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If you grew up with an emotionally immature, unavailable, or selfish parent, you may have lingering feelings of anger, loneliness, betrayal, or abandonment. You may recall your childhood as a time when your emotional needs were not met, when your feelings were dismissed, or when you took on adult levels of responsibility in an effort to compensate for your parent’s behavior. These wounds can be healed, and you can move forward in your life.

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Abandonment creates an emotional crisis of such intensity and duration that it mimics a full blown borderline episode. This has caused many a therapist to diagnose borderline personality disorder (BPD) in many a client in the throes of a painful separation. The emotional volcano of abandonment is often misunderstood by the clinician as evidence of serious psychiatric disorder.

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Emotional abuse causes the same chemical reaction in the brain as physical abuse.

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Narcissist, sociopath, psychopath, abuse, crazy, emotional, power, control, hate, manipulate, cheat, steal, lie, drain, vampire, chaos, confuse, negative, monster, mother, cruel, destroy, abandon, empty, lost, alone, fear, despair, guilt

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How to kill someone: Hold their hand and then never touch their skin again and act like everything you ever said to them was a lie.

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Emotionally abusive behaviors and attitudes: withholding, restricting, isolating, threatening, abandoning, raging, constant criticism, ridiculing, demeaning, belittling, coercing, accusing, ordering, ignoring, minimizing, subtle non-verbal cues, denying one's reality, negative labeling, chronic deceit leslievernick.com pinterest.com/leslievernick

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Narcissist, sociopath, psychopath, abuse, crazy, emotional, power, control, hate, manipulate, cheat, steal, lie, drain, vampire, chaos, confuse, negative, truth, pain, saddness, grief, fear, despair, guilt, monster, mother, cruel, destroy, abandon, empty, lost, alone, fear, anger, dissappointment

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nothing has described my current state of emotion than this... I really do wish we never met...sad, but true.

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If you lost a parent or primary caregiver as a child, whether by death, separation, divorce or emotional unavailability, you will be familiar with abandonment issues. tracyswisdomtree.blogspot.com

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