Tag: People Pleaser Syndrome

Guilt & people pleasing

Second-guessing myself always lingers in the background, when I don’t allow myself to PEOPLE PLEASE.. Feeling guilty for not people-pleasing is something that I just have to make friends with, although sometimes it just feels harder than others. Being authentic & true to myself…

Blocks to healthy self-assertion

Being assertive can come very easily to many of us whilst some of us might have an extreme difficulty in this area, due to many of the following blocks as stated by Hauck (1981b): 1.Fear of injury -Physical violence may be threatened or unleashed…

Being assertive

For those of you who struggle with people pleaser syndrome, who are passive, depressed, are experiencing conflict with someone or are having anger issues, assertiveness training can be very beneficial. When someone is unassertive, this involves violating their own rights by failing to express…

Fear of negative emotions & being a People pleaser

If you are afraid of experiencing other peoples’ negative responses or emotions, then you will do everything you can to avoid this.This fear will make it hard for you to say NO to someone and you end up doing things you really don’t want…