Social Comparison: Christian Women

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An upward comparison is the process of comparing ourselves to others who are better than we are. An upward comparison has positive and negative connotations. The positive of an upward comparison, is that the individual is striving to do and be better. The negative side to this term is that the person does not think that they are good enough. They are disappointed in themselves and covet what others have and have done. My upward social comparison has inspired me to be a stronger godly woman. The Christian women in my church, and here at Indiana Wesleyan, have made me want what they have. It is so evident that God is in them. They just radiate Him in everything that they do. The negative effect of social comparison is that I want a different

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