7 tips to make your relationship a self-esteem-boosting one
“Do Your Relationships Damage Your Self-Esteem? (And what to do about it)”
Your self-esteem shouldn’t be totally dependent on the person with whom you happen to be in a relationship. But the fact is, relationships do have a big impact on the way you feel. And that includes the way you feel about yourself.
Mick’s relationship felt like a real burden to him. But it was a burden to which he’d become so accustomed, he didn’t even know he’d been carrying it until he spoke to me and was able to lay down the load for a while. The pain of relationships that aren’t working can become like a background ache; we don’t notice they hurt because we’ve grown so used to the discomfort.
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