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I Want to Talk About Self Esteem

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 72 People

    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    Zelaleme Zelaleme 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I've always had it. Ever since I was a little kid. I absolutely hate my body image. All it takes is one photogenic girl who looks so beautiful and confident to make me hate myself...
    prettyinpinkandpunk prettyinpinkandpunk 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hello! My name is Emma and I’m 20 years old and live in Stockholm, Sweden. I spent my teen years having low self-esteem, panic attacks and was extremely anxious and insecure. Now...
    emmaerika emmaerika 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    AwkwardBlackGir1 AwkwardBlackGir1 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    School orientation was tonight and that should make me feel better about school but it didn't... It made things worse again. I was a fool to think that good times would last...
    Kat358 Kat358 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I have no self esteem. I really HATE myself. I HATE being female. I HATE my brain and my body. I don't understand WHY God made me this way??
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I'm really feeling like crap today and I don't know why. I'm feeling numb and invisible. I'm so tired of all the negativity around me when I'm trying so hard to be positive and...
    aacbluey aacbluey 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I just really dont like myself, people tell me I'm pretty and all but then it makes me feel like people only like me for that, especially guys because i don't think I have a great...
    blooop123 blooop123 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    brittany05 brittany05 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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    I have low self esteem issues. I suppose all my life I felt like I was ugly. Being bullied throughout my school days made me feel less of myself. I do not think I have ever spoken...
    BreakingTheRules BreakingTheRules 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 14

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    I hate sounding like I'm whining or complaining but I really wish I had better self esteem. When I was younger I had braces and I was a stick (well I still am) and I just got made...
    Overtherainbow66 Overtherainbow66 22-25, F Aug 13

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    mavsgirl41 mavsgirl41 22-25, F Aug 13

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    I wish that I can like myself for who I am even just for one day. I'm tired of disliking who I am. I've had a low self esteem since I was a child. :/ I feel like my low self esteem...
    rcmh171822 rcmh171822 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 13

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    Low? haha i don't even have self esteem or self confidence or whatever it is
    someoneyoumightknow00 someoneyoumightknow00 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 13

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    I think having low self esteem makes us give off an aura, a negative depressed one at that. It's an aura that pushes people away, whereas confident people can pull others towards...
    crypticcrime crypticcrime 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I've been hurting a lot lately, and I can't talk about it to my friends because I already feel like a burden to them
    Sunbae Sunbae 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    None of the guys I've liked have ever liked me back? Except for like one, in the 7th frickin grade. I've only ever had luck with girls, and that's because girls tend to be more...
    sunshinebucky sunshinebucky 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    For some reason my self confidence just won't go up. It doesn't matter that i've had relationships, i get hit on - it just doesnt change the fact that i have no self confidence...
    confusednormalness confusednormalness 18-21, F Aug 11

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    Am I attractive? I've been very self conscious lately about me weight, and my face.
    Quote Quote 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 9

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