Why Do We Push People Away?

J.T. Miller
5 min readAug 10, 2023

Everyone reading this probably has pushed people away in their life or knows someone who has. It typically happens to those whom we care about the most. It’s a common thing that can be baffling — especially to those who’ve never felt a desire to push everyone away and be alone. Because at the end of the day, why would someone want to push someone away that they love or care about, right?

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