What You Need to Know About Repression What You Need to Know About Repression

What You Need to Know About Repression

Do you wish you could forget something?

It’s pretty common to wish we could move forward and forget about highly emotional moments of our lives. It doesn’t matter if it’s charged with pain, embaressment, or another negative emotion, our desire to forget is strong.

Repression is the process of pulling thoughts into the unconscious and preventing painful or dangerous thoughts from entering consciousness; seemingly unexplainable naïvety, memory lapse or lack of awareness of one’s own situation and condition. The emotion is conscious, but the idea behind it is absent

Full article at PsychologyToday