10 ATTITUDES THAT KEEP YOU FROM EXPRESSING YOUR FEELINGS(2) [ MENTAL HEALTH ]

PPC PRIVATE PSYCHOTHERAPY CLINIC -SENIOR ACCREDITED PSYCHOTHERAPIST-Dr.Fawzy Masaoud-LONDON, ENGLAND

6- Low self-esteem:- You believe that you aren’t entitled to express your feelings or to ask others for what you want. You think you should always please other people and meet their expectations.

7- Spontaneity:- You believe that you have the right to say precisely what you think and feel when you are upset .You may feel that any change in the way you communicate will sound phony and ridiculous.

8- Mind reading:- You believe that people should know how you feel and what you want without your having to express yourself directly. This gives you a perfect excuse to hold your feelings inside and to feel resentful because people don’t seem to care about your needs.

9- Martyrdom:- You are afraid to admit that you’re angry, because you don’t want to give anyone the satisfaction of knowing they’ve upset you. You take enormous pride in controlling your emotions and…

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