Psychology of on line dating
If someone thinks that people of the opposite sex are likely to be exploitative, or unfeeling, that prejudice, too, must be recognized.
Then, in those specific circumstances, the patient must learn to ask himself/herself whether this is one of those times when that feeling is justified, or whether it grows out of the prejudice.
I feel inferior to every single person I meet; and, of course, that leads to people treating me like crap…” She goes on to say that that “sense of worthlessness is “slowly destroying” her.
I know nothing about this woman’s age or circumstances.
Having low self-esteem is not just a global sense of being worthless; it manifests itself in action—or in inaction--whenever the child--the grown child—attempts to do anything.
That person feels inadequate in social situations, including dating, and incapable of accomplishing any demanding (and desirable) work.
I do not know for certain that she is a woman, except that she describes herself as “attractive (not stunning, but decent,)” and “stunning” is a word not usually used in connection with men.
the wearer of the glasses has to be circumspect in deciding whether or not that object is truly brown.
She is correct in pointing out that the attitudes we have towards ourselves, and towards the world in general, grow out of the way we are treated growing up.
Some children are told that they are “no good,” sometimes in subtle ways and sometimes explicitly.
When he showed it to his father, his father shook his head sadly.
“With your brains,” he said, “you could have been a doctor like your brother.” His experience demonstrates that sometimes these childhood influences continue into adulthood.
It is like looking through a colored set of classes.