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Inner child wounds to watch out for

Published on Oct 06, 2023 02:50 PM IST
  • From abandonment wound to neglect wound, here are the types of inner child wounds to watch out for.
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When we are brought up in dysfunctional homes, we deal with a lot of traumas from childhood. Sometimes the inner child wounds also show up in adulthood. "Our wounded parts are always seeking redemption for their wounds— these parts show up in similar ways as they may have during the original events, often with similar type of people, hoping for the desired outcome the younger you needed at the time. This can be a core piece of what drives our repetitive patterns," wrote Therapist Deniz Ahmadinia. Here are the types of inner child wounds that shop up.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 06, 2023 02:50 PM IST

When we are brought up in dysfunctional homes, we deal with a lot of traumas from childhood. Sometimes the inner child wounds also show up in adulthood. "Our wounded parts are always seeking redemption for their wounds— these parts show up in similar ways as they may have during the original events, often with similar type of people, hoping for the desired outcome the younger you needed at the time. This can be a core piece of what drives our repetitive patterns," wrote Therapist Deniz Ahmadinia. Here are the types of inner child wounds that shop up.(Unsplash)

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The guilt wound happens when we are made to feel a lot of guilt in childhood. We always carry a deep sense of shame with us, often for reasons we are not aware of. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The guilt wound happens when we are made to feel a lot of guilt in childhood. We always carry a deep sense of shame with us, often for reasons we are not aware of. (Unsplash)

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The trust wound shows up as difficulty in trusting people. This stems from not having trusting adults while growing up. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The trust wound shows up as difficulty in trusting people. This stems from not having trusting adults while growing up. (Unsplash)

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Abandonment wound gives us the fear of abandonment and makes us feel separation anxiety – this happens from the trauma of being abandoned as a child. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Abandonment wound gives us the fear of abandonment and makes us feel separation anxiety – this happens from the trauma of being abandoned as a child. (Unsplash)

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When we have been neglected in childhood, we delve into people-pleasing behaviors to feel seen and heard.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 06, 2023 02:50 PM IST

When we have been neglected in childhood, we delve into people-pleasing behaviors to feel seen and heard.(Unsplash)

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