautiful? I have never thought that and never will. I have always struggled with that word, even with the word pretty. I think of myself as the character Sula from Toni Morrison's novel, Sula. She considered her self plain jane like.

  35. Ehnaira05 profile image60
    Ehnaira05posted 11 years ago

    NO one can question my beauty, I'm beautiful in the way I was and my love ones are happy for that. What counts anyway is the heart.

  36. profile image57
    Brianna Stuartposted 11 years ago

    Hmm.. its always harder when you are your own biggest critic. smile
    I find myself very attractive, but beautiful has so many meanings. I believe inorder to be beautiful, one must have a beautiful personality, graceful, with poise. One must also be attractive on the outside. I don't consider myself beautiful yet, because I need to learn to be more graceful and a little nicer when I approach people.

  37. Clayton Fernandes profile image82
    Clayton Fernandesposted 11 years ago

    I'm Tony stark, what could be more sexier than that!, i also tend to do retarded things, that people find beautiful, but in my own opinion, i wish i could be better!. Strive to do the right thing, even if it means being a little evil for the greater good!.

  38. gmwilliams profile image85
    gmwilliamsposted 9 years ago

    Only a minute percentage of people in this world can be classified as physically beautiful and/or handsome.  Almost every child is told by parents that he/she is beautiful.  However, that counts in the slightest.  No matter how parents tell their children that they are beautiful/handsome, if there is no other outside verification, children will feel quite invalidated. 

    One can tell one's daughter that she is beautiful, stunning, and striking but if boys, later men, are not attracted to her then what is the point.  Beautiful/handsome people KNOW that they are scrumptious.  They receive outside verbal accolades.  People stare at them in admiration.  They are the ones asked if they want to model, be in commercials, or enter beauty pageants.   

    One knows when he/she is not beautiful as outside of the parents, he/she is NEVER noticed for his/her looks.  One knows that if one is not a ten and above in the  LOOKS DEPT., he/she oftentimes develop qualities such as intelligence and a personality.  If a person is known to have a GREAT personality, chances are that he/she is not physically beautiful.  To say that a person has a great personality is a nice way of saying that he/she is well...ugly or not far from it.

    The author Maya Angelou indicated that she knew that she was not beautiful so she'd better be smart if she wanted to succeed.   Barbra Streisand, not known to be a beauty, had a beyond phenomenal signing voice.  Madonna, also a non-beauty, develop her signing talent and also knew how to constantly invent herself in order to be continuously on top of the game. 

    Plainer and less attractive people have to work harder to be noticed, appreciated, and successful in industries in which looks/beauty are highly prized. In essence, a person knows when he/she is not considered or deemed to be beautiful, handsome or attractive.  However, there are ugly people who adamantly state that they are beautiful/handsome regardless of the consensus.  They are IN DENIAL as far as their looks go!

    1. zduckman profile image61
      zduckmanposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      seems maybe a little harsh....If Madonna was not considered beautiful....she would not have had a fraction of the success.

    2. gmwilliams profile image85
      gmwilliamsposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Madonna was NO BEAUTY neither is Barbra Streisand. Madonna knew how to manufacture herself and Ms. Streisand had a PHENOMENALvoice.Vanessa Williams & Charlize Theron ARE  what one would consider BEAUTIFUL! Madonna  ISN'T and WILL NEVER BE!

    3. zduckman profile image61
      zduckmanposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      really ...Madonna was no Beauty ? How many readers agree with this, I wonder? Have you NEVER is in the eye of the beholder ??? YOU YOUR ...not so humble opinion that Charlize, and Vanessa are "beautiful".

    4. gmwilliams profile image85
      gmwilliamsposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Charlize & Vanessa has been rated by many magazines & celebrities as 2 of THE MOST BEAUTIFUL women in the world. Madonna was NEVER considered to be beautiful;she's PLAIN at best;she knows how to WORK her appeal! Former WON beauty/modelling co


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