Self-pity has a bad rap.
When people confess to me in therapy, “I had a pity party last week,” they’re usually embarrassed about it.
They look as if they’re admitting they made a mean face at a baby or threw a plastic cup on the freeway shoulder.
Their faces say, “I know I shouldn’t do that, but I did it anyway.”
Well, I tell them — and I’m here to tell you — there’s nothing wrong with self-pity. Read More