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post #13 of (permalink) Old 06-21-2015, 12:27 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by caveman8 View Post
I think self-acceptance doesn't preclude you from still looking to others for validation. Two different things.
failing to get validation (be rejected) can mean 2 different things.

for one person rejection is a minor setback or a road for improvement from which he learns, while another takes it so personally that he begins to question his self worth (meaning he doesn't accept himself as he is and is constantly trying to prove himself that he is 'better'/'acceptable' miserably failing in it).
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