Psychologist Explains The ‘Father Wound’ & Its Impacts, People Share Their Own Experiences

Harshita Singh

Many of us don’t realise the impact our parents have had on us until much later, sometimes well into adulthood. Most of the time, it reflects back to us in our romantic relationships. So, how your relationship with your mother was or how your relationship with your father was, will probably continue to influence how you interact and show up in your romantic relationships until you decide to heal that. And psychologist Dr. Nicole LePera‘s Twitter thread about what the father wound (popularly referred to as daddy issues) is, is great insight into how it takes place, and what effects it has on people. Take a look:

Here’s how LePera concluded her thread.

Here are some ways in which the internet has responded to this super informative thread.

This is so fascinating, because most of us learn about finance and stability from our fathers. And perhaps, their beliefs around money and how stability can be attained are also passed down to us?

What do you think about this thread?

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