Lying and compulsive behaviors tend to go together for many different reasons. Whether it be to cope with feelings of guilt and shame or societal stigma, there are some behaviors a person struggling with struggling compulsions can do to try and repair trust with loved ones.
Do you find yourself trying hard to hold onto someone for fear that they will leave you? Do you keep yourself at a distance so you'll never get hurt? Many people have fears that the people closest to them will leave. Learn more about feeling abandoned in the tips and articles below.
Fear of abandonment: Many adults have fears that the people closest to them will leave. There’s something very human about having a good thing and not wanting it to go away. However, if your fears continue reading
Self-abandonment can be understood as the rejection of your own thoughts, feelings and needs. Self-abandonment occurs when we experience an emotion that requires our attention, and we ignore it by reaching for an external distraction continue reading
Identifying Toxic Thought Patterns: There are certain fundamental needs in childhood, such as safety, attention, love, praise, empathy, guidance, and protection. When these needs are unmet, toxic thought patterns, or schemas, may result. Jeffrey Young continue reading
Help is available. You don't have to do this alone.