Have you ever asked yourself, “Do I have daddy issues?”. Maybe you had an alcoholic or abusive father. Or a father who was always busy at work and had no time for you. And this could mean that you have a ‘father complex’ now.
Psychotherapist Dr. Gaurav Deka says, “When the need for father’s protection in childhood is not fulfilled, the emotional and cognitive development of a person goes awry. The emotional baggage of the past is carried forward into their romantic life. This is the complex psychology behind daddy issues.”
“People with daddy issues symptoms tend to replicate a similar relationship that can fill the void of an absent father. Developing secure relationships is quite challenging for them; attachment is not as simple or straightforward for them.” Take this daddy issues quiz, consisting of just seven questions to know more…
Daddy issues stem from a deep sense of neglect in childhood. Many people have emerged stronger after battling their unresolved trauma in therapy. Seeking professional help can be beneficial for your relationship and general well-being. At Bonobology, we have a panel of licensed therapists and counselors who can help you analyze your situation better.