Secondary gain

Have you ever wondered why sometimes you don’t achieve the desired result after all your efforts and aspirations? I would like to talk about the concept of Secondary Gain. A secondary gain is when we get a positive advantage from negative behaviour, feeling, or even illness. Usually, secondary gains are hidden deeply in our subconscious. You might not be aware of the reasons for your physical pain, addiction or problematic behaviour. For example, losing weight. Sometimes, no