The tendency to attract attention through disruptive or overly extroverted behavior is universal. Attention-seeking stems from a desire for validation or acceptance, often without consideration for consequences. Understanding the root of this behavior is crucial for addressing its negative impact.

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Why do we seek attention?

Motivations for attention-seeking vary, from jealousy and perceived threats to low self-esteem or loneliness, driving a desperate need for communication or reassurance. These tendencies often stem from negative self-talk and a lack of confidence.

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