CONSISTENCY MOTIVE

the urge to get a response that verifies what someone currently thinks of their self. This adds to keeping up an unwavering, steady self-ideal, whether it is good or bad.

CONSISTENCY MOTIVE: "Fishing for compliments is a for of consistency motive."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CONSISTENCY MOTIVE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/consistency-motive/ (accessed January 5, 2021).
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