Emotional burnout of mom
What is emotional burnout mom and woman?
Emotional burnout is a process of physical, mental, moral exhaustion that any person can be exposed to. The highest risk group is young mothers.
Here its important to understand that an emotionally burned out mom is not just a tired mom. This is a mother who has lost interest in her own life, and who has no hope of rest. Often she is mostly not able to feel happy around her kids, and performing many functions on autopilot.
And it's not that a woman has a lot of things to do, but little time or energy for them. We are talking about a state when a woman has lost the joy of life due to the fact that she is too heavily loaded with family concerns, she rarely meets with friends, dropped out of professional activity, stopped self-realization and self-care.
One of the causes of burnout syndrome is the influence on a woman of the image of an “ideal mother”, who can do everything, does everything, does it herself and never complains.
Here's a typical situation:
Mom has many parental concerns that negatively affect her emotional state. These anxieties then provoke aggression, which is usually directed at the child, since he is the source of her exhaustion. Further, when the outburst of aggression passes, the feeling of guilt sets in. Mom understands that the child is not guilty of anything. After that, the woman begins to consider herself a wrong, bad mother, she is very ashamed. The result is uncertainty and anxiety again.
And so an endless circle starts: