12 Ways Raise Your Self-Worth and Love Yourself More

Stephenie Zamora
15 min readJul 20, 2021

There have been times in my life (after certain relationships especially) that have tanked my sense of self-worth.

It’s happened from being in situations where I felt taken for granted, was treated poorly or flat out abused, or was told in one way or another that I was “too much.” It’s happened from being in relationships with people who didn’t show up, made me and my experience wrong, or continually showed me that I didn’t really matter. It’s happened from situations that made me doubt myself and my power, caused me to question whether or not I deserved support, or led me to gaslight myself in crazy-making ways. It’s happened with family, friends, partners, and in work.

It happens to all of us at some point in our life, to some degree.

That’s just the nature of being human in this world.

But while there are many circumstances, relationships, and situations that can actively lower our self-worth, the truth is, we’re usually the ones who drive it into the ground.

We do this when we continue to stay in a relationship despite knowing it’s not right or healthy, when…

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Stephenie Zamora

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