Unformatted text preview: completely agree with this assertion. I have always believed that self-esteem is deciding internally irrespective of external events. Self-concept seems to be more about our perception of our traits; whereas, self-identity has more to do with who we are. It is confusing trying to differentiate between the three. They seem to describe a different side of the same coin. Our self-concept is our perception of our traits and our self-esteem is our opinion of how those traits impact our self worth, which defines our self-identity. That is the best I could do to summarize the three concepts....
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- Spring '12
- Outline of self, Conceptions of self, external events, single real number, simple numbers