I Want a Better Self Esteem

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 583 People

    I am really sad that I am about to give up what

    I want, just because I am an outcast who will never fit in.
    SmujeeZ SmujeeZ
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 7, 2014

    Better Self Esteem

    I want better self esteem because I get made so easily and I want to control it better and I want to control it better but its hard for me to control my anger sometimes and I hate that I am working on that each and everyday I try so hard not to get made but its not easily its...
    tiara1992 tiara1992
    18-21, F
    Sep 4, 2011

    Cant Handle This Imperfection..

    I'm not perfect...never have been...never will be...but I've learned to accept this.when something about me..is pointed out...it hurts me...very badly..I can't take it...I think about it for long periods of time..I start thinking..and then I point my own flaws too...it hurts..so...
    rainbowskittlezz rainbowskittlezz
    16-17, F
    Jul 25, 2013

    The Bottle In the Logo

    I really do wish it where real. For all of the people who need it. [IMG]http://www.vision.org/visionmedia/uploadedImages/Home/Latest_Issue/Latest_Issue_Staging/AW_SelfEsteem.jpg[/IMG] But, I don't think it would work, for everyone, even if it where real. I think I...
    Hairstyle Hairstyle
    22-25, M
    Dec 22, 2007

    I've been to see someone today

    who specialises in Leadership programmes, mainly because I keep getting knocked back for promotion, but also because I know I have a really low self-esteem and for the life of me I can't see what others see in me. Anyway, I'm actually now a little bit scared! After an hours...
    Mick672 Mick672
    41-45, M
    1 Response Nov 5, 2014

    I Do!

    oh, how much difference will that make in my life! i want a better self-esteem since it is fast becoming so rare among all of us. that will make me feel better about myself. i will stop hating myself and might start loving myself! i will be more successful and i will not be...
    madamoiselle madamoiselle
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 27, 2008

    Sometimes Compliments Are The Nicest Thing A Person Can Do For Another

    Whenever I feel like nothing about me is good, those moments where I feel like I'm ugly and unnecessary, I always think back to one compliment that I received from a total stranger one day. I work at McDonald's... in particular, I'm normally in the drive thru. With our store...
    Cinnasticks Cinnasticks
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 14, 2012

    Will I Ever Get "enough" Self Esteem?

    I'm 21 years old. I have a job, an amazing husband, and our 1 year old daughter, I love them to pieces but my self esteem is low I think. I've never really felt good about myself or how I look. Is there anything I can do to maybe raise my self esteem? Thanks!
    luvofanimals09 luvofanimals09
    18-21, F
    Nov 7, 2011

    My self esteem is non-existent.

    I feel so horrible about myself almost all the time. (I'm bipolar and I sometimes have an inflated self esteem during manic episodes) but other than that I am so ashamed of myself. I am chubby, but I'm not fat. I'm ugly. I'm so hideous. If I could change everything about myself...
    becxboo becxboo
    16-17, F
    Aug 6, 2014

    Positive Thinking

    I found a couple things that can help self esteem is to set goals and create a habit of thinking positively.  By trying to have a more positive outlook and perspective on life our self esteem can grow. We can build self esteem through exercise, reading, writing, setting...
    findinme findinme
    46-50, F
    6 Responses Jan 10, 2008

    How to build self esteem,

    finish the things you have started. Trust me on this.
    ruberbandball ruberbandball
    22-25, M
    Apr 2, 2014

    I Hate Myself

    I have a relatively good job. I have a loving mother, sisters, brother and a boyfriend, but somehow I am never fully happy. I feel empty inside and I don't know what to do or why. I feel guilty for half of the things that I do. I never seem to say the right things or do the right...
    Nafrica Nafrica
    22-25, F
    Apr 16, 2012

    When Will I Ever Stop Caring What Other People Think Of Me?????

    Probably never, because i have no self esteem. I get depressed so easily. My work is very slow right now..yes i'm very lucky that i get to work with animals which i absolutely adore, but the slow periods are unbearable for me. I'm someone who has to be busy, and feel...
    prettyinpink prettyinpink
    46-50, F
    1 Response Sep 29, 2011

    Learning To Take It...

    I'm in a bit of a pickle. I've never learned to take compliments, because I never believed I deserved them. Now I've finally met a wonderful woman who thinks the world of me. The pickle is I don't know how to not only believe what she tells me, but to also think it myself.
    damonengel damonengel
    22-25, M
    1 Response May 9, 2010

    Ugh I hate overthinking things.

    It just makes me think that I'm not good enough for him. That he's way out of league...
    Chrels Chrels
    22-25, F
    Nov 23, 2014

    Who Doesn't?  I...

    Who doesn't?  I'm sure we could all use a little extra here and there.
    Plum Plum
    26-30, F
    May 27, 2008

    Positive Thinking: Deepest Roots

    People these days speak a lot about thinking positive, but without really knowing the TRUE meaning of positive thinking. Being Positive is not all about pretending everything is okay. It is about turning a negative experience into a positive one by find a lesson or reward in...
    SouthsideBalla SouthsideBalla
    2 Responses Apr 27, 2008

    You are absolutely amazing!

    It just may not show itself yet…
    nojokeintended nojokeintended
    36-40, M
    Oct 30, 2014

    Sometimes I feel attractive

    and believe I have a good figure, but then I look into reflections and see a big girl with an ugly face, well not an unattractive face, why?
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Dec 19, 2014


    Lately I've become very distrusting of new women in my life. I sense that they feel threatened by me. I sense they dislike me. But more importantly and disturbingly, I am afraid that is simply a reflection of how much I feel threatened by them. I've been noticing that I feel...
    Octarine Octarine
    31-35, F
    Jul 20, 2012

    My boyfriend doesn't understand

    why I hate myself. I'm 5 feet 3 inches and 212 pounds. Overweight, average looking without makeup. I just wanna be the perfect me but if I just wanna vent he turns it into a lecture...
    annajvbanana annajvbanana
    18-21, F
    Mar 18, 2015


    I’ve been wearing a jacket lately at I’ve put on a bit while dealing with this tumor/surgery thing over the last few months. I know it doesn’t hide anything and that I shouldn’t care but deep down it bothers me if something doesn’t fit the same. OMG...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    1 Response May 30, 2008

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