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Do you overexplain a lot? Here are the hidden reasons, explained by therapist

Updated On Mar 05, 2024 01:17 PM IST
  • From being invalidated by others to the fear of being misjudged, here are a few reasons why we may overexplain a lot.
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We feel empathy for the ones who hurt us. We have emotional maturity gaps and are unable to resolve childhood trauma. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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We feel empathy for the ones who hurt us. We have emotional maturity gaps and are unable to resolve childhood trauma. (Unsplash)

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Our feelings have been dismissed by the ones we love for so long that we have also started to invalidate our emotions. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Our feelings have been dismissed by the ones we love for so long that we have also started to invalidate our emotions. (Unsplash)

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We constantly fear being criticised or judged. Hence, we try to overexplain to people to get over that fear. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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We constantly fear being criticised or judged. Hence, we try to overexplain to people to get over that fear. (Unsplash)

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We feel that we should justify our experiences to others so that they can understand us better. We fear being misunderstood. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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We feel that we should justify our experiences to others so that they can understand us better. We fear being misunderstood. (Unsplash)

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We have consistently felt misunderstood all our lives. Hence, we feel the need to get validation from others. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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We have consistently felt misunderstood all our lives. Hence, we feel the need to get validation from others. (Unsplash)

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We often feel shamed and judged by others. Hence, we try to overexplain ourselves to prevent the thought of being invalidated again.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 05, 2024 01:17 PM IST

We often feel shamed and judged by others. Hence, we try to overexplain ourselves to prevent the thought of being invalidated again.(Unsplash)

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