Virtually every human being is, in some way, striving to be happy, and everyone’s notion of what will bring them happiness is unique to them.
Adults who grew up with their feelings ignored by their parents (childhood emotional neglect) are a special subset of their own. People who grew up with emotional neglect have a lot in common with each other. They learned from their parents in childhood that their own feelings are burdensome and irrelevant. Their parents, by ignoring their emotions, taught them that feelings are bad.
What do they believe they need to be happy? To be protected from the emotions of the world.
Now, as adults, they move through life protecting themselves from their own feelings, as well as hiding them from other people....more
Kathleen Notes: They say that all boats rise with the tide...same is true of emotions.
- - Volume: 10 - WEEK: 46 Date: 11/10/2022 7:11:39 PM -