People tend to think of abandonment as something physical, like neglect. Loss of physical closeness due to death, divorce, and illness is also an emotional abandonment. It also happens when our emotional needs aren’t being met in the relationship – including in our relationship with ourselves.
What is emotional abandonment?
Being able to care for ourselves allows us to hold the space for our partner and to take care of ourselves. Whether or not in a relationship, that’s the ultimate remedy against spiraling into an abandonment depression.
The best insurance against jealousy and envy are to increase your self-esteem.
Anxiety is typically characterized by obsessive worry and an inability to concentrate that may affect our sleep.