Do you tend to sacrifice your own happiness in order to please others/make others happy?

Posted by: PetersSmith

It's actually classified as a negative trait.

  • Yes, I have the "disease to please". While prioritizing someone else’s needs is the hallmark of a close relationship, it can be costly for self-esteem and mental health if it means neglecting your own needs. Ask yourself this do you enjoy making others happy just because you enjoy it, or do you do it because you, deep down, need approval from others to be happy with yourself?

  • No, I know when to stop trying to please others when I begin to start sacrificing too much of my own happiness. You are not responsible for someone else’s happiness and they are not responsible for yours. No one should want another to sacrifice their own happiness so that they themselves can be happy.

38% 3 votes
62% 5 votes
  • Making people happy is only in conflict with your own happiness when those other people are being unreasonable (mostly superstitious).

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Najs says2015-06-18T23:41:42.6420378-05:00
PetersSmith, I have to ask are you perhaps making a file for each person on DDO to see how insane we really are lol.
PetersSmith says2015-06-18T23:42:32.4050837-05:00
Najs: I don't need to.
Najs says2015-06-19T17:48:56.2452531-05:00

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