San Diego Figure Skating Communications
how it effects you
Have you every felt that
another person is superior to you?
Are you fearful of meeting new people in
situations? Would you describe you feelings as trepidation? Do you feel
that you are
different? Do you consider yourself as successful and equal to
others in your field?
Do you think that a single laugh is an act of scorn and people are whispering about you? If you do not feel worthy of being a part of a group, then you have feelings of being inferior.Inferiority vs Inferiority Complex
An inferiority complex is when the feelings of inferiority and inadequacy take over the person's life and prevent him/her from functioning normally.
Childhood experiences of being smaller and physically weaker than the other kids the same age frequently as the basis for forming an inferiority complex.
A child with a noticeable physical
defect does not automatically develop inferiority complex unless he/she
are treated differently by their peers and adults.
Children who experience bullying also may
experience physical abuse and routinely are singled out to be the
target of activities that make
fun of him/her and cause the feeling of being different and inadequate.
The targets of their childhood abuse will
continue to have feelings of inferiority continue
to affect their adult life.
Inferiority and the
Labels, such as weak, inadequate, stupid
and clumsy, are generally buried deep into the subconscious mind,
but they are
in control of our behavior and feelings.
The Difference between
Feelings of Inferiority and an Inferiority Complex
Inferiority, Compensation and Life Choices
Some people form personal and business relationships based on their feelings of inferiority and the need to compensate for their weaknesses.
Relationships can consist of two individuals who hold inferiority and superior positions. When this type of a relationship ends, it usually ends with considerable animosity and ill will.Do you Feel Inferior?
It is normal to occasionally feel inferior to someone, but when that feeling takes charges of a person's behavior and results in an emotional state that prevents normal life activities, then its a sign of an inferiority complex.
It is important to try to understand where have you acquired inferiority feelings in your life. Those feelings can be nothing more than a false belief you formed about yourself as a result of bad childhood experiences that you should examine and consider the environment and people who raised you.
The following internet links have been gleaned from personal communications
combined with information from public institutions and athletic organizations/
associations that have a web presence with information concerning team and
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