Resilient Despite circumstances that could contribute to low self-esteem, some women are just built to be resilient.They’re born that way or work really hard to acquire the ability – despite negative experiences – to engage in a positive, substantive relationship as they mature.I’m unlovable.” More often than not, there is intense regret in the aftermath when you lose a partner this way.3.Guarded If your parents experienced a painful divorce or betrayed each other, you might feel unable to trust a partner now, whether you are conscious of your guardedness or not.We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? ” - Marianne Williamson The teen years can be challenging especially for girls.During this time, many teens experience difficulty with low self-esteem, peer conflict, fitting in, social expectations, academics, parental conflict, and physical well-being.You may even sabotage the relationship because you know your partner will inevitably leave anyway.
You may think you know why your father never “saved” you: it was your fault, not his.It’s as if unless you go nine million extra miles for something, you’re not going to get it.Unfortunately, this can make you obsessed, consumed and infatuated with your object of affection in a way that ruins the ability to have a viable trajectory. When the relationship doesn’t develop easily or on your timeline, it's hard to tolerate. Just know that it is hard for the boy to sustain that level of intensity right along with you, and it may be a more intense experience than he is ready for.6.Testing Below the surface these insecurities guide your emotions and actions.You can’t believe you could be truly loved and so you test your partner every chance you get so that he can demonstrate his value (which you don’t believe or trust anyway).