People with low self-esteem are often unsure about themselves. They always considers themselves as being unfit for various positions. They often see themselves as failures and also as people who does not have much to offer.
What are the effects of low self-esteem?
It kills dreams and ambitions
You may have a great ambitions and dreams, but the moment you start seeing yourself as someone who cannot achieve those dreams and ambitions, that is the moment failure sets in. This is a characteristic of someone with low self-esteem. When you see yourself as a loser, it is obvious that you are going to lose. Your dreams, ambitions and plans can just vanish in thin air the moment you start having a low self-esteem.
It detects the extent which you can go in whatever you are doing
Instead of taking a bold step on your business, academics, your mind tells you that you are not going to make it if you go further, rather you should keep managing where you are, this is the effect of low self-esteem, this can hinder you from progressing because you have chosen to remain where you are due to the negative perception you have about yourself.
It can make you to live a solitary life
Low self-esteem can make you to be anti – social. People with low self-esteem feels that others are better than them, and at such, they shouldn’t go near them. They always stay alone to avoid people looking down on them when they are actually the one underrating themselves.
It can lead to suicidal thought
As a result of their solitary life, they may feel that they have been rejected by the society, staying alone and not mixing up with people can trigger suicidal thoughts if caution is not applied.