This article connects well to the lecture we went over in class on chapter 13. Self-esteem is Person’s belief in correctness of self-evaluation more important than accuracy of self-evaluation (Weiss, 1993). In this article it goes in depth about the effects of low and high self-esteem. I saw how low self-esteem can be seen in many different and for many different reasons. This could be from a deeply rooted event or have its origins in traumatic childhood experiences such as prolonged separation from parents or other forms of abuse.