I Struggle With My Self Esteem

This is a safe, friendly environment to talk about our problems with self esteem with others who can relate 176 People

    Blame Society?

    I have no idea where my self esteem problems came from. I've had them ever since I can remember. I am an excruciatingly sensitive person and I was terribly shy when I was little as well. In this way I may be predisposed to have these issues. It seems like I had pretty good self...
    Veryrandomgirl8 Veryrandomgirl8
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 15, 2013

    I'm not an ugly person I'm (I've been told)

    that I'm rather cute. I'm a small woman and for a black woman I don't have a very big butt my co-workers like to joke that I have no butt that bothers me even though I laugh at there jokes. Then there's the fact that the relationship I was in was mentally abusive and I knew he 1...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Aug 15, 2015

    I hate myself sometimes

    but i get flashbacks in my mind from when people has call me ugly fat **** ***** ***** .... every bad word you know ive been called it ... to the point sometimes i just wanna die ... just take that razor blade and cut so deep into my skin .... not like anyone would care...
    textinggrrl textinggrrl
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 22, 2013

    PART:1 Well we all know at one point

    or another we all wanted/want to be the straight A students or at the top of the popularity pyramid.(is that even a real thing?) I so badly wanted each of these things and I felt a feeling that kind of burned me from the inside.jealousy. I mean I always think to myself why...
    Tazzyliek Tazzyliek
    18-21, F
    Jan 7, 2014

    If we were to meet one day you could instantly

    tell i have low self esteem. everyday i suffer from depression and anxiety which have affected my life. one day i want to find happiness but i think that i am not going to find it because i live in misery. i feel that i dont have talent because in this household people think...
    ILoveBacon23 ILoveBacon23
    22-25, F
    Dec 13, 2013

    You were enthused to see me.

    Estatic. It made me feel special. But it also made me feel scared. I was nervous. I didn't know what to do with that emotion. I accepted it the best I could... It was a great feeling. I wanted to be a better person for you but I was only me and I felt like it wasnt enough...
    Shoutittotheworld23 Shoutittotheworld23
    26-30, M
    Apr 16, 2014

    I am very active in debate at my school.

    I've been in debate three years which means I am varsity (highest level) along with three other girls. My coach favors two of the girls more than anyone else. I go to all the debate practices and tournaments, I do well, but never enough for recognition. There is a list where it...
    Sylar506 Sylar506
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 26, 2014

    It's happening again.

    I know it is & I can't stop it, or more like don't want to stop it. I'Ve fallen in to this pattern of not eating again, not that I mind. I need to lose weight, I know that for a fact. I had a dinner party to go to tonight where I had to eat. I ordered the smallest thing I...
    alexisrose22 alexisrose22
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 20, 2013

    I always have struggled with my self esteem.

    I tend to hate the way I look, or my weight, yet there is times I love the way I look, and love my body. It's like a rollar coaster, but better than always feeling down, constantly
    KiraAnkoku71 KiraAnkoku71
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 22, 2014

    i hate my body, i hate everything about me !

    which i'm okay with it. but at the end of the day i always end up crying. i was told before " you're so ugly thats why everyone leaves you, im so much prettier than you" YUP. you only hear that crap in movies. when i was told that i told my self " girl dont worry, some day...
    kg1016 kg1016
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 5, 2014

    I feel like I'm not good enough

    for anyone. I feel like I have nothing to offer anyone I have no confidence I hate the fact that I feel this way!
    Djcrew Djcrew
    46-50, M
    Mar 1, 2014
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