25 Things You Do as an Adult When You’ve Experienced Childhood Emotional Abuse


This is true that our childhood stays with us forever. Those who were emotionally abused growing up, that can be a nightmare. It leaves scars, pain and sorrows that you don’t forget. Especially when it happens in your childhood. It stays with you for the rest of your life. People who were emotionally abused never recover themselves from these scars. 

These victims can lead to mental illness. They probably are seen as a disappointment and are constantly saying sorry for things they should not have. In any case, how precisely do you carry on when you’re candidly mishandled as a tyke? Recently asked their community about it and got some information and the outcomes were socking.


“I can’t stand conflict, loud sudden noises, shouting and screaming or aggression in any form. It triggers my fight or flight, instantly.”


“I can’t accept compliments. When someone [compliments] me, my response would just be ‘umm yeah’ or I’ll just smile awkwardly. I just figured out why… During my childhood, people just [noticed] my mistakes and not my achievements. So now it is hard for me to accept compliments.”