Self-esteem is fundamental to happiness and success. If your teenager feels good about themselves, they’re more likely to do well at school or work, have greater self-control, be at ease in social situations and enjoy warm relationships with others.
The teenage years, however, can be awkward and full of angst and self-doubt even for self-assured kids. Teenage confidence can crumble if they are in the embarrassing situation of wetting the bed.
Watch for signs of depression or sadness, such as moodiness, avoiding social situations, staying in their room, lack of conversation, poor performance at school or work, self-harming and risky behaviours. If your teenager’s self-esteem is suffering because of bedwetting then try to help by finding out how to boost self-esteem.
Some suggestions for building self-esteem:
See your family doctor if you are worried about their physical or emotional health..