I was home-schooled all through middle school and then put into public high school at the end of ninth grade because my parents wanted me to experience the social part of high school. All it takes is rejection at a critical time, and your self-esteem is nuked. Remind yourself of all of those things that make you a good potential partner. Neither applies to me. Nowadays, I have huge trust issues. Already a subscriber or registered access user? Start by making a list of everything you like about yourself.
My family moved a lot where I was young, and I found a way to get bullied at every school I went to.
Tough Love: my boyfriend and I have never had sex
I would LOVE to have friends. Get on dating apps. The fact is, though, that constant rejection and lack of human contact can really take its toll on someone, especially when it goes on for years and years at a time. Your subscription will end shortly. She thought I was kidding. Manage Push Notifications If you have opted in for our browser push notifications, and you would like to opt-out, please refer to the following instructions depending on your device and browser. Hey there, boo — thanks for writing in.