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I dont think it has something to do with your overall appearance. I have a gut feeling that you have the 'sanpaku' eyes (just google it) which people might find piercing to look at.
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Believe me, when you are ugly, people will tell you directly.
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I dont think it has something to do with your overall appearance. I have a gut feeling that you have the 'sanpaku' eyes (just google it) which people might find piercing to look at.
No, I don't. No white is visible below iris with my eyes.

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Believe me, when you are ugly, people will tell you directly.
No one has ever told me that ever, so maybe that's a good sign.

But what does it mean when people turn their heads away just so that they don't have to look at me? It surely seems to me like it's their way of showing me that they are disapproving of me in some way.

Anyway, thanks all for your replies.
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Believe me, when you are ugly, people will tell you directly
Well, either directly or indirectly. Depends on how confrontational the person/people are. I can recall only one time sby i knew said i was ugly & also said to wear a paper bag over my head & to make ghost noises (which i did right away, to call their bluff). Another time the person said (after not seeing for a year/so) 'still as ugly as ever'. I can recall one time where sby said loudly 'god he's ugly' (direct comment, but said indirectly). The rest of the times, were indirect stuff, like being laughed at by groups, being called names, belittling, bullying, etc.

But there will also be times, for some people, where it's said, but means the exact opposite (ie sarcasm). I've even done it myself. When i reached the teen girl cashier at a supermarket, i blurted out 'woah! ugly!', then apologised saying 'just kidding' (she was very pretty; perhaps i was trying to flirt, i think). Another time i said to an attractive teen girl at my workplace sth like 'you look like more of a man than i do!' (it was meant to be a compliment, but she walked off the job right then & there!).
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Ive found that people around you can sense and mirror how you feel about yourself.
Its so true because when I have felt really good about myself and applied self care and embraced myself - actually started to accept and like how I looked for my faults and all - I seem more at ease to be around and notice that other people are attracted to people that seem secure in themselves because most people are not secure at all.
Social communication is what you put out. If your putting out that you dont like yourself and dont want to be seen or acknowledged, then people will give you that.

But that does not mean that you are ugly, or unsociable - or anything like that at all. Just sometimes - if not often we need to be in our shell and try to find our identities and what we like about ourselves , who we are.. etc..

And the thing is, that we are not anything what others think we are- we are only what we think we are.
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