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Instead, we procrastinate or look to others for validation, opinions, and answers, which further undermines our self-trust and self-esteem.
Accommodating others also alienates us from our needs and wants.
At the same time, we nag and criticize ourselves for failure to accomplish our goals.
Rather than take a chance, we make ourselves wrong for not trying, which ensures “failure” and low self-esteem.
Accommodating others from an early age leaves us unsure of our values and beliefs and encourages reliance on others.