Dangers of “Crying It Out”

Dangers of “Crying It Out”.

With neuroscience, we can confirm what our ancestors took for granted—that letting babies get distressed is a practice that can damage children and their relational capacities in many ways for the long term. We know now that leaving babies to cry is a good way to make a less intelligent, less healthy but more anxious, uncooperative and alienated persons who can pass the same or worse traits on to the next generation.

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6 thoughts on “Dangers of “Crying It Out”

  1. Any type of emotional invalidation in a child’s 18+ years with us as parents can cause personality disorders such as Schizoid, OCPD, Avoidant Personality Disorder, Narcissism, Anti-Social Personality Disorder and others. I have learned this from all of my research on the abuse I suffered as a child – emotionally, physically and mentally. Thanks for sharing! Author J.B. Snow

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  2. I remember my mom getting on me with my first cause I held her a lot and didn’t do the CIO method. She kept saying the baby is just trying to manipulate you. I ignored her and picked up my child. Now I see new parents talking about letting their babies cry it out and how wonderful it is and you can’t let the baby manipulate you. I just cringe!

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