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SEE ACRONYM Page for abbrev.
EMOTIONALLY ABUSING (E.A.) to Ourselves (cont.)
Lack of Self-Care
• ACoAs were originally subjected to many different kinds of PMES care – some parents were too rigid, some too lax.
– In some families too much was expected of us – to fend for ourselves &/or take care of others – way too early. We did what we could, but even if it was OK, we never believe it’s right or good enough (More….)
– In some a hero/martyr parent did too much without teaching us how to do things, making us naive, ignorant or stupid – & dependent on others
– In others, they did way too little daily care & maintenance for us, again having to fake it, never learning to do things…
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