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Top 10 Search Results for "i feel that my low self esteem is related to my sisters treatment of me since childhood"

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How Do I Overcome Depression When It Is So Closely Tied To My Lifelong Lack Of Self-esteem And Self Confidence?

How Do I Overcome Depression When It Is So Closely Tied To My Lifelong Lack Of Self-esteem And Self Confidence?

My self-esteem and self confidence have never been high, but there are times when they go even lower. I've finally figured out that my worst depressive periods are effectively a direct result of circumstances in which my self-esteem takes a hit. I find myself failing in relationships, career, pretty well anything important to me, and those external markers wreak havoc with my sense of self. I know I should be able to generate self-esteem and confidence internally and not based on externals… read more

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I have the same thing happen to me. My siblings are asking for apology’s when I feel I am teaching them how I expect to be treated. They think I should follow their advice on how to act in certain… read more

posted 8 months ago

Does Anyone Know Of A Therapy Technique That Is Specifically Designed To Help You Heal From Childhood Trauma?

Does Anyone Know Of A Therapy Technique That Is Specifically Designed To Help You Heal From Childhood Trauma?

I am convinced that my problems as an adult stem from the possible trauma I may have faced as a child and that my low self-esteem may be improved if I can heal from these traumas and reconnect with my inner child. The more I read about childhood development, the more I am convinced that most of our problems stem from our childhood experiences and could be eradicated if we identify and heal our childhood wounds.

I know how crazy this sounds but there must be some truth to it if most of our… read more

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Thanks for the hug, appreciate and love hugs.

posted 8 months ago

I Have Been On Zoloft For Years But Need More Motivation. Wellbutrin And Stims Send Me Flying With Just A Low Dose. Any Suggestions?

I Have Been On Zoloft For Years But Need More Motivation. Wellbutrin And Stims Send Me Flying With Just A Low Dose. Any Suggestions?

I need to add something that will give a motivational boost. I wish there was a med that evenly balanced the neurotransmitters.

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

You could talk to your doctor about medications used for ADHD. That has helped me with energy/motivation. (I also don't respond well to [[treatment:Wellbutrin!:57ae142cff295050db000db1]]!)

posted over 3 years ago

How Do You Cope With Not Feeling Self Confident About Your Self?

How Do You Cope With Not Feeling Self Confident About Your Self?

im stuck in the situation where i feel like im not good enough, and that im not really that beautiful. Any helpful tips to try and make myself seem a little better?

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

W hen I was in therapy I learned to write good things about myself and put one a day on the bathroom mirror or the refrigerator just so I would see what was good about me. I am back in therapy at 69… read more

posted 6 months ago

Does Anyone Find It Hard To Focus And Memorize?

Does Anyone Find It Hard To Focus And Memorize?

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I don't know what to do, it's part of my continuous depression, what can I do

posted 2 months ago

How Do You Deal With Self-hate?

How Do You Deal With Self-hate?

I don't know how to describe what I am feeling for myself other than saying it comes down to "self-hate". Ironically I do not have an issue with my appearance, it comes down to me hating myself, and there are only external reasons for this. Rejection from loved ones, disappointment time and time again etc.

Does anyone else suffer from this without a valid reason (internally) for hating yourself other than that of what others have done to you?

I have been rejected and broken so many times it… read more

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I understand judgemental.

posted 4 months ago

Has Anyone Had Their Every Effort Criticized, So Much, That You Just Want To Give Up And Not Do Anything? You're Not Good Enough?

Has Anyone Had Their Every Effort Criticized, So Much, That You Just Want To Give Up And Not Do Anything? You're Not Good Enough?

Done with criticism.

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Some people use criticism as a way of critiquing. They should try to soften up their motif. There are a lot of great possibilities to critiquing, but some people get the two confused. The receiver and… read more

posted 2 months ago

Does Self Hatred Cause Depression Or Depression Cause Self Hatred?

Does Self Hatred Cause Depression Or Depression Cause Self Hatred?

The reason i ask is simple. I took a little test and scored 35 on a self hatred test. Didnt really surprise me as that is something well that i have always had. Something the short time i was in counseling that was never brought up. Does anyone else have this where well they hate themselves? I know i have hated myself for a very long time.

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Ivania sometimes i would have to agree i have spent a lot of time trying to do just that. Its not always fun or easy but i have learned a few things from that.

posted over 2 years ago

How Do You Find Love Again, When You Have Been Depressed For So Long?

How Do You Find Love Again, When You Have Been Depressed For So Long?

Background info: I've been depressed for over 25 years, was married, and had 2kids. I have been alone for over 16 years now, and can't believe that someone would even want to be with me. For all my shortcomings, depression and lack of self esteem. My kids mean the world to me, but they are older now and moving on with their own lives. I'm scared, terrified and afraid to even want to get close to someone male. I don't want just sex, i want a relationship. One that isn't one sided, on my… read more

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I gave up on being "freaky" when I had to make my first mortgage payment (sometime after Lee made peace with Grant at Appomattox). Besides, there's just not that great a call for 68 y/o bass playing… read more

posted 12 days ago
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