YOU ARE THE ADVICE COLUMNIST: How Do I Have Self-Confidence Even Though I Am Body Dysmorphic?

How do I build up confidence or at least fake it?

I suffer from body dysmorphia and also happen to be obese. If I receive a single comment about my appearance, the resulting depression terrifies me. I see all these fat acceptance blogs and I envy them. I know there's nothing sexier than confidence, but I can't even fake confidence. What are their secrets?

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