Addicted to Approval?

‘Addicted’ is a strong word, but read the article and see if you can relate to what could arguably be the most prevalent addiction of all: addiction to approval. For those of us who did not receive a sufficient amount of unconditional love and approval as children, we often develop an insatiable need to seek approval from others. I have learned and continue to remind myself that no human being could possibly satisfy this deep, spiritual craving. However, there is a solution.

Approval is a gift I learn to give myself and when I can do that, I find I no longer need it from anyone else.

approval addiction, self-reflection, self esteem

Confronting Fears and Finding Freedom (Click link to read full article)
http://i.stuff.co.nz/life-style/well-good/62916148/confronting-fears-and-finding-freedom

 

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