If you grew up in a dysfunctional home, learning to express your emotions may be challenging. If you encountered emotional neglect and abuse, you had to suppress your feelings to survive. Here are 3 healthy ways to embrace and express emotions
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Emotional dysregulation is marked by an inability to control one’s emotional responses and having outsized reactions to emotional stimuli. Those of us who were never taught to regulate our emotions or that emotions were even acceptable, may struggle with this.
When you grow up with unmet childhood needs, your brain gets rewired making it more difficult to release attachment to outcomes. Because of your chaotic upbringing you may become over controlling as a way to keep yourself safe. How to release attachment to outcomes.
If you feel like you have little control over the outcomes in your life, you may be suffering from learned helplessness. It happens when you give up easily and become passive because you feel nothing you do will make a difference.
When we grow up with unmet childhood needs, we learn to put others’ needs ahead of our own. We ignore our own needs, or try to take care of them ourselves, which leads to a neglected inner child. Now that we’re adults we can reparent our inner child in these 5 ways.
Self-connection is an inside job and requires tuning into yourself apart from outside influences. Without it, we’re tossed to and fro by the opinions and expectations of others. How to connect with yourself in 5 different ways.
If you struggle with attachment issues, you feel uncomfortable when relationships start getting too close. Maybe you refuse to share your experiences, thoughts and feelings, even when the other person shares with you. Signs of fear of intimacy and how to overcome.
The problem with unmet emotional needs is that they’re less tangible than physical neglect or emotional abuse. We may not realize how we suffered as we try to understand why we sabotage ourselves. Tips for overcoming the impact of unmet needs.