Maturity means that a person, animal, or plant has reached their final stage of growth. Someone who hasn’t reached that stage is immature. That’s easy to understand when it comes to physical development, but what does it mean to be emotionally immature?
The American Psychological Association defines emotional maturity as “a high and appropriate level of emotional control and expression.” Emotional immaturity, on the other hand, is “a tendency to express emotions without restraint or disproportionately to the situation.”. In other words, emotional behavior that is out of control or not appropriate to the situation can be considered immature. It’s more like the emotional reactions you might expect to see from a child than from an adult.
Emotional immaturity is one of the biggest reasons relationships ends. We’ve all been there. Talking to a person you love but the conversation just doesn’t ever go the way you want it to. You like them a lot but there are just some things they do that you can’t stand. Every time you try to talk about the future, they change the topic; every time you try to open up, they shut you down; and most importantly, they can’t stop cracking jokes at your expense.
If you’re facing these kinds of issues with someone, then we hate to break it to you, but you’re dealing with an emotionally immature person. Today, we are going to look at 8 things emotionally immature people do. Make sure to read until number 10, so you too can recognize emotionally immature people and avoid them.
Below Are The Top 8 Signs of an Immature Person.
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