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I Want to Talk About Self Esteem

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 74 People

    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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    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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    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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    Hey!

    How is everyone doing this fine day?
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M 7 Responses Jul 11, 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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    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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    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.       ...
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M 1 Response Jun 19, 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I woke up this morning and realized that I don't have many friends or a girlfriend, because I have low self esteem and self confidence, I have always known there was something...
    JodyValero JodyValero 18-21, M 1 Response May 12

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    Its happening again. At the moment my self esteem, as I've realised over the years is faltering and recently flatlinning. These days its just barely beyond functioning. I've lived...
    lass1 lass1 41-45, F 3 Responses a week ago

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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 Apr 29

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    I guess being bullied as a child, being disabled, having a father who talks down to you constantly will effect you for years. I've tried exercise, talking about it any 'new hobbies...
    Almostanonymous Almostanonymous 22-25, M 3 Responses May 13

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    I have always had low self esteem. And just when it seems I am getting through this problem, I go back to hating certain aspects of myself. My goal is to have a healthy self...
    TheemopandaX TheemopandaX 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    It's funny though,self esteem how much it matters.On the job brain full of ideas I want to say them,I want to contribute,but no.Mouth open no words,hand in air in gesticulation...
    somerandomguyfromspace somerandomguyfromspace 31-35, M 1 Response May 16

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    I believe my self esteem is high in certain parts of my life, yet in some areas I feel there's very little confidence, I feel worthless to most people so often. I have yet to...
    dannyboydreaming dannyboydreaming 26-30, M 1 Response May 17

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    I battle depression for years, last year i tried to kill my self, now i am on antidepressants for mounts and they are helping me a lot, my suicide thoughts are gone. But i still...
    anazi anazi 26-30, F May 18

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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 May 2

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    so I asked a question on EP just fooling around asking if anyone would date me, 10 people replied abd they all said no!!! except for one who turned out to be 70!! ( thanks but no...
    DylanDaVillian DylanDaVillian 13-15, M 3 Responses May 18

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    I don't want to talk about ppl behind their back or be involved with ppl who took about others behind their back as I know if someone talked with me about ppl in a bad manner they...
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    One of the biggest reasons I rarely talk about my problem to people is because I know they're unlikely to give me a very satisfactory response. For example, when I'm talking to...
    TheNarratorGrim TheNarratorGrim 18-21, M May 5

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    If I don't want to talk about a subject there probably is a good reason for it.
    sroonaka616 sroonaka616 18-21 May 4

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    Bellybuttonlover12 Bellybuttonlover12 22-25, F 1 Response May 13

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    It's hard talking to family about sex. Sex is one embarrassing topic. I let my family talk I just listen. When my friends talk about sex, I just listen to.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response May 17

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    So, when I moved from primary to secondary school I began to be the platform on which bullies attack. I didn't suffer any physical attacks, however I was ridiculed and picked on...
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    Or the art of not giving a ****. Cause seriously I still remember things I said and did in second grade that make me wonder if it make people hate me. Even now I can't stop my...
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    I hate the fact that I can't stand up for myself. I am so careful to not hurt myself. I'm very insecure. I'm afraid of the things that they might me thinking of me negatively...
    LifeisRiddle LifeisRiddle 16-17, F 1 Response May 7

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    i hate feeling like there's no one there, I just want someone too care.
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    Polyamory done wrong. She met someone and told me about him as if he was just going to be a friend but she started dating him like a boyfriend. She didn't tell him about me. She...
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    I was molested when I was 11, and I was raped when I was 18 and I was raped again about a month ago. I am with a very sweet guy and I've been with him for about 5 months. It took...
    avey10 avey10 18-21, F 1 Response May 19

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    harleylover3 harleylover3 22-25, M 4 Responses May 10

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    Religion is about hope, faith and love. So why do they always clash? The main purpose of any religion I've heard or know of has a final destination with all the great ideals and...
    KeithK902 KeithK902 18-21, M 3 Responses May 15

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    A supposed Christian publishing company that I approached could of cared less that I am Senior Citizen on Social Security Disability and am broke financially. All they cared about...
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