Punitiveness

Punitiveness

"People should be harshly
punished for making
mistakes."

  family origin  

Strict

Domain V

Overvigilance and Inhibition

The expectation that expressing one's emotions, feelings, or impulses is wrong, shameful, or embarrassing.

  maladaptive coping 

overcompensation

Acts in an overly forgiving manner while being inwardly punitive and angry.

avoidance

Avoids situations involving evaluation to escape the fear of punishment.

surrender

Acts in an overly punishing or harsh way with significant
others.

  typical thoughts  

I hold grudges, even after someone has apologized.

There is no excuse if someone makes a mistake, including me.

I don't accept excuses from anyone, myself included.