Growing Up

Richard Rieser: Being ‘Objectionable’

Richard was born in 1948 in London. He attended private mainstream primary schools and then went to his local mainstream secondary school and on to university.

Here Richard describes his self-esteem issues as a young person.

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  • Richard Rieser
  • Richard Rieser
  • Richard Rieser
http://howwasschool.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Being-objectionable.mp3

Transcript

I had this self harming that I did quite a lot, because I didn’t like myself. And I didn’t think anybody else would like me, so I made myself objectionable. And so even when girls said, 'yeah, I’ll go out with you', then I did something at the end of it where it always went wrong.