Criticism can be tough to take. Are you overly sensitive to it?
Whether you've been through a divorce or some other stigmatized experience, it's natural to feel sensitive when others bring it up. You may wonder whether they are judging you behind your back, or worse, right in front of your face.
In this video, therapist, author and YourTango Expert Dr. Jack Singer explains how to cope when others criticize you. "One thing you need to do," says Dr. Singer, "is raise your self-esteem ... one way to do [that] is to validate yourself on a constant basis." Should I Leave My Alcoholic Husband?