There are two perspectives for asking for help.
1) Asking for help is a sign of either weakness or incompetence.
2) Asking for help is a sign of wisdom and strength.
I was taught #1 and have come to realize that #2 is better.
Asking for help is a sign that you know when you are in over your head. A boss once told that asking for help was the truest sign of a great employee.
Asking for help is a good thing. Consider it an opportunity to learn a skill, taught by a master, for free.
The link below goes to and article about asking for help. The author describes the struggle between #1 and #2 and how weakness can be a virtue.
Ask for help enough and eventually people will start asking you.