In my opinion I feel that it's a very negative thing to suppress emotions because it will resurface in a negative way at some stage in one's life.
The reason why I'm asking this, is because of my ex boyfriend who chose to suppress all his feelings for me and for everything that has happened to him knowing that it's a bad thing to do. I blocked him recently due to him being selfish and cold towards everyone (this includes his family and friends). He says that he just wants to be alone.
He also hasn't dealt with his past issues before our relationship and I do not want to see what happens when all of his negativity eventually boils over of his "bottle" of "positivity" that he is so good at putting up.
What are your opinions on suppressing emotions and choosing not to deal with your issues? especially if you're a guy.
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No, you are correct.
Suppressing your emotions never deals with them... They will be festering below the surface.
As for me, I have a lot of issues and hang ups and problems. I try and deal with them, sometimes it gets overwhelming and I just push them aside.
Well, I feel better for a while, but eventually they just come back and slap me in the face, again, and now I have to fight them or overcome them all over again.1
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