The line between healthy pride and excessive boastfulness may be very fine, and difficult to pinpoint. But one thing is for sure: we know when we have had enough of someone’s incessant bragging, and their inability (or unwillingness) to take subtle hints.
One of my friends who got married recently, has become a boaster. She keeps telling me stuff about how great her husband is.About the gifts he buys her, his salary, his good looks and his powers in bed.
She has nothing else to say.I have been listening and listening .. but now it has become difficult for me to endure her boasting.
Psychology tells me that boasting is usually done by people with low self esteem and those who have lost their identity and are insecure. They are, in fact trying to console themselves and are validating themselves.They crave attention and are very sad inside! I want to help her, but I cant stand her boasting.....
This is what the LORD says: "Let not the wise man boast of his wisdom or the strong man boast of his strength or the rich man boast of his riches,