One of the questions I ask of others is what they love about themselves as people, their character or their essence. Ask yourself this right now. Come up with a list of things that make you wonderful and unique.
Was it difficult? How long did it take for you to go off on a tangent about how you are almost a good parent BUT you wish you could do X better? Or did you think of something and then hesitated because you don’t want to seem too prideful or because you can find a few exceptions?
It is a challenge for many to truly embrace their goodness. Even for me! - shock However cliche it may sound, if you don’t know and love yourself fully, how can you expect others to do the same. When we have a negative view of ourselves we looks everywhere to confirm and uphold this view. What would happen if you looked for the evidence to confirm the positives?
Investigate the good in yourself!