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How do I control my high anxiety and sensitivity when dating?

How I can I better handle these intense feelings and hold them in while maintaining the confidence and calmness that made the woman like me in the first place? [more inside]
posted by My Famous Mistake on Jun 13, 2014 - 26 answers

Help me learn to like myself.

I like myself fine when nothing depends on it, but the moment I want something or someone's approval, I shrink to nothing. How do I learn to like myself for who I am? How do I deal with self-doubt and learn to take compliments? [more inside]
posted by madsy on Jan 28, 2013 - 9 answers

Feeling ambivalent about everything

I feel very ambivalent, like I lack perspective (but hope is abundant!), but I am not sure; this state of not knowing and being unsure of myself and what I do is tough [more inside]
posted by ahtlast93 on Nov 15, 2012 - 4 answers

Wanted: A Guide to the World of the Self-Confident

Tell me what it's like to be you, a person without anxiety or low self-esteem. [more inside]
posted by so much modern time on Jan 31, 2012 - 26 answers

Fear is the Mindkiller

I am a reporter. How do I become a braver interviewer? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 2, 2011 - 9 answers

"If we ever create a sport whereby monkeys fling poo at one another, and there's one dedicated supporter, there's a solid chance that shit will hit the fan."

What are some things you like to tell or remind yourself about when you have "woe is me" moments to steer yourself out of self-pity/moments of weakness and back into awesomeness?
posted by Christ, what an asshole on Feb 16, 2011 - 55 answers

How do I gain physical confidence?

How do I gain more confidence in my physical abilities? I never learned the basic athletic skills kids learn, and then I grew up avoiding them, and now I'm ready to learn. How do I start? [more inside]
posted by brooklynlady on Jul 23, 2010 - 27 answers

Learning to empathize

How can I understand, and empathize, with my fiancee's psychological issues? And other difficult-to-articulate questions. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 17, 2009 - 65 answers

Confidence making friends?

Please talk me out of my anxiety about making friends. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 14, 2009 - 20 answers

Saddling Him With My Baggage

Parenting techniques, insight, and maturity needed before I completely ruin my kid's life. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 8, 2009 - 36 answers

How to become more confident in my life?

I've lacked confidence in every aspect of my life, and it's holding me back. What can I do? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 16, 2009 - 18 answers

How to Keep Steady?

Please help a fella out with the next stage of his Courtship Reeducation Program: How to stay cool when you can't stay ambivalent? [more inside]
posted by EatTheWeak on May 25, 2009 - 13 answers

Building confidence in my ability to overcome adversity

I've concluded that my generalized anxiety comes from a lack of confidence in my ability to cope with adversity. How can I change this? [more inside]
posted by Ringo on Jul 15, 2008 - 12 answers

Coping with balding at 19.

I'm losing my hair at 19 and I'm becoming an emotional wreck. A different person. How do I cope with this and become my old confident self again? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 20, 2008 - 56 answers

How to feel a stronger sense of self-worth?

How can a person overcome general insecurity, improve their self-esteem, and bolster their sense of self worth? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 25, 2007 - 18 answers

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