People pleasing

Are you a people-pleaser? You hear that term a lot these days, and it is not said as a compliment. It means that rather than doing what you truly want to do -- which might be to walk all over people and treat them with the contempt you actually feel -- you do everything you can to please them.

Actually, I think many of us are people-pleasers, and thank God for that. I mean what should we be? Should we be animal-pleasers? I guess a lot of people do prefer that. We all know those who would much rather . . .

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