Dating a guy with low self esteem

People who feel the need to appear perfect could be convincing not only others, but also themselves, that they have value.6. Your friends are important to you and being with them makes you happy.If he doesn’t want you to spend time with them, and he doesn’t want to get to know them, that’s a problem.7. Being vulnerable is an important part of being in a relationship.After the honeymoon period, where I was just astounded that I was having sex, our relationship became a matter of constant fighting, jealousy, guilt trips and having to justify myself on an almost daily basis.Almost every fight we ever had would escalate from disagreeing over what to rent at Blockbuster to threats of breaking up with me… I allowed her walk all over me because I was willing to put up with this.On the contrary, when two emotionally healthy, happy people aren’t compatible, they usually just go their separate ways without all the chaos. If the guy you’re dating constantly criticizes you (from your looks to your personality), that’s a really bad sign.

She also didn’t care for them because it meant I was spending time with my friends and not with her (warning sign #2) – but this time she relented and .

And did all that drama go on for months or even years wasting valuable time and so much energy that you felt exhausted (or even lost faith in love)?

You knew the situation wasn’t healthy, but you stayed because you really loved him, right? I’ve found that drama-filled relationships typically have at least one partner who struggles with low self-esteem. If you’re not what he’s looking for, he’ll just move on.

I hated the things my hair did and the fact that I was so short. My weight was something I thought about almost every minute of every day.

There was nothing I could do that brought my mind completely off of it.