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What is the difference between Ego and Self Respect?

Asked by S. Barnes, Last updated: Mar 12, 2020

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M. Krasinski

M. Krasinski, Content Writer, Columbus

Answered Sep 06, 2019

Ego is known to be driven by reality. If in case there are some issues that the person will encounter, the ego will try to find a solution so that the person can become victorious in the long run according to what he would like to achieve. Self-respect is something that not everyone has.

Ego is known to be driven by reality. If in case there are some issues that the person will
People who have self-respect will allow people to have enough motivation because the person understands what he is capable of at the same time, he also knows what he deserves. Ego is responsible for providing a person with his pride while self-worth is more focused on making sure that the person knows what his overall worth is.

 

W. Pratt

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W. Pratt, Marketing Analyst, MBA, Lincoln

Answered Aug 27, 2019

There is a clear difference between a person having an ego and having self-respect for oneself. The main difference is about the connotation of these words. One has a negative connotation, and the other has a positive connotation. If you have an ego, it is considered that you are egotistical and arrogant. You think very highly of yourself.

There is a clear difference between a person having an ego and having self-respect for oneself. The
However, if you have self-respect, then you make sure that you are making the right decisions for yourself. Ego is the word that has a negative connotation, whereas self-esteem is the word that has a positive connotation. Many people should have self-respect so that they are making the right decisions, but they don’t want to take it too far and have a big ego.

 

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