The Shadow
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The Shadow

Recovering from Emotional Neglect

Being emotionally neglected by my parents led me to develop dysfunctional protective buffers and a fear of receiving in my relationships.

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As I mentioned in previous articles, I was emotionally neglected in childhood and therefore constantly lonely. My parents’ drama was the center of my life, leaving no room for me…




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Jennifer L.

Jennifer L.

I write about my experience as a second generation Asian American, mental health, and female empowerment. Contact me at

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