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To adapt to this unhealthy and dysfunctional environment, the working relationship between his thoughts and feelings becomes twisted.His emotional responses, emotional management, and emotional development will likely be seriously, and perhaps permanently, impaired.The emotional processes which worked for him as a child may begin to work against him as an adult. of Duke University supports the idea that invalidation leads to mental health problems.In fact, one defintion of the so-called "borderline personality disorder" is "the normal response of a sensitive person to an invalidating environment" (2)Psychiatrist R. Laing said that when we invalidate people or deny their perceptions and personal experiences, we make mental invalids of them. He writes "...a history of emotion invalidation (i.e., a history of childhood psychological abuse and parental punishment, minimization, and distress in response to negative emotion) was significantly associated with emotion inhibition (i.e., ambivalence over emotional expression, thought suppression, and avoidant stress responses).
But trying to dress an emotional wound, with logic tends to either confuse, sadden or infuriate a person.They were taught at an early age that their interpretations of and feelings about the things around them were bad and wrong.They learned that certain feelings weren't allowed.No one likes to hear things like "don't let it get to you".."don't let her / him get to you"..."you need to just 'get over' this"...If solutions were that easy, don't you think we'd all do them?