low self esteem

  1. N

    You can help me with your opinion. Trying to understand myself/Should I seek professional help?

    Hi, First, thanks for being here. I'd like to start by telling you a bit about my problems. I suspect many people will find relatability. What I'd like, is for you to evaluate the severity of my situation, or give me some kind of feedback. It's objectively nowhere near as bad as other things...
  2. N

    feeling lost and inadequate

    So I've been pretty lost since my mum died last June, I admit I've not been on top of house work shopping or anything, it's not bad just sometimes I just can't get up.my boyfriend was supportive for a while but last few months he drinks a lot starts a lot of fights and when he's drunk always...
  3. Allegro25

    Trying to figure out my problems...

    Hi, I just joined this forum today. First, because English is not my mother language, my expression might be wired or unclear, hope you guys don't mind. And my thing is I always feel useless even though I performed well on many things. I will say my self-esteem is pretty low. Sometimes, when...
  4. S

    Please someone help me :(

    Am new to the forums but somewhat glad I have come across this website. In fact, if I am being honest this is my first time sharing what I must go through every day. So, I am glad that I can at least let people know what I go through and just paint a vivid image in their head of my sad...
  5. Amanda_M

    Sad, new, need of people to relate to

    Hi everyone- I've been struggling really hard the last couple of months and I have finally decided to join a community where I feel I can find people who are going through the same hardships that I am. I'm 23, and I just graduated college in May. I have a full-time job at a place where I...
  6. PurpleDaffodils

    Used By Friend for Sex...

    After getting out of an abusive relationship I had been trapped in for years I was beginning to get my footing and my life back. Then I started hanging out with a new friend group who were really awesome including this guy that I wound up liking and didn't realize he also liked me. After...
  7. A

    Hello, new here

    Hey there Where to begin...33 year old female, have had a long history of issues. 1998 - self-harming tendencies (underage drinking due to school bullying) 2000 - sexual assault by hotel member of staff when on holiday (was 15 at the time) 2004 - self-harming tendencies (due to boyfriend...
  8. R

    Frequent outbursts of anger and feeling useless

    I have outbursts of sadness and bad anger (harming myself, throwing stuff ect. ) that last for days then I will be ok for a while until the next time. I'm very convinced during this mood that I'm a useless ugly person and nobody should bother with me. It's horrible for my husband to witness and...
  9. Q

    Do i have social anxiety?

    Hello! I'm having trouble trying to figure out if i have some form of social anxiety and/or low self esteem. Here are a small number of things ive gone and go through: 1) Since im at university i share a kitchen with a number of other people (but i managed to get the block where around 20...
  10. B

    I don't know what to do anymore. Feeling lonely and guy problems

    I kind of need to vent and possibly just get some advice on how to improve my situation. I am 21 years old, I was diagnosed with aspergers syndrome and depression when i was 13, which is around the same time as my brother and sister moved out of our family home. For as long as I can remember...
  11. M

    I am so scared.

    Hello, I don't really know where to start. I'm a 22 year old gay male, and I feel like everything in my life just keeps getting worse. I graduated from a fine arts school which has left me tens of thousands of dollars in debt. My student loans need to start being paid soon. I have a job, but...
  12. R

    Trying to get on with life, but everyone thinks I'm slow

    I know I seem pathetic and feeling sorry for myself writing this, but I don't know what else to do. People talk and treat me like I'm slow, retarded and weird. Which I accept I am. But it's not a nice feeling, nobody understands. When I see someone I know on the streets, they talk to me like...
  13. T

    Need some desperate advice

    Hello, so I wanted to try to reach out to some people who might have some advice on something that I deal with on a daily basis. I've struggled with a severe anxiety disorder and extremely low self esteem since I can remember, and it's completely draining the life out of me. I am so grateful for...
  14. L

    The last thing I needed

    Cutting a long story short ex boyfriend broke up with me about two months ago, just before we were about to go away on holiday. I saw him in town today whilst I was in my friends car, and then as we were walking through the town, I could see him from a distance, so I made sure I wasn't looking...
  15. P

    Friends, social media and self hate

    I've been having bad aniexty and particular bad social aniexty for a long time but lately it's been triggered by my friends and social media. I've had the same group of friends since I was teenagers. They are good friend but I just have this horrible feeling when I am with them and after, that...
  16. Im_Lost

    Bad Day !

    This is one of the worst days I’ve had. If you’ve read my other posts then you will know my struggles with my ex. I’ve told him that I will always be there for him and he has said the same to me. And I will keep my word no matter what. But the girl that he cheated with was my friend for 14...
  17. D

    doubts?

    any good ways the knock off doubt and low self esteem ?
  18. E

    Meeting my work friend later for drinks and I'm so nervous

    Hey, I'm meeting a work friend later today; a person I've known for at least a year, a person I have lunch with every single day and someone who I genuinely like as a person. Fun times right? So, why do I have this ball of nerves wrenched in my stomach. I hate that I'm so socially anxious...
  19. W

    Suffering from Depression and i have hardly any motivation to do anything..

    Suffering from Depression and i have hardly any motivation to do anything.. Alright I'm new to this. Im 21 and depressed i also suffer with anxiety i cant walk the street without shanking or even lifting my head up, i just look at my phone and pretend im doing something on there like texting...
  20. G

    Family illness/reaching out for help

    Hi my partner suffers Anxiety and has traits of personality disorder. She has suffered with this since she can remember and has been led all over the place to finally have that diagnosis 2 weeks ago. The only problem is the treatment offered is talking therapy once a week witch she has done...