Kafka’s Remarkable Letter to His Abusive and Narcissistic Father – Brain Pickings

His litany of indictments is doubly harrowing in light of what psychologists have found in the decades since — that our early limbic contact with our parents profoundly shapes our character, laying down the wiring for emotional habits and patterns of connecting that greatly influence what we bring to all subsequent relationships in life, either expanding or contracting our capacity for “positivity resonance” depending on how nurturing or toxic those formative relationships were.

Source: Kafka’s Remarkable Letter to His Abusive and Narcissistic Father – Brain Pickings

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