Self esteem and dating
But despite Tinder's popularity—and the popularity of services like it—dating apps could actually be hurting users' self-esteem and making them feel less satisfied with their bodies, according to research presented Thursday at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association.
Her new study, however, suggests that men and women who use the app experience similar effects.The greater their lack of self-esteem, the less likely they were to seek treatment.So how about this: How about committing to work on your sexual self-esteem and your body image so that you feel empowered and beautiful within yourself no matter what your weight, the color of your hair or what happened in the past? This is an area where we think a good therapist can help.And, if you are in a relationship and have found a therapist you trust, you may want to consider bringing your partner.It's important that your low desire not be viewed as just problem to be "cured," but as an issue the two of you should address as a couple. Sometimes, physical problems can be responsible for a loss of sexual desire.