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This chase for accolades and validation continues into adult life.
We chase our self-worth through prestigious jobs, more money, and potential partners.
With my 40th birthday around the corner, I felt this immense pressure to meet someone.
But in the process, I had handed over my self-esteem to something else external, approval of the opposite sex.
I felt like she was the source of their pride and joy and I was the source of all their disappointment.