Support Forums Today's Posts

Get Advice Connect with TeenHelp Resources
HelpLINK Facebook     Twitter     Tumblr     Instagram    Hotlines    Safety Zone    Alternatives

You are not registered or have not logged in

Hello guest! (Not a guest? Log in above!)

As a guest on TeenHelp you are only able to use some of our site's features. By registering an account you will be able to enjoy unlimited access to our site, and will be able to:

  • Connect with thousands of teenagers worldwide by actively taking part in our Support Forums and Chat Room.
  • Find others with similar interests in our Social Groups.
  • Express yourself through our Blogs, Picture Albums and User Profiles.
  • And much much more!

Signing up is free, anonymous and will only take a few moments, so click here to register now!

Mental Health Use this forum to share your mental health concerns and to seek advice.

Closed Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  (#1 (permalink)) Old
Can you hear the silence?
Senior TeenHelper
bringmethehorizon♥'s Avatar
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Location: England

Posts: 814
Join Date: July 27th 2012

always putting myself down - March 2nd 2013, 09:54 PM

the title sums it up really looking at my self in a mirrow i hate myself basicly thats it :L
  (#2 (permalink)) Old
Tro Offline
Welcome me, I'm new!
Tro's Avatar
Name: Tro
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Location: California, USA

Posts: 28
Join Date: July 1st 2010

Re: always putting myself down - March 4th 2013, 05:51 AM


What is it that you feel makes you say that? There are a lot of factors that you haven’t mentioned about what leads you to feel the way you do. I can say this for sure though: there really isn’t ever a reason to put yourself down. Unfortunately, we all do it sometimes because of different reasons (but they’re all usually a result of living in a way that we believe is not good enough/doesn’t meet our personal standards). It’s a good thing to have high standards, whether those standards are for fitness, eating well, working hard, being studious, or in our relationships with the people we love, but it’s very important to make sure that your standards aren’t unrealistic. You need to learn to accept the person that you are, and to acknowledge that no matter what happens in your life, you still have the ability to take whatever steps you want after that point (because you still make the decisions as to how you want your life to proceed, and how you approach situations is completely up to you).

If you have a minute, take the time to look in the mirror again and tell yourself that no matter what happens, you're still alive. You're still you, and no one else can be you. You're still capable of making a very bright future for yourself, and by extension that means you can make whatever choices you want to and become whatever you wish. So don't hate yourself, work with yourself instead. Accept that you are who you are, and that there's nothing wrong with that. Then do whatever it is that you want to do to reach for your own goals, but make sure that those goals are realistic (like don't set goals such as 'I want to make a million dollars by tomorrow,' because unrealistic goals will be nearly impossible to reach and will probably lead to disappointment). I hope you feel better, good luck with everything.

  Send a message via AIM to Tro Send a message via Skype™ to Tro 
  (#3 (permalink)) Old
jhend.hardison Offline
Welcome me, I'm new!
jhend.hardison's Avatar
Age: 35

Posts: 14
Join Date: March 7th 2013

Re: always putting myself down - March 11th 2013, 06:16 PM

Would you mind to share what is the reason why you hate yourself? Well sometimes I too feel the same way, I hate myself especially if I fail on a certain situation. I learn not to compare myself to other people, if cannot avoided, compare in a way it can serve as our inspiration to grow better.
Closed Thread



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All material copyright 1998-2019, TeenHelp.
Terms | Legal | Privacy | Conduct | Complaints

Powered by vBulletin®.
Copyright ©2000-2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search engine optimization by vBSEO.
Theme developed in association with vBStyles.