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Can an adult who has been hurt learn to open up?

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Dr. Thomas Rohde
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In brief: Absolutely

Emotional hurt can cause us to shut down and keep our feelings inside and avoid emotional bonds with others to avoid getting hurt again.
Often counseling can be helpful to work thru those hurt feelings and allow one to regain trust in others. I feel a strong relationship with god can also be helpful to again open up and experience the joy of an emotionally close relationship. Get started today!

In brief: Absolutely

Emotional hurt can cause us to shut down and keep our feelings inside and avoid emotional bonds with others to avoid getting hurt again.
Often counseling can be helpful to work thru those hurt feelings and allow one to regain trust in others. I feel a strong relationship with god can also be helpful to again open up and experience the joy of an emotionally close relationship. Get started today!
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