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Are You a People Pleaser? | Care2 Healthy Living

Are You a People Pleaser? | Care2 Healthy Living

Do you feel insecure? Do you have trouble making decisions until you find out what everyone else wants? Do you have an out of control schedule that accommodates everyone but you? Is it hard for you to say “no” ? Are you exhausted trying to make everyone happy? If so you might be suffering from the People Pleasing Syndrome. Of course you want to please, you’re a nice person after all. It gives you pleasure when people approve of what you do and say and that makes you to want to please them even more. The desire to please is human, built in to the hard wiring in our social species. To make matters worse, we are rewarded handsomely all of our lives for pleasing parents, teachers, partners, friends and bosses. Why wouldn’t you want to please? There comes a time, however, when this useful social skill and coping strategy turns into a handicap and you realize how much effort it ...

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