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... Jgirl, Sannah gave you good advice. All I can add is that i have this problem too. With my mother and as a spring off, a lot of women I come in to contact with. My mother was very critical when I was growing up and I never felt she liked me all that much. I was too sensitive and arty and I think she wanted a jolly hockey sticks sporty girl - which I wasn't. So i've spent... (6 replies)
... it bothers me that i have to have people's approval esp my father and grandmother. they are both very critical, negative, judgmental people. ... (6 replies)
... ou are just still trying to win their love and approval. Guess what, you aren't going to get it! I don't know how people can be so mean but they are. The only approval that you need is your own, okay! If you are starting to act like them then you must be starting to accept their view on life. ... (6 replies)

... The reason that people will continue to seek approval from people that hurt them is because that unhealthy behavior is familiar to them. ... (6 replies)
... jgirl, sounds like a good plan. Doing nothing is going to keep you where you are at. (6 replies)
... i don't know. i usually try to have low expectations with them but i still end up getting hurt. i just feel like they are unhappy and i am the same way. i am never satisfied with anything, never satisfied with myself. i just want to be happy. maybe i should go and talk to someone. hopefully if i get over this it'll end the other problems i have such as my insecurity, paranoia,... (6 replies)
... Trix, you go girl! Sounds like you are on the right track! (6 replies)

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