Emotional Neglect can happen in an infinite variety of different ways. But no matter how it happens in your household, Emotional Neglect is the silent killer of a child’s spirit.
Althea’s well-meaning parents worked hard and provided their children with all they needed materially.
They took care of everything externally, but they could not give their children what they did not have themselves: emotional awareness, emotional validation, and true emotional nurturance.
To learn if you grew up with Childhood Emotional Neglect (CEN) Take The Emotional Neglect Test. It’s free.
Written by Dr. Jonice Webb
This article originally appeared on Dr Jonice Webb.com
Printed with permission
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