harsh inner critic, you’re likely to also compare yourself to those around you. You might think that you’re not as good as others or wish that you were more like others.
You could even feel like everyone else doesn’t want to be around you or that you always mess everything up. Perhaps you’d think it’s not worth trying to be around others because you don’t deserve them or their company.
ADVERTISEMENT On top of that, a lack of self-compassion can often point to an inability to forgive for your own sake. Forgiveness doesn’t have to be directly spoken to people who have harmed you.