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Are self-compassionate people more compassionate toward others?

Ronald Siegel
Psychology
Researchers investigated whether self-compassionate people were more compassionate toward others. As it turns out, they were not. In fact, the research suggested that people who are self-critical are often more likely to be compassionate toward others and to subvert their own needs to the needs of others or acquiesce to others' demands. People who are self-compassionate, on the other hand, tend to find a compromise with others without fully subverting their own needs.

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