The way you were treated in your childhood will have long-lasting effects in your life.
Well, this is not a proposed theory, but in most cases, it happens. This is the reason why there’s a saying – the way you raise a child; it defines the person they will become. This is the reason why childhood is the most important phase in one’s life. An individual who had experienced child abuse will behave differently as compared to those who had a lovely childhood.
In this post, we will share you some signs that states you have experienced emotional abuse as a child.
Bottle up Feelings:
Those who have experienced emotional abuse as a child don’t know how to cope with different feelings of sadness and anger. They don’t know how to release these emotions in a healthy manner. So they bottle them up until it explodes.
Feeling a loser all the time:
Those who have experienced emotional abuse find it difficult to speak for themselves or stand for themselves. They are afraid to take any action and feels like avoiding conflicts all the time.
If you were raised to be terrified of you might disappoint or anger someone, then your mindset in growing up has always remained focused on making others happy even if you have to sacrifice your desires and freedom.
Suffer from depression or anxiety:
As your emotions are all bottled up, your mental state becomes unstable and you suffer from depression and anxiety without even knowing the source.
Those who have experienced emotional abuse as growing up are used to silencing their voice as they are afraid that they might displease or disappoint someone. They find it difficult to form new relationships.
So, what do you think? Do any of these mentioned traits describe you? Comment below if you have also been a victim of emotional abuse as a child.
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