172: How Childhood Emotional Neglect Affects Our Relationships

Getting in touch with our feelings and emotions is much easier said than done. If we can learn to understand our emotions and where they come from, then we can begin to improve the relationship with ourself and our partner. Childhood trauma and neglect are the root causes of many personal and intrapersonal relationship issues. Listen to today’s amazing show for valuable tips on navigating the minefield of our emotions.

In this episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include:

  • How to pay attention, understand and communicate your emotions and feelings with your partner
  • The importance of validating your partner’s feelings and how to do it properly
  • Why you should not argue over who’s ‘right’ or ‘wrong’.
  • Childhood emotional neglect and why it’s likely impacting your relationship
  • The dead end of arguing about facts and events rather than the root issues in your relationship
  • And much more!

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Jonice Webb, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist, speaker, blogger and best-selling author. Dr. Webb wrote the first book ever written about Childhood Emotional Neglect and is recognized worldwide as the pioneer of Childhood Emotional Neglect (CEN). Dr. Webb created the first and only online Childhood Emotional Neglect Recovery Program. She has been interviewed about her topic on CBS Boston Evening News, NECN Morning News, and NPR. Her work has been cited by The Chicago Tribune, Psychology Today, Psychcentral.com and The Elephant Journal. Dr. Webb also provides professional trainings for licensed therapists in identifying and treating Childhood Emotional Neglect in their clients.

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Episode Links

Dr. Webb’s Website

Childhood Emotional Neglect Questionnaire

Book: Running on Empty: Overcome Your Childhood Emotional Neglect

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