I Suffer From Depression and Low Self Esteem

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    I have been thinking about receiving

    psychotherapy for months now regarding my emotional instability and attitudes toward myself and my environment. I constantly feel disconnected from most others and essentially live in fear of anything and everything. Feeling or experiencing shame, guilt, failure, or rejection...
    pflz91 pflz91
    18-21, M
    Aug 3, 2014

    WHO TO BLAME? should I blame my parents'

    upbringing that resulted on me having low self esteem? Shoulf I blame my boyfriend for not making me feel secure about myself? For not making me feel pretty? Or should I blame the society for not seeing how beautiful I am. Or am i really beautiful? Or maybe it's just me...
    Spencer024 Spencer024
    22-25, F
    Jun 5, 2015


    I've had depression as long as I can remember! Im 39 years old and I have tried almost every antidepressant there is and no results. Ive also tried therepy but again no results. I also have socail phobia. Im always thinking that when Im around people that they look at me weird or...
    sue75 sue75
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jul 8, 2009

    I think maybe in my past life,

    I was overly confident about myself, and maybe arrogant too, to deserve a punishment like this today. I am super shy and I dont believe in myself. I cant even look in a person's eye when talking face to face. And I cannot accept compliments. I always thought those were sarcastic...
    Spencer024 Spencer024
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 7, 2015

    I don't think I will ever find love.

    Just don't know where to look.
    Roger773 Roger773
    41-45, M
    1 Response Aug 22, 2015

    everyone tells i'm pretty

    but when i look at the mirror i just feel bad about everything i got ..
    idontknowwhyits idontknowwhyits
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 16, 2015

    I get intimidated easily.

    :( I hate myself. :(
    Spencer024 Spencer024
    22-25, F
    Jun 22, 2015

    I feel like I have to address first my self

    esteem issues/depression before going to law school again. :( Wrong move! I am so pressured to do good because Of my dad and grandpa. I dont know what to do.
    Spencer024 Spencer024
    22-25, F
    Jun 22, 2015
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