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Common things that can trigger abandonment issues

Published on Nov 05, 2023 06:57 PM IST
  • Be it death of a parent or rejection in a relationship, here are a few things that can trigger abandonment issues.
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When we are brought up in dysfunctional homes, we fear being abandoned. This can happen due to past experiences when we did not feel that we are being loved and cared enough by our parents and caregivers. "Abandonment issues can have a variety of causes and triggers, often stemming from early life experiences, but they can also be influenced by events and circumstances later in life," wrote Therapist Allyson Kellum-Aguirre. Here are a few things that can trigger abandonment issues.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 05, 2023 06:57 PM IST

When we are brought up in dysfunctional homes, we fear being abandoned. This can happen due to past experiences when we did not feel that we are being loved and cared enough by our parents and caregivers. "Abandonment issues can have a variety of causes and triggers, often stemming from early life experiences, but they can also be influenced by events and circumstances later in life," wrote Therapist Allyson Kellum-Aguirre. Here are a few things that can trigger abandonment issues.(Unsplash)

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The death or loss of a parent can make us feel that we do not have anyone anymore to love us, and that we are being abandoned. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 05, 2023 06:57 PM IST

The death or loss of a parent can make us feel that we do not have anyone anymore to love us, and that we are being abandoned. (Unsplash)

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Experiencing betrayal or rejection in a relationship can also make us feel abandoned and trigger us. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 05, 2023 06:57 PM IST

Experiencing betrayal or rejection in a relationship can also make us feel abandoned and trigger us. (Unsplash)

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In dysfunctional homes, our needs are constantly avoided. Hence, when we grow up in a similar environment, our fear of abandonment can get more triggered. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 05, 2023 06:57 PM IST

In dysfunctional homes, our needs are constantly avoided. Hence, when we grow up in a similar environment, our fear of abandonment can get more triggered. (Unsplash)

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Experiencing divorce or heartbreak in a romantic relationship can also make us feel that we are being abandoned by the people we loved. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 05, 2023 06:57 PM IST

Experiencing divorce or heartbreak in a romantic relationship can also make us feel that we are being abandoned by the people we loved. (Unsplash)

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Emotionally unavailable parents or neglectful caregivers do not meet our needs and expectations in childhood. This can elevate abandonment issues.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 05, 2023 06:57 PM IST

Emotionally unavailable parents or neglectful caregivers do not meet our needs and expectations in childhood. This can elevate abandonment issues.(Unsplash)

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