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The webs of you aren't, you can't, you won't, invalidating my lived experiences.
But as a trans person, a person outside the socially acceptable modes of expression I find myself often trapped in these webs of connections.(Trigger Warning: Native American Genocide mentioned in examples, Nazi Germany mentioned in examples, Racism, Gaslighting, Ableism)......Have you ever opened up about your experience to someone as a marginalized member in society and have been told, "Oh, your anecdotal claims don't account for everyone, so therefore, you are in no way oppressed"?The emotional processes which worked for him as a child may begin to work against him as an adult. of Duke University supports the idea that invalidation leads to mental health problems.In fact, one defintion of the so-called "borderline personality disorder" is "the normal response of a sensitive person to an invalidating environment" (2)Psychiatrist R. Laing said that when we invalidate people or deny their perceptions and personal experiences, we make mental invalids of them. He writes "...a history of emotion invalidation (i.e., a history of childhood psychological abuse and parental punishment, minimization, and distress in response to negative emotion) was significantly associated with emotion inhibition (i.e., ambivalence over emotional expression, thought suppression, and avoidant stress responses).