10 Signs You’re A People-Pleaser

Sometimes the self perception is really different from our peers’. Are you trying too hard to be liked?

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In case you have a suspicion about yourself regarding pleasing the people around you, then you should read below the 10 habits of people who are way too nice.

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A clear distinction between the common desire to fit in and pleasing other people has to be made from the start. Everyone has struggled at some point with people-pleasing because we are liable to peer pressure and want to be part of the game too. Your wish to be accepted has nothing to do with people-pleasing, which is a daily battle.

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Take a look at the 10 habits of people-pleasing personality types:

1. Saying no is hard for you.
2. You are awfully altruistic.
3. You have low self-esteem and don’t really articulate your opinions.
4. You are scared of negative emotions, you are an emotophobe.
5. You ought to be liked, no matter what.
6. The approval of others is like an addiction for you.
7. When doing favors for others, you usually suffer.
8. You break into small pieces if criticized.
9. You behave based on what other people think of you.
10. You become emotionally dependent when involved in a relationship.

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Well, as you can see, being a people-pleaser is not a good thing. You suppress a lot of emotions that can translate into serious conditions, such as borderline personality disorder or anxiety disorder. You can still be an honestly nice person without abiding by these ten habits.

Do you know anyone who might be trying to hard to please people? Share this with them!