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Can you perceive yourself differently to how other's perceive you? watch

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    I often berate myself for having 'no social skills or friends'. I have Aspergers and ins it constantly hard to engage in most social situations that people would find easy.

    One of my Facebook 'friends' wrote to me when I was saying that I was lonely (I have censored out my name so I can remain anon.) 'You have plenty of friends ****** you need to remember that. And you're so cherished and loved- see yourself through our eyes and then you'll see how great you are.

    Lots of love ****** xxxx'

    When they say 'see yourself through our eyes...', it really got me thinking - even though I feel a certain way about myself, can others perceive me in a different way?

    Is this a nice message to have received and do you think that I genuinely have friends/people who like me/people who think positively/nice things about me?

    Odds are you have low self-confidence. That doesn't and will never stop people from liking you. Just trust the people who say they're your friends - they almost undoubtedly are, and they might even be hurt if they found out you didn't think of them that way. You just need to be open to let them in.
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