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26 Things You Do As An Adult When You’ve Experienced Childhood Emotional Abuse

Everyone has to face the adult phase in life and we all have to cope up with the particular phase. But if anybody has a past involving the childhood emotional abuse, then the behavior of that particular person can be different from the rest.

This article can help those people, who have gone through the difficult phase in their life. To come out from that past, the realization of oneself is important, this is what, which makes all the differences.

1.Continuously asking Various Questions Even When You Know the Answer

If you have been rebuked anytime, you may grow doubt on yourself, but you know that you are right. For this particular reason, you may realize that you are asking a million questions to yourself even you know the answers.

2.Constantly Saying “Sorry”

Children, who have been abused, may feel that they can never do anything right. As a result, they always say sorry and feel apologize, even when they do the right thing.

3.Always Assuming Bad

When any person has experienced any kind of emotional abuse, he/she may not believe in anything perfectly, rather that person always continues to assume bad happenings in mind.

4.You Are Tough, But Also Very Sensitive

If a person has been experienced a hard childhood, then he/she may learn o be tough as the life has taught that person to be so, also he/she can involve lots of emotions at a young age. This results in very sensitive to their own emotions as well as others’ emotions.

5.You Are Indecisive

If any person has heard in childhood that he/she was not good enough, then later in life, they may face difficulties to make important decisions.

6.You Are Self-Disciplined

If any person was in an environment, where his/her work was always searched for errors, then in later life, that particular person may become a perfectionist, clean, timely and organized person and many times they learned to over-do in order to please others.

7.A Person may be Sensitive to Loud Noises

If a person was abused and experienced fear in the initial years of life, then later that person may become sensitive to loud noises as they can start to relate noises with the past abuse.

8.Introvert in Nature

Many victims of abuse may try to maintain distance from people, they can develop an introvert nature, they can afraid of contact with others.

9.You Have a Defensive Nature

A person may conclude other people as offensive or negative because of his/her previous abuse experience.

10.Having Attachment Issues

The person may experience fear to lose others as they may think that others are leaving or abandoning that person.

11.Issues with Eye Contact

While speaking, the persons may become anxious as they find out that they are not able to the make eye contact with the persons in front of them.

12.Running Away From Conflict

Those particular persons experience fear to face conflicts; they may feel easier to leave that situation completely as they are in an anxiety state.

13.Constantly Beating oneself Up

After being abused, those persons may be used to such state of repercussion for the wrong doings and perhaps they may constantly bash themselves.

14.Having Issues Getting Close to Others

If a person has been abused, he/she may not like other people. For this reason, getting closure to others may become a difficult job.

15.You Are Quiet

Those particular persons may not feel as though they have a voice after they have been made to feel errant and so small in their whole life.

16.You Can’t Take a Compliment

These persons can’t take any good complement simply and without any doubt, as they always have the idea that they are not good.

17.You Have Low Self-Esteem

Those persons can experience low self-esteem on them because of their previous experiences.

18.You Don’t Feel Valid

Those persons always associated with a doubt that they can capable of doing any assigned work.

19.You Are Always Nervous

These persons always have worries and nervousness in their mind. Even the slightest sign of a problem, they may even feel overwhelmed.

20.You Are Angry

A person may become angry if he/she had any person in the life, who had treated him/her badly out of anger.

21.Self-Harming Behaviors

Many abused children have the tendency to abuse themselves. They may have the feeling that they deserve it, and many times, these behaviors can follow a person into adulthood.

22.Constant Mood Swings

These persons can experience a lot of constant mood swings if they have lived with a toxic abuse.

23.Living in Auto-Pilot

A person may experience that sometimes him/her just blank out the entire conversations or events because he/she simply was not present. It’s not because they don’t want to be present there, they just want to disassociate from the situation.

24.Commitment Issues

They may find it harder to make commitments as they have already hurt and so they may not be able to trust others enough to continue with them.

25.You Have Addiction Issues

The victims of emotional abuse may have addiction issues; it may include hard drugs, alcohol, stealing, gambling, eating, etc.

26.You Are Humble

Despite them all, when you do something good in your life, you should appreciate it. You may become humble by your past to some extent. Those experiences were not good at all, but it could not change you into a bad person. Instead of it, you have become stronger, grateful and a survivor.

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