When The Desire To Be Needed Becomes Selfish

This article/essay was written by Matthew Sabatine The desire to be needed is not abnormal. The strong desire to help others and contribute to society, I think, is arguably connected to our need for belongingness and positive self-esteem based on Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs. Belongingness is the need for acceptance in a group (i.e. family,... Continue Reading →

The Dangers of Self-Pity

written by: Matthew Sabatine After several hours of searching on Google about self-pity, it appears to me that empirical, clinical and expert research is lacking. I was hoping to find an encyclopedic definition for the concept, seeing how this bug called self-pity can gain a stranglehold in many people’s lives. So, maybe I can build... Continue Reading →

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