Why do most people derive their happiness from friends/partners?

How can they be happy with themselves?

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  • 2 months ago

    Because they think that loving them selves requires outside affirmation from another which in truth isn't true. It comes from the inside.

  • 2 months ago

    If I knew the answer to that I would have chosen death since I won't need anything after achieving that.

  • 2 months ago

    We need time with other people and time alone. Some people like hobbies. Meditation has become very popular. If you're interested - 

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wqEM_jlDRZI

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  • Jesere
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Happiness is a choice.  

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  • yay
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Because the loneliness that most people feel without them can be devastating. Most of us are not cut out to be hermits. Being happy with yourself involves working toward the person you'd like to be, but that doesn't mean that all of your social needs disappear once you reach that goal.

  • 2 months ago

    Because we are social animals.

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