Poor self esteem dating issues
If you suffer from low self esteem (or have been told you do), or treat people with low self esteem (or think you do), please read on.
There are a fair few myths that can block your progress if you're trying to lift self esteem.
(This is NOT merely a 'disguised' form of low self-esteem, as commonly thought).
So, if you are the victim of a bully then you can rest assured you don't have to feel sorry for them.
So past conditioning (often but not always from childhood) can produce low self esteem in adults.
But why didn't the drive to raise self esteem in school kids (starting in California with a legislature to raise self esteem) prevent childhood depression and low self esteem from rising?
Mark Tyrrell, co-author of the Self Confidence Trainer, completed UK tours in 2002, 2003, 2004 & 2005 teaching thousands of health professionals the facts about self esteem and how to treat low self esteem in their patients.
This happens in a similar way to how people may break away from the brainwashing of a cult.
There are other forms of abuse and certainly a history of being heavily criticized or unfavorably compared to others can lead to low self esteem ("why can't you be more like your brother! Former abuse may lead to post traumatic stress disorder which maintains the sense of "damage" and low self worth.
Research has found that people with genuine low self esteem tend to treat badly, not other people.
Stopping people being bullies by trying to lift their self esteem may be like trying to get an obese person to lose weight by feeding them lots of cake.