Participants’ behavior influenced how much others liked them, with people liking those with higher self-esteem more than those with lower self-esteem.It appears that people with lower self-esteem put up a shield when reminded of potential costs, likely as a way of protecting themselves.Furthermore, higher self-esteem individuals created profiles that were more expressive (i.e., more positive) than lower self-esteem individuals after viewing book titles focused on avoiding costs.This expressivity led others to view their profiles as more appealing than the profiles of people with lower self-esteem.You start to prioritize every other person above yourself because you believe they matter and you don’t. You might have loved him, but even more so you loved the fact that he loved you.You base your self-worth on whether or not a guy likes you. If there isn’t a man to want you then you feel worthless. You don’t find yourself beautiful or likable but when a man sees that in you, then it might just be true.You know the guy you’re with doesn’t treat you right but you think, hey, it could be worse — and at least you have someone.
In the first study, participants sorted words that were related to either rewards (e.g., ).In other words, people were more likely to notice flirting when they were in certain conditions, and which condition they were more likely to notice it depended on their self-esteem.Contrary to what some might think, people with lower self-esteem aren’t always oblivious to flirting cues: When reminded of rewards, they notice even more flirting than people with highertopics.You don’t feel confident naked because you don’t feel comfortable in your own skin.Body acceptance starts with you, and the only way to be good in bed is to be confident in bed.
You allow your fear of rejection to dictate your love life. Their world doesn’t end because one person’s opinion of you doesn’t matter.