USEFUL TO KNOW HOW BLAME AND MISTRUST KEEP YOU STUCK (2)[MENTAL HEALTH]
I wrote in the previous article what Dr.Burns said . The following article will cover what he said about [ HOW BLAME AND MISTRUST KEEP YOU STUCK (1)].
Dr. Burns says,” She is terribly afraid of talking about a conflict openly , in much the same way that some people are terrified of elevators. She believes that if she opens up, something awful will happen.
Reality often reinforces these fears. When people try to work through a problem, it usually is stressful at first. For one thing , Laura may have always felt ashamed of her sexual impulses. Talking about her feelings may make her feel embarrassed , vulnerable, and unfeminine . In addition , she may not express herself well at first, and Dave might feel hurt or he could get defensive. This might make her all the more convinced that expressing her feelings just won’t work. She might…
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