Self-Esteem and Depression

Posted on March 19, 2018

When you’re depressed and your self-esteem feels like it’s sinking daily, it's easy to compare yourself to others and feel like you are not good enough. Depression and low self-esteem often go hand-in-hand. Discussing positive qualities and interests about ourselves with others who understand what you are going through, is a good way to start to climb out of the low self-esteem cycle.

On MyDepressionTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with depression, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Self-esteem is one of the top 10 topics most discussed.

Here are a few question-and-answer threads about self-esteem:

How do you find love again, when you have been depressed for so long?

How do you cope with not feeling self-confident about your self?

Does anyone else feel that their relationship with family has attributed to their low self-esteem?

Here are some conversations about self-esteem:

What people don't realize that depression and low self-confidence is an everyday battle.

A member writes a poem about self-belief.

Have an interview tomorrow for my dream job and trying to find a way out of it.

Can you relate?

Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to MyDepressionTeam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.

Feel free to ask a question here.

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I have struggled with depression and self esteem my whole life! Just when I think things are going well, I crash and burn. It's exhausting and sucks!

posted 6 days ago


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