Everyone struggles with self-confidence issues at some point in their life. It doesn’t matter if you have found your soul mate, low self-esteem can still find a way to gnaw at you, and make you feel like you’re not good enough. When you’re with someone, low confidence can put a strain on your relationship. In the cherished words of the almighty queen, Rupaul, “If you can’t love yourself, how in the hell you gonna love somebody else?”
Relationship expert Melissa Ferrari tells Neutral.Love, “Our partner plays a big role in how confident we are.”
“This is why couples need to take care of each other and what is said or done because we do play a role in boosting each other’s self esteem.”
She explains that attraction is about safety, rather than fear. “Attraction has more to do with how we feel in the presence of our partner.”
“If we can feel safe and secure in the relationship with our significant other we will be more confident in ourselves.”
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