Watch “”WHY DO I LIE TO MYSELF ABOUT MY FAMILY?” Denial Tactics We Use To Cope |Psychotherapy Crash Course” on YouTube

Sometimes, as you probably know, it is difficult to separate from dysfunctional and hurtful family because we never want to believe that this might be the future of our family. It isn’t easy to separate but is easy to deny. You may find yourself denying things that you CLEARLY see as disrespectful, hurtful, unconscionable, and disregarding — but you stay in the relationship because you fear being alone, making a mistake by putting them out of your life, or suffering the wider consequences of saying goodbye. In this video, I discuss the many ways you may find yourself lying to yourself about your unhealthy family. I also highlight common forms of denial.