The Father Wound

The Father Wound

The Father Wound

Unresolved emotional wounds, pain, and trauma of a father unintentionally passed down to his child

If your father was:

• Not loving or supportive
• Attempted to ‘mold’ or ‘shape’ you
• Man box mentality “man up”
• Not approving
• Only showed love when you did or achieved something
• Intrusive
• Not predictable and hostile
• Absent

It will show up as:

• Uncomfortable with expressing your emotions
• Overly defensive about mistakes
• Desire to be seen as ‘strong’ and never weak
• Yearning for father’s approval throughout life unconsciously
• People pleasing
• No boundaries and repressed anger
• Attracted to chaos
• Difficult to develop emotional connection abandonment issues

– The Behavior TherapistThe Father Wound

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