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Do you have an Inferiority Complex?

It is common that everybody feels down about themselves from time to time, especially when they feel like they are not able to measure up to others. It is normal to feel that way. But if this continues to happen as a constant feeling inside you and you are acting out in ways that are harmful to you or others, you might have an Inferiority Complex. It’s a sign of low self-esteem.

First, we must know why and how we can develop an inferiority complex within ourselves. Experts say that a person may develop it by growing up in an “invalidating environment,” in which parents, siblings, teachers and others around them condemn cruelty to children or say things that make a child feel inferior or inconsequential. As you can see, these acts in childhood life can affect negatively on your thoughts and behavior as an adult. So, you need to know what kinds of traits can lead to inferiority complex and fix them in advance.

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Here are some signs you may have an inferiority complex, according to experts.

1. Sensitivity to Criticism and Insecurity

The general thought behind anyone with an inferiority complex is “I am not good enough.” If you are overwhelmed by Inferiority complex, you are easy to feel inadequate about yourselves and have heightened sensitivity to other people’s opinions. Mostly, people with an inferiority complex are highly sensitive to what other people think and often take offense when even no offense is intended. And, the worst part is that any part of