The Biggest Reason People Struggle With Low Self-Esteem

The Biggest Reason People Struggle With Low Self-Esteem

Low self-esteem is a big problem in our world. It’s estimated that 85% of people struggle with it. Why is that? You can google what causes low self-esteem and find articles with lists of varying reasons. However, most of these can be combined into one. This one single thing is the biggest reason people struggle with low self-esteem.

If the single biggest reason is your reason, then dealing with it will help you end your struggle.

Read What is Self-Esteem ?

Big list of reasons people have low self-esteem

I don’t claim this list of reasons is exhaustive. It’s a collection of what I found in my search from the varying lists for why people struggle with low self-esteem.

1. Disapproving authority figures (parents, teachers, pastors…)

2.Inattentive, uninvolved, preoccupied caregivers

3.Constant strife/fighting by parents or caregivers

4.Bullying

5.Belief systems from disapproving authority figures

6.Verbal abuse

7.Emotional abuse

8.Sexual abuse

9.Domestic abuse

10.Childhood Trauma

11.CEN

12.Trauma

13.Academic challenges without help or support

14.Parenting style

15.Fatherlessness

16.Life experiences

17.Comparison

18.Discrimination

19.Society / Media projecting unrealistic body image

20.Harassment

21.Humiliation

22.Negative thought patterns

23.Ongoing medical problem

24.Financial trouble

25.ACEs

26.Divorced parents

27.Guilt or shame over previous poor choice/mistake

28.Spiritual attack

29.Genes/temperament

30.Mental illness

Thirty reasons is kind of a lot don’t you think? Can you identify with any of them?

What if I told you that only the last three on that list are exempt from the single biggest reason?

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