Originally Posted by BlackWigger
I think it's because of the ego, my ego likes it so much when getting approval from others. And I can't prevent that.
You can, but it takes work. A healthy dose of Steve Pavlina can cure you.
There's a difference between being in a state of love with other people, and needing an ego boost from other people. Just the language (with vs. from) is a huge clue to the perspective shift you need.