EP#16 | The Disease to Please

Addiction Files: Recovery Podcast

12-08-2023 • 17 mins

In this thought-provoking podcast episode, we delve deep into the fascinating topic of the "Disease to Please," exploring the profound impact of an inability to say no and the pervasive habit of people-pleasing. Join us as we uncover the root causes, psychological mechanisms, and real-life consequences of this common yet often overlooked behavior.

Throughout this episode, we'll dissect the complex dynamics behind the "Disease to Please," shedding light on why some individuals find themselves trapped in a never-ending cycle of saying yes, often at the expense of their own well-being. Drawing on expert insights and relatable anecdotes, we examine how societal pressures, personal history, and the desire for validation contribute to this tendency.

Listeners will gain a deeper understanding of the psychological toll that people-pleasing can take, as well as the toll it can take on relationships, self-esteem, and personal growth. We'll also explore the blurred boundaries between genuine kindness and self-sacrifice, discussing strategies to distinguish between healthy compassion and the pitfalls of overextending oneself.

Through relatable stories and practical advice, this episode provides a roadmap for breaking free from the grips of the "Disease to Please." From setting healthy boundaries to nurturing self-worth, we'll discuss actionable steps that empower individuals to regain control of their lives and prioritize their own needs.

"Breaking Free: Understanding the Disease to Please" is a compelling exploration of a behavior that many can relate to, yet often struggle to address. Whether you've felt the pressures of people-pleasing or are curious about its psychological underpinnings, this episode offers valuable insights and guidance for cultivating authentic relationships, self-respect, and a more balanced, fulfilling life.

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