Category Archives: People Pleasing

Stop People Pleasing: The Disease to Please

It’s hard to say ‘no’ to others for people pleasers, and in this post, we’ll look at why that’s so. Stop people pleasing, and start taking your life back from others. Continue reading

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Dealing With The “Nice Guy” Syndrome

For those guys out there that find it impossible to not “people please” and say ‘no’ to others, Jason looks at the phenomenon of the “nice guy” – the kind of guy that swallows his own needs to cater more for others’ needs. Characteristics of the ‘nice guy’, as well as helpful hints to stop the syndrome, are offered. Continue reading

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Are You a People Pleaser?

Do you find yourself saying ‘yes’ a lot more than you want to? Find yourself succumbing to not fight or have conflict? You may be a people pleaser. Read these tips to help you strengthen up and say ‘no’. Continue reading

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Drawing Healthy Boundaries With Others and Saying ‘No’

Learning to set healthy boundaries and say no to others is the first step to taking back your life and what you want. 10 symptoms of “people pleasing” are looked at in this post, brought to you by Jason Fierstein, the counselor for men and couples in Phoenix, Arizona. Continue reading

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The Hero and the Broken Bird: Therapy for “Nice Guys”

Tweet “Nice guys” in love often find themselves playing the role of the hero, or the savior, to the women that they become involved with in relationship. These nice guys guys often seek out women who are “broken birds,” or … Continue reading

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On Nice Guys and Their Hidden Anger

Tweet (This is an excerpt from my upcoming e-book tentatively titled “The Nice Guy’s Textbook: On Love, Life, and Getting a Spine.” Coming soon and will be available at my site – www.phoenixmenscounseling.com.) Anger and nice guys don’t mix. Because … Continue reading

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“Yes Men” Who Can’t Say ‘No’

Tweet Are you the type of person who, when it comes right down to decision making time, pushes aside your own desires and needs to meet everyone else’s? Do others say you’re you just too damn nice? “Yes Men” are … Continue reading

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