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Insecurities
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I have a big problem: my insecurities. When I tell others I feel insecure about myself, they ask my why. I'm not sure I know why, but I suspect one of the keys to feeling better about myself is for me to understand what I'm afraid of. I know I have abandonment issues — feeling like people are going to leave me and never come back; but I have never spent much time delving into why I have such a fear.

I get pretty involved in other people's lives and end up understanding myself in others' context; I becomes we. I have never been able to self-introspect in a useful manner; when I try to think about myself, often times I draw a blank, and then carry on with the motions of life.

My insecurities are irrational, I know that. I have to make an effort trying to feel good about myself. I'm nowhere there yet, but I think I'll get there, with the help and support of my friends. One of the things I thought I'd do — and I know this might sound silly — is to have a "Premshree, you are awesome because..." list and look at it everyday. Think that will work?


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Have you consider therapy, because I think this is exactly what therapists specialize in.

I have been doing therapy for the past few months, but I started working on insecurities only now.

the list is definitely worth a shot, but i agree with debbie, see what your therapist has to say. s/he is bound to have better ideas than we do.

Making a list is great. More importantly, know the list and remember it everyday.

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