when a child is ridiculed, shamed, hurt or ignored when she experiences and expresses a legitimate dependency need, she will later be inclined to attach those same affective tones to her dependency. Thus, she will experience her own (and perhaps others’) dependency as ridiculous, shameful, painful, or denied ~ Kathy Steele 🌘🍀🍁🤧☕⛰ Hanging Out Affezione Ignored Childhood Weary Hurt Ridiculed Nature Nurture  Mature IPhoneography Kitchen Cucina Eye4photography  EyeEm Gallery