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Book: The six pillars of self-esteem by Nathaniel Branden (8/10)

I read this based on Neil Strauss’s recommendation in A Seducer’s Library: The Top Game Books:

Despite what they may say, women do not actually look for confidence in a man. Confidence can easily be faked. What they look for is self-esteem. And, in fact, the journey many men are on is not just about finding women, but finding unshakeable self-esteem that derives from within (not from the opinions or responses of others)—and this is the book that basically defined the modern idea of self-esteem.

I read only the first half of the book (the six pillars and how to practice them) and abandoned the rest (macro explanations for parents, teachers, managers, and psychotherapists). I try to explore topics not written for me (books for parents, etc.) but in this case, the writing was extremely dry and I decided it’s not worth trudging through. With that said, the “sentence completion stems” and justification for doing them is worth the price of and time reading the book.

Check out The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem: The Definitive Work on Self-Esteem by the Leading Pioneer in the Field by Nathaniel Branden