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    How to improve your self-esteem

    HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR SELF-ESTEEM The best way to improve your self-esteem is to change the way you think about yourself. Basing your self-esteem on accomplishments, success, or how you compare to other people can make you insecure, self-absorbed, or self-conscious. ACCEPT THAT NO ONE IS PERFECT...
  2. Sab

    mood swings and how it affects plans and projects

    I’m having pretty intense mood swings lately and they are really hard to handle. It’s hard for me to make longer-term plans and sustain my enthusiasm and drive about projects when from one week to the other my perception of things can change drastically, and my ability to get out of my home and...
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    Insecure and a bit paranoid about SO when anxious?

    Hello! I've been in a relationship for almost 5 years with a very sensitive and special person, who's suffering their own deal of mental issues and accepts me for who I am. However, our relationship has been through a lot of hardships and we've developed some not-too-great dynamics. Mostly...
  4. The Gentle and Brave Writer

    I have the most important job in the world

    I read a simple question in a thread here in AspiesCentral: ‘Do you love yourself?’ ‘What kind of question is that? Of course I do’, was my immediate thought. Unfortunately, most people answered either ‘no’ or ‘yes except’. I was appalled. I haven’t always had the best self-esteem. Just this...
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    Do Aspies/Auties find themselves embarassed at praise or compliments?

    Don't know if this is an aspie/autie difficulty, or if my perception of the world makes me suspicious of everyone. Have a difficult time accepting compliments or positive input, it somehow makes me nervous. Or is this low self-esteem, related to having received few positive interactions in...
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