Question: Why am I attracted to men who hurt?

Why am I attracted to people who hurt?

Trauma Bonding is when we are attracted to someone because they remind us of our past traumas. More often than not, our trauma bonds are related to unresolved aspects of our relationships with our parents, ways that we didnt feel acknowledged or validated.

Why do I get attracted to damaged guys?

Here are six potential reasons why you might be attracting damaged men (or women): 1. Low self-esteem. In my opinion, people with low self-esteem, who dont think they can attract someone better than a person exhibiting these bad behaviors tend to go after damaged men (or women.)

Why do people love someone who hurts them?

If someone we love gets hurt or feels upset, our natural response is to comfort them and provide them with the essential care they need to make sure everything is alright again. It is actually confirmed by research that we are more likely to be aggressive to the ones we know better and love the most.

How do you stop loving a man who hurts you?

Here are some tips to help you through this period:Have patience with yourself.Practice self-compassion by telling yourself what you might tell a friend in the same situation.Accept that its natural to hurt.Remind yourself the pain wont last forever.Jan 14, 2020

How do you leave a man who treats you badly?

Rejection: How to Let Go of Someone Who Treats You Badly6 Ways to Let Go of Toxic Relationships:Seek a partner you can be yourself with and is easy to be close to. Set an expectation of mutual respect. Dont compromise your values. Be more assertive in relationships.More items •Oct 19, 2015

Why do I love someone who treated me badly?

We feel they love us even though they treat us badly. This contradiction is known as cognitive dissonance, where we believe two contradictory thoughts at the same time. As a result of the contradiction we can become more extreme in our thoughts and behaviours as we wrestle with the disconnect.

How do you get over a man who doesnt want you?

Grieve.Listen to music that lets you feel your feelings.Exercise. It helps to clear your mind and you will be healthier.Write in a diary if you have one.Write a letter to him if you want. Go on some long walks by yourself. Know when to stop. Consult a therapist if you cant get back into your normal life.

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