Psychology # 52 : Enmeshed Family

A healthy family is one that cherish individuality.  You gained support while manage to develop your own self identity.

 

In unhealthy / dysfunctional family, the boundaries are violated and everyone is so enmeshed together emotionally.

 

This structure will destroy child development, his / her individuality which end up ruin his / her relationship with others when they step into adulthood or have their own families.

 

How’s your family system and how it affect you?

 

 

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Quote 158 – Abusive Family

In abusive family, no one for a child to tell and hide.

They kept the pain to themselves while a part of them died.

Quote 190 – Signs You Grew Up With A Toxic Parent 4

You take rejection and failure very hard.  Children of toxic parents often have a terrifying reaction to anything that isn’t stellar success.

Quote 151 – Child of Narcissist

A narcissist will put the child down to make them feel inferior and worthless so that they struggle to maintain level of confidence needed to exist independently.

Quote 201 : Parents in Dysfunctional Families 4

 

Toxic parents constantly force children to suppress their own feelings in order to appease their parents.

Quote 201- Parents In Dysfunctional Families 4

Toxic individuals constantly force children to suppress their own feelings in order to appease their parents.

Quote 145 – Adult survivor of scapegoating

Scapegoated children and adults may suffer from chronic insecurity in relationships.