self-esteem

I Love Everything About the Man I'm Dating Except for How Insecure He Is About Himself: Advice?

I Love Everything About the Man I’m Dating Except for How Insecure He Is About Himself: Advice?

A woman writes in asking for advice about the man she’s dating. She says that, though the relationship is fairly new, she likes everything about this man except for one thing: He’s incredibly insecure about his looks and about his race. She says he talks awfully about himself and sometimes does things to downplay the physical aspects of his race. This woman is looking for advice about how to help her man see himself the way she sees him.

Grandma Said Something Mean to Grandchild

My Grandma-in-Law Made an Offensive Comment to My Six-Year-Old Daughter, and I Don’t Know What to Do

A Mamas Uncut community member needs advice about how to handle a tricky situation involving her grandmother-in-law making an offensive remark towards a six-year-old girl. Over on the Mamas Uncut Facebook page, our robust community of moms is always having a conversation about topics that matter. We like to highlight those conversations from time to time. Important questions. Thoughtful answers. This is our Community Questions feature! A member of our community asks: So, tonight we brought dinner to my husband’s grandmother’s house for Easter. She has a mirrored wall next to her table. While we were eating, my 6-year-old daughter was staring at the mirror and making silly faces. My husband’s grandma asked my 6-year-old why she was staring into the mirror. My daughter answered, “because I’m beautiful!” My husband’s grandmother’s said, “You’re lying. I’m looking at you and you’re not.” I was honestly so shocked, and my poor little girl just got quiet and looked at her plate. I looked at my husband and let him know he needed to handle it, because I knew I would be mean if I had to address her since I had already had to tell her earlier in the day to stop harassing my daughter about …

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