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29 Jan 2004

Overly developed critical response
I would like to know if the above is in fact a mental disorder, what causes it and what it could lead to.

People have told me that I am extremely critical of myself and would rather heed the negative rather then the positive. As far as I am concerned the things that I do right are not even a drop in the ocean compared to what I cannot do correctly.

How is it possible to figure out what your limits are, I have no guidance as to what I am capable of achieving and what I am not capable of. I must work harder at everything, as I do not deserve to have what I have.

Sorry for the rambling.Hope you can assist
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

Dear BKS,
You haven't started rambling, yet ! many people have a set of problems including being excessively self-critical, and having a low self-esteem and reduced self-confidence --- that's uncomfortable, and fortunately responds very well to counselling. People with too little self-criticism, too much self-esteem, and too much self-confidence, can be a nuisance all round, and often become politicians !
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