It’s normal for everyone to go through emotional up and downs, but when a child suffers from depression for a long time, it can adversely affect their upbringing, social interaction, and overall mental growth.
What happens when we don’t feel safe as children? What happens when this feeling of endangerment is constant and long-lasting?
Unresolved childhood trauma can put a strain on your relationship or a relationship can eliminate it.
Echoism is a personality trait and coping mechanism that makes echoists afraid of being perceived as a narcissist & a burden on others.
When the people who gave you life, consistently point out how you are no good, the pain seeps in and can live there for a lifetime.
Parentification is a cause of invisible childhood trauma. It occurs when the roles are reversed between a child and a parent, where the child has to step up as the caretaker, mediator, or protector of the family.
As parents, we want to make sure your children never experience any distress. But we’ve got to raise humans that have some tolerance for discomfort and distress. We can’t rescue them from that. We’ve got to teach them how to handle it and deal with it.
Respond to your children with love in their worst moments, their broken moments, their selfish moments, their lonely moments, their frustrating moments, their inconvenient moments, because it is in their most unlovable human moments that they most need to feel loved.
Prevention begins with how we, as parents talk with our children about their bodies from infancy on.
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