I have acne and scars (red marks) that I try to hide with concealers, but are still visible. Thankfully, I do not get called any names. Well, not to my face, who knows what they call me at my back. It does hurt to live with it though... Acne affects my life so much that I have basically avoided a lot of people in my life. There are a lot of guys who looked at me like I was pretty or something from a distance, but once they come up close, things change based from their facial expression. It sucks. I remain optimistic though. My derma started me on Accutane (2nd round) and will worry about the scars later. My scars are reddish and not indented, so personally, I can live better with my scars compared to having acne. Scars can be hidden or concealed better than acne, esp if they are cystic. Just my opinion.