Hailey Baldwin Opens Up About Her Battle With Anxiety & Depression

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Jan. 7 2019, Published 2:46 p.m. ET

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On Sunday evening, Hailey Baldwin took to Instagram to share a lengthy post about her struggles with anxiety and depression. Scroll through to read about what she said.

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While most of Hollywood was getting ready to walk the carpet at the Golden Globes, Hailey decided to get candid with her 17 million Instagram followers.

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"Stepping into 2019 I want to be more open, I want to be more open about the things I struggle with, and be able to be more vulnerable," the 22-year-old said.

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"I’m a 22 years sic old, and the truth is no matter how amazing life may look from the outside I struggle...I’m insecure, I’m fragile, I’m hurting, I have fears, I have doubts, I have anxiety, I get sad, I get angry," she shared.

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The model who recently married singer Justin Bieber continued, "I have had more days than I can count where I’ve found myself scrolling through Instagram comparing myself, comparing my looks, feeling like I’m not good enough feeling like I lack so many things and really struggling to be confident in who I am because I constantly feel like I’m just not good enough."

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Despite being a successful supermodel and walking the runway for brands like Moschino, Dolce & Gabbana, Tommy Hilfiger, and more over the years — Hailey admitted, "every single day is a confidence battle for me."

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"It’s hard finding who you are, but what’s even harder is being picked apart and compared to other women while trying to do that. There are days that I’m simply broken because of it," she said. "It would be incredible if other young girls and women could find it in themselves to lift each other up, to stop making other women who are struggling JUST LIKE THEM, feel incompetent and less than."

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"We ALL have flaws, and that will never change. What I do know is, God made us individuals for a reason, with our own beauty, our own personalities, and our own story because there’s a specific plan and purpose for each and every human created and he makes no mistakes!!" the blonde added. "So this year I’m gonna do my very best to just be ME and be confident with who I am. Cause I am enough, and I’m loved, and you are enough and you’re loved."

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What do you think of Hailey opening up about her personal struggles on social media? Let us know in the comments.


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