This Is the No. 1 Thing People Dislike About Themselves, Survey Says

From our jobs to our fashion sense, these are our biggest insecurities.

Anyone that claims not to have one single thing—be it an aspect of their physical appearance or an unappealing personality trait—they dislike about themselves is either some sort of egomaniac or isn't quite telling the whole truth. None of us are perfect, and we all have our own unique insecurities and moments of low self-esteem. While it's healthy to embrace who you are, loving everything about yourself is easier said than done—and according to a new survey, it's a challenge we all have in common. In fact, there is one thing in particular that more people dislike about themselves than any other.

A new personality survey conducted by YouGov asked 2,242 U.S. adults a number of questions about their personality and self-image, including what they dislike most about themselves. Out of 13 potential responses, 25 percent of respondents said their most undesirable trait was not on the list provided, 11 percent said they didn't dislike anything about themselves, and seven percent couldn't pinpoint a specific undesirable characteristic. Read on to discover how the rest responded and find out what the largest portion of respondents said they dislike about themselves. And if you want to find out which adjective most people say best captures their personality, This Is the No. 1 Word People Use to Describe Themselves, Survey Says.

10
Their current school or alma mater

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Respondents who dislike this about themselves: 5 percent

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9
The way they sometimes treat their friends

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Respondents who dislike this about themselves: 9 percent

8
The way they sometimes treat strangers

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Respondents who dislike this about themselves: 9 percent

7
Their personality

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Respondents who dislike this about themselves: 9 percent

6
Their job

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Respondents who dislike this about themselves: 9 percent

5
The way they dress

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Respondents who dislike this about themselves: 10 percent

4
The first impression they give

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Respondents who dislike this about themselves: 11 percent

And for more tips on making a good first impression, Doing This With Your Hands Makes People Not Trust You, Experts Say.

3
The way they sometimes treat their partner

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Respondents who dislike this about themselves: 13 percent

And for more relationship pitfalls to avoid, check out If You Do This, You May Be "Poisoning Your Relationship," Expert Says.

2
The way they sometimes treat their family

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Respondents who dislike this about themselves: 14 percent

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Their weight

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Respondents who dislike this about themselves: 51 percent

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