What are the 4 types of emotionally immature parents?
Four types of emotionally immature parents are described: Emotional/anxious, driven/perfectionist, passive/avoidant, rejecting/mean.
What are signs of emotionally immature parents?
They fear emotions
In emotionally immature people, deep emotion can easily overwhelm them. These parents often dismiss their children’s feelings or disallow them to show them. Children are discouraged from expressing their feelings or talking about them freely.
How do you respond to an emotionally immature parent?
- Use Your Observer Mind. Rather than trying to engage these parents, emotional detachment is much safer.
- Express and Then Let Go.
- Focus on the Outcome, Not the Relationship.
- Manage, Don’t Engage.