Why The Things People Say About Us Hurt So Much

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Sometimes the things people say about us make us upset.

They make us upset because they highlight our own insecurities.

When we are secure enough in some part of ourselves, we are rarely bothered by the judgments others make of that part. It doesn’t hurt, because we don’t agree. We have a strong enough opinion of this part of ourselves that it can’t be…