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Is it possible to fix self-esteem issues from within a relationship?

A common theme on AskMeFi is that a person should be able to take care of themselves first before they can be ready to establish and maintain a healthy relationship. What if the relationship itself is the driver of positive personal growth? And what if that process has been kind of painful so far? [more inside]
posted by sockitysock on Jul 14, 2014 - 17 answers

Why am I always uncomfortable around people?

Why am I always uncomfortable around people? What the hell is wrong with me, mentally? *Warning* LONG LONG LONG READ, but probably interesting?* [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 15, 2012 - 25 answers

The life I have not lived

Will I ever be in a ‘normal’ relationship? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 4, 2012 - 40 answers

Self-destructive shame issues.

Ashamed of myself in so many ways--it's resulted in overeating, anxiety, low-self-esteem, body-image issues, and a lack of drive. How do I dig myself out of this rut? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 11, 2011 - 20 answers

Overcoming shyness in dating

Can't make a move... should I just talk to her about it? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 19, 2010 - 46 answers

Help me put an end to emotional blackmail.

Help me put an end to emotional blackmail. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 29, 2009 - 22 answers

Giving/Gaining Turst

How do you gain trust from someone who's been emotionally scarred. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 15, 2007 - 21 answers

I've given my friend all the benefits. Now I feel poor. How do I fix this?

It started out as dating and turned into "friends with benefits." How do I regain my self-respect after all of this? Apologize in advance... [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 20, 2007 - 42 answers

Help with lack of romantic experience?

Help me get past my staggering lack of romantic experience. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 17, 2007 - 44 answers

feeling better about myself - how?

I have an unrequited crush and need to get over it and stop obsessing. But how? [more inside]
posted by different on Apr 22, 2006 - 18 answers

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