This is what I look like (copy/paste link): s1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/wab930/
I'd like to know how bad my body looks like in terms of (un)attractiveness, especially to females (obviously).
I would really appreciate it if you take a look at most of the photos to form an opinion. If you don't want to look at all of them, please take a look at the following ones at least:
The experience I've had so far is leading me to believe that my body is seen as ugly and it's driving me insane, but nobody ever tells me anything directly.
Problems: my posture is bad, my shoulders and collar bones uneven; my shoulder blades stick out - or at least feel to stick out - more than normal and asymmetrically (as can be seen in this photo: i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/wab930/DSC02152.jpg ). The worst of all, however, is my chest. I have a condition called pectus excavatum, which basically is a dent in the chest - my sternum is depressed, my ribs pushed outwards ( s1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/wab930/?action=view¤t=DSC02465.jpg ). And while it's not as bad as some people have it and isn't causing me any other health problems, it's bad enough that it makes me feel extremely uncomfortable about my body. The dent itself isn't that bad - but my protruding ribs are. My ribs stick out way more than normal (see s1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/wab930/?action=view¤t=DSC02362.jpg ) and are also uneven: see how weird the right side of my chest is - ribs stick out too far in the front and are dented too far in on the side.
I work out, play many sports, am pretty toned, eat properly and am, overall, in a good condition. If it wasn't for my abnormal skeletal frame/sticking out ribs, I'd have a decent six pack. But because of these conditions, no matter how much work I put in, I fear I can never look normal and it's causing me social and psychological problems.
So what I'd like to hear from you is an HONEST opinion about how you *feel* about my body. How much does a chest/ribs like mine bother you in a man? Is it repulsive, an instant turn-off? Please, be honest, direct. The only way you can hurt me is by saying something you don't believe or feel. I need honest opinions so that I will know how far to go in trying to fix this.
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You don't have to "try to fix this".
This, as you say, is your body.
Had you not explained your condition regarding the sternum, I wouldn't have noticed anything. It's not repulsive, and not a turn-off either.
You seem to be nicely built, and your skin looks healthy. Why would you change anything ? You look perfectly fine to me :)
The only thing you could work on is your self esteem. You have to protect yourself from the point of view of others. Do not give others the right to criticize you and your body.
If you don't like your posture, you can try to change it. If others don't like it, they can get lost. Do something because you feel like doing it, not because others make you feel like you should do it.
Good luck, I hope you'll feel better soon :)1