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I Am Having Opposing Feelings…

From the : I am a junior in high school, and I have a boyfriend. My grades are above average, and I laugh with a couple of friends at school. However, I am not happy, at the least only half of me is happy at a time. I feel as though I am having two different feelings. One is of an extrovert, and the other is of an introvert. I have strong feelings of...
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Husband Mistrusts Everyone

My husband don’t trust anyone. He thinks everyone is doing something against him. I think my husband is having some problem. He thinks everyone is doing something against him. He won’t trust anyone. Before marriage he used to blame his parents and relatives that they are doing something against him. Now he blames me and my family. We have a kid who is just 1 year old and am afraid that he will start...
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I Am Scared of My Dad

My dad threatens to beat me whenever I do something wrong and he’s always insulting me and telling me I’m a disappointment. He and my mom split up and ever since I moved in with him this past June, things have gotten worse and he threatens me even more. I want to move out and apply for welfare, but I am scared when I tell him I am moving out he will turn those...
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My Adult Son Now Says He Is Really a Girl

From the US: Due to hypopituitarism my son makes little to no hormones. When it was discovered he makes some female hormones, but no male hormones I was assured by the doctors that it didn’t mean he should have been female. He always seemed rather feminine in his behaviors even as a young child. He has always said he is asexual. My thoughts have been once he was on the proper testosterone therapy he...
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I Am a Horrible Person and I Can’t Forgive Myself

I am the worst person that I know. I plagiarize, steal, and lie. I don’t know why I do it and I know it isn’t the right thing to do and it makes me feel even worse that I did what I did even if I subconsciously knew the consequences. I hate myself for the way I am, and I feel like I don’t deserve anything or anyone. I trick myself into thinking that everything’s...
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I Dress as a Woman

I dress as a woman and have for 30 plus yrs. The drive to do so is constant. I love the feel and the look. I hate this just want to be and go from there. Help. Find myself changing when I get home, and sleeping in a bra with breasts and panties at night. Doesn’t turn me on anymore, just feels like normal. A: Thank you for reaching out to us here at...
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Am I Special or Am I Just Entitled?

Hi, I am confused about myself and my career. I am always on point and wish to be treated with respect by my co-workers. I find that they often resent me. I’m not sure if I actually am entitled, or if they just dislike a confident, competent woman. I do think there is something special about me. I came from a really bad family (alcoholism, gambling addiction, etc.) and started working at 12 to...
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Why Is It Hard for Me to Make Friends?

From Australia: I have difficulties making friends but not sure what I’m doing wrong. I do long & short term enjoyable activities where I’m come in contact with others with similar interests. I am open to friendship with a variety of people purely going by whether we get along and how they treat me. I try to walk the fine balance between initiating friendships but not being pushy. I find: 1. Everyone seems too busy...
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Difficult to Trust Him

We haven’t been in a relationship for that long, around 2-3 months, however I felt like he has broken my trust. For example messaging other girls complimenting them on their appearance amongst other things. I’m just scared that if we do give our passwords to each other it would make our relationship toxic and he would betray me even more. I don’t know what the right thing to do is. Hearing from you would...
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My Girlfriend Has No Friends

My girlfriend an I are getting married, she has a 5-year-old daughter, however I have a great concerns. She has no friends; her social circle is her daughter and I. She is often angry stressed and fatigue, she is very insecure. Her life is a very structured on she comes home and starts to prepare for work the next day, take care of her daughter needs, when she is finished she goes to bed...
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Bullied as a Child

I had glasses, unruly hair, and a weird wardrobe when I was a child and was constantly made fun of because of it from age 7-12 yrs old. I never had any friends to defend me and the teachers didn’t care or notice. I was too embarrassed to tell my family because, in their eyes, being bullied was seen as being weak. My family and small group of friends at home would also use...
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