When we’re young, we have to figure things out and navigate our realities very quickly. During periods of high stimulation we place demand on our emotional systems to determine threats or unbalance in our environments. We are wired to trust our parents and depend on them to protect us. If they aren’t placing adequate protections in place for us then we assume that it must be our fault. This will almost always show up later in life in different ways.
What are some ways to deal with the aftermath of toxic parenting? Tune in as Zac and Olga explore this important topic.
Episode website: https://shiftpsych.com/shift-show/toxic-parents/
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