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What disconnection from the self looks like

Published on Oct 07, 2023 08:06 AM IST
  • From distorted sense of self to self-criticism, here are a few signs of disconnection from self.
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Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder can often make us feel disconnected from ourselves. With identity confusion and emotional numbness, we are often filled with guilt and shame. "This condition, resulting from prolonged and repeated trauma, can make it challenging for individuals to connect with their emotions, establish a clear sense of self, and maintain healthy relationships. Treatment, typically involving therapy, is crucial for those with CPTSD to reconnect with themselves, manage emotions, and develop healthier coping strategies," wrote Therapist Maythal Eshaghian. Here are a few signs of disconnection from self.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 07, 2023 08:06 AM IST

Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder can often make us feel disconnected from ourselves. With identity confusion and emotional numbness, we are often filled with guilt and shame. "This condition, resulting from prolonged and repeated trauma, can make it challenging for individuals to connect with their emotions, establish a clear sense of self, and maintain healthy relationships. Treatment, typically involving therapy, is crucial for those with CPTSD to reconnect with themselves, manage emotions, and develop healthier coping strategies," wrote Therapist Maythal Eshaghian. Here are a few signs of disconnection from self.(Unsplash)

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We often have a distorted sense of self about ourselves. We have difficulty connecting with ourselves. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 07, 2023 08:06 AM IST

We often have a distorted sense of self about ourselves. We have difficulty connecting with ourselves. (Unsplash)

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We always talk to ourselves in a very harsh tone. Being a harsh inner critic can affect us emotionally and mentally. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 07, 2023 08:06 AM IST

We always talk to ourselves in a very harsh tone. Being a harsh inner critic can affect us emotionally and mentally. (Unsplash)

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The self-concept can be extremely negative in nature, leading to criticism and low self-esteem. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The self-concept can be extremely negative in nature, leading to criticism and low self-esteem. (Unsplash)

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A sense of emptiness and loneliness creeps in and we are not able to share the emotions with others. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 07, 2023 08:06 AM IST

A sense of emptiness and loneliness creeps in and we are not able to share the emotions with others. (Unsplash)

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We are often weighed down by a sense of shame and guilt, leading to toxic emotional patterns.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 07, 2023 08:06 AM IST

We are often weighed down by a sense of shame and guilt, leading to toxic emotional patterns.(Unsplash)

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