I Wasn’t A People Pleaser Because I Was Nice

I just didn’t know how to stand up for myself

Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash

I didn’t used to think of myself as a people pleaser. In fact, I felt a mixture of awe and scorn for those people who always seemed to want to help.

That’s what I thought people pleasing was. Selflessly helping others. But it’s actually so much more than that. It’s a denial of self in…



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Jae L

A keen observer of life, here to put in my two cents worth. I write about neurodiversity, relationships and LGBTQ issues. justinetangerine999@gmail.com