Posts tagged emotions compartmentalization


Majority of people spend their life running away from their emotions. They compartmentalise their emotions probably because it’s easier, they would prefer to avoid conflict or sometimes for reasons of inferiority. It’s a defence mechanism that some people hold onto dearly to protect their sanity and in some drastic cases, to wave of suicidal tendencies. It can be a superpower but only temporarily. Contrary to popular belief, our emotions aren’t transient. They hold the power to craft and scar our lives and ideologies if not processed aright. The first step in properly processing your emotions is to recognise that you’re closing yourself off from them.
On that note, here are six signs that you’re compartmentalising your emotions in a rather toxic way.

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