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Emotional Deprivation

Emotional Deprivation

"No one is able to give me
the emotional support I

  family origin  


Domain I

Disconnection and Rejection

The expectation that the need for safety, empathy, respect, etc will not be met with any kind of predictability.

  maladaptive coping 


Makes unrealistic demands that others meet all of their needs.


Withdraws and isolates; Avoids close relationships.


Chooses cold, detached
partners; Discourages others from giving emotionally.

  typical thoughts  

I'm not special to anyone.

I don't have anyone to listen to me or understand me.

No one can or will meet my emotional needs.

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