Anyone who has lived for a while knows that in human relationships, your character or integrity is what makes relationships work. Integrity is what can be relied upon much more so than how a friend, spouse, partner, neighbor, employer, etc. “looks”.
It also seems to me that our inner attitudes and integrity, compassion, and confidence must first be
practiced on ourselves before it yields anything of substance. For instance, I can set about to practice compassion toward others. If I do not practice compassion toward myself first, then the compassion that I think I am practicing toward others is finally just another exterior practice for others
to see—in hopes that I might impress someone. If I practice compassion on myself first, then I begin to appreciate what real compassion is. Then, when I am compassionate toward another, it comes from a very different place. It is genuine. My compassion has integrity. The other person feels the difference,
and knows that there has been a genuine interchange between us. This is how I feel when I am with someone.
Physical appearance cannot have that kind of effect on others. Remember, Virtue gives what physical appearance denies. Remember you are selling yourself and offering a solution to people problems.
Be yourself, be unique and most importantly, believe, have hope and have faith. You will succeed.