An Overview Of Emotional Growth In Adults

By Paul Smith


Physically, you may feel your age, but emotionally you may still feel like a child. Emotional growth in adults can be stunted because of various reasons. A mature person is able to make decisions, come up with good ideas, they are able to make good conversation and they feel stable with other adults. They are comfortable in their relationships around them.

Someone who has not reached this maturity won't feel comfortable in any of their relationships. They will be struggling in different parts of their life. They may be battling to fit in at work. They will be suffering with various disorders, such as with depression and anxiety. This person is far from the healthy adult. They realize that there is something wrong.

You often feel trapped or stuck in your job or in your personal life. Many people are always trying to improve their life and they are able to cope with various challenges that come their way. However, someone who is not emotionally mature, will not be able to cope in the same way. They may become anxious or depressed when they have too much on their plate to cope with.

They may never learn from their mistakes, and often blame this on someone else. They can get angry out of frustration. This is what a child would do. This sudden rage often comes out of nowhere. This is why it is difficult to make decisions. Many people like this will become over emotional and develop other personality disorders.

This means that they are not easily hurt, and it obviously helps you in life when you have this type of character. You will also not be easily hurt by others. When you are hurt by others very easily, it usually comes down to the fact that you have been abused in the past. These are the underlying feelings and emotions that you are experiencing.

It is not possible to change your ways overnight. You have to be willing to put in the effort. You also need the support. There are professional therapists who can help with this. They will give you homework to do and you slowly begin to look at the underlying reasons for the arrested development. However, it is necessary to deal with the trauma first.

Once you deal with the trauma, you can learn to socialize, look at the personality disorders, learn to make decisions and improve your relationships. A lot of people feel that they are victims all of their lives as a result of the abuse that they have suffered. Of course, it is shocking. However, if this is your mindset then you are never going to be able to be able to move on in life.

It is important to look into this as soon as possible, because living a life like this is only going to bring you down. It is going to leave you without any joy in your life. You will feel unfulfilled and you will still have scars and old wounds which you will have to contend with almost every day. It takes courage to seek help, but it is so worth it.




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