No parent wants their child to feel insecure, unloved and less confident. Whatever they do or say, it’s all in good will, aimed at helping children succeed and thrive.
But consciously or unconsciously, things may have taken a toxic turn for you, especially if your parents put their aspirations before your mental and emotional well-being. While it may have helped you excel in your class, become the best at your profession, and even fine-tune your social skills, growing up in a toxic environment may have somehow taken its toll on you. Sometimes the signs can even be very insignificant. That said, here’s what to look out for and change.