Why Comparing Yourself to Others is a Losing Proposition?

By DR. MORIEL MCDUFFY

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As a therapist, I hear people compare themselves to others all the time. In almost every example, it is a negative example. Why is it people come up short in comparison, what are the effects of comparing yourself to others, and why do people feel the need to compare?

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Moriel Mcduffy

Dr. Moriel McDuffy has has a Ph.D. in Psychology. He has over 25 years of experience working with communities, and educating at multiple Universities.