Do you go into “pout” mode, once you find yourself on the receiving end of some scathing criticism, even if you deserve it or not. All while you have no problem dishing it out yourself.
Some of this criticism might be constructive, misplaced, perhaps even slightly mean spirited or playful. But it stings on the ego all the same.
Logically, you know we humans are prone to mistakes, including yourself. But you think you’re immune, so you would rather believe you’re free of it, or don’t deserve it.
Eventually, once …