A Jaded Gay

33. Self-Deprecating Humor: Am I Crying or Laughing?

November 29, 2022 A Jaded Gay Episode 33
A Jaded Gay
33. Self-Deprecating Humor: Am I Crying or Laughing?
Show Notes

For gay men, humor has played a central role in their resiliency and helped get them through tough times. However, one form of humor, self-deprecating, can become a problem and may actually signify deeper issues.

In this episode, we’re discussing the role self-esteem and humor play as a coping mechanism for stressful emotions, signs that our self-deprecating jokes may be negatively impacting how we view ourselves, and how we can break this cycle.

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