Like a high school student graduating and going off to university away from home and the comforts of mom and dad, not having to worry about things as much and then after university you get thrust into the major working world with a degree in hand realizing that it is up to you not your parents or your professor to become the true you. But self-actualization is notas easy as that sounds. What does that university student do when things happen let’s say at a party that are not in line with their beliefs and it causes them anxiety? They may deny that the things that happened really did occur or down play it maybe it wasn’t that bad and bury it down deep inside so as to not deal with it (Cervone & Pervin, 2016, pp. 156-157). That could be a reason for positive regard. You want to be accepted and that feels good that sometimes people set their moral values aside just to get that. It is like the cliques in high school sometimes you will get girls in them that would act totally different when they were not around these people andyou would wonder why are they doing this and the realization hits you is that it is because it feelsgood to be accepted and not be left on the sidelines.Unconditional positive regard, now that is a fun one to discuss. Head injury or not I remember the beatings from my mother for not being good enough. Nothing I or my sisters was ever right however I disagree with his theory of getting positive appraisals I will be happier with myself and vice versa. Maybe my sisters and I are the exception to the rule but I know my older
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