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I Want to Talk About Self Esteem

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 71 People

    Base Three - Family Support

    Almost self explainatory. Lack of family support is almost a direct path to low self esteem. We could fill volumes on this main base cause.
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M 2 Responses Jun 20, 2009

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    Hey!

    How is everyone doing this fine day?
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M 7 Responses Jul 11, 2009

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    Don't Have Any

    i was crushed from an early age from my parents so i never had any so how can i get some ?
    wotaloser wotaloser 36-40, M Jul 16, 2011

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    Self Esteem Is Different From Self Confidence

     In psychology - self esteem is a person's evaluation of their own self worth.It's like a self inventory.  Self confidence is an attitude that allows people to have a positive view of themselves and their lives. It's related to one's personal; beliet in their own...
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M 3 Responses Jun 7, 2009

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    Low Self Esteem Vs High Self Esteem

    L.S.E results in a poor self image. Your self image is based on weel weel you see yourself. L.S.E. feeds your negative thinking  and makes you believe negative comments from others. H.S.E. is the opposite if L.S.E. If you have H.S.E you will be self motivated, happy and...
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M Jun 18, 2009

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    Do You Talk to Yourself?

     Negative self talk kills self esteem. 1) What names do you call yourself 2) When you make a mistake - do you call yourself and idiot or a loser? 3) Who talked to you this way in the past. 4) Way do you still listen to them?        ...
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M 16 Responses Jun 18, 2009

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    BASE Two-god's Love

    Individuals perception on how God effects and controls the emotions in their lives.
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M 10 Responses Jun 20, 2009

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    tlee5001 tlee5001 22-25, F Jul 21, 2014

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    Hi - My Name Is Mary

    Hi, My name is Mary and I am one of RetiredFather's summer interns. I would like to talk about self esteem and how I can feel good about themself.
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M 5 Responses Jun 7, 2009

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    Base One Virtue

     Virtue is moral excellence. iCharacter trait or quality valued as being good. The opposite of virtue is vice.                            ...
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M 2 Responses Jun 19, 2009

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    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    Bases For Self Esteem

    According to Crocker and Wolfe - 2001 - Contingencies of self worth. People differ in their beliefs for self esteem. This beliefs form bases - or what they need to do or who they need to be to classify themselves as a person of worth.       ...
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    Related Experiences

    i think my low self esteem stemmed from my mother always saying negative things to me all the time. i got accepted to a university a few weeks ago and she was upset that the school...
    avalily avalily 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 9

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    I always tell myself and others that I dont care about clothes or fashion or trends or anything like that. Well actually I really dont care for fashion bc its weird or for trends...
    ofnoimportance ofnoimportance 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    All my life, I have looked in the mirror and said "I can be better, I can look better, look at how any things I can change!". It started I guess when I was in the 4th grade, and...
    vanstable123 vanstable123 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    I can't help it. I've always been the tallest/biggest girl in my class and all my friends took dance and or been in some sport while I just focused on my studies more and my...
    awayfromlife awayfromlife 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 19

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    Ever since i gained weight i have absolutely hated my body and the problem is i can't lose it again because of my stomach issues and super low metabolism urgh. I hate looking at...
    confusednormalness confusednormalness 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 17

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    It sucks to be afraid to walk alone at school without friends, its awkward to go shopping alone, its embarrassing to eat alone at the cafeteria. My old profile pic was the only pic...
    Annaambrose Annaambrose 16-17 1 Response Apr 10

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    I have doses of self esteem that appear on occasion. But it would be awesome if it were more of a regular thing.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Apr 19

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    Don't get me wrong, I do make fun of others, but it's not for self-esteem. It''s to establish eh pecking order.
    karlmartink karlmartink 36-40, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have Aspergers which means I can be shy, with very low self esteem & lack confidence, I feel ugly and unwanted. I'm here because I'd like to meet genuine people & make friends...
    Scarletjaki Scarletjaki 36-40, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    my body isn't one I'm proud of. I've tried starving myself but it didn't work, whenever I go outside my heart feels like it's not there anymore and I always think people are...
    awayfromlife awayfromlife 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 17

