, what are the lines between: self-esteem, pride, vanity and manipulation?
Perhaps it’s just a matter of degree and taste.
Men and women are equally vain. How we express our different vanities might not be the same always but that’s culturally dependent I think.
Well, look at men’s vanity. What are men often vain about? Our opinions about things. Is it psychologically healthy to wear one’s opinion or stance and compare it to others? Vanity comes in all forms.