7 Signs You Grew Up With Childhood Emotional Neglect
1. Less compassion for yourself, so much for others.
Are you harder on yourself than you would ever be on a friend? Do others talk to you about their problems? But, it is hard for you to share yours. These are some commonly asked questions. The answer to most of these questions is ”YES”.
2. Feelings of emptiness.
3. Unrealistic self-appraisal.
Do you find it hard to know what you are capable of? What are your strengths and weaknesses? What do you like? What do you want? What matters to you? Struggling to answer these questions is a sign that you don’t know yourself as well as you should.
4. Difficulty feeling, identifying, managing and/or expressing emotions.
5. Unhappy feelings about oneself.
Guilt, shame, anger, and blame; The Fabulous Four, all directed at yourself. Some people have a tendency to go straight to guilt and shame whenever a negative event happens in their lives. Do you feel ashamed of things that most people would never be ashamed of? Like having needs, making mistakes, or having feelings?
6. Fear of being dependent.
It’s one thing to be an independent kind of person. But feeling deeply uncomfortable about depending on anyone is another thing altogether. If you find yourself taking great care to not need help, support or care from others, you may have this fear.Do you want to be the first to get these news,updates and vital info?