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Who am I and why should I matter to a boss, a boyfriend, or a friend?

What methods would you recommend to someone looking to develop a sense of self and a more accurate sense of their own value if they've spent most of their life defining themselves and their worth through their grades, their job, and their partner? [more inside]
posted by Hermione Granger on Jun 28, 2014 - 21 answers

What's the line between having needs and being needy?

I recently married the love of my life after dating for a year. He's a good man, really kind, wonderful to my kids and sweet to me. I don't want to screw it up but I'm also getting tired of being on my best behavior. [more inside]
posted by Lizlemondrop on Jan 22, 2014 - 31 answers

Living for myself

I need to learn how to live for myself first, and not place so much of my self-worth on how people I'm dating view me. Please help. [more inside]
posted by New Old User on Dec 2, 2013 - 12 answers

How do I stop tying my self worth to my income?

I'm a 31 year old man who lives in NYC. This has been a problem that has plagued me for a very long time, and it's really making my life miserable. Snowflake details inside. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 29, 2013 - 29 answers

Inspirational songs like "Born this Way"

I'm looking for songs that are inspirational with a particular theme: inherent worth of the individual (details inside) [more inside]
posted by carolinaherrera on Apr 23, 2013 - 33 answers

How to deal with feelings of inadequacy?

I'll be blunt: I think I married a man who is too good for me. I'm having trouble dealing with my feelings of low self-worth and am tormented by insecurity. It's like the relationship version of Imposter Syndrome. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 21, 2013 - 27 answers

just please don't hate me more

I would like some help in dealing with my insecurities. How can I ask it from my loved ones without coming across as selfish or annoying? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 6, 2011 - 21 answers

Show me the money, or help me to say no.

My boss wants to fly me from Sydney to Perth to assist in training new employees. Should I ask "What's in it for me?" [more inside]
posted by robotot on May 23, 2011 - 29 answers

I'm ugly. How do I cope?

I got some pictures of myself from a recent party and it's depressing me, because I am ugly. Even all prettied up, I'm just not pretty. How do I come to terms with my appearance? [more inside]
posted by Baethan on Jan 9, 2011 - 59 answers

It's Only Paper

Give me your recommendations for books or web sites that handle dealing with the emotional side of money. [more inside]
posted by EmpressCallipygos on Feb 10, 2010 - 22 answers

Inherent self-worth?

How do you develop a sense of inherent self-worth? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 18, 2009 - 25 answers

How do you feel good about yourself?

How do you not allow your self-worth to be a function of what other people think of you, but rather what you think of yourself? [more inside]
posted by althanis on Feb 2, 2009 - 20 answers

I'm not just lazy, I swear.

Currently job-hunting, to no avail. Even McDonald's hasn't called back, wtf? How do I make my husband understand? [more inside]
posted by sunshinesky on Dec 14, 2008 - 35 answers

If I tell myself I'm ok, am I ok (or will I be)?

My question is not "do self-affirmations work?," but rather "have they worked for you?" I would appreciate hearing from people who have used self-affirmations to bring about (significant?) change in their lives. [more inside]
posted by segatakai on Sep 18, 2007 - 31 answers

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