Low Self-Esteem

1.    I am a quick thinker.
2.    When I do a job‚ I do it well.
3.    I am usually alert.
4.    When I make plans ahead‚ I usually get to carry out things the way I expected.
5.    I am good at remembering things.
6.    As a husband‚ I do a good job these days.
7.    I feel the future looks bright.
8.    I am a useful guy to have around.
9.    I am inclined to feel that I’m a failure.*
10.I sometimes feel that my life is not very useful. *
11.I feel as though nothing I do is any good. *
(* Agree response indicates low self-esteem)

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