March, 2015

The Self-Love Trap

The Self-Love Trap

I had a high school friend who was insecure, socially awkward, and overweight. He envied the skills (and good looks) of classmates; he vilified himself for his frequent social blunders; and he castigated himself for his shortcomings. My friend, however, was in the top five percent of the honors class of a magnet, honors high school; he just never reached the top one percent. And he was the...

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