“The ego hurts you like this: you become obsessed with the one person who does not love you. blind to the rest who do.”
― Warsan Shire
A man’s pride is stronger than a woman’s love. I know you guys probably hear people talk about pride a lot. They both can be the reason you are upset, sitting thinking about what has gone wrong in your life. Hey guys! Welcome back to another post.
“Feed your own ego, I’m busy”
Hey, guys welcome back to another post! I wanted to talk about an issue that a lot of people tend to deal with and sometimes don’t even know that they are. Have you ever met someone who lets their ego make decisions? Like they act so emotionless that you wonder do they ever show interest? It’s actually very sad and also a turn-off. Literally, I know so many people with any properties because her ego and pride got in the way. And I don’t feel any type of remorse for them.
Have I ever let my ego keep me from something? Absolutely! It took my friend giving me a reality check on how stupid I was being. She mentioned how life was short and how she can tell how bad I want the thing I was letting my pride get in the way of. She said “you know what’s worse than a bruised ego” and I said nothing. She said “a life of regret”. I use to look at letting my pride down as a form of weakness.
It can prevent you from forwarding anywhere you want in life. And your pride is a major suspect. Your pride will not hold you and keep you warm at night. It gives you short time satisfaction. There have been situations where I let my ego get in the way and I’m not going to lie, every once in a while, I do think about what would have happened if I put it aside. My ego was my tough skin to show people that they can’t take advantage of me. Yes I know how people treat me is a reflection of them but I wanted to prevent myself from hurt.
Many people don’t know what an ego is. According to Oxford Dictionary:
- 1.a person’s sense of self-esteem or self-importance: “a boost to my ego“
- 1.a feeling or deep pleasure or satisfaction derived from one’s own achievements, the achievements of those with whom one is closely associated, or from qualities or possessions that are widely admired:
Your ego keeps you trapped, it hurts you more than it protects you. It turns you into a selfish person, who is scared. Definitely not good luck. There are so many opportunities you’re missing out on because you can’t put your pride aside and admit you want the opportunity.
I also have a toxic trait of not wanting to ask for help because I don’t want someone being able to hold over my head that they helped me get to where I was or get what I needed. And even though I would have greatly appreciated the help, my eagle refused to let me accept the help. This is detrimental because I really could have used to help.
What do you guys think? Has your ego ever gotten in the way of something you really wanted? let me know in the comments below. Also, check out my other post! Like Subscribe, comment, and share!
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