You are expected to act like a parent to your parent(s). Rather than having your parent(s) care for you. You lose love, approval and privileges.
Never wrong. Even when they made a mistake or treated you in an unfair way, they never apologized for their mistakes.
Child abuse casts a shadow the length of a lifetime.
Children are like wet cement, whatever falls on them will make an impression. Stop Child abuse.
Many of child abuse survivors still love their parents, and have been fed a constant narrative that they were the problem.
Stop trying to win the favor of abusive and uncaring family members or friends.
Anyone who engages in this inappropriate behavior has personality problems, especially a parent who did not love their child.
You take rejection and failure very hard. Children of toxic parents often have a terrifying reaction to anything that isn’t stellar success.
Effects of Childhood Trauma is unpredictable and can destroy individual over lifespan.
Many adult survivor still controlled by their inner child no matter what age they reach. They may react to situation like a child even though they physically matured enough to handle the situation.
Personally, this is one of the weakness I’m still working on it. Sometimes I just lead by my inner child emotion and forget I’m an adult and capable to own my life now.
How about You? Do you have an inner child within?