They incessantly seek approval and validation from others to feel worthy.
Insecure individuals often display jealousy and envy towards others' achievements or possessions.
They criticize others to deflect attention from their own insecurities.
Highly insecure people can become overly defensive even in non-threatening situations.
Insecurity may lead to controlling actions to maintain a sense of power.
They may exaggerate their accomplishments or traits to mask their insecurities.
Consistently negative self-talk and self-doubt are common signs of insecurity.