We have all experienced feelinginferior towards some other person we meet, know or encounter in anyway. This is normal, as long as it does not happen too often. Most ofus are realistic enough to understand when someone else is better insome aspects and use that as a positive encouragement. However, notall of us have the benefit of being raised right, so that we mayaccept inferiority as something normal, let alone have appreciationfor us and is capable of accepting others as they are. Somepeople, due to bad parenting, peer pressure or some other,obstructing factors, developed a complex, feeling inferior since theywere constantly treated as such. Moreover, these people were oftenforced to feel inferior and reminded of their inferiority, which wasoften falsely claimed. These people grow up with inferiority complexissues and are incapable of functioning well in the society, letalone in social groups where self-assertiveness is crucial. There aremany different factors which influenced the birth of this complexwithin a person. Also, there are things which help others recognize aperson with inferiority complex. By knowing all this things, you maybe able to help those who suffer from this phenomenon.
People with Inferiority Complex
This complex may be exposed throughextremes. Namely, people who feel inferior to others may avoid humancontact, fearing that their flaws may get exposed. On the contrary,other people with this problem may expose themselves eccentrically,trying to prove their worth, constantly doubting their own selves inthe process.
People with inferiority complex oftenblame other factors for their issues instead of accepting things asthey are and taking some action against the status quo. Additionally,they are lousy team players, incapable of praising others for theirachievements. Rather, they always doubt other people, reflectingtheir self-doubts this way. Also, they avoid competitions and provingtheir values since they fear failure. Being very sensitive, peoplewith this complex analyze all compliments and react negatively to anyconstructive criticism. Yet, paradoxically, they seem to crave forcompliments at the same time.
How Can This Problem Be Treated?
Recovery from this complex is not aneasy process, to say the least. These people need to stop blaming thewhole universe for their misfortunes and start separating good frombad in all aspects of their lives, especially in their relationshipswith other people. They need to think positive and stop being sodoubtful. Various books, videos and therapies might help them changetheir attitude towards the world before it is too late. Also, the personwith this complex should accept that he/she has a problem. Afterrecognizing this, the person needs to try and solve it, by changinghis/her way of thinking and perceiving the world. Finally, until theyget stronger and more capable of withstanding other people'sprovocations, people with inferiority complex should avoid people whoare prone to letting people down or establishing superiority.