If You Feel “Too Ugly” For A Relationship, Watch This

If You Feel “Too Ugly” For A Relationship, Watch This

We’re about to get really real today, so this is your invitation to mentally prepare. Are you single and feel like you’ll never be in a relationship? Why do you feel that way? If you clicked on this video, it might be that you believe your appearance is the reason for your single status. I hear you, and I think a lot of us have felt the same a time or two. However, I’m here to tell you this is not fact. This is perception. It’s both your perception of yourself and your perception of how others perceive you. Let’s talk about why you are not “too ugly” for a relationship and how to change this perception.

Disclaimer: Please know that this video is meant for informational purposes only. This is not meant to be a substitute for professional therapy. If you identify with this video, please reach out to a trusted mental health professional.

If you struggle with your self-worth, watch this: https://youtu.be/yi5E5a2Ky7k

Writer: Brie Cerniglia
Script Editor: Caitlin McColl
Script Manager: Kelly Soong
VO: Amanda Silvera (www.youtube.com/amandasilvera)
Animator: Zyan
YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong

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