Thawing Issues that Cause Low Self Esteem


Issues that cause low self-esteem frequently arise from unmet childhood dependency needs on people who do not get these needs met. This page is dedicated to covering the impact of unmet childhood dependency needs on people who, for one reason or another, do not get their emotional dependency needs met.

Issues Caused or Made Worse by Unmet Childhood Emotional Needs:

cause low self esteem

As you can tell, life complications are pervasive when kids grow up with issues that cause low self-esteem .

Thawing Issues that Cause Low Self-Esteem

The above list is just the “tip of the iceberg”…in fact, in the following video presentation I use the Iceberg as a model for exploring the full impact of growing up in a less-than-nurturing family and not getting enough of our needs met. The video is a new version of the Iceberg presentation. (2019)

Iceberg Video Presentation (Watch in Full-Screen Mode)


Click on the following links in the order they are presented to read an abbreviated text version of the Iceberg Model.


Or Read Thaw – Freedom from Frozen Feelings, by Don Carter