Low self-esteem is a surprisingly common affliction. Most of us, at some point in our lives, experience at least temporary bouts of low self-esteem after suffering some kind of setback or experiencing some sort of negative event.
For some, it may be that they’ve been exposed to emotional or psychological abuse from someone close to them or experienced volatile social or familial situations that can wreak psychological and self-worth havoc. If these kinds of negative inputs continue for any length of time, serious, long-term ramifications can result that can trigger a number of problems, such as drug or alcohol addictions, harm to themselves or others, even suicide. This kind of destructive internalization needs to be nipped in the bud before it can fester and create negative effects from which it may be difficult to recover.Read More