Everyone has the need to love and to be loved by someone.

We are all trying in one way or another to develop ourselves further and to become more caring, loving and appealing to others. But sometimes our insecurities may prevent us from moving forward and liberating ourselves from damaging habits. So when we are facing difficult problems we may start closing down and becoming self-absorbed. We may stop expressing our true thoughts and ideas to the people we use to feel close to and become introvert to the extent that we may appear rude and .

When we feel empty, psychological defense mechanisms tend to build up and we don’t want to share our sorrow with the outer world. In order to hide our dark side from our immediate environment we might start focusing on our appearance, trying to emphasize on the outer beauty that can work as a diversion to the chaos that is bubbling under the surface. For more details, read the following article.

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picture of a lonely girl walking along a city street
picture of a lonely girl walking along a city street

Everyone strives to be a great person, kind, caring, and compassionate. But for some people, that’s not always the case. There are many behaviors or ‘bad habits’ that people have that make them seem unattractive, annoying, or someone that no one wants to be around with. A few of these harmful are offered for you below, and if you happen to realize that you embody any of them – quit! You might find your circle of friends grow once you do.

1. You are Self-Absorbed

Many people do this without realizing it. You focus solely on yourself, talk only about yourself, and often don’t care what others around you have to say. You think you’re the only one who matters. If this is you, it’s time to change. No one wants to be a friend with someone who only cares about themselves.

2. You Focus on Outer Beauty, Ignoring What’s Inside

Surprisingly, true beauty comes from within your heart, body, and soul. Your physical appearance isn’t what should matter, but people with unattractive behaviors think that outer beauty is all that matters. Take a look in the mirror – deep within yourself – and you might see what lies beneath. An ugly person. Unless you change your way of thinking.

3. You are Always in Competition

Are you the person who has to be better than everyone else, see more, do more? If so, you’re an unattractive person. You should be more caring towards your friends, and let them have their moment. If they overcame their fear of heights and climbed 10 feet in the air, don’t say, “That’s all? I’ve climbed 30 feet!” Instead say, “Wow! That’s awesome. I’m really proud of you…

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