Idealization


Feminine Noun This is a word that is known as the action and the result of idealizing or idealizing, by representing, presuming or believing in reality as something better and as beautiful as what is really sensible through intelligence or fantasy.

Idealization arises from the lack of objectivity to observe only the positive side of things, but it is also important to highlight that those who idealize reality tend not only to ignore imperfections and defects, but what they do is exaggerate these positive points even more. Idealization is more typical of dreamers who have a great fantasy. But on a vital level, idealization is also more connected to some stages of life than to others.

The habit of idealizing someone is very common in people who have low self-esteem. If you don’t feel valuable, you will quickly exaggerate the virtues of others. You could say that the mind thinks something like, “If I’m not valuable, I’ll immediately fall in love with someone who has what I don’t have.”

Looking at the human and imperfect side that we all have and knowing that we are all the same, we all have virtues and defects, the difference is in what we want to focus on in each one and in what each one wants to value.

That person you admire and believe is better than you, in fact he is the same, all he does is show off at his good time of day, but if you saw his flaws like we all have, you would lower him from the pedestal. He will shine in some things, but not in others. He goes to the bathroom like all mortals, in the morning he wakes up with a sleepy face or a bad mood. He has made mistakes and surely has unspeakable secrets that no one should know or his image would fall.

That person also gets sick and looks bad. Have you ever done inappropriate things? We all have different dispositions and facets during the day. Some hours of seriousness and responsibility, others of being more natural and human, others of going “like a brush” and other times in pajamas, slippers and disheveled.