Low self esteem and dating
But I’m not a supermodel (that’s perfectly clear and I’m not making any excuses.) I’m a curvy girl. I’m a chronic offender of settling for a sexual relationship to make myself feel ‘wanted’ and also of accepting the wrong men (great advice, by the way) because I feel that is the only way I can get men to really want me. How can I start believing that I am worth more than I give away? This is not easy, but it’s the easiest thing you have to do. This goes for those who are sexually inexperienced.
When a major life change like this happens, people tend to develop behaviors to protect themselves.
It was better to have someone who was only around sometimes than to not have anyone at all.
We always hear that healthy self-esteem and successful relationships go hand in hand, but what does that really mean? Everybody has issues about self-acceptance and self-esteem.
Insecurities and a lack of confidence can lead to a person overwhelming their partner and turning a relationship that started off harmonious into a living hell.
Low self-esteem is not just about how you view yourself.
Maybe yours was unavailable enough that you could idealize him without ever testing his fallibility.