Saturday , May 15 2021

5 Signs You’re Emotionally Immature

Emotional immaturity is when one’s behavior that clings onto childish behavior when their physical age is well past their emotional age. Someone emotionally immature will find it hard to effectively communicate or process their emotions and can often appear selfish or aloof. Wondering if you’re emotionally immature? Emotional maturity takes time and it is normal to be at different stages from time to time. In order to become more emotionally mature, we need to be aware of our behaviors and why we do the things we do. So, we’ve created this video to help you identify whether you might have certain behaviors to note so that you can become a better version of yourself.

Disclaimer: Please note that relating to one, two, or even more of these points does not automatically make someone emotionally immature. These are simply guidelines and patterns to watch out for, but they are not meant to guarantee anything. We are all human and are all let emotions get the best of us from time to time. If you find that a number of these signs pertain to you, don’t worry: you’re not flawed, and you’re definitely all alone. You just might be in a different stage of the growth process, and that is completely okay!

Writer: Ria Parikh
Script Editor: Monica Taing, Adam Lai
Script Manager: Kelly Soong
VO: Amanda Silvera
Animator: Evelvaii
YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong


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Heitler, Susan. “Can You Spot 10 Signs of a Childish Adult?”. Psychology Today. 04 March 2016.

Jogsan, YA. “Emotional Maturity and Adjustment in ADHD Children.” Journal of Psychology and Psychotherapy. 2013; 3:2.

Lamothe, Cindy. “How to Recognize and Deal with Emotional Immaturity”. Healthline. 30 March 2020.

“5 Signs of Emotional Immaturity”. The School of Life. Nd.

“5 Traits of Emotionally Immature People”. Exploring Your Mind. 03 December 2017.


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