SYMPATHY SEEKING

a tendency to look for emotional support by arousing sympathy in others.

SYMPATHY SEEKING: "Sympathy seeking is a tendency to look for emotional support by arousing sympathy in others."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "SYMPATHY SEEKING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sympathy-seeking/ (accessed November 17, 2017).
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