Do you find yourself constantly putting others' needs ahead of your own? Do you struggle to say "no" to things when you don’t want to do them? Do you struggle to share your opinions, needs, or desires? If so, you might be a people pleaser. While it's natural to want to make others happy, people-pleasing can become a harmful behavior that can negatively impact your mental and emotional well-being and your connection with others. In this blog post, I'll explore what it is, the psychological origins of this behavior, the dangers of people pleasing, and signs that you might be a people pleaser. I'll also offer tips for how to break free from this pattern and build healthier relationships with others. So if you identify with always seeking to make others happy and are ready to put yourself first, keep reading!
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