Accepting yourself just the way you are is the most liberating thing you can do. Second guessing as to what others think isn't an option, it's a let down by the self, the right people will love you for who you are.
This audio download discusses what it means to be you and why there should be NO excuses or anything else that's negative about yourself.
Your pathway is unique even if at times it tends to seemingly be parallel with others or situations, it is never the less unqiue.
Accepting how you think and feel may be different, accept that how you look or what you say may not be like others but never dismiss it as anything less.
This is you, and you will be loved by genuine people for who you are. Don't "want" certain others to love or like you just because you think it would be cool or prestigious it wouldn't work. The biggest problem in life at times is yourself, so don't battle with yourself as the argument has already been won.
Life gets better when you don't create battles with yourself that only you can see but others can't...