Authors : Weni Mailita, Hema Malini, Dewi Eka Putri.

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 Volume 3 Issue 12

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The causes of external and internal stressor and negative stigma experienced by Men Likes Men could cause low self-esteem that may impact maladaptive coping to Men Likes Men. It starts from an assessment of themself due to problem experience of Men Likes Men called self stigma. The research aims to find out the description of self-esteem and self-stigma in Male Likes Men in Padang City. This research is a quantitative research with descriptive design. Sampling with a total sampling method with a total sample of 94 respondents. Data collection techniques using the Rosenberg Self Esteem Scale (RSES) questionnaire, and the Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS). The results of this study obtained data on the self esteem of Men Likes Men in the city of Padang had a low average score of 21.51, the average negative self-stigma of respondents was 28.88 and the average positive selfstigma was 28.15. Recommended to deal with psychiatric problems required cognitive or behavioral therapy.
Keywords:- Self-Esteem, Self-Stigma, Men Likes Men.