MORE KINDNESS PLEASE –
August 21, 2021-
SELF-DEPRECATORS ARE MORE LIKELY TO ACCEPT MISTREATMENT OR DISRESPECT FROM OTHERS
64% of Self-Deprecators consistently put others’ needs ahead of their own, even if it leaves them feeling angry, resentful, or uncomfortable (compared to 30% of Self-Appreciators, a 34-point difference).
66% apologize even when they haven’t done anything wrong (compared to 26% of Self-Appreciators, a 40-point difference).
58% feel that people take advantage of them (compared to 13% of Self-Appreciators, a 45-point difference).
SELF-DEPRECATORS TEND TO HIDE THEIR TRUE THOUGHTS, FEELINGS, OR DESIRES
54% won’t express their opinions if there’s a chance that others will disagree (compared to 10% of Self-Appreciators, a 44-point difference).
61% hold back from expressing their ideas for fear of looking stupid or being ridiculed (compared to 8% of Self-Appreciators, a 53-point difference).
70% won’t ask for what they want, such as a raise or more respect (compared to 28% of Self-Appreciators, a 42-point difference).
48% distance themselves from or suppress negative emotions (compared to 26% of Self-Appreciators, a 22-point difference).
54% avoid discussing sensitive topics for fear that it will blow up in their faces (compared to 10% of Self-Appreciators, a 44-point difference).
63% avoid confrontation/conflict (compared to 18% of Self-Appreciators, a 45-point difference).