You didn't feel emotionally supported or validated in your feelings and experiences. Your emotions may have been dismissed or minimized.
There may have been controlling behavior, manipulation, or a lack of autonomy in making personal decisions.
You may have experienced regular criticism, belittling, or demeaning comments from family members.
Family members' moods, behaviors, and reactions were often inconsistent or unpredictable, making it hard to feel secure.
Personal boundaries may not have been respected, leading to a sense of intrusion or violation of privacy.
You may have been frequently blamed for family issues or made to feel guilty for expressing your needs or desires.
Open and healthy communication may have been avoided, leading to unresolved issues and a lack of understanding between family members.
You may have been placed in the role of caretaker for your parents or siblings, taking on responsibilities beyond your age or capacity.
Family members may have avoided taking responsibility for their actions or refused to acknowledge and address issues.