Your child learns how to manage her feelings from you. If your HSC isn’t managing herself, naming her own emotions, or calming herself down, there is a missing link in how you are teaching & leading in your home, ESPECIALLY if daily meltdowns are happening in your home.
HSCs do not learn to generalize the skill of managing emotions from any other professional or environment but from their parent.
Without daily focus on communicating emotions safely, and learning how to do this independently as a child, your HSC will learn to require others to make her feel better.
This means she will be a boat untethered in a storm as a teen. Wishing for her friends to tell her what to do, but worrying about how she will look if she asks them what to do.
...Wallowing in internal sorrow, and fearful of what others think.
...Experiencing continued anxiety at best, debilitating depression at worst.
As a young adult she will turn from wishing for direction and emotional support to...