Kathy JacobsBlockedUnblockFollowFollowingFormer software tester, who still breaks things.. Social Media geek. Former OneNote MVP. Phoenix Mercury fan. My thoughts and opinions are my own. Usually.Apr 29, 2017My guess at where self-esteem comes from is: genetics, parents, then in later life, going through…Dan Copping1Love this advice, Dan Copping. You are right — much of my self esteem problem does come from my growing up years. I won’t say it is genetics, but much of the problem came from my parents.