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    It all seems to hurt. It's never just one mistake.. it's never just one heartbreak. what's done is done, I don't want to talk about it. I rather let it go than just forget.
    Ennah Ennah 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 14

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    I love to talk about sex with women, like a tease, not hoping for something to happen but just to fantasize. it's a turn on and my secret hope is that's the same for the woman I...
    matt769 matt769 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 16

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    Ponder how deep of talk a lady would like talk about sex
    WyoDoug WyoDoug 46-50, M Apr 22

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    I love talking about sex. I could do it all night. What I don't like is overly graphic ****, where the woman is constantly yelling obscenities at the top of lungs throughout the...
    Joei005 Joei005 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    This group also exist on Facebook under All Movies All Time. This is the spin off group for this site. So lets enjoy talking about all movies all the time. Also here's the link to...
    DML2451 DML2451 22-25, M Apr 13

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    I could talk about anythinggg
    MadGryffindor1 MadGryffindor1 18-21, F Apr 21

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    We'll get into heated arguments, give each other some space, then call it a truce. We never talk about the issues though. Just seem to sweep them under the rug to be revisited at...
    Oneisalonelynumber Oneisalonelynumber 31-35, F a week ago

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    So I was sitting in class today and my friend was drawing. She kept putting her self down about it. She was saying what she drew was horrible and that she had "absolutely no...
    YourNotSoImaginaryFriend YourNotSoImaginaryFriend 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 24

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    my Mother always discourage me . When ever i started talking with my younges she always try to keep me silent why????what she want why i cant speak my words why she do this????~~
    123reshu90 123reshu90 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 21

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    I am supposed to go on a date soon in the next couple days and we met online. I only posted 2 photos of my face and one picture of my body because I'm very insecure about it. I'm a...
    mzgirl mzgirl 22-25, F 10 Responses Apr 4

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    I am happy today that again I make a girl feel truly loved and strong, but a little sad that we can never talk, as she has to sell her phone due to financial issues. She was an...
    neeraj8king neeraj8king 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 21

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    I need to make changes in my life. A friend of mine took me out today. She'd won tickets to meet some local celebrities and have lunch with them. I work all the time and didn't...
    Ergoipsoloquitor Ergoipsoloquitor 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    Does anyone know how to gain self confidence? I've been dealing with this problem for over 5 years. I sometimes feel as if im too nice to others, or just let myself go..I let...
    yasminesaleh00 yasminesaleh00 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    What Just Happened!?!?!?Today was one of those days that you never plan on because such plans are impossible to make!It all started with simple plans I made, then I followed the...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 6 Responses Apr 16

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    8whenever i go to in any functions o or ceremony so i feel My self so boring l feel that there is any problem in myself I am not likes other my dressup is not gorgeous me should...
    123reshu90 123reshu90 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am happy with me and have no need to do or say anything negative to others to feel good about me. my choices are mine alone and I respect others to make their own choices for...
    blonde10 blonde10 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    is it any wonder I have trust Issues? You close yourself off from people because you've been betrayed enough times that you throw up walls to protect yourself. Then somebody...
    RestlessWarrior1 RestlessWarrior1 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    this morning i decided to snap pictures of myself and when I look at them i just felt and overwhelming desire to cry. Out of two hundred pictures, all of them look bad. All i want...
    xboo15 xboo15 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 20

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    It's so frustrating when I'm about walk into a room, then I stop because I hear my name come up in a conversation. It brigs my self confidence down because they say I'm really...
    ForrestLiam ForrestLiam 22-25, M a week ago

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    To begin with, let me introduce myself to you. I am a sixteen-year-old girl from a country in eastern Asia, Taiwan. My name is ???, which could be translated into Yifang Hong...
    yifang yifang 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 23

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