Low self-esteem in men is a complicated issue with no single cause. It's often triggered by some earlier event, such as bullying at school or being rejected in love. But it may also be connected to deeper issues such as feeling unloved and unwanted by parents, or fearing that one is not masculine enough. It can lead to a range of problems, including depression and social withdrawal. Such issues are often invisible and awkward to discuss. However, they are common and can be tackled with support from friends, family or even a therapist. Here we look at the dangers of low self-esteem in men and how you can cope…
What is low self-esteem?
Self-esteem refers to how you feel about yourself. If you have low self-esteem, it means that you have a poor opinion of yourself; if you have high self-esteem, it means that you have a good opinion of yourself. Low self-esteem can be triggered by a wide range of experiences, including:
The dangers of low self-esteem in men
How to cope with low self-esteem
Tips for building confidence in men with low self-esteem
Low self-esteem is a complicated issue that is often triggered by some earlier event. If you have low self-esteem, it’s important to understand where it comes from and how it affects you. Once you know this, you can start to tackle it. You can do this by learning to love yourself, focusing on your strengths, joining a group and avoiding social comparisons. With these strategies, you can start to feel better about yourself and build your confidence.