n. 1) the showiness and exaggeration in one’s behavior; haughtiness,
arrogance 2) justifiable self-respect
“I’ll tell you what I learned, well…observe. People who do not have, or either not sure what their very own boundaries are (or whose boundaries will fluctuate from person to situation) typically are only aware of the one definition of “pride” : the showiness and exaggeration in one’s behavior; haughtiness, arrogance. But pride (for people who do have clear boundaries—that do not fluctuate) know that pride too, is simply: justifiable respect for oneself. In this thing, I had to make a decision considering how [because I am very clear about my boundaries being respected-and how prideful I am], I had to make a decision: ‘If you don’t make her respect your boundaries and teach her a lesson, the pride you claim to have really isn’t so. But since you do have boundaries, at what point will she know they can no longer be crossed? You need to make a decision-swiftly...’ ”
I cram to understand why
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