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The thought of disapproval or rejection causes me to experience anxiety, but I also don't like myself. What do I do?

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Last Updated: 07/02/2018 at 10:54am
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TheBabyLion
March 13th, 2018 10:23am
My apologies for not answering your question, because I couldn't even if I wanted to - what you do is completely up you, my dear! What I do want to point out is that this "but" you used in the middle of your sentence might rather be exchanged with "and"; as for in my experience - not accepting oneself seems to often be the real issue, while fearing rejection or disapproval may or may not only highlight what beliefs one has about him/herself. Please consider to see what beliefs about yourself you have and where did you obtain them from, if you feel like it :)
endearingLion70
- Expert in Self-Esteem
July 2nd, 2018 10:54am
If you do not like yourself how will others like you? Start by accepting who you are and then the people around you will too.