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I Want to Talk About Self Esteem

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 72 People

    Zelaleme Zelaleme 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 9, 2015

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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.       ...
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M 1 Response Jun 19, 2009

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    tlee5001 tlee5001 22-25, F Jul 21, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Everyone is equal and has equal value. Anything about us that can't be sensed through seeing, touching, tasting, smelling, or hearing is imaginary, a story, and not real. Qualities...
    joahola98wj joahola98wj 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    I used to be afraid to talk about what I feel and how I feel about my sexuality. Not so much anymore. It isnt healthy to not discuss your sexuality.
    kbrasswell kbrasswell 13-15, F 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    Alost anything....I don't want to hear about anyone's sick fantasies or sex life! And gossip is for the simpletons!;)
    Spitbak Spitbak 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    haha well, since this is EP and not facebook, it is easier to talk about sex right? Btw, imagine this: EP only accepts logins with facebook account. EP wouldn't be this much fun...
    JetWoes JetWoes 36-40, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Sometimes it's not so much that I don't want to, but that my mind won't let me.
    SqueezeTheLemon SqueezeTheLemon 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I mean, yeah, maybe you're feeling really bad about yourself but don't put other people down just cause you hate yourself. Talk to someone. Someone you trust. If you can't or don't...
    nobodynumbah8 nobodynumbah8 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I'd rather try and work it out myself. But I do listen to others when they make observations and statements. Experiences can provide general remedies.I'll talk about it when I need...
    Ducostrinity Ducostrinity 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I only have one boyfriend and he only has one girlfriend, but we are both allowed to do whatever we want with other people. The way we see it, having a relationship with another...
    Yeonico Yeonico 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Since I am stuck at home for a year recovering from ankle surgery, one of the biggest challenges is money. Currently, I am sitting on income assistance waiting for disability...
    singlemom1254 singlemom1254 36-40 2 days ago

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    ...i pray to God that he will help me do this again. i don't want to be depressed and scared anymore. i don't want to be haunted and paranoid. i want to be happy!
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Having this disease is excruciating. Inside I rot and squirm unable to get rid of this feeling, and I just smile to the world to convince them that I'm okay. I can't move forward...
    artemicionmoon artemicionmoon 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hello, I havenĀ“t posted anything for a while.. Sh*te is I discovered the guy I've been with for some months now it's with another girl. We had an open relationship so its not...
    96Charlie 96Charlie 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Ever since my early teenage years I have been struggling to make head or tail of my life, I have been bounced from counsellors to doctors, then psychotherapists and back more times...
    alphapuppy alphapuppy 18-21, T 1 Response 5 days ago

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    That's why I always blame myself,even if other person did wrong.Whoever it is...To everyone I just keep apologizing.I just want everything to b normal in the end.But if u apologize...
    GenuineAngel GenuineAngel 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am extremely ticklish ESPECIALLY on my soft, sensitive, size 10.5 bare soles ;) Message me if you want to see pictures or videos of them being tickle tortured!
    dewnOEWF dewnOEWF 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I am extremely ticklish ESPECIALLY on my soft, sensitive, size 10.5 bare soles ;) Message me if you want to see pictures or videos of them being tickle tortured!
    dewnOEWF dewnOEWF 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I'm a person plagued by insecurity and self-loathing. If I described other people like I describe myself in my head, you would think I was a horrible monster, a bully of the...
    magdeleina magdeleina 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've found it very cathartic finding those who really want to hear about my experiences to alleviate some of the guilt I sometimes feel about things I've done behind my husbands...
    katzbrows katzbrows 26-30, F 17 Responses a week ago

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    One thing that's not hard to talk about is that it's MY BIRTHDAY! GIMME A HELL YEAH!!
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I really don't get it. When I was a teen. I didn't care so much about what others said or did to me. I was in my happy bubble. But today, gaaah. I can't text anyone or have any...
    realcomplicated realcomplicated 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 28

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    I hate telling people about myself because it seems like I'm self-centered no matter how minor a detail it is I'm sharing about myself.
    chloeprice chloeprice 18-21, F Jan 28

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    Anyone up for talking about taboos?
    thekindhearted1 thekindhearted1 22-25, M 4 Responses Jan 27

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    hey..any one wanna talk..female & sisy boy T ..pm me
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 27

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    I'm pretty much open minded on most things. I love talking about interesting topics.
    mechbattleextreme mechbattleextreme 18-21, M Jan 26

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    I know It has been a long time sense I have been here migraines and other health problems kept me away but now I am back for a while. Today I have to tell of something heart...
    geminigirl54 geminigirl54 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    When I walked into my room last night its voice was in my head almost instantly "Hello, little one. It seems we are alone once more." My roommate was out for the night. I shook...
    Hush92 Hush92 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    So, my gay colleague and I are going to a client where my gay ex works... Who would've thought such thing could happen?!!! Looks like work is about to get a little interesting. I...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    If anyone wants to talk about their taboos. Message me. I'm always up to talking about mine.
    Cub29wa Cub29wa 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 24

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    My low self esteem makes me depressed and insecure but I don't have will fixing it.Its not that I don't want to get higher self esteem I just dont want to lie to myself and i...
    heltel heltel 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 22

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