Relationship & Sex Therapy Collective
Are you experiencing any of the following?
I get overwhelmed with negative emotions.
I feel like my emotional or physical needs are not being met.
I'm never quite sure what is socially appropriate.
Sometimes, I do things I don't want to, but can't seem to stop myself.
I'm struggling with many of the relationships in my life.
I feel fearful, anxious, or depressed.
I believe that I am unacceptable, unworthy, or incompetent.
I will do anything to please others in the hope that I will not hurt them or disappoint them.
I am hypersensitive.
I compare myself to others.
I am critical of others and myself.
Considering your childhood, are any of these statements true for you?
I have painful childhood memories.
I grew up in a home with an ever present undercurrent of tension and anxiety.
When growing up, I didn't know what to expect when I walked in the door.
I felt bad at school.
My parent/s or caregiver/s abused substances or was mentally ill.
My parents/s or caregiver/s were harsh, critical or demeaning.
My parent/s or caregive/s were unavailable, hard to reach or neglectful.