Many of us were raised in dysfunctional families where emotions were not accepted or addressed. Our childhoods were spent navigating conflicts and chaos, often becoming our caregivers due to our parents’ or caregivers’ lack of love, care, and attention. Dysfunctional families are marked by instability and frequent conflicts, with parents often prioritizing their needs over those of their children, leading to neglect, abuse, or further discord.
Therapist Allyson Kellum-Aguirre highlights that these behaviors, though normalized in such environments, are detrimental to our emotional well-being. Breaking free from this legacy requires acknowledging the dysfunction and seeking healthier paths.
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