We are not aware of how much that may come to affect our experiences of a child in our adult personality. When you have a bad experience or have been a victim of emotional abuse as a child, you can have certain behaviors of adult that come derived from your childhood.
10 Signs that you suffered emotional abuse when you were a child
1 – Low confidence
When you grow up in a chaotic or abusive environment you have difficulty believing in yourself or in your ability to make good decisions.
2 – You are introverted
Being emotionally abused as kids leads to difficulties to trust others when we are adults. We are afraid to show who we are , and we distance ourselves from others to keep us safe.
3 – Hiding from conflict
You see conflict as something violent so that you do everything possible to avoid them. Fleeing makes you feel safer than facing a difficult situation.
4 – You cannot accept a compliment
It’s hard to feel worthy and when someone comments on your appearance, your ideas, or successes, you shrug off the compliment because you think you don’t deserve those compliments.
5 – You are humble
In spite of all you remain humble and you like to appreciate the little things. Never let a bad experience that you lived in when you were small cause you to become a bad person, but you remember that you are a survivor.
6 – You apologize constantly
You have the habit of apologizing for everything, even when it is not needed, a thing that can be due to the way in which you were treated when you were a child. Small children, who suffer emotional abuse constantly feel that they never do anything right and that everything that happens is their fault.
7 – You are sensitive to loud noises
Abusive homes become frightening, causing a bad reaction later, it is comparable to loud noises and strangely even the alarm of a car or the sound of something falling inside another room.
8 – You need visual contact
Maintaining eye contact makes you seem like a person who is well-balanced and safe, but those who have lived in a chaotic environment may feel anxiety when making eye contact.
9 – You feel defeated very easily
You have low self-esteem and this is why you punish yourself for various reasons This may be due to small being made to feel that all the suffering was your fault.
10 – You’re angry
Your experiences accompany you for a long time. Even remembering perfectly the words of your abuser in your head. Thinking of all that you had to endure puts you in a bad mood. You do not let other people realize it, but you’re angry by this.
As you can see, these are behaviors that demonstrate that you do not appreciate anything, and, in addition, any person, even of yourself. You should try to fix it and learn your worth and that there are people who love you and who will never betray you.