Excerpt From Summary of Lindsay C. Gibson's Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents
Childhood emotional loneliness stems from not having been emotionally responded to as a child. It is a deep, abiding pain that is difficult to describe. Emotional loneliness is as fundamental a human experience as physical pain, but it is not easily visible.
The basis of children’s security is their emotional connection with their parents. This type of connection requires genuine emotional interactions between parents and children.