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  • cbx6cylinder cbx6cylinder May 22, 2013 6:15 PM Flag

    Signs of an Insecure Person/Investor

    This is not directed at anyone, just interesting information

    Signs of Insecurity

    •An insecure person becomes overly selfish. He tries to surround himself with possessions, accolades and attention.
    •An insecure person becomes overly accommodating and tries to gain other people's approval.
    •Insecure people tend to be very defensive and cannot handle criticism. They are not comfortable with their own-self.
    •Insecure people can't enjoy silence and they try to fill it with unnecessary chatter.
    •Excessive joking is also a mechanism for coping with insecurity. An insecure person craves for other people's attention, which is achieved when other people laugh at their jokes. However, this leads to insensitivity towards others.
    •Insecure people are self promoting and constantly talk about themselves. They need validation from other people for their actions and qualities.
    •Insecure people are even threatened by others and therefore by bullying they try to crush their opinion.
    •Insecure people tent to be overly authoritative as they tend to compensate for their lack of confidence by taking out their frustrations on their subordinates.
    •Over competitiveness is also a sign of insecurity. They are scared of losing and so they always keep themselves at the edge.
    •Being materialistic also shows that person is insecure because he feels that by acquiring material wealth and showing it off he will be able to gain people's attention and acknowledgement.

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