Dating a people pleaser
Sometimes, my tendency to avoid conflict means I say I’m fine when I’m really not.
Sometimes it means saying nothing when I disagree with someone (or worse, agreeing with them when I really don’t).
He graduated from the American School of Professional Psychology in 2011.
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Understanding the reasons I desire people’s approval can help me avoid those pitfalls and be myself, even if not everyone approves of who I am.
We are taught as children that when we please those in authority, we get a prize.
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